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Reference : HA 64

Author(s) : Anywar, G., H. Oryem-Origa & M. K. Mugisha
Title : Wild Plants Used as Nutraceuticals from Nebbi District, Uganda European Journal of Medicinal Plants 4 (6): 641-660, 2014
Reference HA 64 has information about 56 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) seeds of Acacia hockii eaten as sauce, no traditional medicine use (mentionned 3 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : oryang (Alur)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(145)
Recipes : H(095) Seed of Acacia seyal eaten as snack
as medicine for H(145) prolapsed rectum, roots in decoction (mentionned 7 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : lalwilwi / katuka (Alur)
Acanthus sp.
Official name : Acanthus sp.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(095) leaves & stem of Acanthus sp. used as food: leaves & stem cooked with beans
as medicine for H(076) gum / oral disease, H(103) toothaches, leaves, burnt to ash & applied to aching teeth or gum (mentionned 6 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : omvuru (Alur)
Amaranthus cruentus L.
Official name : Amaranthus cruentus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus hybridus L. subsp. cruentus (L.) Thell
Symptoms : H(027z), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Amaranthus hybridus subsp. cruentus used as sauce
as medicine for H(027z) pregnancy complications, roots in infusion, VO. (mentionned 16 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : dodo (Alur)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(040), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Amaranthus graecizans. used as sauce
as medicine for H(027y) postpartum pain, H(040) lower back pain, roots and leaves crushed & rubbed & decoction (mentionned 18 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : omvuga (Alur)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(076), H(095), H(155)
Recipes : H(095) leaves, stems of Asystasia gangetica used as food
as medicine for H(014) ringworm, H(076) gum disease, H(155) tonsillitis, ash from leaves & stem cooked with beans powder & mixed in Vaseline or fresh juice applied topically (mentionned 2 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : owuru (Alur)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(051), H(095), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Balanites aegyptiaca eaten as snack & cooking oil extracted from seed
as medicine for H(051) fever, H(104) stomach pain, H(113) joint aches (mentionned 27 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : thoo (Alur)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) inflorescence of Bidens pilosa used as a substitute for tea leaves
as medicine for H(004) wounds, leaves crushed & applied to affected areas (mentionned 42 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : ayegomon (Alur)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Borassus aethiopum eaten as snack & leaves as sauce
as medicine for H(037) cough, bark in decoction, VO. (mentionned 10 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : tugu (Alur)
Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Official name : Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis acuminata De Wild.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Capparis erythrocarpus
as medicine for H(001) cataracts, infusion for eye drops, H(008) diarrhoea ONS, RNS (mentionned 19 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : ongonongono
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(000), H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) juice made from fruit of Carissa edulis or fermented to make alcoholic
as medicine for H(000) general pain, H(026) menstrual pain, H(100) syphilis, H(201) spiritual issues, roots, RNS. , VO. (mentionned 55 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : acoga (Alur)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Senna obtusifolia
as medicine for H(104) stomach ache, warm water infusion (mentionned 13 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : lapirondyek / ombokodriek (Alur)
Celtis integrifolia Lam.
Official name : Celtis integrifolia Lam.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Celtis integrifolia eaten as snack
as medicine for H(201) bad omens, roots in a cold water bath (mentionned 13 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : aling (Alur)
Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Celtis mildbraedii eaten as snack
as medicine for H(013) skin diseases, ash of leavesin Vaseline (mentionned 14 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : okweng (Alur)
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Official name : Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(162x)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Coccinia grandis
as medicine for H(162x) bed wetting, eating of the fruits of Coccinia grandis (mentionned 6 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : tunanyira (Alur)
Corchorus olitorius L.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) above ground parts of Corchorus olitorius var. incisifolius, cooked as sauce or with other vegetables
as medicine for H(006) constipation, leaves, RNS. (mentionned 6 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : otigo-kweyo (Alur)
Corchorus olitorius var. incisifolius Asch. & Schweinf.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius var. incisifolius Asch. & Schweinf.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) above ground parts of Corchorus olitorius var. incisifolius, cooked as sauce
as medicine for H(006) constipation, leaves, RNS. (mentionned 6 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : otigokaal (Alur)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) above ground parts of Corchorus tridens, cooked as sauce or with other vegetables
as medicine for H(006) constipation, cooked above ground parts, or with other vegetables or meat (mentionned 1 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : otigo-afuku (Alur)
Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Official name : Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia monoica Roxb.
Symptoms : H(095), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Cordia monoica used as food
as medicine for H(118) throat infections, H(201) appeasing spirits, leaves chewed (mentionned 10 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : somboro (Alur)
Crotalaria ochroleuca G.Don
Official name : Crotalaria ochroleuca G.Don
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Lagenaria siceraria eaten as sauce, no traditional medicine use (mentionned 3 times)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Nebbi Distric)
Vernacular name : alwaro (Alur)