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Reference : HT 46

Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Reference HT 46 has information about 187 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(200)
Recipes : H(068) worm infection, chew the roots of Abrus precatorius and swallow
H(200) low immunity, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lusiiti (Luganda)
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(216)
Recipes : H(216) change sex of children, squeeze leaves of Abutilon mauritianum in H2O and VO. before getting pregnant
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kifuula (Luganda)
Acacia constricta Benth.
Official name : Acacia constricta Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(157), H(171)
Recipes : H(108) sinuses, H(157) convulsions in children, steam bathe from roots
H(171) diabete, roots of Acacia constricta decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muwelamanyo (Luganda)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) swollen joints and feet, pound, boil roots of Acacia hockii with cows hooves and VO. soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kasaana (Luganda)
Acacia siberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Official name : Acacia siberiana (DC.) Kyal. & Boatwr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(157)
Recipes : H(108) sinuses, barks decoction of Acacia siberiana, VO.
H(157) convulsions in children, herbal bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muwawa (Luganda)
Acalypha bipartita Müll. Arg.
Official name : Acalypha bipartita Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, crush leaves of Acalypha bipartita, add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : jerengesa (Luganda)
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : H(017), H(046)
Recipes : H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, roots of Acanthus pubescens, decoction VO.
H(046) measles, leaves crushed in H2O, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : matovu (Luganda)
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(113)
Recipes : H(014) itching body, pound leaves add H2O and bathe
H(113) swollen body, H(091) delayed walking in childeren, crush leaves of Achyranthes aspera and tie on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mutassuka kkubo (Luganda)
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) body odour, whole plant of Aerva lanata crush in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : iweza (Luganda)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(166), H(200)
Recipes : H(166) hiccup, dry roots of Afromomum anguistifolium, pound, decoction VO.
H(200) low immunity, boil the fruit and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : matungulu (Luganda)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(068) worm infection, crush and mix with H2O and VO.
H(091) weakness in pregnancy; crush leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and mixwith H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nnamirembe (Luganda)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, boil barks of Albizia coriaria and bathe
H(037) cough in children, decoction of barks, VO.
H(113) swollen rectum, boil barks and sit in the H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mugavu (Luganda)
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051x), H(091)
Recipes : H(014) fungal infections of the scalp, pound inner bark, mix in H2O and wash the head
H(051x) yellow fever, H(091) anaemia, pound leaves of Albizia grandibracreata, dry and mix with H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nongo (Luganda)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) shaking body, crush leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : luzibaziba (Luganda)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(020), H(034), H(082), H(104), H(113), H(191)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(034) reduce heart beat, H(082) bad breath, H(104) stomachache, H(191) blood cleanser, chew and swallow barks of Allium sativum
H(020) snake bites, smear the barks at the point of the bite.
H(113) swollen rib cage, cut barks and smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katunguluccumu (Luganda)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(104) stomachache, 1-3 leaves of Aloe vera , decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kigagi (Luganda)
Alysicarpus vaginalis (L.) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus vaginalis (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) irregular menstrual periods, decoction of leaves of Alysicarpus vaginalis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nakalimikamu (Luganda)
Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell
Official name : Amaranthus dubius Mart. ex Thell
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(091) anemia, steam and eat leaves of Amaranthus dubius
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : doodo (Luganda)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) fungal infections of the scalp, pound leaves of Amaranthus spinosus of Cleome gynandra and smear on the scalp
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : doodo owamagwa (Luganda)
Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Official name : Antiaris toxicaria Lesch.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(091)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(091) weakness in pregnancy, crush leaves of Antiaris toxicaria in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kilundu (Luganda)
Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Official name : Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, steeped sap of Aristolochia elegans in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nakasero (Luganda)
Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Official name : Artocarpus heterophyllus Lam.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils mix leaves of Eucalyptus sp with 10 seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus and leaves of Erythrina abyssinica and mix in 4 cups of H2O and boil to 3 cups, VO.
H(033) infertility in women, H(055) vomiting, H(091) anemia, H(157) convulsions, H(166) hicupp, pound barks, add salt, put in a clean cloth and squeeze in the mouth
H(051x) yellow fever, decoction of bark of Erythrina abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : Jackfruit (English), jacquier (French)
Arundinaria alpina K. Schum.
Official name : Arundinaria alpina K. Schum.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(036), H(099)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, H(036) fainting, H(099) epilepsy, pound roots of Arundinaria alpina and bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mabanda (Luganda)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) reduce fever in children, flowers of Asystasia gangetica, crushed in H2O, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ttemba (Luganda)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(051x), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Balanites aegyptiaca mixed with Citrus limon leaves, boiled and VO.
H(013) skin rash, H(108) flu, boil roots & wash
H(014) paronychia, crush roots and tie on finger
H(051x) yellow fever , decoction of leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca, VO.
H(139) impotency, decoction of barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : liggwa limu (Luganda)
Balanites wilsoniana Dawe & Spraque
Official name : Balanites wilsoniana Dawe & Spraque
Family : Balanitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) cracks of soles of feet, crush leaves of Balanites wilsoniana and smear on feet
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : naliggwalimu (Luganda)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(017), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, H(104) stomachache, dry leaves of Basella alba, pound and add to sauce
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nderema (Luganda)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds , H(004) fesh cuts, crush, tie leaves of Bidens pilosa on wound and cut to stop bleeding
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ssere (Luganda)
Blighia unijugata Bak.
Official name : Blighia unijugata Bak.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) fibroids, H(078) cervical cancer, decoction of barks of Blighia unijugata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukuzanyana (Luganda)
Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels
Official name : Callistemon citrinus (Curtis) Skeels
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(038) pain in the fallopian tubes, leaves of Callistemon citrinus decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mwambala zitonya (Luganda)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, decoction of barks of Canarium schweinfurthii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muwafu (Luganda)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(091)
Recipes : H(046) measle, H(091) body weakness, leaves of Cannabis sativa decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : njaga (Luganda)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(009), H(078), H(139), H(169)
Recipes : H(009) pancreas, swallow the fruits of Capsicum frutescens
H(078) postate cancer, eat fruit in food
H(139) erectile dysfunction, pound roots, add water and VO.
H(169) hernia,
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kamulali (Luganda)
Cardamine trichocarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Cardamine trichocarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(014) athletes foot, burn leaves of Cardamine trichocarpa and squeeze on the feet
H(014) ringworms, H(091) immobility in children, boil leaves and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mageregankoko (Luganda)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(037), H(046), H(139), H(168), H(200)
Recipes : H(004) cracks on soles of feet, scrub leaves of Carica papaya on the soles of feet
H(013) skin infection, pound leaves mix with H2O and bathe
H(037) cough, H(200) low immunity, dry leaves pound, mix in H2O and VO.
H(046) measles, pound leaves add H2O and bathe
H(139) erectile dysfunction, pound roots add H2O and VO.
H(168) loss of memory, burn leaves and smell
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mapapali (Luganda)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, pound roots of Carissa edulis , boil and press on tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nyonza (Luganda)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(017), H(051)
Recipes : H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, H(051) paludism, , pound leaves of Senna absus add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mucuula (Luganda)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104), H(216)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(216) change sex of children, pound leaves of Senna didymobotrya, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukyula (Luganda)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) persistent headaches, rub on the head the leaves or pound leaves of Celosia trigyna, dry, make cuts on the sides of the head and smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakubaggiri (Luganda)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, leaves of Centella asiatica , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mbutani (Luganda)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(103), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) oral wounds, chew leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium mixed with salt
H(103) toothache, pound leaves, add little salt put on tooth
H(118) sore throat, squeeze leaves in mouth and swallow
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mwetango (Luganda)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) weakness during pregnancy, herbal bath with leaves of Chenopodium procerum
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mugoosola (Luganda)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(091), H(109), H(104), H(113), H(214)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, H(113) swollen legs, pound leaves and tie on affected part
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, H(109) backache, pound leaves of Cissampelos mucronata, add to H2O and bathe
H(104) stomachache, pound roots add H2O, VO.
H(214) aching bones, pound roots and tie on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kavamagombe (Luganda)
Citropsis articulata (Willd. ex Spreng.) Swingle & M. Kellerm.
Official name : Citropsis articulata (Willd. ex Spreng.) Swingle & M. Kellerm.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence, decoction of leaves and barks of Citropsis articulata VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katimbolo (Luganda)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) bad breath, chew the leaves of Citrus sinensis
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mMuchungwa (Luganda)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(037), H(077), H(118), H(151)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhoea , roots of Balanites aegyptiaca mixed with Citrus limon leaves, boiled and VO.
H(037) cough, juice of fruits of Citrus limon,VO.
H(077) nausea during sickness, H(118) sore throat, chew the fruits
H(013) skin rash, H(013) pimples, H(151) high blood pressure, add fruit to H2O and wash the affected parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nimawa (Luganda)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, pound roots of Clerodendrum myricoides add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kikonge (Luganda)
Coffea eugenioides S. Moore
Official name : Coffea eugenioides S. Moore
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(098), H(139), H(178)
Recipes : H(098) oversleeping, H(139) erectile dysfunction, roast and chew fruits of Coffea eugenioides
H(139), erectile dysfunction, chew the roots
H(178) heart burn, chex the sap
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mwanyi (Luganda)
Coleus latifolius Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Coleus latifolius Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(028u)
Recipes : H(028u) vaginal dryness, steam of leaves of Coleus latifolius and insert in birth canal
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mubiru (Luganda)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of barks of Combretum molle, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ndagi (Luganda)
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(028u), H(091), H(112)
Recipes : H(028u) vaginal dryness, pound leaves of Commelina benghalensis, mix with H2O and wash private parts
H(091) weakness in sickness, H(112) abortion, pound leaves of Commelina benghalensis, mix with H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nnanda (Luganda)
Conyza adolfi-fridericii (Musch.) Wild
Official name : Conyza adolfi-fridericii (Musch.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infections, leaves of Conyza adolfi-fridericii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ekarwa (Luganda)
Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa angolensis Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(018), H(027z), H(091), H(157)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(027z) reduce menstrual flow, H(091) weakness in pregnancy, pound leaves of Microglossa angolensis add H2O and VO.
H(157) child convulsions, crush the leaves add H2O and bathe the child
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : afuga nkande (Luganda)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(157)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) ringworms, crush leaves of Conyza sumatrensis, add paraffin
H(157) convulsions, boil the leaves and and steam the face
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kafumbe omusaja (Luganda)
Crassocephalum picridifolium (DC.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum picridifolium (DC.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) weakness in pregnancy, crushed the leaves of Crassocephalum picridifolium in cold H2O and bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kitonto (Luganda)
Crotalaria agathiflora Scheinf. ex Engl.
Official name : Crotalaria agathiflora Scheinf. ex Engl.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) low breast milk production, mix leaves of Crotalaria agathiflora with fresh simsim (Sesamum indicum), decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kijebejebe (Luganda)
Crotalaria natalitia Meisn.
Official name : Crotalaria natalitia Meisn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) nightmare, burn leaves of Crotalaria natalitia and inhale smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : tulo (Luganda)
Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(017), H(091), H(157)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, pound a few leaves of Crotalaria spinos mix with H2O & VO.
H(013) skin itching, H(091) weakness in pregnancy, H(157) convulsions, crush leaves a and mix in H2O and VO. Crush in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kasambandege (Luganda)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(020), H(091), H(111y)
Recipes : H(018) headache, , pound tuber of Croton macrostachyus and smear on the head
H(020) snake bites, pound tuber and smear on the bite
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, tie vine in the waist
H(111y) one stuck by lightening, pound leaves and roots add to H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musogasoga (Luganda)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) pain in fallopian tubes, decoction of Cymbopogon citratus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ksubi (Luganda)
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(038)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, pound roots of Cymbopogon nardus, dry add to eyes
H(038) pain in fallopian tubes, pound roots of Cymbopogon nardus add H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kitete (Luganda)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(017), H(159x)
Recipes : H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, H(159x) painful breasts, decoction of sap of Cynodon dactylon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kalandalugo (Luganda)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(046), H(100), H(202)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, crush whole plant of Cyphostemma adenocaule in water and VO.
H(046) measles, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(100) syphilis, crush leaves mix with water and bathe
H(202) body odour, crush in water and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kabombo (Luganda)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) failure to walk in children, pound roots of Datura stramonium, put under fire and press the feet of the child
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kituratura (Luganda)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(038)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) boils crush and press the leaves of Dicrocephala integrifolia on the wound or boil.
H(038) pain in fallopian tubes, pounded leaves, dried, mixed with wate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : buzza (Luganda)
Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea (L.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) hunchback, roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, decoction in early stages of the condition, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muwanika (Luganda)
Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Official name : Digitaria abyssinica (A. Rich.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(108), H(157)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction VO.
H(108) flu, H(157) convulsions, cut whole plant of Digitaria abyssinica, boil and steam
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lumbugu (Luganda)
Diospyros abyssinica (Hiern) F.White
Official name : Diospyros abyssinica (Hiern) F.White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach upsets, decoction of leaves of Diospyros abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mpojja (Luganda)
Dovyalis macrocalyx (Oliv.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis macrocalyx (Oliv.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds crush leaves of Dovyalis macrocalyx & tie on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mutunku (Luganda)
Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, chew the bark of Dracaena fragrans and spit
H(113) rheumatism, pound the roots and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mulamura (Luganda)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(020), H(037), H(100), H(179), H(210x)
Recipes : H(004) scars, pound the bark, mix with ghee (ghee is a class of clarified butter), smear on the scar
H(013) skin infections, pound roots mix with H2O and bathe
H(020) snake bites, pound the bark and press on the bitten part
H(037) cough, burn the leaves of Dracaena steudneri and collect the ash add salt and lick
H(100) syphilis, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(179) kidney stones, pound roots, decoction VO.
H(210x) stop smoking and alcoholism, pound flowers, dry add little H2O and drop in a cigarette or alcohol
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kajolyenjovu (Luganda)
Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Official name : Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Family : Sapotaceae
Synonyms : Cassine buchananii Loes.
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) blocked fallopian tube, H(078) prostate cancer, barks of Elaeodendron buchananii decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mbaluka (Luganda)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(091), H(216)
Recipes : H(004) oral wounds , chew leaves of Entada abyssinica with salt
H(004) fresh cuts and H(004) wounds, H(013) skin infections, crush, rub and tie on affected part or wound
H(091) body weakness, boil barks in H2O and bathe when cold
H(216) change sex of children, concoction with leaves, boiled and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mwoloola (Luganda)
Erlangea tomentosa (Oliv. & Hiern) S. Moore
Official name : Erlangea tomentosa (Oliv. & Hiern) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, crush & press the leaves of Erlangea tomentosa on the tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kisula (Luganda)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(051x), H(055), H(091), H(157), H(166)
Recipes : H(013) boils mix leaves of Eucalyptus sp with 10 seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus and leaves of Erythrina abyssinica and mix in 4 cups of H2O and boil to 3 cups, VO.
H(033) infertility in women, H(055) vomiting, H(091) anemia, H(157) convulsions, H(166) hicupp, pound barks, add salt, put in a clean cloth and squeeze in the mouth
H(051x) yellow fever, decoction of bark of Erythrina abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : jjiirikiti (Luganda)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) boils mix leaves of Eucalyptus sp with 10 seeds of Artocarpus heterophyllus and leaves of Erythrina abyssinica and mix in 4 cups of H2O and boil to 3 cups, VO.
H(037) cough, barks of Eucalyptus sp, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kalituunsi (Luganda)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) swollen eyes, drop the sap of Euphorbia hirta in the affected eye.
H(113) joint pains, pound leaves, dry , mix with Vaseline and smear on the joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kasandasanda (Luganda)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161) warts, drop the sap of leaves of Euphobia tirucall on the wart
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lukoni/nkoni (Luganda)
Euphorbia trigona Haw.
Official name : Euphorbia trigona Haw.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051x), H(080), H(109)
Recipes : H(004) scars, H(109) backache, release the sap of Euphorbia trigona on the cut.
H(051x) yellow fever, pound leaves of Euphorbia trigona mix with ghee (ghee is a class of clarified butter) and maize flour and smear body
H(080) skin allergy in children, pound leaves and put in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakukulo (Luganda)
Ficus cyathistipula Warb.
Official name : Ficus cyathistipula Warb.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, decoction of leaves of Ficus cyathistipula, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mubembe (Luganda)
Ficus dawei Hutch.
Official name : Ficus dawei Hutch.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(078)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, dried powder of barks of Ficus dawei applied to the wound
H(078) breast cancer, decoction of barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muwo (Luganda)
Ficus mucuso Welw. ex Ficalho
Official name : Ficus mucuso Welw. ex Ficalho
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) swollen eyes, pound leaves of Ficus mucuso , burn and press on the eye
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kabalira (Luganda)
Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Official name : Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, decoction of barks of Ficus natalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mutuba (Luganda)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility in women, pound roots of Flueggea virosa add to H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lukandwa (Luganda)
Garcinia buchananii Baker
Official name : Garcinia buchananii Baker
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(171)
Recipes : H(012) hurting bones, H(171) diabetes, pound roots of Garcinia buchananii add to tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musali (Luganda)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(022)
Recipes : H(013) fungal skin infections on head, mix the roots of Cleome gynandra in sheep dung and smear on the affected parts
H(014) fungal infections of the scalp, pound leaves of Amaranthus spinosus of Cleome gynandra and smear on the scalp
H(022) ease delivery, chew the roots of Cleome gynandra
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : jjobyo (Luganda)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, pound barks of Harungana madagascariensis add to H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mulirira (Luganda)
Helichrysum sp.
Official name : Helichrysum sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) centipede bites, crush leaves of Helichrysum sp. , mix with salt & rub on the bitten area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nakabululu (Luganda)
Hewittia sublobata (L.f.) Kuntze
Official name : Hewittia sublobata (L.f.) Kuntze
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(018), H(020), H(027v)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(020) snake bites, smear tuber on head and bitten part
H(018) persistent headache, crush leaves and smear on the head
H(027v) pregnancy care (widens pelvic girdle), tie Vine of Hewittia sublobata in the waist
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musota taluma (Luganda)
Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Official name : Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia, decoction of Hibiscus acetosella, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musaayi (Luganda)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(028z), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) fresh cuts, crush and squeeze leaves of Hoslundia opposita on the cut and tie around the cut.
H(013) skin rash, pound leaves, dry add to Vaseline and smear
H(028z) painful uterus, H(104) stomach cleanser, H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kamunye (Luganda)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) sinuses, decoction of leaves of Hymenocardia acida, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nabaluka (Luganda)
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, chew roots and tie leaves of Imperata cylindrica at the site of the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lusenke (Luganda)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crush leaves of Indigofera arrecta & tie on wound
H(020) snake bites, pound leaves add H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kabamba maliba (Luganda)
Indigofera congesta Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Indigofera congesta Welw. ex Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of Indigofera congesta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : namasumi (Luganda)
Indigofera drepanocarpa Taub.
Official name : Indigofera drepanocarpa Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(104) colic pains, sap of Indigofera drepanocarpa ingested d
H(157) convulsions, tie the whole plant in the waist
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : sebazinga nkata (Luganda)
Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172) elephantiasis, pound roots of Indigofera emarginella, mix with vaseline and smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katungansozi (Luganda)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(028z)
Recipes : H(028z) vaginal discharge, crush leaves of Indigofera spicata in H2O and wash private parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukaliza (Luganda)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(168)
Recipes : H(014) paronychia, burn and pound the tuber and tie on the finger
H(168) memory loss, chew tuber of Ipomea batatas
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lumonde (Luganda)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crush leaves, add H2O & wash the head
H(091) weakness in pregnancy; crush & bathe in cold H2O - - H(103) tooth decay, crush leaves of Jatropha curcas and drop sap on tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kirowa (Luganda)
Justicia betonica L.
Official name : Justicia betonica L.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(091), H(169)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(091) weakness in pregnancy, leaves of Justicia betonica, crushed in H2O, bath
H(068) worm infection, roots, pound add H2O and VO.
H(169) hernia, roots of Justicia betonica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kwiniini omuganda (Luganda)
Justicia heterocarpa T.Anderson
Official name : Justicia heterocarpa T.Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(202)
Recipes : H(091) energy booster in pregnancy, crush leaves in cold H2O and bathe early morning
H(202) bad odour in women, pound leaves of Justicia heterocarpa add to H2O and wash private parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kalaaza (Luganda)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(181x)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash in babies, herbal bath with Kalanchoe crenata
H(037) cough, pound leaves mix with H2O and VO.
H(181x) healing umbilical cord wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kayondo akatono (Luganda)
Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Official name : Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe beniensis De Wild.
Symptoms : H(027w), H(037)
Recipes : H(027w) break cords from new borns, put the leaves on fire and squeeze on the cord
H(037) cough, crush leaves of Kalanchoe glaucescens, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kiyondo (Luganda)
Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Official name : Kedrostis foetidissima (Jacq.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(075)
Recipes : H(046) measles in children, mix whole plant of Kedrostis foetidissima with silver fish (insect in the order Thysanura : Lepisma saccharina).and boil and VO.
H(075) loss of appetite, boil leaves and add to sauce
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ziizi (kabaka wenva) (Luganda)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(099)
Recipes : H(075) loss of appetite, decoction of barks of Kigelia africana,VO.
H(099) stress, H(151) high blood pressure, H(139) impotency, decoction of barks of Kigelia africana, VO. & bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mussa (Luganda)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(031), H(050), H(051x), H(145)
Recipes : H(014) ring worms, pound roots and place on affected part
H(031) painful muscles, H(051x) yellow fever , pound roots of Lantana trifolia, decoction VO.
H(050) bloating stomach, pound roots add water and VO.
H(145) prolapsed rectum, pound leavesand place on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kayukiyuki (Luganda)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(031) body pains (muscles), crush leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia + paraffin and smear on painful parts
H(104) abdominal pain, H(179) kidney stones, decoction of leaves , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kifumufumu (Luganda)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin infections, herbal bathe with leaves of Lycoperscon esculentum
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nyanya (Luganda)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(157)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(013) ulcers, decoction of roots of Maesa lanceolata, VO.
H(157) convulsions, herbal bathe with leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kiwondowondo (Luganda)
Maesopsis eminii Engl
Official name : Maesopsis eminii Engl
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, decoction of roots of Maesopsis eminiin, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musizi (Luganda)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(157)
Recipes : H(033) infertility in women, H(037) cough in children, decoction of barks of Mangifera indica, VO.
H(157) convulsions, decoction of barks, steaming
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muyembe (Luganda)
Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Official name : Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098) oversleeping, decoction of barks of Margaritaria discoidea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kamenyambazi (Luganda)
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(051), H(053)
Recipes : H(001) eye infections in children, pound flowers of Markhamia lutea and drop in eye
H(037) hoarse voice, chew the leaves
H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(053) ear infections in children, pound flowers of Markhamia lutea and drop in the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musambya (Luganda)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(104), H(202)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051x) yellow fever, H(104) stomachache, decoction of leaves of Melanthera scanden, VO.
H(202) body odour, crushed leaves in H2O & bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : makaayi (Luganda)
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) body odour, crush leaves of Mentha sp. in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nabugira (Luganda)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) fresh cuts, smear the sap on the cut
H(013) skin rash, boil barks of Milicia excelsa and bathe
H(111) burns, pour sap on burn area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muvule (Luganda)
Mimosa pudica L.
Official name : Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) treat children that have failed to walk., crush leaves of Mimosa pudica and smear on joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : wewumbe (Luganda)
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(145)
Recipes : H(145) prolapsed rectum , pound place sap of Mitragyna stipulosa on rectum and tie some leaves on.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nzigu (Luganda)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) body odour, pound leaves of Mormodica feotida, mix with H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : lujjula (bombo) (Luganda)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(139)
Recipes : H(075) low appetite in sickness, H(139) erectile dysfunction, chewing roots of Mondia whitei
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mulondo (Luganda)
Morella kandtiana (Engl.) Verdic & Polhill
Official name : Morella kandtiana (Engl.) Verdic & Polhill
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, chewthe roots of Morella kandtiana and smear at the site of the bite
H(104) stomachache, crush the roots in cold H2O and VO.
H(169) hernia of the heart, chew the roots and swallow
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukikimbo (Luganda)
Moringa oleifera Lam.
Official name : Moringa oleifera Lam.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) aching joints, pound , dry sieve of Moringa oleifera, mix with Vaseline and smear on joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muringa (Luganda)
Musa paradisiaca L. var paradisiaca
Official name : Musa paradisiaca L. var paradisiaca
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(017), H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus pound the sheath of Musa paradisiaca L. var paradisiaca and chew
H(037) sternum pain, pound sap and smear on swollen or painful part
H(113) swollen legs, chew the roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kitooke ekiganda (Luganda)
Musa paradisiaca L. var sapientum
Official name : Musa paradisiaca L. var sapientum
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027v), H(109), H(181x)
Recipes : H(022) induce labour, place roots of Musa paradisiaca in fire and chew
H(027v) control pregnancy, H(109) neck pain, tie the fiber of the fruit L. var sapientum in the neck and waist
H(181x) umbilical cord wounds, scrape the fruitand put on cord
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : gonja (Luganda)
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(027v)
Recipes : H(027v) control pregnancy tie the roots of Myrianthus arboreus on the waist
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mugango (Luganda)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020)
Recipes : H(014) paronychia, tie the leaves of Nicotiana tobaccum on the affected finger
H(020) snake bites, chew the leaves and vomit the venom
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : taaba (Luganda)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(020x), H(027), H(104)
Recipes : H(027v) pain during pregnancy, H(027) prevent miscarriage, H(020x) insect bites, crush leaves and smear
H(104) stomachache, pound leaves of Ocimum basilicum, add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakubansiri
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(082) bad breath, H(091) kwashiorkor, squeeze leaves in cold H2O and bathe
H(104) stomachache, decoction leaves of Ocimum gratissum VO. / boiled in tea and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mujaja (Luganda)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(078), H(151), H(171), H(174)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, squeeze leaves of Oxalis corniculata and drop juice on wounds.
H(014) athletes foot, place leaves on fire and place on toes
H(078) skin cancer, pound leaves, dry and put on the wound
H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, H(174) hormonal imbalance, chew the leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kajjampuni (Luganda)
Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, pound leaves of Oxygonum sinuatum and tie around the affected finger
H(113) painful joints, H(014) paronychia and boils, mix leaves with ghee (ghee is a class of clarified butter) and rub on affected joints
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kafumita bagenge (Luganda)
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) weakness in sickness, squeeze juice of fruits of Passsiflora edulis, add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katunda (Luganda)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) penile erection in baby boys, crush leaves of Pennisetum purpureum in H2O and wash the penis
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kisagazi (Luganda)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of barks of Persea americana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : avacado pear (Luganda)
Phyllanthus ovalifolius Forssk.
Official name : Phyllanthus ovalifolius Forssk.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Synonyms : Phyllanthus guineensis Pax
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, crushed leaves of Phyllanthus guineensis in H2O and bathed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mutulika (Luganda)
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(036)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(053) ear infection, chew fruits of Physalis peruviana and swallow
H(036) fainting, smear leaves on the whole body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ntutunu enene (Luganda)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) cracks on the soles of the feet, crush fruits, sap and smear on the feet soles
H(013) skin rash, pound leaves of Phytolaca dodecandra, mix in H2O and bathe
H(113) swollen joints, crush roots of Phytolaca dodecandra in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : luwoko (Luganda)
Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Official name : Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, steam of leaves of Piptadeniastrum africanum bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mpewere (Luganda)
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash in children, crush roots of Plantago palmata in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : bukumbu (Luganda)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crush leaves of Plectranthus barbartus and tie on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kibwankulata (Luganda)
Polygonum setosulum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Polygonum setosulum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(014) paronychia, pound leaves of Polygonum setosulum and tie around the affected finger
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kfumita bagenda (Luganda)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(116)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(116) iIrregular menstrual periods, decoction of Portulaca oleracea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ssezira (Luganda)
Primula sieboldii E. Morren (Asiatic species?)
Official name : Primula sieboldii E. Morren (Asiatic species?)
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(155)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, H(155) tonsillitis,decoction of barks of Primula sieboldii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muyuki (Luganda)
Priva flabelliformis (Moldenke) R. Fern.
Official name : Priva flabelliformis (Moldenke) R. Fern.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, release the sap of Priva flabelliformis onto the wound
H(008) diarrhoea, pound leaves add water and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nkami (Luganda)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(036), H(078)
Recipes : H(036) fainting, H(078) prostate cancer, decoction of leaves of Prunus africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ngwabuzito (Luganda)
Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, pound roots, decoction, VO.
H(051x) yellow fever, pound barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muziru (Luganda)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mupeera (Luganda)
Psilotrichum elliotii Baker & C.B. Clarke
Official name : Psilotrichum elliotii Baker & C.B. Clarke
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, decoction of leaves of Psilotrichum elliotii and place on wound.
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, crush leaves of Psilotrichum elliotii in cold H2O and bathe
H(104) stomach upsets, pound leaves add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kanamukasa (Luganda)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, pound roots of Psorospermum febrifugum, mix with H2O and bathe
H(013) skin rash, pound leaves of Psorospermum febrifugum, dry, mix in Vaseline and smear
H(037) dry cough, pound roots, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kanzironziro (Luganda)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(013), H(139)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, crush leaves of Rhus vulgaris, add H2O and bathe
H(139) erectile dysfunction, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakwansokwanso (Luganda)
Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Official name : Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(182)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, crush leaves of Rhychosia hirta and smear on affected parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katinvuma (Luganda)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(091)
Recipes : H(053) ear infection, pound roots of Ricinus communis add drop in the ear
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, pound leaves add to H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nsogasoga (Luganda)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pound leaves of Rubia cordifolia with onions, add salt and lick
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kasarabakesi (Luganda)
Rubus pinnatus Willd
Official name : Rubus pinnatus Willd
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), energy booster, eat fruit of Rubus pinnatus fresh
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nkenene (Luganda)
Rubus rigidus Smith.
Official name : Rubus rigidus Smith.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, pound leaves of Rubus rigidus, dry mix with Vaseline and smear
H(020) snake bites, crush and tie leaves of Rubus rigidus on affected area.
H(104) stomach upsets, decoction of roots of Rubus rigidus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : klawule (Luganda)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(139)
Recipes : H(075) low appetite after sickness, H(139) erectile dysfunction, chewing roots of Rumex abyssinicus
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muleretu (Luganda)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) low breast milk production, mix leaves of Crotalaria agathiflora with fresh simsim (Sesamum indicum), decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : simsim (Luganda)
Sida alba L.
Official name : Sida alba L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(113)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, H(113) swollen body, pound leaves of Sida alba, smear on swollen body with or without Vaseline
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : keyeyo (Luganda)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) lack of breast milk, boil roots of Sida rhombifolia with silver fish (insect in the order Thysanura : Lepisma saccharina) and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : luvunvu (Luganda)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : H(012), H(038), H(051)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, crush and press leaves of Sida cuneifolia on the affected area
H(038) pain the fallopian tubes, decoction of leaves, VO. H(051) fever, herbal bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakumirizi (Luganda)
Sigesbeckia orientalis L.
Official name : Sigesbeckia orientalis L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) fresh cuts, crush the leaves of Sigesbeckia orientalis and tie on the cut
H(104) stomachaches, decoction of the leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : seziwundu (Luganda)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(091), H(151), H(191)
Recipes : H(046) measles, pound ripe fruits of Solanum anguivi, smear whole body
H(091) weakness during sickness, H(191) blood cleanser, steam fruits and eat as a vegetable
H(151) high blood pressure, boil, pound and dry fruits, add to food
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katunkuma (Luganda)
Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum duplosinuatum Klotzsch
Symptoms : H(029), H(091), H(113), H(161)
Recipes : H(029) elongation of the labia minora, roast fruits of Solanum dasyphyllum in fire, peel of the outer parts, use endocarp .
H(091) immobility in babies, place the roots in fire and place on the child’s feet
H(113) swollen stomach, decoction of roots, VO.
H(161) warts, boil roots and place on the wart
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ntengontengo (Luganda)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(018), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) headache, smear fruits on the head
H(113) swollen testicles, H(108) flu, pound roots, add water and VO.
H(139) erectile dysfunction, chew the roots of Solanum incanum
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katengo ntengo (Luganda)
Solanum micranthum Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Solanum micranthum Roem. & Schult.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(053), H(097x), H(116)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash , H(097x) itching vagina, H(116) irregular menstrual periods, crush leaves of Solanum micranthum, add water and bathe
H(053) ear infections, squeeze leaves into the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : katuntunu (Luganda)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(038), H(051), H(104), H(200)
Recipes : H(038) pain in fallopian tubes, H(051) paludism, crush sap of Solanum nigrum, boil, VO.
H(104) stomachache, VO. or eat as vegetable
H(200) low immunity, prepare leaves as vegetable
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nsuga nzirigavu (Luganda)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) scars, crush leaves of Sonchus oleraceus;rub on the scar
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kakovu (Luganda)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(027v), H(028u), H(033), H(169)
Recipes : H(027v) pregnancy care, crush leaves of Spathodea campanulata add H2O & bathe
H(028u) increase vaginal fluids, pound barks, decoction, VO.
H(033) infertility pound roots, decoction, VO.
H(169) hernia, roots, decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kifabakazi (Luganda)
Strychnos innocua Delile
Official name : Strychnos innocua Delile
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(103)
Recipes : H(014) athletes foot, heat leaves of Strychnos innocua on fire & press on affected area
H(103) tooth decay, boil leaves and mix with salt and press on tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muyondo (Luganda)
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, pound roots of Syzygium cordatum, mix with H2O and wash wound
H(013) skin rash, crush leaves and mix in Vaseline and smear
H(037) dry cough, pound roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kanzironziro (Luganda)
Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels
Official name : Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Syzgium cumini, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : jambula (Luganda)
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(097x), H(108), H(157)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(108) flu, pound leaves of Tagetes minuta , mix with paraffin and rub on head
H(097x) imperforate vagina (hymen without an opening), pound leaves, mix with H2O and wash the birth canal
H(157) convulsion, crush leaves and inhale
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kawunyira (Luganda)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(157) convulsions, steam the face with roots and fruits of Tamarindus indica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukooge (Luganda)
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) body cleanser, boil leaves of Teclea nobilis with Aframomum sp. and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : nzo (Luganda)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(053), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye infections, H(053) ear infections, squeeze the leaves of Tetradenia riparia and drop in ear or eye
H(037) cough, H(104) stomachache, crush leaves, mix with H2O and VO.
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, poundleaves mix in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kyewamala (Luganda)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, crush leaves of Tetrochidium didymostemon add to H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mukejje (Luganda)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) false teeth, pound leaves of Thunbergia alata and smear at the point of emergence of false teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kasaamusamu (Luganda)
Tragia benthamii Baker
Official name : Tragia benthamii Baker
Family : Euphobiaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(099) madness , pound leaves of Tragia benthamii, scarifications the head and smear
H(139) erectile dysfunction, chew the roots
H(151) high blood pressure, pound roots, dry and add to tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kamyu (Luganda)
Tristemma maritiana A. Juss.
Official name : Tristemma maritiana A. Juss.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) enable one to eat meat or fish, pound leaves of Tristemma maritiana , dry and add to sauce
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : musesemya (Luganda)
Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(151), H(166)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, H(166) hiccups, decoction of roots of Vangueria apiculata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : matugunda (Luganda)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(157)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crush leaves of Vernonia amygdalina add H2O and VO.
H(104) stomachaches, H(157) convulsion, crush roots of Vernonia amygdalina add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mululuza (Luganda)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(017), H(091)
Recipes : H(017) prolonged embryo in uterus, roots of Vernonia auriculifera chewed
H(091) weakness in pregnancy, crush leaves in H2O and bathe
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kikokooma (Luganda)
Vernonia grantii Oliv.
Official name : Vernonia grantii Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(053), H(108)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, H(108) flu, steam bathe of leaves of Vernonia grantii
H(053) infection in ear, squeeze leaves into the ear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : etwatwa (Luganda)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache migraine, pound roots of Vernonia lasiopus and drop in the nose.
H(022) delayed delivery, burn the roots and chew
H(037) cough, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomachaches, crush leaves and mix with cold H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kaluluza (Luganda)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, add salt of leaves of Vigna unguiculata and chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kiyindiru (Luganda)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) flu, decoction of barks of Warburgia ugandensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : barwegyira (Luganda)
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(078), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(104) stomachaches, decoction of barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum VO.
H(078) cervical cancer pound roots, add H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : ntale ya ddungu (Luganda)