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Official name : Myrianthus holstii Engl.
Family : Moraceae

12 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 c
Author(s) : Tanno, T.
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies and the Bira farmers in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Mawambo and Teturi villages (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) the fruit of Myrianthus holstiiare eaten as favourites.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : bembekenye (Bira, Mbuti)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095), H(166)
Recipes : H(095) The small fruit is eaten raw.
H(166), the bark is ground and roasted, then mixed with salt, after which it is licked as medicine for stopping hiccup (called "sikide")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : awa-awa, kawakawa (Efe)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(092), H(095)
Recipes : H(092) The bark is pounded together with various other plants to make arrow-poison
H(095) he orange-yellow colored fruit of Myrianthus holstii is eaten raw
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : mbwembwe (Mbuti)
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) The bark is pounded together with various other plants to make arrow-poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : mbwembwe (Mbuti)
Reference HA 29 f
Author(s) : H. Terashima, M. Ichikawa and M. Sawada
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : Vcanis (119) the plant of Myrianthus holstii is said to have an effect to make dogs brave and aggressive for hunting; the ashes of the roots mixed with the excrement of the bush-pig, duikers, etc., are rubbed into scarifications on the nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : akawa (kawa) (Balese),| a'awa (Efe)
Reference HA 29 f
Author(s) : H. Terashima, M. Ichikawa and M. Sawada
Title : The Efe Pygmies and the Balese farmers in the Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire, around Andiri village (N 1.55', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) The fruit of Myrianthus holstii are sweet and eated
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri forest of northeastern Zaire)
Vernacular name : akawa (kawa) (Balese),| a'awa (Efe)
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(008), H(014), H(027), H(031), H(046), H(051), H(082), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of barks of stem, twig, trunk of Myrianthus holstii, enema
H(014), dermatosis, leaves of Berkheya spekeana of Myrianthus holstii, carbonized, VO.
H(014, 2), dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Hypericum revolutum of Myrianthus holstii of Senecio maranguensis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) tinea, leaves of Myrianthus holstii of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) tinea, dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Hypericum revolutum of Myrianthus holstii of Senecio maranguensis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(027) to prevent abortion, leaves, barks stem, twig, trunk of Maesa lanceolata … var. mildbraedii of Myrianthus holstii, powder, VO.
H(031) intercostal pain, jus of rape fruit,, VO.
H(046), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa of Hypericum revolutum of Myrianthus holstii of Senecio maranguensis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(051), leaves of Asparagus africanus of Guizotia scabra of Helichrysum ceres of Myrianthus holstii of Rumex abyssinicus, decoction (H2O), enema
H(051), leaves of Asparagus africanus of Helichrysum ceres of Myrianthus holstii, stem with leaves of Guizotia scabra of Rumex abyssinicus, to carbonize, VO.
H(082) dyspnoea, powder of leaves of Acanthus pubescens of Myrianthus holstii, to snuff
H(082) dyspnoea, powder of leaves of barks of stem, twig, trunk of Myrianthus, to snuff
H(091) child fortifying, burned leaves of Myrianthus, VO.
H(091) kwashiorkor, burned leaves of Berkheya spekeana of Myrianthus holstii, VO.
H(201) again a bad spel, carbonized leaves of Berkheya spekeana of Myrianthus holstii, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwufe (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)
Recipes : 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 Myrianthus holstii mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwufe (Kirundi)
Reference HD 54
Author(s) : Dibong, S. D. , P. B.Mvogo Ottou, D.Vandi, R. C. Ndjib , F. M. Tchamaha, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales anti hémorroïdaires des marchés et villages du Centre et du Littoral Cameroun Journal of Applied Biosciences 96:9072 – 9093 (2015)
Symptoms : H(002x), H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, barks of Myrianthus arboreus + Trilepisium madagascariense + Bridelia micrantha + Baillonella toxisperma + Pachyelasma tessmannii, decoction , VO. 2 times / day + sitz bath 1 times / day + purge 1 times / 4 weeks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Center and Coastline)
Vernacular name : ingakouam
Reference HS 54
Author(s) : Salinitro, M. , R. Vicentini, C. Bonomi & A. Tassoni
Title : Traditional knowledge on wild and cultivated plants in the Kilombero Valley (Morogoro Region), Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:17 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0146-y
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) food, fruit of Myrianthus holstii, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kilombero Valley, Morogoro Region)
Vernacular name : mfusa
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(001), H(092)
Recipes : H(001) A squeeze of the leaves of Myrianthus holstii is dropped into pink eyes to relieve pain
H(166) The roasted bark-powder, mixed with salt, is licked for stopping hiccup (chikide) (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(092) The bark is pounded to an arrow-poison
H(095).the sweet fruits are eaten raw (Mbuti and Efe Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : akawafefe, kawakawa (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest), bembekenye, mbwembwe (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
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(004), V(016), V(018)
Recipes : Vb(004) wounds of teats, Vb(016) (cibeba, byufa, enjingu) leaves dried of Vernonia amygdalina of Myrianthus holstii of Rubia cordifolia, piece of bag made with Agave sisalana, to burn and to mix the ashes with palm oil, to coat
Vb(018) sick headache (kahazi, nfumba), to pound the leaves of Myrianthus holstii of Cyathula uncinulata, juice, 3 drops in each ear each day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : bwamba, kisike (Mashi), ishike (Lega), umufe (Kinyarwanda), kyamba (Kinande)