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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 : Labiatae
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)
Garcinia buchananii Baker
Official name : Garcinia buchananii Baker
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of stem bark of Garcinia buchananii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukanga (Kamba)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Momordica foetida, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : iphunzu (Kamba)
Momordica sp.
Official name : Momordica sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Momordica sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : iphunzu (Kamba)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2), diabetes, pounded leaves, cold infusion / decoction of Ocimum basilicum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mutaa (Kamba)
Olea europaea L.
Official name : Olea europaea L.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of stem bark / root of Olea europaea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : molialundi (Kamba)
Ormocarpum kirkii S. Moore
Official name : Ormocarpum kirkii S. Moore
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Ormocarpum kirkii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muthii (Kamba)
Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Official name : Oxygonum sinuatum (Meissn.) Dammer
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, cold infusion of pounded whole plant of Oxygonium sinuatum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : song’e (Kamba)
Passiflora sp.
Official name : Passiflora sp.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Passiflora sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : makundi (Kamba)
Passiflora subpeltata Ortega
Official name : Passiflora subpeltata Ortega
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Passiflora subpeltata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : makundi (Kamba)
Schrebera alata (Hochst.) Welw.
Official name : Schrebera alata (Hochst.) Welw.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes cold infusion of stem bark / root / leaves of Schrebera alata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mutoma (Kamba)
Solanum renschii Vatke
Official name : Solanum renschii Vatke
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves / roots of Solanum renschii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukonda kondu (Kamba)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Steganotaenia araliacea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muvuavui (Kamba)
Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Official name : Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Strychnos henninggsii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muteta (Kamba)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes, decoction of root bark / fruit of Tamarindus indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kithumula (Kamba)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of stem bark of Terminalia brownii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : muuuku/Kiuuku (Kamba)
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes, decoction of pounded leaves of Urtica massaica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kinyeleelya (Kamba)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes Withania somnifera, decoction of roots of Withania somnifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mwianzo (Kamba)
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 6) diabetes, decoction or hot infusion of stem barks of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : mukenea (Kamba)