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Reference : HO 19

Author(s) : Omoruyi, B. E., G. Bradley & A. J. Afolayan
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used for the management of HIV/AIDS infection among local management of HIV/AIDS infection among local communities of Nkonkobe Municipality, Eastern Cape, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(19), pp. 3603-3608, 23 May, 2012 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2012/23May/Omoruyi%20et%20al.pdf
Reference HO 19 has information about 18 plants :
Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as diarrhoea, clean-up blood vessels and improves patients appetite, root and bark of Alepidea amatymbica are boiled. Two-three tea spoons of the infusion are administered to children, while half a cup is given to an adult once a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : nkatazo
Aloe africana Mill.
Official name : Aloe africana Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as tuberculosis, cleans the blood vessels and help boost appetite, root of Aloe africana decoction (full tea spoon) taken orally till the patient gets better.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : ikhala
Aloe arborescens Mill.
Official name : Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as immune system booster, diabetes and high blood pressure, leaves of Aloe arborescence are boiled in water and a full cup is administered orally till the patient immune system improves.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : ingcelwane
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as dysentery, skin infections sores, and cough, decoctions are made from roots of Aloe ferox and half a cup is three times a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : umhlaba
Aloe tenuior Haw.
Official name : Aloe tenuior Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as boost immune system, diarrhoea, heal sores caused by skin infections, decoctions are made from roots of Aloe tenuior and half a cup is three times a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : umhlaba
Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Official name : Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as tuberculosis, cleans the blood vessels and help boost appetite, decoction of the roots and leaves of Bulbine asphodeloides (full tea spoon) are administered three times a day till the patient is healed.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itswele
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as skin infection as a result of fungal infection, gastrointestinal complaints, sores
H(199) remove shingles from HIV patient boost immune system, leaves and roots of Carpobrotus edulis are crushed in boiled water and half a cup is administered under standardized conditions.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : igcukuma
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus, fruits of Citrus limon are mixed with boiled water and half a cup is administered orally.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : ulamula
Helichrysum cymosum (L.) D.Don
Official name : Helichrysum cymosum (L.) D.Don
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(075), H(199), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(199) opportunistic infections of AIDS (HIV / AIDS) as: H(008) alleviates diarrhea, H(075) improves appetite, H(200) to boost immunity and H(201) remove the evil spirit from patients fruits and leaves of Helichrysum cymosum are mixed with boiled water and 1/2 cup is VO.
H(201) purification, powder seeds chewed and spat out on to purify the person pronouncing words of blessing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : imphepho
Hydnora africana Thunb.
Official name : Hydnora africana Thunb.
Family : Hydronaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(178), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as cardiovascular diseases and diarrhoea, leaves of Hydnora africana are boiled in water and 2 tea spoons are administered to little children and half a cup for an adult 2 times a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : umavumbuka
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as cleans the blood vessels, remove sores, iumproves appetite and immune booster, half a cup of root of Hypoxis hemerocallidea decoction is taken orally till the patient gets better
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : inongwe
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as intestinal worm infections, and constipation, bulb of Leonotis leonurus infusions are taken orally.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : utywala
Nerine filifolia Baker
Official name : Nerine filifolia Baker
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(135), H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as H(135) digestive mycosis (candidiasis) andH(014) sores from fungal infection, grated roots of Nerine filifolia are boiled in water and taken orally, until patient is completely cured.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itswele
Olearia moschata Hook.f.
Official name : Olearia moschata Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as darrhoea, abdominal cramps, improves appetite, boost immunity and removing of evil spirit from patients, bark of Olearia moschata is boiled and half a cup is taken orally.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : incense
Pachycarpus concolor E.Mey.
Official name : Pachycarpus concolor E.Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as tuberculosis, high blood pressure and immune boosting, leaves of Pachycarpus concolor are boiled in water and half a cup is administered orally
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itshongwe
Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Official name : Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as gastrointestinal disorder, help boost immune systems, diarrhoea and easy menstrual pain, leaves of Strychnos henningsii are boiled in water and half a cup is administered three times a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : umnonono
Xysmalobium orbiculare (E.Mey.) D.Dietr.
Official name : Xysmalobium orbiculare (E.Mey.) D.Dietr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as tuberculosis, cough, high blood pressure and immune boosting, fresh root of Xysmalobium orbiculare boiled in water and the decoction is taken orally.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itshongwe
Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) opportunist HIV/AIDS infections as cancer, and help enhance the immune defence, decoctions are made from roots of Xysmalobium undulatum and half a cup is taken orally till the patient gets better.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa, Eastern Cape, Nkonkobe Municipality
Vernacular name : itshongwe