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Reference : HW 11

Author(s) : Wambugu, S. N. , Peter M. Mathiu, D. W. Gakuya, T. I. Kanui, J. D. Kabasac, S. G. Kiama
Title : Medicinal plants used in the management of chronic joint pains in Machakos and Makueni counties, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 945– 955, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111004661
Reference HW 11 has information about 36 plants :
Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, roots, stem bark of Acacia mearnsii boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Sometimes mixed with Pavetta crassipes leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : munyoonyoo (Kamba)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 3) joint pains, root, stem bark of Acacia mellifera boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Pavetta crassipes leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : muthiia (Kamba)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113, 2) joint pains, leaves, root, stem bark of Acacia nilotica boiled in H2O and concoction VO. with soup, one glass 2 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Sometimes boiled with Pavetta crassipes leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : musemei (Kamba)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, stem bark of Acacia seyal boiled in H2O and concoction VO.,one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Pavetta crassipes leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : musewa (Kamba)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, whole plant of Ajuga remota is cut into pieces or ground, macerated in hot H2O for infusion, and is drunk. One glass 2–3 timesdaily for 2 weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : katetema (Kamba)
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 4) joint pains, Fleshy young stem juice of Aloe secundiflora is applied on painful area 3–4 times a day to reduce pain and to promote rapid healing of injured tissues. Aloe gel macerated in hot H2O and VO.. 1 glass 2 times daily for 2 weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : kiluma (Kamba)
Amaranthus albus L.
Official name : Amaranthus albus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 2) joint pains, ground seeds or dried leaves powder of Amaranthus albus soaked in H2O for infusion, and VO. as one glass 2–3 times daily, for 2 weeks or until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : terere (Kamba)
Balanites glabra Mildbr. & Schltr.
Official name : Balanites glabra Mildbr. & Schltr.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, roots of Balanites glaber boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : olongoswa (Kamba)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 5) joint pains, boiled leaves of Boscia salicifolia in H2O and concoction drunk. One glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Sometimes taken with soup. Usually boiled with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mwenzenze (Kamba)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, seeds of Cajanus cajan are ground, soaked in H2O for infusion, VO.. One cup taken 1–2 times daily, until recovery. Usually taken as porridge leaves macerated in hot H2O and taken as infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : musuu (Kamba)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113, 7) joint pains, leaves, fruits, roots, stem bark of Carissa spinarum boiled in H2O and concoction drunk, one glass 3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually taken with soup with Pavetta crassipes leaves, Strychnos henningsii leaves and Zanthoxylum chalybeum leaves
H(113) joint pains, stem bark of Olea europaea boiled in H2O and concoction VO. with soup, one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
H(113) joint pains, stem bark of Scutia myrtina boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
H(113) joint pains, ot H2O extract of leaves of Pavetta crassipes taken oral, one glass is taken 3 times daily for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves, Carissa spinarum root bark and Zanthoxylum chalybeum leaves
H(113, 6) joint pains, leaves, roots, shoots boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
H(113, 6) joint pains, leaves, roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark. Sometimes taken with soup
H(113, 5) joint pains, boiled leaves of Boscia salicifolia in H2O and concoction drunk. One glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Sometimes taken with soup. Usually boiled with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
H(113, 2) joint pains, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides spp. myricoide are boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
H(113) joint pains, fruits, stem bark of Ficus sycomorus boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mukawa (Kamba)
Cassia spectabilis DC.
Official name : Cassia spectabilis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna spectabilis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, leaves, stem bark of Cassia spectabilis macerated in hot H2O and taken as infusion, one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mukengeta / itula (Kamba)
Fagaropsis hildebrandtii (Engl.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Fagaropsis hildebrandtii (Engl.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 6) joint pains, leaves, roots, shoots boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : muvindavindi (Kamba)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, fruits, stem bark of Ficus sycomorus boiled in H2O and concoction VO., one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Usually boiled together with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mukuyu (Kamba)
Grewia fallax K.Schum.
Official name : Grewia fallax K.Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, leaves, stem bark of Grewia fallax boiled and taken as infusion, one glass 2–3 times daily for two weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : ilawa (Kamba)
Lactuca capensis Thunb.
Official name : Lactuca capensis Thunb.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, boiled leaves Lactuca capensis in H2O, one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : muuluki (Kamba)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, leaves of Lantana camara macerated in hot H2O and taken as infusion, one glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mutavasi / mushomoro (Kamba)
Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Official name : Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, macerated shoots of Launaea cornuta in H2O and infusion drunk, one glass 2–3 times daily, for 2 weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : muthunga (Kamba)
Lippia kituiensis Vatke
Official name : Lippia kituiensis Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) joint pains, roots of Lippia kituiensis boiled in H2O H2O as infusion, one glass every other day, for two weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : muthiti wa nthi (Kamba)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 2) joint pains, leaves, rootsof Ocimum suave are cut into pieces or ground, macerated in hot H2O for infusion, and is drunk. One glass 2–3 times daily for 2 weeks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mukandu (Kamba)