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Reference : HK 10

Author(s) : Kasonia, K., M. Ansay, P. Gustin & C. Plume
Title : Ethnobotanique du traitement de l'asthme au Kivu (Zaïre). Belg. Journ. Bot., 126, n°1, 20 - 28, (1993)
Reference HK 10 has information about 35 plants :
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, 500 gr of leaves of Amaranthus spinosus + 500 gr of fruits and barks of Musa paradisiaca, to calcine, 1 to 2 soup spoons in 75 cl. H2O, to boil. 1 coffee spoon for childeren of less 4 years, 1 soup spoon for childeren of less 10 years, 2 soup spoons for adults, 2 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : lengalenga (Swahili, Kinande), orubogeli (Kihema)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, the whole plant of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ovukuto (Kinande), inyabarasanya (Kinyarwanda)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(082), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 100 gr. leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, Cassia didymobotrya, Harungana madagascariensis, Hoslundia opposita, Clematis hirsuta to mix the 500 gr of leaves in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
H(082) asthma, 2 parts of powder of fresh leaves during the flowering season of Cassia didymobotrya , 1 part of powder of leaves of Coleus barbatus, 1 part of powder of the whole plant of Dichrocephala integrifolia to put 4 soup spoons of this mixture in 3 glass H2O, to heat, VO. 1/2 glass, 2 X / Day during 15 to 20 Days
H(104) gastric ulcer, H(126) liver pain, fresh leaves during the flowering season, decoction of 100 gr of powder in 1l. H2O, VO. 1/2 glass / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kinyarwanda), umucyuro (Kinyarwanda) , omukyora (Kihema)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kinyarwanda), umucyuro (Kinyarwanda) , omukyora (Kihema)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : luhombia mashaka, kalumisa (Mashi), kinyukambele (Kirega), umukamba w'igikasa (Kinyarwanda)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, Cassia didymobotrya, Harungana madagascariensis, Hoslundia opposita, Clematis hirsuta, 500 gr + 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : luhombia mashaka, kalumisa (Mashi), kinyukambele (Kirega), umukamba w'igikasa (Kinyarwanda)
Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Official name : Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 2 parts of powder of fresh leaves during the flowering season of Cassia didymobotrya , 1 part of powder of leaves of Coleus barbatus, 1 part of powder of the whole plant of Dichrocephala integrifolia to put 4 soup spoons of this mixture in 3 glass H2O, to heat, VO. 1/2 glass, 2 X / Day during 15 to 20 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ekinyansusi, muturuturu (Kinande), cicucu, mutuzo, gw'ebubembe (Mashi), igicunshu (Kinyarwanda)
Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Official name : Coleus barbatus (Andrews) Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 2 parts of powder of fresh leaves during the flowering season of Cassia didymobotrya , 1 part of powder of leaves of Coleus barbatus, 1 part of powder of the whole plant of Dichrocephala integrifolia to put 4 soup spoons of this mixture in 3 glass H2O, to heat, VO. 1/2 glass, 2 X / Day during 15 to 20 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ekinyansusi, muturuturu (Kinande), cicucu, mutuzo, gw'ebubembe (Mashi), igicunshu (Kinyarwanda)
Cynara scolymus L.
Official name : Cynara scolymus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 60 gr. of leaves of Cynara scolymus + 60 gr of leaves or barks of Jatopha curcas, decoction in 5 l H2O, reduce to the half, to filter + 4 dl. of honey. To take 1 l . of this mixture + 1, 5 dl. oil of Drymaria cordata + 10 ml. oil of Eucalyptus globulus. VO. 1 coffee spoon 3 X / J. during 7 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, decoction 1 handful of the whole plant of Dichrocephala integrifolia, VO. 1 glass / Day
H(082) asthma, 2 parts of powder of fresh leaves during the flowering season of Cassia didymobotrya , 1 part of powder of leaves of Coleus barbatus, 1 part of powder of the whole plant of Dichrocephala integrifolia to put 4 soup spoons of this mixture in 3 glass H2O, to heat, VO. 1/2 glass, 2 X / Day during 15 to 20 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kihumbuhumbu (Kinande), citundambuga (Mashi), umubuza (Kinyarwanda), itundambuka (Kirega), kitindabuga (Kitembo)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) umbilical wound, local application of the juice of Drymaria cordata
H(082) asthma, 60 gr. of leaves of Cynara scolymus + 60 gr of leaves or barks of Jatopha curcas, decoction in 5 l H2O, reduce to the half, to filter + 4 dl. of honey. To take 1 l . of this mixture + 1, 5 dl. oil of Drymaria cordata + 10 ml. oil of Eucalyptus globulus. VO. 1 coffee spoon 3 X / J. during 7 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mbangula (Kinande), bwahula (Mashi), umurangamirwa, cherera (Kitembo), bwagulo, idumbula (Kirega)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 500gr. of fresh leaves of Embelia schimperi , maceration in 4 l. H2O + rock salt + a few animal grease, decoction, VO. 1 glass 3 X / Day for adult, 4 soup spoons for childeren during the mealt during le repas
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : amasakale (Kinande), shalulabahivi (Mashi), umukagasha (Kinyarwanda)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(156)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082) asthma, H(156) whooping-cough, powder of summits with flowers calcinated of Erythrina abyssinica, to dilute 1, 5 soup spoons of powder + 1 coffee spoon of rock salt in 75 cl . H2O, to boil. VO. 2 soup spoons 2 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omukohwa (Kinande), umuko (Kinyarwanda), ekiko (Kihema)
Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name : Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, 60 gr. of leaves of Cynara scolymus + 60 gr of leaves or barks of Jatopha curcas, decoction in 5 l H2O, reduce to the half, to filter + 4 dl. of honey. To take 1 l . of this mixture + 1, 5 dl. oil of Drymaria cordata + 10 ml. oil of Eucalyptus globulus. VO. 1 coffee spoon 3 X / J. during 7 Days
H(082) asthma, dried leaves , to smoke as a cigarette after the crisis, 2 to 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omuratussi, emiharamba (Kinande), kanabudusi (Mashi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, powder of the whole plant of Guizotia scabra of Leucas martinicensis, of leaves, flowers and stems of Hygrophila auriculata of Pentas zanzibarica, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimbehe (Mashi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(116), H(124)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery,H(037) tuberculosis, H(124) haemorrhage, H(116) amenorrhoea, 100 gr of young leaves of Harungana madagascariensis pounded, cooked in palm oil, VO.
H(051) paludism, trunk's barks during the flowering season of Harungana madagascariensis, decoction in 1 l. H2O, emema
H(068) vermifuge, one handful of roots of Harungana madagascariensis, to pound, maceration in 2 l. H2O, emema, 1l. for an adult, half for a child
H(068) vermifuge, H(082), asthma trunk's barks during the flowering season of Harungana madagascariensis, decoction of 500 gr barks in 2 l. H2O during 2 h, VO. 3 spoons
H(082) asthma, 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omusombo (Kinande), mushomboshombo (Mashi, Kitembo), mushombo (Kirega), umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : omusombo (Kinande), mushomboshombo (Mashi, Kitembo), mushombo (Kirega), umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039), 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusita (Kinyarwanda), akangangi (Kinande), nabanga (Kihema)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chest pain, H(082) asthma, fresh leaves of Hoslundia opposita crushed and rubbed on the chest
H(051) paludism, H(108) cold, steam bath of boiled leaves in H2O (under a blanket)
H(082) asthma, 100 gr. of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Cassia didymobotrya of Harungana madagascariensis of Hoslundia opposita of Clematis hirsuta in 4 l H20, decoction, to let for some hours, to filter, VO., 1/2 glass 3 X / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusita (Kinyarwanda), akangangi (Kinande), nabanga (Kihema)
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthma, leaves, stems et flowers of Hygrophila auriculata, the whole plant of Leucas martinicensis of Lantana trifolia, to dry, to pound, powder, to mix 10 soup spoons of powder of Hygrophila, 5 soup spoons of Leucas martinicensis et of Lantana trifolia. To put 3 spoons of this mixture in 2 glass hot H2O. VO. 2 X / Day 1 half glass during 15 Days
H(082) asthma, powder of the whole plant of Guizotia scabra of Leucas martinicensis, of leaves, flowers and stems of Hygrophila auriculata of Pentas zanzibarica, RNS.
H(082) asthma, 5 soup spoons of powder of leaves, stems barks, roots of Spathodea campanulata, 5 soup spoons of powder of leaves, flowers and stems of Pentas zanzibarica of Hygrophila auriculata. To take 3 soup spoons of this mixing and to dilute in 2 glass H2O, VO. 1/2 glass in the morning and evening after the meal during 15 to 20 Days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : bugangabukali, magiza, kabwa, kabambagwe (Mashi), bugangabukari (Kinyarwanda)