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Reference : HC 13a

Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Reference HC 13a has information about 22 plants :
Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Official name : Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(027)
Recipes : H(001), conjonctivitis, leaves pounded, filtered, juice, eye drops
H(027), stembarks powdered mixed with porridge, eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : maharongome (Makua), mkongo (Zaramo)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(005), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(028), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(137), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) + H(100), H(028), H(034),H(037), H(051), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(139), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(006), H(008), H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O) + coco oil, VO.
H(005),H(013) boils, pounded roots + H2O, paste, local application
H(101), polymenorrhoea, H(104)gastritis, roots, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(034), H(137)body pains, leaves pounded with water, filtered, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mpingi (Matumbi), mtopetope (Ndengereko, Swahili, Zigua)
Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Official name : Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, decoction (H2O) of roots, Brachystegia boehmii, Piliostigma thonningii , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mvomaro (Pare), myombo (Swahili)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), roots, decoction (H2O), VO., to neutralize the effects of devils
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mlutulutu (Swahili)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., powdered dried leaves added to tea or soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mchingu (Zaramo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(099) epilepsy, H(104), roots, decoction (H2O), V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kundekunde (Swahili, Zaramo)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169), hernia, rootbarks, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msaji (Swahili)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(051), H(104), abdominal pains, H(169), hernia, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mhumba (Zigua)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(026), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(145), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dys., H(008x), H(026), H(068), bilharzia, H(100) gono., H(101), H(173), roots, decoction, VO.
H(145), roots, decoction, VO. + application of a pod soaked in juice from squeezed leaves on vagina or anus
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : malamula, mntwintwi (Zigua), mpome (Ngindo), mrimbwi (Makua)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) memoragia, leaves of Thunbergia alata + Cucurbita pepo, cooked, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : not registered
Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Official name : Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Diplorhynchus angolensis B├╝ttner
Symptoms : H(026), H(027), H(033), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(169), H(173), H(179)
Recipes : H(026), roots + H2O cold, extract, VO.
H(027), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037),pneumo, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), cough, roots cooked with meat, soup, VO.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(101), VO. decoction (H2O) roots of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia
H(101), H(179)kidney problems, roots decoction (H2O) of Entada abyssinica , Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, VO.
H(104) belly, roots cooked with meat, soup, VO.
H(169)hernia, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), roots, decoction (H2O), VO. H(173), ashes of leaves of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia on the affected parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mtogo (Bena, Swahili, Zigua), mulondo (Zaramo)
Dracaena deremensis Engl.
Official name : Dracaena deremensis Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), hepatomegaly, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : isale (Pare)
Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Official name : Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Synonyms : Haemanthus coccineus Forssk.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves pounded H2O, filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mbiba, mbibo, mkorosho (Swahili)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(005), oedema, swellings, H(099) epilepsy, H(104), abdominal pain, stembarks, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mnyegija (Ndengereko), mvungwe (Zigua)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(051), paludism roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103), stembark, decoction (H2O), gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mwembe (Swahili)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(077), H(101), H(104), H(145)
Recipes : H(033) femal, decoction (H2O) of roots, Brachystegia boehmii, Piliostigma thonningii , VO.
H(013) , ulcere malignant and others, H(077), H(101), H(104), H(145), decoction (H2O), roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msegese (Swahili)
Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Official name : Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Rauvolfia macrophylla Stapf
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(116)
Recipes : H(006), constip, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104), abdominal pain, roots, decoction, VO.
H(116), irregular menses, roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msese we (Chagga)
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(026), H(101), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, roots, decoction + white sugar , VO.
H(018), roots, decoction, VO.
H(026), roots, decoction, VO.
H(101), roots cooked with chiken meat, VO.
H(113) neck pain, roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : muhungulu (Zgua)
Sclerocarya caffra Sond.
Official name : Sclerocarya caffra Sond.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(034), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(008) dys., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) dys., pounded leaves + H2O cold, extract, VO.
H(034), stembark pounded + H2O, filter, VO.
H(034), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), VO. + leaves pounded on the body
H(068), bilharziosis, stembark pounded + H2O, filter, VO.
H(082)astme, stembark pounded , leaves + H2O, extract, VO.
H(082)astme, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), stembark pounded + H2O, filter, VO. H(104) belly, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169), hernia, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : bankuti (Ndengereko, mng'ongo (Swahili, Zigua), mumbu (Zaramo)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), roots, decoction, VO. and bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkomanguku (Zaramo)