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Reference : HJ 10

Author(s) : Jacot Guillarmod, A
Title : Flora of Lesotho .Cramer, Lehre . From : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Reference HJ 10 has information about 97 plants :
Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Official name : Adiantum capillus-veneris L.
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) dried leaves of Adiantum capillus-veneris burnt and smoked for head and chest colds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso, lepata-maoa
Agapanthus campanulatus subsp. Patens (F.M. Leight.) F.M. Leight.
Official name : Agapanthus campanulatus subsp. Patens (F.M. Leight.) F.M. Leight.
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) sap from leaves of Agapanthus campanulatus subsp .patens for skin rash in children, crust’on infant heads
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leta-la-phofu
Agave americana subsp.americana
Official name : Agave americana subsp.americana
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) leaves for skin problems; leaf of Agave americana L.subsp .americana decoction containing the spines to wash sore feet
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhala[JG;lekhala-le-leputsoa
Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Official name : Alepidea cordifolia B.-E.van Wyk
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, raw roots of Alepidea cordifolia, chewed or decoction drunk
H(201) lotion used to wash divining bones
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesoko
Aloe aristata Haw.
Official name : Aloe aristata Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) root of Aloe aristata, decoction to induce pregnancy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhalana
Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104) Aloe triatula.var. striatula for heartburn
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohalakane/seholobe
Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(006) constipation H(104) stomach cramps; H(135) indigestion, leaf of Aloe triatula .var. striatula, infusion
H(104) heartburn in humans, H(111) burn wounds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohalakane/seholobe
Androcymbium longipes Baker
Official name : Androcymbium longipes Baker
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) sore ears, crushed, dried roots of Androcymbium longipes are mixed with fat and used as ointmen
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khukhoana
Asparagus microraphis Baker
Official name : Asparagus microraphis Baker
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea and to treat eruptions with Asparagus microraphis
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lerara-tau, lehonyeli
Asplenium monanthes L. subsp .quadrivalens D.E.Mey.emended Lovis
Official name : Asplenium monanthes L. subsp .quadrivalens D.E.Mey.emended Lovis
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) leaves of Asplenium monanthes subsp .quadrivalens, smoked for head and chest colds
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Official name : Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(041), H(051), H(100), H(104), H(235)
Recipes : H(104) colic, boiled roots of Aster bakerianus mixed with Helichrysum callicomum and Helichrysum rugulosum are given as enema
H(014) scab in humans, Aster bakerianus mixed with Scabiosa columbaria, ONS., RNS.
H(051) fevers, H(235) contagious diseases, H(041) anthrax ONS. Aster bakerianus mixed with Lotononis lanceolata, H(100) syphilis, RNS.
H(041) anthrax treatment Lotononis lanceolata mixed with Aster bakerianus
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phōa
Athrixia elata Sond.
Official name : Athrixia elata Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) sore feet, decoction of whole plant of Athrixia elata inserted in incisions made on sore feet
H(201) charm against any illness
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : phefshoana-ea-basiea
Berula erecta (Huds .) Coville subsp.thunbergii (DC.) B.L.Burtt
Official name : Berula erecta (Huds .) Coville subsp.thunbergii (DC.) B.L.Burtt
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) person suffering from headache, small pieces of plant of Berula erecta boiled to wash
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlatso
Brunsvigia cooperi Baker
Official name : Brunsvigia cooperi Baker
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) Brunsvigia cooperi alone or mixed with other plants for infertility in women
H(201) to wash divining bones to make them more accurate
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lematla
Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Official name : Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative with Bulbine narcissifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khomo-ea-balisa
Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Official name : Cannabis sativa L. var. sativa
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(082), H(178)
Recipes : H(082) asthma; H(077) anti-emetic in H(037) tuberculosisis and H(199) AIDS patients; H(178) heart problems; H(078) cancer
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : matekoane
Cheilanthes quadripinnata (Forssk .) Kuhn
Official name : Cheilanthes quadripinnata (Forssk .) Kuhn
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(020x)
Recipes : H(008) crushed rhizome of Cheilanthes eckloniana is mixed with milk and drunk for diarrhoea
H(020x) crushed rhizome of Cheilanthes eckloniana is mixed with milk and drunk for cure for spider bites
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehōrōmetso
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart problems and H(099) nervousness; plant of Commelina africana is boiled together with Tephrosia capensis and decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khotsoana
Cotula anthemoides L.
Official name : Cotula anthemoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic,decoction of leaves and roots of Cotula anthemoides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : hlapi-e-nyenyane
Cotyledon orbiculata L.var . oblonga (Haw .) DC
Official name : Cotyledon orbiculata L.var . oblonga (Haw .) DC
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) Cotyledon orbiculata var. oblonga to foment boils on skin
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : serelile