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Table 3 Medicinal plants used to treat livestock diseases only

From: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia

Scientific name Family name Voucher No. Tigrigna name Habit Part used Used for Preparation and application
Buddleja polystachya Fresen. Budlejaceae AT00628 Metere Shrub Leaf Leeches Crush and add liquid through the nose
Dregea schimperi (Decne.) Bullock. Asclepiadaceae AT00689 Shanqoq Climber Leaf Rabbis Crush and drink the fluid
Leucas abyssinica (Benth.) Briq. Lamiaceae AT00629 Siwa karni Shrub Leaf Eye infection Chew it and spit juice into the affected eye
      Root Urine retention Tie it on the tail
Lycopersicum esculantum Mill. Solanaceae AT00712 Komodere Herb Leaf Leeches Crush and add fluid through their nose
Nicotiana glauca Graham Solanaceae AT00613 Chenawi (tegegwe) Shrub Leaf Lice and ticks infestation (livestock) Crush by adding water and smear on affected part or wash with it
      Leaf Leeches infestation (livestock) Crush, filter and add fluid through the nose
Nicotiana tabacum L. Solanaceae AT00676 Timbako Herb Leaf Leeches infestation (livestock) Crush and add fluid through the nose
      Leaf Scabies and lice infestation (livestock) Crush, add water and wash with it
Plumbago zeylanica L. Plumbaginaceae AT00701 Afthi Herb Root Wound (livestock) Grind and apply on affected part
Pterolobium stellatum (Forssk.) Brenan. Fabaceae AT00696 Qenteftefe Shrub Root Dislocated bone Operate the damaged part and put remedy mixed with butter into it