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Reference : HN 32

Author(s) : Nagata, J. M., A. R. Jew, J. M. Kimeud, C. R. Salmena, E. A. Bukusi, C. R. Cohen
Title : Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: Use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 501–509, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002029
Reference HN 32 has information about 41 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(104) stomach ache, H(108) cold, leaves, roots of Abrus precatorius, chewed, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo), esiti (Suba)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(199)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(199) HIV/AIDS, roots of Allium sativum, unprepared crushed, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : kitungu saumu, (Luo), ekitungu saumu (Suba)
Allium sp.
Official name : Allium sp.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(202)
Recipes : H(108) cold, H(108) flu, H(202) cleaning mouth, leaves of Allium sp., unprepared, pounded, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : kitungu (Luo), ekitunguo (Suba)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(003) swelling,H(013) boils, H(111) burns, leaves of Aloe sp., decoction VO., applied to affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ogaka (Luo), ikaka (Suba)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(013), H(051), H(199)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, H(051) paludism, H(199) HIV/AIDS, H(199) chira (different illnesses opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS, leaves, barks of Azadirachta indica , decoction VO., steambath , washing, rubbed on teeth or gums
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : mwarubaine (Luo), arubaine (Suba)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, leaves of Melia azedarach, decoction VO., bathing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : dwele (Luo), owu dwele (Suba)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(014), H(189)
Recipes : H(014) ich, H(189) bone problem, fruit of Balanites aegyptiaca, chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : othoo (Luo), omuluwuti (Suba)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(022), H(124)
Recipes : H(022) birthing, barks, roots of Bersama abyssinica, decoction VO.
H(124) bleeding, barks, roots, unprepared, snuffed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : kiandu (Luo), ekiandu (Suba)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Bidens pilosa, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : onyiego (Luo)
Capparis fascicularis DC.
Official name : Capparis fascicularis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach ache, roots of Capparis fascicularis, infusion drunk, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : pedo (Luo), ekiragi (Suba)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) children’s cough, H(051) paludism, H(100) gonorrhea, leaves, roots, sap of Carica papaya, infusion, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : poipoi, apoi (Luo), ipa pau (Suba)
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(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068) amebas, H(100) gonorrhea, H(100) sexually transmitted infections, roots of Carissa edulis, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ochuoga (Luo), omunyore (Suba)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(008), H(199)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(199) chira (different illnesses opportunistic infection of HIV/AIDS), leaves, roots of Senna dibymobotrya, steam bath, washing, decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : owino (Luo), iwinuwinu (Suba)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(104) stomach ache, leaves, roots of Senna occidentalis decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : oinglatiang (Luo), inglaatiang (Suba)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(002), H(108)
Recipes : H(002) replacement milk for nursing mothers, leaves, fruit of Citrus aurantium, decoction VO.
H(108) cold, H(108) flu, leaves, fruit unprepared chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : machunga (Luo), iIchunga (Suba)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(051), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(104) stomach ache, leaves, fruit of Citrus limon, unprepared chewed
H(108) flu, H(108) cold, leaves, fruit decoction VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ndim (Luo), endim (Suba)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash, fruit of Cocos nucifera, applied to skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : naas (Luo), enasi (Suba)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils,H(013) skin rashes, leaves, barks of Commiphora africana, pounded, mixed with H2O, VO.., decoction, steambath
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : arupiny (Luo)
Corchorus olitorius L.
Official name : Corchorus olitorius L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(076), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Corchorus olitorius pounded
H(076) infant’s mouth, leaves, rubbed on tongue and gums
H(091) growth, leaves cooked as a vegetable
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : apoth (Luo), itere (Suba)
Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Official name : Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(199)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(199) chira (different illnesses opportunistic infection of HIV/AIDS), leaves, fruit of Cucumis figarei, crushed, mixed with H2O, VO.., washing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : otange tange (Luo), itange tange (Suba)