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Reference : HH 09b

Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Reference HH 09b has information about 79 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) mother 's health, leaves of Abrus precatorius, sprinkle in bath of pregnant women
H(104) stomach ache, leaves + roots chewed as needed to effect result (not for children)
(seeds are toxic)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral disease, 2 tablespoons crushed roots in 500 ml H2O : VO. 200 ml. : twice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery , half a handfull per teapot : decoction : 200 ml : VO. : thrice per day as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , leaves, pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : mix with enkulukulu (clay) : VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) to ease child birth, H(201) H(201) depression, soak 1 handfull roots in 500 ml H2O : VO. : 100 mil thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, 1 handfull leavesdecoction in 500 ml. Water VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result, ok for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kalangala
Vernacular name : not registered
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) baby, the whole plant : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle in cold H2O, bath in cold water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Official name : Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, sores eyes, leaves decoction, to press against eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, handfull barks in 2 cups, decoction, 2 table spoons thrice per day as needed to effect result, ok for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) depression, leaves + flowers, smoke in cigarettes
(Drug, to be avoided under most circumstances
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Campala
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, handful roots pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : decoction : 200 ml : drop into nose, 3 X : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) aperitive, VO. Fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves + flowers pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle with seeds of lugero , decoction, cool and strain: 100 ml. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(000), H(006) + H(104), H(076)
Recipes : H(000) (amakiro : the fever that attacks pregnant women), cold infusion
H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, leaves, stems, fruit, infusion : VO. thrice per day
H(076) mouth sores, the whole plant: pounded; rub on
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(051) mother's fever, crush with (H2O), VO. Often
H(118) sore throat, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium: of Euphorbia tirucalli, crush with salt,: lick : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(030)
Recipes : H(022) induce labor, H(030) H(030) expel placenta, to chew roots baked in hot ashes : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(108)
Recipes : H(013)H(013) rash, juice from fruits crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin as needed to effect result
H(108) flu, roots to chew, as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, roots + leaves, decoction, mouth wash : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, intestinal parasites, barks decoction, 250 ml. VO. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(112)
Recipes : H(004) H(004) wounds ecbolic, the whole plant : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(112) abortive, stems pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle, insert into vaginal canal
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Nakalanga
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa angolensis Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(008), H(020), H(118)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, H(008) diarrhea , leaves of Microglossa angolensis, Guizotia scabra, Hoslundia opposita, Erlangea tomentosa: decoction + salt, mix with ghee : 2 tea spoons: thrice per day VO.
H(008) diarrhea , fresh leaves of Microglossa angolensis of ekiterandulsa, kamunye and ghee : pounded with a mortar and pestle
H(020) snake, leaves, crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(118) angina, 20 fresh leaves, decoction, reduce to 1/2, 1 tablespoon, thrice per day VO. as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of
Vernacular name : not registered
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, simmer whole plant in a VO.t, steam inhalation + VO. the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of
Vernacular name : not registered
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promote conception, 1 handfull roots per 250 ml. : VO. : thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Official name : Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promote conception, 1 handfull fresh leaves, infusion in 500 ml H2O, enema, 1 X / month
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, crushed stems, decoction 200 ml. : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
H(013) rash childeren, barks, decoction, to be cooled, bath
H(037) cough, baked leaves + salt, suck on leaf
H(206) antisudorific, barks pounded fresh as with a mortar and pestle : rub under arms
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(030), H(139)
Recipes : H(030) expel placenta, VO. H2O collected between leaves sheaths
H(139) H(139) aphrodisiac, asthenia (for women), roots decoction : 250 ml. : VO. thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(054)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , fruit + leaves of Entada abyssinica of Erythrina abyssinica of Microglossa afzelli : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle + H2O + mumbwa, VO. 250 ml. : thrice per day X 3, rub remainder on stomach
H(008) cholera, barks decoction, 1 cup boiled 5' VO. : twice per day : as needed to effect result
H(014) tinea capitis, barks grinded into paste, rub on head of childeren as a cap? Wear until falls off
H(054), roots, 1 table spoon per 250 ml H2O, infusion of ground roots: 1 cup with milk, thrice per day X 1 to 2 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mpigi
Vernacular name : not registered
Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Official name : Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, leaves of Erucastrum arabicum + Vernonia auriculifera , crush together into a wet pulp, rub on the area : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium: of Euphorbia tirucalli, crush with salt,: lick : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, leaves crushed, 2 - 3 drops in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , crushed leaves, cold infusion in 500 ml H2O, VO. thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, H(008) diarrhea , leaves of Microglossa angolensis, Guizotia scabra, Hoslundia opposita, Erlangea tomentosa: decoction + salt, mix with ghee : 2 tea spoons: thrice per day VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of
Vernacular name : not registered
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, young flowers + leaves : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : infusion : drop in nose
(painful remedy)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) to stop menstruation, roots + barks, decoction, VO. twice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Helichrysum gerberifolium Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Helichrysum gerberifolium Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Official name : Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, H(008) diarrhea , leaves of Microglossa angolensis, Guizotia scabra, Hoslundia opposita, Erlangea tomentosa: decoction + salt, mix with ghee : 2 tea spoons: thrice per day VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of
Vernacular name : not registered
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Aspillia sp, pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle, mix with ashes, packed into or onto the surface of the skin :wounds will dry in 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Official name : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS;, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy childeren, leaves crushed, infusion, mix with VO.rridge: VO. , thrice per day , as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(046), H(103x), H(155)
Recipes : H(001) cataracte, handfull leaves crushed into a small VO.t + 500 ml. H2O + 1 teaspoon salt, rub into eyes and drink 2 tablespoons VO. twice per day : as needed to effect result
H(046) measles, H(155) tonsilitis, handfull leaves crushed into a small VO.t w/ 500 ml. H2O + 1 teaspoon salt, gargle or swallow when cold
H(103x), stem as tooth brush
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, crush leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum of Leonotis nepetifolia + warm paraffin : crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
H(104) colic child, leaves decoction : crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Marantochloa leucantha (K. Schum.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Marantochloa leucantha (K. Schum.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac (female), roots added to tea before sleep : VO. : 200 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , leaves, young twigs, RNS., VO.
H(008) diarrhea due to AIDS, , the whole plant, decoction 250 ml. , VO. as needed to effect result
H(027y) VO.st partum complication, 1 handfull leaves, roots, stems, flowers, boil during 15', VO. 200 ml after birth to prevent infection and improve tone
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(013) rash, H(068) ascariasis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Official name : Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) headache, roots : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : snuff
H(104) abdomional pain, roots pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : + 2 tea spoons to 200 ml. H2O, infusion :200 ml. : VO. : thrice per day during 7 days
H(201) bewitchment, roots : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : snuff (use with care)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(034)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, leaves : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle 2 drops juice into eyes
H(034) tachycardia, leaves : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : juice on chest and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) boils, leaves : stems crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin : as needed to effect result
H(014) treadworm, leaves, strong decoction, 200 ml : VO.: once per day during 2 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), impotence, roots decoction, mix in beer : VO. : thrice per day : 200 ml.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea , dysentery , stem barks : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : infuse with tea in the evening : 200 ml. : VO. : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, leaves to crush, 1 tablespoon juice : VO. : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(111)
Recipes : H(104) peptic ulcer, the whole plant decoction, VO. 200 ml. twice per day : as needed to effect result
H(111) burn wounds, leaves crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin : change daily
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(050)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, dysentery , strong decoction of leaves : 250 ml. VO. : thrice per day
H(050) flatulence, VO. Fruit
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery , roots + barks, decoction; VO. : twice per day as needed to effect resul
H(013) rash, ringworm, dried barks : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : mix with vaseline : crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin t
H(037) cough, H(051), H(104) stomach ache, dried barks : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : mix 1:1 w / honey, VO. 2 table spoons four times per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks decoction; tsp : thrice per day : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(075)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) abdominal pain, one crushed seed + H2O : VO. once only
H(075) appetiser, roots, decoction, 1 tea spoon : once VO.
(seeds are toxic)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata of Steganotaenia sp., cold infusion : VO. : 1 tea spoon : thrice per day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) trying to be pregnent, bury the whole plant under the house
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(051), half a handfull roots, decoction in a large tea VO.t : VO. : 100 ml.: twice per day : as needed to effect result
H(014) whitlow,H(013) rash, juice of fruit, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) dog bite, barks crushed into wound + tea from 1 handfull barks, decoction, 500 ml. as needed to effect result
H(104) stomach ache, diabetes, barks, decoction w/banana beer, 500 ml. VO. : as needed to effect result
H(139) aphrodisiac (women), barks, decoction in banana beer, 500 ml. VO. : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, ONS of Steganotaenia araliacea of Secud-ridaca longepedunculata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) dental caries, roots or stems use as brush teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia nana Kotschy ex Schweinf.
Official name : Tephrosia nana Kotschy ex Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tephrosia barbigera Welw. ex Bak.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, roots of Tephrosia nana of Acacia comphylacantha, powder, cold infusion, VO. 250 ml daily during 14 to 120 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishpoison, the whole plant + seeds, pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle + H2O in water of the river
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mpigi
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, 1/2 handfull roots, decoction 250 ml VO. : 1X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mpigi
Vernacular name : not registered
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, indigestion, handful leaves, infusion (1 tea VO.t), VO., twice per day as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magical use for health, flowers : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : smear on beef prior to cooking in the absence of the patient
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach ache, fresh leaves, chew as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) anxiety due to bewitching, handfull roots of Triumfetta rhomboidea of Vernonia amygdalyna: pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle , infusion: VO. : twice per day X 7
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) anxiety due to bewitching, handfull roots of Triumfetta rhomboidea of Vernonia amygdalyna: pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle , infusion: VO. : twice per day X 7
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, leaves of Erucastrum arabicum + Vernonia auriculifera , crush together into a wet pulp, rub on the area : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia jugalis Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia jugalis Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, leaves Vernonia jugalis of Vernonia sp., decoction , 200 ml, VO., thrice per day 3 X, not for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, leaves Vernonia jugalis of Vernonia sp., decoction , 200 ml, VO., thrice per day 3 X, not for childeren
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Entebe
Vernacular name : not registered
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, trachoma, young leaves : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : juice : 3 drops in eyes
H(037) cough, chewed young leaves as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered