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Reference : VA 42

Author(s) : Atagal , G.
Title : The role of medicinal plants in treatment of cattle diseases in Serere district (Ouganda) Research dissertation submitted to the faculty of agriculture and animal science of Busitema University . June 2012
Reference VA 42 has information about 39 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(038)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea, Vb(038) metritis. Add 2L water to pounded 1kg of fresh roots of Acacia hockii & let mixture stand for few minutes before straining
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : ekisim (local name)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : V(020), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuro pneumonia. Two handfuls of roots (500g) of Acacia mellifera each crushed mixed in 1L of water. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : egirigiroi (local name)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(010), V(014), V(035), V(117), V(181)
Recipes : Vb(001) cataracts, Vb(004) wound, Vb(010) foot and mouth disease, Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, Vb(035) east coast fever, Vb(117) anaplasmosis, Vb(181) navel infection. Pound a handful of roots (250g),300g of Acacia senegal strained for navel drops, add 1liter of water, boil to remain ½liter. . VO. and topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : ekodokodoi (local name)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(022), V(030), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(022) dystocia, Vb(030) retained placenta, Vb(037) cough, Two handfuls of roots crushed well, add to 500ml of water + pinch of table salt (fanta bottle). VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : etirir (local name)
Albizia glaberrima (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth
Official name : Albizia glaberrima (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever. Pound and boil 200g of fresh roots of Albizia glaberrima in 1L of water and then strain.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : ebatat (local name)
Allium fimbriatum S.Watson
Official name : Allium fimbriatum S.Watson
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008) calf scours, Vb(035) east coast fever, the bulb of Allium fimbriatum is cut into pieces, crushed into paste mixed with cold water, decanted to form a drench.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : apecelit (local name)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : V(002), V(014)
Recipes : Vb(002) milk let down, Vb(014) skin diseases. Chop 1kg young fruits of or mature fruits of Ananas comosus mashed add to 500ml water.Fruits mashed to paste for topical use. VO. and topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : enanasi (local name)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(037), V(062), V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(037) cough, Vb(062) coccidiosis, Vb(068)myiasis,Vb(068) helminthosis , Vb(117) anaplasmosis. About ½ kg of mature leaves and roots of Azadirachta indica pounded, add 3L of cold water, or boil 1kg of roots in 2L of water, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : bac (local name)
Bambusa basihirsuta McClure
Official name : Bambusa basihirsuta McClure
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(050)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever, Vb(050) bloat. Pound a handful of chopped roots and sprouting young plants (200g) of Bambusa basihirsuta , add 1liter of water + pinch salt, let mixture stand for few minutes before straining. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : esuretait (local name)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(001) cataracts, Vb(004) wounds. Young fruits and leaves of Bidens pilosa (250g) freshly crushed; add little water (100ml).Squeeze out the cold extract. Eye drop, Topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : enyikimon (local name)
Capparis fascicularis DC.
Official name : Capparis fascicularis DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(020), V(035), V(037), V(047)
Recipes : Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, Vb(020) snake bite, Vb(035) east coast fever, Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuro pneumonia, Vb(047) heart water, Vb(117) anaplasmosis,. Two handful crushed roots of Capparis fascicularis, add to 1L water + a pinch of salt. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : eutudolei (local name)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(001), V(013), V(035), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(001) cataracts, pink eye, Vb(013) skin diseases, Vb(035) east coast fever , Vb(068) helminthiasis. Collect 0.2kg of young fruits or about 100g of fruits with seeds of Capsicum frutescens. Add 1L water to pounded 1kg of fresh roots + leaves & let mixture stand for few minutes before straining, eye drop, VO. and topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : emulalu (local name)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(050), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea, Vb(068) worms, grind 1kg of dry leaves to powder + 1L of cold water, VO.
Vb(050) bloat. Chop 1kg young fruits or about 100g of seeds of Carica papaya, 250g roots to 1L of water. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : epapali
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(008), V(014), V(104)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhea, Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, Vb(035) east coast fever, Vb(037) cough, Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuro pneumonia , Vb(104) intestinal adhesions. Pound and boil 200g of Carissa spinarum fresh roots in 1L of water. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : emuriei (local name)
Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Official name : Chasmanthera dependens Hochst.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds, Vb(068) worms, about ½ kg of mature stem and bark of Chasmanthera dependens are pounded, and add 2L of cold water and strain 1L of extract solution. VO. and topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : ejepat (local name)
Chasmanthera sp.
Official name : Chasmanthera sp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhea, Vb(035) east coast fever, Vb(068) worms. Pound 200g of the tuber or stem of Chasmanthera sp.add in 1L water + pinch of salt. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : etubot (local name)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(000), V(013), V(014), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(000) nagana, Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, Vb(013) abscess, Vb(068) worms. 300g leaves and roots of Cissus quadrangularis crushed one tea spoon salt to from stick solution.VO., Topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : egego (local name)
Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn.
Official name : Coccinia adoensis (A. Rich.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(000), V(001)
Recipes : Vb(000) nagana, Vb(001) cataracts . 3 fruits of Coccinia adoensis sliced and crushed + 1 tea spoon salt + little water (250g). VO. and topical
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : edalidal (local name)
Combretum binderianum Kotschy
Official name : Combretum binderianum Kotschy
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever. Cleaned roots of Combretum binderianum pound, add to 500ml water boil then strain + pinch of table salt. VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : ekulony (local name)
Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Official name : Cucumis dipsaceus Ehrenb. ex Spach
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(030), V(038)
Recipes : Vb(002) poor milk down, Vb(030) retained placenta, Vb(038) endometritis. Crash about ½ kg of mature fresh fruits of Cucumis dipsaceusadd little water and filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ouganda (Serere district)
Vernacular name : akolit (local name)