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Reference : HL 10

Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Reference HL 10 has information about 21 plants :
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y), pounded leaves, maceration H2O during 1 night, VO.
H(027y) barks fibers, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) child, small pieces of fibers from the trunc, potion
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : kassalto (Afar)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, eat internal fiber of the barks or crushed fibers, juice + milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : garento (Afar)
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(046), H(108)
Recipes : H(006), child constipation, leaves, infusion + milk, VO., induce a diaroea
H(046), measles, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, decoction (H2O) , inhalation + wash the bodi with the liquid
H(108), crushed leaves, infusion, VO. or sap, drops in nostril
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : walainabi, migomali (Afar)
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106) snake, a tuft of this plant keep away the snake during the night
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : ohilahito (Afar)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(003), H(020)
Recipes : H(003), whole plant crushed + H2O tepid, ointment, massage every day
H(020), roots, RNSS. for the Cheikh only
H(020), leaves in powder + H2O, ointment on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : raffu (Afar)
Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(045), H(046), H(055), H(108), H(112), H(143)
Recipes : H(037) + H(108) bronchitis, in the morning on a empty stomach, VO. young
H(037) + H(108) bronchitis, inhalation from leaves
H(037) + H(108) bronchitis, juice from crushed leaves + H20, VO.H(037) + H(108) bronchitis, crushed leaves, juice, drops in nose
H(004) + H(045), chewed leaves on wounds
H(046), measles, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, decoction (H2O), inhalation + wash the bodi with the liquid
H(046) chicken pox, Withania somnifera, Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, inhalationH(055), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(112), 3 hands of leaves, maceration one night, VO.
H(143), leaves, RNS.
H(143), leaves, Withania somnifera, Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, inhalation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : adangali (Afar)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) + H(175), purulent wounds, leaves , roots, crushed together, plasteron affected parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : karrarrate (Afar)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant, maceration H20 during 1h, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : illahisso (Afar)
Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum aculeatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) trachome, bark crushed in H20, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : andalto, kilaïto (Afar)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077), the whole plant, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : rurague lagda (Afar)
Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
Official name : Grewia tenax (Forssk.) Fiori
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Chadara tenax Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) pus + H(045) + H(175), plaster of crushed roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : hedaïto (Afar)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(051), H(111)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, infusion, VO.
H(111), fresh leaves, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : hinna (Afar, Amharique)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(027y), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), fresh plant, ponded in H2O, local application
H(003), fresh plant, ponded in H2O, local application
H(027y), young mothers, crushed seeds, powder + milk, VO.
H(104), VO. in the morning with a cake of "teff" flour at breakfast
H(108) woman and childs, crushed seeds, powder + milk, VO.
H(108) male, seeds, eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : suffihan (Afar), fet'o (Amharique)
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), eat youg leaves, yong shoots or fruits
H(108), leaves, decoction, VO.
H(108), crushed fruits in H20, after decantation, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : adaïto (Afar)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : kurrarrate (Afar), embway, anguilla (Amharique)
Solanum indicum L.
Official name : Solanum indicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(155), H(175)
Recipes : H(155) + H(175), tonsilitis, chewed roots, plaster
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : mulit kaffa (Afar)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), seeds, maceration H2O during 1 night, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : homorra (Afar), homär, roqa (Amharique)
Tamarix aphylla L.
Official name : Tamarix aphylla L.
Family : Tamaricaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(046), measles, leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, decoction (H2O), inhalation + wash the bodi with the liquid
H(046) chicken pox, H(143), leaves, Withania somnifera, Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, inhalation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : saganto (Afar)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, fumigation after ointment of the body with butter, no bath, renew the treatment during 2 days
H(046) chicken pox, H(143), leaves, Withania somnifera, Cadaba rotundifolia, Tamarix aphylla, inhalation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus africana P. Mill. , Ziziphus sphaerocarpa Tul.
Symptoms : H(013), H(175)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(175), fresh leaves boiled in goat milk, the cold mixing in cataplasm in a bandage during 3 days. After the flowing of the pus, coat the wound with the bandage ashes
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : kussuraïto (Afar), abetere, gaba (Amharique)