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Reference : VT 26

Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse GidayGirmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 271 - 283 ((2007))
Reference VT 26 has information about 27 plants :
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(126)
Recipes : V(126) jaundice (wef beshita), grounded leaves of Acokanthera schimperi with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : mirenze (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) trips (golloba), bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Anethum foeniculum of Cucumis ficifolius, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Anethum foeniculum L.
Official name : Anethum foeniculum L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) trips (golloba),, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Anethum foeniculum of Cucumis ficifolius, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : insital (Amharic)
Anethum foeniculum L.
Official name : Anethum foeniculum L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(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 : insital (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(100)
Recipes : V(041) anthrax (aba senga), leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Stephania abyssinica, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, fresh crushed with H2O, VO.
V(068) helminthiasis (thinning), leaves crushed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt, aballo (Amharic)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : V(118) lymphangitis (yeferes ekeke), leaves of Clematis hirsutai in a H2O paste, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : azo hareg (Amharic)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) black leg (abagorba), leaves of Chenopodium anthelminticum, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, fresh crushed, filtrated in H2O, VO. + drops in nostrils and ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : misrich (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef , water paste eaten with small teff bread
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : bissana (Amharic)
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Official name : Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(126)
Recipes : V(126) jaundice (wef beshita), grounded roots of Cucumis dipsaceus mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : yeamora missa (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(006), V(038), V(104)
Recipes : V(000) trips (golloba), bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Anethum foeniculum of Cucumis ficifolius, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
V(000) trips (golloba),, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, leaves and stems of Cucurbita sp, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
V(006) + V(104) gastrointestinal sickness, grounded roots mixed with H2O, VO.
V(038) unable to urinate , grounded roots mixed with H2O, VO
V(041) anthrax (aba senga), leaves of Brucea antidysenterica of Stephania abyssinica, roots of Cucumis ficifolius, fresh crushed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : yemidir embuay (Amharic)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) trips (golloba), roots of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Ruta chalepensis, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : tej sar (Amharic)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Official name : Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, water paste eaten with small teff bread
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : gindosh (Amharic)
Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf.
Official name : Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) coughing, roots of Dorstenia barnimiana, leaves of Thea sinensis, boiled in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : work bermeda (Amharic)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) coughing, grounded roots of Echinops kebericho mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : kebercho (Amharic)
Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Official name : Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, water paste eaten with small teff bread
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : tikur teff (Amharic)
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(023), V(161)
Recipes : V(004) external injury, latex of Euphorbia abyssinica, local application
V(023) papilloma, V(161) wart, latex of Euphorbia abyssinica, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : qulqwal (Amharic)
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rabies, bulb of Croton macrostachyus, roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum of Solanum indicum of Solanum marginatum, leaves of Juniperus procera, seeds of Eragrostis tef, water paste eaten with small teff bread
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : telenje (Amharic)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) trips (golloba),, bulb of Allium sativum, roots of Anethum foeniculum of Cucumis ficifolius, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
trips (golloba), roots of Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Ruta chalepensis, seeds of Lepidium sativum, fresh crushed in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : fetto (Amharic)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(112x)
Recipes : V(112x) contraceptive, roots of Phytolacca dodecandra, powder mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : endod (Amharic)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eyes sickness, juice of leaves of Premna schimperi , drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : checho (Amharic)