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Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae

32 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984)
Symptoms : H(004), H(004), H(004), H(033)
Recipes : H(004), bark, powder mixed to "petroleum jelly", local applic.
H(004)throat, bark, maceration, VO.
H(004)tongue, bark, maceration, VO.
H(033), roots Adenia gummifera , Nymphea capensis (murambodane) + roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata + bark Piper capense + roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction, VO. 3X / day during 1 month
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulilwe (Luvenda)
Reference HA 29 b
Author(s) : D. Kimurad
Title : The Bongando (Ngandu) farmers in the central Zaire, around Iyondje village adjacent to Wamba, the research base of Bonobos (N 0, E 22), Zone de Tshuapa, Region d'Equateur; collected by D. Kimura, in 1986-1989. in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), fruit, juice, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (around the Iyondje village, near Wamba, Shuapa, equatorial province)
Vernacular name : bolokoloko (Bongando) (Ngandu)
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(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, decoction (H2O) of leaves of Anisopappus africanus of Berkheya spekeana of Helichrysum schimperi of Pavetta ternifolia of Piper capense of Swertia usambarensis, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Hypericum revolutum of Impatiens niamniamensis of Piper capense of Ranunculus multifidus, roots of Pentas longiflora, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukonjoro (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(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots, decoction, 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(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 Piper capense mixed or not, dosis adapted following the age, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukonjoro (Kirundi)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : loisugi, loiyeti
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal cramp, pounded dry seed of Piper capense homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : tunjaa (Konta)
Reference HC 03
Author(s) : Cihyoka, M. A.
Title : AGEEP-Bushi, Bukavu. Kagala, SEMINAIRE-ATELIER SUR LES PLANTES MEDICINALES.Tenu par KAGALA (Kabare) du 21 au 23 juillet l999. Documentation of the Sub-Network PRELUDE
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) (kulerha omugongo), leaves of Piper capense (mushegemakuba), to pound, to macerated. Hip bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushegemakuba
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, VO. infusion or maceration of the whole plant of Piper capense (use powdered plant).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lwiro, Bunyakiri)
Vernacular name : murarabondo, umubonde (Kitembo), mushegemankuba (Mashi)
Reference HC 53
Author(s) : Conde, P., R. Figueira, S.. Saraiva, L. Catarino, M. Romeiras, M. C. Duarte
Title : The Botanic Mission to Mozambique (1942-1948): contributions to knowledge of the medicinal flora of Mozambique História, Ciências, Saúde – Manguinhos, Rio de Janeiro, v.21, n.2, abr.-jun. 2014.
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(104) stomach aches (Folha medicinal para dor de barriga) leaves of Piper capense, RNS. (Recipes collected from the Botanic Mission to Mozambique collectors’ field books (1942-1948))
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique
Vernacular name : mona moluco
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(020)
Recipes : 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 Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubonde
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), roots decoction, soup
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 0k
Author(s) : Kakudidi, E.K.Z., H. Oryem-Origa, R. Bukenya-Ziraba & A.B. Katende
Title : Rwenzori mountain forest non-timber products and people, 732 -735, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), ONS. of Piper capense, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
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(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) cough, seeds, RNS.
H(068)anthelm, roots, RNS .
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : suguya (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(014), H(055), H(093), H(201), H(113)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, leaves,dry, powder, external use
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Piper capense, Senecio mannii, Rhoicissus tridentata, Phylanthus pseudoniruri (cyoroshya), Maesa lanceolata var golungensis (umuhanga), Vernonia hochstettei (ikomambogo), maceration, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, (rubagimpande, imijaganyuro), leaveses, Piper capense, Dichrocephala integrifolia, Salvia nilotica, Vernonia lasiopus, ashes, application on scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : urububdi, urubondi
Reference HK 44
Author(s) : Kling, H.
Title : Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms : H(007x), H(050), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(007x) carminative, H(050) flatulence, H(091) stimulant, H(104) stomachic and H(104) colic, fruit tincture of Piper capense
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name : bospeper, wilde-peper, staartpeper (Cape Dutch language)
Reference HM 66
Author(s) : Masevhe, N. A. , L. J. McGaw, J. N. Eloff
Title : The traditional use of plants to manage candidiasis and related infections in Venda, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 168, 364–372 (2015)
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) candidiasis and related infections (makuma); Grind dry bark of Piper capense into fine powder and boil. Oral, 1 cup taken 3x per day
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : mulilwe (Tshivenda)
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (homa, kihuti), boiling leaves of Piper capense, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûrûngû (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otitis; A handful of fresh leaves of Piper capense are pounded. 3 drops of juice squeezed out from the leaves are instilled in the ear twice a day for 2 days
This plant is reported by 2% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : inkonjoro (Kirundi)
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(018), H(046)
Recipes : H(018, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(046), leaves, decoction (H2O) , friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : inkonjoro (Kirundi)