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Reference : HM 56

Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Reference HM 56 has information about 130 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(126) bat urine (jaundice), juvenile leaves of Acacia abyssinica crushed and sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : laaftoo (Afaan Oromo)
Acacia persiciflora Pax
Official name : Acacia persiciflora Pax
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104) stomach ache, the powdered bark of Acacia persiciflora mixed in water and given for the cattle forcefully
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : garbii (Afaan Oromo)
Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Official name : Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Family : Achantaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaves of Cordia africana, leaves of Acanthus polystachyus crushed together with feces of goat then put on fire the ash mixed with butter and creamed on affected part.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kosorruu (Afaan Oromo)
Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Official name : Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Family : Achantaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound (‘madaa gatiittii’), fresh leaves decoction Acanthus polystachyus crushed and rubbed on affected part (wound)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kosorruu (Afaan Oromo)
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(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh flowers of Acmella caulirhiza chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : guutichaa (Afaan Oromo)
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaves of Albizia gummiffera crushed, mixed n water. Put in cotton and rubbed on affected teeth.
H(113) rheumatism, bark of Albizia gummiffera chewed in order to get relief from rheumatism
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : muka arbaa (Afaan Oromo)
Albizia malacophylla (A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Albizia malacophylla (A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, bark of Albizia malacophylla powdered and given for treatment
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : arganboobee (Afaan Oromo)
Albizia sp.
Official name : Albizia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, dried bark of Albizia sp. powdered and applied on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ambaltaa (Afaan Oromo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the bulb of Allium sativum taken with 'injera’ and Capsicum annuum . for 5 days before eating breakfast (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qullubbii adii (Afaan Oromo)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, fresh leaves of Asparagus africanus crushed and applied on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : sariitii (Afaan Oromo)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(068), H(106)
Recipes : H(004) skin cut exudates of Bersama abyssinica put on the cut skin to stop bleeding
H(008) diarrhoea, root powdered and mixed in water and VO.
H(068) ascaris, fresh leaves decoction Brucea antidysentrica crushed and mixed with leaves of Bersema abyssinica and cooked with porridge and VO.
H(106) mosquito repellant, bark of croton put on fire and the smoke used as to protect mosquito bite
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Official name : Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) athletes foot, fresh leaves decoction Bidens macroptera put on fire and rubbed on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : keelloo (Afaan Oromo)
Brackenridgea zanguebarica Oliv.
Official name : Brackenridgea zanguebarica Oliv.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, seeds of Hordeum vulgare powdered with seeds of Brassica carinata and drunk
H(108) common cold, dried seed of Brassica carinata powdered and mixed with water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : goommana (Afaan Oromo)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(068), H(070)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , root of Brucea antidysenterica powdered and mixed in water and VO.
H(018) headache, leaves of Justicia schimperiana put on fire with leaves of Brucea antidysentrica and rubbed on head
H(068) ascaris, fresh leaves decoction Brucea antidysentrica crushed and mixed with leaves of Bersema abyssinica and cooked with porridge and VO.
H(070) rabies, bark of Clausena anisata, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, root of Cucumis ficifolius, bark root of Brucea antidysentrica powdered together and mixed in milk then drunk a cup of tea for three days in order to get cured from rabies disease
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qomanyoo (Afaan Oromo)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(001) eye disease, fresh leaves decoction Buddleja polystachya smashed and the extracts dropped in the eyes of affected cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hanfaarree (Afaan Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite / silmii, fresh leaves decoction Guizotia scabra and leaves of Calpurnia aurea crushed and rubbed
Vb(039) external parasite, fresh leaves soaked in water and wash the body of calf
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Afaan Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Calpurnia aurea crushed and mixed in water given by bottle forcefully
H(068) ascaris, 9 juvenile leaves of Calpurnia aurea, 9 leaves of Senna occidentalis and 9 juvenile leaves of Clausena anisata smashed and the extracts taken. One cup of tea is given for man and half cup for Children
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Afaan Oromo)
Canarina eminii Asch. & Schweinf.
Official name : Canarina eminii Asch. & Schweinf.
Family : Campanulaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, the whole plant of Canarina eminii crushed together and rubbed on affected part
H(018) headache, the whole plant of Canarina eminii crushed together, chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : maaracaa (Afaan Oromo)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) fibril illness, roots of Capparis tomentosa crushed and sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : gurraacha (Afaan Oromo)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the bulb of Allium sativum taken with 'injera’ and Capsicum annuum . for 5 days before eating breakfast (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wound, the stem of Carica papaya crushed and tied on affected part
H(051) paludism, when the leaves become yellow, that means getting to dry, powdered and boiled in water and a cup of tea will be taken for 5 days.
H(068) internal parasite, seeds chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : paappaayyaa (Afaan Oromo)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh bark of Carissa spinarum chewed early before having breakfast
H(103) toothache, bark chewed or hold in teeth for 5-10 min.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : agamsa (Afaan Oromo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, 9 juvenile leaves of Calpurnia aurea, 9 leaves of Senna occidentalis and 9 juvenile leaves of Clausena anisata smashed and the extracts taken. One cup of tea is given for man and half cup for Children
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh leaves decoction Senna septemtrionalis smashed and mixed with water then one cup of tea taken.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : samamakii (Afaan Oromo)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : caatii (Afaan Oromo)
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, fresh leaves decoction Caylusea abyssinica cooked and eaten with ‘injera’ /bread (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : illancoo (Afaan Oromo)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea corporis (dermatophytosis), leaves of Centella asiatica crushed and rubbed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : baala buqqee (Afaan Oromo)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, suck the content of the fruit of Citrus aurantium when suffered by hypertension
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qomxaaxxee (Afaan Oromo)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(076), H(111x)
Recipes : H(076) gum bleeding, squiz the fruit of Citrus limon and massage on bleeding gum
H(111x) skinburn, crush the fruit and apply its content on skin burn
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : loomii (Afaan Oromo)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(070)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Clausena anisata powdered and mixed with water and given immediately for the victimed
H(068) ascaris, 9 juvenile leaves of Calpurnia aurea, 9 leaves of Senna occidentalis and 9 juvenile leaves of Clausena anisata smashed and the extracts taken. One cup of tea is given for man and half cup for Children
H(070) rabies, bark of Clausena anisata, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, root of Cucumis ficifolius, bark root of Brucea antidysentrica powdered together and mixed in milk then drunk a cup of tea for three days in order to get cured from rabies disease
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ulmaayii (Afaan Oromo)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh root of Clematis simensis chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hidda fiitii (Afaan Oromo)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, fresh leaves decoction Clutia abyssinica hold in teeth for 20–30 minutes
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ulee foonii (Afaan Oromo)
Coccinia abyssinica (Lam.) Cogn.
Official name : Coccinia abyssinica (Lam.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, root of Coccinia abyssinica cooked with leaves of Croton macrostachyus and eaten with ‘injera’ for four days. (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ancootee (Afaan Oromo)
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dried coffee bean of Coffea arabica roasted and powdered then given to the patient by mixing with honey.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : buna (Afaan Oromo)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, tuber of Colocasia esculenta crushed and mixed with water then given to the cow
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : goodarree (Afaan Oromo)
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013) breast ulcer, a bottle of mixed fresh crushed bark of Combretum collinum given for cattle by one bottle forcefully
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : unuunu (Afaan Oromo)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : V(086)
Recipes : Vb(086) tongue infection, stem of Combretum molle put on the fire and rubbed the affected tongue
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dabaqqaa (Afaan Oromo)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaves of Cordia africana, leaves of Acanthus polystachius crushed together with feces of goat then put on fire the ash mixed with butter and creamed on affected part.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : waddeessa (Afaan Oromo)
Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, root of Crotalaria spinosa crushed, mixed with water and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : shumburaa gugee (Afaan Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(094), H(106)
Recipes : H(004) skin cut, exudates of Croton macrostachyus put on the cut
H(014) ring worm, juvenile leaves smashed and rubbed on affected part
H(037) tuberculosis, root of Coccinia abyssinica cooked with leaves of Croton macrostachyus and eaten with d‘injera’ for four days (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves of Cynoglossum lanceolatum powdered with leaves of Croton macrostachyus and creamed on the affected part by mixing with butter
H(106) mosquito repellant, bark of croton put on fire and the smoke used as to protect mosquito bite
H(126) liver disease, rroot of Phytolacca dodecandra, juvenile leaves of Momordica foetida leaves of Justicia schimperiana and juvenile leaves of Croton macrostachyus powdered together and very few given with tea before having breakfast for three days. One cup of tea is given for man whereas half cup of tea for children
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bakkanisa (Afaan Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : Vb(070) rabies, dried root of Croton macrostachyus powdered and given to dog with ‘injera’ which suffered by rabies (injera is a yeast-risen flatbread with a slightly spongy texture)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bakkanisa (Afaan Oromo)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, very few root of Cucumis ficifolius powdered and mixed with one litter of water then given to the cattle forcefully
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : faca’aa (Afaan Oromo)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(070), H(100)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaves of Vigna vexillata crushed with leaves of Cucumis ficifolius and rubbed on affected part
H(070) rabies, bark of Clausena anisata, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, root of Cucumis ficifolius, bark root of Brucea antidysentrica powdered together and mixed in milk then drunk a cup of tea for three days in order to get cured from rabies disease
H(100) gonorrhea, very few fresh root of Cucumis ficifolius chewed with salt
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : faca’aa (Afaan Oromo)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, dried of Cucurbita peposeed roasted and eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : buqqee (Afaan Oromo)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite, fruit of Cucurbita pepo cooked and rubbed on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : buqqee (Afaan Oromo)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh root of Cymbopogon citratus chewed with salt to get relief from stomach ache
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : marga citaa (Afaan Oromo)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(053), H(094)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, leaves of Cynoglossum lanceolatum smashed and the extracts dropped in eye
H(018) headache, fresh leaves crushed and sniffed
H(053) ear disease, fresh leaves smashed and the exudates dropped in ear
H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves of Cynoglossum lanceolatum powdered with leaves of Croton macrostachyus and creamed on the affected part by mixing with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : maxxannee (Afaan Oromo)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(124) nasal bleeding, fresh leaves decoction Datura strumanium smashed and smelled
H(103) tooth ache, seed put on fire and the smoke inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : asaangira (Afaan Oromo)
Drynaria volkensii Heiron.
Official name : Drynaria volkensii Heiron.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, fresh root of Drynaria volkensii put on fire and until get hot and then chew for an hour
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : baala balleessaa (Afaan Oromo)
Echinops hispidus Fresen.
Official name : Echinops hispidus Fresen.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, dried bark of Echinops hispidus put on fire and the smoke inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : keberchoo (Afaan Oromo)
Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Official name : Ehretia cymosa Thonning
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, fresh leaves decoction Ehretia cymosa chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ulaagaa (Afaan Oromo)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, fruit of Embelia schimperi eaten early in the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hanquu (Afaan Oromo)
Englerina woodfordioides (Schweinf.) Balle
Official name : Englerina woodfordioides (Schweinf.) Balle
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, latex of Ensete ventricossum half cup of tea taken to get relief from stomach ache
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : baala warqee (Afaan Oromo)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold, fresh of Eucalyptus globulus leaves boiled in water and then the patient laid down in it in order to inhale the smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : akaakltii adii (Afaan Oromo)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, milky latex of Euphorbia tirucalli dropped on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : cadaa (Afaan Oromo)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, fresh seeds of Gardenia ternifolia put in fire ad when it gets hot put on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : gambeela (Afaan Oromo)
Girardinia bullosa (Steudel) Wedd.
Official name : Girardinia bullosa (Steudel) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, root of Girardinia bullosa powdered and mixed in water and applied orally
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : gurgubbee (Afaan Oromo)
Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, bark of Grewia bicolor grinded and mixed in water and salt added finally given for the cattle which placenta is delayed during delivery
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : harooressa (Afaan Oromo)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, the hair washed by leaves of Grewia ferruginea and used as a soap
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dhoqonuu (Afaan Oromo)
Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Official name : Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, seeds of Guizotia abyssinica roasted powdered and the decoction drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : nuugii (Afaan Oromo)
Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Official name : Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) (wound) madaa gatiittii, seed of Guizotia abyssinica powdered and rubbed on madaa gatiitii of oxen
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : nuugii (Afaan Oromo)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite / silmii, fresh leaves decoction Guizotia scabra and leaves of Calpurnia aurea crushed and rubbed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : tuufoo (Afaan Oromo)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, the dried or fresh floral part of Hagenia abyssinica powdered soaked in water and left for four days and taken with coffee before having break fast
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : heexoo (Afaan Oromo)
Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Official name : Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite, leaves of Helinus mystacinus crushed and smashed and rubbed for external parasite
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hidda hoomoo (Afaan Oromo)
Hordeum vulgare L.
Official name : Hordeum vulgare L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(080), blotting, seed of Hordeum vulgare covered and left to let germinate then grinded and mixed with remnants of local beer or ‘tella’ and given orally
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : garbuu (Afaan Oromo)
Hordeum vulgare L.
Official name : Hordeum vulgare L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, seed of Hordeum vulgare powdered with seed of Brassica carinata and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : garbuu (Afaan Oromo)
Hymenodictyon floribundum (Hochst. & Steud.) Robbr.
Official name : Hymenodictyon floribundum (Hochst. & Steud.) Robbr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(001) eye disease, fresh leaves decoction Hymenodictyon floribundum smashed and the exudates dropped in the eyes of affected cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : altadhahaa (Afaan Oromo)
Impatiens tinctoria subsp. abyssinica (Hook. f.) Grey-Wilson
Official name : Impatiens tinctoria subsp. abyssinica (Hook. f.) Grey-Wilson
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, powdered root opf Impatiens tinctoria. subsp. abyssinica taken
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qicuu (Afaan Oromo)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaves of Indigofera arrecta powdered and mixed with butter and applied on the affected part for five days
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : heennaa (Afaan Oromo)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, leaves in powder of Indigofera spicata mixed with H2O , VO. If needed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : reencii (Afaan Oromo)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vv(062) coccidiosis fresh leaves decoction Justicia schimperiana crushed and given for hen or cock
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dhummuugaa (Afaan Oromo)
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(126)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves of Justicia schimperiana put on fire with leaves of Brucea antidysentrica and rubbed on head
H(126) liver disease, rroot of Phytolacca dodecandra, juvenile leaves of Momordica foetida leaves of Justicia schimperiana and juvenile leaves of Croton macrostachyus powdered together and very few given with tea before having breakfast for three days. One cup of tea is given for man whereas half cup of tea for children
H(126) liver disease, fresh root of Ricinus communis crushed and mixed with root of Justicia schimperiana and put in cup of tea and mixed with water and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dhummuugaa (Afaan Oromo)
Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Official name : Kalanchoe laciniata (L.) DC.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, fresh or dried root of Kalanchoe laciniata, seeds of Capsicum frutescens, Allium sativum and leaves of Croton macrostachyus Powdered together and given for affected cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bosoqqee (Afaan Oromo)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, put the plant of Lagenaria siceraria on fire and burn the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : buqqee seexanaa (Afaan Oromo)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, dried seed of Lepidium sativum powdered and eaten with injera to get cure from malaria or rubbed the body for protection from mosquito bite
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : shinfaa (Afaan Oromo)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, seeds of Lepidium sativum powdered in water and given by the bottle forcefully
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : shinfaa (Afaan Oromo)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, stem of Leucas martinicensis put on fire and let the patient laid in it for smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : fidoo (Afaan Oromo)
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, hair washed by seeds of Linum usitatissimum and used as a soap
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : talbaa (Afaan Oromo)
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013) breast ulcer, seeds of Linum usitatissimum powdered and given by mixing in water
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : talbaa (Afaan Oromo)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) burn on chest, fresh leaves decoction Lippia adoensis chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kusaayee (Afaan Oromo)
Lotus corniculatus L.
Official name : Lotus corniculatus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, powdered root of Lotus corniculatus taken with tea
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : abbaa qiddii (Afaan Oromo)
Lotus corniculatus L.
Official name : Lotus corniculatus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, powdered root of Lotus corniculatus taken with tea
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : abbaa qiddii (Afaan Oromo)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) external parasite, fresh leaves decoction Maesa lanceolata crushed and rubbed on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : abbayyii (Afaan Oromo)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite, fresh leaves decoction Maesa lanceolata crushed and rubbed on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : abbayyii (Afaan Oromo)
Malva verticillata L.
Official name : Malva verticillata L.
Family : Malvaceae
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) (fibril illness), leaves of Malva verticillata cooked and the smoke inhaled to get relief from ‘Mich’
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : karfichoo (Afaan Oromo)
Mirabilis jalapa L.
Official name : Mirabilis jalapa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, creamy powder of the fruit of Mirabilis jalapa will be rubbed on affected part.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ababa diimaa (Afaan Oromo)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, rroot of Phytolacca dodecandra, juvenile leaves of Momordica foetida leaves of Justicia schimperiana and juvenile leaves of Croton macrostachyus powdered together and very few given with tea before having breakfast for three days. One cup of tea is given for man whereas half cup of tea for children
H(179) kidney problem, root of Momordica foetida washed, crushed and mixed with water and the exudates taken for five days one liter per a day.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : humbaawoo (Afaan Oromo)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum crushed and mixed with water and drunk
H(020) snake poison, leaves crushed and tied on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : tamboo (Afaan Oromo)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) leech, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum crushed and put in the mouth then the cow will not drink water or feed for certain minutes until the leech come out
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : tamboo (Afaan Oromo)
Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Official name : Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) fibril illness, fresh leaves decoction Ocimum urticifolium crushed and smashed then the extracts rubbed on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ancabbii (Afaan Oromo)
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(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, fresh root of Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ejersa (Afaan Oromo)
Oliverella hildebrandtii (Engl.) Tieghem
Official name : Oliverella hildebrandtii (Engl.) Tieghem
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dandruff, fresh leaves decoction Oliverella hildebrandtii crushed and rubbed on hair
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dheertuu dhumugaa (Afaan Oromo)
Panicum hochstetteri Steud
Official name : Panicum hochstetteri Steud
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney problem, fresh leaves decoction Panicum hochstetteri chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : marga gogorrii (Afaan Oromo)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powdered leaves of Pavonia urens tied on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hincinnii (Afaan Oromo)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, few root of Phytolacca dodecandra powdered and mixed with water and drunk for two days
H(126) liver disease, rroot of Phytolacca dodecandra, juvenile leaves of Momordica foetida leaves of Justicia schimperiana and juvenile leaves of Croton macrostachyus powdered together and very few given with tea before having breakfast for three days. One cup of tea is given for man whereas half cup of tea for children
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : andoodee (Afaan Oromo)
Plantago lanceolata L.
Official name : Plantago lanceolata L.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) skin cut, fresh leaves of Plantago lanceolata crushed and tied
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qorxobbii (Afaan Oromo)
Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) loss of appetite, root of Plectranthus edulis cooked and eaten
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dinnicha oromoo (Afaan Oromo)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, powdered ov Prunus africana and tied for five days
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hoomii (Afaan Oromo)
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea corporis (dermatophytosis), juvenile leaves of Prunus persica dried and powdered then mixed with butter and creamed on affected part in Wednesday and Friday
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kookii (Afaan Oromo)
Pycnostachys abyssinica Fresen
Official name : Pycnostachys abyssinica Fresen
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(070), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, fresh leaves decoction Pycnostachys abyssinica crushed, smashed and the extracts dropped in the eye
H(070) rabies, fresh leaves decoction Pycnostachys abyssinica crushed and mixed with water and taken one cup of tea for 3 consecutive days
H(126), liver disease, fresh root of Pycnostachys abyssinica crushed and mixed with root of Justicia schimperiana and put in cup of tea and mixed with water and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : yeeroo (Afaan Oromo)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh leaves decoction Rhamnus prinoides chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : geeshoo (Afaan Oromo)
Rhus ruspolii Engl.
Official name : Rhus ruspolii Engl.
Family : Anacardaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite, fresh leaves decoction Rhus ruspolii crushed and rubbed on affected part
Vb(004) hyena bite, root of Rhus ruspolii powdered and mixed with water and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : xaaxessaa (Afaan Oromo)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(070), H(126)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, fresh leaves decoction Ricinus communis crushed and mixed with water and taken one cup of tea for 3 consecutive days.
H(126) liver disease, fresh root of Ricinus communis crushed and mixed with root of Justicia schimperiana and put in cup of tea and mixed with water and drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : qobboo (Afaan Oromo)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus crushed and smashed then applied on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dhangaggoo (Afaan Oromo)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, fresh leaves crushed and mixed with leaves of Acanthus polystachius By mixing with butter creamed on affected part
H(104) gastric, few root chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : timijjii (Afaan Oromo)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, root of Rumex nepalensis powdered and mixed in water then mixed in water and given for the cattle forcefully (waga’uu)
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : timijjii (Afaan Oromo)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(037)
Recipes : H(000) ache, fresh leaves and roots of Ruta chalepensis chewed
H(037) cough, fresh leaves decoction Catha edulis crushed and boiled in water with leaves of Ruta chalepensis., fresh leaves decoction Periploca linearifolia of Englerina woodfordioides then sugar added while it is boiling, VO. a cup of tea will be taken for four days.
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : ciraaddama (Afaan Oromo)
Rytigynia neglecta (Hiern) Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia neglecta (Hiern) Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) bat urine (rabies?), leaves of Rytigynia neglecta powdered and sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : mixoo (Afaan Oromo)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold, stem of Saccharum officinarum put in fire and eaten when get hot
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : shankora (Afaan Oromo)
Satureja paradoxa (Vatke) Engl. ex Seybold
Official name : Satureja paradoxa (Vatke) Engl. ex Seybold
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) bat urine (rabies?), fresh leaves decoction Saturega paradoxa crushed and sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : kefo sa’aa (Afaan Oromo)
Schinus molle L.
Official name : Schinus molle L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, fresh seeds of Schinus molle chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : undoobarbaree (Afaan Oromo)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, dried bark of Securidaca longepedunculata powdered and taken with local alcohol for 5 days
H(201) evil eye, dried roots crushed and put on fire then the smoke sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : xamanaayii (Afaan Oromo)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, bark of Clausena anisata, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, root of Cucumis ficifolius, bark root of Brucea antidysentrica powdered together and mixed in milk then drunk a cup of tea for three days in order to get cured from rabies disease
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(001) eye disease, fresh fruit of Solanum anguivi boiled in water and dropped in the eyes of affected cattle
Vb(054) trypanosomiasis, root grinded and mixed with water and given. One bottle for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hidii seexanaa (Afaan Oromo)
Solanum giganteum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum giganteum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, root of Solanum giganteum crushed and taken with coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : Solanaceae (Afaan Oromo)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, break the fruit of Solanum incanum and drop its content on wound to stop bleeding
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hidi lonii (Afaan Oromo)
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, seeds of Sorghum bicolor mixed in remnants of local beer and given
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : bisingaa caabbii (Afaan Oromo)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold, the whole part of Stephania abyssinica crushed and boiled in water then the smoke will be inhaled until the patient getting sweat
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hidda kalaalaa (Afaan Oromo)
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax, stem powdered and mixed with water and given forcefully by beer bottle
Vb(091) thinness, leaves of Teclea nobilis crushed and mixed with water and given for the thin cattle
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hadheessa (Afaan Oromo)
Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg, the whole part of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum crushed and given
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : mararree (Afaan Oromo)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) external parasite, fresh leaves of Verbascum sinaiticum powdered and mixed in water then given orally for external parasite
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : gurra harree (Afaan Oromo)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) delayed placenta, leaves Vernonia amygdalina crushed and mixed with remnants of local beer (‘Tella’) and given for the cow
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : eebicha (Afaan Oromo)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) skin cut, fresh leaves decoction Vernonia auriculifera smashed and the extracts dropped on the cut skin
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : reejii (Afaan Oromo)
Vicia faba L.
Official name : Vicia faba L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric, dried seed of Vicia faba chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : baaqelaa (Afaan Oromo)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea corporis (dermatophytosis), fresh leaves decoction Vigna unguiculata smashed and rubbed on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hiphoo (Afaan Oromo)
Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Official name : Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, leaves of Vigna vexillata crushed with leaves of Cucumis ficifolius and rubbed on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : gurra hantuutaa (Afaan Oromo)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(101), H(112x)
Recipes : H(101) menstruation, crushed shrub of Ximenia americana and mixed with water and one cup of tea taken for 1–5 days until the blood stop
H(112x) contraceptive, exudates drunk for five days 2 cup per a day
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : hudhaa (Afaan Oromo)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsillitis, herb of Zingiber officinale chewed and swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : jinjibila (Afaan Oromo)