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Reference : HD 19

Author(s) : Dykman, E.J.
Title : De Suid Afrikaanse Kook- Koek- en Resepte Boek, 14th improved impression. Paarl Printers Ltd., Paarl (Cape Colony), South Africa.( 1908) From reference HV 51
Reference HD 19 has information about 21 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(175)
Recipes : H(175), bulb of Allium cepa; as warm poultices (uiepap) glandular swellings
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : ui (Cape Dutch language)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(077), H(137)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(077) nausea, H(137) sores, bulb of Allium sativum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : knoffel (Cape Dutch language)
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ailments, leaves of Artemisia absinthium; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : groenamara (Cape Dutch language)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Official name : Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic to treatH(037) tuberculosis, roots of Asparagus laricinus, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : katdoring(wortels), t’nuance (Cape Dutch language)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) smoke after a stroke
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : makdagga, rookdagga, dagga (Khoi/Nama language)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(006) purgative and H(007) diuretic in H(005) dropsy, fresh fruit flesh (bitter), VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildewaatlemoen, ramanas (Cape Dutch language)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(163)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, rhizomes; decoctions, VO.
H(163) gout, rhizomes mixed with fat and rubbed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : kweekgras, garre, gari(e)s (Cape Dutch language)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(091), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) lung ailments and H(108) colds,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) fever; H(091) general tonic, H(113) inflammation; ONS (“Toppe” (tips)) ONS, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : ysterhout(toppe), sandolien, t’koubi (Cape Dutch language)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(051), H(085)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(037) cough (in mixtures), H(051) fever, H(085) diphtheria, leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : blougom [bloekom] (Cape Dutch language)
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007x)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops, H(007x) carminative, leaves and/or fruits of Foeniculum vulgare, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : vinkel (Cape Dutch language)
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(099), H(108), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(099) nervous disorders (usually in mixtures), H(108) influenza, H(178) heart ailments, herb of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : kooigoed (Cape Dutch language)
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(020), H(037), H(093), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) eye ointment, H(006) purgative, H(018) headache,H(037) bronchitis; H(116) emmenagogue; leaves of Leonotis leonorus, RNS.
H(018) headaches; H(020) snakebiteantidote;H(037) bronchitis, H(093) first aid in poisoning, seeds , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : dagga, wildedagga, rooi dagga (Khoi/Nama language)
Melianthus major L.
Official name : Melianthus major L.
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(076), H(118), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) external for ulcers, H(020) snake bite, H(076) gum diseases, H(118) gargle for sore throat, H(137) sores, leaf infusions of Melianthus major
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : truitjie, kruidjie-roer-my-nie (Cape Dutch language)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(001), H(175)
Recipes : H(001) eye injuries, H(175) tips (toppe) of Olea europaea pounded and applied as cold poultice
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : olienhout (Cape Dutch language)
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(137)
Recipes : Leaf of Plantago lanceolata as poultice for H(004) wounds and H(137) sores
Seed infusions used to treat H(008) diarrhoea (especially children), VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : weeblaar (Cape Dutch language)
Plantago major L.
Official name : Plantago major L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(137)
Recipes : Leaf of Plantago lanceolata as poultice for H(004) wounds and H(137) sores
Seed infusions used to treat H(008) diarrhoea (especially children), VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : weeblaar (Cape Dutch language)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), seed oil of Ricinus communis as purgative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : kasterolie(boom) (Cape Dutch language)
Salix safsaf Forssk. ex Trautv.
Official name : Salix safsaf Forssk. ex Trautv.
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(051) fever, H(113) inflammation, H(113) old Khoi remedy for rheumatic, tips (toppe) or bark of Salix safsaf, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wilger(toppe), rivierwilger (Cape Dutch language)
Salvia africana-coerulea L.
Official name : Salvia africana-coerulea L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(000) women’s ailments, H(008) diarrhoeaH(037) coughs, H(108) colds, leaf decoctions for Salvia africana-coerulea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bloublomsalie, wildesalie (Cape Dutch language)