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Reference : VG 20

Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Reference VG 20 has information about 43 plants :
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(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vc(008) diarrhoea, Vo(008) diarrhoea (uruga) of goat and sheep, fresh or after drying fruit of Acacia nilotica, juice, VO. and nasal
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (gublo), fruit, , juice, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : kenselto
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : V(137)
Recipes : Vb(137) sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, bark of Acacia oerfota , juice., VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : goronto
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (indahi), leaves of Acalypha fruticosa , juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : subahi
Acalypha indica L.
Official name : Acalypha indica L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), Vch(041) anthrax (geno) of cattle, camel, whole part of herb Acalypha indica, juice or decoction., VO.
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore), leaves, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : baro berbere
Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name : Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vc(001) ophthalmic infection (intibiaki) of goat, fresh or after drying roots of Aerva javanica, juice., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : alyaito
Aloe trichosantha A.Berger
Official name : Aloe trichosantha A.Berger
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(010), V(037), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(010) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (gublo), leaves of Aloe trichosantha, juice., VO. and nasal
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (gublo), leaves, juice., VO. and nasal
Vc(041) anthrax (geno) of goat, leaves , juice., VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : ureita
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010) foot-and-mouth disease (abeb) of cattle, leaves of Argemone mexicana, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : baro bangi
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(041), V(050), V(054), V(104), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (sole) of cattle , roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, juice., VO., nasal
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (indahi) of goat, roots, juice., VO., nasal
Vb(041), Vc(041), Vch(041) anthrax (geno) of cattle, goat, camel, roots, juice., VO.
V(050) bloat (finoita) all animals, roots, juice., VO.
Vch(054) trypanosomiasis (geremole) of camel, roots, juice., VO., nasal
V(104) colic (geno), roots, juice., VO. , nasal
Vb(137), Vc(137) sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, goat, part above the ground, juice., VO. , nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : uda
Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Official name : Balanites rotundifolia (Tiegh.) Blatt.
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vch(037) pneumonia (kahiw) of camel, root bark of Balanites rotundifolia, juice., VO., nasal, ophthalmic and auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : uda
Barleria acanthoides Vahl
Official name : Barleria acanthoides Vahl
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (harayiti) of cattle, roots of Barleria acanthoides, juice., VO., nasal and auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : ganselto
Boscia coriacea Pax
Official name : Boscia coriacea Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(025) babesia (abeli) , Vb(041) anthrax (geno) of cattle leaves of Boscia coriacea, juice., nasal
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves, juice., VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : urma
Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Boscia senegalensis (Pers.) Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050) tympanic bloat (arba) of cattle, leaf & fruit of Boscia senegalensis, juice. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : aitineba
Bourreria orbicularis (Hutch. & E.A.Bruce) Thulin
Official name : Bourreria orbicularis (Hutch. & E.A.Bruce) Thulin
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(041)
Recipes : V(004) wound (dale) various animals, leaf, bark of Bourreria orbicularis, juice, local on V(004) wound, VO.
Vb(041) blackleg (harayita) of cattles, juice, VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : ulageita
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(074)
Recipes : Vb(074) pastereulosis (lahi biyak) of cattle, roots of Cadaba farinosa, juice.,VO, nasal auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : dinibayto
Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba glandulosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (uruga) of cattle, leaves of Cadaba glandulosa, juice.,VO, nasal
Vb(037) pneumonia (geno) of cattle, leaves, juice.,VO, nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : udodoita
Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba rotundifolia Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves of Cadaba rotundifolia, juice.,VO, nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : angelita
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(025), V(041), V(104), V(138)
Recipes : Vo(025), Vc(025) babesia (abel) for goat, sheep, branch, seed of Calotropis procera, juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Vb(041) blackleg (aray mude) for cattle, latex butter on on legs
Vb(104) colic (geno) of cattle, roots, juice.,VO, nasal
V(138) prophylaxis for different diseases, latex on skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : gela'eto
Caralluma sp.
Official name : Caralluma sp.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(041), V(074)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (gublo) of cattle, fresh or after drying flower of Caralluma sp., juice.,VO, nasal
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore, haraimude) for cattle, fresh or after drying leaf, stem, whole part, branch , juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Vb(074) pastereulosis (lahi biyak) for cattle, fresh or after drying aerial part, juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : uramo
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (harayiti, ladore) of cattle, leaf, above ground, stem of Cissus quadrangularis, juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : musriga, yaey’eto
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (sengite) of cattle, goat, root and leaf of Citrullus colocynthis, juice.,VO, nasal
Vch(037) pneumonia (kehu) of camel, fruit, juice.,VO, nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : dearteba
Cocculus pendulus (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Diels
Official name : Cocculus pendulus (J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.) Diels
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : V(050) bloat (finoita) of various animals, roots of Cocculus pendulus, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : hayofto
Commicarpus helenae (Schult.) Meikle
Official name : Commicarpus helenae (Schult.) Meikle
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vc(025) babesia (abeli) of goat, whole part of Commicarpus helenae, juice., VO.nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : kerbeti
Cordia sp.
Official name : Cordia sp.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (harayita) of cattle, aerial part of Cordia sp., juice., VO.nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : hulten taya'e
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(099)
Recipes : Vch(099) nerve problem (andelityo) of camel, fruit, leaf of Datura stramonium, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : gali dimak
Dobera glabra (Forssk.) Poir.
Official name : Dobera glabra (Forssk.) Poir.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(041), V(050), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(039), Vch(039), Vv(039), Vo(039) tick infestation (kilem) of cattle, goat, camel, sheep, leaves of Dobera glabra, juice., VO., local on skin
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves, juice., auriculat, nasal
Vb(050) bloat (geno) of cattle, leaves, juice. VO.
Vb(137), Vc(137) sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, goat, leaves, juice., VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : garsa, garsaito
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (sengite) of cattle, goat, stems of Euphorbia sp., juice., VO.nasal
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (sura'ito) of goat, sheep, whole part of the shrub , juice., VO.nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : engda'eto
Grewia villosa Willd.
Official name : Grewia villosa Willd.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia echinulata Del.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vch(030) delayed placenta (alhe) of camel, fresh or after drying barks of Grewia villosa, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : habeleyta
Heliotropium longiflorum (A.DC.) Jaub. & Spach
Official name : Heliotropium longiflorum (A.DC.) Jaub. & Spach
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (indahi) of sheep, leaves of Heliotropium longiflorum, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : am'ada
Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(020)
Recipes : V(004) wound (tele) of various animals, leaves of Justicia schimperiana, juice., local application
V(020) snake bite, leaves, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : werabikela
Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br.
Official name : Kanahia laniflora (Forssk.) R.Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(137)
Recipes : Vb(137), Vc(137) sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, goat, leaf of Justicia schimperiana, juice., oral, nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : we'a amhala
Kleinia squarrosa Cufod
Official name : Kleinia squarrosa Cufod
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vc(008) diarrhoea (endahi) of goat, stem of Kleinia squarrosa, decoction., oral
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : bisilto
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010) foot-and-mouth disease (abeb) of cattle, leaf of Lantana camara, juice., oral
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : dat'hara
Monadenium sp.
Official name : Monadenium sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041) blackleg (haraiti) of cattle, whole part of de plant of Monadenium sp., juice., oral, nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : dargudi
Pergularia tomentosa L.
Official name : Pergularia tomentosa L.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vc(025) babesia (abeli) of goat, exudate of Pergularia tomentosa, juice. + milk as a diluent, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : ageraboya
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(041), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vc(004), Vch(004) wound (dale) of cattle, camel, goat, leaves of Salvadora persica, juice., local application
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves , aerial part, juice., oral, nasal, auricular
Vb(137), Vc(137), sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, goat, leaves, juice., VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : ada'ito
Seddera bagshawei Rendle
Official name : Seddera bagshawei Rendle
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), Vc(050), Vo(050), Vch(050) bloat (finoita) of cattle, goat, sheep, camel, fresh or after drying whole plant of Seddera bagshawei , juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : bekil tefere
Senna alexandrina Mill.
Official name : Senna alexandrina Mill.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(041)
Recipes : Vc(014), Vo(014) orf (sindera) of goat, sheep, leaves of Senna alexandrina, juice or decoction., VO., nasal
Veq(014) skin infection of donkey, leaves, juice or decoction, VO.
Vb(041) blackleg (ladore) of cattle, leaves , juice or decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : airogit, senoyta meka
Sericocomopsis pallida (S.Moore) Schinz
Official name : Sericocomopsis pallida (S.Moore) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (gublo) of cattle, roots of Sericocomopsis pallida, decoction VO., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : admegarto
Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Official name : Solanum hastifolium Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vc(025) babesia (abeli) of goat, roots of Solanum hastifolium, juice., VO., nasal, auricular
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : askena
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vch(037) pneumonia (kehu) of camel, fruit of Solanum incanum, juice., VO.
Vc(037) contagious caprine pleuropneumonia (goshin, sura'ito) of goat, fruits, juice., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : kolodo'ita, wakere ku'us
Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Official name : Trianthema portulacastrum L.
Family : Aizoaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001) ophthalmic infection (antibia), various animals, leaves of Trianthema portulacastrum, juice., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : abure
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : V(061)
Recipes : Vb(061) listeriosis (shelaitu) of cattle, leaves of Withania somnifera, juice., VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : kokerabito, ubalto
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus africana P. Mill. , Ziziphus sphaerocarpa Tul.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vch(030) delayed placenta (alhe) of camel, leaves of Ziziphus spina-christi, juice., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : kusra