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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: http://www.ethnovetweb.com )
Reference VA 31 has information about 11 plants :
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
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
Cadaba farinosa Forssk. subsp. farinosa
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk. subsp. farinosa
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029) calf rejection, roots of Cadaba farinosa (kalkacha hare) are chewed and milk from all quarters of the dam to adopt the calf is added to the mouth and spat into the cow's birth canal
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : kalkacha hare
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(037, 12) pleuropneumonia (somba), dry coffee berries, Coffea arabica (buna), roasted, pounded , dark coffe injected intramusculary, 2cc , + sometimes with novidium
Vb(037, 5), dry coffee berries, Coffea arabica (buna), roasted, pounded , dark coffe injected intramusculary, 2cc , + novidium
Vb(054, 10) trypanosomiasis (gandi), dry coffee berries, Coffea arabica (buna), roasted, pounded , dark coffe injected intramusculary, 2cc
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : buna
Commiphora paolii Chiov.
Official name : Commiphora paolii Chiov.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(048)
Recipes : Vb(048) foot and mouth disease, (hoyale), decoction of bark Commiphora paolii (hagarso) is used to wash the hooves only, 1X/day during 3 days
urine or warm salt water is used to wash the wounds
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : hagarso
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016) mastitis, warm ashes from twigs of Cordia sinensis (mader) are collected in a pot and placed under the udder. Milk from affected quarters is added into the pot. The paste from milk and ashes is smeared onto the affected quarters
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : mader
Dobera loranthifolia (Warb.) Harms
Official name : Dobera loranthifolia (Warb.) Harms
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(014) measles (duna), bark of Dobera loranthifolia (dende) is burnt, ashes are mixed H2O to make a paste which is left overnight before applying to the affected part
Vb(014) measles (duna), bark of Dobera loranthifolia (dende) and Salsola dendroides (gurte) are burnt, ashes are mixed H2O to make a paste which is smeared topically
Vb(030) (dukub dillu), VO. Infusion of leaves of Dobera loranthifolia (dende), 2 glasses 2X/day during 1 week
A salt solution is made by mixing 4 glassesz H2O and 1 glass salt, VO. 1 – 2 glasses 2X/ day during 3 – 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : dende
Euphorbia robecchii Pax
Official name : Euphorbia robecchii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) lumpy skin (gofu), a full cup of latex from Euphorbia robecchii (hadama) + leaves are mixed with fats and applied topically 1X/ day till recovery
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : hadama
Maerua subcordata (Gilg) DC.
Official name : Maerua subcordata (Gilg) DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Courbonia subcordata Gilg
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013) anthrax (bashasha), roots of Maerua subcordata (kukube tari) are boiled, cooled, VO. 2 – 4 glasses, 2X/day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : kukube tari
Momordica spinosa (Gilg) Chiov.
Official name : Momordica spinosa (Gilg) Chiov.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackquarter (chilmale), roots of Momordica spinosa (middanqajibu) or Katepremna resinosa (kate) , are boiled, decoction, VO. 1 l, 3X/day. during 3 days
V(041) leaves of Momordica spinosa or Katepremna resinosa in infusion ( H2O till turns green), VO. 1l, 2X/J during 1 week
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : middanqajibu
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) (dukub illa), Nicotiana tabacum is chewed and spat into both eyes 1X/day during 3 days
Vb(038) oestrus ovis infestation (sharaqito), 1 pinch of Nicotiana tabacum is administred in nose n1X/day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : not registered
Salsola dendroides Pall. var. africana Brenan
Official name : Salsola dendroides Pall. var. africana Brenan
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) measles (duna), bark of Dobera loranthifolia (dende) and Salsola dendroides (gurte) are burnt, ashes are mixed H2O to make a paste which is smeared topically
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Ormaland)
Vernacular name : gurte