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Reference : HA 24

Author(s) : Ayobangira, S.F.X., K. Tsongo & M.J. Kirarahumu
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales du Nord-Kivu: plantes antihémorroïdaires exploitées dans la ville de Goma. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 75 - 87, (2000)
Reference HA 24 has information about 25 plants :
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), all the cleaned plant Spilanthes mauritiana, to crush in a little H2O, to make a suppository, in lasting anus 10 ', 1 X / day during 3 days + Oxalis corniculata to ease painful itches
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : ubushwinma (Kinyarwanda), kahwehura (Hunde), cenda (Mashi)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 bulb Allium cepa, pounded + castor oil (Ricinus communis), suppository, 2 x / day during 3 to 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : matungulu (Swahili), igitunguru (Kinyarwanda), ronye (Hunde), itunguru (Mashi), matungulu (Nyanga)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(094)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(068) amibiasis, H(094), 2 pods Alium sativum, 1 root Curcuma longa, pounded + 1 l. H2O, juice, VO.; 1 glass 2 x / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : matungulusumu (Swahili), igitunguru (Kinyarwanda), haye (Hunde), iyunguru (Mashi), matungulu (Nyanga)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), to cut leaves in fragments, to get back the latex, application on the anus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : igikakarubamba (Kinyarwanda), engaka (Hunde), cigaka (Mashi)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 hand of roots, infusion (15') in 1 l. H2O, VO.: 3 X / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : lengalenga (Swahili), (Kinyarwanda),eshonyeero (Hunde), munyere (Mashi), munsere (Nyanga)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O) 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umucyuri (Kinyarwanda), muchora (Hunde), mukangabazimu (Mashi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umukubayoka (Kinyarwanda), mushegemanjoka (Mashi)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : kavunjahoma (Swahili), umwisheke (Kinyarwanda), munduluma (Hunde), mugembe (Mashi), karumbarumba (Nyanga)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 4 handles of leaves, pounded + 2 glass H2O, pressed, VO. : adults 1/2 glass, 2 x / day, child halfdosis
H(094), 1 handle of leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Tetradenia riparia + 1 handle of Erythrina's abyssinica fresh flowers + 1 handle of button floral Ricinus communis, pounded, 1l H2O, juice, hip-bath (15'), 2 x / day during 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : igko (Kinyarwanda), ekikohwa (Hunde), cigohwa (Mashi), mukohwa (Nyanga)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves Euphorbia hirta,Tetradenia riparia, Physalis pubescens, pounded, suppository 2 x / day during 3 to 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : maziba (Swahili), kanyamatovu (Kinyarwanda), kanyamatsitsi (Hunde), mbangulo (Mashi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 2 handles of young leaves in 1l. H2O during 24 H., hip-bath during 15 to 30', 2 x / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umushayishayi (Kinyarwanda), kandamuko (Mashi), musombosombo (Nyanga)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 handle of leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Tetradenia riparia + 1 handle of Erythrina's abyssinica fresh flowers + 1 handle of button floral Ricinus communis, pounded, 1l H2O, juice, hip-bath (15'), 2 x / day during 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : itomati (Kinyarwanda), etomate (Hunde), tomati (Mashi), tomate (Nyanga)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 2 handles of leaves or barks, decoction in 1 l H2O, hip-bath, 2 X / day
H(094), 1 handle of Vernonia's amygdalina leaves, decoction in 1l H2O, hip-bath 10 ', 2 x / day, during 3 days, if disease is chronic + 25 gr. of Mangifera indica barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umwembe (Kinyarwanda), omuhembe (Hunde), mwembe (Mashi, Swahili, Nyanga)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves Manihot dichotoma, 2 handles of red petiole of Manihot esculenta, pounded, maceration in 5 l. H2O, hip-bath every morning during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : mhogo (Swahili), umuumbati (Kinyarwanda), omuhoko (Hunde), mumbarhi (Mashi), muchanga (Nyanga)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), inflorescences, to crush + 1/2 glass H2O, juice, rectum injection 1/2 glass, 1 x / day during 4 days + skin of green fruits, to crush + salt, to introduce into the anus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : mgomba ya kisamunyu (Swahili), intoki (Kinyarwanda), ovutima, ovukamata (Hunde), musheba (Mashi), mboko ya kisanga (Nyanga)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(094), H(175)
Recipes : H(094), to split the trunk, juice on compresses introduced into the anus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : mgomba ya kitika (Swahili), inkakama (Kinyarwanda), ovutsipo, makanzi (Hunde), mukamarha(Mashi), mboko ya mkandiri (Nyanga)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 handles of leaves of Tetradenia riparia, Nicotiana tabacum, pounded + 2l. H2O, juice, enema every morning during 4 days
H(094), leaves Nicotiana tabacum, Tetradenia riparia , Cleone ciliata, paste, suppository
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : tumbako (Swahili), itabi (Kinyarwanda), irhafbi (Mashi)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), all the cleaned plant Spilanthes mauritiana, to crush in a little H2O, to make a suppository, in lasting anus 10 ', 1 X / day during 3 days + Oxalis corniculata to ease painful itches
H(094), all the cleaned plant , to crush in a little H2O, to make a suppository, in lasting anus, 1 X / day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : chumvi kacheche (Swahili), buvunyu bwa nyamanza (Kinyarwanda), munyu wa mbene (Hunde)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(006), ONS., RNS. *
H(094), pounded leaves, suppository, 1x / day during 4 days
H(094), leaves maceration, hip-bath, 15' morning and evening during 2 days
*To avoid rectum injection and oral administration
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umuhokoro (Kinyarwanda), ekihokolo (Hunde), muhokolo, cihokolo (Mashi), kihokolo (Nyanga)
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 2 handles of leaves, maceration, 2l. H2O, hip-bath, 1 x / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : ikibatama (Kinyarwanda), ekivatama (Hunde), chibarhama (Mashi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 handle of leaves, pounded, maceration H2O, hip-bath 2 x / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : ipera (Kinyarwanda), mapera (Swahili, Hunde, Mashi, Nyanga)
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), roots, 1 handle, decoction, 1 l. H2O, hip-bath, 1x / day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umurama (Kinyarwanda), mumara (Mashi)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), fresh leaves of Cassia didymobotrya, Cassia occidentalis, Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O) 30 ', enema, 3 x / day during 4 days + enema with castor oil (Ricinus communis)
H(094), 1 bulb Allium cepa, pounded + castor oil (Ricinus communis), suppository, 2 x / day during 3 to 4 days
H(094), 1 handle of leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Tetradenia riparia + 1 handle of Erythrina's abyssinica fresh flowers + 1 handle of button floral Ricinus communis, pounded, 1l H2O, juice, hip-bath (15'), 2 x / day during 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : mbarika (Swahili), ikibonobono (Kinyarwanda), luvonono (Hunde), lubonobono (Mashi), mibonobono (Nyanga)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), leaves Euphorbia hirta,Tetradenia riparia, Physalis pubescens, pounded, suppository 2 x / day during 3 to 4 days
H(094), 1 handles of leaves of Tetradenia riparia, Nicotiana tabacum, pounded + 2l. H2O, juice, enema every morning during 4 days
H(094), 1 handles of leaves, decoction in1 l. H2O, hip-bath 1 x / day, 10'
H(094), 1 handle of leaves Lycopersicon esculentum, Tetradenia riparia + 1 handle of Erythrina's abyssinica fresh flowers + 1 handle of button floral Ricinus communis, pounded, 1l H2O, juice, hip-bath (15'), 2 x / day during 10 days
H(094), leaves Nicotiana tabacum, Tetradenia riparia , Cleone ciliata, paste, suppository
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : muravumba (Swahili), umuravumba (Kinyarwanda), omutuvya (Hunde), mutuzo (Mashi), mutubya (Nyanga)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), 1 handle of Vernonia's amygdalina leaves, decoction in 1l H2O, hip-bath 10 ', 2 x / day, during 3 days, if disease is chronic + 25 gr. of Mangifera indica barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Nord-Kivu, Goma)
Vernacular name : umubilizi (Kinyarwanda), omwirizi (Hunde), mulirizi (Mashi), mubiritsi (Nyanga)