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Reference : HP 54

Author(s) : Phillips, E.P.
Title : A contribution to the flora of the Leribe Plateau and environs . Annals of the South African Museum16: 1–379 . (1917) From: The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review. Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Reference HP 54 has information about 230 plants :
Abutilon sonneratianum (Cav.) Sweet
Official name : Abutilon sonneratianum (Cav.) Sweet
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(139) Abutilon sonneratianum as stimulant for bulls in spring
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lecheane
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Acacia karroo crushed for colic in infants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leōka
Acrotome inflata Benth.
Official name : Acrotome inflata Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) Acrotome inflata mixed with other plants for cattle with ‘black leg’
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlajoane
Aeollanthus buchnerianus Briq .
Official name : Aeollanthus buchnerianus Briq .
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds in children, decoction of Aeollanthus buchnerianus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thōkōloane
Agrimonia bracteata E.Mey.& C.A.Mey.
Official name : Agrimonia bracteata E.Mey.& C.A.Mey.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, leaf of Agrimonia bracteata decoction mixed with Leucosidea sericea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosinoana
Alchemilla woodii Kuntze
Official name : Alchemilla woodii Kuntze
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, plant of Alchemilla woodii roasted on hot ashes and smoke inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : molala-phoka
Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Official name : Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, roots of cordifolia, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesoko
Alepidea pilifera Weim .
Official name : Alepidea pilifera Weim .
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, roots of Alepidea pilifera, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesokoana
Alepidea setifera N.E.Br.
Official name : Alepidea setifera N.E.Br.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : HH(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, roots of Alepidea setifera, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesokoana
Aloe ecklonis Salm-Dyck
Official name : Aloe ecklonis Salm-Dyck
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : H(006) infusion of leaves of Aloe ecklonis as a purgative
H(037) pulmonary tuberculosis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhalana
Argyrolobium lotoides Harv.
Official name : Argyrolobium lotoides Harv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Argyrolobium lotoides charm to drive away hailstorm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : letōmōkō
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(096), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) flu, H(108) colds, H(037) coughs, H(051) fever, H(096) decongestant, leaf decoction of Artemisia afra
H(104) stomach ailments, ONS. enema, H(006) constipation, ONS. of Artemisia afra given to children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lengana
Arundinella nepalensis Trin.
Official name : Arundinella nepalensis Trin.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, lotion prepared from the plant of Arundinella nepalensis for washing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mahlakamane
Asclepias aurea (Schltr .) Schltr.
Official name : Asclepias aurea (Schltr .) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves of Asclepias aurea, chewed raw or infused as emetic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlatsisa
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, lotion made from roots of Asparagus asparagoides , bathe
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khōpananyana
Asparagus ramosissimus Baker
Official name : Asparagus ramosissimus Baker
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) crushed roots of Asparagus ramosissimus to cure colic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khōpa
Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Official name : Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(041)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax treatment Lotononis lanceolata mixed with Aster bakerianus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phōa
Athrixia angustissima DC.
Official name : Athrixia angustissima DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sore feet, decoction of whole plant of Athrixia angustissima inserted in incisions made on sore feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefshoana-e-nyenyan
Athrixia elata Sond.
Official name : Athrixia elata Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sore feet, decoction of whole plant of Athrixia elata inserted in incisions made on sore feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefshoana-ea-basiea
Berkheya montana J.M. Wood & M.S. Evans
Official name : Berkheya montana J.M. Wood & M.S. Evans
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) bruises, lotion made from roots of Berkheya montana
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohatollo
Berkheya onopordifolia (DC.) O.Hoffm .ex Burtt Davy var .onopordifolia
Official name : Berkheya onopordifolia (DC.) O.Hoffm .ex Burtt Davy var .onopordifolia
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(173)
Recipes : H(051) fever, ONS, RNS
H(173) leprosy, ONS.of Berkheya onopordifolia var .onopordifolia mixed with Euphorbia clavarioides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohato
Blepharis espinosa Phillips
Official name : Blepharis espinosa Phillips
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds, infusion made from whole plant of Blepharis espinosa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlahalane
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) leaves of Boophone disticha placed on circumcision wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leshoma
Brachystelma foetidum Schltr.
Official name : Brachystelma foetidum Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds in children, ONS. Brachystelma foetidum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seru
Brunsvigia cooperi Baker
Official name : Brunsvigia cooperi Baker
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) Brunsvigia cooperi alone or mixed with other plants for infertility in women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lematla
Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Official name : Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation; H(077) anti-emetic; H(135) improves digestion, leaves of Buddleja salviifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lelothoane
Bulbine asphodeloides (L.) Spreng.
Official name : Bulbine asphodeloides (L.) Spreng.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(111)
Recipes : H(076), H(111) leaves of Bulbine asphodeloides to heal cracked lips and burns
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : setlhare-sa-pekane
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus subsp. Edulis
Official name : Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus subsp. Edulis
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) Carpobrotus edulis, cure for swollen feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mabobe/sebabetsane
Chasmatophyllum musculinum (Haw.) Dinter & Schwantes
Official name : Chasmatophyllum musculinum (Haw.) Dinter & Schwantes
Family : Mesembryanthemaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) Chasmatophyllum musculinum, cure for swollen feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mabobe/sebabetsane
Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Official name : Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) decoction of plant Cheilanthes hirta drunk for colds and H(108) sore throat
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds and H(104) stomach ache, infusion of plant Chenopodium ambrosioides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : setla-bocha
Chironia krebsii Griseb .
Official name : Chironia krebsii Griseb .
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) Chironia krebsii for colic and diarrhoea in children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leptjetlane-la-liliba
Cineraria aspera Thunb.
Official name : Cineraria aspera Thunb.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Cineraria aspera smoked
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moholu-oa-pela
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) root of Cotyledon orbiculata decoction mixed with Commelina africana for female infertility
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khotsoana
Conium chaerophylloides Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Conium chaerophylloides Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) feverish patients, prepared lotion from plant of Conium chaerophylloides to wash feverish patients
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lefokololi
Convolvulus bidentatus Bernh. Apud Krauss
Official name : Convolvulus bidentatus Bernh. Apud Krauss
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) root of Convolvulus bidentatus chewed for toothache
H(027v) medicine to ease pregnant women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moroto-oa-phooko, morarana-o-monyane[,
Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Official name : Convolvulus sagittatus Thunb
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) root of Convolvulus sagittatus chewed for toothache
H(027v) medicine to ease pregnant women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : oroto-oa-phooko
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(000), H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, decoction of leaves of Conyza bonariensis
H(000) lotion to wash sick children
H(014) ringworm, ONS.,RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mokoteli, lehamonyane
Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza canadensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, decoction of leaves of Conyza canadensis
H(000 lotion to wash sick children
H(014) ringworm, ONS.,RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mokotel
Conyza obscura DC.
Official name : Conyza obscura DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever; decoction of roots of Conyza obscura, fumigation
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo-ea-meru
Conyza podocephala DC.
Official name : Conyza podocephala DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever; decoction of roots of Conyza podocephala
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : manku-e-moholo
Cotyledon orbiculata L.var . oblonga (Haw .) DC
Official name : Cotyledon orbiculata L.var . oblonga (Haw .) DC
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) root of Cotyledon orbiculata decoction mixed with Commelina africana for female infertility
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : serelile
Crabbea hirsuta Harv.
Official name : Crabbea hirsuta Harv.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Crabbea hirsuta in conjunction with divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : letsoejana
Crassula capitella Thunb.subsp .thyrsiflora (Thunb.) Toelken
Official name : Crassula capitella Thunb.subsp .thyrsiflora (Thunb.) Toelken
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) chest complaints, small quantities of Crassula capitella for H(068) intestinal worms
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : serelilenyan
Crassula natalensis Schönland
Official name : Crassula natalensis Schönland
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(118)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, H(118) sore throat, decoction of plant of Crassula natalensis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohobe-ba-setsomi
Crassula natans Thunb.
Official name : Crassula natans Thunb.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Crassula natans as a charm in illness; placed in incisions made on body of patient and patient’s mother or nurse
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moriri-oa-mokhoabo
Crinum bulbispermum Milne-Redh. & Schw.
Official name : Crinum bulbispermum Milne-Redh. & Schw.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds, decoction of bulbs of Crinum bulbispermum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lelutla, mototse
Crinum longifolium (L.) Thunb.
Official name : Crinum longifolium (L.) Thunb.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds, decoction of bulbs of Crinum longifolium
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lelutla
Crocosmia paniculata (Klatt) Goldblatt
Official name : Crocosmia paniculata (Klatt) Goldblatt
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) Crocosmia paniculata cure for diarrhoea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khahla-ea-bokone
Crocosmia paniculata (Klatt) Goldblatt
Official name : Crocosmia paniculata (Klatt) Goldblatt
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) cure for diarrhoea with Crocosmia paniculata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khahla-ea-bokone
Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin subsp .myriocarpus
Official name : Cucumis myriocarpus Naudin subsp .myriocarpus
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, boiled fruits of Cucumis myriocarpus subsp .myriocarpus VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : monyaku
Cussonia paniculata EckL.& Zeyh .subsp .sinuata (Reyneke & Kok) De Winter
Official name : Cussonia paniculata EckL.& Zeyh .subsp .sinuata (Reyneke & Kok) De Winter
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(026), H(055), H(104), H(113), H(135), H(162y)
Recipes : H(055) emetic; H(113) kidneys and H(162y) bladder; H(013) boils; H(104) intestinal ulcers; H(135) indigestion; H(104) heartburn, ONS., RNS.
H(104) colic in pregnant women and H(026) period pains, roots of Scabiosa columbaria mixed with Searsia divaricata and Cussonia paniculata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : motšetse
Cymbopogon dieterlenii Stapf ex E. Phillips
Official name : Cymbopogon dieterlenii Stapf ex E. Phillips
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(117)
Recipes : H(013) Cymbopogon dieterleniae as medicine for eruptions, H(004) wounds; H(117) gall sickness, mixed with other plants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lebatjana
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Cymbopogon nardus as love charm
H(037) chest pains, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lebata
Cynoglossum hispidum Thunb.
Official name : Cynoglossum hispidum Thunb.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic in children, decoction of whole plant of Cynoglossum hispidum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohomenyana
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic in children, decoction of whole plant of Cynoglossum lanceolatum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohomenyana
Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.
Official name : Cystopteris fragilis (L.) Bernh.
Family : Cystopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006); constipation; H(068) decoction from rhizomes of Cystopteris fragilis given as an enema for de-worming (mixed with other plants)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013)
Recipes : H(003) hot leaves of Datura stramonium for bruises and H(013) boils
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : etjoi
Dichilus strictus E.Mey.
Official name : Dichilus strictus E.Mey.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Dichilus strictus charm against lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesita-tlali
Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, H(006) constipation, infusion of roots of Dicoma anomala .subsp .anomalata
H(103) toothache, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : hloenya
Dierama pendulum Baker
Official name : Dierama pendulum Baker
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, ONS. Dierama pendulum, enema
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lethepu
Elionurus muticus (Spreng .) Kuntze
Official name : Elionurus muticus (Spreng .) Kuntze
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) roots of Elionurus muticus chewed for treatment of colic and H(103) toothache
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : hlōkō
Epilobium hirsutum L.
Official name : Epilobium hirsutum L.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) treatment for warts; H(000) for bathing sick infants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : letsoai-la-balisana
Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.
Official name : Equisetum ramosissimum Desf.
Family : Equisetaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(108) colds and H(104) colic in infant, decoction of cooked rhizomes of Equisetum ramosissimum,VO.
H(033) for infertility in women, decoction of cooked rhizomes of Equisetum ramosissimum, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlaka-photoane
Eriocephalus punctulatus DC.
Official name : Eriocephalus punctulatus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, H(008) diarrhoea, whole plant of Eriocephalus punctulatus to fumigate the hut of person suffering with a cold or diarrhoea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sehalahala-sa-matlak
Eriosema salignum E. Mey.
Official name : Eriosema salignum E. Mey.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(139) Eriosema salignum as stimulant for bulls
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesapo
Euclea coriacea A.DC.
Official name : Euclea coriacea A.DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Euclea coriacea used alone or mixed with Euclea crispa for washing divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlakola
Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke subsp. Crispa
Official name : Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke subsp. Crispa
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(026) leaf decoction for painful menstruation
H(201) Euclea coriacea used alone or mixed with Euclea crispa for washing divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlakola
Eulophia tenella Rchb. f.
Official name : Eulophia tenella Rchb. f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) sore limbs, tubers of Eulophia tenella burnt and crushed and the powder rubbed into incisions
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhōlela
Eupatorium odoratum L.
Official name : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) Chironia palustris subsp .palustris for colic and diarrhoea in children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leptjetlane
Euphorbia clavarioides Boiss. var.clavarioides
Official name : Euphorbia clavarioides Boiss. var.clavarioides
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, ONS.of Berkheya onopordifolia var .onopordifolia mixed with Euphorbia clavarioides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sehlooko
Euphorbia inaequilatera var. inaequilatera
Official name : Euphorbia inaequilatera var. inaequilatera
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(016)
Recipes : H(016) lotion prepared from plant of Euphorbia inaequilatera var inaequilatera to relieve sore breasts in suckling mothers
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seloe
Euryops evansii Schltr
Official name : Euryops evansii Schltr
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, stems of Euryops evansii, burnt and smoked
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sehlakoan
Felicia muricata Nees .subsp .muricata
Official name : Felicia muricata Nees .subsp .muricata
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, plant of Felicia muricata .subsp .muricata is crushed and inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : ’ma-mileng, mohantsoane
Felicia muricata Nees .subsp .muricata
Official name : Felicia muricata Nees .subsp .muricata
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(027y) Felicia muricata .subsp .muricata given to ill cows after calving
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : ’ma-mileng, mohantsoane
Gazania krebsiana Less.subsp .serrulata (DC.) Roessler
Official name : Gazania krebsiana Less.subsp .serrulata (DC.) Roessler
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) hot decoction of Gazania krebsiana subsp .serrulata for toothache
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tsikitlane
Gerbera piloselloides (L.) Cass.
Official name : Gerbera piloselloides (L.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) Gerbera piloselloides as fumigant to clear head colds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tsebe-ea-pela
Gladiolus ecklonii Lehm.
Official name : Gladiolus ecklonii Lehm.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113 )rheumatism , decoction of cooked crushed corms of Gladiolus ecklonii drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khahla
Gladiolus saundersii Hook .f .
Official name : Gladiolus saundersii Hook .f .
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, cooked corms of Gladiolus saundersii mixed with food
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khahla-ea-loti
Gnidia capitata L.f.
Official name : Gnidia capitata L.f.
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) nuff from leaves of Gnidia capitata smoked to relieve headaches
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thōpananyana
Gnidia gymnostachya (C.A.Mey.) Gilg .
Official name : Gnidia gymnostachya (C.A.Mey.) Gilg .
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018)
Recipes : H(004) wounds and H(003) bruises, decoction of plant of Gnidia gymnostachya to wash
H(018) leaves smoked for headaches
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thōpa
Gnidia kraussiana Meisn .var .kraussiana
Official name : Gnidia kraussiana Meisn .var .kraussiana
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(000) medicine with Gnidia kraussiana.var .kraussiana in animals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thobeha, thōpa-e-nyenyane
Gnidia kraussiana Meisn .var .kraussiana
Official name : Gnidia kraussiana Meisn .var .kraussiana
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(018) snuff of Gnidia kraussiana to cure headaches
H(012) medicine for fractured limbs
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thobeha, thōpa-e-nyenyane
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp .decipiens (N.E.Br .) Goyder & Nicholas
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp .decipiens (N.E.Br .) Goyder & Nicholas
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(159x)
Recipes : H(108) head and chest colds snuff from burnt crushed whole plant of Gomphocarpus fruticosus.subsp .decipiens smoked
H(159x) sore breasts, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moithimolo-oa-thaba
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) decoction of roots of Gunnera perpensa for colic in pregnant women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : qobo
Gymnosporia buxifolia (L.) Szyszyl.
Official name : Gymnosporia buxifolia (L.) Szyszyl.
Family : Celasraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) Gymnosporia buxifolia for snakebite
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sefea-maeba
Haemanthus humilis Jacq .subsp .hirsutus (Baker) Snijman
Official name : Haemanthus humilis Jacq .subsp .hirsutus (Baker) Snijman
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) crushed bulbs of Haemanthus humilis subsp .hirsutus used to drive away bad omens
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tsebe-ea-phofu
Halleria lucida L.
Official name : Halleria lucida L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) pegs from stems of Halleria lucida as protective charm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lebetsa
Haplocarpha scaposa Harv.
Official name : Haplocarpha scaposa Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Haplocarpha scaposa used when working divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khutsana
Harveya speciosa Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Harveya speciosa Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Orobanchaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) Harveya speciosa as cure for madness
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekholela-la-Basotho
Helichrysum adenocarpum DC.subsp .adenocarpum
Official name : Helichrysum adenocarpum DC.subsp .adenocarpum
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea; H(077) anti-emetic in children; decoction of roots of Helichrysum adenocarpum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : toane-balingoan
Helichrysum athrixiifolium (Kuntze) Moeser
Official name : Helichrysum athrixiifolium (Kuntze) Moeser
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) leaves of Helichrysum athrixiifolium smoked for chest pains
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : motoangtoang-o-monyan
Helichrysum aureum (Houtt .) Merr .var .monocephalum Hilliard
Official name : Helichrysum aureum (Houtt .) Merr .var .monocephalum Hilliard
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes; lotion from leaves of Helichrysum aureum var .monocephalum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leabane
Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) H(108) smoke from crushed, burnt plant inhaled for chest and head colds
H077) anti-emetic, ONS, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phate-ea-ngaka, selelu-saphooko, moriti-oa-naha
Helichrysum dregeanum Sond .& Harv
Official name : Helichrysum dregeanum Sond .& Harv
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) head cold, smoke from leaves of Helichrysum dregeanum inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tōane-ea-thaba
Helichrysum ecklonis Sond .
Official name : Helichrysum ecklonis Sond .
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea in children, root of Helichrysum ecklonis, decoction
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tōane-balingoana-e-kholo
Helichrysum mundtii Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum mundtii Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest complaints, decoction of whole plant of Helichrysum mundtii
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo-ea-liliba
Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less var .nudifolium
Official name : Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less var .nudifolium
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(041) ‘black leg’ in cattle, ONS. of Helichrysum nudifolium var .nudifolium, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : hefshoana-ea-basiea
Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less var .nudifolium
Official name : Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less var .nudifolium
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) leaves of Helichrysum nudifolium var .nudifolium as poultice for swelling
H(104) enema from leaves for colic in children
H(051) hot decoction for fevers
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefshoana-ea-basiea
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) flu; H(037) coughs and H(108) colds, whole plant of Helichrysum odoratissimum burnt as fumigant
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo
Helichrysum pallidum DC.
Official name : Helichrysum pallidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), charm to make person invisible or forgotten by enemies
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : boleba
Helichrysum platypterum DC
Official name : Helichrysum platypterum DC
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(091) virility in men, decoction of roots of Helichrysum platypterum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : papetloana-ea-mafika
Helichrysum psilolepis Harv
Official name : Helichrysum psilolepis Harv
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) period pains, decoction of roots of Helichrysum psilolepis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tōane-khomo
Helichrysum rugulosum Less
Official name : Helichrysum rugulosum Less
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) whole plant burnt to fumigate sick room of children with colds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : motoantoanyane-o-moholo
Helichrysum setosum Harv
Official name : Helichrysum setosum Harv
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(108) cold, fumigation of Helichrysum setosum
H(020) snakebite, ONS, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo-ea-thab
Helichrysum splendidum (Thunb.) Less.
Official name : Helichrysum splendidum (Thunb.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, root decoction of Helichrysum splendidum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo-ea-malōti
Helichrysum sutherlandii Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum sutherlandii Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) powder of incinerated plant of Helichrysum sutherlandiit is placed in incisions made on the body of sick person
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : molepèllè
Helichrysum tenax M.D.Hend.var . Tenax
Official name : Helichrysum tenax M.D.Hend.var . Tenax
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) decoction of whole plant of Helichrysum tenax to wash sore eyes
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leabane
Heliophila carnosa (Thunb.) Steud.
Official name : Heliophila carnosa (Thunb.) Steud.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) Heliophila carnosa for auscultation for chest complaints
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : semameloana, tlokofiloane-e-kholo
Hermannia coccocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Official name : Hermannia coccocarpa (Eckl. & Zeyh.) Kuntze
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) salve for burns with Hermannia coccocarpa
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leilane
Hermannia depressa N.E. Br.
Official name : Hermannia depressa N.E. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) colic and diarrhoea in children with Hermannia depressa
H(201) with divining bones and as charm against witchcraft
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seletjan
Hermannia geniculata Eckl. & Zeyh
Official name : Hermannia geniculata Eckl. & Zeyh
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(139) Hermannia geniculata stimulant for bulls
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : selepe
Hermannia geniculata Eckl. & Zeyh
Official name : Hermannia geniculata Eckl. & Zeyh
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(050) for flatulency in pregnant women; H(104) heartburn;
H(008) diarrhoea in children ONS of Hermannia geniculata mixed with Dicoma anomala
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : selepe
Herniaria erckertii F. Herm.
Official name : Herniaria erckertii F. Herm.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, decoction of plant of Herniaria erckertii
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tlokofiloane-ea-lekoeba
Heteromorpha arborescens Cham .& Schltdl.var.abyssinica (A.Rich .) H.Wolff
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens Cham .& Schltdl.var.abyssinica (A.Rich .) H.Wolff
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Heteromorpha arborescens .var.abyssinica as charm for loyalty to the chief
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : monkhoane
Heteromorpha arborescens Cham .& Schltdl.var.arborescens
Official name : Heteromorpha arborescens Cham .& Schltdl.var.arborescens
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(2001) Heteromorpha arborescens .var.arborescens as charm against illness or mischievous spirit
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : monkhoane
Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. Ex Roem. & Schult
Official name : Heteropogon contortus (L.) P. Beauv. Ex Roem. & Schult
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) Heteropogon contortus for rheumatism of the hands
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : selōkana
Hibiscus microcarpus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus microcarpus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) Hibiscus microcarpus for headaches
H(201) charm against harm and lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohojana
Hibiscus pusillus Thunb.
Official name : Hibiscus pusillus Thunb.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) Hibiscus pusillus in auscultation for chest complaints
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : semamelooana-se-seholo
Hypoxis argentea Harv.ex Baker var. sericea Baker
Official name : Hypoxis argentea Harv.ex Baker var. sericea Baker
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Véq(000) sores on horses, Vb(016) cracked teats of cows, corms of Hypoxis argentea var. sericea crushed and mixed with fat
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leihlo-la-khomo
Hypoxis multiceps Buchinger ex Baker
Official name : Hypoxis multiceps Buchinger ex Baker
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Hypoxis multiceps mixed with Ipomoea oblongata as a charm against lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moli-motsane
Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk .var .mitis
Official name : Ilex mitis (L.) Radlk .var .mitis
Family : Aquifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) enema for colic in children; ONS Ilex mitis.var .mitis
H(201) when working divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mollo-oa-phofu
Indigastrum fastigiatum (E.Mey.) Schrire
Official name : Indigastrum fastigiatum (E.Mey.) Schrire
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, burned root of Indigastrum fastigiatum, smoked
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phehleloane
Indigofera nigromontana Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Indigofera nigromontana Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) decoction of Indigofera nigromontana for colic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlahla-baroana, sefea-maeba
Ipomoea crassipes Hook.
Official name : Ipomoea crassipes Hook.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201)root of Ipomoea crassipes as charm to protect villages
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : maime
Ipomoea oblongata E. Mey. ex Choisy
Official name : Ipomoea oblongata E. Mey. ex Choisy
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(201) root of Ipomoea oblongata as charm against lightning
H(201) Hypoxis multiceps mixed with Ipomoea oblongata as a charm against lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mothokho
Jamesbrittenia filicaulis (Benth.) Hilliard
Official name : Jamesbrittenia filicaulis (Benth.) Hilliard
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) Jamesbrittenia filicaulis, medicine for chest pains
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mopota-mafika
Kedrostis capensis (Sond .) A.Meeuse
Official name : Kedrostis capensis (Sond .) A.Meeuse
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Kedrostis capensis cure for colic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sesepa-sa-linoha
Kiggelaria africana L.
Official name : Kiggelaria africana L.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ONS., Kiggelaria africana as protective charm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhatsi
Leonotis dubia E.Mey.
Official name : Leonotis dubia E.Mey.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) Leonotis dubia as a purgative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : joala-ba-linonyana
Leucosidea sericea Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Leucosidea sericea Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) leaf of Leucosidea sericea, decoction for vermifuge
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : cheche
Limosella grandiflora Benth.
Official name : Limosella grandiflora Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) Jamesbrittenia filicaulis medicine for chest pains
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mopota-mafika
Limosella grandiflora Benth.
Official name : Limosella grandiflora Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Limosella longiflora when working with divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolibana, joang-ba-metsi, tšika-metsi
Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh .
Official name : Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh .
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) Linum thunbergii to relieve pain and snakebite
H(201) as protective charm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohlokoana
Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh .
Official name : Linum thunbergii Eckl. & Zeyh .
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Lobelia dregeana for washing divining bones to make them more accurate
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : maptjane-ea-phiri
Lotononis decumbens (Thunb.) B.-E.van Wyk subsp .decumbens Benth.
Official name : Lotononis decumbens (Thunb.) B.-E.van Wyk subsp .decumbens Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) Lotononis decumbens subsp .decumbens for dropsy of heart
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : semanamana-se-seholo
Lotononis eriantha Benth.
Official name : Lotononis eriantha Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Lotononis eriantha good luck charm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : molomo-monate
Lotononis lanceolata (E.Mey.) Benth.
Official name : Lotononis lanceolata (E.Mey.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(041), H(051), H(235)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(051) fever; H(235) contagious diseases; ONS of Lotononis lanceolata
H(041) anthrax treatment Lotononis lanceolata mixed with Aster bakerianus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khonathi
Lotononis mucronata Conrath
Official name : Lotononis mucronata Conrath
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis in children; ONS of Lotononis mucronata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : semanamana
Lotononis subsp .rehmannii (Dummer) B.-E.van Wyk
Official name : Lotononis subsp .rehmannii (Dummer) B.-E.van Wyk
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) Lotononis subsp .rehmannii for dropsy of heart
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : nomele
Lycium horridum Thunb.
Official name : Lycium horridum Thunb.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, powder from burnt, crushed branches of Lycium horridum rubbed into incisions made on limbs
H(018) ONS. smoked for headaches
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosukutsoane
Malva parviflora L. var. parviflora
Official name : Malva parviflora L. var. parviflora
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) lotion from whole plant of Malva parviflora var .parviflora for bruised or broken limbs
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tika-motse
Manulea crassifolia Benth.
Official name : Manulea crassifolia Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) lotion from the plant of Manulea crassifolia is applied to swollen navels of babies
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : fukuthoane
Manulea paniculata Benth.
Official name : Manulea paniculata Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) infusion of branches of Manulea poaniculata to wash a head to cure headache; as an emetic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolao
Melolobium microphyllum (L.f .) Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Melolobium microphyllum (L.f .) Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) whole plant of Melolobium microphyllum as fumigant in sick room
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mofahla-toeba
Mentha aquatica L.
Official name : Mentha aquatica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds, leaves of Mentha aquatica, infusion or decoction
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : koena-e-nyenyane[
Mimulus gracilis R.Br.
Official name : Mimulus gracilis R.Br.
Family : Phrymaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(116)
Recipes : H(051) lotion prepared from plant to bathe feverish patients; also for ,H(116) irregular menstruation
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : sehlapetso
Monsonia brevirostrata R.Kunth
Official name : Monsonia brevirostrata R.Kunth
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, ONS.Monsonia brevirostrata
H(008) roots of Monsonia brevirostrata for dysentery
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khoara
Monsonia burkeana Planch ex Harv.
Official name : Monsonia burkeana Planch ex Harv.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, ONS. Monsonia burkeana
H(008) roots of Monsonia burkeana for dysentery
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : makorotsoane
Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
Official name : Myosotis sylvatica Ehrh. ex Hoffm.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(104), H(121), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) colic in children, decoction of whole plant of Myosotis sylvatica
H(099) hysteria and neurasthenia; H(121) unguent for newly married couples
H(201) good luck charm; love charm
H(201) during initiation of apprentices to improve their memory
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohome
Nerine angustifolia Baker
Official name : Nerine angustifolia Baker
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) crushed bulbs of Nerine angustifolia mixed with other plants as charm against lightning
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lematlana
Nicotiana glauca Graham
Official name : Nicotiana glauca Graham
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold in the head, snuff of Nicotiana glauca given to children to make them sneeze
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : koae
Nidorella resedifolia DC.subsp .resedifolia
Official name : Nidorella resedifolia DC.subsp .resedifolia
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fumigant of Nidorella resedifolia for feverish children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mokoteli-o-mosehla
Nolletia ciliaris (DC.) Steetz
Official name : Nolletia ciliaris (DC.) Steetz
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) chest and head colds, leaves of Nolletia ciliaris smoked
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moloka, sekikitlela
Oenothera villosa Thunb.
Official name : Oenothera villosa Thunb.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) smoke from burning leaves of Oenothera villosa inhaled for fever in children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mōōpeli
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(018), H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, H(018) headaches; ONS of Olea europaea subsp. Africana
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohloare
Oligomeris dregeana (Müll.Arg .) Müll.Arg.
Official name : Oligomeris dregeana (Müll.Arg .) Müll.Arg.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Oligomeris dregeana when working with divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : pheta
Ophioglossum vulgatum L
Official name : Ophioglossum vulgatum L
Family : Ophioglossaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) warm decoction of rhizomes of Ophioglossum vulgatum to bathe boils
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tsejananyana
Otholobium polystictum (Benth .ex Harv.) C.H.Stirt.
Official name : Otholobium polystictum (Benth .ex Harv.) C.H.Stirt.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, burnt root of Otholobium polystictum smoked
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlonechoa
Othonna natalensis Sch. Bip.
Official name : Othonna natalensis Sch. Bip.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) vermifuge in calves, root of Othona natalensis, decoction
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : naka; phela
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) Oxalis corniculata for snake bite
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolila-ba-thaba
Pachycarpus rigidus E.Mey.
Official name : Pachycarpus rigidus E.Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach cramps, ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phōma-metsu, leshokhoana/ poho-tšehla
Pelargonium alchemilloides (L.) L'Hér.
Official name : Pelargonium alchemilloides (L.) L'Hér.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery ; H(104) heartburn; H(051) lotion from boiled roots of Pelargonium alchemilloides to wash feverish patients
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolila-ba-thaba
Pelargonium sidoides DC.
Official name : Pelargonium sidoides DC.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, H(104) colic;ONS. Pelargonium bowkeri, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khoara-e-nyenyane
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(022)
Recipes : Vb(022) Pennisetum glaucum given to cows to get rid of the afterbirth
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : nyalothi
Phygelius capensis E. Mey. ex Benth.
Official name : Phygelius capensis E. Mey. ex Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) ash from burnt roots placed in incisions made on the limbs to cure numbnes
H(201) charm against hail damaging crops
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : metsi-matšo
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Pittosporum viridiflorum as protective charm for sick people
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosetlallo, mohatolle
Pollichia campestris Aiton
Official name : Pollichia campestris Aiton
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cooked roots of Pollichia campestris to treat bronchitis and heavy coughs
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : letsoai, monokotšoai-oa-makhoaba
Polygala amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Polygala amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) Polygala amatymbica as medicine for cattle
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlohlello
Polygala gymnoclada Mac Owan
Official name : Polygala gymnoclada Mac Owan
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Polygala gymnoclada as love charm; when working divining bone
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohloki
Polystichum pungens (Kaulf .) C.Presl
Official name : Polystichum pungens (Kaulf .) C.Presl
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) decoction from rhizomes of Polystichum pungens used as a vermifuge in humans
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Polystichum pungens (Kaulf .) C.Presl
Official name : Polystichum pungens (Kaulf .) C.Presl
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Véq(039) bots’in horses, decoction from rhizomes of Polystichum pungens given as an enema
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Printzia pyrifolia Less.
Official name : Printzia pyrifolia Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) enema for internal tumours; in small quantities of Printzia pyrifolia as a purgative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : ephōmōlo
Psammotropha mucronata (Thunb.) Fenzl var .mucronata
Official name : Psammotropha mucronata (Thunb.) Fenzl var .mucronata
Family : Molluginaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) Psammotropha mucronata for constipation
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : senama
Pseudognaphalium luteo-album (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Official name : Pseudognaphalium luteo-album (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) whole plant of Pseudognaphalium luteo-album burnt in a sick room of feverish child
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefo
Pseudognaphalium undulatum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Official name : Pseudognaphalium undulatum (L.) Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) whole plant of Pseudognaphalium undulatum burnt in a sick room of feverish child
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosuoane, manku
Pteris cretica L.
Official name : Pteris cretica L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) whole plant of Pteris cretica, crushed as protective charm for warriors
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso, lesira
Pycreus nitidus (Lam .) J.Raynal
Official name : Pycreus nitidus (Lam .) J.Raynal
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) chest colds, medicine with Pycreus nitidus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : motaoataoane-oa-liliba
Raphionacme hirsuta (E.Mey.) R.A.Dyer ex E.Phillips
Official name : Raphionacme hirsuta (E.Mey.) R.A.Dyer ex E.Phillips
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) dried roots of Parapodium costatum for internal tumours
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : kherenchane
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : Rhamnus prinoides for H(201) charm to ward off thunder and lightning and also to protect people and crops
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mofifi
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(033), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) Rhoicissus tridentata to treat colds; H(033) sterility in women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : morara
Rhynchosia adenodes Eckl. & Zeyh
Official name : Rhynchosia adenodes Eckl. & Zeyh
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(008) dysentery, crushed roots of Rhynchosia adenodes and stems given to calves
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : monya-mali
Rotheca hirsuta (Hochst .) R.Fern .
Official name : Rotheca hirsuta (Hochst .) R.Fern .
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) kidney problems, decoction of roots of Rotheca hirsuta as enema
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mokata
Rumex cetosella L. subsp .angiocarpus (Murb .) Murb
Official name : Rumex cetosella L. subsp .angiocarpus (Murb .) Murb
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaf decoction of Rumex cetosella subsp .angiocarpus to cure flatulence in livestock;
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khamane
Rumex lanceolatus Thunb.
Official name : Rumex lanceolatus Thunb.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004)
Recipes : H(004) hot lotion to bathe wounds and H(003) bruises
H(026) root of Rumex lanceolatus decoction for menstrual pains
H(117) treatment of gall sickness
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khamane
Rumex woodii N.E.Br.
Official name : Rumex woodii N.E.Br.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) Rumex sagittatus for treatment of diarrhoea in calves
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolila-ba-likhomo
Ruschia putterillii L.Bolus
Official name : Ruschia putterillii L.Bolus
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) Ruschia putterillii, cure for swollen feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mabobe/sebabetsane
Salvia runcinata L. f.
Official name : Salvia runcinata L. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) decoction of Sopubia cana var .cana mixed with Salvia runcinata for period pains
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosisili
Scabiosa columbaria L.
Official name : Scabiosa columbaria L.
Family : Dipsacaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic in pregnant women and period pains, roots of Scabiosa columbaria mixed with Searsia divaricata and Cussonia paniculata
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : selomi
Schistostephium crataegifolium (DC.) Fenzl. ex Harv
Official name : Schistostephium crataegifolium (DC.) Fenzl. ex Harv
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(102)
Recipes : H(037) leaves of Schistostephium crataegifolium smoked for chest complaints; H(001) lotion from roots for sore eyes; H(102) emetic in cases of excess bile
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leapi, lehakanya
Schizocarphus nervosus (Burch .) Van der Merwe
Official name : Schizocarphus nervosus (Burch .) Van der Merwe
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(117)
Recipes : H(117) gall sickness, Schizocarphus nervosus mixed with other plants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lenaka-la-khomo
Schoenoplectus paludicola (Kunth) Palla ex J. Raynal
Official name : Schoenoplectus paludicola (Kunth) Palla ex J. Raynal
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, medicine with Schoenoplectus paludicola
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : rororoana[
Searsia divaricata (Eckl.& Zeyh .) Moffett
Official name : Searsia divaricata (Eckl.& Zeyh .) Moffett
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) colic in pregnant women and period pains, roots of Scabiosa columbaria mixed with Searsia divaricata and Cussonia paniculata
H(201) pegs from stems of Searsia divaricata for rainmaking
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : kolitšane
Searsia erosa (Thunb.) Moffet
Official name : Searsia erosa (Thunb.) Moffet
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, Searsia erosa ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tšilabele
Senecio albanensis DC.var .doroniciflorus (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Senecio albanensis DC.var .doroniciflorus (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic; prepared roots of Senecio albanensis var. doroniciflorus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlomanyane
Senecio brachypodus DC.
Official name : Senecio brachypodus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) colds and H(037) chest complaints; leaves infusion of Senecio brachypodus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lephōkō
Senecio coronatus (Thunb.) Harv.
Official name : Senecio coronatus (Thunb.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(017), H(104)
Recipes : H(017) difficult childbirth; H(104) intestinal complaints in strong doses as an emetic with ONS. Senecio coronatus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : motabo/ lehlomanyane
Senecio discodregeanus Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Official name : Senecio discodregeanus Hilliard & B.L.Burtt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), Senecio discodregeanus as an emetic to cure colds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlomanyane-le-lenyenyane
Senecio erubescens Aitonvar .crepidifolius DC.
Official name : Senecio erubescens Aitonvar .crepidifolius DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(113)
Recipes : H(077) nausea, H(113) rheumatic fever, decoction of root of Senecio erubescens
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : letapiso
Senecio macrospermus DC
Official name : Senecio macrospermus DC
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Senecio macrospermus as charm to make warriors invisible to enemies
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : poli-tšohana
Senecio othonniflorus DC.
Official name : Senecio othonniflorus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) Senecio othonniflorus as an emetic; ONS., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlomanyane
Senecio rhyncholaenus DC.
Official name : Senecio rhyncholaenus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest complaint, ONS. Sutera floribunda mixed with Senecio rhyncholoemus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Senecio tanaceptosis Hilliard
Official name : Senecio tanaceptosis Hilliard
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124), leaves of Senecio tanaceptosis smoked to stop bleeding
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosuoane-oa-matlapa
Silene pilosellifolia Cham. & Schlechtd.
Official name : Silene pilosellifolia Cham. & Schlechtd.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) Silene pilosellifolia for compounding of various medicines
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lepatla, kopane, lithotoana
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) powdered roots of Solanum nigrum inserted into incisions made on lower back for lumbago
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : seshoa-bohloko
Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Official name : Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) Solanum panduriforme for toothache
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thōlana
Solanum supinum Dunal var.supinum
Official name : Solanum supinum Dunal var.supinum
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Solanum supinum var .supinum protective charm for newlyweds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moqhinyetsane
Solanum tomentosum L. var .tomentosum
Official name : Solanum tomentosum L. var .tomentosum
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Solanum supinum var .supinum protective charm for newlyweds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thōla-e-nyenyane
Sopubia cana Harv.var.cana
Official name : Sopubia cana Harv.var.cana
Family : Orobanchaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) decoction of Sopubia cana var .cana mixed with Salvia runcinata for period pains
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : pulumo-tšoeu[
Stachys aethiopica L.
Official name : Stachys aethiopica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051) Stachys aethiopica to protect cattle against ‘black water’ ( complication of malaria)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolao-ba-litaola, bokhata
Stachys aethiopica L.
Official name : Stachys aethiopica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) Stachys aethiopica as fumigant for feverish delirium;
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolao-ba-litaola, bokhata
Stapelia grandiflora Masson
Official name : Stapelia grandiflora Masson
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) hot infusion of whole plant of Stapelia grandiflora used for numbness of limb
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bohatsu
Sutera floribunda (Benth.) Kuntze
Official name : Sutera floribunda (Benth.) Kuntze
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest complaint, ONS. Sutera floribunda mixed with Senecio rhyncholoemus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mopota-mafika
Sutera hispida (Thunb.) Druce
Official name : Sutera hispida (Thunb.) Druce
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) chest cold, decoction of roots, stems and leaves of Sutera hispida ; given to children
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : boluma
Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Official name : Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, smoke from crushed branches of Tarchonanthus camphoratus inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mofahlana
Tetrachne dregei Nees
Official name : Tetrachne dregei Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Tetrachne dregei as charm to protect villages at wartime
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thita-poho-e-nyenyane
Thesium angulosum DC.
Official name : Thesium angulosum DC.
Family : Santalaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Thesium angulosum for heartburn
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : marakalle
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, Tribulus terrestris mixed with Heteropogon contortus to prepare medicine for rheumatism
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : tšehlo
Trifolium burchellianum subsp.burchellianum
Official name : Trifolium burchellianum subsp.burchellianum
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) infused roots of Trifolium burchellianum subsp.burchellianum for sore throats
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : oqopolla-thula, moroko, ‘musa-pelo
Troglophyton capillaceum Hilliard subsp .diffusum
Official name : Troglophyton capillaceum Hilliard subsp .diffusum
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pains in children, ONS.Troglophyton capillaceum subsp .diffusum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosuoane-oa-lehaha
Ursinia nana DC.subsp.nana
Official name : Ursinia nana DC.subsp.nana
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, burnt plant of Ursinia nana mixed with fat used as ointment
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mokubetso
Urtica urens L.
Official name : Urtica urens L.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) Urtica urens to treat snakebite
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bobatsi
Verbena rigida Spreng.
Official name : Verbena rigida Spreng.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) heartburn; H(104) colic, decoction from roots of Verbena rigida as a cure for heartburn; colic
H(201) charm to protect new villages
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : morōli
Vernonia hirsuta (DC.) Sch.Bip.ex Wal
Official name : Vernonia hirsuta (DC.) Sch.Bip.ex Wal
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach disorders, infusion of roots of Vernonia hirsuta
H(201) to divert a hailstorm
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mofefa-bana, phefo-e-kholo
Wahlenbergia banksiana DC
Official name : Wahlenbergia banksiana DC
Family : Campanulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) roots of Wahlenbergia banksiana to treat bad syphilitic sore
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : moopetsane
Wahlenbergia depressa J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans
Official name : Wahlenbergia depressa J.M.Wood & M.S.Evans
Family : Campanulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) roots of Wahlenbergia banksiana to treat bad syphilitic sore
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : bolaoane
Watsonia densiflora Bak.
Official name : Watsonia densiflora Bak.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, decoction of crushed corms of Watsonia densiflora given to calves
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khahla
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) enema to get rid of ‘small snake’ in the stomach with Withania somnifera
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mofera-ngope
Xanthium spinosum L.
Official name : Xanthium spinosum L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) decoction of whole plants of Xanthium spinosum for syphilis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : hlaba-hlabane, mokoala
Xysmalobium parviflorum Harv. ex Scott-Elliot
Official name : Xysmalobium parviflorum Harv. ex Scott-Elliot
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) drunk for colic, ONS. Xysmalobium parviflorum , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leoto-la-khoho