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Reference : HL 11

Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Contribution à l'ethnobotanique éthiopienne. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 18, 1 - 35, 142 - 179, (1971)
Reference HL 11 has information about 44 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(100)
Recipes : H(100), stem , pommad , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'alandj
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 : V(087)
Recipes : Veq(087), extracts from stems, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'alandj
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrows poison, ONS.?, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ouabaio
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dima
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), bark, powder + H20
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : musna
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002x), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, ONS., RNS.
H(002x) to vean the calf, sap of Aloe ferox, ONS. , RNS. et les empécher de sucer leurs doigts
H(004) wounds, leaves as dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erét
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(002x)
Recipes : Vb(002x) to vean the calf, sap of Aloe ferox, ONS. , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erét
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161), stems , leaves , ashes + butter, pommad
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sariti
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006), H(045)
Recipes : H(006), green fruit, ONS., RNS.
H(045), ONS., maceration H2O, destroyed the parasites of the water
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : baddano
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), roots, fruit, powder, 1 spoon coffee + 1 cup milk 2 to 3 X / day
H(008), leaves decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100), grinded roots + butter + mercury
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : waginos
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishing, latex, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'op' iya
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(055), H(091), H(173), H(202)
Recipes : H(055), roots barks, ,RNS.
H(091), roots barks, ,RNS.
H(173), latex, RNS.
H(202) depilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'op' iya
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : andet, andel
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(037), H(091), H(103), H(112)
Recipes : H(103), to fall gums , plaster of grilled roots on gums
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : agam
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, flowers, fruit, seeds, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bel bella, bel belta
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azzo arag
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(020), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(020), bark, powder, RNS.
H(037), H(051), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sult'e
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(013), H(143), H(053), H(055), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) + H(143) , juice petiol on wounds + frubber the wound with a stone
H(053), oil seeds, drops in ears
H(100), 7 buds, decoction (H2O) on affected part 2X , rest in food, application leaves on affected part
H(100), barks, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : besanna, messanna, tambuh
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), seeds without cuticle, V.O. + purgative the next day, used by pregnant women
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dubba
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103) dental care, ONS, RNS;
H(104) digestive spasms, ONS. of Datura fastuosa, potion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astänager
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) + H(108) leaves, juice, drops in nose, the patient lies
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ketketta
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), fruit (dry stone fruit), decoction (H2O) 2 to 3H, crushed, sifted, mass, VO. in the morning on an empty stomachj, 1 glass and after 3H an other galss; Strong medication
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : enqoqqo
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), barks in dressing
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kortch'
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(100), H(161)
Recipes : H(013), latex, H(051), latex, H(100), latex, RNS.
H(161), latex, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qolqwal
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V‚q (037)mule, stem's barks, crushed with barley, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shola
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) latex, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shola
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, red femal flowers of Hagenia abyssinica are dryed, pounded, macerated in one cup during 1/2 H. in whey or tepid water.. The patient must remain with an empty stomach until the worm go out
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : koso
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : karkade
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(000) juice of leaves of Jasminum abyssinicum, different diseases
H(068) tenia, maceration of leaves of Jasminum abyssinicum of young plants of Olea chrysophylla + butter and oil, RNS.
H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of roots + introduction of the end of the roots in ureter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : messertch, tämbälal, abe s'élim
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(113)
Recipes : H(113), cones and twigs, fumigations
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : t'ed
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : fét'o
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), fruits of Myrsine africana again tenia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qätch'ämo
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qatch'amo
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) leech, leaves, sap, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tembaho
Nigella sativa L.
Official name : Nigella sativa L.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(007x), H(112)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(007x) carminative, H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, ONS., RNS
H(112) frequent use as abortifacient
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abäsuda
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(070)
Recipes : H(001) infection, to rub the inner side of the eyelid with a leaf of Ocimum lamiifolium ( irritating action with blood)
H(018) head ache, juice of leaves, drops in nose
H(070) rabies, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dämakäsé
Oxalis anthelmintica A. Rich.
Official name : Oxalis anthelmintica A. Rich.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(068), H(100), H(113), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mettch'a-mettch'o
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pleurisy, roots of Phoenix reclinata, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zambaba
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative,H(022) oxytocic,, ONS., RNS.
H(068) ascaris , tenia, ONS., RNS., VO.
H(100) blennorrage, seeds and roots of Phytolacca abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shebti
Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, 6 pieces ( thick as thumb) of the roots of Silene macrosolen in powder, 1 X, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wägärt
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, barks, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wäyba
Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Official name : Trigonella foenum-graecum L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(091)
Recipes : H(012) boiled with flax, made a plaster for the fractures
H(091) massage of the kidneys of the late child to go
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abesh
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(091), H(099), H(135), H(196)
Recipes : H(006) new born, end of young stems, crushed, juice + H2O or milk, VO.
H(099) for H(038), stems, decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : grawwa
Ziziphus sp.
Official name : Ziziphus sp.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(193), H(203)
Recipes : H(037) béchique, H(193) emollient, H(203) tannin plant, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abétéré