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Menispermaceae




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This item is from "Some Common Medicinal And Poisonous Plants Used In Ethiopian Folk Medicine" work, by Amare Getahun.

Menispermaceae

Cissampelos pareira L.

var 0 orbiculata (d. C.) Misquel.

Both the root and leaves are considered curative agents against snake bites and are also widely used in dressing wounds.

Stephania abyssinica (Qu-Dill. A. Roch.) Walpers

engotichit, ye-aitareg, Itse-Eyesus (A)

The extract of the whole plant is used to treat mastitis in cattle by natives and to treat syphilis and "kuruba" in man.

 

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