Herbal Materials Used in Management of Oral Conditions in Nairobi, Kenya
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Aim: This study was carried out to document the medicinal plants used in management of oral health and diseases by traditional medical practitioners in Nairobi County, Kenya. Methods: An ethnomedicinal survey was conducted using a standard questionnaire and informal discussion to collect information from traditional medical practitioners, traders and vendors of medicinal plants used in oral care practice. Results: This study identified 35 species from 24 families, commonly used by the traditional medical practitioners in Nairobi to manage oral health and diseases in Nairobi County. Conclusion; There are various plants that are used by traditional medical practitioners to manage oral diseases either singly or in combination.