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Reference : HM 58

Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. Magister Scientiae in the Faculty of Science (Department of Botany) Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990)
Reference HM 58 has information about 222 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(008), H(100), H(175x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(100) veneral diseases, barks of Acacia albida, RNS.
H(175x) beauty and shade, whole plant of Acacia albida, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muhoto (Venda)
Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Official name : Acacia ataxacantha DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac,, roots barks of Acacia ataxacantha = others plants, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muluwa (Venda)
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(055), H(104), H(108), H(124)
Recipes : H(001) eyes inflamation, H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, H(055) emetic, H(104) colic, H(108) cold, H(124) coagulent, barks of Acacia karroo
H(201) magic, thorns
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muuunga (Venda)
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vb(092) tulip poisoning food in cattle
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muuunga (Venda)
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) fruit of Acacia raddiana gathered for goats and sheep feeding
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musu (Venda)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) gum of Acacia tortilis chewed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musu (Venda)
Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Official name : Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Acokanthera venenata auct.
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) prolonged menstruation, smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia, inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musiliti (Venda)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051), H(058), H(077), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(058) bathe for child for stengh weight, H(077) nausea, H(100) veneral diseases, roots of Cussonia spicata, bark of Adansonia digitata, RNS
H(201) magical protection, epiphyte of Adansonia digitata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muvhuyu (Venda)
Adenia digitata (Harv.) Engl.
Official name : Adenia digitata (Harv.) Engl.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(017), H(053)
Recipes : H(017) delayed child birth, leaves, stems of Adenia digitata, RNS.
H(053) ear ache, roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : dundu (Venda)
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Adenia gumifera as vegetable
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : bopha, beleha (Venda)
Adenia spinosa Burtt Davy
Official name : Adenia spinosa Burtt Davy
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifying babies, barks of Adenia spinosa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : tshivhuyudundu (Venda)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(008), H(094), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eyes inflamation, roots of Albizia adianthifolia, RNS.
H(006) purgative, H(104) stomach ache, H(103) toothache, leaves and roots of Albizia adianthifolia, RNS.
H(008) dysentery, H(094) piles, leaves and roots of Albizia adianthifolia, roots of Landolphia kirkii of Ricinus communis, fruit of Solanum aculeastrum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muelela, muvhadangoma
Albizia brevifolia Schinz
Official name : Albizia brevifolia Schinz
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, H(006) purgative, H(018) headache, H(033) infertility, roots of Albizia brevifolia
H(104) abdominal pain, leaves and fruit
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mupalakhwali (Venda)
Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(068), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) yeux, H(004) wounds and sores, H(068) bilharziose, H(100) veneral diseases, H(104) cleaning of stomach and blood, roots of de Albizia versicolor of Zanthoxylum davyi of Combretum paniculatum, barks of Albizia versicolor, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutambapfunda, muvhambangoma (Venda)
Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Official name : Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms infection, H(104) stomach troubles, roots of Aloe marlothii , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : bindamutshe (Venda)
Aloe micracantha Haw.
Official name : Aloe micracantha Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery in children, leaves of Aloe micracantha, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : tshikhopha tshituku (Venda)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(209)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Amaranthus hybridusas as vegetable
H(209), stem, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus for snuf ingredient
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : vowa (Venda)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(020), H(068), H(104), H(100), H(135), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) stomach-ache, H(135) indigestion, roots, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, H(020) snake bite, H(068) bilharzia, H(100) veneral diseases,H(201)magical protection, roots of Annona senegalensis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muembe (Venda)
Anthocleista grandiflora Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista grandiflora Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(151)
Recipes : H(100) veneral diseases, H(151) high blood pressure, barks of Anthocleista grandiflora, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mueneene (Venda)
Artabotrys brachypetalus Benth.
Official name : Artabotrys brachypetalus Benth.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach disorder, pelvic pain, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(201) magical protection, roots of Artabotrys brachypetalus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mudzidzi, munna-mutswu (Venda)