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Reference : HB 53

Author(s) : Belayneh, A. Asfaw, S. Demissew, N. F. Bussa
Title : Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:42 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/42
Reference HB 53 has information about 51 plants :
Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Abutilon fruticosum are crushed and tied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : balanbal (Somali)
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(008), H(027y), H(037), H(104), H(124), H(179)
Recipes : H(027y, 41) postpartum complications, H(179, 41) kidney disease, concoction of barks, flowers, leaves of Acacia albida, VO
H(104, 41) stomachache / H(008, 41) diarrhea, concoction of crushed barks, flowers, leaves of Acacia albida, VO, enema
H(037, 41) cough,H(037, 41)pneumonia, H(124, 41) haemorrhage, concoction of barks, flowers, leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : gerbi (Oromo), (Somali)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, hot infusion of leaves of Acacia brevispica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : hamaresa (Oromo)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(008), H(076), H(094), H(103x)
Recipes : H(008, 39) dysentery, crushed leaves and barks of Acacia nilotica, concoction, VO., herbal bath
H(076, 39) mouth infections, H(103, 39) toothache, H(103x, 39) bad breath (haliosis), leaves and barks crushed, chewed and spit
H(094, 39) haemorrhoids, crushed leaves and barks, concoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : serkema (Oromo) mere-aga, galol (Somali)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(039), H(201)
Recipes : H(039) anal parasitic, H(201) expel bad sprit & 'MICH, stem barks of Acacia oerfota are crushed, rubbed & tied on anus (all those symptoms for MICH, H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) = MICH)
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : ajo (Oromo)
Acacia robusta Burch.
Official name : Acacia robusta Burch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, concoction of roots of Acacia robusta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : wangeyo (Oromo)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(001, 38) eye disease, decoction of fresh gum of Acacia senegal, eye bath
H(113, 38) backbone pain, decoction of fresh gum, VO.
H(006, 38) constipation, H(104, 38) stomachache, fresh gum, VO raw
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : sobensa (Oromo), edad, adad (Somali)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) throat infection, H(104) stomachache / H(008) diarrhea, concoction, hot infusion of leaves and barks of Acacia tortilis , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : tadacha, dhadhacha (Oromo)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(106), H(155)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(106) mosquito repellent, smoking the area with stems and leaves of Acokanthera schimperi to stifle the insect
H(155) tonsillitis, concoction with stems and leaves, rinsing the H(118) throat
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : kararo (Oromo), wabayo, oboyo (Somali)
Aloe pirottae A.Berger
Official name : Aloe pirottae A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(020), H(051), H(102), H(104), H(106)
Recipes : H(001, 48) eye disease, ointment jel of leaves
H(013, 48) tropical ulcer, leaves juice extract, local application
H(104) colon cleaner, sap, VO.
H(051, 48) paludism, concoction of leaves, VO.
H(020, 48) snake bite, fluid extract, VO.
H(102, 48) gallstone, fluid extract, VO.
H(106) insect repellent, smoking the area with dried leaves to stifle the insect
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : hargeysa (Oromo), gebedherta, de’ar (Somali)
Asparagus leptocladodius Chiov.
Official name : Asparagus leptocladodius Chiov.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(179, 38) kidney and liver disease, crushed of leaves and roots of Asparagus leptocladodius, concoction, herbal bath & VO.
H(055, 38) vomiting of children (Emesis), leaves and roots, concoction and hot infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : keleme sere (Oromo)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051, 47) paludism, leaf extract of Azadirachta indica , VO.
H(014, 47)) fungal infection, leaf extract, and oil from seed flower extract, local application
H(068, 47)) intestinal worms, oil from seed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : kinina (Oromo)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(033x), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(004, 42) wound, leaves crushed of Balanites aegyptiaca and tie
H(020, 42) snake bite, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, crushed & tied
H(033x, 42) premature ejaculation, fruits boiled with tea|hoja, VO.
H(051, 42) paludism, concoction of roots, VO.
H(108, 42) influenza, oil from seed and nectar; VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : bedeno (Oromo), got, kutan (Somali)
Balanites glabra Mildbr. & Schltr.
Official name : Balanites glabra Mildbr. & Schltr.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crushed roots of Balanites glabra, herbal bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : kutka (Oromo)
Barleria eranthemoides R. Br. ex C.B. Clarke
Official name : Barleria eranthemoides R. Br. ex C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(212)
Recipes : H(033) infertility of women, H(212) Rh factor disease, roots of Barleria eranthemoides smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : kumutu gala (Oromo), goda-adosha (Somali)
Boscia minimifolia Chiov.
Official name : Boscia minimifolia Chiov.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) plaie, feuilles de Boscia minimifolia, feuilles écrasées et attachées, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : meygag (Somali)
Capparis fascicularis DC.
Official name : Capparis fascicularis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, chewed roots of Capparis fascicularis, chew & spit
H(004) wound, crushed and tied, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : hida sere (Oromo)
Capparis sepiaria L.
Official name : Capparis sepiaria L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen body (with oozing pus), crushed leaves of Capparis sepiaria, tied
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : riga gange (Oromo)
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache / H(006) worm expel, decoction of leaves of Senna italica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed roots of Senna obtusifolia, tied, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : jacjacle (Somali)