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Official name : Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Family : Dracaenaceae

14 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(020), H(091), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, roots of Sansevieria hyacinthoides macerated in H2O, VO.
H(091) weakness in children, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(100) venereal diseases, roots macerated in H2O or decoction, VO.
H(104) stomachache in childhood, roots of Sansevieria hyacinthoides macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : chiquenga (Chindau)
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 : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), the root of Sansevieria hyacinthoides is boiled in H2O and the H2O is gargled to treat toothache.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiKholokotho
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) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), roots of Sanseviera hyancinthiodes boiled in mixtures with other plants for treatment of different ailments
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : mokgotla (Local Name), mother-in-law's tongue (English)
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16Apr/Dyubeni%20and%20Buwa.pdf
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear infections (Indlebe ebuhlungu, Izilonda endlebeni)., the warm leaf juice of Sansevieria hyacinthoides squeezed into the ear.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : skholokotho (Xhosa)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea in children, prophylactic, leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : savha (Venda)
Reference HM 61
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(022), H(042), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) sprained ankle, leaves used as dressing [31]
H(022) to dilate birth canall,H(022) prevent delivery complications; rhizome added to non-alcoholic beverage taken by pregnant womend
H(022) to dilate birth canal, roots of extract, VO. [from ref. HC 28 ]
H(042) dehydration, leaf or rhizome sap of Sansevieria hyacinthoides given to child suffering from dehydration (31].
H(104) colicky infant, leaves macerate given to colicky infant
- H(103) aching tooth, warm rhizome extract given to a person with aching tooth to keep in mouth for up to two minutes before spitting out the mixture [31].
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : masavamhanda
Reference HM 69
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms : H(003), H(027v), H(028s), H(042), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) leaves used as dressing on sprained ankle
H(042) child suffering from dehydration, sap of leaf or rhizome of Sansevieria hyacinthoides, VO.
H(104) colicky infant, macerated leaves, VO.
H(027v) rhizome added to non-alcoholic beverage taken by pregnant women to prepare the birth canal and prevent delivery complications
H(103) aching tooth, warm rhizome extract given to keep in mouth for up to two minutes before spitting out the mixture
H(028s) to dilate birth canal, roots extract of Sansevieria hyacinthoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : masavamhanda
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache instillation of juice of leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : sodifafagnavazaha (Antakarana) , langue de belle mère (French) , bowstring hemp, mother’s in law tongue (English)
Reference HR 16
Author(s) : Ribeiro, A., M. M. Romeiras, J. Tavares & M. T. Faria
Title : Ethnobotanical survey in Canhane village, district of Massingir, Mozambique: medicinal plants and traditional knowledge Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:33 (2010)
Symptoms : H(003x), H(033), H(094), H(099), H(113)
Recipes : H(003x) swellings, contusions; H(094) hemorrhoids, H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides decoction and vapors; heating, topic
H(033) women fertility, crushing and water, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xikwenga xa kwhati (Changana)
Reference HS 34
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S. , A.Maroyi
Title : Medicinal plants used by the Bapedi traditional healers to treat diarrhoea in the Limpopo Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 395–401 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006356
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, a handful of leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides cooked in water for 5 min.The infusion (250ml) is administered thrice a day until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HS 37
Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Symptoms : H(008), H(199)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides. Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 2 ) HIV/AIDS, roots. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : makgotse
Reference HY 04
Author(s) : York, T., H. de Wet, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Plants used for treating respiratory infections in rural Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 135, 696–710, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S037887411100239X
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear, take one whole leaf, and heat on the stove until extremely hot. Let it cool down before squeezing out the juice and applying one drop per affected ear (accompanied by a discharge) at least three times a day. After applying the decoction, the ear must be sealed with a piece of cotton wool.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal)
Vernacular name : isikholokotho, isikwendle, isitokotoko, isikhotakhota (local names)
Reference VD 17
Author(s) : Dold, A.P. & M.L. Cocks
Title : Traditional veterinary medicine in the Alice district of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. South African Journal of Science 97 , 375–379. (2001)
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vc(001), VO(001) conjonctivitis, fresh leaf sap is applied directly into the eyes of sheep or goats with conjunctivitis (isifo samehlo)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Alice district)
Vernacular name : isolokotho
Reference VT 29
Author(s) : Tendai Nyahangare, E., B. Marimanzi Mvumi, Tonderai Mutibvu
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants and practices used for ecto-parasite control in semi-arid smallholder farming areas of Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:30 (2015) doi:10.1186/s13002-015-0006-6
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) ticks, squash the temmy rhizomes of Sansevieria hyacinthoides, mix with water and spray on ticks. Handle with care
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : chikwenga (Shona) , bushfibre (Shangani), mashamhanda (Shona)