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Reference : HP 15

Author(s) : Parvez, N. & Suman Yadav
Title : Ethnopharmacology of single herbal preparations of medicinal plants in Asendabo district, Jimma, Ethiopia Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge, Vol. 9 (4), pp. 724 - 729, October 2010
Reference HP 15 has information about 25 plants :
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124, 3) epistaxis (ye'ne ser), leaves paste of Ageratum conyzoides, application on the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : tufo
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(008), H(126)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(126, 2) jaundice (ye'mariyammekent), whole plant of Ajuga integrifolia, infusion in hot H2O, to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : armagusa
Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Official name : Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) facial fungus (chirete), powder of dried leaves of Albizia schimperiana mixed with butter, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : catto
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2) evil eyel, powder of dried seeds of Artemisia abyssinica in tea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : chkugn
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 1) head ache, pounded leaves of Calpurnia aurea as cigarette
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : achabi
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burn, fresh leaves juice of Capsicum annuum in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : berbere
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fresh leaves of Carica papaya soaked in in hot H2O, to filter, VO.
H(068, 3) amoboea, paste of seeds mixed with honery, VO.
H(068, 3) giardia intestinalis, fresh leaves soaked in in hot H2O, to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : papaya
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) amoboea, powder of dried seeds of Clematis hirsuta soaked in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : hidda
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004, 2) wounds,H(014, 3) tinea corporis, fresh leaves latex of Croton macrostachyus, local application
H(068) amoboea, H(124) blood coagulant the appex of the plant are soaked in hot H2O, filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : bissana
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, 1) (ya'memmenne besheta), powder from dry roots of Cucumis ficifolius mixed with cow milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : ye'mider enboyi
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, 2) face problems (madiate), the plant of Dodonaea angustifolia is pounded, local application on the face
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : mareyata
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) genitalia pain (goha-besheta) , the residue of fresh leaf juice of Justicia schimperiana is rubbed on the genitalia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : dumuga
Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) Jeffrey
Official name : Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Adenopus abyssinicus Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2) epilepsy (ye'methele besheta), leaves juice of Lagenaria abyssinica is applied on the nose, the residue is rubbed on the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : ye'seythen kill
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) renal diseases, powdered graines de Lepidium sativum mixed with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : shenfa
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(111x)
Recipes : H(111x, 4) UV-skin reaction mitch (disease characterized by H(051) fever, H(018) headache and H(206) sweating),, leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium are soaked in hot H2O, VO the to filter + Steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : damakese
Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Official name : Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, juice of poudre of dried roots of Otostegia integrifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : ye feres-zeng
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Synonyms : Phytolacca abyssinica Hoffm.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, juice of fresh leaves and flowers of Phytolacca dodecandra is applied on the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : endod
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) amoboea, powder of fresh roots of Ricinus communis, mixed with garlic and honey, VO.. Seeds are chewed and swallowed (Note: Ricinus communis seeds are very toxic)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : kobbo
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124), 3) epistaxis, powdered leaves of Solanum incanum are applied into nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : emboyi
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea corporis, plant paste of Stephania abyssinica applied on the whole body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Jimma district)
Vernacular name : kelala