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Reference : HT 51

Author(s) : Tuasha N. , B. Petros, Z. Asfaw
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional healers to treat malignancies and other human ailments in Dalle District, Sidama Zone, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:15 , (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0213-z
Reference HT 51 has information about 71 plants :
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, flower of Acmella caulirhiza chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : bexxo (Sidamuafoo)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) stabbing pain (‘arrisho’ usso/yebird beshit), The ripe fruit (only the sweet one) of Acokanthera schimperi is pounded, macerated, and mixed with water, and the patient drinks about 1 and ½ cup of the preparation in the morning before breakfast
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : qaraaro (Sidamuafoo)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) blood pressure, fresh leaf of Ajuga integrifolia is pounded, decocted, and drunk with tea or coffee
H(151) blood pressure, the fresh leaf of Carica papaya is home dried, pounded, boiled, and mixed with sugar is taken orally for some time and often mixed with fresh leaves of Ajuga integrifolia, fruit of Carica papaya with the fruit of Zanthoxylum chalybeum are pounded, macerated, filtered, and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : anamuro (Sidamuafoo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(104) acute severe stomachache, H(155) tonsillitis, the garlic (Allium sativum) is peeled, chewed, and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : waajjo tuma (Sidamuafoo)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis, the leaf of Clutia abyssinica, the plant and fresh Aloe sp. are mixed, pounded, cold macerated,and given orally
H(051) Acute febrile iillness (‘Lamootta‘Dingetegna'), fresh Aloe sp. leaf is chopped, pounded, small quantity (about 1 teaspoon) is drunk immediately or licked and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : argiisa (Sidamuafoo)
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) retarded growth (Lagote dhibba) and H(104) stomachache, the bark of the plant Apodytes dimidiata is boiled, and about 1 cup is given orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : doongicho (Sidamuafoo)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) febrile paludism, H(113) stabbing pain (‘arrisho’ usso/yebird beshit) treated early in the morning before breakfast, The root of Asparagus africanus is pounded, boiled, and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : buticho (Sidamuafoo)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer (Naqarsu Dhibba), the bark of Bersama abyssinica is pounded,boiled, and a small amount of the preparation is drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : xeweerrakko (Sidamuafoo)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, the leaves of Buddleja polystachya are pounded, macerated, and given orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : bullaancho (Sidamuafoo)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) blood pressure, the fresh leaf of Carica papaya is home dried, pounded, boiled, and mixed with sugar is taken orally for some time and often mixed with fresh leaves of Ajuga integrifolia, fruit of Carica papaya with the fruit of Zanthoxylum chalybeum are pounded, macerated, filtered, and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : paappaye (Sidamuafoo)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(103)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, leaf of Clematis simensis is macerated and drunk
H(103) toothache, the thread is chewed, and the small amount is swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : fiide (Sidamuafoo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) leucemia (Naaqarsu Dhibba), The leaf part of Clerodendrum myricoides is pounded, mixed with honey, and drunk; or its root is boiled, often mixed with the shoot of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, is given orally
H(078) cancer, leaf/shoot of Olea capensis (often with shoot of Zanthoxylum chalybeum and Clerodendrum myricoides) is/ are boiled, mixed with honey, and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : ma’niisa (Sidamuafoo)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(043)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis, the leaf of Clutia abyssinica, the plant and fresh Aloe sp. are mixed, pounded, cold macerated,and given orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : maalaasincho (Sidamuafoo)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea (severe, frequent and watery), the fruit of Coffea arabica is roasted, pounded, and mixed with salt and honey and is eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : buna (Sidamuafoo)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) fungal skin infections (baararre and ishiisha), the latex of Commelina benghalensis which oozes out is applied on the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : laaluunxe (Sidamuafoo)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, the bark of Cordia africana is pounded, boiled, and drunk; or the ripe fruits are boiled, and the sweet juice is drunk for 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : waaddicho (Sidamuafoo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) febrile malaria, the shoot of Croton macrostachyus part is boiled and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : masincho (Sidamuafoo)
Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms
Official name : Cyclantheropsis parviflora (Cogn.) Harms
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, the fleshy fruit of Cyclantheropsis parviflora is boiled and eaten
H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal tract, the seeds are roasted and eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : basu baaqula (Sidamuafoo)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastro intestinal diseases, H(200) boost immunity of breastfeeding infantst he grassy leaf of Cymbopogon citratus is boiled, macerated, cooled, and given to infants orally (esp.drenching)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : hixicho (Sidamuafoo)
Dioscorea alata L.
Official name : Dioscorea alata L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(171)
Recipes : H(068) fungal skin infections (baararre), the leaf of Dioscorea alata is rubbed gently and applied on the affected part of the skin
H(171) diabetes, the tuber is boiled and eaten for a certain amount of time
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dalle District)
Vernacular name : bohe (Sidamuafoo)