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Reference : HW 07

Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Reference HW 07 has information about 74 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, barks of Acacia albida are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : garbii
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), stem of Acacia nilotica are smoked
H(155) tonsilitis, bark, chewed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : qordimo
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, twigs of Acacia oerforta, chewed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : ajo
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, leaves of Acacia tortilis, chewed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : xadechaa
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(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax, roots of Achyranthes aspera are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : dargu-arbaa
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough,H(037) lung abcess, bulb of Allium sativum are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO. , or infused, VO., or eaten with oters foods
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : qulubi-aadii
Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Official name : Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax, flowers and bulbs of Aloe pubescens, RNS, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : haamaaresaa
Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Official name : Aloe pubescens Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(108), H(166)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(108) stomach ache, H(166) muscle cramps, flowers and bulbs of Aloe pubescens, RNS, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : haamaaresaa
Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
Official name : Asparagus setaceus (Kunth) Jessop
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Asparagus plumosus Baker
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162) urination problems, leaves, roots of Asparagus setaceus are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : saritii
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, barks of Melia azadirachta are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : kininii
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(166), H(200), H(206)
Recipes : H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) (all those symptoms = mich), latex of Balanites aegyptiaca, inhalation of smoke
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : badanaa
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) furee (undescribe symptom), leaves, roots, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : bunagadhee
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves, roots, latex of Calotropis procera, local application
H(014) skin rush, leaves, roots, latex, concocted together, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : bunagadhee
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(101)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Calpurnia aurea are rubbed on skin
H(014) fungal disease of skin, leaves are rubbed on skin
H(101) excessive menstruation, leaves are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : ceekataa
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots of Capparis tomentosa are crushed and coated on wounds
H(103) tooth ache, roots are chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : haarangamaa-guraach
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, stems of Carica papaya are crushed and swallowed
H(008) diarrhoea, fruits are eaten raw
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : paapaayee
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(104), H(166), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, roots of Carissa spinarum are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
H(166) muscle cramps, stems are smoked
H(201) evil eye, stems, smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : agaaamsaa
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) worms expulsion, leaves of Senna italica, crushed, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : sabanakii
Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Official name : Cassia italica (Mill.) Spreng.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica Mill.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms, leaves of Senna italica, crushed, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : sabanakii
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, stems of Senna obtusifolia, crushed, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors