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Table 3 Medicinal plants of veterinary importance with parts used and preparation

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia

Species Family Local name Habit Use(s) Preparation
Achyranthes aspera L. Amaranthaceae Telenzje Herb blood clotting Dressing with crushed leaves
Calpurnia aurea (Alt.) Benth. Fabaceae Digita Tree dysentery Leaf paste mixed with water is applied orally
Croton marcostachyus Del. Euphorbiaceae Bissana Tree 'wef beshita' Making small opening and inserting crushed leaves with salt and soot in the opening
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Decoings ex Wild & Drummond Vitaceae Etse Zewe Climber snake bite Crushed fresh root is applied orally
Ficus thonningii Blume. Moraceae Chibha Tree stomach disorder Crushed fresh root is applied orally
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. Lamiaceae Dama Kesse Shrub 'mich' Juice of leaves with Dagusa injera is applied orally
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Herit Phytolaceae Endod (Male) Shrub 'wef beshita' Crushed fresh leaves is applied orally
Plumbago zeylanicum L. Plumbaginaceae Amira Herb swelling Dressing with root paste