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Reference : HV 06

Author(s) : Verzar, R. & G. Petrii
Title : Medicinal plants in Mozambique and their popular use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 19, pp. 67 - 80, (1987)
Reference HV 06 has information about 18 plants :
Aloe chabaudii Schönl.
Official name : Aloe chabaudii Schönl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aloe chabaudii moistened in H2O on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171), bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(113), H(118), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, barks Annona senegalensis, Dichrostachys cinerea, Garcinia livingstonei, boiled, VO., 2X / day, until recovery
H(008) dysentery, roots in hot H2O, extract is cooked in a mush , VO., the rest is VO. If the patient is thirsty the other part is VO.
H(113), spinal marrow diseases, root barks are crumbled and put in H2O, boiled, filtration, salted. A small quantity of the liquid is used for massaging the backbones 2X / day
H(118) pharyngitis, roots barks crushed in hot H2O, RNS.
H(139), bark is chewed and the extract swallowed
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137), roots, Thunbergia lancifolia , Asparagus racemosus, Pseudolachnostylis magnifolia, Ozoroa reticulata, pounded in a mortar + stickines created by termites
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Official name : Aspilia mossambicensis (Oliv.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia chrysops S. Moore , Aspilia holstii O.Hoffm
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aspilia mossambicensis, Helichrysum kirkii, Clematopsis scabiosifolia, Clerodendrum discolor, cut into pieces, dried and put on glowing coal, the patient covered with a blanked, inhalation of the fumes
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(013), H(014), H(045), H(111), H(130), H(139), H(175), H(177), H(179), H(192)
Recipes : H(001), dry leaves, RNS.
H(004) circumcision, H(004) + H(175),H(013) boils + H(175),H(014) urticaria + H(177), H(111)s + H(179), a bandage of dry leaves
H(004) + H(045), lamellas of the onion, local application for inflammatory wounds
H(014) dermatosis, H(192) phlebitis, dry leaves in oil or milk, RNS.
H(130), paralysis, powder of the roots on a tattoo in the paralysed part
H(139), slices of the onion in H2O and shaken the next day, applied for increasing sexual potencyH(192) phlebite
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Official name : Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aspilia mossambicensis, Helichrysum kirkii, Clematopsis scabiosifolia, Clerodendrum discolor, cut into pieces, dried and put on glowing coal, the patient covered with a blanked, inhalation of the fumes
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aspilia mossambicensis, Helichrysum kirkii, Clematopsis scabiosifolia, Clerodendrum discolor, cut into pieces, dried and put on glowing coal, the patient covered with a blanked, inhalation of the fumes
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, barks Annona senegalensis, Dichrostachys cinerea, Garcinia livingstonei, boiled, VO., 2X / day, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) arthralgia, myalgia, lumbago, boiled leaves of Parinari curatellifolia, Entada abyssinica, Ozoroa obovata, inhalation of vapors + bath with the same decoction (H2O). The treatment followed for 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Official name : Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa reticulata (Baker f.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulata (Baker f.) J.B.Gillett
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(100), H(137)
Recipes : H(033), roots Ozoroa reticulata, mixed with bark of Garcinia huillensis, grounded and VO. in the form opf mush 2X / day
H(037), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aspilia mossambicensis, Helichrysum kirkii, Clematopsis scabiosifolia, Clerodendrum discolor, cut into pieces, dried and put on glowing coal, the patient covered with a blanked, inhalation of the fumes
H(100), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aloe chabaudii moistened in H2O on wounds
H(137), roots, Thunbergia lancifolia , Asparagus racemosus, Pseudolachnostylis magnifolia, Ozoroa reticulata, pounded in a mortar + stickines created by termites
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Helichrysum kirkii Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Helichrysum kirkii Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Ozoroa reticulata, Aspilia mossambicensis, Helichrysum kirkii, Clematopsis scabiosifolia, Clerodendrum discolor, cut into pieces, dried and put on glowing coal, the patient covered with a blanked, inhalation of the fumes
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008x)
Recipes : H(008x), dried stalks crushed in mortar, tea spoon of the powder in porridge
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea schimperi (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) arthralgia, myalgia, lumbago, boiled leaves of Parinari curatellifolia, Entada abyssinica, Ozoroa obovata, inhalation of vapors + bath with the same decoction. The treatment followed for 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), roots, infusion, tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sclerocarya caffra Sond.
Official name : Sclerocarya caffra Sond.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diar., dried roots, pounded, prepared in a mush, VO. 1/2 cup, 3X / day
H(104) abdominal pain, ONS Sclerocarya caffra , Rhus longipes, Ectadiopsis oblongifolia , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Thunbergia lancifolia T. Anders.
Official name : Thunbergia lancifolia T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(112x), H(137)
Recipes : H(068) bilharz., roots, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(112x) woman, powder from burned roots in a mortar, RNS.
H(137), roots, Thunbergia lancifolia , Asparagus racemosus, Pseudolachnostylis magnifolia, Ozoroa reticulata, pounded in a mortar + stickines created by termites
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered