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Reference : VW 08

Author(s) : Wanzala, W., W. Takken, W. R. Mukabana, A. O. Pala & A. Hassanali
Title : Ethnoknowledge of Bukusu community on livestock tick prevention and control in Bungoma district, western Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 140, 298– 324 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112000347
Reference VW 08 has information about 135 plants :
Acacia amythethophylla Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acacia amythethophylla Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia macrothyrsa Harms.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 3) against livestock ticks, root, leaf, bark used to make hanging bouquet in the cattle shed to repel against livestock ticks and suspension in H2O, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumukholondo
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(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 4) against livestock ticks, barkroot of Acacia nilotica applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumulemba
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 4) against livestock ticks, root of Acacia sieberiana applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumulemba
Acalypha racemosa Baill.
Official name : Acalypha racemosa Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 2) against livestock ticks, root, bark, stem of Acalypha racemosa used to make concoction, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, ashes of leaf and stem of Acanthus pubescens in décoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamarakaru
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, ashes of leaf and roots of Acanthus arboreus in décoction, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamarakaru
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 44) against livestock ticks, juice of fleshy leaves of Agave sisalana, applied on the animal’s body surface;
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, fumigation using dried leaves
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaves and stems fermented in urine and applied on the animal’s body surface
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaves dried and ground to flour and applied on the animal’s body surface as dust
Vb(039) against livestock ticks, aqueous extract made from chopped leaves and stem and applied on the animal’s body surface while still resh
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kamakonge or kumukonge
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 9) against livestock ticks, stem, root, bark, leaf of Albizia coriaria, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumupeli (Bukusu), ober (Luo)
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, root, bud, leaf, bark of Albizia grandibracteata, used to make suspension in H2O applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumufunjamwe, kumulongo, kumunianyuni
Aloe elgonica Bullock
Official name : Aloe elgonica Bullock
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaf juice (aqueous) of Aloe elgonica, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kimitiokotioko
Aloe maculata All.
Official name : Aloe maculata All.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe latifolia (Haw.) Haw.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaf juice (aqueous) of Aloe latifolia, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kimitiokotioko
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaf, bark, root of Annona senegalensis ssp. senegalensis, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumufwora
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, leaf, bark, root of Annona chrysophylla, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumufwora
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 20) against livestock ticks, stem, bark, ruit, leaf, root in suspension for dusting, rubbing, bolus paste
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumwarubaine
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 20) against livestock ticks, stem, bark, fruit, leaf, root, of Melia azedarach used to make suspension on the animal’s body surface and dusting for rubbing
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumwarubaine
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 12) against livestock ticks, whole plant, aerial parts of Bidens pilosa , applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : engwesi ingwesi (Wanga)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 10) livestock tick, leaf, root, bark of Bridelia micrantha used to make suspension, applied on the animal’s body surface
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumulondamwombe or kumukhulang’wa
Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg.
Official name : Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) against livestock ticks, stem, root and or bark of Bridelia scleroneura, applied on the animal’s body surface (I, B, F, C, T)
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : kumunyekerwe
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 25) against livestock ticks, fruit, leaf, stem of Capsicum annum, suspension applied on the animal’s body surface, dust on the animal’s body surface, smoking and hanging bouquet in the cattle shed to repel against livestock ticks
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : plipili
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 25) against livestock ticks, fruit, leaf, stem of Capsicum frutescens, suspension on the animal’s body surface, dust on the animal’s body surface, smoking and hanging bouquet in the cattle shed to repel against livestock ticks
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Kenya (Bungoma district)
Vernacular name : plipili