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Reference : HM 41

Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Reference HM 41 has information about 60 plants :
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, rushed/pounded fresh / dry root of Momordica foetida mixed with Allium sativum bulb, VO. before breakfast for three days.
H(051) paludism, fresh or dry fruits of Allium sativum is chewed and orally
H(051) paludism, pounded seeds of Lepidium sativum mixed withAllium sativum bulbs and honey, VO. for five days before breakfast After each dose, one glass of melted butter is recommended for immediate recovery.
H(051) paludism, crushed / pounded fresh / dry leaves of Croton macrostachyus boiled with H2O is concocted with Allium sativum (bulb) roasted with butter and left over night outside home, VO. at the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sunkurtae (Gedeoffa)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, crushed or pounded fresh stem of Artemisia abyssinica with butter is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sugetieae (Gedeoffa)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh leaves of Artemisia afra are chewed and taken orally
H(051) paludism, pwder fresh / dry leaves nixed with butter is taken with coffee orally before breakfast for three days
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed or pounded fresh or dry leaves of Artemisia afra are boiled in H2O and the filtrate is taken hot; orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chugughee (Gedeoffa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powder of dry root of Asparagus africanus with butter is applied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : uffaec (Gedeoffa)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, crushed / pounded fresh root of Bersama abyssinica mixed with cold H2O, VO.
H(051) febrile illness, rushed / pounded fresh root of Bersama abyssinica concocted with leaves of Ruta chalepensis with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : jejjebba (Gedeoffa)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pwder fresh root bark of Brucea antidysenterica mixed with H2O is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : kapparro (Gedeoffa)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) dingetegia, infusion of crushed / pounded dry leaves of Buddleja polystachya, VO. H(000) dingetegia, infusion de feuilles sèches écrasèes et pilées de Buddleja polystachya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : affarao (Gedeoffa)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, chew and swallow fresh / dry fruits of Capsicum annuum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : miximixo (Gedeoffa)
Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Official name : Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(094)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, pwder dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus mixed with butter is taken with coffee or tea.
H(094) haemorrhoid, crushed / pounded dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus concocted with Vernonia amygdalina leaves mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : guccino (Gedeoffa)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoebas, chewed and swallowed fresh seed of Carica papaya
H(068) intestinal parasites, chew and swallow seed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : papaya (Gedeoffa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(124)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(068) amoeba, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
H(100) gonorrhea, fresh root powder with honey is taken as a drink before copulation
H(101) excessive menstruation, fresh root powder with butter is taken as a drink for before breakfast three days.
H(124) bleeding nose, fresh root powder mixed with H2O is taken as a drink for three days
H(155) tonsillitis, chewing and swallowing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : assenmeka (Gedeoffa)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, crushed / pounded fresh stem of Catha edulis concocted with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is boiled and one glass of the filtrate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chatae (Gedeoffa)
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis; rushed/ pounded fresh / dry root of Caylusea abyssinica in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sheggitae (Gedeoffa)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chew and swallow fresh fruits of Citrus limon
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : lomae (Gedeoffa)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(055)
Recipes : H(000) kintarot, rubbing affected part with crushed fresh / dry root of Euphorbia tirucalli concocted with crushed leaves of Coffea arabica
H(055) vomiting, smoke inhalation of dried leaves and infusion of leaves of Coffea arabica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : buno (Gedeoffa)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma , fine powder of Colocasia esculenta mixed with H2O , VO. Or thic paste in local application
H(008) diarrhea, dry and fresh Colocasia esculenta , crushed and pounded with a rhizom of Zingiber officinale, VO. with coffe
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : godarre (Gedeoffa)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, pwder dry root bark of Cordia africana is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled covered by cloth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : waddissa (Gedeoffa)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, rubbing affected part by exudates of old leaves of Croton macrostachyus
H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(051) paludism, crushed / pounded fresh / dry leaves of Croton macrostachyus boiled with H2O is concocted with Allium sativum (bulb) roasted with butter and left over night outside home, VO. at the morning
H(068) intestinal parasites, pounded fresh / dry leaves of Justicia schimperiana is concocted with bark of Croton macrostachyus, VO. for three days.
H(068) amoebas, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : bissano (Gedeoffa)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) fertility, H(091) abnormal growth, handful root of Cynoglossum lanceolatum is crushed by hand, small amount of cold H2O is added to squash, the mixture is inhaled and few drops are drunk.
H(201) mental problems, crushed, pounded and mix with H2O and drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : korchibae (Gedeoffa)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(086)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasite, decoction of dry fruit of Dodonaea angustifolia is applied topically
H(086) lymphatic swelling, powder dry fruits with H2O, VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ittechhae (Gedeoffa)