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Official name : Ziziphus abyssinica Hochst.
Family : Rhamnaceae

28 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(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095), fruit eaten raw
H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomach disorder
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : loilalei (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, root, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : mgarya’a
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(006), H(008), H(014), H(018), H(034), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), barks stem, branche, trunk of Ziziphus abyssinica, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(008), H(018), H(091) kwash., H(201) again bad spirits, barks of the underground part of Ziziphus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) dermatosis, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Faurea saligna of Phytolacca dodecandra of Ziziphus abyssinica, maceration (H2O), friction
H(034) tachycardia, leaves of Embelia schimperi of Ziziphus abyssinica, juice, VO.
H(201) envoutement, bewitchment, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Indigofera atriceps of Sphenostylis marginata… subsp. erecta, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus abyssinica, infusion (H2O), enema
H(201) again bad spirits, roots of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Ziziphus abyssinica, powder, VO.
H(201) again a spell, bewitchment, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus abyssinica, to carbonize, VO., scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukugutu (Kirundi)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(013), H(118)
Recipes : H(013) mouth abscess, H(118) sore throat, roots decoction, mouth wash, gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Capelongo), Namibia
Vernacular name : (omu) kekete (Nyaneka)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, 2 pinch of roots barks in a mixture
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) ngungumbala (Nyaneka)
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 Ziziphus abyssinica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (omu)kekete (Ganguela)
Reference HC 12
Author(s) : Corbeil, J.- J.
Title : Cibemba bush medicines, Zambia. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 313 - 324, (1985)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) pleurisy (baambe), pneumonia (kabali), roots, maceration, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : kalanangwa (Cibemba)
Reference HE 14
Author(s) : Etuk ,E. U. , M. O. Ugwah, O. P. Ajagbonna & P. A. Onyeyili
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and preliminary evaluation of medicinal plants with antidiarrhoea properties in Sokoto state, Nigeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 3(10), pp. 763-766, October, (2009)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, roots of Ziziphus abyssinica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Sokoto state)
Vernacular name : patch thom (local English), magaryaa (Hausa)
Reference HF 10
Author(s) : Fumba, G
Title : Plantes médicinales antivenimeuse du Burundi Ministère du plan burundais (1983) lmprimerie S.A. LES PRESSES DE L'AVENIR , 42, rue des Déportés, 6700 Arlon {Belgique)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, to dry the plants of Acalypha villicaulis of Bothriocline longipes of Rubus rigidus of Ziziphus abyssinica, carbonized them to make a fine ashthat we rub on scarifications around the bite
H(020) snake bite, dry leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica of Withania somnifera of Chenopodium opulifolium of Asparagus africanus of Periploca linearifolia carbonized them to make a fine ash that we rub on scarifications around the bite
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukugutu (Kirundi)
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(088)
Recipes : H(088), roots, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gava (Tigrinya), ghob, gheb, jumuba (Somali), kurkura (Galinya-harar) & (Adaric)
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(082)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory problem, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : gamchalech (Meinit language)
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(050), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) stomach ache, diarrhoea; pound the bark, boil in water, drink, or eat the bark raw; H(050), flatulence ;after having eaten much meat, chew bark raw
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(082), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo., dry roots, powder on scarifications on the chest
H(082), roots, decoction, VO.
H(104), roots Ziziphus abyssinica , Rhynchosia sp., decoction, VO.
H(112), roots, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Vernacular name : kiae, muae (Kamba, Kenya), la (Lugbara, Ouganda), mutanula (Hehe, Tanzania), olango (Acholi, Ouganda)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (alati), racines , fresh leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kankura (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 22
Author(s) : Makoto Kakeya
Title : Curing ritual of the Tongwe traditional doctor: its progress and logic. African Study Monographs, Supplementary Issue 1 : 105 - 139, March 1982
Symptoms : H(033), H(201)
Recipes : The logic of the use of "mti" (medicinal plant) consisted of a logic of symbols which combines the nature of diseases with the name, morphology, ecology, ecology of the plant used as medicine
H(033) woman who has yet one child, a first ritual, roots Ziziphus abyssinica, Strychnos iokua , Diplorhynchus condylocarpon , Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Harungana madagascariensis, barks Sterculia quinqueloba , Heeria mucronata, roots and leaves of Antidesma venosum, bath and steam bath
H(033) woman who has yet one child, a second ritual, roots Ziziphus abyssinica, Strychnos iokua, Dombeya rotundifolia, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Harungana madagascariensis, Psorospermum febrifugum, Gardenia jovis-tomantis, barks Afzelia africana, Heeria mucronata, roots and leaves of Entada abyssinica, bath and steam bath
H(033) woman who has yet one child, dispensation of medicine, roots Ziziphus abyssinica, roots and leaves of Antidesma venosum, bath and steam bath
H(201) spell of a jealous woman, a first ritual, roots Ziziphus abyssinica, Strychnos iokua, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon , Dombeya rotundifolia, Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Harungana madagascariensis, Psorospermum febrifugum, Gardenia jovis-tomantis, barks Afzelia africana, Heeria mucronata, Sterculia quiqueloba, roots and leaves of Antidesma venosum, Pericopsis angolensis, RNS.
H(201) spell of a jealous woman, dispensation of medicine, roots Ziziphus abyssinica, Monanthotaxis sp., Markhamia obtusifolia, écorces Sterculia quiqueloba , roots and leaves of Antidesma venosum, Entada abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : West-Tanzania (Tongwe people)
Vernacular name : kagobole
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(103), H(103), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) Sinusitis A handful of dried stem barks of Ziziphus abyssinica are powdered. 2 pinches powder are applied in nose 3 times a day using a finger
H(103) tooth decay Dried stem bark powder (3 pinches) are macerated in a glass of water. 1,5 spoons is drunk and few drops are instilled in the nose
H(100) gonorrhea. 150 g of stem bark are pounded and decocted is water (3 glasses). A small glass is drunk twice (morning & evening) a day + sweet products and modern medicines
This plant is reported by 10% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukugutu (Kirundi)
Reference HN 53
Author(s) : Nguemo Dongock, D., A.lexandre Laohudumaye Bonyo, P- M Mapongmestem et E. Bayegone
Title : Ethnobotanic and phytochemical study of medicinal plants used for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases in Moundou (Chad) Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 12(1): 203-216, February 2018
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, roots of Ziziphus abyssinica in decoction, 4 times / day during one week.
Region : West Africa
Country : Chad (West Logone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HO 14
Author(s) : Ogie-Odia, E.A . & E.F Oluowo
Title : Assessment of Some Therapeutic Plants of the Abbi People in Ndokwa West L.G.A of Delta State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 989-1002. 2009.
Symptoms : H(026), H(104)
Recipes : H(026), H(104), underground stem or rhizome of Zingiber officinale aids digestion, reduces stomach upset and menstrual discomfort when chewed or boiled and drunk
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : alele or aje
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, pounding barks of Ziziphus abyssinica, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : matabiet (Sabaot)
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) gale "bisoli", infusion of roots of leaves, bath
H(184) hydrocele, infusion of roots of Ziziphus abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : namukodolya