An Inventory of Medicinal Plants used to Treat Gynaecological-Obstetric-Urino-Genital Disorders in South Nandi Sub County in Kenya

P. Jeruto, E. Too, L. A. Mwamburi, O. Amuka


This survey aims at identifying plants that may contribute to the identification and development of new drugs.An ethnomedicinal survey was conducted among the communities in Aldai Division, South Nandi Sub County, Kenya. A total of 56 plants were documented with 30 families are included. The majority of species belong to the families namely Euphorbiaceae, Lamiaceae, Apocynaceae and Fabaceae. Over half of all plants recorded are used treat infections, while ¼ for used labour-child birth and copulation disorders.

Keywords: Ethnomedicine, gynaecological-obstetric-urinary, medicinal plants, Nandi.

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