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Reference : HV 51

Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E.
Title : A review of Khoi-San and Cape Dutch medical ethnobotany. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 119, pp.331–341 (2008)
Reference HV 51 has information about 183 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) Gum (heyra); emulcent, salve; bark of Acacia karroo for H(008) diarrhoea and dysentery (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : doringboom (Africaans)
Adiantum poiretii Wikstr.
Official name : Adiantum poiretii Wikstr.
Family : Pteridaceae
Synonyms : Adiantum aethiopicum L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : Herb of Adiantum aethiopicum; H(037) cough, H(082) respiratory ailments (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Thunberg (1785) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : vrouwehaar (Africaans)
Agathosma betulina (P.J.Bergius) Pillans
Official name : Agathosma betulina (P.J.Bergius) Pillans
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(007), H(007), H(091), H(162y)
Recipes : Leaves of Agathosma betulina; H(004) and H(162y) ailments; H(007) diuretic, H(091) tonic; leaves in vinegar for H(004) wounds, H(003) sprains and contusions Burchell (1822–1824); ; from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) ; from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : boegoe, buchu. letulina, bookoo (Khoi/Nama)
Agathosma crenulata (L.) Pillans
Official name : Agathosma crenulata (L.) Pillans
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(007), H(091), H(113), H(162y)
Recipes : Leaves of Agathosma crenulata; H(113) kidney and H(162y) ailments; H(007) diuretic, H(091) tonic; leaves in vinegar for H(004) wounds, H(003) sprains and contusions Burchell (1822–1824) ; from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : boegoe, buchu. (Khoi/Nama)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(086), H(175)
Recipes : Bulb of Allium cepa; as warm H(175) poultices (uiepap), H(086) glandular swellings ( non-indigenous species (early introductions) that became an integral part of themateria medica.; from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : ui (Africaans)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(137)
Recipes : Bulb of Allium sativum; H((077)) nausea, H(137) sores, H(037) cough, H(051) fever ( non-indigenous species (early introductions) that became an integral part of themateria medica. from Dykman (1908); reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : knoffel (Africaans)
Aloe africana Mill.
Official name : Aloe africana Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : Juice of Aloe africana taken as H(006) laxative (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : aalwyn (Africaans)
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : Juice of Aloe ferox taken as H(006) laxative (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) ( non-indigenous species (early introductions) that became an integral part of themateria medica from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Smith (1895); from Kling (1923) from Laidler (1928) ; from Marloth (1915) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : aalwyn, bitteraalwyn (Africaans)
Aloe plicatilis (L.) Mill.
Official name : Aloe plicatilis (L.) Mill.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : Juice of Aloe plicatilis taken as H(006) laxative (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : aalwyn (Africaans)
Aloe variegata L.
Official name : Aloe variegata L.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : Fresh leaf of Aloe variegata; H(014) whitlow ONS., RNS (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Dykman (1908) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : kanniedood (Africaans)
Annesorhiza sp.
Official name : Annesorhiza sp.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : Root tincture of Annesorhiza sp.; H(050) flatulence (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Kling (1923) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : anyswortel (Africaans)
Arctopus echinatus L.
Official name : Arctopus echinatus L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(007), H(100), H(191), H(193)
Recipes : Tuberous root of Arctopus echinatus; H(193) demulcent, H(007) diuretic, H(100) syphilis (mixed with rabas), H(100) gonorrhoea; H(000) general medicine; H(191) blood purifier ONS, RNS. from Thunberg (1785); B4, from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from MacOwan (1897) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : sieketroos(t), platdoring (Africaans)
Arctopus monacanthus Carmich. ex Sond.
Official name : Arctopus monacanthus Carmich. ex Sond.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(007), H(100), H(191), H(193)
Recipes : Tuberous root of Arctopus monacanthus; H(193) demulcent, H(007) diuretic; H(100) syphilis (mixed with rabas), H(100) gonorrhoea; H(000) general medicine; H(191) blood purifie O?S., RNS.r from Thunberg (1785); from de Barry (1827), from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857), from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from MacOwan (1897) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : sieketroos(t), platdoring (Africaans)
Artemisia absinthium L.
Official name : Artemisia absinthium L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : Leaf of Artemisia absinthium; H(104) stomach ailments ( non-indigenous species (early introductions) that became an integral part of themateria medica. From Dykman (1908) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : groenamara (Africaans)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(001), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : Leaves of Artemisia afra; H(091) tonic, H(166) antispasmodic, H(068) anthelmintic; H(000) various uses; H(108) colds, H(108) influenza, H(037) cough, H(051) fever; H(001) eye drops (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857) Smith (1895); from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : wildeals, wilde-als, als, alsem (Africaans)
Asclepias crispa P. J. Bergius
Official name : Asclepias crispa P. J. Bergius
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(104)
Recipes : Root of Asclepias crispa; H(007) diuretic, H(104) stomach pain (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Thunberg (1785); from Smith (1895); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : bitterhout(jie), bitterwortel (Africaans)
Aspalathus cordata (L.) R. Dahlgren
Official name : Aspalathus cordata (L.) R. Dahlgren
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(082)
Recipes : Leaf infusionsof Aspalathus cordata ;H(082) asthma; H(007) diuretic, (species that are mainly of historical interest) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Kling (1923); reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : stekeltee (Africaans)
Aspalathus linearis (Burm. f.) R. Dahlgren
Official name : Aspalathus linearis (Burm. f.) R. Dahlgren
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : Leaf infusions; H(000) general health tea Marloth (1925) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : rooibostee, bossietee (Africaans)
Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Official name : Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037)
Recipes : Roots of Asparagus laricinus as H(007) diuretic and H(037) tuberculosis (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1850); (1857) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : katdoring (wortels) (Africaans), t’nuance (Khoi/Nama)
Asparagus retrofractus L.
Official name : Asparagus retrofractus L.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(037)
Recipes : Roots of Asparagus retrofractus H(007) diuretic and to treat H(037) tuberculosis (South African plant with a wide distribution that is also traditionally used in the Sotho and Nguni cultures) from Pappe (1847); (1850); (1857); from Dykman (1908); from Kling (1923); from Laidler (1928) reference to be found in HV 51_van Wyk
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa ((from Namaqualand to the Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : katdoring (wortels) (Africaans), t’nuance (Khoi/Nama)