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Reference : HK 54

Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Reference HK 54 has information about 71 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough + H(051) paludism, crushed roots of Acacia hockii, mixed in cold H2O; extract VO., two times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(008), H(099)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, crushed roots of Acacia sieberiana, mixed in cold water, extract VO. half a glass two times a day.
H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots, mixed in cold water, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(030), H(037)
Recipes : H(030) retained placenta, roots of Acmella caulirhiza are crushed and mixed in warm H2O, , extract VO.
H(037) cough, roots and leaves are dried and powdered, extract VO., three teaspoon twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, cholera, crushed stems of Aframomum angustifolium mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, crushed barks of Albizia coriaria mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003, 4) swollen body, roots of Asparagus africanus crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk one glass twice a day , rub on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(008), H(020), H(075), H(093), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Aspilia african crushed, juice squeezed onto wounds
H(007) body cleanser (depurative), roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk, quarter a glass three times a day
H(020) snake bite, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(075) induce appetite, roots cleaned, chewed, juice swallowed
H(093) antidote, roots crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
H(118) sore throat, roots of Aspilia africana crushed and mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wounds, leaves of Bidens pilosa are dried and powdered and applied on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, crushed leaves of Cajanus cajan mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 100ml once a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache,c rushed stem bark of Capsicum frutescens rubbed on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) + H(137), body pain by witchcraf, crushed roots of Carica papaya, rubbed on body twice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, stems of Carissa edulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. extract
H(104) abdominal pain, roots of Carissa edulis are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. Extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, crushed stems of Cassia nigricans, apply on skin cuts
H(014) worms, leaves crushed, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, leaves of Cassia siamea are cleaned, chewed, liquid swallowed
H(118) roots are crushed and mixed in cold H2O, VO. , extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(018), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crushed roots of Chenopodium ambrosioides mixed in hot H2O, steam inhaled, heated leaves placed on face
H(099) epilepsy, crushed roots mixed in hot H2O, steam inhaled, extract drunk 25ml twice a day, applied on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain , crushed roots of Cissampelos mucronata mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk three times a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(199)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crushed roots of Clematis hirsuta, massage on affected area
H(199) STI, crushed roots, mixed in cold H2O, extract VO. two glass thrice a day
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(137)
Recipes : H(001) cataracts, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, crushed, extract dropped in eye twice a day
H(137) body pain, crushed roots rub on skin cuts
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Official name : Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(092), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots crushed and boiled, extract drunk third a glass
H(092) poison, leaves crushed , mixed in cold H2O, extract VO.
H(104) abdominal pain, leaves picked, cleaned chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, crushed roots and barks of Combretum collinum mixed in cold H2O, juice squeezed on wound
H(008) diarrhoea, crushed roots and barks mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk 4 teaspoon twice a day
H(037) cough, crushed leaves mixed in cold H2O, extract drunk twice a day
H(104) abdominal pain, crushed roots and barks mixed in cold H2O, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors