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Reference : VK 13

Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Reference VK 13 has information about 68 plants :
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : Vb(087), infusion leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kiptare (Marakwet, Kenya), mughobari (Kakamega), mosoma (Sukuma, Tanzania), olgirigiri (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania)
Aerva persica var. latifolia (Vahl) Cuf.
Official name : Aerva persica var. latifolia (Vahl) Cuf.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035), paste of infloressence and flowers +H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mwenza (Bende, Tanzania)
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kiluma (Kamba, Kenya)
Barleria acanthoides Vahl
Official name : Barleria acanthoides Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vc(000), ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : lekwelito (Turkana, Kenya)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), VO., leaves crushed in H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mguluka (Shambaa, Tanzania), nguruka (Luguru, Tanzania)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : Vb(108), pounded bark + H2O , VO. to treat snoring
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : isongamino (Nyika), katazamiti (Luganda), muiya (Shambaa, Tanzania), mukoigo (Kikuyu, Kenya), mukwego (Meru, Kenya), odugu-kulo (Luo, Kenya),shikanganya (Kakamega).
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050), decoction roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mkamana, mrikawanda (Chagga, Tanzania)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vch(000), medicine for camel diseases, RNS, ONS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : boah (Somali, Kenya), etithuru (Turkana, Kenya), mpamba mwitu (Swahili, Kenya), okwot-pu (Luo, Kenya)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014), leaves, young stems, pounded + H2O, bath the affected parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Vernacular name : ithaa (Kamba, Kenya), lakera (Acholi, Ouganda), lubino, luwino (Kakamega), mwinu (Shambaa, Tanzania), murao (Meru, Kenya), owinu (Luo, Kenya), qarere (Iraqw, Tanzania)
Celtis africana Burm. f.
Official name : Celtis africana Burm. f.
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : V(123)
Recipes : Vc(123) , to eat the leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : tontinwo (Tugen, Kenya), murudu (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078,2 ), in the neck of calf , infusion pounded leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Cissampelos mucronata + Vernonia amygdalina , pounded leaves, maceration H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : esibasa (Lunyore), higerekyampiti (Lusoga), kishiki cha buga (Swahili, Kenya), masu (Padhola, Ouganda), olandra (Luo, Kenya)
Cissus fischeri Gilg
Official name : Cissus fischeri Gilg
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Cayratia fischeri ?
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037), infusion stems and leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : osgurtuti (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) calf, stem crushed in water, wash the calve to remove flea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : arunya (Nyankore); m(w)acheso (Digo, Kenya)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : V(108), the elephants use the roots to clean their trunks when suffering from colds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Vernacular name : bisinda (Kipsigis, Kenya), minkamba (Haya, Tanzania), mugayangandu (Kukuyu, Kenya), omwombyer (Acholi, Ouganda)
Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Official name : Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vc(000), cooked leaves, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : lunyili (Kakamega)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : Vb(011), pounded roots + H2O, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : chemogong (Kipsigis, Kenya), muvweia (Kamba, Kenya), okwero (Acholi, Ouganda), shikuma (Kakamega)
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 : Vb(001) conjonctivitis bovins, decoction roots, barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mudawe
Crossandra nilotica Oliver
Official name : Crossandra nilotica Oliver
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) cobra,chewed leaves, cataplasm on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : cheberenet (Kipsigis, Kenya)
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name : Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(013), leaves infus, anthrax cows
V(039), burned leaves, insecticide
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mwiani (Kilifi, Kenya), mukwamba (Diga)
Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Official name : Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), juice plant
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cycnium adonense E. Meyer ex Benth.
Official name : Cycnium adonense E. Meyer ex Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vv(001), a decoction made from the leaves is given to newly-hatched chicks to open their eyes when they are gummed up
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : mashilitsa (Kakamega)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), roots, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : luhahi (Hehe, Tanzania), mkapwani (Swahili, Kenya), muendu (Kakamega), mwajio, njitwe (Pare, Tanzania)
Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Official name : Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena mannii Baker , Dracaena reflexa var. nitens (Welw. ex Baker) Baker
Symptoms : V(201)
Recipes : Vb(201), leaves, infusion, to sprinkle again bad luck
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : mkwan'ga , msigandi, mukwanga, mupwanga (Digo, Kenya), mtetemu (Mwera, Tanzania)
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vv(014) , flour again
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kal (Luo, Kenya)
Eriosema parviflorum E. Mey. sensu FWTA.
Official name : Eriosema parviflorum E. Mey. sensu FWTA.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis(119), infusion of the plant given to a dog in foods, intoxicated it and then make the dog fierce
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : musungula (Digo)
Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Official name : Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)black quarter , decoction leaves, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Tanzania (Chagga, Padholazones)
Vernacular name : kimbumbu (Chagga, Tanzania), ngesa (Padhola, Ouganda)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : V(002), V(051)
Recipes : Vo(002), Vc(002), Vb(002), inf. leaves
Vc(051) inhalation smoke burned leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : acak-acak (Acholi, Ouganda), Achaki
Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Official name : Galium aparinoides Forssk.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078)troat , herb pounded and mixed with H2O, VO., or boiled, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : olengeriantus (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania)
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(022)
Recipes : Vb(022), VO., infusion pounded leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania, Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : kafumba (Luganda)
Gossypioides kirkii (Mast.) J.B. Hutch.
Official name : Gossypioides kirkii (Mast.) J.B. Hutch.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vcanis(000), roots, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mpamba mwitu (Swahili, Kenya)
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : V(006), V(032)
Recipes : V(032)+ V(006),pounded leaves + H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : sitiyontet (Sebei, Ouganda)
Helichrysum formosissimum (Schultz-Bip.) Schultz-B
Official name : Helichrysum formosissimum (Schultz-Bip.) Schultz-B
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : V(087) sores, dry pounded leaves, on sores
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa (Shambaa)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Helichrysum gerberifolium Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Helichrysum gerberifolium Sch.Bip. ex A.Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), leaves in the low part of the tree, crushed
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa (zone Shambaa)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Official name : Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vc(000) , infusion leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa (zone Kakamega)
Vernacular name : lukashe
Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Official name : Helinus mystacinus (Ait.) E. Mey . ex Steud.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vc(051) pounded leaves in cold H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : hangizimu (Shambaa, Tanzania), lubengansi (Kakamega)
Hunteria zeylanica (Retz.) Gard. ex Thw. var. afri
Official name : Hunteria zeylanica (Retz.) Gard. ex Thw. var. afri
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), pounded leaves + H2O, maceration, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mziazia mziwa-ziwa (Digo)
Iboza multiflora (Benth.) E.A. Bruce
Official name : Iboza multiflora (Benth.) E.A. Bruce
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(000), fresh leaves crushed + H2O cold, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : fukufuku (Nyika, Tanzania), honwa (Marakwet, Kenya), lilaaku (Lunyore), mshunshu (district de Baroka), mwache (Pare, Tanzania), mwaraka (Meru, Kenya)
Impatiens pseudoviola Gilg
Official name : Impatiens pseudoviola Gilg
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vc(000), roots, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa (Shambaa)
Vernacular name : gamto
Leucas calostachys Oliv.
Official name : Leucas calostachys Oliv.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vv(000), leaves, decoction H2O, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : bware (Luo, Kenya), lumitsani (Kakamega)
Monsonia ovata Cav.
Official name : Monsonia ovata Cav.
Family : Geraniaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), roots, infusion, calf washed to kill the flies
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Ochna sp.
Official name : Ochna sp.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : V(027)
Recipes : Vb(027), roots, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kipiki(Rungwe district, Tanzania), lukoli (Bende, Tanzania)
Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Santalaceae
Synonyms : Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vc(104), cold infusion pounded leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : dunula (Bena); idululantumbi (Irangi); kithawa (Kamba, Kenya), lassessi (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania), muvamba-la fidunda (Hehe, Tanzania)
Pachycarpus rhinophyllus (K. Schum.) N. E. Br.
Official name : Pachycarpus rhinophyllus (K. Schum.) N. E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(087)
Recipes : V(087) sores, pounded roots, paste on cattle sore due to skin maggots
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : hutepeth(Karamoja, Ouganda), mlalaka (Sukuma, Tanzania)
Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Official name : Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(135)
Recipes : Vc(135), barks+ H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : kibiriokwo (Tugen, Kenya), kiwa, muva (Kamba, Kenya), ol-kisigang (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania)
Pavetta albertina S. Moore
Official name : Pavetta albertina S. Moore
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(037)veau,cough, infusion plant, VO.
Vb(039)veaux, infusion plant, washed
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), decoction roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : omufumbagese (Nyankore)
Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Official name : Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : efuefu (Chagga)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006), extract from the bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : migambo, (Matengo, Tanzania), mufubia (Vinza), muiri (Kikuyu, Kenya), ol-koijuk (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania)
Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Official name : Rhoicissus revoilii Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) calf, roots mixed with milk, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mtambaa dume (Swahili, Kenya)
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) the tuber used as a general medicine (unspecified) for cattle in East Africa
(registered from reference VD 17) (From : Kokwaro J.O. (1993). Medicinal Plants of East Africa. Kenya Literature Bureau, Nairobi)
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), to feed a calf wich mother is dead
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania, Uganda
Vernacular name : durutua (Kamamega), mutonganego (Hehe, Tanzania), torotwet (Sebei, Ouganda)
Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Official name : Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), (leaves paste + H2O) VO. after delivery
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : lusabasabi (Lunyore), mururume (Zaramo, Tanzania), oyieko (Luo, Kenya)
Solanum bojeri Dun.
Official name : Solanum bojeri Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vc(000), Vo(000), ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : mtondo (Giriama, Kenya)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vo(037), fruit juice, squeezed into the sheep's nostril
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : indalandalwa, maduranzura (Kakamega); labotwa (Marakwet, Kenya), machoge, ochok (Luo, Kenya), mrongo (Taita, Kenya), mtunguja (Swahili, Kenya) (Digo, Kenya), mukondu (Kamba, Kenya), mutongu (Kikuyu, Kenya) & (Meru, Kenya), ndula (Hehe, Tanzania)
Solanum mauense Bitter
Official name : Solanum mauense Bitter
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : V(013), decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : ottulelei (Masaï, Kenya & Tanzania)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(126)
Recipes : Vb(037), leaves and young stems, pounded + H2O, VO.
Vb(037) calf, leaves and young stems, pounded + H2O, VO.
Vc(037), leaves and young stems, pounded + H2O, VO.
Vb(126), leaves and young stems, pounded + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : chokuwo (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda), mogura (Zigua, Tanzania), muvuavui (Acholi, Ouganda)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), extract from the plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : futeute (Shambaa, Tanzania), ibokho (Kakamega), lufiafia (Taita, Kenya), mdekafuko (Chagga, Tanzania), muugu (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Synadenium compactum L.E.Br.
Official name : Synadenium compactum L.E.Br.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(086)
Recipes : V(086), leaves decoction + stems on painfull glands
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : kinege, kineke (Acholi, Ouganda), kyatha (Kamba, Kenya)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(045)
Recipes : Vb(013)+ Vb(045), latex on swellings, on boils to extract the pus
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : fangafa (Luo, Kenya)
Trichodesma physaloides (Fenzl) A. DC.
Official name : Trichodesma physaloides (Fenzl) A. DC.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) calf, stem, flowers, infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mlembo (Nyika)
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vv(000)decoction green leaves + H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : emushe (Kiga, Tanzania), muyuchi (Kakamega)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Cissampelos mucronata + Vernonia amygdalina , pounded leaves, maceration H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : labwori (Acholi, Ouganda), musuritsa (Kakamega), olusia (Luo, Kenya), omuburiri (Nyankore)
Vernonia karaguensis Oliver & Hiern. ex Oliver
Official name : Vernonia karaguensis Oliver & Hiern. ex Oliver
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(045)
Recipes : Vb(004)veaux + Vb(045)veaux, leaf, decoction, cataplasm on wounds, this kill the worms in wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Kenya
Vernacular name : navimuli (Bukusu, Ouganda), muya (Luo, Kenya)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : V(004), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(106), leaves, pounded, rubber on wounds kill worms in wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Kenya (zones Meru, Muhasha, Muvatha)
Vernacular name : muata (Meru au Kenya), muhasha (Swahili, Kenya), muvatha (Kamba, Kenya)
Vernonia podocoma Sch. Bip. Ex Scheinf. & Aschers.
Official name : Vernonia podocoma Sch. Bip. Ex Scheinf. & Aschers.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006)purg, leaves, juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : tduhuru (Chagga, Tanzania)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) calf, wash with pounded leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : fsuiza (Shambaa, Tanzania)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008), roots pounded in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name : lango (Acholi, Ouganda), yilomwa (Marakwet, Kenya)