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Reference : HG 26

Author(s) : Giday, M., Z. Asfaw, Z. Woldu, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5 : 34 (2009)
Reference HG 26 has information about 37 plants :
Aframomum corrorima (Braun) P.C.M. Jansen
Official name : Aframomum corrorima (Braun) P.C.M. Jansen
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache (gobkin koshki) , seeds of Aframomum corrorima, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : orsha (Omotic)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta (kochiwutergu shida), leaves of Ajuga integrifolia, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anarrhinum forskaohlii (J.F.Gmel.) Cufod.
Official name : Anarrhinum forskaohlii (J.F.Gmel.) Cufod.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi) , leaves of Anarrhinum forskaohlii, topical
H(113) arthritis (pits) , leaves of Anarrhinum forskaohlii, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : turtsay (Omotic)
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
Official name : Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Asparagus plumosus Baker
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes (meshmesh), cladode of Asparagus setaceus, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : kinghang (Omotic)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(053)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta (kochiwutergu shida), leaves, seeds of Bidens pilosa, RNS., VO.
H(053) ear infection (ay fugi), leaves of Bidens pilosa, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : gurday (Omotic)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Carica papaya, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : papaya (Omotic)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(043)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis (tikus), leaves of Centella asiatica, RNS., VO., topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tikus-asht (Omotic)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (danch), leaves of Commelina benghalensis, RNS., topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection (tseskin), leaves of Cynoglossum amplifolium, RNS., local application
H(001) cataract (tsesin), leaves of Cynoglossum amplifolium, Hydrocotyle mannii , RNS., local application
H(004) wound (danch), leaves, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : ziyad (Omotic)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract (tsesin), leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia, RNS., topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) arthritis (pits) leaves of Drymaria cordata, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : pits-asht (Omotic)
Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Official name : Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract (tsesin), leaves of Cynoglossum amplifolium, Hydrocotyle mannii , RNS., topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : bezem-pesh (Omotic)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(043)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi), leaves, whole plant above ground of Indigofera spicata, RNS., VO.
H(014) tinea nigra (gayt), leaves, topical
H(043) meningitis (tikus), root, aerial parts of Microglossa pyrifolia , Indigofera spicata VO. + local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : kursi-asht (Omotic)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi), leaves, whole plant above ground of Dyschoriste nagchana, leaves of Ipomoea batatas, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : siquar-dinich (Omotic)
Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Official name : Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea (shote) , leaves of Leucas deflexa, RNS., VO.
H(008) child diarrhoea (goken kosh), whole plant above ground , local application (nose)
H(068) ascariasis (wesfat), leaves, RNS., local application (nose)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : qechemen (Omotic)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis, leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia , RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tikus-asht (Omotic)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(043)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis (tikus), root, aerial parts of Microglossa pyrifolia , Indigofera spicata VO. + local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tikus-asht (Omotic)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever+ H(018) headache and sometimes lip sores. (michi) , leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium , RNS., VO., local application and local in H(001) eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tikmichi-asht (Omotic)
Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Official name : Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(043)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis , roots, leaves of Pentas lanceolata, RNS., local application, VO.
Vb(043) meningitis (tikus) , roots, leaves of Pentas lanceolata, RNS., local application, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tigoch (Omotic)
Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Official name : Pentas lanceolata (Forssk.) Deflers
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(043), H(086), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) boil (kursi) , leaves, flowers of Pentas lanceolata, local application
H(043) meningitis (tikus), roots, leaves , RNS., VO. + local application
H(086) lymphadenitis (charush), roots, leaves of Pentas lanceolata, RNS., local application, VO.
H(104) abdominal cram (sheskan gazke), roots, RNS., VO.
H(113) arthritis (pits) , roots, leaves of Pentas lanceolata, RNS., local application, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tigoch (Omotic)