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Reference : HM 29

Author(s) : Mahonge, C. P. I., J. V. Nsenga, E. J. Mtengeti and A. Z. Mattee
Title : Utilization of medicinal plants by Waluguru people in east Uluguru mountains Tanzania. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, (2008) Volume 3 (4) pp. 121 - 134 (2006) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/129/136
Reference HM 29 has information about 18 plants :
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(137)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(104) stomachache, barks and leaves boiled of Annona senegalensis, VO.
H(137) general body pains, leaves and barks boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mtomokwe (Luguru)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves and roots of Azadirachta indica boiled, VO.
H(103), H(104) stomachache, leaves and roots boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : muarobaini (Luguru)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(113)
Recipes : H(004), leaves of Bidens pilosa, crushed and rubbed on wound
H(004),H(022), bleeding after giving birth, leaves boiled, to eat as vegetable
H(113), leaves, to boil, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : nyangudi nyaweza (Luguru)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption, roots of Bridelia micrantha boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mwiza (Luguru)
Cassia petersiana Bolle
Official name : Cassia petersiana Bolle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) bilharzia, roots and leaves of Senna petersiana, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mkunde (Luguru)
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, barks of Cissus adenocaulis boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : rwengele (Luguru)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169), to chew the raw roots of Dodonaea viscosa or to boil the roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mhangehenge (Luguru)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157), roots and barks of Ficus sycomorus boiled, VO + leaves chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mkuyu (Luguru)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003), swollen limbs, dried barks of Hoslundia opposita in powder which is introduced in scarifications on the swollen limbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mzekozeko (Luguru)
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bad spirits, barks boiled of Khaya anthotheca , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mkangazi (Luguru)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo, barks and roots of Kigelia africana , to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : msunguti (Luguru)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo, barks and roots of Maesa lanceolata , to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mnguti (Luguru)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157), leaves and roots of Momordica foetida crushed, juice, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : kinamatira, ruhunduhundu, runganyuki (Luguru)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) general body pains, leaves boiled of Ocimum suave then soak a cloth and press over the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : nung'anung'a (Luguru)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, roots and leaves crushed of Psidium guajava + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mpera (Luguru)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots and barks boiled of Rhus vulgaris + salt + powder of dried leaves , VO.
H(068) bilharzia, to boil the roots and the barks, to dry, powder of dried leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mkulagembe (Luguru)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(036), H(037)
Recipes : H(018), H(036), to boil des leaves and roots of Ricinus communis, VO.
H(037) cough, to boil the leaves and roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : mnyemba (Luguru)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) cough, to press the roots of Zingiber officinale, juice + salt, VO.
H(169), to press the roots, juice + salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (eastern Uluguru mountains)
Vernacular name : tangawizi (Luguru)