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Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker

60 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, infusion fruit Ficus sycomorus, Ficus capensis, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muhuyu-lukuse (Luvenda)
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(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095), fruit eaten raw
H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomach disorder; bark tastes "kemototo" (tannin's taste).
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ingaboli (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(026), H(033)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual cycle, H(033) women fertility, bark infusion of Ficus sycomorus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mkuyu
Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : H(070), H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, bark of Ficus sycomorus and root of Prunus africana are powdered together and backed with teff flour and eaten.
H(094) haemorrhoids, bark of Ficus sycomoru is dried powdered and mixed with butter and creamed directly.
H(126) hepatitis (sibira), sap of Ficus sycomorus is creamed directly on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : odaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 63
Author(s) : Abera B.
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,10:40 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/40
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, sap is collected from bark surface of Ficus sycomorus and creamed on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : odaa (Oromo)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) not frequent food complement, fruit of Ficus sycomorus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Ficus sycomorus eaten by humans.
Beehives (wood).
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : oda
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) fruits of Ficus sycomorus , eaten by monkeys, baboons
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : oda
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 latex of Ficus sycomorus, direct application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : coacoane, mucoane (Chindau)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatitis, duration of treatmen:1 month, leaves of Ficus sycomorus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : omukwiyu
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(008), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(103), juice toothacheH(008), H(126), bark, liver and diarrhoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 10
Author(s) : Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title : Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, external application of latex
H(037) tuberculosisculosis, juice from roots, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name : baure (Hausa)
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(002)
Recipes : H(002), If a nursing mother cannot get milk out of her breasts 3 cups of cold water extract of stem bark is taken during the day.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : mocbaba
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomachache, boilled bark, mix with milk
H(008), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 47
Author(s) : Kaufmann, J. C. & M. Elvin-Lewis
Title : Towards a logic of ethnodentistry at Antongobe, Southwestern Madagascar Economic Botany 49 (2) pp 213-222 (1995)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth cavity, remouve outer layer of bark, decoction with the remaining bark, boil until tick paste remain. Mix paste with cotton and insert the poultice into the the tooth cavity. Coat affected gums
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (Southwest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 70
Author(s) : Komlaga, G., C.Agyare, R. Akosua Dickson, M. L. Kwao Mensah, K. Annan, P.M. Loiseau, P.Champy
Title : Medicinal plants and finished marketed herbal products used in the treatment of malaria in the Ashanti region, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology 172, 333–346, (2015)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Ficus sycomorus, Trema orientalis, décoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Combretum mucronatum with Ficus sycomorus stem bark and Citrus aurantiifolia fruit then added with honey, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ghana (Ashanti region)
Vernacular name : odoma
Reference HK 76
Author(s) : Kioko, J., J. Baker, A. Shannon and C. Kiffner
Title : Ethnoecological knowledge of ticks and treatment of tick-borne diseases among Maasai people in Northern Tanzania Veterinary World 8(6):755-762. www.veterinaryworld.org/Vol.8/June-2015/12.pdf
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : V(005) brucellosis (Orkibiroto (Masaï)), boil bark of Ficus sycomorus and let the mix stay for 2 days, then feed the solution to the animal 1 L/day :(Tick vector : blue tick, brown ear tick, bont tick) Tick species: Rhipicephalus decoloratus (blue tick (English)) (endenuri/ armaherikima (Masaï)). Affected animal:: cattle, goat Tick species: Amblyomma variegatum, Hyalomma truncatum: (bont tick;) (armaheripus (Masaï)). Affected animal: cattle, goat, sheep
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Tanzania
Vernacular name : orng’abol (Masaï)
Reference HM 24
Author(s) : Moshi, Mainen J., Godeliver A.B. Kagashe & Zakaria H. Mbwambo
Title : Plants used to treat epilepsy by Tanzanian traditional healers. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp.327-336 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, barks boiled with water, VO. quarter of a cup three times a day, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East) (Temeke District)
Vernacular name : mkunju (Ndengereko)
Reference HM 29
Author(s) : Mahonge, C. P. I., J. V. Nsenga, E. J. Mtengeti and A. Z. Mattee
Title : Utilization of medicinal plants by Waluguru people in east Uluguru mountains Tanzania. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, (2008) Volume 3 (4) pp. 121 - 134 (2006) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/129/136
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157), roots and barks of Ficus sycomorus boiled, VO + leaves chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mkuyu (Luguru)