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Reference : HD 21

Author(s) : de Wet, H. , M.N. Nkwanyana, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of diarrhoea in northern Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology, volume 130, pp. 284–289, (2010) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874110003041
Reference HD 21 has information about 24 plants :
Acacia burkei Benth
Official name : Acacia burkei Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, bark or leaves of Acacia burkei are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. The infusion (125 ml) is administered twice a day until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umkhaya
Acanthospermum glabratum (DC.) Wild
Official name : Acanthospermum glabratum (DC.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 6) diarrhoea, the whole plant of Acanthospermum glabratum is crushed and mixed with warm water. The infusion (10 ml) is drunk three times a day by children and 60 ml (a quarter of a cup) 3 times a day by adults. It can be administered anally; dosage depends on the person’s weight.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : inamathela
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 20) diarrhoea, cultivated leaves of Melia azadirachta are crushed and mixed with cold water. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umsilinga
Brachylaena transvaalensis E.Phillips & Schweick.
Official name : Brachylaena transvaalensis E.Phillips & Schweick.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, bark or leaves of Brachylaena transvaalensis are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk twice a day until diarrhoea subsides. It can be administered anally; dosage depends on the person’s weight
H(008) diarrhoea, bark or leaves of Brachylaena transvaalensis used in combination with leaves of Psidium guajava for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : iphahlalehlathi
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Senna occidentalis are crushed and mixed with cold water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : ikhoshokhosho
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 22) diarrhoea, roots, stems or leaves are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. A teaspoon (5 ml) of the infusion is drunk twice a day until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : imbali, ikhwinini
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea. Chenopodium ambrosioides is used mainly for children. The whole plant is crushed and mixed with cold, warm or hot water. The infusion is administered orally or anally. Orally, 60 ml two times a day, until the diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : unukani, ikhambi
Cissampelos hirta Klotzsch
Official name : Cissampelos hirta Klotzsch
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, whole plant or root of Cissampelos hirta are crushed and mixed with coldwater.The infusion (60 ml) is administered orally twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umanyokane
Garcinia livingstonei T. Anderson
Official name : Garcinia livingstonei T. Anderson
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, roots or bark are crushed and mixed with warm or hot water. This is administered orally or anally. Infusion (125 ml) is drunk three times a day, until the diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umphimbi
Krauseola mosambicina (Moss) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Krauseola mosambicina (Moss) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 7) diarrhoea, the whole plant of Krauseola mosambicina is crushed and mixed with cold water. A quarter of a cup (60 ml) is taken anally or orally two times a day, until the diarrhoea subsides.
H(008) diarrhoea, bark of Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra used in combination with the whole plant of Krauseola mosambicina for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
H(008) diarrhoea, the whole plant of Acanthospermum glabratum used in combination with the whole plant of Krauseola mosambicina for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : isihlaza, isihlazi
Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Official name : Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, leaves of Lippia javanica are crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until disappearance of diarrhea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umsuzwane
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, cultivated leaves of Mangifera indica are crushed and boiled with water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until the diarrhoea subsides.
H(008) diarrhoea, ONS of Sarcophyte sanguinea used in combination with leaves of Mangifera indica for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umango
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 6) diarrhoea, leaves of Gymnosporia senegalensis are either chewed or crushed and mixed with cold water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk three times a day, until the diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : ubuhlangwe
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 31) diarrhoea, cultivated leaves of Psidium guajava are crushed and mixed with cold, warm or hot water. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
H(008) diarrhoea, bark or leaves of Brachylaena transvaalensis used in combination with leaves of Psidium guajava for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
H(008) diarrhoea, ONS of Sarcophyte sanguinea used in combination with leaves of Psidium guajava for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : ugwava
Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm.
Official name : Sarcophyte sanguinea Sparrm.
Family : Balanophoraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, ONS of Sarcophyte sanguinea used in combination with leaves of Psidium guajava for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
H(008) diarrhoea, ONS of Sarcophyte sanguinea used in combination with leaves of Mangifera indica for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R.Br. subsp. Viminale
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R.Br. subsp. Viminale
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, stem of Sarcostemma viminale is crushed and mixed with cold water. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umbelebele, ingotshwa
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R.Br. subsp. Viminale
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R.Br. subsp. Viminale
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 14) diarrhoea, root, bark and leaves of Strychnos madagascariensis are crushed and mixed with cold water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umkwakwa
Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Official name : Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, bark of Schotia brachypetala is crushed and boiled in water. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umgxamu
Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra (Sond.) Kokwaro
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 20) diarrhoea, bark of Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra is crushed and mixed with hot, warm or cold water. The infusion is administered anally or orally. The infusion (125 ml) is drunk three times a day, until diarrhoea subsides. If administered anally the dosage depends on the person’s weight.
H(008) diarrhoea, bark of Sclerocarya birrea subsp. caffra used in combination with the whole plant of Krauseola mosambicina for enhance antidiarrhoeal efficacy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umganu
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 7) diarrhoea, bark of Syzygium cordatum is crushed and mixed with water and boiled. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk three times a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umdoni
Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Official name : Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, roots or bark are crushed and mixed with boiling water or cold water. The infusion is administered anally or orally. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides. If administered anally the dosage depends on the person’s weight.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : ikonono
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, bark is crushed and mixed with either hot or cold water. The infusion is administered anally twice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umkhuhlu
Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp.infausta
Official name : Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp.infausta
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, root or bark of Vangueria infausta Burch. subsp. infausta is crushed and mixed with cold or hot water. The infusion (250 ml) is drunk three times a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : umviyo
Vernonia natalensis Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Official name : Vernonia natalensis Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, roots of Vernonia natalensis are crushed and boiled with water. The infusion (60 ml) is drunk twice a day, until diarrhoea subsides.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northen Maputaland, KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Vernacular name : uhlambihloshane, isibhaha