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Reference : HK 35

Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Reference HK 35 has information about 50 plants :
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Albizia zygia, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : muragaza (Runyankole)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stem bulb, leaves, root tuber of Allium cepa, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : katunguru (Runyankole, KI, Runyaruguru)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stem bulb, leaves, root tuber of Allium cepa, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : tungurusumu (Rukonjo)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), fruits peeling of Ananas comasus, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : enanasi (Runyankole, Rukonjo, Runyaruguru),
Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Official name : Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Astripomoea grantii., squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mukuzanyara
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, seeds, fruit, roots of Bidens pilosa, squeezing by hands, VO. + smoking in a pipe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : enyabarashama (Runyankole), omwisonya, omwisonia (Rukonjo), sers (Rukonjo, Luganda)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Cajanus cajan, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : ntondigwa (Runyankole), enkolimbo (Runyaruguru), empinamuti (Rukonjo, Runyaruguru)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, seeds and fruit of Capsicum frutescens, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kamurari (Luganda), eshenda (Runyankole)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, roots, fruit of Carica papaya, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mapapari (Runyankole, Runyaruguru)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves and roots of Senna didymobotrya, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mugabagaba (Runyankole), mukyora (Runyaruguru), mukora (Rukonjo)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, seeds and fruits of Chenopodium procerum, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mukazimurungi (Runyaruguru, Rukonjo), muzumbazumbe, mujumbajumbe (Runyankole)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves and roots of Cissampelos mucronata, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kavamagombe (Rukonjo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kikuzumburi, mukuza nyana
Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Clerodendrum rotundifolium, squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : ekishekashekye (Runyankole), nkanyabe (Rukonjo), musekeseke (Lutooro)
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Commelina sp., squeezing by hands, VO. + leaves crushed in vagina
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : akateija (Runyankole), ekiteza (Runyaruguru)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), roots of Croton megalocarpus , squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mutugunda (Runyankole)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, fruit, roots, seeds of Cucurbita pepo., squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : bishusha (Runyaruguru), byozi (Runyankole)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves and roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule , squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : kibombo / bombo, kimara (Runyankole)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Erythrina abyssinica, squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : murinzi (Runyaruguru), kiiko (Runyankole)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), the whole plant of Euphorbia hirta , squeezing by hands, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mpangura (Runyaruguru)