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Reference : VS 19

Author(s) : Smith, A
Title : A Contribution to South African Materia Medica. 2nd. Lovedale Press Alice From reference VD 17
Reference VS 19 has information about 4 plants :
Aloe ferox Miller
Official name : Aloe ferox Miller
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vo(014) the sap is applied as a remedy for scab in sheep
(registered from reference VD 17) (from: Smith A. (1888). A Contribution to South African Materia Medica, 2nd edn. Lovedale Press, Alice.)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Official name : Boophone disticha (L.f.) Herbert
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015), a remedy for redwater disease in cattle using the bulb in South Africa.
(registered from reference VD 17)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop
Official name : Ledebouria revoluta (L.f.) Jessop
Family : Hyacinthaceae
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) a leaf decoction used to treat gallsickness has been recorded in South Africa
(registered from reference VD 17). (From : Smith A. (1888). A Contribution to South African Materia Medica, 2nd edn. Lovedale Press, Alice)
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002) use as a galactagogue in cows in the Eastern South Africa
(registered from reference VD 17) (From : Smith A. (1888). A Contribution to South African Materia Medica, 2nd edn. Lovedale Press, Alice.)
Region : South Africa
Country : Eastern South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered