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Official name : Aneilema spekei C.B. Clarke
Family : Commelinaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HK 93
Author(s) : Kiringe, J. W.
Title : A Survey of Traditional Health Remedies Used by the Maasai of Southern Kaijiado District, Kenya Ethnobotany Research & Applications 4:061-073 (2006)
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) prevention of fever, Whole plant of Aneilema spekei, mix with other herbs in milk. Sprinkle the mixture onto a person/patient. Mostly administered by a an oloibon (traditional haeler) when there is an outbreak of fever.
H(201) for blessings, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Southern Kaijiado District)
Vernacular name :
Reference HY 06
Author(s) : Yamada, T.
Title : A report on the ethnobotany of the Nyindu in the eastern part of the former Zaïre African Study Monographs,20(1): 1-72, June 1999
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) spot in the eyes, crumple the flower of Aneilema spekei and drop it in the spot, reciting a spell to make the spot take away
(This plant is known by +/_ 9 informants)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Democratic Republic of the Congo (ex. Zaire) Eastern part (Nyindu people)
Vernacular name : miteeja (Kinyindu)