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Reference : HS 37

Author(s) : Semenya, S.S, M. J. Potgieter
Title : Bapedi traditional healers in the Limpopo Province, South Africa: their socio-cultural profile and traditional healing practice Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2014, 10:4 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-4 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/4 + Additional file 1: 1550002148105490_add1.docx, 74K http://www.ethnobiomed.com/imedia/1279488442116872/supp1.docx
Reference HS 37 has information about 151 plants :
Acacia senegal var. kerensis Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia senegal var. kerensis Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(124)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, seeds of Acacia senegal are pounded and 5 teaspoons taken with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
H(124, 1) nose bleeding , seeds and barks are mixed and burned thrice a day; smoke inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mookanathutlwa
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(104, 1) stomach complain, root of Acanthus montanus are decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis root of Aframomum melegueta are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Agapanthus inapertus Beauverd subsp. Inapertus
Official name : Agapanthus inapertus Beauverd subsp. Inapertus
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis root of Agapanthus inarpetus are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : leta-la-phofu
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, leaves of Agave americana are Decoction for 25 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mobepi
Aloe angolensis Baker
Official name : Aloe angolensis Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075, 1) appetite, leaves of Aloe angolensis are Decoction for 25 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sekgophane
Aloe arborescens Mill.
Official name : Aloe arborescens Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(191x), H(199)
Recipes : H(191x,1) blood clotting, roots of Asparagus falcatus of Aloe aborescens of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 2) HIV/AIDS , root of Aloe aborescens are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha-ya-fase
Aloe falcata Baker
Official name : Aloe falcata Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, leaves of Aloe falcata are Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha
Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Official name : Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(171)
Recipes : H(100, 3) chlamydia, H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus and , leaf and root of Aloe marlothii are mixed and Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice aday
H(100, 3) gonorrhoea , root of Aloe marlothii are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) chlamydia, leaf of Aloe marlothii are Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of warm extract is administered anally by a healer via bulb syringe. Once daily for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopha-ya-go-ema
Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Official name : Aloe marlothii A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Dioscorea sylvatica of Aloe marlothii and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thricea day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, chopped tuber of Alternanthera pungens and macerated in cow’s milk for 24 hours. Decoction, VO.. Trice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosweetswe
Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
Official name : Ammocharis coranica (Ker Gawl.) Herb.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Ammocharis coranica are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd. var. afra
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Artemisia afra crushed and smoked with a newspaper. Twice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra are Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra and Mentha spp crushed and smoked with a newspaper. Thrice a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra deposited in the hot water thrice a day; steam is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lengana
Artemisia annua L.
Official name : Artemisia annua L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Artemisia annua are Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlaswapatla
Asparagus falcatus L.
Official name : Asparagus falcatus L.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(191x)
Recipes : H(191x,1) blood clotting, roots of Asparagus falcatus of Aloe aborescens of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophatlalatsa-maru
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots of Bidens pilosa are Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophodisa / mokolonyane
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Boscia albitrunca of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Plectranthus ciliatus of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlophi
Brachylaena discolor DC.
Official name : Brachylaena discolor DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033, 2) female infertility, root /bark of Brachylaena discolor. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphahla
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(199)
Recipes : H(004, 1) circumcision wounds , pounded leaves of Burkea africana and 5 teaspoons applied topically every time after bathing
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS , roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkea africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monatlo
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Caesalpinia decapetala. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgabane
Callilepis laureola DC.
Official name : Callilepis laureola DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033y), H(139), H(179)
Recipes : H(033y, 1) low sperm count, H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, H(179, 1) kidney problem, tuber of Callilepis laureola, Decoction for 5- 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : phela
Callilepis salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Callilepis salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(078, 2) leukemia, H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, H(199, 2 ) HIV/AIDS, tuber of Callilepis salicifolia, Decoction for 5- 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : phelana
Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Official name : Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Cannabis sativa macerated in warm water for 24 hours and one tin cup of decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopatse
Capsicum chinense Jacq.
Official name : Capsicum chinense Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026, 1) period pains, roots of Capsicum chinese, Decoction for 15 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopherefere
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(100), H(112), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya mixed with tuber of Cucumis myriocarpus Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(112, 1) abortion , fruit of Carica papaya squeezed juice from unripe fruit and one tin cup of juice is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(139, 4) erectile dysfunction, roots of Carica papaya, pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, roots of Carica papaya, Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophopho “wapoo”
Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Official name : Carissa bispinosa (L.) Desf. ex Brenan
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031, 1) body pains, thorns of Carissa bispinosa, Decoction for 20 minutes, steam is inhaled. Thrice a day;
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motshukudu
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus subsp. Edulis
Official name : Carpobrotus edulis (L.) L. Bolus subsp. Edulis
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, goiter, leaves of Carpobrotus edulis squeezed juice and one tin cup ofj uice is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lepolomo-la-gonaba
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. Abbreviata
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. Abbreviata
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 3) measles, roots of Cassia abbreviata Decoction for 5 minutes and undisclosed volume of the extract is used to bath
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monêpenepe
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(191x)
Recipes : H(191x,1) blood clotting, leaves of Senna didymobotrya. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothekele
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 3) gonorrhoea, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea mixed with roots of Senna italica and pounded; 5 teaspoons taken orally with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Brenan
Official name : Cassia italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Lock
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Senna italica subsp. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mankgane / sebetsane
Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Official name : Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R. H. Archer
Symptoms : H(033), H(199)
Recipes : H(033, 1) female infertility, root / bark of Elaeodendron transvaalense 1 mixed withbark of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capens and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monamane
Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Official name : Catha edulis (Vahl) Forssk. ex Endl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(139)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, H(139, 11) erectile dysfunction , root of Catha edulis . Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lewane
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Catharanthus roseus Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of warm extract is administered anally via bulb syringe by a healer. Once
H(100, 20) gonorrhoea, roots of Catharanthus roseus Decoction for 5 minutes, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lepolomo-le- lepinki-la drop
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155, 1) tonsils, roots of Centella asiatica. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ceropegia purpurascens K. Schum. subsp. Purpurascens
Official name : Ceropegia purpurascens K. Schum. subsp. Purpurascens
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Ceropegi purpurascens. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monamela
Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
Official name : Chamaesyce prostrata (Aiton) Small
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038, 1) womb problem , roots of Chamaesyce prostrate . Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sesese
Chironia baccifera L.
Official name : Chironia baccifera L.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(191x)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, H(191x,1) blood clotting , roots of Chironia baccifera . Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mahlo-a-mmutla
Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Official name : Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkia africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokwere-kwere-omogolo
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(075), H(199)
Recipes : H(075, 1) appetite, seeds of Citrullus lanatus. For the appetite seeds of Citrullus lanatus fried and eaten as snack
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, root of Dodonaea viscose of with Citrullus lanatus of Euclea crispa and Decoction for 20 minutes. One cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : morotse
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : moswiri
Combretum hereroense subsp. grotei (Exell) Wickens
Official name : Combretum hereroense subsp. grotei (Exell) Wickens
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis seeds of Combretum hereroense, burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(037, 1) tuberculosis barks of Combretum hereroense . Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokata, molepa
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 1) wound /general injuries, roots of Combretum molle pounded and mixed 2 teaspoon of salt and applied topically after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgwethe
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, roots of Commelina africana, whole plant of Helichrysum caespititium and pounded together. Five teaspoons are taken orally with a cup of warm water. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgopo, bjangmphara
Commiphora marlothii Engl.
Official name : Commiphora marlothii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008, 10) diarrhoea, bark / root of Commiphora marlothii pounded and taken orally with warm water. Thrice a day
H(099, 1) epilepsy, barks burned and smoke is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphapha
Conyza scabrida DC.
Official name : Conyza scabrida DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099, 1) depression, roots of Conyza scabrida. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Cotyledon orbiculata L.
Official name : Cotyledon orbiculata L.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Cotyledon orbiculata chopped and macerated in warm water for 24 hours. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : tsebe ya kolobe
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name : Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(178)
Recipes : H(082, 1) asthma and H(178, 1) heart problem, leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus boiled (undisclosed time) and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day.
H(178, 1) heart problem, whole plant of Medicago sativa mixed with leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sehlare sa pelo
Cucumis myriocarpus subsp. leptodermis (Schweick.) C. Jeffrey & P. Halliday
Official name : Cucumis myriocarpus subsp. leptodermis (Schweick.) C. Jeffrey & P. Halliday
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) chlamydia, roots of Cucumis myriocarpus . Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya mixed with tuber of Cucumis myriocarpus Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : magapyana
Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Official name : Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 1) stomach complain, roots of Cussonia paniculata. Decoction for 5 minutes and 3 teaspoons of salt is added to the extract (2l bottle). One tin cup of the mixture is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : malebathe
Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Official name : Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075, 1) appetite and H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, roots of Cussonia spicata . Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motšhetšhe
Cyperus papyrus L.
Official name : Cyperus papyrus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, whole plant of Cyperus papyrus . Decoction for 10 - 30 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlaka
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(178x)
Recipes : H(178x, 1) stroke, seeds of Datura stramonium pounded and mixed with Vaseline in a container (500g). Five teaspoons of mixture is applied topically to massage affected area. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lechoe / thoba
Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(003, 1) swelled leg, tubers pounded and 3 teaspoons is applied on incision made by a healer with a razor blade. Thrice a day
H(008, 1) diarrhoea,, tuber of Dicoma anomala macerated in warm water for 24 hrs and one tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(046, 1) measles, H(100, 1) contaminated blood (STIs), tuber. Decoction for 5 - 25 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : hlonya
Dioscorea sylvatica var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) Burkill
Official name : Dioscorea sylvatica var. brevipes (Burtt Davy) Burkill
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Dioscorea sylvatica of Mixed with Aloe marlothii and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thricea day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monamela
Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia (L. f.) Benth.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa var. angustifolia (L. f.) Benth.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, root of Dodonaea viscose of with Citrullus lanatus of Euclea crispa and Decoction for 20 minutes. One cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mofenshe
Dolichos falciformis E. Mey.
Official name : Dolichos falciformis E. Mey.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(191)
Recipes : H(191, 1) blood purifier, roots of Dolichos falciformis macerated in warm water for 24 hrs and one tin cup of warm decoction is administered by healer anally via bulb syringe. Twice a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sepeiti
Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch. var. rotundifolia
Official name : Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch. var. rotundifolia
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(151)
Recipes : H(008, 11) diarrhoea , H(151, 11) hypertension, roots of Dombeya rotundifolia. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlabaphala
Drimia elata Jacq.
Official name : Drimia elata Jacq.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(191)
Recipes : H(191, 3) blood purifier, H(033, 2) female infertility, H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, H(151, 3) hypertension .Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capens and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191x,1) blood clotting, barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulbs of Drimia elata of Eucomis pallidiflora and Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sekanama
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(191), H(191x), H(199)
Recipes : H(191, 1) blood purifier, leaves of Turraea obtusifolia, roots of Triumffeta sp of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191x,1) blood clotting, roots of Asparagus falcatus of Aloe aborescens of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Boscia albitrunca of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Plectranthus ciliatus of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina 1 mixed with bark of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191x,1) blood clotting (3), blood purifier 5. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capense and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosehlana / moshisane
Encephalartos transvenosus Stapf & Burtt Davy
Official name : Encephalartos transvenosus Stapf & Burtt Davy
Family : Zamiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, (1), roots of Encephalartos transvenosus macerated in water for 24 hours. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mofaka
Encephalartos woodii Sander
Official name : Encephalartos woodii Sander
Family : Zamiaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099, 1) mental illness, barks of Encephalartos woodii. Decoction for 30 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Eight a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : senamane
Englerophytum magalismontanum (Sond.) T. D. Penn.
Official name : Englerophytum magalismontanum (Sond.) T. D. Penn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes mellitus, barks of Englerophytum magalismontanum. Decoction for 5–20 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlatswa
Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. subsp. Ramosissimum
Official name : Equisetum ramosissimum Desf. subsp. Ramosissimum
Family : Equisetaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 1) asthma, roots of Equisetum ramosissimum, decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Official name : Eriobotrya japonica (Thunb.) Lindl.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension,H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Eriobotrya japonica. Decoction for 7–10 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction 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, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis. Decoction for 5–20 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopilikomo
Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke subsp. Crispa
Official name : Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke subsp. Crispa
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Euclea crispa of Aloe falcata. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day.
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, root of Dodonaea viscose of with Citrullus lanatus of Euclea crispa and Decoction for 20 minutes. One cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokwerekwere
Eucomis pallidiflora Baker
Official name : Eucomis pallidiflora Baker
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(191x)
Recipes : H(139, 4) erectile dysfunction, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, mixed with bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora and pounded. One tin cup of the extract is administered by healer anally via fatal bulb syringe. Thrice a week
H(191x,1) blood clotting, barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulbs of Drimia elata of Eucomis pallidiflora and Decoction for 5 minutes. 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
Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii (N.E. Br.) Reyneke ex J.C. Manning
Official name : Eucomis pallidiflora subsp. pole-evansii (N.E. Br.) Reyneke ex J.C. Manning
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100), H(191x), H(191)
Recipes : H(037, 3) bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora.Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day.
H(037, 1) tuberculosis. Bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora. Boiled (undisclosed time) and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) chlamydia, bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora mixed with root of Ziziphus mucronata. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract taken orally, thrice a day
H(191x, 5) blood clotting, H(191, 3) blood purifier,. Bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora, Decoction for 5 - 25 minutes. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mathuba-difala
Euphorbia ingens E.Mey. ex Boiss.
Official name : Euphorbia ingens E.Mey. ex Boiss.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078, 3) breast cancer, stem of Euphorbia ingens. applied topically (raw prescription), directly in to the incision on breast made by a healer, every time afterbathing.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlohlokgomo
Euphorbia maleolens E. Phillips
Official name : Euphorbia maleolens E. Phillips
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens mixed with roots of Triumfetta sp.of Zanthoxylum humile, pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whoile plant of Euphorbia maleolens. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens of Myrothamnus flabellifolius pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens, roots of Triumfetta sp. of Zanthoxylum humile; pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : rofa-bja-Tau
Ficus carica subsp. rupestris (Boiss.) Browicz
Official name : Ficus carica subsp. rupestris (Boiss.) Browicz
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis bark of Ficus carica. Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mofeiye
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057, 1) goiter, bark and root of Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa. Decoction for 6 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothekese / mohlono/mogobagoba
Geigeria aspera Harv. var. aspera
Official name : Geigeria aspera Harv. var. aspera
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(199)
Recipes : H(124, 1) nose bleeding, whole plant of Geigeria aspera, burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkea africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : makgonatsohle
Gethyllis namaquensis (Schönland) Oberm.
Official name : Gethyllis namaquensis (Schönland) Oberm.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(171)
Recipes : H(100, 1) chlamydia, bulb of Gethyllis namaquensis. Chopped and macerated in warm water for 24 hours and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, bulb of Gethyllis namaquensis. Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : naka tsa tholo
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp.fruticosus
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) Aiton f .subsp.fruticosus
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 7) erectile dysfunction, root of Gomphocarpus fruticosus. Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosotsa poo
Grewia bicolor Juss. var. bicolor
Official name : Grewia bicolor Juss. var. bicolor
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 16) diarrhoea, root of Grewia bicolor Juss. var. . Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothetlwa
Gymnosporia tenuispina (Sond.) Szyszyl.
Official name : Gymnosporia tenuispina (Sond.) Szyszyl.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, root of Gymnosporia tenuispina . Decoction for 20 minutes and drops of extract is applied via a finger on the eyes whenever the pain is felt
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sepeiti
Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(046), H(099), H(151), H(171), H(191)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea. Decoction for 5-20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.Thrice a day
H(046, 3) measles. Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally
H(099, 1) epilepsy, whole plant burned a smoke is inhaled
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally
H(151, 1) hypertension, roots of Commelina africana, whole plant of Helichrysum caespititium and pounded together. Five teaspoons are taken orally with a cup of warm water. Thrice a day
H(151, 3) hypertension, H(191, 3) blood purifier.. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is orally taken. Thrice a day
H(171, 2) diabetes mellitus, whole plant of Helichrysum caespititium. Decoction for 10–20 minutes or pounded and taken orally with a tin cup with warm water or a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : bokgatha / mabjana/ mmeetse
Helichrysum herbaceum (Andrews) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum herbaceum (Andrews) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178, 1) heart problem, root of Helichrysum herbaceum. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlomela-tsie
Hermannia quartiniana A. Rich.
Official name : Hermannia quartiniana A. Rich.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, root of Hermannia quartiniana. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 3) gonorrhoea, tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea mixed with roots of Senna italica and pounded; 5 teaspoons taken orally with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, tuber Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Cinnamomum verum of Burkea africana of tuber of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, the entire plant of Geigeria aspera. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, tuber pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : titikwane / sesogadi
Hypoxis iridifolia Baker
Official name : Hypoxis iridifolia Baker
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes mellitus, roots of Hypoxis iridifolia. Decoction for 5–10 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monna maledu / modiboya
Hypoxis obtusa Burch.
Official name : Hypoxis obtusa Burch.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Synonyms : Hypoxis obtusa Burch. ex Ker Gawl.
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(139), H(151), H(191x)
Recipes : H(004, 1) wound /general injuries, leaves of Musa sapientum, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, scale of an ostrich egg and burned; 3 teaspoons of resulting ashes is applied topically
H(100, 1) chlamydia, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, roots of Ziziphus mucronata mixed and pounded. Five teaspoons taken with a cup of warm water
H(139, 4) erectile dysfunction, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, mixed with bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora and pounded. One tin cup of the extract is administered by healer anally via fatal bulb syringe. Thrice a week
H(151, 1) hypertension, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa mixed with root of Dombeya roundifolia and Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191x,1) blood clotting, tuber in decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of warm extract is administered by healer anally via bulb syringe. Thrice week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monna maledu Swikiri poo
Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Ipomoea obscura (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, root of Ipomoea obscura. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : kgomodimaswi
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, root of Jatropha curcas. Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sehlare sa banna
Justicia petiolaris subsp. bowiei (C.B. Clarke) Immelman
Official name : Justicia petiolaris subsp. bowiei (C.B. Clarke) Immelman
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 1) stomach complain, roots of Justicia petiolaris Decoction for three minutes and a cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Kirkia wilmsii Engl.
Official name : Kirkia wilmsii Engl.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151,32) hypertension (32), five to ten piled tubers of Kirkia wilmsii are eaten as raw vafter every meals. Thrice a day
H(151, 1) hypertension, tuber, pounded and taken orally with a warm tin cup of water. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : legaba / modumela
Kleinia longiflora DC.
Official name : Kleinia longiflora DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(100), H(190)
Recipes : H(033, 1) infertility in woman. Roots macerated in warm water for 24 hrs and one tin cup of the decoction is administered by healer anally via bulb syringe. Twice week
H(100, 1) chlamydia, roots of Kleinia longiflora. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Twice a day
H(190, 2) sepsis, whole plant of Kleinia longiflora. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Twice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lekgabolo / motlalamaswi
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 2) hypertension, roots of Lantana camara. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sebabane
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache, leaves and stems of Leonotis leonurus. Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lebake
Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Official name : Lippia javanica (Burm. f.) Spreng.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) chest complain, H(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves of Lippia javanica. Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally.. Thrice a day
H(124, 1) nose bleeding andH(037, 1) tuberculosis leaves burned in a hut thrice a day; smoke inhaled
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, leaves deposited in hot water thrice a day; steam is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosunkwane
Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Official name : Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179, 1) kidney problem, whole plant of Lolium multiflorum, Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : botsakatsaka
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(008), H(139), H(191x)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(139, 5) erectile dysfunction, H(191x, 2) blood clotting, root /leaf of Gymnosporia senegalensis. Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mophato
Medicago sativa L
Official name : Medicago sativa L
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178, 1) heart problem,, whole plant of Medicago sativa mixed with leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : luserene
Melissa officinalis L.
Official name : Melissa officinalis L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 1) hypertension, leaves of Melissa officinalis. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis whole plant of Mentha spp. Crashed and smoked with a newspaper. Twice a day
H(037, 1) tuberculosis, leaves of Artemisia afra and Mentha spp crushed and smoked with a newspaper. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mominti
Merwilla plumbea (Lindl.) Speta
Official name : Merwilla plumbea (Lindl.) Speta
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Merwilla plumbea. Decoction for 5–10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sekakgopha
Mimusops zeyheri Sond.
Official name : Mimusops zeyheri Sond.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Merwilla plumbea. Decoction for 10–25 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mmupudu
Momordica balsamina L.
Official name : Momordica balsamina L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus, roots of Momordica balsamina . Decoction for 5 -10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothwatwa
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Mormordica charantia . Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monamelala
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus, seed and leaf of Moringa oleifera . Decoction for 5 -10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : makgonatsohle
Mundulea sericea (Willd.) A. Chev.
Official name : Mundulea sericea (Willd.) A. Chev.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots of Mundulea sericea . Decoction for 10 - "0 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosetla tlou / motlou
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 1) wound /general injuries (1), leaves of Musa sapientum, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, scale of an ostrich egg and burned; 3 teaspoons of resulting ashes is applied topically
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopanana
Myrothamnus flabellifolius Welw.
Official name : Myrothamnus flabellifolius Welw.
Family : Myrothamnaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(124), H(139), H(199)
Recipes : H(037, 4) tuberculosis, whole plant. Decoction for 5–15 minutes one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(037, 1) tuberculosis, whole plant of Myrothamnus flabellifolius. Burned in hut twice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(124, 2) nose bleeding, whole plant of Myrothamnus flabellifolius. Burned in hut twice a day; smoke is inhaled
H(139, 3) erectile dysfunction, whole plant pounded and one tin cup is taken orally with warm water. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens of Myrothamnus flabellifolius pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : boka, fenya, oga
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(053)
Recipes : H(053, 3) ear infection, barks of Olea europea. Decoction for 15 minutes and drops of the extract is applied in the ear via a bird’s further. Seven times a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motholoari
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(151)
Recipes : H(151, 2) hypertension, roots of Opuntia ficus-indica. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Opuntia ficus-indica Decoction for 20 minutes solely or as a mixture with Ziziphus mucronata (root). One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motloro
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : H(008), H(027z)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, roots of Osyris lanceolata. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(008, 1) diarrhoea, roots of Osyris lanceolata. Pounded and one tin cup is taken orally with warm water. Thrice a day
H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots. Decoction for 10–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mphera
Ozoroa sphaerocarpa R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Official name : Ozoroa sphaerocarpa R. Fern. & A. Fern.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(046), H(139)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(046, 1) measles, bark / root of Ozoroa sphaerocarpa. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(139, 9) erectile dysfunction, bark / root of Ozoroa sphaerocarpa. Pounded and taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : momoko, and monoko
Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Official name : Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, fruits of Pappea capensis. Taken as raw. (undisclosed dosage)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mongatane
Pelargonium spp
Official name : Pelargonium spp
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(151), H(199)
Recipes : H(033, 3) female infertility, H(151, 3) hypertension, roots of Pelargonium spp. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Pelargonium spp. Decoction for 20 minutes and undisclosed volume is taken orally. Thrice daily
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Pelargonium spp. Pounded and six table spoons taken orally. Thrice daily with either warm water or porridge
H(151, 3) hypertension, roots.Decoction for 10–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Four times a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : selumi
Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Official name : Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Family : Sinopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, roots of Pellaea calomelanos. Decoction for 15 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lehorometso
Peltophorum africanum Sond.
Official name : Peltophorum africanum Sond.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(033), H(191), H(199)
Recipes : H(027y, 1) post partum, H(139, 4) erectile dysfunction, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Pounded for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(033, 1) female infertility, roots fter being Decoction for 15 minutes, 10 teaspoons of FG and Joko teas are added to the extract (2 L bottle). One tin cup of the mixture is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(033, 1) female infertility, roots. Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191, 1) blood purifier, leaves of Turraea obtusifolia, roots of Triumffeta sp of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS , barks of Peltophorum africanum mixed with roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosehla
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, H(151, 3) hypertension, roots of Persea americana . Decoction for 10 - 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : moafokhathe
Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Fuss
Official name : Petroselinum crispum (Mill.) Fuss
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179, 2) clean kidneys, leaves of Petroselinum crispum Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : morogane
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(033)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, H(033, 1) female infertility, roots of Phytolacca dodecandra. Decoction for 20 - 35 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopampara
Plectranthus ciliatus E. Mey. ex Benth.
Official name : Plectranthus ciliatus E. Mey. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(178), H(199)
Recipes : H(178, 1) heart problem,, roots of Plectranthus ciliatus. Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, roots of Boscia albitrunca of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Plectranthus ciliatus of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sehlare sa pelo
Polygala hottentotta C.Presl
Official name : Polygala hottentotta C.Presl
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constipation, whole plant of Polygala hottentotta. Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : lehlokwa la tsela
Protea caffra Meisn. subsp. Caffra
Official name : Protea caffra Meisn. subsp. Caffra
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) chlamydia, seeds of Protea caffra are pounded and 6 teaspoons are taken orally with warm water
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : unknown
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(151)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, roots of Psidium guajava, roots of Punica granatum. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(008, 3) diarrhoea, roots of Psidium guajava.. Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(151, 1) hypertension, roots of Psidium guajava.. Decoction for 7 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokwaba
Punica granatum L.
Official name : Punica granatum L.
Family : Lythraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(171)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, roots of Psidium guajava, roots of Punica granatum. Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(008, 20) diarrhoea , roots / pericarp of Punica granatum. Decoction for 5 - 25 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(077, 2) blood vomiting, H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, roots of Punica granatum. Decoction for 10 - 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgarenate
Rhus lancea L.f.
Official name : Rhus lancea L.f.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Searsia lancea (L. f.) Moffett , Searsia lancea (L. f.) F.A. Barkley
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, 1) nta (Bapediterminology), roots of Searsia lancea. Decoction for 20 minutes and a cup of extract is taken orally
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokalabata / motshakhutshakhu
Ricinus communis L. var. communis
Official name : Ricinus communis L. var. communis
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003, 7) swelled leg whole plant of Ricinus communis var . Decoction for 5–30 minutes and 1–3 tin cups of warm extract is used to massage affected legs
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothoba
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, leaves of Saccharum officinarum. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : momoba
Salix mucronata subsp. capensis (Thunb.) Immelman
Official name : Salix mucronata subsp. capensis (Thunb.) Immelman
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) chest complain, fruits of Salix mucronata subsp. 6 - 10 raw fruits are taken orally. Four times a day
H(037, 2) tuberculosis, seed and fruit are pounded and 5 tablespoons are taken orally with a tin cup of warm water. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mmilo
Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Sansevieria hyacinthoides (L.) Druce
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(199)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, leaves of Sansevieria hyacinthoides. Decoction for 5 - 10 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 2 ) HIV/AIDS, roots. Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : makgotse
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capense and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. 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
Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Official name : Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(151), H(191)
Recipes : H(151, 2) hypertension, H(191, 1) blood purifier, whole plant of Schkuhria pinnata. Decoction for 10–20 minutes and a cup of the extract is taken orally
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sebabane
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. birrea Sond.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst. subsp. birrea Sond.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(078), H(178x), H(191x), H(199)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp. Pounded and taken orally with warm water. Thrice a day
H(033, 1) female infertility, H(078, 1) leukemia, H(178x, 3) stroke, barks. Decoction for 10 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191x,1) blood clotting, barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulbs of Drimia elata of Eucomis pallidiflora and Decoction for 5 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capense and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : morula
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen. var. longipedunculata
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen. var. longipedunculata
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Securidaca longepedunculata var. longepedunculata of Zanthoxylum humile and pounded; 7 easpoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mopesu
Senecio barbertonicus Klatt
Official name : Senecio barbertonicus Klatt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(190)
Recipes : H(190, 2) sepsis, leaves of Senecio barbertonicus. Decoction for 20 - 30 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sehlare sa sejetso
Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Official name : Sesbania punicea (Cav.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z, 1) menstrual disorder, roots of Sesbania punicea. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgabane
Sida cordifolia L. var. cordifolia
Official name : Sida cordifolia L. var. cordifolia
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles roots of Sida cordifolia subsp. Decoction for 10 minutes and cool extract is used for bathing or one tin cup of this extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sebenyu
Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinnf.) B.L. Burtt
Official name : Siphonochilus aethiopicus (Schweinnf.) B.L. Burtt
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 1) asthma, rhizome of Siphonochilus aethiopicus. Decoction for 5 minutes; steam is inhaled
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : serakulu
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Official name : Solanum lycopersicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, fruit of Solanum lycopersicum. Juice is squeezed and 1-3 tin cups of juice is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : motamati
Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Official name : Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179, 1) clean kidneys, fruits of Solanum mauritianum. Macerated in the water for 24 hrs and one tin cup of decoction is administered by healer anally via bulb syringe. Thrice week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothola-o-mo- tala
Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Official name : Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) gonorrhoea fruit of Solanum panduriforme. Chopped and macerated in warm water for 24 hours. One tin cup of the decoction is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothola - ye-serolwane
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C. Krauss subsp. Cordatum
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C. Krauss subsp. Cordatum
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 1) ulcer, root and leaf of Syzygium cordatum subsp.Decoction for 20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Every time before and after meals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mohlo
Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Official name : Tarchonanthus camphoratus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 1) diabetes mellitus, H(151, 2) hypertension, roots of Tarchonanthus camphoratus.Decoction for 10–20 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mogata
Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Official name : Terminalia sericea Burch. ex DC.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 3) measles, leaves of Terminalia sericea. Decoction for 5–26 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice aday
H(046, 5) measles, leaves of Terminalia sericea. Pounded and mixed with either olive oil or Vaseline and used as a lotion after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mogonono
Tribulus terrestris L.
Official name : Tribulus terrestris L.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 1) chlamydia, whole plant Tribulus terestris, roots of Ziziphus mucronata. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mosehlo
Triumfetta sp.
Official name : Triumfetta sp.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(191)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, roots of Triumfetta sp. Decoction for 5–20 minutes and one tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(191, 1) blood purifier, , leaves of Turraea obtusifolia, roots of Triumffeta sp of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens mixed with roots of Triumfetta sp.of Zanthoxylum humile, pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Turraea obtusifolia Hochst.
Official name : Turraea obtusifolia Hochst.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(191)
Recipes : H(191, 1) blood purifier, leaves of Turraea obtusifolia, roots of Triumffeta sp of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, barks of Peltophorum africanum. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : sepeite
Vigna unguiculata subsp. dekindtiana (Harms) Verdc.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata subsp. dekindtiana (Harms) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhoea, leaves of Vigna unguiculata subsp. Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monawa
Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Official name : Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(108)
Recipes : H(046, 4) measles, H(108, 4) cold, flue, leaves of Warburgia salutaris . Decoction for 5 - 20 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : molaka
Ximenia americana L. var. americana
Official name : Ximenia americana L. var. americana
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(191)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, H(191, 2) contaminated blood, roots of Ximenia americana. Decoction for 17 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : ikgolotsane
Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
Official name : Zantedeschia aethiopica (L.) Spreng.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, roots of Zantedeschia aethiopica. Decoction for 7 minutes and drops of the extract is applied via a stick on infected eyes. Five times a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mothebe
Zanthoxylum capense (Thumb.) Harv.
Official name : Zanthoxylum capense (Thumb.) Harv.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(124), H(199)
Recipes : H(037, 1) tuberculosis, H(124, 1) nose bleeding , leaves of Zanthoxylum capense. Burned in a hut; smoke is inhaled. Twice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS barks of Sclerocarya birrea subsp., bulb of Drimia elata, root of Elephantorrhiza elephantina of Elaeodendron transvaalense of Zanthoxylum capense and wigs of Sarcostemma viminale. Decoction for 10 minutes. One tin cup of the extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : senokomaropa
Zanthoxylum humile (E. A. Bruce) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum humile (E. A. Bruce) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(139), H(199)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles, roots. Decoction for 5 minutes and one tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(139, 1) erectile dysfunction, roots of Securidaca longepedunculata var. longepedunculata of Zanthoxylum humile and pounded; 7 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
H(139, 11) erectile dysfunction, roots of Zanthoxylum humile. Pounded and 5–7 teaspoons is taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge or warm water. Thrice a day
H(199, 1) HIV/AIDS, whole plant of Euphorbia maleolens mixed with roots of Triumfetta sp.of Zanthoxylum humile, pounded and 5 teaspoons taken orally with a bowl of soft porridge. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : monokwane
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, roots of Citrus limon of Acanthus montanus of Carica papaya of Zea mays and Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
H(051, 3 paludism, whole plant of Zea mays. Pounded et mixed with Vaseline (lotion) and applied topically every time after bathing
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mabele
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 2) chlamydia, bulb of Eucomis pallidiflora mixed with root of Ziziphus mucronata. Decoction for 20 minutes. One tin cup of extract taken orally, thrice a day
H(100, 1) chlamydia, tuber of Hypoxis obtusa, roots of Ziziphus mucronata mixed and pounded. Five teaspoons taken with a cup of warm water
H(100, 1) gonorrhoea, roots of Opuntia ficus-indica Decoction for 20 minutes solely or as a mixture with Ziziphus mucronata (root). One tin cup of extract is taken orally. Thrice a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo Province)
Vernacular name : mokgalo