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Reference : HA 63

Author(s) : Abera B.
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,10:40 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/40
Reference HA 63 has information about 54 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057) goiter, leaf of Acacia abyssinica is smashed and the sap is made, local application.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : laaftoo (Oromo)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, flower of Acmella caulirhiza chewed and spitted on tonsillitis
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gutichaa (Oromo)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaf of Ajuga integrifolia is pounded and mixed with nut oil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : armaguusa (Oromo)
Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Official name : Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Veq(003) swelling, root of Albizia schimperiana is powdered and the powder is rolled in clean cloth and tied to the neck of equines.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imala (Oromo)
Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Official name : Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, root of Albizia schimperiana and Pterolobium stellatum is dried and powdered., in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imala (Oromo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, bulb of Allium sativum and rhizome of Ginger officinale are pounded and eaten with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qullubbii (Oromo)
Aloe macrocarpa Tod.
Official name : Aloe macrocarpa Tod.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) warts, leaf of Aloe macrocarpa powdered and mixed with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hargisa (Oromo)
Aloe monticola Reynolds
Official name : Aloe monticola Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(041)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, root of Aloe monticola is pounded and mixed with cold water and local alcohol (tella), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hargisa (Oromo)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, leaf of Amaranthus caudatus (synonym of Amaranthus hybridus) is pounded and boiled.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lyyaasuu (Oromo)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, crushed fresh root of Artemisia abyssinica homogenized in water and the patient smell and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ariti (Oromo)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leafy-stem of Bersama abyssinica is squeezed and creamed on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lolchiisaa (Oromo)
Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Official name : Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, concoction, dry pounded seed of Nigella sativa with pounded dry Brassica juncea and Echinops kebericho root, powder is mixed with H2O, nasal instilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(001) eye disease, leaf of Buddleja polystachya chewed and spitted on cattle eye
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hanfaaree (Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, leaf of Calpurnia subdecandra (synonym of Calpurnia subdecandra) is smashed and rubbed on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ceeqaa (Oromo)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(033), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(033) impotence, H(100) gonorrhea, H(104) stomachache , Fresh root of Carissa spinarum (synonym of Carissa edulis) is pounded and mixed with tella (local alcohol)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hagamsa (Oromo)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin irritation, leaves of Clausena anisata, Solanecio gigas and Justicia schimperiana are pounded together, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ulumaa’i (Oromo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal distension, leaves extraction with cold H2O of Clerodendrum myricoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : maraasisa (Oromo)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, roast the seeds of Coffea arabica, pounded and mixed with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : buna (Oromo)
Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, bark latex of Combretum paniculatum is pounded and mixed with soda and creamed on affected skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : baggii (Oromo)
Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.
Official name : Coronopus didymus (L.) Sm.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, leafy-stem of Coronopus didymus is collected and dried in sunlight, crushed and mixed with soup of sorghum
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : surumaa (Oromo)