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Reference : HT 27

Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia, Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:12 (2007)
Reference HT 27 has information about 54 plants :
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(014), H(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) herpes zoster (shererit kusil) chewing fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera
H(124) blood clotting, dressing with crushed fresh leaves
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Achyranthes aspera of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Verbascum sinaiticum , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : telenzje (Amharic)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(074)
Recipes : H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with crushed whole plant of Acokanthera schimperi
H(074) bacterial infection of nail (yetat merz), dressing with crushed fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yemerz enchet (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) eyes sickness (ayne maz) rubbing with warmed bulb of Allium sativum
H(201) evil eye, smelling aroma of bulb
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder of Asparagus africanus is eaten with chicken soup
H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder of Asparagus africanus, Clerodendrum myricoides, Ferrula communis of Pavonia urens are taken with a local beverage (tella)
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yeset kest (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, juice of leaves of Brucea antidysenterica, VO. in the morning
H(008) diarrhoea +H(014) itching + H(051) + H(091) weight loss (all those symptoms are called : bullad), fruit powder mixed with honey and fermented for seven days is taken orally until cure
H(008) dysentery + H(051) + H(091) weight loss (all those symptoms are called : mushoro), roots powder mixed with honey , VO. until cure
H(014) eczema (chiffea), dressing with inner bark paste mixed with butter or oil
H(014) eczema (chiffea), roots paste of Brucea antidysenterica of Cucumis ficifolius, make a dressing with honey
H(094) haemorrhoids, fruit powder mixed with milk, VO. during 3 days
H(201) craziness, bathing with crushed fresh leaves and roots of Brucea antidysenterica of Podocarpus gracilis (zigba)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : aballo (waginos) (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), leaves or fruits powder of Calpurnia aurea mixed with H2O or honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Achyranthes aspera of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Verbascum sinaiticum , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
H(201) evil eyes roots paste of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata with H20, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : gumero (Amharic)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, juice of leaves of Carica papaya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : papaya (Amharic)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dressing with leaves paste of Centella asiatica
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yeayit joro (Amharic)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(053) ear sickness, drops of juice of leaves of Clausena anisata in ears
H(104) stomach ache, chewing roots
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : limche (Amharic)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dressing with leaves paste of Clematis hirsuta
H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), juice of fresh leaves as body lotion
H(037) cough, juice of leaves mixed with butter or fat, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : azo hareg (Amharic)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder of Asparagus africanus, Clerodendrum myricoides, Ferrula communis of Pavonia urens are taken with a local beverage (tella)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : misrich (Amharic)
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(080)
Recipes : H(053) ear infection, juice of fresh leaves of Commelina sp. as ear drops
H(080) skin allergia, dressing with crushed fresh leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yemariam wuha (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomachache (kuruba), leaves of Croton macrostachyus are eaten whith soup (wat)
H(008), leaves powder mixed with H2O, VO.
H(014) scabies (ekeke), dressing with crushed leaves mixed with butter or oil
H(014) tinea versicolor (quaqucha) , rubbing and dressing with latex of leaves
H(104) stomachache disorder, leaves, roots and seeds of Croton macrostachyus of Eragrostis tef of Solanum indicum, are boiled in butter, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, jaundice (wef beshita), leaves powder mixed with H2O, VO. during 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : bissana (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(070), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), chewing roots of Cucumis ficifolius
H(014) eczema (chiffea), roots paste of Brucea antidysenterica of Cucumis ficifolius, make a dressing with honey
H(043) meningitis (majrat getr), roots poxder mixed wit honey, VO.
H(070), roots powder VO. with tef kita
H(075) lose of appetite (ayn bar tessa), chewing roots
H(126) hepatitis, jaundice (wef beshita), roots powder mixed with skimmed milk or noug, VO. in the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yemidir embuay (Amharic)
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, chewing roots of Cyphostemma junceum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : etse zewe (Amharic)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(014), H(103), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dressing with leaf paste of Datura stramonium
H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with leaves paste
H(103) tooth ache, fresh leaves are boiled, steam inhalation
H(175x) dandruff (fore fore), fresh leaves are rubbed and dressed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : astenagir (Amharic)
Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf.
Official name : Dorstenia barnimiana Schweinf.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(070), H(078), H(091), H(100), H(126), H(161)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(051) + H(091) weigh lost, roots powder of Dorstenia barnimiana mixed with honey and fermented for seven days, VO. until cure
H(070) rabies, root powder is taken with skimmed milk or noug orally in the morning for seven days
H(078) cancer, scarification and inserting the root
H(100) syphillis, roots powder mixed with honey, VO. In the morning
H(126) hepatitis, jaundice (wef beshita), root powder is taken with skimmed milk or noug orally in the morning
H(161) donkey's wart (yeahya kintarot), dressing with root paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : work bemeda (Amharic)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, root of Dracaena steudneri is burned and smoke is inhaled
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : etse patos (Amharic)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, root powder of Echinops kebericho is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : kebercho (Amharic)
Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Official name : Eragrostis tef (Zuccagni) Trotter
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache disorders, leaves, roots, seeds of.Croton macrostachyus, Eragrostis tef, Solanum indicum, boiled in butter, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : tef (Amharic)
Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Euphorbia abyssinica J.F.Gmel.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(070), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(070) rabies, root powder of Euphorbia abyssinica mixed with H2O, VO.
H(100) veneral diseases, latex is eaten with tef (Eragrostis tef)
H(126) hepatitis, jaundice (wef beshita), latex mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : qulqwal (Amharic)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(014), H(161)
Recipes : H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with latex of Euphorbia tirucalli
H(161) wart (kintarot), roots powder mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : kinchib (Amharic)
Ferula communis L.
Official name : Ferula communis L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(037) cough, filtrate boiling roots of Ferula communis mixed with honey, VO. until cure
H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder of Asparagus africanus of Clerodendrum myricoides of Ferrula communis of Pavonia urens are taken with a local beverage (tella)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : dog (Amharic)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(008), H(075), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, chewing roots of Ficus thonningii
H(075) lose of appetite (ayn bar tessa) roots with nough is eaten
H(104) stomachaches, chewing inner barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : chibha (Amharic)
Glinus lotoides L.
Official name : Glinus lotoides L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm (kosso), fruit powder of Glinus lotoides mixed with nough, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : meterea (Amharic)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, chewing root of Gossypium herbaceum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : tit (Amharic)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm (kosso), powder of ONS of Hagenia abyssinica, mixed with H2O and fermented 1 night, VO. in the morning
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : kosso (Amharic)
Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Official name : Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burning, dressing with crushed fresh leaves of Helinus mystacinus
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : esat abered (Amharic)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027w), H(104)
Recipes : H(027w) babies sickness, bathing with crushed fresh leaves and stems of Indigofera spicata
H(104) stomach ache, chewing roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yebab alenga (Amharic)
Ipomoea sp.
Official name : Ipomoea sp.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027w), H(078)
Recipes : H(027w) babies sickness, bathing with crushed leaves and stems of Ipomoea sp.
H(078) cancer, pieces of roots in scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : filatsut (Amharic)
Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Official name : Kalanchoe petitiana A.Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, pieces of roots of Kalanchoe petitiana in scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : endehuahula (Amharic)
Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Official name : Millettia ferruginea (Hochst.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(053), H(068)
Recipes : H(000) (mujelea) chigger, dressing with fruit paste of Millettia ferruginea mixed with butter
H(053) earache (yejoro kunkun), juice of leaves or stems as ear drops
H(068) amoebiasis, fruit powder mixed with honey, VO.
H(074) bacterial infection of nail (tfre metmet), dressing with leaves paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : birbira (Amharic)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(027w)
Recipes : H(027w) babies sickness (zuresh), bathing with crushed fresh roots of Momordica foetida
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : qura hareg (Amharic)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with fresh crushed leaves or with bark paste of Ocimum lamiifolium
H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), juice of leaves in a coffee cup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : dama kesse (Amharic)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (sinfete wesib), root powder of Asparagus africanus, Clerodendrum myricoides, Ferrula communis of Pavonia urens are taken with a local beverage (tella)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : ablalit (Amharic)
Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, pieces of roots of Pergularia daemia in scarifications at location of the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : yeayit hareg (Amharic)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(070), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), root or leaves powder of Phytolacca dodecandra mixed with H2O, VO.
H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with fruits paste
H(070) rabies, root paste of Phytolacca dodecandra with tef kita (Eragrostis tef) VO. in the morning for 7 days
H(126) hepatitis, jaundice (wef beshita), leaves powder mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : endod (Amharic)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(020), H(037), H(078), H(113)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, dressing with roots paste of Plumbago zeylanica
H(020) snake, chewing leaves
H(037) cough, fresh leaves are boiled and filtrated, mixed with fermented butter, VO.
H(078) cancer, roots powder mixed wit sulphur (digne), local application
H(113) rheumatic pain (kurtimat), fresh leaves are boiled, fitrated, mixed with honey, VO. for 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : amira (Amharic)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (chiffea), , leaf paste of Rhamnus prinoides, mixed with butter, application as ointment
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : gesho (Amharic)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), juice of roots of Ricinus communis, VO.
H(103) tooth ache, chewing fresh roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : kachima (Amharic)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027w), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), juice of roots of Rumex nepalensis, VO.
H(027w) unbilical cord labouring, tying fresh root around west
H(155) tonsilitis (entil siwerd), juice of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : tult (Amharic)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(108) flue, juice of leaves of Ruta chalepensis in coffee, VO.
H(201) evil eye, smelling aroma of fresh leaves and stems
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Allium sativum of Asparagus africanus of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Clausena anisata of Dracaena steudneri of Echinops kebericho of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Ruta chalepensis , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : tena adam (Amharic)
Solanum indicum L.
Official name : Solanum indicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache disorders, leaves, roots, seeds of.Croton macrostachyus, Eragrostis tef, Solanum indicum, boiled in butter, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : nech embuay (Amharic)
Solanum marginatum L. f.
Official name : Solanum marginatum L. f.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling (kusil), dressing with crushed fresh roots of Solanum marginatum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : geber embuay (Amharic)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(027w), H(051), H(104), H(161)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(104) stomach ache (kuruba), juice of roots of Stephania abyssinica, VO.
H(027w) babies sickness, juice of leaves mixed with butter, VO.
H(051) + H(018) headache (girfita), bathingwith crushed fresh leaves
H(104) stomachache, juice of leaves and stems, VO.
H(161) wart (kintarot),, dressing with stem paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : kib kitel (Amharic)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(087)
Recipes : H(004) + H(087) infected cut or wound (kola kusil), dressing with bark paste of Stereospermum kunthianum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : zana (Amharic)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) stomachache, juice of roots, VO.
H(014) herpes (kusil) dressing with fresh crushed leaves of Verbascum sinaiticum
H(201) evil eyes roots powder of Achyranthes aspera of Capparis tomentosa of Carissa spinarum (agam) of Justicia schimperiana (sensel) of Verbascum sinaiticum , spinkled on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : daba keded (Amharic)
Verbena officinalis L.
Official name : Verbena officinalis L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(053), H(068), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) herpes zoster (yeshererit beshita), dressing with leaves paste of Verbena officinalis
H(020) snake, chewing roots
H(053) ear sickness, juice of fruits with olive oil, ears drops
H(068) ascaris (wesfat), juice of roots, VO.
H(104) stomach disorder (gusmit), juice of leaves, VO.
H(104) stomach ache, chewing roots
H(201) evil eyes, smelling aroma of fresh roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : atuch (Amharic)
Vernonia adoensis Schultz-Bip. ex Walp.
Official name : Vernonia adoensis Schultz-Bip. ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia macrocephala A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual disorders, roots are chewing of Vernonia adoensis with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : esta mossa (Amharic)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(000), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) epidemic disease (testo beshita) , root powder is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(155) tonsilitis (entil siwerd) juice of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, VO.
H(201) devil sickness, madness (likift), inhalation and smoke steam of burning roots
H(201) devil sickness (satan beshita), root powder is sprinkled on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : girawa (Amharic)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(155)
Recipes : H(014) herpes (kusil), dressing with bark paste of Ximenia americana
H(155) tonsilitis (entil siwerd), juice of bark, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : enkoye (Amharic)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(161), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), leaves and stems of Zehneria scabra are boiled, steam bath
H(161) wart (kintarot), pressing with warmed stem
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : hareg ressa (Amharic)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, chewing rhizome of Zingiber officinale
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest, Zegie peninsula)
Vernacular name : zinjible (Amharic)