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Reference : HM 64

Author(s) : Moteetee, A. , B-E .Van Wyk
Title : The medical ethnobotany of Lesotho: a review Bothalia 41,1: 209–228 (2011)
Reference HM 64 has information about 131 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) Acacia karroo crushed for colic in infants
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leōka
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
Agrimonia bracteata E.Mey.& C.A.Mey.
Official name : Agrimonia bracteata E.Mey.& C.A.Mey.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, leaf of Agrimonia bracteata decoction mixed with Leucosidea sericea
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mosinoana
Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Official name : Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(027z), H(033)
Recipes : H(027z) root of Ajuga ophrydis decoction for regulation of menstrual cycle
H(026) period pains
H(033) female infertility ONS. RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : senyarela
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, roots of cordifolia, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesoko
Alepidea pilifera Weim .
Official name : Alepidea pilifera Weim .
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, roots of Alepidea pilifera, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesokoana
Alepidea setifera N.E.Br.
Official name : Alepidea setifera N.E.Br.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) coughs, H(037) chest pains, H(051) fever, roots of Alepidea setifera, chewed or decoction drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lesokoana
Aloe ecklonis Salm-Dyck
Official name : Aloe ecklonis Salm-Dyck
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) infusion of leaves of Aloe ecklonis as a purgative
H(201) boiled leaves and roots as charm to get rid of bad luck
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhalana
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) leaf of Aloe ferox decoction for constipation
H(171) leaf and root decoction for diabetes
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lekhala-le-leholo, lekhala-la- thaba
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
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohalakane/seholobe
Amaranthus thunbergii Moq.
Official name : Amaranthus thunbergii Moq.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(191)
Recipes : H(191) cleanse blood, H(068) vermifuge leaf of Amaranthus thunbergii infusion drunk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : thepe
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaf infusion of Artemisia afra
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lengana
Asclepias aurea (Schltr .) Schltr.
Official name : Asclepias aurea (Schltr .) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves of Asclepias aurea, chewed raw or infused as emetic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlatsisa
Asclepias humilis (E.Mey.) Schltr.
Official name : Asclepias humilis (E.Mey.) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000) animals, weak concentrations leaves of Asclepias humilis, infusion
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlomane
Asclepias humilis (E.Mey.) Schltr.
Official name : Asclepias humilis (E.Mey.) Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(055)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea in children, weak concentrations leaves of Asclepias humilis, infusion
H(055) emetic
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lehlomane
Asclepias stellifera Schltr.
Official name : Asclepias stellifera Schltr.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, ONS., RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : mohlatsisa, montsokoane, mohola-ntja[
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, lotion made from roots of Asparagus asparagoides , bathe
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : khōpananyana
Berkheya setifera DC.
Official name : Berkheya setifera DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, ONS. Berkheya setifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : leleme-la-khomo
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)
Recipes : H(033) Brunsvigia cooperi alone or mixed with other plants for infertility in women
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Lesotho)
Vernacular name : lematla