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Reference : HC 25

Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Reference HC 25 has information about 78 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106), root bark of Acacia karroo is ground, infused in H20, and sprinkled on the garden to repel snakes.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umuNga
Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Official name : Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) apiece of the bark is ground, infused in H2O, and the whole body is bathed in H20 to ensure that people do not think of you as a bad person (i.e., thief).
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umHlosinga; umKhanyagulea
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), outside of the home, the stem of Adenia gummifera is boiled in H2O, and the body is steamed and bathed in same H2O for revenge on enemies.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umPhindamshaya
Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Official name : Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), the seeds of Afzelia quanzensis are kept in the wallet for luck with money.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umDlavuza
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), the leaves are boiled in H2O and the body is covered over the steam to cure chicken pox.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iGowane
Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia versicolor Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) to draw out bad luck, the bark is boiled in H2O and the body is bathed in the H2O and then the H2O is thrown out into the river
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umphesoa
Aloe rupestris Baker
Official name : Aloe rupestris Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) calming effect, leaves of Aloe rupestris are mixed with Callilepsis laureola? , décoction dans H2O, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umHlabandlanzi;
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(095), H(202)
Recipes : H(095), herd boys take the fruit to eat when out in the fields.
H(202) the root bark is ground, boiled in H2O, and used to wash the body to make skin soft.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiPhofa
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. subsp. Dimidiata
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. ex Arn. subsp. Dimidiata
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) the leaves of Apodytes dimidiata are mixed with imphilo, (Callilepsis laureola?) infused in H2O and sprinkled around the garden to ward off evil spirits.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iDakane
Azima tetracantha Lam.
Official name : Azima tetracantha Lam.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots of Azima tetracantha, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiNungwan
Balanites maughamii Sprague
Official name : Balanites maughamii Sprague
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), good luck. If you own a tuck-shop, the root bark is used to attract customers.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umDlulamithi
Brachylaena discolor DC.
Official name : Brachylaena discolor DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), the timber is used for building and the plant is used to treat stomach-ache
H(201), the leaves are used to make snuff and a leaf is taken with to go and talk to the ancestors.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : iPhahla
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) when animal has a wound, the bark is ground into powder and rubbed into wound to kill the worm.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umKhawulangaz
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) an infusion is made from the leaves to soak feet to relieve pain in the feet.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umKhawulangaz
Canthium ciliatum (Klotzsch) Kuntze
Official name : Canthium ciliatum (Klotzsch) Kuntze
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), the fruit of Canthium ciliatum is eaten
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiKwakwane
Canthium inerme (L. f.) Kuntze
Official name : Canthium inerme (L. f.) Kuntze
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), the fruit of Canthium inerme is eaten
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umVuthwamini
Canthium spinosum (Klotzsch) Kuntze
Official name : Canthium spinosum (Klotzsch) Kuntze
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), the fruit of Canthium spinosum is eaten
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isiTobe
Capparis sepiaria L.
Official name : Capparis sepiaria L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), the root is dried, mixed with inKosazane and hippo fat, and rubbed on the face for good luck with a job.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : uSondeza
Carissa tetramera (Sacleux) Stapf
Official name : Carissa tetramera (Sacleux) Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) The fruit is crushed and mixed with H2O to make a refreshing drink.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : uQondo
Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Official name : Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R. H. Archer
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) when still an apprentice of a sangoma (traditional healer), an infusion of the roots and leaves of Elaeodendron transvaalense are taken to vomit and cleanse in order to make the transition to a sangoma
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : ingwavuma