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Reference : HH 3k

Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Reference HH 3k has information about 36 plants :
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039), ticks; soak the root in water, aply the liquid to the body.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), chew bark.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), body pain, soak the root in water, VO. (Laughlin & AIlgeier 1979); general health, (1) drink a decoction prepared from the bark or (2) tie strings ,of the hark around extremities or wash the body with the bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del. var. fistula (Schweinf.) Oliv.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del. var. fistula (Schweinf.) Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(001), eye disease, H(004), open wounds, apply the liquid to eye or wound, respectivelyH(008),diarrhoea, ONS., RNS.
H(104) stomach-ache, swollen belly, ONS., RNS.
H(135), digestion, chew bark or soak bark in water and drink VO.
H(055), emet and H(006) laxative, ONS., RNS.
H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(051) paludism, paludism, chew bark or soak bark in water and drink VO.
H(104), stomach-ache; boil bark, drink cold
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(051), fever, disease of "the white ton9ue" (kapo8kot), chew the leaves;H(014), white spots or, ~, the skin, rub coarse l~aves untjl the spot.s disappear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), very strong , laxative, cleans the germs in the stomach (hence the name); pound the barks, soak in cold wnter for a day, boil, drink warm
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050), swollen belly, grind the bark, enter into the anus empty the intestine
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aloe wilsonii Reynolds
Official name : Aloe wilsonii Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(055), H(137)
Recipes : H(001)use the latex as an eye medicine, RNS.
H(137), body pains, H(018)headache; apply the latex to body part which aches, RNS.
H(055), soak or boil t- He plant in water, drink, RNS.
H(103), toothache, pound the root, mix with pounded leaves, apply to the paining tooth, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, "white tongue disease"; burn the leaves, add to milk, drink.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, ONS., RNS.
H(055), cleaning stomach, pound the bark, soak in water, VO.
H(006), laxative, ONS., RNS.
H(001), eye, disease, grind the gum, soak in water, apply the liquid fo the eye.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(076)
Recipes : H(076), white tongue disease" ,. burn the leaves, eat the ash; (2)H(000) childs, infant disease, cook the roots, give the decoction (H2O) to children to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006), H(018), H(055), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(104) stomach-ache; pound the root, boil in water, add to mutton soup, or to tea
H(055) emetic and H(006) laxative, ONS., RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), diarrhoea, swollen stomach stomach-ache; pound the bark, boilled water, drink when still warm, or chew the bark raw
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), ulcers, abscesses; grind, mix , with fat, apply to afected spot
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Official name : Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(104) + H(055), stomach trouble, drink the liquid inside the yellow, spiky fruit; emetic.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Araliaceae
Synonyms : Cussonia kirkii Seem. , Cussonia barteri Seem. , Cussonia djalonensis A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea; a decoction (H2O) of the root is drunk for diarrhoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Official name : Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), tapeworms; grind the dry leaves, mix with mi]k, drink, or eat the dry leaves raw.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(137)
Recipes : H(137), breast pains, pound the root, add water, wait a bit, drink (very bot tast-e).:~H(078), The epiphyte growing on is applied to swellings
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach-ache, diarrhoea; boil the bark, drink cold to soothe the stomach
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), inducee l vomiting; pound root and/or seeds, soak in cold water, , stir, drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered