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Reference : HN 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, 4:14 (2008)
Reference HN 26 has information about 39 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases, H(109) lumbago and H(113) arthritis, roots, barks of Acacia abyssinica, homogenization, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lngingiletome (Samburu)
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(016), H(030), H(117)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(016) mastitis, H(030) retained afterbirth, H(117) anaplasmosis, leaves and roots of Ajuga remota, crushing , hot decoction with soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmenang’i (Samburu)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(051) paludism, pounding, cold decoction of roots, barks of Albizia anthelmintica VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmungutan (Samburu)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, leaves, stem bark cutting, pounding, hot or cold decoction of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : mwarubaini (Samburu)
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications (emetic), hot decoction of Balanites rotundifolia, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sorai, ebei (Samburu)
Capparis spinosa L.
Official name : Capparis spinosa L.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) upper respiratory tract Infection, hot decoction of root bark of Capparis spinosa, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkaridangai (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 : H(006) + H(104), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) salmonellosis,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(068) helminthiasis, H(100) venereal diseases, H(113) rheumatism, chewing , hot or cold decoction of roots, leaves of Carissa edulis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lamuriai (Samburu)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) complicated fever, grinding, hot decoction of stem bark of Senna singueana, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : senetoi (Samburu)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(037) tuberculosis, H(068) collibacillosis, H(068) schistosomiasis, H(082) asthma, H(099) epilepsy, H(104) gastric ulcers, H(113) rheumatism, H(201) neurosis, fruits, leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, homogenizing for hot or cold decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : sukurtuti (Samburu)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(100), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(100) venereal diseases, H(109) lumbago, roots of Clerodendrum myricoides, powdering , hot decoction, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmakutikuti (Samburu)
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 : H(001), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, H(051) paludism and H(051) fevers, grinding, hot decoction of flower of Cordia sinensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkweit (Samburu)
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(051), H(117)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) diarrhea, H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(117) anaplasmosis, homogenization and decoction of Croton megalocarpus, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lmargwe (Samburu)
Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Official name : Enteropogon macrostachyus (Hochst. ex A.Rich.) Munro ex Benth.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(054)
Recipes : V(054) trypanosomiasis, leaves of Enteropogon macrostachyus, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lkujita-ong (Samburu)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(051), H(100), H(117)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(051) fevers, H(100) venereal diseases, H(117) anaplasmosis, hot decoction of seeds and roots of Euclea divinorum, VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lchingei (Samburu)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008) + H(104), H(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 : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) ectoparasites, stem cutting to drip sap of Euphorbia heterochroma, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : ipara (Samburu)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(030), H(051), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(030) retention of afterbirth, H(051) paludism, H(109) lumbago, H(113) rheumatism, leaves, roots of Harrisonia abyssinica, Grinding, hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lasarama (Samburu)
Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Official name : Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(082)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complications, H(082) upper respiratory tract Infection, roots of Hildebrandtia sepalosa, crushing , hot decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : nyirman (Samburu)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, hot decoction of leaves of Maytenus senegalensis, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : laimurunyai (Samburu)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases complication,H(037) tuberculosis, H(051) paludism, H(068) antihelmintic, seeds of Myrsine africana, grinding, hot decoction, chewing, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : seketet (Samburu)