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Reference : VN 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 2008, 4:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-4-14
Reference VN 26 has information about 21 plants :
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(030), V(025)
Recipes : V(008) + V(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication, V(030) retained afterbirth, V(025) babesiosis, powdering , cold decoction of roots, barks of Acacia drepanolobium, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : rangau (Samburu)
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(025)
Recipes : V(008) + V(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication, V(025) babesiosis, hot decoction of roots, barks of Acacia nilotica, V
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : eluai (Samburu)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, f) ectoparasites (ticks,fleas, mite), hot decoction of leaves of Acokanthera schimperi, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmorijoi (Samburu)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, f) ectoparasites, powdering , cold decoction of stem barks of Adenium obesum, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lperantai (Samburu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(068)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(068, f) antihelmintic (lungworms), pounding, cold decoction of roots, barks of Albizia anthelmintica VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmungutan (Samburu)
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, f) ectoparasites, burning and squeezing to drip hot exudate of stem of Aloe secundiflora, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sukuroi (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 : V(006) + V(104), V(035), V(047), V(068)
Recipes : V(006) + V(104) salmonellosis, V(035) theileriosis, V(047) heart water, V(068) helminthiasis, chewing, hot or cold decoction of roots, leaves of Carissa edulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lamuriai (Samburu)
Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Official name : Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : V(054) trypanosomiasis, leaves of Enteropogon macrostachyus, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkujita-ong (Samburu)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(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 : V(039)
Recipes : V(039, f) tick infestation , V(039) ectoparasites, stem cutting to drip sap of Euphorbia heterochroma, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ipara (Samburu)
Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Official name : Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(068)
Recipes : V(039) ticks, H(068) giardisis, powdering, hot decoction of leaves and roots of Gutenbergia cordifolia, local application, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lodwaporo (Samburu)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(068)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(068, f) antihelmintic, seeds of Myrsine africana, grinding, hot decoction, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : seketet (Samburu)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(025), V(039), V(076), V(087)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, V(025) babesiosis, V(039) ectoparasites, V(076) glossitis, V(087) candidosis, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, crushing , smoke bath, chewing, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkumbao (Samburu)
Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name : Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) antihelmintic (round worms) seeds of Rapanea melanophloeios, grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sitonit (Samburu)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(082)
Recipes : V(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 : V(005)
Recipes : V(005) brucellosis, V(013) ulcers, V(014) mange, V(030) retention of afterbirth, V(041) anthrax, V(054) trypanosomiasis, 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 : V(030)
Recipes : V(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 : V(039)
Recipes : V(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 :
Recipes : V(008) + V(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication, leaves of Syzygium cordatum, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : loiragi (Samburu)
Viscum tuberculatum A.
Official name : Viscum tuberculatum A.
Family : Viscaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(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 : V(035), V(039), V(041), V(047), V(055), V(054), V(068)
Recipes : V(035) east cost fever, V(039) ectoparasites, V(041) black quarter, V(047) heart water, V(055) emetic, V(054) trypanosomiasis, V(068, f) helminthiasis, hot decoction of stem bark of Warburgia ugandensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sokorioi (Samburu)