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Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae

47 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (convalescence), leaves infusion of Artemisia afra, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, leaves infusion of Artemisia afra + powder in food, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Humpata)
Vernacular name : (e) nthilili (Nyaneka)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough (infants) , 1st day the infant will drink decocted fresh fruit (seed) of Ocimum basilicum which is mixed with butter, 2nd day the infant will drink decocted Allium cepa mixed with butter, 3rd day the infant will drink decocted Artemisia afra mixed with butter
H(037) cough, H(091) to maintain health of infants, decocted fresh leaves mixing with butter, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed concoction of fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium of Artemisia afra and Ruta chalepensis homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed leave of Artemisia absinthium concocted with Artemisia afra and homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia afra and Cuscuta campestris, concocted, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : aguppiyaa (Konta)
Reference HB 59
Author(s) : Bhat R.B. , T.V. Jacobs
Title : Traditional herbal medicine in Transkei Journal of Ethnopharmacology 48, 7-12 (1995)
Symptoms : H(046), H(108)
Recipes : H(046) measles, hot infusion prepared from fresh leaves is mixed with goat droppings and applied externally
H(108) colds and flu, fumes are inhaled from the decoction of an handful of leaves of Artemisia caffra , sometimes a handful of leaves are squeezed and the vapour inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : um hlonyane (Xhosa); wild wormwood (English)
Reference HB 61
Author(s) : Bhat , RB.
Title : Medicinal plants and traditional practices of Xhosa people in the Transkei region of Eastern Cape, South Africa Indian Journal of Traditional Knowledge. Vol. 13 (2), pp. 292-298, April 2014
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, leaves of Artemisia afra in decoction 3X/day for one week
H(000) enemas stem and root in decoction are taken
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Transkei)
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (Xhosa), wild wormwood (English)
Reference HC 27
Author(s) : Coopoosamy, R. M. and K. K. Naidoo
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by traditional healers in Durban, South Africa. African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 6(11), pp. 818-823, 22 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(075), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(037) coughs, H(051) fever, H(053) earache, H(068) intestinal worms, H(075) loss of appetite, H(104) colic, H(108) colds, infusion, ONS., RNS. (Medicinal herbs being sold at local markets (Umlazi and Durban))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (province of Durban, Umlazi region)
Vernacular name : mhlonyane (Zulu)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(100), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, fresh and dried roots of Artemisia afra, écraser, powder then cream with butter
H(091) impotency, H(100) gonnoria, H(100) syphilis, fresh and dried roots, écraser, infusion with honey then drink the juice
H(101) excessive menstruation, racines fraîches, chew and swallow the juice
H(201) evil eye, fresh and dried roots, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yesiet kest (Amharic)
Reference HD 12c
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part III: Anti-fertility activity of 70 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 44, pp. 199 - 209, (1994)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, leaves, H2O extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ttcikkugne
Reference HD 19
Author(s) : Dykman, E.J.
Title : De Suid Afrikaanse Kook- Koek- en Resepte Boek, 14th improved impression. Paarl Printers Ltd., Paarl (Cape Colony), South Africa.( 1908) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HD 22
Author(s) : De Beer, J.J.J., B.-E. Van Wyk
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of the Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province, South Africa South African Journal of Botany, Volume 77, 741–754, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000469
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(108), H(109), H(179)
Recipes : H(037, 3) tight chest (toegetrekte bors), H(108, 3) colds, leaves of Artemisia afra (used with wynrui) treating pains, especially, H(109, 4) backache; H(104) stomach pain, H(179, 2) kidneys
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Agter–Hantam, Northern Cape Province
Vernacular name : wildeals, (African wormwood)
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/16Apr/Dyubeni%20and%20Buwa.pdf
Symptoms : H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(053) ear infections (Indlebe ebuhlungu, Izilonda endlebeni). leaves of Artemisia afra are boiled and the warm brew is dropped into the ear to relieve earache
H(108) nose infections (Izilonda empumlweni, Umongoza) fresh leaves are used raw and are inserted into the nostrils to help blocked nose and infection.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (Xhosa)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo, roots of Artemisia afra, infusion, VO.
H(051), leaves of Artemisia., decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, leaf crushed, juise + H2O or honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ariti (Amaringa), chukun, jukun (Galinya-harar), kodo (Galinya), kapani (Galinya-bale)
Reference HG 13
Author(s) : Grierson, D.S. & A.J. Afolayan
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of wounds in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 327- 332, (1999)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, infusion, wash the wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhlonyane
Reference HH 14
Author(s) : Hutchings, A., J. van Staden
Title : Plant used for stress-related ailments in traditional Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho medicine. Par 1: Plants used for headaches. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 43, pp. 89 - 124 (1994)
Symptoms : H(018), H(108)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves of Artemisia afra inserted in nostrils (Zulu)
H(108) cold, influenza, leaves of Artemisia afra inserted in nostrils or steam bath (Xhosa, Sotho)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa and Sotho zone)
Vernacular name : lengana (Sotho), umhlonyana (Xhosa, Zulu)
Reference HH 15
Author(s) : Hutchings, A.
Title : Observations on plant usage in Xhosa and Zulu medicine Bothalia 19, 2 : pp 225 - 235 (1989)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), plant infusion of Artemisia afra, drunk or inhaled- or leaves inserted in nostrils for influenza or colds. Cultivated by healer. Artemisia afra collected in open grassland
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa regions in Transkei)
Vernacular name : umhlorryane (Xhosa)
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), A handful of the leaves is boiled to make a dose of somewhat more than half a litre; the dose may be repeated after 2 days if necessary. Child ren are given less.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : sumangara
Reference HH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, "white tongue disease"; burn the leaves, add to milk, drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 03
Author(s) : Jäger, A.K., Hutchings, A. & J. van Staden
Title : Screening of Zulu medicinal plants for prostaglandin - synthesis inhibitors. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 52, pp. 95-100, (1996)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), aerial parts, snuffed, steam inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(051), H(055), H(068), H(118), H(135)
Recipes : H(051), plant heated, fermentation, RNS
H(055),chewed leaves, juice swalowed
H(068), roots, decoc, VO., 2-3 x / J
H(118)troat, plant heated, fermentation, RNS
H(135)indigestion, plant, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : fifi (Shambaa), ushemeli (Sukuma)
Reference HK 44
Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(104), H(186), whole plant of Artemisia afra, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 1k
Author(s) : Leedal, G.P.
Title : 50 (Fifty) common plants of the upland grasslands, Southern Highlands, Tanzania.Biology Section MATI-Mbeya, Tanzania, 54 p., (1975)Multigraphié.Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), coughing, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 41
Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh leaves of Artemisia afra are chewed and taken orally
H(051) paludism, pwder fresh / dry leaves nixed with butter is taken with coffee orally before breakfast for three days
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed or pounded fresh or dry leaves of Artemisia afra are boiled in H2O and the filtrate is taken hot; orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chugughee (Gedeoffa)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(035)
Recipes : H(035, 1) east coast fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : olchanipus
Reference HM 54
Author(s) : Mesfin Tadesse, Debela Hunde , Yehenew Getachew
Title : Survey of medicinal plants userd to treat human doseases in Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone, Ethiopia. Ethiopian Journal of Health Sciences, Volume 15 (2), 89 - 107 July 2005 http://www.ejhs.ju.edu.et/ejhs_journal/2005/volume15issue2.php
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (yehode derqet), infusion is made from the leaves of Artemisia afra, VO., 1x
H(104) abdominal colic, décoction de leaves of Artemisia afra, VO. when cold, ½ tea cup, 1x / day for 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Seka Chekorsa, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : godoguracha (Oromic)
Reference HM 64
Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaf infusion of Artemisia afra
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lengana
Reference HM 76
Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(037) tuberculosis, H(171) diabetes, H(075) loss of appetite, leaves, roots of Artemisia afra, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (isi Xhosa)
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Artemisia afra, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : sisimwet (Sabaot)
Reference HO 21
Author(s) : Otang, W. M. , D. S. Grierson & R. N. Ndip
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the management of opportunistic fungal infections in HIV/AIDS patients in the Amathole District of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(11), pp. 2071-2080, 23 March, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23Mar/Otang%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(087), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS, H(087) oesopharyngeal candidiasis, opportunistic infections in HIV/AIDS, leaves and corn decoction of Artemisia afra, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Amathole District of the Eastern Cape.)
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (isiXhosa)
Reference HP 12
Author(s) : Pappe, L.
Title : Pappe, L., 1847. A List South African Indigenous Plants Used as Remedies by the Colonists of the Cape of Good Hope. O.I. Pike, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1850. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus. A.S. Robertson, Cape Town. Pappe, L., 1857. Florae Capensis Medicae Prodromus, 2nd ed. W. Britain Press, Cape Town. From references HV 09, HV 51
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HP 54
Author(s) : Phillips, E.P.
Title : A contribution to the flora of the Leribe Plateau and environs . Annals of the South African Museum16: 1–379 . (1917) From: The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review. Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(096), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) flu, H(108) colds, H(037) coughs, H(051) fever, H(096) decongestant, leaf decoction of Artemisia afra
H(104) stomach ailments, ONS. enema, H(006) constipation, ONS. of Artemisia afra given to children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lengana
Reference HS 07
Author(s) : Simon, C. & M. Lamla
Title : Merging pharmacopoeia: understanding the historical origins of incorporative pharmacopoeial processes among Xhosa healers in Southern Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 237 - 242, (1991)
Symptoms : H(013), H(082), H(099), H(108), H(127)
Recipes : H(013) rash, ONS., RNS.
H(081) leaves, febrile complaints
H(082) asthma , H(108) influenza , H(127) milt sickness, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhlonyane, msuzwane (Xhosa)
Reference HS 19
Author(s) : Smith ,A.
Title : A Contribution to the South African materia medica, 2nd ed. Lovedale,South Africa. (1895.) From reference HV 51
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HS 25
Author(s) : Shauri, N.E.N.
Title : Experience on the use of Tanzanian medicinal plants for the last decade (1979-1989) in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. For its preparation, green or dried leaves are boiled for 20 minutes. Alternatively a powder of dried leaves is placed in a hot water decoction for 15 minutes and filtered with clean cloth. The dosage recommended is 100 ml tds for adults, and 15 to 20 to 40 ml tds for children over 5 years. If in powder form, 1 tablespoonful is added to 100 ml of a hot water decoction.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : fivi (Swahili)
Reference HS 38
Author(s) : Setshogo, M. P., C. M. Mbereki
Title : Floristic diversity and use of medicinal plants sold by street vendors in Gaborone, Botswana African Journal of Plant Science and Biotechnology 5, 69–74. (2010) http://www.globalsciencebooks.info/JournalsSup/images/Sample/AJPSB_5%28SI1%2969-74o.pdf
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, any part of Artemisia afra is boiled in water
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (village de Gaborone)
Vernacular name : lengana (Setswana), african wormwood (English)
Reference HS 45
Author(s) : Seleteng Kose, L. , A. Moteetee, S. Van Vuuren
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Maseru district of Lesotho Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 170, 184–200, (2015)
Symptoms : H(128x)
Recipes : H(128x) prostrate, leaves of Artemisia afra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lengana (Sesotho)
Reference HT 25
Author(s) : Thring, T.S.A. & F.M. Weitz
Title : Medicinal plant use in the Bredadoro / Elim region of the Southern Overberg in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 103, pp. 261 - 275 (2006)
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(157), H(162y), H(171), H(178), H(179)
Recipes : H(018), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(157), H(162y), H(178), H(179),tea from a handfull of leaves of Artemisia afra, VO.
H(037), a sirup made by boiling leaves with sugar
H(051), H(113), leaves made into a poultice with brandy or vinegar and wrapped around inflamed area or around stomach for fever
H(171),a small amount of tea, VO., 2 X / day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape Province)
Vernacular name : wilde als, wormwood
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, decoction of leaves of Artemisia afra used as nasal plug
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : wormwood (Afrikaans)
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, belowground organs of Artemisia afra, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : eliminiomba
Reference HV 09
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E. , H. de Wet , F.R. Van Heerden
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in the southeastern Karoo South Africa Journal of Botany , 74, pp. 696–704, (2008)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) chest problems in infants, place dry leaves of Artemisia afra in flannel bag and hang around baby's neck.
H(108) colds, tea (leaves)
H(108) colds (“as strengthening medicine”), also infants, fresh, bruised leaves as tea (taken in the morning and evening).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Southeastern Karoo, Graaff-Reinet region)
Vernacular name : wildeals (Afrikaans language)
Reference HV 51
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E.
Title : A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 119, pp.331–341 (2008)
Symptoms : H(000), H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : Leaves of Artemisia afra; H(091) tonic, H(166) antispasmodic, H(068) anthelmintic; H(000) various uses; H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(001) eye drops (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) Smith (1895); from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Africaans)
Reference HW 50
Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title : Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, ONS. of Artemisia afra, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (Zulu), (Xhosa), african wormwood (English)
Reference VH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), sick calves; to chop the leaves, add to milk which calves drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VM 10
Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), decoction leaves , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Moshi district)
Vernacular name : fivi (Sambaa)
Reference VM 11
Author(s) : Mkangare, M.M.J.
Title : Collection of Tanzanian medicinal plants for biological activity studies. Proceedings of the 7th Tanzania veterinary association scientific conference. Tanzania Veterinary Association, Vol. 7, 67- 78, (1989) De la référence VB 10
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Arusha, Kilimandjaro )
Vernacular name : fivi
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051), H(053), H(094), H(103), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) boils, H(051) fever, H(053) earache, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(053) earache, H(082) respiratory complaints, H(103) tooth ache, H(108) sinusitis, H(108) head colds, infusion and poultice of leaves of Artemisia afra Jacq
(registered from reference HR 50)
Region : South Africa
Country : Afrique du Sud
Vernacular name : not registered