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Reference : HO 08

Author(s) : Okello J., P.Ssegawa
Title : Medicinal plants used by communities of Ngai Subcounty, Apac District, northern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl.1), pp. 76 - 83 (2007)
Reference HO 08 has information about 44 plants :
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) worms, H(104) stomach ache, H(179) renal problems, pounded boiled roots of Aloe sp. in H2O + cold extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : iwikin
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, infusion of roots of Annona senegalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : obwolo
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 2), 2 - 4 fruits of Asparagus africanus, VO. / Day until symptom disapears
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ogudu
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache and tooth decay, roots infusion of Bidens pilosa smeared localy or leaves decoction as mouth wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ononot
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013, 2) boil, skin rush, oil extract of seeds of Butyrospermum paradoxum, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : yao
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(108), H(137)
Recipes : H(108) nose blockage, H(137) anal itching in childeren, leaves juice, drops in nose or anus
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : apena
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 10) mental desease, steam bath of leaves of Clematis hirsuta and Capsicum frutescens
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : alyera
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 8) diarrhoea,H(037, 8) cough, pounded roots of Carica papaya, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : apapalo
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(003)
Recipes : H(003, 3) general body swelling, scarifications with roots powder or infusion of roots of Carissa edulis , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : acuga
Cassia nigricans Vahl
Official name : Cassia nigricans Vahl
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) tuberculosis, decant the powder extract of the leaves of Cassia nigricans, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ayebi
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001, 5),H(037, 5) tuberculosis, chew the bark of the root of Celosia trigyna or VO. extract of the pounded root
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ocobolyec
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 7), pounded boiled roots of Cissampelos mucronata, cold extract, VO. 1/2 glas duriong 2 - 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(108, 10) influenza, sniffing flowers of Clematis hirsuta
H(201, 10) mental desease, steam bath of leaves of Clematis hirsuta and Capsicum frutescens
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : abwe
Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name : Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 8) diarrhoea, infusion of roots of Combretum collinum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : odugu
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 9) cough, extract of roots and buds of Combretum molle, chew or VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ioro
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108, 2) nose blockage in chideren, crush the flowers of Commelina benghalensis, squeeze the juice in the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : ototo
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 4) syphilis, gonorroea, exctract of roots and leaves of Conyza floribunda diluted in H2O, VO. In small quantities. The grounded leaves are plastered on the wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : adiltong - atar
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 7) tooth ache, pounded roots or stems of Erythrina abyssinica, decoction, mouth wash
H(103, 7) tooth ache, stem as stick teeth
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : iwila-kot
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008, 7) diarrhoea,H(037, 7) cough, pounded roots, seeds and leaves of Mangifera indica, roots of Ficus vallis-choudae, extract, VO. 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : olam
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111, 6) leaves of Flueggea virosa pounded, local application or leaves poured in bathing water
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : Iakara