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Reference : HL 01

Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Reference HL 01 has information about 118 plants :
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186), to chew the root
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033)
Recipes : H(013), roots decoction (H2O) of Acacia brevispica , VO. + frictions
H(033) femal, roots of Acacia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(088) child, infusion barks stems , branche, trunk, VO.
H(104) barks stems , branche, trunk, to chew or decoction, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, barks stems, trunk of Acacia mellifera , decoction (H2O) , V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk, Acacia seyal, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), leaves of Spilanthes mauritiana , chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, juice leaves of Ajuga remota, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , to wash
H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia anthelmintica, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, decoction (H2O), barks of stem, twig, trunk of Albizia gummifera , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(038), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), latex, local application
H(013) , latex, local application
H(038) + H(126) + H(091) , plant, carbonisation
H(103), plant, carbonisation, friction
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126), Aloe sp. + Dolichos sp. + Dombeya goetzenii, leaves carbonisation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Official name : Ampelocissus africana (Lour.) Merr.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion roots decocton of Ampelocissus africana, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(186)
Recipes : H(104), H(186), whole plant of Artemisia afra, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Asparagus racemosus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves of Asparagus racemosus, to carbonize, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(026), H(186)
Recipes : H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria reticulata of Terminalia brownii of Balanites aegytiaca, decoction , VO.
H(186), resin of Balanites. , to dilute in milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), whole plant of Berkheya spekeana, to carbonize, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Official name : Buddleja polystachya Fresen.
Family : Buddlejaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(033)
Recipes : H(001) eyes disease, sap of leaves of Buddleja polystachya, drops in eyes
H(033) femal sterility, decoction of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), roots of Calotropis procera, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Official name : Capparis cartilaginea Decne.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013), skin ulcer, dermatosis, roots, juice, RNS.
H(104), colic, stems barks, trunc, twigs, leaves, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
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 : H(041), H(104)
Recipes : H(041), H(104), roots of Carissa edulis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered