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Official name : Hermannia depressa N.E. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae

4 reference(s) related to this plant

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(104)
Recipes : H(104) roots of Hermannia depressa chewed for heartburn
H055) decoction of whole plant drunk as emetic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seletjan
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(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) colic and diarrhoea in children with Hermannia depressa
H(201) with divining bones and as charm against witchcraft
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seletjan
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(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer; roots of Hermannia depressa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : selenjane, seletjan (Sesotho)
Reference HS 51
Author(s) : Sobiecki, J.F.
Title : A review of plants used in divination in southern Africa and their psychoactive effects Southern African Humanities, Vol. 20 , Pages 333–351, December, 2008 Pietermaritzburg
Symptoms : H(167z)
Recipes : H(167z) psychoactive effects Hermannia depressa used in divination to indicate the illness and treatment required Sotho : This language group includes Northern Sotho, South Sotho and Tswana
Region : Southern Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : moleko/seletjane (Sotho)