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Reference : HN 43

Author(s) : Ngarivhume, T. , C. van’t Klooster, J. T.V.M. de Jong, J. H. Van der Westhuizen
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional healers for the treatment of malaria in the Chipinge district in Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 159, 224–237, (2015)
Reference HN 43 has information about 26 plants :
Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Official name : Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, cold or hot infusion roots or plant of Adenia cissampeloides, VO. , in prevention (Chindedzwa, Zuzunye ,Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : muore (Shona)
Aristolochia albida Duch.
Official name : Aristolochia albida Duch.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot infusion of tuber of Aristolochia albida, VO. (Mazundu and Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : ruzangariro (Shona)
Aristolochia heppii Merxm.
Official name : Aristolochia heppii Merxm.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot infusion of roots of Aristolochia heppii , VO. (Zuzunye and Mahlope village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : chividze (Shona)
Baccharoides adoensis (Sch.Bip. ex Walp.) H.Rob.
Official name : Baccharoides adoensis (Sch.Bip. ex Walp.) H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot infusion of leaves of Baccharoides adoensis, VO. ( Mazundu village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : chipenembe (Shona)
Brachylaena huillensis O. Hoff
Official name : Brachylaena huillensis O. Hoff
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot infusion of roots of Brachylaena huillensis, VO. ( Mazundu village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : muphahla (Shona)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, for prevention swallow 4 fruits of Capsicum anuum, 3 times a day for 3 days ( Mazundu village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mhiripiri (Shona)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Carica papaya , VO. (Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mupopo (Shona)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, cold or hot infusion, roots barks of Cassia abbreviata, VO. , (Chiriga, Mazundu, Zuzunye, Mahlope villages)
H(051) paludism, cold or hot infusion, roots of Cassia abbreviata, VO. In prevention (Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : murumanyama (Shona)
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Senna septemtrionalis, VO. (Mazundu villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mumwahukui (Shona)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Catharanthus roseus, VO. (Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : muruwa (Shona)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, hot infusion of tubers of Cissampelos mucronata, VO. (Mazundu, Zuzunye ,Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : chipombafodya (Shona)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, cold infusion or take with porridge of stem barks of Crossopteryx febrifuga, VO., (Chiriga, Mazundu, Zuzunye , Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : chikobengw (Shona)
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Official name : Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Diplorhynchus angolensis Büttner
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, cold infusion of stem bark of Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, VO. (Chiriga village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mutowa (Shona)
Elephantorrhiza goetzei (Harms) Harms
Official name : Elephantorrhiza goetzei (Harms) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, roots of Elephantorrhiza goetzei, hot infusion, VO. (Zuzunye, Mahlope village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : chiurayi (Shona)
Erythrocephalum zambesianum Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Erythrocephalum zambesianum Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, cold infusion of roots of Erythrocephalum zambesianum, VO. (Chindedzwa village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : muhloni (Shona)
Euclea natalensis A. DC.
Official name : Euclea natalensis A. DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Euclea natalensis, RNS., take with porridge. May cause diarrhoea (Chiriga village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mushangura (Shona)
Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G.Don
Official name : Holarrhena pubescens (Buch.-Ham.) Wall. ex G.Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Holarrhena pubescens, VO. (Mazundu village)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : masunungure (Shona)
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves of Momordica balsamina in prevention, especially during rainy season, RNS. (Mazundu, Zuzunye, Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : ngaka (Shona)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, leaves or plant of Momordica foetida in prevention, especially during rainy season, RNS. (Mazundu, Zuzunye, Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : muchukubaba (Shona)
Ocimum angustifolium Benth.
Official name : Ocimum angustifolium Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, cold infusion of tubers of Ocimum angustifolium, VO., May induce nause (Zuzunye, Mahlope villages)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe ( Chipinge district)
Vernacular name : mufuranhema (Shona)