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Reference : VA 37

Author(s) : Alawa, J. P., G.E. Jokthan, K. Akut
Title : Ethnoveterinary medical practice for ruminants in the subhumid zone of northern Nigeria Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 54 (2002) 79 - 90
Reference VA 37 has information about 34 plants :
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(098)
Recipes : V(098) footrot, grind dried bark and wash the affected part with warm solution, 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), grind dried leaves, add H2O and mix with any type of bran, VO. Suspension, 10 cl, 3 X / day or VO. mixture of ground leaves and bran ad libitum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039), burn plant, smoke bath in housing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(002), grind the whole plant, soak in H2O, VO., 35 cl, 1 X / day
Vb(075) lack of appetite, grind the whole plant and mix in H2O, VO. 35 cl, 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), mix ground bark of Anogeissus leiocarpa of Kaya senegalensis + H2O, VO., 10 cl., 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(014), V(050), V(093)
Recipes : Vb(002), crush and mix with bran, VO. ad libitum
Vb(014) ringworm, ashes of the plant, local application
Vb(050) mix crushed seeds with millet bran and maize offal, VO. 1 X / day
Vb(050) bloat, oil, VO. 10 cl. 1 X / day
Vb(093), oil, VO., 10 cl, 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), soak fresh leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca and Tamarindus indica in H2O for about 1 day, VO., 15 cl + give fresh leaves to eat
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Official name : Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gaertner f.) Hepper
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(014), V(016), V(098), V(113), V(181)
Recipes : Vb(003), oil, local application, massage, 2 X / day
Vb(014) ringworm, oil, local application, 1 X / day
V(016), oil, local application
V(039), mix powder of Nicotiana tabacum with Butyrospermum parkii oil, rub externally on all parts of the body, 1 X / day
V(098) footrot, palm oil, wash the affected part and rub on, 3 X / day
Vb(113) swollen joint or feet, oil, local application 2 X / day
V(181), oil, local application, 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113) swollen joint or feet, mix pounded leaves with bran, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Detarium microcarpum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), mix groud fresh or dried bark with any type of bran, in the ration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : V(003), V(008), V(093), V(098), V(181)
Recipes : Vb(003), palm oil, local application, massage, 2 X / day
Vb(008), mix palm oil with little salt, VO., 85 cl, 3 X / day
Vb(093), palm oil, VO., 10 cl, 2 X / day
V(098) footrot, palm oil, wash the affected part and rub on, 3 X / day
V(181), palm oil, local application, 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia aegyptiaca Boiss.
Official name : Euphorbia aegyptiaca Boiss.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia forsskalii J. Gay
Symptoms : V(190)
Recipes : Vb(190), soak barks in H2O,VO., 10 cl., 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : V(002), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(002), grind dried whole plant and mix with any type of bran, VO. As ration, 3 X / day
Vb(075), grind the whole dried plant, mix with any type of bran, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus sycomorus L.
Official name : Ficus sycomorus L.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus damarensis Engl. , Ficus cocculifolia Baker
Symptoms : V(002), V(030), V(037), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(002), mix ground bark with any type of bran, VO. as ration
Vb(037), soak fresh barks in H2O, VO., 10 cl., 3 X / day
Vb(068), soak fresh barks in H2O, VO. 10 cl., 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq. , Ficus dekdekena (Miq.) A. Rich.
Symptoms : V(014), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(014) ringworm, latex, local application, 1 X / day
Vb(030), fresh leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(002), mix seed cake with millet or guinea corn bran, VO. ad libitum
Vb(075) lack of appetite, grind the seeds with millet gran, VO.ad libitum
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Official name : Guiera senegalensis J.F. Gmel.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(008), grind dried barks of Guiera senegalensis, with roots and barks of Parkia biglobosa of Mangifera indica of Vitex doniana and mix in H2O, VO.10 cl, 1 X / day
Vb(033), grind dry bark + H2O, VO., 20 cl., 2 X / day
Vb(033), squash apical part including buds and leaves + H2O, VO., 15 cl. 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), apical part, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Official name : Khaya senegalensis (Desv.) A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Swietenia senegalensis Desv.
Symptoms : V(008), V(014), V(033), V(041), V(068), V(075), V(093), V(098), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(008), grind fresh or dried bark and suspend alone or with potassium in H2O, VO. 85 cl. 3 X / day
Vb(014) ringworm, mix ground dry bark of Khaya senegalensis of Solanum incanum with brand and palm oil, local application
Vb(033), soak ground barks in H2O, VO., 10 cl, 1 X / day
Vb(041), anthrax, barks of Khaya senegalensis of Solanum incanum, fresh leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, grind and mix in H2O, VO. 35 cl, 3 X / day
Vb(068), boil mixture of ground bark and potasch in H2O and allow to cool or mix ground bark with bran, VO. 10 cl. 3 X / day or feed mixture of ground bark and bran as ration
Vb(068), mix ground bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus of Kaya senegalensis + H2O, VO., 10 cl., 3 X / day
Vb(075), fresh or dried bark, crushed, soaked in H2O, VO. 10 cl
Vb(093), soak ground barks in H2O, VO., 10 cl, 2 X / day
V(098) footrot, boil fresh bark with red potash in H2O and wash the affected part with warm solution, 3 X / day
Vb(104), grind fresh or dry bark and mix with bran, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113) swollen joint or feet, crush leaves into paste, rub on
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Nothern zone, Sabon Gari and Giwa district)
Vernacular name : not registered