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Reference : VV 09

Author(s) : van der Merwe, D., G. E. Swan, C. J. Botha
Title : Use of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants in cattle by Setswana-speaking people in the Madikwe area of the North West Province of South Africa. Journal of the South Africa Veterinary Association 72, 189-196, (2001)
Reference VV 09 has information about 46 plants :
Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name : Acacia karroo Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(012)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vb(012), bark of Acacia karroo, RNS.
- Vv(039) the roots are used to kill external poultry parasites in the North West Province
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mooka (Setswana)
Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, branch tips of Acacia tortilis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mosu (Setswana)
Aloe greatheadii var. davyana (Schonl.) H.F. Glen & D.S. Hardy
Official name : Aloe greatheadii var. davyana (Schonl.) H.F. Glen & D.S. Hardy
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(000), V(068), V(111), V(191)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, roots of Aloe greatheadii, RNS.
Vb(001), Vb(068), Vb(191) whole plant, RNS.
Vb(111), leaves, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : kgophane (Setswana)
Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Official name : Aloe marlothii (A. Berger) subsp. Marlothii
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(022), V(030), V(039), V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(006), Vb(008), Vb(022), Vb(030), Vb(039), Vb(068) internal parasites, maggots, Vb(117), leaves de Aloe marlothii, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mokgopa (Setswana)
Aloe zebrina Baker
Official name : Aloe zebrina Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(000), V(068), V(111), V(191)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, roots of Aloe greatheadii, RNS.
Vb(001), Vb(068), Vb(191) whole plant, RNS.
Vb(111), leaves, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : kgophane (Setswana)
Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Official name : Asparagus laricinus Burch.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(015), V(038), V(137), V(181x)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, Vb(015), Vb(038), Vb(137), Vb(181x), tubers of Asparagus laricinus , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : lesitwane (Setswana)
Asparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
Official name : Asparagus suaveolens (Burch.) Oberm.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(015), V(038), V(137), V(181x)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, Vb(015), Vb(038), Vb(137), Vb(181x), tubers of Asparagus suaveolens , RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : lesitwane (Setswana)
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : V(112)
Recipes : Vb(112), bulb scales of Boophone disticha, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : matubadifala (Setswana)
Cassia italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Brenan
Official name : Cassia italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna italica subsp. arachoides (Burch.) Lock
Symptoms : V(041), V(047), V(104), V(117)
Recipes : V(041), V(047), Vb(104), Vb(117), roots of Senna italica, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : sebete (Setswana)
Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Official name : Cassine transvaalensis (Burtt Davy) Codd
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Elaeodendron transvaalense (Burtt Davy) R. H. Archer
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, barks of Cassine transvaalensis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : majelemane (Setswana)
Croton dichogamus var gratissimus
Official name : Croton dichogamus var gratissimus
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(033), V(037), V(091)
Recipes : V(037) pneumonia, leaves of Croton dichogamus, RNS.
Vb(033), Vb(091) roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : moologa (Setswana)
Dicerocaryum eriocarpum (Decne.) Abels.
Official name : Dicerocaryum eriocarpum (Decne.) Abels.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(022), V(030), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, Vb(022), Vb(091) young calves, whole plant of Dicerocaryum eriocarpum, RNS.
Vb(030) retained placenta (plant name: makanangwane), roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : makanangwane, makangwane (Setswana)
Dicerocaryum senecioides (Klotzsch) Abels
Official name : Dicerocaryum senecioides (Klotzsch) Abels
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(022), V(030), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(000) general ailments, Vb(022), Vb(091) young calves, whole plant of Dicerocaryum eriocarpum, RNS.
Vb(030) retained placenta (plant name: makanangwane), roots, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : makanangwane, makangwane (Setswana)
Ehretia rigida Druce
Official name : Ehretia rigida Druce
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : Vb(012), roots of Ehretia rigida, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : morobe (Setswana)
Ehretia rigida Druce
Official name : Ehretia rigida Druce
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : V(012), fractures, roots of Ehretia rigida, RNS
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Official name : Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(047)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vb(037), Vb(047), roots of Elephantorrhiza elephantina, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mosesetlhane (Setswana)
Englerophytum magalismontanum (Sond.) T. D. Penn.
Official name : Englerophytum magalismontanum (Sond.) T. D. Penn.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), roots of Englerophytum magalismontanum, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : motlastswa (Setswana)
Grewia flava DC.
Official name : Grewia flava DC.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), roots of Grewia flava, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : moretlwa (Setswana)
Harpagophytum procumbens DC. Ex Meisn.
Official name : Harpagophytum procumbens DC. Ex Meisn.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), fruit of Harpagophytum procumbens, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : lematla, sengapanile (Setswana)
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Official name : Hypoxis hemerocallidea Fisch. & Avé-Lall.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(033), V(047), V(112)
Recipes : Vb(000)general ailments, Vb(033), Vb(047), Vb(112), corn of Hypoxis hemerocallidea, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : tsuku-ya-poo (Setswana)