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Reference : HB 40

Author(s) : Bryant, A.T.
Title : Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Reference HB 40 has information about 29 plants :
Aloe rupestris Baker
Official name : Aloe rupestris Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Aloe rupestris, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : uphondonde (Vhavenda), rock aloe (English)
Bersama lucens (Hochst.) Szyszyl.
Official name : Bersama lucens (Hochst.) Szyszyl.
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) infertility, bark of Bersama lucens, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : undiyaza (Zulu), glossy bersama (English)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, leaf or root of Bidens pilosa, infusions as enemas for stomach complaints (From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(068), V(137)
Recipes : V(137) Zulus use plant to destroy maggots in sores, ONS. of Calpurnia aurea , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots of Capparis tomentosa, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umqoqolo (Zulu), muoba-dali (Vhavenda)
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(033), H(116)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Cyperus esculentus, RNS.(From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name : Cyperus esculentus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Synonyms : Cyperus aureus Tenore
Symptoms : H(033), H(116)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Cyperus esculentus, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : indawo (Zulu), yellow nut sedge (English)
Diospyros whyteana (Hiern) F.White
Official name : Diospyros whyteana (Hiern) F.White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) infertility, ONS of Diospyros whyteana, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umtimatane (Zulu), black bark (English)
Eragrostis plana Nees
Official name : Eragrostis plana Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Eragrostis plana, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umvithi (Zulu), ox grass (English)
Eragrostis plana Nees
Official name : Eragrostis plana Nees
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Eragrostis plama, RNS. (From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Eriosema cordatum E. Mey.
Official name : Eriosema cordatum E. Mey.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots of Eriosema cordatumi,RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : uqontsi (Zulu)
Eulophia arenaria (Lindl.) Bolus
Official name : Eulophia arenaria (Lindl.) Bolus
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots of Eulophia arenaria, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : undwendweni (Zulu)
Eulophia cucullata (Afzel. ex Sw.) Steud.
Official name : Eulophia cucullata (Afzel. ex Sw.) Steud.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) male impotence, decoction of he bulbous root of Eulophia cucullata, RNS. (From reference: HC 26)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : amabelejongosi, uhlamvu lwabafazi, umabelejongosi, undwendweni
Gladiolus ludwigii Pappe ex Baker
Official name : Gladiolus ludwigii Pappe ex Baker
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(026)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Gladiolus ludwigii, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isidwa (Zulu)
Gladiolus sericeovillosus Hook. F.
Official name : Gladiolus sericeovillosus Hook. F.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Gladiolus sericeovillosus, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umlunge (Zulu), large speckled Gladiolus (English)
Gloriosa virescens Lindl.
Official name : Gloriosa virescens Lindl.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots or bulb of Gloriosa virescens, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ihlamvu (Zulu), flame lilly (English)
Grewia occidentalis L.f.
Official name : Grewia occidentalis L.f.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roots of Grewia occidentalis, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iklolo (Zulu), cross-berry (English)
Gunnera perpensa L.
Official name : Gunnera perpensa L.
Family : Gunneraceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) infertility, roots of Gunnera perpensa RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : uxobo (Zulu); (Xhosa), rver pumpkin (English)
Hypoxis colchicifolia Baker
Official name : Hypoxis colchicifolia Baker
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Synonyms : Hypoxis latifolia Hook.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, corms of Hypoxis colchicifolia, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ingcobo (Zulu), broad-leaved Hypoxis (English)
Pupalia sp.
Official name : Pupalia sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, flowers of Pupalia sp., RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isinama esibomvu sehlathi (Zulu)