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Reference : HK 36a

Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Reference HK 36a has information about 76 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, boiled barks, tea of Acacia abyssinica , inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, barks of Acacia hockii boiled, inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, barks decoction of Acacia mellifera , VO.
H(113) backache, jointsache, roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthigira (Embu)
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(103)
Recipes : H(103), fruit powder of Achyranthes aspera on the teeths or gargle with the decoction of fruits
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mutegenye (Embu)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) impotence (erectile dysfunction), barks of Adansonia digitata, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muramba (Embu)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Agave americana, decoction, VO. 2 cups/ day during 3 J.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : makongo (Mbeere)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(124)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, roots boiled, inhalation
H(124) bleeding, decoction of barks, VO + ashes and juice, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mucuki wa ngigi (Embu)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Ajuga remota, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : wanjiru-wa-rurii (Embu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, barks and roots of Albizia anthelmintica boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubarwa (Embu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, barks and roots of Albizia anthelmintica boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubarwa (Embu)
Aloe kedongensis Reynolds
Official name : Aloe kedongensis Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Aloe kedongensis, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : kithunju (Mbeere)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) worms, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus boiled, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : terere (Embu)
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, juice of Asparagus racemosus, decoction and on a bandage
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : karura (Embu)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Azadirachta indica boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwarobame (Embu, Mbeere)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Basella alba soaked in H2O, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : murerema (Embu)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, ashes of Bidens pilosa + H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : musege (Mbeere)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, the whole plant of Cajanus cajan boiled, VO. 2 X/ day during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : njugu (Embu)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, roots of Carica papaya (male), seeds of Punica granatum, tuber of Dioscorea minutifolia, to boil in 3 cups of tea, VO. 1 cup / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mubabai (Mbeere)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) fungal infection, ring worm, leaves of Senna didymobotrya, decoction, VO.
H(039) worms, leaves of Cassia didymobotrya boiled, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Senna didymobotrya, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mwinu (Mbeere)