Plectranthus madascariensis 'Lynne' - This species is used in traditional medicine to treat coughs, colds and scabies. The pungent leaves and branches of Plectranthus species in general are sometimes hung around the home or rubbed on window sills to ward off flies.
ex Benth. Family: Lamiaceae- bugle plant Irregularly toothed leaves mostly in a basal rosette. it is the only species of Ajuga indigenous to South Africa, with most other species native to the northern hemisphere.
Thunbergia alata is a soft, perennial climber about x 1 m with many twining stems
Jatropha zeyheri - . zeyheri is primarily used in women’s health care. Fresh tubers are pounded and mixed with porridge to regulate menstrual cycles, ease uterine pain and treat urinary tract infections. The plant is also used as a general blood purifier to promote fertility and ensure a strong foetus during pregnancy. The rhizomes are also used to heal wounds and boils.
Ledebouria petiolata - the water in which pounded bulbs have been steeped is warmed and administered as an enema to children with stomach ailments. In the Eastern Cape, a similar preparation is administered as a purge for new born babies suffering from ipleyti.
Schizocarphus nervosus -
Salvia scabra - Salvia scabra is no exception and its use by Xhosa people as a medicine for infants and as a purgative, in the form of a leaf paste or roots steeped in water, has been recorded.
Pelargonium lobatum - Pelargonium lobatum is said to be edible. The buds and young leaves used to be eaten in former times. And this species is used in the same way as P. triste, i.e. the young roots are chopped in stews and soups and mixed with other vegetables like potatoes and onions. It is also used medicinally, in the form of a tea, as a treatment for dysentery, diarrhoea, nausea and digestive complaints.
Senecio inornatus - Senecio inornatus is used extensively in traditional medicine to treat palpitations, phthisis, coughs and difficult breathing. Incorrect application of and treatment with this plant can be dangerous as it contains highly toxic alkaloids that may cause liver damage.
Rhoicissus tridentata-infertility, stomach, kidney and bladder complaints, as well as dysmenorrhea (a medical term for pain with menstruation). The tuber of the plant is also used to make a decoction to tone the uterus and also to facilitate delivery, and to expel a retained placenta. The leaves have also been used to wipe babies’ bottoms.
Sarcophyte sanguinea-dysentry,sore throat, diarrhoea, menstruation, cancer