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Reference : VN 22

Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Herbal usage and informant concensus in ethnoveterinary management of cattle diseases among Kikuyus (Central Kenya). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 108, pp. 332-339 ( 2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106002819
Reference VN 22 has information about 40 plants :
Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia mearnsii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, barks of Acacia mearnsii, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûthandûkû
Acacia polyacantha Willd.
Official name : Acacia polyacantha Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(112)
Recipes : Vb(112) abortion, leaves of Acacia polyacantha, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûcemei
Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Official name : Achyrospermum schimperi (Hochst. ex Briq.) Perkins ex Mildbr.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(082)
Recipes : Vb(082, f) upper respiratory infections, leaves of Achyrospermum schimperi , to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : gacûgûna
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(039), V(091)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves of Ajuga remota, to boil
Vb(039) ectoparasitisme, leaves, to boil
Vb(091) general weakness, leaves, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : wanjirû, wanjirû warûriî
Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Official name : Aloe secundiflora Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(091), V(112)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, the whole plant of Aloe secundiflora, to boil
Vb(091) weakening of bones, leaves, to boil
Vb(112) abortion, leaves, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûgwanûgû
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Basella alba, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûrerema
Caesalpinia volkensii Harms
Official name : Caesalpinia volkensii Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) ectoparsitism, leaves of Caesalpinia volkensii, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûbûthi
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(068), V(082), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(068, f) endoparasitism, leaves of Senna didymobotrya, to boil
Vb(082) upper respiratory infections, leaves, to boil
Vb(117, f) anaplasmosis, leaves, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mwînû
Cayratia ibuensis (Hook.f.) Suesseng
Official name : Cayratia ibuensis (Hook.f.) Suesseng
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Cayratia ibuensis, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûnyanyange
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Clerodendrum johnstonii, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûrigono
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(035), V(082), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves of Solanecio mannii , to boil
Vb(082) upper respiratory infections, leaves, to boil
Vb(117, f) anaplasmosis, leaves, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûthakwa, mûthakwa warûamba
Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Official name : Cucumis aculeatus Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Cucumis aculeatus, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : gakûngûi
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f) endoparasitism, leaves of Cucurbita maxima, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : marenge
Cyathula polycephala Baker
Official name : Cyathula polycephala Baker
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(091)
Recipes : Vb(091) weakening of bones, leaves of Cyathula polycephala; to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : marmatha
Cyphostemma maranguense (Gilg) Desc.
Official name : Cyphostemma maranguense (Gilg) Desc.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117, f) anaplasmosis, latex of Cyphostemma maranguense, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûthonjora
Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Official name : Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(082), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(035), leaves of Dodonaea angustifolia, to boil
Vb(082, f) upper respiratory infections, leaves, to boil
Vb(117) anaplasmosis, latex, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûrema, murema mûthûa
Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Official name : Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Ekebergia rueppelliana (Fresen.) A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(112)
Recipes : Vb(112) abortion, gall of Ekebergia capensis, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûnjuga iria
Eucalyptus saligna Sm.
Official name : Eucalyptus saligna Sm.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(082)
Recipes : Vb(082, f) upper respiratory infections, leaves of Eucalyptus saligna, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûbaû
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) anaplasmosis, fruit of Euclea divinorum, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûkinyai
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq. , Ficus dekdekena (Miq.) A. Rich.
Symptoms : V(008), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(008, f) diarhoea, leaves of Ficus thonningii, to boil
Vb(117) anaplasmosis, leaves, to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûgûmo