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Official name : Galium tomentosum Thunb.
Family : Rubiaceae

1 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(091), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) make a root infusion of Galium tomentosum , and use as a general tonic, root can also be chewed raw
H(137) wash body (with salt solution) to assist in relieving pains
H(201) used against witchcraft spells (paljas)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : rooistorm, kleefa (Hantam names)