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Reference : HH 06c

Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. III. Plants of the families Papilionaceae - Vitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 237 - 260 (1983)
Reference HH 06c has information about 14 plants :
Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Glycine abrus L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(139)
Recipes : H(082), asthma, decoction (H2O) roots + crushed leaves, juice, VO.
H(139), aphrodisiac, impotence, decoction (H2O) roots, VO. + eat 3 boiled eggs + honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwangaruchi, luvarnbo (Kipare) (Tanga district)
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), sterility women, (? and a bent penis), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ghoye (Shambaa), zokambago (Zigua), iyore (Same district)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach, pregnant women, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbainisiri (Mbaazi) (Tanga district)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(082)
Recipes : H(006), constipation, ground stem bark mixed with maize flour in porridge
H(082), stem and root bark in porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : nakapwedo (Makonde), nkolokolo (Kiyao), msikosiko (Zigua) (Korogwe district)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(004), H(018), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(175), H(201)
Recipes : H(033), sterility women, fresh root bark of Albizia anthelmintica + roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule, Harrisonia abyssinica , boiled with eggs, the decoction VO.
H(101) + H(124), H(104) stomach, roots of Hoslundia opposita, Cyphostemma adenocaule, decoction, VO.
H(004) + H(175), H(018) + H(175), H(201)folie + H(175), boiled leaves are applied externally on the head
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwengere, mwangele (Kimakonde) (Tanga district)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(026), irregular menstruation, H(104), peptic ulcers, H(135), roots, cold decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : njitwe (Same district)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), sterility women, fresh root bark of Albizia anthelmintica + roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule, Harrisonia abyssinica , boiled with eggs, the decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mnkusu, mkusu, mdengwe (Korogwe district)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(013), skin rashes,H(014), itching, leaves soaked in H20 of bath - - H(077), vomiting childs, H(104), stomach ache, decoction (H2O) of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kiwepe (Tanga district)
Lantana viburnoides (Forsk.) Vahl
Official name : Lantana viburnoides (Forsk.) Vahl
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility women, roots of Lantana viburnoides + Vernonia lasiopus (mhasha), decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mvuti (Lushoto district)
Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Official name : Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mfungangombe (Handeni district)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034), palpitation, infusion ONS. in porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbazo (Korogwe district)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(008), H(077)
Recipes : H(008), H(077), roots or leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mtula (Korogwe district)
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(087), H(157)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), crushed leaves, local application
H(087), a paste of fresh leaves mixed with sodium bicarbonate, applied on infected swollen finger. The bandage is changed every 2 days
H(157) childs, convulsions, boiled leaves, vapors inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(175), H(169)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, a) cold bath with decoction of leaves, - b) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves, - c) local application, juice of pounded leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, - d) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, - e) paste of fresh leaves in local application , - f) roots of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, decoction, VO.
H(068), bilharziosis, roots extract in cold H2O,VO.
H(103), painful teeth which have a tendency to fall out, ONS, RNS
H(104), internal stomach pain boil yielding pus, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104), roots, leaves, stem barks, powder in warm H2O ? VO.
H(113) + H(175), rheumatism, roots ground with little water and the mixture is applied to painful areas
H(169), roots, leaves, stem barks, powder in warm H2O ? VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mndungu, mjafari, mtata, mpombo, mrungurungu, mnuwgu, mhombo (Zigua), msele (Tanga district)