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Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae

49 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 37
Author(s) : Abbink, J.
Title : Medicinal and ritual plants of the Ethiopian southwest : an account of recent research. Article on Internethttp (1995) ://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/3-2/articles/abbink.html Indigenous knowledge and development monitor (http://www.nufficcs.nl/ciran/ikdm/ )
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(003), H(018), H(189) general pain, tribes Dizi et Me'en use roots of Rumex abyssinicus mixed with H2O, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Dizi, Suri & Me'en tribes)
Vernacular name : sholsholo (Me'en)
Reference HA 55
Author(s) : Avigdor, E., H Wohlmuth, Z. Asfaw, T. Awas
Title : The current status of knowledge of herbal medicine and medicinal plants in Fiche, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:38 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/38
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, ONS. Rumex abyssinicus, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (City of Fiche, Oromia region)
Vernacular name : ekmeko (Amharic)
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(014), H(018), H(038), H(104), H(051), H(055), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(145), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), dermatosis, skin eruption, roots of Rumex., powder, friction
H(014), tinea, roots of Rumex., powder, local application
H(018), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Rumex abyssinicus of Bidens pilosa of Dichrocephala integrifolia, VO., enema
H(018), decoction (H2O) of leaves et roots of Rumex., VO.
H(038, 2), H(104, 2) colic, dyspepsia, stems with leaves or roots of Rumex., 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, stems with leaves of Guizotia scabra of Rumex abyssinicus, to carbonize, VO.
H(051), leaves of Clematis simensis of Ocimum suave, roots of Rumex abyssinicus, decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(051), roots of Rumex abyssinicus, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(055), leaves et roots of Rumex abyssinicus, roots of Rumex bequaertii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) taenia, leaves of Cissampelos mucronata of Rumex abyssinicus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) taenia, leaves of Rumex., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Rumex., powder, VO.
H(094), H(145) rectum, leaves, roots of Rumex., decoction (H2O), enema
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Hibiscus fuscus of Hymenocardia acida of Rubus apetalus of Rumex abyssinicus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201, 2) psychosis, barks stem, branche, trunk of Rumex., decoction (H2O), VO. or bath
H(201) psychosis bad spirits, infusion of leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii of Momordica foetida of Rumex abyssinicus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igifumbafumba (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(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(027), H(031), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(098), H(099), H(108), H(167x)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, tea of root of ndjamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of namba (Dicliptera sp.) of sangu (Eriosema affine), VO. 3 X / day
H(031) body side pain, tea of root
H(051) paludism, tea of root, VO.
H(077) vomitingt, tea of root, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(091) asthenia, tea of root of hama (Terminalia prunioides) of djamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of nunu (unidentified plant) of mbombolo (Melia azedarach) of la-vilulu (Clematopsis speciosa) of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of lyandele (unidentified plant)
H(098) nightmare, to pound leaves et roots of djamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of sangu (Eriosema affine) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), to put the powder on live coals, fumigation
H(099) epilepsy, 1 soup spoon of soma (Euphorbia tirucalli) with 6 soup spoons H2O, to boil, to cool, VO. 1 spoon during the crisis as purgatif. Later tea of ndjamba (Tricalysia cacondensis), later tea of namelela (Bidens biternata) + bath with barks of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) and of vuti (unidentified plant)
H(108) cold (otchi) pwiyi, tea of root, VO.
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, night hallucinations, child, tea of root, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Caconda, Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndjamba (Umbundu)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) mycosias, barks preparation from the bark of roots preparation from the bark of Rumex abyssinicus crushed , to rub the affected parts with the paste obtained.
H(018) sick headache, juice preparation from the bark of leaves preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Aspilia pluriseta preparation from the bark of Lippia trifolia, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves crushed preparation from the bark of Schrebera alata preparation from the bark of Pycnostachys eminii preparation from the bark of Rumex abyssinicus of "imihumure", juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umufumbegete (Kirundi)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(068), H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, whole plant, decoction, 1 cup / day
H(068), aerian part, decoction, 1/2 cup, 2X / day
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : kamasina
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(014)
Recipes : H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Rumex abyssinicus (muberanyungu), pounded, mixed with oil an to rub the body each day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : muberanyungu
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(095), H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, dried fresh root of Rumex abyssinicus, pound, powder then drink with milk
H(095) wild food plant species
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mekmoko (Amharic)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifumbafumba (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(007), H(008), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, pounded roots barks of Rumex abyssinicus + banana beer, VO.: child 2 tablespoons
H(006) purgative + H(007) diuretic + H(055), 2 to 3 tubers without barks, pounded + H2O, juice, VO., 1 gulps
H(006) purgative (ikivuno), powder of roots in beer (urwagwa), VO.
H(007) diuretic, pound 3 tubers without bark in few H2O, squeeze out the juice, filter and heat. Adult, VO. 2 tablespoons tepid
H(008) bacillary dysentery, 3 parts of powder of tuber of Rhoicissus tridentate (ikimari) , 2 parts of dried roots barks powder of Rumex abyssinicus (umufuoya). Mix warm in milk. VO. , 6 gr childs, 12 gr adults, repeat if necessary
H(055) vomitive, pound 3 tubers without bark in few H2O, squeeze out the juice, filter and heat. VO. In large quantities. After vomiting given whey
H (100) gonorrhea (imitezi), roots of Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) of Rumex abyssinicus (igifumba), pounded, juice + banana wort unfermented, let ferment, VO., Morning and evening up to healing Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifumba, umufuoya (Kirundi), umufumba, igifumbafumba (Kinyarwanda) (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 12c
Author(s) : Desta, B.
Title : Ethiopian traditional herbal drugs.Part III: Anti-fertility activity of 70 medicinal plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 44, pp. 199 - 209, (1994)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortion or prevention pregnacy, whole plant, H2O extract, vaginal douche
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : embattcho
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots, infusion, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(175x)
Recipes : H(175x) The tubers are widely used to dye the palms of the hand and feet red by ladies, particularly in the northern parts of the country. Such a practice is considered decorative. The cooked tuber makes a strong dye often used in butter preparation to compart yellow coloration as well as in other spice preparations.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mokmoko (Amarinya) , choldia (Wollamo)
Reference HG 18
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Abebe Animut,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Medicinal plants of the Shinasha, Agew-awi and Amhara peoples in northwest Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 110, pp. 516 - 525 (2007)
Symptoms : H(014), H(151)
Recipes : H(014) gale,H(014) vitiligo, roots of Rumex abyssinicus, local application
H(151), roots, RNS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Northwest)
Vernacular name : meqmoqo (Amhara)
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(014)
Recipes : H(014), Roots which have a yellow dye are used in the treattnent of scabies. A
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 26
Author(s) : Giday, M., Z. Asfaw, Z. Woldu, T. Teklehaymanot
Title : Medicinal plant knowledge of the Bench ethnic group of Ethiopia: an ethnobotanical investigation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5 : 34 (2009)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching skin (danch), roots of Rumex abyssinicus, RNS., local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southwestt)
Vernacular name : danch-asht (Omotic)
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), vermifuge, root, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
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(004), H(037), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), pounded roots, application on wounds
H(037) pneumonia, leaves + soft stems, pounded , juice
H(037) cough, leaves, RNS.
H(104) stomach, pounded roots, maceration H20, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Tanzania
Vernacular name : gentamana (Shambaa, Tanzania), kinyonywe (Kamba, Kenya), omuka (Nyankore)
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(006), H(104), H(013), H(037), H(038), H(091), H(055), H(093), H(201), H(109), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), leaves, juice in sorgho poridge
H(013) furuncle (inzibyi), leaves Rumex abyssinicus, Dissotis senegambiensis, Ageratum conyzoides, decoction, VO. in small quantitiesduring 2 months
H(037) cough, leaves Eucalyptus globulus , Rumex abyssinicus, Lantana trifolia, Cajanus cajan , Ocimum urticifolium (umwenya), maceration H2O, VO.
H(038) femal, uretal leak, roots Rumex abyssinicus, Erythrina abyssinica, leaves Guizotia scabra, decoction, VO., 1 cup /D. (not during pregnancy)
H(038) femal, uretal leak, leaves Lantana trifolia, Rumex abyssinicus, Rumex usambarensis, Clutia abyssinica, Salvia nilotica , Pentas zanzibarica, pounded, juice, VO., 2 X 1 glass / D. during 6 D.
H(038) femal, uretal leak, roots Rumex abyssinicus, Carica papaya, Rubia cordifolia, pounded + H2O, filter, extract, decoction, VO., 2 X 1 bottle / D. during 2 D.
H(091), (ingonga, uruhima), leaves Rumex abyssinicus, Momordica foetida, decoction lukewarm and salted, VO., 1 caffee spoon / D.
H(091), (ingonga, uruhima), leaves Rumex abyssinicus, Dalbergia lactea , maceration, VO. as the patient will
H(109) sciatic, roots Rubus rigidus, Rumex abyssinicus, Rumex bequaertii, pounded, extract mixed with bananas, VO., 3 soup spoons / D.
H(109)sciatique, leaves, pounded, dry powder in sorgho porridge VO.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), fruit Lantana trifolia, leaves Rumex abyssinicus, Phytolacca dodecandra , decoction, 2 soup spoons / D.
H(126) or H(127) (umwijima) illness detected by te yellow color of the tegument and the excrements + weakness, ascite + oedema, leaves pounded, extract H2O, 2 X 1 glass / D., 2 weeks
H(126) or H(127), leavles, pounded + banana beer, decoction, filter VO., 1 / 2 bouttle / Day, total dosis 4 L.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umufumba, igifumba
Reference HK 38
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda. African Health Sciences, Volume 5 n° 1 pp. 40 - 49 (2005)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction, leaves and stems de Rumex abyssinicus, to chew, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : mufumbagyesi (Runyankore), mufumbijesha (Runyaruguru), kasekekambaju (Luganda, Rukonjo)
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(101)
Recipes : H(101) too abundant menstrua, stems, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus are chewed, squeezed or boiled, VO.
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(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots of Rumex abyssinicus dried and pounded, applied
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kinyonywe (Kamba)
Reference HL 1k
Author(s) : Leedal, G.P.
Title : 50 (Fifty) common plants of the upland grasslands, Southern Highlands, Tanzania.Biology Section MATI-Mbeya, Tanzania, 54 p., (1975)Multigraphié.Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(000), H(100)
Recipes : H(000), H(100) syph. and different purposes, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) chronic paludism: roots of Rumex abyssinicus (igifumba) ; crush, filter, stretch of warm beer, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifumba (Kinyarwanda)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism child, leaves, fowers of Rumex abyssinicus, to pound, VO. + H2O
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, the juice of 50 g of crushed leaves of Rumex abyssinicus is mixed up with one glass of banana wine. VO. 3 cuillères à café 3 times a day for a week
H(126) liver diseases, decoct a handful of each plant of Vernonia amygdalina of Clematis hirsuta of Lantana triflolia of Clutia abyssinica of Rumex abyssinicus of Pavetta ternifolia of Leucas martinicens of Microglossa pyrifolia of Rumex usambarensis of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Clerodendron myricoïdes of Vernonia lasiopus of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Erythrina abyssinica of Ludwigia abyssinica in 3 L of H2O, Filtrer, add 1 glass of banana wine., VO. 2 glasses a day for 8 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifumba (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus crushed and smashed then applied on affected part
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : dhangaggoo (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 67
Author(s) : Mukungu, N. , K. Abuga, F. Okalebo, R. Ingwela, J. Mwangi
Title : Medicinal plants used for management of malaria among the Luhya community of Kakamega East sub-County, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 194, 98–107 (2016)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus, pound, add cold water
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (East sub-County)
Vernacular name : shikachi
Reference HP 04
Author(s) : Pernet, R. & G. Meyer
Title : Pharmacopée de Madagascar Publication de l'Institut de Recherche scientifique, Tananarive - Tsimbazaza, 86 p., (1957)
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(008), stems, leaves, RNS.
H(014), roots, RNS.
H(068), whole plant, RNS.
H(100) syph., leaves, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(008), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) cough, leaves mâchées, juice, VO.
H(201, 3), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igifumbafumba (Kirundi)
Reference HR 03
Author(s) : Rodegem F.M.
Title : Dictionnaire Rundi-Français. Annales du Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren (Belgique). Série in - 8°, Sc. humaines, n° 69, (1970)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, ONS., RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igifumbafumba (Kirundi)
Reference HR 11
Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), cooked leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okolo-w'atanga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkolo, Orungu), ésang-ntangha (Fang), bukulu-bu-mitangani (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), bokôo-a-gébamba (Mitsogo), bukulu-bwa-bilamba (Bavili)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(008), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(113), leaves, compres
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 1k
Author(s) : Tadesse, D.
Title : Traditional use of some medicinal plants in Ethiopia.Vol. 1, 273-293, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol 1 and Vol 2, 1514 p. (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and Botanic Gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H(014), roots Acokanthera schimperi , Aloe sp., Capparis tomentosa , Gladiolus psittacinus, Rumex abyssinicus , Rumex bequaertii , Ferrula communis, leaves ande stems barks Euclea schimperi in powder + butter, local application on wounds
H(173), leaves Acokanthera schimperi, Brucea antidysenterica , roots Rumex abyssinicus, Maesa lanceolata , powder+ butter, plaster, local application, 7 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : mekmeko (Amaharic)
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(088), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), laxative,H(007) depurative, H(088) astringent, fresh roots, various remedies following doses, RNS.H(100) syph. , leaves on wounds
H(104) colic, H(104) stomach children, infusion leaves
(registered from references HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 13)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 26
Author(s) : Tilahum Teklehaymanot, Mirutse Giday, Girmay Medhim,Yalemtsehay Mekonnen
Title : Knowledge and use of medicinal plants by people around Debre Libanos monastery in Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 11, pp. 271 - 283 (2007)
Symptoms : H(014), H(151)
Recipes : H(014) (Tinea versicolor = quaqucha), rubbing with fresh roots of Rumex abyssinicus
H(151) hyper tension (dem bizat), powder of roots boiled in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (region of the Debre Libanos monastery)
Vernacular name : mekmeko (Amharic)
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) fungic infection, tubers of Rumex abyssinicus, RNS to rub the skin
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : kiwele
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(018), H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaf and root of Rumex abyssinicus adding to tea and drunk
H(068) ascaris, crush leaves, filter and drink the fluid
H(103) toothache (tumour), crush the roots and drink it with boiled coffee or tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : mequmeqo (Tigrigna)
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(075), H(139)
Recipes : H(075) low appetite after sickness, H(139) erectile dysfunction, chewing roots of Rumex abyssinicus
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : muleretu (Luganda)
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(126)
Recipes : H(126), leaves of Leucas martinicensis of Clutia abyssinica… var. pedicellaris of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Rumex abyssinicus of Ludwigia abyssinica, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, to pound, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO. + banana wine
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HV 1M
Author(s) : Vanhee, E.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de plantes médicinales inhérentes au système de santé traditionnel Bamileke (Cameroun). Thèse pour le diplôme d'état de docteur en pharmacie. Faculté de Pharmacie. Université de Lille II, 125 p. (1996)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism black juice from stone of Elaeis guineensis + roots of Rumex abyssinicus + crushed fruits of Solanum aethiopicum, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Bamileke land)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference VB 19
Author(s) : Balagizi Karhagomba, I. & F. Ntumba Kayembe
Title : Plantes utilisées dans le traitement des helminthoses gastro-intestinales des petits ruminants dans le groupement d'Irhambi-Katana (Région du Bushi, Province du Sud-Kivu, Rép. Dém. du Congo). Recherches africaines, n°1, 90 - 99, 1 juillet 1998.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vc(068), Vo(068), stems, leaves, crushed, maceration H2O, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muberanaga (Shi)
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(012)
Recipes : Vb(006) constipation + very hard excrements, to pound 1 handfull of leaves of Momordica foetida of Gynura ruwenzoriensis of Rumex abyssinicus, maceration in 1 liter H2O, VO 1 liter / day during 4 days
Vb(012), leaves dried and roasted of Kotschya africana of Rumex usambarensis of Rumex abyssinicus, mixed with castor oil, local application by massage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : muberanaga, muberanyungu, munyugunyugu, muzirabarhana (Mashi), umufumba, segatekeri (Kinyarwanda), kilengalenga (Kinande), kafunda (Kihunde), fumba, igologongo (Lega), kilengelenge (Nyindu)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), anthelminthic, macation of pounded leaves and stems, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muberanaga, muberanyungu (Shi), igifumbafumba, igifumba (Kinyaruanda)
Reference VG 26
Author(s) : Gakuubi, M. M.& W. Wanzala
Title : A survey of plants and plant products traditionally used in livestock health management in Buuri district, Meru County, Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 8:39, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/39
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), Vc(001), Vo(001), Vv(001), Vpc(001) eye diseases (conjuctivitis) (meetho), juice of leaves of Rumex abyssinicus is squeezed into the eyes
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Buuri district, Meru County)
Vernacular name : muraiguna
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umufumba
Reference VW 04
Author(s) : Wirtu, G., G. Adugna, T. Samuel, E. Kelbessa & A. Geleto
Title : Aspects of farmers' knowledge, attitudes and practices of animal health problems in central Ethiopia. Ethnoveterinary medicine. Alternatives for livestock development. Proceedings of an international conference held in Pune, India, 4 - 6 november 1997.BAIF Development research foundation, Pune, India, 41 - 52, (1999)
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), (chitto in Oromic and ikek in Amharic), ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Central Ethiopia
Vernacular name : gubduu (Oromic)
Reference VY 01
Author(s) : Yineger, H., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, E. Lulekal
Title : Ethnoveterinary medicinal plants at Bale Mountains National Park, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 55 - 70 (2007) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874107000669
Symptoms : V(037), V(041)
Recipes : V(037) lung disease (somba), dried roots of Rumex abyssinicus of Gomphocarpus fruticosus are powdered and mixed with H20, VO.
V(037) lung disease (somba), dried roots of Rumex abyssinicus of Cymbopogon citratus of Prenanthes subpeltata, leaves of Gomphocarpus fructicosus are powdered and mixed with H2O, VO
V(041) blackleg (dhukuba gorbe, aba gorba), leaves of Erythrina brucei, Vernonia myrantha, Ruta chalepensis of Nicotiana tabacum of Cymbopogon citratus, roots of Salvia merjamie, Cucumis ficifolius of Rumex nepalensis of Allium sativum, fruits of Nigella sativa are crushed and mixed with saltwater, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Bale Mountains National Park)
Vernacular name : hoficho