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Reference : HM 45

Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Reference HM 45 has information about 59 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 2) convulsions, root of Acacia karroo crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muhwa (Shona)
Albizia antunesiana Harms
Official name : Albizia antunesiana Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(100), H(139), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(006, 3) purgative, leaves of Albizia antunesiana crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(008, 6) diarrhoea, H(100, 3) gonorrhoea, H(139, 7) aphrodisiac, H(201, 2) infertility in women, roots of Albizia antunesiana crushed, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
H(157, 3) convulsions, bark of Albizia antunesiana crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muriranyenze (Shona)
Aloe greatheadii Schönland
Official name : Aloe greatheadii Schönland
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation, H(100, 4) gonorrhoea, leaves of Aloe greatheadii, hot water extract VO. three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : gavakava (Shona)
Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Official name : Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, roots of Ampelocissus africana, crushed, mixed with water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muzambiringa (Shona)
Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, roots of Ampelocissus obtusata, crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muzambiringa (Shona)
Annona stenophylla Engl. & Diels
Official name : Annona stenophylla Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(100), H(106)
Recipes : H(013, 4) boils, roots of Annona stenophylla, paste applied on the boil
H(037, 4) chest pains, roots crushed, mixed with hot water, extract drunk
H(100, 5) sexually transmitted diseases, roots crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(106, 9) snake repellent, roots of Annona stenophylla mixed with roots of Securidaca longipedunculata and sprinkled around homestead
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muroro (Shona)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, roots of Asparagus africanus, crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(022, 8) to dilate the birth canal, roots crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(037, 4) pneumonia, roots crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : rukato (Shona)
Azanza garckeana (F. Hoffm.) Exell & Hillc.
Official name : Azanza garckeana (F. Hoffm.) Exell & Hillc.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053, 2) earache, roots of Azanza garckeana, infusion dropped into the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : mutohwe (Shona)
Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Official name : Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 3) abdominal pains, roots of Berchemia discolor crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : nyii (Shona)
Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Official name : Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 2) sexually transmitted diseases, barks of Brachystegia boehmii crushed, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : mupfuti (Shona)
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 3) infertility in men, roots of Bridelia cathartica crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : mutsvoritsvoto (Shona)
Bridelia mollis Hutch.
Official name : Bridelia mollis Hutch.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, roots of Bridellia mollis hot water extract VO. three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : mutuzvidzembwa (Shona)
Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Official name : Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 8) diarrhoea, roots of Carissa bispinosa hot water extract VO. three times a day
H(037, 4) cough, roots of Carissa bispinosa hot water extract VO. three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muruguru (Shona)
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(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 7) diarrhoea, roots of Carisa edulis hot water extract VO. three times a day
H(037, 5) cough, roots of Carisa edulis hot water extract VO. three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muruguru (Shona)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(100), H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constipation, H(008, 7) diarrhoea, H(100, 6) gonorrhoea, H(112, 3) abortion, H(139, 6) aphrodisiac, roots of Cassia abbreviata crushed, mixed with cold water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muremberembe (Shona)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037, 9) cough, H(051,9) fever, H(108, 9) flu, extract of Citrus lemon fruit, Eucalyptus sp. and Psidium guajava leaves drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : mulemoni (Shona)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109, 2) backache, roots of Corchorus tridens crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : derere (Shona)
Cucumis anguria L.
Official name : Cucumis anguria L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, 7) snake repellent, pieces of fruit of Cucumis anguria left around homestead
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : muchacha (Shona)
Diospyros lycioides Desf.
Official name : Diospyros lycioides Desf.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 3) infertility in women, roots of Diospyros lycioides crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : musumadombo (Shona)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 3) abdominal pains, roots of Diospyros mespiliformis crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name : musuma (Shona)