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Reference : HC 16

Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Reference HC 16 has information about 44 plants :
Ansellia africana Lindl.
Official name : Ansellia africana Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, pseudobulbs, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, tubers, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus virgatus Bak.
Official name : Asparagus virgatus Bak.
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Protasparagus virgatus (Bak.) Oberm.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, tubers, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008)
Recipes : H(008), roots, soaked in H2O, to filterd liquid, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), leaves, decoction (H2O), stained liquid in enema
H(051) paludism, ONS., RNS.
H(104), abdominal pain, leaves or roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Official name : Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Colophospermum mopane (J.Kirk ex Benth.) J.Kirk ex J.Léonard
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves, decoction (H2O), enema
H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), sore eyes, leaves, decoction, eye drops
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Official name : Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Dicerocaryum zanguebaricum (Lour.) Merr.
Official name : Dicerocaryum zanguebaricum (Lour.) Merr.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, leaves, decoction (H2O), the whole body is washed with the strained liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, tuberous roots, RNS.
H(201) prevention witchcraft, roots soaked H2O, body washed with the liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, bark, boiled and steamed on hot stones, steam inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Official name : Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Diplorhynchus angolensis Büttner
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia matabelensis Pax
Official name : Euphorbia matabelensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(092)
Recipes : H(006) purgative + H(092), roots washed, chopped, boiled with H2O until soft liquid, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, decoction (H2O), eyedrops, sore eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots and barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Julbernardia globifera (Benth.) Troupin
Official name : Julbernardia globifera (Benth.) Troupin
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(020)
Recipes : H(006), constipation, bark fibres chewed
H(020) snake, poison sucked out of the bite + leaves rubbed into incisions made around the bite + washed with H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered