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Reference : HH 09a

Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto,
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Reference HH 09a has information about 71 plants :
Acacia sp.
Official name : Acacia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of bark of Acacia sp per 200 ml water, VO., 2 X / J as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) antitussive, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of leaves and roots per 200 ml water, VO., four times per day and as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda , Bakiga, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) labor induction, infusion of leaves and barks of Albizia gummifera, VO. hourly as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Official name : Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms, infusion of reproductive structures of Alchornea hirtella, VO, 200 ml., 3 X / Day, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), steam bath of crushed leaves as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Official name : Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of stem bark per 200 ml water, 1 tea spoon, VO. , thrice per day for 3 days
(Not for use during pregnancy. Remedies using seeds must be prepared with seeds collected during the dry season)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant is crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (G├╝rke) F.White
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, weak infusion of flowers + leaves, corresponding to about a heaped table spoon per 200 ml water; VO. / 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe , district of Kabale, Baganda, Abayanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Bothriocline ugandensis (S. Moore) M. Gilbert
Official name : Bothriocline ugandensis (S. Moore) M. Gilbert
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea ugandensis S. Moore
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104)mild stomach ache 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions', corresponding to about half a handful leaves per 200 ml water, VO. , as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(020) snake, leaves + flowers of Senna septemtrionalis are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pain, whole plant is crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051x), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) septic wounds, leaves are heated and crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(013) boils, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin/heated and applied
H(051x),strong 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to a handful leaves or roots of Cyphostemsemma adenocaule per 200 ml water, VO. once per day as needed to effect result
H(068) tapeworm, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of roots per 200 ml water, VO. , twice per day as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda , district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves + flowers expressed to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water , VO., not more than 100 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(112)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, whole plant expressed to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water , directly onto eyes (Bakiga)
H(112), stems inserted into vaginal canal (Baganda)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, Bakiga, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) antitussive, flowers + young leaves chewed, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) wounds {fever}, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin of Crassocephalum montuosum as needed to effect result
H(051), strong infusion corresponding to a handful leaves per 200 ml water, rub heated leaves of Crassocephalum montuosum on body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(068) worms, H(104) stomach ache, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful bark per 200 ml water, boil down to 1/2 original stength / 100 ml VO. / once (Abayanda)
H(113) rheumatism, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful bark per 200 ml water (Bakiga)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, H(104) stomach ache, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered