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Reference : HK 40

Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Reference HK 40 has information about 40 plants :
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(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Achyranthes aspera, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Aloe vera are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Ananas comosus, peeled fruit of Ananas comosus is squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Asparagus flagellaris Baker
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Asparagus abyssinicus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves , barks, seeds of Bidens pilosa are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves Carica papaya, chewing or squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, roots of Cassia occidentalis are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(028), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(028) vaginal prolapsus, H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, barks, stems, seeds of Chenopodium opulifolium are pounded, squeezing, boiling, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Official name : Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Croton sylvaticus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, fruits, roots, seeds, leaves of Cucurbita pepo are pounded, squeezed, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Cyathula uncinulata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, roots, leaves of Cyphostemma adenocaule are pounded, squeezed, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, flowers, barks, leaves of Erythrina abyssinica are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation; leaves of Eucalyptus globulus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Official name : Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation leaves of Eucalyptus grandis are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, roots are squeezed or boiled, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, tuber, leaves of Ipomoea batatas are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Kalanchoe crenata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, barks, leaves of Maesa lanceolata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Mangifera indica are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation; leaves of Manihot esculenta are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, bark of Markhamia lutea are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, roots of Microglossa pyrifolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Plectranthus sp.
Official name : Plectranthus sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Plectranthus sp. are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(028), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(028) vaginal prolapsus, H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Pseudarthria hookeri are squeezed or boiled, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Psidium guajava are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, fruits, leaves of Rubia cordifolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, stems, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus are chewed, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, roots of Senecio hadiensis are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum terminale Forssk.
Official name : Solanum terminale Forssk.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Solanum terminale are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Tagetes minuta are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(026), H(116)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, roots of Vernonia amygdalina are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of, leaves, roots of Vernonia lasiopus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, barks, roots of Warburgia ugandensis are pounded, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua,barks, roots of Zanthoxylum gilletii are pounded, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, roots of Zingiber officinale are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors