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Reference : VM 10

Author(s) : Minja, M.M.J.
Title : Medicinal plants used in promotion of animal health in Tanzania. Animal Diseases Research Instit., Dep. Pharmacology/ Toxic., Dar Es Salaam. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 335 - 364, (1994)
Reference VM 10 has information about 96 plants :
Acacia amythethophylla Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acacia amythethophylla Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia macrothyrsa Harms.
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106), powder roots repels the snakes
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Iwambi-Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : ndomondi (Ndali)
Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Official name : Acacia stuhlmannii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106), powder of the roots repels the snakes
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : iwambi (Mbeya)
Acalypha volkensii Pax
Official name : Acalypha volkensii Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(082)
Recipes : Vc(037) + V(082) pneumonia?, pounded leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Senya Juu Hai district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), VO., powder from pounded plant, infusion, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Moshi district)
Vernacular name : kisigamana yewo
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004) mouth, legs, leaves in cataplasm
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Samya Juu Hai district)
Vernacular name : oloru
Adhatoda engleriana (Lindau) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Adhatoda engleriana (Lindau) C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Justicia engleriana Lindau.
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : V(078), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Moshi district)
Vernacular name : iringoringo (Chaga)
Adiantum poiretii Wikstr.
Official name : Adiantum poiretii Wikstr.
Family : Pteridaceae
Synonyms : Adiantum aethiopicum L.
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), infusion leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Marangu district)
Vernacular name : machameri, marangu (Chagga)
Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Official name : Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(117), VO. decoction boiled barks,+ Bridellia micrantha, Ekebergia capensis, Commiphora zimmermanii
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Moshi, Sanja Juu-Hai district)
Vernacular name : mringonu, (Chagga)
Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Official name : Albizia anthelmintica Brongn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(041), V(068)
Recipes : V(068), VO. , decoction roots barks
Vb(041)black quarter, roots soak inH2O, infusion,VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : limulimuli
Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Official name : Albizia petersiana (Bolle) Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008), VO., infusion leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Sanya Juu district)
Vernacular name : mkuu (Chagga)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(107)
Recipes : Vv(107), bulbs pounded in food, prevention
Vb(008) calf, juice, ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbarali district)
Vernacular name : kitunguu saumu (Swahili)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(030), V(113)
Recipes : V(004), ONS., RNS.
V(030), pounded leaves in food
V(108), coocked leaves, massage
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : iwata (Ndali)
Aloe volkensii Engl.
Official name : Aloe volkensii Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(030), V(106), V(106)
Recipes : V(004), leaves juice , RNS.
V(106)rats, V(106)mouses, leaves juice, paint young animals
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Marangu Moshi district)
Vernacular name : iratone (Chagga)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068,2), decoction leaves, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbarali district)
Vernacular name : singasingati
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), decoction leaves , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Moshi district)
Vernacular name : fivi (Sambaa)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), VO., decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngondaro Mbeya district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), VO., decoction roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Ngondaro district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(006), V(078)
Recipes : V(006), VO., powder leaves + H2O
V(078), VO., powder leaves + H2O = paliative treatment
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Marangu Moshi district)
Vernacular name : lelema (Chagga)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(104), V(126)
Recipes : V(004) ,VO., pounded leaves + H2O, filter, RNS. (Marengu-Moshi)
V(104), VO., pounded leaves + H2O, filter, RNS. (Mbeya)
V(126) ,VO., pounded leaves + infusion, RNS. (Marengu-Moshi)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Mbeya & Marangu-Moshi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(117), VO., decoction boiled barks , Alangium chinense, Commiphora zimmermanii, Ekebergia capensis
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Senya Juu Hai district)
Vernacular name : maarie