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Reference : VN 02

Author(s) : Nwude, N. & M.A. Ibrahim
Title : Plants used in traditional veterinary medical practice in Nigeria. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, Volume 3, 261 - 273, (1980)
Reference VN 02 has information about 53 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vv(033), maceration / 3 D. ,7 seeds of Abrus precatorius, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Hausa), anya nwona (Igbo), oju ologbo (Yoruba)
Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Official name : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia scorpioides (L.) W.F. Wight
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(045), V(050), V(068), V(075)
Recipes : Vc(001), Vo(001), seeds without ‚picarp , powder, local application
Vc(004) + Vc(045), Vo(004) + Vo(045), seeds without ‚picarp, powder, local application
Vr(050), powder stem's barks, maceration, enema
Vc(068), Vo(068), pounded leaves + millet
Vc(075), Vo(075), powder seeds, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gawo (Hausa)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(008), V(075), V(091)
Recipes : Vr(008), powder leaves + H2O, VO.
Vv(008) cholera?, leaves maceration H2O, VO.
Vr(075), Vr(91), meso and endocarp fruit, powder in food or maceratioon in drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kuka (Hausa)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(068), V(075)
Recipes : Vc(006), Vo(006), Vc(068), Vo(068), Vc(075), Vo(075) , ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : albasa (Hausa), yabas (Igbo), alubosa (Yoruba)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(051), V(068)
Recipes : Vv(051), pod in small pieces + peper, VO., or leaves + rock salt + H2O, VO
.Vo(051), Vo(068),Vc(51), Vc(068), + Lawsonia inermis leaves decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : tatarnuwa (Hausa)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020), maceration of leaves + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwandar daji (Hausa), uburu ocha (Igbo), abo (Yoruba)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037), bark stems maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : marike (Hausa), atara (igbo), ayin (Yoruba)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(093), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(014), ONS., RNS., + Parkia filicoidea
V(093), oil, VO., in case of food poisoning. (ex: fertilizing) - --Veq(104), oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gyada (Hausa), okpa ekele (Igbo)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : V(124)
Recipes : Vr(124), leaves, maceration H2O, VO. , haemorrhage post-partum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : wawa kaje magori (Hausa)
Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Official name : Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Family : Burseraceae
Synonyms : Boswellia odorata Hutch.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008), young leaves, maceration in H2O, in drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : harrarrabi, hano (Hausa)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014), seeds, oil , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ka'danya (Hausa)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008) cholera, fruit + soot, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : tashshi (Hausa)ose ((Igbo)sata-jije (Yoruba)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), leaves, ashes, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwanda (Hausa)okwulu oyibo (Igbo)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), leaves, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : fidili (Hausa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), fruit, leaves, crushed, maceration, H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : rai rai (Hausa)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106), powder, bark from the fruit on charcoal, repulsive insects
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : lemu (Hausa)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vr(091), dry leaves, maceration H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dash (Hausa)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(051), V(091)
Recipes : Vv(051), Vv(091), maceration leaves H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kajiji (Hausa), woire (Fulani), ifin (Yoruba)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Mimosaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), leaves, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dun'du (Hausa)burli (Fulani)kara (Yoruba)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(004)
Recipes : V(003), V(004), bark stems, pounded +H2O, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kanya, namijin (Hausa)nel'bi (Fulanikanram (Yoruba)