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Reference : HH 06b

Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Reference HH 06b has information about 23 plants :
Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Official name : Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) cholera, cold extraction , VO. as prophylactic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mumbwe (Tanga district)
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis,a) cold bath with decoction (H2O) of leaves
b) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves
c) local application, juice of pounded leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis
d) inhalation of smoke of burned leaves of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis
e) paste of fresh leaves in local application
f) roots of Acalypha fruticosa, Zanthoxylum chalybeum, Suregada zanzibariensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mchakari, simamanela (Makonde) (Tanga district)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033), sterility women, fresh root bark of Albizia anthelmintica + roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule, Harrisonia abyssinica , boiled with eggs, the decoction (H2O) VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mfureta (Korogwe district)
Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala (DC.) Miq.
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala (DC.) Miq.
Family : Menispermaceae
Synonyms : Cissampelos orbiculata DC.
Symptoms : H(008), H(027), H(099)
Recipes : H(008), small childeren, dried leaves of Cissampelos pareira + roots of Sida rhombifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(027), frequent abortion, roots Sida rhombifolia, Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, extract in hot water roots and leaves of Launaea cornuta + roots Cissampelos pareira L. var. orbiculala, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : chegonde
Cissus rotundifolia (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Cissus rotundifolia (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(018) + H(034), leaves of Hoslundia opposita, Cissus rotundifolia (chazi), dried and reduced in powder, to smoke in pipe
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mhende (Lushoto district)
Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Official name : Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(022), H(033), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mzugh'va (Vuga) (Lushoto district, Handeni district)
Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa angolensis Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157),child, roots Hoslundia opposita, Conyza pyrrhopappa (mshashu) decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mshashu
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(018) + H(108), blokage of nostril by cold resulting in a havy headache, powdered roots of Croton dichogamus + powdered barks of Croton polytrichus, powder in tea
H(037) tuberculosis, powdered root in porridge or tea
H(091) kwash., inhalation smokes of boiled leaves to treat "safura"
H(139), male impotence, powdered roots of Croton dichogamus + powdered barks of Croton polytrichus, powder in tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mhande (Same district)
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name : Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), to drive out the devil, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mkombechi (Korogwe district)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(055), H(092)
Recipes : H(020) snake, fresh roots chewed and pasted to the bite
H(020) snake, fresh roots, decoction to the bite
H(055) + H(092), leaves chewed by the healers, given to the patient who swallows them to cause emesis in treatement of poisoning
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kikuratembe, mtunduru, kivunta tembe, chikula gembe (Tanga district)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(104) stomach, roots + 7 pieces of sugar cane, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdala va shasi (Handeni district)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(104) stomach pain, roots boiled with chicken of fatty meat, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ganga
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(018), H(034), H(046), H(077), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(157), H(175), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), H(077), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018) + H(034), leaves of Hoslundia opposita, Cissus rotundifolia (chazi), dried, powdered and smoked in a pipe
H(046) + H(005) + H(175), leaves soaked in H2O applied to swelling to treat measle
H(101) + H(124), H(104) stomach, roots of Hoslundia opposita, Cyphostemma adenocaule, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(157),child, roots Hoslundia opposita, Conyza pyrrhopappa (mshashu) decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(201), to drive out the devil, roots, decoction (H2O), VO. + inhalation of smoke from the burnt leaves
H(201), to drive out the devil "ndere" responsible of bad luck, leaves of Hoslundia opposita , Premna chrysoclada boiled with a red or white male chicken then dry the leaves and burn with the heart and tonge of the cock, scarifications, chest, tongue, navel, small finger.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mvuma (Mke), msettette, mtambaajongoo, mserere, mwumanyuchi, mshwee, mshwelele (Tanga district, Korogwe district, Handeni district)
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) childs, crushed leaves in mother's urine, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kifumbasi (Tanga district)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(037)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
H(037), powdered, dry stembark mixed with honey, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mshegehshe, mgwangwi (Lushoto district) (Pare district)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(145)
Recipes : H(104) stomach + H(145) rectum, roots + leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kivumbasi (Tanga district)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(022), H(033), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
H(022) + H(104), roots, decoction, VO., against stomach ache including diluted delivery of labour
H(033), infertility women roots, decoction, VO.
H(113), rheumatism, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mzugh'va (Vuga) (Lushoto district, Handeni district)
Satureja punctata (Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Satureja punctata (Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) face, swellings on the face are moped with boiled leaves of Satureja punctata, Momordica calantha (fuiza) , Coleus barbatus, Myrica salicifolia, Clutia abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kidimdim (Lushoto district)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), stomach pain, roots of Securinega virosa, Uvaria Lucida Benth subsp. Lucida (mngwene), decoction, VO. (as anti acid)
H(169), roots of Securinega virosa , Harrisonia abyssinica , RNS., VO.
H(201), diseases caused by witchcraft, roots of Securinega virosa, Grewia plagiophylla (mkone), decoction, VO.
H(201), diseases caused by witchcraft, leaves of Securinega virosa, Grewia plagiophylla (mkone), pounded and applied to incisions on the head and joints of the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : msokote, mkwamba (Tanga district, Korogwe district)