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Official name : Kedrostis africana (L.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HV 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E.
Title : A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 119, pp.331–341 (2008)
Symptoms : H(005), H(007)
Recipes : Tuber of Kedrostis africana; H(055) emetic, H(007) diuretic; H(005) dropsy, H(100) syphilis from Thunberg (1785); from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from MacOwan (1897); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : dawidjiewortel, Dawid’s wortel,rabuiswortel (Africaans), gameroo (Khoi/Nama) (?)