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Reference : VE 05

Author(s) : Eshetu G. R. , T. A. Dejene, L. B. Telila and D. F. Bekele
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants: Preparation and application methods by traditional healers in selected districts of southern Ethiopia. Vet World. May; 8(5): 674–684. (2015)
Reference VE 05 has information about 50 plants :
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(050)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, V(004) wound , V(050) bloat of cattle, sheep, goat, and equine. The fresh vegetative part of Basella alba and the flower of Acmella caulirhiza are pounded, mixed together and squeezed, given 3 times/day until recovering: VO for bloat: Through eye for eye problem: Topically for wound
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hajilo (Gedeoffa)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internal parasitism for ruminan; Chew up the fresh bark of the root of Albizia anthelmintica by the local healer and then spit to the mouth of the animal about 1 teaspoonful, every day for 2 days (this receipt except for pregnant animal)
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hawaachoo (Oromiffa)
Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Official name : Albizia schimperiana Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation cattle: The outer part of the fresh bark of Albizia schimperiana is removed and pounded then add about 200 g to 1 L of water and given 1 L (adult) and ½ L (young) orally for 4 days interval until the disease ceases
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gorbe (Sidamgna)
Albuca sp.
Official name : Albuca sp.
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite (ruminants, equine): Lapeirousia schimperi and Albuca spp. piece fresh bulbs (roots) from each plant is pounded then add to 1 cup of water and given the victim immediately VO orally once
Vb(068) internal parasitism: A fresh bulb (root) of the plant Albuca spp is ground and squeezed then 1 teaspoonful squeezed liquid added to 1 cup of water and is given 2 cup of the preparation through nose morning and evening for 4 days
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : rada waqa (Oromiffa)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(016), V(068)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhea, V(016) mastitis, V(068) internal parasitism for cattle, sheep, goat, equine: After pounding the bulb of Allium sativum, add water, and filter then give through mouth and nose
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qullubbii adii (Oromiffa)
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008)
Recipes : V(001) eye disease for ruminan and chicken: The sap of Aloe secundiflorais applied into the eye for 3 days
V(008) cholera, chicken: Mix 1 teaspoon of the sap of the plant to 1 coffee cup of water and let to the chickens drink the preparation every morning for 2-3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hargeessa (Oromiffa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(037) pneumonia, Vb(041) blackleg, Vb(050) bloat: Bark of Olea eurepea sub spp. Cuspidate ot of Asparagus africanus.+non bursting seed of Ecalyptus camaldunesis or Ecalyptus globulus should be dried, pounded and mixed together then add 1 cork of the mixture to 1 L of water, given orally 1 L/day for 2 or 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : buticho (Sidamgna)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(050)
Recipes : V(001) eye problem, V(004) wound, V(050) bloat of cattle, sheep, goat, and equine. The fresh vegetative part of Basella alba and the flower of Acmella caulirhiza are pounded, mixed together and squeezed, given 3 times/day until recovering: VO for bloat, Through eye for eye problem: Topically for wound
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dore (Gedeoffa)
Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Official name : Brucea antidysenterica J.F. Mill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis, Add 1 L of water to the ground fresh seed of Brucea antidysenterica given orally once per day for 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hatawo (Sidamgna)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(039), V(068)
Recipes : V(039) external parasitism, V(068) internal parasitism for cattle goat and sheep: Add about one cup of water to the ground fresh leaf of Calpurnia aurea and given orally and topically once/day for 2 days: 100 ml -cattle 50 ml -goat and sheep
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : chekkata (Oromiffa)
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze
Family : Theaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) external parasitism for cattle goat and sheep: After drying and crushing the fresh leaves of Camellia sinesis and Nicotiana tabacum mix with water to make paste then apply topically once
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : shayi (Sidamgna)
Cardamine hirsuta L.
Official name : Cardamine hirsuta L.
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : V(011) three day sickness: Two teaspoonful fresh ground root of Cardamine hirsuta add to half cup of water and given half cup through nose for 2 days, daily
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : arabelada (Oromiffa)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vo(014) itching: pound the fresh leaf of Centella asiatica, mix with little water to prepare the paste then it is applied topically once
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis: After grinding the fresh leaf of Chenopodium ambrosioides , mix with water to prepare (liquid) 1 L then it is given orally once
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wound: Pound the fresh leaf of Clematis hirsuta to make paste and apply (cover) on the wound
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gale (Oromiffa)
Commiphora erythraea (Ehrenb.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora erythraea (Ehrenb.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vr(039) external parasitism, Mix the sap of the plant of Commiphora erythraea with water and applied for 3 days, daily
V(039) to remove the foreign materials: Collect the sap of the plant and apply to the parts of the body (muscle) having get foreign materials inserted
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hagarsu (Oromiffa)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(039), V(050)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea (dysentery), Vb(039) external parasitism: The fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus, Trichlia spp. and Rhamnus prinoides together crushed and mix with water and given orally 4 cup/day (morning and evening) for 34 days and apply topically
Vb(050) bloat: By grinding about ½ kg of the fresh leaf of Croton macrostachyus including the vegetative part add to 1 L of water and given 1 L/day for adult and ½ L for calf for 2 days orall
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : masencho (Sidamgna)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(070), V(145)
Recipes : V(013) skin diseases, V(070) cattle, sheep, goat and equine, V(145) prolapse of the rectum: Pound the fresh root of Croton macrostachyus, add water and filter then administered orally for 3 days (dog) and 7 days (other animals) and apply topically
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : makkanisa (Oromiffa)
Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Official name : Dovyalis abyssinica (A. Rich.) Warb
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea : The outer part of the fresh bark of Dovyalis abyssinica is removed and pounded then add about ½ kg to 1 L of water and administered orally 1 L/day for 2 days
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kerqicho (Sidamgna)
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Official name : Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Ekebergia rueppelliana (Fresen.) A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation, general discomfort: The outer part of the fresh bark of Ekebergia capensis is removed and crushed then add about ½ kg of the crushed bark to 1 liter of water and administered orally 1 L/day for 3 day
Region : East Africa
Country : southern Ethiopia
Vernacular name : olancho (Sidamgna)