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Reference : HH 16

Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Reference HH 16 has information about 150 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(077), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(077) antemetic, leaves juice of Abrus precatorius + maceration of roots, VO., 2 tablespoons
H(068) tenia, extract from roots of Abrus precatorius of Cissampelos mucronata, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves juice, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, leaves juice + roots extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : jequirity, indian liquorice (English), mesa ya fishuka (Kimbunga), macho ya mlungu (Swahili) nakaliere (Kipogoro)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(086), H(179)
Recipes : H(086) child scrofula, extract from roots of Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana, VO.
H(179) kidney disease, local application of fresh barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : msondomiba (Kimbunga)
Acalypha ornata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha ornata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), wounds, powder of dried inflorescences of Psorospermum febrifugum + powder ONS of Acalypha ornata, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : njiga (Kingindo), sungulusi (Kihehe)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks powder of Adansonia digitata, to mix with food
H(103) toothache, extract from barks, rinse the teeth
H(201) mental Illnes, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbuyu (Swahili), nonji (Kingindo)
Afrormosia angolensis (Baker) De Wild.
Official name : Afrormosia angolensis (Baker) De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(191)
Recipes : H(191) bad blood circulation at the extremities, extract from barks of Piliostigma thonningii of Dalbergia melanoxylon of Sclerocarya birrea of Vitex doniana + extract from roots of Afrormosia angolensis, steam bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwanga, muwanga (Kimbunga, Kipogoro, Kihehe)
Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Official name : Afzelia quanzensis Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, extract from barks of Afzelia quanzensis, VO.
H(051) child paludism, barks maceration (H2O), bath
H(051) paludism, extract from barks in a bath + leaves juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : lucky bean tree, mahogany bean tree (English), mbambakofi (Swahili), mbarikiwa, mpande (Kimbunga), mupolopondwa (Kihehe)
Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Official name : Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, local application of pounded roots of Albizia petersiana
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mkalala (Kisagara), msosofi (Kihehe)
Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Official name : Alepidea amatymbica Eckl. & Zeyh.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat,H(037) coughs andH(037) colds, roots of Alepidea amatymbica
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa regions in Transkei)
Vernacular name : iqwili
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(099), H(137), H(169), H(178), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) + H(201) sedative in cases of mental illness, H(099) epilepsy, roots extract + leaves juice of Allophylus africanus, VO.
H(137) + H(169) analgesic in cases of hernia, roots and barks extract + leaves juice, VO.
H(178) heart disease, leaves juice of Allophylus africanus of Dalbergia melanoxylon, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwinamu (Kimbunga), mwenyegiguru, msosa (Kihehe), mtafuna kwa sasa (Kipogoro)
Aloe striatula Haw.
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, crushed root of Aloe striatula infusion administered orally or as an enema
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa regions in Transkei)
Vernacular name : ingcelwane
Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(027), H(037), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) old wounds, H(111) burns, powder of dried leaves of Alysicarpus glumaceus in local application
H(008) diarrhoea, H(027) prevention of abortion, roots extract + leaves juice, VO.
H(037), roots extract , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : nasawa (Kimbunga), luseisei (Kipogoro), lunyamoto (Kisagara)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves juice of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : korosho (Swahili)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008), H(078), H(087), H(186)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves juice of Annona chrysophylla , VO.
H(078) + H(087), tumors purulent, roots and leaves of Annona chrysophylla , to pound, local application
H(186) expectorant, roots of Annona chrysophylla of Combretum microlepidotum (syn: Combretum molle R.Br.) juice extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdopeta (Kimbungu, Kipogoro)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, extract of leaves of Annona squamosa, VO. 1/3 cup every 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : sweet-sop, sugar-apple (English), pomme cannelle (Français), mastaferi (swahili)
Aristolochia petersiana Klotzsch
Official name : Aristolochia petersiana Klotzsch
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves of Cassia singueana + roots of Fagara lindensis + roots of Aristolochia petersiana, to pound, maceration H20, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kindukule (Kimbunga, Kihehe), ), kisikio ya buga (Kirufiji), kayoka (Kipogoro)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, barks powder of Bersama abyssinica in beer, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbachamono (Kimbunga), mbassamono (Kihehe)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(013), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, infusion of pounded barks of Boscia salicifolia, eyes bath and steam bath
H(004) fresh wounds, leaves juice on dressing
H(013) abscess,H(013) boils, roots extract + pounded leaves, local application on hard abscesses
H(139) aphrodisiac, roots and barks extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mpotolo (Kipogoro), mlilabunjo, kimwaganga (Kimbunga), mulindingo (Kingindo)
Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook. f.
Official name : Bowiea volubilis Harv. ex Hook. f.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) bulb of Bowiea volubilis boiled, water changed many times then used as a purgative
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Zulu, Xhosa regions in Transkei)
Vernacular name : umgagagana
Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Official name : Brachystegia boehmii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(036)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, barks decoction of Brachystegia boehmii, make an ointment , local application
H(036) vertigo, leaves juice, VO.
H(051) paludism, extract from barks, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : myombo (Swahili), muhani (Kihehe)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots extract, leaves juice, barks maceration of Bridelia micrantha, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwija (Kimbunga, Kipogoro, Kihehe)