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Reference : HT 42

Author(s) : Tolossa, K , E. Debela, S.Athanasiadou, A.Tolera, G. Ganga, J.GM Houdijk
Title : Ethno-medicinal study of plants used for treatment of human and livestock ailments by traditional healers in South Omo, Southern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:32 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/32
Reference HT 42 has information about 97 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(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain and tonsillitis, root of Achyranthes aspera chopped and mixed with water and taken orally. Leaf chewed and the extract kept near the inflammation area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : busino (Maale)
Achyrospermum africanum Hook.f.ex Baker
Official name : Achyrospermum africanum Hook.f.ex Baker
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, leaf and root chopped of Achyrospermum africanum and soaked with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : kebit buda (Aari)
Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Official name : Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, leaf and flower of Achyrospermum schimperi chopped and soaked with hot water and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : abasanga medihanit (Aari), (Amharic)
Alectra sessiliflora (Vahl) Kuntze
Official name : Alectra sessiliflora (Vahl) Kuntze
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite/poison, leaf of Plectranthus globosus chopped mixed with Alectra sessiliflora mixed in cold water and taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alonsoa acutifolia Ruiz & Pav.
Official name : Alonsoa acutifolia Ruiz & Pav.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite/poison, root of Alonsoa acutifolia chopped and mixed with Plectranthus glandulosus in water and the filtrate drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : shosha tesha (Maale)
Barthlottia madagascariensis Eb.Fisch.
Official name : Barthlottia madagascariensis Eb.Fisch.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite/poison, concoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Barthlottia madagascariensis Eb.Fisch.
Official name : Barthlottia madagascariensis Eb.Fisch.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite/poison, concoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) flea and louse infestation, freshly chopped or dried and ground leaf mixed with water and applied to the H(039) flea and louse infested areas
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : kaino (Maale)
Carissa carandas L.
Official name : Carissa carandas L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite/poison, leaf chopped, mixed with water taken orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : goiti (Benigna),ebab medihanit (Amharic)
Carphalea glaucescens (Hiern) Verdc
Official name : Carphalea glaucescens (Hiern) Verdc
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia (known as airo), leaf of Carphalea glaucescens powdered mixed with Ipomoea kiwuensis smoked for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : wariamo (Maale)
Cassia sp.
Official name : Cassia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna sp.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint ache and breakage of bones, leaf of Senna spp. rubbed on affected parts and some leaf chopped and soaked in warm water and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : diko (Maale)
Cassia sp.
Official name : Cassia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna sp.
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : V(113) joint ache and breakage of bones, leaf of Senna spp. rubbed on affected parts and some leaf chopped and soaked in warm water and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : diko (Maale)
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies (effective even when clinical signs are present), , root of Caylusea abyssinica chopped and mixed with cold water and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : giesilla (Maale)
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies (effective even when clinical signs are present), root of Caylusea abyssinica chopped and mixed with cold water and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : giesilla (Maale)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal ache, root of Centella asiatica dried, ground and mixed with cold water when needed (on cup or glass full)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : busino (Maale)
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) black leg, root bark and leaf of Chasmanthera dependens dried and ground and given to emaciate calf as much as possible
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : moshito (Maale)
Chasmanthera welwitschii Troupin
Official name : Chasmanthera welwitschii Troupin
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) antiamoeba, root bark and leaf of Chasmanthera welwitschii dried and ground and given to emaciate calf as much as possible
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : heilho (Maale)
Cissampelos capensis L.f.
Official name : Cissampelos capensis L.f.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, root of Cissampelos capensis chopped, powdered, soaked with water, filtered and drenched
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : wontin kanna (Aari)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia with jaundice, leaf of Cissampelos mucronata collected, dried, ground and mixed with hot water and two spoonful taken at once
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : kawuro (Maale)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) broad spectrum antihelminthiasis, root of Cissampelos pareira ground mixed with large amount of water and drenched. It causes fever V(008) diarrhoea then animals are cured
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern), South Omo
Vernacular name : shelindo (Maale)