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Reference : HK 44

Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Reference HK 44 has information about 24 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(121)
Recipes : H(121) emulcent, salve; gum of Acacia karroo (Cape gum, heyra)
H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery, barks, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : doringboom (Cape Dutch language)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(175)
Recipes : H(175), bulb of Allium cepa; as warm poultices (uiepap) glandular swellings
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : ui (Cape Dutch language)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) juice of Aloe ferox taken as laxative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Cape Dutch language)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops,H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(068) anthelmintic; H(091) tonic, H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves of Artemisia afra; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Cape Dutch language)
Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Official name : Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic to treatH(037) tuberculosis, roots of Asparagus laricinus, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : katdoring(wortels), t’nuance (Cape Dutch language)
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, bulb scales of Boophone disticha; RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : gifbol (Cape Dutch language)
Bulbine alooides (L.) Willd.
Official name : Bulbine alooides (L.) Willd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(191)
Recipes : H(109) lumbago, H(191) “blood purifier”, tuber of Bulbine alooides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : rooiwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(137)
Recipes : H(004) H(004) wounds and H(137) sores (leprosy), herb as topical
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : varkoortjies, waternael (Cape Dutch language)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge; leaf juice for stomach acid
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : hondepisbossie (Cape Dutch language)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(006) purgative and H(007) diuretic in H(005) dropsy, fresh fruit flesh (bitter), VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wildewaatlemoen, ramanas (Cape Dutch language)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(091), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) lung ailments and H(108) colds,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) fever; H(091) general tonic, H(113) inflammation; ONS (“Toppe” (tips)) ONS, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : ysterhout(toppe), sandolien, t’koubi (Cape Dutch language)
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007x)
Recipes : H(001) eye drops, H(007x) carminative, leaves and/or fruits of Foeniculum vulgare, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : vinkel (Cape Dutch language)
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(099), H(108), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(099) nervous disorders (usually in mixtures), H(108) influenza, H(178) heart ailments, herb of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : kooigoed (Cape Dutch language)
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(020), H(037), H(093), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) eye ointment, H(006) purgative, H(018) headache,H(037) bronchitis; H(116) emmenagogue; leaves of Leonotis leonorus, RNS.
H(018) headaches; H(020) snakebiteantidote;H(037) bronchitis, H(093) first aid in poisoning, seeds , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : dagga, wildedagga, rooi dagga (Khoi/Nama language)
Melianthus major L.
Official name : Melianthus major L.
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(076), H(118), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) external for ulcers, H(020) snake bite, H(076) gum diseases, H(118) gargle for sore throat, H(137) sores, leaf infusions of Melianthus major
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : truitjie, kruidjie-roer-my-nie (Cape Dutch language)
Parmelia hottentotta (Ach.) Ach
Official name : Parmelia hottentotta (Ach.) Ach
Family : Parmeliaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(109), H(202)
Recipes : H(076) mouth wash for oral thrush, H(109) back pain, ONS. infusions of Parmelia hottentotta, RNS.
H(202) aromatic lichen (klipbuchu) used for anointing the body (and as mouth wash for teething children)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : klipblom, klipmos(Cape Dutch language), klipbuchu (Khoi/Nama language)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(007x), H(050), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(007x) carminative, H(050) flatulence, H(091) stimulant, H(104) stomachic and H(104) colic, fruit tincture of Piper capense
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bospeper, wilde-peper, staartpeper (Cape Dutch language)
Salvia africana-coerulea L.
Official name : Salvia africana-coerulea L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(000) women’s ailments, H(008) diarrhoeaH(037) coughs, H(108) colds, leaf decoctions for Salvia africana-coerulea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bloublomsalie, wildesalie (Cape Dutch language)
Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Official name : Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(125)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, H(125) diaphoretic, leaf infusion of Tarchonantus camphoratus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : kanferhout, kamferbos, vaalbos (Cape Dutch language)
Urginea altissima (L.f.) Bak.
Official name : Urginea altissima (L.f.) Bak.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(097y)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(082) “consumption” ”hydrothorax”, H(097y) catarrh, bulb of Urginea altissima, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : maerman (Cape Dutch language)
Viscum capense L. f.
Official name : Viscum capense L. f.
Family : Viscaceae
Symptoms : H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(116) irregular menstruation, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Viscum capense, RNS. (registered from the reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iphakama (Zulu), Cape mistletoe (English)
Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain, root of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bitterwortel (Cape Dutch language)
Zanthoxylum capense (Thumb.) Harv.
Official name : Zanthoxylum capense (Thumb.) Harv.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(104), H(130)
Recipes : H(050) flatulence, H(104) colic, H(130) paralysis, fruit of Zanthoxylum capense, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : wilde kardamon, wildekarmonk (Cape Dutch language)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(005) dropsy, H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic; H(055) emetic, H(100) syphilis, tuber of Zehneria scabra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : dawidjiewortel, Dawid’s wortel, gameroo(?), rabuiswortel (Cape Dutch language)