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Reference : HT 26

Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Reference HT 26 has information about 56 plants :
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, paste of the crushed leaves of Achyranthes aspera, dressing
H(124) haemorrhage (hemostasise), paste of the crushed leaves, dressing
H(124) epistaxis (nessire), paste of the crushed leaves and juice
H(126) hepatitis, infusion of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : telenje (Amharic)
Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Official name : Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, leaves of Achyrospermum schimperi, smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : mirenze (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(194), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) paludism bulb of Allium sativum, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, bulb VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, bulb of Allium sativum, seeds of Lepidium sativum, VO. the fresh mixture
H(104) stomach-ache, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Maytenus serrata, flowers and leaves of Ruta chalepensis, VO. the fresh mixture
H(194) leishmania, bulb of Allium sativum, leaves of Clematis hirsuta, seeds of Guizotia abyssinica, mildy heated powder paste in local application
H(201) evil eye, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum of Croton macrostachyus of Withania somnifera, inhalation of smoke of the mixed powder
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) ekeke, powder of leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Myrica salicifolia, seeds of Rhamnus prinoides in a butter paste, external application
H(004) wounds (kusil), seeds in a butter paste dressing
H(100) veneral disease, seeds of Brucea antidysenterica of Eragrostis tef, H2O paste, VO.
H(201) evil eye, leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Croton macrostachyus of Kalanchoe petitiana, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, inhalation of smoke of the mixed powder
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : aballo (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(000), H(003), H(004x), H(008), H(068), H(078)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic disease (tesbo beshita), seeds of Calpurnia aurea of Dodonaea angustifolia paste + honey, VO.
H(000) epidemic disease (testo beshita), seeds in an honey paste, VO.
H(003) swellings, H(004x) internal disease, H(008) dysentery with blood, H(068) intestinal worms, H(078) cancer neck, powder of leaves of Calpurnia aurea of Dodonea angustifolia, powder of roots of Cucumis ficifolius of Malva verticillata, latex of Euphorbia abyssinnica of Euphorbia tirucalli, to mix with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(166), H(206), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), roots of Capparis tomentosa of Securidaca longipedunculata of Whihania somnifera, inhalation of smoke
H(051) paludism roots of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum of Securidaca longipedunculata of Withania somnifera, leaves and stems of Cucurbita sp., steam bath of the mixed powder
H(201) evil eye, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum of Croton macrostachyus of Withania somnifera, inhalation of smoke of the mixed powder
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : gumero (Amharic)
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(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, roots of Carissa spinarum, chewing and juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : agam (Amharic)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) megagna (unidentified gastrointestinal disorder), H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal disorder, juice of Citrus aurantiifolia, seeds of Lepidium sativum, powder of seeds mixed with juice, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, powder of seeds of Lepidium sativum in juice of Citrus aurantifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : lomi (Amharic)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(194), H(200)
Recipes : H(094), haemorrhoids, leaves of Clematis hirsuta in a H2O paste dressing
H(194) leishmania, leaves and stems in a H2O paste dressing
H(194) leishmania, bulb of Allium sativum, leaves of Clematis hirsuta, seeds of Guizotia abyssinica, mildy heated powder paste in local application
H(014) herpes (yeshererit beshita), haemorrhoids, leaves in a H2O paste dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : azo hareg (Amharic)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(200)
Recipes : H(200) viral infection (almaz balechira), leaves in powder mixed with H2O, extermal application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : misrich (Amharic)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves of Cordia africana of Croton macrostachyus of Eucalyptus globulus, leaves and stems of Ocimum lamiifolium , inhaling the steam of a mixture boiled in H2O, VO. + drops in nostrils
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : wanza (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(018), H(051), H(068), H(070), H(166), H(200), H(201), H(206)
Recipes : H(004) wounds dressing, leaves of Croton macrostachyus of Cynoglossum lanceolatum of Dodonaea angustifolia, mixed powder paste in local application
H(014) eczema (chiffea), latex, ointment
H(014) (Tinea versicolor = quaqucha), latex in ointment
H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves of Becium grandiflorum of Croton macrostachyus, leaves and stems of Ocimum laniifolium of Zehneria scabra, inhaling the steam of a mixture boiled in H2O, VO. + drops in nostrils
H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves of Cordia africana of Croton macrostachyus of Eucalyptus globulus, leaves and stems of Ocimum lamiifolium , inhaling the steam of a mixture boiled in H2O, VO. + drops in nostrils
H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves of Croton macrostachyus of Eucalyptus globulus, seeds of Lepidium sativum , leaves and stems of Ocimum lamiifolium of Otostegia integrifoliua , inhaling the steam of a mixture boiled in H2O, VO. + drops in nostrils
H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich) , leaves of Croton macrostachyus , roots of Echinops kebericho, inhalation of smoke
H(070) rabies, bulb of of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, baked, mixed powder in H2O, VO., baked, mixed powder in H2O, VO.
H(068) tape worm, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, seeds of Glinus lotoides var. lotoides, powder mixed with H2O, VO.
H(201) evil eye, leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Croton macrostachyus of Kalanchoe petitiana, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, inhalationof smoke of the mixed powder
H(201) evil eye, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum of Croton macrostachyus of Withania somnifera, inhalation of smoke of the mixed powder
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : bissana (Amharic)
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Official name : Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, infusion of roots of Cucumis dipsaceus , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : yeamora missa (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(041), H(051), H(068), H(078), H(104), H(166), H(200), H(206), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds infected (yekusil merze, grounded roots of Cucumis ficifolius in a paste, dressing
H(014) eczema (chffea), roots in a butter paste dressing
H(018) + H(051) + H(113) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich) , roots, chewing and juice, VO.
H(020) snake bite, roots, VO.
H(041) anthrax, bacterial disease, roots, VO.
H(004x) internal disease, H(008) dysentery with blood, H(068) intestinal worms, H(078) cancer neck, powder of leaves of Calpurnia aurea of Dodonea angustifolia, powder of roots of Cucumis ficifolius of Malva verticillata, latex of Euphorbia abyssinnica of Euphorbia tirucalli, to mix with H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, roots, chewing and juice, VO.
H(201) evil eye, leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Croton macrostachyus of Kalanchoe petitiana, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, inhalationof smoke of the mixed powder
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : yemidir embuay (Amharic)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach-ache, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Maytenus serrata, flowers and leaves of Ruta chalepensis, VO. the fresh mixture
H(104) stomach-ache, seeds of Lepidium sativum, flowers and leaves of Ruta chalepensi, roots of Cymbopogon citratus , VO. the fresh mixture
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : tej sar (Amharic)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds dressing, leaves of Croton macrostachyus of Cynoglossum lanceolatum of Dodonaea angustifolia, mixed powder paste in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : chegogit (Amharic)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Official name : Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(070)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, stems, chewing
H(070) rabies, roots, infusion, VO.
H(070) rabies, bulb of of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, baked, mixed powder in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : gindosh (Amharic)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (kusil), powder of leaves of Datura stramonium, dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : astenagr (Amharic)
Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Official name : Diplolophium africanum Turcz.
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Diplolophium abyssinicum Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia (yebird beshita), leaves of Diplolophium africanum, infusion, VO.
H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(104) stomach-ache, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : yeferes zeng (Amharic)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(003), H(004), H(004x), H(008), H(078)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic disease (tesbo beshita), seeds of Calpurnia aurea of Dodonaea angustifolia paste + honey, VO.
H(003) swellings, H(004x) internal disease , H(008) dysentery with blood, H(068) intestinal worms, H(078) cancer neck, powder of leaves of Calpurnia aurea of Dodonea angustifolia, powder of roots of Cucumis ficifolius of Malva verticillata, latex of Euphorbia abyssinnica of Euphorbia tirucalli, to mix with H2O, VO.
H(004) wounds dressing, leaves of Croton macrostachyus of Cynoglossum lanceolatum of Dodonaea angustifolia, mixed powder paste in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : kitkita (Amharic)