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Reference : HA 49

Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Reference HA 49 has information about 81 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(033)
Recipes : Eye inflammation, H(008) diarrhea, Women fertility, roots decoction of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : lufambo
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, leaves decoction of Acalypha fruticosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : kifulwe
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, roots decoction of Adansonia digitata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mbuyu
Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Official name : Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases, leaves, bark of Albizia petersiana crushed or pounded, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mkenge poli
Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases,H(013) boils, roots, barks of Albizia versicola, crushed or pounded, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mkenge maji
Allium ascalonicum L.
Official name : Allium ascalonicum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) child fever, leaves decoction of Allium ascalonium, VO.
H(014) antifungal, roots decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : kitunguu saumu
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(051) paludismdim,,H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, Hypertension, leaves of Allium sativum, concoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : kitunguu maji
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) skin diseases, leaves crushed or pounded of Aloe vera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mlovera
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eye ache, H(004) wound, roots or leaves of Annona senegalensis, crushed or pounded, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mtopetope
Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Official name : Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(039)
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases, H(104) insecticide.crushed or pounded leaves, bark of Antiaris toxicaria, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mbila
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(039), H(051), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(018) head ache, H(051) paludismdim, H(051) fever, H(104) stomach ache, H(104) insecticide, H(109) back ache, decoction of leaves, bark, seeds of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mwarobaini
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(127)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(127) spleen enlargement, bark decoction of Bidens pilosa, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : nyaweza
Bombax rhodognaphalon K.Schum.
Official name : Bombax rhodognaphalon K.Schum.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves decoction of Bombax rhodognaphalon, topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : msufipori
Brachystegia spiciformis Benth.
Official name : Brachystegia spiciformis Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(051) child fever, H(053) ear ache, roots infusion of Brachystegia spiciformis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mzinghawa nyika
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(104), H(113), H(127), H(169)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption, H(104) stomach ache, H(104) insecticide, H(113) rheumatism, H(127) spleen enlargement, H(169) hernia, barks, leaves of Bridelia micrantha decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : msumba
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, leaves of Cajanus cajan crushed or pounded, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mbaazi
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, root, bark of Capsicum frutescens crushed or pounded, rushed or pounded, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : pilipililukwale
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, H(104) stomach ache, roots, leaves decoction of Carica papaya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mpapai
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) head ache,H(037) pneumonia, H(104) stomach ache, H(169) hernia, leaves decoction of Senna hirsuta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mwambalasi mba
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) severe cough, H(082) asthma, H(201) mental illness, roots, bark decoction of Cassia mimosoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : lusangalala