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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 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 (Gürke) 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
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, fruit or stem bark are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the lesion (Bakiga )
H(118) sore throat, fruit or stem bark are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the throat (Baganda)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, Bakiga, district of Rukungiri
Vernacular name : not registered
Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, strong infusion corresponding to a handful of leaves + stems of Dissotis irvingianal per 200 ml water , apply topically warm
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis irvingiana Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes,strong infusion of a handful of leaves + stems Dissotis irvingiana in 200 ml H2O, hot application locally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (sud), Bakiga tribe, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Official name : Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) indigestion, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of flowers + bark per 200 ml water, VO., as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(123)
Recipes : H(123) adverse reaction to red meat, mild infusions corresponding to about half a handful of leaves + stems per 200 ml water, VO., four times per day as needed to effect result (must be prepared in the abscence of the patient
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Erlangea cordifolia (Benth. ex Oliv.) S. Moore
Official name : Erlangea cordifolia (Benth. ex Oliv.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves are chewed, swallow the juice as needed to effect result (Bakiga)
H(068) worms, leaves are chewed , swallow the juice as needed to effect result (Abayanda)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) mild infusions', corresponding to about half a handful of inner bark per 200 ml water, VO., 2 X / day, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Baganda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) antitussive, powdering bark and mixing with a small portion of salt, to effect a mixture which is licked occasionally to effect relief
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), mild 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions' of whole plant corresponding to about half a handful per 200 ml water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161), expressed to yield juice of whole plant, usually mixed with an equal portion of water, juice applied daily
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) mild infusion, corresponding to about half a handful of leaves + stems per 200 ml water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhea, leaves are 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
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, leaves are 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
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, mild infusions, corresponding to about half a handful of whole ground plant per 200 ml water, VO. / 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, mild, warm infusions or cold infusions, corresponding to about half a handful of barks per 200 ml water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakjga, Baganda, Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Official name : Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, leaves + stems 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
Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Official name : Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, leaves and stems of Impatiens stuhlmannii crushed and packed onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(026)
Recipes : H(018), mildmild infusions, corresponding to about half a handful leaves per 200 ml water , VO. / hourly as needed to effect result (Bakiga)
H(026), mildmild infusions, corresponding to about half a handful leaves of Indigofera arrecta and Crassocephalum sacrobasis per 200 ml water , VO. / hourly as needed to effect result (Bakiga)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Kalanchoe densiflora Rolfe
Official name : Kalanchoe densiflora Rolfe
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(181)
Recipes : H(053) earache, leaves expressed to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water / warmed over fire then squeeze juice into ear
H(181), expressed to yield juice of warmed leaves over fire, usually mixed with an equal portion of water, then squeeze juice over the cut
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves + flowers plant part is chewed, one at a time as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves plant part is chewed as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Official name : Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(161)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, expressed to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water /roots/ VO. / as needed to effect result (Bakiga)
H(161), expressed fruits to yield juice usually mixed with an equal portion of water, apply topically (Abayanda )
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) mild infusions of leaves and bark corresponding to about half a handful per 200 ml water, VO. / twice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribeBakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) antitussive, mild decoction of leaves + bark corresponding to about half a handful per 200 ml wate, VO. as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(051) paludism/fever, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of roots per 200 ml water,VO., four times per day, as needed to effect result
H(053) earache, expressed flowers to yield juice warmed in banana juice squeezed into ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, mild infusions corresponding to about half a handful leaves per 200 ml water, VO., 1 X, children
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Rukungiri
Vernacular name : not registered
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), H(051) paludism pounded roots in H2O, 200 ml., VO., 2 X / day (Bakiga)
H(104) stomach ache, mild infusion of half a handfull roots per 200 ml. H2O, VO. / 1 X (Bakiga)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, Bakiga, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, whole plant crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (sud), district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, stems chewed as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakjga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) rash, H(014) ringworm, whole plant expressed to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(013) rash,H(014) fungus, crushed leaves and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(068) tape wormmild infusions, corresponding to about half a handful flowers per 200 ml water / flowers / 200 ml, once
H(173), strong decoction, corresponding to a handful of roots per 200 ml water bathe in water (hands should be washed after handling of this plant)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), ash from burned stems rubbed into cuts made at site of pain
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Rukungiri
Vernacular name : not registered
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), tie belt of roots around waist
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of bark per 200 ml water, VO. / twice per day, only for adults
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), strong warm infusions or cold infusion corresponding to a handful of ground roots per 200 ml water, VO. 100 ml, / tid / for 2 days or as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Official name : Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(068) worms, leaves are chewed , 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, plant part is chewed / young leaves/ as needed to effect result, (Bakiga)
H(104) stomach ache, plant part is chewed / young leaves/ as needed to effect result (Abayanda)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) labor induction, leaves + flowers are chewed
H(104) stomach ache, leaves plant part is chewed + flowers/ as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma, expressed fruits of Solanum aculeatissimum to yield juice, usually mixed with an equal portion of water, directly onto eye
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Baganda, Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache, stems, inserted into ear canal
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves plant part is chewed as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), smell & chew leaves as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms, mild decoction of leaves, corresponding to about half a handful per 200 ml water, 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) mild infusions', corresponding to about half a handful leaves + stems per 200 ml water, 200 ml , VO., four times per day , as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga , district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, plant roots are VO.unded fresh, mixed into food, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(137) sores, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin/ as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) strong 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to a handful of leaves per 200 ml water, 150 ml VO. , twice per day as needed to effect result (Preparations made with leaves are very powerful) and should be use with care and for short periods)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Bakiga, Baganda, district of Rukungiri
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism mild decoction corresponding to a handful roots per 200 ml. water, VO., 2 X / day as needed to effect result (Baganda)
H(068) worms, mild 'warm infusions' or 'cold infusions', corresponding to about half a handful leaves per 200 ml water, VO. , thrice per day as needed to effect result (Abayanda)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), strong 'warm' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to a handful leaves per 200 ml water VO. (Baganda )
H(068), mild 'warm' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to half a handful leaves per 200 ml water VO. 3 X / day (Abayanda )
H(068), mild 'warm' or 'cold infusions' infusion corresponding to half a handful leaves per 200 ml water VO. every hours (Bakiga )
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, Abayanda, Baganda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back ache, strong infusion corresponding to a handful of leaves per 200 ml water, VO. / 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(118)
Recipes : H(068) worms,H(037) Waterman cough, H(118) sore throat, bark t is chewed as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered