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Reference : HS 33a

Author(s) : Semenya, S.S , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title : Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Reference HS 33a has information about 35 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.3X/ day
H(104) stomach disorders, roots of Acanthus montanus boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, leaves of Agave americana boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mobepi / kgopha-yapala/ nswareke-ya-robega (Pedi)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, tubers of Alternanthera pungens chopped and macerated in cow’s milk for 24h. One tin cup of the decoction istaken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mosweetswe (Pedi)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) menstrual disorder, roots of Bidens pilosa boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mophodisa / mokolonyane (Pedi)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Caesalpinia decapetala boiled in water for 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mokgabane (Pedi)
Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Official name : Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Cannabis sativa macerated in warm water for 24h and one tin cup of the decoction is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mopatse (Pedi)
Capsicum chinense Jacq.
Official name : Capsicum chinense Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) period pains, roots of Capsicum chinese boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mopherefere (Pedi)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(100), H(112), H(171)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya mixed with tuber of Cucumis myriocarpus (tuber) and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
H(112) abortion, fruit, squeezed juice from unripe fruit and one tin cup of juice is taken orally.Thriceaday
H(139) erectile dysfunction, roots of Carica papaya pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge.Thrice a day
H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Carica papaya boiled in water for 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mophopho ‘‘wapoo’’ (Pedi)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) blood clotting, leaf of Senna didymobotrya boiled in water for 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mothekele (Pedi)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, root of Catharanthus roseus boiled in water for 5 - 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
H(100) gonorrhoea, root of Catharanthus roseus boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the warm extract is administered anally via bulb syringe by the healer.Once
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : lepolomo-le-l-pinki–la drop (Pedi)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : moswiri (Pedi)
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name : Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart attac, whole plant of Medicago sativa mixed with leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cucumis myriocarpus Naud.
Official name : Cucumis myriocarpus Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya mixed with tuber of Cucumis myriocarpus and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(178x)
Recipes : H(178x) stroke, seeds of Datura stramonium pounded and mixed with Vaseline in a container (500 g).Five tea spoons of mixture is applied topically and massage on the affected area.Thrice a day; every time after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : lechoe / thoba (Pedi)
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Official name : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(151)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(151) hypertension, leaves of Eriobotrya japonica boiled in water for 7 - 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Official name : Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis boiled in water for 5 - 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mopilikomo / tholodi (Pedi)
Ficus carica subsp. rupestris (Boiss.) Browicz
Official name : Ficus carica subsp. rupestris (Boiss.) Browicz
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, leaves of Ficus carica boiled in water for 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mofeiye (Pedi)
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp.fruticosus
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp.fruticosus
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction, roots of Gomphocarpus fruticosus boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mosotsa poo (Pedi)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction, roots of Jatropha curcas boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : sehlaresa banna (Pedi)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, roots of Lantana camara boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : sebabane / motsholla (Pedi)
Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Official name : Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney problem, whole plant of Lolium multiflorum boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : botsakatsaka (Pedi)
Medicago sativa L
Official name : Medicago sativa L
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart attac, whole plant of Medicago sativa mixed with leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : luserene (Pedi)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Mormordica charantia boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : monamelala (Pedi)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds / general injuries, leaves of Musa sapientum mixed with tuber of Hypoxis obtusa scale of an ostrich egg and pounded; 3 tea spoons of resulting ashes is applied topically
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mopanana (Pedi)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(151)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Opuntia ficus– indica of Ziziphus mucronata boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(151) hypertension, roots of Opuntia ficus– indica boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : motloro (Pedi)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes mellitus, roots of Persea americana boiled in water for 10 - 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : moafokhathe (Pedi)
Prunus persica (L.) Batsch var. persica
Official name : Prunus persica (L.) Batsch var. persica
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(151)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Prunus persica of Punica granatum boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(008) diarrhoea, H(151) hypertension, roots of Prunus persica boiled in water for 5 - 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mokwaba (Pedi)
Punica granatum L.
Official name : Punica granatum L.
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Prunus persica of Punica granatum boiled in water for 5 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(008) diarrhoea, root / pericarp of Punica granatum boiled in water for 5- 25 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(171) diabetes mellitus, blood vomiting, root boiled in water for 10- 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mokgarenate (Pedi)
Ricinus communis L. var. communis
Official name : Ricinus communis L. var. communis
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sore, antiinflammatory and antiarthritic activities, whole plant of Ricinus communis boiled in water for 5–30 min and 4–6 cups of warm extractis used to massage
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mothoba / mobabo / sebetsa
Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Official name : Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, whole plant of Schkuhria pinnata boiled in water for 10–20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : sebabane (Pedi)
Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Official name : Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) menstrual disorder, root of Sesbania punicea boiled in water for 10 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mokgabane (Pedi)
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Official name : Solanum lycopersicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fruit of Solanum lycopersicum squeezed, juice and 1–3 tin cups of juice is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : motamati (Pedi)
Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Official name : Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) cleaning kidneys, fruit of Solanum mauritianum chopped and macerated in warm water for 24h and one tincup of the decoction is administered by the healer anally via fatal bulb syringe.Thrice a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mothola-o-mo-tala (Pedi)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root of Zea mays mixed: with leaves of Citrus limon and boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
H(051) paludism, whole plant pounded and mixed with lotion of Vaseline and applied topically every time after bathing
H(051) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and boiled in water for 15 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : mabele(Pedi)
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Opuntia ficus– indica of Ziziphus mucronata boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors