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Reference : HT 41

Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-35.pdf
Reference HT 41 has information about 41 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(046), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 6) paludism, H(201, 1) spiritts, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(001), H(037)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye diseases,H(037, 4) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(005, 1) brucellosis, H(008, 1) diarrhea,H(014, 2) scabies, H(068, 3) worms, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(018, 7) headache 7, H(037, 1) pneumonia,H(037, 1) cough ,H(037, 1) chest pain, H(051, 30) paludisme, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Official name : Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : musuja welaba
Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Official name : Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia chrysops S. Moore , Aspilia holstii O.Hoffm
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough , H(051, 1) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhea, H(018, 2) headache,H(037, 2) cough, H(043, 10) meningitis, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 18) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(043), H(051), H(178)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache, H(043, 1) meningitis, H(051, 2) paludism, H(178, 1) heart problems, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004, 4) wounds, H(091, 2) anemia, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(051x), H(055), H(091)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhea,H(037, 3) cough, H(051, 4) paludism , H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(055, 1) vomiting, H(091, 1) anemia, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(043), H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(018, 3) headache, H(043, 10) meningitis, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 13) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(020), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(020, 2) snake bite, H(051, 1) paludism, H(068, 2) worms, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(104, 5) colic pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018, 5) headache, H(051, 8) paludism, H(104,1) gastrititis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(051, 2) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhea, H(038, 1) uterus infection, H(051, 2) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia,H(037, 3) cough, H(108, 1) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Official name : Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(051), H(051x), H(108)
Recipes : H(012, 1) fractures, H(051, 1) paludism, H(051x, 1) yellow fever, H(108, 1) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(055), H(068), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(013, 1) ulcers, H(038, 3) uterus infection, H(055, 1) vomiting 1, H(068, 1) worms, H(104, 1) gastrititis, H(179, 1) kidney disease, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : jirikiti