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Reference : HS 45

Author(s) : Seleteng Kose, L. , A. Moteetee, S. Van Vuuren
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used in the Maseru district of Lesotho Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 170, 184–200, (2015)
Reference HS 45 has information about 80 plants :
Agave americana subsp.americana
Official name : Agave americana subsp.americana
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Agave americana subsp americana, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala le leputsoa (Sesotho)
Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Official name : Ajuga ophrydis Burch. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, roots of Ajuga ophrydis
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : senyarela (Sesotho)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes; leaves, roots of Aloe ferox, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala la quthing (Sesotho)
Aloe maculata All.
Official name : Aloe maculata All.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe latifolia (Haw.) Haw.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(078) breast cancer; H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Aloe maculata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lekhala la bafu (Sesotho)
Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Official name : Aloe striatula Haw. var. striatula
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV and related infections, leaves of Aloe striatula, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mohalakane, seholobe (Sesotho)
Anthospermum rigidum Puff subsp. pumilum
Official name : Anthospermum rigidum Puff subsp. pumilum
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility,; roots of Anthospermum rigidum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phakisan (Sesotho)
Aristida congesta subsp.congesta
Official name : Aristida congesta subsp.congesta
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(166)
Recipes : infants’ ailments (H(006) constipation, H(082) phlegm, H(104)colic, H(166) hiccup); whole plant of Aristida congesta, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : bolepo (Sesotho)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(128x)
Recipes : H(128x) prostrate, leaves of Artemisia afra, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lengana (Sesotho)
Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Official name : Aster bakerianus Burtt Davy ex C.A. Sm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(013) skin sores; roots of Aster bakerianus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : phoa (Sesotho)
Berkheya setifera DC.
Official name : Berkheya setifera DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(028), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(028) uterine disorders, H(199) reduces mother-child HIV transmission; roots, leaves of Berkheya setifera, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : leleme la khomo (Sesotho)
Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Official name : Buddleja salviifolia (L.) Lam.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(037), H(078), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) herpes, H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) cervical cancer, H(100) syphilis, leaves of Buddleja salviifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : lelothoan (Sesotho)
Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Official name : Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(104), H(171), H(191)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(104) stomach ailments, H(171) diabetes, H(191) cleans impurities in blood; bulb, roots of Bulbine narcissifolia, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : khomo ea balisa (Sesotho)
Cephalaria pungens Szabό
Official name : Cephalaria pungens Szabό
Family : Caprifoliaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(033), H(166)
Recipes : H(027z) complications associated with pregnancy, H(033) infertility, H(166) hiccup ; whole plan of Cephalaria pungens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : ts’oen (Sesotho)
Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Official name : Cheilanthes hirta S.W
Family : Pteridaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) herpes; leaves of Cheilanthes hirta, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mamauoaneng, mamarakoaneng (Sesotho)
Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Official name : Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis; whole plant of Clematis brachiata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : orara oa thaba (Sesotho)
Clutia natalensis Bernh.
Official name : Clutia natalensis Bernh.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes; roots of Clutia natalensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mosali-mofubelu (Sesotho)
Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Official name : Cussonia paniculata Eckl. & Zeyh. subsp. Paniculata
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cervical cancer, wounds, leaves of Cussonia paniculata subsp.sinuata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : mots’ets’e (Sesotho)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(102)
Recipes : H(102) excessive bile secretion; roots of Cyathula uncinulata, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : bohome ba lipoli (Sesotho)
Dianthus basuticus Burtt Davy
Official name : Dianthus basuticus Burtt Davy
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(201) internal parasites, introduced by witchcraft, roots of Dianthus basuticus, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : hlokoana-la-tsela (Sesotho)
Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. Anomala
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(028), H(037), H(078), H(104), H(117), H(171), H(199)
Recipes : H(028) uterine disorders, H(037) tuberculosis, H(078) breast cancer, H(104) stomach ailments, H(117) gall sickness, H(171) diabetes, H(199) HIV and related infections, roots, leaves of Dicoma anomala, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : Lesotho ( Maseru district)
Vernacular name : hloenya (Sesotho)