J Ethnopharmacol. 1992 Aug; 37(1): 47-70.
Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. II. Plants of the families Combretaceae to Labiatae.
Department of Pharmacognosy, Uppsala University, Uppsala Biomedical Centre, Sweden.
Fifty-nine plants are listed, which are used by traditional healers in the central and southern parts of Somalia. For each species are listed: the botanical name with synonyms, collection number, vernacular name, medicinal use, preparation of remedy and dosage. Results of a literature survey are also reported including medicinal use, substances isolated and pharmacological effects.