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Reference : HK 36a

Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Reference HK 36a has information about 76 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, boiled barks, tea of Acacia abyssinica , inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, barks of Acacia hockii boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, barks decoction of Acacia mellifera , VO.
H(113) backache, jointsache, roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthigira (Embu)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103), fruit powder of Achyranthes aspera on the teeths or gargle with the decoction of fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutegenye (Embu)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (erectile dysfunction), barks of Adansonia digitata, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muramba (Embu)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Agave americana, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 J.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : makongo (Mbeere)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(124)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, roots boiled, inhalation
H(124) bleeding, decoction of barks, VO + ashes and juice, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mucuki wa ngigi (Embu)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Ajuga remota, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : wanjiru-wa-rurii (Embu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, barks and roots of Albizia anthelmintica boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubarwa (Embu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, barks and roots of Albizia anthelmintica boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubarwa (Embu)
Aloe kedongensis Reynolds
Official name : Aloe kedongensis Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Aloe kedongensis, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : kithunju (Mbeere)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, juice of Asparagus racemosus, decoction and on a bandage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : karura (Embu)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Azadirachta indica boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwarobame (Embu, Mbeere)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Basella alba soaked in H2O, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : murerema (Embu)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, ashes of Bidens pilosa + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : musege (Mbeere)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Cajanus cajan boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : njugu (Embu)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya (male), seeds of Punica granatum, tuber of Dioscorea minutifolia, to boil in 3 cups of tea, VO. 1 cup / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubabai (Mbeere)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Cassia didymobotrya boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwinu (Mbeere)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) fungal infection, ring worm, leaves of Senna didymobotrya, decoction, VO.
H(039) worms, leaves of Cassia didymobotrya boiled, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Senna didymobotrya, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwinu (Mbeere)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172) elephantiasis, barks of Senna singueana, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukengeta (Embu)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) anthrax, roots of Senna singueana boiled, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukengeta (Mbeere)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, VO.
H(108) cold, influenza, leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : munjuga-iria (Mbeere)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of roots of Commiphora africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : kigurugua (Mbeere)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eyes infection, barks of Cordia africana, decoction, to wash the eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muringa (Mbeere)
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (joints), roots of Croton dichogamus, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthima (Mbeere)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding, decoction of barks, VO + ashes and juice, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutundu (Embu)
Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Official name : Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, leaves of Cuscuta kilimandschari, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : thina (Embu)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(080)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Erythrina abyssinica, decoction, VO.
H(080) allergy, roots boiled, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muuti (Mbeere)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, leaves of Eucalyptus globulus boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : munyua-mai (Embu)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, decoction of roots of Flueggea virosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukururu (Mbeere)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney, roots of Flueggea virosa , to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukururu (Mbeere)
Grewia tembensis Frensen
Official name : Grewia tembensis Frensen
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Grewia tembensis, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 J.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muruva (Mbeere)
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, decoction of roots of Grewia villosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubuu (Mbeere)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots of Harrisonia abyssinica soaked in H2O, to boil, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
H(113) rheumatism (back-ache and joint-ache), leaves and roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
H(124) bleeding, decoction of barks, VO + ashes and juice, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutagataga (Embu)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, leaves of Hoslundia oppositifolia boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mucobi (Mbeere)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, barks of Kigelia africana boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muratina (Mbeere)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Lantana camara boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukenia (Mbeere)
Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Official name : Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(171)
Recipes : H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, decoction of the whole plant of Launaea cornuta, VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of the whole plant of Launaea cornuta + H2O, VO.
H(171) diabetes, dry young shoots of Mangifera indica + dry Launea cornuta, mix one teaspoonful of each powder in a cup water, VO. 3 X / week and repeat if necessary
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthunga (Mbeere)
Leonotis mollissima Guerke
Official name : Leonotis mollissima Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, barks of Leonotis mollissima boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muvovo (Mbeere)
Leonotis mollissima Guerke
Official name : Leonotis mollissima Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(051)
Recipes : H(039) worms, barks of Leonotis mollissima boiled, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots, to boil, decoction, VO. 2 X / day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muvovo (Mbeere)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(111), H(171)
Recipes : H(111), decoction of leaves en local application
H(171) diabetes, dry young shoots of Mangifera indica + dry Launea cornuta, mix one teaspoonful of each powder in a cup water, VO. 3 X / week and repeat if necessary
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwembe (Embu)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) anthrax, leaves boiled of Maytenus senegalensis, decoction VO.
H(104) stomach pains, roots of Maytenus senegalensis, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthunthi (Mbeere)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Ocimum basilicum boiled, VO. 2 X / day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mataa (Mbeere)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, leaves boiled, inhalation
H(051) paludism, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : makandu (Embu)
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, decoction juice of Olea europaea on a bandage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthata (Embu)
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : H(008), H(107)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
H(107) typhoid, decoction of leaves of Osyris abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthithi (Embu)
Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Ximenia americana, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 J.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : cong'e (Embu)
Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Official name : Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism (back-ache and joint-ache), roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muvaa (Mbeere)
Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Official name : Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Pentas zanzibarica boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugirimura (Mbeere)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, barks of Piliostigma thonningii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukura (Embu)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(100)
Recipes : H(082) asthma roots of Plectranthus barbatus boiled, decoction, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, roots boiled, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwaraka (Embu)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, decoction d'barks of Prunus africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muiria (Embu)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, leaves of Psidium guajava boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubera (Mbeere)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Psidium guajava boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubera (Mbeere)
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) vitamins, tea of fruits or fruits, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthigiu (Mbeere)
Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Official name : Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Schkuhria pinnata boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : karuria-tatha (Mbeere)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(103), H(108)
Recipes : H(103), fruit powder on the teeths or gargle with the fruits decoction
H(108) cold, influenza, fruits of Solanum incanum boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutongu (Mbeere)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (erectile dysfunction), the whole plant of Solanum nigrum, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : managu (Embu)
Sonchus asper (L.) Hill.
Official name : Sonchus asper (L.) Hill.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (erectile dysfunction), the whole plant of Sonchus asper, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : iviuviu (Embu)
Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Official name : Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stems of Strychnos henningsii boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutambi (Mbeere)
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Teclea nobilis boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muterendu (Mbeere)
Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name : Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) high blood pressure, leaves of Teclea simplicifolia, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muterendu (Embu)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, barks of Terminalia brownii boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mururuku (Mbeere)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(039), H(051), H(080), H(112), H(112x)
Recipes : H(001) eyes infection, leaves of Terminalia brownii, decoction, to wash the eyes
H(014) fungal infection, ring worm, leaves of Terminalia brownii, to boil, decoction, local application
H(039) worms, barks of Terminalia brownii boiled, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
H(080) allergy, roots boiled, decoction VO. .
H(112) abortion, leaves boiled, decoction VO. .
H(112x) family planning, leaves of Terminalia brownii, to boil, decoction VO. before sexual act
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mururuku (Mbeere)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pains, leaves of Tithonia diversifolia, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : kirurite (Embu)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(014), H(179)
Recipes : H(014) pimples, fruits juice, local application
H(179) kidney, barks of Trichilia emetica, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mururi (Embu)
Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Official name : Trichodesma zeylanicum (Burm.) R. Br.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Boraginella zeylanica O. Kuntze , Boraginoides zeylanica Hiern , Borago zeylanica Burm.
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, the whole plant of Eucalyptus globulus boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mucururi (Mbeere)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of leaves of Vernonia lasiopus, VO
H(051) paludism, leaves of Vernonia lasiopus boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mucatha (Mbeere)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(091)
Recipes : H(078) cancer of breast and prostate glands, leaves decoction of Vitex doniana, VO.
H(091) vitamins, fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muburu (Mbeere)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, barks of Warburgia ugandensis boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthiga, mugeta (Embu)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(082), H(095), H(139)
Recipes : H(039) worms, barks of Warburgia ugandensis boiled, VO.
H(082) asthma barks and leaves boiled, decoction, VO.
H(095) food (soup), leaves boiled in a soup of goatbones
H(139) impotence (erectile dysfunction), leaves of Warburgia ugandensis, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthiga, mugeta (Embu)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves and roots of Withania somnifera boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : murumbawe (Mbeere)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, barks of Ximenia americana, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 days.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutura (Embu)
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food (soup), roots boiled in a soup of goat bones
H(113) rheumatism (joints), roots of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, to boil, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mukenenga (Mbeere)