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Reference : HC 13d

Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Reference HC 13d has information about 27 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(028), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(077), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, H(104) belly, juice of leaves + rootss chewed of Abrus precatorius
H(008) dys., H(028), H(077), H(099)epilepy, H(104) belly, H(139), VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(037) cough, H(036), H(051), VO. juice crushed leaves
H(082)asthma, H(139)aphrodisiac, roots pounded, soaked in coconuts juice, then chwed
H(157), roots + leaves decoction (H2O) ,VO., convulsion childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kitinutimu (Swahili), lufambo, rufumbo, ufambo (Pare, Zigua, Zaramo)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msewa (Zigua)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(078), H(104), H(139), H(145)
Recipes : H(016), fresh stembark, pounded and applied to the breasts
H(008) diar., VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(104) abdominal pains during menstruation VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(139, 2) impotency and aphrodisiac, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(145) rectum prolapse, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(078), cancer, stembark, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mnoa (Pare), msasa (Swahili)
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(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(077), pounded leaves + H2O, filter, VO.
H(104), VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkungunguti (Ndengereko), msesewenugu (Zigua)
Acacia raddiana Savi
Official name : Acacia raddiana Savi
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116), irregular menses, roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkongowe (Zigua)
Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Official name : Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(033)sterility, H(139)impotence, VO. infusion roots
H(201) bad spirits, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mluziluzi (Luguru)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, decoction (H2O) , leaves and roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mbaazi (Swahili)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(008x), H(020), H(027), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(101), H(104), H(113), H(169)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), dried powdered leaves are sprinkled on wounds
H(008x), H(027),H(037, 2), H(101), H(104), VO. decoction roots
H(020) snake, H(051) paludism, H(082)astma, H(113)joints and bone pains, H(169)hernia, VO. infusion leaves
H(034) heart pains, H(169) hernia, dried powdered roots added to tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : kikulagembe (Matumbi), mkulagembe (Swahili), mnepulo (Ndengereko)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(101), H(179)
Recipes : H(101), H(179)kidney problems, roots decoction (H2O) of Entada abyssinica , Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mfufuma simba (Zigua)
Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Official name : Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(104) belly , H(139) aphrodisiac, fresh roots are squeezed, VO. juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mmehagona (Zaramo)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, VO. decoction (H2O) stembarks
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : muungu (Pare), nkabarwanghuba (Sukuma)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(016), H(157), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(016), pounded leaves + H2O, the liquid is used to wash the breast
H(157) convulsion, H(169) hernia, H(201) madness, VO. decoction (H2O) rootbarkFicus capensis , Strychnos madagascariensis (Mtonga)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkuyu (Swahili)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), ashes of stembark applied on wounds
H(082) asthma, VO. decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : msasa (Swahili), mshasha (Pare)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) gono., H(104) belly, leaves pounded with H2O, filtered, VO. liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkuyu (Swahili)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(169), hernia, VO. decoction (H2O) roots barks
H(201), mental illness, VO. , roots barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkwamba maji (Swahili), nyanje (Pare)
Jasminum fluminense Vell.
Official name : Jasminum fluminense Vell.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) childs, intestinal worms, fresh leaves pounded with H2O, VO. liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : muhafu (Zaramo), mwangalaya (Zigua)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(008x), H(051), H(068), H(157)
Recipes : H(008x), H(068), VO. roots decoction (H2O)
H(051), H(157), VO. decoction (H2O) barks & stems
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mawache, mbashe (Chagga), mmungi (Luguru), mshegheshe (Sambaa), mwangwi (Pare)
Neorautanenia mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.
Official name : Neorautanenia mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, ashes of tuberous roots, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : tuha (Sambaa)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(053), juice leaves, drops in ears
H(104), abdominal pains, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkandekande (Swahili), mwevumbulo (Zigua)
Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Official name : Ostryoderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Dunn ex Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Xeroderris stuhlmannii (Taub.) Mendonça & Sousa
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves are chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mnyinga (Zaramo)
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, VO. decoction (H2O) roots of Phoenix reclinata, Helichrysum setosum (msindiko)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : iaraara (Chagga)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008x), H(077), H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(008x), H(077), H(104), H(157), fresh leaves, pounded + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mpera (Swahili, Zaramo)
Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(068), schistosomiasis, VO. decoction roots + milk
H(091), anemia, powdered dried stembark mixed in porridge
H(104), belly, VO. decoction stembarks
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mhagata (Zigua), mninga (Swahili), mtumbati (Ndengereko, Pogoro)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), dried powdered leaves mixed with castor oil is applied on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mshengena (Pare)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(091)
Recipes : H(001), H(091), roots are cooked of Harrisonia abyssinica , Vigna unguiculata in the soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : chikunde mbala (Zaramo), kunde (Swahili)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(157)
Recipes : H(027z), infusion in H2O powdered dried rootbark
H(157), child, VO. decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : lusasalwake (Zigua), mtundwa (Sukuma)
Ximenia caffra Sond. var. caffra
Official name : Ximenia caffra Sond. var. caffra
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(033), H(059), H(068), H(078), H(104), H(113), H(116), H(169), H(184)
Recipes : H(008) diar., infusion inner roots, VO. on a empty stomach
H(026), H(078), H(104)lower abdominal pains in woman, H(113), H(116), VO. decoction roots
H(033) femal sterility, roots cooked with chicken, VO. the soup
H(033) femal sterility, powdered dried leaves, added to tea and porridge
H(059), dried powdered roots in scarifications, again plague
H(068), roots cooked with goat's kidney, VO. the soup
H(104)duodenal and sstomach VO. decoction roots + pbeans and peas
H(169)hernia, H(184)hydrocele, dried powdered roots are chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mpingi (Swahili), mtundutwa (Pare), mtundwi (Zigua)