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Reference : HL 15

Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Reference HL 15 has information about 153 plants :
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bitet (boffa), fresh roots of Abutilon mauritianum, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : pelampul (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vb(130) inability to walk properly (dereba), roots fresh or dried of Acacia etbaïca, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hamaressa (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney (birbirti), dried roots of Acacia mellifera crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bilala (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spiritt (ka falfala), fresh or dried seeds of Acacia senegal, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sapansa (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) breast pain (dhukuba harma), fresh or dried roots of Acacia seyal, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : watcho (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) removing after birth (ka), fresh leaves of Acacia tortilis, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dedecha, kitkita (Afaan Oromo)
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis (entil), fresh or dried roots of Acalypha fruticosa, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gurbi dag (Afaan Oromo)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, fresh roots of Acanthospermum hispidum, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : qummuxxi (Afaan Oromo)
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching (aro), fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : jibir (Afaan Oromo)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea (chobto), fresh stem barks of Acokanthera schimperi, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kararo (Afaan Oromo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea (chobto), fresh roots of Ageratum conyzoides, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Official name : Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : Vb(108) cold (qufa), fresh seeds of Aloe pubescens, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hargessa (Afaan Oromo)
Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Official name : Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(037)
Recipes : H(000) (dhukuba dugda), dried seeds of Aloe pubescens, crush boil and VO.
H(037) tuberculosis (sombe), dried seeds of Aloe pubescens, crush and drink
H(179) kidney (birbirti), H(108) cold (qilensa), dried seeds Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hargessa (Afaan Oromo)
Ampelocissus abyssinica (Hochst. Ex Rich.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus abyssinica (Hochst. Ex Rich.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Ampelocissus cavicaulis (Baker) Planch.
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) black leg (aba gorba), fresh or dried roots of Ampelocissus abyssinica, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : teru (Afaan Oromo)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) weakness (dukubaone), fresh roots of Asparagus africanus, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : argeg (Afaan Oromo)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris (maga), dried leaves of Melia azadirachta, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : lucimila (Afaan Oromo)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit (Jinni), fresh or dried roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : badanna (Afaan Oromo)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris (magga), fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, (CBdr.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kilisa guracha (Afaan Oromo)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma), dried roots barks of Boscia salicifolia, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : qalqalchi qalada (Afaan Oromo)
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache (bowo), roots barks of Boscia senegalensis, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : qalqalcha (Afaan Oromo)
Breonadia salicina (Vahl) Hepper and Wood
Official name : Breonadia salicina (Vahl) Hepper and Wood
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Breonadia microcephala (Delile) Ridsdale
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) anthelmintic (Maga), stem barks of Breonadia salicina, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : erba (Afaan Oromo)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh leaves of Brucea antidysenterica, crush boil and VO.
H(201) devil spirit (jinni), fresh leaves, crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kilisa adi (Afaan Oromo)
Caesalpinia volkensii Harms
Official name : Caesalpinia volkensii Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility (mehaninet), dried seeds of Caesalpinia volkensii, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sidika (Afaan Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(003), V(137)
Recipes : Véq(003) swelling of nose in mule (chachabsa) , dry or fresh seeds of Calpurnia aurea, crush
Vb(137) sore, (hinjira), fresh leaves crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : chekata (Afaan Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(070)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea (bassa), dry or fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea , crush boil and VO.
H(068) amoebiasis (dubera), dry or fresh seeds, crush boil and VO.
H(070) rabies (dukuba serie), dry or fresh roots, crush, pound and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : chekata (Afaan Oromo)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(043), H(201)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis (dhukubadhira), fresh roots of Capparis tomentosa, crush and drink
H(201) mental disorder (ka marata), fresh roots crush and bind (bandage)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gombot (Afaan Oromo)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma),dried leaves of Capsicum frutescens crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : mitmita (Afaan Oromo)
Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris (magga), fresh roots of Caralluma speciosa, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia (helina diga), dried or fresh leaves of Carica papaya, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : papaya (Afaan Oromo)
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(014), H(070), H(179), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (beresa), freh roots of Carissa spinarum, crush and boil
H(070) rabies (dukuba serie), stems barks fresh or dried crush and drink
H(070) rabies (dukuba serie), roots fresh or dried crush boil and VO.
H(179) kidney (birbirti), stems barks, crush boil and VO.
H(201) mental disease (marata), fresh roots, crush and sniff
H(201) bad spirit (jinni), fresh roots, crush
H(201) evil eye (buda), roots fresh or dried, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : agamsa (Afaan Oromo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(075), H(100)
Recipes : H(075) loss of appetite (albti kutu), dried stem bark of Senna occidentalis, crush and drink
H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh or dried fresh bark, crush boil and VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh root, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hawacho (Afaan Oromo)
Cassia petersiana Bolle
Official name : Cassia petersiana Bolle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (alati), fresh leaves of Senna petersiana, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : odusalem (Afaan Oromo)
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : H(003), H(094)
Recipes : H(003) swelling (dula binguge), fresh leaves of Senna septemtrionalis, crush and tie
H(094) haemorrhoids (qormade), fresh or dried roots barks, crush and rub
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : simamak (Afaan Oromo)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye (buda), fresh or dried roots of Cassytha filiformis, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : korsa buda (Afaan Oromo)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff (forofori), dry leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ajo (Afaan Oromo)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033), H(068), H(179)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (ka mara), fresh roots of Cissampelos pareira, crush boil and VO
H(008) diarrhoea (tuma), fresh or dried roots, crush and VO.
H(026) abnormal menstruation (dhukuba dhiga), fresh roots, (CBf)
H(033) impotence (dhirumalebi), dried roots of Cissampelos pareira, crush and VO.
H(068) amibiasis (dubera),fresh roots, crush boil and VO
H(137) stabbing pain (woransa), fresh or dried roots, crush boil and VO
H(179) kidney (birbirti), roots and fresh leaves, crush and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : baltoke (Afaan Oromo)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) evil eye (buda), fresh roots of Cissampelos pareira, crush and drink or crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : baltoke (Afaan Oromo)
Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Cissus populnea Guill. & Perr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) anti-vomitory, (wantufa), fresh or dried roots of Cissus populnea, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gangalto (Afaan Oromo)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh roots of Cissus quadrangularis, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : chopi (Afaan Oromo)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) epistaxis (nasir), fleurs et leaves of Citrus limon, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : lemon (Afaan Oromo)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078) cancer (naqarssa), fresh roots of Clematis hirsuta, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : fitti (Afaan Oromo)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078) cancer (naqarssa), fresh roots of Clematis hirsuta, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : fitti (Afaan Oromo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(091), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides, crush
H(108) cold (qilensa), roots barks, crush and drink
H(201) mental disease (marata), roots barks, crush and sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : marasisa (Afaan Oromo)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008x), H(014)
Recipes : H(008x) bloody diarrhoea (seta), fresh or dried roots of Clutia abyssinica, crush boil and VO.
H(014) skin infection (chito), fresh leaves, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Official name : Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(179)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pain (woransa), fresh or dried roots of Coccinia grandis, crush boil and VO.
H(179) kidney infection (birbirti), fresh or dried roots , crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gale (Afaan Oromo)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(179)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis (dukuba tiru), fresh seeds of Coffea arabica, crush boil and VO.
H(179) kidney infection (birbirti), fresh leaves, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bunna (Afaan Oromo)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) anti-vomitive, (wantufa), fresh leaves of Colocasia esculenta, crush and rub
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gondire (Afaan Oromo)
Commicarpus plumbagineus (Cav.) Standley
Official name : Commicarpus plumbagineus (Cav.) Standley
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pain (woransa), dried roots of Commicarpus plumbagineus, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sifa (Afaan Oromo)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea (tuma), fresh or dried leaves of Cordia africana, crush boil and VO.
H(104) gastritis (agano), stems barks fresh, (ChSw)
H(137) sores (dhukuba mada), fresh leaves, crush and tie
H(137) sores (sibiji), fresh leaves, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : wodessa (Afaan Oromo)
Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh leaves of Crotalaria spinosa, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(108)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (chito, ikek), fresh or dried barks of roots of Croton dichogamus, crush and bind (bandage)
H(108) cold (qilensa), dried roots, crush and smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : maffuka (Afaan Oromo)
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (qirt bussa), dried roots of Croton dichogamus crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : maffuka (Afaan Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(099), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris (maga), barks dried or fresh from stems of Croton macrostachyus, crush and drink
H(099) epilepsy (gagabdo),barks dried or fresh from stems , crush and drink
H(100) gonorrhoea (sure), dried roots, CE)
H(126) hepatitis (dukuba titu), dried barks from roots, crush and eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bakanissa (Afaan Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(099)
Recipes : Véq(003) swerlling of nose in mule (chachabsa), fresh or dried leaves of Croton macrostachyus, crush
Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh or dried leaves, (CO)
Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh leaves, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bakanissa (Afaan Oromo)
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Official name : Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(043), H(070), H(094)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis (dhukuba dhira), fresh leaves of Cucumis dipsaceus, Crush and extract its content
H(070) rabies (dukuba serie), fresh leaves, Crush and extract its content
H(094) haemorrhoids (qormade), fresh leaves, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kurera (Afaan Oromo)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(070), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(070) rabies (dukuba serie), roots fresh or dried roots of Cucumis ficifolius, crush, pound and drink
H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), roots and fruits, fresh or dried, crush and drink
H(126) jaundice (alati), roots fresh or dried, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hanchote (Afaan Oromo)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) lung diseases (sombe), fresh roots and fruits of de Cucumis ficifolius, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hanchote (Afaan Oromo)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh leaves of Cucurbita pepo, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : buke (Afaan Oromo)
Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases (dukuba ija), fresh leaves of Cynoglossum coeruleum, Crush and extract its content
H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh or dried leaves, crush
H(139) impotence (dhirumalebi), dried rootss, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : karchaba (Afaan Oromo)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Official name : Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(130)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma), fresh roots of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, crush and drink
Véq(037) cough in horse and donkey (kilis)), fresh or dried roots, (Crex)
Vb(130) inability to walk properly (dereba), fresh roots, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : likime (Afaan Oromo)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pains (qilensa), dried roots and fruits of Datura stramonium, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bengi (Afaan Oromo)
Dioscorea quartiniana A. Rich.
Official name : Dioscorea quartiniana A. Rich.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : V(179)
Recipes : Vb(179) kidney infection (birbirti), fresh leaves of Dioscorea quartiniana, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gishu (Afaan Oromo)
Dioscorea quartiniana A. Rich.
Official name : Dioscorea quartiniana A. Rich.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(031), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) anti-vomitive, (wantufa), roots fresh or dried of Dioscorea quartiniana, crush and tie or crush and drink
H(031) body side pain (woransa), freh roots, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gishu (Afaan Oromo)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles (qormade) fresh or dried bahs from roots of Dodonaea angustifolia, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kitkitta (Afaan Oromo)
Dyschoriste multicaulis Lindau
Official name : Dyschoriste multicaulis Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma), fresh or dried leaves or stems barhs of Dyschoriste multicaulis, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : qorsa loo (Afaan Oromo)
Erianthemum dregei (Eckl & Zeyh) V. Tiegh
Official name : Erianthemum dregei (Eckl & Zeyh) V. Tiegh
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(137) sore (sibiji), fresh leaves of Erianthemum dregeri, crush and rub
H(201) evil spirit (gini), seeds, fresh or dried leaves, crush and bind (bandage)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : derto (Afaan Oromo)
Erianthemum dregei (Eckl & Zeyh) V. Tiegh
Official name : Erianthemum dregei (Eckl & Zeyh) V. Tiegh
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : V(078), V(099)
Recipes : Vb(078) cancer (naqarssa), seedss, fresh or dried leavesof Erianthemum dregeri, crush and bind (bandage)
Vb(099) epilepsy (merto), roots, seeds, leaves dried or fresh, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : derto (Afaan Oromo)
Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Official name : Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) after birth retention (ka hobati), freh roots of Erythrina brucei, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : wolena (Afaan Oromo)
Eucalyptus saligna Sm.
Official name : Eucalyptus saligna Sm.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pains (qilensa), fresh leaves of Eucalyptus saligna, crush and bind (bandage)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bahir zaf (Afaan Oromo)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(100), H(126), H(179)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh or dried roots of Euclea divinorum, crush
H(126) hepatitis (dukuba tiru), barks from dried roots, crush and eat
H(179) kidney infection (birbirti), écorces de tiges fraîches, crush and eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : meiesa (Afaan Oromo)
Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Official name : Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh barks roots of Euphorbia schimperiana, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : robe (Afaan Oromo)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), fresh or dried roots of Gardenia ternifolia, crush and drink
H(037)pain of chest (ka qoma), rdried roots of Gardenia ternifolia, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gambella (Afaan Oromo)
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy (gagabdo), fresh or dried roots of Gloriosa superba, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gnidia stenophylla Gilg
Official name : Gnidia stenophylla Gilg
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vb(130) inability to walk properly (dereba), roots fresh or dried of Gnidia stenophylla, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : harmala tiqishu (Afaan Oromo)
Gnidia stenophylla Gilg
Official name : Gnidia stenophylla Gilg
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(094), H(100), H(108)
Recipes : H(068) parasitisme interne (gara muru), racines fraiches ou séchées de Gnidia stenophylla, écraser , bouillir, VO.
H(094) hémorroïdes (qormade) racines fraîches ou séchées, écraser et appliquer
H(100) gonorrhée (chobto), racines fraiches ou séchées, écraser , bouillir, VO.
H(108) rhume (qilensa), racines fraîches ou séchées, écraser , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : harmala tiqishu (Afaan Oromo)
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sore (dhukuba), leaves fresh or dried of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, (Crb)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dibe galla (Afaan Oromo)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (ikek, chito), fresh leaves of Gossypium arboreum, (Crb)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : gibir (Afaan Oromo)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma),stems barks fresh or dried of Grewia ferruginea, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hinshilo (Afaan Oromo)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006) constipation (ka mara), fresh roots and leaves of Grewia ferruginea, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hinshilo (Afaan Oromo)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : V(130)
Recipes : Vb(130) inability to walk properly (dereba), fresh roots and leaves of Harrisonia abyssinica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : tebenai (Afaan Oromo)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, dried or fresh leaves of Ozoroa insignis, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dheri (Afaan Oromo)
Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vb(099) agressiveness in cows (dhoitu), fresh leaves of Heteromorpha arborescens, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : alhanka (Afaan Oromo)
Hydnora johannis Beccari
Official name : Hydnora johannis Beccari
Family : Hydnoraceae
Synonyms : Hydnora abyssinica A.Br.
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling of facial part (bofe), fresh roots of Hydnora johannis, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : thuqa (Afaan Oromo)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), fresh seeds of Jatropha curcas, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : abatal buluk (Afaan Oromo)
Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068)nternal parasitism (gara muru), dried roots of Kalanchoe petitiana, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hanchura (Afaan Oromo)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit (jinnigini), fresh leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : buke (Afaan Oromo)
Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (chito), fdried leaves of Lannea schimperi, (Crb)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : enxxilif (Afaan Oromo)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) evil eye (buda),fresh roots of Lantana camara, crush and drink, crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (chito), fresh leaves of Lantana camara, crush and rub
H(100) gonorrhoea (sure), fresh or dried root, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100), H(137)
Recipes : H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh leaves of Lantana trifolia, crush
H(100) gonorrhoea (sure), dried or fresh roots, crush boil and VO.
H(137) sores (mada), dried roots, crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : medandubra (Afaan Oromo)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) evil eye (buda),fresh roots of Lantana trifolia crush and drink, crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : medandubra (Afaan Oromo)
Lantana viburnoides (Forsk.) Vahl
Official name : Lantana viburnoides (Forsk.) Vahl
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (shinbira), dried roots of Lantana viburnoides, crush
H(201) evil eye (buda), fresh or dried roots and leaves, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : medandubra (Afaan Oromo)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) skin infection (chito, ikek), dried seeds of Maesa lanceolata, crush and paint
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dhunda/abeyi (Afaan Oromo)
Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Official name : Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound (madda, dhita), fresh leaves of Maytenus arbutifolia, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kombolcha (Afaan Oromo)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) evil eye (buda), fresh leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, crush and smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kombolcha (Afaan Oromo)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia versicolor (barley), fresh leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, (Crb)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : halalchu (Afaan Oromo)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection (chito), fresh leaves of Myrsine africana, crush and rub
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kechemsa (Afaan Oromo)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy (gagabdo), dried roots of Nicotiana tabacum, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : tambo (Afaan Oromo)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : tambo (Afaan Oromo)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(091)
Recipes : H(001)eyes disease (dukuba ija), fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, Crush and extract its content
H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh leaves, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dama kessie (Afaan Oromo)
Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Official name : Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh or dried leaves of Ocimum urticifolium, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : korsa michi (Afaan Oromo)
Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Official name : Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Family : Oliniaceae
Synonyms : Olinia volkensii Engl. , Olinia usambarensis Gilg
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pain (woransa), fresh or dried leaves of Olinia rochetiana, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : guna (Afaan Oromo)
Ormocarpum trichocarpum (Taub.) Harms
Official name : Ormocarpum trichocarpum (Taub.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling of legs (kurkassa), fresh or dried roots of Ormocarpum trichocarpum, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bute (Afaan Oromo)
Osyris quadripartita Salzm. ex Decne.
Official name : Osyris quadripartita Salzm. ex Decne.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris tenuifolia Engl.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) pus from an ear (dhukba guraa), dried roots barks from Osyris quadripartita, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : wato (Afaan Oromo)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(137)
Recipes : Vb(137) sore (boffa), dried or fresh seeds or leaves of Periploca linearifolia, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sarkutal (Afaan Oromo)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) ghonorrhoes (chobto), roots fresh or dried of Phytolacca dodecandra, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : handode (Afaan Oromo)
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pains (woransa), freh or dried stems barks of Pittosporum viridiflorum
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ara (Afaan Oromo)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney (birbirti), fresh roots of Plumbago zeylanica, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : digagi (Afaan Oromo)
Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Official name : Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Family : Podocarpaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(078) cancer (naqarssa), dried roots of Podocarpus falcatus, crush and pound
H(104) womb disorder (lo'o) , fresh roots of Podocarpus falcatus, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : birbirsa (Afaan Oromo)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer (naqarssa), fresh roots of Portulaca oleracea, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : doma (Afaan Oromo)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) fire accident (ibida nama gubi), fresh leaves of Premna schimperi, crush and paint
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : urgessa (Afaan Oromo)
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) + H(051) constipation + fever (oogera), fresh or dried leaves of Prunus persica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kok (Afaan Oromo)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis (wansimbira), dried seeds of Psidium guajava, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : zeyituna (Afaan Oromo)
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) abnormal menstruation (dhukuba dhiga), fresh roots of Rhoicissus tridentata, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) abnormal menstruation (dhukuba dhiga), roots barks dried of Rhus natalensis, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rhynchosia ferruginea A. Rich
Official name : Rhynchosia ferruginea A. Rich
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : V(201) evil eye (buda), fresh roots and leaves of Rhynchosia ferruginea, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh roots of Ricinus communis, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(091), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(053) pus from an ear (dhukba guraa), fresh leaves of Rubia cordifolia, Crush and extract its content
H(091) general malaise (mich), fresh leaves, crush and drink
H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh or dried roots, crush boil and VO.
H(139) impotence (dhirumalebi), dried roots, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : lalessa (Afaan Oromo)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (qufa), fresh or dried leaves of Ruta chalepensis, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : siliti (Afaan Oromo)
Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (qufa), fresh eaves of Satureja abyssinica, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : korsa qufa (Afaan Oromo)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney (birbirti), stems barks of Sclerocarya birrea, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : udha (Afaan Oromo)
Secamone parvifolia (Oliv.) Bullock
Official name : Secamone parvifolia (Oliv.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078) cancer (naqarssa), fresh leaves of Secamone parvifolia, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kiki (Afaan Oromo)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) désordre mental disotder (marata), graines séchées de Sesamum indicum, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : selit (Afaan Oromo)
Sida ovata Forssk.
Official name : Sida ovata Forssk.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : Vb(087) infection ? (gemogi), fresh or dried roots and leaves of Sida ovata, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : urgosiwaka (Afaan Oromo)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (dhirumalebi), dried roots and leaves of Sida schimperiana, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : misira (Afaan Oromo)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(018), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), fresh barks roots of Solanum incanum, Crush and extract its content
H(100) gonorrhoea (chobto), fresh roots, Crush and extract its content
H(139) impotence (dhirumalebi), fresh roots, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hiddi (Afaan Oromo)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vb(099) epilepsy (furtu), fresh roots of Solanum incanum, Crush and extract its content
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hiddi (Afaan Oromo)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (alati), dried or fresh roots ofe Steganotaenia araliacea, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : boboftu (Afaan Oromo)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) anti-vomitive, fresh roots of Stephania abyssinica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kalala (Afaan Oromo)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urinary tract problem (dukuba finchani), roots barks dried or fresh of Syzygium guineense, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : unoma (Afaan Oromo)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014) skinny cattles (honoma), dried roots? of Syzygium guineense, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : unoma (Afaan Oromo)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm (kosso), seeds dried or fresh of Tamarindus indica, crush and eat
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : roka (Afaan Oromo)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (alati),vfresh barks roots of Terminalia brownii, crush and bind (bandage)
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : birdhesa (Afaan Oromo)
Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
Official name : Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) evil eye (buda),fresh roots of Tinospora caffra, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : buri (Afaan Oromo)
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasuis (magga), dried leaves of Toddalia asiatica, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kundo (Afaan Oromo)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(162)
Recipes : H(126) jaundiice (alati), fresh roots of Tragia brevipes , crush and drink
H(162) urinary tract problem (dukuba finchani), fresh roots, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : lalesa (Afaan Oromo)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoeo (bassa), dried stems barks of Trichilia emetica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : botoro (Afaan Oromo)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201)evil eye, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Afaan Oromo)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma),fresh or dried leaves of Vernonia auriculifera, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Afaan Oromo)
Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Official name : Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia stipulacea Klatt
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) abnormal menstruation (dhukuba dhiga),fresh leaves of Vernonia myriantha, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : ragi (Afaan Oromo)
Viscum tuberculatum A.
Official name : Viscum tuberculatum A.
Family : Viscaceae
Symptoms : V(126)
Recipes : Vb(126) jaundice (alati), fresh leaves of Viscum tuberculatum, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : digelo (Afaan Oromo)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(179)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis (dukuba titu) roots fresh or dried of Vitex doniana, crush
H(179) kidney infection (birbirti), roots fresh or dried, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : sari (Afaan Oromo)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), stems barks fresh or dried of Warburgia ugandensis, crush and pound
H(053) pus from an ear (dhukba guraa), stems barks dried, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : befti (Afaan Oromo)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099), epilepsy (gagabdo), fresh or dried roots of Withania somnifera, crush boil and VO.
H(201) evil eyel (buda), dried roots, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : unso (Afaan Oromo)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Véq(003) swelling of nose in mule (chachabsa) , roots fresh or dried of Withania somnifera, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : unso (Afaan Oromo)
Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Official name : Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta (hobati), fresh leaves of Woodfordia uniflora, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : itecha (Afaan Oromo)
Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Official name : Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh roots of Woodfordia uniflora, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : itecha (Afaan Oromo)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) impotence (dhirumalebi), fresh roots of Ximenia americana, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : uhdusalem (Afaan Oromo)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201) evil eye (buda), fresh roots of Ximenia americana, crush and drink, crush and pound
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : uhdusalem (Afaan Oromo)
Ximenia caffra Sond.
Official name : Ximenia caffra Sond.
Family : Olacaceae
Synonyms : Ximenia americana L. var. caffra (Sond.) Engl. , Ximenia americana L. var. tomentosa Engl.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit (jinni), freh or dried roots of Ximenia caffra, crush
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : hudha (Afaan Oromo)
Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Official name : Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney infection (birbirti), barks from dried stems de Zanthoxylum usambarense, crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : geda (Afaan Oromo)
Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Official name : Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : Vb(003) swelling of joints (gofla), fresh stems barks of Zanthoxylum usambarense, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : geda (Afaan Oromo)
Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice (alati), racines , fresh leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : kankura (Afaan Oromo)