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Official name : Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 g
Author(s) : Tanaka, J.
Title : The Central Kalahari Bushmen (|Gui and ||Gana) in Botswana, collected by J. Tanaka from 1966. 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)
Recipes : H(095) leaf of Kedrostis foetidissima edible.
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (central Kalahari)
Vernacular name : chunane (Bushman) (Central Kalahari)
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, r) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : chiyoman (Fon)
Reference HG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, whole plant of Kedrostis foetidissima, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : holobido (Oromo)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 3) children with measles, plant of Kedrostis foetidissima pounded, mixed with water, and used as a bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : angwe (Luo)
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, roots of Kedrostis foetidissima crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(103)
Recipes : H(103) mouth wound, leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern) (Maale and Ari ethnic communities)
Vernacular name : shuntee (Maale)
Reference HM 39
Author(s) : Medley, K
Title : Extractive forest resources of the Tana river national primate reserve, Kenya Economic Botany 47 (2) pp. 171-183. (1993)
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare mountain range)
Vernacular name : kanuke (Pokomo)
Reference HO 11
Author(s) : Otieno, J. N., K. M. M. Hosea, H. V. Lyaruu & R. L. A. Mahunnah.
Title : Multi-Plant or Single-Plant extracts, whichs is the most effective for local healing in Tanzania? African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 5 (2): 165 - 172, (2008)
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunistic infections (HIV), principaly roots extracts of Mangifera indica, Carissa edulis, Euclea natalensis, Psidium guajava, Penisetum purpureum, Cymbopogon citratus, Punica granatum, Musa sp , Kedrostis foetidissima, Withania somnifera, Acacia robusta, Eucalyptus sp , Ximenia caffra, Clerodendrum mrycoides, Dichrostachys cinerea, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (people in Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(046), H(075)
Recipes : H(046) varicella, decoction of leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima, VO.
H(075) anorexie, boiled leaves of Kedrostis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : ziizi
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(046), H(075)
Recipes : H(046) measles in children, mix whole plant of Kedrostis foetidissima with silver fish (insect in the order Thysanura : Lepisma saccharina).and boil and VO.
H(075) loss of appetite, boil leaves and add to sauce
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ziizi (kabaka wenva) (Luganda)
Reference HY 03
Author(s) : Yemoa A.L., J.D. Gbenou, R.C Johnson., J.G. Djego, C.S Zinsou, M.Moudachirou, J. Quetin-Leclercq , A. Bigot., F. Portaels
Title : Identification et étude phytochimique de plantes utilisées dans le traitement traditionnel de l'ulcère de Buruli au Bénin Bulletin de la Société Française d'Ethnopharmacologie et de la Société Européenne d'Ethnopharmacologie. Numéro 42 Décembre 2008, pp 50 - 57
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) Buruli ulcerus, grinded leaves of Kedrostis foedissima, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Zou district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VG 19
Author(s) : Giday, M.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by the Zay people in Ethiopia. CBM:s Skriftserie 3, pp. 81 - 99, Uppsala 2001
Symptoms : V(003), V(004), V(006), V(038), V(198)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling of the body + Vb(004) skin lesion + Vb(006) constipation + Vb(038) fail to urinate + Vb(198) loss of hair (all those symptom = aloye) , leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Zay people; Islands of lake Ziway)
Vernacular name : holobido (Oromo), tetirigi kitel (Amharic)
Reference VO 05
Author(s) : Ole-Miaron, J.O.
Title : The Maasai ethnodiagnostic skill of livestock diseases: a lead to traditional bioprospecting. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 84, pp. 79 - 83, (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102002830
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), It is a rare plant. Have a very unpleasant smell but cattle feed on it ravenously. The leaves are crushed and fed to cattle suffering from pasture bloat and frothy bloat. The active ingredient is probably an antifoaming agent.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Ilkisonko Maasai of Kenya)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vv(008) diarrhea, crush the leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima and the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum add H2O, VO. (1 teaspoon morning and aftermoon until bird improves)
Vv(008) diarrhea, Vv(cough) cough, crush the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum and Kedrostis foetidissima, add H2O, VO.
Vv(037) cough, crush the leaves of Kedrostis foetidissima and the whole plant of Oxygonum sinuatum add H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : namusisi (Lugisu)