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Official name : Allophylus chaunostachys Gilg
Family : Sapindaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HM 40
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title : The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24
Symptoms : H(003), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(003) swelling of legs, H(108) colds, H(201) warding off spirits, the leaves of Allophylus chaunostachys are boiled and the decoction drunk as a cold remedy and to treat swollen legs. Bathing with an infusion of the leaves is believed to ward off bad spirits
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kagera Region)
Vernacular name : orutete, akatete