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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
Reference HK 63 has information about 108 plants :
Acacia albida Del.
Official name : Acacia albida Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Faidherbia albida (Delile) A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, fruit bodies of Faidherbia albida, burnt and ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kokocha (local dialect), apple ring acacia (Englisch)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(086)
Recipes : H(013) itchy skin rashes, leaves of Acacia brevispica crushed and rubbed on skin
H(086) removal of ganglion, leaves of Acacia brevispica crushed and applied on ganglion
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : korniswo (local dialect), prickly Thorn Bonsai (Englisch)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal (colic) pains, herbal “tea”, barks of Acacia hockii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : churur (local dialect), whistling thorn/shittim wood (Englisch)
Acacia lahai Steud. & Hochst. ex Benth
Official name : Acacia lahai Steud. & Hochst. ex Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) synergistic herb, leaves of Acacia lahai pounded and mixed with other herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : seretetwo (local dialect) , red thorn (Englisch)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, roots of Acacia mellifera, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, higher parasites burnt and ashes licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : ngowo (local dialect), black thorn / wait-a-bit thorn (Englisch)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal (colic), bark of Acacia nilotica chewed when raw or decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : ngopkwo (local dialect) , thorntree / whistling thorn (Englisch)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, fruit bodies of Acacia tortilis burnt and ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sesia (local dialect), shittim wood (Englisch)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(045), H(076), H(103)
Recipes : H(045) craniotomy (surgery), whoile plant crushed and applied on the area to be operated before surgery
H(076) oral thrush , whole plant of Spilanthes mauritiana crushed and used as mouthwash
H(103) toothache, whole plant of Spilanthes mauritiana crushed and applied on the affected tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kibutkut (local dialect), (Englisch)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow poison, decoction of roots of Acokanthera schimperi (application on arrow?)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kelyo (local dialect), arrow-poison plant (Englisch)
Albizia sp.
Official name : Albizia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(112)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, fruit bodies, burnt and ash licked
H(112) abortifacient, contraceptive, bark, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : seet (local dialect), flea tree / frywood (Englisch)
Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Official name : Albuca bracteata (Thunb.) J.C. Manning & Goldblatt
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, bulbs of Albuca bracteata decoction and administered
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : k'dowt (local dialect), pregnant onion plant (Englisch)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Aloe spp., crushed and sap applied
H(045) craniotomy (surgery), leaves of Aloe spp. crushed and sap applied on the operated area
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chepkenderetwo (local dialect), burn plant (Englisch)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) healing vegetable, leaves, fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca, cooked as vegetable
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : tuyunwo (local dialect), desert date (Englisch)
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) pesticide, crush the fruits of Balanites rotundifolia, soak in water and applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : lomion (local dialect)
Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Official name : Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) erectile dysfunction, roots of Berchemia discolor, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : muchukwo (local dialect), bird plum (Englisch)
Boscia coriacea Pax
Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(058)
Recipes : H(058) obesity, graines de Boscia coriacea , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sorukwo (local dialect)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, leaves of Calotropis procera, burnt and ash administered
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kibou (local dialect), giant milkweed / calotropis (Englisch)
Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Official name : Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(178)
Recipes : H(095) food flavour, flowers dried, crushed and added to meal
H(104) heartburn, peptic ulcers, leaves of Capparis cartilaginea, chewed/ burnt and ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chepteretwo (local dialect), caper shrub (Englisch)
Caralluma acutangula (Decne.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma acutangula (Decne.) N.E. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest congestion (wheezing), whole plant of Caralluma acutangula chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : mochontopokot (local dialect), caralluma (Englisch)
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(137)
Recipes : H(137) general malaise, roots of Carissa edulis, decoction and added to other herbs or used alone
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : legetetwet (local dialect), egyptian carissa (Englisch)