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Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.

57 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(091)
Recipes : H(091),bark boiled in goat bone soup for use as medicine for strength.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lkonjok (lmalaani), (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, bark of Ficus sycomorus and root of Prunus africana are powdered together and backed with teff flour and eaten.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hoomii (Afaan Oromoo)
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 : V(004), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(004), Veq(004) wound bark of Prunus africana is powdered and added directly on wound of donkey, mule and horse.
Veq(086) ulceric lymphangites (biichee harree), dried fruit of Ricinus communis is powdered and mixed with bark powder of Prunus africana and creamed to the ulcerated skin of donkey.
Veq(086) epizoitic lymphagities (biiichee fardaa), dried fruit of Ricinus communis is powdered and mixed with bark powder of Prunus africana and creamed to the ulcerated skin of horse and mule
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hoomii (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(128x)
Recipes : H(128x) prostate, liquid extracts from Prunus africana bark is pounded, juiced and drunk for treatment
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hoomi (Oromo)
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(018), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash., H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Geranium aculeolatum of Polyscias fulva of Prunus africana, juice, VO.
H(091) fortifying childs, leaves of Jaundea pinnata of Microglossa pyrifolia of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Pentas longiflora of Potamogeton pectinatus of Prunus africana of Pycnostachys eminii of Sphenostylis marginata of Vernonia amygdalyna of Vernonia lasiopus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., maceration of leaves of Allophylus africanus of Dicoma anomala of Helichrysum schimperi of Lantana trifolia of Prunus africana, VO.
H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Potamogeton pectinatus of Prunus africanus of Rumex usambarensis of Trema orientalis, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuremera (Kirundi)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(038), H(189)
Recipes : H(038) + H(109) lombalgie, stems barks, twigs, trunk of Neobegua mahafalensis of Pygeum africanum, styles and stigmates of Zea mays, adult flowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Nicandra physalodes, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(078) prostat adenom, stems barks, twigs, trunk of Pygeum., RNS.
H(078) prostat adenom, stems barks, twigs, trunk of Pygeum., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : paisoala
Reference HB 1k
Author(s) : Bekele-Tesemma, A., A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional Soil Conservation Unit.Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 5, 472 p., (1993) CFSCDD P.O. Box 62347, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
Symptoms : H(038), H(162)
Recipes : H(038) + H(162), stem bark, urinary disorders
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Prunus africana mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuremera (Kirundi)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : malan, lgilima
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism H(091) fortifiyng, barks, to boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : malan, lgilima
Reference HB 41
Author(s) : Bandeira, S. O. , F. Gaspar; F. P. Pagula
Title : Ethnobotany and Healthcare in Mozambique. Pharmaceutical Biology, Volume 39, Issue 1 Supplement 1, 70 – 73, (2001)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, H(128x) prostate, H(139) sexual incapacity, ONS of Prunus africana, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 54
Author(s) : Bisi-Johnson, M. A., Obi, C. L., Kambizi, L. and Nkomo, M.
Title : A survey of indigenous herbal diarrhoeal remedies of O.R. Tambo district, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 9(8), pp. 1245-1254 (2010) http://www.academicjournals.org/AJB
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) abdominal ailments.root of Prunus africana, bark of Acacia mearnsii and leaves of Psidium guajava and roots of umswaninge (?), RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape Province,Tambo district)
Vernacular name : umkhakhazi , umkakase (Xhosa), bitter almond, peach (English)
Reference HC 27
Author(s) : Coopoosamy, R. M. and K. K. Naidoo
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Durban, South Africa. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(11), pp. 818-823, 22 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(037), H(128x)
Recipes : H(037) bark of Prunus africana for treatment of chest pains, RNS.
H(128x) bark extracts used for the treatment of benign prostate hypertrophy.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (province of Durban, Umlazi region)
Vernacular name : inyazangoma, elimnyama (Zulu)
Reference HD 12c
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part III: Anti-fertility activity of 70 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 44, pp. 199 - 209, (1994)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, barks, hydroalcoholic extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ttikkur - inttchet
Reference HD 28
Author(s) : Debray, M.
Title : Médecine et Pharmacopée Traditionnelles à Madagascar Etudes Médicales, n° 4, pp. 69 - 85, mars 1975 http://horizon.documentation.ird.fr/exl-doc/pleins_textes/doc34-08/21760.pdf
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urinary disorders with old people, ONS, RNS (Grows on MontTsaratanana and slopes of the island.)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(100), H(037), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, bark of Prunus africana is ground and used in a powdered form in a remedy to treat HIV and tuberculosis co-infection and chest complaints.The tree is reportedly poisonous when raw and used in moderation.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : rooistinkhout (Africaner), inyazangoma-elimnyama (Zulu); uMkakase (Xhosa)
Reference HD 52
Author(s) : Doffana, Z, D
Title : Sacred natural sites, herbal medicine, medicinal plants and their conservation in Sidama, Ethiopia Food & Agriculture, 3: 1365399, (2017) https://doi.org/10.1080/23311932.2017.1365399
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) decoction from bark of Prunus africana for treating "hammessa", a commonly perceived infant tummy problem; considered as a necessary “vaccination” for infants
Region : East Africa
Country : southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dongicho
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(100), H(097y), H(126), H(151)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, H(097y) catarrh, concoction with leaves of Psidium guajava of Prunus africana, VO.
H(126) jaundice, leaves decoction, VO.
H(151) hypertention, leaves decoction of Prunus africana with a bit of salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : kanda stick (Fundong)
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) stomach aches, pounded barks of Pygeum africanum added in H2O, the red liquid is VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) the leaves reportedly are used in dressing wounds. The wood is hard and is lumbered.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tikur-inchet (Amarinya), homi (Galinya)