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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
Reference HK 65 has information about 38 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Abrus precatorius, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kyuma kyamditi (Kamba)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction of leaves / whole plant of Ajuga remota, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : wanjiru wa Rurii (Kamba)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, hot infusion of pounded bulb of Allium sativum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kitunguua kinene (Kamba)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, leaves gel of Aloe sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kiluma (Kamba)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Aspilia pluriseta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muti / wuti (Kamba)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetes, decoction of stem bark / leaves of Azardiracta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mwarubaine (Kamba)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of root bark of Bersama abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukilyulu (Kamba)
Cactus sp.
Official name : Cactus sp.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetes, squeeze juice from fresh leaves of Cactus sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : matomoko (Kamba)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 7) diabetes, decoction of leaves / pods of Cassia abbreviata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : malandesi (Kamba)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, hot infusion of leaves of Senna didymobotrya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muthaa / Ithaa (Kamba)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Senna singueana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukengeka (Kamba)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muvweia / munguya (Kamba)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of root bark of Croton macrostachyus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mutundu / kitundu (Kamba)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
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)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction of stem bark of Eucalyptus sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : musanduku (Kamba)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction of root bark of Euclea divinorum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kikuthi / mukinyei (Kamba)
Euclea natalensis A. DC.
Official name : Euclea natalensis A. DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of roots of Euclea natalensis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukinyei (Kamba)
Euclea racemosa Murray
Official name : Euclea racemosa Murray
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of leaves / stem bark / root bark of Euclea racemosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukinyei (Kamba)
Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Official name : Ficus natalensis Hochst.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, cold infusion of fruits of Ficus natalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muuomo / kiumo (Kamba)
Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Official name : Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of aerial part of Fuerstia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kalaku (Kamba)