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Reference : HN 31

Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Reference HN 31 has information about 130 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 1) athletes foot, fresh leaf of Acacia hockii squeeze & apply to the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : engando (Rutooro)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, fresh roots of Acmella caulirhiza squeeze & apply to the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ensoimya (Rutooro)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles, fresh fruit of Aframomum angustifolium squeeze add banana brew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amatehe (Rutooro)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wounds, fresh leaf of Ageratum conyzoides squeeze & wrap on fresh wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omunywaniwenkanda (Rutooro)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 8) cough, fresh stem bark of Albizia coriaria decoction, VO.. 500 ml given three times a day for adults & 250 ml given once for children until recovery
H(201, 1) infertility in men, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon nardus with Albizia coriaria bark decoction in local brew & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusisa (Rutooro)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, bulb of Allium sativum pound with ginger, add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : tungulucumu (Rutooro)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, H(051x, 7) yellow fever, H(113, 7) muscle pains, fresh leaf of Aloe vera decoction, VO.. 500 ml & 250 ml given three times a day for adults & children respectively for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkokorutanga (Rutooro)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles, fresh leaf of Asparagus africanus squeeze & smear on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akakwatango(Rutooro)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 4) measles, fresh leaf of Basella alba decoction, VO., 500 ml given three times a day for adults & 250 ml to children for three days or apply on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enderema (Rutooro)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(013), H(051x)
Recipes : H(001, 11) eye infection, H(004, 11) fresh wounds, H(124, 11) nose bleeding, fresh leaf of Bidens pilosa squeeze & drop in the eyes/nose
H(008, 11) diarrhoea,H(013, 11) ulcers, H(051x, 11) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Bidens pilosa decoction, VO.. 500 ml given once a day until recovery
H(051x, 3) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon citratus, Bidens pilosa, Melanthera scandens, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : nyabarasana (Rutooro)
Blighia unijugata Bak.
Official name : Blighia unijugata Bak.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(018, 2) headache, H(051, 2) paludism, fresh stem bark of Blighia unijugata decoction, VO.. 500 ml given once a day until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwataibale (Rutooro)
Brachiaria decumbens Stapf.
Official name : Brachiaria decumbens Stapf.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(051x), H(178)
Recipes : H(008, 6) diarrhoea, H(051x, 6) yellow fever, H(051, 6) paludism, H(178, 6) heart disease, fresh leaf of Brachiaria decumbens chew or decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml once a day
H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum montuosum, fruits of Coffea canephora & Brachiaria decumbens, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ejubwa (Rutooro)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(169)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, H(169, 1) hernia (1), dry stem bark of Bridelia micrantha decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omubaragaza (Rutooro)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, fresh leaf of Kalanchoe pinnata roast, squeeze & VO.. 2 table spoons 3 X / Day for children. 250 ml given 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enyondo (Rutooro)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(030), H(037), H(046), H(051x), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, H(026, 5) menstrual pains, H(030, 5) placenta removal, H(104, 5) stomach ache, fresh leaf of Cajanus cajan squeeze, add H2O. & VO.
H(046, 5) measles, fresh leaf of Cajanus cajan decoction, bathed
H(008, 4) diarrhoea,H(037, 4) cough, H(051x, 4) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Pseudarthria hookeri infusion VO., mixed with Cajanus cajan for diarrhoea.500 ml given three times for one day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : orutendigwa (Rutooro)
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(104, 3) stomach ache, fresh leaf chew or decoction of Camellia sinensis of Bidens pilosa of Myrica salicifolia, VO.
H(201, 3) infertility in men , fresh leaf decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amajani (Rutooro)
Canna indica L.
Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia, fresh roots of Canna indica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amaranga (Rutooro)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation , H(051, 3) fever, fresh stem bark of Cassia didymobotrya decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml once
H(014, 3) ringworm, fresh leaf squeeze & smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuchora (Rutooro)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough child, fresh leaf of Cassia mimosoides decoction, VO., give 500 ml, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : mukuru ataitabye (Rutooro)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020, 5) snake bite, H(068, 5) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Cassia occidentalis decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : mwitanjoka (Rutooro)
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Catha edulis chew & swallow liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amairungi (Rutooro)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2) stomach ache, fresh leaf of Centella asiatica infusion drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : embutami (Rutooro)
Cestrum nocturnum L.
Official name : Cestrum nocturnum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 1) ringworm, fresh leaf of Cestrum nocturnum squeeze & smear on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : bamulyekiro (Rukiga)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, fresh leaf of Chenopodium opulifolium squeeze, add water & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwetango (Rutooro)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(027y), H(075), H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 3) muscle pains, fresh leaf of Chenopodium procerum squeeze & smear
H(018, 3) headache, fresh seeds squeeze in 500 ml of H2O. given three times a day for two days
H(075, 2) appetite, H(027y, 2) healing after delivery, fresh leaf of Tagetes minuta apply pound with Chenopodium procerum & VO. in millet porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omujumbajumba (Rutooro)
Citropsis articulata (Willd. ex Spreng.) Swingle & M. Kellerm.
Official name : Citropsis articulata (Willd. ex Spreng.) Swingle & M. Kellerm.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 1) infertility in men, fresh roots of Citropsis articulata chew fresh roots for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : katimboro (Rutooro)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, fresh leaf of Citrus limonum decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : endimo (Rutooro)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108, 3) flu, fresh leaf of Clematis hirsuta squeeze and sniff
H(037, 3) cough, pneumonia, fresh flowers decoction with black salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akanyankamba (Rutooro)
Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Froehner
Official name : Coffea canephora Pierre ex A. Froehner
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 8) diarrhoea,H(037, 8) cough, fresh leaf of Coffea canephora pound, add H2O. & VO.. 500 ml given once
H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum montuosum, fruits of Coffea canephora & Brachiaria decumbens, infusion, VO.
H(008, 2) diarrhoea, dry leaf of Ipomoea batatas pound with Passiflora edulis, Coffea canephora add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwani (Rutooro)
Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Official name : Combretum paniculatum Vent.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Combretum paniculatum infusion drunk. 500 ml given two times a day for adults for five days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akakoigo, akataito (Rutooro)
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(014), H(155)
Recipes : H(014, 2) ringworm, fresh leaf squeeze & smear
H(155, 2) tonsillitis, fresh leaf of Conyza floribunda, chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekinyansambu (Rutooro)
Cordia millenii Baker
Official name : Cordia millenii Baker
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh stem bark of Cordia millenii decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omutumba (Rutooro)
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum montuosum, fruits of Coffea canephora & Brachiaria decumbens, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekiinami (Rutooro)
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(020), H(051), H(092)
Recipes : H(051, 3) fever, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum mannii mixed with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, S.oleracius, decoction, bathed
H(020, 1) snake bite, H(092, 1) poisoning, infusion drunk. 500 ml given once
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekigango (Rutooro)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(013), H(092)
Recipes : H(001, 10) eye infection, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum vitellinum squeeze and drop in eyes
H(008, 10) diarrhoea, H(092, 10) poisoning, fresh leaf decoction, VO.
H(004, 10) fresh wounds,H(013, 10) boils , fresh leaf, squeeze & apply
H(013, 1) ulcers, fresh leaf of Cyphomandra betacea, Crassocephalum vitellium, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : embiribiri (Rutooro)
Crepis sp.
Official name : Crepis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, fresh leaf of Cordia millenii roast leaves and squeeze juice in mouth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuribata (Rutooro)
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Cucurbita maxima decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekisunsa (Rutooro)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x, 3) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon citratus, Bidens pilosa, Melanthera scandens, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kalifuha
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 1) infertility in men, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon nardus with Albizia coriaria bark decoction in local brew & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : etete (Rutooro)
Cyphomandra betacea Cav.
Official name : Cyphomandra betacea Cav.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) ulcers, fresh leaf of Cyphomandra betacea, Crassocephalum vitellium, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekidodoima (Rutooro)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 6) hookworms, H(068, 6) tapeworms, fresh leaf, fresh tuber of Cyphostemma adenocaule boil leaves & bath or infusion mixed with local brew VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekibombo (Rutooro)
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Desmodium repandum squeeze & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omunyampata (Rutooro)
Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium uncinatum (Jacq.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051x), H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, H(051x, 4) yellow fever, H(068, 4) worms, H(103, 4) toothache, dry leaf, fresh flower of Desmodium uncinatum decoction bathed or smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : otansigahanu (Rutooro)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(013, 1) boils, fresh leaf squeeze & apply
H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Dichrocephala integrifolia decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : oubuza (Rutooro)
Dicliptera laxata C.B. Clarke
Official name : Dicliptera laxata C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 3) skin infections, fresh leaf of Dicliptera laxata boil & bath the baby, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omufoka (Rutooro)
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Official name : Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, H(051x, 6) yellow fever, dry leaf of Digitaria abyssinica decoction, VO. & bathed
H(124, 6) bleeding, dry leaf pound & apply on fresh wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : orumbugu (Rutooro)
Diospyros abyssinica (Hiern) F.White
Official name : Diospyros abyssinica (Hiern) F.White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004, 3) fresh wounds,H(014, 3) fungal infection on the foot , fresh leaf, seeds, squeeze and apply on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuhoko (Rutooro)
Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053, 1) ear infection , leaves of Dracaena fragrans squeeze and drop the extract in the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akaramura (Rutooro)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, 1) induction of labour, fresh leaf of Drymaria cordata infusion VO. 500 ml given once
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : Bunjune (Rutooro)
Drypetes battiscombei Hutch
Official name : Drypetes battiscombei Hutch
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 6) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Drypetes battiscombei infusion VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akakamya (Rutooro)
Elymus repens (L.) Gould
Official name : Elymus repens (L.) Gould
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) fever, dry leaf of Manihot esculenta boil & bath or mix with Elymus repens, Sonchus oleraceus boil & steam the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : rumbugu (Rutooro)
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Official name : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Eriobotrya japonica decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ensaali (Rutooro)
Erlangea cordifolia (Benth. ex Oliv.) S. Moore
Official name : Erlangea cordifolia (Benth. ex Oliv.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 1) stomach newly borns, fresh leaf of Erlangea cordifolia squeeze & give two tea spoonfuls
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : entooma (Rutooro)
Erlangea tomentosa (Oliv. & Hiern) S. Moore
Official name : Erlangea tomentosa (Oliv. & Hiern) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, fresh leaf of Erlangea tomentosa roast and chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekitokotoko (Rutooro)
Erythrina tomentosa Buch. Ham.
Official name : Erythrina tomentosa Buch. Ham.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(155)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, leaves , roots of Erythrina tomentosa decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuko (Rutooro)
Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Official name : Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, fresh leaf of Eucalyptus grandis decoction, VO. 250 ml taken twice
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kalitunsi (Rutooro)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 1) snake bite, fresh leaf of Euphorbia tirucalli roast, squeeze & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkoni (Rutooro)
Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Official name : Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(118), H(178)
Recipes : H(104, 5) stomach ache, H(178, 5) heart disease, fresh leaf of Ficus natalensis decoction, VO.
H(118, 5) throat infection, mix stem bark with black salt & chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omutoma (Rutooro)
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(168)
Recipes : H(168, 1) memory enhancement, fresh leaf of Galinsoga parviflora decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : karandaranda (Rutooro) empunika (Rukiga)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x, 1) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Guizotia scabra decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekiterankuba (Rutooro)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 1) muscle pull, fresh leaf of Hibiscus fuscus squeeze with ghee & apply
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ensingasinga (Rutooro)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 2) anemia, fresh leaf of Hibiscus subdariffa decoction, VO. 500 ml given once.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : musayi (Rutooro)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051x), H(068)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(068, 3) worms,H(014, 3) skin blisters, fresh leaf, fresh flowers of Hoslundia opposita decoction or fresh liquid VO. & bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : orutotoimya (Rutooro)
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 1) worms, fresh leaf of Imperata cylindrica chew and VO. 250 ml, 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ensojo (Rutooro)
Indigofera erecta Thunb.
Official name : Indigofera erecta Thunb.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014, 1) skin diseases, H(051, 1) paludism, fresh leaf of Indigofera erecta squeeze and apply on skin or VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusororo (Rutooro)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, dry leaf of Ipomoea batatas pound with Passiflora edulis, Coffea canephora add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkoora (Rutooro)
Justicia betonica L.
Official name : Justicia betonica L.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fresh leaf of Justicia betonica decoction, VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kwinini entoro (Rutooro), endurwa (Rukiga)
Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Official name : Kosteletzkya adoensis (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Mast.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Kosteletzkya adoensis squeeze & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuzigambogo (Rutooro)
Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Official name : Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Laggera alata decoction, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ireme (Rutooro)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(051x)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea,H(037, 3) cough, fresh leaf of Lantana trifolia mix with black salt & chew
H(051, 3) paludism, H(051x, 3) yellow fever, fresh leaf decoction, VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusekera (Rutooro)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 1) fresh wounds, fresh leaf of Leonotis nepetifolia squeeze & apply on the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : macumu (Rukiga), ekicumucumu (Rutooro)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(013, 1) boils, H(111, 1) burns, fresh leaf of Leucas martinicensis squeeze & apply on the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omucunda (Rutooro)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 1) skin problems in babies, fresh leaf of Lycopersicon esculentum boil with Physalis peruviana, Solanum melongena & bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enyanya (Rutooro)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) ulcers, dry seeds of Maesa lanceolata dry, pound & take in tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuhangabagenzi (Rutooro)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, H(051, 3) paludism, fresh leaf, fresh stem bark of Mangifera indica decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuyembe (Rutooro)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) fever, dry leaf of Manihot esculenta boil & bath or mix with Elymus repens, Sonchus oleraceus boil & steam the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : muhogo (Rutooro)
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, H(100, 2) gonorrhea, dry leaf of Markhamia lutea pound add H2O. & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusambya (Rutooro)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, H(051x, 2) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Melanthera scandens decoction, VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day
H(051x, 3) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon citratus, Bidens pilosa, Melanthera scandens, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkarwakarwa (Rutooro)
Mentha aquatica L.
Official name : Mentha aquatica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 3) high blood pressure, dry leaf of Mentha aquatica take in tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ehohwa (Rutooro)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, H(068, 6) worms, H(108, 6) flu, fresh leaf of Momordica foetida roast and chew leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwihura (Rutooro)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, fresh roots of Mondia whitei, to chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : emirondwa (Rutooro)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 1) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Moringa oleifera squeeze, add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : moringa (Sci.)
Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan
Official name : Murdannia simplex (Vahl) Brenan
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020, 1) snake bite, fresh leaf of Murdannia simplex squeeze et VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : muhinduka (Rutooro)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, 1) quicken delivery, fresh roots of Musa paradisiaca chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : gonja (Rutooro)
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051x), H(151)
Recipes : H(051x, 1) yellow fever, H(151, 1) high blood pressure, fresh fruit, fresh leaf of Musa sp. decoction, VO.
H(037, 5) cough, H(051x, 5) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Myrica salicifolia mix with leaves of Musa sp. + tea leaves boil & VO.. Boil leaves & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : bitooke (Rutooro)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051x), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, H(051x, 5) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Myrica salicifolia mix with leaves of Musa sp. + tea leaves boil & VO..
H(104, 5) stomach ache, boil leaves & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omujeje (Rutooro)
Neoboutonia macrocalyx Pax
Official name : Neoboutonia macrocalyx Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, fresh stem bark of Neoboutonia macrocalyx decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekihora (Rutooro)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Ocimum gratissimum infusion VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day for adults for five days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekijaaja (Rutooro)
Ocimum rothii Bak.
Official name : Ocimum rothii Bak.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051x), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, H(051x, 5) yellow fever, H(104, 5) stomach ache, fresh leaf of Ocimum rothii roast, squeeze, add H2O & VO. 500 ml three times a day
H(014, 5) fungal infection (entunuka), fresh leaf apply juice on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omweya (Rutooro)
Olea sp
Official name : Olea sp
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh stem bark of Olea sp. decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusoko
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(080), H(100)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, fresh leaf of Oxalis corniculata roast & chew
H(100, 5) syphilis candida, fresh leaf decoction bathed
H(004, 5) suture left after normal delivery, fresh leaf pound & press at the wound.
H(080, 5) meat allergy, fresh leaf powder mixed with meat.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akanyunyambuzi akataito (Rutooro)
Oxalis latifolia Kunth
Official name : Oxalis latifolia Kunth
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077, 1) vomiting in children, fresh leaf of Oxalis latifolia, squeeze, add H2O.ajnd VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : obunyunyambuzi (Rutooro)
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea,H(037, 4) cough, fresh leaf of Passiflora edulis pound add H2O., VO.
H(008, 2) diarrhoea, dry leaf of Ipomoea batatas pound with Passiflora edulis, Coffea canephora add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : obutunda (Rutooro)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Paullinia pinnata decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : emizigambogo (Rutooro)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178, 1) heart disease, fresh leaf of Pennisetum purpureum roast leaves, add H2O. & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : orubingo (Rutooro)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051x), H(091), H(151)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(091, 3) kwashiorkor, H(151, 3) high blood pressure, fresh leaf, fresh seeds of Persea americana decoction or infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : avacado
Phyllanthus capillaris Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus capillaris Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 5) measles, fresh leaves of Phyllanthus capillaris press and applied on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (North area of the National Park of Kibale)
Vernacular name : omuturuka (Rutooro)
Phyllanthus capillaris Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus capillaris Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 5) measles, fresh leaf of Phyllanthus capillaris squeeze & apply on body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuturuka (Rutooro)
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(014, 1) skin problems in babies, fresh leaf of Lycopersicon esculentum boil with Physalis peruviana, Solanum melongena & bath
H(004, 1) fresh wounds, Skin problems in babies (1), fresh leaf of Solanum melongena squeeze & apply, boil with Solanum esculentum, Physalis peruviana & bath mix with meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : entuutu (Rutooro)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, H(051, 6) paludism, H(068, 6) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Plectranthus barbatus, infusion or decoction, VO.. 4 tea spoonfuls given 3 X / Dat for adults & 1 teaspoon to children for four days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekinyamunsunga (Rutooro)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, fresh stem of Prunus africana decoction VO. 250 ml given 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : engote (Rutooro)
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051x)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea,H(037, 4) cough, H(051x, 4) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Pseudarthria hookeri infusion VO., mixed with Cajanus cajan for diarrhoea.500 ml given three times for one day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekiragi (Rutooro)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x)
Recipes : H(051, 4) fever, H(051x, 4) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Psidium guajava infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amapera (Rutooro)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 2) fresh wounds, (Sa) of Ricinus communis sap applied on affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekisogasoga (Rutooro)
Rorippa microphylla (Boenn. ex Rchb.) Hyl.
Official name : Rorippa microphylla (Boenn. ex Rchb.) Hyl.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 1) stomach upsets in babies, fresh leaf of Rorippa microphylla squeeze & give
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akasaga (Rutooro)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(068)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, H(068, 1) tapeworms, sap of Rubia cordifolia, apply sap
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akaramata (Rutooro)
Rubus pinnatus Willd
Official name : Rubus pinnatus Willd
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155, 1) tonsillitis, fresh leaf of Rubus pinnatus chew & swallow liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amakerere (Rutooro)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Rumex usambarensis squeeze, add H2O & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : rukunya (Rutooro)
Secamone africana (Oliv.) Bullock
Official name : Secamone africana (Oliv.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(026), H(051)
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation , H(026, 3) menstrual pains, H(051, 3) paludism, fresh leaf of Secamone africana infusion drunk. 500 ml given three times a day for adults & 250 ml to children.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akateganende (Rutooro)
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027, 1) stop miscarriage, fresh leaf of Senecio hadiensis squeeze & mix with H2O & VO. 500 ml once.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omugino (Rutooro)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, fresh leaf of Sesbania sesban decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omubimba (Rutooro)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037, 2) chest pain, H(113, 2) muscle pains, fresh leaf of Sida cuneifolia pound, add cow ghee, boil & apply 2–3 X / Day for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akasoroigano (Rutooro)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 3) hypertension, fresh dry fruits of Solanum anguivi, eat fresh or dry, pound & take as tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : obujabara (Rutooro)
Solanum esculentum Dunal
Official name : Solanum esculentum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004, 1) fresh wounds,H(014, 1) skin problems in babies, fresh leaf of Solanum melongena squeeze & apply. Boil with Solanum esculentum, Physalis peruviana et bain. Mix with meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum melongena L.
Official name : Solanum melongena L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 1) fresh wounds,H(014, 1) skin problems in babies, fresh leaf of Solanum melongena squeeze & apply. Boil with Solanum esculentum, Physalis peruviana et bain. Mix with meat
H(014, 1) skin problems in babies, fresh leaf of Lycopersicon esculentum boil with Physalis peruviana, Solanum melongena et bain
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enjagi (Rutooro)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, fresh leaf of Sonchus oleraceus mix with Manihot esculenta, Elymus repens leaves & steam the body
H(051, 2) fever, dry leaf of Manihot esculenta boil & bath or mix with Elymus repens, Sonchus oleraceus boil & steam the body
H(051, 3) fever, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum mannii mixed with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina,Sonchus oleraceus, decoction, bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekizimyamurro (Rutooro)
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(004), H(022)
Recipes : H(004, 5) fresh cuts,H(022, 5) quicken delivery, fresh leaf of Spermacoce princeae squeeze & VO. 500 ml once
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kisakimu (Rutooro)
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075, 2) appetite, H(027y, 2) healing after delivery, fresh leaf of Tagetes minuta apply pound with Chenopodium procerum & VO. in millet porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omukazimurofu (Rutooro)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(006, 6) constipation,H(037, 6) cough, H(068, 6) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Tetradenia riparia, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kacuucu (Rutooro)
Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K.Schum.
Official name : Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K.Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, fresh leaf of Thevetia peruviana, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akasitani (Lusoga)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027z)
Recipes : H(022, 3) quicken delivery, H(027z, 3) clean foetus , fresh leaf of Thunbergia alata decoction, VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : wankura (Rutooro)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, H(104, 1) stomach ache, fresh leaf of Triumfetta rhomboidea pound, add water & take
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : oruhugura (Rutooro)
Turraea africana (Welw.) Cheek
Official name : Turraea africana (Welw.) Cheek
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Turraea africana decoction, VO.. 500 ml given 3 X / Day for three days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : embahira (Rutooro)
Vanilla planifolia Andrews
Official name : Vanilla planifolia Andrews
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 1) fresh wounds, fresh leaf of Vanilla planifolia squeeze & apply
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : vanilla (Sci.)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(014, 21) skin problems, H(051, 21) paludism, H(068, 21) worms, fresh leaf of Vernonia amygdalina infusion, VO.. 250–500 ml given 3 X / Day for three days
H(051, 3) fever, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum mannii mixed with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, Sonchus oleraceus, decoction, bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekibirizi (Rutooro)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030, 1) placenta removal, fresh stem bark of Vernonia auriculifera infusion VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ekyesembya (Rutooro)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, fresh leaf of Vigna unguiculata squeeze & drop in the eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : empindi (Rutooro)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(151)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, H(151, 3) high blood pressure, fresh stem bark; of Zanthoxylum gilletii infusion VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : mutatembwa (Rutooro)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(080)
Recipes : H(080, 1) meat allergy, dry leaf of Zehneria scabra powder mixed with meat
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : kasunsa (Rutooro)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, fresh tuber of Zingiber officinale decoction, VO..
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : tangawuzi (Rutooro)