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Reference : VB 36

Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Reference VB 36 has information about 200 plants :
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051) high fever (bombwe), to pound and to dry the barks of Acacia hockii, in foods
Vv(051) high fever (bombwe), to pound and to dry the barks of Acacia hockii, in foods
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : akunga (Bembe), mimosa épineux (French), white thorn acacia (English)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(025)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation (kagozi) , to crush 2 handfull of leaves of Momordica foetida of Adenopus abyssinicus of Acacia sieberiana of Typha capensis + 1 liter H2O, VO.
-Vc(008) diarrhoea, 1 handfull of barks of Acacia sieberiana, 1 handfull of leaves of Momordica foetida of Desmodium repandum, to pound, maceration in 2 liters H2O, VO. 1 liter by day during 7 days
Vb(025), piroplasmosis (buganga) , 2 soup spoons of leaves powder of Vernonia amygdalina of Acacia sieberiana of Cinchona ledgeriana , 1 soup spoon of leaves powder of Plectranthus barbatus, decoction in 2 liters H2O, VO. 1/2 liters 2 X / day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mugenge, kashangala (Mashi), umunyinya (Kinyarwanda), ndakala (Kihunde), endakala (Nande), omugandwe (Nande)
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051) high fever (bombwe), leaves of Rauvolfia vomitora of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Vb(051) high fever, barks of Rauvolfia vomitora + an equal quantity of leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Vv(051) high fever (bombwe), leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Acalypha villicaulis of Caesalpinia decapetala of Tetradenia riparia, to pound, maceration in H2O, VO. during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : abelasua (Bembe), umugonampiri (Kinyarwanda)
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : V(002x), V(004), V(016), V(027), V(051)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds of teats, Vb(016) (cibeba, byufa, enjingu), ashes of leaves of Acanthus pubescens mixed with palm oil, local application during 7 days
Vb(027) abortion prevention, leaves of Phyllanthus niruri of Eragrostis tenuifolia of Cynodon dactylon of Pentas zanzibarica, foliar ends of Acanthus pubescens, maceration in 1 liter H2O, VO.
Vc(002x) to stop the milk production after the death of the calf, decoction of 3 handfull of leaves of Acanthus pubescens, VO.
Vc(051) fever (obulengantale, mwegesi), ashes of leaves of Hygrophila auriculata of Acanthus pubescens of Musa paradisiaca of Rubia cordifolia + oil of Lebrunia bushaie, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : marhadu, lurhodu (Mashi), matondu (Lega, igitovu (Kinyarwanda)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(027), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(027) abortion prevention, to pound 1 handfull of leaves of Kotschya africana of Chenopodium procerum of Cyathula uncinulata of Achyranthes aspera, to pound, to dilute in 2 liters H2O tepid, VO. 75 cl 2 X / day during 6 days
Vpc(068) vermifuge, leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia of Tephrosia vogelii, decoction in 1 liter H2O, VO. + leaves maceration of Achyranthes aspera in food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushomolangoko (Mashi), kolokoshi (Lega), ngoroghoso (Kinande), umurhura (Kinyarwanda), lwinjibata (Bembe)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : V(001), V(020), V(035), V(123)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake, 1 handfull of leaves of Spilanthes mauritiana , to pound, to dilute in 1 glass H2O, VO. 2 X / day during 3 days
Vb(020) snake, 1 handfull of leaves in 1 glass H2O, VO. 1 X / day during 10 days
Vb(035) theileriosis (bibagoliro), 1 handfull of leaves of Cannabis sativa of Basella alba of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Plectranthus barbatus of Spilanthes mauritiana of Tetradenia riparia, decoction in 2 liters H2O, VO. 2 X / day during 7 days
Vb(035) theileriosis (bibagoliro), 1 handfull of leaves of Cannabis sativa of Tetradenia riparia of Clerodendrum myricoides of Basella alba of Plectranthus barbatus of Spilanthes mauritiana, decoction in 1 liter H2O, VO. during 7 to 10 days
Vc(001) exophtalmia, juice of crushed leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Commelina benghalensis of Conyza sumatrensis of Eragrostis tenuifolia of Lantana trifolia of Lepidium divaricatum of Spilanthes mauritiana, 1 drop in the eyes
Vc(123), 1 handfull of leaves of Kalanchoe crenata, powder of ONS. of Alstonia congensis of Spilanthes mauritiana. 100 gr of powder in 1 glass H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kyenda (Lega), cenda (Mashi), yenda (Nande), ubushwima, ishenyanguzi (Kinyarwanda), kahwehula (Kinande)
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(020), V(075)
Recipes : Vc(001) conjunctivitis, pounded roots of Aframomum laurentii, juice, 2 drops in eyes 1 X / day during 4 days
Vc(020) snake, leaves and roots of Aframomum laurentii, to pound, juice, VO. 1 glass + in case of fain t: powder of seeds of Cannabis sativa + flour of manioc (Manihot esculenta) to dilute in H2O, decoction, VO.
Vpc(075) lack of appetite and standing hair, red ears, barks of Aframomum., to pound, decoction, filter, to mix in food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : bitakungurwa, ntiru (Mashi), matungulu (Lega), itungunguru, amatimbiri (Kinyarwanda)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds of teats, Vb(016) (cibeba, byufa, enjingu) leaves dried of Vernonia amygdalina of Myrianthus holstii of Rubia cordifolia, piece of a bag made witht Agave sisalana, to burn and to mix the ashes with palm oil, to coat
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cinusi (Mashi), umugwegwe (Kinyarwanda)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(014), V(037), V(139)
Recipes : Vb(037) pneumonia (mwinjingwe), decoction in 1 liter H2O of 2 soup spoons of leaves powder of Melanthera scandens of 1 soup spoon of leaves powder of Drymaria cordata and of Ageratum conyzoides, VO. as will during 5 days
Vb(037) pneumonia (mwinjingwe), to pound 1 handfull of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and of Vernonia kirungae and of Drymaria cordata, maceration in 3 liters H2O, filter. VO. 1 glass 2 X / day during 7 days
Vc(014) whitlow, pounded leaves of Plantago palmata, to rub on wounds 2 X / day until rest + VO. juice of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides
Vc(139) frigidity, aphrodisiac, the goat refuse the coït, leaves of Ageratum conyzoidess of Phyllanthus niruri, to poundleaves of Ageratum conyzoidess of Phyllanthus niruri, to pound , introduce in vagina
Vc(001) exophtalmia, juice of crushed leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Commelina benghalensis of Conyza sumatrensis of Eragrostis tenuifolia of Lantana trifolia of Lepidium divaricatum of Spilanthes mauritiana, 1 drop in the eyes
Vc(004) wounds of teats (byufa), juice of leaves of Ageratum conyzoides of Lycopodium clavatum (?), VO. 1 glass 2 X / day during 5 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kahyole, ishomola, munianzigi (Mashi), ruheha, inziraruguma ikurubwe, karura (Kinyarwanda), ecibangyela, namuola (Bembe), lupapali (Kinande), mishunda (Lega), mukuraushigi, angambala (Nyindu), naluzige (Fuliro)
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(111), V(117)
Recipes : Vb(117) anaplasmosis (kalurha), decoction 1 handfull of barks pounded of Albizia grandibracteata in 2 liters H2O, VO. 3/4 liter 2 X / day
Vc(111), ashes of leaves of Albizia grandibracteata on the burn
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushebeye (Mashi), nkungu (Lega), umusebeya (Kinyaruanda), mkungusebere (Nande)
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vc(014) itch (lugugu, lushita), powder of dried barks of Albizia gummifera mixed with palm oil, massage the infected parts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushebeye (Mashi), kyumi (Lega) umusebeyi (Kinyarwanda, musevere (Kinande)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vc(008) dysentery, 1 handfull of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, maceration in 3/4 liter H2O, VO. 1 glass 2 X / day during 5 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : lungusu (Lega), cihusi, mukondogoro, luleralerha (Mashi), ciretareta (Kitembo), ubwiza bw'ishyamba (Kinyarwanda)
Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Official name : Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Vv(014) whitlow, ashes of leaves of Alchornea hirtella of Bothriocline longipes of Paullinia pinnata of Rauvolfia vomitoria, local friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : katumbanyi (Lega)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) cholera , 1 bulb of Allium sativun + 1 handfull of soot, to pound + 2 capsules of bottle H2O, VO. 3 drops 3 X / day during 3 J
Vv(008) cholera , 1 bulb of Allium sativun + 1 handfull of soot, to pound + 2 capsules of bottle H2O, VO. 3 drops 3 X / day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Official name : Aloe babatiensis Christian & I.Verd.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(059)
Recipes : Vpc(059) plague, (tonga, iragara, kiholi , Kinande), 10 flowers buds of Tithonia diversifolia, 2 rape fruits of Solanum aculeastrum, 7 leaves of Aloe babatiensis , to pound, maceration in 1/2 alcool glass, to dilute in 1/2 bottle (H2O), in food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cigaka, cigembyegembye (Mashi), ikigakarubamba, karungu (Kinyarwanda), kobibyamuliro (Hunde), kitenende (Nande)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : V(123)
Recipes : Vc(123), 1 handfull of leaves of Kalanchoe crenata, powder of ONS. of Alstonia congestis of Spilanthes mauritiana. 100 gr of powder in 1 glass H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mutondo (Lega) (Bembe)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake, maceration of leaves of Solanum nigrum of Amaranthus viridis of Crassocephalum montuosum of Brillantaisia cicatricosa, VO.
Vv(020) snake, tea in 1 liter H2O of stems with leaves of Solanum nigrum of Amaranthus viridis of Gynura vitellina of leaves of Brillantaisia cicatricosa, VO. 2 X / day
Vc(020) snake, to pound 1 handfull of stems with leaves of Cyanotis lanata of leaves of Amaranthus viridis of Lantana camara, to filter the juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntendebuka (Mashi, kijera (Nyindu), umuhanura mluba, urubogeri, urunyegeri (Kinyarwanda, ndelema (Hunde), akaendamboka (Nande)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(008), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(013), ulcerous wounds (igishega), to pound the dried leaves of Anisopappus africanus + butter, local application
Vc(008) diarrhoea, pounded leaves of Helichrysum fructicosum of Anisopappus africanus, to dilute in 1 liter H2O, VO. 1/2 glass by day during 4 days
Vc(108) cold, pounded leaves of Anisopappus., 2 drops in each nostril
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nyamwasamuza (Mashi) (Lega), umuretezo (Kinyarwanda)
Anthocleista grandiflora Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista grandiflora Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vc(004) wounds of teats (byufa), 3 leaves of Anthocleista grandiflora, decoction in 1/2 liters H2O, VO. 1 glass 2 X / day during 4 days. the ashes of leaves and stems are mixed with oil, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kafundankuba (Mashi), kishilabakuyi, mukubakuba, (Lega), muhanura kuba (Kinyarwanda)
Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Official name : Aristolochia elegans Mast.
Family : Aristolochiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068) intestinal parasitism, 1 handfull of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Aristolochia elegans, to pound, to dilute in H2O, VO. 2 X / day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : subira (Bembe), kikorobwa (Kifulero)