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Official name : Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Family : Sapindaceae

31 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 ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(031), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(031), H(091), H(104) bark used for tea and soaked in water for use as medicine for stomach disorder and ribpain, and boiled in bone soup for getting strength; bark "kemototo" (astringent taste)
H(201) ritual medicine., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lkurongoi (olgesigong in Mukogodo) (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Pappea capensis, potion
H(051) fever, roots bark, potion
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) mbimba (Nyaneka)
Reference HC 25
Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), only birds eat the fruit of Pappea capensis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umQokolo
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015)
Symptoms : H(008), H(027z)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, stem bark of Pappea capensis boiled and extract administered for dysentery
H(027z) continuos mesntuation, stem bark of Pappea capensis in mixtures with Euclea divinorum and Grewia hexamita
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : motswalelakgoro (Local Name), jacket plum (English)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umurerampanga (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(001), H(099), H(124), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) loss of vision, H(001) blindness at night, leaves of Pappea capensis, infusion (H2O), drops in eyes
H(097x), uterus sedative, roots of Cussonia arborea of Pappea capensis, powder, to dilute + oil d'arachide, in vagina
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves of Pappea., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(139), roots of Pappea., infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks ONS., decoction (H2O), soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 12
Author(s) : Holford-Walker
Title : Holford-Walker, A.F. (1951) Herbal medicines and drugs used by the Maasai. Political Records - Miscellaneous -Narok district. File no. DC/NRK/3/1. Nairobi: Kenya National Archives. From : Indigenous (medical) knowledge of the Maasai. Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, april 1994 ( )
Symptoms : H(091), H(135)
Recipes : H(135) digestive; H(091) stimulant (pour les guerriers et les anciens seulement), wood; roots of Pappea capensis, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : oldimigomi (Maasai)
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(104)
Recipes : H(104), Stomach Disease (ndwari ya ndeu), Both root and bark are boiled, a few pieces at a time, giving a dose of 1 glassful; 1-2 glassfuls may be taken per day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kinasi
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(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(124) epistaxis, poxdered leaves mixed with H2O, drops in nose and the fluid is splashed on center of skull
H(201) prevention of wichcraft, inner part of bark of Pappea capensis is powderer and mixed with cold water and sprinkled on the yard
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : mothatha
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 10) branches are cut into pieces and boiled; decoction is added to soup, honey beer, milk or tea as a strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : kiboboyo (Batemi)
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(086), H(104)
Recipes : H(086), bark of Aloe secundiflora, Pappea capensis, Fagara chalybea , decoction (H2O), RNS., treatment of internal body swellings
H(104) stomach, barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : kibiriokwo (Tugen, Kenya), kiva, muva (Kamba, Kenya), ol - kisigang (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania)
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (back-ache and joint-ache), roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muvaa (Mbeere)
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)
Symptoms : H(078), H(113)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, fruit bodies of Pappea capensis burnt and ash licked
H(113) rheumatism, higher parasites burnt and ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kibiryokwo (local dialect), jacket plum (Englisch)
Reference HM 09
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : The Maasai Wonder Plants. People and Plants training workshop held at the Tropical Pesticides Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania, 15th – 18th march 1999.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), stem + root, decoction (H2O), VO., increases libido
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : oltimigomi (Maasai)
Reference HM 28
Author(s) : Mandu, P., D. J. Berger, C., ole Saitabau, C., Nasieku, J. Kipelian, M. Mathenge, S.G., Morimoto, Y., Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai: Towards community management of the forest of the lost child - Experiences from the Loita Ethnobotany project. People and Plants working paper 8. UNESCO, Paris (2001)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) childeren and woman looking after cattle, VO. fruits of Pappea capensis
H(095) plant use in soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : oltimigomi, orkisikong'o
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible fruit ingested by children and women looking after cattle
H(095), H(201) It is a custom to take soup with plant extracts as Pappea capensis. This is done to improve the taste, to keep diseases away and for curative purposes.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : oltimigomi, orkisikong'o
Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, the leaves Vernonia brachycalyx and Pappea capensis, boiled and about 2 tablespoonfuls of the decoction given to the patient three time a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 42
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 2: The medicinal plants of Katoro Ward, Bukoba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010, 6:19 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-19 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, leaves Pappea capensis boiled with the leaves of Vernonia brachycalyx and a tablespoonful of the decoction taken three times a day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region, Katoro Ward)
Vernacular name : omulema mpango
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) aphrodisiac, barks of Pappea capensis, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : oltimigomi