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Reference : VH 16

Author(s) : Hulme, M.M.
Title : Wild Flowers of Natal. Shuter & Shooter, Pietermaritzburg. (1954) (partially from HC 26)
Reference VH 16 has information about 26 plants :
Acrolophia cochlearis (Lindl.) Schltr. & Bolus
Official name : Acrolophia cochlearis (Lindl.) Schltr. & Bolus
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : A love charm emetic infusion of Acrolophia cochlearis roots is ingested by young men (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : impimpi
Asclepias fruticosa L.
Official name : Asclepias fruticosa L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea and H(104) stomach pain in children, infusion of leaf and root (From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Corycium nigrescens Sond.
Official name : Corycium nigrescens Sond.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) roots of Corycium nigrescens are prepared as an emetic infusion that is ingested (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umabelebuca
Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet ex Klatt
Official name : Dietes iridioides (L.) Sweet ex Klatt
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vc(091) tonic for goats, ground rhizomes of Dietes iridioides, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Natal region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Disa aconitoides Sond.
Official name : Disa aconitoides Sond.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(055)
Recipes : H(033) promote conception, H(055) emetic for women, root infusion of Disa aconitoides (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihlamvu, umashushu
Disa polygonoides Lindl.
Official name : Disa polygonoides Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(178x)
Recipes : H(178x) speech lost mainly due to an illness (possibly a stroke), an infusion of the tubers of Disa polygonoides is administered (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihlamvu elibomvu, umklakleshe
Disa stachyoides Rchb.f.
Official name : Disa stachyoides Rchb.f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : A whole plant infusion of Disa stachyoides, a tuber infusion of Eulophia leontoglossa, a root and stem infusion of Eulophia speciosa or a bulb and leaf infusion of Habenaria dregeana may also be used to protect against lightening. (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihlamvu elimpofu lasenkangala
Disa stachyoides Rchb.f.
Official name : Disa stachyoides Rchb.f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), whole plant of Disa stachyoides, infusions sprinkling around the home to ward off evil (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihlamvu elimpofu lasenkangala
Disa versicolor Rchb.f.
Official name : Disa versicolor Rchb.f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), whole plant of Disa versicolor, infusions sprinkling around the home to ward off evil (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihalmvu elibomvu
Eulophia angolensis (Rchb.f.) Summerh.
Official name : Eulophia angolensis (Rchb.f.) Summerh.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : tuber of Eulophia angolensis is prepared as an emetic infusion which is consumed by young men (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : amabelejongosi
Eulophia cucullata (Afzel. ex Sw.) Steud.
Official name : Eulophia cucullata (Afzel. ex Sw.) Steud.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(033) Eulophia cucullata bulbous root infusion is ingested in small doses by married couples if the wife is considered barren (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : amabelejongosi, uhlamvu lwabafazi, umabelejongosi, undwendweni
Eulophia ensata Lindl.
Official name : Eulophia ensata Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetique infusions of tubers of Eulophia ensata and Eulophia ovalis are prepared in infusions which are used by young men (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iphamba yentaba, mahlane
Eulophia leontoglossa Rchb.f.
Official name : Eulophia leontoglossa Rchb.f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : A whole plant infusion of Disa stachyoides, a tuber infusion of Eulophia leontoglossa, a root and stem infusion of Eulophia speciosa or a bulb and leaf infusion of Habenaria dregeana may also be used to protect against lightening. (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iphamba
Eulophia ovalis Lindl. subsp. Ovalis
Official name : Eulophia ovalis Lindl. subsp. Ovalis
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetique infusions of tubers of Eulophia ensata and Eulophia ovalis are prepared in infusions which are used by young men (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iphamba
Eulophia speciosa (R.Br. ex Lindl.) Bolus
Official name : Eulophia speciosa (R.Br. ex Lindl.) Bolus
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) lightening., whole plant infusion of Disa stachyoides, a tuber infusion of Eulophia leontoglossa, a root and stem infusion of Eulophia speciosa or a bulb and leaf infusion of Habenaria dregeana may be used to protect against lightening. (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : amabelejongosi, umlunge omhlope
Eulophia tenella Rchb. f.
Official name : Eulophia tenella Rchb. f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : An enema-type tuber infusion from E. tenella is used to neutralise evil charms put in the food or drink (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : untongazibomvana
Eulophia welwitschii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
Official name : Eulophia welwitschii (Rchb.f.) Rolfe
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) love charm H(055) emetic infusions from tubers of Eulophia welwitschi used by young men (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umlunge
Habenaria dregeana Lindl.
Official name : Habenaria dregeana Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : A whole plant infusion of D. stachyoides, a tuber infusion of E. leontoglossa, a root and stem infusion of E. speciosa or a bulb and leaf infusion of Habenaria dregeana may also be used to protect against lightening.(From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : intelezi ye-zulu
Habenaria epipactidea Rchb.f.
Official name : Habenaria epipactidea Rchb.f.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Habenaria epipactidea is mixed with sheep fat which is applied to pegs put into the ground of a new homestead (From reference: HC 26).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umabelebuca omkhulu
Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(117), V(138)
Recipes : Vv(138) prevention again...., pounded roots and leaves of Leonotis leonorus are added to drinking water to prevent sickness in poultry
Vb(117) gallsickness in cattle, roots, leaves, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Natal region)
Vernacular name : not registered