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Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae

33 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(116)
Recipes : H(004), bark Syzygium cordatum, Bridelia micrantha + thorns Fagara davyi (munungu), decoction, wound exposed to steam, infected wounds
H(018), roots burned, ashes on cuts on the fronthead
H(116), roots, maceration, VO., 2X / day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutu (Luvenda)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Syzygium cordatum
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (omu)kungu (Kiolo), jambolao-africano (Portuguese)
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(187)
Recipes : H(187) depressed fontanelle, burnt barks placed on fontanelle and inside the roof of the mouth
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 20
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C. & R. L. A. Mahunnah
Title : Plants used in Traditional medicine by Hayas of the Kagera region, Tanzania Economic Botany, 48 (2), pp. 121-129, (1994)
Symptoms : H(034), H(051)
Recipes : H(034) cardiacpalpitation, a decoction of the pounded twigs of Syzygium cordatum, together with those of Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) De. var. robustum , Tephrosia linearis and Parinari curatellifolia , VO.
H(051) paludismdim, decoction of the twigs of Dissotis debilis, together with those of Syzygium cordatum., Crotalaria microcarpa .. Kotschya africana and Anthospermum herbaceum L. f. var. herbaceum, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera region)
Vernacular name : mkosho, mnuma (Kiswahili)
Reference HC 22
Author(s) : Chinsembu, K. C., M. Hedimbi
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology ans Ethnomedicine, 6:25 (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections :H(013) herpes zoster,H(013) herpes simplex,H(013) skin rashes, leaves, barks of Syzygium cordatum, RNS., rubbing
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : musheshe (Lozi)
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(004), H(095)
Recipes : H(004), the leaves and the stem are boiled in H2O and the H2O is gargled to disinfect a wound in the mouth
: H(095), the fruit of Syzygium cordatum is eaten
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umDoni
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(095), H(118), H(135), H(239)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Syzygium cordatum: beverage;
H(095) fruits: eaten when ripe;
H(118) bark: sore throats
H(135) leaves and roots: aids stomach digestion
H(239) wood: firewood
Found in wetlands and stores water
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : mutu (Vhavenda), waterberry tree (English)
Reference HD 21
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , M.N. Nkwanyana, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, volume 130, pp. 284–289, (2010) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110003041
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 7) diarrhoea, bark of Syzygium cordatum is crushed and mixed with water and boiled. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk three times a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umdoni
Reference HD 23
Author(s) : De Wet , H., V.N. Nzama, S.F. Van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections by lay people in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu–Natal Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 78, pp. 12 - 20, (2012) free full-text available on http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02546299/78
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 2) sexual transmitted infections, boil a handful of chopped bark of Sclerocarya birrea and Syzygium cordatum in 2 L of water for 15 min (if very strong, dilute 1 L of the above concoction with 1 L of water). Take 2 tb once or twice a day to treat gonorrhoea.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umdoni
Reference HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(013), H(111), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) skin disorders, mix a handful of chopped bark of Acacia burkei with the same amount of bark of Ozoroa engleri, Sclerocarya birrea, Syzygium cordatum, Tabernaemontana elegans and two handfuls of fresh Lippia javanica leaves in 2 L of water and boil for 2 hrs. Strain when cool and half a glass (±125 mL) is taken by adults and a size eight syringe (± 240 mL) as an enema for the treatment of sores. Children take quarter a glass (± 62 mL) of the decoction and use a size two syringe (± 60 mL) as an enema. The decoction is taken three times a day for two weeks after which the sores begin to heal.
H(111) burn, dried pounded bark of Sclerocarya birrea in combination with Syzygium cordatum bark is applied to burns, twice a day for two weeks after which burned area becomes dry and starts to heal.
H(137) sores, a handful of dry or fresh chopped bark is boiled in 2 L of water. Half a glass of the decoction is taken by adults twice a day for the treatment of sores. Children take one table spoon
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : umdoni
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), ponded bark in cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 09
Author(s) : Gessler, M.C., D.E. Msuya, M.H.H. Nkunya, L.B. Mwasumbi, A. Schär, M. Heinrich & M. Tanner
Title : Traditional healers in Tanzania: the treatment of malaria with plant remedies Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 48, pp. 131 - 144, (1995)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism,barks roots, decoction, VO., to diminish the fever
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mugege
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(004), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, bark powder of Syzygium cordatum in local application
H(113) rheumatism, barks ashes + oil on scarifications
H(113) rheumatism, leaves juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mlendamaji (Kimbunga, Kipogoro), munwamaji (Kindamba), muwenge (Kihehe)
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(135)
Recipes : H(135), bark or root, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes,H(014) herpes simplex,H(014) herpes zoster, leaves, bark, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : omugege (Haya)
Reference HM 28
Author(s) : Mandu, P., D. J. Berger, C., ole Saitabau, C., Nasieku, J. Kipelian, M. Mathenge, S.G., Morimoto, Y., Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai: Towards community management of the forest of the lost child - Experiences from the Loita Ethnobotany project. People and Plants working paper 8. UNESCO, Paris (2001) http://www.regkew.org.uk/peopleplants/wp/wp8/index.html
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) childeren and woman looking after cattle, VO. fruits of Syzygium cordatum
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : olairagai
Reference HM 30
Author(s) : Mathabe, M.C., R.V. Nikolova, N. Lall, N.Z. Nyazema
Title : Antibacterial activities of medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in Limpopo Province, South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 286 - 293 (2006)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), stem bark of Syzygium cordatum, decoction, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : montlho
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible fruit ingested by children and women looking after cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : olairagai
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(051), H(095), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) fever , H(104) stomach troubles, H(108) cold, leaves of Syzygium cordatum, RNS.
H(095) fruit, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutu (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(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, barks of Syzygium cordatum extract, VO. [from ref. HC 28 ]
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (South-central)
Vernacular name : mukute