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Reference : HO 17

Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Reference HO 17 has information about 104 plants :
Acacia lahai Steud. & Hochst. ex Benth
Official name : Acacia lahai Steud. & Hochst. ex Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption, decoction of barks of Acacia lahai, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : kaimetiet (Sabaot)
Acalypha stuhlmannii Pax
Official name : Acalypha stuhlmannii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, chewing the leaves of Acalypha stuhlmannii
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : cheblelechandet (Sabaot)
Acanthus eminens C.B.Clarke
Official name : Acanthus eminens C.B.Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(104) eusophage, H(126) liver, H(127) spleen, decoction of roots of Acanthus eminens, RNS. (Probably VO.)
H(104) eusophage, H(126) liver, H(127) spleen, roasted leaves, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : tegeldet (Sabaot)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urinary tract disease, decoction of the whole plant of Achyranthes aspera, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : kipsirim (Sabaot)
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(022) + H(027y) after birth, H(103) toothache, whole plant of Acmella caulirhiza, chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : kiben (Sabaot)
Aeschynomene abyssinica (A.Rich.) Vatke
Official name : Aeschynomene abyssinica (A.Rich.) Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) heart burn (kasogutiet), chewing barks of Aeschynomene abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : ketitaparamte (Sabaot)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burns, roasting leaves of Agave sisalana, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : makonket (Sabaot)
Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Official name : Agrocharis incognita (C.Norman) Heywood & Jury
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of roots of Agrocharis incognita, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : korkopsarmoi (Sabaot)
Albizia glaberrima (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth
Official name : Albizia glaberrima (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(104) stomachache, decoction of leaves of Albizia glaberrima, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : seswet (Sabaot)
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(104) stomachache, decoction of roots of Albizia grandibracteata or soaking or pounding, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : seyet (Sabaot)
Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Official name : Allophylus abyssinicus (Hochst.) Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(104) heartache, H(109) backache, wood of Allophyllus abyssinicus, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : bionwet (Sabaot)
Aloe elgonica Bullock
Official name : Aloe elgonica Bullock
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(051)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers, H(038) urinary tract disease, H(051) paludism, decoction of roots of Aloe elgonica, RNS. (Probably VO.)
H(013) ulcers, H(038) urinary tract disease, H(051) paludism, pounding leaves, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : rodipchepkukwa (Sabaot)
Aningeria adolfifriediricii (Engl.) Rob & Gilb
Official name : Aningeria adolfifriediricii (Engl.) Rob & Gilb
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, decoction of roots barks of Aningeria adolfifriediricii, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : lulyondet (Sabaot)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Artemisia afra, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : sisimwet (Sabaot)
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(097), H(113)
Recipes : H(022) labour, H(097) scrotum, H(113) kidney pain, decoction of roots or roasting of roots of Asparagus racemosus, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : kapchaut (Sabaot)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) concoctions (any disease), decoction of roots, barks, leaves of Melia azadirachta, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : mwarubaine (Sabaot)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) breathing difficulties, pounding leaves of Basella alba, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : nderemet (Sabaot)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (G├╝rke) F.White
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(104) stomachache, decoction of seeds, chewing of leaves of Bersama abyssinica
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : kipsigriet (Sabaot)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease, decoction or soaking of barks of Bridelia micrantha, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : lambachwet (Sabaot)
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Synonyms : Buddleja acuminata R. Br.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) fertility, decoction of roots of Buddleia polystachya, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : chorwet (Sabaot)