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Reference : HW 50

Author(s) : Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title : Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Reference HW 50 has information about 51 plants :
Agathosma betulina (P.J.Bergius) Pillans
Official name : Agathosma betulina (P.J.Bergius) Pillans
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, ONS. of Agathosma betulina, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : round-leaf Buchu (English)
Aloe chabaudii Schönl.
Official name : Aloe chabaudii Schönl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Aloe chabaudii, RNS.

(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : inkalane (Zulu), chabaud’s aloe (English)
Aloe christianii Reyn.
Official name : Aloe christianii Reyn.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Aloe christianii RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Aloe ferox, RNS
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhlaba (Zulu), (Xhosa), bitter aloe (English)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Amaranthus caudatus, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aristolochia heppii Merxm.
Official name : Aristolochia heppii Merxm.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, roots of Aristolochia heppii , RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, ONS. of Artemisia afra, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhlonyane (Zulu), (Xhosa), african wormwood (English)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhoea, roots of Aspilia pluriseta, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Barleria randii S. Moore
Official name : Barleria randii S. Moore
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(027) antiabortifacient, root, leaves of Barleria randii, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bauhinia galpinii N. E. Br.
Official name : Bauhinia galpinii N. E. Br.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhoea, seeds of Bauhinia galpinii, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umhuwa (Zulu), mutswiriri (Vhavenda), pride of the Cape (English)
Bauhinia petersiana Bolle
Official name : Bauhinia petersiana Bolle
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Bauhinia petersiana, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(210)
Recipes : H(210), Weak decoctions of bulb scales of Boophone disticha given to sedate violent, psychotic patients (from reference VP 50)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia foetida Schinz
Official name : Boscia foetida Schinz
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhoea, ONS. of Boscia foetida, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umvithi (Zulu), stink-bush (English)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, bark of Bridelia micrantha, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : munzere (Vhavenda), coastal golden-leaf (English)
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) menorrhagia, bark of Burkea africana, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : wild seringa (English)
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(027), H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(027) antiabortifacient, roots of Capparis tomentosa, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umqoqolo (Zulu), muoba-dali (Vhavenda), wooly caper-bush (English)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Cassia abbreviata, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : isinyembane (Zulu), long-pod Cassia (English)
Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook. f.
Official name : Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook. f.
Family : Pedialiaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(112)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Ceratotheca triloba, RNS. (From ref : HL 22)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa,
Vernacular name : not registered
Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook. f.
Official name : Ceratotheca triloba (Bernh.) Hook. f.
Family : Pedialiaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, leaves of Ceratotheca triloba, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : udonqabathwa (Zulu), wild foxglove (English)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(033), H(101)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Cissampelos mucronata, RNS.
(registered from referenc HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umbombo (Zulu), heart-leaved vine (English)