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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)
Reference HB 32 has information about 104 plants :
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030), roots maceration in milk or H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sulubei
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sulubei
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, H(104) stomach, boil roots of Acacia etbaïca in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Official name : Acacia etbaïca Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, H(104) stomach, boil roots of Acacia etbaïca in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), H(104) stomach, boil roots in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loilailei
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095),, leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkerdeedi
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), H(104) stomach, boil roots in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkerdeedi
Acalypha volkensii Pax
Official name : Acalypha volkensii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : gomei
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Achyranthes aspera decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorokare
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorokare
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS, juice, drops in eyes
H(037) tuberculosis, ONS; boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sukurwoi
Andropogon sp.
Official name : Andropogon sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loroturoto
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lomeei
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., to boil, VO. + bath
H(051) paludism + H(055), ONS., to boil, VO.
H(091) baby, ONS., to boil, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sunoni
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sunoni
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : V(092), V(095)
Recipes : V(092)arrowpoison, ONS., RNS.
Vo(095), Vc(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorubat
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism barks, to boil, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorubat
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : laturdei
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(004), H(095), H(111)
Recipes : H(004), H(111),chewed leaves, local application
H(095), fruit, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : laturdei
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ltugumi
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(051), H(130)
Recipes : H(020), roots maceration in H2O, VO.
H(051) paludism crushed roots, to boil, VO.
H(130) polio, roots, to boil, VO. + bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ltugumi
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(051), H(095), H(100), H(130)
Recipes : H(051) paludism crushed leaves, to boil, VO.
H(095), fruits, VO.
H(100) gono, roots, to boil, VO.
H(130) polio, crushed roots, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lamuriei
Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz
Official name : Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ladum
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(175x)
Recipes : H(103x), toothbrush
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorokigei
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(091), H(100), H(113), H(130)
Recipes : H(037), pneumo., boil roots in milk, VO.
H(051) paludism H(100) gono, H(108), H(130) polio , boil roots , VO.
H(091) fortifiyng, crushed roots, to boil in soup
H(113) bone pain, crushed roots in cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lumakutukuti
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough childeren, crush, boil with milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
Commelina benghalensis L.
Official name : Commelina benghalensis L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough childeren, crush, boil with milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naiteteiyai, naiteteyyei
Conyza newii Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Conyza newii Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lamiriruaki
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : nasogaya nasunkoyo
Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Official name : Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia monoica Roxb.
Symptoms : H(012), H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(012), to use as splint
H(095), fruit, VO.
H(2001) traditional ceremonial, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgweita
Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Official name : Cordia ovalis R.Br. ex A.DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia monoica Roxb.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgweita
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism roots, to boil, VO.
H(104) stomach, roots, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lakirding'ai
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
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
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lmaragweet
Cyperus sp.
Official name : Cyperus sp.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051), roots , to boil, VO.
H(201), blessing of mariage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seiyai
Cyperus sp.
Official name : Cyperus sp.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seiyai
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ladakat
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(175x)
Recipes : H(175x) perfume, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : nasogoyo
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : nasogoyo
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lketurai
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : limoroo
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : limoroo
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : llokii
Eragrostis tenuifolia (A. Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud.
Official name : Eragrostis tenuifolia (A. Rich.) Hochst. ex Steud.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : gujita
Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Official name : Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(051), H(051) paludism ONS., to boil for soup
H(037), ONS., to boil, tea
H(100) gono, , ONS., to boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkelelit
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), latex on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lekule
Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Official name : Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ludwaporo
Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name : Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sulubei
Ipomoea spathulata Hall. f.
Official name : Ipomoea spathulata Hall. f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS., juice, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lokitegi
Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Official name : Jasminum abyssinicum Hoscht. Ex DC.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS of Jasminum abyssinicum., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lorosoro
Jasminum floribundum R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Jasminum floribundum R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Jasminum grandiflorum L. subsp. floribundum (R.Br. ex Fresen.) P.S.Green
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lminkis
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : tarakye, ntarakwai
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) sore throat, chew fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : tarakye, ntarakwai
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), maceration of leaves in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : gishieni
Maerua angolensis DC.
Official name : Maerua angolensis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), to chew the plant, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loitaakine
Maerua angolensis DC.
Official name : Maerua angolensis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loitaakine
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), boil fruits, local application
H(008) childs, boil leaves, VO.
H(051), boil roots, VO.
H(068) tenia, H(104) stomach, boil fruits, VO.
H(091), boil roots for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seketeti
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(068) anthelmintic, soak seeds, VO.
Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : seketeti
Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : logotoi
Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : logotoi
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lemuran
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : V(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : V(016), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(016), fumigation
Vb(095) ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lobuokich
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), fumigation
H(091) fortifiyng, boil barks for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lolesyai
Phyllanthus fischeri Pax
Official name : Phyllanthus fischeri Pax
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lokirisai
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loisugi, loiyeti
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lbolan
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifiing, ONS., to boil with soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lbolan
Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lekeldei
Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Official name : Plectranthus edulis (Vatke) Agnew
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifiing, ONS., to boil with soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lekeldei
Pollichia campestris Aiton
Official name : Pollichia campestris Aiton
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : iljesii
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism H(091) fortifiyng, barks, to boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : malan, lgilima
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : malan, lgilima
Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Official name : Pupalia lappacea (L.) Juss.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes atropurpurea Lam. , Pupalia atropurpurea (Lam.) Moq.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loreperepe
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(051)
Recipes : H(020), fruits and leaves, to boil, VO. + local application
H(051), H(051) paludism ONS., to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkinyil
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, VO.
H(104) stomach pain, mâcher l'écorce
H(104) childeren, stomach pain, crushed leaves and fruits, soak in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : misigiyoi, lmishkiyei
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : misigiyoi, lmishkiyei
Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) Hubb.
Official name : Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lanana
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkaramule
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkaramule
Salvadora persica L. var. persica
Official name : Salvadora persica L. var. persica
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(030), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(030), boil roots in H2O, VO.
Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sokotei
Salvadora persica L. var. persica
Official name : Salvadora persica L. var. persica
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) chest, H(051), boil roots in H2O, VO.
H(095), fruits, VO.
H(104) stomach, boil roots in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sokotei
Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lekeneia
Satureja biflora (Buch.- Ham.ex D.Don) Briq.
Official name : Satureja biflora (Buch.- Ham.ex D.Don) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS. of Satureja biflora, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lanana
Satureja pseudosimensis Brenan
Official name : Satureja pseudosimensis Brenan
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves for tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naitarakwai
Satureja pseudosimensis Brenan
Official name : Satureja pseudosimensis Brenan
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : naitarakwai
Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Official name : Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : dorokoch
Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Official name : Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, VO.
H(095), roots for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : dorokoch
Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum aculeatissimum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. juice on wound
H(051), roots, to boil, VO.
H(118); roots, to boil, gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ntulelei
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. juice on wound
H(051), roots, to boil, VO.
H(118); roots, to boil, gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ntulelei
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. juice on wound
H(051), roots, to boil, VO.
H(118); roots, to boil, gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : nyanya
Solanum renschii Vatke
Official name : Solanum renschii Vatke
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. juice on wound
H(051), roots, to boil, VO.
H(118); roots, to boil, gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ntulelei
Solanum terminale Forssk.
Official name : Solanum terminale Forssk.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(108), H(118)
Recipes : H(004), ONS. juice on wound
H(051), roots, to boil, VO.
H(118); roots, to boil, gargle
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ntulele
Struthiola thomsonii Oliv.
Official name : Struthiola thomsonii Oliv.
Family : Thymaeleaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loisau
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgelai
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism boil bark, VO.
H(91) fortifiyng, boil leaves for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgelai
Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name : Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgelai
Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name : Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism boil bark, VO.
H(91) fortifiyng, boil leaves for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lgelai
Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits edible
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkoromasei
Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Official name : Vangueria apiculata K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), eaten by animals but rarely by livestock
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : lkoromasei