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Reference : VN 02

Author(s) : Nwude, N. & M.A. Ibrahim
Title : Plants used in traditional veterinary medical practice in Nigeria. Journal of veterinary pharmacology and therapeutics, Volume 3, 261 - 273, (1980)
Reference VN 02 has information about 53 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vv(033), maceration / 3 D. ,7 seeds of Abrus precatorius, V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : idon zakara (Hausa), anya nwona (Igbo), oju ologbo (Yoruba)
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(001), V(004), V(045), V(050), V(068), V(075)
Recipes : Vc(001), Vo(001), seeds without ‚picarp , powder, local application
Vc(004) + Vc(045), Vo(004) + Vo(045), seeds without ‚picarp, powder, local application
Vr(050), powder stem's barks, maceration, enema
Vc(068), Vo(068), pounded leaves + millet
Vc(075), Vo(075), powder seeds, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gawo (Hausa)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(008), V(075), V(091)
Recipes : Vr(008), powder leaves + H2O, VO.
Vv(008) cholera?, leaves maceration H2O, VO.
Vr(075), Vr(91), meso and endocarp fruit, powder in food or maceratioon in drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kuka (Hausa)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(068), V(075)
Recipes : Vc(006), Vo(006), Vc(068), Vo(068), Vc(075), Vo(075) , ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : albasa (Hausa), yabas (Igbo), alubosa (Yoruba)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(051), V(068)
Recipes : Vv(051), pod in small pieces + peper, VO., or leaves + rock salt + H2O, VO
.Vo(051), Vo(068),Vc(51), Vc(068), + Lawsonia inermis leaves decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : tatarnuwa (Hausa)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020), maceration of leaves + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwandar daji (Hausa), uburu ocha (Igbo), abo (Yoruba)
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037), bark stems maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : marike (Hausa), atara (igbo), ayin (Yoruba)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(093), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(014), ONS., RNS., + Parkia filicoidea
V(093), oil, VO., in case of food poisoning. (ex: fertilizing) - --Veq(104), oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gyada (Hausa), okpa ekele (Igbo)
Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Official name : Borreria verticillata (L.) G. F. W. Mey.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Spermacoce verticillata L.
Symptoms : V(124)
Recipes : Vr(124), leaves, maceration H2O, VO. , haemorrhage post-partum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : wawa kaje magori (Hausa)
Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Official name : Boswellia dalzielii Hutch.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008), young leaves, maceration in H2O, in drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : harrarrabi, hano (Hausa)
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014), seeds, oil , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ka'danya (Hausa)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vv(008) cholera, fruit + soot, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : tashshi (Hausa)ose ((Igbo)sata-jije (Yoruba)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), leaves, ashes, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gwanda (Hausa)okwulu oyibo (Igbo)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), leaves, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : fidili (Hausa)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), fruit, leaves, crushed, maceration, H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : rai rai (Hausa)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106), powder, bark from the fruit on charcoal, repulsive insects
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : lemu (Hausa)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vr(091), dry leaves, maceration H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dash (Hausa)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(051), V(091)
Recipes : Vv(051), Vv(091), maceration leaves H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kajiji (Hausa), woire (Fulani), ifin (Yoruba)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), leaves, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dun'du (Hausa)burli (Fulani)kara (Yoruba)
Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(004)
Recipes : V(003), V(004), bark stems, pounded +H2O, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kanya, namijin (Hausa)nel'bi (Fulanikanram (Yoruba)
Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Official name : Erythrina senegalensis A. DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vr(068)worms in liver, stem's barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : jinjirwa (Hausa)echichi (Igbo)ologun sheshe (Yoruba)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vr(091), leaves, powder + H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : b'are (Hausa)opoto (Yoruba)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Veq(104), leaves maceration H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : che'diya (Hausa)odan (Yoruba)
Gladiolus sp.
Official name : Gladiolus sp.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(091)
Recipes : Veq(006), leaves, powder + salt , enema
Veq(091), leaves, powder in fodder
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : rumana (Hausa)
Gossypium simpsonii Watt.
Official name : Gossypium simpsonii Watt.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(050), V(104)
Recipes : Vr(050),Vr(104), leaves powder H20, VO. or fodder
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ka'da yargari (Hausa)
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(006), V(018), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(001)Vb(018), leaves, decoction, inhalation of vapors, or leaves deposited on warm ashes, inhalation of vapors --- V(006), V(104), pounded leaves+ H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : sabara (Hausa)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020)scorpion, friction fresh crushed leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kalkashin korama (Hausa)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(022), V(030)
Recipes : Vo(022), Vo(030), inflorescence, RNS. VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : rama (Hausa)odu agu (Igbo)ojaikoko (Yoruba
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(108)
Recipes : Vv(108), pounded infloressence+ H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : yakuwa, zo'barodo, barekata (Hausa)amukan (Yoruba)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), stem's barks, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : yan yaro (Hausa)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : V(005), leaves + fresh butter, ointment, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : baba (Hausa)
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : V(075)
Recipes : Vr(075), bark stems, powder + bran, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ma'daci (Hausa)ono (Igbo)oganwo (Yoruba)
Kigelia aethiopica Decne. var. bornuensis Sprague
Official name : Kigelia aethiopica Decne. var. bornuensis Sprague
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), tubercle, powder + potash, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : hantsar giwa
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vv(062), leaves maceration + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kwarya hawainya (Hausa)oba (Igbo)itakun igba (Yoruba)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : V(003), V(004), V(005), V(051), V(068)
Recipes : V(003), V(004), V(005), leaves powder, oinment, local application
Vo(051), Vc(051), Vo(068), Vc(068), Lawsonia inermis , Allium sativum, leaves, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : lalle (Hausa)lale (Yoruba)
Nicotiana rustica L.
Official name : Nicotiana rustica L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), leaves, ashes, friction in the feathers
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : taba (Hausa)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vv(039), leaves, ashes, friction in the feathers
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : taba (Hausa)
Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Official name : Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(019), pods of Parkia filicoidea , powder + oil of Arachis hypogaea, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : doro wa (Hausa), irugba (Yoruba)
Pennisetum dalzielii Stapf. & Hubbard
Official name : Pennisetum dalzielii Stapf. & Hubbard
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vr(051), seeds 1 year old, grilled + H2O + butter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : shura (Hausa)
Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.
Official name : Pennisetum pedicellatum Trin.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(124)
Recipes : V(124), fresh leaves, juice, local application or leaves, oinment, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kyasawa (Hausa)
Picris humilis DC.
Official name : Picris humilis DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), powder leaves + H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : mai nano (Hausa)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), apical part of young leves, maceration H2O., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kargo (Hausa)okpo-atu (Igbo)abafe (Yoruba)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), leaves, cold decoction, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dandana (Hausa)
Sida alba L.
Official name : Sida alba L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), pounde leaves, maceration H2O, VO. + leaves , friction around the bite
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : yarfe (Hausa)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vv(068), Vo(068), Vc(068), fruit maceration, H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : gautan kaji
Sorghum caudatum Stapf var. colorans Snowden
Official name : Sorghum caudatum Stapf var. colorans Snowden
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(037), V(070), V(104)
Recipes : Vc(006), Vo(006), Vc(037), Vo(070), Vc(104), Vo(104), fresh leaves in H2O, VO. or fresh leaves in fodder
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : karan dafi
Sorghum sp.
Official name : Sorghum sp.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vo(030), Vc(030), inflorescences, friction back
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : dawa (Hausa)
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : V(093)
Recipes : V(093), stem's barks, ashes, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Striga senegalensis Benth.
Official name : Striga senegalensis Benth.
Family : Orobanchaceae
Synonyms : Striga hermontheca (Del.) Benth.
Symptoms : V(050), V(053), V(123)
Recipes : Vr(050), Vr(115), Vr(123) , whole plant, powder + sal t+ H2O, VO. and enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kuduji gogai
Tacazzea apiculata Oliv.
Official name : Tacazzea apiculata Oliv.
Family : Asclepiadaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), leaves, powder + H20, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : ya'diyar kada
Waltheria indica L.
Official name : Waltheria indica L.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Waltheria americana L.
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : V(091), leaves, RNS, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : hanfuka (Hausa)
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vr(091), leaves, powder + H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : magarya (Hausa)
Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Official name : Ziziphus spina-christi (L.) Desf. var. spina-christi
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(013)
Recipes : Vo(013), Vc(013), chewed leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors