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Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae

42 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 27
Author(s) : Abebe, W.
Title : A survey of prescriptions used in traditional medecine in Gondar region, Northwestern Ethiopia: General pharmaceutical practice. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 147-165, (1986)
Symptoms : H(013), H(050)
Recipes : Plant used by 16 % of the healers
H(013) , disease caused by "kuruba"anthrax, grind roots + H2O (?), VO.
H(050), flatulence, apply cautry on abdomen with flame of burning roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northeast) (Gondar region)
Vernacular name : yait hareg
Reference HA 34
Author(s) : Aberra Geyid, Dawit Abebe, Asfaw Debella, Zewdneh Makonnen, Frehiwot Aberra, Frehiwot Teka, Tesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : Screening of some medicinal plants of Ethiopia for their anti-microbial properties and chemical profiles. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(016), H(070), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(013) anthrax, H(016) mastitis, H(070) rabies, H(100) syphilis, aerial part, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ayit hareg
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaf of Stephania abyssinica is pounded and a small amount is added to wound.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : hidda kalaala (Afaan Oromoo)
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(203)
Recipes : H(203) toothbrush, teeth brushed with the root of Stephania abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : y’ayit joro/shinet
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(003), H(008), H(012), H(018), H(033), H(038), H(091), H(104), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), ONS. of Commelina capitata of Spilanthes mauritiana, stems with leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Drymaria cordata of Lysimachia ruhmeriana of Rubus apetalus of Thunbergia alata, leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Stephania abyssinica, to pound, local application
H(008), infusion of stems with leaves of Clutia abyssinica of Dombeya bagshawei of Hibiscus fuscus of Impatiens mildbraedii of Ipomoea involucrata of Microglossa pyrifolia of Sesbania sesban, of Solanum aculeastrum… var. albifolium of Stephania abyssinica, VO. + bath
H(008), ashes of stems with leaves of Clutia abyssinica of Dombeya bagshawei of Hibiscus fuscus of Impatiens mildbraedii of Ipomoea involucrata of Microglossa pyrifolia of Sesbania sesban, of Solanum aculeastrum… var. albifolium of Stephania abyssinica, VO. + bath
H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash., H(201) again the bad spirits, leaves of Dicoma anomala of Parinari curatellifolia … subsp. nobola of Stephania abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash., H(201) again the bad spirits, roots of Stephania., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) woman, leaves of Stephania., juice, VO.
H(038), H(104), leaves of Piper umbellatum of Stephania abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), H(104), leaves,barks of the underground part of Stephania abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Basella alba of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Gynura scandens of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Macaranga neomildbraediana of Stephania abyssinica of Vernonia amygdalina, stems with leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Geranium aculeolatum of Stephania abissinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Geranium aculeolatum of Stephania abissinica, to carbonize, VO.
H(091), fortifying pregnant women, leaves and roots of Stephania., decoction (H2O), enema
H(091) childs , stems with leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, leaves of Stephania abissinica, decoction (H2O), enema, VO.
H(091) childs , leaves of Stephania abissinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(171), roots of Catharanthus roseus of Indigofera arrecta of Stephania abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO. (no suggared foods)
H(201) psychosis again a spell or bewitchment, leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Stephania abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) to formulate a wish, leaves of Entada abyssinica of Heteromorpha trifoliata, stems with leaves of Stephania abyssinica, to pound, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhanda, umuvugo (Kirundi)
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) childs, purg, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves preparation from the bark of Ricinus communis preparation from the bark of Stephania abyssinica preparation from the bark of Vernonia amygdalina, steam bath (kwiyuka ou kwiyubikira)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhanda (Kirundi)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) keep infants healthy, the infant will drink fresh crushed leaves of Stephania abyssinica which is homogenized in H2O
H(201) evil spirit, smelling fresh crushed leaves then tie on neck like a necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xoussa naèaa haluwaa / gosha dhale (Konta)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) Stephania abyssinica, to make a rope to tie the house posts.
H(203) Tools; to make containers for milking cows
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : kalala
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(041), H(070), H(155)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Stephania abyssinica, écraser and give with water
H(070) rage, racines fraîches, écrasered and given with milk and water
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh shoots, écraser and drink with water or cream on neck region
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chewchawit (Amharic)
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(100)
Recipes : H(100) syph., whole plant, extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : engotichit, ye-aitareg, itse-eyesus (Amarinya)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(004), H(139)
Recipes : H(004), roots of Stephania abyssinica, RNS., local application (receipts Amhara)
H(139), roots, RNS., VO. (Shinasha)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : yeait-hareg (Amhara), harege-eyesus (Shinasha)
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots , dysentry
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 23
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Symptoms : H(018), H(030), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(030) retained placenta, H(104) stomachache, roots of Cissampelos mucronata, Plantago lanceolata, Stephania abyssinica, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, leaves of Dracaena steudneri of Stephania abyssinica, roots of Phytolacca dodecandra, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : kuda (Sheko)
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 pains (mavavio ya ndeu) Minor abdominal pains without diarrhoea or other symptoms. This remedy is particularly suitable for children aged 2-3 years. Less than a handful of leaves is boiled to makeenough for 3 doses. The first dose is taken in the morning, the second at noon, and the third dose in the evening; it may be taken for3-4days
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : makitami
Reference HK 02
Author(s) : Keita, S.M., J.T. Arnason, B.R. Baum, R.Marles, F. Camara, & A.K. Traore
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelmintiques de la République de Guinée. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 119 - 134, (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068)nématode, roots decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(004), H(020), H(139)
Recipes : H(004), whole plant, dried, powder on little cuts
H(020),tortoise bite, pounded leaves, local application
H(139), rootss, aphrodisiac
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : futeute (Shambaa, Tanzania), ibokho (Kakamega), lufiafia (Taita, Kenya), mdekafuko (Chagga, Tanzania), muugu (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Reference HK 25
Author(s) : Keita, S. M. & al.
Title : Etude ethnopharmacologique traditionnelle de quelques plantes médicinales anthelminthiques de la Haute-Guinée (République de Guinée) Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 13, 49 - 65, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), nematod, roots, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea (Republic of)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(014), H(027t), H(070), H(220)
Recipes : H(003, 5) swelling, root of Stephania abyssinica grounded and dissolved in a cup of water and drink. The recommended antidotes is to drink ABOL BUNA with no sugar
H(004, 3) wound, either powdered or fresh root of Stephania abyssinica boiled with leaf of Smilax aspera and wash the wound
H(014, 3) scabies (Ekek), leaf of Calpurnia aurea boiled with leaf of Solanecio gigas and Stephania abyssinica and drink cup of concoction twice a day
H(027t) unwanted pregenancy, 15-20 cm fresh root of Stephania abyssinica whose upper part chewed inserted to the womb for aborting unwanted pregnancy
H(070, 2) rabies (Yehebid wusha beshita), Root of Inula confertiflora with root of Lagenaria siceraria, Stephania abyssinica, Verbascum sinaiticum and young growing leaves of Laggera tomentosa, Croton macrostachyus with fruit of Solanum anguivi all together grounded and boiled, and drink with milk; or the concoction creamed on meat and eaten
H(220, 4) sudden illness, little sized root chewed and only small amount of the extract swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : kalaala/engochit / (Oromifa/Amarigna)