Common Antimalarial Trees and Shrubs of East Africa

The book Common Antimalarial Trees and Shrubs of East Africa is a description of species from a range of trees and shrubs that are used as antimalarial treatmants in East Africa.The 22 species chosen for description have been determined by traditional medical practitioners, rural communities and scientists as among those that have potential for further study and development as tree and shrub crops. The intention of this guide is to support the further development of the cultivation of these species by smallholders in the East Afriican region.

Field Guide to Acacias of East Africa

The book Field Guide to Acacias of East Africa is definitely the first comprehensive field guide to the acacias of the East African region.

This book will help you identify and understand the essence of these natural icons of the East African landscape. All of the 62 species known to occur in the countries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda are featured, each account providing a detailed description of the parts of the tree, its distribution, various uses and its application in traditional medicine.

Trees and Shrubs of East Africa


This guide features more than 400 of the trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves commonly found in East Africa. It will help enthusiasts identify prominent species in gardens, along roadsides and in the countryside. This revised second edition features:
• 93 new species
• Over 400 new photographs
• New layout – attractively
redesigned from cover to cover

 Trees and Shrubs of East Africa


This book is a selective field guide to more than 330 of the trees, shrubs, palms and mangroves- indigenous, naturalized and exotic- commonly found in the East Africa region.It is designed to help the plant enthusiast identify prominent species that can be observed, studied and enjoyed in gardens and parks, along roadsides and in easily accessible parts of the countryside.The book highlights on the importance of trees in the social, economic and religious lives of the people of East Africa, and also provides fascinating and hitherto unpublished accounts of their use in traditional medicine.

Medicinal Plants of East Africa

Medicinal Plants of East Africa is the first photographically illustrated guide of East Africa’s most important medicainal plants, describing all the 136 medicinal plant species (indigenous or exotic) that are routinely used in herbal medicine across East Africa.Most of the 136 plant species covered in this book belong to East Africa’s indigenous(native) flora. Some of the more widely cultivated exotic(introduced) plant secies found growing in the region are also included, however, given that their medicinal use has long since been assimilated into the canon of the local herbalist.

 Life’s Little SecretsThis book is about;LLS

  • Loving yourself
  • Building self confidence
  • Understanding yourself
  • Changing what you don’t like about yourself
  • Human relationships and much more….

“You have the power to hurt or help yourself and others…….If you do not choose to be happy, no one can make you happy.”

Traditional Ethnoveterinary Medicine in East Africa

In sub-Saharan Africa, tens of millions of people rely on livestock as Ethnoveterinary bookfront coverimportant sources of food and income. Poor animal health is a major constraint to livestock production in East African countries, with the impacts of disease particularly severe for poor communities that have limited access to modern veterinary services. Rural communities have engaged in a long tradition of ethnoveterinary practices to care for their animals, involving the use of many plants to prevent and treat different diseases and health conditions. This manual documents ethnoveterinary practices in Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda and describes 53 of the plants involved. The information provided is based on written sources and discussions with the communities that engage in the practices described.

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