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Reference : HY 02

Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Reference HY 02 has information about 49 plants :
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica crushed, mixed with H2O, VO. + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : lolchissa (Oromo)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ophthalmia (dhukuba eja), fresh leaves of Bidens pilosa, squeezed, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : darbattaa (Oromo)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) nerve pbm. (hananassa gogosca) fresh leaves of Bridelia micrantha, crushed, mixed with H2O, washing and bathing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : muka chito (Oromo)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) stress (ye aimiro chinqet), dried stem bark of Caesalpinia decapetala, powdered and wrapped with cotton clothe, to sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : arangama gurachaa (Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) ophthalmia (dhukuba eja), fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea squeezed, drops in eyes
H(053) otorrhoea (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Calpurnia., crushed, squeezed with H2O, drops in ears
H(103) toothache (dhukuba tlkanii), dried leaves of Calpurnia., smoking
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Calpurnia. squeeze with H2O, washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Oromo)
Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Canavalia africana Dunn
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) insect bite (hadhaa), fresh leaves of Canavalia africana, crushed, warmed, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : otongoraa (Oromo)
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(087), H(104)
Recipes : H(087) nasal infection (afincha legema), enclosing a fresh piece of the root of Carissa spinarum in slice in nose for smelling
H(104) stabing pain (wugar), fresh leaves of Carissa., smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : hagamssaa (Oromo)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia (hiireenaa daga), fresh roots and fruits of Chamaecrista mimosoides, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : togoo (Oromo)
Celtis africana Burm. f.
Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Celtis africana. squeeze with H2O, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matoqoma (Oromo)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helmintiasis (raamoo), fruit of Citrus limon squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : lomiya (Oromo)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(086), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(086) gland TB (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Clausena anisata, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(104) gastritis (cheguara), fresh leaves of Clausena anisata, crushed, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Clausena. crushed, mixed with H2O, VO. + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ulmaye (Oromo)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhoea (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Clematis hirsuta, crushed, squeezed with H2O, drops in ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : fitii (Oromo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(000), H(014), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides, extracted with cold H2O, VO..
H(014) ring worm & Tinea versicolor (chirtna quaqucha rissaa) , fresh roots of Clerodendrum., pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach ache (garaa kutataa), fresh roots of Clerodendrum., extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(201) madness (maraatuu), fresh leaves of Clerodendrum, concoction, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : marasisa , free (Oromo)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Clutia abyssinica, crushed, mixed with H2O, VO + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : tasuu (Oromo)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Cordia africana, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : wodessaa (Oromo)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(006), H(091), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (bokokkaa), fresh leaves of Solanecio angulatus, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(091) anemia (dhidhina mataa) fresh crushed leaves of Solanecio angulatus mixed with butter, topical application
H(099) stress (hiireenaa), crushed fresh crushed leaves of Solanecio angulatus, mixed with butter, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : haqarqaraa/ gabisa (Oromo)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia (dhidhima mataa), fresh leaves of Solanecio angulatus, crusheds, mixed with butter, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : haquarqaraa / gabisa (Oromo)
Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhoea (guraa maluu), dried roots of Crotalaria spinosa, pounded, powdered, mixed with H2O, drops in ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : Code A (Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(080), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus, crushing, mixed with H2O, VO.
H(004) cut (madaa), fresh leaves and leaves exudate of Croton macrostachyus, topical aplication
H(080) allergies (abiato, shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Croton macrostachyus, pounded, squeezed; powdered, concocted, topical application
H(100) gonnorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa, chebto), fresh fruits and roots, pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Croton. squeeze with H2O, washing
H(113) rheumatism (sanba naquarsa), fresh or dried stem bark of Plumbago zeylanica, pounding or powdered, mixed with H2O or tea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : makanissaa (Oromo)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(103)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Cyathula uncinulata, crushing, mixed with H20, VO.
H(103) toothache (dhukuba tlkanii), fresh roots of Cyathula uncinulata, chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matane (Oromo)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(155)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite (cininee), fresh leaves of Cynodon dactylon, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(155) tonsilitis (huuba qongoo), dried leaves of Cynodon., no body contact, spiritual ?
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : margaa, chekorsaa (Oromo)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(053), H(092), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Datura stramonium, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(053) earache (tessissaa gura), dried seeds of Datura. powdered, mixed with H2O; auricular dropping.
H(092) poisoning (merz lebelasew), fresh apical meristem of leaves of Datura., crushed, squeezed, VO.
H(171) diabetes (dhukuba lafaa), fresh leaves of Datura , crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(201) madness (maraatuu), fresh leaves of Datura, concoction, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : asangiraa (Oromo)
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Desmodium repandum, crushing, topical application + VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : shicha (Oromo)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(178)
Recipes : H(100) gonnorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa, chebto), fresh leaves of Entada abyssinica, concoction, crushed, squezed with H2O, VO.
H(178) heart failure (yelib dikam), dried leaves and stem bark of Entada, crushed, powdered, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : haambaltaa (Oromo)
Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Official name : Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (sibijii), fresh stem bark of Erythrina brucei, crushed, mixed with H2O, washing the lesion
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : wolensuu (Oromo)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (chiefee, abiatoo), dried stem bark of Ficus sycomorus, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : balantai / balansofii (Oromo)
Galium simense Fres.
Official name : Galium simense Fres.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(080)
Recipes : H(080) allergies, (ramoo), fresh whole plant of Galium simense, crushed, extracted with cold H2O, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matane (Oromo)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(094)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (bossa), dried stem bark of Gardenia., crushed, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(094) haemorrhoids (kormomo, kintaroti), fresh or dried fruits of Gardenia ternifolia, crushed, powdered, concoction, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : kambeelloo / gambe elloo (Oromo)
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(078)
Recipes : H(026) menstrual disorder (yalememtat), fresh roots of Gloriosa superba, crushed, mixed with sugar, swallowing
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried root of Gloriosa superba, powdering in tea or coffee, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh or dried root of Gloriosa superba, crushed and mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : dawaurahman / rah maldawa (Oromo)
Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(091)
Recipes : H(001) ophthalmia (dhukuba eja), fresh leaves of Hypoestes triflora squeezed with H2O, topical application
H(091) anaemia (hiireenaa daga), fresh leaves of Hypoestes triflora , decoction mixed with sugar, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : togoo (Oromo)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (citto), dried seeds of Maesa lanceolata, powdering, mixed with edible oil, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : eija abbayi (Oromo)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(050), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(050) abdominal distension (Gara Kassa), fresh leaves of Momordica foetida, crushed, squeezed, mixed with H2O, VO.
H(100) gonnorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa, chebto), fresh roots of Momordica., crushed, squeezed with H2O, intravenous injection
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Momordica. Squeezed with H2O, washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : hidda boffaa / buqee (Oromo)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(086)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhoea (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Myrica., crushed, squeezed with H2O, drops in ears
H(086) gland TB (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Myrica salicifolia, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : nolee (Oromo)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) gland TB (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Myrsine africana, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : qachamaa (Oromo)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum. squeeze with H2O, washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : hancabii (Oromo)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo), fresh leaves of Ocimum. Squeezed with H2O, nasal dropping
H(051) febrile illness (michii), fresh leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium pounded and squeezed, VO. and rubbing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : damakessie (Oromo)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ring worm & Tinea versicolor (chirtna quaqucha rissaa) , fresh stem of Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata, extracting oil by boiling stem, ointment
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ejersa (Oromo)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(080)
Recipes : H(080) allergies (araabuu),fresh leaves of Oxalis radicosa squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : soqideretii (Oromo)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) unable to urinate (dhukuba garaa itesu), fresh roots of Phytolacca dodecandra, pounded, mixed with H2O and butter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : andodee (Oromo)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(078) tumor (tanachaa), dried root of Plumbago zeylanica, powdering in tea or coffee, VO.
H(078) tumor (tanachaa), fresh or dried twigs of Plumbago, put on the neck as necklace
H(104) stomach ache (garaa kutataa), fresh roots of Plumbago., extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), dried roots of Plumbago zeylanica, powdered, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (qora), dried roots of Plumbago zeylanica,powdered, mixed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : umeeraa (Oromo)
Premna schimperi Engl.
Official name : Premna schimperi Engl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(080), H(086), H(103)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Premna schimperi, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(080) allergies (abiato, shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Premna schimperi, pounded, squeezed; powdered, concocted, topical application
H(086) gland TB (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Premna schimperi, crushes, mixed with H2O, VO.
H(103) toothache (dhukuba tlkanii) chewing leaves of Premna schimperi
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : urgessa (Oromo)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(070) rabies (labedewusha), fresh leaves of Ricinus communis, pounding, squeezed and mixed with milk, VO.
H(070) rabies (lenekesew sew), leaves of Ricinus., extracted with tea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : koboo (Oromo)
Salix subserrata Willd.
Official name : Salix subserrata Willd.
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : H(070), H(201)
Recipes : H(070) rabies (dhukuba seree), fresh leaves of Salix subserrata, crushed, mixed with H2O and milk, VO.
H(201) madness (maraatuu), fresh leaves of Salix subserrata, concoction, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : aleltu (Oromo)
Sida ovata Forssk.
Official name : Sida ovata Forssk.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound (qushuurii), fresh crushed leaves of Sida ovata, topical application
H(014) eczema (sibijii), fresh leaves of Sida ovata, crushed, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : karabaa (Oromo)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(005x), H(124), H(198)
Recipes : H(005x) blister (Shao), fresh leaves and fruits of Solanum incanum, crushed, squeezed, topical ointment
H(124) nose bleeding (fununa), fresh leaves of Solanum., squeezed, drops in nose
H(198) loss of hair (toro), fresh leaves of Solanum., crushed with butter, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : hiddii (Oromo)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stabing pain (woransa), dried leaves of Stephania abyssinica powdering, smoking
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : kalala (Oromo)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(018), H(080)
Recipes : H(018) headache (bowo mata), fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(080) allergies (abiato, shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, pounded, squeezed; powdered, concocted, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ebichaa (Oromo)
Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Official name : Vernonia myriantha Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia stipulacea Klatt
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (chiefee, abiatoo), fresh leaves of Vernonia myriantha, crushing, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : reji (Oromo)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye (buda), fresh leaves of Withania somnifera, squeezed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : qorcha buda (Oromo)