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Reference : HC 13b

Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Reference HC 13b has information about 24 plants :
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(012), H(139)
Recipes : H(012), fresh plant crushed on broken limbs
H(139), fresh plant, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mtango (Pare)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), styptic, fresh wounds, paste of pounded fresh leaves, local application as styptic
H(104), chewed leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kundambara (Swahili), matawana (Chagga)
Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Official name : Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia chrysops S. Moore , Aspilia holstii O.Hoffm
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), conjonctivitis, roots are boiled, vapor eyes bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mgeregere (Zigua)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), hematopoietic, infusion of leaves in powder, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : pwimbiji (Zaramo), kimbara (Pare)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(005), swelling, powdered dried leaves in porridge
H(008) diar..,H(201)mental illness, decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : maamba-matatu (Zaramo), mguruka (Zigua)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068), bilharzia, H(100) gono.., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mtungulang'osa (Zigua)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), powdered dried plant is mixed with grains as a pesticide, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mdiwasoko (Chagga)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ufunguo (Vidunda)
Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Combretum adenogonium Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum fragrans F. Hoffm. , Combretum ghasalense Engl. & Diels
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), roots, decoction, VO. + ashes of leaves mixed with castor oil, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mlama (Kaguru)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(015), H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(015), H(033), H(104), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mlama (Swahili), mnama (Zigua)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), conjunctivitis, roots, decoction, eye drops
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O), warmed with camphor, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : makengera (Chagga), makengeria (Pare), mzimakilio (Swahili)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) woman, pregnant, leaf, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ihorohoro (Chagga)
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach and abdominal pains, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ilenge (Pare)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012), local application of the scrushed plant on the fracture
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kilukumbi (Pare)
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(053), H(068), cold infusion of tubers, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : anga (Matumbi)
Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Official name : Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Family : Sapotaceae
Synonyms : Cassine buchananii Loes.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(033), H(101), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(006), H(008), H(033) femal, H(101), H(104), H(139) male, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mnenekanda (Zaramo)
Maerua angolensis DC.
Official name : Maerua angolensis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(099)
Recipes : H(008) diar., H(077), H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) diar., H(077), H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction (H2O), VO. + stembarks, powdered, mixed in the porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mchekea (Ndegereko), mguruka (Zigua), mpunju (Pogoro), nachitupa (Makua)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mwambangoma (Zigua)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(028), H(169)
Recipes : H(028), pounded roots, infusion, VO.
H(169), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mfurufuru (Zaramo), mlenga (Zigua)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), crushed leaves, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ruhunduhundu (Zaramo)