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Reference : VH 5k

Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 3: Rendille plants (Kenya).122 p., Band 8, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Reference VH 5k has information about 3 plants :
Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Official name : Caralluma speciosa N.E. Br.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vch(002), blockage of camel teats, boil plant, rub liquid on teats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus cactiformis Gilg.
Official name : Cissus cactiformis Gilg.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(104)
Recipes : Vch(037), Vch(104),camels' disease (omar m), puss in intestines and cough , crush root and stem, soak in water, pour into mouth
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Salvadora persica L.
Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae
Symptoms : V(109)
Recipes : Vch(109), camel diseases affecting the neck and the spine, cook leaves pour into the animal's mouth
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered