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Reference : VE 04

Author(s) : Ejobi, F., R.D. Mosha, S. Ndege & D. Kamoga
Title : Etno-Veterinary Medicinal Plants of the Lake Victoria Basin: A Bioprospection Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 6 (2): 257-261 (2007)
Reference VE 04 has information about 59 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051) fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : nsese (Swahili / Sukuma)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) retained placenta , Roots Decoction of Acacia sieberiana DC, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mweramanyo (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internal parasites, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ng'otabalashi (Swahili / Sukuma)
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) pneurnonia, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : haruna (Swahili / Sukuma)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye infections, Leaves Decoction of Asparagus africanus, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : nadaali (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(025), V(117)
Recipes : V(117) anaplasmasis, V(025) babesiosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mwarobaini (Swahili / Sukuma)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) conjunetivitis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : idasana (Swahili / Sukuma)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, leaves maceration of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ssere (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Blepharis stuhlmanni Lindau
Official name : Blepharis stuhlmanni Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : masombwambeba (Swahili / Sukuma)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : V(105)
Recipes : Vv(105) New Castle Disease leaves maceration of Cannabis sativa, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : njagga (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internai parasites, roots concoction of Carissa edulis, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : muyonnza (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014) mange, maceration of leaves and flowers of Cassia didymobotrya, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : gasia (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS. of Senna didymobotrya, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : maugabwa (Swahili / Sukuma)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internai parasites, roots decoction of Cassia occidentalis, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mutanjoka (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name : Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS. of Cissampelos pareira, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : nkuluwanti (Swahili / Sukuma)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(037), V(113)
Recipes : V(037) pneurnonia, V(113) arthritis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : magandaja (Swahili / Sukuma)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coast Fever, roots decoction of Clerodendrum myricoides, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : kikonge (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : V(012) fractures, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mlarna (Swahili / Sukuma)
Conyza sp.
Official name : Conyza sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wounds , maceration of leaves of Conyza sp., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : kafumbe (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Official name : Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrohea, ONS. of Cucumis figarei , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin)
Vernacular name : salasala (Swahili / Sukuma)
Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Official name : Cucumis figarei Del. ex Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, ONS. of Cucumis figarei , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : salasala (Swahili / Sukuma)
Dalbergia boehmii Taub.
Official name : Dalbergia boehmii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria basin)
Vernacular name : fifi (Swahili / Sukuma)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) cough, stem barks decoction of Entada abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : omwolala (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internai parasites, roots decoction of Erythrina abyssinica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : muyirigiti (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) retained placenta , leaves, roots concoction of Euclea divinorum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : omukikimbo (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) ectoparasites, maceration of sap of Euphorbia candelabrum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : nkukulu (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Official name : Euphorbia heterochroma Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : lonzwe (Swahili / Sukuma)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ninyaa (Swahili / Sukuma)
Grewia fallax K.Schum.
Official name : Grewia fallax K.Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : nkomankulu (Swahili / Sukuma)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mgagani (Swahili / Sukuma)
Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name : Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Synonyms : Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : msoma (Swahili / Sukuma)
Hibiscus pycnostemon Hochr.
Official name : Hibiscus pycnostemon Hochr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041) blackquarter, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : olusinga (Swahili / Sukuma)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake bite, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : bukokolome (Swahili / Sukuma)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : V(003) )sprains, maceration of leaves of Indigofera arrecta, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : akeyoyo (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : makole (Swahili / Sukuma)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : V(091) unthriftness, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mwieha (Swahili / Sukuma)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : V(016) mastitis, leaves concoction of Leonotis nepetaefolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : kiftnnufumu (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coast Fever, roots concoction of Microglossa pyrifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : olufugankande (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) conjuctivitis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ugoro (Swahili / Sukuma)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039) ectoparasites, leaves decoction of Nicotiana tabacum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : taaba (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Obetia radula (Baker) Baker ex B.D.Jacks
Official name : Obetia radula (Baker) Baker ex B.D.Jacks
Family : Urticaceae
Synonyms : Obetia pinnatifida Bak.
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : V(016) mastitis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ivavaenzunzu (Swahili / Sukuma)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) conjunetivitis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : malumba (Swahili / Sukuma)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) wounds, leaves maceration of Ocimum suave, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mujaja (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Phragmites mauritianus Kunth
Official name : Phragmites mauritianus Kunth
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) retained placenta, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mazuzumbe (Swahili / Sukuma)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coast Fever, leaves maceration of Phytolacca dodecandra, RNS. (known to be poisonous to livestock, only experienced persons should administer it)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : oluwoko (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Official name : Scutia myrtina (Burm. F.) Kuntz
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ng'watya (Swahili / Sukuma)
Sesamum calycinum Welw.
Official name : Sesamum calycinum Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : makondo (Swahili / Sukuma)
Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name : Sida schimperiana Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida cuneifolia auct.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : V(030) retained placenta ,, shoot concoction of Sida cuneifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : akeyoyo (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) eye infections, fruits maceration of Solanum incanum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ntegotego (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) conjunetivitis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : matula (Swahili / Sukuma)
Sphaeranthus ukambensis Vatke & O.Hoffm.
Official name : Sphaeranthus ukambensis Vatke & O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : manung'hi (Swahili / Sukuma)
Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax
Official name : Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : V(047) heartwater, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : sungululu (Swahili / Sukuma)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : ntulasongo (Swahili / Sukuma)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106) repelling insects, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : muluku (Swahili / Sukuma)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : V(025) babesiosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internal parasites, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mbilizi (Swahili / Sukuma)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) internai parasites, roots decoction of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mululuza (Luganda / Kinyankore)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(012)
Recipes : V(012) fractures, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : makunde (Swahili / Sukuma)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East Coat Fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Lake Victoria Basin:)
Vernacular name : mtwetwe (Swahili / Sukuma)