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Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae

27 reference(s) related to this plant

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(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(124) haemorrhage in childbirth, ONS. of Opuntia ficus-indica, Periploca linearifolia chopped together and then the juice is collected separately (filtered), used as ink to write on paper as a charm hung around the neck
H(000) to keep the wife from straying to stop enemies from attacking, to prevent bullets from penetrating, to keep devils away, to stop pain, a potion is prepared, buried in the ground for a week.When opened, the inky fluid is used as an ink to write a spell, or charm. Alternatively, the ink is used to tattoo into the skin with a needle
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : tikur hareg (Amharic)
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(008), H(014), H(037), H(038), H(068), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), roots of Periploca., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008, 2), stems with leaves of Periploca., decoction (H2O), enema ou VO.
H(008), stems with leaves of Periploca linearifolia of Solanum aculeastrum … var. albifolium, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leavess of Hoslundia opposita of Lantana trifolia of Periploca linearifolia of Vernonia karaguensis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves Clutia abyssinica of Periploca linearifolia, decoction (H2O), enema
H(037) cough, stems with leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Geniosporum rotundifolium, leaves of Helichrysum odoratissimum of Leonotis nepetifolia of Periploca linearifolia, to carbonize, VO.
H(038), H(104), (ipanga), stems with leaves of Agauria salicifolia of Thunbergia alata, leaves and roots of Periploca linearifolia, decoction (H2O), enema
H(038), H(104), leaves of Periploca., infusion (H2O), enema, VO.
H(068), taenia, barks of the underground part of Periploca., infusion (H2O), VO., enema
H(068), taenia, barks of the underground part of Periploca., decoction (H2O), enema
H(077) leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Helichrysum odoratissimum of Leonotis mollissima of Periploca linearifolia, to carbonize, VO.
H(077) leaves of Periploca., juice, VO.
H(091) pregnant women, juice leaves Anisopappus africanus of Cissus sp of Clematis simensis of Periploca linearifolia, VO.
H(091) kwash., stems with leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Periploca linearifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., stems with leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Periploca linearifolia, to carbonize, VO.
H(104), roots of Periploca., infusion (H2O), enema
H(113) breast inflammation, leaves of Oxalis corniculata of Periploca linearifolia, maceration (H2O), local application
H(201) psychosis again the bad spirits, stems with leaves of Periploca linearifolia of Ranunculus multifidus of Thunbergia alata, leaves of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, stems without leaves of Steganotaenia araliacea, decoction (H2O), enema, steam bath, VO.
H(201) psychosis, again the bad spirits, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Periploca linearifolia of Whithania somnifera, barks stem, branche, trunk of Polyscias fulva, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuguguna (Kirundi)
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(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh stems of Periploca linearifolia, heat with fire then immediately apply
H(094) hemorrhoid, racines fraîches, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : moider (Amharic)
Reference HD 08
Author(s) : Dallemagne, M.J., G. Renversez, E. Robyns & G. Troupin
Title : Action galactogogue de l' Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey. et du Periploca linearifolia Dill. et Rich.Archives internationales de Pharmacodynamie et de Thérapie, CXXII, 1 - 2, 48 - 56, (1959)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002, f), ONS.,decoction (H2O), filter, VO. + a few of Euphorbia zambesiana (Euphorbia zambesiana = nchumo (Bashi))
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi, Rwanda, Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : akachuramoka, bugaga (Bashi)
Reference HF 10
Author(s) : Fumba, G
Title : Plantes médicinales antivenimeuse du Burundi Ministère du plan burundais (1983) lmprimerie S.A. LES PRESSES DE L'AVENIR , 42, rue des Déportés, 6700 Arlon {Belgique)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, dry leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica of Withania somnifera of Chenopodium opulifolium of Asparagus africanus of Periploca linearifolia carbonized them to make a fine ash that we rub on scarifications around the bite
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuguguna (Kirundi)
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(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), roots in soup, chest complain and fevers
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, Persistent Barrenness (itura mwana), The root is carefully cleansed of aIl dirt and cut into pieces. The fragments are dipped into prepared food such as , soup, 1-3 times a day; the same root pieces are used unt become colourless. The idea here is that the white liquid of the root, it is said that this is the most potent of the remedies.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mungareto
Reference HJ 06
Author(s) : Jeruto, P., C. Lukhoba, G. Ouma, D.Otieno, C. Mutai
Title : An ethnobotanical study of mericinal plants used by the Nandi people in Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 370 - 376, (2008) + Herbal treaments in Aldai and Kaptumo Division in Nandi District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 103-105 (2008)
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(037), H(078), H(100), H(161), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(033) fertility,H(037) pneumonia, H(078) cancer, H(100) venereal diseases, H(161) warts, H(201) rituals, roots of Periploca linearifolia, decoction , VO. & exudates of milky latex, external application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Nandi peuple)
Vernacular name : sinendet
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(104)
Recipes : H(104, 4), roots chewed and juice boiled or decoction drunk for stomachache
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mte wa masaba; mkangabana (Batemi)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), (iyanyuma), leaves, pounded, powder, diluted H2O, VO., 1 soup spoons
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, Latex from crushed stem of Periploca linearifolia applied directly onto the wound, contain glucoside periplocin
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : sinidet (Marakwet)
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(039), H(201)
Recipes : H(039) pesticide, crush the fruits, soak in water and applied
H(201) ceremonial plant with fruios and leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sinende (local dialect)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, dry root of Periploca linearifolia is burnt in fire and fumigate by its smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : moder (Tigrigna)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(104), H(194)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, fresh root is chewed and suck the liquid
H(194) cutaneous leishmaniasis, paint and rub the infected body by latex of the plant.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : demayto (Tigrigna)
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(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013),H(014), latex of Periploca linearifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : V(137)
Recipes : Vb(137) sore (boffa), dried or fresh seeds or leaves of Periploca linearifolia, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sarkutal (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(094), H(124)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh roots of Periploca linearifolia, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(124) haemorrhage, fresh roots, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imbouayder (Amharic)
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, hot water decoction of roots barks of Periploca linearifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muimba iguru
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Thika)
Vernacular name : mwimbathunu