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Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

26 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference E1 Nord
Author(s) : El-Hilaly Jaouad. , Mohamed Hmammouchi & Badiâa Lyoussi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies and economic evaluation of medicinal plants in Taounate province (Northern Morocco). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 86, pp. 149-158 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103000126
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin deseases, latex ointment
H(092) toxic
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco (Tatouane province)
Vernacular name : lubina
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137), bark roasted and applied to "nyoolei" (a running sore) in order to prevent further infection
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lparaa (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031),H(037) whole plant of this sort of Euphorbia sp. aresoaked in water and used as medicine for chest and rib pains.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : nemunyi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves dried and burned of Clematis sp. (gasage) (2 gr.) of Euphorbia sp. (umukoni) (20 gr.), mix with butter or oil. Local application
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of cendres d'une branche of Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)) . Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukoni, umudwedwe
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain and stomach bloating, one half cup of water boiled with roots of Euphorbia sp., VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : monamontso
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(033), H(051), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(130x)
Recipes : H(004) wounds buccales, le latex dilué as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
H(006) constipation, 10 drops of latex of Euphorbia sp.diluted in 1.5 liters of H2O.enema
H(033) sterility, maceration of the banana Musa paradisiaca, associated with the latex of Euphorbia sp. , VO.
H(051) fever, 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of milk VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(099) epilepsy, , 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of tea, VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(099) madness, 10 drops of latex diluted in juice of 1 to 3 plantain bananas. VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 3 times per day for 20 days, child : 1 teaspoon 3 times per day for 20 days.
H(104) colic, 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of tea, or milk or of palm wine, VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of leaves as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(099) epilepsy, triturât the leaves joints massage
H(130x) Parkinson disease, VO. 2 à 3 drops of latex in tea or a beverage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Gemena, Ville)
Vernacular name : ndama, songa (Ngwaka), mobamba (Kirega)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(038), H(126)
Recipes : H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia sp. of Prunus africana, decoction, VO.
H(126), leaves of Euphorbia sp., to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 09
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales spontanées (utilisées par les indigènes du Ruanda-Urundi). Servir, (Groupe scolaire Astrida), 1, 4, 20 - 25 & 1, 5, 26 - 31, (1940)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), latex, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Burundi (ex. Ruanda-Urundi) (ex. Belgian protectorate)
Vernacular name : umuduha (Kinyarwanda), ikihahe (Kirundi)
Reference HL 09 b
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Notes sur quelques plantes médicinales utilisées en pharmacothérapie par les natifs du Congo Belge et les Territoires du Ruanda-Urundi. Archives AIMO, 1579/9052 , 1 page, (1928). Belgian foreign office,15 rue des Petits Carmes, Bruxelles 1000.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), to chew 20 to 30 fruits of Embelia schimperi (umukarakara) + latex of Euphorbia sp.(ikihahe) on a banan (very dangerous!) + bulb of Gladiolus quartinianus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo Belgian Congo and the territories of Ruanda-Urundi (Congo (Democratic republic) and Burundi republic and Rwanda republic)
Vernacular name : ikihahe
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : V(005) edema members of the horses, stem of "gadal burowa", crushed, is used in plasters
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : gadal burowa (Fulfuldé),
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : H(000), H(092)
Recipes : H(000) pain, the latex of "burowal manga" is used against pain by application after scarification of the skin
H(092) The flowering top of the plant, cooked with a snakehead and of fruits of Strophantus, gives an excellent poison arrow
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : burowal manga (Fulfuldé),
Reference HP 55
Author(s) : Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title : Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, fresh bark of Euphorbia sp. chopped, macerated in water, filtered, mixed with honey and drunk (Recipe reported by household members)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : kera
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), stems bark Croton macrostachyus, roots Echinops kebericho , powder + latex Euphorbia sp.; powder + latex = plaster on wounds + scarifications to maintain with a wet linen 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kolekol (Amaharic)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, H(068) ascaris, chew Euphorbia sp. and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tekeze (Tigrigna)
Reference HV 03
Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) (3e partie) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 16, n°9-10, Septembre-octobre 1969. pp. 418-456; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°1-4, Janvier-février-mars-avril 1970. pp. 60-91; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°5-6, Mai-juin 1970. pp. 171-199; Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 17, n°7-9, Juillet-août-septembre 1970. pp. 295-339 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1969_num_16_9_3037 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_1_3053 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_5_3060 http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1970_num_17_7_3071
Symptoms : H(097), H(172)
Recipes : H(097) orchitis, H(172) elephantiasis, pounded leaves, in poultice
H(201) evil species cultivated near the huts, protects the inhabitants against the evil powers
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : tembi (Manja), songo (Banda)
Reference VA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : AFLORA on the Web ( http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(014), V(092)
Recipes : Vb(014), latex used for curing a skin disease of livestock
V(092) "mbopon" (latex) used for killing hyaena
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : lparaa (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), leaves or stems, pounded, latex on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : iparaa (Samburu)
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(013), V(038)
Recipes : Vb(013) abscess (liir), take any part of a plant called buol, which has a white latex (perhaps Euphorbia sp.) and is found in a field after the harvest and may be planted specially for treating liir, cut in pieces, soak in water overnight, mix, filter, drench the infusion daily until recovery.
Vb(038) genito-urinary infection (panyal), take the plant "buol" (Euphorbia sp.), cut in pieces, soak overnight, drench the infusion trwice daily for up to 14 days till recovered.(Nuer)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Nuer zone)
Vernacular name : buol
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds (jeth or juoth), apply the white latex from a plant called "biol" (probably Euphorbia sp.), which is found in the Bor woodland, Kop at Nyany, and the Duks.(Dinka)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Dinka zone)
Vernacular name : biol
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (sengite) of cattle, goat, stems of Euphorbia sp., juice., VO.nasal
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (sura'ito) of goat, sheep, whole part of the shrub , juice., VO.nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : engda'eto