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Official name : Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Family : Poaceae

10 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(201)
Recipes : H(201) again bad spirits, leaves of Leucas alluaudii of Melinis minutiflora of Sesbania sesban, stems without leaves of Triumfetta cordifolia, decoction (H2O), VO., aspersion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikivutavuta (Kirundi)
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(039)
Recipes : H(039)insects, ONS, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
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(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, decoction (H2O), VO., 2 x 1 Day
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : futaute (Shambaa, Tanzania)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(013), H(050), H(166), H(178)
Recipes : H(013) buboes, decoction of the mixing of Mimosa pellita, Melinis minutiflora, and leaves of Ficus thonningii or of Dichaetanthera africana.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(050) belly bloat with hardness accompanied of jaundice (mbudi), pound together and macerated in H2O barks of Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia and of Fuetete sp., Melinis minutiflora, and seeds of Monodora angolensis. Rub the whole body 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days. Warning : After you apply this medication, It is recommended of taking , medication below: decoction of the mixing of barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa, of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Kilendila sp., of Xylopia aethiopica and Scleria achtenii. Mix with palm wine and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Prohibited food : oil of macerated palm nuts, fruits, onions, Solanum macrocarpon, Solanum aethiopicum, leaves of Gnetum africanum as vegetables, pumpkin and maïs.
H(166) stuttering, difficulty speaking or loss of voice (baba), boil together in palm wine the following plants : Melinis minutiflora, Annona muricata (leaves) and roots of citron.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(178) heart disease, pound together with white clay, stems of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), leaves of Solanum aethiopicum, pounded and boiled seeds of Vigna subterranea, onion and a little salt. Separate the mixture into two unequal parts : the smallest is soaked in some water, pressed and filtered to be taken , VO. with egg; The other hot portion is placed on the sheet of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii or of Aframomum alboviolaceum then placed on the heart together with strains of Melinis minutiflora. Take care of binding with a cloth this hot mixture around the chest at heart level. This medication is applied 1 time per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : leka mbwa (Kikongo)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) dartre: plant of Melinis minutiflora (urunyamavuta) with an aloe leaf ; drying, grilling in a shard. Add fresh butter for anointing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : urunyamavuta (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(027), H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(027) premature contractions (pregnancy) whole plant of Melinis minutiflora , , VO.
H(095) fodder plant whole plant, fruit
H(104) stomach pains pregnancy, whole plant , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : malekambua (Kikongo)
Reference HM 02
Author(s) : Mapi, J.
Title : Contribution à l'étude éthnobotanique et analyses chimiques de quelques plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle dans la région de Nkongsamba (Moungo). Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Yaoundé, (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10) and ref. HT 12
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), stems without leaves of Melinis minutiflora, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title : Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, whole plant of Melinis minutiflora, to dry, to carbonize, to dilute in du butter, unction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
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)
Symptoms : V(006), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation (kagozi), to pound 1 handfull of leaves of Gynura ruwenzoriensis and of Melinis minutiflora, to pound + H2O ?, VO. 250 ml / day during 4 days
Vb(068) calf colibacillosis (curho, cuha), to pound 2 handfull of leaves of Sida rhombifolia, 1 handfull of leaves of leaves of Plantago palmata and 1 handfull of leaves of leaves of Melinis minutiflora, to dilute in 1 l H2O, VO. 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimvurhaba (Mashi), ikirumbi cy' amavuta (Kinyarwanda)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(008), V(027), V(037), V(068)
Recipes : V(008),diarrhoea, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(027), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(037), leaves sap, RNS.
V(068), infusion, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimvurabo (shi)