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Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

27 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for fever. H(095), important nector source.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lmargweit (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism roots, to boil, VO.
H(037) chest, roots, to boil, VO.
H(104) stomach, roots, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lmaragweet
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lmaragweet
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), bark severe colds and pneumo, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach disease (ndwari ya ndeu), bark and rootbark is freshly ground,or dried and then , ground; 1 pinch of the crumbs or the powder is mixed with about 0.75 litre of hot water or hot milk. It is taken only once, and it causes vomiting. If the remedy is administered in smaller dosages it acts as a purgative. It may be given to patients of aIl ages, but only very little is administered to small children.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : moakyekye
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vc(091, 2), an infusion of the powdered bark and potash is given orally to goats as a conditioner
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : ekita-lambu; kitalambu (Batemi)
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(117), H(127)
Recipes : H(051, 2) powdered bark is added to boiled milk to treat and prevent paludism and other fevers
H(104, 4), decoction or powder of bark is added to soup or tea and taken to treat abdominal problems associated with H(117, 4) gall bladder and H(127, 4) spleen problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : ekita-lambu; kitalambu (Batemi)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(005), H(068), H(156)
Recipes : H(005) internal, roots of Euclea divinorum Hiern, Croton megalocarpus,boiled together, VO.
H(068), pounded bark, one night in H2O , extract, VO.
H(156), pounded bark, one night in H2O , extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : lalei (Chagga), mbali (Luguru), musine (Kakamega, muthulu (Kamba)
Reference HK 35
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used to induce labour during childbirth in western Uganda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 109 pp. 1 - 9 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106003199
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), roots of Croton megalocarpus , squeezing by hands, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mutugunda (Runyankole)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, roots of Croton megalocarpus, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : otonwet (local dialect), broadleaved croton (Englisch)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Croton megalocarpus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muthulu / kithulu (Kamba)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082, 1) respiratory conditions, leaves of Croton megalocarpus, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : olmerguet
Reference HM 5k
Author(s) : Masinde, P.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of the Marachi people of Kenya, 747 -753, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037), H(108), barks, ashes to be licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : (Marachi)
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Maragwa)
Vernacular name : mukinduri
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves, bulb, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : mûkindûri (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 9), ONS., sap, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûkindûri (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (ruhaya, gikorora), pounding bark of Croton megalocarpus, chewing
H(155) tonsil (ngaû), pounding roots chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûkindûri (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 26
Author(s) : Nanyingi, M. O., J. M Mbaria, A. L. Lanyasunya, C. G. Wagate, K. B Koros, H. F Kaburia, R. W Munenge & W. O Ogara
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu District, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:14 (2008)
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(051), H(117)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhea, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(117) anaplasmosis, homogenization and decoction of Croton megalocarpus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmargwe (Samburu)
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(035), V(094), V(104), V(124)
Recipes : V(004,3) +V(124, 3), j juice of young branchs on wounds until the stop bleeding (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis)
Vchicken(006) + Vchicken(104), terminal branch, very young leaves (1 / 2 kgr.), pounded + 2l. H2O, maceration Until green tint, V.O. 3X / day
Vb(035), leaves Agave americana, 1 / 2 kgr. pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid + Croton megalocarpus , barks, 1 / 2 kgr pounded + 1 l H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid , to mix, VO., 1 / 2 l. morning and evening (Embu)
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), barks + 1/2 l . H2O, decoction, to cool, V.O. (Meru, Samburu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis) (Meru, Samburu)
Vernacular name : mukinduri (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis) (Meru, Samburu)
Reference VG 26
Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), Vv(008), Vpc(008) diarrhoea/dysentery (Kuarwa), decoction of barks of Croton megalocarpus
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mukinduri