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Reference : HR 16

Author(s) : Ribeiro, A., M. M. Romeiras, J. Tavares & M. T. Faria
Title : Ethnobotanical survey in Canhane village, district of Massingir, Mozambique: medicinal plants and traditional knowledge Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:33 (2010)
Reference HR 16 has information about 29 plants :
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of roots of Adansonia digitata, VO.
H(201) debility, maceration of barks, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : ximuwa, ximuhu, ximuvo (Changana)
Aloe zebrina Baker
Official name : Aloe zebrina Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) eye treatments, eyewash with maceration of leaves of Aloe zebrina
H(004) wounds, local application of leaves
H(126) liver disorder, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : ximhangani (Changana)
Ansellia africana Lindl.
Official name : Ansellia africana Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(113) rheumatism, direct; heating and grinding fruits, necklace, bath
H(037) cough, decoction of fruits and stems (mix), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : phakama (Changana)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach disorders, decoction of roots, VO.
H(104) stomach disorders, grinding and maceration of the whole plant, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : kwangwa la tilo (Changana)
Balanites maughamii Sprague
Official name : Balanites maughamii Sprague
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, scraping and infusion of roots of Balanites maughamii, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nulu, nulo (Changana)
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(094)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea; H(094) hemorrhoids, crushing and infusion of leaves of Boscia albitrunca , topic
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nxunkutso, xikutse, xikutso, xikutsu, xukutsi (Changana)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye treatments, heating and grinding fruits of Cassia abbreviata, eyewash
H(008) diarrhea, decoction of rootbarks, VO.
H(051) paludism; H(104) stomach ache, decoction of stems, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, mix of leaves, roots and stems, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : lumanyama (Changana)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(003x), H(004), H(037), H(053), H(093)
Recipes : H(003x) sprains; H(003x) swellings, heating stems of Cissus quadrangularis, topic
H(004) wounds, H(053) ear treatments; sap in topic
H(004) wounds, H(093) antidote; stems crushing and water, topic
H(037) cough, cutting and decoction of stems, VO.
H(053) ear treatments, warming and squeezing roots, topic
H(093) antidote; H(004) wounds grinding seeds in topic
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : covoloti, covoluti (Changana)
Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Official name : Colophospermum mopane (Benth.) J. Léonar
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Colophospermum mopane (J.Kirk ex Benth.) J.Kirk ex J.Léonard
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(124)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, barks of Colophospermum mopane , grinding in water, VO.
H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach ache; mix of stem and leaves, decoction, VO
H(008) dysentery; H(104) stomach ache, H(124) bleeding; decoction of bark, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, leaves crushing chewing or infusion, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : gungwa, nxanati, nxanatsi, mesanya (Changana)
Crinum stuhlmannii Baker
Official name : Crinum stuhlmannii Baker
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(003x)
Recipes : H(003x) swellings, decoction of stem of Crinum stuhlmannii , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : khonwua (Changana)
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Official name : Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(180)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, H(180) appendicitis; roots of Cucumis metuliferus decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : dema (Changana)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) antiabortifacients, leaves of Cynodon dactylon grinding and water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : rintlhangi, nulangi–rithangi (Changana)
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(137)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(137) pain killer, roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina decoction, VO.
H(091) anemia, roots, cutting and maceration; decoction and grinding, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xivurayi (Changana)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, sap of the tree Ficus sycomorus, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nkuwa (Changana)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, heating (with castor oil on top) of branches of Flueggea virosa, topic
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nsangasi, sangasi (Changana)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(053), H(077), H(091)
Recipes : H(053) ear treatment, fruits of Gossypium herbaceum, topic
H(077) vomits control, roots decoction, VO.
H(091) tonic, roots decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : thonji ra khwati, thondji la khwati, nuba (Changana)
Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(091) anemia; H(104) stomach disorders, decoction of barks of Lannea schweinfurthii, VO.
H(051) paludism, decoction of stems, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xivombo nkanyi, xihumbunkany, munganikomo (Changana)
Maerua edulis (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf
Official name : Maerua edulis (Gilg & Gilg-Ben.) DeWolf
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(033) women fertility, decoction; Infusion of roots of Maerua edulis , VO.
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xikolwa, xikolwe (Changana)
Maerua parvifolia Pax
Official name : Maerua parvifolia Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea; H(104) stomach ache and purification, decoction of roots of Maerua parvifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nongonoko (Changana)
Ptaeroxylon obliquum (Thunb.) Radlk.
Official name : Ptaeroxylon obliquum (Thunb.) Radlk.
Family : Ptaeroxylaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, sap of Ptaeroxylon obliquum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : ndzharhi (Changana)
Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(003x), H(033), H(094), H(099), H(113)
Recipes : H(003x) swellings, contusions; H(094) hemorrhoids, H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides decoction and vapors; heating, topic
H(033) women fertility, crushing and water, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xikwenga xa kwhati (Changana)
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye treatments, local applicatio of sap of Sarcostemma viminale
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : neta, netha (Changana)
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea; stomach disorders, scraping and decoction of barks of Sclerocarya birrea, VO.
H(091) anemia, stems maceration, VO.
H(091) anemia, infusion of barks, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, decoction and vapors; scraping, topic
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nkanyi (Changana)
Secamone parvifolia (Oliv.) Bullock
Official name : Secamone parvifolia (Oliv.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(099), H(104), H(192)
Recipes : H(068) deworming ; H(113) rheumatism, decoction of roots of Secamone parvifolia, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction; heating; grinding and water, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, crushing and water; decoction, VO.
H(192) varicose veins, decoction of stem and roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nyokani, nyoka ya yitsongo (Changana)
Spirostachys africana Sond.
Official name : Spirostachys africana Sond.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(053), H(111), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eye and H(053) ear treatments, sap of Spirostachys africana, topic
H(004) wounds, H(111) burns, stems burning; grinding; scraping , topic
H(201) debility (HIV-AIDS), decoction (in milk) of bark, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : xilangamahlo, dzanvori (Changana)
Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Official name : Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(111) burns; drying and grinding branches (bark) of Terminalia sericea , topic
H(004) wounds, H(111) burns; , drying and grinding; scraping roots, topic
H(008) diarrhea, decoction of roots, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nsunsu, nkonola, kondla, mogonono (Changana)
Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
Official name : Tinospora caffra (Miers) Troupin
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(104), H(130), H(137), H(165)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy; H(137) pain killer; H(130) paralysis and H(165) children diseases; H(104) stomach ache, roots of Tinospora caffra decoction or infusion, VO
H(099) epilepsy, stem decoction, VO.
H(130) paralysis and H(165) children diseases, decoction of leaves of Tinospora caffra, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nyokani ya yikulo, nyoka ya yikulu (Changana)
Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov (illegal. Name)
Symptoms : H(104), H(112x)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, branches of Trichilia emetica, chewing, VO.
H(112x) contraceptive, infusion of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : nkuhlu (Changana)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(027), H(033), H(104), H(178), H(199)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, drying and grinding roots of Ximenia americana, topic
H(026) menstrual cycle, H(027) antiabortifacients, H(033) women fertility, H(104) stomach ache, H(178) stabbing heart, H(199) HIVAIDS, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name : ntsengele, matsengele, tsingela (Changana)