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Reference : HL 30

Author(s) : Lemordant, D.
Title : Histoire et ethnobotanique du Kosso. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 19, n°12, pp. 560-582; (1972) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1972_num_19_12_3131
Reference HL 30 has information about 18 plants :
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, Albizia anthelmintica bark powder in association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso). A teaspoon of Albizzia powder and two tablespoons of kosso powder. Mix in a glass of talla prepared only with barley
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mussenna (amharique)
Bryonia scrobiculata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Bryonia scrobiculata Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with the whole plant of Bryonia scrobiculata. This recipe is used to decrease oral irritation at absorption, and rectal to evacuation.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : haffafalo (amharique)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with the whole plant of Buddleya polystachya
H(068) tapeworm, is also used alone, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amfar (amharique)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with the whole plant of Buddleya acuminata
H(068) tapeworm, is also used alone, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : amfar (amharique)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, bark of Croton macrostachys associated with Hagenia abyssinica "Kosso"
H(068) tapeworm, Employed alone in the case of teniasis.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : besenna (amharique)
Dichrocephala chrysanthemifolia (Blume) DC.
Official name : Dichrocephala chrysanthemifolia (Blume) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, whole plant of Dichrocephala chrysanthemifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tabaghidde (amharique)
Eriosema scioanum Avetta
Official name : Eriosema scioanum Avetta
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso) and flowers and leaves of Eriosema scioanum, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : embwatch'o (amharique)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, the bark of the young roots of Grewia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : doconnu (galla)
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, periodic medication. The only blooming red female flowers of Hagenia abyssinica are used, which are picked and dried to serve all year round. Ingestion of the flowers themselves with a liquid used as a vehicle, or after incorporation in food and making a kind of paste. Then maceration for 3 hours in hot water, but not boiling, and we swallow everything after a fast of several hours. Another method: Single suspended in cold water, the mixture being taken fasting, also to an infusion less than fifteen minutes to avoid vomiting. This so-called "Kosso" preparation is always taken on an empty stomach and the first meal takes place only after the expulsion of the tapeworm. It is then a matter of drinking and eating abundantly
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kosso (amharique), het'o (gallinya), habbi (tigrinya), tchema (gouragué), mallagi (chagga), nafuru (lugishu)
Hibiscus ferrugineus Cav.
Official name : Hibiscus ferrugineus Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Hibiscus crassinervius Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso) and Hibiscus crassinervius, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abba negus (amharique)
Linum usitatissimum L.
Official name : Linum usitatissimum L.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with seeds of Linum usitatissimum. This recipe is used to decrease oral irritation at absorption, and rectal to evacuation.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tâlbav (amharique)
Malva verticillata L.
Official name : Malva verticillata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, associations aims taeniafuge: general recipe of Hagenia abyssinica with the whole plant of Malva verticillata. This recipe is used to decrease oral irritation at absorption, and rectal to evacuation.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : let (amharique)
Olea chrysophylla Lam.
Official name : Olea chrysophylla Lam.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, leaves of Olea chrysophylla, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wâyra (amharique)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Synonyms : Phytolacca abyssinica Hoffm.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, seeds and roots Phytolacca abyssinica oral; used in association with Hagenia abyssinica "Kosso" or in its place.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : endod (amharique)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) scrofulous, association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso) from Rumex abyssinicus, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : maqmaqo (amharique)
Rumex steudelii Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Rumex steudelii Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(013) cough, association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso) from Rumex steudelii, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tull (amharique)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Synonyms : Verbascum ternacha Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tapeworm, roots of Verbascum ternacha, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ternalia en tigray (amharique)
Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth.
Official name : Vigna luteola (Jacq.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, H(100) syphilis, association with Hagenia abyssinica (kosso) and Vigna luteola , ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wodal asfas (amharique)