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Reference : VC 22

Author(s) : Chinsembu, K.C., J. Negumbo, M. Likando, A. Mbangu
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used to treat livestock diseases in Onayena and Katima Mulilo, Namibia South African Journal of Botany 94, 101–107 (2014) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2014.06.007
Reference VC 22 has information about 16 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), roots and leaves of Acacia karroo are crushed and soaked in water overnight. Water solution is VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : muhoto
Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Acanthosicyos naudinianus (Sond.) C.Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013), Vc(013), roots of Acanthosicyos naudinianus are crushed and directly rubbed into skin rashes
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : umbwiti
Aloe esculenta L. C. Leach
Official name : Aloe esculenta L. C. Leach
Family : Aloaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(037), V(198)
Recipes : V(013) skin infections (rashes), V(198) falling hair Crush fresh leaves of Aloe esculenta are soaked in water; local application
V(037) cough, drenching to treat coughs
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : endombo
Aloe zebrina Baker
Official name : Aloe zebrina Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vo(004), crushed leaves of Aloe zebrina are rubbed into wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : icenka / licenka
Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata (Schinz) Brummitt
Official name : Baphia massaiensis subsp. obovata (Schinz) Brummitt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vc(004), leaves of Baphia massaiensis subsp. Obovata are ground and directly rubbed into sores of cattle and goats
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : isunde
Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Official name : Boscia albitrunca (Burch.) Gilg & Gilg-Ben.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(126)
Recipes : Vb(126), Vc(126) liver infections, fresh leaves and roots of Boscia albitrunca are crushed, mixed with water and filtered through wire sieve. Extract is VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : omukuzi
Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name : Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers. , Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(075)
Recipes : Vb(075) to restore appetite by sick animal. Roots of Capparis tomentosa are crushed and soaked in water overnight. Filtrate is VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : mukanangwe
Combretum imberbe Wawra
Official name : Combretum imberbe Wawra
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vo(001) infected eyes, fresh leaves of Combretum imberbe are crushed, soaked in water and rubbed into infected eyes.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : omukuku
Fockea angustifolia K. Schum.
Official name : Fockea angustifolia K. Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) anthrax, crushed roots of Fockea angustifolia are mixed with water and filtered. Extract is VO. Wash beef of anima lthat died from anthrax
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : enongo
Friesodielsia obovata (Benth.) Verdc.
Official name : Friesodielsia obovata (Benth.) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vc(004), Vb(013), Vc(013), Roots of Friesodielsia obovata are crushed, soaked in water, and rubbed into sores or skin rashes
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : muchinga
Geigeria pectidea (DC.) Harv.
Official name : Geigeria pectidea (DC.) Harv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) conjunctivitis, drips of extract from fresh leaves, stems and flowers of Geigeria pectidea are crushed and soaked in water and filtered hrough cloth, are applied into eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : ehindhi
Orthanthera jasminiflora (Decne.) Schinz
Official name : Orthanthera jasminiflora (Decne.) Schinz
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), Vc(039) parasitic wounds in cattle and goats, stems and leaves of Orthanthera jasminiflora are crushed and soaked in water, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : eshompwa
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vc(013) skin infections in goats, barks and stems of Salvadora persica are crushed, soaked in water and filtered through cloth, localy applied
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : omunkwavu
Solanum delagoense Dunal
Official name : Solanum delagoense Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, Vb(037) coughs, crushed roots and fruits of Solanum delagoense are mixed with water. Solution is VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Katima Mulilo, Zambezi)
Vernacular name : tulukiza / tulwa-tulwa
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vc(001), Vo(001) eye infections. Drips of extract from crushed leaves of Ximenia americana are soaked in water overnight, filtered through cloth are and localy applied
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : oshipeke
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), ground fresh leaves of Ziziphus mucronata are soaked in water overnight, and VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Onayena, Oshikoto)
Vernacular name : omusheshete / mukeket