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Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae

54 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