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Reference : HH 18

Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Reference HH 18 has information about 89 plants :
Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Official name : Acacia ehrenbergiana Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(001) eye infections, H(001) red eyes, grind the leaves of Acacia ehrenbergiana in H2O and wash the eye
H(004) injuries, H(045) wound infections, leaf paste isapplied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : makqani (Geez ?)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric, soaking crushed bark and fruits of Acacia etbaica in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : kasalto (Geez ?)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(045), H(111), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) injuries,H(014) whitlow, H(045) wound infections, H(124) haemorrhage, leaves paste of Acacia mellifera , local application
H(111) burns, heated leaf powder , local application
H(118) angina, fresh leaves in chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : makqarto (Geez ?)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045), H(123)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(045) wound infections, leaves paste of Acacia oerfota , local application
H(013) infections, grind the leaves in H2O and wash
H(123) food poisoning, oaking crushed leaves in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : sisakto (Geez ?)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027x), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, soaking crushed bark or root of Acacia seyal in H2O and VO.
H(027x) after abortion, soaking bark in H2O and VO.
H(104) stomach aches, soaking crushed bark in H2O for 30' and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : qadgento (Geez ?)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(085)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, heated leaves or roots of Acacia tortilis are applied topically or leaves or roots paste , local application
H(037) dry coughs, the plant is applied on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(037) coughs, the root is applied on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(085) diphtheria, soaking crushed roots in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : eqebto (Geez ?)
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(013), H(045), H(051), H(085), H(103), H(108), H(124), H(137)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, soaking the crushed plant of Acalypha fruticosa for 3h in H2O and VO.
H(004) wounds,H(013) infections, H(045) wound infections, H(124) haemorrhage, H(137) sores, leaves paste of Acalypha fruticosa , local application
H(013) skin infections, H(085) diphtheria, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(108) colds, soaking crushed leaves in H2O and the H2O is used as nose drop
H(051) fevers, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(103) tooth decays, soaking leaves in in H2O and H2O is used as mouthwash
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : darmuusa (Geez ?)
Acalypha indica L.
Official name : Acalypha indica L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) ganglions, leaves paste of Acalypha indica , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : horrisa (Geez ?)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) pruritic, leaves paste of Achyranthes aspera , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : qadda (Geez ?)
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(012), H(179)
Recipes : H(012) bone problems (gamra), soaking the stems of Aerva javanica in boiled H2O and the H2O is appled topically or insert drops in the nose
H(124) haemorrhage, soaking the crushed fresh plant in H2O and VO.
H(179) renal calculus, soaking crushed roots in H2O and VO.
H(179) kidney problems, soaking crushed fresh leaves for 12 h in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : oylayto (Geez ?)
Aizoon canariense L.
Official name : Aizoon canariense L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds , leaves paste of Aizoon canariensis , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : ilidubbiyta (Geez ?)
Aloe mcloughlinii Christian
Official name : Aloe mcloughlinii Christian
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(020)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(001) eye problems, H(001) eye infections, soaking fresh leaves of Aloe mcloughlinii in H2O and the H2O is used as eye drop
H(006) laxative, soaking crushed leaves or branches or stems inH2O for 12 h and VO.
H(020) snake bites, soaking crushed stems for 12h in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : qurreyta (Geez ?)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) furuncles, leaves paste of Alternanthera pungens , local application
H(013) skin infections, soaking fresh leaves in H2O and the H2O is used as shower bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : qaskena (Geez ?)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves paste of Argemone mexicana , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : bangi (Geez ?)
Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Official name : Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(020), H(085), H(086), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, soaking crushed fresh leaves and fruits Aristolochia bracteolata in H2O and VO.
H(020) snake bites, H(118) angina, H(085) diphtheria, H(113) pains, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(086) ganglions, leaf paste , local application
H(103) toothdecays, fresh leaves in chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : suqsuuqi (Geez ?)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(124) haemorrhage, leaves paste of Balanites aegyptiaca , local application
H(037) tuberculosis, soaking crushed roots in H2O and theH2O is VO. or drops in the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : udda (Geez ?)
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(051), H(068), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, soaking crushed fresh leaves of Balanites rotundifolia in H2O for one hour and VO.
H(014) whitlows, leaf paste , local application
H(031) side aches, H(068) parasites, H(171) diabetes, soaking crushed fresh leaves in H2O and VO.
H(051) paludism, soaking crushed fresh fruits in H2O and VO.
H(051) fevers, leaf and branch powder are sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled nasally or soaking crushed fresh leaves and fruits inH2O and VO.
H(104) gastric, soaking crushed fresh leaves and bark in H2O and VO.
H(126) jaundice, branch powder is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled nasally or soaking crushed fresh leaves and fruits in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : alayto (Geez ?)
Barleria homoiotrichia C.B. Clarke
Official name : Barleria homoiotrichia C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backpains, soaking crushed fresh leaves of Barleria homoiotrichia in boiled H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : gansalto (Geez ?)
Becium filamentosum (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Becium filamentosum (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves paste of Becium filamentosum , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : dowdowya (Geez ?)
Blepharis edulis (Forssk.) Pers.
Official name : Blepharis edulis (Forssk.) Pers.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) siatic nerves, soaking crushed fresh leaves of Blepharis edulis and roots in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : yamarukto (Geez ?)