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Reference : HC 56

Author(s) : Chekole, G.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used against human ailments in Gubalafto District, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:55, (2017)
Reference HC 56 has information about 135 plants :
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(198z)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, fresh leaves of Acacia seyal, crush and tie
H(004) woundf, fresh leaves, chew and tie or creamed
H(198z) dandruff, fresh leaves, crush and local application with water
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : duret (Amharic)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera var. sicula L. , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(001) eye dusts, H(053) ear mites, fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, squeeze the concoction then drop using cotton
H(004) wound, fresh leaves, pound, local application
H(015a) excessive bleeding after birth, fresh leaves, rub and insert then, cover with cloth
H(051) fever, fresh leaves, boil the concoction then fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : telenge (Amharic)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dry leaves of Acokanthera schimperi, crush then local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : miriez (Amharic)
Actiniopteris dimorpha Pic. Serm.
Official name : Actiniopteris dimorpha Pic. Serm.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) fire burn, fresh whole plant of Actiniopteris dimorpha, wash with juice and local application with the ashes
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : esat adrik (Amharic)
Agrocharis melanantha Hochst.
Official name : Agrocharis melanantha Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache fresh roots of Agrocharis melanantha, chew and absorb the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, fresh leaves of Ajuga integrifolia, rub and squeeze thendrink
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : tut astil (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh leaves of Allium sativum chew and swallow
H(201) evil eye, fresh fruit of Allium sativum, crush then sniff
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Aloe weloensis Sebsebe
Official name : Aloe weloensis Sebsebe
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(000)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh latex of Aloe weloensis, local application
H(051) paludim, fresh latex, isolate and drink
H(126) ABO incompatibility, (diseases which can cause jaundice) powder of dry roots mix with honey then drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : eret tafa (Amharic)
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves of of Huernia macrocarpa, squeeze the concoction then drink
H(201) evil eye, fresh leaves, rub and sniff
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : natra (Amharic)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh of whole plant of Artemisia afra, sniff
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : chikugn (Amharic)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) fresh leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca, Crush the concoction then paint
H(104) stomachache, fresh leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca, chew and absorb the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : bedena (Amharic)
Barleria eranthemoides R. Br. ex C.B. Clarke
Official name : Barleria eranthemoides R. Br. ex C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) visual impairment, ashes of fresh roots of Justicia schimperian, mixed with butter, local application
H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Barleria eranthemoides, crush and tie on the wound (local application)
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : setaf / senkolla (Amharic)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh or dried roots and leaves of Bersama abyssinica, crush the concoction then drink with milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : azamir (Amharic)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried whole plant of Bidens pilosa, fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : yeseytan merfie (Amharic)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye mites, fresh leaves of Boscia salicifolia, squeeze and mix lemon juice then drink
H(001) eye problem, fresh leaves, squeeze and filtrate then insert
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : tisha (Amharic)
Brassica oleracea L.
Official name : Brassica oleracea L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, powder of dried leaves of Brassica oleracea, mix honey for 2 days then eat
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : tikle gomen (Amharic)
Calotropis procera (Ait.) Ait. f. subsp. Procera
Official name : Calotropis procera (Ait.) Ait. f. subsp. Procera
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(094)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, fresh latex of Calotropis procera, local application
H(094) frersh latex , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : tobia (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(015a)
Recipes : H(015a) excessive bleeding after birth, fresh or dried roots of Calpurnia aurea, crush or powderize the concoction then drink with water
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye and evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Capparis tomentosa, crush then fumigate
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
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 fruit of Capsicum annuum; Chop the then eat
Region : West Africa
Country : Northern Ethiopia (Gubalafto District)
Vernacular name : karia / keto (Amharic)