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Reference : HM 77

Author(s) : Mugomeri, E., P. Chatanga, N, Chakane
Title : Medicinal herbs used by HIV-positive people in Lesotho African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, 13(4):123-131 (2016) 10.21010/ajtcam.v13i4.17
Reference HM 77 has information about 20 plants :
Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Official name : Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 7) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, dry, crush & cook the roots of Alepidea cordifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : lesoko
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 44), HIV / AIDS, general well being, boost immunity, cut bulbs of Allium sativum into pieces & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : garlic
Allium sp.
Official name : Allium sp.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 4) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, cut leaves of Allium ssp into pieces & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : konofolo
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 6) HIV / AIDS opportunistic infections H(104) abdominal pains, H(014) rashes, extract juice of leaves of Aloe ferox & mix with H2O
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : lekhala la quthing
Aloe striatula Haw.
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 20) HIV / AIDS, + opportunistic infections H(104, 20) abdominal discomforts and H(000) pain, leaves of Aloe striatula, dry & immerse in H2O
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : seholobe
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 2) HIV / AIDS, + opportunistic infections, H(108) colds & flus, cook fresh leaves of Artemisia afra
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : lengana
Beta vulgaris L.
Official name : Beta vulgaris L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 3) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, cook the roots of Beta vulgaris
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : beetroot (English)
Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity,loss of appetite, roots of Cussonia paniculata, dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : motšetse
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(199, 30) HIV / AIDS + opportunistic infections H(104) abdominal discomforts and H(000) pain, roots of Dicoma anomala dry, crush & mix with H2O
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : hloenya
Eriocephalus punctulatus DC.
Official name : Eriocephalus punctulatus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 3) HIV / AIDS + opportunistic infections H(104) abdominal pain, leaves of Eriocephalus punctulatus dry & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : sehalaha a sa matlaka
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(108)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS, opportunistic infection H(108, 1) colds & flus, cook fresh leaves of Eucalyptus spp.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : bloukomo
Geranium caffrum Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Geranium caffrum Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS + opportunistic infection H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Geranium caffrum, dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : khoara
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1)) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, cook the whole plant of Gunnera perpensa
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : qobo
Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 2) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity + opportunistic infections, H(108) colds
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : phate ea ngaka
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 8) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, roots of Hypoxis hemerocallidea dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : moli (African potato)
Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex. Eckl.& Zeyh.) Walp.
Official name : Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex. Eckl.& Zeyh.) Walp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(051)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS + opportunistic infection H(051) fever roots of Pentanisia prunelloides dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : setimamollo
Piper sp.
Official name : Piper sp.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity,pods of Piper sp. , crush & mix with H2O or cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : chilli pepper (English)
Spinacia oleracea L.
Official name : Spinacia oleracea L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 2) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, leaves of Spinacia oleracea crush & mix with H2O or cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : spinach (English)
Urtica urens L.
Official name : Urtica urens L.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199,11) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, leaves of Urtica urens immerse in H2O & crush
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : bobatsi
Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199,18) HIV / AIDS, boost immunity, roots of Xysmalobium undulatum dry, crush & cook
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho
Vernacular name : poho tšehla