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Reference : HS 45

Author(s) : Seleteng Kose, L. , A. Moteetee, S. Van Vuuren
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Maseru district of Lesotho Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 170, 184–200, (2015)
Reference HS 45 has information about 80 plants :
Agave americana subsp.americana
Official name : Agave americana subsp.americana
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Agave americana subsp americana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala le leputsoa (Sesotho)
Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Official name : Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, roots of Ajuga ophrydis
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : senyarela (Sesotho)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes; leaves, roots of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala la quthing (Sesotho)
Aloe maculata All.
Official name : Aloe maculata All.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe latifolia (Haw.) Haw.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(078) breast cancer; H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Aloe maculata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala la bafu (Sesotho)
Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Aloe striatula, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mohalakane, seholobe (Sesotho)
Anthospermum rigidum Puff subsp. pumilum
Official name : Anthospermum rigidum Puff subsp. pumilum
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility,; roots of Anthospermum rigidum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phakisan (Sesotho)
Aristida congesta subsp.congesta
Official name : Aristida congesta subsp.congesta
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(166)
Recipes : infants’ ailments (H(006) constipation, H(082) phlegm, H(104)colic, H(166) hiccup); whole plant of Aristida congesta, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : bolepo (Sesotho)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(128x)
Recipes : H(128x) prostrate, leaves of Artemisia afra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lengana (Sesotho)
Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Official name : Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) skin sores; roots of Aster bakerianus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phoa (Sesotho)
Berkheya setifera DC.
Official name : Berkheya setifera DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(028), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(028) uterine disorders, H(199) reduces mother-child HIV transmission; roots, leaves of Berkheya setifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : leleme la khomo (Sesotho)
Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Official name : Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(037), H(078), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cervical cancer, H(100) syphilis, leaves of Buddleja salviifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lelothoan (Sesotho)
Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Official name : Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104), H(171), H(191)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(104) stomach ailments, H(171) diabetes, H(191) cleans impurities in blood; bulb, roots of Bulbine narcissifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : khomo ea balisa (Sesotho)
Cephalaria pungens Szabό
Official name : Cephalaria pungens Szabό
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(033), H(166)
Recipes : H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(033) infertility, H(166) hiccup ; whole plan of Cephalaria pungens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : ts’oen (Sesotho)
Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Official name : Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes; leaves of Cheilanthes hirta, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mamauoaneng, mamarakoaneng (Sesotho)
Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Official name : Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis; whole plant of Clematis brachiata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : orara oa thaba (Sesotho)
Clutia natalensis Bernh.
Official name : Clutia natalensis Bernh.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes; roots of Clutia natalensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mosali-mofubelu (Sesotho)
Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Official name : Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cervical cancer, wounds, leaves of Cussonia paniculata subsp.sinuata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mots’ets’e (Sesotho)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(102)
Recipes : H(102) excessive bile secretion; roots of Cyathula uncinulata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : bohome ba lipoli (Sesotho)
Dianthus basuticus Burtt Davy
Official name : Dianthus basuticus Burtt Davy
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(201) internal parasites, introduced by witchcraft, roots of Dianthus basuticus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : hlokoana-la-tsela (Sesotho)
Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(028), H(037), H(078), H(104), H(117), H(171), H(199)
Recipes : H(028) uterine disorders, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) breast cancer, H(104) stomach ailments, H(117) gall sickness, H(171) diabetes, H(199) HIV and related infections, roots, leaves of Dicoma anomala, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : hloenya (Sesotho)
Drimia depressa (Baker) Jessop
Official name : Drimia depressa (Baker) Jessop
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(099), H(126), H(199)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cancer, H(099) mental illness, H(126) liver problem, H(199) HIV and related infections ; whole plant of Drimia depressa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moretele (Sesotho)
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(037), H(078), H(094), H(100), H(104), H(191)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(033) infertility, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) breast cancer, H(094) piles, H(100) syphilis, H(104) stomach and intestinal disorders, H(104) abdominal pains, H(191) cleans blood; rhizome of Elephantorrhiza elephantin, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mositsane (Sesotho)
Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees
Official name : Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(191)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ailments, H(191) cleans blood; whole plant, roots of Eragrostis curvula
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : seritsoan (Sesotho)
Eragrostis plana Nees
Official name : Eragrostis plana Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis; roots of Eragrostis plana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : selile (Sesotho)
Eriocephalus sp.
Official name : Eriocephalus sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes,; whole plant of Eriocephalus sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : sehala-hala sa matlaka (Sesotho)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(108) colds, leaves of Eucalyptus sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : boloukomo (Sesotho)
Euclea coriacea A.DC.
Official name : Euclea coriacea A.DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) stomach pains; barks of Euclea coriacea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : ralikokotoana, monna-mots’o (Sesotho)
Eucomis autumnalis Chitt.subsp.autumnalis
Official name : Eucomis autumnalis Chitt.subsp.autumnalis
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(166)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(166) hiccup; bulb, roots of Eucomis autumnalis subsp. Autumnalis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mathethebale, khapump (Sesotho)
Euphorbia clavarioides Boiss. var.clavarioides
Official name : Euphorbia clavarioides Boiss. var.clavarioides
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(151), H(171), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, H(199) HIV and related infections, ; whole plan of Euphorbia clavarioides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : sehlooko (Sesotho)
Gazania krebsiana subsp. krebsiana
Official name : Gazania krebsiana subsp. krebsiana
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis ; roots of Gazania krebsiana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : tsikitlane (Sesotho)
Gerbera ambigua (Cass.) Sch. Bip.
Official name : Gerbera ambigua (Cass.) Sch. Bip.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, whole plant of Gerbera ambigua, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : seboka (Sesotho)
Gerbera piloselloides (L.) Cass.
Official name : Gerbera piloselloides (L.) Cass.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma; roots of Gerbera piloselloides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : tsebe ea pela (Sesotho)
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(078), H(104), H(191)
Recipes : H(027z) eases pregnancy, H(078) cancer, H(104) stomach ailments, H(191) cleans blood, rhizome, leaves of Gunnera perpensa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : qobo (Sesotho)
Haplocarpha scaposa Harv.
Official name : Haplocarpha scaposa Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(199)
Recipes : H(078) internal tumour, H(199) reduces mother to child transmission in HIV infections; roots, leaves of Haplocarpha scaposa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : papetloana (Sesotho)
Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Helichrysum caespititium (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(082) acute respiratory infections, H(126) liver problem, whole plant of Helichrysum caespititium, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phate ea ngaka (Sesotho)
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis; whole plant of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phefo (Sesotho)
Helichrysum pallidum DC.
Official name : Helichrysum pallidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(202)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(201) charm to make a person forgotten or invisible to enemies, H(202) cleanses a baby after breast feeding; whole plant of Helichrysum pallidum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : boleba (Sesotho)
Hermannia depressa N.E. Br.
Official name : Hermannia depressa N.E. Br.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer; roots of Hermannia depressa, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : selenjane, seletjan (Sesotho)
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(097), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(037) tuberculosis, H(097) swollen testicles, H(100) syphilis, H(199) HIV and related infections; corn, leaves of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moli (Sesotho)
Ipomoea oblongata E. Mey. ex Choisy
Official name : Ipomoea oblongata E. Mey. ex Choisy
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) swollen feet, H(078) cancer, H(104) stomach ailments, roots of Ipomoea oblongata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mothokho (Sesotho)
Ledebouria cooperi (Hook.f.) Jessop
Official name : Ledebouria cooperi (Hook.f.) Jessop
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(082), H(191)
Recipes : H(006) constipation in children, H(082) phlegm, H(191) cleans blood; bulb of Ledebouria cooperi, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : leptjetlane (Sesotho)
Leobordea lanceolata (E.Mey.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr
Official name : Leobordea lanceolata (E.Mey.) B.-E. van Wyk & Boatwr
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cancer, H(082) asthma, H(104) stomach pains; roots of Leobordea lanceolata , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : khonathi (Sesotho)
Leucosidea sericea Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Leucosidea sericea Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(199) HIV and related infections ; leaves, stem bark, Leucosidea sericea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : cheche (Sesotho)
Lightfootia sp.
Official name : Lightfootia sp.
Family : Campanulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis; whole plan of Lightfootia sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : leseli (Sesotho)
Malva parviflora L. var. parviflora
Official name : Malva parviflora L. var. parviflora
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(003) swollen feet, H(013) herpes, H(037) tuberculosis, H(100) syphilis: whole plant of Malva parviflora, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : tika-motse (Sesotho)
Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds.subsp.longifolia
Official name : Mentha longifolia (L.) Huds.subsp.longifolia
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(078)
Recipes : H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(078) cervical cancer; leaves, stem, rhizome of Mentha longifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : Koena (Sesotho)
Metalasia muricata (L.) D. Don
Official name : Metalasia muricata (L.) D. Don
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis; branches, leaves of Metalasia muricata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : tee (Sesotho
Morella serrata (Lam.) Killick
Official name : Morella serrata (Lam.) Killick
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(037) tuberculosis, H(099) mental illnes; whole plant of Morella serrata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : malelek (Sesotho)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache; branches of Myrsine africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moroka-pheleu (Sesotho)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes; leaves, stem bark of Olea europaea subsp africana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mohloare (Sesotho)
Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Official name : Opuntia ficus-indica (L.) Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(094) piles, H(103) toothache, stem of Opuntia ficus-indica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : torofeie (Sesotho)
Othonna natalensis Sch. Bip.
Official name : Othonna natalensis Sch. Bip.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(099) mental illnes, roots of Othonna natalensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phela (Sesotho)
Parapodium costatum E. Mey.
Official name : Parapodium costatum E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(082), H(199)
Recipes : H(078) internal and external tumours, H(082) phlegm, H(199) HIV and related infections, ; roots of Parapodium costatum, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : sehamela-poli (Sesotho)
Pelargonium sidoides DC.
Official name : Pelargonium sidoides DC.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(008) diarrhoea, H(055) vomiting; roots of Pelargonium sidoides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : khoara (Sesotho)
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(082) asthma; whole plant of Pennisetum glaucum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : nyalothi (Sesotho)
Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex. Eckl.& Zeyh.) Walp.
Official name : Pentanisia prunelloides (Klotzsch ex. Eckl.& Zeyh.) Walp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(126), H(151), H(171), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cancer, H(126) liver problem, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, H(178) heart problems, roots, leaves of Pentanisia prunelloides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : setima-mollo (Sesotho)
Phygelius capensis E. Mey. ex Benth.
Official name : Phygelius capensis E. Mey. ex Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(078) internal tumour, H(199) HIV and related infections; roots of Phygelius capensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mafifi-mats’o (Sesotho)
Phytolacca heptandra Retz.
Official name : Phytolacca heptandra Retz.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(201)
Recipes : H(078 ) cervical cancer, H(201) parasites introduced by witchcraft; roots of Phytolacca heptandra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : monatja (Sesotho)
Populus sp.
Official name : Populus sp.
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(100) syphilis, H(199) HIV and related infections; branches of Populus sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : popoliri ea thaba (Sesotho)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(171), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(171) diabetes, H(199) HIV and related infections; branches of Rhamnus prinoides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mofif!i (Sesotho)
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(013), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(171) diabetes, leaves, fruits of Searsia lancea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : ts’ilabele (Sesotho)
Rubus rigidus Smith.
Official name : Rubus rigidus Smith.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(078)
Recipes : H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(078) cervical cancer; roots of Rubus rigidus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : monokots’oai (Sesotho)
Rumex lanceolatus Thunb.
Official name : Rumex lanceolatus Thunb.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(027y), H(094), H(100), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(027y) cleansing, womb after childbirt, H(094) piles, H(100) syphilis, H(171) diabetes; leaves, roots of Rumex lanceolatus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : khamane (Sesotho)
Salvia runcinata L. f.
Official name : Salvia runcinata L. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(078) cancer, H(078) internal tumour, H(100) syphilis, H(104) abdominal pains; whole plant of Salvia runcinata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mosisil (Sesotho)
Scabiosa columbaria L.
Official name : Scabiosa columbaria L.
Family : Dipsacaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(027z), H(028), H(082), H(151), H(199)
Recipes : H(026) period pains, H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(028) uterine disorders, H(082) acute respiratory infections, H(151) high blood pressure, H(199) reduces transmission of HIV from mother to chil, roots, leaves of Scabiosa columbaria, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : selomi (Sesotho)
Scirpus falsus C.B. Clarke
Official name : Scirpus falsus C.B. Clarke
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility; rhizome of Scirpus falsus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : loli (Sesotho)
Selaginella caffrorum (Milde) Hieron.
Official name : Selaginella caffrorum (Milde) Hieron.
Family : Selaginellaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(078), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(018) headache, H(078) cancer, H(100) syphilis, H(104) abdominal pains: whole plant of Selaginella caffrorum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moriri oa matlapa, mafika (Sesotho)
Senecio asperulus DC.
Official name : Senecio asperulus DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(037) tuberculosis, H(100) syphilis; whole plant of Senecio asperulus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moferefere (Sesotho)
Senecio coronatus (Thunb.) Harv.
Official name : Senecio coronatus (Thunb.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) intestinal complaints, roots of Senecio coronatus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lehlomane (Sesotho)
Sisymbrium capense Thunb.
Official name : Sisymbrium capense Thunb.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) internal tumour; leaves of Sisymbrium capense, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : sepaile sa sesotho (Sesotho)
Sisyranthus imberbis Harv.
Official name : Sisyranthus imberbis Harv.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) reduces mother-to-child HIV infection; whole plant of Sisyranthus imberbis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : malla-ntebile (Sesotho)
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) complicationsassociated with pregnancy; whole plant of Solanum aculeatissimum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : thola (Sesotho)
Tephrosia capensis (Jacq.) Pers.var. capensis
Official name : Tephrosia capensis (Jacq.) Pers.var. capensis
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart problems; roots of Tephrosia capensis .var. capensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : pelo-li-maroba (Sesotho)
Thesium costatum A. W. Hill var. costatum
Official name : Thesium costatum A. W. Hill var. costatum
Family : Santalaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma,; whole plant of Thesium costatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : marakalle (Sesotho)
Thesium sp.
Official name : Thesium sp.
Family : Santalaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) internal tumour; roots of Thesium sp., RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lentso (Sesotho)
Trifolium burchellianum subsp.burchellianum
Official name : Trifolium burchellianum subsp.burchellianum
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(178) heart problems, roots of Trifolium burchellianum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : moroko (Sesotho)
Tulbaghia acutiloba Harv.
Official name : Tulbaghia acutiloba Harv.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(200x), H(201)
Recipes : H(200x) boosts immune system, H(201) internal parasites introduced by witchcraft, whole plant of Tulbaghia acutiloba, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : konofolo, sefotha-fotha (Sesotho)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) skin sores, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) internal tumour, H(078) breast cancer, roots (bark), leaves of Withania somnifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mofera-ngope (Sesotho)
Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T. Aiton f. var.undulatum
Official name : Xysmalobium undulatum (L.) W.T. Aiton f. var.undulatum
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(078), H(082), H(171)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cervical cancer, H(082) phlegm, H(171) diabetes; roots of Xysmalobium undulatum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : poho-ts’ehla (Sesotho)
Zantedeschia albomaculata (Hook.) Baill subsp.albomaculata
Official name : Zantedeschia albomaculata (Hook.) Baill subsp.albomaculata
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(037) tuberculosis, H(099) mental illness; rhizome of Zantedeschia albomaculata subsp. Albomaculata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mohalalitoe, mohale ha a likoe (Sesotho)