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Reference : HM 76

Author(s) : Maroyi, A.
Title : Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,13:43 (2017) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-017-0173-8
Reference HM 76 has information about 123 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(076), H(124)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(013) boils, H(014) ringworm, H(037) tuberculosis, H(076) thrush, H(124) haemorrhage, bark, leaves, stems of Acacia karroo, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : mnga (isi Xhosa)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(013), V(014), V(037), V(076), V(124)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, V(013) boils, V(014) ringworm, V(037) tuberculosis, V(076) thrush, V(124) haemorrhage, bark, leaves, stems of Acacia karroo, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : mnga (isi Xhosa)
Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, bark, leaves, stems of Acacia mearnsii, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : idywabasi (isi Xhosa)
Acokanthera oblongifolia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Acokanthera oblongifolia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(020)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(020) snakebite, leaves of Acokanthera oblongifolia , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inxinebe (isi Xhosa)
Acokanthera oblongifolia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Acokanthera oblongifolia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(018), V(020)
Recipes : V(018) headache, V(020)snakebite, leaves of Acokanthera oblongifolia , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inxinebe (isi Xhosa)
Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns
Official name : Agapanthus africanus (L.) Hoffmanns
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) rash, H(045) antiseptic, H(104) stomach promblems, leaves of Agapanthus africanus , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : isicakathi (isi Xhosa)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, leaf sap, whole plant of Agave americana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhamanga (isi Xhosa)
Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) pimples, H(051) fever, H(104) abdominal pains, roots of Alepidea amatymbica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iqwili (isi Xhosa)
Alepidea serrata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Alepidea serrata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots of Alepidea serrata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ubulawa (isi Xhosa)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, bulb of Allium cepa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itswele (isi Xhosa)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, bulb of Allium sativum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ivimbampunzi (isi Xhosa)
Aloe arborescens Mill.
Official name : Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(006)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(006) constipation, leaves of Aloe arborescens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ingcelwane (isi Xhosa)
Aloe arborescens Mill.
Official name : Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(006) constipation, leaves of Aloe arborescens, RNS.
H(014) dry skin, gel
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ingcelwane (isi Xhosa)
Aloe ciliaris Haw.
Official name : Aloe ciliaris Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves gel of Aloe ciliaris, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : intelezi (isi Xhosa)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils, H(014) dry skin, H(037) tuberculosis, H(104) stomachache, H(200) immune booster, leaf gel of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhala (isi Xhosa)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(014), V(037), V(104), V(200)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(013) boils, H(014) dry skin, V(037) tuberculosis, V(104) stomachache, V(200) immune booster, leaf gel of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhala (isi Xhosa)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : nyiomdlombo (isi Xhosa)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(037) tuberculosis, H(171) diabetes, H(075) loss of appetite, leaves, roots of Artemisia afra, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (isi Xhosa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(022) to speed up labour, H(100) sexually transmitted Infection , leaves, roots of Asparagus africanus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umathunga (isi Xhosa)
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted Infection, roots of Asparagus asparagoides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : imvane (isi Xhosa)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umhlabangulo (isi Xhosa)
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) circumcision wounds, H(013) boils, bulb of Boophone disticha, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ishwadi (isi Xhosa)
Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook. f. subsp. Volubilis
Official name : Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook. f. subsp. Volubilis
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(033) impotence, H(113) inflammations, bulb of Bowiea volubilis ssp. Volubilis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umagaqana (isi Xhosa)
Brassica oleracea L.
Official name : Brassica oleracea L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Brassica oleracea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhaphetshu (isi Xhosa)
Brassica rapa L.
Official name : Brassica rapa L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Brassica rapa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Bulbine abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Bulbine abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , H(026) menstrual pain, leaves, roots of Bulbine abyssinica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uyakayakana (isi Xhosa)
Bulbine abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Bulbine abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, leaves, roots of Bulbine abyssinica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uyakayakana (isi Xhosa)
Bulbine frutescens (L.) Willd.
Official name : Bulbine frutescens (L.) Willd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) ringworm, H(171) diabetes, leaf sap of Bulbine frutescens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ibhucu (isi Xhosa)
Bulbine frutescens (L.) Willd.
Official name : Bulbine frutescens (L.) Willd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, leaf sap of Bulbine frutescens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ibhucu (isi Xhosa)
Bulbine latifolia (L.f.) Spreng.
Official name : Bulbine latifolia (L.f.) Spreng.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, H(022) speed up labour, roots of Bulbine latifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : incelwane (isi Xhosa)
Bulbine latifolia (L.f.) Spreng.
Official name : Bulbine latifolia (L.f.) Spreng.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(022)
Recipes : V(008), diarrhoea, V(022) speed up labour, roots of Bulbine latifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : incelwane (isi Xhosa)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(020) snakebite, H(118) sore throat, H(037) pneumonia, roots of Capparis tomentosa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umpasimani (isi Xhosa)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, fruits of Capsicum annuum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itshilisi (isi Xhosa)
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) ringworm, H(037) tuberculosis, H(118) sore throat, leaves of Carpobrotus edulis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : igcukuma (isi Xhosa)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(171)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, leaves of Catharanthus roseus, RNS.
H(171) diabetes, whole plant, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Centella coriacea Nannf.
Official name : Centella coriacea Nannf.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(037) tuberculosis, H(100) sexually transmitted Infection, leaves of Centella coriacea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : unongotyozana (isi Xhosa)
Centella coriacea Nannf.
Official name : Centella coriacea Nannf.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(037)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Centella coriacea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : unongotyozana (isi Xhosa)
Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Official name : Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Cheilanthes hirta, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ifense (isi Xhosa)
Chenopodium album L.
Official name : Chenopodium album L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, leaves of Chenopodium album
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iphunga (isi Xhosa)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruit of Citrus sinensis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iorenji (isi Xhosa)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(013), H(095)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, leaves of Citrus limon, RNS.
H(095) food plant
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : lamuni (isi Xhosa)
Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel.
Official name : Clivia miniata (Lindl.) Regel.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, leaves of Clivia miniata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umayime (isi Xhosa)
Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Official name : Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, roots of Convolvulus sagittatus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uboqo (isi Xhosa)
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruit of Cucurbita maxima
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ithanga (isi Xhosa)
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruit of Cucurbita moschata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ithanga (isi Xhosa)
Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(200)
Recipes : H(013) skin diseases, H(200) immune booster, bark, leaves of Cussonia paniculata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umsenge (isi Xhosa)
Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Official name : Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, H(200) immune booster, leaves of Cussonia spicata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgezisa (isi Xhosa)
Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Official name : Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : V(104), V(200)
Recipes : V(104) stomach problems, V(200) immune booster, leaves of Cussonia spicata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgezisa (isi Xhosa)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils, H(082) asthma, leaves of Datura stramonium RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uvumbangwe (isi Xhosa)
Daucus carota L.
Official name : Daucus carota L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, roots of Daucus carota
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umnqathi (isi Xhosa)
Dovyalis caffra (Hook.f. & Harv.) Hook.f.
Official name : Dovyalis caffra (Hook.f. & Harv.) Hook.f.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruit of Dovyalis caffra
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : incagolo (isi Xhosa)
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(094), H(151), H(191)
Recipes : H(013) rashes, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(151) high blood pressure, H(191) purify blood, rhizomes of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : intolwane (isi Xhosa)
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(191)
Recipes : V(013) rashes, V(191) purify blood, rhizomes of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : intolwane (isi Xhosa)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Official name : Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough,, H(037) tuberculosis, stems, leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Euphorbia ingens E.Mey. ex Boiss.
Official name : Euphorbia ingens E.Mey. ex Boiss.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, H(013) skin rash, latex of Euphorbia ingens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : intsema (isi Xhosa)
Ficus carica L.
Official name : Ficus carica L.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food plant, fruits of Ficus carica
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikwiwane (isi Xhosa)
Gnidia capitata L.f.
Official name : Gnidia capitata L.f.
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) ringworm, roots of Gnidia capitata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : isidikili (isi Xhosa)
Grewia occidentalis L.f.
Official name : Grewia occidentalis L.f.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), roots of Grewia occidentalis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umvilani (isi Xhosa)
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(022), H(026), H(078), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(006) constipation, H(022) induce or augment labour, H(026) menstrual pain, H(078) cancer, H(113) inflammation, rhizomes of Gunnera perpensa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iphuzi (isi Xhosa)
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(022), V(113)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(006) constipation, V(022) induce or augment labour, V(113) inflammation, rhizomes of Gunnera perpensa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iphuzi (isi Xhosa)
Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh.
Official name : Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(013) rash, barks, fruits of Harpephyllum caffrum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgwenye (isi Xhosa)
Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh.
Official name : Harpephyllum caffrum Bernh.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) rash, barks, fruits of Harpephyllum caffrum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umgwenye (isi Xhosa)
Helichrysum gymnocomum Mill.
Official name : Helichrysum gymnocomum Mill.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) colds, whole plant of Helichrysum gymnocomum , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : icholochola (isi Xhosa)
Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Official name : Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(026) menstrual pain, H(037) cough, H(171) diabetes,leaves of Helichrysum , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : icholocholo (isi Xhosa)
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) colds, leaves of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : phate eangaka (isi Xhosa)
Hypoxis argentea Harv. ex. Bak.
Official name : Hypoxis argentea Harv. ex. Bak.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(078)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm,,H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cancer, bulb of Hypoxis argentea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ixalanxa (isi Xhosa)
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078), H(151), H(171), H(200)
Recipes : H(013) pimples,H(078) cancer, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, H(200) immune booster, bulb of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iInongwe (isi Xhosa)
Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk.
Official name : Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk.
Family : Aquifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(104) stomach problems, H(118) sore throat, barks of Ilex mitis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iIsidumo (isi Xhosa)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, roots of Ipomoea batatas
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : bhatata (isi Xhosa)
Lactuca sativa L.
Official name : Lactuca sativa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Lactuca sativa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ilethasi (isi Xhosa)
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, H(020) snakebite, H(037) cough, H(108) colds, leaves of Leonotis leonurus, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : imvovo (isi Xhosa)
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(020), V(037), V(108)
Recipes : V(008), diarrhoea, V(020) snakebite, V(037) cough, V(108) colds, leaves of Leonotis leonurus, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : imvovo (isi Xhosa)
Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Official name : Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(108), H(143)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(037) cough, H(108) colds, H(143) chicken pox, leaves, roots of Lippia javanica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inzinziniba (isi Xhosa)
Lobelia flaccida (C. Presl) A. DC.
Official name : Lobelia flaccida (C. Presl) A. DC.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, leaves of Lobelia flaccida, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itshilizi (isi Xhosa)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruits of Lycopersicon esculentum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : tumata (isi Xhosa)
Malus domestica Borkh.
Official name : Malus domestica Borkh.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruits of Malus domestica
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : apile (isi Xhosa)
Malva parviflora L.
Official name : Malva parviflora L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Malva parviflora, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ujongelana (isi Xhosa)
Mentha longifolia (L.) L.
Official name : Mentha longifolia (L.) L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Mentha longifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inxina (isi Xhosa)
Miscanthus capensis (Nees) Andersson
Official name : Miscanthus capensis (Nees) Andersson
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves, roots of Miscanthus capensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : idobo (isi Xhosa)
Musa paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruits of Musa X paradisiaca
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Nicotiana glauca Graham
Official name : Nicotiana glauca Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves of Nicotiana glauca, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iIcubamfene (isi Xhosa)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, fruits, leaves, whole plant of Opuntia ficus-indica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itolofiya (isi Xhosa)
Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp. subsp. Prunelloides
Official name : Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex Eckl. & Zeyh.) Walp. subsp. Prunelloides
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Pentanisia prunelloides ssp. Prunelloides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : irubuxa (isi Xhosa)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(095)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm,, fruits, seed paste of Persea americana, RNS.
H(095) food, fruit
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Phaseolus vulgaris
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : e mbotyi (isi Xhosa)
Physalis angulata L.
Official name : Physalis angulata L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, leaves of Physalis angulata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : iyoli (isi Xhosa)
Pisum sativum L.
Official name : Pisum sativum L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Pisum sativum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : erityisi (isi Xhosa)
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(078) cancer, H(104) abdominal pain, barks, roots of Pittosporum viridiflorum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umkhwenkwe (isi Xhosa)
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : V(051), V(078), V(104)
Recipes : V(051) fever, V(078) cancer, V(104) abdominal pain, barks, roots of Pittosporum viridiflorum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umkhwenkwe (isi Xhosa)
Plectranthus ambiguus (Bolus) Codd
Official name : Plectranthus ambiguus (Bolus) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(108)
Recipes : V(037) cough, V(108) colds, leaves of Plectranthus ambiguus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : irhajojo (isi Xhosa)
Plectranthus ambiguus (Bolus) Codd
Official name : Plectranthus ambiguus (Bolus) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) colds, leaves of Plectranthus ambiguus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : irhajojo (isi Xhosa)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(001), H(037)
Recipes : H(001) eye problems, H(037) cough, H(037) tuberculosis, barks, leaves of Prunus africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umkhakhazi (isi Xhosa)
Prunus armeniaca L.
Official name : Prunus armeniaca L.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Prunus armeniaca
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Amygdalus persica L.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye problems, fruits, leaves of Prunus persica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ipesika (isi Xhosa)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fruits, leaves of Psidium guajava, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ugwava (isi Xhosa)
Rhoicissus digitata (L.f.) Gilg & M.Brandt
Official name : Rhoicissus digitata (L.f.) Gilg & M.Brandt
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache,, H(151) high blood pressure, , roots of Rhoicissus digitata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : uchithibhunga (isi Xhosa)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Ricinus communis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umkakuva (isi Xhosa)
Salvia scabra L. f.
Official name : Salvia scabra L. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) tonic, leaves of Salvia scabra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : isicakathi (isi Xhosa)
Schotia latifolia Jacq.
Official name : Schotia latifolia Jacq.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, bark, stems of Schotia latifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umaphipha (isi Xhosa)
Schotia latifolia Jacq.
Official name : Schotia latifolia Jacq.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, bark, stems of Schotia latifolia, RNS.
H(203) construction timber and thatching
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umaphipha (isi Xhosa)
Senecio speciosus Willd.
Official name : Senecio speciosus Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(113) inflammations, leaves of Senecio speciosus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : idambiso (isi Xhosa)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umdizawethafa (isi Xhosa)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(033), H(078)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(013) boils, H(033) impotence, H(078) cancer, fruits of Solanum aculeastrum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umthuma (isi Xhosa)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) ringworm, leaves of Solanum nigrum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umsobo (isi Xhosa)
Solanum tuberosum L.
Official name : Solanum tuberosum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, tubers of Solanum tuberosum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : amazambane (isi Xhosa)
Sonchus asper (L.) Hill.
Official name : Sonchus asper (L.) Hill.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Sonchus asper, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : irwabe (isi Xhosa)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Sonchus oleraceus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ihlaba (isi Xhosa)
Spinacia oleracea L.
Official name : Spinacia oleracea L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Spinacia oleracea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : imifuno (isi Xhosa)
Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Official name : Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) construction timber and thatching leaves of Sporobolus africanus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umtshiki (isi Xhosa)
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) inflammations, H(013) pimples, barks of Syzygium cordatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umswi (isi Xhosa)
Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg.
Official name : Taraxacum officinale F. H. Wigg.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, leaves of Taraxacum officinale, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhokhoyi (isi Xhosa)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Taraxacum emetica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ikhokhoyi (isi Xhosa)
Tulbaghia acutiloba Harv.
Official name : Tulbaghia acutiloba Harv.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, leaves of Tulbaghia acutiloba, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : isivumbampunzi (isi Xhosa)
Tulbaghia alliacea L. f.
Official name : Tulbaghia alliacea L. f.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils, bulb of Tulbaghia alliacea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umwelela (isi Xhosa)
Tulbaghia violacea Harv.
Official name : Tulbaghia violacea Harv.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, H(037) tuberculosis, bulb of Tulbaghia violacea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : utswelane (isi Xhosa)
Typha capensis (Rohrb.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Typha capensis (Rohrb.) N.E. Br.
Family : Typhaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100), H(203)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(100) sexually transmitted Infection , leaves, rhizomes of Typha capensis
H(203) brooms and crafts
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ingcongolo (isi Xhosa)
Vitis vinifera L.
Official name : Vitis vinifera L.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruits of Vitis vinifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umdiliya (isi Xhosa)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(xxx) inflamation, H(037) tuberculosis, leaves and roots of Withania somnifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ubuvuma (isi Xhosa)
Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted Infection , roots of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : itshongwe (isi Xhosa)
Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
Official name : Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Zantedeschia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : inyiba (isi Xhosa)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, seeds of Zea mays
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : umbone (isi Xhosa)
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(037) chest pains, H(037) cough, H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Ziziphus mucronata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ummphafa
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : V(008) dysentery, V(037) chest pains, V(037) cough, V(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Ziziphus mucronata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Eastern Cape province)
Vernacular name : ummphafa