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Reference : VB 17

Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Reference VB 17 has information about 115 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : Vb(047), Vc(047), Vo(047), Abrus precatorius, 1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + Carissa edulis ,1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + 4 l. H2O, decoction 1H, to cool, 1 / 4 l in nose + 1 / 2 l V.O., to repeat 2X / D.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),V‚q(001),Vc(001),Vo(001), wash the eyes whith hot H2O + a pinch off powder (Samburu)
V(068)oestres, pounded roots in H2O, liquid in nose (Masai)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : iti (Samburu) olgirgiri (Masai)
Acacia bussei Harms ex Y.Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia bussei Harms ex Y.Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(038)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vch(004), V‚q(004), Vc(004),Vo(004), stem's barks (internal part) , pounded + 1l H2O, drops on wounds
Vb(038), Vch(038), Vo(038), stem's barks(internal part) , 1 handfull, maceration, wash genitals several times a day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : galol (Somali)
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(008), 2 roots 60 cm + H2O, decoction, VO.
Vc(030), Vch(030), barks roots, pounded, powder in H2O, decoction red dark, tepid, VO. , 4 to 6 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : oluai (Masai)
Acacia exocephaleia ?
Official name : Acacia exocephaleia ?
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), barks, 1 kg + 3 l. H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 1 beer bottle in one step, to repeat if need be
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ljakwai (Samburu)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : V(001), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),Veq(001),Vc(001), Vo(001), wash eyes + 1 pinch powder ONS. (Samburu)
Vb(008), stem's barks, Acacia mellifera, Acacia neglecta, maceration H2O until apparition red color, VO. No other drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Masai)
Vernacular name : iti (Samburu), oiti-pi (Masai)
Acacia neglecta Maiden & R.T.Baker
Official name : Acacia neglecta Maiden & R.T.Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), stem's barks Acacia mellifera , Acacia neglecta, maceration H2O until apparition red color, VO., no other drink (Masai)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(005), V(051), V(086)
Recipes : Vch(005) +Vch(051) +Vch(086), (orf , Samburu), Pods, 1 kgr, crush in 5 l. H2O, bath, oedeme around the mouth, the heads and lips inflated, lymphatic nodules in head, difficult breath for the young animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : lkiloriti Samburu)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : V(100), V(094)
Recipes : V(100), stem's barks, to mix a handfull of internal barks, make a ball of it rolled up in a string, to put the ball in the vagina during 1 night, to remove. Acts as irritating what allows a better drainage of the liquid. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female (Somali)
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), barks Acacia oeforta , Acacia nubica , 2kgr. barks + 20 l. H2O, maceration 2 days, mixed, 2l. / day during 5 days, adults , 1/2 portion others, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ldepe, loebe (Samburu)
Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Official name : Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vch(054), roots + barks, 1kgr + 5 l H2O, maceration during 1 night, V.O., 3l
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Pokot)
Vernacular name : pilil (Pokot)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(004), V(106), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), extract arabic gum (habak cadad ) + 1 glass H2O, dough on wound
Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), Acacia senegal , Commiphora myrra (haemostatic) (habak malmal ), extract gum + 1 glass H2O, dough on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(039), V(098), V(100), V(111), V(143)
Recipes : V(004)castration, dry leaves, powder on wound after wash , 3 jdays
Vb(004) + Vb(111), Vch(004) + Vch(111), Veq(004) + Veq(111), Vc(004) + Vc(111),Vo(004) + Vo(111), ONS, pounded, powder on wounds, every 2 days
V(039)ticks, 5kgr dry leaves, powder in a few H2O, dough in ears
Vch(098), Vb(098), Vc(098), Vo(098), 500 gr leaves, dried, powder, 1 little spoon on wounds / 2jrs
V(013)navel, juice, to push aside the flies who could provoke an infection of the umbilical cord "navel ill" = musky chick disease"
V(013)navel, all the animals, leaves dried, powders, 1 spoon on navel, strong smell, hunts the flies
Vch(100, f), Veq(100, f), Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), dried leaves, powder, 2 teaspoons on the vulva animal (male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female)
Vch(143), Vo(143), Vc(143), dried lieves (0,5 kgr) powder + fat, cataplasm on affected region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : eteteleit (Turkana)
Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Official name : Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(013)+ Vb(086), lumpy skin, barks, 300 gr + 5l H2O, decoction 30', VO. 1/3 l., wash the legs with warm H2O + salt, 5 days. Serious illness, cutaneous eruptions, lymphatic modules, inflated paws (virus?). To warn sanitary authorities
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : cherugut (Kipsigis)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackquarter, Vo(041)blackquarter Acokanthera schimperi , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Synadenium grantii, roots1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis, barks1 / 4 kgr, + 1l H2O, decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO., 200 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : keliot(Kipsigis)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves + fruits , pounded + salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adenia volkensii Harms
Official name : Adenia volkensii Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(054), V(054), V(100), V(108)
Recipes : Vch(037) + Vch(108), pounded roots, 500 gr + 2 l H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 2 l . / day during 4 days
Vb(054), Vch(054), roots, 500gr, pounded, + 2 l. H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 2l. adult, 1 / 2 l. , young animal
Vch(100), Veq(100), Vb(100), Vc(100), Vo(100), 250 gr. pounded roots, maceration 12 h. in 4l. H2O, V.O, 3l. for a cow, 1l. for a sheep. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : loarakimak (Turkana)
Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Official name : Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes var. multiflorum
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 2)flea, Vch(039, 2)flea, V‚q(039, 2)flea, Vc(039, 2)flea, Vo(039, 2)flea, pounded roots, 500gr, + 5 l H2O, maceration 12H, lto wash the animal in the morning and in the evening
Vb(039)louse, Vc(039)louse, Vo(039)louse, sweet pulp of the stem , pounded, milky consistency, friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : elemu (Samburu, Turkana)
Aerva sp.
Official name : Aerva sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) + Vo(124), 7cm roots, chewed + H2O, paste, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : hamboy (Somali)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(035), V(105), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(124), fresh juice, 10 drops on wounds
Vb(035), leaves Agave americana, 1 / 2 kgr pil‚e + 1 l. H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid + Croton megalocarpus , barks, 1 / 2 kgr pounded + 1 l H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid , to mix, VO., 1 / 2 l. morning and evening (Embu)
Vv(105), Capsicum sp. 4 leaves + 2 spoons of soot + 1 / 2 glass H2O + Agave americana, pounded leaves, juice, 2 to 3 drops of this juice in the drink, 1X / day until cure (Embu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : kithunju (Embu)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(105), V(143)
Recipes : Vb(039)louse, Agava sisalana, 4 leaves + Aloe sp., 4 leaves, pounded + H2O, filter, at rest during 2 days, to wash the animal early in the morning, let dry
Vo(105), Vv(105), Capsicum sp., 4 fruits + Agave sisalana, leaves, 3 parts, Aloe secundiflora, 3 parts, + OSWAWANDHE, roots, 1 part, to mix, to pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO., 1 tea spoon in every nostril, then drink
Vb(143), Vv(143), Veq(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agave sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO. To prevent the hens from drinking, for the other animals 1 liter 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(094)
Recipes : Vb(016), leaves, stems, 1 handful, chewed, to spit the juice at the swollen udder (1x / j during 7 days
Vb(117), Ajuga remota, 250 gr. leaves + Cassia septemtrionalis, 250 gr. leaves + Solanum dennekense, 250 gr. roots, to mix at all + 700 ml. H2O, decoction 90 ', to cool, VO. 1/2 l. / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : chemogong (Kipsigis)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism, roots, 30 cm, pounded + 1l H2O, decoction, filter, VO., 1 l. livestock, 1/4 l calf, goats , sheep (Samburu)
Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vch(068, 1)lungs & liver parasitism, barks, pounded, 2l., H2O, maceration 6 h., filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : imugutan (Samburu) ekapakiteng (Turkana)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(027x), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), Ficus sycomorus,10 cm of roots + Albizia coriaria, 10 cm of roots, pounded+ 2 l H2O, maceration 2' to 3', filter, VO. 2l. livestock during 3 days, 1 / 4 dosis for the others
Vch(027x), Vb(027x), Veq(027x), Vc(027x), Vo(027x), Albizia coriaria + Rhoicissus revoilii + Ficus sycomorus , 1 handfull of leaves + 1/2 handfullof roots., decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO. 1 glass 2X / day during 3 days
Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism, barks, pounded, 2l. H2O, maceration 6 h., filter, VO.
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), Croton dichogamus barks, leaves + Albizia coriaria , barks + Ficus sycomorus , barks , 1 handfull of each species, pounded + 4 l. H2O, decoction 3/4 h. + 1 handfull of salt, 2 X / day, 700 ml. for an adult cow , 300 ml. for sheep and goat mouton , cure of one week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ober (Luo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(014), Veq(014), Vc(014), Vo(014), leaves and pods, to rub 1 X / day
Vb(039)lice, Vch(039)lice, V‚q(039)lice, Vc(039)lice, Vo(039)lice, 2 pods, pounded + 4l H2O, wash 1X / day
Vb(068), Vc(068), Vo(068), 2 pods, pounded + 4l. H2O, VO., 1/2 l. , 2x / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gikuyu, Maragoli)
Vernacular name : saumu (Gikuyu, Maragoli)
Aloe broomii Schönl.
Official name : Aloe broomii Schönl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039)ticks, Vch(039)ticks, Veq(039)ticks, Vc(039)ticks, Vo(039)ticks,1 kgr leaves + 1 l H2O, to rub
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(006), V(013), V(062), V(086), V(104), V(105)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), 1 leaves, pounded, 10 ml juice, 5 drops max
Vb(004)castration, leaves, juice 1 tea spoon on wound + ashes on wound
Vveau(006) + Vveau(104), leaves, pounded, juice, pounded in 5 l. warm H2O ; 1-st day, VO., 1, 5 l. every 2 h; 2 and 3-rd day 1,5 l., 1 X / day
Vcalf(006) + Vcalf(104), leaves, pounded, juice, RNS.
V(013)navel, , juice to push aside the flies who could provoke an infection of the umbilical cord "navel ill" = musky chick disease, every animal
Vb(013) + Vb(086)lumpy skin disease, Leptadenia hastata , stem, 1kg, pounded + Aloe secundiflora latex from leaves, 1l latex from stems, pounded+ 5 l. H2O, decoction , tepid, massage of the affected zones, the animal is in advance washed
V(062), 8 cm piece of leave is pounded + 200 ml. warm H2O in drink (Gikuyu, Kamba)
Vv(105), Amaranthus hybridus, leaves and flowers + Capsicum annuum 5 fruits + Aloe secundiflora 1 to 2 leaves, pounded + 2 l H2O, maceration 6 h, VO. , in will (Kamba)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu) (Samburu) (Turkana) (Kamba) (Gikuyu)
Vernacular name : mukuni (Embu), echuchuka (Turkana), kiluma (Kamba), kiruma, thugurui (Gikuyu)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(037), V(039), V(048), V(105), V(124), V(143)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(124), Vc(004) + Vc(124), Vo(004) + Vo(124), leaves juice on wounds, or pounded leaves, cataplasm (Gikuyu)
Vb(004), Vch(004), Vch(004), Veq(004), Vc(004), Vo(004), leaves juice on wounds (Maragoli)
Vb(008, 3 ), Vv(008, 3 ), Vcanis(008, 3 ), Vc(008, 3 ), Vo(008, 3 ), fresh leaves, 1 handfull, pounded + 2 l H2O, VO. , until cure
Vb(037) ,Vb(108), leaves, pounded, 1 handfull + 1 l H2O, VO. (Embu)
Vb(039)louse, Agava sisalana, 4 leaves + Aloe sp., 4 leaves, pounded + H2O, filter, at rest during 2 days, to wash the animal early in the morning, let dry
Vch(039)ticks, Vb(039)ticks,Veq(039)ticks,Vc(039)ticks,Vb(039)ticks, 5 pounded leaves + 300 ml. paraffin oil + 2 handfull of ashes of ashes, dough, local application (Luo)
V(039)flea, leaves, 500gr. + 5 l. H2O, maceration 12 H, lto wash in the morning and in the evening
Vb(143), Vch(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 h., VO., 1 l. / 2 X / day
Vv(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO., to prevent them from drinking
Vch(048)hoofs, Vb(048)hoofs, Vc(048)hoofs, Vo(048)hoofs, Euphorbia magnicapsula , stems. +ÿ Aloe sp., stems + Grewia villosa, stems, fumigation (Turkana)
Vov(105), leaves, 1 handfull, pounded + 1 / 2 l . to 1 l. H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gikuyu) (Maragoli) (Turkana) (Luo) (Embu)
Vernacular name : kiruma (Gikuyu), kigaka, lineke (Maragoli), echuchuka (Turkana)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), Amaranthus hybridus, leaves and flowers + Capsicum annuum 5 fruits + Aloe secundiflora 1 to 2 leaves, pounded + 2 l H2O, maceration 6 h, VO. , in will (Kamba)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kamba)
Vernacular name : musavula (Kamba)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(006), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(006) + Vb(104), Vch(006) + Vch(104), V‚q(006) + V‚q(104), Vc(006) + Vc(104), Vo(006) + Vo(104), fresh barks, 2 handfull, pounded, juice, in food
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kamba, Swahili, de la Côte)
Vernacular name : ebei (Turkana)
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001), Veq(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), 1 leave, pounded, to dry, powder, 1 pinch in affected eye (2x / day)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : ebei (Turkana)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(030), V(092), V(094)
Recipes : Vb(030), pounded leaves, 2 kg in 1l. H2O, thicken mixture,VO., 1 half in the morning, the other half in the evening
Vb(092), Vc(092), Vo(092), Cassia spectabilis + Basella alba , leaves, 1 handfull + Datura stramonium ashes, the whole in 1l. H2O + 50 gr. OMO or a little piece of soap, well to mix, VO. 1/2 l. + much H2O after
Vb(117, 4), Vc(117, 4), Vo(117, 4), pounded leaves, 1/2 kgr. + 0,5 l. H2O, maceration, VO., 1/2 l. / day during 3 days, adult live stock, the others half portion. - Not to boil the soaked !
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigi) (Embu) (Gikuyu, Luo)
Vernacular name : deremiat (Kipsigi), murerema (Embu)
Boscia coriacea Pax
Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),Veq(001),Vc(001), Vo(001), dried seeds, powder, 1 pinched in eye
V(106)fumigation, mosquitos, ONS. Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : edung (Turkana)
Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(106)
Recipes : Vb (013), Vch (013), Veq(013), Vc (013), Vo (013), stalks crossed in the flame, smoke, fumigation of the abscess
Vb(106), Vch(106), Veq(106), Vc(106), Vo(106), mosquitos fumigation, Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : epuu (Turkana)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : Vb(106), Vch(106), Veq(106), Vc(106), Vo(106), mosquitos fumigation, Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : etesuro (Turkana)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(008, 2), 2 crushed red peppers + 20 ml H2O + 2 soupspoons of soot = quantity for a poultry, for youngest 1 teaspoon (Embu, Kipsigis)
Vv(105 ), 2 handfull seeds crushed + 1 / 2 l. H2O, soaked, 250 ml. for 10 hens, VO. during 3 days. - TO WARN SANITARY AUTHORITIES ( KIPSIGIS)
Vv(105), Amaranthus hybridus, leaves and flowers + Capsicum annuum 5 fruits + Aloe secundiflora 1 to 2 leaves, pounded + 2 l. H2O, maceration 6 h, VO. (Kamba)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis) (Kamba) (Embu, Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : nudulu (Kamba)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(008, 4), fruits pounded, in drink (Gikuyu, Kamba, Kipsigis, Masai)
Vo(105), Vv(105), Capsicum sp., 4 fruits + Agave sisalana, leaves, 3 parts, Aloe secundiflora, 3 parts, + OSWAWANDHE, roots, 1 part, to mix, to pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO., 1 tea spoon in every nostril, then drink (Luo)
Vv(105), Capsicum sp. 4 leaves + 2 spoons of soot + 1 / 2 glass H2O + Agave americana, pounded leaves, juice, 2 to 3 drops of this juice in the drink, 1X / day until cure (Embu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo) (Embu) (Gikuyu, Kamba, Kipsigis, Masai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Caralluma sp.
Official name : Caralluma sp.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(111)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vch(004), Veq(004), Vc(004), Vo(004),Vb(111), Vch(111), Veq(111), Vc(111), Vo(111), ONS., juice on wounds / 2 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : lokurusio (Turkana)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006), Vc(006), Vo(006), fresh seeds, pounded,VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
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 : V(006), V(047), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(006)calf + Vb(104) calf, roots, 1 handfull+ OBIYA LELE roots, leaves, pounded + 1 l. H2O, VO., 300 ml 2 X / day
Vch(014), Vb(014), Veq(014), Vc(014), Vo(014), leaves, 3 parts, roots 1 part, 2 handfull + H2O, decoction, until obtain a blackish colour, VO. 1 glass … 0,5 l., 2X / day
Vb(047), Vc(047), Vo(047), Abrus precatorius, 1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + Carissa edulis ,1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + 4 l H2O, decoction 1H, to cool, 1 / 4 l. in nostril + 1 / 2 l VO., to repeat 2X / day
Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, Carissa edulis, roots,1 part + Cucurbita maxima, leaves 3 parts, decoction 45', to cool VO. 1l. , 2X / day, 1X / month
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ochuoga, echuoga(Luo)
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : Vb(117), Ajuga remota, 250 gr. leaves + Cassia septemtrionalis, 250 gr. leaves + Solanum dennekense, 250 gr. roots, to mix at all + 700 ml. H2O, decoction 90 ', to cool, VO. 1/2 l. / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : senewet (Kipsigis)
Cassia spectabilis DC.
Official name : Cassia spectabilis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna spectabilis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(068), V(092)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, Cassia spectabilis + Tamarindus indica + Dryopteris sp. , roots, 3l, H2O, decoction 30', filter, cooled, VO, well feed
Vb(092), Vc(092), Vo(092), Cassia spectabilis + Basella alba , leaves, 1 handfull + Datura stramonium ashes, the whole in 1l. H2O + 50 gr. OMO or a little piece of soap, well to mix, VO. 1/2 l. + much H2O after
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : mwinu, mwina (Embu)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008)joung animal, Vch(008)joung animal, Vc(008)joung animal, Vo(008)joung animal, 200 seeds, pounded roots + 1 / 2 l H2O, maceration 12 h, VO., morning and evening, not food during 12 H (Samburu, Turkana)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : egis, ekopith (Samburu, Turkana)
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vch(054), roots, 1 kgr pounded + 5 l H2O, decoction, to cool, VO., 2 l.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Pokot)
Vernacular name : chepotet (Pokot)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(030), V(037), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(030, f), pounded leaves + 2 l. H2O, VO.
Vb(037) + Vb(108) , Vv(037) + Vv(108) , Vc037) + Vc(108) , Vo(037) + Vo(108) , tubercle, to wash, to pound + 2 l. H2O, maceration, VO., 700 ml., 2 X / day, hens, 3 drops in nostril
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo) (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001)strong, Vc(001)strong, Vo(001)strong, leaves, stems, ashes in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : muranga (Embu)
Commiphora erythraea (Ehrenb.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora erythraea (Ehrenb.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(014), V(039), V(106), V(124)
Recipes : V(013)navel, if infection, to make an incision with a knife crossed(spent) in the flame, to express the pus. The juice of the plant is cured and hunts the flies ---Vb (013) , Vch (013) ,Vc (013) ,Vo (013) , 1 handfull of gun + 50 ml. H2O, decoction on abscess which was made an incision and was emptied of its pus
Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), Vb(014), Vch(014), Vc(014), Vo(014), to extract the gum arabic (habak cadad )+ 1 glass H2O, the dough on wound
V(106)fumigation, gum, mosquitoes
Vch(039)+ Vch(106), Vb(039)+ Vb(106), Veq(039)+ Veq(106), Vc(039)+ Vc(106), Vo(039)+ Vo(106), again ticks, Commiphora erythraea , gum (hagar) + Commiphora incisa, gum(damaji), goms + urine of camel
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : hagar (Somali)
Commiphora habessinica (O. Berg) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora habessinica (O. Berg) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), stem's barks, 4 X 15 cm + H2O, maceration, H2O becomes red, VO., no other drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : oloilupai (Masai)
Commiphora incisa Chiov.
Official name : Commiphora incisa Chiov.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(039)ticks + Vb(106) , Vch(039)ticks + Vch(106) , Veq(039)ticks + Veq(106) , Vc(039)ticks + Vc(106) , Vo(039)ticks + Vo(106) , Commiphora erythraea , gum (hagar) + Commiphora incisa, gum (damaji), gum+ urine camel
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : not registered
Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora myrrha (Nees) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(106), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), Acacia senegal , Commiphora myrra (haemostatic) (habak malmal ), extract gum + 1 glass H2O, dough on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 : V(001)
Recipes : Vch(001), Vb(001), Veq(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), stem's barks, chewed, juice, spit in the eyes, to close eyelids during 24 hours
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : marer (Somali)
Croton dichogamus Pax
Official name : Croton dichogamus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), Croton dichogamus barks, leaves + Albizia coriaria , barks + Ficus sycomorus , barks , one hand of each species, pounded + 4 l. H2O, decoction 3/4 h. + 1 handfull of salt, 2 X / day, 700 ml. for an adult cow , 300 ml. for sheep and goat mouton , cure of one week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : rachar (Luo)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004, 3), young stem, latex on the wound, 1 / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis)
Vernacular name : mutundu (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(006), V(035), V(094), V(104), V(124)
Recipes : V(004,3) +V(124, 3), j juice of young branchs on wounds until the stop bleeding (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis)
Vchicken(006) + Vchicken(104), terminal branch, very young leaves (1 / 2 kgr.), pounded + 2l. H2O, maceration Until green tint, V.O. 3X / day
Vb(035), leaves Agave americana, 1 / 2 kgr. pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid + Croton megalocarpus , barks, 1 / 2 kgr pounded + 1 l H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid , to mix, VO., 1 / 2 l. morning and evening (Embu)
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), barks + 1/2 l . H2O, decoction, to cool, V.O. (Meru, Samburu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis) (Meru, Samburu)
Vernacular name : mukinduri (Embu, Gikuyu, Kisigis) (Meru, Samburu)
Cucumis sp.
Official name : Cucumis sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vch(068)oestrum, Vo(068)oestrum, 10 cm roots in10 l .HO, tepid, 1 coffe spoon in each nostril, sneezes which hunt the larvas of oestres. Too big quantity can provoke the death
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ingalayioi (Samburu)
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, Carissa edulis, roots, 1 part + Cucurbita maxima, leaves 3 parts, decoction 45', to cool, VO. 1l. , 2X / day, 1X / month
Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, fruits & seeds, pounded + H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid, to cool, VO. with a little salt
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo) (Embu, Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : not registered
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(092)
Recipes : Vb(014)tinea, Vc(014)tinea, Vo(014)tinea, some leaves (toxic) when the plant is in flowers, pounded, greenish juice, friction, to cover with some fat to prevent the evaporation of the juice
Vb(092), Vc(092), Vo(092), Cassia spectabilis + Basella alba, leaves, 1 handfull + Datura stramonium asheses, the whole in 1 l. H2O + 50 gr OMO or a small piece of soap, well to mix, VO. 1/2 l. + then many H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Diospyros scabra (Chiov.) Cuf.
Official name : Diospyros scabra (Chiov.) Cuf.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism 1 kgr seeds + 4 l H2O, maceration 6H, filter, VO., 2 l cow, 1 l calf and small animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : eelim (Turkana)
Dobera glabra (Forssk.) Poir.
Official name : Dobera glabra (Forssk.) Poir.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014)mange, 1 kgr ashes from stems + 4 l. H2O , 1l VO. friction with the rest
Vc(014)mange, Vo(014)mange, idem, 1/2 , VO., friction with the rest
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : ng'adapala (Turkana)
Dryopteris sp.
Official name : Dryopteris sp.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, Cassia spectabilis + Tamarindus indica + Dryopteris sp. , roots, 3l, H2O, decoction 30', filter, cooled, VO, well feed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Official name : Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Family : Sapotaceae
Synonyms : Cassine buchananii Loes.
Symptoms : V(004), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(004)castration, very toxic plant, stems barks, 1 handfull, pounded, in one glass H20, on Wounds 1X / day during 5day
Vb(004) +Vb(106),Vc(004) +Vc(106), Vo(004) +Vo(106), very toxic plant, stem's barks, pounded, maceration in H2O, massage with the maceration 1X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : saunet, saonet (Kipsigis)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(025), V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), Vc(025), Vo(025), roots , 2 handfull+ 5 l. H2O, decoction 45' , to cool, VO., 1/2 l., 2X / day until cure, 1/2 dosis for a sheep. For sheep and cow + one plant called OLANGA
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : murembe (Luo)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : Vb(106)fumigation mosquitoes, Vch(106)fumigation mosquitoes, Veq(106)fumigation mosquitoes, Vo(106)fumigationmosquitoes,Vc(106)fumigation mosquitoes, ONS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : bahra-saf (Somali)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : V(100)
Recipes : Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), Euclea divinorum leaves, roots, 1 handfull + Rhoicissus revoilii roots, 1 hand, the whole in decoction 1l. H2O 1h., VO., 300 ml / 2x / day during 1 week. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female (NOT TO GIVE TO THE FULL FEMALES)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : akado (Luo)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), ashes of stems in eyes for spots in eyes
Vb(004) + Vb(124), Vc(004) + Vc(124), Vo(004) + Vo(124), latex on wound, relieve and stop the bleeding (Maragoli)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Maragoli) (Embu)
Vernacular name : muduha (Maragoli), muthuri (Embu )
Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Official name : Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(052)
Recipes : Vch(037), Vch(052), root +/- 30 cm + 1 L H2O, decoction VO. dubbel dosis for adult
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gabbra)
Vernacular name : harken (Gabbra)
Euphorbia magnicapsula S. Carter
Official name : Euphorbia magnicapsula S. Carter
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(036), V(048), V(100)
Recipes : Vc(036), Vo(036), 1kgr. pounded roots + 5 kgr H2O, maceration 12 H, VO. , 2l. every 2 days
Vch(048)hooves, Vb(048)hooves, Vc(048)hooves, Vo(048)hooves , Euphorbia magnicapsula , Aloe sp., Grewia villosa, stems, fumigation for hoofs
Vch(100, f), V‚q(100, f), Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), whole plant, crossed in the flame to dry out the latex, to remoce thorns, pounded 500 gr. / 1l. H2O maceration 6 h., VO. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : emus (Turkana)
Euphorbia robecchii Pax
Official name : Euphorbia robecchii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014), colorless juice of the stalk + to take the stalk which was made an incision to cover the affected region which is a contagious skin necrosis. This disease affects only camels: at first appearance of an oedema which becomes a wide wound with a lot of pus. This disease reduces the production of milk. It is due to a bacterium and to a lack of salt
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : darkan (Somali)
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), leaves or stems, pounded, latex on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : iparaa (Samburu)
Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(037), V(051), V(082), V(086), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(001)pus +Vb(051) + Vb(082) + Vb(086), affect the cattle which grazes with wild animals, dried seeds, pounded, 250 gr. + 1 / 2 l. H2O, maceration 6h, VO. , to repeat "malignant catarrhal fever" (Samburu)
Vch(008), Vb(008), Veq(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), seeds, 500 gr pounded + 2 l. H2O, to mix, VO., 2,5 l. big animals, 1 l. goats - sheeps
Vch(037) + Vch(108), seeds, 1 handfull, pounded, powder, VO. with water (Samburu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : loisug (Samburu), eusugu (Turkana)
Ficus populifolia Vahl
Official name : Ficus populifolia Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vch(004), Veq(004), Vc(004) , Vo(004) , roots, pounded, juice on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : balan baal (Somali)
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : V(008), V(027x), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), Ficus sycomorus,10 cm of roots + Albizia coriaria, 10 cm of roots, pounded+ 2 l H2O, maceration 2' to 3', filter, VO. 2l. livestock during 3 days, 1 / 4 dosis for the others
Vch(027x), Vb(027x), Veq(027x), Vc(027x), Vo(027x), Albizia coriaria + Rhoicissus revoilii + Ficus sycomorus , 1 handfullof leaves + 1/2 handfull of roots., decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO. 1 glass 2X / day during 3 days
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), Croton dichogamus barks, leaves + Albizia coriaria , barks + Ficus sycomorus , barks , 1 handfull of each species, pounded + 4 l. H2O, decoction 3/4 h. + 1 hand of salt, 2 X / day, 700 ml. for an adult cow , 300 ml. for sheep and goat mouton , cure of one week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ngowo (Luo)
Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Official name : Fuerstia africana T.C.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), Synadenium grantii , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Fuerstia africana, roots 1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis barks, 1 / 4 kgr, + MANGUYANGEL + 1 l H2O, decoction 30' , filter, to cool, VO. , 300 ml, adult 3 X / day during 3 dayss, others 1/2 dosis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : piriwob-set (Kipsigis)
Gerrardanthus lobatus (Cogn.) Jeffrey
Official name : Gerrardanthus lobatus (Cogn.) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), Warburgia ugandensis , 250 gr leaves + Gerrardanthus lobatus , 250 gr leaves, + 3 / 4 l H2O, decoction 30', VO., 3 / 4 l per day , 3X
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : manereriat (Kipsigis)
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : V(030), V(048)
Recipes : Vb(030), Vch(030), Veq(030), Vo(030), leaves, 2 kgr. + roots 200 gr. , to mix, maceration 6h. in 10 l. H2O, VO.,4 l in once
Vch(048)hoofs, Vb(048)hoofs, Vc(048)hoofs, Vo(048)hoofs, Euphorbia magnicapsula , stems. +ÿ Aloe sp., stems + Grewia villosa, stems, fumigation (Turkana)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : epongai , epongoi (Turkana)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Vo(030), leaves, 0,5 kgr in 1l H2O, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Cikuyu, Maragoli)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), 2 fruits pounded + 0,5 l H2O, VO., in the morning before pasture
-Vc(068), Vo(068), 2 fruits pounded + 0, 25 l H2O, VO., in the morning before pasture
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Somali)
Vernacular name : gasso (Somali)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : V(013), V(030), V(087)
Recipes : Vb (013) + Vb(087), Vc (013) + Vc(087),Vo (013) + Vo(087), pounded leaves on abscess, to make an incision in the abscess and to remove the pus
Vb(030), roots, pounded leaves, decoction during 30', VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : pedo (Luo)
Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Juniperus procera Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vch(014)mange, 1 part of tar, warm H2O , 2 parts, to wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (receipt from Egypt?)
Vernacular name : oldarakwa
Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
Official name : Lablab purpureus (L.) Sweet
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), seeds, pounded, to warm, ashes in eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : njavi (Embu)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism, ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : seketeti(Samburu)
Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Official name : Launaea cornuta (Hochst. ex Oliv. & Hiern) C. Jeffrey
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, leaves Launaea cornuta, Ricinus communis, Ocimum basilicum, to mix the pounded leaves + H20, maceration, 3/4 l. adult animal, half for the calf
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : muthunga (Embu)
Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Official name : Leptadenia hastata (Pers.) Decne.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Leptadenia lancifolia (Schumach & Thonn.) Decne.
Symptoms : V(013), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(013) + Vb(086)lumpy skin disease, Leptadenia hastata , stem, 1kg, pounded + Aloe secundiflora latex from leaves, 1l latex from stems, pounded+ 5 l. H2O, decoction , tepid, massage of the affected zones, the animal is in advance washed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : ekamongo (Turkana)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Teclea nobilis, Lobelia giberroa, leaves, 1 handfull of each + 2l. H2O, VO. 1X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : chepkrubet (Kipsigis)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(124)
Recipes : V(004) +V(124), leaves, ashes on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : V(143)
Recipes : Vb(143), Vch(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 h., VO., 1 l. / 2 X / day
Vv(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO., to prevent them from drinking
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : nyabungu odide (Luo)
Mucuna sp.
Official name : Mucuna sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), 1 handfull pounded leaves + 1l. H2O, maceration 2 … 4 h., filter, , VO. As long as necessities. - TO WARN SANITARY AUTHORITIES
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Maragoli)
Vernacular name : not registered
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vch(008, 3 ), Vb(008, 3 ), Veq(008, 3 ), Vc(008, 3 ), Vo(008, 3 ), Musa sp. , 1l. juice from flowers + Zea mays, ears in ashes, to mix , VO., 1 l. small animals, 2 l. the others
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu, Gikuyu, Meru)
Vernacular name : not registered
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004)deep cut, Vc(004)deep cut, Vo(004)deep cut, Vch(004)deep cut, pounded seeds, decoction in the fat of sheep, tepid, application of the liquid, in alternation with seeds, powders on wounds
Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), 5 seeds, powder on wounds
Vb(068)worms, Vch(068)worms, Veq(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms , 1/4 kgr. pounded leaves 1/2 l .H2O, VO., for a big animal, half for the others
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : seketet (Samburu)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(001) filaria, Vc(001) filaria,Vo(001) filaria, 3 to 4 leaves , juice, 3 to 4 drops in each eyes 1 X / day during 3 days (Kipsigis)
Vb(001, 4), Vch(001, 4),Veq(001, 4),Vc(001, 4), Vo(001, 4), 10 gr. tabaco + 15 ml. H20, only once otherwise can make blind
Vch(039)leechs, Vb(039)leechs, Veq(039)leechs, Vc(039)leechs, Vo(039)leechs, 50 gr. tabac + 0,5 l H2O, VO., (Kipsigis, Kamba, Samburu)
V(039)ticks, 250 gr. leaves + 4 l H2O, decoction + 1l H2O with soap, wash the animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gikuyu) (Kipsigis) (Somali) (Turkana) (Kamba) (Samburu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, leaves Launaea cornuta , Ricinus communis , Ocimum basilicum , to mix the pounded leaves + H20, maceration, 3/4 l. adult animal, half for the calf (Embu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : mutaa (Embu)
Oenanthe palustris (Chiov.) Norman
Official name : Oenanthe palustris (Chiov.) Norman
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Stephanorossia palustris Chiov.
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006), Vc(006), Vo(006), leaves, 1 / 2 … 1 kgr. , pounded + 2 - 3 l H2O, VO., 700ml , adult animal otherwise 1 / 2 dosis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : irerema (Embu)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), dry barks, pounded, powder, + 1l. H2O, VO. , 1 X / day during 2 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gikuyu, Meru)
Vernacular name : muiri (Gikuyu, Meru)
Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name : Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, dry seeds, 2 handfull, pounded, 1l. H2O, decoction (in slow fire), 20', to cool, VO. in once, to repeat after 2 weeks , 1l. big animals, half the others, (Embu, Gikuyu)
Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, seeds, 250 gr, to pound, 1l. H2O, decoction, 15', to cool, VO. in once, to repeat after 2 weeks , 1l. big animals, half the others, (Kipsigis)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu, Gikuyu) (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : mugaita (Embu, Gikuyu), matakarek (Kipsigis)
Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Official name : Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Rauvolfia macrophylla Stapf
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : olemudongo (Masai)
Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Official name : Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(027x), V(100)
Recipes : Vch(027x), Vb(027x), Veq(027x), Vc(027x), Vo(027x), Albizia coriaria + Rhoicissus revoilii + Ficus sycomorus , 1 handfull of leaves + 1/2 handfull of roots., decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO. 1 glass 2X / day during 3 days
Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), Euclea divinorum leaves, roots, 1 handfull + Rhoicissus revoilii roots, 1 handfull, the whole in decoction 1l. H2O 1h., VO., 300 ml / 2x / day during 1 week. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female (NOT TO GIVE TO THE FULL FEMALES)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : rabongo (Luo)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, fresh roots, pounded + 1l. H2O, maceration, to filter, VO., 0,5l. big animals, half for the others after the meal
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : awayo (Luo)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(030), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(030), roots, decoction, green colour, VO. (Masai)
Vb(068)worms, leaves Launaea cornuta, Ricinus communis, Ocimum basilicum, to mix the pounded leaves + H20, maceration, 3/4 l. adult animal, half for the calf (Embu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai) (Embu)
Vernacular name : oldule (Masai) kiariki (Embu)
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(014), V(030), V(041), V(052), V(054), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(005)brucellosis, Vc(005)brucellosis, Vo(005)brucellosis,15 cm. of roots, pounded+ 5 l. H2O, decoction 1h, to cool, to filter, VO. , 2 l. for adults, , 1 / 2l. the others (Samburu)
Vch(014)mange, Vb(014)mange, Veq(014)mange, Vc(014)mange, Vo(014)mange, ONS, ashes + butter, dough, friction? (Turkana)
Vb(030), roots barks, maceration H2O during 12 h., VO. before and later to avoid infection (Samburu)
Vb(041), Vc(041), Vo(041), 6 cm. roots., + equivalent weight of leaves, to crush + 10 l. H2O, decoction during 30', V.O. Until cure
Vch(052), leaves 1 kgr, pounded + 2, 5 l. H2O, decoction, to cool, VO. , to repeat every 4 days, frequent disease in rainy season ( Turkana)
Vb(054), Vch(054), V‚q(054), Vc(054), Vo(054), barks + H2O, decoction, V.O. (Masai)
Vb(106), Vch(106), Veq(106), Vc(106), Vo(106), mosquitos fumigation, Boscia coriacea + Salvadora persica + Cadaba rotundifolia + Calotropis procera, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana) (Masai)
Vernacular name : sokotei (Samburu), esekon, esokon (Turkana), oremit (Masai)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), leaves, 1 handfull + 125 gr. butter, cream, friction until disappearance of the symptom
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : oyieko (Luo)
Sesbania sp.
Official name : Sesbania sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), Vernonia auriculifera or Vernonia amygdalina + Sesbania sp., leaves + roots, 1 / 2 kgr. + 1 / 2 l. H2O + 1 spoon salt , decoction 30', VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : olulusia (Luo)
Solanum dennekense Dammer
Official name : Solanum dennekense Dammer
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : Vb(117), Ajuga remota, 250 gr. leaves + Cassia septemtrionalis, 250 gr. leaves + Solanum dennekense, 250 gr. roots, to mix at all + 700 ml. H2O, decoction 90 ', to cool, VO. 1/2 l. / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : labotwet (Kipsigis)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(013), V(068), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(013)+ Vb(086), barks, 2 kgr. seeds, pounded + 2l. H2O, friction, to keep the animal in the shadow and to mass it with some fat, serious illness, cutaneous eruptions, lymphatic modules, inflated paws (virus?).To warn sanitary authorities (Embu)
Vo(068)oestrum, fruit mature, juice in the nostrils, provokes sneezes which hunt the parasites (Kamba)
Vo(068)oestrum, pounded roots + H2O, liquid in nostril (Masai)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu) (Kamba)
Vernacular name : entulelei (Masai)
Synadenium compactum L.E.Br.
Official name : Synadenium compactum L.E.Br.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves, barks, 2 kgr. + 700 ml. H2O, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kamba)
Vernacular name : kyatha (Kamba)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), Synadenium grantii , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Fuerstia africana, roots 1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis barks, 1 / 4 kgr, + MANGUYANGEL + 1 l H2O, decoction 30' , filter, to cool, VO. , 300 ml, adult 3 X / day during 3 dayss, others 1/2 dosis
Vb(041)blackquarter, Vo(041)blackquarter Acokanthera schimperi , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Synadenium grantii, roots1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis, barks1 / 4 kgr, + 1l H2O, decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO., 200 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : masheget (Kipsigis)
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(014), V(039), V(106), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), leaves, stems, flowers, 1 handfull, crushed, juice on wounds
Vb(014), stems, leaves, flowers, 1 handfull, pounded, juice, friction 1X / day during 3 days
Vb(039)louse, fumigation from leaves and flowers (Gikuyu, Kipsigis)
Vb(039)louse, friction with the plant
V(106)mosquitos, stems, leaves, flowers, 0,5 kg. + 2 kg. cow-dung+ fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kamba) (Kipsigis) (Gikuyu)
Vernacular name : muvangi(Kamba)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Vc(068)worms, Vo(068)worms, Cassia spectabilis + Tamarindus indica + Dryopteris sp., roots, 3l. H2O, decoction 30', filter, to cool, VO, well feed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : muthithi (Embu)
Tarenna graveolens (S.Moore) Bremek.
Official name : Tarenna graveolens (S.Moore) Bremek.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)oestres, Vo(068)oestres, smoke of barks imprisoned into a gourd, the smoke being inhaled by the animal which will sneeze what will hunt the parasites
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : imasei, ingerioyoi (Samburu)
Teclea nobilis Delile
Official name : Teclea nobilis Delile
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)worms, Teclea nobilis, Lobelia giberroa, leaves, 1 handfull of each + 2l. H2O, VO. 1X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : kurisyot (Kipsigis)
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vb(054), Vch(054), Veq(054), Vo(054), fresh barks, 200 gr pounded + 2l H2O, decoction, to cool, VO. , to drink all the liquid the first day then to add 2 l. H2O in the decoction the next day , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : lbukoi (Samburu)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vch(068)lungs & liver parasitism,Vb(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vc(068)lungs & liver parasitism, Vo(068)lungs & liver parasitism, barks, 250 gr. + 2l. H2O, maceration 6 h., to mixt, to filter, VO., 2l. animaux adult animals, 0,5 l. small animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : ekuyen (Turkana)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(012), V(035), V(048), V(050), V(098)
Recipes : Vb(012), leaves, crushed, cataplasm
Vb(035), Vernonia auriculifera or Vernonia amygdalina + Sesbania sp., leaves + roots, 1 / 2 kgr. + 1 / 2 l. H2O + 1 spoon salt , decoction 30', VO.
Vch(048), Vb(048), Vc(048), Vo(048), fresh roots, 1 / 2 handfull + fresh leaves, 1 / 2 handfull + 4 kgr. millet floor + 5 l. H2O, filtered, V.O., 2 l. adult animal , autres 1 l. the others, 2 X / day until cure
Vb(050), Vc(050), Vo(050), leaves, 1 handfull + 1 / 2 l. paraffin + 2 spoons of salt , VO.
Vb(048) + Vb(098), Vc(048) + Vo(098), 1 handfull leaves, 1/2 cup of fat, cataplasm on affected region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : olulusia (Luo)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(012), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(012), leaves, crushed, cataplasm
Vb(035), Vernonia auriculifera or Vernonia amygdalina + Sesbania sp., leaves + roots, 1 / 2 kgr. + 1 / 2 l. H2O + 1 spoon salt , decoction 30', VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : olulusia (Luo)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(037), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(035), 1 glass dried seeds + 1 / 2 l H2O, decoction / 20 ', VO. 300 ml
Vb(037) , Vb(108), 1 glass dried seeds + 1 / 2 l H2O, decoction / 20 ', VO. 300 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : kundet (Kipsigis)
Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name : Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family : Canellaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(041), V(047)
Recipes : Vb(035), Warburgia ugandensis , 250 gr leaves + Gerrardanthus lobatus , 250 gr leaves, + 3 / 4 l H2O, decoction 30', VO., 3 / 4 l per day , 3X
Vb(047), Vo(047), 1 / 4 kgr. leaves, 1 / 4 kgr barks, 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO., 1 / 3 l for a cow, half for a sheep
Vb(041), Synadenium grantii , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Fuerstia africana, roots 1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis barks, 1 / 4 kgr, + MANGUYANGEL + 1 l H2O, decoction 30' , filter, to cool, VO. , 300 ml, adult 3 X / day during 3 days, others 1/2 dosis
Vb(041)blackquarter, Vo(041)blackquarter Acokanthera schimperi , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Synadenium grantii, roots1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis, barks 1 / 4 kgr. + 1l H2O, decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO., 200 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : soket , so get (Kipsigis)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(030)
Recipes : Vch(008, 3 ), Vb(008, 3 ), Veq(008, 3 ), Vc(008, 3 ), Vo(008, 3 ), Musa sp. , 1l. juice from flowers + Zea mays, ears in ashes, to mix , VO., 1 l. small animals, 2 l. the others
Vb(030), dry ears, ashes + 1l. H2O, decoction, VO.(1/2 l) repeat if necessary
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered