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Table 5 Discussion of herbs for taeniasis

From: The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia

Informant (M) = Male (F) = Female Local names and discussion Botanical names
F1, F4, F5 Meterre with Nug Glinus lotoides + Guizotia abyssinica OR
OR Musena with Nug Albizia anthelmintica + Guizotia abyssinica
The oil-containing Nug seed is ground to a paste and used to mix with the herbs for oral administration  
F2 First preference is Kechemo Myrsine africana
If this does not work, then one of the following  
a) Enkoko. Collect the ripe fruits, remove the outside and swallow the fruit directly using water Embelia schimperi
OR  
b) Musena, the inflorescence, with Nug Albizia anthelmintica + Guizotia abyssinica
OR  
c) Kosso, the inflorescence with Nug Hagenia abyssinica + Guizotia abyssinica
FI Kosso with Tenadam, onion, ginger and cinnamon made into Arake (spirit brewed with fermented grains) Hagenia abyssinica + Ruta chalepensis
M3, M1 Enkoko and Musena, with Nug, combined Embelia schimperi + Albizia anthelmintica + Guizotia abyssinica
M1, M5, M7, M2 Enkoko, Musena and Nug – to be taken with Tella (a traditional drink made from grains), or there will be a reaction Embelia schimperi + Albizia anthelmintica + Guizotia abyssinica
M1, M7, M8 “Taking Musena and Enkoko together can be dangerous” Albizia anthelmintica + Embelia schimperi