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Reference : VM 2k

Author(s) : Mbuya, L.P. , H.P. Msanga, C.K. Ruffo, A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Tanzania.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities. Regional soil Conservation Unit .Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 6, 540 p., (1994)The Manager national tree seed project.Morogoro, Tanzania, P.O. Box 4012
Reference VM 2k has information about 6 plants :
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(013), Vb(041), roots and leaves are used to treat anthrax in cattle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Coleus sp.
Official name : Coleus sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), leaves of Coleus sp., Rumex usambarensis and Vernonia myriantha, are use to treat fever in paludism.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014), leaves have been used to treat skin diseases, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), Leaves of Coleus sp and Rumex usambarensis, together with Vemonia, are use to treat fever in paludism.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Official name : Terminalia brownii Fresen.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(104)
Recipes : V(008), V(104), leaves are used as medicine for stomach ache and diarrhoea
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia subuligera O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia subuligera O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), leaves of Coleus sp., Rumex usambarensis and Vernonia myriantha, are use to treat fever in paludism.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered