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Reference : HM 36

Author(s) : MacOwan, P.
Title : The Cape remedy for dysentery. Agricultural Journal of the Cape of Good Hope Vol. 7, 591–598. (1897) From reference HV 51
Reference HM 36 has information about 2 plants :
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(020), H(037), H(093), H(116)
Recipes : H(001) eye ointment, H(006) purgative, H(018) headache,H(037) bronchitis; H(116) emmenagogue; leaves of Leonotis leonorus, RNS.
H(018) headaches; H(020) snakebiteantidote;H(037) bronchitis, H(093) first aid in poisoning, seeds , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : dagga, wildedagga, rooi dagga (Khoi/Nama language)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(005) dropsy, H(006) purgative, H(007) diuretic; H(055) emetic, H(100) syphilis, tuber of Zehneria scabra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : dawidjiewortel, Dawid’s wortel, gameroo(?), rabuiswortel (Cape Dutch language)