Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 4 Frequency of plants used for the treatment of equine diseases/ conditions documented by local veterinary healers from three districts (Faisalabad, Sargodha and Lahore) of Punjab, Pakistan

From: Diversity of flora used for the cure of equine diseases in selected peri-urban areas of Punjab, Pakistan

Conditions Plants Entries Prescriptions/ Plants as part of prescriptions for the same disease more than one time[1]
remedies
Anorexia 17 23 19 Allium (A.) cepa (12), Capsicum (Cp.) annum (9), Zingiber (Z.) officinale (8), Vernonia (V.) anthelmintica (6), Citrullus (Ct.) colocynthis (4), Trachyspermum (T.) ammi (4), Picrorhiza (Pr.) kurroa (3), Piper (P.) nigrum (3), Zea mays (2)
Bad habits 1 5 2 -
Bronchitis 12 33 21 Glycyrrhiza glabra (11), A. cepa (8), Rosa damascena (5), Z. officinale (4), P. nigrum (2), T. ammi (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Colic 9 24 21 Brassica (B.) campestris (4), T. ammi (3), A. cepa (2), Nicotiana tabacum (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Dermatitis 6 32 16 Eruca sativa (5), B. campestris (4)
Diarrhoea 5 5 5 Ct. colocynthus (2), V. anthenthelmintica (2)
Ectoparasites 5 23 11 B. campestris (2)
Eye problem - 2 2 -
Fever 11 12 9 T. ammi (3), A. cepa (2), Capsicum (Cp)annum (2), Z. officinale (2)
Haematuria 2 4 4 -
Heat stress 6 10 8 T. ammi (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Indigestion 11 6 6 Z. officinale (4), A. cepa (3), T. ammi (3), Cp. annum (2), Ct. colocynthis (2), Pr. kurroa (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Endoparasites 8 31 12 Molottus philpinensis (4), Ricinus cummunis (2)
Lameness 21 58 40 B. campestris (7), Sesamum indicum (4), Azadirachta (Az.) indica (3), Geranium wallichianum (3), V. anthelmintica (3), Anethum (An.) graveolens (2), Cicer arietinum (2), Eugenia caryophllata (2), Myristica (M.) fragrans (2)
Pain 9 5 5 -
Quidding 2 3 3 -
Urine retention 3 10 8 B. campestris (2)
Swelling 5 11 7 B. campestris (2)
Tetanus 3 2 2 M. fragrans (2), Pr. kurroa (2)
Toxemeia 5 7 7 Cp. annum (5), An. graveolens (2), Trigonella foenum-graceum (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Weakness 14 23 13 A. cepa (2), B. campestris (2), Cp. annum (2), Ct. colocynthis (2), Pr. kurroa (2), V. anthelmintica (2)
Wound 16 121 57 B. campestris (20), Az. indica (7), Lawsonia inermis (6), Curcuma longa (5)
  1. [1]Plants were used in more than one prescription because of difference either in their dose, composition of the prescription, mode of preparation and administration, vehicles, etc.