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Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake

82 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(038)
Recipes : H(006), sap of Euphorbia tirucalli, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(031), leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli of Conyza sumatrensis of Cyathula prostrata of Dissotis hensii, to grind, friction
H(031), leaves of Psidium guajava of Erigeron floribundus of Cyathula prostrata of Euphorbia tirucalli, trituration, friction
H(038) male genital infection, H(038), sap, to dilute (palm oil), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kintsiélissi (Beembé, nzété ya kaké (Lingala), ontsientsélé (Téké), kidifi, niondo (Vili, Yombé)
Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), stems without leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, to soften at the heat of the fire, to chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), poison fish in strearns and has symbolic uses in rites, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : diza dia nlernbo (Kikongo)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(092), H(201)
Recipes : H(092), poison fish in strearns and has symbolic uses in rites
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : diza dia nlernbo (Kikongo)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion bite, the skin around the bite is slashed, and the milky sap of Euphorbia tirucalli applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : qencheb (Amharic)
Reference HA 58
Author(s) : Andriamparany, J. N ., K. Brinkmann, V. Jeannoda, A. Buerkert
Title : Effects of socio-economic household characteristics on traditional knowledge and usage of wild yams and medicinal plants in the Mahafaly region of south-western Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:82, (2014)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal infections, leaves, stems of Euphorbia tirucalli, RNS., Mahafaly region
Region : Madagascar
Country : South-western Madagascar (Mahafaly region)
Vernacular name : laro
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(005), H(037), H(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(005), leaves of Albizia antunesiana of Erlangea cordifolia, stem without leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, to pound, local application
H(037), stems with leaves of Euphorbia., to soften at the heat of the fire, juice, VO.
H(037) cough, stems with leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, to soften at the heat of fire, juice, VO.
H(053) otite, leaves of Centella asiatica, latex of Euphorbia tirucalli, juice, drops in ears
H(068) intestinal parasitism, stem without leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) intestinal parasitism, stem without leaves of Euphorbia., infusion (H2O), enema
H(068) taenia, stem without leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), stem without leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli, leaves of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyari (Kirundi)
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(092), H(170)
Recipes : H(005), H(006), H(170), latex of Euphorbia tirucalli, to dilute (wine), VO.
H(092), latex of Euphorbia tirucalli, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lala, biiza tsya nlembo miole (Laadi), kiyisala (Beembe), muntshichiri, musentsenre, musenchere (Laali, Tié), niondo (Tsaangi)
Reference HB 22
Author(s) : Bilo, H. & C. Bilo - Groen
Title : Herbalism in Seychelles. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 393 - 402, (1985)
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(135)
Recipes : H(008), H(077), H(135), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : Seychelles
Country : Seychelles
Vernacular name : bois malgache, calli (local)
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(006), H(016), H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) adults constipation, 1 spoon of juice, VO.
H(016) mastitis, to cut the leaves in the middle, to get in the juice, to heat, tepid application on the breast-
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, juice + sugar, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, 1 soup spoon of soma (Euphorbia tirucalli) with 6 soup spoons of H2O, to boil, to cool, VO. 1 spoon during a crisis as purgative. Later tea of ndjamba (Tricalysia cacondensis), later tea of namelela (Bidens biternata) + bath of barks of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) and of vuti (unidentified plant)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Cuanza Sul, Lunda)
Vernacular name : (olo) soma (Umbundu)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots preparation from the bark of Rubus sp. preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia preparation from the bark of Euphorbia tirucalli sont passées au feu, crushed, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyare (Kirundi)
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, sap of latec of Euphorbia tirucalli , direct application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : muhegi (Chindau)
Reference HC 13c
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms : H(006), H(145)
Recipes : H(006) purg.ative, H(145), rectum prolapse, latex in tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ganga (Zigua), mnyaa, sapo (Swahili)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(004), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Euphorbia tirucalli, paint the affected part or cream the concoction
H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh latex, cream the concoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kinchib (Amharic)
Reference HD 05
Author(s) : Decary, R.
Title : Les emplois des Euphorbiacées malgaches. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 13, 467 - 473, (1966)
Symptoms : H(100), H(092), H(106)
Recipes : H(100) la plante aurait des propriétés antivénériennes.
H(106), vésicatoire, racines pilées, RNS.
H(092) latex en poison de pèche
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : famata laro
Reference HD 05
Author(s) : Decary, R.
Title : Les emplois des Euphorbiacées malgaches. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 13, 467 - 473, (1966)
Symptoms : H(100), H(106), V(164)
Recipes : H(100), H(106) vesicatory, pounded roots, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : famata laro
Reference HD 11
Author(s) : Dhetchuvi, M.- M. & J. Lejoly
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Nord-Est du Zaïre. Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23 b, 991 - 1006, (1990)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), sap of Euphorbia tirucalli, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HD 23
Author(s) : De Wet , H., V.N. Nzama, S.F. Van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections by lay people in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu–Natal Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 78, pp. 12 - 20, (2012) free full-text available on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02546299/78
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexual transmitted infections, Mix one handful of crushed Ozoroa engleri leaves together with one handful of crushed Euphorbia tirucalli stem and one handful of Tabernaemontana elegans leaves and one handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Add 10 L of water and boil for 1 h. Take two sips (25 mL) of this concoction twice a day to treat gonorrhoea. Roots of Ozoroa engleri can be use instead of leaves to make concoction stronger.
H(100) sexual transmitted infections, crush a handful of leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli and boil in 10 L of water for 1 h together with a handful of crushed Tabernaemontana elegans and Ozoroa engleri leaves and a handful of chopped Hypoxis hemerocallidea corm. Ozoroa engleri roots are reportedly more effective than its leaves. Take two sips (25 mL) of the decoction twice a day to treat gonorrhoea.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umnduze
Reference HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) body sores, mix a handful of chopped fresh twigs of Brachylaena discolor with a handful each of Euphorbia tirucalli stem, leaves of Ozoroa engleri, Senecio serratuloides and one chopped corm of Hypoxis hemerocallidea in10 L of water and boil for 3 hrs. One table spoon of the decoction is taken by adults three times a day for a week for body sores. Children take 1 teaspoon (± 5 mL tea spoon) of the decoction.
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : umduze
Reference HD 38
Author(s) : Daruty, C. (Dr)
Title : Plantes Médicinales de l'Ile Maurice et des Pays Intertropicaux (p. 215) General Steam Printing Company, 6, rue du Gouvernement - Maurice (1886) https://archive.org/details/b24400270
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : Euphorbia tirucalli used for the treatment of : H(014) antipsoric, H(100) venereal diseases
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : calli (Creole), lanka shij (Tamoul)