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Reference : HS 37

Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Reference HS 37 has information about 151 plants :
Acacia senegal var. kerensis Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia senegal var. kerensis Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(124)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, seeds of Acacia senegal are pounded and 5 teaspoons taken with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
H(124, 1) nose bleeding , seeds and barks are mixed and burned thrice a day; smoke inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mookanathutlwa
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(104, 1) stomach complain, root of Acanthus montanus are decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis root of Aframomum melegueta are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agapanthus inapertus Beauverd subsp. Inapertus
Official name : Agapanthus inapertus Beauverd subsp. Inapertus
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis root of Agapanthus inarpetus are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : leta-la-phofu
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, leaves of Agave americana are Decoction for 25 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mobepi
Aloe angolensis Baker
Official name : Aloe angolensis Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075, 1) appetite, leaves of Aloe angolensis are Decoction for 25 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sekgophane
Aloe arborescens Mill.
Official name : Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(191x), H(199)
Recipes : H(191x,1) blood clotting, roots of Asparagus falcatus of Aloe aborescens of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 2) HIV/AIDS , root of Aloe aborescens are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha-ya-fase
Aloe falcata Baker
Official name : Aloe falcata Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, leaves of Aloe falcata are Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha
Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Official name : Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(171)
Recipes : H(100, 3) chlamydia, H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus and , leaf and root of Aloe marlothii are mixed and Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice aday
H(100, 3) gonorrhoea , root of Aloe marlothii are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) chlamydia, leaf of Aloe marlothii are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of warm extract is administered anally by a healer via bulb syringe. Once daily for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha-ya-go-ema
Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Official name : Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Dioscorea sylvatica of Aloe marlothii and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thricea day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, chopped tuber of Alternanthera pungens and macerated in cow’s milk for 24 hours. Decoction, VO.. Trice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosweetswe
Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
Official name : Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Ammocharis coranica are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Artemisia afra crushed and smoked with a newspaper. Twice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra are Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra and Mentha spp crushed and smoked with a newspaper. Thrice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra deposited in the hot water thrice a day; steam is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lengana
Artemisia annua L.
Official name : Artemisia annua L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Artemisia annua are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlaswapatla
Asparagus falcatus L.
Official name : Asparagus falcatus L.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(191x)
Recipes : H(191x,1) blood clotting, roots of Asparagus falcatus of Aloe aborescens of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophatlalatsa-maru
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots of Bidens pilosa are Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophodisa / mokolonyane
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Boscia albitrunca of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Plectranthus ciliatus of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlophi
Brachylaena discolor DC.
Official name : Brachylaena discolor DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033, 2) female infertility, root /bark of Brachylaena discolor. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphahla
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(199)
Recipes : H(004, 1) circumcision wounds , pounded leaves of Burkea africana and 5 teaspoons applied topically every time after bathing
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS , roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkea africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monatlo
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Caesalpinia decapetala. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgabane