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Reference : HM 69

Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine ,9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Reference HM 69 has information about 92 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(139), H(157)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, H(100) syphilis, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(157) convulsion, roots extract of Acacia karroo, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muvunga
Albizia antunesiana Harms
Official name : Albizia antunesiana Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(033), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, bark extract of Albizia antunesiana, VO.
H(006) purgative remedy, leaves extract, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(033) infertility in women, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract of Albizia antunesiana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muriranyenze
Aloe greatheadii Schönland
Official name : Aloe greatheadii Schönland
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) constipation and H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves extract of Aloe greatheadii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : gavakava
Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Official name : Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots extract of Ampelocissus africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muzambiringa
Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus obtusata (Welw. ex Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots extract of Ampelocissus obtusata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muzambiringa
Androstachys johnsonii Prain
Official name : Androstachys johnsonii Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract of Androstachys johnsonii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : musimbiti
Annona stenophylla Engl. & Diels
Official name : Annona stenophylla Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) boils, paste of roots of Annona stenophylla, local application
H(020) extract of roots of Annona stenophylla mixed with roots of Securidaca longipedunculata and sprinkled around homestead as snake repellent
H(037) chest pains and H(100) sexually transmissible infections (STI) remedy, extract of roots of Annona stenophylla mixed with roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muroro
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and H(037) pneumonia, H(028s) to dilate birth canal, roots extract of Asparagus africanus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : rukato
Azanza garckeana (F. Hoffm.) Exell & Hillc.
Official name : Azanza garckeana (F. Hoffm.) Exell & Hillc.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) earache, root extract of Azanza garckeana dropped into the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mutohwe
Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Official name : Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pains, roots extract of Berchemia discolor, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : nyii
Brachylaena discolor DC.
Official name : Brachylaena discolor DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) ulcers, leaves of Brachylaena discolor chewed and juice swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mupasa
Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Official name : Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmissible infections (STI) bark extract of Brachystegia boehmii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mupfuti
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility in men, roots extract of Bridelia cathartica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mutsvoritsvoto
Bridelia mollis Hutch.
Official name : Bridelia mollis Hutch.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots extract of Bridelia mollis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mutuzvidzembwa
Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Official name : Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(037) cough, roots extract of Carissa bispinosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muruguru
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(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(037) cough, roots extract of Carisa edulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muruguru
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(027), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(027) abortion, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots extract of Cassia abbreviata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : muremberembe
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, roots extract of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : chirindamatongo
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(108) flu, extract of fruit of Citrus limon, leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis and Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : mulemoni
Coleochloa setifera (Ridl.) Gilly
Official name : Coleochloa setifera (Ridl.) Gilly
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, root powder of Coleochloa setifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe (centre-sud)
Vernacular name : rufuri