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Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae

32 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(018), H(046), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Maytenus buchananii of Spathodea campanula, leaves , roots of Chenopodium opulifolium, powder, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), local application + mineral oil
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(046), leaves of Momordica foetida of Chenopodium opulifolium of Lantana trifolia of Vernonia amygdalyna, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, stem with leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104) new born, child, juice leaves of Chenopodium, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, leaves of Chenopodium., maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 08
Author(s) : Bally, P.R.O.
Title : Native medicinal and poisonous plants of East Africa. Kew Bull., 1, 10 - 25, (1937)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(004), H(039), H(020), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) injury preparation from the bark of H(039) jiggers (imvunja) the juice extracted from leaves preparation from the bark of Mikania cordata preparation from the bark of Chenopodium opulifolium preparation from the bark of "umukurwa" disinfect the wounds preparation from the bark of the jiggers
H(020) snake, juice preparation from the bark of pressed leaves preparation from the bark of Chenopodium., VO. + juice on bite
H(020) injections preparation from the bark of spider, ashes preparation from the bark of leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium of Bidens pilosa in local scarifications
H(020) honeybees (insuki), juice of leaves of Chenopodium., local application
H(037) cough, extract of leaves of Chenopodium ugandae, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kirundi)
Reference HC 13b
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : ufunguo (Vidunda)
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(013), H(019), H(020), H(046), H(068)
Recipes : H(013), dartres-prurit, leaves + petiole, pounded, juice + kaolin + butter, ointment
H(019), ONS. Blepharispermum pubescens, Chenopodium opulifolium , Polygala luteoviridis (kamenamaseke), RNS
H(020) snake, Gabon viper and buffer viper, leaves Chenopodium opulifolium, Hibiscus fuscus, pounded, paste on bite (Zaïre, Bushi)
H(046) chicken-pox, pounded leaves + H2O, maceration, VO.(small quantities) + enema, 2 à 4 X/week, wash the body
H(068), anthelminthic, dry seeds, powder + warm banana beer, VO., after that VO. milk
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi)
Vernacular name : umugombe (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(006), H(008), H(013), H(020), H(051), H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), powdered dried seeds in warm local beer, VO. ½ tablespoon. Strong purgative, give a large quantity of milk
H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), Filtered juice of the plant and crushed leaves + part of the hanging leaf of the banana treer, mix with milk or beer hot VO.2 gulps / day. in mild cases, double the dose in a more severe case
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of leaves and petioles of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + juice of ingwa ((unidentified plant) + rancid butter, to mix. Local application
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of leaves and petioles of umuzaganura (unidentified plant) of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Local application after scarification
H(013) scab (amahumane), plants juice of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant) , Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), kumar'amahano (unidentified plant)en Local application
H(020) snake bite, crush the plants of Acacia brevispica (umugeyo) + utagiramahwa (unidentified plant) + Piper capense (umubonde) + umubogeli (unidentified plant) + umugomboro (unidentified plant) + Colocasia esculenta (iteke) + y’inanda (unidentified plant) + Basella alba (indarama) + Maesa lanceolata (umuhanga) + icy’imfizi (unidentified plant) + Grewia mollis (umukoma) + Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + igeruza (unidentified plant) + Tragia brevipes ( isusa), crush these plants with H2O, squeeze out the juice with a little H2O, make a plaster with the dough
H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), suc crushed leaves, VO., 2 tablespoons
H(068) worms (inzoka), hookworm and roundworm, 1 tablespoon of grounded seeds. Cook, filter. VO. 2 soup tablespoons the morning before breakfast. For small children, 1 / 2 tablespoon coffee
H(108) ozena (isumbwe), crushing plants of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HF 10
Author(s) : Fumba, G
Title : Plantes médicinales antivenimeuse du Burundi Ministère du plan burundais (1983) lmprimerie S.A. LES PRESSES DE L'AVENIR , 42, rue des Déportés, 6700 Arlon {Belgique)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium pilées. Massage the place of the bite with the pulp
H(020) snake bite, leaves of Rhus vulgaris of Chenopodium opulifolium of Lysimachia ruhmeriana of Dalbergia lactea are pounded. The resulting pulp is rubbed on the bite.
H(020) snake bite, leaves of Oxalis corniculata of Chenopodium opulifolium of Rubus rigidus of Acanthus arboreus, are pounded. The pulp is divided into as many lots as there are dangerous snakes in the area or one lot if you do not know the snake that inflicted the bite.We heat a piece of earthen pot and when it's hot we apply one of the lot and we say, "I deliver you from the bite of a viper". If it crackles, it is that it is a viper who bit him . If it does not crackle it's another snake and we continue. The drug is not applied to the victim.
H(020) snake bite, drink the extract juice from the leaves and roots of Vitex doniana . The roots of Cynodon dactylon are pounded and the pulp is used for the massage of the bite while the juice is drunk. leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium are pounded, the extract is filtered and the juice is drunk, the pulp serving as a compress on the bite. leaves of Rubus rigidus are chewed and sprayed on the bite
H(020) snake bite, dry leaves of Ziziphus abyssinica of Withania somnifera of Chenopodium opulifolium of Asparagus africanus of Periploca linearifolia carbonized them to make a fine ash that we rub on scarifications around the bite
H(020) snake bite,extract from the pulp of the crushed leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium of Vernonia lasiopus, drink the extract
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kirundi)
Reference HG 28
Author(s) : Giday M., Z. Asfawb, Z. Woldub
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used by Sheko ethnic group of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 132, pp. 75 - 85 (2010)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear infection, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : tsora (Sheko)
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(051) mother's fever, crush with (H2O), VO. Often
H(118) sore throat, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium: of Euphorbia tirucalli, crush with salt,: lick : as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Mukono
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(100), H(013), H(027y), H(108)
Recipes : H(013), skin disease: ltching rash (meele) This remedy is prepared and used in the same way as Mangumo . 3-5 handfulsofthe leaves are boiled,and the solution is added to 10-15 litres of local beer. The mixture is then taken according to the need of the patient. The beer mixed with Mangumo helps in cleansing the womb' as well as the blood and also gives the women strength after giving birth.H(013) , skin disease: ltching rash (meele), 50 leaves are boiled and the solution taken orally , 1 glassful 3 times a day. A handful of leaves makes up an average dose for a whole day, that is, 3 glassfuls.
H(100) gono.rrhoea and syphilis , ONS., RNS.
H(108) cough with fever (ikorua), leaves and stalks are boiled and the vapour , inhaled; a blanket may be used as a 'tent' to cover the patient for a delayed after-birth H(027y) and as a topical remedy for a for a delayed after-birth and as a topical remedy for a skin diseaseH(013)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : meefu
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), leaves of Hyptis pectinata + Chenopodium opulifolium + Leonotis nepetaefolia, pounded + H2O, VO., pain during menstruation
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HK 39a
Author(s) : Kisangau, D. P., H. VM Lyaruu, K.M. Hosea, C.C. Joseph
Title : Use of traditional medicines in the management of HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Tanzania: a case in the Buhkoba rural district. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 3 : 29 (2007)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) herpes simplex, leaves, RNS. (opportunistic infection from HIV/AIDS)
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Buhkoba rural district)
Vernacular name : akaita malogo
Reference HK 40
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms : H(026), H(028), H(101), H(116)
Recipes : H(028) vaginal prolapsus, H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, barks, stems, seeds of Chenopodium opulifolium are pounded, squeezing, boiling, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 52
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J. O.
Title : Some common african herbal remedies for skin diseases: with special reference to Kenya Medicinal and poisonous plants of the tropics. Proceedings of symposium of the 14th International botanical congress, Berlin, 24 july - 1 august 1987, 44-69, (1987)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium pounded, mixed with ail and the paste smeared on the infection. For head infection, the hair is cut short to the scalp before thedrug is applied. Contain some oil like ascaridole and can be very effective.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : nyatigotigo (Luo)
Reference HL 09
Author(s) : Lejeune, J.B.H.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales spontanées (utilisées par les indigènes du Ruanda-Urundi). Servir, (Groupe scolaire Astrida), 1, 4, 20 - 25 & 1, 5, 26 - 31, (1940)
Symptoms : H(018), H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), H(108), flowers rumpled, inhalation parfum
H(068), flowers + stems, pounded + H2O tepid + oil
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda, Burundi (ex. Ruanda-Urundi) (ex. Belgian protectorate)
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kinyarwanda)
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(068), H(091), H(173)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris lumbricoides: Dry the seeds of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), crush; mix with a little eleusine. Prepare a slurry that children eat twice in the morning
H(091) loss of weight, Crush, grind the following plants : Kalanchoe beniensis (ireke), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), (?) rugara, (?) umuchyuro, (?) umubogobogo, (?) ikigembe.Add to juice a bowl full of banana beer with a little water; drink for two consecutive days.
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe) (sometimes confused with certain skin conditions) Remedy made from fresh plants, triturated, crushed. The juice is lying water; you drink in a day Plants used : Hypodematium aff. (gingwijana), (?) umuharakûko, Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Lysimachia ruhmeriana (umuyobora), Cogniauxia sp. (umutanga), (?) ishyoza, Clerondendron sp. (umukuzanyana), Thunbergia alata (gisayura), Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri), Brillantaisia cicatricosa (ikirôgora), Asteracantha longifolia (bugangabukari), Rhoicissus erythroides (umumara)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 31
Author(s) : Maregesi, S. M., O.D. Ngassapa, L. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck
Title : Ethnopharmacological suvey of the Bunda district, Tanzania: Plants used to treat infectious diseases. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 457 - 470 (2007)
Symptoms : H(087)
Recipes : H(087) fungal or bacterial scalp infection, leaves or shoot of Chenopodium opulifolium are dried, powdered and localy applied + sometimes mixed with soda ash
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Bunda district)
Vernacular name : mogabhogole (Jita)
Reference HM 42c
Author(s) : Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otienoi, Anke Weisheit
Title : Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 3: plants used in traditional medicine in Kikuku village, Muleba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2012, 8:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-8-14
Symptoms : H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(076) mouthH(013) ulcers, H(100) venereal diseases, decoction of leaves of Chenopodium opulifolium, VO. or bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Muleba District)
Vernacular name : omwetango (Kikuku)
Reference HN 21
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Ethnoterapeutic management of skin diseases among the Kikuyus of Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 111, pp. 303-307 ( 2007)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 5), barks and sap of Chenopodium opulifolium , local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : mûiganjo (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 1) paludism, fresh leaf of Chenopodium opulifolium squeeze, add water & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omwetango (Rutooro)