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Reference : HY 02

Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Reference HY 02 has information about 49 plants :
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Bersama abyssinica crushed, mixed with H2O, VO. + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : lolchissa (Oromo)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ophthalmia (dhukuba eja), fresh leaves of Bidens pilosa, squeezed, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : darbattaa (Oromo)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) nerve pbm. (hananassa gogosca) fresh leaves of Bridelia micrantha, crushed, mixed with H2O, washing and bathing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : muka chito (Oromo)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) stress (ye aimiro chinqet), dried stem bark of Caesalpinia decapetala, powdered and wrapped with cotton clothe, to sniff
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : arangama gurachaa (Oromo)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) ophthalmia (dhukuba eja), fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea squeezed, drops in eyes
H(053) otorrhoea (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Calpurnia., crushed, squeezed with H2O, drops in ears
H(103) toothache (dhukuba tlkanii), dried leaves of Calpurnia., smoking
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Calpurnia. squeeze with H2O, washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ceekaa (Oromo)
Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Canavalia africana Dunn
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) insect bite (hadhaa), fresh leaves of Canavalia africana, crushed, warmed, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : otongoraa (Oromo)
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(087), H(104)
Recipes : H(087) nasal infection (afincha legema), enclosing a fresh piece of the root of Carissa spinarum in slice in nose for smelling
H(104) stabing pain (wugar), fresh leaves of Carissa., smoke bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : hagamssaa (Oromo)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anaemia (hiireenaa daga), fresh roots and fruits of Chamaecrista mimosoides, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : togoo (Oromo)
Celtis africana Burm. f.
Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Celtis africana. squeeze with H2O, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matoqoma (Oromo)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helmintiasis (raamoo), fruit of Citrus limon squeezed with H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : lomiya (Oromo)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(086), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(086) gland TB (naqarsaa), fresh leaves of Clausena anisata, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(104) gastritis (cheguara), fresh leaves of Clausena anisata, crushed, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Clausena. crushed, mixed with H2O, VO. + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : ulmaye (Oromo)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhoea (dhukuba guraa), fresh leaves of Clematis hirsuta, crushed, squeezed with H2O, drops in ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : fitii (Oromo)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(014), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides, extracted with cold H2O, VO..
H(014) ring worm & Tinea versicolor (chirtna quaqucha rissaa) , fresh roots of Clerodendrum., pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(104) stomach ache (garaa kutataa), fresh roots of Clerodendrum., extracted with cold H2O, VO.
H(201) madness (maraatuu), fresh leaves of Clerodendrum, concoction, crushed, squeezed with H2O, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : marasisa , free (Oromo)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Clutia abyssinica, crushed, mixed with H2O, VO + washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : tasuu (Oromo)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) afura lafaa (yhitsanatin fit yemiasabit), fresh leaves of Cordia africana, extracted with cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : wodessaa (Oromo)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(006), H(091), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (bokokkaa), fresh leaves of Solanecio angulatus, squeezed with H2O, VO.
H(091) anemia (dhidhina mataa) fresh crushed leaves of Solanecio angulatus mixed with butter, topical application
H(099) stress (hiireenaa), crushed fresh crushed leaves of Solanecio angulatus, mixed with butter, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : haqarqaraa/ gabisa (Oromo)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia (dhidhima mataa), fresh leaves of Solanecio angulatus, crusheds, mixed with butter, topical application
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : haquarqaraa / gabisa (Oromo)
Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Official name : Crotalaria spinosa Hochst ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otorrhoea (guraa maluu), dried roots of Crotalaria spinosa, pounded, powdered, mixed with H2O, drops in ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : Code A (Oromo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(080), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus, crushing, mixed with H2O, VO.
H(004) cut (madaa), fresh leaves and leaves exudate of Croton macrostachyus, topical aplication
H(080) allergies (abiato, shererit), fresh or dried leaves of Croton macrostachyus, pounded, squeezed; powdered, concocted, topical application
H(100) gonnorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa, chebto), fresh fruits and roots, pounded and mixed with H2O, VO.
H(113) rheumatism (gnaataa), fresh leaves of Croton. squeeze with H2O, washing
H(113) rheumatism (sanba naquarsa), fresh or dried stem bark of Plumbago zeylanica, pounding or powdered, mixed with H2O or tea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : makanissaa (Oromo)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(103)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Cyathula uncinulata, crushing, mixed with H20, VO.
H(103) toothache (dhukuba tlkanii), fresh roots of Cyathula uncinulata, chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : matane (Oromo)