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Reference : HH 20

Author(s) : Hedimbi, M & K. C. Chinsembu
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS-related disease conditions in the Ohangwena region, Namibia. International Journal of Medicinal Plant Research Vol.1 (1), pp. 004-011, June, 2012. www.internationalscholarsjournals.org © International Scholars Journals
Reference HH 20 has information about 33 plants :
Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Official name : Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, dissolve the bark of Acacia ataxacantha in boiling water and drink the filtrate
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omukoro (Oshiwambo)
Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C.Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, mix fruit of Acanthosicyos naudinianus with water and drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : katangakamufifi (Oshiwambo)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, dissolve the whole plant of Asparagus africanus in water and apply filtrate on infected area
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : okawekamuthithi (Oshiwambo)
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, dissolve leaves and bark of Boscia albitrunca in boiling water, rubbing on infected area and drink the filtrate
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omunghudi (Oshiwambo)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, whole plant of Senna italica, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : okatundangu (Oshiwambo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chew and swallow the juice from leaves of Cassia occidentalis
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omutiweyoka (Oshiwambo)
Clerodendrum ternatum Schinz
Official name : Clerodendrum ternatum Schinz
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, dissolve leaves and bark of Clerodendrum ternatum in water and apply filtrate on infected area
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : oshanyu (Oshiwambo)
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, dissolve leaves of Combretum collinum in boiling water and drink the filtrate
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omukubu (Oshiwambo)
Combretum imberbe Wawra
Official name : Combretum imberbe Wawra
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, dissolve barks of Combretum imberbe in boiling water and drink the filtrate
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omukuku (Oshiwambo)
Combretum mechowianum O. Hoffm.
Official name : Combretum mechowianum O. Hoffm.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, boil roots of Combretum mechowianum into tea and drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omupupuaheke (Oshiwambo)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(013), H(100) genital ulcers caused by syphilis or chancroid, crush stems and leaves of Corchorus tridens in water, put on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : okalyaoipute (Oshiwambo)
Epaltes alata (Sond.) Steetz
Official name : Epaltes alata (Sond.) Steetz
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100)
Recipes : H(004), H(100) syphilis wounds, Rubbing roasted leaves or powder of Epaltes alata into wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : odivadiva (Oshiwambo)
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Official name : Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(100) gonorrhea, decoction of leaves of Erythrophleum africanum, in tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omupako (Oshiwambo)
Gisekia pharnaceoides L.
Official name : Gisekia pharnaceoides L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(068) antihelminth, whole plant of Gisekia pharnaceoides, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : omundjulu (Oshiwambo)
Gomphocarpus tomentosus Burch.
Official name : Gomphocarpus tomentosus Burch.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, gonorrhea, stem, leaves of Gomphocarpus tomentosus, dried, roasted, powdered and applied on infected area
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : etamupya (Oshiwambo)
Heliotropium supinum L.
Official name : Heliotropium supinum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(078)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(078) tumors, any plant part of Heliotropium supinum, grind into powder, mix with water, and apply to tumor or wound
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : ohanauni (Oshiwambo)
Jacquemontia tamnifolia (L.) Griseb.
Official name : Jacquemontia tamnifolia (L.) Griseb.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, whole plant of Jacquemontia tamnifolia, boil and inhale steam under cover of blanket
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : okatangaela (Oshiwambo)
Limeum fenestratum (Fenzl) Heimerl
Official name : Limeum fenestratum (Fenzl) Heimerl
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, stem and leaves of Limeum fenestratum, boil, drink as tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : oluide (Oshiwambo)
Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
Official name : Limeum viscosum (J. Gay) Fenzl
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, stem and leaves of Limeum viscosum, boil, VO. as tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : oluide (Oshiwambo)
Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f.
Official name : Merremia tridentata (L.) Hallier f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Synonyms : Merremia tridentata subsp. angustifolia (Jacq.) Ooststr.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, whole plant of Merremia tridentata, boil and inhale steam under cover of blanket
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Ohangwena region)
Vernacular name : okashila konhoka (Oshiwambo)