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Official name : Ballota africana L.
Family : Lamiaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HD 22
Author(s) : De Beer, J.J.J., B.-E. Van Wyk
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of the Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 77, 741–754, (2011)
Symptoms : H(002), H(027y), H(137)
Recipes : Leaf infusions are used by women, who gave birth (afterbirth), and to stimulate milk production in pregnant women (JB, confirmed by CB, FB); put leaves in hot water, to make a tea, to treat fever (JB); H(137) wash aching legs with it (HB, confirmed by RT, HB).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : kattekruie. (Hantam names)
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(046), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : Leaf infusions used for colds,H(051) fever, H(046) measles, H(108) influenza from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) D; 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 : kattekruie (Africaans)