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Reference : HL 24

Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Reference HL 24 has information about 136 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, fresh or dry roots of Acacia abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girar (Amharic)
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(124), H(181)
Recipes : H(124) minor bleeding, H(181) omphalitis, fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, grind, paste the crushed part and tie on the wound
H(124) epistaxis, fresh leaves , extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
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(100), H(103), H(118), H(155)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh ou dry leaves and flowers of Acmella caulirhiza, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(103) toothache, fresh flowers hold with teeth
H(118) epiglottitis, fresh or dried leaves and flowers, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(155) tonsilitis, fresh flowers, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh roots of Acokanthera schimperi, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : merenz (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(013) herpes zoster,H(014) atopic eczema,H(014) ringworm, fresh bulb of Allium sativum, extract the juice and pour or paint the affected area
H(014) dandruff, fresh bulb, extract the juice and pour or paint it
H(037) coughing, H(082) asthma, bulb, fresh or dry, drink the concoction
H(037) pneumonia, H(108) common cold, bulb, fresh or dry, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh roots of Allophyllus abyssinicus, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imbis (Amharic)
Anthemis tigreensis J. Gay ex A. Rich.
Official name : Anthemis tigreensis J. Gay ex A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh roots of Anthemis tigreensis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(201) evil spirit fresh or dried roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Arisaema schimperianum Schott
Official name : Arisaema schimperianum Schott
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies,H(014) ringworm,H(014) skin lesion, fresh roots of Arisaema schimperianum, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amoch (Amharic)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(014), H(033), H(099), H(100)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, fresh stem, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
H(013) chancroid, fresh roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(014) skin lesion, fresh roots, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(014) scabies,H(014) atopic eczema, fresh roots, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(033) impotence, H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh or dried roots of Asparagus africanus, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(099) epilepsy, fresh or dried roots, leaves, stem bark, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeset kest (Amharic)
Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm.f.) Bech.
Official name : Asplenium aethiopicum (Burm.f.) Bech.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh roots of Asplenium aethiopicum, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
H(099) epilepsy, fresh leaves and roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Berberis holstii Engl.
Official name : Berberis holstii Engl.
Family : Berberidaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh root of Berberis holstii , extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(126) jaundice fresh root of Berberis holstii , extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeset af (Amharic)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(006) constipation, fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) ascariasis, seeds, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azamir (Amharic)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh root of Buddleja polystachya, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : anfar (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(014), H(068), H(103), H(118), H(137)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) giardiasis, H(118) epiglottitis, fresh roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(014) scabies, fresh leaves, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(103) toothache, fresh roots, hold with teeth
H(137) sore, fresh root, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : de
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mitmita (Amharic)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) taeniasis, H(104) dryness abdominal, H(104) gastritis, H(006) constipation, fresh seeds of Carica papaya, eat the part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : papaya (Amharic)
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(006), H(008), H(018), H(020), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(020) snake bite, H(113) rheumatism, fresh roots of Carissa spinarum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(008) diarrhoea, fresh roots of Carissa spinarum, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(018) headache, fresh leaves, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : agam (Amharic)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) cystitis, fresh leaves of Chamaecrista mimosoides, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeayt gomen (Amharic)
Cassipourea malosana (Baker) Alston
Official name : Cassipourea malosana (Baker) Alston
Family : Rhizophoraceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh stem bark of Cassipourea malosana, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : werer (Amharic)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, H(033) impotence, fresh or dried roots of Catha edulis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chat (Amharic)
Celtis africana Burm. f.
Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, fresh leaves of Celtis africana, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(201) evil eye, roots barks, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kewt (Amharic)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh leaves of Chenopodium ambroisoides, crush and sniff the freshly crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abir (Amharic)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) epistaxis, H(124) minor bleeding, fruits & leaves of Citrus aurantifolia, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lomi (Amharic)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(053), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis,H(013) herpes zoster,H(014) ringworm ,H(014) atopic eczema, H(053) mumps, H(053) otorrhea, H(194) leishmaniasis, fresh leaves of Clematis hirsuta, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Clematis hirsuta, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(068) taeniasis, H(006) constipation, H(104) gastritis, fresh or dried roots, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azo hareg (Amharic)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(006), H(008x), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(051) fever, fresh leaves, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(006) constipation, H(008x) bloody diarrhoea, H(068) taeniasis, H(104) gastritis, fresh or dried roots of Clutia abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : fiyele fej (Amharic)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, fresh roots of Coffea arabica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bunna (Amharic)
Crassocephalum macropappum (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum macropappum (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Crassocephalum macropapum , crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Crotalaria incana L.
Official name : Crotalaria incana L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Crotalaria incana, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(137)
Recipes : H(014) tinea versicolor,H(014) atopic eczema,H(014) allergic rashes on skin, fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(137) sore, fresh leaves, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bisana (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh fruit of Cucumis ficifolius, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Cucumis ficifolius, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yemdr imbuay (Amharic)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh or dried seeds of Cucurbita pepo, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : duba (Amharic)
Cyathula cylindrica Moq.
Official name : Cyathula cylindrica Moq.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) minor bleeding, H(124) epistaxis, fresh leaves of Cyathula cylindrica, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yedem abnet (Amharic)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, fresh or dried leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, boil and do steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tej sar (Amharic)
Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(051)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(051) fever, fresh roots, leaves of Cynoglossum coeruleum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chegogot (Amharic)
Cyperus bulbosus Vahl
Official name : Cyperus bulbosus Vahl
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, fresh roots of Cyperus bulbosus, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ingicha (Amharic)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(163)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff,H(014) atopic eczema,H(014) skin lesion, H(163) gout, fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, fresh or dried roots of Desmodium repandum, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh roots of Desmodium velutinum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Official name : Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh roots of Discopodium penninervium, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ameraro (Amharic)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(014), H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh roots of Dodonaea angustifolia, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(006) constipation, H(068) taeniasis, fresh or dried roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(014) ringworm,H(014) skin lesion, fresh roots, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(137) sore, fresh leaves, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kitkita (Amharic)
Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Official name : Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh roots of Dombeya torrida, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wulkifa (Amharic)
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh or dried roots of Dovyalis abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : koshim (Amharic)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh or dried roots of Draceana studenri, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : itse patos (Amharic)
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Official name : Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, H(163) gout, fresh roots of Dregea schimperi, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it H(113) rhumatismes, H(163) la goutte, racines fraîches de Dregea schimperi, extraire le jus / huile / latex et versez ou le badigeonner
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Official name : Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(163)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, H(163) gout, fresh roots of Dregea schimperi, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(000) malaise, fresh roots of Echinops kebericho, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(201) evil eye, H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Echinops kebericho, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kebericho (Amharic)
Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Official name : Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, fresh roots of Ehertia cymosa, fresh roots of Ehertia cymosa, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : game (Amharic)
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Official name : Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Ekebergia rueppelliana (Fresen.) A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh or dried roots of Ekebergia capensis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ilol (Amharic)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) taeniasis, H(068) ascariasis, fresh or dried fruits of Embelia schimperi, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : inkoko (Amharic)
Epilobium hirsutum L.
Official name : Epilobium hirsutum L.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, fresh roots of Epilobium hirsutum, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : limich (Amharic)
Erica arborea L.
Official name : Erica arborea L.
Family : Ericaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) lymphadenopathy, fresh roots of Erica arborea, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : asta (Amharic)
Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Official name : Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pain, fresh roots of Erythrina brucei, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : korch (Amharic)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(108), H(163)
Recipes : H(018) headache,H(037) coughing,H(037) pneumonia, H(108) common cold, fresh leaves of Eucalyptus globulus, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
H(163) gout, fresh leaves, boil and do steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bahir zaf (Amharic)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(000), H(013), H(033), H(051), H(100), H(179)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(051) fever, fresh roots, boil and do steam bath
H(013) chancroid, H(033) impotence, H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh or dried roots of Euclea divinorum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(179) pyelonephritis, fresh stem bark, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dedeho (Amharic)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, fresh roots of Ficus sur, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shola (Amharic)
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(086)
Recipes : H(124) epistaxis, H(086) lymphadenopathy, fresh leaves of Foeniculum vulgare, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : insilal (Amharic)
Galiniera saxifraga (Hochst.) Bridson
Official name : Galiniera saxifraga (Hochst.) Bridson
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(179)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh or dried roots of Galineria saxifraga, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(179) pyelonephritis, fresh roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tota kula (Amharic)
Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Official name : Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) lymphadenopathy, fresh leaves of Galium aparinoides, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ashkit (Amharic)
Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Official name : Geranium arabicum Forssk.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evi eye, fresh roots of Geranium arabicum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(163)
Recipes : H(163) gout, fresh roots of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ash hareg (Amharic)
Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Official name : Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) coughing, H(082) asthma, H(108) common cold, fresh or dried seeds of Guizotia abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : noug (Amharic)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(053)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(053) mumps, frech flowers of Guizotia scabra, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mech (Amharic)
Haematostaphis barteri Hook.f.
Official name : Haematostaphis barteri Hook.f.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh roots of Halleria lucida, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mesenqero (Amharic)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(068) taeniasis, H(068) ascariasis , H(068) amoebiasis, fresh or dried flowers of Hagenia abyssinica, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : koso (Amharic)
Haplocarpha schimperi (Sch. Bip.) Beauverd
Official name : Haplocarpha schimperi (Sch. Bip.) Beauverd
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(086), H(094)
Recipes : H(086) lymphadenopathy, H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh roots of Haplocarpha schimperi, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : getim (Amharic)
Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens (Speng) Cham. & Schltdl.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Heteromorpha arborescens, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhea, H(053) mumps, fresh flowers of Hypericum revolutum, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amja (Amharic)
Hypoestes aristata (Vahl) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Hypoestes aristata (Vahl) Sol. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(163)
Recipes : H(163) gout, fresh leaves of Hypoestes aristata, boil the part and paint the decoction
H(018) headache, fresh or dried roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Official name : Hypoestes forskaolii (Vahl) R. Br.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, fresh leaves of Hypoestes forskaolii, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tay beder (Amharic)
Impatiens tinctoria A. Rich.
Official name : Impatiens tinctoria A. Rich.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(113), H(163)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff,H(014) tinea versicolor,H(014)skin infection, H(113) rheumatism, H(163) gout, fresh roots of Impatiens tinctoria, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gishrit (Amharic)
Inula confertiflora A. Rich
Official name : Inula confertiflora A. Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) coughing, H(082) asthma, H(108) common cold, fresh leaves of Inula confertiflora, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(173) leprosy, fresh flowers of Inula confertiflora, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : woynagift (Amharic)
Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh leaves of Ipomea obscura, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008x), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh roots of Jasminum abyssinicum, boil the part and paint the decoction
H(006) constipation, fresh flowers, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(008x) bloody diarrhoea, fresh leaves, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) taeniasis, H(104) gastritis, fresh leaves, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abita (Amharic)
Jasminum grandiflorum L
Official name : Jasminum grandiflorum L
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(053) mumps, fresh leaves of Jasminum grandiflorum, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh flowers of Jasminum grnadiflorum, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(126) jaundice, fresh flowers, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Juniperus procera, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeabesha tsid (Amharic)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(118), H(155)
Recipes : H(118) epiglottitis, H(155) tonsilitis, fresh roots of Justicia schimperiana, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sensel (Amharic)
Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, fresh leaves of Kalanchoe petitiana, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh leaves, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : indahula (Amharic)
Kniphofia foliosa Hochst
Official name : Kniphofia foliosa Hochst
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, dried roots of Kniphofia foliosa, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;)
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abelbila (Amharic)
Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Official name : Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh roots of Laggera tomentosa, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : keskeso (Amharic)
Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm.f.) Iwarsson
Official name : Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm.f.) Iwarsson
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, fresh leaves of Leonotis ocymifolia, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ras kimir (Amharic)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(051), H(103), H(118), H(155)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(051) fever, H(118) epiglottitis, fresh or dried seeds of Lepidium sativum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(000) malaise, fresh or dried seeds grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(004) wound, fresh or dried seeds, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
H(103) gingivitis, fresh or dried seeds, hold with teeth
H(155) tonsilitis, fresh or dried seeds, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : feto (Amharic)
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, fresh or dried seeds of Linum usitatissimum, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telba (Amharic)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) tropical ulcer,H(014) tinea versicolor,H(014) skin lesion, fresh latex of Lobelia gibberroa, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gibira (Amharic)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh leaves of Maesa lanceolata , boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(006) constipation, fresh or dried roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) taeniasis, fresh fruit, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kelewa (Amharic)
Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Official name : Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) lymphadenopathy, fresh roots of Maytenus arbutifolia, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : atat (Amharic)
Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Official name : Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh roots of Maytenus undata, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam;
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : damot woyra (Amharic)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(000), H(006), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, fresh roots and leavves, boil and do steam bath
H(006) constipation, H(104) gastritis, fresh roots of Momordica foetida, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(051) fever, roots and leaves, boil and do steam bath
H(068) taeniasis, fresh or dried fruit, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) ascariasis, fresh or dried fruit, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yamora misa (Amharic)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) vomiting and nausea, fresh roots of Myrica salicifolia, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetis mellitus, fresh fruits of Myrsine africana, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kechemo (Amharic)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, fresh roots and leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, crush and sniff the freshly crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : timbaho (Amharic)
Nigella sativa L.
Official name : Nigella sativa L.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, fresh or dried seeds of Nigella sativa, drink the concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(001), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, fresh leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(001) conjunctivitis, H(053) otorrhea, fresh leaves, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(051) fever, fresh leaves, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dama kesse (Amharic)
Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Official name : Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh leaves of Ocimum urticifolium , crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dama kesse (Amharic)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(014), H(053), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(014) atopic eczema, H(053) mumps, H(053) otorrhea, H(155) tonsilitis, H(173) leprosy, fresh fruits of Olea europaea L. subsp. Cuspidata, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(103) toothache, fresh stem wood, hold with teeth
H(014) ringworm,H(014) tinea versicolor, fresh fresh stem wood and leaves, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : woyra (Amharic)
Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Official name : Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Family : Oliniaceae
Synonyms : Olinia volkensii Engl. , Olinia usambarensis Gilg
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(099)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(006) constipation, dried roots of Olinia rochetiana, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(099) epilepsy, fresh or dried roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tife (Amharic)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) cystitis, fresh stem wood of Opuntia ficus-indica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : beles (Amharic)
Osyris quadripartita Salzm. ex Decne.
Official name : Osyris quadripartita Salzm. ex Decne.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris tenuifolia Engl.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) tropical ulcer,H(014) tinea versicolor, fresh roots of Osyris quadripartita, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : keret (Amharic)
Pennisetum sphacelatum (Nees) T. Durand & Schinz
Official name : Pennisetum sphacelatum (Nees) T. Durand & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(163)
Recipes : H(163) gout, fresh leaves of Pennisetum sphacelatum, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : seged achawach (Amharic)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(124)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh roots of Periploca linearifolia, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(124) haemorrhage, fresh roots, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imbouayder (Amharic)
Persicaria senegalensis (Meisn.) Soják
Official name : Persicaria senegalensis (Meisn.) Soják
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) jaundice, fresh leaves of Persicaria senegalensis , boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aluma (Amharic)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(100), H(179)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, H(179) pyelonephritis, dried roots of Phytolacca dodecandra, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : indod (Amharic)
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(070), H(116)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh or dried leaves of Plantago lanceolata, drink the concoction
H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh roots and leaves, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wusha milas (Amharic)
Plectranthus lactiflorus (Vatke) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus lactiflorus (Vatke) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh or dried leaves of Plectranthus lactiflorus, drink the concoction
H(116) menstrual disorder, fresh roots and leaves, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ayderkush (Amharic)
Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Official name : Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Family : Podocarpaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) bone fracture, fresh roots of Podocarpus falcatus, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
H(201) evil spirit, dried roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zigba (Amharic)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh or dried roots of Premna schimperii, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chocho (Amharic)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(100), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, fresh roots barks of Prunus africana, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tikur Inchet (Amharic)
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan
Official name : Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, fresh roots of Pterolobium stellatum, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kontir (Amharic)
Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Official name : Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(086), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, fresh leaves of Ranunculus multifidus, grind, paste the crushed part and tie
H(020) snake bite, H(126) jaundice, fresh or dried roots of Ranunculus multifidus, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh roots, grind and paint the powder or crushed part
H(086) lymphadenopathy, fresh roots, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : etse siol (Amharic)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(155), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) epiglottitis, H(155) tonsilitis, fresh leaves of Rhamnus prinoides, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gesho (Amharic)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, fresh roots of Rhus vulgaris, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kimo (Amharic)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, fresh fruits of Ricinus communis, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(113) rheumatism, fresh fruits, boil the part and paint the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gulo (Amharic)
Rosa abyssinica Lindl.
Official name : Rosa abyssinica Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(126) jaundice, fresh roots of Rosa abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kega (Amharic)
Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Official name : Rubus steudneri Schweinf.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, fresh or dried roots of Rubus steudnerii, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) gastritis, fresh roots of Rubus steudneri, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : injori (Amharic)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, fresh or dried roots of Rumex nepalensis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lut (Amharic)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold, fresh fruits and leaves of Ruta chalepensis, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tena adam (Amharic)
Scabiosa columbaria L.
Official name : Scabiosa columbaria L.
Family : Dipsacaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) stabbing pain, fresh roots and leaves of Scabiosa columbaria, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, fresh roots of Sida schimperiana, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : garda (Amharic)
Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Silene macrosolen Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(033), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, H(033) impotence, H(100) gonorrhoea, fresh roots of Silene macrosolen, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(018) headache, H(201) evil eye, fresh or dried roots , crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Smilax aspera L.
Official name : Smilax aspera L.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(126)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, H(126) hepatitis, frech fruits of Smilax aspera, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ashkla hareg (Amharic)
Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Solanecio gigas (Vatke) C.Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh roots of Solanecio gigas, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dengorita (Amharic)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies,H(014) dandruff,H(014) atopic eczema, frech fruits of Solanum anguivi, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imbuay (Amharic)
Solanum marginatum L. f.
Official name : Solanum marginatum L. f.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, dried roots of Solanum marginatum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : imbuay (Amharic)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, fresh roots of Stephania abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(201) evil eye, fresh roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeait hareg (Amharic)
Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(053)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh roots of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(006) constipation, H(068) taeniasis, H(068) ascariasis, fresh or dried roots, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(053) mumps, H(053) otorrhea, fresh roots, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sire bizu (Amharic)
Thymus schimperi Ronniger
Official name : Thymus schimperi Ronniger
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, fresh leaves of Thymus schimperi, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tosigne (Amharic)
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh flowers of Toddalia asiatica , boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tosigne (Amharic)
Trifolium semipilosum Fresen.
Official name : Trifolium semipilosum Fresen.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, fresh or dried roots of Trifolium semipilosum, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(038)
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, fresh roots and leaves of Urera hypselodendron, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(038) cystitis, fresh or dried roots crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lankuso (Amharic)
Urtica dioica L.
Official name : Urtica dioica L.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, dried leaves of Urtica dioica , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sama (Amharic)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh leaves of Verbascum sinaiticum, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(006) constipation, fresh or ddried roots, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yeahya joro (Amharic)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(068) taeniasis, H(068) ascariasis, fresh leave, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(000), H(018), H(051), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(018) headache, H(201) evil eye, fresh or dried roots of Withania somnifera, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
H(051) fever, fresh roots, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, fresh roots, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gizawa (Amharic)
Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Official name : Woodfordia uniflora (A. Rich.) Koehne
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, fresh roots of Woodfordia uniflora, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(000), H(001), H(006), H(008), H(051), H(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(000) malaise, H(051) fever, fresh roots, leaves, stems of Zehneria scabra, boil and do steam bath
H(001) conjunctivitis, fresh leaves, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
H(006) constipation, fresh or dried roots, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) taeniasis, fresh leaves of Zehneria scabra, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
H(053) mumps, fresh roots, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech hareg (Amharic)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(006) constipation,H(037) coughing, , H(082) asthma, H(108) common cold, fresh or dried rhizome, boil and drink the decoction when cool
H(008) diarrhoea, fresh or dried rhizome of Zingiber officinale, crush, homogenize with cold water and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : zingibil (Amharic)