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Reference : HC 31

Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Reference HC 31 has information about 192 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion poison, fresh stem bark of Acacia abyssinica tie with inside part
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girar (Amharic)
Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Official name : Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Family : Achantaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, racines fraîches de Acanthus polystachius, pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech kusheshile (Amharic)
Acanthus sennii Chiov.
Official name : Acanthus sennii Chiov.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, racines fraîches de Acanthus sennii, pound, immerse in water then drink the juice
H(113) arthritis / rheumatism, écraser racines fraîches, tie or drink with honey
H(201) evil eye, racines fraîches, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : key kusheshilie (Amharic)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(124)
Recipes : V(124) bleeding, racines fraîches de Achyranthes aspera, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(012), H(027z), H(124), H(155)
Recipes : H(001) eye problem, fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, pound, immerse to water, squeeze and insert with cotton
H(004) wound, leaves fresh and dried, écraser in powder and tie
H(004) fresh leaves, écraser and tie
H(012) bone fracture dried racines fraîches and tie the concoction
H(027z) excessive menstruation, fresh root, écraser, insert in water then drink juice
H(124) bleeding, dry fresh root, écraser and tie
H(155) tonsillitis, écraser racines fraîches and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
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(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, écraser leaves of Acmella caulirhiza and powder then tie with honey/butter, local applicatioj
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kutchamelk (Amharic)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, écraser leaves of Acokanthera schimperi and powder then cream with butter, local application
H(126) hepatitis, whole plant, écraser, dry then fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : merz/mirez (Amharic)
Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Official name : Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(053)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Adiantum capillus-veneris, écraser, insert in water then drink the juice
H(053) ear wound, fresh stem and dried, insert into new jewelry hole
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : joroasfit (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, fresh bulb of Allium sativum, chop and eat with honey
H(051) febrile illness, fresh bulb, écraser then fumigate or drink the concoction
H(051) paludism, fresh bulb of Allium sativum, écraser and drink with honey or smash in water then drink
H(051) paludism, dried seeds of Cicer arietinum, germinate then eat with bulb of Allium sativum
H(108) influenza virus, fresh bulb, écraser and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Aloe macroclada Baker
Official name : Aloe macroclada Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) wound, cream from fresh latex of Aloe macrocarpa, local application
H(091) impotency, fresh root, écraser and powder, then cream with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : eret (Amharic)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) babies diseases, fresh leaves of Alternanthera pungens, rub, squeeze then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mmidir akef (Amharic)
Alysicarpus quartinianus A. Rich.
Official name : Alysicarpus quartinianus A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris fresh root of Alysicarpus quartinianus, écraser then drink with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, racines fraîches de Argemone mexicana, écraser, then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yahya eshoh (Amharic)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(100), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, fresh and dried roots of Artemisia afra, écraser, powder then cream with butter
H(091) impotency, H(100) gonnoria, H(100) syphilis, fresh and dried roots, écraser, infusion with honey then drink the juice
H(101) excessive menstruation, racines fraîches, chew and swallow the juice
H(201) evil eye, fresh and dried roots, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yesiet kest (Amharic)
Astragalus atropilosus (Hochst.) Bunge
Official name : Astragalus atropilosus (Hochst.) Bunge
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, whole plant of Astragalus atropilosus, dry, burn then cream with ash with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, écraser and powder, boil with tea then drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azamir (Amharic)
Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Official name : Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) brain cancer, flowers of Bidens macroptera, powdered, sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : adey Abeba (Amharic)
Brassica carinata A. Braun
Official name : Brassica carinata A. Braun
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(041) anthrax seeds of Brassica carinata, grind and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gomen (Amharic)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) expel placenta, fresh bulb Bridelia micrantha, écraser then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yenebr tifir (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : V(013) démangeaison de la peau, dried leaves of Brucea antidysenterica, écraser, mixed with butter then cream in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : waynos/yedaga abalo (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(014) scabies, dried leaves of Brucea antidysenterica, écraser, mixed with butter then cream in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : waynos/yedaga abalo (Amharic)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(101), H(155)
Recipes : H(004) wound fresh shoots of Buddleja polystachya écraser and tie
H(068) parasites intestinaux, dried leaves, écraser and powder, immerse in TEJ then drink the juice
H(101) excessive menstruation, fresh leaves, make soft by rubbing, and insert with new cloth until bleeding stops
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh shoots, tie and cream concoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : anfar (Amharic)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh latex from Calotropis procera, cream concoction local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tobia (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008x), H(008), H(015z), H(022)
Recipes : H(001) expel foreign things from eye, fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea, écraser mixture, squeeze then insert with cotton
H(008x) bloody diarrhea, racines fraîches de Calpurnia aurea, écraser then drink with water
H(008) diarrhea, H(068) bilharziasis, dried seeds, grind and eat after pounding with honey
H(015z) erthroblastosis, dried seeds, grind and drink with honey or tie powder/concoction on neck
H(022) prolonged embryo in uterus , fresh dried root, tie concoction on spinal column
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zikita (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) external parasites, fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea, écraser, then wash with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zikita (Amharic)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(000), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic, dried fresh root of Carissa spinarum, burn the concoction and fumigate
H(201) evil eye, dried fresh root of Capparis tomentosa, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gimero (Amharic)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism,, fresh fruits of Capsicum annuum, écraser and drink with honey or smash in water then drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : karia/keto (Amharic)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh root of Carica papaya, écraser and boil with tea then drink juice
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves, écraser and drink with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : papya (Amharic)
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(000), H(099), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic, dried root of Carissa spinarum, burn the mixture and fumigate
H(099) brain tension/stres, dried root, écraser then fumigate
H(130) paralyzed leg , dried fresh root of Croton macrostachyus écraser with Carissa spinarum root mix with water and immerse affected part
H(201) fresh, dried roots, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : agam (Amharic)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh leaves of Senna didymobotrya, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : serka abeba (Amharic)
Cayratia gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Suess.
Official name : Cayratia gracilis (Guill. & Perr.) Suess.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, racines fraîches de Cayratia gracilis, cream concoction local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aserkush (Amharic)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, dried seeds of Celosia trigyna, grind and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lemlemcho (Amharic)
Chenopodium murale L.
Official name : Chenopodium murale L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(053)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh and dried leaves of Chenopodium murale, écraser then cream with butter
H(053) ear problem, fresh leaves, concoction inserted to ear tube
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amedmado (Amharic)
Cicer arietinum L.
Official name : Cicer arietinum L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried seeds of Cicer arietinum, germinate then eat with bulb of Allium sativum
H(068) tape worm, fresh whole plant of Kalanchoe laciniata, boil with Cicer arietinum cotyledons and eat cotyledons or écraser and mix with butter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shinbira (Amharic)
Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Official name : Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) rituals, beating with stick , fresh stems of Cirsium englerianum, écraser, immerse in water then drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yahyakusheshilie (Amharic)
Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Official name : Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, fresh shoots of Cirsium englerianum, écraser, roast then cream, local application
H(108) influenza virus, fresh fruits, écraser and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yahyakusheshilie (Amharic)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, fresh flowers of Citrus aurantium, the juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : komtatie (Amharic)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh fruits of Citrus aurantifolia , cream concoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lomy (Amharic)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, dried roots of Clausena anisata, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : limich (Amharic)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(078), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(094) hemorrhoid , bulb, leaves of Clematis simensis, écraser then tied
H(078) cancer, bulb, leaves of, écraser and powder then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aAzo areg (Amharic)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye & evil sprit, leaves, roots, seeds of Clerodendrum myricoides, écraser, powder then tie on the neck or take with tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : misroch (Amharic)
Clutia lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Clutia lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(012), H(039)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, racines fraîches de Clutia lanceolata, écraser then tie on neck region
H(012) bone fracture, racines fraîches, écraser and tie
H(039) expel ear mites, fresh fruits, grind, insert into ear tube until it expels mites
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : fiyelefej (Amharic)
Clutia lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Clutia lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) rituals, beating with stick , fresh leaves of Clutia lanceolata, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : fiyelefej (Amharic)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(108)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, fresh fruits of Coffea arabica, grind and eat with honey
H(108) common cold , fresh leaves, boil, decant then drink the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bunna (Amharic)
Commelina latifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Commelina latifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Commelina latifolia, écraser and tie
H(068) taenia scaplis, dried leaves, écraser and powder then cream with butter, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yewuha enkur (Amharic)
Convolvulus arvensis L.
Official name : Convolvulus arvensis L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(091)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîchess of Convolvulus arvensis, peel, chew then swallow juice
H(091) impotency, dried racines fraîches, écraser and powder then drink with GIN (AREKI)
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : este filastot (Amharic)
Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Official name : Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(041)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Convolvulus sagittatus, peel, chew then swallow juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : V(001), V(041)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, dried fresh leaves of Cordia africana, burn, then insert ash with butter, local application
V(041) anthrax, fresh leaves, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza (Amharic)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(039), H(178)
Recipes : H(178) fire burn , dried fresh leaves of Cordia africana, burn, then cream the ash
H(039) expel ear mites, fresh leaves, rub, squeeze, insert then cover cotton
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wanza (Amharic)
Crepis rueppellii Sch. Bip.
Official name : Crepis rueppellii Sch. Bip.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Crepis rueppellii, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crotalaria karagwensis Taub.
Official name : Crotalaria karagwensis Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, fresh dried leaves of Crotalaria karagwensis, écraser and powder then cream with butter, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeayt ater (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(104), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm , fresh sap of Croton macrostachyus , cream on affected part
H(020) venin de serpent, racines fraîches de Croton macrostachyus, écraser and drink with water
H(068) tape worm, fresh bulb, écraser, pound, then drink juice
H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves, boil, grind, make it DORRO WOTE (Ethiopian National Chicken Dish) with butter then eat with ENJERA (local beer)
H(104) intestinal & abdominal problems, fresh leaves of Croton , boil, grind then eat with butter, SHIRRO or TEFF INJERA
H(104) stomachache, fresh shoots, drink concoction
H(130) paralyzed leg , dried fresh root of Croton macrostachyus écraser with Carissa spinarumroot mix with water and immerse affected part
H(201) evil eye, fresh dried root, sniff and drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : misana (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh shoots of Croton macrostachyus, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : misana (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008x), H(039), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh fruits of Cucumis ficifolius, insert the affect part into the fruit
H(008x) bloody diarrhea, racines fraîches de Cucumis ficifolius, écraser and mix with milk, VO.
H(039) expel ear-mites, fresh shoot, écraser, squeeze then insert in ear tube
H(104) stomachache, H(041) anthrax , fresh root, peel, chew then swallow juice or écraser and drink with water
H(201) evil eye, fresh and dried root and fruit, écraser and tie on neck and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yemidir enbuay (Amharic)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(033), H(104), H(178)
Recipes : H(030) expel placenta, H(178) heart, H(104) gastritis problem, fresh fruit of Cucurbita pepo, chop then boil with water, VO.
H(033) sterile females, racines fraîches, chew and swallow juice to be fertile
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : duba (Amharic)
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) tooth ach, fresh leaves of Cupressus lusitanica, boil with salt then take with teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeferenge tid (Amharic)
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Official name : Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, fresh leaves of Cyathula prostrata, rub, squeeze then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aregist (Amharic)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) venin de serpent, fresh aerian part of Cynodon dactylon, chew and absorb the juice
H(068) tape worm, freh leaves and stems, drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : serdo (Amharic)
Cynoglossum coeruleum A. DC. ssp. geometricum (Baker & C.H. Wright) S.
Official name : Cynoglossum coeruleum A. DC. ssp. geometricum (Baker & C.H. Wright) S.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(020), H(039), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) eye problem, fresh leaves of Cynoglossum coeruleum, rub, squeeze then insert one-two droplets
H(001) expel foreign things from eye, fresh leaves, écraser, mixture, squeeze then insert with cotton wool
H(004) wound , fresh leaves, écraser, pound then cream, local application
H(020) spider poison, fresh leaves, écraser, pound then cream with butter
H(039) expel ear-mites, fresh leaves, rub, insert and squeeze
H(051) febrile illness, fresh leaves, rub, squeeze then cream and drink the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chegogit (Amharic)
Cyperus dichroostachyus Hochst. Ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cyperus dichroostachyus Hochst. Ex A. Rich.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma, fresh fleurs séchées of Cyperus dichroostathyus, burn and cream the ash with butter, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : giramta (Amharic)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014)
Recipes : H(001) expel foreign things from eye, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, écraser mixture, squeeze then insert with cotton wool
H(014) scabies and H(053) ear wound, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, écraser then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
Dichondra repens J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Official name : Dichondra repens J.R. Forst. & G. Forst.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, fresh leaves of Dichondra repens, rub, squeeze then cream except heart
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : afer kocher (Amharic)
Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Official name : Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Diplolophium abyssinicum Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, racines fraîches de Diplolophium africanum, pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zegerawta (Amharic)
Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Official name : Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Diplolophium abyssinicum Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh leaves of Diplolophium africanum, sniff the unprocessed leaf
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zegerawta (Amharic)
Dipsacus pinnatifidus Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Dipsacus pinnatifidus Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Dipsacaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rage, fresh leaves of Dipsacus pinnatifidus, pound and give with water in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ferezeng/kelem (Amharic)
Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Official name : Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) rituals, beating with stick, fresh shoots of Discopodium penninervium , écraser and give with water in nose and in ear tube
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : almit (Amharic)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, fresh leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia, écraser and cream with butter, local application
H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves and roots, p pound, immerse in water and drink the diluted mixture
H(068) tape worm, leaves and stems, VO. the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kitkita (Amharic)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : V(012) bone fracture, fresh leaves and twigs of Dodonaea angustifolia, tie twig parts together
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kitkita (Amharic)
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(095)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh fruits of Dovyalis abyssinica, immerse in water in flat material and sit on
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : koshim (Amharic)
Dregea rubicunda K.Schum.
Official name : Dregea rubicunda K.Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(070)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried leaves and stem bark of Dregea rubicunda, écraser, powder then tie
H(070) rage, fresh leaves of Dregea rubicunda, écraser and drink with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kuandira (Amharic)
Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Official name : Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, fresh whole plant of Dyschoriste radicans, chew and swallow the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh dried Embelia schimperi, fresh dried fruit of Embelia schimperi, eat fresh or écraser and drink with ‘TELA DIFDIF’ (local beer)
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : enkoko (Amharic)
Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Official name : Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, dried straws of Eragrostis tef , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tef (Amharic)
Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Official name : Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, dried seeds of Eragrostis tef, grind, prepare dough then cream on bare head
H(051) paludism, fresh latex of Euphorbia abyssinica, bake with Eragrostis tef dough
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tef (Amharic)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051) febrile illness, dried stem bark of Erythrina abyssinica, écraser then fumigate or drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kuara (Amharic)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, H(108) common cold, fresh leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, boil and fumigate with the fume
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech bahirzaf (Amharic)
Euclea racemosa Murray
Official name : Euclea racemosa Murray
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(022), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion poison, racines fraîches de Euclea racemosa, écraser and tie
H(100) gonorrhea, fresh dried roots, boil, écraser then eat with honey or butter
H(103) toothache, fresh root bark, take with teeth
H(022) prolonged embryo, fresh dried roots, tie the concoction on spinal column
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dedeho (Amharic)
Euclea racemosa Murray
Official name : Euclea racemosa Murray
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, racines fraîches de Euclea racemosa, peel and cream with butter for one night then use butter for paint
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dedeho (Amharic)
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(094), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(013) maladie de la peau, fleurs séchées, écraser, powder, then cream with honey, local application
H(051) paludism, fresh latex of Euphorbia abyssinica, bake with Eragrostis tef dough
H(094) hemorrhoid , fresh latex, cream the concoction, local application
H(104) stomach and intestinal problems, racines fraîches écraser, mix with DORO WOTTE then eat with ENJERA (local beer)
H(126) jaundice, racines fraîches de Euphorbia abyssinica, écraser, immerse in water then drink or bake with bread then eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kulkual (Amharic)
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, fresh latex of Euphorbia abyssinica, mix with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kulkual (Amharic)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(004), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Euphorbia tirucalli, paint the affected part or cream the concoction
H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh latex, cream the concoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kinchib (Amharic)
Ferula communis L.
Official name : Ferula communis L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(015z), H(078), H(091), H(095), H(139), H(151), H(201)
Recipes : H(015z) erthroblastosis, dried racines fraîches, grind and drink with honey or tie powder (concoction) on neck
H(078) lung cancer, racines fraîches, écraser and drink with water
H(091) impotency, racines fraîches, VO. concoction with honey
H(139) increase sexual needs, racines fraîches, pound, then give with INGERA (local beer) and butter
H(151) blood flow, racines fraîches de Ferula communis, écraser, immerse in water then give for newly delivered mother
H(201) evil sprit, dried racines fraîches, écraser and fumigate
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dog (Amharic)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, fresh dried stem bark of Ficus sur, take by teeth
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sholla (Amharic)
Ficus carica L.
Official name : Ficus carica L.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Ficus carica, cream the affected part, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : beles (Amharic)
Ficus vasta Forssk.
Official name : Ficus vasta Forssk.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(095)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Ficus vasta, cream the affected part, local application - - H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : warka (Amharic)
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh aerial part of Foeniculum vulgare, bBoil with tea then VO. .
H(038) urinary retention, fresh leaves, stem, cook in water then drink the juice
H(082) asthma, fresh leaves, stem, écraser, immerse with milk then VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ensilal (Amharic)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(015z), H(095)
Recipes : H(015z) erthroblastosis, dried roots of Gardenia ternifolia, grind and drink with honey or tie powder/concoction on neck
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gambillo (Amharic)
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(155)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, dried fresh root of Gossypium barbadense, ttie on neck or chew, absorb the juice
H(155) tonsillitis, dried fruit, grind then drink the liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tit (Amharic)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) expel placenta, fresh stem bark of Grewia ferruginea, peel the inside part, chop, emulsify with water then give
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lenquata (Amharic)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(095)
Recipes : H(030) expel placenta, fresh stem bark of Grewia ferruginea, peel the inside part, chop, emulsify with water then give
H(095) Grewia ferruginea wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lenquata (Amharic)
Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Official name : Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound, fresh aerial part of Guizotia schimperi, rub the part affected by ticks
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mech (Amharic)
Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Official name : Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, fresh root of of Guizotia schimperi, chew and swallow the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mech (Amharic)
Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Official name : Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) fire burn, fresh leaves of Helinus mystacinus, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : esat abrid (Amharic)
Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, racines fraîches de Heteromorpha arborescens, chew, absorb and swallow or tie fresh on neck
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yegib mirkuz (Amharic)
Hibiscus macranthus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Hibiscus macranthus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Hibiscus macranthus, chew and cream with cotton
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nacha (Amharic)
Huernia macrocarpa (A. Rich.) Spreng.
Official name : Huernia macrocarpa (A. Rich.) Spreng.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) general medicine, fresh aerial of Huernia macrocarpa, chop and give or chop and give after baking with black barley
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yemidir kulkual (Amharic)
Hypericum quartinianum A. Rich.
Official name : Hypericum quartinianum A. Rich.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(038) urinary problem, dried roots of Hypericum quartinianum, écraser, powder then eat with honey
H(104) stomachache, fresh leaves, chew and absorb the liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amujia (Amharic)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, racines fraîches de Indigofera arrecta, chew and absorb the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Indigofera prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Indigofera prieuriana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, H(104) stomach ache, racines fraîches de Indigofera prieuriana , chew and swallow juice or écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ? (Amharic)
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(103)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh shoots of Jasminum abyssinicum, écraser and drink with water
H(103) toothache, racines fraîches, take with teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tenbelel (Amharic)
Jasminum grandiflorum L
Official name : Jasminum grandiflorum L
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh dried roots of Jasminum grandiflorum, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : terhareg (Amharic)
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(162)
Recipes : H(003) scrotum swelling, fresh gum of Juniperus procera, cream in local application
H(162) urine retention, fresh dried fruit , boilwith TEJ then drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tid (Amharic)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(041), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried fresh leaves of Justicia schimperiana, écraser and powder then cream, local application
H(008) diarrhea, fresh leaves, smash, mix with water then drink the juice
H(041) anthrax , freh shoots, écraser, mix with water then drink the juice
H(068) tape worm , fresh laves, VO. and stems, VO. the concoction
H(104) stomachache, fresh leaves, écraser and then drink juice
H(108) common cold , H(082) ashma, fresh leaves, sniff unprocessed or after rubbing
H(126) jaundice, fresh leaves, boil, VO. and fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : smiza (Amharic)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(070)
Recipes : V(039) external parasite, fresh leaves of Justicia schimperiana, wash with fresh part
V(070) rage, racines fraîches, pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : smiza (Amharic)
Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Official name : Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(003), V(051)
Recipes : V(000) general medicine, racines fraîches de Kalanchoe laciniata, peel, tie with tiny rope then insert through skin on neck region
V(003) swelling, fresh aerial plant, heat and immediately touch part while hot
V(051) febrile illness, racines fraîches, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endahula (Amharic)
Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Official name : Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh whole plant of Kalanchoe laciniata, boil with Cicer arietinum cotyledons and eat cotyledons or écraser and mix with butter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endahula (Amharic)
Lactuca inermis Forssk.
Official name : Lactuca inermis Forssk.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(214)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Lactuca intermis, cream after removing the ticks, local application
H(068) amibe, racines fraîches de Lactuca intermis, chew and swallow the juice
H(214) bone, dried racines fraîches, tie on the problematic part
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dememerarit (Amharic)
Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I. Wood
Official name : Laggera crispata (Vahl) Hepper & J.R.I. Wood
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(111), H(124)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves of Laggera crispata , écraser and drink with water
H(104) gastric & H(104) stomachache, fresh leaves of aggera crispata, chew and swallow the juice
H(111) fire burn, fresh leaves, rub, squeeze then cream with cotton
H(124) stop blood flow after birth, racines fraîches, écraser, immerse in water then spray on newly delivered mother
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : keskesso / alshasum (Amharic)
Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Official name : Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dried fresh leaves Laggera tomentosa, rub and tie or dry, écraser , mix with honey and lemon juice then tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : keskeso/shetie (Amharic)
Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm. f.) Iwarsson var. raineriana
Official name : Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm. f.) Iwarsson var. raineriana
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, racines fraîches de Leonotis ocymifolia, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ferezeng (Amharic)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(138)
Recipes : H(138) prevent diseases relapse, aerial part of Leucas martinicensis, fumigate the fume
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried roots of Linum usitatissimum, écraser, mix with honey then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telba (Amharic)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(028z)
Recipes : H(028z) womb, dried fruits of Maesa laceolata, roast, grind, mix with butter then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kilabo (Amharic)
Malva verticillata L.
Official name : Malva verticillata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, dried fresh aerial part of Malva verticillata, écraser, powder and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : elit (Amharic)
Melia azedarach L.
Official name : Melia azedarach L.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves of Melia azedarach, écraser and cream
H(039) insecticide, dried fresh leaves, écraser and powder, then spray with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nim (Amharic)
Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Official name : Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(070)
Recipes : V(039) leeches, fresh leaves of Millettia ferruginea, écraser and give with water
V(070) rage, drier fresh stems, heat stick then touch their body with hot part
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : birbira (Amharic)
Mimusops kummel Bruce ex A. DC.
Official name : Mimusops kummel Bruce ex A. DC.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(095)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, fresh fruit of Mimusops kummel, eat raw fruit
H(095) wild food plant speciea
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : eshe (Amharic)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(008), H(100), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(100) gonorrhea, H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves of Momordica foetida, pound, squeeze then drink
H(201) evil sprit, fresh leaves and roots, boil and fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekurahareg / kuramechat (Amharic)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : V(111x)
Recipes : V(111x) sun stroke, fresh leaves of Momordica foetida, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekurahareg / kuramechat (Amharic)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, fresh dried stem bark of Myrica salicifolia, écraser, powder then insert in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shinet (Amharic)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(108) common cold & H(124) bleeding, fresh dried stem bark of Myrica salicifolia, écraser, powder then sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shinet (Amharic)
Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Nicandra physalodes (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) fire burn, fresh leaves of Nicandra physaloides, écraser, mix with butter then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kassa (Amharic)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, écraser and powder then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tinbaho (Amharic)
Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh shoots of Nuxia congesta, rub, squeeze then drink and put on head
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : atquar (Amharic)
Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Official name : Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, H(108) common cold, fresh leaves of Ocimum urticifolium, boil with tea and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dama kesie (Amharic)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye diseases, fresh leaves of Olea europaea subsp. Cuspidata, pound, squeeze then drop with cotton
H(053) deafness, fresh leaves, drop concoction with food oil
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves, chew and absorb the juice
H(201) evil eye, fresh leaves, beating with fresh stick
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : woira (Amharic)
Ormocarpum pubescens (Hochst.) Cufod.
Official name : Ormocarpum pubescens (Hochst.) Cufod.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried fresh leaves of Ormocarpum pubescens, écraser, powder then tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : murna (Amharic)
Orobanche ramosa L.
Official name : Orobanche ramosa L.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Symptoms : V(111x)
Recipes : V(111x) sunstroke, dried aerial part of Orobanche ramosa, fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Official name : Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(104)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic & H(108) common cold, dried aerial part of Otostegia integrifolia, fumigate the house
H(104) stomachache, fresh shoots, rub, squeeze then drink liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tunjut (Amharic)
Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Official name : Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vv(068) coccolida (cococsidiosis?), dried aerial part of Orobanche ramosa, fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tunjut (Amharic)
Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Official name : Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) tite problem, fresh leaves of Pentas lanceolata , écraser, powder then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ras faris (Amharic)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, fresh stems of Periploca linearifolia, heat with fire then immediately apply
H(094) hemorrhoid, racines fraîches, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : moider (Amharic)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) kidney infection, fresh leaves of Persea americana, boil and drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : avocado (Amharic)
Phyllanthus rotundifolius Klein ex Willd.
Official name : Phyllanthus rotundifolius Klein ex Willd.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, fresh latex of Phyllanthus rotundifolius, cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(051), H(126), H(172)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, fresh shoots, écraser, mix with water then drink
H(051) paludism, racines fraîches, écraser, squeeze then drink
H(126) jaundice, fresh leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra, écraser and drink with water
H(172) elephantiasis, fresh leaves, écraser, decant, and insert juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endod (Amharic)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(039) leeches,fresh leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra, écraser and insert with water
V(039) external parasite, fresh leaves, wash with unprocessed leaf
V(070) rage, racines fraîches, écraser and give with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endod (Amharic)
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) wound & H(124) bleeding, dried fresh leaves of Plantago lanceolata, écraser, powder then cream, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wonberet / gorte (Amharic)
Plectranthus tenuiflorus (Vatke) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus tenuiflorus (Vatke) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) weaken babies & H(201) evil sprit, drid fresh aerial part of Plectranthus tenuiflorus, écraser, powder then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mutansa (Amharic)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried racines fraîches de Plumbago zeylanica, cream concoction
H(020) scorpion sting, H(104) somachache, fresh leaves and roots, écraser and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amera (Amharic)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, fresh leaves of Premna schimperi, chew and spit
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chocho (Amharic)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, stem bark, leaves of Premna schimperi, écraser, powder then cream with butter or honey
H(103) toothache, racines fraîches, chew and take with teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chocho (Amharic)
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhea, fresh leaves Prunus persica, écraser, immerse in water then give
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kok (Amharic)
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fresh leaves and stems of Prunus persica, VO. the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kok (Amharic)
Punica granatum L.
Official name : Punica granatum L.
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer & H(013) maladie de la peau fresh fruits of Punica granatum, écraser and eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : roman (Amharic)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(155), H(182)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh shoots of Rhamnus prinoides, écraser and drink with water
H(182) herpes, fresh leaves, grind and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gesho (Amharic)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) calf diarrhea, fresh fruits of Ricinus communis, pound cream the teat of cow then allow to suck
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chakima / gulo (Amharic)
Rosa abyssinica Lindl.
Official name : Rosa abyssinica Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(095), H(151)
Recipes : H(036) dizziness, H(151) tension, fresh fruit of Rosa abyssinica, eat the raw fruit
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kega (Amharic)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh, root and leaves of Rubia cordifolia, VO. the concoction with tea or coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mencherer (Amharic)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, dried fresh root of Rumex abyssinicus, pound, powder then drink with milk
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mekmoko (Amharic)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, fresh root of Rumex nepalensis, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tult (Amharic)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(155) tonsillitis, dried fresh root of Rumex nepalensis, écraser, mix with water then drink juice or tie on neck without processing
H(104) stomachache, dried racines fraîches, chew and swallow the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tult (Amharic)
Rumex nervosus Vahl
Official name : Rumex nervosus Vahl
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(161)
Recipes : H(004) bleeding wound, fresh leaves of Rumex nervosus, pound then tie
H(161) wart, fresh leaves, rub,squeeze then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : enbuacho (Amharic)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, fresh leaves of Ruta chalepensis, écraser then fumigate whole body or drink the concoction
H(201) evil eye, dried fresh leaves, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tenadam (Amharic)
Sansevieria erythraeae Mattei
Official name : Sansevieria erythraeae Mattei
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear wound, fresh stems of Sansevieria erythraeae, heat, pound, squeeze then insert while cool
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chiret (Amharic)
Schefflera abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Harms
Official name : Schefflera abyssinica (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Harms
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) venin de serpent, fresh stem bark of Schefflera abyssinica, écraser and drink the infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : getem (Amharic)
Schinus molle L.
Official name : Schinus molle L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Schinus molle, pound and tie
H(037) cough, dried fresh fruit, Pound, cook in DORRO WOTE (Ethiopian National Chicken Dish) then eat with TEF ENGERA (sourdough-risen flatbread)
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kundoberbere (Amharic)
Sida ovata Forssk.
Official name : Sida ovata Forssk.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) fire burn, racines fraîches de Sida ovata, pound and cream the liquid with cotton
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yahya-nacha (Amharic)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Sida rhombifolia, écraser and tie
H(091) impotency, racines fraîches, VO. concoction with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gorgegit (Amharic)
Sida tenuicarpa Vollesen
Official name : Sida tenuicarpa Vollesen
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Sida tenuicarpa, écraser and tie
H(201) evil spirit & evil eye, dried racines fraîches, used as toothbrush or tie on neck
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chifrig (Amharic)
Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh leaves of Solanecio gigas, pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yashikoko gome (Amharic)
Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, dried fresh root of Solanecio gigas, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yashikoko gome (Amharic)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(161)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried fresh leaves of Solanum anguivi, cream with juice, local application
H(161) wart, fresh fruit, cream with juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zerch enbo (Amharic)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) rituals, beating with stick, racines fraîches de Solanum anguivi, écraser and give the infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zerch enbo (Amharic)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(020), H(104), H(113), H(161), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh fruit of Solanum incanum, écraser, chew then absorb juice
H(014) ring worm, fresh fruit, heat fruit then cream with juice
H(020) scorpion poison, fresh fruit, VO. juice with water
H(104) stomachache, racines fraîches, écraser, chew then absorb juice
H(113) arthritis / rheumatism, fresh leaves, pound and tie
H(161) wart, fresh fruit, cream with juice
H(171) diabetic, racines fraîches, chew and swallow juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekolla enboy (Amharic)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(039), V(051)
Recipes : V(039) leeches, fresh fruit of Solanum incanum, insert juice in nose
V(051) febrile illness , racines fraîches , pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yekolla enboy (Amharic)
Solanum marginatum L. f.
Official name : Solanum marginatum L. f.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) cough, fresh fruit of Solanum marginatum, give juice with goat milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yedega enboy (Amharic)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(094), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , fresh leaves of Solanum nigrum , écraser, chew then swallow juice
H(020) spider poison, fresh leaves, écraser, squeeze then cream
H(094) hemorrhoid , dried fresh aerial part, pound and tie
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : awut (Amharic)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoid, dried fresh stems of Steganotaenia araliacea, peel, heat then apply in the hot condition
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endoka / yefiyel chew (Amharic)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(070), H(155)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Stephania abyssinica, écraser and give with water
H(070) rage, racines fraîches, écrasered and given with milk and water
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh shoots, écraser and drink with water or cream on neck region
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chewchawit (Amharic)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion & venin de serpent, fresh stem barks of Stereospermum kunthianum, pound and tie or chew and swallow the juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zana (Amharic)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(001) eye problem, dried fresh stem barks of Stereospermum kunthianum, cream the concoction with butter and apply to cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zana (Amharic)
Striga senegalensis Benth.
Official name : Striga senegalensis Benth.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Synonyms : Striga hermontheca (Del.) Benth.
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, dried fresh aerial part of Striga hermonthica, écraser, powder and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gelmit (Amharic)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, fresh stem bark of Syzygium guineense, écraser and drink with water
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dokima (Amharic)
Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(091)
Recipes : H(003) scrotum swelling, racines fraîches de Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, écraser and drink with TELLA (local beer)
H(091) impotency, racines fraîches, VO. Concoction with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sire-bizu (Amharic)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(091)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, racines fraîches de Tragia brevipes, pound and tie
H(091) impotency , racines fraîches, VO. concoction with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abelbalit (Amharic)
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, fresh shoots of Urera hypselodendron, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lankusso (Amharic)
Urtica simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Urtica simensis Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Urtica simensis, grind and cream with butter
H(104) gastric, fresh leaves, roast, grind and drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sama (Amharic)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) evil spirit, fresh leaves of Verbasicum sinaiticum, boil and fumigate with the fum
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kutitina (Amharic)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, racines fraîches de Verbasicum sinaiticum, écraser and drink with water
H(104) stomachache, racines fraîches, pound and drink with honey or water or butter
H(201) evil eye, racines fraîches, sniff, drink and fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kutitina (Amharic)
Verbena officinalis L.
Official name : Verbena officinalis L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Symptoms : H(041), H(053), H(091), H(092), H(124), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, H(104) stomachache, chew and swallow the juice
H(053) deafness, fresh leaves, pound and ingest juice with water
H(091) impotency, dried roots, VO. concoction with honey
H(092) intestinal poison, aerial part, écraser and drink with water
H(124) bleeding, racines fraîches de Verbena officinalis, écraser and tie
H(155) tonsillitis, fresh whole plant, écraser and VO. with water
H(201) evil eye, dried racines fraîches, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
H(201) evil spirit, aerial part, écraser and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : atuch (Amharic)
Vernonia adoensis Schultz-Bip. ex Walp.
Official name : Vernonia adoensis Schultz-Bip. ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia macrocephala A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : AAAA H(013) démangeaison de la peau, racines fraîches de Vernonia adoensis, écraser. Poudre, faire une pommade avec du beure
H(020) venin de serpent, H(068) amibe, H(068) giardiase, H(104) gastrite, racines fraîches, écraser, poudre puis boire avec de l'eau ou mâchez et avalez du jus
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : eras abera / este musaye (Amharic)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloating, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, écraser and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(091) impotency, racines fraîches de Vernonia amygdalina, VO. the concoction with TELLA (local beer)
H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves, pound and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Official name : Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia stipulacea Klatt
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) impotency, dried racines fraîches de Vernonia myriantha, VO. the concoction with TELLA (local beer)
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kotkoto (Amharic)
Vicia faba L.
Official name : Vicia faba L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, dried seeds of Vicia faba, roast and VO. Infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bakela (Amharic)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves of Withania somnifera, écraser and boil with milk then drink
H(068) tape worm, H(000) babies disease, dried fresh leaves, fumigate in a closed fashion
H(091) impotency, racines fraîches, VO. the concoction with honey
H(201) evil eye & evil sprit, dries fresh leaves, roots, écraser and drink with water or fumigate with the fume
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : giziewa (Amharic)
Xanthium strumarium L.
Official name : Xanthium strumarium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves of Xanthium strumarium, rub,squeeze then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gid zemede (Amharic)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried fresh bulb of Ximenia americana, écraser, grind and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : enkoy (Amharic)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff , fresh straws of Zea mays, burn and cream ashes with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (Amharic)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, fresh leaves of Zehneria scabra, écraser and tie
H(008) diarrhea, fresh leaves of Zehneria scabra, écraser, chew then swallow juice
H(051) febrile illness, fresh aerial part, boil and take the fume in enclosed fashion
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (Amharic)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound, aerial part of Zehneria scabra, pound and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hareg resa (Amharic)
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus africana P. Mill. , Ziziphus sphaerocarpa Tul.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves of Ziziphus spina-christi, pound and cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gava (Amharic)