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Reference : HB 08

Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Reference HB 08 has information about 60 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(100)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS.of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
H(100) syph., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), bark., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Agauria salicifolia (Comm. ex Lam.) Hook.f. ex Oliv.
Official name : Agauria salicifolia (Comm. ex Lam.) Hook.f. ex Oliv.
Family : Ericaceae
Synonyms : Agauria polyphylla Baker
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves, ointment
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, RNS.
H(103), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
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(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syph., leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(018), ONS., RNS.
H(104) belly, ONS., RNS.
H(113), ONS., RNS.
H(139), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, roots, RNS.
H(027), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(045), H(053)
Recipes : H(045), leaves, RNS.
H(053), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(001), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS.
H(100) syph., barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(100), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves, RNS.
H(100) blen., H(100) syph., roots, RNS.
H(104) belly, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008), roots, RNS.
H(068), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, bark's roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
H(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(007), H(068)
Recipes : H(007) diur., ONS, RNS.
H(068), ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), roots, RNS.
H(104) belly, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(013), ONS., RNS.
H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
H(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus gossypinus Thunb.
Official name : Hibiscus gossypinus Thunb.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051), roots, RNS.
H(104), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(166)
Recipes : H(068), ONS., RNS.
H(091), ONS., RNS.
H(166), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Official name : Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), fruits, RNS.
H(139), fruits, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), fruits, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Official name : Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039)insects, ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
H(068) bilh., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Osyris wightiana Wall.
Official name : Osyris wightiana Wall.
Family : Santalaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(091), roots, RNS.
H(100) blen., roots, RNS.
H(113)rhumat, roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004)
Recipes : H(003), leaves, cataplasm
H(004), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068), roots, RNS.
H(100) blen., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Official name : Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, bark's roots, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
H(108), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) childs, purg, leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), pods of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves, decoction, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(112), H(139)
Recipes : H(112), roots, RNS.
H(139), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) purgative., roots of Ximenia americana, RNS.
H(051), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Official name : Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Family : Monimiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered