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Reference : HJ 07

Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Reference HJ 07 has information about 42 plants :
Acacia goetzei Harms
Official name : Acacia goetzei Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3), decoction of bark of Acacia goetzei added to soup as a strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msigisigi (Batemi)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(104, 3) gastrointestinal problems, decoction of bark or roots of Acacia mellifera put into soup
H(037, 2), bark of Acacia mellifera, used to treat coughs
H(051, 5) fever , infusion of bark or roots of Acacia mellifera, VO.
H(055, 3) emetic, decoction of bark or roots , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mng' orora (Batemi)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(075), H(091), H(135)
Recipes : H(075, 7), H(091, 4), H(135, 7) digestive , decoction of bark or roots of Acacia mellifera added to soup or drunk as a digestive aid and appetite stimulant or as a strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : kijemi (Batemi)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091, 2), root of Acacia nubica, decoction added to soup as a strengthening tonic
H(113, 4), decoction of root or branches drunk or added to soup for joint and-muscle pain
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : oldebe (Batemi)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 6), roots of Acacia senegal chewed and juice swallowed or decoction drunk to treat coughs
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mhuti (Batemi)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), decoction of bark of Acacia tortilis added to soup for medicinal purposes.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mkamahe (Batemi)
Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Official name : Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), roots added to soup as an emetic or cathartic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mrera (Batemi)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(055)
Recipes : H(051, 8) fever, H(051, 8) paludism, H(055, 8) emetic, infusion drunk or infusion or decoction of root bark added to soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mrira (Batemi); mukutani (Maasai)
Aloe volkensii Engl.
Official name : Aloe volkensii Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(001, 2), drop of juice of Aloe volkensii used to treat eye problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : lugaka (Batemi)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(051), H(055)
Recipes : H(051, 4) fever, H(055, 4) emetic, decoction or infusion or bark of roots or stem drunk to relieve high feverand acts as an emetic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mjuiya (Batemi)
Boscia coriacea Pax
Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), decoction of roots of Boscia coriacea is drunk or taken in soup for medicinal purposes.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : jugumetu (Batemi)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) roots of Carissa edulis boiled in water or soup are used to treat coughs
H(051, 2); roots used to treat fever
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mbaghao; ngamrvaga (Batemi)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135, 2), root of Cissampelos mucronata chewed and juice swallowed for indigestion
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mugulita (Batemi)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(091), H(137)
Recipes : H(137, 4) decoction of roots of Clerodendrum myricoides drunk or added to soup for relief of pains or as H(091, 2) atonie.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mgutugutu; mhurambura (Batemi)
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3) stems of Croton dichogamus or decoction of stems used in soup as a strengthening tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msiniya; mgilalugi (Batemi)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vc(091, 2), an infusion of the powdered bark and potash is given orally to goats as a conditioner
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : ekita-lambu; kitalambu (Batemi)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(117), H(127)
Recipes : H(051, 2) powdered bark is added to boiled milk to treat and prevent paludism and other fevers
H(104, 4), decoction or powder of bark is added to soup or tea and taken to treat abdominal problems associated with H(117, 4) gall bladder and H(127, 4) spleen problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : ekita-lambu; kitalambu (Batemi)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3) stem bark of Euclea divinorum added to soup as tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msanganetu (Batemi)
Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Official name : Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 3), stem bark of Euclea racemosa added to soup as tonic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msanganetu (Batemi)
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2), roots of Grewia villosa to treat coughs
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msabasabwa (Batemi)