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Reference : HT 43

Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Reference HT 43 has information about 147 plants :
Abutilon bidentatum (Hochst.) A. Rich.
Official name : Abutilon bidentatum (Hochst.) A. Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves of Abutilon bidentatum, filter and drink by adding milk
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating) crush leaves, filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : nbeger negarito (Tigrigna)
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(182), H(201)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, crush barks of Acacia abyssinica and apply on affected part
H(201) evil eye, crush roots and place on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : memona (Tigrigna)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(014), H(041)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, crush leaf of Acacia etbaica and mix with latex of Euphorbia abyssinica and rub the paste on the affected part
H(014) ring worm place stem on fire and apply liquid on the affected part
H(094) haemorrhoids, burn stems and place on the affected part
H(014) itching,H(014) scabies crush leaves and rub
H(041) anthrax, burn stems and place it on the affected part
H(111) fire burn, crushed leaves and apply on the burn
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seraw (Tigrigna)
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(001) eye infection (livestock), chew leaf of Acacia etbaica and spit on to the affected eye
V(041) anthrax, burn stems and place it on the affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : seraw (Tigrigna)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(020), H(041), H(130), H(155), H(162)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, boil it in water by mixing with leaves of Withania somnifera, Eucalyptus globulus, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Cynoglossum lanceolataum and leaves of Zehneria scabra and inhale the vapour
H(004) wound crush leaves and place on the wound
H(004) wound, sore, crush leaves and rub the past on the H(004) wound
H(020) snake bite, chew roots and swallow the fluid
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Solanum incanum by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum, whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, roots of Achyranthes aspera and Verbascum sinaiticum, filter and drink fluid
H(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
H(130) paralysis, crush roots, dry and put it on fire for fumigation
H(155) tonsilitis, crush leaves of Achyranthes aspera alone or with leaves of Cucumis ficifolius and place it on shaved head of child
H(162) urine retention, tie root around the sex organ
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : muchele (Tigrigna)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(001), V(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(001) eye infection (livestock), chew roots of Achyranthes aspera and spit the liquid onto the infected V(001) eye
V(041) anthrax, crush roots of Achyranthes aspera of Solanum incanum and whole part of Hypoestes forskaolii, add water and drink with cup of glass
Vb(025) babesia (livestock), crush roots and apply into the nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : muchele (Tigrigna)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching,H(014) scabies, boil barks of Acokanthera schimperi in water and wash body with it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mebtie (Tigrigna)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush leaves of Ajuga integrifolia and rub on the affected part
H(068) ascaris, H(068) tape worm, crush leaves, filter and drink
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves of Ajuga integrifolia , filter and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : endifdif (Tigrigna)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(070), H(103), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, sore, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum, leaves Dyschoriste radicans and bulb of Allium sativum and tie on affected part
H(051) paludism, crush the bulb of Allium sativum and it alone or by mixing with seeds of Lepidium sativum and eat it
H(037) cough, eat or smell the bulb or crush and eat it with honeyH(014) itching,H(014) scabies, crush seeds of Lepidium sativum with leaves of Rumex nervosus and Withania somnifera and bulb of Allium sativum, sock it in water and wash body with it
H(068) amoeba, grind the bulb and eat it with honey
H(070) rabies eat the bulb
H(103) toothache, chew the bulb with the affected tooth
H(130) paralysis crush the bulb and rub on body
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Lepidium sativum with bulbs of Allium sativum and eat or rub it on the skin
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush whole plant and apply the paste or place it on fire for fumigation
H(201) evil eye, mix whole plant of Artemisia abyssinica with bulbs of Allium sativum and smell it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tsaeda shingurti (Tigrigna)
Aloe megalacantha Baker
Official name : Aloe megalacantha Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(033), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(162), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), cut a leaf and spread latex on H(004) wound until healed
H(020) snake bite, crush the whole plant of Aloe megalacantha and drink the juice
H(051) paludism, H(068) amoeba, crush leaves and squeeze juice, filter and drink
H(068) ascaris, squeeze latex, filter and drink
H(104) abdominal pain, crush leaves, filter and drunk the fluid
H(033) impotence, crush root and mix butter and smear it on the penis
H(201) evil eye place leaf on fire and fumigate
H(162) urine retention, tie root around the sex organ
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ere (Tigrigna)
Aloe megalacantha Baker
Official name : Aloe megalacantha Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(012), V(020), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(012) dislocated bone (livestock), tie roots of Aloe megalacantha on the ear
V(020) snake bite, crush the whole plant of Aloe megalacantha and drink the juice
Vb(039) ticks infestation (livestock), cut leaf and apply latex on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : ere (Tigrigna)
Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Official name : Amorphophallus abyssinicus (Rich.) N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea capitis, crush leaves of Amorphophallus abyssinicus and apply on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : hambagita (Tigrigna)
Anethum graveolens L.
Official name : Anethum graveolens L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urine retention, crush the whole plant of Anethum graveolens, filter and drink the fluid
H(162) urine retention, boil the whole plant in water and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shilan (Tigrigna)
Anethum graveolens L.
Official name : Anethum graveolens L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(162)
Recipes : V(162) urine retention, crush the whole plant of Anethum graveolens, filter and drink the fluid
V(162) urine retention, boil the whole plant in water and drink the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : shilan (Tigrigna)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(194)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), H(194) leishmaniasis, apply latex of Argemone mexicana on the affected part until cure
H(014) tinea capitis crush leaves and apply
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : eshok tilian, medafe (Tigrigna)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) evil eye, mix whole plant of Artemisia abyssinica with bulbs of Allium sativum and smell it
H(211) michi (sick headache, + fever + muscle spasm + herpes + excessive sweating), crush leaves of Artemisia abyssinica by mixing with bulbs of Allium sativum and seeds of Lepidium sativum, add water and rub it on the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : chena baria (Tigrigna)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(194), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) dislocated bone, tie roots of Asparagus africanus on affected part
H(194) leishmaniasis, crush roots of Asparagus africanus, mix it with honey and apply on affected part
H(201) evil eye, place roots on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : kastanito (Tigrigna)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Melia azadirachta and apply it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : limo, nim (Tigrigna)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (external), crush leaves of Melia azadirachta and apply it
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : limo, nim (Tigrigna)
Becium grandiflorum (Lam.) Pic.Serm.
Official name : Becium grandiflorum (Lam.) Pic.Serm.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) black spider bite, chew roots of Becium grandiflorum and swallow the fluid
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : tebeb (Tigrigna)