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Reference : HL 01

Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Reference HL 01 has information about 118 plants :
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), to chew the root
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033)
Recipes : H(013), roots decoction (H2O) of Acacia brevispica , VO. + frictions
H(033) femal, roots of Acacia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(088) child, infusion barks stems , branche, trunk, VO.
H(104) barks stems , branche, trunk, to chew or decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, barks stems, trunk of Acacia mellifera , decoction (H2O) , V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk, Acacia seyal, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves of Spilanthes mauritiana , chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, juice leaves of Ajuga remota, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , to wash
H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, decoction (H2O), barks of stem, twig, trunk of Albizia gummifera , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(038), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), latex, local application
H(013) , latex, local application
H(038) + H(126) + H(091) , plant, carbonisation
H(103), plant, carbonisation, friction
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126), Aloe sp. + Dolichos sp. + Dombeya goetzenii, leaves carbonisation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Official name : Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion roots decocton of Ampelocissus africana, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(104), H(186), whole plant of Artemisia afra, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Asparagus racemosus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves of Asparagus racemosus, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(026), H(186)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Terminalia brownii of Balanites aegytiaca, decoction , VO.
H(186), resin of Balanites. , to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), whole plant of Berkheya spekeana, to carbonize, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(033)
Recipes : H(001) eyes disease, sap of leaves of Buddleja polystachya, drops in eyes
H(033) femal sterility, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), roots of Calotropis procera, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Official name : Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013), skin ulcer, dermatosis, roots, juice, RNS.
H(104), colic, stems barks, trunc, twigs, leaves, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
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(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(041), H(104), roots of Carissa edulis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism + H(006), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Official name : Caylusea abyssinica (Fresen.) Fisch. & C.A.Mey.
Family : Resedaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(104) colic, ashes of the whole plant of Caylusea abyssinica, VO.
H(104), colic, roots decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(104)
Recipes : H(036), leaves of Clausena anisata , to pound, infusion, VO.
H(104), roots of Clausena, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(104), H(118), H(137)
Recipes : H(076) thrush, roots of Clematis simensis, to carbonize, friction
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis + H(137), leaves of Clematis simensis, to pound, inhalation
H(104), roots of Clematis., decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(026), H(139)
Recipes : H(026), H(139), roots of Clerodendrum johnstonii, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(027), H(104)
Recipes : H(027), roots of Dregea rubicunda of Clerodendrum myricoides, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(033), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Clutia abyssinica, decoction, VO.
H(033) female, roots of Clutia abyssinica, Rhamnus staddo, decoction, VO.
H(104), H(139), roots of Clutia., decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), juice leaves of Commiphora., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(053)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Commiphora africana , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza newii Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Conyza newii Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), leaves of Conyza newii, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Conyza pyrrhopapa Sch.-Bip. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa angolensis Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Conyza pyrrhopapa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Crabbea velutina S. Moore
Official name : Crabbea velutina S. Moore
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) cheptarbus, leaves of Crabbea velutina, friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) skin eruption, leaves of Crassocephalum mannii, decoction (H2O), bath
H(033) female, roots of Crassocephalum mannii of Psiadia arabica of Euphorbia tirucalli, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), roots of Crassocephalum., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(139)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton macrostachyus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139), roots of Croton., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucumis sp.
Official name : Cucumis sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), ripe fruit of Cucumis sp., infusion, VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Cucumis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), roots of Cucumis. Chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : Tamacheq: taguillit
Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Official name : Cussonia spicata Thumb.
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots decoction of Cussonia spicata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), roots of Cyathula uncinulata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Official name : Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(030), H(046), H(086)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption, leaves of Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, to pound local application
H(030), leaves of Cyphostemma., to pound, friction
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Cyphostemma., to carbonize, local application
H(086) adenopathia, sap leaves of Cyphostemma., frictions
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), roots of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Official name : Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Dombeya goetzenii, decoction, VO.
H(126), leaves of Aloe sp. of Dolichos sp. of Dombeya goetzenii, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch.
Official name : Dombeya rotundifolia (Hochst.) Planch.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(043)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, H(043) meningitis barks stem, branches, trunk of Dombeya rotundifolia, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots decoction of Dovyalis abyssinica , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dregea rubicunda K.Schum.
Official name : Dregea rubicunda K.Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, roots of Dregea rubicunda of Clerodendrum myricoides, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Official name : Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, decoction of roots of Dregea schimperi, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dryopteris inaequalis (Schlecht.) Kuntze
Official name : Dryopteris inaequalis (Schlecht.) Kuntze
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelminthic, to chew the root of Dryopteris inaequalis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), stems without leaves of Ensete ventricosum, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, to carbonize, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), leaves of Eucalyptus sp., to carbonize, VO.
H(186), leaves of Eucalyptus sp., decoction (H2O), friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Euclea divinorum, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(126)
Recipes : H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia sp. of Prunus africana, decoction, VO.
H(126), leaves of Euphorbia sp., to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, roots of Crassocephalum mannii of Psiadia arabica of Euphorbia tirucalli, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Fagara chalybea , decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale
Official name : Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(104) colics, decoction of roots of Fagaropsis angolensis, VO.
H(186) expectorant, roots of Fagaropsis angolensis, to chew
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus vasta Forssk.
Official name : Ficus vasta Forssk.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(088)
Recipes : H(088) astringent for childs, decoction (H2O) of Ficus vasta, barks of branches, trunk or twigs
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Official name : Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(053)
Recipes : H(001), H(053), leaves juice of Fuerstia africana , drops in eyes or ears
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), juice leaves of Galinsoga parviflora, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), whole plant of Gomphocarpus fructicosus, ashes, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) spleen, ashes whole plant of Grewia villosa, V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stems without leaves of Hagenia abyssinica, ashes, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Official name : Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa reticulata (Baker f.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulata (Baker f.) J.B.Gillett
Symptoms : H(026), H(088)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Terminalia brownii of Balanites aegytiaca, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(088), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Nuxia congesta of Acacia lahai of Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(006),H(013) dermatosis, skin ulcer, sap leaves of Indigofera arrecta, RNS.
H(013) anthrax, leaves of Indigofera., to masticate
H(013) anthrax, leaves of Indigofera., local application
H(104), roots of Indigofera. , to masticate
H(104), roots of Indigofera arrecta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea spathulata Hall. f.
Official name : Ipomoea spathulata Hall. f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, roots of Ipomoea spathulata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Jasminum floribundum R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Jasminum floribundum R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Jasminum grandiflorum L. subsp. floribundum (R.Br. ex Fresen.) P.S.Green
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), whole plant of Jasminium floribundum, roasted, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), whole plant of Juniperus procera, to inhale
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Kalanchoe sp.
Official name : Kalanchoe sp.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086) glands disease (local name: chemwang as), leaves of Kalanchoe sp., to pound, to rub
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), juice from ripe fruit of Kigelia africana, local application ?
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(043), H(088), H(104), H(137), H(186)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis, H(088) child, H(137), roots of Lantana trifolia, decoction, VO.
H(104), whole plant of Lantana, to carbonize, VO.
H(186), leaves of Lantana., to masticate
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Leucas calostachys Oliv.
Official name : Leucas calostachys Oliv.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(026), roots of Peponium sp. of Nuxia congesta of Leucas calostachy, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), H(186), leaves of Leucas., to masticate
H(104), roots of Leucas., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(088)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) , H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Maesa., decoction (H2O), RNS. (could provoque abortion : H(112))
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nuxia congesta of Maesa lanceolata of Olinia usambarensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Maesa lanceolata of Olinia usambarensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(086) disease of the glands (chemwang as), ripe fruit of Maesa., to pound, friction
H(088), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Nuxia congesta of Acacia lahai of Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(068), ripe fruit of Myrsine africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(137), barks of the underground part , to dry, powder, drops in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), ONS. of Myrsine africana, to dilute, VO.
H(068), ripe fruit of Myrsine., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Neorautanenia mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.
Official name : Neorautanenia mitis (A. Rich.) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), roots of Neorautanenia mitis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(118), H(186)
Recipes : H(108), H(186), leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, inhalation
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, leaves of Nicotiana, to dry, powder, drops in nose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Official name : Nuxia congesta R. Br. ex Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(088), H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(026), roots of Peponium sp. of Nuxia congesta of Leucas calostachys, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nuxia congesta of Maesa lanceolata of Olinia usambarensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(088), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Nuxia congesta of Acacia lahai of Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nuxia congesta, chewing
H(186), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nuxia congesta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(104), leaves of Ocimum basilicum, to masticate
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, leaves of Ocimum basilicum, to pound, inhalation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(053), H(103)
Recipes : H(001), juice leaves of Ocimum suave, drops in eyes
H(001), decoction (H2O) roots of Ocimum suave, VO.
H(053), juice leaves of Ocimum suave, drops in..
H(103), chewed leaves of Ocimum suave
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Olea africana Miller
Official name : Olea africana Miller
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) skin eruption cutanée, barks stem, branch, trunk of Olea africana, decoction, steam bath, VO.
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Olea africana, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Official name : Olinia rochetiana A. Juss.
Family : Oliniaceae
Synonyms : Olinia volkensii Engl. , Olinia usambarensis Gilg
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(026), pounded leaves of Olinia rochetiana, infusion H20, VO.
H(104) colic, H(186), barks stem, branch, trunk of Olinia rochetiana, to chew
H(104) colic, leaves of Olinia rochetiana, ashes, VO.
H(137) analgesic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Olinia rochetiana of Podocarpus gracilior, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), sap leaves of Oxalis corniculata, drops in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Official name : Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Pavetta abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pavetta oliveriana Hiern
Official name : Pavetta oliveriana Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(043), H(104)
Recipes : H(043) meningitis, H(104) colic, roots of Pavetta oliveriana decoction, VO. (physiological effect: aphrodisiac)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registrated
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(039)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Pentas longiflora, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(039) pédiculose, leaves of Pentas., to pound, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Pergularia daemia (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, sap leaves of Pergularia daemia, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013),H(014), latex of Periploca linearifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(086)
Recipes : H(086), (chemwang), leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra, to pound, friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pittosporum viridiflorum, decoction H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Plectranthus laxiflorus Benth.
Official name : Plectranthus laxiflorus Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Plectranthus albus Gürke
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(033), H(112)
Recipes : H(001) leaves of Plectranthus albus, RNS.
H(006) child, roots of Plectranthus., decoction, VO.
H(033) female, H(112), leaves of Plectranthus., suc, vaginal way
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia sp. of Prunus africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), H(088), barks stem, branch, trunk of Prunus., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Official name : Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves of Ranunculus multifidus, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name : Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, ONS. of Rapanea melanophloeios + milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104),roots of Rhamnus prinoides, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Rhoicissus tridentata, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(041), leaf of Rhus natalensis , chewed
H(104), root of Rhus., decoction in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Ricinus communis, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076, 2) thrush, whole plant of Rubia cordifolia, to carbonize, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sansevieria sp.
Official name : Sansevieria sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Sansevieria sp., decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Official name : Satureja abyssinica (Benth.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(137), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), H(137), juice of leaves, drops in eyes
H(104), whole plant of Satureja abyssinica, to carbonize, ashesr, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Schefflera volkensii (Engl.) Harms
Official name : Schefflera volkensii (Engl.) Harms
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), resin in H2O of Schefflera volkensii , VO. + honey, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) child, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, roots of Terminalia brownii of Courbonia sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Official name : Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) woman, roots of Scutia myrtina, decoction, VO.
H(033) woman, roots of Scutia myrtina, carbonisation, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), leaves of Senecio petitianus, to pound, to inhale
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(026), H(186)
Recipes : H(026), roots of Solanum aculeastrum, decoction, VO.
H(186), ripe fruit of Solanum., decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum indicum L.
Official name : Solanum indicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), ripe fruit of Solanum indicum, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum renschii Vatke
Official name : Solanum renschii Vatke
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), roots of Solanum renschii, to chew
H(027), roots of Solanum renschii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sorghum sp.
Official name : Sorghum sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), seeds of Sorghum sp., pounded, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Tagetes minuta, decoction, VO.
H(118), leaves of Tagetes minuta, to pound, to inhale
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) in mouth, ripe fruit of Tamarindus indica, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(037) expectoration, stems barks, trunk, twigs of Teclea nobilis, chewed
H(037) expectoration, stems barks, trunk, twigs of Teclea nobilis, decoction, VO.
H(104), roots of Teclea nobilis, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(104) colic, decoction of roots of Teclea nobilis, VO.
H(186) expectorant, chew or decoction, barks stem, trunk, twig of Teclea nobilis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Terminalia brownii of Balanites aegytiaca, decoction , VO.
H(104) child, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, roots of Terminalia brownii of Courbonia sp., decoction, VO.
H(104), H(099) weak in the head, barks stem, branch, trunk of Terminalia, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Quart. -Dill. & A. Rich. ex A. Rich.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(186)
Recipes : H(006) purgative child, decoction of roots of Thalictrum rhynchocarpum, VO.
H(186) expectorant, roots decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves juice of Thunbergia alata, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), decoction roots of Tragia brevipes, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl subsp. emetica
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov (illegal. Name)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Trichilia roka, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia hymenolepis A.Rich.
Official name : Vernonia hymenolepis A.Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots of Vernonia hymenolepsis, decoction H2O, VO.
H(104), roots of Vernonia hymenolepsis, decoction H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(186)
Recipes : H(099) + H(114), whole plan of Warburgia ugandensis t, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana, to masticate
H(113) rheumatism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana of Ziziphus mucronata, decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism,bark stem, trunk, branche of Ziziphus mauritiana of Ziziphus mucronata, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered