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Official name : Dissotis trothae Gilg
Family : Melastomataceae

8 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091), the unripe fruit of Dissotis trothae is soaked in water and the decoction is used for washing the baby so that it may become strong.
H(201) the fruit is said to be eaten by the supernatural being of the Efe "tore".
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : torebonbon (Efe)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(014), H(031), H(077), H(091), H(111), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Dissotis trothae, decoction (H2O), local application
H(004) wound, roots of Dissotis trothae, decoction (H2O), local application
H(008), H(077) new born, leaves of Dissotis trothae of Monechma subsessile of Polygonum nepalense of Sida cordifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Dissotis trothae of Rumex bequaertii of Sesamum angolense, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves of Dissotis trothae, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014), leaves of Dissotis., decoction (H2O), local application of the residuum in the form of an oiled pasta
H(031), leaves of DIssotis., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) asthénie, leaves Dissotis trothae of Guizotia scabra of Hoslundia opposita of Indigofera arrecta of Vigna unguiculata, infusion, VO.
H(091) fortiying, by way of prevention of deseases of childs, leaves of Dissotis., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(111), stems with leaves of Dissotis., to carbonize, local application
H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Achyrospermum schimperi of Dalbergia lactea of Aeollanthus repens of Crotalaria glauca of Dissotis trothae of Faurea saligna of Heteromorpha trifoliata of Plectranthus barbatus of Helichrysum ceres, stems with leaves of Emilia humbertii, decoction (H2O), bath, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishonge (Kirundi)
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(108), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) ripe fruit of Ziziphus jujuba, essence of Dissotis trothe, Eucalyptus sp., to dry, to pound, VO.
H(037), essence of Melaleuca viridiflora of Eucalyptus sp. of Dissotis trothae, to dry, to pound, VO. + sugar + syrup
H(038) cystite, sommité florale of Passiflora incarnata, gum of Acacia suarezensis, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis, essence of Helichrysum gymnocephalum of Dissotis trothae of Eugenia caryophyllata ( = Syzygium aromaticum), decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) cystite, gum of Acacia suarezensis, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis, essence of Helichrysum gymnocephalum of Dissotis trothae of Eugenia caryophyllata ( = Syzygium aromaticum), to dilute, VO.
H(108) sinus, essence of Melaleuca viridiflora of Helichrysum bracteiironum of Helichrysum gymnocephalum of Eugenia caryophyllata ( = Syzygium aromaticum) of Dissotis trothae , to dilute (H2O), inhalation
H(108), essence of Eucaluptus sp. of Eugenia caryophyllata of Helichrysum bracteiironum of Helichrysum gymnocephalum of Dissotis trothae, to dilute (H2O), inhalation
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, essence of Eucalyptus sp. of Dissotis trothae , to dilute (H2O), inhalation
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, essence of Melaleuca viridiflora of Dissotis trothae, to dilute (H2O), inhalation
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : niaouli
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) purulent rashes. 2 handfuls of fresh leaves of Dissotis trothae are crushed, and/or decocted in 1 L of water. The crushed leaves mixed with cow butter and applied on the body, or the decoction is used as enema once a day + modern
This plant is reported by 3% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umushonge (Kirundi)
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(145)
Recipes : H(145), prolapse of the rectum, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushonge (Kirundi)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(095), H(202)
Recipes : H(202) the unripe fruit of Dissotis trothae soaked in water and the decoction is used for washing a baby so that it may become strong
H(095)The fruits are said to be eaten by Efe’s ancestors and other spirits in the forest, generally calledtore, most important supernatural being, including ancestral spirits, among the Efe (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : torebonbon (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(010), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(010,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(033,1), leaves, crushed, pellet in vagina, Cyathula uncinulata + Dissotis trothae
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishonge (Kirundi)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(003), V(113)
Recipes : V(003), V(113), massage with warm leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cirerabana (shi), ubwunyubwintama (kinyaruanda)