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Reference : HC 53

Author(s) : Conde, P., R. Figueira, S.. Saraiva, L. Catarino, M. Romeiras, M. C. Duarte
Title : The Botanic Mission to Mozambique (1942-1948): contributions to knowledge of the medicinal flora of Mozambique História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v.21, n.2, abr.-jun. 2014. http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0104-59702014000200007
Reference HC 53 has information about 71 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches (As folhas come gente quando a barriga dói tem bom gosto) leaves of Abrus precatorius, VO. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : metituaroi
Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (“Plantas empregadas na cura da lepra), ONS of Ampelocissus obtusata, RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : inacúa
Aristolochia albida Duch.
Official name : Aristolochia albida Duch.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite (raiz pisada serve para combater a mordedura das cobras), tiered roots of Aristolochia albida crushed, RNS (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : nhongoeangone
Asparagus africanus var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe
Official name : Asparagus africanus var. puberulus (Baker) Sebsebe
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teeth ache (Planta medicinal. A casca da raiz, quente, cura a dor de dentes (informação indígena)”), roots and bark hot of Asparagus africanus var. puberulus, RNS (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : cissanemba
Begonia oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.
Official name : Begonia oxyloba Welw. ex Hook. f.
Family : Begoniaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches (Remédio para dor de barriga), Begonia oxyloba used in the treatment of stomach aches , ONS, RNS
H(135) digestive (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948)) ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : moluco
Bonamia mossambicensis (Klotzsch) Hallier f.
Official name : Bonamia mossambicensis (Klotzsch) Hallier f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) unspecified medical troubles (As raízes são medicinals), roots of Bonamia mossambicensis (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : náquidumba
Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana (Pestal.) Toelken
Official name : Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana (Pestal.) Toelken
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) drink (As raízes pisadas em água são boas para beber) the root of Boscia foetida subsp. rehmanniana; crushed in the water; is good to drink. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : chucutza
Brackenridgea zanguebarica Oliv.
Official name : Brackenridgea zanguebarica Oliv.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(087)
Recipes : H(000) unspecified medical troubles, ONS, RNS de Brackenridgea zanguebarica
H(087) infection, ONS., RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mino
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f. subsp cathartica
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f. subsp cathartica
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgatif (Planta medicinal, purgativa (infuso de folhas e raízes)), leaves and roots of Bridelia cathartica, RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : balatangate
Capparis viminea Hook. f. & Thomson ex Oliv. var. vimine
Official name : Capparis viminea Hook. f. & Thomson ex Oliv. var. vimine
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite (Raiz antiofídica, em papa cozida, ingerida, segundo informação local) roots of Capparis viminea var. viminea cooked, RNS (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : rucato
Capparis viminea var. orthacantha (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf
Official name : Capparis viminea var. orthacantha (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(137)
Recipes : H(018) headache (Pisa pau para as dore de cabeça) (crushed; headache], stem of Capparis viminea var. orthacantha crushed RNS (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
H(137) diffuse pain, ONS, RNS (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mualangue
Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Official name : Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) increase virility (Raiz macerada é empregada para aumentar a virilidade, ou mastigar a raiz) roots of Carissa bispinosa macérée est utilisée pour increase virility or chew the root (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
H(038) urogenital infection (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948)) ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : pica-pica
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (As vagens verdes cortadas em rodelas, aplicam-se sobre as feridas para não infectar) The green pods of Cassia abbreviata are cut into slices and apply to wounds so they do not become infected (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mulumanhama
Catunaregam swynnertonii (S. Moore) Bridson
Official name : Catunaregam swynnertonii (S. Moore) Bridson
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac (A raiz cozida em água serve para dar força a gente com mulher) decoction of roots of Catunaregam swynnertonii , VO. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cissus cornifolia (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus cornifolia (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever puerpérale (Os indígenas usam a casca em coecção fervida para a febre puerpera) décoction d'écorce de Cissus cornifolia (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : munguingue
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds du bétail (Para tratar feridas do gado), ONS of Cissus quadrangularis, RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : shobólólo
Cladostemon kirkii (Oliv.) Pax & Gilg
Official name : Cladostemon kirkii (Oliv.) Pax & Gilg
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) unspecified medical troubles (Raiz medicinal como a da mandioca), roots of Cladostemon kirkii, RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : combocôre
Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Official name : Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache (Quando esfregar na mão e cheirar faz bem à cabeça e também põe no tabaco) ONS of Clematis brachiata rub in the hands and breathe the smellr. Also put in tobacco (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mucoca; mucoco
Cleome angustifolia subsp. petersiana (Klotzsch ex Sond.) Kers
Official name : Cleome angustifolia subsp. petersiana (Klotzsch ex Sond.) Kers
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea (As sementes esmagadas e postas em infusão são úteis contra a diarreia), seeds crushed of Cleome angustifolia in infusion, VO. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) teeth ache (Folhas, esmagadas, para as dores de dentes), leaves of Combretum collinum , crushed, for teeth ache (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors