What is amaranth in Setswana?

North West Agricultural Development Institute. Amaranth is a very nutritious leafy vegetable which can be harvested from wild growing or cultivated plants. It is also referred to as morogo (Tswana for vegetables).

When did Basotho arrive in South Africa?

Early history Bantu-speaking peoples had settled in what is now South Africa by about 500 CE. Separation from the Tswana is assumed to have taken place by the 14th century. The first historical references to the Basotho date to the 19th century.

What is Phate ya ngaka in English?

Phate is a skin given to a doctor to spread his drugs on it. Phate ya ngaka, which is a medicinal plant, is named after this skin as it gives warmth; hence it is used to cure the common cold. However, it is also used for other things such as winning court cases.

What is Hloenya English?

Abstract. Dicoma anomala (Sond.) belongs to the Asteraceae family and locally called Hloenya (South Sotho), fever or stomach bush (Afrikaans).

What is grass in Setswana?

mohlwa. So, this is how you say “grass” in sesotho.

What plant is Marog?

Amaranth is a traditional food plant in Africa. It is an inexpensive high quality food crop that can either be grown for its seeds and/or as spinach (marog) and has the potential to improve nutrition, boost food security, foster rural development and support sustainable land care.

Is Tswana and Sotho the same?

Sotho–Tswana languages are a group of closely related Bantu languages spoken in Southern Africa. The various dialects of Tswana, Southern Sotho and Northern Sotho are highly mutually intelligible.

What is the difference between Sotho and Sesotho?

Sotho (/ˈsuːtuː/) or Sesotho (/sɛˈsuːtuː/) is a Southern Bantu language of the Sotho-Tswana (S. 30) group, spoken primarily by the Basotho in Lesotho, where it is the national and official language; South Africa, where it is one of the 11 official languages; and in Zimbabwe where it is one of 16 official languages.

What are the benefits of Monepenepe?

The bark is used to treat ailments such as headaches, diarrhoea, constipation and skin diseases. Powdered bark is used for dressing ulcers. A decoction of stem bark is used as a malaria remedy. The stem bark contains histamine or chemically related substance responsible for lowering high blood pressure.

What herbs are good for sickness?

Incorporate these ten immunity-boosting herbs into your diet to keep your cold at bay.

  • Basil. While it is true that basil season is in the summer, this does not mean that you can keep it all year round.
  • Rosemary.
  • Thyme.
  • Red Clover.
  • Spearmint.
  • Garlic.
  • Ginger.
  • Horseradish.

What does African potato do in the body?

African wild potato is a plant. People use it to make medicine. The African wild potato is used for urinary tract disorders including bladder infections (cystitis), prostate problems including benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) and prostate cancer; other cancers; and lung disease.

What is Sehlehle?

SOTHO (SOUTHERN) (seSotho): Sehlehle, Sehloko, Thethebale. ZULU (isiZulu): Isihlekehleke, Isantilele. Description: Euphorbia clavarioides is a low-growing succulent plant forming small cushion-shaped masses at ground level 5-7.5 cm high and 10-30 cm in diameter composed of the tips of unarmed, succulent, branches.