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Reference : VR 04

Author(s) : Rimbach, L.
Title : Traditional methods of treating cattle diseases. Report for ASA (Studienaufenthalte in Africa, Asien und Latein-Amerika), 19 p., (1977) From reference: VB 10
Reference VR 04 has information about 54 plants :
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), roots, infusion, V.O., vomiting
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mosoma, kerefu (Sukuma)
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), roots,decoction , V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : elvai (Masai), elvai (Meru)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), roots, decoction, V.O. during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol erbat, ol erobat
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(006), V(055)
Recipes : Vb(055), roots, stems Barleria mucronata + fruit Balanites aegyptiaca, decoction, VO.
Vb(055), fruits, VO.
Vb(081), fruits, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ganyamda (Masai), mohoromo (Chagga), mchunju, mehunju, mjunju, mkonge (Swahili), mkonga, mkongo, (Morogoro)
Barleria mucronata Lindau
Official name : Barleria mucronata Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(055)
Recipes : Vb(055), roots, stems Barleria mucronata + fruits Balanites aegyptiaca, decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol asurainiro, en jasuria, ol janit subugi, ol gurschasshi (Masai)
Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : mumjeje, mumjenje (Pare)mguluka (Shamba)
Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Official name : Cadaba farinosa Forssk.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013), roots, decoction, VO. + blood + honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol ameloki, ol jani el sirgon (Masai)kaningwa, mpambue, sangwa sangwa (Sukuma)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mdeha (Chagga)
Cissus fischeri Gilg
Official name : Cissus fischeri Gilg
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Cayratia fischeri ?
Symptoms : V(037), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(037) calf, pounded plant+ butter, VO.
Vb(039), worms in wound, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : osgurtuti, osukurtuti (Masai)
Commiphora merkei Engl.
Official name : Commiphora merkei Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(106)
Recipes : Vb(014), resin, friction of the skin
Vb(106), ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol dimuai (Masai)
Commiphora sp.
Official name : Commiphora sp.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), stems, green leaves, VO., for small animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : amadi, o'ropande, osilade, oscilale, ol amadi, ol angiani, ol bili,
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), pounded leaves of Cordia holstii , H2O , VO., emetic
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol moringet (Arusha), ol eshola (Masai)ishimbo, mringa ringa (Chagga)
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), barks roots, roots whithout bark, decoction, RNS
Vb(001), roots and barks, decoction, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol durgo, ol durogo (Masai)
Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name : Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : mukwamba (Digo)mwiani (Kilifi district)
Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Official name : Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), whole plant, juice, local aplication
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Masai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(014)
Recipes : Vb(037), Vb(014), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol abalasas , ol adaba (Masai)
Dolichos oliveri Schweinf.
Official name : Dolichos oliveri Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), roots, decoction,VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa (Masai)
Vernacular name : kitenyien (Masai)
Embelia sp.
Official name : Embelia sp.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(013), ONS., RNS.
Vb(068), roots, fruit, dry seeds, RNS, vermifuge
Vb(068), stem's barks, ascaris, tenia
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ol chani onyoke, ol chani onyokye, ol jani njugi (Masai)
Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Official name : Entada stuhlmannii (Taub.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), roots, juice,VO.
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(013)
Recipes : Vb(013), ONS., pounded, fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : ekirikiti, ol goroshe, ol oboni (Masai)muuti (Meru), qanqari (Iraqv)