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Reference : HK 54

Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Reference HK 54 has information about 72 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough + H(051) paludism, crushed roots of Acacia hockii, mixed in cold H2O; extract VO., two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(008), H(099)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, crushed roots of Acacia sieberiana, mixed in cold water, extract VO. half a glass two times a day.
H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(030), H(037)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, roots of Acmella caulirhiza are crushed and mixed in warm H2O, , extract VO.
H(037) cough, roots and leaves are dried and powdered, extract VO., three teaspoon twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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) diarrhoea, cholera, crushed stems of Aframomum angustifolium mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed barks of Albizia coriaria mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003, 4) swollen body, roots of Asparagus africanus crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk one glass twice a day , rub on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(008), H(020), H(075), H(093), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Aspilia african crushed, juice squeezed onto wounds
H(007) body cleanser (depurative), roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk, quarter a glass three times a day
H(020) snake bite, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(075) induce appetite, roots cleaned, chewed, juice swallowed
H(093) antidote, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(118) sore throat, roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wounds, leaves of Bidens pilosa are dried and powdered and applied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crushed leaves of Cajanus cajan mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 100ml once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache,c rushed stem bark of Capsicum frutescens rubbed on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) + H(137), body pain by witchcraf, crushed roots of Carica papaya, rubbed on body twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, stems of Carissa edulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. extract
H(104) abdominal pain, roots of Carissa edulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. Extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, crushed stems of Cassia nigricans, apply on skin cuts
H(014) worms, leaves crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, leaves of Cassia siamea are cleaned, chewed, liquid swallowed
H(118) roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. , extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(018), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crushed roots of Chenopodium ambrosioides mixed in hot H2O, steam inhaled, heated leaves placed on face
H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots mixed in hot H2O, steam inhaled, extract drunk 25ml twice a day, applied on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain , crushed roots of Cissampelos mucronata mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(199)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crushed roots of Clematis hirsuta, massage on affected area
H(199) STI, crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. two glass thrice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(001), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) cataracts, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, crushed, extract dropped in eye twice a day
H(137) body pain, crushed roots rub on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Official name : Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(037), H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots crushed and boiled, extract drunk third a glass
H(092) poison, leaves crushed , mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(104) abdominal pain, leaves picked, cleaned chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed roots and barks of Combretum collinum mixed in cold H2O, juice squeezed on wound
H(008) diarrhoea, crushed roots and barks mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 4 teaspoon twice a day
H(037) cough, crushed leaves mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk twice a day
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots and barks mixed in cold H2O, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, dried roots of Combretum molle powdered added into one glass of H2O, VO. twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed leaves of Conyza sumatrensis , juice onto fresh wound
H(014) ringworm, leaves are crushed and extract rubbed on affected part once a day
H(118) sore throat, picked leaves are cleaned and chewed, juice swallowed three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crotalaria ochroleuca G.Don
Official name : Crotalaria ochroleuca G.Don
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, crushed leaves of Crotalaria ochroleuca , boiled, eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots of Cucurbita maxima mixed in cold H2O, extract VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(004), H(013), H(112)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, sap of roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule collected and rubbed on skin cuts
H(013) boils, roots, crushed , extract smeared on affected area once
H(112) abortion, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk three teaspoon three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dioscorea sp.
Official name : Dioscorea sp.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) loss of appetite, crushed leaves of Dioscorea sp., boiled, eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Echinops amplexicaulis Oliv.
Official name : Echinops amplexicaulis Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(037), H(100), H(104), H(169), H(184)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots of Echinops amplexicaulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk one glass twice a day
H(037) tuberculosis, roots are crushed and boiled, extract drunk quarter glass for adults twice a day for children
H(100) syphilis, H(156) whooping cough, , roots of Echinops amplexicaulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk one glass twice a day
H(104) stomachache, roots are crushed and boiled, extract drunk 200ml once a day
H(169) hernia scrotal, roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(184) hydrocele, roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk one glass three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots of Erythrina abyssinica crushed and boiled, massage tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, crushed leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, boiled, extract VO. four teaspoon twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) fresh wound, sap from stems of Euphorbia hirta collected, applied on wound two times a day
H(037) cough, crushed roots of Euphorbia hirta, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, diarrhea, crushed roots of Ficus vallis-choudae, mixed in cold water, extract drunk half glass once a day
H(014) ring worm, sap collected from barks, smeared on affected area twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) miscarriage, roots of Flueggea virosa crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 250ml twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen body, roots of Grewia mollis scraped, plastered on swelling
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, crushed roots of Cleome gynandra, dropped in eye
H(014) ringworm, , crushed leaves, rubbed on affected area
H(018) headache, crushed leaves, rubbed on forehead
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) sores on head of children, leaves of Harrisonia occidentalist, crushed, rubbed on affected area twice
H(068) worms, roots crushed, mixed in warm H2O, extract VO. 500ml a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(003), H(099)
Recipes : H(003, 3), whole body swelling, crushed roots of Hoslundia opposita boiled, extract VO.
H(099, 3) epilepsy, crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extractVO. two times a day, applied as nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots of Imperata cylindrica, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(003), H(018), H(068), H(118)
Recipes : H(003) body swelling, crushed leaves rubbed on skin
H(018) headache, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract drunk
H(068) round worms Crushed roots, mixed in warm water, extract drunk 200ml once a day
H(118) sore throat, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract drunk twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Official name : Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, roots of Kedrostis foetidissima crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(033), H(093)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, crushed leaves of Kigelia africana, squeezed in eye
H(033) impotence, dried, powdered stems, extract drunk, eaten
H(093) antidote, crushed, boiled barks, extract drunk once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(020), H(099)
Recipes : H(001) cataracts, crushed leaves of Lantana camara mixed in cold H2O; extract dropped in eye
H(014) ringworms, leaves dried , powdered, smeared on affected area
H(020) snake bite, roots crushed , mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. 250ml
H(099) epilepsy, roots crushed, mixed in cold H20, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, roots of Mangifera indica are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk twice a day
H(037) cough, roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(022)
Recipes : H(022) ease child bearing, Induces labour, crushed roots of Markhamia platycalyx mixed in warm H2O, extract drunk one glass once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(099), H(112)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots of Maytenus senegalensis mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 50ml three times a day
H(112) miscarriage crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 300 ml two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(093), H(099)
Recipes : H(093) anti-venon, roots of Microglossa pyrifolia crushed, rubbed on skin cuts
H(099) epilepsy, leaves crushed, added in bath water, used for bathing, burnt in patient room
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(104) abdominal pain, roots of Momordica foetida crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO., one glass
H(199) STI, roots crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. one glass twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(018) headache,H(037) cough, roots of Mondia whitei are cleaned, and chewed
H(104) abdominal pain, roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract is drunk twice a day
H(108) flu, roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract is drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wund, crushed flowers of Musa sp. , mixed in cold water, extract applied on wounds
H(008) diarrhoea, sap collected from fruits, Sap drunk thrice a day
H(014) ring worm, crushed bark, Smear on affected area once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068), H(094), H(104), H(169), H(199)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, crushed roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. half glass thrice a day
H(037) cough, H(104) stomachache, crushed roots, boiled, extract VO. 200ml once a day
H(094) piles roots burned together with millet husk, direct smoke to anus
H(169) scrotal hernia , crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 20ml once a day for a month
H(199) STDs, H(068) worms crushed roots, boiled, extract VO. one glass twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) eye cataract, crushed leaves, extract squeezed, dropped in eye twice a day
H(051) fever, leaves crushed, mixed in warm water, massage body, add in bathing water
H(051) paludism, leaves crushed, mixed in warm water, extract drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pennisetum trachyphyllum Pilg.
Official name : Pennisetum trachyphyllum Pilg.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots of Pennisetum trachyphyllum, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008), H(199)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed stem of Piliostigma thonningii mixed in warm H2O, VO. one teaspoon a day
H(199) STI crushed leaves, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. 750ml thrice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 2) syphilis, crushed roots of Pupalia lappacea are boiled, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rhynchosia densiflora (Roth) DC.
Official name : Rhynchosia densiflora (Roth) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 8) dysentery, crushed roots of Rhynchosia densiflora , mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk two teaspoon twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, crushed roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, mixed in cold H2O, rubbed on affected area three times a day
H(018) headache, H(137) body pains, crushed roots, rubbed on skin cuts once a day
H(201) body ache due to witchcraft, roots crushed mixed in cold H2O, rubbed on skin cuts once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(113), H(184)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed roots of Solanum aculeatissimum, fruits, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(113) bone, muscle inflammation, crushed fruits mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(184) hydrocele, crushed roots, mixed in cold H20, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(053), H(099), H(199), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed roots of Solanum sp, mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk two teaspoon twice a day
H(018) headache, crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(053) ear diseases, crushed roots , mixed in cold H2O, extract dropped in ear thrice
H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(199) STI crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(201) wtchcraft, crushed roots, rub on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Official name : Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030, 2) retained placenta, crushed roots of Sporobolus africanus, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. 500ml once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(046)
Recipes : H(003) swollen body, roots of Steganotaenia araliaceadried, powdered, added in one glass of H2O, drunk twice a day
H(046) measles crushed roots, rubbed all over skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, dried powdered roots of Stereospermum kunthianum, applied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Strychnos innocua Delile
Official name : Strychnos innocua Delile
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) witchcraft, crushed roots of Strychnos innocua, mixed in cold, H2O, extract sprinkled on patient
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Termitomyces microcarpus (Berk. & Broome) Heim
Official name : Termitomyces microcarpus (Berk. & Broome) Heim
Family : Lyophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, crushed roots of Termitomyces microcarpus, smeared on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia capensis Pers
Official name : Trichilia capensis Pers
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027), H(038), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, cough, crushed roots of Trichilia capensis , boiled, extract drunk 200ml once a day
H(027) stops miscarriage, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk half glass twice a day
H(038) urine pain crushed roots , mixed in cold water extract drunk two times a day
H(068) worms C crushed roots, mixed in water, extract drunk
H(104) stomachache, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk 50ml once a day
H(109) back ache after birth, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract drunk
H(000) (west pain?) Dried roots , powdered, powder added in water making 10ml , drunk two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia capensis Pers
Official name : Trichilia capensis Pers
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027), H(038), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, cough, crushed roots of Trichilia capensis , boiled, extract drunk 200ml once a day
H(027) stops miscarriage, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk half glass twice a day
H(038) urine pain crushed roots , mixed in cold water extract drunk two times a day
H(068) worms, crushed roots, mixed in water, extract drunk
H(104) stomachache, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk 50ml once a day
H(109) back ache after birth, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract drunk
H(000) (west pain?), dried roots , powdered, powder added in water making 10ml , drunk two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(020), H(093), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed roots of Trichilia emetica, mixed in cold water, extract VO. + crushed leaves rubbed on skin cut
H(093) prevent poison, crushed roots , mixed in cold water, extract drunk
H(104) stomachache, crushed roots , mixed in cold water extract drunk once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(026), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) boils, crushed roots of Urtica massaica, extract smeared on affected area once
H(018) headache, crushed leaves, rubbed on forehead
H(026) menstrual pain, crushed roots, extract VO, four teaspoon twice a day
H(037) cough, crushed roots, mixed in cold H20, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swollen feet , body, crushed stems of Vangueria apiculata, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. half glass hree times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
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(004), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(169), H(199)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, extract applied on wound
H(018) headache, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 2 spoonful thrice a day
H(037) cough, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(051) paludism, crushed leaves, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO., twice a day
H(104) swollen stomach, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(169) hernia, dried powderer roots, extract drunk 10ml twice a day, extract rubbed on skin cuts
H(199, 2) HIV / AIDS, crushed roots mixed in cold H2O, extract VO., 500ml thrice a day or once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back bone disease, crused leaves, roots, boiled , heated over fire, extract drunk, heated leaves massage body twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Official name : Vitellaria paradoxa C. F. Gaertn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dried barks of Vitellaria paradoxa , powder mixed in water, VO., 20ml two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, roots of Vitex doniana crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract dropped in eye
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(043)
Recipes : H(037) cough, , crushed roots of Zingiber officinale in warm H2O, VO.
H(043) meningitis, crushed roots, rubbed on sskin cuts once
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors