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Official name : Sansevieria sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae

21 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(027z), H(100), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(092), the root is pounded with other plant to make arrow poison
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ldupai , ldupai-sero, lauragi (Dorobo) (Suiei), <seroi> (beige-colored) <ldupai> (Sansevieria sp.)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire 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(092)
Recipes : H(100) gono., H(109), H(113) " ldupai-sero" root used as medicine for "kisunono"(gonorrhea), "lubai" (joint pain) and "nkorion" (backache)
H(027z), H(100) gono., H(109), root used as medicine for "kisunono" (gonorrhea), "lbai" (joint pain), "nkirotet" (bone pain), and for pregnant women; boiled with sheep fat and the soup is drunk.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : ringa (Efe)
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(013), H(045), H(046), H(104), H(113), H(143), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound,H(012)), H(045), whole plant of Cyathula prostrata, leaves of Sansevieria sp., stem without leaves of Musa sp., decoction (H2O), to wash, massage
H(013) abscess, H(113), leaves juice of Sansevieria sp., local application
H(046) chicken-pox, H(143), leaves juice of Sansevieria sp., to dilute (H2O), to wash
H(104), H(201) psychosis, whole plant of Sansevieria sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mbama (Téké), lolengo (Mbaamba), langa, ilanga, elanga (Mbôsi, Kôyô, Akwa), limelangue (Mbosi), mbomu, mboma (Bondjo), ngongolo (Enyélé)
Reference HG 51
Author(s) : Giess, W., Snyman, J.W.,
Title : The naming and utilization of plant life by theZu'hoasi Bushmen of the Kau-Kauveld. In: Vossen, R., Keuthmann, K. (Eds.), Contemporary Studies on Khoisan I and II. Buske, Hamburg, pp. 237–346. (1986) (from reference HV 09)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) Sansevieria species are widely used to treat ear infection
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(053)
Recipes : Sansevieria species are widely used to treat ear infection (From reference HV 09)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(008), H(027), H(135)
Recipes : H(027), problems relating to pregnancy between the 3rd and 6th month, pound the root, boil in water, drink the decoction
H(008), H(135) childs, vomiting and/or diarrhoea infants, boil the root in water, make the child drink the decoction.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 50
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., Scott, A.H., Lewis, G., Cunningham, A.
Title : Zulu Medicinal Plants. An Inventory. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. (1996) : from references HG 50, HF 50, HV 09, HC 26)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : Sansevieria species are widely used to treat ear infection
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 2), decoction of chopped stems or roots of Sansevieria sp. taken in soup to treat joint pains and H(100, 2) syphilis
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mdubai;oldubai (Batemi)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Sansevieria sp., decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 50
Author(s) : Matsiliza, B., Barker, N.P., 2001.
Title : A preliminary survey of plants used in traditional medicine in the Grahamstown area. South African Journal of Botany 67, 177–182. (2001) (From reference HV 09)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) Sansevieria sp. are widely used to treat ear infection, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HN 50
Author(s) : Neuwinger, H.
Title : African Ethnobotany Poisons and Drugs Chemistry (Germany). Chapman and Hall Gm bH, D-69469 Weinheim (Bundes Republik Deutschland), ISBN 3-8261-0077-8. (1996) :( from reference HE 50, HV 09)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) Sansevieria sp. are widely used to treat ear infection, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HO 08
Author(s) : Okello J., P.Ssegawa
Title : Medicinal plants used by communities of Ngai Subcounty, Apac District, northern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl.1), pp. 76 - 83 (2007)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 4), pounded roots extract of Sansevieria sp., VO. (induces vomiting)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : yat-twol
Reference HR 51
Author(s) : Rood, B.
Title : Uit die veldapteek. Tafelberg Publishers, Cape Town. (1994) (from reference HV 09)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) Sansevieria species are widely used to treat ear infection
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow poison. The root of Sansevieria sp.is pounded with other plants to make arrow poison ( Efe Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : ringa (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HV 53
Author(s) : Von Koenen, E.
Title : Medicinal, poisonous and edible plants in Namibia. Klaus Hess Publishers, Windhoek and Göttingen (2001) (from reference HV 09)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) Sansevieria sp. are widely used to treat ear infection, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VA 29
Author(s) : AFLORA
Title : 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 : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), the root is pounded with other plant to make arrow poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : ringa (Efe)
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained afterbirth (geklap, lap), take the underground part of "toar" (Sansevieria sp.), cut in pieces, mix with water (colour changes), drench once only.(Nuer)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Nuer zone)
Vernacular name : toar
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis (atak, tak, weth, pot pot, nyou), take the bulb of plant called "tar" (Sansevieria sp.), cut into pieces, pound, add water, give as drench and apply directly to the udder. (Dinka)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Dinka zone)
Vernacular name : tar
Reference VH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb,c(030), when the placenta of cows or goats does not corne out pound the plant, Soak in water, give the anlmal to drink, cleans the belly.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VM 08
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants of veterinary importance collected from Mbeya. Progress report of the project on the medicinal plants of veterinary importance at ADRI, (1991) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(003), V(005)
Recipes : V(003), V(005), tubercles, decoction, compress
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : not registered