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Reference : HN 31

Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Reference HN 31 has information about 130 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014, 1) athletes foot, fresh leaf of Acacia hockii squeeze & apply to the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : engando (Rutooro)
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(001)
Recipes : H(001, 1) eye infection, fresh roots of Acmella caulirhiza squeeze & apply to the affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ensoimya (Rutooro)
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(046)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles, fresh fruit of Aframomum angustifolium squeeze add banana brew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amatehe (Rutooro)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wounds, fresh leaf of Ageratum conyzoides squeeze & wrap on fresh wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omunywaniwenkanda (Rutooro)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037, 8) cough, fresh stem bark of Albizia coriaria decoction, VO.. 500 ml given three times a day for adults & 250 ml given once for children until recovery
H(201, 1) infertility in men, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon nardus with Albizia coriaria bark decoction in local brew & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omusisa (Rutooro)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, bulb of Allium sativum pound with ginger, add H2O., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : tungulucumu (Rutooro)
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 7) paludism, H(051x, 7) yellow fever, H(113, 7) muscle pains, fresh leaf of Aloe vera decoction, VO.. 500 ml & 250 ml given three times a day for adults & children respectively for three days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enkokorutanga (Rutooro)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 1) measles, fresh leaf of Asparagus africanus squeeze & smear on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : akakwatango(Rutooro)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046, 4) measles, fresh leaf of Basella alba decoction, VO., 500 ml given three times a day for adults & 250 ml to children for three days or apply on the body
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enderema (Rutooro)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(013), H(051x)
Recipes : H(001, 11) eye infection, H(004, 11) fresh wounds, H(124, 11) nose bleeding, fresh leaf of Bidens pilosa squeeze & drop in the eyes/nose
H(008, 11) diarrhoea,H(013, 11) ulcers, H(051x, 11) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Bidens pilosa decoction, VO.. 500 ml given once a day until recovery
H(051x, 3) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Cymbopogon citratus, Bidens pilosa, Melanthera scandens, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : nyabarasana (Rutooro)
Blighia unijugata Bak.
Official name : Blighia unijugata Bak.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(018, 2) headache, H(051, 2) paludism, fresh stem bark of Blighia unijugata decoction, VO.. 500 ml given once a day until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwataibale (Rutooro)
Brachiaria decumbens Stapf.
Official name : Brachiaria decumbens Stapf.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(051x), H(178)
Recipes : H(008, 6) diarrhoea, H(051x, 6) yellow fever, H(051, 6) paludism, H(178, 6) heart disease, fresh leaf of Brachiaria decumbens chew or decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml once a day
H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Crassocephalum montuosum, fruits of Coffea canephora & Brachiaria decumbens, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : ejubwa (Rutooro)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(169)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, H(169, 1) hernia (1), dry stem bark of Bridelia micrantha decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omubaragaza (Rutooro)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 6) cough, fresh leaf of Kalanchoe pinnata roast, squeeze & VO.. 2 table spoons 3 X / Day for children. 250 ml given 3 X / Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : enyondo (Rutooro)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(030), H(037), H(046), H(051x), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 5) diarrhoea, H(026, 5) menstrual pains, H(030, 5) placenta removal, H(104, 5) stomach ache, fresh leaf of Cajanus cajan squeeze, add H2O. & VO.
H(046, 5) measles, fresh leaf of Cajanus cajan decoction, bathed
H(008, 4) diarrhoea,H(037, 4) cough, H(051x, 4) yellow fever, fresh leaf of Pseudarthria hookeri infusion VO., mixed with Cajanus cajan for diarrhoea.500 ml given three times for one day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : orutendigwa (Rutooro)
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051x, 3) yellow fever, H(104, 3) stomach ache, fresh leaf chew or decoction of Camellia sinensis of Bidens pilosa of Myrica salicifolia, VO.
H(201, 3) infertility in men , fresh leaf decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amajani (Rutooro)
Canna indica L.
Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) pneumonia, fresh roots of Canna indica, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : amaranga (Rutooro)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(006, 3) constipation , H(051, 3) fever, fresh stem bark of Cassia didymobotrya decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml once
H(014, 3) ringworm, fresh leaf squeeze & smear
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omuchora (Rutooro)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) cough child, fresh leaf of Cassia mimosoides decoction, VO., give 500 ml, 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : mukuru ataitabye (Rutooro)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020, 5) snake bite, H(068, 5) tapeworms, fresh leaf of Cassia occidentalis decoction, VO.. Give 500 ml, 3 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : mwitanjoka (Rutooro)