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Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae

13 reference(s) related to this plant

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(001), H(008), H(014), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(033), H(034), H(036), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(082), H(091), H(101), H(108), H(131), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctiva inflammation, leaves of Adenostemma mauritianum of Basella alba of Cassia mimosoides of Plectranthus barbatus of Spermacoce princae of Virectaria major, juice, drops in eyes
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Anisopappus africanus of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), leaves of Sesbania sesban … var. nubica of Vernonia amygdalina, leaves and roots of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Allophylus africanus of Chenopodium ugandae of Rhus vulgaris of Steganotaenia araliacea of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Allophylus africanus of Chenopodium ugandae of Rhus vulgaris of Steganotaenia araliacea of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) tinea, leaves of Virectaria., powder, local application
H(014) tinea, leaves and roots of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), local application
H(014) tinea, leaves of Myrianthus holstii of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) itch, leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) itch, leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Momordica foetida of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (H2O), friction
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Virectaria., to carbonize, VO.
H(014) dermatosis, roots of Virectaria., powder, local application (onguent)
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Chenopodium procerum of Clutia abyssinica of Virectaria major, leaves of Erythrococca bongensis of Geniosporum rotundifolium, infusion, enema
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Virectaria major, juice, friction
H(014) pruritus, H(201) again maledictions, leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) pruritus, H(201) again maledictions, leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), leaves and roots of Virectaria., powder, VO.
H(030), leaves of Helichrysum schimperi of Indigofera atriceps of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(027) motionless foetus, leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Clematis simensis of Dicoma anomala of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), enema
H(033) women, decoction (H2O) of leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Cassia mimosoides of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, stems and leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Virectaria major, VO.
H(034), H(036), H(082) dyspnea, (forte température), leaves of Erlangea spissa of Leonotis nepetifolia of Salvia nilotica of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha, stems with leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Dissotis pterocaulos of Eriosema montanum of Rhus vulgaris of Tephrosia paniculata of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Crassocephalum sp. of Guizotia scabra of Erlangea spissa of Microglossa pyrifoplia of Piper umbellatum of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(051), leaves of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), VO., enema
H(075) aperitive, leaves of Dalbergia lactea of Helichrysum schimperi of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) fortifying pregnant women, leaves Vicia paucifolia of Virectaria major of Clerodendrum myricoides, infusion, VO. and enema
H(091) kwash, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Dodonaea viscosa of Eriosema montanum of Tephrosia vogelii of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Allophylus macrobotrys of Bersama abyssinica of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Eriosema montanum of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, leaves of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Erlangea spissa of Rumex bequaertii of Strychnos spinosa of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Dodonaea viscosa of Eriosema montanum of Tephrosia vogelii of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Virectaria., to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104, 2), leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O) ou infusion (H2O), VO.
H(131), stems with leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha of Vernonia karaguensis of Virectaria major, infusion, VO.
H(131), leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), leaves of Virectaria, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), roots of Virectaria, powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(006), H(007x), H(008), H(068), H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Virectaria major, VO.
H(006) purgative, H(006) laxative, H(007x) carminative, H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) vermifuge, juice extracted from leaves, stems, roots preparation from the bark of Virectaria major mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukuzikizi (Kirundi)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leavesVirectaria major, whole plant Commelina sp., decoction, steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukilyi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ibisebe), pounded plant of Virectaria major + H2O, decoction, cold liquid froid on wounds Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukilyi (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto,
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back ache, strong infusion corresponding to a handful of leaves per 200 ml water, VO. / 1 X
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) flu, leavesVirectaria major, Helichrysum forskahlii, Rubus steudneri, rhizom Rumex bequaertii, maceration, VO., 1 cup / D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umukiryi
Reference HL 12
Author(s) : Lewalle, J. & F.M. Rodegem
Title : Plantes médicinales du Burundi. Quart. Journ. Crude Drug Research, VIII - 3, 1257-1270, (1968)
Symptoms : H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(045), roots, leaves pounded, RNS
H(104), leaves + flowers, infusion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe) (sometimes confused with certain skin conditions) Suck through the nose the peels powder of the dried and ground roots of the three Myrica salicifolia (umusengese). The plant Virectaria major (umukiryi), crushed and pounded, used to amplify the effect of Myrica salicifolia.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukiryi (Kinyarwanda)
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(008), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(046), H(100), H(131), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm., H(013) purulent rashes. Dried aerial parts (250 g) of Virectaria major are decocted in water (a bottle) and mixed with cow butter. The decoction is applied on the body and used as enema once a day. Modern medicines.
H(008) diarrhea. A handful of dried leaves are powdered. A spoonful powder is eaten a day. Sweet products.
H(037) cough Maceration, ONS. Half a glass is drunk twice a day for 3 days.
H(046) varicella (500 g of fresh leaves are pounded, macerated and mixed with cow butter. The mixture is rubbed on the body once a day.
H(046) measles. A handful of leaves are macerated in 1,5 L of water and applied on the body twice a day for 3 days + beer
H(131) yaws 300 g of dried leaves are powdered and mixed with cow butter. The mixture is rubbed on the body once a day.
H(173) leprosy. A handful of fresh leaves are pounded, and/or macerated in 1 L of water. The grounded leaves are mixed with cow butter and rubbed on the body once a day, or a cup of macerate is drunk once a day.
H(100) gonorrhea. A handful of leaves are decocted in water (1 L). Vapor is inhaled twice a day until recovery + beer
This plant is reported by 72% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (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(004), H(014), H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004, 2), roots, powder, local application
H(014) tinea, leaves, juice, friction
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(068), leaves of Virectaria major, Geraniumn aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091, 2) childs,l leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) childs, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
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(029), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), stems+ leaves, crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz + Acalypha ambigua +Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
Vb(030,4), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(035,3), leaves, juice, VO.
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Reference VK 07
Author(s) : Kasonia, K., N. Basegere, S. Kaba, M. Matamba & M. Katsongeri
Title : Note sur les plantes vulnéraires et anti-inflammatoires employées en médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle au Zaïre oriental. Belg. Journ. Bot., Vol. 124, n°1, 40 - 46, (1991)
Symptoms : V(045)
Recipes : Vb(045, 2), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Eastern)
Vernacular name : umukilyi (Kinyarwanda), umugiligili (Kihema)
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : urukiryi