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Reference : HS 18

Author(s) : Ssegawa, P., J. M. Kasenene
Title : Medicinal plant diversity and uses in Sango bay area, Southern Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 521 - 540, (2007)
Reference HS 18 has information about 109 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 4) anaemia, flowers decoction of Acacia hockii, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akasaana
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2) stomachaches, stems infusion of Acalypha villicaulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kamnajiira
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 4) aphrodisiac, leaves decoction of Acanthus pubescens, in a local beer (tonto), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : amatovu
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027z)
Recipes : H(004, 10) septic wound, juice of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, local application
H(027z) pregnancy disorders, menstrual problems, leaves decoction of Ageratum conyzoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : nnamirembe
Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Official name : Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(091)
Recipes : H(027, 6) prevent miscarriages, H(09) anaemia, leaves infusion of Alangium chinense, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omusiisa
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 6) possessed by spirits, barks decoction of Albizia coriaria, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omugavu
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(046), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(013, 16) baby skin rashes, decoction of stems of Alchornea cordifolia, bath
H(027z, 16) pregnancy-related illness, H(046) measles, H(051) fever, H(126) jaundice, decoction of stems of Alchornea cordifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : luzibaziba
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 4) febrile convulsions, to sniff the crushed bulb of Allium sativum
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : katunguluccumu
Aloe volkensii Engl.
Official name : Aloe volkensii Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(013, 5) mouth ulcer, plant juice in local application
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves infusion of Aloe volkensii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akagagi
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 7) headache, leaves of Anisopappus africanus, crushed and sniffed for a while
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kanamwasi
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 17) intestinal worms, decoction of stems of Aspilia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : makaayi
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves decoction of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : neem
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 11) wound, local application of embrocate of leaves of Bidens pilosa
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ssere
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(100, 7) syphilis, H(126) jaundice, leaves or barks decoction- of Bridelia micrantha, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : katazamiti
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, leaves decoction of Cannabis sativa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : enjaga
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 3) abdominal pain , seeds of Carica papaya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : amapapaali
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(068, 8) intestinal worms, stems infusion, VO.
H(201), charms, bewitchment, stems infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : nyonza
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(126, 3) jaundice, leaves infusion of Cassia alata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mpologoma tekiika
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation, leaves infusion of Cassia didymobotrya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omucuula
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves decoction of Senna occidentalis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kwiniini omuganda
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 4), good luck charm before traveling, pass shoot of Senna obtusifoliat all over the body while chanting
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ewabula
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 4) dermatosis, leaves infusion of Centella asiatica , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kutukumu
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 3) charms, bewitchment, leaves decoction of Chenopodium ambrosioides, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : katta dogo
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z, 7) pregnancy disorders, stems infusion of Chenopodium opulifolium, VO.
H(201) possessed by evil, stems infusion of Chenopodium., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omwetango
Chenopodium sp.
Official name : Chenopodium sp.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 8) intestinal worms , leaves infusion of Chenopodium sp., VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mugosola, lugosola
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(068)
Recipes : H(018, 4) headache, infusion of crushed stems of Cissampelos mucronata, VO.
H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kavamagombe
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108, 3) influenza, leaves decoction of Cissus adenocaulis + cow ghee, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ekibombo, ekinene
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 15) paludism, fruit juice of Citrus limon + other plants
H(051, 79), fever, paludism, stems and roots of Vernonia amygdalina + juice of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : eniimu
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027, 2) prevention of miscarriage, leaves decoction of Clerodendrum myricoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akakonge
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) relaxation of pelvic region for child birth, leaves infusion of Commelina africana, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ennanda
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087, 3) whitlow infection, juice of leaves and roots of Conyza sumatrensis, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kafumbe omusajja
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, 3) relaxation of pelvic region for child birth, stems infusion of Solanecio mannii, VO. + bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omugango
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(161)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier),, H(046) measles, leaves infusion of Cyphostemma adenocaule , VO.
H(161, 7) genital warts, leaves infusion of Cyphostemma adenocaule, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akabombo
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(201, 2) possessed by spirits, stems infusion of Dichrocephala integrifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : buzza
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Official name : Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 2) measles, decoction of stems of Digitaria abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : olumbugu
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(109)
Recipes : H(013, 21) baby skin rashes, H(109) back ache leaves decoction of Entada abyssinica, bath
H(027z) pregnancy-related illness, H(051) fever, paludism, leaves decoction of Entada abyssinica, VO.
H(037, 21) cough, H(100) syphilis, barks decoction of Entada abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omwoloola
Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Official name : Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(201)
Recipes : H(001, 4) conjonctivitis, stems of Erucastrum arabicum steamed with food, juice extracted onto eyes
H(201, 4) charms of chance, infusion of toute la plante, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : enkumba
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(051, 15) paludism, fever, H(100) syphilis, barks decoction of Erythrina abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : egirikiti
Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Official name : Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks decoction of Eucalyptus grandis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kalituunsi
Euphorbia grantii Oliv.
Official name : Euphorbia grantii Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2), good luck charm, decoction of stems of Euphorbia grantii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : munuula ngombe
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) intestinal worms, barks decoction of Euphorbia tirucalli, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mubajja nkoni
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(046), H(126)
Recipes : H(027z, 9) pregnancy disorders, H(046) measles, H(126) jaundice, decoction of stems of Flueggea virosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : olukandwa
Gnaphalium purpureum L.
Official name : Gnaphalium purpureum L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(075, 2), anorexia, lack of appetite, decoction of leaves of Gnaphalium purpureum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omuya
Hallea rubrostipulata (K. Schum.) J. - L. Leroy
Official name : Hallea rubrostipulata (K. Schum.) J. - L. Leroy
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(027z, 41) pregnancy disorders, H(126, 41) jaundice, back ache, salpingitis, diabetes, barks decoction of Hallea rubrostipulata, VO.
H(171) diabetes, roots decoction of Hallea rubrostipulata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : muziku
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(201)
Recipes : H(027v, 4) ante natal treatment, barks decoction of Harungana madagascariensis, VO.
H(201) good luck charm, bark powder of Harungana, mixed with petroleum jelly and smeared the whole body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mukabira
Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Official name : Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 4) anaemia, decoction of stems of Hibiscus acetosella , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kasaayi
Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav.
Official name : Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(051, 2) fever, H(126) jaundice,, leaves decoction of fruits of Hibiscus calyphyllus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kinsambwe
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, leaves decoction of Hibiscus fuscus, VO. + dried leaves pounded and licked frequently
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : olusaala
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 39) stomachaches, stems infusion of Hoslundia opposita, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kamunye
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5), decoction, leaves infusion of Hyptis pectinata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : bongoloza
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012, 6) fracture, steem bath of stems of Indigofera arrecta + ghee + massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kabamba maliba
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), relaxation of pelvic region for child birth, infusion of leaves of Ipomoea batatas, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : lumonde
Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Official name : Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(091), H(157)
Recipes : H(038, 6) vaginal fungal infection, leaves infusion of Ipomoea cairica, to wash around the vaginal area
H(091)dizziness and laziness in pregnant women, leaves infusion , bath
H(157) convulsions, leaves infusion, VO. + bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kalanda lugo
Kalanchoe marmorata Bak.
Official name : Kalanchoe marmorata Bak.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053, 3) septic ear, bake for few minutes the stems of Kalanchoe marmorata, squeeze out the juice and apply to ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kakugwa akeeru
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(100)
Recipes : H(094, 14) haemorrhoids, infusion ou leaves or barks decoction, VO.
H(100) syphilis, leaves infusion, VO.
H(104) stomachaches, leaves decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omusa
Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Official name : Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 3) febrile convulsions, leaves decoction of Kotschya africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : empojja
Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 4) jaundice, roots decoction of Lannea edulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mbatabata
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 9) cough, H(126) jaundice, decoction of stems, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akawukiwuki
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(157), H(109)
Recipes : H(157, 11) febrile convulsions, stems infusion of Leonotis nepetaefolia, bath
H(109) back ache, stems infusion of Leonotis, VO. + rubbed with the residues
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kifumufumu
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 2) jaundice, decoction of the whole plant of Maesa lanceolata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : lubanga
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 13) cough, leaves or barks decoction of Mangifera indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omuyembe
Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Official name : Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 2) jaundice, barks decoction of Margaritaria discoidea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mweya
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 3) syphilis, barks and leaves decoction of Maytenus senegalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omunabuliko
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(026, 3) hypermenorrhoea , leaves decoction of Microglossa pyrifolia, VO. + leaves infusion, to wash
H(201) possessed by spirits, to wash in a leaves infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mufugankande
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(046), H(143), H(157)
Recipes : H(046, 5) measles, influenza, H(143) small pox, H(157) febrile convulsions, leaves infusion of Momordica foetida, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : olujjula
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves infusion of Moringa oleifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : moringa
Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Official name : Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 7) syphilis, roots decoction of Myrica kandtiana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mukikimbo
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(104, 4) stomachaches, leaves decoction of Ocimum gratissimum, VO. with tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omujaaja
Oenanthe palustris (Chiov.) Norman
Official name : Oenanthe palustris (Chiov.) Norman
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Stephanorossia palustris Chiov.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) attracting buyers to your shop, crush dry leaves and lick twice aday while in shop
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omuleretu
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2) babys colic, 2, leaves infusion of Oxalis corniculata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kajjampuni
Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087, 2) whitlow infection, ashes of leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kufumita
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 6) stomachaches, H(126) jaundice, leaves decoction of Parinari curatellifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omunazi
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) babys skin rash, leaves decoction of Passiflora edulis, bath
H (201, 2) luck in sale of shop, hidden among items for sale
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akatatunda
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(098)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy- related illnesses, stems infusion, VO.
H(098) nightmares, hallucinations, put inflorescences of Pennisetum purpureum under pîllow
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ekisagazi
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 2) pregnancy disorders, decoction of the whole plant of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kimbambakika
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 7) child febril convulsions , decoction or infusion of leaves of Physalis peruviana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akatuntunu
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, 3) relaxation of pelvic region for child birth, massage with leaves ands roots of Phytolacca dodecandra bake in hot firewood ash + massage of the pelvic region
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : oluwoko
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2) remove spells, stems infusion of Plantago palmata, wash the face every morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : bukumbu
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 25) sore eyes, leaves decoction of Pseudarthria hookeri, to wash les yeux
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mukakala
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(126)
Recipes : H(008, 18) diarrhoea,H(037, 18) cough, H(126) jaundice, leaves and barks decoction of Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omupeerapeera
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(051), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(051, 20) fever, H(126) jaundice, barks decoction of Psorospermum febrifugum, VO.
H(027v) induce labor, barks infusion of Psorospermum febrifugum, bath
H(100) syphilis, leaves and barks decoction of Psorospermum febrifugum, VO. + bath
H(013) skin rash baby, leaves and barks infusion of Psorospermum febrifugum, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akanzironziro
Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Official name : Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(027z, 9) pregnancy disorders, H(051, 9) paludism, leaves decoction of Pycnostachys eminii, VO. + bath
H(104) colic of babys, leaves decoction of Pycnostachys eminii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akajaauja
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(013, 16) skin rash, local application of juice of Rhus natalensis
H(100) syphilis, leaves infusion of Rhus., VO.
H(126) jaundice, barks decoction of Rhus., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : meseese
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 7) stomachaches, leaves decoction of Rhus vulgaris, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akakansukansu
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(103), H(118), H(156)
Recipes : H(093, 5) antidote, leaves infusion of Ricinus communis, VO.
H(118) sore throat, H(103) tooth ache, masticate the roots of Ricinus communis, swallow the juice
H(156) whooping cough, roots decoction of Ricinus communis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ensogasoga
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068)
Recipes : H(004, 7) umbilical cord scar healing ,the whole plant of Rubia cordifolia, decoction, bath
H(068) intestinal worms, haemorrhoids, the whole plante of Rubia cordifolia, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kasala bakkesi
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, masticate a stem of Rubus apetalus
H(100) syphilis, leaves decoction of Rubus., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : olukenene
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, aphrodisiac, leaves decoction of Rumex usambarensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kaseke kambajjo
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3), fever, paludism, infusion of stems, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mugina
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 7) febrile convulsions in children, stems infusion of Sesbania sesban, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : muzimba ndegeya
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 5) cataract, application of leaves on eyes 2 x / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akavuvu
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(068), H(092)
Recipes : H(068, 3) intestinal worms, H(092) poison, leaves infusion of Solanum aethiopicum, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ekitulatula
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation, H(046) measles, leaves decoction of Solanum anguivii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akatula lukayira
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Official name : Solanum lycopersicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 2) headache, leaves decoction of Solanum lycopersicum
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : enyaanya
Solanum macrocarpon L.
Official name : Solanum macrocarpon L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(157)
Recipes : H(020, 4) snaket, masticate a roots of Solanum macrocarpon, application on the bite + swallow the juice
H(046) measles, roots decoction of Solanum, VO.
H(157) febrile convulsions, roots decoction of Solanum , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ntengontengo
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3), leaves decoction of Steganotaenia araliacea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omuwanula
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(068), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 10) cough, H(051) fever, H(068) intestinal worms, H(126) jaundice, barks decoction of Symphonia globulifera, VO.
H(201) chassing away evil spirits, sap burned like incense
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omusaali
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(126)
Recipes : H(027z, 2) pregnancy disorders, H(126, 2) jaundice, H(091) anaemia after delivery, leaves of Syzygium cordatum, decoction, VO.
H(126) jaundice, barks of Syzygium cordatum, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : mugeege
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 4) jaundice, barks decoction of Syzygium guineense, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kalungi nsavu
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 5) possessed by spirits, stems infusion of Tagetes minuta, VO. + to smear the whole body with debris
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kawunyira
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 2) headache, steem bath of leaves of Teclea nobilis bouillies
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : enzo
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 3) febrile convulsions, leaves infusion of Tetradenia riparia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kacuncu
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(135), H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : H(135, 3) indigestion, H(006) + H(104) gastro-intestinal disorder, barks decoction of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omukejje
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 3) intestinal worms, leaves decoction of Toddalia asiatica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : kamule
Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constipation, infusion ou leaves decoction of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
H(093) antidote, leaves decoction of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
H(201) good luck charm, leaves infusion of Vangueria apiculata, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : tugunda
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 79), fever, paludism, stems infusion et of roots of Vernonia amygdalina + juice of Citrus limon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omululuuza
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157, 24) febrile convulsions, bake and squeeze the juice out of leaves of Vernonia lasiopus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : akaluluuza
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, dry powdered bark of Warburgia ugandensis swallowed
H(201, 4) possessed by spirits, burn dried barks, powdered and smoke inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : omuya
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 10) paludism, roots decoction of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, VO.
H(113) back ache, roots decoction of Zanthoxylum, baths
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Sango bay area)
Vernacular name : ntale ya ddungu