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Official name : Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae

22 reference(s) related to this plant

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(202)
Recipes : H(202), the leaves of Fuerstia africana are pounded and applied as cosmetics
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lkarya-lo-muny (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 35
Author(s) : Bussmann R. W., G. G. Gilbreath, J. Solio, M. Lutura, R. Lutuluo, K. Kunguru, N. Wood and S. Mathenge
Title : Plant use of the Masasai of Sekenani Valley, Maasai Mara, Kenya. Additional file Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006)
Symptoms : H(099x), H(175x)
Recipes : H(099x), children remove leaves and chew like tobacco
H(175x) produces red color for decoration
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Sekenani Valley)
Vernacular name : oloitodor enkai (Maa)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 04
Author(s) : Githinji, C.W. & J.O. Kokwaro
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of major species in the family Labiatae from Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 197- 203, (1993)
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), leaves grounded, juice, drops in eyes
H(014), maladies of la peau, juice ONS., RNS.
- H(053), leaves grounded, juice, drops in ears
H(108), cold, juice, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : birirwa (Marakwet), kalaku (Kamba), munga'atha (Kikuyu)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves are used in the treatement of eye problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : gathiriga
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) night, children's nocturnal restlessness: the leaves are added to hot water, and the child is washed with the water; alternatively, the leaves are rubbed between the palms, and the child is rubbed with the juice of the leaves.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ngaangu
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(051), H(068), H(076), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, drop in eyes
H(006), leaves, RNS
H(051), leaves, RNS
H(068), leaves, RNS
H(076)tongue infection, leaves, young stems, pounded, extract
H(104) stomach, leaves, young stems, pounded, extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : birirwob-sot, pirirwob-sot (Kipsigis, Kenya), kalaku (Kamba, Kenya), kimamuo, kimamko (Chagga, Tanzania)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(001), H(103)
Recipes : H(001) eye ailments, H(103) toothache, leaves of Fuerstia africana, crushed and sap applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kipirirwo (local dialect)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of aerial part of Fuerstia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kalaku (Kamba)
Reference HK 67
Author(s) : Kidane, B.,T. van Andel, L. .J. van der Maesen, Z. Asfaw
Title : Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:46 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/46
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, leaves of Fuerstia africana, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : tsamo desho (Maale)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : V(001), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(001, 13) leaf of Fuerstia africana powdered, mixed with fresh butter and painting the eye for three consecutive days
Vb(037, 5) cataract (Bemora yete-shefene ayen), root of Rubia cordifolia chewed with root of Fuerstia africana and spitted on the cattle’s eye
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : eje admek / (Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(211)
Recipes : H(211, 24), general malaise, leaf of Ocimum lamiifolium pounded with leaf of Lippia adoensis and Fuerstia africana.The squeezed out solution drink with ABOL BUNA (first boiled coffee) and body will be creamed with the remaining leaves
H(211, 10) general malaise "mich" (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), leaf of Fuerstia africana grounded and paint the patient body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : eje admek / (Oromifa/Amarigna)
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(001), H(053)
Recipes : H(001), H(053), leaves juice of Fuerstia africana , drops in eyes or ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 38
Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N. , G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai & E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru district of Kenya. South African Journal of Botany , Volume 73, Issue 3, Pages 402-411 (2007)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Infusion in cold or hot water of the whole plant of Fuerstia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district)
Vernacular name : muti jwa maigo
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, aerial part of Fuerstia africana, boiled or roasted
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : muvesemu
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urinary problems, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : gakiaito (Kikuyu)
Reference HO 06
Author(s) : Owuor, B. O. & D. P. Kisangau
Title : Kenyan medicinal plants used as antivenin: a comparison of plant usage. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Vol. 2 (7) (2006)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 1) snake, crushed leaves, filtered infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (rural areas of Nyanza and Makueni)
Vernacular name : abunga - useke, aremo (Luo)
Reference HP 13
Author(s) : Phanuel, A. S., R.O. Nyunja and J.C. Onyango
Title : Plant Species in the Folk medicine of Kit Mikayi Region, Western Kenya Ethnobotanical Leaflets 14: 836-40. (2010)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Fuerstia africana, RNS. (number of informants = 10 )
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Kit Mikayi Region)
Vernacular name : aremo
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(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), Synadenium grantii , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Fuerstia africana, roots 1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis barks, 1 / 4 kgr, + MANGUYANGEL + 1 l H2O, decoction 30' , filter, to cool, VO. , 300 ml, adult 3 X / day during 3 dayss, others 1/2 dosis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : piriwob-set (Kipsigis)
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : V(013), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kimamho (Chagga)