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Reference : VL 21

Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:21 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/21
Reference VL 21 has information about 51 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(001), V(108), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(001) ophthalmic infection, leaves of Achyranthes aspera, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(108) nasal infection, fresh roots of Achyranthes aspera, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part, nasal,
Vb(124) minor bleeding, fresh leaves, grind and paste the crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : telenj (Amharic)
Aeonium leucoblepharum Webb ex A. Rich.
Official name : Aeonium leucoblepharum Webb ex A. Rich.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(030), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(030) retained placenta, fresh leaves, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Vb(137) sore, fresh leaves of Aeonium leucoblepharum , grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yefeyel Dabo (Amharic)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(039), V(041), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(014) dermatophilosis, Vb(014) mange, Vb(014) scabies, Vb(014) ringworm, fresh or dried bulb, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder
Vb(039) parasitic leech, fresh or dried, bulb, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part
Vv(039) lice infestation in chicken, fresh bulb, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(041) blackleg, fresh or dried bulb of Allium sativum, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part (mixed with Carissa spinarum and Clematis hirsuta)
V(068) helminthiasis, fresh leaves, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : nech shinkurt (Amharic)
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : V(070), V(142)
Recipes : Vb(070) rabies, fresh stem bark of Apodytes dimidiata, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink (mixed with Asparagus africanus)
Veq(142) horse sickness, fresh stem bark of Apodytes dimidiata, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yetemenja Inchet, donga (Amharic)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vb(062) coccidiosis, fresh roots of Asparagus africanus, boil, keep to cool for some time and let the animal drink the decoction, (mixed with Calpurnia aurea)
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : seritie (Amharic)
Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name : Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Asclepias procera Aiton
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) mange, fresh roots of Calotropis procera, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kimbo (Amharic)
Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name : Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Symptoms : V(020), V(039), V(068), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake bite, fresh roots, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part., (mixed with Allium sativum , Clutia abyssinica )
Vb(039) parasitic leech, fresh or dried bulb, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part
Vb(039) tick infestation, fresh leaves of Calpurnia aurea , extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(068) helminthiasis, fresh leaves, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it.
Vb(137) sore, fresh or dried leaves, grind and paste the crushed part .
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : digita (Amharic)
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(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(039) parasitic leech, fresh leaves, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(068) helminthiasis, fresh roots of Carissa spinarum, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : agam (Amharic)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(047)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), fresh pulp of Cissampelos mucronata, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink , (Mixed with Senecio myriocephalus)
Vb(047) cowdriosis ( heartwater disease), fresh pulp of Cissampelos mucronata, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it (Mixed with Debregeasia saeneb )
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ingochit hareg (Amharic)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(037) contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP), fresh leaves, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Vb(041) blackleg, fresh roots of Clematis hirsuta, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part., (Mixed with Allium sativum, Carissa spinarum)
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : azo hareg (Amharic)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(050), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(001) ophthalmic infection, fresh leaves of Clutia abyssinica, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(008x) bloody diarrhoea, Vb(008) mucal diarrhoea, Vb(050) bloat, fresh leaves, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Vb(008) mucal diarrhoea, Vb(108) nasal infection, fresh roots, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part.
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : feyele fej (Amharic)
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Official name : Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Del.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(014), V(124), V(137)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound, Vb(014) ringworm, Vb(014) dermatophilosis, Vb(014) mange, Vb(014)scabies, fresh leaves of Croton macrostachyus, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(124) minor bleeding, fresh leaves, grind and paste the crushed part
Vb(137) sore, fresh or dried leaves, grind and paste the crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : bisana (Amharic)
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Official name : Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(047), V(062), V(126)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound, fresh leaves of Cucumis ficifolius, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder.
Vb(047) cowdriosis ( heartwater disease), fresh roots, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part., (Mixed with Allium sativum,)
Vb(062) coccidiosis, fresh or dried fruits, roots, boil, keep to cool for some time and let the animal drink the decoction
Vb(126) hepatitis, fresh or dried fruits, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yemdr Imbuay (Amharic)
Debregeasia saeneb (Forssk.) Hepper & J.R.I. Wood
Official name : Debregeasia saeneb (Forssk.) Hepper & J.R.I. Wood
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vb(014) mange, Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, Vb(014) scabies, fresh roots of Debregeasia saeneb, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder,
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : wenz admek (Amharic)
Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Official name : Discopodium penninervium Hochst.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(041), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound , fresh leaves, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder
Vb(041) blackleg, fresh leaves of Discopodium penninervium, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part.
Vb(124) minor bleeding, fresh leaves, grind and paste the crushed part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ameraro (Amharic)
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(014), V(050)
Recipes : Vb(008) sudden diarrhoea, fresh roots, 5, VO.
Vb(014) ringworm, Vb(014) scabies, fresh roots, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder
Vb(050) bloat, fresh or dried root bark of Dodonaea angustifolia, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : kitkita (Amharic)
Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Official name : Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(014) scabies, fresh roots, grind and cover surface of diseased parts with the powder
Vb(014) dermatophilosis, fresh roots, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(041) blackleg, fresh roots of Dracaena afromontana, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part..
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : merko (Amharic)
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Official name : Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vb(004) wound, fresh leavess of Dregea schimperi, extract the juice/oil/latex and pour or paint it
Vb(020) snake bite, fresh roots, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it or pour it on infected part
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : yedikula Kend (Amharic)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : V(008), V(008x), V(050)
Recipes : Vb(008x) bloody diarrhoea, fresh or dried fruit of Embelia schimperi, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it , (Mixed with Apodytes dimidiata)
Vb(008) mucal diarrhoea, fresh fruit ,pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Vb(050) bloat, fresh or dried fruit, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : inkoko (Amharic)
Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Official name : Gomphocarpus fruticosus (L.) W.T. Aiton
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(050), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(008) sudden diarrhoea, fresh or dried fruit, root of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it .
Vb(050) bloat, fresh pulp of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, VO.. (mixed with Zingiber officinale)
Vb(075) poor appetite, freh roots , pound, homogenize with cold water and allow the animal to drink it
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : ashkla hareg (Amharic)