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Reference : HN 26

Author(s) : Nanyingi, M. O., J. M Mbaria, A. L. Lanyasunya, C. G. Wagate, K. B Koros, H. F Kaburia, R. W Munenge & W. O Ogara
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu District, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:14 (2008)
Reference HN 26 has information about 39 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases, H(109) lumbago and H(113) arthritis, roots, barks of Acacia abyssinica, homogenization, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lngingiletome (Samburu)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(016), H(030), H(117)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(016) mastitis, H(030) retained afterbirth, H(117) anaplasmosis, leaves and roots of Ajuga remota, crushing , hot decoction with soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmenang’i (Samburu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(051) paludism, pounding, cold decoction of roots, barks of Albizia anthelmintica VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmungutan (Samburu)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, leaves, stem bark cutting, pounding, hot or cold decoction of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : mwarubaini (Samburu)
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications (emetic), hot decoction of Balanites rotundifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sorai, ebei (Samburu)
Capparis spinosa L.
Official name : Capparis spinosa L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) upper respiratory tract Infection, hot decoction of root bark of Capparis spinosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkaridangai (Samburu)
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(006) + H(104), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) salmonellosis,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(068) helminthiasis, H(100) venereal diseases, H(113) rheumatism, chewing , hot or cold decoction of roots, leaves of Carissa edulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lamuriai (Samburu)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) complicated fever, grinding, hot decoction of stem bark of Senna singueana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : senetoi (Samburu)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(037) tuberculosis, H(068) collibacillosis, H(068) schistosomiasis, H(082) asthma, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) gastric ulcers, H(113) rheumatism, H(201) neurosis, fruits, leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, homogenizing for hot or cold decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sukurtuti (Samburu)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(100), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(100) venereal diseases, H(109) lumbago, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, powdering , hot decoction, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmakutikuti (Samburu)
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : H(001), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(051) paludism and H(051) fevers, grinding, hot decoction of flower of Cordia sinensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkweit (Samburu)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(051), H(117)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhea, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(117) anaplasmosis, homogenization and decoction of Croton megalocarpus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmargwe (Samburu)
Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Official name : Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(054)
Recipes : V(054) trypanosomiasis, leaves of Enteropogon macrostachyus, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkujita-ong (Samburu)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(051), H(100), H(117)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(100) venereal diseases, H(117) anaplasmosis, hot decoction of seeds and roots of Euclea divinorum, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lchingei (Samburu)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008) + H(104), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(068) coenurosis (larval stage of the tapeworm), H(082) upper respiratory tract Infections, leaves, barks, stem of Euphorbia candelabrum, cutting to drip sap mix with rumen contents, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : mpopong’i (Samburu)
Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Official name : Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasites, stem cutting to drip sap of Euphorbia heterochroma, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ipara (Samburu)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(030), H(051), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(030) retention of afterbirth, H(051) paludism, H(109) lumbago, H(113) rheumatism, leaves, roots of Harrisonia abyssinica, Grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lasarama (Samburu)
Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Official name : Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(082)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(082) upper respiratory tract Infection, roots of Hildebrandtia sepalosa, crushing , hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : nyirman (Samburu)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot decoction of leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : laimurunyai (Samburu)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(068) antihelmintic, seeds of Myrsine africana, grinding, hot decoction, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : seketet (Samburu)
Nerium oleander L.
Official name : Nerium oleander L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(082)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal disease, H(082) upper respiratory tract Infection, hot decoction of leaves and seeds of Nerium oleander, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008) + H(104), H(025), H(037), H(039), H(076), H(087), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) + H(104) gastro-enteritis, H(025) babesiosis,H(037) chronic cough, H(039) ectoparasites, H(076) glossitis, H(087) candidosis, H(103) gingivitis, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, crushing , smoke bath, chewing, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkumbao (Samburu)
Olea africana Miller
Official name : Olea africana Miller
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(082), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(068) helmithiasis, H(082) asthma, H(109) lumbago, H(113) rheumatism, stem barks of Olea africana, pounding , hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lgeriyoi (Samburu)
Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Official name : Podocarpus falcatus (Thunb.) R. Br. ex Mirbel
Family : Podocarpaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, leaves of Podocarpus falcatus, hot decoction, fumigation, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : masanduku (Samburu)
Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name : Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) antihelmintic (round worms) seeds of Rapanea melanophloeios, grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sitonit (Samburu)
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(082) upper respiratory truct infections, leaves of Rhoicissus tridentata, crushing , cold, homogenization, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : nkilenya (Samburu)
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, hot decoction of roots and leaves of Rhus natalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmisigiyoi (Samburu)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(051)
Recipes : H(030) retained afterbirth, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, hot decoction of leaves of Ricinus communis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : oldula (Samburu)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) upper respiratory truct infections, hot decoction of leaves and roots of Rubia cordifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : loituneneiv
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(013), H(014), H(030), H(041), H(054), H(103x)
Recipes : H(005) brucellosis,H(013) ulcers,H(014) mange, H(030) retention of afterbirth, H(041) anthrax, H(054) trypanosomiasis, H(103x) toothbrush, roots of Salvadora persica, grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sekotei (Samburu)
Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Official name : Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retained afterbirth, hot decoction of leaves of Scutia myrtina, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : laturdiai (Samburu)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasites, fruits of Solanum incanum, burn and drip sap on skin, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ltulelei (Samburu)
Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Official name : Syzygium cordatum Hochst. in C.Krauss
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication, leaves of Syzygium cordatum, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : loiragi (Samburu)
Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name : Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) cerebral paludism, H(051) fevers, hot decoction of roots and flowers of Teclea simplicifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lgelai (Samburu)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(051x), H(054)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications (emetic), H(051x) yellow fever, H(054) trypanosomiasis, stem bark decoction of Terminalia brownii, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lbukoi (Samburu)
Viscum tuberculatum A.
Official name : Viscum tuberculatum A.
Family : Viscaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030) retention of afterbirth, roots barks of Viscum tuberculatam, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : larrudenyai (Samburu)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(041), H(055), H(054), H(068)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasites, H(041) black quarter, H(047) heart water, H(055) emetic, H(054) trypanosomiasis, H(068) helminthiasis, hot decoction of stem bark of Warburgia ugandensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sokorioi (Samburu)
Ximenia caffra Sond.
Official name : Ximenia caffra Sond.
Family : Olacaceae
Synonyms : Ximenia americana L. var. caffra (Sond.) Engl. , Ximenia americana L. var. tomentosa Engl.
Symptoms : H(051), H(014), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers,H(014) dermatitis, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(082) acute upper respiratory tract Infection, roots, leaves of Ximenia caffra, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ledat (Samburu)
Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Official name : Zanthoxylum usambarense (Engl.) Kokwaro
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) malignant catarrhal fever, H(082) upper respiratory truct infections, seeds of Zanthoxylum usambarense, grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : loisuk (Samburu)