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Reference : HC 31

Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Reference HC 31 has information about 192 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion poison, fresh stem bark of Acacia abyssinica tie with inside part
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girar (Amharic)
Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Official name : Acanthus polystachyus Delile
Family : Achantaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, racines fraîches de Acanthus polystachius, pound and give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech kusheshile (Amharic)
Acanthus sennii Chiov.
Official name : Acanthus sennii Chiov.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(068) tape worm, racines fraîches de Acanthus sennii, pound, immerse in water then drink the juice
H(113) arthritis / rheumatism, écraser racines fraîches, tie or drink with honey
H(201) evil eye, racines fraîches, sniff, drink and fumigate with concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : key kusheshilie (Amharic)
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 : V(124)
Recipes : V(124) bleeding, racines fraîches de Achyranthes aspera, écraser and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
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(001), H(004), H(012), H(027z), H(124), H(155)
Recipes : H(001) eye problem, fresh leaves of Achyranthes aspera, pound, immerse to water, squeeze and insert with cotton
H(004) wound, leaves fresh and dried, écraser in powder and tie
H(004) fresh leaves, écraser and tie
H(012) bone fracture dried racines fraîches and tie the concoction
H(027z) excessive menstruation, fresh root, écraser, insert in water then drink juice
H(124) bleeding, dry fresh root, écraser and tie
H(155) tonsillitis, écraser racines fraîches and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
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(003)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, écraser leaves of Acmella caulirhiza and powder then tie with honey/butter, local applicatioj
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kutchamelk (Amharic)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) spider poison, écraser leaves of Acokanthera schimperi and powder then cream with butter, local application
H(126) hepatitis, whole plant, écraser, dry then fumigate
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : merz/mirez (Amharic)
Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Official name : Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(053)
Recipes : H(041) anthrax, racines fraîches de Adiantum capillus-veneris, écraser, insert in water then drink the juice
H(053) ear wound, fresh stem and dried, insert into new jewelry hole
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : joroasfit (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, fresh bulb of Allium sativum, chop and eat with honey
H(051) febrile illness, fresh bulb, écraser then fumigate or drink the concoction
H(051) paludism, fresh bulb of Allium sativum, écraser and drink with honey or smash in water then drink
H(051) paludism, dried seeds of Cicer arietinum, germinate then eat with bulb of Allium sativum
H(108) influenza virus, fresh bulb, écraser and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Aloe macroclada Baker
Official name : Aloe macroclada Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) wound, cream from fresh latex of Aloe macrocarpa, local application
H(091) impotency, fresh root, écraser and powder, then cream with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : eret (Amharic)
Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Official name : Alternanthera pungens Kunth
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Alternanthera repens O. Ktze.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) babies diseases, fresh leaves of Alternanthera pungens, rub, squeeze then cream
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mmidir akef (Amharic)
Alysicarpus quartinianus A. Rich.
Official name : Alysicarpus quartinianus A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris fresh root of Alysicarpus quartinianus, écraser then drink with milk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : V(070) rage, racines fraîches de Argemone mexicana, écraser, then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yahya eshoh (Amharic)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(091), H(100), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, fresh and dried roots of Artemisia afra, écraser, powder then cream with butter
H(091) impotency, H(100) gonnoria, H(100) syphilis, fresh and dried roots, écraser, infusion with honey then drink the juice
H(101) excessive menstruation, racines fraîches, chew and swallow the juice
H(201) evil eye, fresh and dried roots, sniff, drink and fumigate concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yesiet kest (Amharic)
Astragalus atropilosus (Hochst.) Bunge
Official name : Astragalus atropilosus (Hochst.) Bunge
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itchiness, whole plant of Astragalus atropilosus, dry, burn then cream with ash with butter
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica, écraser and powder, boil with tea then drink juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azamir (Amharic)
Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Official name : Bidens macroptera (Sch. Bip. ex Chiov.) Mesfin
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) brain cancer, flowers of Bidens macroptera, powdered, sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : adey Abeba (Amharic)
Brassica carinata A. Braun
Official name : Brassica carinata A. Braun
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, H(041) anthrax seeds of Brassica carinata, grind and drink with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gomen (Amharic)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) expel placenta, fresh bulb Bridelia micrantha, écraser then give with water
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yenebr tifir (Amharic)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : V(013) démangeaison de la peau, dried leaves of Brucea antidysenterica, écraser, mixed with butter then cream in local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : waynos/yedaga abalo (Amharic)