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Reference : HM 66

Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Reference HM 66 has information about 48 plants :
Acacia caffra (Thunb) Wild.
Official name : Acacia caffra (Thunb) Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); leaves of Acacia caffra dried, burnt and mixed with animal fats, Applied directly on mouth ulcers or vaginal ulcers
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : murovhambado (Tshivenda)
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); roots and stem bark of Acacia karoo are boiled together, mouthwash or applied to genitals, 2x per day for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muunga (Tshivenda)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); add fresh leaves of Amaranthus spinosus in hot water, Oral, ½cup of the infusion is taken 3x a day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : tshithavhamisis (Tshivenda)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); bark of Strychnos potatorum used together with the roots of Annona senegalensis and then soaked in cold water for 2 days. Maceration is used as mouth wash or douche 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma), dried roots, seeds of Burkea africana are ground up and then boiled. Oral, taken 2x a day, overdose causes diarrhoe
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mufhulu (Tshivenda)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind roots of Carica papaya and Psidium guava, mixed into hot water. Oral, cup is taken 3x a day ordouching
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mupapawe (Tshivenda)
Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Carpobrotus edulis (L.) N.E.Br.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind dry bark of Carpobrotus edulis into fine powder, boil for 20–30 min. Oral, as mouth wash, 3x per day for 1 week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : lutele (Tshivenda)
Cassia petersiana Bolle
Official name : Cassia petersiana Bolle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); dry seeds of Senna petersiana ground into fine powder and boiled in water. Oral,½cup taken 2x per day after meals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munembenembe (Tshivenda)
Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Official name : Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R. H. Archer
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); roots of Elaeodendron transvaalense dried, powdered and boiled in water. ½cup of decoction is drunk 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mukuvhazwivhi (Tshivenda)
Cissampelos torulosa E. Mey. ex Harv.
Official name : Cissampelos torulosa E. Mey. ex Harv.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind dry bark of Cissampelos torulosa into fine powder, boil in water. Oral, gargle or douche
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : lukandululo (Tshivenda)
Clerodendrum glabrum E. Mey.
Official name : Clerodendrum glabrum E. Mey.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); roots, barks, dried, pulverized and then boiled in water, ¼cup of decoction is taken orally 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munkhatingwe (Tshivenda)
Croton gratissimus Burch.
Official name : Croton gratissimus Burch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); fresh bark of Croton gratissimus is crushed, soaked in hot water or boiled in water for few minutes. Cupful infusion or decoction is drunk orally 2x per day after meals
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mafunyungul (Tshivenda)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); crush raw fruit of Diospyros mespiliformis and add little water. Infusion is used as mouth wash or douche 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musuma (Tshivenda)
Diospyros whyteana (Hiern) F.White
Official name : Diospyros whyteana (Hiern) F.White
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); dried leaves of Diospyros whyteana are put in hot water to make tea. Infusion is used as a douche
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : munya vhili (Tshivenda)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); fresh leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia are crushed and macerated in water. is used together with the bark of Dovyalis zeyheri. Maceration is taken orally,½a cup 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muthathavhana (Tshivenda)
Dovyalis zeyheri Warb.
Official name : Dovyalis zeyheri Warb.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); fresh leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia are crushed and macerated in water. is used together with the bark of Dovyalis zeyheri. Maceration is taken orally,½a cup 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Elephantorrhiza burkei Benth.
Official name : Elephantorrhiza burkei Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind dry bark of Elephantorrhiza burkei intofine powder. Topical application, 2x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : tshisevhufa (Tshivenda)
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); root of Withania somnifera used together with few leaves of Ensete ventricosum which are boiled together. A cup ful of decoction is taken orally 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrina lysistemon Hutch.
Official name : Erythrina lysistemon Hutch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); grind up roots and stem bark of Erythrina lysistemon and boil for 1h. Mouth wash or douche, 2x per day for a week
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : muvhale (Tshivenda)
Faurea saligna Harv.
Official name : Faurea saligna Harv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); dried barks of Faurea saligna, powdered and soaked in warm water for at least 30 min. The infusion is used as a douche for vaginal ulcers
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mutango (Tshivenda)