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Reference : HM 73

Author(s) : Muthaura, C.N., G.M. Rukunga, S.C. Chhabra, G.M. Mungai, E.N.M. Njagi
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies used by the Kwale community of the Kenyan Coast Journal of Ethnopharmacology 114, 377–386 (2007)
Reference HM 73 has information about 25 plants :
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots of Acacia nilotica boiled in water, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : chigundigundi (Digo)
Agathisanthemum bojeri Klotzsch
Official name : Agathisanthemum bojeri Klotzsch
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant of Pentas agathisanthemum, decoction, hot water, extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdobe (Digo)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction in hot water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mjafari/mporojo (Giriama)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark, leaves of Azadirachta indica in hot water extract, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mwarubaini (Giriama), (Digo)
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, root bark of Carissa edulis boiled in meat bone broth, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mtanda mboo (Swahili)
Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. Abbreviata
Official name : Cassia abbreviata Oliv. subsp. Abbreviata
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism,roots bark of Cassia abbreviata in hot water decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : muhumba mkulu (Digo)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant of Centella asiatica, decoction, hot water extract or infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mupunga (Swahili)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Cissampelos mucronata, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : kishiki cha buga (Swahili)
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 bark of Clerodendrum myricoides, infusion in hot water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : muumba (Digo)
Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Official name : Flueggea virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Voigt
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark, leaves of Flueggea virosa, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mukwamba (Giriama)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark of Harrisonia abyssinica, infusion in hot water, nfusion in hot water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : kidori (Digo)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark, stem bark of Harungana madagascariensis, decoction in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mukokotsaka (Digo)
Maytenus putterlickioides (Loes.) Exell & Mendonça
Official name : Maytenus putterlickioides (Loes.) Exell & Mendonça
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Maytenus putterlickioides, hot water decoction in soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mtsokolangongo-mume (Digo)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Maytenus senegalensis, hot water decoction in soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mtsokolangongo-mke (Digo)
Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Official name : Maytenus undata (Thunb.) Blakelock
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Maytenus undata, decoction in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : muriakitu (Giriama)
Pentas bussei K. Krause
Official name : Pentas bussei K. Krause
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Pentas bussei, hot water decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdobe (Digo)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Pentas longiflora, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdobe mdobe (Digo)
Rauvolfia mombasiana Stapf
Official name : Rauvolfia mombasiana Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Rauvolfia mombasiana decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : kibombo (Digo)
Suregada zanzibariensis Baill.
Official name : Suregada zanzibariensis Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark, leaves of Suregada zanzibarensis in cold water infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mchungwa koma (Digo)
Terminalia spinosa Engl.
Official name : Terminalia spinosa Engl.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant of Terminalia spinosa in cold water infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mwanga kululu (Digo)
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark of Toddalia asiatica, boiled in water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : kikombe-cha-chui (Digo)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, whole plant of Tridax procumbens in cold water infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : luvumbani (Giriama)
Uvaria scheffleri Diels
Official name : Uvaria scheffleri Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, root bark, leaves of Uvaria scheffleri decoction in hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mguma (Swahili)
Warburgia stuhlmannii Engl
Official name : Warburgia stuhlmannii Engl
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Warburgia stuhlmannii, decoction in hot water
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mkaa (Swahili)
Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Official name : Zanthoxylum chalybeum Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, roots bark of Zanthoxylum chalybeum, decoction, hot water extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Kenyan Coast)
Vernacular name : mdungu (Giriama)