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Zulu Medicinal Plants: An Inventory
This inventory of nearly 1000 plants used in Zulu traditional medicine is based on a survey dating from the late-19th century to the present. It is augmented by Tony Cunningham's investigation of the
Observations on plant usage in Xhosa and Zulu medicine
The holistic concept of Xhosa and Zulu traditional medicine and some differences from Western orthodox practice are briefly outlined. The transmission of herbal knowledge within various social groups
A survey and analysis of traditional medicinal plants as used by the Zulu; Xhosa and Sotho
TLDR
A coded list of 794 traditional Zulu medicinal plants is presented with a key to the ailments concerned and some potentially effective or dangerous characteristic family constituents are briefly outlined.
In vivo hepatoprotective effects of Rhoicissus tridentata subsp. cuneifolia, a traditional Zulu medicinal plant, against CCl4-induced acute liver injury in rats
Abstract The in vivo hepatoprotective effects of Rhoicissus tridentata subsp. cuneifolia, a traditional Zulu medicinal plant, against carbon tetrachloride-induced acute liver injury in rats were
Observations on the use of some known and suspected toxic Liliiflorae in Zulu and Xhosa medicine.
The usage as well as some of the known family chemical characteristics of Xhosa and Zulu traditional medicinal plants belonging to various families of the superorder Liliiflorae are related to some
Ritual Cleansing, Incense and the Tree of Life - Observations on Some Indigenous Plant Usage in Traditional Zulu and Xhosa Purification and Burial Rites
Purification procedures involving plants during rites of passage have been a widespread phenomenon in many cultures through the ages. Relics of such practises from biblical times are still to be
Compositional Variation of the Essential Oils of Artemisia Afra Jacq. from Three Provinces in South Africa - A Case Study of its Safety
TLDR
It was observed that the concentration of α-thujone increased significantly in the dry leaves when compared with the fresh leaves, which implies that fresh leaves are better used for infusion than dry leaves.
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