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Reference : HG 23

Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Medicinal plants of the Meinit ethnic group of Ethiopia: An ethnobotanical study Journal of Ethnopharmacology, doi:10.1016/j.jep.2009.05.009 (2009)
Reference HG 23 has information about 59 plants :
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Acalypha villicaulis, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : zibute-kemum (Meinit language)
Acalypha volkensii Pax
Official name : Acalypha volkensii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), wound, leaves of Acalypha volkensii, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : kirija, zibute-morenshi (Meinit language)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(008), H(030), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, roots of Ajuga integrifolia, RNS., VO.
H(008) child diarrhoea, H(030) retained placenta, H(068) ascaris, H(201) evil eye, leaves of Ajuga integrifolia, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : zibute-kurijun, qilqilia, qilqilich (Meinit language)
Amorphophallus gallaensis (Engl.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Amorphophallus gallaensis (Engl.) N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), Véq(004) wound, roots of Amorphophallus gallaensis, local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : wunut (Meinit language)
Ardisiandra sibthorpioides Hook.f.
Official name : Ardisiandra sibthorpioides Hook.f.
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, leaves of Ardisiandra sidthorpioides, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
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(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, stem bark of Bersama abyssinica, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : foso (Meinit language)
Bothriocline schimperi Oliv. & Hiern ex Benth.
Official name : Bothriocline schimperi Oliv. & Hiern ex Benth.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, roots of Bothriocline schimperi, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : dosut
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, roots of Carissa spinarum, RNS., in nose
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : mukakerech (Meinit language)
Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Official name : Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(082) respiratory problem, roots of Cirsium englerianum, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, RNS., VO., in nose
H(104) stomachache, H(018) headache, roots of Cirsium englerianum, RNS., VO., in nose
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bur (Meinit language)
Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Official name : Cirsium englerianum O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, cough, roots of Cirsium englerianum, RNS, VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bur (Meinit language)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(030), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(030) retained placenta, H(104) stomachache, roots of Cissampelos mucronata, Plantago lanceolata, Stephania abyssinica, RNS., VO.
H(082) respiratory problem, roots of Cissampelos mucronata, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : shamtit, ra, zibute-kemun (Meinit language)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, leaves of Clematis hirsuta, RNS., local applicatiion
H(008) child diarrhoea, leaves, RNS. In nose
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : shiete-girnajum, ra (Meinit language)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : dumdumac (Meinit language)
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) child diarrhoea, leaves of Conyza bonariensis, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : qilqilia (Meinit language)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Cordia africana, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : oshwoch (Meinit language)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots of Croton macrostachyus, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : kombelit (Meinit language)
Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Official name : Cynoglossum amplifolium A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Cynoglossum amplifolium, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : perpert, girshu, marest
Cyperus sp.
Official name : Cyperus sp.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(037) cough, rhizome of Cyperus sp., RNS., VO. and local application
H(104) stomachache, rhizome of Cyperus sp., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bitroch (Meinit language)
Cyperus sp.
Official name : Cyperus sp.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, rhizome of Cyperus sp., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bitroch (Meinit language)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, roots of Datura stramonium, RNS., application in mouth
Region : East Africa (Bench-Maji Zone)
Country : Ethiopia (Southwest)
Vernacular name : bolute-rosum (Meinit language)