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Reference : HT 43

Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Reference HT 43 has information about 147 plants :
Abutilon bidentatum (Hochst.) A. Rich.
Official name : Abutilon bidentatum (Hochst.) A. Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves of Abutilon bidentatum, filter and drink by adding milk
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating) crush leaves, filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : nbeger negarito (Tigrigna)
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(182), H(201)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, crush barks of Acacia abyssinica and apply on affected part
H(201) evil eye, crush roots and place on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : memona (Tigrigna)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(014), H(041)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crush leaf of Acacia etbaica and mix with latex of Euphorbia abyssinica and rub the paste on the affected part
H(014) ring worm place stem on fire and apply liquid on the affected part
H(094) haemorrhoids, burn stems and place on the affected part
H(014) itching,H(014) scabies crush leaves and rub
H(041) anthrax, burn stems and place it on the affected part
H(111) fire burn, crushed leaves and apply on the burn
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seraw (Tigrigna)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(001) eye infection (livestock), chew leaf of Acacia etbaica and spit on to the affected eye
V(041) anthrax, burn stems and place it on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seraw (Tigrigna)
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(001), H(004), H(020), H(041), H(130), H(155), H(162)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(004) wound crush leaves and place on the wound
H(004) wound, sore, crush leaves and rub the past on the H(004) wound
H(020) snake bite, chew roots and swallow the fluid
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
H(130) paralysis, crush roots, dry and put it on fire for fumigation
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves of Achyranthes aspera alone or with leaves of Cucumis ficifolius and place it on shaved head of child
H(162) urine retention, tie root around the sex organ
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : muchele (Tigrigna)
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 : V(001), V(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(001) eye infection (livestock), chew roots of Achyranthes aspera and spit the liquid onto the infected V(001) eye
V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
Vb(025) babesia (livestock), crush roots and apply into the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : muchele (Tigrigna)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, boil barks of Acokanthera schimperi in water and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mebtie (Tigrigna)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush leaves of Ajuga integrifolia and rub on the affected part
H(068) ascaris, H(068) tape worm, crush leaves, filter and drink
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves of Ajuga integrifolia , filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : endifdif (Tigrigna)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(070), H(103), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum, leaves Dyschoriste radicans and bulb of Allium sativum and tie on affected part
H(051) paludism, crush the bulb of Allium sativum and it alone or by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum and eat it
H(037) cough, eat or smell the bulb or crush and eat it with honeyH(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum with leaves of Rumex nervosus and Withania somnifera and bulb of Allium sativum, sock it in water and wash body with it
H(068) amoeba, grind the bulb and eat it with honey
H(070) rabies eat the bulb
H(103) toothache, chew the bulb with the affected tooth
H(130) paralysis crush the bulb and rub on body
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Lepidium sativum with bulbs of Allium sativum and eat or rub it on the skin
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush whole plant and apply the paste or place it on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil eye, mix whole plant of Artemisia abyssinica with bulbs of Allium sativum and smell it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tsaeda shingurti (Tigrigna)
Aloe megalacantha Baker
Official name : Aloe megalacantha Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(033), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), cut a leaf and spread latex on H(004) wound until healed
H(020) snake bite, crush the whole plant of Aloe megalacantha and drink the juice
H(051) paludism, H(068) amoeba, crush leaves and squeeze juice, filter and drink
H(068) ascaris, squeeze latex, filter and drink
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves, filter and drunk the fluid
H(033) impotence, crush root and mix butter and smear it on the penis
H(201) evil eye place leaf on fire and fumigate
H(162) urine retention, tie root around the sex organ
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ere (Tigrigna)
Aloe megalacantha Baker
Official name : Aloe megalacantha Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(012), V(020), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock), tie roots of Aloe megalacantha on the ear
V(020) snake bite, crush the whole plant of Aloe megalacantha and drink the juice
Vb(039) ticks infestation (livestock), cut leaf and apply latex on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ere (Tigrigna)
Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush leaves of Amorphophallus abyssinicus and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hambagita (Tigrigna)
Anethum graveolens L.
Official name : Anethum graveolens L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, crush the whole plant of Anethum graveolens, filter and drink the fluid
H(162) urine retention, boil the whole plant in water and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shilan (Tigrigna)
Anethum graveolens L.
Official name : Anethum graveolens L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(162)
Recipes : V(162) urine retention, crush the whole plant of Anethum graveolens, filter and drink the fluid
V(162) urine retention, boil the whole plant in water and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shilan (Tigrigna)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(194)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), H(194) leishmaniasis, apply latex of Argemone mexicana on the affected part until cure
H(014) tinea capitis crush leaves and apply
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : eshok tilian, medafe (Tigrigna)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, mix whole plant of Artemisia abyssinica with bulbs of Allium sativum and smell it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Artemisia abyssinica by mixing with bulbs of Allium sativum and seeds of Lepidium sativum, add water and rub it on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chena baria (Tigrigna)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(194), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) dislocated bone, tie roots of Asparagus africanus on affected part
H(194) leishmaniasis, crush roots of Asparagus africanus, mix it with honey and apply on affected part
H(201) evil eye, place roots on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kastanito (Tigrigna)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Melia azadirachta and apply it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : limo, nim (Tigrigna)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Melia azadirachta and apply it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : limo, nim (Tigrigna)
Becium grandiflorum (Lam.) Pic.Serm.
Official name : Becium grandiflorum (Lam.) Pic.Serm.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) black spider bite, chew roots of Becium grandiflorum and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tebeb (Tigrigna)
Bidens camporum (Hutch.) Mesfin
Official name : Bidens camporum (Hutch.) Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(130)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, squeeze leaves of Bidens camporum and apply liquid into the affected eye
H(130) paralysis, dry the whole plant, grind and place powder on fire for fumigation
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush the whole plant, filter and drink the fluid.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tselime teneg (Tigrigna)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, chew and hold leaves of Boscia salicifilia on diseased tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : awo, tetem agajen (Tigrigna)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) leeches , crush leaves of Buddleja polystachya and add liquid through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : metere (Tigrigna)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(003), H(014)
Recipes : H(003) swelling (livestock), apply latex of Calotropis procera on affected part
H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Calotropis procera of Ficus palmata and smear paste on affected part until healed
H(014) tinea capitis, cut leaf or stem and smear latex on affected part until healed
H(014) itching, skin rash, burn and grind leaves and spread on skin with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ginda (Tigrigna)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling (livestock), apply latex of Calotropis procera on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ginda (Tigrigna)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(094), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, grind seeds of Calpurnia aurea , mix it with milk product locally called (mancheba) and drink
H(014) tinea capitis, crush and spread paste on the affected part
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves, filter and drink the fluid
H(094) haemorrhoids, grind seeds and mix it with honey and milk and eat it
H(182) herpes zoster, dry the leaves of Calpurnia aurea and mix them with leaves of Datura stramonium of Clutia abyssinica, grind them and make past with butter and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : iitsawts (Tigrigna)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) lice and Vb(039) ticks infestation (livestock) crush leaves of Calpurnia aurea and apply paste on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : iitsawts (Tigrigna)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, place leaves of Capparis tomentosa on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : andel (Tigrigna)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, apply latex of Carica papaya on affected part
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), boil leaves of Carica papaya in water by mixing with leaves of Eucalyptus globulus and inhale the vapour
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : papaya (Tigrigna)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, crush roots of Carissa spinarum and mix it with whole part of Withania somnifera and sulphur and put it on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil spirit, crush by mixing with roots of Carissa spinarum, Clerodendrum myricoides, Withania somnifera, Jasminum gratissimum and Maytenus senegalensis and place it on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : egam (Tigrigna)
Chenopodium murale L.
Official name : Chenopodium murale L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(014), H(041), H(111)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crush leaves of Chenopodium murale and apply on the affected part
H(004) wound (external), crush leaves and apply it on the wound
H(014) dandruff, crush and smear on affected part
H(111) fire burn, burn leaves in oven, grind, mix with butter and smear paste on affected part
H(041) anthrax, placing leaves round fire then after rubbing by the leaf to the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hamli qiweo (Tigrigna)
Chenopodium murale L.
Official name : Chenopodium murale L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : V(003) swelling, crush leaves of Chenopodium murale and apply on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hamli qiweo (Tigrigna)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush fruits of Citrus aurantiifolia mixing with seeds of Vicia faba and apply on affected part
H(004) wound, sore, rub fruit on the affected part
H(014) tinea capitis, mix leaves of Rumex nepalensis with fruit of Citrus aurantifolia and rub it affected part
H(014) tinea capitis, rub fruit on affected part
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), soak in water whole plant of Withania somnifera by mixing with leaves of Rumex nervosus and juices of Citrus aurantifolia and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : lemon, lemin (Tigrigna)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(182)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Clematis hirsuta with butter and apply the paste
H(182) herpes zoster, burn leaves of Clematis hirsuta in oven with leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia, grind, mixwith butter and apply on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hareg (Tigrigna)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Clematis hirsuta with butter and apply the paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hareg (Tigrigna)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, burn stem and apply it on the affected part while hot
H(014) tinea capitis, burn leaves in oven, grind, add butter and rub it on affected part
H(162) urine retention, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides crushed, add water, filter and drink
H(201) evil spirit, crush roots of Clerodendrum myricoides of roots of Withania somnifera, Carissa spinarum, Jasminum gratissimum and Maytenus senegalensis, put it on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shiwha (Tigrigna)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(162)
Recipes : V(162) urine retention, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides crushed, add water, filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shiwha (Tigrigna)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(182), H(194)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush leaves and rub the paste on affected part or dry the crushed leaves,add butter and apply
H(020) black spider bite, crush leaves and barks of Clutia abyssinica , filter and drink
H(182) herpes zoster, dry and mix leaves of Clutia abyssinica with dried leaves of Calpurnia aurea and Datura stramonium, grind, add butter and spread paste on affected part
H(014) ring worm, rubbing the affected part by the leaf
H(194) leishmaniasis, crush leaves and apply paste on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tewshealalito (Tigrigna)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) internal parasites infection (livestock), crushed leaves of Clutia abyssinica and drunk the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tewshealalito (Tigrigna)
Colutea abyssinica Kunth & Bouché
Official name : Colutea abyssinica Kunth & Bouché
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, chew root of Colutea abyssinica
H(201) evil eye, tie root bark around the neck
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : taetaeta (Tigrigna)
Commicarpus pedunculosus (A.Rich.) Cufod.
Official name : Commicarpus pedunculosus (A.Rich.) Cufod.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(194)
Recipes : H(012) dislocated bone, tie roots of Commicarpus pedunculosus on the affected part
H(194) leishmaniasis, crush leaves, boil with butter and apply it on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ezni anchiwa (Tigrigna)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(126), H(111), H(155)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, rub leaves of Cordia africana on the affected part
H(008) diarrhoea, crush leaves and drink it alone or by mixing it with boiled coffee
H(126) jaundice, chew leaves and swallow the fluid in the morning before food
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves, filter and drink the fluid
H(111) fire burn, place leaves in oven, grind, mix it with butter apply it on affected part
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves, filter and drink it alone or by mixing it with boiled coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : awhi (Tigrigna)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, mix root of Cucumis ficifolius with bark of Croton macrostachyus, dry the paste, mix it with butter and drink it or chew the product and drink the fluid
H(051) paludism, boil leaves in water and drink it with mancheba (milk product)
H(126) jaundice, boil leaves in water and drink it alone or with milk
H(014) tinea capitis, apply latex on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tambok (Tigrigna)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104) abdominal pain, mix root of Cucumis ficifolius with bark of Croton macrostachyus, dry the paste, mix it with butter and drink it or chew the product and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tambok (Tigrigna)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(041), H(077), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(155)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore , apply fruit juice of Cucumis ficifolius on the affected part
H(020) snake, H(020) scorpion and H(020) black spider bite, grind the roots, mix with honey and eat it
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, Dyschoriste radicans , mix it with honey and placed it on affected part
H(103) toothache, chew roots with the diseased teeth
H(113) joint pain, crush the root, filter and drink the fluid
H(077) vomiting, crush the root and drink the fluid
H(104) abdominal pain, mix root of Cucumis ficifolius with bark of Croton macrostachyus, dry the paste, mix it with butter and drink it or chew the product and drink the fluid
H(126) jaundice, hepatitis, crush, the whole plant, add water, filter and drink or Chew and swallow the product
H(155) tonsilitis, mix leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, Achyranthes aspera, crush and place the paste on shaved part of head of a sick child
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ramboambo (Tigrigna)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(104)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, Dyschoriste radicans , mix it with honey and placed it on affected part
V(104) abdominal pain, mix root of Cucumis ficifolius with bark of Croton macrostachyus, dry the paste, mix it with butter and drink it or chew the product and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ramboambo (Tigrigna)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection crush roots of Cynoglossum lanceolatun and add the fluid into the affected eye
H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(001) eye infection, boil it in water inhale the vapour
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves and add the fluid through the ear
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), chew leaves and swallow the fluid
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), place leaves on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : nimichi, dekik teneg (Tigrigna)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite, crush the roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule, filter and drunk the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : aserkuca, asergundi (Tigrigna)
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crush root barks of Cyphostemma junceum and eat the paste with honey
H(020) spider bite, chew the whole plant and swallow fluid
H(103) toothache, chew the whole plant and swallow the juice
H(201) evil eye place leaves on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : etse zewye (Tigrigna)
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite, crush root barks of Cyphostemma junceum and eat the paste with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : etse zewye (Tigrigna)
Cyphostemma oxyphyllum (A.Rich.) Vollesen
Official name : Cyphostemma oxyphyllum (A.Rich.) Vollesen
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush roots of Cyphostemma oxyphyllum and apply it the H(004) wound
H(020) snake bite, eat leaves and roots with honey
H(020) snake bite, crush leaves and roots or grind and eat it or drink it with mancheba (milk product)
H(020) snake bite, chew leaves and roots and swallow the fluid
H(020) snake bite, tie leaves and roots on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : efchiche, reno (Tigrigna)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(041), H(103), H(182)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, H(004) wound (external),H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush leaves of Datura stramonium and apply on affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Malva verticillata of Datura stramonium and Solanum mariginatum and apply it
H(103) toothache, Place seeds on fire and inhale the smoke through mouth
H(182) herpes zoster, dry the leaves of Calpurnia aurea and mix them with leaves of Datura stramonium of Clutia abyssinica, grind them and make past with butter and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mestenagr (Tigrigna)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax (livestock), crush by mixing leaves of Datura stramonium, Solanum mariginatum and Malva verticillata and apply paste on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mestenagr (Tigrigna)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(111), H(182)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, crush leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia and apply droplets into the infected eye
H(051) paludism, grind seeds and eat it with honey
H(111) fire burn, dry leavesin oven, grind, and butter sulphur and spread it on the affected part
H(182) herpes zoster, dry the leaf of Dodonaea angustifolia alone or mixed with the leaf of Clematis hirsuta on hot stove, grind, add butter and rub affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tahses (Tigrigna)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock), crush leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia and apply on damaged part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tahses (Tigrigna)
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) infection of amoeba, H(068) tape worm or H(068) ascaris, eat the fruit of Dovyalis abyssinica or drink its juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mengolhats (Tigrigna)
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Official name : Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) V(070) rabies, crush leaves of Dregea schimperi and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shanqoq (Tigrigna)
Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Official name : Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(041)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum, leaves Dyschoriste radicans and bulb of Allium sativum and tie on affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, Dyschoriste radicans , mix it with honey and placed it on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : taetaeta bayta (Tigrigna)
Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Official name : Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, Dyschoriste radicans , mix it with honey and placed it on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : taetaeta bayta (Tigrigna)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, place a burned stem of Echinops kebericho and apply it on affected while hot
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : dander (Tigrigna)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock) tie roots of Echinops kebericho on damaged part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : dander (Tigrigna)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush root bark of Erythrina abyssinica mix it with butter and apply on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : zibabeo (Tigrigna)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Official name : Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, boil leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis with water and inhale its vapour
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : keyh kalamites (Tigrigna)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating),H(037) cough, boil leaves of Eucalyptus globulus Carica papaya in water and inhale its vapour
H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), whole plant of Withania somnifera mixing with leaves of Zehneria scabra and Eucalyptus globulus, fumigate
H(211) michi , boil leaves of Carica papaya in water by mixing with leaves of Eucalyptus globulus and inhale the vapour
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tseada kalamintos (Tigrigna)
Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Official name : Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(130)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crush root bark of Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi, add water and drunk the fluid
H(020) black spider bite, chew roots and swallow the fluid
H(068) amoeba, remove bark of the root, boil it and drink the fluid with mancheba, milk product
H(103) toothache, chew roots with the affect tooth
H(104) abdominal pain, boilroot barks in water and drink the fluid
H(130) paralysis, crush roots and drink juice with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : keleaw (Tigrigna)
Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Official name : Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi (A. DC.) F. White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite, crush root bark of Euclea racemosa subsp. schimperi, add water and drunk the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : keleaw (Tigrigna)
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(068), H(104), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external) H(068) ascaris, mix part of latex of Euphorbia abyssinica with locally made beer and drink it or mix it enjera (local food) and eat it
H(003) swelling, H(173) leprosy, smear latex on affected part
H(003) swelling, crush leaf of Acacia etbaica and mix with latex of Euphorbia abyssinica and rub the paste on the affected part
H(104) abdominal pain, mix latex with tihni (made from flour of roasted barley) and eat it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kulqual (Tigrigna)
Euphorbia petitiana A. Rich.
Official name : Euphorbia petitiana A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(194)
Recipes : H(194) leishmaniasis, rub latex of the leaf of Euphorbia petitiana on affected part until cure
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hindukduk (Tigrigna)
Euphorbia petitiana A. Rich.
Official name : Euphorbia petitiana A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock), tie the root of Euphorbia petitiana around the damage part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hindukduk (Tigrigna)
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, H(068) ascaris, chew Euphorbia sp. and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tekeze (Tigrigna)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, apply latex of Euphorbia tirucalli on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kinchib (Tigrigna)
Ficus palmata Forssk.
Official name : Ficus palmata Forssk.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(053)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Calotropis procera of Ficus palmata and smear paste on affected part until healed
H(014) ring worm, apply latex on affected part
H(053) ear diseases, crush leaves and liquid through the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : beles adgi (Tigrigna)
Ficus vasta Forssk.
Official name : Ficus vasta Forssk.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, crush barks of Ficus vasta with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : daero (Tigrigna)
Galium boreo-aethiopicum Puff
Official name : Galium boreo-aethiopicum Puff
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, apply latex of Galium boreo-aethiopicum on affected part
H(103) toothache, chew root with affected tooth
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow fluid
H(201) evil eye, placing root on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mendef adgi (Tigrigna)
Galium boreo-aethiopicum Puff
Official name : Galium boreo-aethiopicum Puff
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(025), V(103)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling (livestock) smear latex of Galium boreo-aethiopicum on swollen part
V(103) toothache, chew root with affected tooth
Vb(025) babesia (livestock), crush the roots of Galium boreo-aethiopicum and apply droplets through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mendef adgi (Tigrigna)
Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Official name : Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, crush whole plant and apply on affected part
H(103) toothache, mix root with honey and chew
H(104) abdominal pain, chew root of Gomphocarpus purpurascensand swallow the fluid
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating) place leaves on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seba dimu (Tigrigna)
Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Official name : Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound (livestock), crush roots of Gomphocarpus purpurascens and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seba dimu (Tigrigna)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, crush leaves, fruits, flowers of Hagenia abyssinica , filter and drink the fluid alone or with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : habi (Tigrigna)
Heliotropium cinerascens A.DC.
Official name : Heliotropium cinerascens A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(111), H(155)
Recipes : H(076) lip diseases, crush leaves and spread it on the lips
H(111) fire burn, crush leaves of Heliotropium cinerascens and squeeze liquid onto the damaged part
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves and apply on the shaved head of the sick child
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves, filter and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : amam gimel (Tigrigna)
Hibiscus micranthus L.f.
Official name : Hibiscus micranthus L.f.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush leaves of Hibiscus micranthus by mixing with saliva apply on the local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shigot adgi (Tigrigna)
Hypericum annulatum Moris
Official name : Hypericum annulatum Moris
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, dry leaves of Hypericum annulatum , grind, add butter and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : aklti (Tigrigna)
Hypericum annulatum Moris
Official name : Hypericum annulatum Moris
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye infection, dry leaves of Hypericum annulatum , grind, add butter and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : aklti (Tigrigna)
Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Official name : Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush leaves of Hypoestes forskalaei apply on affected part
H(037) cough, place roots on fire for fumigation
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
H(068) ascaris, boiling in milk roots of Hypoestes forskalaei with leaves of Lantana trifolia and drunk
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : girbia (Tigrigna)
Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Official name : Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(025) babesia (livestock), crush roots of Hypoestes forskalaei, mix with honey and eat
V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : girbia (Tigrigna)
Jasminum gratissimum Deflers
Official name : Jasminum gratissimum Deflers
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, crush roots of Jasminium gratissimum, Clerodendrum myricoides,Withania somnifera, Carissa spinarum and Maytenus senegalensis and place it on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : habi tselim (Tigrigna)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wound, boiling leaves of Justicia schimperiana with roots of Withania somnifera and washing
H(008) dysentery, crush leaves of Justicia schimperiana, add water and drink
H(113) arthritis, boil leaves in water and wash body with it
H(126) jaundice, crush leaves and eat it with enjera (local food) or add milk and drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shimieya (Tigrigna)
Kalanchoe quartiniana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe quartiniana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(130)
Recipes : H(130) paralysis, crush leaves of Kalanchoe quartiniana, add water and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : adeaka, dekaeta (Tigrigna)
Kniphofia pumila (Ait.) Kunth.
Official name : Kniphofia pumila (Ait.) Kunth.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, soak bulb of Kniphofia pumila in water with leaves of Rumex nervosus and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shingurti zibie (Tigrigna)
Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Official name : Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, rub leaves of Laggera tomentosa on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kash koshe (Tigrigna)
Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Official name : Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) leeches infestation (livestock), crush leaves of Laggera tomentosa and add juice through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kash koshe (Tigrigna)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, boil leaves of Lantana trifolia with milk or tea and drink
H(068) ascaris, H(068) amoeba, boil leaves of Lantana trifolia in milk by mixing with roots of Hypoestes forskaolii and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tsameo (Tigrigna)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(014), H(041), H(051), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crush seeds and apply it on affected part
H(004) wound, sore, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum, leaves Dyschoriste radicans and bulb of Allium sativum and tie on affected part
H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum with leaves of Rumex nervosus and Withania somnifera and bulb of Allium sativum, sock it in water and wash body with it
H(041) anthrax, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum by mixing it with whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Solanum incanum and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink the fluid
H(051) paludism, crush the bulb of Allium sativum and it alone or by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum and eat it
H(094) haemorrhoids, burn stems on fire add apply it on affected part while hot
H(104) abdominal pain, crushseeds add water and drink
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Lepidium sativum with bulbs of Allium sativum and eat or rub it on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shimfa (Tigrigna)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(041)
Recipes : V(003) swelling, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum and apply it on affected part
V(041) anthrax, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum by mixing it with whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Solanum incanum and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shimfa (Tigrigna)
Leucas abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Leucas abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(162)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, chew leaves of Leucas abyssinica and spit juice into the affected eye
H(162) urine retention, tie de root on the tail
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : siwa karni (Tigrigna)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) leeches, crush leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum and add fluid through their nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : komodere (Tigrigna)
Malva verticillata L.
Official name : Malva verticillata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Malva verticillata and rub apply it on the affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Malva verticillata of Datura stramonium and Solanum mariginatum and apply it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : enkiaftha (Tigrigna)
Malva verticillata L.
Official name : Malva verticillata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Malva verticillata of Datura stramonium and Solanum mariginatum and apply paste on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : enkiaftha (Tigrigna)
Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Official name : Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, boil roots of Maytenus arbutifolia in water and washing body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : atat (Tigrigna)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crush leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, mix it with milk and drink
H(020) scorpion bite, crush leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, filter and drink the fluid
H(155) tonsilitis, chew the leaves and spit juice into the mouse of the sick child
H(201) evil spirit, crush roots of Clerodendrum myricoides of roots of Withania somnifera, Carissa spinarum, Jasminum gratissimum and Maytenus senegalensis, put it on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kabkib (Tigrigna)
Medicago polymorpha L.
Official name : Medicago polymorpha L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots of Medicago polymorpha and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : teneg (Tigrigna)
Merendra bengalensis (Roxb.) Benth
Official name : Merendra bengalensis (Roxb.) Benth
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(151)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, H(151) hypertension, crush leaves of Merendra bengalensis, filter and drunk the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mesaguh (Tigrigna)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crush or grind bark of Myrica salicifolia and add apply liquid through the nose
H(201) evil eye, tie root and bark on the body
H(201) evil eye, tie root and bark and place it on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil eye, crush root and bark and add liquid through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : nibie (Tigrigna)
Nicotiana glauca Graham
Official name : Nicotiana glauca Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) lice and Vb(039) ticks infestation (livestock), crush leaves of Nicotiana glauca by adding water and smear on affected part or wash with it
Vb(039) leeches infestation (livestock), crush leaves, filter and add fluid through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chenawi (tegegwe) (Tigrigna)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) leeches infestation (livestock), crush leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and add fluid through the nose
V(014) scabies and Vb(039) lice infestation (livestock), crush leaves, add water and wash with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : timbako (Tigrigna)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(211)
Recipes : H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), boil leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium and inhale the vapour
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves and drink it with coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : demekasie (Tigrigna)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(051), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, boil bark in water and drink the fluid
H(103) toothache, chew leaves of Olea europaea L. subsp. Cuspidata with the affected tooth
H(104) abdominal pain, chew leaves and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : awlie (Tigrigna)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(041)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, place leaves of Opuntia ficus-indica on fire and apply it on affected part while hot
H(014) dandruff, crush leaves and rub it on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : beles (kulqual bahri) (Tigrigna)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(039) lice or fleas infestation (livestock), crush leaves of Opuntia ficus-indica, rub on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : beles (kulqual bahri) (Tigrigna)
Osyris wightiana Wall.
Official name : Osyris wightiana Wall.
Family : Santalaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, peel the external part of the bulb of Oxalis corniculata and eat it alone or mixed with enjera (local food)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chew mirakut (Tigrigna)
Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Official name : Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, crush, leaves of Otostegia integrifolia filter and drink the fluid
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chiendog (Tigrigna)
Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Official name : Otostegia integrifolia Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) lice or fleas infestation (livestock), place leaves of Otostegia integrifolia on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chiendog (Tigrigna)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(050), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(027) abortion, crush the whole plant, filter and drink the fluid
H(050) bloating, crush whole plant, filter and drink the fluid
H(051) paludism, H(104) abdominal pain, crush whole plant of Phytolacca dodecandra , filter and drink it with water or locally made beer or milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shibti (Tigrigna)
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Plantago lanceolata and apply it on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ni likfti (Tigrigna)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound (livestock), grind roots of Plumbago zeylanica and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : afthi (Tigrigna)
Polygala abyssinica Fresen.
Official name : Polygala abyssinica Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, H(020) spider bite, chew roots of Polygala abyssinica and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Premna oligotricha Baker
Official name : Premna oligotricha Baker
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, chew leaves of Premna oligotricha with affected tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : sasa (Tigrigna)
Premna oligotricha Baker
Official name : Premna oligotricha Baker
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) synerosis celebralis (livestock) place the whole plant on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : sasa (Tigrigna)
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan
Official name : Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : V(012) dislocated bone, operate the damaged part and put remedy root of Pterolobium stellatum mixed with butter into it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : qenteftefe (Tigrigna)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(014) itching, skin rash, burn leaves of Rhamnus prinoides in oven, crush, mix it with butter and apply on the skin
H(014) tinea capitis, rub seeds on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : gesho (Tigrigna)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Ricinus communis and apply it on the H(004) wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : guile (Tigrigna)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Ricinus communis and apply it on the V(004) wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : guile (Tigrigna)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaf and root of Rumex abyssinicus adding to tea and drunk
H(068) ascaris, crush leaves, filter and drink the fluid
H(103) toothache (tumour), crush the roots and drink it with boiled coffee or tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mequmeqo (Tigrigna)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(111)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, rub leaves of Rumex nepalensis on affected part
H(014) tinea capitis, mix leaves of Rumex nepalensis with fruit of Citrus aurantifolia and rub it affected part
H(111) fire burn, crush roots by mixing it with urine and apply it on damaged part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : dengele shembobata (Tigrigna)
Rumex nervosus Vahl
Official name : Rumex nervosus Vahl
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum with leaves of Rumex nervosus and Withania somnifera and bulb of Allium sativum, sock it in water and wash body with it
H(068) ascaris, eat or chew leaves and stems and swallow the fluid
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), soak in water whole plant of Withania somnifera by mixing with leaves of Rumex nervosus and juices of Citrus aurantifolia and wash body with it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), boil whole plant of Withania somnifera by mixing with Justicia schimperiana and wash the body with it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), whole plant of Withania somnifera mixing with leaves of Zehneria scabra and Eucalyptus globulus, fumigate
H(201) evil eye, soak bulb of Kniphofia pumila in water with leaves of Rumex nervosus and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hehot (Tigrigna)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, eat leaves and fruit of Ruta chalepensis with food
H(201) evil eye, crush leaves of Ruta chalepensis and drink it with boiled coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chena adam (Tigrigna)
Salvia schimperi Benth.
Official name : Salvia schimperi Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm, crush leaves of Salvia schimperi and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : meshendedo (Tigrigna)
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(106), H(130), H(155)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crush roots and place it on fire for fumigation
H(106) snake repulsion, place roots on fire for fumigation
H(130) paralysis, crush roots of Sarcostemma viminale and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : halengi hibey (Tigrigna)
Schinus molle L.
Official name : Schinus molle L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(126), H(155)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(126) jaundice, H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Schinus molle, filter and drink the fluid
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves and drunk it with coffee
H(155) tonsilitis (child), crush leaves and apply it on shaved head of sick child
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tikur berbere (Tigrigna)
Schinus molle L.
Official name : Schinus molle L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050) bloating (livestock), crush leaves of Schinus molle and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tikur berbere (Tigrigna)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(130), H(212)
Recipes : H(212) Rh disease, crush roots of Sida schimperiana, filter and drink a cup of fluid
H(130) paralysis, tie root around the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tifraria (Tigrigna)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : V(012), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock), tie root of Sida schimperiana on tail of the affected animal
Vb(027) abortion (livestock), tie root of Sida schimperiana on tail of the animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tifraria (Tigrigna)
Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(106)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crush roots and place it on fire for fumigation
H(106) snake repulsion, place roots of Silene macrosolen on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : saerosaero (Tigrigna)
Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Official name : Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(058), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(053) ear diseases, squeeze fruits to produce juice, add goat butter and apply through the nose
H(103) toothache, chew roots with affected tooth
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves of Solanum hastifolium by mixing it with leaves of Solanum incanum and place on shaved head of sick child
H(058) cellulitis, crush leaves and apply
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : alalmo kalbi (Tigrigna)
Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Official name : Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(027), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(027) abortion (livestock), tie root of Solanum hastifollium on tail of the animal
Vb(041) anthrax (livestock), crush leaves and fruits and add honey and apply or squeeze it into affected part or crush, filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : alalmo kalbi (Tigrigna)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(041), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external) infection, dry root bark, grind and apply on affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
H(041) anthrax, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum by mixing it with whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Solanum incanum and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink the fluid
H(041) anthrax, rush roots and apply on affected part
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots of Solanum incanumand swallow the fluid
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves of Solanum hastifolium by mixing it with leaves of Solanum incanum and place on shaved head of sick child
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : niesheton engule (Tigrigna)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : niesheton engule (Tigrigna)
Solanum marginatum L. f.
Official name : Solanum marginatum L. f.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external) infection, grind seeds of Solanum marginatum and apply on affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush leaves of Datura stramonium, Solanum mariginatum and Malva verticillata and apply paste on affected part
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow the fluid or boil and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : aby ungule (Tigrigna)
Solanum marginatum L. f.
Official name : Solanum marginatum L. f.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(082)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax (livestock), crush by mixing leaves of Datura stramonium, Solanum mariginatum and Malva verticillata and apply paste on affected part
Vb(082) breathing problem (livestock), crush fruits apply through the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : aby ungule (Tigrigna)
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : H(182)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, boil seeds of Sorghum bicolor in water and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : keyh leqa (Tigrigna)
Trichodesma trichodesmoides (Bunge) Gurke.
Official name : Trichodesma trichodesmoides (Bunge) Gurke.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(104)
Recipes : H(050) bloating, crush leaves of Trichodesma trichodesmoides, filter and drink the fluid
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves of Trichodesma trichodesmoides and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ahimlto (Tigrigna)
Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Official name : Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, grind seeds of Vicia faba by mixing with seeds of Trigonella foenum-graecum and apply it on the affected part
H(104) abdominal pain, grind seeds of Trigonella foenum-graecum , add water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : abeake (Tigrigna)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(041), H(094), H(103), H(111), H(155)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves and apply on affected part
H(012)) dislocated bone, tie roots around the affected part
H(041) anthrax, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum by mixing it with whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Solanum incanum and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink the fluid
H(094) haemorrhoids, crush, filter and drink
H(103) toothache, chew roots
H(111) fire burn, crush leaves and apply fluid on the burned ski
H(155) tonsilitis, crush roots, filter and drink with a cup
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tirnake (Tigrigna) (handega) (Tigrigna)
Verbena officinalis L.
Official name : Verbena officinalis L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Symptoms : H(053), H(068), H(104), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crush the whole plant of Verbena officinalis, filter and drink the fluid or chew and swallow the fluid
H(053) ear diseases, crush leaves, add oil and apply some drops through the ear
H(155) tonsilitis, chew roots and spit juice into mouse of the sick child
H(068) ascaris, crush roots of Solanum marginatum, Zehneria scabra, and Verbena officinalis, filter and drink the fluid
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating) place leaves on fore for fumigation
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves, boil, filter and drink the fluid
H(201) evil eye, place the whole plant on fire with sulphur for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : atush (Tigrigna)
Vernonia bipontini Asch.
Official name : Vernonia bipontini Asch.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(012) backbone break (child), crush roots of Vernonia bipontini, filter and drink the fluid
H(020) snake bite, crush the root of Vernonia bipontini , filter and drink the fluid
H(020) snake bite, chew the root and swallow the fluid
H(104) abdominal pain, chew roots and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : endigendig (Tigrigna)
Vicia faba L.
Official name : Vicia faba L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(041)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, grind seeds of Vicia faba by mixing with seeds of Trigonella foenum-graecum and apply it on the affected part
H(004) wound (external), crush fruits of Citrus aurantiifolia mixing with seeds of Vicia faba and apply on affected part
H(041) anthrax, grind seeds and apply the paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ater, alqay (Tigrigna)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush leaves of Withania somnifera, Rumex nervosus, seeds of Lepidium sativum and bulbs of Allium sativum, soak it in water and wash affected part with it
H(130) paralysis, place roots on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil spirit, crush roots of Clerodendrum myricoides of roots of Withania somnifera, Carissa spinarum, Jasminum gratissimum and Maytenus senegalensis, put it on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil eye, crush whole plant of Withania somnifera mixing with roots of Carissa spinarum and put it on for fumigation
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), soak in water whole plant of Withania somnifera by mixing with leaves of Rumex nervosus and juices of Citrus aurantifolia and wash body with it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), boil whole plant of Withania somnifera by mixing with Justicia schimperiana and wash the body with it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), whole plant of Withania somnifera mixing with leaves of Zehneria scabra and Eucalyptus globulus, fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : agol (Tigrigna)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(104), H(130)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(004) wound (external), crush leaves and apply it on the affected part
H(068) ascaris, crush roots of Solanum marginatum, Zehneria scabra, and Verbena officinalis, filter and drink the fluid
H(104) abdominal pain, chew the roots and swallow the fluid before food
H(130) paralysis, crush leaves and tie it on the affected part
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), whole plant of Withania somnifera mixing with leaves of Zehneria scabra and Eucalyptus globulus, fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hafaflo (Tigrigna)