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Reference : HK 66

Author(s) : Karunamoorthi, K., T. Hailu
Title : Insect repellent plants traditional usage practices in the Ethiopian malaria epidemic-prone setting: an ethnobotanical survey Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:22 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/22
Reference HK 66 has information about 22 plants :
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 62) repelling mosquitoes, bulb of Allium sativum crushing and applying the juice on the skin.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : qullubii adii (Afaan Oromoo)
Aloe pulcherrima M. G. Gilbert & Sebsebe
Official name : Aloe pulcherrima M. G. Gilbert & Sebsebe
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 66) repelling tick and mosquitoes, leaves of Aloe pulcherrima burning the dried leaves to generate smoke and crushing leaves to spray in and around houses.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : hargessa dhala (Afaan Oromoo)
Boswellia papyrifera (Delile) Hochst.
Official name : Boswellia papyrifera (Delile) Hochst.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 98) repelling mosquitoes and house fly, barks and resin of Boswellia papyrifera burned to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : ixanaa( nadii) (Afaan Oromoo)
Brassica nigra (L.) W.D.J.Koch
Official name : Brassica nigra (L.) W.D.J.Koch
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 31) repelling mosquitoes, seeds of Brassica nigra crushed and its juice rubbed on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : sanaficaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 59) repelling mosquitoes, dermis of roots of Buddleja polystachya, burning the dried roots to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : qomonyoo (Afaan Oromoo)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 56) repelling mosquitoes and tick, dried leaves of Carica papaya crushed and apply the juice on the exposed parts of the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : papayaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 69) repelling mosquitoes and house fly, peals of Citrus sinensis, dried peels burned to generate smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : qolaa burtukanaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 24) repelling mosquitoes, peels of fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, crushing and applying on exposed parts of the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : lommii (Afaan Oromoo)
Colchicum autumnale L.
Official name : Colchicum autumnale L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 53) repelling, burning the dried barks/dermis of Colchicum autumnale to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : bukbuka (Afaan Oromoo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 87) repelling mosquitoes, dried leaves of Croton macrostachyus burned to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : bakanissa (Afaan Oromoo)
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 143) repelling mosquitoes and house fly, leaves, dermis, barks of Cupressus lusitanica burned dried parts to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : gatirra habasha (Afaan Oromoo)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 60) repelling mosquitoes, root of Echinops kebericho, dried parts burned to generate smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : qabaaricho (Afaan Oromoo)
Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
Official name : Eucalyptus citriodora Hook.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 59) repelling mosquitoes, coachroaches, ticks and house fly, leaves of Eucalyptus citriodora, crushing and applying on skin and burning to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : bargamoo adii (Afaan Oromoo)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 112) repelling mosquitoes and other haematophagous insects, burning whole plant of Eucalyptus globulus and crushing leaves and applying on exposed body parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : akaakltii adii (Afaan Oromoo)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 57) repelling mosquitoes and coachroaches, leaves of Justicia schimperiana burned to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : dhumugaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 51) repelling mosquitoes, housefly, ticks and mites., seeds of Lepidium sativum crushing and applying on skin also drinking
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : fexo (Afaan Oromoo)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 65) repelling mosquitoes, leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium burned dried parts to generate smoke, making juice and applying on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : damakessie (Afaan Oromoo)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 61) repelling mosquitoes, leaves of Ocimum suave burned dried parts to generate smoke, making juice and applying on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : qoricha michii (Afaan Oromoo)
Olea europaea L.
Official name : Olea europaea L.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 58) repelling mosquitoes and house fly, leaves and parks of Olea europaea dried parts burned to generate smoke.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : ejersaa (Afaan Oromoo)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 47) repelling mosquitoes and house fly, leaves of Pavonia urens burned to generate smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma Zone, Kersa woreda (district))
Vernacular name : hincinnii (Afaan Oromoo)