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Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae

42 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(001), séve of Aloe sp., drops in eyesc
H(104), sap of Aloe sp., VO.
H(013) , H(113), leaves poundedes of Aloe sp., local application
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : shizi ya mlilé (Anjouan island), aloès (French)
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001), juice squeezed from leaves is used as eye lotion
root used as fermentizer to brew honey beer
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : sukuroi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui
Symptoms : H(004), H(074)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(074) internal infection, leaf juice of Aloe spp, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : aoès (Fon)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burn, the burn is washed first with warm water and salt, then Aloe sp placed on top
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : eret (Amharic)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), ONS, juice, drops in eyes
H(037) tuberculosis, ONS; boil for soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : sukurwoi
Reference HC 12
Author(s) : Corbeil, J.- J.
Title : Cibemba bush medicines, Zambia. Curare, Sonderband, 3, 313 - 324, (1985)
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111), to break a leave and pour the inside oil on the burn (muliro)
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : litembusha (Cibemba)
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015)
Symptoms : H(000), H(171)
Recipes : H(000) leaves of Aloe sp. used in mixtures with different plants for treatment of all kinds of diseases. Boiled thoroughly and juice drunk
H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Opuntia ficus-indica are boiled with leaves of Momordica balsamina and Aloe sp. The extract is drunk by the patients
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : aloe (Local Name), aloe vera (English)
Reference HG 01
Author(s) : Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title : The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(038), H(104), H(112), H(130)
Recipes : H(004), juice of leaves, local application
H(006), infusion leaves, VO.
H(008) , H(026), H(033) femal, H(104), infusion leaves, VO.
H(037), infusion leaves, VO.
H(038), roots of Cassia abbreviata of Elephantorrhiza goetzei, leaves of Aloe sp., infusion , VO.
H(112), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., toxic
H(130) monoplegia, leaves, scarifications
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(113), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(001), H(051), H(113) knee, H(126), H(127), leaves, fresh juice , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : erret (Amarinya), argeber (Somali)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(022), H(051)
Recipes : H(022), juice of leaves of Aloe sp., VO. (receipts Amhara)
H(051) paludism leaves, RNS., VO. (receipts Shinasha)
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : wonde-eret (Amhara)
Reference HJ 02
Author(s) : Johns, T., J.O. Kokwaro & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Luo of Siaya District, Kenya: establishing quantitative criteria for consensus. Economic Botany, 44, 3, 369 - 381, (1990)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 5), roots and stem of Aloe sp. are pounded and made into a decoction that is drunk to treat stomach problems
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo, district of Siaya)
Vernacular name : ogaka ( Luo )
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes zoster, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : enkaka
Reference HK 41
Author(s) : Katuura, E., P. Waako, J. Ogwal-Okeng, R. Bukenya-Ziraba
Title : Traditional treatment of malaria in Mbarara District, western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 48-51 (2007)
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051, 85) paludism leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mbarara district)
Vernacular name : rukaka (banyankole)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Aloe spp., crushed and sap applied
H(045) craniotomy (surgery), leaves of Aloe spp. crushed and sap applied on the operated area
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : chepkenderetwo (local dialect), burn plant (Englisch)
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 2) diabetes, leaves gel of Aloe sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kiluma (Kamba)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(038), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), latex, local application
H(013) , latex, local application
H(038) + H(126) + H(091) , plant, carbonisation
H(103), plant, carbonisation, friction
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(126), Aloe sp. + Dolichos sp. + Dombeya goetzenii, leaves carbonisation
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, macerating pepper pods Capsicum annuum (urusenda), dried in a half cup of water. Soak, crushing, squeezing, filtering in some herbs and give drink in the morning and prepare a small boiled sorghum ; give a cup. Later in the day, administer the following composition : 1 leaf Aloe sp. (igikakarubamba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Leucas sp. (akanyamapfundo) (yet known rutenderi) ; 1 handful of leaves of Erigeron sumatrensis (wambuba) ; 1 handful of leaves of Guizotia scabra (igishikashike); 1 large handful of leaves of Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri) ; 2 carrots with the size of the finger of Rumex bequaertii (nyiramuko). Crush all. The marc is poured into a bowl containing a little water. Twist, mix, squeeze out the juice. Drink a cup occasionally. The next day, the leaves of Coleus aromaticus (umuravumba) and of Vernonia amygdalina (umubirizi), are crushed; the juice is mixed with a small slurry sorghum. After three or four days there will a cupping application on scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igikakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 24
Author(s) : Moshi, Mainen J., Godeliver A.B. Kagashe & Zakaria H. Mbwambo
Title : Plants used to treat epilepsy by Tanzanian traditional healers. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 97, pp.327-336 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, roots boiled with water, VO. ; one table spoonful is taken three times a day, until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East) (Temeke District)
Vernacular name : lozeria (Kuri)
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) The male circumcision ceremony starts by brewing large quantities of beer in gourds made from Lagenaria siceraria. Roots of Aloe spp. (mostly A. volkensii) (osuguroi) are dug up, cleaned and accelerate the fermenting of the honey and provide a slightly bitter taste
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : osuguroi
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, leaves of Aloe sp., decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : shikakha
Reference HN 01
Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves infusion of Aloe sp., VO.,enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : angota (Kibali), subiri (Benimik wele)
Reference HN 32
Author(s) : Nagata, J. M., A. R. Jew, J. M. Kimeud, C. R. Salmena, E. A. Bukusi, C. R. Cohen
Title : Medical pluralism on Mfangano Island: Use of medicinal plants among persons living with HIV/AIDS in Suba District, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 501–509, (2011)
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(003) swelling,H(013) boils, H(111) burns, leaves of Aloe sp., decoction VO., applied to affected area
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Suba District)
Vernacular name : ogaka (Luo), ikaka (Suba)
Reference HO 08
Author(s) : Okello J., P.Ssegawa
Title : Medicinal plants used by communities of Ngai Subcounty, Apac District, northern Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl.1), pp. 76 - 83 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) worms, H(104) stomach ache, H(179) renal problems, pounded boiled roots of Aloe sp. in H2O + cold extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Ngai Subcounty, Apac District)
Vernacular name : iwikin
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(033), H(127), H(139), H(178), H(179)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, H(127) spleen, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(178) heart pains, H(179) kidney diseases, leaves of Aloe sp., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : itembwe, Lugaka (Nyamwezi)
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), roots Acokanthera schimperi , Aloe sp., Capparis tomentosa , Gladiolus psittacinus, Rumex abyssinicus , Rumex bequaertii , Ferrula communis, leaves ande stems barks Euclea schimperi in powder + butter, local application on wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : eret (Amaharic)
Reference HT 41
Author(s) : Tabuti, J. RS, C. B. Kukunda, D. Kaweesi, O. MJ. Kasib
Title : Herbal medicine use in the districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu, and Mukono in Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:35 ( 2012)
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(051), H(104), H(155)
Recipes : H(018, 7) headache 7, H(037, 1) pneumonia,H(037, 1) cough ,H(037, 1) chest pain, H(051, 30) paludisme, H(104, 1) abdominal pain, H(155, 1) tonsillitis, leaves are the most commonly used plant organ, roots and stems are also used, the medicines are mostly prepared as water extracts or as decoction and administered orally
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Nakapiripirit, Pallisa, Kanungu & Mukono)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(126), H(113), H(018)
Recipes : H(126, 1) liver diseases, H(113, 1) pain in legs, leaves, H(018, 1) scalp troubles, leaves of Aloe sp. , RNS
(Total number of citations for Aloe sp. = 3)
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : makundi
Reference HW 10
Author(s) : Weiss. E. A.
Title : Some indigenous plants used domestically by East african costal fishermen Economic Botany, 33, 1,. pp. 35-51, (1979)
Symptoms : H(003), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(003) leaves or their mucilage of Aloe a hot poultice to relieve swellings
H(100), an unspecified concoction was also used to treat gonorrhoea.
H(104) the roots are believed to promote regular movement of the bowels, but this statement was often modified by adding that only certain women collected them for this purpose
Region : East Africa (Costal regions)
Country : Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Vernacular name : msubili, kisimamleo, msubiri mwitu (Swahili)
Reference VA 06
Author(s) : Alders, R.G.
Title : The diagnosis and control of Newcastle disease in Zambia. Final project report to the Australian center for international agricultural research, Canberra, (1992)
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), leaves and stalks are pounded and added to drinking water
Region : East Africa
Country : Zambia
Vernacular name : iposo (Bemba)
Reference VA 31
Author(s) : Abubakar Swaleh
Title : Ethnoveterinaty Medicine in 0rmaland-Kenya. Dissertation submitted for a Master of Science Degree in Tropical Animal Production and Health. Center for Tropical Medicine (CTVM), University of Edinburgh, UK, 1999. (recorded from the WWW site: )
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vb(054) trypanosomiasis (gandi), Aloe sp. (hargesa), ONS. salt, maceration in H2O till solution changes its original color, VO.
V(054, 9), sheep tail fat is boiled , 1-glass, 3X / Day during 3 day
V(054), soep with a sheep's head, VO. 1l, 1X/Day. Until recovery
Vb(054, 3), puncture of the jugular vein, 1l blood is drained
Vb(054, 6), solution of fish scrapings is mpade and filtered, VO. 1 l , 2X/ day until recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : hargesa
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(037), V(039), V(048), V(105), V(124), V(143)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(124), Vc(004) + Vc(124), Vo(004) + Vo(124), leaves juice on wounds, or pounded leaves, cataplasm (Gikuyu)
Vb(004), Vch(004), Vch(004), Veq(004), Vc(004), Vo(004), leaves juice on wounds (Maragoli)
Vb(008, 3 ), Vv(008, 3 ), Vcanis(008, 3 ), Vc(008, 3 ), Vo(008, 3 ), fresh leaves, 1 handfull, pounded + 2 l H2O, VO. , until cure
Vb(037) ,Vb(108), leaves, pounded, 1 handfull + 1 l H2O, VO. (Embu)
Vb(039)louse, Agava sisalana, 4 leaves + Aloe sp., 4 leaves, pounded + H2O, filter, at rest during 2 days, to wash the animal early in the morning, let dry
Vch(039)ticks, Vb(039)ticks,Veq(039)ticks,Vc(039)ticks,Vb(039)ticks, 5 pounded leaves + 300 ml. paraffin oil + 2 handfull of ashes of ashes, dough, local application (Luo)
V(039)flea, leaves, 500gr. + 5 l. H2O, maceration 12 H, lto wash in the morning and in the evening
Vb(143), Vch(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 h., VO., 1 l. / 2 X / day
Vv(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agava sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO., to prevent them from drinking
Vch(048)hoofs, Vb(048)hoofs, Vc(048)hoofs, Vo(048)hoofs, Euphorbia magnicapsula , stems. +ÿ Aloe sp., stems + Grewia villosa, stems, fumigation (Turkana)
Vov(105), leaves, 1 handfull, pounded + 1 / 2 l . to 1 l. H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Gikuyu) (Maragoli) (Turkana) (Luo) (Embu)
Vernacular name : kiruma (Gikuyu), kigaka, lineke (Maragoli), echuchuka (Turkana)
Reference VG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(095), V(095)
Recipes : Vo(095), Vc(095), salted and chopped, Aloe is an exellent food
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Simanjiro country)
Vernacular name : erret (Amarinya), argeber (Somali)
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009)
Symptoms : V(035), V(037), V(043)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever (lokit), H2O extract of leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., (receipt from the Bokora and Matheniko and Pian tribes)
Vb(037) pleuropneumonia (bovine and caprine), H2O extract of leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(043) lokilala tetany (eyeliyal), H2O extract of leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., (receipt from the Pian tribe)
Vb(051) fever (iyalaara), H2O extract of leaves of Aloe sp., RNS., (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : ecucuka (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VG 28
Author(s) : Gabanakgosi K., J. C. Moreki, S. J. Nsoso and C.Tsopito
Title : Ethnoveterinary Medicine Usage in Family Chickens in the Selected Four Villages of Botswana Journal of Veterinary Advances, 2(12): 586-594 (2012)
Symptoms : V(062), V(082), V(105)
Recipes : Vv(062) coccidiosis, Vv(082) respiratory diseases,. Vv(105) Newcastle disease, fresh leaves of Aloe spp cut into small pieces, added to drinking water or mixed with tobacco
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : mokgwapha / sekgophana (Tswana), burm plant (English)
Reference VL 14
Author(s) : Lans Cheryl , Tonya Khan
Title : Family poultry and Newcastle disease in Africa: the role of ethnoveterinary medicine. (1999) University of Victoria, Vancouver. Article on
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105), leaves of Aloe sp., crushed and mixed with drinking water.
Region : not communicated
Country : not communicated
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VM 03
Author(s) : Marx, W.
Title : Traditionelle tierärztliche heilmethoden unter besonderer berücksichtigung der kauterisation in Somalie. Giessener Beiträge zur Entwicklungsforschung, Reihe 1, Band 10 : 111 - 116, (1984) Wissenschaftliches Zentrum Tropeninstitut, Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen.De la référence VB 10
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), friction, uder with juice, ONS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : dacar
Reference VM 49
Author(s) : Matekaire,T., T. M. Bwakura
Title : Ethnoveterinary Medicine:. A Potential Alternative to Orthodox Animal Health Delivery in Zimbabwe The International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine • Vol. 2, No. 4, 2004
Symptoms : V(004), V(062)
Recipes : V(004) infected wounds, dry leaves of Aloe spp are crushed and the powder applied
V(062) coccidiosis, grind fresh leaves of Aloe spp. and add to drinking
V(068) worms, add water to crushed fresh leaves; animal made to swallow mixture
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : gavakava
Reference VN 30
Author(s) : Nalule, A.S. , J. M. Mbaria, D. Olila & J. W. Kimenju
Title : Ethnopharmacological practices in management of livestock helminthes by pastoral communities in the drylands of Uganda Livestock Research for Rural Development 23 (2) 2011
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068) helminthiasis, 10 leaves of Aloe sp., decoction in 5 liters of H2O, VO. 2.5 liters for adult animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (the drylands, Nakasongola community)
Vernacular name : akagagi, rukaka
Reference VO 01
Author(s) : Ohta Itaru
Title : Turkana's view of livestock diseases. African study monographs, Supp. issue 3, 71 - 93, (1984)
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035)(loleeo), leaves powder, H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : echuchuka
Reference VO 05
Author(s) : Ole-Miaron, J.O.
Title : The Maasai ethnodiagnostic skill of livestock diseases: a lead to traditional bioprospecting. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 84, pp. 79 - 83, (2003)
Symptoms : V(000), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(000), Vb(035), the leaves are boiled and the extract used to treat various disease conditions including East Coast fever.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya ( Ilkisonko Maasai of Kenya)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VO 14
Author(s) : Olila, D., R. Bukenya-Ziraba and D. Kamoga
Title : Bio-Prospective Studies on Medicinal Plants Used to Manage Poultry Diseases in the Mount Elgon Region of Uganda. Research Journal of Pharmacology 1 (3): 56-60, 2007
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105) New castle disease, juice of leaves of Aloe sp, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda. (Mount Elgon Region)
Vernacular name : kukatyakatya (Lugisu)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013)anthrax, decoction stems , leaves + Clutia heterophylla, Ptaeroxylon obliquum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered