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Reference : HT 48

Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Reference HT 48 has information about 58 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(095) sap of Acacia karroo, VO. like honey
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : bareku (Basotho)
Acacia sp.
Official name : Acacia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(095) seeds pod of "disutu" =Acacia sp., VO. like candy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : disutu (Basotho)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) reunite people, ground the whole plant of Achyranthes aspera
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : lemanamana (Basotho)
Acrotome inflata Benth.
Official name : Acrotome inflata Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) soak ons. Acrotome inflata in bath for luck in court cases.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : tsilatsila (Basotho)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), whole plant of Allium cepa banish evil spirits
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : eive (Basotho)
Aloe aristata Haw.
Official name : Aloe aristata Haw.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, jelly of leaf of Aloe aristata.applied to inflamed eye
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : lekgala le lenyenyane/ lekgalamna la badimo
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(097z)
Recipes : H(097z) skin inflamation, jelly of leaf of Aloe ferox.applied to skin
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : large aloe
Aloe polyphylla Pillans
Official name : Aloe polyphylla Pillans
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(097z)
Recipes : H(097z) skin inflamation jelly of leaf of Aloe polyphylla.applied to skin
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : lekgala kharatsa
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) influenza, decoction of leaves of Artemisia afra used as nasal plug
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : wormwood (Afrikaans)
Asparagus microraphis Baker
Official name : Asparagus microraphis Baker
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) for the female,enhancement of fertility, grounder roots of Asparagus microraphis, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : leraratau (Basotho)
Athrixia phylicoides DC.
Official name : Athrixia phylicoides DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) increase strengh, decoction of the whole plant of Athrixia phylicoides
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : sephomolo (Basoto)
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(138)
Recipes : H(138), Boophone disticha prevent lightning strikes
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : leshoma (Basotho)
Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Official name : Bulbine narcissifolia Salm - Dyck.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney complaints, decoction of roots of Bulbine narcissifolia
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : kgomoyabadisa (Basotho)
Chenopodium album L.
Official name : Chenopodium album L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Chenopodium album eaten like spinach
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : seruwe (Basotho)
Cotyledon sp.
Official name : Cotyledon sp.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear infection, jelly of leaf of Cotyledon sp.put into inflamed ear
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Basotho Cultural Village herbal trail)
Vernacular name : aloe (Basotho)
Cyperus usitatus Burch.
Official name : Cyperus usitatus Burch.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruit of Cyperus usitatus as food
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : monakaladi (Basotho)
Delosperma hirtum Schwantes
Official name : Delosperma hirtum Schwantes
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth decay, roots of Delosperma hirtum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : mabona (Basotho), rooistorom (Afrikaans)
Delosperma hirtum Schwantes
Official name : Delosperma hirtum Schwantes
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) rituals, ground plant of Delosperma hirtum , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : mabone (Basotho) , rooistorom
Delosperma lavisiae L. Bolus
Official name : Delosperma lavisiae L. Bolus
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) rituals, ground plant of Delosperma lavisiae , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : mabone (Basotho) , rooistorom
Epilobium hirsutum L.
Official name : Epilobium hirsutum L.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) cause someone to lose their job, ground the top of Epilobium hirsutum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (region of Phutaditjhaba)
Vernacular name : moferifiri (Basoto)