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Reference : HM 38

Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N. , G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai & E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru district of Kenya. South African Journal of Botany , Volume 73, Issue 3, Pages 402-411 (2007)
Reference HM 38 has information about 47 plants :
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in cold or hot water of the whole plant of Ajuga remota, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : kirurite
Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boivin
Official name : Albizia amara (Roxb.) Boivin
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of stemss barks of Albizia amara, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mwiradathi
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of stemss barks of Albizia gummifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mukurue
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Infusion in cold or hot water of the leaves of Aloe secundiflora, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : sukurui
Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of stems barks of Boscia angustifolia , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : murure
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of leaves of Caesalpinia volkensii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mujuthi
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the roots barks of Carissa edulis are boiled in meat bone broth
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : kamuria
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks and leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : murao
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks of Cissampelos pareira, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : karigi munana
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of roots barks of Clausena anista, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mukibia
Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Official name : Clematis brachiata Thunb.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks of Clematis brachiata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mwimba muthumbi
Clerodendrum eriophyllum Gürke
Official name : Clerodendrum eriophyllum Gürke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of leaves and roots barks of Clerodendrum eriophyllum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muumba
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots barks of Clerodendrum myricoides boiled in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : munjugu
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction in soup of leaves and roots barks of Clutia abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muthimamburi
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of tuber of Cyperus articulatus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : ndago
Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale
Official name : Fagaropsis angolensis (Engl.) Dale
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, bark boiled in water of stems barks of Fagaropsis angolensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : murumu, mukuriampungu
Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Official name : Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, Infusion in cold or hot water of the whole plant of Fuerstia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district)
Vernacular name : muti jwa maigo
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of roots barks of Harrisonia abyssinica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mutagata
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of leaves of Kigelia africana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : murantina
Ludwigia erecta (L.) H. Hara
Official name : Ludwigia erecta (L.) H. Hara
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot water of the whole plant of Ludwigia erecta, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mungei
Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Official name : Maytenus arbutifolia (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) R.Wilczek
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks of Maytenus arbutifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muraga
Maytenus heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) N.Robson
Official name : Maytenus heterophylla (Eckl. & Zeyh.) N.Robson
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots barks of Maytenus heterophylla boiled in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muraga
Maytenus putterlickioides (Loes.) Exell & Mendonça
Official name : Maytenus putterlickioides (Loes.) Exell & Mendonça
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of roots barks of Maytenus putterlickioides in soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muthuthi
Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Official name : Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks and leaves of Maytenus undata, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muthithioi
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water infusion of roots barks of Myrica salicifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : murima
Neoboutonia macrocalyx Pax
Official name : Neoboutonia macrocalyx Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of stem barks of Neoboutonia macrocalyx, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mutuntuki
Ocotea usambarensis Engl.
Official name : Ocotea usambarensis Engl.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot water of roots barks of Ocotea usambarensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muura
Olea capensis L.
Official name : Olea capensis L.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of stems barks of Olea capensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mucharage
Olea europaea L.
Official name : Olea europaea L.
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot water of stems barks of Olea europaea, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mutero
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water decoction of roots barks of Periploca linearifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muimba iguru
Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Official name : Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims
Family : Pittosparaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction in soup of stems barks of Pittosporum viridiflorum, Pittosporum viridiflorum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : munati
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of stems barks of Prunus africana , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mwiria
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of roots barks of Rhamnus prinoides, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muborona
Rhamnus staddo A. Rich
Official name : Rhamnus staddo A. Rich
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of roots barks of Rhamnus staddo, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mukuru
Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Official name : Schkuhria pinnata (Lam.) O. Kuntze
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of the whole plant of Schkuhria pinnata , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : gakuinini
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot water extract of roots barks of Solanum incanum, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mutongu
Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forssk.) DC.
Official name : Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forssk.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of the whole plant of Sphaeranthus suaveolens , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : njogu-ya-iria
Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Official name : Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of stem barks of Strychnos henningsii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muchambi
Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name : Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of stemss barks of Teclea simplicifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muteretu
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark boiled of Toddalia asiatica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muchani
Vangueria madagascariensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Vangueria madagascariensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of stems barks of Vangueria madagascariensis , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mubiru
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of the leaves of Vernonia auriculifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : muthakwa
Vernonia brachycalyx O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia brachycalyx O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of the leaves of Vernonia brachycalyx, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muthiamura
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, infusion in hot or cold water of roots barks and leaves of Vernonia lasiopus, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve )
Vernacular name : mwatha
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction, hot water extract of roots barks of Withania somnifera, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mugumbao
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Zanthroxylum chalybeum, boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : mugucwa
Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Official name : Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stems barks of Zanthoxylum usambarense boiled in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru district, Imenti forest game reserve, Gatunga region)
Vernacular name : muguata nderi