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Reference : HM 41

Author(s) : Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Reference HM 41 has information about 60 plants :
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, rushed/pounded fresh / dry root of Momordica foetida mixed with Allium sativum bulb, VO. before breakfast for three days.
H(051) paludism, fresh or dry fruits of Allium sativum is chewed and orally
H(051) paludism, pounded seeds of Lepidium sativum mixed withAllium sativum bulbs and honey, VO. for five days before breakfast After each dose, one glass of melted butter is recommended for immediate recovery.
H(051) paludism, crushed / pounded fresh / dry leaves of Croton macrostachyus boiled with H2O is concocted with Allium sativum (bulb) roasted with butter and left over night outside home, VO. at the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sunkurtae (Gedeoffa)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, crushed or pounded fresh stem of Artemisia abyssinica with butter is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sugetieae (Gedeoffa)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, fresh leaves of Artemisia afra are chewed and taken orally
H(051) paludism, pwder fresh / dry leaves nixed with butter is taken with coffee orally before breakfast for three days
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed or pounded fresh or dry leaves of Artemisia afra are boiled in H2O and the filtrate is taken hot; orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chugughee (Gedeoffa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powder of dry root of Asparagus africanus with butter is applied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : uffaec (Gedeoffa)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, crushed / pounded fresh root of Bersama abyssinica mixed with cold H2O, VO.
H(051) febrile illness, rushed / pounded fresh root of Bersama abyssinica concocted with leaves of Ruta chalepensis with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : jejjebba (Gedeoffa)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pwder fresh root bark of Brucea antidysenterica mixed with H2O is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : kapparro (Gedeoffa)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) dingetegia, infusion of crushed / pounded dry leaves of Buddleja polystachya, VO. H(000) dingetegia, infusion de feuilles sèches écrasèes et pilées de Buddleja polystachya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : affarao (Gedeoffa)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, chew and swallow fresh / dry fruits of Capsicum annuum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : miximixo (Gedeoffa)
Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Official name : Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(094)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, pwder dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus mixed with butter is taken with coffee or tea.
H(094) haemorrhoid, crushed / pounded dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus concocted with Vernonia amygdalina leaves mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : guccino (Gedeoffa)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoebas, chewed and swallowed fresh seed of Carica papaya
H(068) intestinal parasites, chew and swallow seed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : papaya (Gedeoffa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(124)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(068) amoeba, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
H(100) gonorrhea, fresh root powder with honey is taken as a drink before copulation
H(101) excessive menstruation, fresh root powder with butter is taken as a drink for before breakfast three days.
H(124) bleeding nose, fresh root powder mixed with H2O is taken as a drink for three days
H(155) tonsillitis, chewing and swallowing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : assenmeka (Gedeoffa)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, crushed / pounded fresh stem of Catha edulis concocted with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is boiled and one glass of the filtrate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : chatae (Gedeoffa)
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis; rushed/ pounded fresh / dry root of Caylusea abyssinica in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sheggitae (Gedeoffa)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chew and swallow fresh fruits of Citrus limon
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : lomae (Gedeoffa)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(055)
Recipes : H(000) kintarot, rubbing affected part with crushed fresh / dry root of Euphorbia tirucalli concocted with crushed leaves of Coffea arabica
H(055) vomiting, smoke inhalation of dried leaves and infusion of leaves of Coffea arabica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : buno (Gedeoffa)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) trachoma , fine powder of Colocasia esculenta mixed with H2O , VO. Or thic paste in local application
H(008) diarrhea, dry and fresh Colocasia esculenta , crushed and pounded with a rhizom of Zingiber officinale, VO. with coffe
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : godarre (Gedeoffa)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, pwder dry root bark of Cordia africana is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled covered by cloth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : waddissa (Gedeoffa)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, rubbing affected part by exudates of old leaves of Croton macrostachyus
H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(051) paludism, crushed / pounded fresh / dry leaves of Croton macrostachyus boiled with H2O is concocted with Allium sativum (bulb) roasted with butter and left over night outside home, VO. at the morning
H(068) intestinal parasites, pounded fresh / dry leaves of Justicia schimperiana is concocted with bark of Croton macrostachyus, VO. for three days.
H(068) amoebas, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : bissano (Gedeoffa)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) fertility, H(091) abnormal growth, handful root of Cynoglossum lanceolatum is crushed by hand, small amount of cold H2O is added to squash, the mixture is inhaled and few drops are drunk.
H(201) mental problems, crushed, pounded and mix with H2O and drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : korchibae (Gedeoffa)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(086)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasite, decoction of dry fruit of Dodonaea angustifolia is applied topically
H(086) lymphatic swelling, powder dry fruits with H2O, VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ittechhae (Gedeoffa)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powder of dry root of Dracaena steudneri is applied to wound.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : afrafartu (Gedeoffa)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, crushed fresh root of Embelia schimperi with H2O is taken as a drink for several days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sharrengo (Gedeoffa)
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysentery, crushed / pounded fresh root of Ensete ventricosum with H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, crushed / pounded fresh / dry root bark olf Grewia ferruginea concocted with root of Ensete ventricosum and mixed with H2O is kept over night and taken orally as a drink before breakfast.
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed / pounded fresh root with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : warqo (Gedeoffa)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(051), H(166), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), inhalation of steam of young fresh leaves of Eucalyptus globulus with stem before bedtime
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : d barzafae (Gedeoffa)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, milky latex of Euphorbia candelabrum mixed with roots powder of Ruta chalepensis and paste applied to affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : addama (Gedeoffa)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) kintarot, rubbing affected part with crushed fresh / dry root of Euphorbia tirucalli concocted with crushed leaves of Coffea arabica
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : kinchibae (Gedeoffa)
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, powder of dry fruits of Ficus ovata mixed with butter is applied after scratching the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : shollae (Gedeoffa)
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, pounded dry / fresh root of Foeniculum vulgare is taken with coffee or tea as drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : melloo (Gedeoffa)
Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Official name : Gomphocarpus purpurascens A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, pound fresh / dry root bark of Gomphocarpus purpurascens with H2O is taken as a drink H(051) maladie fébrile, écorces de racines fraîches et séchées et pilées de Gomphocarpus purpurascens avec H2O , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : mexxino (Gedeoffa)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) lymphatic swelling, pwder dry root bark of Gossypium arboretum infusion is taken as drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : jirbiae (Gedeoffa)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, crushed / pounded fresh / dry root bark olf Grewia ferruginea concocted with root of Ensete ventricosum and mixed with H2O is kept over night and taken orally as a drink before breakfast.
H(201) evil eye, pounded fresh / dry root bark mix with butter is taken as drink before breakfast for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ogomdii (Gedeoffa)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis, mix the powder of Hagenia abyssinica with honey and a little bit of H2O and then boil and drink before breakfast for five days.
H(068) ascariasis, mix the powder with local 'tella’ and leave for overnight and drink before breakfast for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : kossae (Gedeoffa)
Helianthus annuus L.
Official name : Helianthus annuus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(123)
Recipes : H(123) food poison, mix the powder of Helianthus annuus with H2O and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : suffae (Gedeoffa)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasites, pounded fresh / dry leaves of Justicia schimperiana is concocted with bark of Croton macrostachyus, VO. for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : dummiuggae (Gedeoffa)
Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br.
Official name : Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahia laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(068) amoebas, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, fresh / dry root powder mixed with honey, VO. before breakfast for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : wundiffo (Gedeoffa)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, ripe fruits including seeds of Lagenaria siceraria are immersed in H2O for overnight; the H2O, VO. in the morning before breakfast.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : botto (Gedeoffa)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, dry stem powder of Lantana camara mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : yewef kollo (Gedeoffa)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(051), H(068), H(166), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), dry seed powder of Lepidium sativum with pounded seed of Ocimum lamiifolium is taken with coffee as drink
H(018) headache, dry seed powder of Lepidium sativum with pounded seed of Ocimum lamiifolium is taken with coffee as drink
H(051) paludism, pounded seeds of Lepidium sativum mixed withAllium sativum bulbs and honey, VO. for five days before breakfast After each dose, one glass of melted butter is recommended for immediate recovery.
H(068) intestinal parasites, dry seed powder of Lepidium sativum is taken as with coffee as drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : feaxxo (Gedeoffa)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(018), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, pwder fresh / dry seed of Maytenus senegalensis with Ocimum lamiifolium seed is take with coffee as drink
H(099) epilepsy, pwder fresh / dry seed with H2O or butter is taken with coffee or tea as drink for five days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : shekko (Gedeoffa)
Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Official name : Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, fresh / dry fruits powder of Millettia ferruginear with butter is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : berberae (Gedeoffa)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, rushed/pounded fresh / dry root of Momordica foetida mixed with Allium sativum bulb, VO. before breakfast for three days.
H(123) food poison, infusion of fresh / dry root powder, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : yubarrae (Gedeoffa)
Moringa stenopetala (Baker f.) Cufod.
Official name : Moringa stenopetala (Baker f.) Cufod.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) vomiting, chewing and swallowing fresh leaves of Moringa stenopetala
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : sihferaw (Gedeoffa)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(166), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), dry seed powder of Lepidium sativum with pounded seed of Ocimum lamiifolium is taken with coffee as drink
H(018) headache, dry seed powder of Lepidium sativum with pounded seed of Ocimum lamiifolium is taken with coffee as drink
H(018) headache, pwder fresh / dry seed of Maytenus senegalensis with Ocimum lamiifolium seed is take with coffee as drink
H(037) cough, pounded fresh leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium mixed with butter is taken with coffee as drink at the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : damakase (Gedeoffa)
Parthenium hysterophorus L.
Official name : Parthenium hysterophorus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, dry root powder of Prunus africana concocted with Parthenium hysterophorus root powder, VO. for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Official name : Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, fresh / dry root barkof Pentas schimperiana powder mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : dibexxo (Gedeoffa)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, pounded fresh / dry leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra mixed with H2O, VO. before breakfast for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : indoodae (Gedeoffa)
Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Official name : Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Family : Podocarpaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, fresh / dry root powder of Podocarpus falcatus mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : zigbo (Gedeoffa)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis; crushed / pounded dry root bark of Prunus africana mixed with H2O is taken as a drink
H(100) gonorrhea, dry root powder of Prunus africana concocted with Parthenium hysterophorus root powder, VO. for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : t kaka (Gedeoffa)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotency, crushed / pounded leaves of Ricinus communis with coffee, tea or milk is taken as a drunk before copulation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : gulloo (Gedeoffa)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, paste of fresh / dry stem powder of Rumex nepalensis with butter is applied topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : dangago (Gedeoffa)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(014), H(051), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(000) Dingetega crushed / pounded fresh leaves of Ruta chalepensis with H2O of or coffee, VO.
H(014) ringworm, milky latex of Euphorbia candelabrum mixed with roots powder of Ruta chalepensis and paste applied to affected area
H(051) febrile illness, rushed/pounded fresh root of Bersama abyssinica concocted with leaves of Ruta chalepensis with H2O, VO.
H(103) toothache, chewing fresh leaves using the jaw with toothache
H(104) stomachache, chewing and swallowing fresh leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : xenadamae (Gedeoffa)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, crushed, pounded, and boiled Sida schimperiana with H2O and cooled for 2 hours and 2 glasses, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : gebresede (Gedeoffa)
Stellaria sennii Chiov.
Official name : Stellaria sennii Chiov.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, decoction roots of Stellaria sennii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tragia cinerea (Pax) M.G.Gilbert & Radcl.-Sm.
Official name : Tragia cinerea (Pax) M.G.Gilbert & Radcl.-Sm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) kintarot, fine powder of plant part of Tragia cinerea mixed with butter and drink before sexual intercourse with his partner.
H(000) kintarot, fine powder of plant part mix with honey and drink before sexual intercourse
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : alebelabitae (Gedeoffa)
Trichilia dregeana Sond.
Official name : Trichilia dregeana Sond.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) mental problems, concoction root bark of Trichilia dregeana
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : yumbarro (Gedeoffa)
Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer
Official name : Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) fire burn, mix the powder of Triumfetta tomentosa with a little bit of local ‘araqi’ and then apply the paste to wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : kombocho (Gedeoffa)
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(094), H(162)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, crushed, pounded and mix Vernonia amygdalina with little H2O then drink for five days.
H(008) diarrhea, wash the patient body with the plant part and drink for three days.
H(094) haemorrhoid, crushed / pounded dry stem of Carduus leptacanthus concocted with Vernonia amygdalina leaves mixed with H2O, VO.
H(162) urine retention, crushed / pounded fresh stem of Catha edulis concocted with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina is boiled and one glass of the filtrate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : ebicha (Gedeoffa)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed, pounded Vernonia auriculifera and mix with cold H2O, one cup of the filtrate is given for adult, one-half of the cup for children for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : dangireto (Gedeoffa)
Xanthium strumarium L.
Official name : Xanthium strumarium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin infection, the plant part of Xhantium strumarium squeezing it through clean locally made cloth for five days on affected part or wash the affected part for both diseases.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : dehanekayae (Gedeoffa)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, ONS. of Zingiber officinale, chewed and swallowed
H(008) diarrhea, dry and fresh Colocasia esculenta , crushed and pounded with a rhizom of Zingiber officinale, VO. with coffe
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name : jaanjiibeello (Gedeoffa)