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Reference : VW 04

Author(s) : Wirtu, G., G. Adugna, T. Samuel, E. Kelbessa & A. Geleto
Title : Aspects of farmers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of animal health problems in central Ethiopia. Ethnoveterinary medicine. Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an international conference held in Pune, India, 4 - 6 november 1997.BAIF Development research foundation, Pune, India, 41 - 52, (1999)
Reference VW 04 has information about 39 plants :
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(041), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dargu (Oromic)
Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Official name : Ajuga integrifolia Buch-Ham
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Ajuga bracteosa Wallich ex Bentham
Symptoms : V(014), V(041), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(014), ONS., RNS.
Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : harma gusa (Oromic)
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Official name : Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip ex Rich
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : arrtta bera (Oromic)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : Vb(070), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : lolchisa (Oromic)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(041), V(161)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, Vb(161), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : buna gadhie (Oromic)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hida fiti (Oromic)
Cucumis sp.
Official name : Cucumis sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : holoto (Oromic)
Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Official name : Cyphostemma cyphopetalum (Fresen.) Descoings ex Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(068), V(070)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Vb(070), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Official name : Dyschoriste radicans Auct. non (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Nees
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), penetrating wound, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qoricha hadha (Oromic)
Echinops longisetus A.Rich.
Official name : Echinops longisetus A.Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : qoree (Oromic)
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Official name : Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Ekebergia rueppelliana (Fresen.) A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : somboo (Oromic)
Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Official name : Euphorbia schimperiana Scheele
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wambara (Oromic)
Ferula communis L.
Official name : Ferula communis L.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Official name : Foeniculum vulgare Mill.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(104), V(162)
Recipes : Vb(104)colic, Vb(162), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : insilalee (Oromic)
Girardinia bullosa (Steudel) Wedd.
Official name : Girardinia bullosa (Steudel) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dobi warabechaa (Oromic)
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(013)anthrax,Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wahale or hatifachistu (Oromic)
Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Grewia ferruginea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : toqonou (Oromic)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000) , the name of this illness is gurda in Oromic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hinee (Oromic)
Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Hypoestes triflora (Forsskal) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Impatiens rothii Hook.f.
Official name : Impatiens rothii Hook.f.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS. Of Impatiens rothii, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : burii (Oromic)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Kalanchoe densiflora Rolfe
Official name : Kalanchoe densiflora Rolfe
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(013)
Recipes : Vb(013)anthrax, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aba muchoo (Oromic)
Kniphofia foliosa Hochst
Official name : Kniphofia foliosa Hochst
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ragadu (Oromic)
Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Official name : Laggera tomentosa Sch-Bip
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : keskeso (Oromic)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : tambo (Oromic)
Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Official name : Pavetta abyssinica Fresen.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050)bloat, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Pavetta gardeniifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Pavetta gardeniifolia A. Rich.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(013)
Recipes : V(041)blackleg, Vb(013)anthrax, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : buniti (Oromic)
Pentanisia auranogyne S. Moore
Official name : Pentanisia auranogyne S. Moore
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hinda (Oromic)
Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Official name : Pentas schimperana (A. Rich.) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), (chitto in Oromic and ikek in Amharic), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hanqisa (Oromic)
Pimpinella hirtella A.Rich.
Official name : Pimpinella hirtella A.Rich.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : aba sangaa (Oromic)
Plectocephalus varians (A.Rich.) C.Jeffrey ex Cufod.
Official name : Plectocephalus varians (A.Rich.) C.Jeffrey ex Cufod.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : biliqee (Oromic)
Plectranthus laxiflorus Benth.
Official name : Plectranthus laxiflorus Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Plectranthus albus Gürke
Symptoms : V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(068), Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Polygala sphenoptera Fresen.
Official name : Polygala sphenoptera Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : hida qaqala (Oromic)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), (chitto in Oromic and ikek in Amharic), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gubduu (Oromic)
Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Official name : Rumex nepalensis Spreng.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dangago (Oromic), tult (Amharic)
Salix subserrata Willd.
Official name : Salix subserrata Willd.
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : V(070)
Recipes : Vb(070), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : alaaltu (Oromic)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kalala (Oromic)
Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Official name : Verbascum sinaiticum Benth.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg = shotelay (Amharic), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gurahare (Oromic)
Verbena officinalis L.
Official name : Verbena officinalis L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Symptoms : V(041), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackleg, Vb(104)colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : dargu (Oromic)