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Reference : HB 44

Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Reference HB 44 has information about 125 plants :
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh leaves of Ficus thonningii homogenized in H2O, VO., to prevent allergy the residue as smokebath. On the next day fresh root of Kyllinga bulbosa crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO. and the residue serves for smokebath. On the 3rd day crushed concoction of Oldenlandia goreensis and Achyranthes aspera homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zanggiya (Konta)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound in mouth, chewing fresh flower
H(104) abdominal distention, fresh flower and leaves of Acmella caulirhiza crushed then homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : aydaamiyaa (Konta)
Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva lanata (L.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decocted above ground part of the plant of Aerva lanata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : picppiccaa (Konta)
Ajuga alba (Gürke) Robyns
Official name : Ajuga alba (Gürke) Robyns
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed fresh leaves of Ajuga alba homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kaare dhaliyaa (Konta)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, drinking decocted older leaves of Sapium ellipticum with Allium cepa
H(037) cough (infants) , 1st day the infant will drink decocted fresh fruit (seed) of Ocimum basilicum which is mixed with butter, 2nd day the infant will drink decocted Allium cepa mixed with butter, 3rd day the infant will drink decocted Artemisia afra mixed with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : shunkkurttiya (Konta)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, pounded dried seed of Brassica juncea of Lepidium sativum and Nigella sativa with fresh bulb of Allium sativum then the concoction mixed with butter, pounded, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : tuummuwaa (Konta)
Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, pounded dried root of Alysicarpus glumaceus mixed with water, VO.
H(201) evil eye, fresh leaves tied with cloth to put on neck like a necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : woraa haso dhalee (Konta)
Anarrhinum forskaohlii (Gmel.) Cufod. subsp. Abyssinicum
Official name : Anarrhinum forskaohlii (Gmel.) Cufod. subsp. Abyssinicum
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing dry or fresh root or crushed fresh leaves of Anarrhinum forskaohlii homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : naattiruwaa (Konta)
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasite, H(104) abdominal distention, crushed fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium which is homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed concoction of fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium of Artemisia afra and Ruta chalepensis homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia afra and Cuscuta campestris, concocted, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : naattiruwaa (Konta)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decocted fresh leaves of Artemisia abyssinica mixing with butter, VO.
H(201) evil spirit, crushed fresh root of Artemisia abyssinica homogenized in H2O and the patient will drink, and the patient allowed smelling the residue.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bushadhdhiiya (Konta)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough (infants) , 1st day the infant will drink decocted fresh fruit (seed) of Ocimum basilicum which is mixed with butter, 2nd day the infant will drink decocted Allium cepa mixed with butter, 3rd day the infant will drink decocted Artemisia afra mixed with butter
H(037) cough, H(091) to maintain health of infants, decocted fresh leaves mixing with butter, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed concoction of fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium of Artemisia afra and Ruta chalepensis homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed leave of Artemisia absinthium concocted with Artemisia afra and homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia afra and Cuscuta campestris, concocted, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : aguppiyaa (Konta)
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, crushed fresh root of Asparagus recemosus is homogenized in H2O to drink. On the next day crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zulua hargia dhale (Konta)
Barleria ventricosa Hochst. ex Nees
Official name : Barleria ventricosa Hochst. ex Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, crushed fresh root of Barleria ventricosa concocted with the leaves of Leonotis ocymifolia then homogenized in wate, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gingginoo (Konta)
Biophytum abyssinicum Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Biophytum abyssinicum Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) expel leech , fresh crushed above ground part of Biophytum abyssinicum homogenized in H2O adding salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : denggo (Konta)
Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Official name : Brassica juncea (L.) Czernj. & Coss.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) intestinal parasite, concoct dry pounded seed of Nigella sativa with pounded dry Brassica juncea seed and Echinops kebericho root then the powder mixed with butter, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, pounded dried seed of Brassica juncea of Lepidium sativum and Nigella sativa with fresh bulb of Allium sativum then the concoction mixed with butter, pounded with dried, pounded with dried , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : sannaafiya (Konta)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, juice of fresh crushed leaves of Buddleja polystachya droped in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kamppaaraa (Konta)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Calpurnia aurea crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdhiw (Konta)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(020), H(103)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Calpurnia aurea crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(103) toothache , crushed fresh root tied with cloth and put in tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdhiw (Konta)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crushed fresh leaves of Carica papaya homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, pounding dry seed of Carica papaya then eat with food mixing with butter (if available)
H(068) intestinal parasite, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : paappa (Konta)
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(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed or pounded fresh or dried root of Carissa spinarum homogenized in H2O to drink and wash the bite with crushed fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : laade/algaa (Konta)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease, crushed fresh leaves of Centella asiatica homogenized in H2O then the juice drop in eye
H(004) wound, juice of fresh crushed leaves of Centella asiatica dropped on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ecare haythaa (Konta)
Chamaecrista wittei (Ghesq.) Lock
Official name : Chamaecrista wittei (Ghesq.) Lock
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root or crushed fresh root of Chamaecrista wittei mixed with coffee prepared from matured leaves of coffee, VO.
H(020) snake bite, crushed or pounded fresh or dried root homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(020) snake bite, wash the bite with crushed fresh root
H(020) snake bite, smoke bath of fresh or dried root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : giicinddo (Konta)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed/pounded fresh/dried root of Cissampelos mucronata homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(104) abdominal cramp, H(135) to facilitate digestion, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O to drink or chewing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bootha turaa (Konta)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) gale, washing the diseased part with infused leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum lamiifolium et fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : loomiyaa (Konta)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, smelling fresh leaves of Clematis hirsuta to the patient
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : togo (Konta)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes labile, washing a diseased part with crushed fresh leaves of Clematis simensis
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : turaa (Konta)
Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Official name : Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, well dried fresh leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum using fire pounded and homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea , H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : boye bolleto (Konta)
Commelina latifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Commelina latifolia Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tenia corporis, crushed fresh stem of Commelina latifolia concocted with leaves of Guizotia schimperi then soak the diseased part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : dalèèishaa (Konta)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pounding leaves of Cordia africana dried on fire then putting the powder on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : mokothaa (Konta)
Crossandra nilotica Oliver
Official name : Crossandra nilotica Oliver
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Crossandra nilotica serves to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kawo maata (Konta)
Crotalaria hyssopifolia Klotzsch
Official name : Crotalaria hyssopifolia Klotzsch
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root of Crotalaria hyssopifolia homogenized in H2O to drink
H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root
H(020) snake bite, smoke bath using dried whole plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : sisebo (Konta)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sap from fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus is smeared on the cut
H(004) wound, dried older leaves are pounded and the powder applied on the wound
H(004) wound, the juice of fresh crushed leave, drops on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ankkaa (Konta)
Cuscuta campestris Yunck.
Official name : Cuscuta campestris Yunck.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal parasite, H(078) abdominal tumor, crushed fresh parts above ground of Cuscuta campestris, homogenized in H2O and mixed with honey, VO.
H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium, Artemisia afra and Cuscuta campestris, concocted, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : melmaalo (Konta)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, decocted leaves of Cymbopogon citratus mixed with butter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gattaa (Konta)
Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum coeruleum A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) herpes labile, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O to wash a diseased part
H(068) amoebiasis, roasted seed of Cynoglossum coeruleum pounded then eating the powder with food
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : shidiyaa (Konta)
Cyperus fischerianus G.W.Schimp. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Cyperus fischerianus G.W.Schimp. ex A.Rich.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp of infants, crushed fresh root of Cyprus fischerianus homogenized in H2O to wash a diseased part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bidaaraa (Konta)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, crushed fresh leaves of Dalbergia lactea homogenized in H2O to wash patient’s body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bitbbittoo (Konta)
Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, the powder of dry pounded leaves of Desmodium adscendens serves to apply on the diseased part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : umbbiyaa (Konta)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root of Desmodium velutinum homogenized in H2O to drink or chewing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : qirccantte dhale (Konta)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes labile, washing face with fresh crushed leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia which is homogenized in H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zea (Konta)
Dicliptera laxata C.B. Clarke
Official name : Dicliptera laxata C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decocted fresh leaves of Dicliptera laxata serves for steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : togaa (Konta)
Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, drying fresh leaves of Dissotis canescens then the powder put on the wound
H(020) snake bite, smoke bath using dry whole plant
H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(201) evil eye, crushed fresh leaves put in nose and tie leaves on neck like necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zoèo mitha (Konta)
Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Official name : Dombeya torrida (J.F. Gmel.) Bamps
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh root of Dombeya torrida decoction serves to wash the bite area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : boshka (Konta)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing dried or fresh root of Dracaena steudneri
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : Ilallaa (Konta)
Dyschoriste multicaulis Lindau
Official name : Dyschoriste multicaulis Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Dyschoriste multicaulis then the residue put on the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Official name : Echinops kebericho Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) intestinal parasite, concoct dry pounded seed of Nigella sativa with pounded dry Brassica juncea seed and Echinops kebericho root then the powder mixed with butter, VO.
H(091) to maintain good health condition, pounded dry root of Echinops kebericho is mixed with coffee (prepared from matured lcoffee leaf)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : burssaa (Konta)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal distention, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh bark of Erythrina abyssinica is homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : borttuwaa (Konta)
Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Official name : Erythrina brucei Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) antemetic, H(104) abdominal distention, fresh inner bark of Erythrina brucei crushed then homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : borttuwaa (Konta)
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Official name : Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehnh.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decocted newly emerging leaves of Eucalyptus camaldulensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : barzzaafiya (Konta)
Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Official name : Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, crushed fresh leaves of Euphorbia schimperiana put in nose
H(201) evil eye, smelling any fresh plant part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : maaro/matsote (Konta)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pounding dried inner bark of Ficus sur then put the powder on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : booèe (Konta)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh leaves of Ficus thonningii homogenized in H2O, VO., to prevent allergy the residue as smokebath. On the next day fresh root of Kyllinga bulbosa crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO. and the residue serves for smokebath. On the 3rd day crushed concoction of Oldenlandia goreensis and Achyranthes aspera homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : shaynaa (Konta)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, washing the bite with decocted root of Gardenia ternifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gembbeella (Konta)
Gnidia glauca (Fresen.) Gilg
Official name : Gnidia glauca (Fresen.) Gilg
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, crushed fresh root of Gnidia glauca homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : miigiraa (Konta)
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation, crushed fresh bark of Grewia mollis homogenized in H2O, VO. adding salt
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gumere (Konta)
Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Official name : Guizotia schimperi Sch.Bip. ex Walp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tenia corporis, crushed fresh stem of Commelina latifolia concocted with leaves of Guizotia schimperi then soak the diseased part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : qodhuwaa (Konta)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roasted seed of Cleome gynandra pounded then the powder mixed with milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xaaraa (Konta)
Haumaniastrum villosum (Benth.) A.J.Paton
Official name : Haumaniastrum villosum (Benth.) A.J.Paton
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fruit of Haumaniastrum villosum
H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root then soak the bite with the residue
H(020) snake bite, smokebath of the whole plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp , crushed fresh homogenized root of Indigofera arrecta or chew fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : wuswussiyaa (Konta)
Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Indigofera emarginella Steud. ex A.Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed or pounded fresh or dried root of Indigofera emarginella homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xawulaa (Konta)
Indigofera garckeana Vatke
Official name : Indigofera garckeana Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root of Indigofera garckeana homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root put on the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : aamee (Konta)
Indigofera garckeana Vatke
Official name : Indigofera garckeana Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), snake bite, crushed fresh root of Indigofera garckeana, homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(020), snake bite, crushed fresh root put on the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Konta Special Woreda)
Vernacular name : aamee (language)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh root of Indigofera spicata homogenized in H2O to drink or chewing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : danggarssaa dhuure (Konta)
Indigofera zenkeri Harms ex Baker f.
Official name : Indigofera zenkeri Harms ex Baker f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Indigofera zenkeri then soak or wash the bite area with the residue
H(020) snake bite, sun dried stem and leaves used for smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : geta amme dhale (Konta)
Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
Official name : Ipomoea purpurea (L.) Roth
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed fresh leaves of Ipomoea purpurea homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : turaa (Konta)
Isodon ramosissimus (Hook.f.) Codd
Official name : Isodon ramosissimus (Hook.f.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes labile, soaking a diseased part with crushed fresh leaves of Isodon ramosissimus
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : michche dhaliyaa (Konta)
Justicia betonica L.
Official name : Justicia betonica L.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, fresh crushed root of Justicia betonica homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Justicia betonica L.
Official name : Justicia betonica L.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(113)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, smokebath of roots of Justicia betonica
H(113) arthritis, aerial part of the plant, smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Kyllinga bulbosa P.Beauv.
Official name : Kyllinga bulbosa P.Beauv.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh leaves of Ficus thonningii homogenized in H2O, VO., to prevent allergy the residue as smokebath. On the next day fresh root of Kyllinga bulbosa crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO. and the residue serves for smokebath. On the 3rd day crushed concoction of Oldenlandia goreensis and Achyranthes aspera homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : dhiiringgiya (Konta)
Lactuca inermis Forssk.
Official name : Lactuca inermis Forssk.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root of Lactuca inermis homogenized in H2O, VO., chewing fresh root or root decoction serves to wash the bite area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Laggera pterodonta (DC.) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv.
Official name : Laggera pterodonta (DC.) Sch. Bip. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh roots of Laggera pterodonata then use the residue to wash the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : haso dhalee (Konta)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, crushed fresh root of Lantana trifolia homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(068) amoebiasis, chewing seed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : michmele (Konta)
Lantana ukambensis (Vatke) Verdc.
Official name : Lantana ukambensis (Vatke) Verdc.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Lantana ukambensis homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : michmele (Konta)
Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm. f.) Iwarsson var. raineriana
Official name : Leonotis ocymifolia (Burm. f.) Iwarsson var. raineriana
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Leonotis ocymifolia, soak the bite with the residue
H(201) evil eye, crushed fresh roots of Barleria ventricosa cooking with leaves of Leonotis ocymifolia then homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : eesso (Konta)
Lepidium sativum L.
Official name : Lepidium sativum L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, pounded dried seed of Brassica juncea of Lepidium sativum and Nigella sativa with fresh bulb of Allium sativum then the concoction mixed with butter, pounded with dried, pounded with dried , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : silppaa (Konta)
Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Official name : Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache with fever, smelling or eating with pounded leaves and fruit (seed) of Leucas deflexa
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bikinddo (Konta)
Leucas stachydiformis (Hochst. ex Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Leucas stachydiformis (Hochst. ex Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) apetizer, crushed fresh leaves of Leucas stachydiformis homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : oythaadhalee (Konta)
Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Official name : Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(022), H(030), H(051)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, decocted fresh whole plant or either of the parts of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, VO.
H(022) to speed up delivery, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(030) to expel retained placenta, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(051) paludism, the juice of crushed fresh root drop in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : corqqaa (Konta)
Monopsis stellarioides (C. Presl) Urb.
Official name : Monopsis stellarioides (C. Presl) Urb.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil spirit, crushed fresh leaves of Monopsis stellarioides homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kangadhaa (Konta)
Moringa stenopetala (Baker f.) Cufod.
Official name : Moringa stenopetala (Baker f.) Cufod.
Family : Moringaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crushed fresh bark of Moringa stenopetala homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(051) paludism, the juice of crushed fresh bark drop in nose
H(051) paludism, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : halakkuwaa (Konta)
Mucuna melanocarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Mucuna melanocarpa Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) gale, soaking the diseased part with crushed fresh root of Mucuna melanocarpa wich is mixed with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : boshaa (Konta)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sap from the fruiting stem of Musa paradisiaca smeared on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : muuziya (Konta)
Nigella sativa L.
Official name : Nigella sativa L.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) intestinal parasite, concoct dry pounded seed of Nigella sativa with pounded dry Brassica juncea seed and Echinops kebericho root then the powder mixed with butter, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, pounded dried seed of Brassica juncea of Lepidium sativum and Nigella sativa with fresh bulb of Allium sativum then the concoction mixed with butter, pounded with dried, pounded with dried , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : karetha sawo (Konta)
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(092)
Recipes : H(037) cough, drinking fresh decoction of fruit and leaves of Ocimum americanum mixing with butter
H(037) cough, drinking fresh decoction of any aboveground part mixing with butter
H(068) ascariasis, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(092) keep infants healthy, decoction of fresh fruit of Ocimum americanum then homogenizing in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : deeshsha dunkkiya (Konta)
Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum (L.) Benth.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum var. thyrsiflorum (L.) Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (infants) , 1st day the infant will drink decocted fresh fruit (seed) of Ocimum basilicum which is mixed with butter, 2nd day the infant will drink decocted Allium cepa mixed with butter, 3rd day the infant will drink decocted Artemisia afra mixed with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : maatha dunkkiya (Konta)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) fever + H(077) anti-vomitory, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh leaves of Ocimum gratissimum homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : gulo (Konta)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) eye disese, rubbing or putting heated leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium on eye (fresh leaves put on fire)
H(001) eye disese, crushed fresh leaves homogenized in H2O to wash a diseased part
H(008) diarrhoea, ascariasis, crushed fresh leaves of Ocimum lamiifolium homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(014) gale, washing the diseased part with infused leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum lamiifolium et fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : daammakasiya (Konta)
Oldenlandia goreensis (DC.) Summerh.
Official name : Oldenlandia goreensis (DC.) Summerh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh leaves of Ficus thonningii homogenized in H2O, VO., to prevent allergy the residue as smokebath. On the next day fresh root of Kyllinga bulbosa crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO. and the residue serves for smokebath. On the 3rd day crushed concoction of Oldenlandia goreensis and Achyranthes aspera homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : denqqe (Konta)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, wash (soak) a wound with fresh crushed leaves of Oxalis corniculata
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : shumecho (Konta)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, crushed any available fresh part of the plant of Paullinia pinnata homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : qeraa (Konta)
Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Official name : Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(198), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(198) mitch & Vb(201) evil eye, crushed fresh leaf of Pavetta abyssinica homogenized in H2O, VO. and with the residue soak the whole body
mitch (disease characterized by H(051) fever, H(018) headache and H(206) sweating),
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bootha bekkaa (Konta)
Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana (A.Rich.) Verdc.
Official name : Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana (A.Rich.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : mithaa (Konta)
Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana (A.Rich.) Verdc.
Official name : Pentas lanceolata subsp. quartiniana (A.Rich.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, smoke bath of sun dried leaves of Pentas lanceolata pounded for smoke bath
H(020) snake bite, soaking the whole body with crushed fresh leaves
H(020) snake bite, chewing any fresh parts of the plant
H(020) snake bite, smokebath of root
H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root then soaking the bite area with the residue
H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root put on the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : mithaa (Konta)
Phyllanthus sepialis Müll.Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus sepialis Müll.Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Phyllanthus sepialis crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdho (Konta)
Phyllanthus sepialis Müll.Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus sepialis Müll.Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, any part of the plant of Phyllanthus sepialis crushed and homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cadhdho (Konta)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(112), H(126)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, H(112) abortion, H(126) liver disease, juice of fresh crushed root of Phytolacca dodecandra which is homogenized in H2O or not, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ancciicaa (Konta)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, pounded dry seed of Piper capense homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : tunjaa (Konta)
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascariasis,smelling fresh crushed bark (inner part) of Pittosporum viridiflorum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : mittishièaa (Konta)
Plectranthus lanuginosus (Hochst. ex Benth.) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus lanuginosus (Hochst. ex Benth.) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) athletics foot, soak foot with crushed fresh leaves of Plectranthus lanuginosus
H(068) tapeworm, crushed fresh whole plant of Plectranthus lanuginosus homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bunthadhdhiyaa (Konta)
Plectranthus ornatus Codd
Official name : Plectranthus ornatus Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, drinking a decocted fresh root of Plectranthus ornatus mixing with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : disaa (Konta)
Polygala sadebeckiana Gürke
Official name : Polygala sadebeckiana Gürke
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Polygala sadebeckiana
H(020) snake bite, H(104) abdominal distention, H(126) liver disease, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sap from fresh leaves of Ricinus communis smeared on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xeemaa (Konta)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh root of Rumex nepalensis homogenized in H2O to drink or chewing fresh root
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : zanxxallaa (Konta)
Ruta chalepensis L.
Official name : Ruta chalepensis L.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea of infants, H(104) abdominal cramp, drinking crushed fresh leaves of Ruta chalepensis homogenizing with water, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea + H(077) anti-vomitory in infants, crushed fresh leaves homogenizing with water, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasite, fresh crushed concoction of fresh leaves of Artemisia absinthium of Artemisia afra and Ruta chalepensis homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xalotiyaa (Konta)
Sanicula elata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
Official name : Sanicula elata Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Sanicula elata then put the residue on the bite
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : keretha shosha (Konta)dhaliyaa
Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Official name : Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(020), H(050), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation infants, decocted older leaves of Sapium ellipticum mixed with butter to drink
H(008) diarrhoea, drinking decocted older leaves of Sapium ellipticum with Allium cepa
H(008) diarrhoea, decocted fresh leaf mixed with butter to drink
H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root homogenized in water to drink

H(020) snake bite, fresh root decoction serves to wash the bite area
H(050) abdominal distention, decocted older leaves mixed with butter to drink
H(104) abdominal cramp, decocted older leaves mixed with butter to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : wesaangguwaa
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, smell crushed fresh leaf of Setaria megaphylla then soak the whole body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : daawaa (Konta)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, smell crushed fresh leaves of Setaria megaphylla then soak the whole body
H(104) abdominal cramp, fresh leaves heat on fire then crush it and smell
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : daawaa (Konta)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) tumor around neck, pieces of stem of Sida rhombifolia put on neck like necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : danddurethaa (Konta)
Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum duplosinuatum Klotzsch
Symptoms : V(037), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, Vb(054) trypanosomiasis, slices of fresh fruits of Solanum dasyphyllum homogenized in H2O adding salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bwaaulu (Konta)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, the inner part of the fruit of Solanum incanum homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : bwaaulu (Konta)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, Chewing fresh root of Solanum incanum
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : buluwaa (Konta)
Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Official name : Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root of Sonchus bipontini
H(020) snake bite, sun dried leaves and stem for smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : goppe dhaliyaa (Konta)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, smelling of fresh leaves of Sonchus oleraceus after heating the leaves on fire
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : hupe dhako (Konta)
Spermacoce sphaerostigma (A.Rich.) Vatkea
Official name : Spermacoce sphaerostigma (A.Rich.) Vatkea
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes labile, crushed fresh leaves of Spermacoce sphaerostigma homogenized in H2O to wash diseased part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : suufiya (Konta)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) keep infants healthy, the infant will drink fresh crushed leaves of Stephania abyssinica which is homogenized in H2O
H(201) evil spirit, smelling fresh crushed leaves then tie on neck like a necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : xoussa naèaa haluwaa / gosha dhale (Konta)
Syzygium guineense subsp. macrocarpum (Engl.) F.White
Official name : Syzygium guineense subsp. macrocarpum (Engl.) F.White
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea, crushed fresh bark of Syzygium guineense subsp. Macrocarpum homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ocha (Konta)
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) abdominal cramp, crushed fresh bark of Terminalia schimperiana homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : ambee (Konta)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(002), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(002) galactogenic, Vb(008) diarrhea, crushed fresh leaf of Tetradenia riparia homogenized in H2O and add salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : hookko (Konta)
Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed fresh root of Thalictrum rhynchocarpon homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : macchiato (Konta)
Thunbergia ruspolii Lindau
Official name : Thunbergia ruspolii Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, fresh crushed root of Thunbergia ruspolii homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh root
H(020) snake bite, smoke bath of roots
H(020) snake bite, fresh crushed root put on the bite
H(201) evil eye, fresh crushed leaves homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(078)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh stem of Tragia brevipes then wash (soak) the bite with the residue
H(078) tumor, the dried root of Tragia brevipes cut in to pieces then put on neck like necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kinkkilishuwaa (Konta)
Tragia doryodes M.G.Gilbert
Official name : Tragia doryodes M.G.Gilbert
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, drinking the juice of fresh crushed root of Tragia doryoides
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : turaa (Konta)
Vepris dainellii (Pic. Serm.) Kokwaro
Official name : Vepris dainellii (Pic. Serm.) Kokwaro
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, chewing dried seed of Vepris dainellii or pounding dried seed then drinking the powder mixing with coffee
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : cawulaa (Konta)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(020)
Recipes : H(014) gale, washing the diseased part with infused leaves of Vernonia amygdalina and Ocimum lamiifolium et fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia
H(020) snake bite, crushed fresh root homogenized in H2O to drink
H(020) snake bite, fresh root decoction serves to wash the bite area
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : garaa (Konta)