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Reference : VG 21a

Author(s) : Githiori, John B.
Title : Evaluation of Anthelmintic Properties of Ethnoveterinary Plant Preparations Used as Livestock Dewormers by Pastoralists and Small Holder Farmers in Kenya. Doctoral thesis Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala 72 p. (2004) Acta Universitatis Agriculturae Sueciae (Veterinaria 173)
Reference VG 21a has information about 11 plants :
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, seeds recovered from the fruit of Aframomum sanguineum were air dried under shade. The dried seeds were then ground, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Meru Central)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : 1* Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, bark of Albizia anthelmintica was dried under the shade for two weeks and stored at room temperature for a further three weeks. Decoction at 70° during 15', VO. In Machakos, Kajiado regions 2° Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, root bark was dried and then milling the dried bark, cold extraction in H2O, VO. In Samburu region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos) (Kajiado)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, the milled leaves of Ananas comosus provided a traditional dose of 1 g / kg and administered as a single dose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Thika)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, the leaves of Annona squamosa dried within a week after which they were ground and administered once to the animals (1 g / kg)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kiambu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vo(068) anthelmintic, the leaves of Azadirachta indica were offered to the lambs every morning after all feed had been withdrawn for three weeks.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kilifi) (Kajiado)
Vernacular name : neem, neem-tree,
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vo(068) anthelmintic, leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia were collected from bushes in a natural forest.For treatment of sheep, the traditional dose was prepared by blending 30 g of leaves in 300 ml of water. The mixture was filtered and give in a single dose of 1 g / kg for each sheep
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mbeere)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vo(068) anthelmintic, the flowers of Hagenia abyssinica were cut when pink in colour, and about to dry on the trees, Thirty grams of the flowers were immersed in 500 ml water and shredded in a blender. The preparation was sieved and administered orally to each lamb at a single dose rate of 1 g / kg
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Nyandarua)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Official name : Hildebrandtia sepalosa Rendle
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, the bark of Hildebrandtia sepalosa was then milled into a powder and used to make the preparation for dosing animals. The traditional dose of H. sepalosa used in each sheep consisted of 50 g of sundried root bark blended in 300 ml of water and administered as a single dose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068) anthelmintic, concoctions made from the bark, fruits, leaves and roots of the tree of Myrsine africana, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Nyandarua)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Official name : Olea europaea L. subsp africana (P.Miller) P.S. Green
Family : Oleaceae
Synonyms : Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G.Don) Cif.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vo(068) anthelmintic, traditional dose for each lamb was made by pounding and soaking overnight a 60 g strip of bark of Olea europaea in 500 ml of water. Each strip provided a traditional dose of 2 g / kg, administered as a single dose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name : Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : 1° Vo(068) anthelmintic, fruits of Rapanea melanophloeios were collected from the Aberdares forest andwere dried under shade. 125 g of dried fruits were ground in a coffee mill and mixed with 500 ml of water. The mixture was boiled for 15 min and then allowed to cool for 30 min. Each animal that received the traditional dose was then drenched with 500 ml of the cooled mixture. 2° Vo(068) anthelmintic, fruits were collected from the Nyiro Mountain in the Samburu district. For each sheep, 50 g of dried fruits were ground and mixed with 250 ml of water, heated to 70 °C and then allowed to cool before drenching once to each animal receiving the traditional dose
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kiambu) (Samburu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author