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Reference : HR 12a

Author(s) : Runyoro, D.K.B., O.D. Ngassapa, M.I. Matee, C.C. Joseph, M.J. Moshi
Title : Medicinal plants used by Tanzanian traditional healers in the management of "Candida" infections. Journal of Ethnopharmacology Vol. 106; pp. 158 - 165 (2006)
Reference HR 12a has information about 20 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, fresh leaves of Abrus precatorius are crushed, dried leaves soaked in H2O, applied in mouth, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : msipo (Zaramo)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, roots barks boiled in H2O, VO., 1 glass 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : kiroriti (Masai)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal candidiasis, dried stems, roots are boiled, VO. In soup. Fresh barks mixed with milk, VO. 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mfulete (Swahili), makotana (Masai), mjambele (Kigogo)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, stems as chewing stcks, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mchuki (Kigogo)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, stem, root bark, powder, to boil, VO., 1/2 glass, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : olug'oswai (Masai)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, fresh leaves, pounded, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mbaazi (Swahili)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal candidiasis, fresh roots of the male plant of Carica papaya mixed with fresh roots of Ocimum suave, to boil, VO., 1/2 cup, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : papai dume (Swahili)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin fungal infection, fresh crushed leaves, local application, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mhende (Sambaa)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal candidiasis, powdered fresh dried roots in porridge, VO., 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mlama (Nyamwezi)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, dried powdered leaves in edible oil, applied in mouth, 4 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : kiikulagembe (Zarano)
Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oesophageal candidiasis, powdered root bark in tea, VO. 2 cups, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mkunungu (Swahili)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal candidiasis, roots are boiled, VO., 2 spooful, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mkusu (Swahili)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal and oral candidiasis, barks are powdered, boiled or in combination with tea, honey, porridge and or other plants?, VO. 1/4 glass, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : muhombe (Zigua), lokununu (Masai), mkomachuma (Zigua)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) vaginal candidiasis, fresh roots of the male plant of Carica papaya mixed with fresh roots of Ocimum suave, to boil, VO., 1/2 cup, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mzumbasha (Sambaa)
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) skin fungal infections, leaves juice, local application, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : msupu (Sambaa)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) candidiasis, fresh leaves juice, local application by gargle, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : vuga (Zigua)
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, powdered root bark is made into paste using cooking oil, local application, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : mkunghuni (Kigogo)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral and oesophageal candidiasis, roots and stem barks are boiled, VO., 1 glass, 3 X / day + inhalation of vapours
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, a little amount of powdered root bark is added to either tea or porridge, VO., 4 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : masuke mengi (Zigua)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) oral candidiasis, powdered bark in local brew, gargle 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (North-eastern zone)
Vernacular name : ngomai (Masai, mtundwe (Kigogo)