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Reference : VG 26

Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Reference VG 26 has information about 48 plants :
Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Official name : Acacia drepanolobium Harms ex Sjöstedt
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta (uremera), decoction of barks of Acacia drepanolobium
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : muruai
Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037), Vc(037), Vo(037), Vv(037), Vpc(037), Vr(037) coughing (gukora), infusion of leaves of Acacia mearnsii
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : muthanduku
Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Official name : Acacia xanthophloea Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(048)
Recipes : Vb(048), Vv(048), Vr(048) foot and mouth disease (ikunguri), decoction of barks of Acacia xanthophloea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : murera
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(068), V(105)
Recipes : Vb(035) east coast fever (itaa/Ng’arang’ari), infusion of leaves of Ajuga remota
Vv(105) new castle disease ('kuthinka), decoction of the whole plant
Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka),, decoction of the whole plant
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : kirurite
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050) bloat (kuuna), bulb of Allium cepa concoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : gitunguru
Aloe maculata All.
Official name : Aloe maculata All.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe latifolia (Haw.) Haw.
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), decoction of leaves of Aloe latifolia
Vb(008), Vv(008), Vc(008), Vo(008) Vpc(008) diarrhoea / dysentery (kuarwa) decoction of leaves
Vb(004), Vv(004), Vc(004), Vo(004) Vpc(004) sores/ chronic wounds (ironda) gel from leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : cukurui
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : V(068), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), decoction of leaves of Azadirachta indica
Vb(091), Vv(091), Vc(091), Vo(091) Vpc(091) general weakness/dullness (kuaga inya), decoction of roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mwarubaine
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(105)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vv(008), Vc(008), Vo(008) Vpc(008) diarrhoea / dysentery (kuarwa], Vv037) pneumonia (mpio), and Vv(105) newcastle disease ('kuthinka) leaves of Cannabis sativa in a cold infusion
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : bangi
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008), V(105)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vv(008), Vc(008), Vo(008) Vpc(008) diarrhoea / dysentery (kuarwa) and V(p) dullness (kuaga inya), Vv(105) newcastle disease (kuthinka) and Vb(091), Vv(091), Vc(091), Vo(091) Vpc(091) general weakness/dullness (kuaga inya), decoction of fruits of Capsicum annuum
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : nchini
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(008), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vv(008), Vc(008), Vo(008) Vpc(008) diarrhoea / dysentery (kuarwa] and Vb(091), Vv(091), Vc(091), Vo(091) Vpc(091) general weakness/dullness (kuaga inya), decoction of fruits of Capsicum frutescens
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : nchini
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(002), V(016), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(002) poor milk let down (kuitha iria), decoction of roots of Carissa spinarum
Vb(033),Vc(033) infertility (kuthata], decoction of roots
Vb(016) mastitis (kuimba riere] and Vb(027) miscarriage (guta njau), decoction of roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mukawa
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) anaplasmosis (Ntigana) decoction of leaves of Senna didymobotrya
Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), decoction of roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : kirao
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) anaplasmosis (Ntigana) decoction of leaves of Senna didymobotrya
Vb(068), Vc(068), helminthiasis (Njoka), infusion of roots of Senna septemtrionalis
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : kirao
Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium (Trevir.) Vis.
Official name : Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium (Trevir.) Vis.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), Vp(039) general ectoparasites (ngumba), Vb(039), Vp(039) specifically mites, lice and fleas infestation (nthuuga] and Vb(039), Vv(039), Vc(039), Vo(039) Vpc(039) ticks infestation (as an aetiologic agent) [igumba], concoction of flowers of Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mbeniko
Commiphora eminii Engl.
Official name : Commiphora eminii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(037), Vc(037), Vo(037), Vv(037), Vpc(037), Vr(037) coughing (gukora), infusion of leaves of Commiphora eminii
Vb(117), Vr(117) anaplasmosis (ntigana) and Vb(068), Vc(068), Vo(068), Vv(068), Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), and Vb(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), Vv(008), Vpc(008) diarrhoea/dysentery (kuarwa), decoction of barks
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mutunguu
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001) eyes diseases (meetho) and Vb(091), Vc(091), Vo(091) Vpc(091) general weakness (kuaga inya), leaves of Cordia africana are crushed to extract juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : muringa
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) anaplasmosis (Ntigana) and Vb(054), Vc(054) trypanosomiasis [mutombo) decoction of leaves of Solanecio mannii
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mutoromboro
Crotalaria laburnifolia L.
Official name : Crotalaria laburnifolia L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(068), Vc(068), Vo(068), Vv(068), Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), decoction of roots of Crotalaria laburnifolia
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mucugucu gu
Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Official name : Croton megalocarpus Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), Vc(008), Vo(008), Vv(008), Vpc(008) diarrhoea/dysentery (Kuarwa), decoction of barks of Croton megalocarpus
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : mukinduri
Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Official name : Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117), Vr(117) anaplasmosis (nhtigana), concoction of fruits of Cucumis aculeatus
Vb(068), Vv(068), Vc(068), Vo(068) Vpc(068) helminthiasis (njoka), and Vv(013) loss of feathers (gutambui), fruits are crushed to extract juice
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : kamungu