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Reference : HG 02

Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Reference HG 02 has information about 86 plants :
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(118)
Recipes : H(007) postpartum, roots, decoction (H2O) + milk or tea, V.O.
H(118), barks, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nilotica (L.) Del. subsp. subaldta (Vatke) Brenan
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Del. subsp. subaldta (Vatke) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(135)
Recipes : H(091) stimulant, decoction of barks of Acacia nilotica...subsp. subaldta is a powerful stimulant
H(135) digestif, decoction of barks of Acacia nilotica...subsp. subaldta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Acalypha volkensii Pax
Official name : Acalypha volkensii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gono., roots decoction (H2O) + milk, V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), chewed leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of barks of Albizia gummifera, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, decoction of barks of Apodytes dimidiata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) + H(108), fresh roots, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masaï)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(037), H(160)
Recipes : H(160) orH(037) chest, gum + food, V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Boscia coriacea Pax
Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Boscia coriacea decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs barks , decoc, + milk, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, juice from stems of Caralluma speciosa, diluted in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(055) emetic, decoction of dried leaves, VO. It causes violent diarrhoea and vomiting
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassine aethiopica Thunb.
Official name : Cassine aethiopica Thunb.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains in childeren, infusion of barks of Cassine aethiopica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), chopped roots mixed with the meal V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(006), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) + H(006), roots with the meal, RNS.
H(108), whole plant, to snuf
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006), roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), provoke a diarrhea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(055), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(055), roots, decoction, VO.
H(051)paludism + H(113), roots, decoction, VO.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots, decoction+ milk, V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered