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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
Reference HC 03 has information about 25 plants :
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Acanthus pubescens, mix the ashes in oil, local application.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(137)
Recipes : H(103), decayed tooths (lino) + H(137), washed and pounded leaves of Agerantum conyzoïdes (kahyole), application local
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kahyole
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), moth (bibungu), bulb of Allium cepa (honyo﷓itunguru). To crush and to rub the infected part.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : honyo-itunguru
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(111)
Recipes : H(094) (kulerha omugongo), dry leaves of Aloe lateritia (cizimya muliro). Local application 2 X/ J.
H(111) (muliro), dry leaves of Aloe lateritia (cizimya muliro). Ashes. Application on the wound. Very effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cizimya muliro
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Arachis (kabemba), decoction (H2O) , to wash.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kabemba
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), 2 hand of washed leaves of Psydium guayava (ipera), Euphorbia hirta (mpangula ntazi), Carica papaya (ipapayi) + mbidu (undeterminated), to boil in 2l H2O during 15 minutes,VO. ½ glas, 3X / day. during 5 to 7 day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ipapayi
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, washed leaves of Mitragyna rubrostipulata (muzibaziba, muziku), Erigeron floribundus (nambuba), Hygrophylla auriculata (bugangabukali), 1 hand (10 grs) of each plant. To put in 2l. hot H2O, let cool some minutes, VO. 1/8 l., 3X / day during 7 day. It is recommended to eat during the treatment. Very effective
H(104), hypo and hyper gastric sourness , washed leaves Erigeron floribundus, Symphitum officinalis (consoude), 2 1 hand (+/-20 grs). To boil in 2 l. H2O.,VO., 1/4 l., 2X/day. during 7day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nambuba
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) (nsiko), flowers of Crassocephalum vitellinum (nshungululu), washed leaves of Maesa aquatica (lwifuye), 10 grs of each plant. To Boil 5'. VO. 1/4 l. , 3 X / day. Effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nshungululu
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), decayed tooths (lino), seeds of Datura stramonium (nyamugunga), fumigation on a hot plate, inhalation of the smoke 1X ./ day. During 3 days. Effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nyamugunga
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(068)
Recipes : H(068), 2 hand of washed leaves of Psydium guayava (ipera), Euphorbia hirta (mpangula ntazi), Carica papaya (ipapayi) + mbidu (undeterminated), to boil in 2l H2O during 15 minutes,VO. ½ glas, 3X / day. during 5 to 7 day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mpangula ntazi
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014), moth (bibungu), leaves of Hygrophylla auriculata (bugangabulali), mix the ashes in oil, local application.
H(051) paludism, washed leaves of Mitragyna rubrostipulata (muzibaziba, muziku), Erigeron floribundus (nambuba), Hygrophylla auriculata (bugangabukali), 1 hand (10 grs) of each plant. To put in 2l. hot H2O, let cool some minutes, VO. 1/8 l., 3X / day during 7 day. It is recommended to eat during the treatment. Very effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : bugangabulali
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, washed leaves and roots of Senecio stuhlmanii (ilalire, kalarire) Indigofera arrecta (kavunanfuka), 1 hand (10 grs) of leaves and 4 pinch of roots , to boil in 2 l. H2O.VO. 1/4 l. 3 X/ day. during 5 day. To eat before the cure. Effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : kavunanfuka
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, washed leaves of Mitragyna rubrostipulata (muzibaziba, muziku), Erigeron floribundus (nambuba), Hygrophylla auriculata (bugangabukali), 1 hand (10 grs) of each plant. To put in 2l. hot H2O, let cool some minutes, VO. 1/8 l., 3X / day during 7 day. It is recommended to eat during the treatment. Very effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : muzibaziba, muziku
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhea (kashuko), juice of flowers of Musa sapientum (nana ya ndundu) VO. the juice delayed in a hot porridge of sorgho. VO. 1/3 of glass, 3 X / day. Effective.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nana ya ndundu
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), moth on the skin (bibungu), peels of dry fruits of Musa sp. (Gros Michel), mix the ashes in oil, local application.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Nicotiana tabacum (irhabi) ), pounded, mixed with oil an to rub the body each day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : irhabi
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), moth on the skin, the foots, the face, (mibambu), leaves of Pentas longiflora (lumole lweru, isagara), mix the ashes in oil, local application. Effective.
H(014), mange (maherhe), leaves of Pentas longiflora (lumole,isagara), pounded, mixed with oil an to rub the body each day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : lumole lweru, isagara
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
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
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), 2 hand of washed leaves of Psydium guayava (ipera), Euphorbia hirta (mpangula ntazi), Carica papaya (ipapayi) + mbidu (undeterminated), to boil in 2l H2O during 15 minutes,VO. ½ glas, 3X / day. during 5 to 7 day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ipera
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
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
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), moth (bibungu), whole plant of Rumex bequartii (nnango). To dry and to rub the infected part.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nango
Senecio stuhlmannii Klatt
Official name : Senecio stuhlmannii Klatt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow (mulaho), leaves of Senecio stuhlamii (ilulire), pounded, to bandage
H(051) paludism, washed leaves and roots of Senecio stuhlmanii (ilalire, kalarire) Indigofera arrecta (kavunanfuka), 1 hand (10 grs) of leaves and 4 pinch of roots , to boil in 2 l. H2O.VO. 1/4 l. 3 X/ day. during 5 day. To eat before the cure. Effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : ilulire, ilalire, kalarire
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhea (kashuko), washed leaves o f Sida rhombifolia (mundundu), Triumphetta cordifolia (cihunga), to make a porridge of sorgho with the delayed juice of those plants which are pounded and to filterd.VO.1/6 l., 1 X / Day. Very effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : mundundu
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rhumatism, washed leaves of Trema orientalis (nyabwifomeka), 1 hand (+/-10 grs) to crush and to put in 1 l. H2O.VO. 1/8 l., 3X/day. during 7 day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : nyabwifomeka
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhea (kashuko), washed leaves o f Sida rhombifolia (mundundu), Triumphetta cordifolia (cihunga), to make a porridge of sorgho with the delayed juice of those plants which are pounded and to filterd.VO.1/6 l., 1 X / Day. Very effective
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : cihunga