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Reference : HT 41

Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-35.pdf
Reference HT 41 has information about 41 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(046), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 6) paludism, H(201, 1) spiritts, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(001), H(037)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye diseases,H(037, 4) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(005, 1) brucellosis, H(008, 1) diarrhea,H(014, 2) scabies, H(068, 3) worms, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(018, 7) headache 7, H(037, 1) pneumonia,H(037, 1) cough ,H(037, 1) chest pain, H(051, 30) paludisme, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Official name : Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 6) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : musuja welaba
Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Official name : Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia chrysops S. Moore , Aspilia holstii O.Hoffm
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough , H(051, 1) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhea, H(018, 2) headache,H(037, 2) cough, H(043, 10) meningitis, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 18) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(043), H(051), H(178)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache, H(043, 1) meningitis, H(051, 2) paludism, H(178, 1) heart problems, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004, 4) wounds, H(091, 2) anemia, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(051x), H(055), H(091)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhea,H(037, 3) cough, H(051, 4) paludism , H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(055, 1) vomiting, H(091, 1) anemia, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(043), H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(018, 3) headache, H(043, 10) meningitis, H(046, 1) measles, H(051, 13) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(020), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(020, 2) snake bite, H(051, 1) paludism, H(068, 2) worms, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(104, 5) colic pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018, 5) headache, H(051, 8) paludism, H(104,1) gastrititis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(051, 2) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhea, H(038, 1) uterus infection, H(051, 2) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia,H(037, 3) cough, H(108, 1) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Official name : Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(051), H(051x), H(108)
Recipes : H(012, 1) fractures, H(051, 1) paludism, H(051x, 1) yellow fever, H(108, 1) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(055), H(068), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(013, 1) ulcers, H(038, 3) uterus infection, H(055, 1) vomiting 1, H(068, 1) worms, H(104, 1) gastrititis, H(179, 1) kidney disease, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : jirikiti
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicine is mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia, H(037, 1) sternum (pain in), H(104, 1) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(037), H(108), H(111)
Recipes : H(001, 1) conjunctivitis, H(004, 2) wounds,H(037, 1) cough, H(108, 1) flu, H(111, 1) burns, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache,H(037, 1) pneumonia, H(051, 1) fever, H(051, 3) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(046)
Recipes : H(037, 3) cough, H(046, 1) spiritts, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache,H(037, 3) pneumonia, H(051, 1) paludism, H(104, 2) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache,H(037, 13) cough, H(051, 3) paludism, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(108, 1) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : muyembe
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache,H(037, 5) cough,H(037, 2) pneumonia, H(051, 5) paludism, H(108, 2) flu, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018, 1) headache, H(104, 2) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(091, 2) anemia, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(014, 1) whitlow,H(037, 1) pneumonia, H(051, 2) paludism, H(104, 3) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, H(068, 1) worms, H(104, 3) abdominal pain, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhea ,H(037, 3) cough,H(037, 1) pneumonia, H(051, 1) paludism, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(113, 1) lameness, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Saba comorensis (Bojer) Pichon
Official name : Saba comorensis (Bojer) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia comorensis (Bojer ex A. DC.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(055), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(055, 2) vomiting, H(091, 3) waist pain, H(113, 1) arthritis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoctions and administered orally., leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(018, 3) headache ,H(037, 3) pneumonia, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(013), H(018), H(020), H(037), H(046), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(111), H(127), H(137), H(155), H(157), H(199)
Recipes : H(003, 1) body swelling, H(004, 1) wounds,H(013, 1) boils, H(018, 1) headache, H(020, 1) snake bite,H(037, 5) cough, H(046, 2) measles, H(051, 3) fever, H(051, 51) paludism, H(068, 3) worms, H(104, 1) colic pain, H(108, 3) flu, H(111, 1) burns, H(127, 1) splenomegaly, H(137, 4) pain, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, H(157, 3) febrile convulsions, H(199, 1) HIV / AIDS and related conditions, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : mululuza
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough, H(068, 1) worms, H(104, 3) abdominal pain, H(104, 1) colic pain, H(104, 1) gastrititis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Official name : Warburgia salutaris (Bertol.f.) Chiov.
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhea, H(018, 3) headache, H(051, 2) paludism, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : abasi
Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Zanthoxylum leprieurii Guill. & Perr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(046)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhea, H(046, 1) measles, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004, 1) wounds, H(008, 1) diarrhea, H(091, 2) anemia, H(104, 1) abdominal pain,, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors