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Reference : VB 17

Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Reference VB 17 has information about 115 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(047)
Recipes : Vb(047), Vc(047), Vo(047), Abrus precatorius, 1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + Carissa edulis ,1 part roots, 2 parts leaves + 4 l. H2O, decoction 1H, to cool, 1 / 4 l in nose + 1 / 2 l V.O., to repeat 2X / D.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : ombulu (Luo)
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),V‚q(001),Vc(001),Vo(001), wash the eyes whith hot H2O + a pinch off powder (Samburu)
V(068)oestres, pounded roots in H2O, liquid in nose (Masai)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : iti (Samburu) olgirgiri (Masai)
Acacia bussei Harms ex Y.Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia bussei Harms ex Y.Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(038)
Recipes : Vb(004), Vch(004), V‚q(004), Vc(004),Vo(004), stem's barks (internal part) , pounded + 1l H2O, drops on wounds
Vb(038), Vch(038), Vo(038), stem's barks(internal part) , 1 handfull, maceration, wash genitals several times a day.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : galol (Somali)
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(008), 2 roots 60 cm + H2O, decoction, VO.
Vc(030), Vch(030), barks roots, pounded, powder in H2O, decoction red dark, tepid, VO. , 4 to 6 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : oluai (Masai)
Acacia exocephaleia ?
Official name : Acacia exocephaleia ?
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), barks, 1 kg + 3 l. H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 1 beer bottle in one step, to repeat if need be
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ljakwai (Samburu)
Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Symptoms : V(001), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vch(001),Veq(001),Vc(001), Vo(001), wash eyes + 1 pinch powder ONS. (Samburu)
Vb(008), stem's barks, Acacia mellifera, Acacia neglecta, maceration H2O until apparition red color, VO. No other drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Masai)
Vernacular name : iti (Samburu), oiti-pi (Masai)
Acacia neglecta Maiden & R.T.Baker
Official name : Acacia neglecta Maiden & R.T.Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), stem's barks Acacia mellifera , Acacia neglecta, maceration H2O until apparition red color, VO., no other drink (Masai)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Masai)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(005), V(051), V(086)
Recipes : Vch(005) +Vch(051) +Vch(086), (orf , Samburu), Pods, 1 kgr, crush in 5 l. H2O, bath, oedeme around the mouth, the heads and lips inflated, lymphatic nodules in head, difficult breath for the young animal
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : lkiloriti Samburu)
Acacia nubica Benth.
Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.
Symptoms : V(100), V(094)
Recipes : V(100), stem's barks, to mix a handfull of internal barks, make a ball of it rolled up in a string, to put the ball in the vagina during 1 night, to remove. Acts as irritating what allows a better drainage of the liquid. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female (Somali)
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), barks Acacia oeforta , Acacia nubica , 2kgr. barks + 20 l. H2O, maceration 2 days, mixed, 2l. / day during 5 days, adults , 1/2 portion others, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ldepe, loebe (Samburu)
Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Official name : Acacia reficiens Wawra & Peyr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(054)
Recipes : Vch(054), roots + barks, 1kgr + 5 l H2O, maceration during 1 night, V.O., 3l
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Pokot)
Vernacular name : pilil (Pokot)
Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Official name : Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa senegal L.
Symptoms : V(004), V(106), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), extract arabic gum (habak cadad ) + 1 glass H2O, dough on wound
Vb(004) +Vb(106) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch (106) +Vch(124), Vc(004) + Vc(106) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(106) +Vo(124), Acacia senegal , Commiphora myrra (haemostatic) (habak malmal ), extract gum + 1 glass H2O, dough on wound
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Official name : Acalypha fruticosa Forssk.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Acalypha amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(039), V(098), V(100), V(111), V(143)
Recipes : V(004)castration, dry leaves, powder on wound after wash , 3 jdays
Vb(004) + Vb(111), Vch(004) + Vch(111), Veq(004) + Veq(111), Vc(004) + Vc(111),Vo(004) + Vo(111), ONS, pounded, powder on wounds, every 2 days
V(039)ticks, 5kgr dry leaves, powder in a few H2O, dough in ears
Vch(098), Vb(098), Vc(098), Vo(098), 500 gr leaves, dried, powder, 1 little spoon on wounds / 2jrs
V(013)navel, juice, to push aside the flies who could provoke an infection of the umbilical cord "navel ill" = musky chick disease"
V(013)navel, all the animals, leaves dried, powders, 1 spoon on navel, strong smell, hunts the flies
Vch(100, f), Veq(100, f), Vb(100, f), Vc(100, f), Vo(100, f), dried leaves, powder, 2 teaspoons on the vulva animal (male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female)
Vch(143), Vo(143), Vc(143), dried lieves (0,5 kgr) powder + fat, cataplasm on affected region
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : eteteleit (Turkana)
Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Official name : Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(013)+ Vb(086), lumpy skin, barks, 300 gr + 5l H2O, decoction 30', VO. 1/3 l., wash the legs with warm H2O + salt, 5 days. Serious illness, cutaneous eruptions, lymphatic modules, inflated paws (virus?). To warn sanitary authorities
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : cherugut (Kipsigis)
Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Official name : Acokanthera schimperi (A.DC.) Schweinf.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041)blackquarter, Vo(041)blackquarter Acokanthera schimperi , roots 1 / 4 kgr + Synadenium grantii, roots1 / 4 kgr + Warburgia ugandensis, barks1 / 4 kgr, + 1l H2O, decoction 30', filter, tepid, VO., 200 ml
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Kipsigis)
Vernacular name : keliot(Kipsigis)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves + fruits , pounded + salt, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adenia volkensii Harms
Official name : Adenia volkensii Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(054), V(054), V(100), V(108)
Recipes : Vch(037) + Vch(108), pounded roots, 500 gr + 2 l H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 2 l . / day during 4 days
Vb(054), Vch(054), roots, 500gr, pounded, + 2 l. H2O, maceration 12 h., VO., 2l. adult, 1 / 2 l. , young animal
Vch(100), Veq(100), Vb(100), Vc(100), Vo(100), 250 gr. pounded roots, maceration 12 h. in 4l. H2O, V.O, 3l. for a cow, 1l. for a sheep. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Turkana)
Vernacular name : loarakimak (Turkana)
Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Official name : Adenium multiflorum Klotzsch
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes var. multiflorum
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 2)flea, Vch(039, 2)flea, V‚q(039, 2)flea, Vc(039, 2)flea, Vo(039, 2)flea, pounded roots, 500gr, + 5 l H2O, maceration 12H, lto wash the animal in the morning and in the evening
Vb(039)louse, Vc(039)louse, Vo(039)louse, sweet pulp of the stem , pounded, milky consistency, friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu) (Turkana)
Vernacular name : elemu (Samburu, Turkana)
Aerva sp.
Official name : Aerva sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) + Vo(124), 7cm roots, chewed + H2O, paste, cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Somali)
Vernacular name : hamboy (Somali)
Agave americana L.
Official name : Agave americana L.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(035), V(105), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) +Vb(124), Vch(004) +Vch(124), Vc(004) +Vc(124), Vo(004) +Vo(124), fresh juice, 10 drops on wounds
Vb(035), leaves Agave americana, 1 / 2 kgr pil‚e + 1 l. H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid + Croton megalocarpus , barks, 1 / 2 kgr pounded + 1 l H2O, decoction until evaporation of the liquid , to mix, VO., 1 / 2 l. morning and evening (Embu)
Vv(105), Capsicum sp. 4 leaves + 2 spoons of soot + 1 / 2 glass H2O + Agave americana, pounded leaves, juice, 2 to 3 drops of this juice in the drink, 1X / day until cure (Embu)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Embu)
Vernacular name : kithunju (Embu)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(105), V(143)
Recipes : Vb(039)louse, Agava sisalana, 4 leaves + Aloe sp., 4 leaves, pounded + H2O, filter, at rest during 2 days, to wash the animal early in the morning, let dry
Vo(105), Vv(105), Capsicum sp., 4 fruits + Agave sisalana, leaves, 3 parts, Aloe secundiflora, 3 parts, + OSWAWANDHE, roots, 1 part, to mix, to pounded + 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO., 1 tea spoon in every nostril, then drink
Vb(143), Vv(143), Veq(143), Vc(143), Vo(143), Microglossa pyrifolia , 2 portions of roots + Agave sisalana , 1 portion of leaves + Aloe sp. 1 portion of leaves, decoction 1 H, VO. To prevent the hens from drinking, for the other animals 1 liter 2 X / day
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Luo)
Vernacular name : not registered