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Reference : HY 01

Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw
Title : Traditional medicinal plant knowledge and use by local healers in Sekoru District, Jimma Zone, Southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 3:24, (2007) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/3/1/24 + additional file
Reference HY 01 has information about 20 plants :
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea are crushed, squeezed with H2O, ears instilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ceeka (Oromiffa)
Celtis africana Burm. f.
Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (gnataa) , (birid), fresh leaves of Celtis africana, squeezed with H2O, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : matakoma (Oromiffa)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Clausena anisata are crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO. in small amout during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ulmaye (Oromiffa)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache (dhukuba guraa), leaves of Clematis hirsuta are crushed, squeezed with H2O, ears instilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : fitii (Oromiffa)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh roots of Clerodendrum myricoides are crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : marasisa (Oromiffa)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (gnataa) , (birid), fresh leaves squeezed with H2O, local application
H(013) lesion (abiato) (shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Croton macrostachyus, concoction, pounded, powderd, squeezed, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : makanissaa (Oromiffa)
Englerina woodfordioides (Schweinf.) Balle
Official name : Englerina woodfordioides (Schweinf.) Balle
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(053)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (ciitto), fresh roots of Englerina woodfordioides, crushed, mixed with H2O & vaseline, local application
H(053) earache (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Englerina woodfordioides are crushed, squeezed with H2O, ears instilation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : harmee (Oromiffa)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(100)
Recipes : H(034) heart brake (yelib dikam) freh stem barks and leaves, crushed, powdered, used alone, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa), fresh roots of Entada abyssinica, crushed, squeezed with H2O, hypodermal injection
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : haambaltaa (Oromiffa)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids (kormomo, or kintaroti), fresh or dried fruits of Gardenia ternifolia, crushed, powdered, used alone, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : kambeelloo, gambeelloo (Oromiffa)
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(078)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual pains (yalememtat), fresh roots, crushed and mixed with sugar, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried roots of Gloriosa superba, powdered in tea or coffee, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh roots, crushed, mixed in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : dawaurahman, rahmaldawa (Oromiffa)
Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia (hiireenaa daga), fresh leaves of Hypoestes triflora, decoction mixed with sugar, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : togoo (Oromiffa)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (ciitto), dried seeds of Maesa lanceolata powdered and mixed with oil, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : eija abbayi (Oromiffa)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa), fresh roots of Momordica foetida, crushed, squeezed with H2O, hypodermal injection
H(104) abdominal pains (gara kassa), fresh leaves, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : hidda boffaa, buqee (Oromiffa)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(053)
Recipes : H(000) (naqarsaa), fresh leaves , crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(053) earache (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Myrica salicifolia , crushed, squeezed with H2O, ears instillation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : nolee (Oromiffa)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Myrsine africana , crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO. in small amout during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : qachamaa (Oromiffa)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) febrile illness, fresh leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium, pounded, squeezed, used alone, VO. application on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : damakessie (Oromiffa)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried roots of Plumbago zeylanica, powdered and mixed with H2O + sugar, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh or dried twigs put on the neck as a necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : umeeraa (Oromiffa)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) lesion (abiato), fresh or dried leaves of Premna schimperi, concoction, pounded, powdered, squeezed, application on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : urgessa (Oromiffa)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) lesion (abiato), fresh or dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, concoction, pounded, powdered, squeezed, application on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : ebichaa (Oromiffa)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eyes (buda), fresh leaves of Withania somnifera, squeezed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Sekoru district, Jimma zone)
Vernacular name : qorcha buda (Oromiffa)