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Reference : HD 07

Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Reference HD 07 has information about 144 plants :
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
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 : umugeyo (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) fistula, with pus (ikimungu), dried leaf powderof Acacia hockii mixed with honey. local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), fistula, dry leaves of Acacia seyal, powder + honey, local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ingenge, umugando, umukenya (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Official name : Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence, roots of Acacia sieberiana , powder + beer, VO. (recipe from the Urundi) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umunyinya (Kinyarwanda)
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, pounded leaves of Acalypha villicaulis, warm juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugonampili (Kinyarwanda)
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) itch, leaves Rubia cordifolia (urukararamhwe) , Acanthus pubescens (igitovu ), ashes + rancid butter, eczema clean with hot water, cover with ointment Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igitovu (Kinyarwanda), lurhadu (Zaïre, Bukavu)
Acanthus sp.
Official name : Acanthus sp.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (lukerere), ash in butter, application in a bandage. Renew every day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : bitovu (Kinyarwanda)
Acanthus sp.
Official name : Acanthus sp.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe) leaf powder blend umukarankuba with rancid butter and 3 or 4 plants that treat leprosy (chosen among:umudwedwe, umuzaganura, umugombe, isagara, umwanzuranya, nyakatsi, bugangabukali, ikizimya-muliro, umukuzanyana, akanyamapfundo, umukarankuba, umunkamba, kamaramahano). local application, renew daily on wounds + VO. the juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 sips
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukarankuba (Kinyarwanda)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ubukomereke), juice pulp leaves of Ageratum conyzoides on the wound
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora (karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper
H(118) angina , diphtheria (akanigo), roots cooked in local beer. VO. 2 tablespoons / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kaziraruguma (Kinyarwanda), ruheha (Kinyarwanda) butabuta (Uganda, Ankole)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), decoction of leaves of Aloe lateritia in small doses during 3 to 4 days (at high doses in Kisaka region ), given a normal dose = purge Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : inkakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Aloe volkensii Engl.
Official name : Aloe volkensii Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) purgative., H(051), leaves of Aloe volkensii, decoction (H2O) , VO., small dosis during 4 days (recipe for Gisaka) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igikakarumbamba (Kinyarwanda)
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), chew 5-6 flowers, swallow the juice, morning noon and night Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H (173) leprosy (ibibembe), leaves powder mixture of Amaranthus sp. (umukarankuba) with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat leprosy (selected from: umudwedwe, umuzaganura, umugombe, isagara, umwanzuranya, nyakatsi, bugangabukali, ikizimya-Muliro, umukuzanyana, akanyamapfundo, umukarankuba, umunkamba, kamaramahano). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. the juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (ibicurane), squeeze the juice of the plant Anisopappus africanus in the nostrils.
H(037) cough, chewed leaves, juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuretezaho (Kinyarwanda)
Anthemis sp.
Official name : Anthemis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fièvre) (ubuganga, amaseke), mâcher 5 à 6 flowers , avaler le jus, matin midi et soir
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Anthemis sp.
Official name : Anthemis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113), H(127)
Recipes : H(051) fièvre + H(127) rate ou foie, H(113) rhumatisme of la poitrine, jus leaves et stems vertes pilées + bierre indigène. decoction, VO. Tiède et à jeun
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : akasaho (Kinyarwanda)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), roots of mubogora (unidentified plant), Aspilia africana (kizimya muliro), rwara (unidentified plant), cook, squeeze out the juice and mix with the powder of calcined stones. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kizimya muliro (Kinyarwanda)
Azolla sp.
Official name : Azolla sp.
Family : Salviniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), crush the whole plant of Azolla sp. + H2O. Squeeze out the juice + sap of Aloe lateritia (inkakarubamba) of Ocimum suave (umwenya), VO. small amount Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ubushohera (Kinyarwanda)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
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 : indarama
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, scarification of the wound to rub the thistle of Berkheya spekeana (ikigwarara) . Suck the blood of scarification
H(068) worms (inzoka), juice of crushed roots, VO. Child 1 tablespoon morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ikigwarara (Kinyarwanda)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) ascaris, pounded leaves of Bersama abyssinica (umukaka), decoction (H2O) + sorgho beer, VO., 2 to 4 spoons, child 1 year
H(068) worms (inzoka), decoction of leaves of Bersama abyssinica (umukaka) with igikoma (unidentified plant), VO. 1 tablespoon morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukaka, umurokora (Kinyarwanda), ikigwarara (Kinyarwanda)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039)
Recipes : H(004) wound (uruguma, isitare), crushed leaves of Bidens pilosa (inyabarasanya) of Cucurbita sp. (ibisusa) in a leaf of banana tree. Grill everything. Apply to the wound cleaned with hot H2O. Renew the dressing every day
H(039) smart-chic (amavunja), application after extraction of the dough leaves Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : inyabarasanya (Kinyarwanda)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, enema (kwina) child, pounded leaves or heated of Cardiospermum halicacabum (muhogora) in a glass H2O. Inject 2 sips warm for a baby, 1 glass for a child.. + before the enema, VO. 1 tablespoon - -H(014) erysipelas (igikongoro), the whole plant , RNS.
H(014) erysipelas (igikongoro), the whole plant , RNS.
H(068) small intestinal worms (urulyi), roasted leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro ) of Cardiospermum halicacabum (muhogora), wrapped in a leaf of banana tree. Squeeze out the juice. VO. on an empty stomach, ½ tablespoon for childs of less of 2 years or 1 tablespoon for child of 4 years . Give milk
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), roots of mubogora (unidentified plant), Aspilia africana (kizimya muliro), rwara (unidentified plant), cook, squeeze out the juice and mix with the powder of calcined stones. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : muhogora, umubogobogo, umubagabaga (Kinyarwanda)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(037), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro) decoction, VO. 1 tablespoon
H(037) cough (inkolora), juice of crushed leaves of Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), VO. ½ tablespoon
H(031) + H(113), H(031) +H(037) pneumonia , pounded leaves Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), juice, 3 gulps / day
H(037), pounded leaves, juice, 3 gulps / day
H(037) pneumonia, H(031) body side pain (umusonga), leaves of the 3 plants Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), of Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura) of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro). Squeeze out the juice, VO.
H(068) small intestinal worms (urulyi), roasted leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro) of Cardiospermum halicacabum (muhogora), wrapped in a leaf of banana tree. Squeeze out the juice. VO. on an empty stomach, ½ tablespoon for childs of less of 2 years or 1 tablespoon for child of 4 years . Give milk Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubagabaga, umucyuro, umucyurabuhoro (Kinyarwanda)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) killing snakes, crush the plant of Cassia occidentalis (umuyoka) + milk of sheep, put in the hole of the snake Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwicanzoka, umwica-nzoka, umuyoka (Kinyarwanda)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(050), H(068)
Recipes : H(050) rumbling in the belly (kirungurira), leaves of Cassia occidentalis (umunyoka) wrap with a green leaf of banana tree and put in hot ashes, Squeeze out the juice. VO. weaned child 2 tablespoons morning and evening
H(068) worms (inzoka), purgative, lower bark and crushed leaves + H2O, squeeze out the juice and heat. Allow to cool, VO. 1 tablespoon
H(134) killing snakes, crush the plant of Cassia occidentalis (umuyoka) + milk of sheep, put in the hole of the snake Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwicanzoka, umwica-nzoka, umuyoka (Kinyarwanda)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms (inzoka), taenia, a handful of the whole plant + H2O. Squeeze out the juice, VO. , ½ glass. VO. On an empty stomach. Possibly taking a purge after ½ hour Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umucungwe (Kinyarwanda)
Centaurea calcitrapa L.
Official name : Centaurea calcitrapa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(068), H(127)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), leaves juice, VO. 1 tablespoon
H(006) juice fruit, drastic purgative
H(037) cough (inkolora), pounded leaves in isekuru (beer?) + H2O, heat. 2 sips morning and evening
H(068) worms (inzoka), infusion of leaves of umutanoga, decant + fresh milk, VO. children, 1 tablespoon morning and evening
H(127) spleen or liver (ikijinga), pound the leaves in many H2O, decoction, harvest the juice, VO. 2 sips morning, noon and night
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umutanga (Kinyarwanda)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(013), H(020), H(051), H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), powdered dried seeds in warm local beer, VO. ½ tablespoon. Strong purgative, give a large quantity of milk
H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), Filtered juice of the plant and crushed leaves + part of the hanging leaf of the banana treer, mix with milk or beer hot VO.2 gulps / day. in mild cases, double the dose in a more severe case
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of leaves and petioles of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + juice of ingwa ((unidentified plant) + rancid butter, to mix. Local application
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of leaves and petioles of umuzaganura (unidentified plant) of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Local application after scarification
H(013) scab (amahumane), plants juice of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant) , Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), kumar'amahano (unidentified plant)en Local application
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
H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), suc crushed leaves, VO., 2 tablespoons
H(068) worms (inzoka), hookworm and roundworm, 1 tablespoon of grounded seeds. Cook, filter. VO. 2 soup tablespoons the morning before breakfast. For small children, 1 / 2 tablespoon coffee
H(108) ozena (isumbwe), crushing plants of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kinyarwanda)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea childs, paste of leaves of Chenopodium procerum (umwisheke) + 1 glass H2O + salt. VO. 1 tablespoon / jour during one week Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwisheke (Kinyarwanda)
Cinchona sp.
Official name : Cinchona sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(035), 3 to 4 gr. of quinquina in powder in the morning and in the evening during 5 days
Vb(054), 1 handfull of green leaves, to pound +3l. H2O, VO., 2x / week during 1 month Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Cinchona sp.
Official name : Cinchona sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(035), 3 to 4 gr. of quinquina in powder in the morning and in the evening during 5 days
Vb(054), 1 handfull of green leaves, to pound +3l. H2O, VO., 2x / week during 1 month Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus sp.
Official name : Citrus sp.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) weaknesses of old women, infusion of leaves. VO. 1 cup hot, morning, afternoon, evening during 3 weeks Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(015), H(020), H(051), H(131), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) + H(131), flowers in green banana leaves, passed through the fire. Grilled flowers, pounded, paste on wounds
H(007) diuretic, leaves + end of stems, decoction (H2O), juice + sorgho beer, VO., 2 spoons, 2X / day
H(020), snake, leaves, paste on bite which is scarified and suck
H(051) + H(015), roots pounded, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) + H(015), leaves Iboza riparia + roots Clematis simensis, pounded, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), crushing the leaves of Tetradenia riparia + roots of Clematis simensis, decoction, extract the juice. VO ,juice in a small amount of hot H2O ,1 tablespoon for small childs, 1 gulp for adults. This medication is preceded by a purge, VO decoction of leaves of Aloes sp.
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of Clematis simensis (umunkamba) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant) , Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana), Leucas martinicensis (akanyamapfundo) , Amaranthus sp. (umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba) , kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps.
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves dried and burned of Clematis sp. (gasage) (2 gr.) of Euphorbia sp. (umukoni) (20 gr.), mix with butter or oil. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kinyarwanda)
Clematis sp.
Official name : Clematis sp.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves dried and burned of Clematis sp. (gasage) (2 gr.) of Euphorbia sp. (umukoni) (20 gr.), mix with butter or oil. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : gasage (Kinyarwanda)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(019), H(076), H(100), H(118), H(173)
Recipes : H(019), washed roots Clerodendrum myricoides + whole plant Melanthera scandens, pounded, juice, drops in nose during 3 days, stop during 3 days, to begin again until cure
H(076) thrush, mouth ulcers childs, crushing the leaves of ruhoza (unidentified plant) of Dicoma anomala (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga), Heat. Extract the juice. Rub the affected parts
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora ( karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper
H(118) laryngitis (kanigo), juice of washed roots of Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya) pounded with the leaves of kayogera (unidentified plant)., juice + H2O, let to boil + banana juice . VO 2 tablespoons
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of umukuzanyana mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant) , Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana), Leucas martinicensis (akanyamapfundo) , Amaranthus sp. (umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba) , kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukuzanyana (Kinyarwanda)
Cogniauxia sp.
Official name : Cogniauxia sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (lukerere), ash of Cogniauxia sp.in butter, application in a bandage. Refresh daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : bitovu (Kinyarwanda)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) worms (inzoka), macération of leaves of Coleus kilimandschari (igicunshu)i, VO.
H(104) cramps, stomach pain (ingugunnyi), leaves of Coleus kilimandschari (igicunshu) of Leonotis nepetifolia (igicumucumu) + salt in decoction, VO. 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : impombo , igicunshu (Kinyarwanda)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
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 : iteke (Kinyarwanda)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), chew the leaves of Gutenbergia cordifolia (idoma), Olea africana (umunzenze), Combretum molle (umurama), Ocimum suave (umwenya) , umubanga (unidentified plant) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umurama (Kinyarwanda)
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), for diarrhea, sap of leaves and pounded stems in H2O. Mix of rancid butter and salt. Heat and drink hot with a blowpipe 2 gulp morning, noon and night Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : uruteja (Kinyarwanda)
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ikizimya-muliro (Kinyarwanda)
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), juice of paste of leaves of Crassocephalum bumbense ( ikinyaminyame) on the wound + paste of leaves on the wound covered with a perforated leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko). Renewed every day
H(004) fresh wound, paste of crushed stems and leaves. A part is heated in a leaf of banana tree, local application of this paste alternately with the other cold part
H(013) , leaves Crassocephalum bumbense work up, dough, juice on ulcer and plaster wiyh the rest of the dough to cover with a leave of Cyathula uncinulata or Erythrina abyssinica
H(104), stem, leaves, pounded, paste in 2 parts, one cold, the other warm, touch the wound alternatively with the warm paste and the cold paste Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifuraninda, igiofuranindi, icyunamyi (nom rituel), ikinyaminyame (Kinyarwanda)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) recurent fever, 15 à 20 gr. leaves, powder of Crassocephalum vitellinum in 3/4l. H2O, 1 little spoon salt, decoction VO., 1 glass / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusununu, isununu (Kinyarwanda)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worm (inzoka), taenia, 100 grams of seeds, remove the thin skin. Grill + 3 tablespoons of salt + 1 glass H2O. Heat until everything is dry without burning. Eat in the evening with bread of milled sorghum unsieved (umutsima). In the morning drink warm pombe (local beer). At 9 am to eat vegetables with umutsima (?) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : inzuzi (Kinyarwanda)
Cucurbita sp.
Official name : Cucurbita sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (uruguma, isitare), crushed leaves of Bidens pilosa of Cucurbita sp. in a banana leaf. Grill it. Apply on the wound cleaned with hot H2O. Renew the dressing every day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ibisusa (Kinyarwanda)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves Crassocephalum bumbense work up, dough, juice on ulcer and plaster wiyh the rest of the dough to cover with a leave of Cyathula uncinulata or Erythrina abyssinica Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifashi (Kinyarwanda)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H (082) asthma (ubuhwema), powder of dried leaves of Eucalyptus maculata of Datura stramonium (umutibwa) of Ocimum americanum (isonga) + resin of Psorospermum febrifugum (mukobagwa) poured over hot coalss. Inhale the smoke for 10 'head covered with a cloth (ubuhwema) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : rwizilinga, umutibwa (Kinyarwanda)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia, pounded, juice, drops in eyes Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubuza (Kinyarwanda)
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(068), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), roots of Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya) of Hibiscus cannabinus (ruberwa) crushed in honey. Local application
H(006) constipation child, juice of crushed leaves of Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya) of Mitragyna rubrostipulata (umuzibaziba) + 1 glass, H2O, inject 2 gulps as enema (kwina)
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of the whole plant of Dicoma anomala without roots. Local application
H(013) scab (amahumane), juice of plants Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), umwanzuranya,kumar'amahano (unidentified plant)en application
H(068) worms (inzoka), 1 little tablespoon of dried powder of the bulb (without bark) in banana beer or in hot milk. Dangerous remedy
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of umwanzuranya mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kinyarwanda)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) ozena (isumbwe), crushing plants of Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) of Dodonaea viscosa (umunyuragisaka) of kamenamaseke (unidentified plant). Squeeze out the juice. Retain the juice in the nostrils Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umunyuragisaka (Kinyarwanda)
Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Official name : Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), pounded lleaves of Dracaena afromontana+ H2O, juice + sorghgo beer, maceration during 1 night, VO., 1 gulp, morning and evening during 2 days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhati (Kinyarwanda)
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), For diarrhea, crushed leaves of Dracaena sp. in porridge of sorghum. Let stand until the next morning, VO.
H(008) bacillary dysentery, pounded leaves + H2O, Squeeze out the juice, marinate all the night VO., 2 tablespoon for a child of 2 years
H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), for diarrhea, juice of leaves pounded in milk or porridge. Let stand during 12 h. Adults VO. 2 tablespoon morning and evening with milk during 2 days . Childs 7 tablespoons with milk
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Ludwigia abyssinica (umuzigangore ) of Dracaena sp. (maybe Dracaena steudneri) (igihondohondo ). Extract the juice and let cool. Wash with the juice syphilitic sores Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhato (Kinyarwanda)
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., crushed leaves of Dracaena sp. + mixing sorgo dough or one cup of milk, cold and at rest during one night, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhato (Kinyarwanda)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) thrush, mouth ulcers childs, touching the thrush with oil palm Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : amamesa (Kinyarwanda)
Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Official name : Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Family : Sapotaceae
Synonyms : Cassine buchananii Loes.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Elaeodendron buchananii , decoction (H2O), VO., 1 cup; baby 1/2 spoon Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusabanyana (Kinyarwanda)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) ozena (isumbwe), pounded peeled roots + bark from the sapwood, the juice is filtered put in a bottle with leaves of tobacco. Let stand overnight. Put a little of the juice in the hollow of the hand, aspirate in the nose and block in the liquid during 10 minutes, 2 X / Jour. Cleaning the nostrils with the juice 2 x / Day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusange, umusangasange (Kinyarwanda)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), chew the roots of Eriosema montanum Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umupfunyantoki (Kinyarwanda)
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots of Eriosema psoraleoides, washed, chewed, juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umupfunyantoke (Kinyarwanda)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(020), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), wash the wound, crushing the leaves of Hoslundia opposita (umutu) of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) make a paste. Applying a perforated leaf of umuko on the wound which is covered with the paste and again cover with a perforated leaf of umuko + bandage
H(004) wounds (ibisebe), paste of leaves. Applying a perforated leaf of umuko on the wound which is covered with the paste and again cover with a perforated leaf of umuko + bandage
H(004) wounds (ibisebe), juice of paste of leaves of Crassocephalum bumbense ( ikinyaminyame) of Crassocephalum bumbense ( icyunamyi) on the wound + paste of leaves on the wound cover with a perforated leaf of umuko. Renewed every day
H(004) wounds (ibisebe), Juice cooked in syrup of leaves of umukondokondo (unidentified plant) pounded on a leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko). Local application
H(004), leaves Hoslundia opposita + young leaves Erythrina abyssinica , pounded, paste, cataplasm recovered by young perforated leaves of Erythrina abyssinica, the whole is maintained with a dry leaf of a banana tree
H(013) , leaves Crassocephalum bumbense work up, dough, juice on ulcer and plaster wiyh the rest of the dough to cover with a leave of Cyathula uncinulata or Erythrina abyssinica
H(020) snake bite, paste of leaves of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) on scarifications around the wound. The paste is covered with a leaf of the tree umuko
H(020), pounded leaves Lantana trifolia, cataplasm on the bite + dressing with leaves of Erythrina abyssinica during 1 H, then a new dressing with leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), pounded leaves in equal parts of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Vernonia thomsoniana (urukurazo), to make a ball soaked in urine of cow or goat, mix with a bit of copper powder, lightly rub the clean wound with the ball. Spread the paste of another ball on the wound and cover with a leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) whose ridges were removed Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuko (Kinyarwanda)
Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Official name : Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), roasted leaves of Erythrococca bongensis in a leaf of banana tree. Inhale the smoke for 5 minutes Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ubushyirahamwe
Eucalyptus maidenii F.J. Muell.
Official name : Eucalyptus maidenii F.J. Muell.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), 5-6 ends of branches of Eucalyptus maidenii, decoction + honey. VO. A hot cup morning and evening during several days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pneumo, leaves Ocimum americanum, Eucalyptus sp., Datura stramonium, resin of Psorospermum febrifugum, powder on lived charcoal, inhalation of vapours Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : intunsi, intusi, inturusu (Kinyarwanda)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), pounded barks of Euphorbia candelabrum + Mix with H2O. Squeeze out the juice. VO. small amounts Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwiha
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves dried and burned of Clematis sp. (gasage) (2 gr.) of Euphorbia sp. (umukoni) (20 gr.), mix with butter or oil. Local application
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of cendres d'une branche of Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)) . Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukoni, umudwedwe
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) erysipelas (igikongoro), leaves of Ficus ovata, RNS. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umurehe
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora (karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : karanda
Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Official name : Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Geniosporum paludosum Bak.
Symptoms : H(027), H(100)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion in cases of H(100) syph., leaves Geniosporum rotundifolium, Clerodendrum fuscum ? (umumara ), grinded, the juices in separated pots. VO. from one pot, one day, VO. from the other pot the second day. To repaet 2 to 3 x
H(100) syphilis with risk of miscarriage (mburugu ihotorera munda), leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium (umusekerasuka) of Rhoicissus tridentate (umumara). Grind and extract the juice of each plant separately. The patient takes the juice of umusekerasuka one day and one of the juice umumara. Alternate during many days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusekerasuka (Kinyarwanda)
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Official name : Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(201)
Recipes : H(015) hématurie (amaseke : umurwayi anyara amaraso), leaves of umuhatakiza (unidentified plant), leaves et roots of bambuba (unidentified plant), roots of Gladiolus psittacinus ( karungu), wash, extract the juice. Heat. VO 2 sips, morning, noon, evening. to repeat
H(201), dry bulb, powder + H2O, drops in nose, 1X / day during some days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : karungu (Kinyarwanda)
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(102)
Recipes : H(102), leaves + stems of Gomphocarpus physocarpus+ H2O, juice, filter + banana beer, to boil, VO., 1 glass on a empty stomach. Later drink some milk. This cure is dangerous !Later eat some meat + 1 glass of the potion + dough of sorgho. Again this H(093)= milk Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : gasaho (Kinyarwanda)
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms :
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
H(068) worms (inzoka), leaves of Tragia brevipes ( isusa) of Ocimum suave (umwenya) in a leaf of banana tree, heat, to grind and extract the juice + milk, VO. child, 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukoma (Kinyarwanda)
Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Official name : Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, enteritis (ibyo munda noguhitwa), For enteritis. juice of crushed leaves of Gutenbergia cordifolia H2O, VO. Quantities proportional to age
H(037) cough (inkolora), chew the leaves of Gutenbergia cordifolia (idoma), Olea africana (umunzenze), Combretum molle (umurama), Ocimum suave (umwenya) , umubanga (unidentified plant) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : idoma (Kinyarwanda)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H (068) to (inzoka), taenia, bark of Harungana madagascariensis boiled in H2O. VO. , the liquid + local beer Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushayishayi
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), Pâte crushed leaves, application on the clean wound or powder of leaves. Ribs crushed and heated in the fire. Squeeze out the juice, Local application
H(004) wounds (ibisebe), roots of Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya) of Hibiscus cannabinus (ruberwa) crushed in honey. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ruberwa
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(031), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) fistula with pus (ikimungu), powder of dried leaves of Hibiscus fuscus . Local application on the wound
H(037) pneumonia, H(031) body side pain (umusonga), leaves of the 3 plants Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), of Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura) of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro). Squeeze out the juice, VO.
H(037) cough (inkolora), crushed leaves in H2O, 1 tablespoon morning and evening
H(037) cough (inkolora), juice of crushed leaves of Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), VO. ½ tablespoon Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umutozo (Kinyarwanda)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), wash the wound, crushing the leaves of Hoslundia opposita (umutu) of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) make a paste. Applying a perforated leaf of umuko on the wound which is covered with the paste and again cover with a perforated leaf of umuko + bandage
H(004), leaves Hoslundia opposita + young leaves Erythrina abyssinica , pounded, paste, cataplasm recovered by young perforated leaves of Erythrina abyssinica, the whole is maintained with a dry leaf of a banana tree Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umutu (Kinyarwanda)
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps. Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : bugangabukali
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), leaves of Hymenocardia acida, chewed, juice, VO., morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusasa
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusororo
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(003) entorse, foulure (invune), dried leaf powder. Eczema clean with warm water, sprinkle
H(013) anthrax pustule (uruheri) + cauterize with a hot iron + make a paste of leaves by chewing, applying the paste on the pimples
H(014) gale (ubuheri), eczema (urukelera, ubulima), powder of leaves séchées. Nettoyer l'eczéma à l'eau chaude, soupowderr
H (014) eczema (lukerere), powder of leaves in the beer + butter. Local application
H(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusororo (Kinyarwanda)
Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Official name : Kalanchoe glaucescens Britt.
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe beniensis De Wild.
Symptoms : H(053), H(173)
Recipes : H(053) suppurative otitis (umuhaha), heated leaves of Kalanchoe glaucescens in a leaf of banana tree, juice in a clean ear. 4 days of treatment
H(053) suppurative otitis (umuhaha), Coated leaf with butter, heated . Squeeze out the juice in the ear
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of the whole plant of Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ikinetenete, ireke, ikinete, nyakatsi (Kinyarwanda)
Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Official name : Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(127)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (ikivuno), suc leaves, VO. 1 tablespoon
suc fruits, purgativedrastique
H(037) cough (inkolora), leaves pilées dans isekuru (bierre ?) + H2O, chauffer. 2 gorgées morning and evening
H(127) rate ou foie (ikijinga), pound the leaves in many H2O, decoction, collect the juice, VO. 2 gulps morning, noon and night Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umutanga (Kinyarwanda)
Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), pounded leaves of Lannea edulis , warm dough on wounds Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : imbatabata, umutabataba (Kinyarwanda)
Lantana rugosa Thunb.
Official name : Lantana rugosa Thunb.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(138)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, paste of leaves of Lantana salviifolia (umuhengeri) on scarifications around the wound. The paste is covered with a leaf of the tree umuko
H(138) protect themselves from snake bites, rub legs and arms with the paste of leaves. VO. The juice Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhengeri
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), pounded leaves Lantana trifolia, cataplasm on the bite + dressing with leaves of Erythrina abyssinica during 1 H, then a new dressing with leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata
H(138) + H(020), pounded leaves, juice, VO. + top rub face, legs, feet with the rest of dough Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhengeli (Kinyarwanda)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) cramps, stomach pain (ingugunnyi), leaves of Coleus kilimandschari (igicunshu) of Leonotis nepetifolia (igicumucumu) + salt in decoction, VO. 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igicumucumu
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(173)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, enema (kwina) child, juice of crushed leaves + 1 glass H2O, inject 1 glass for child of + 2 ans
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of leaves of akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant) mixed with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat the leprosy (chosen by: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kanyamapfundo
Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Ludwigia abyssinica (umuzigangore ) of Dracaena sp. (igihondohondo ). Extract the juice and let cool. Wash with the juice syphilitic sores Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuzigangore
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
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 (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 : umuhanga (Kinyarwanda)
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), mâcher l’extrémité des leaves of Markhamia platycalyx, juice, VO., morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusavi, umusave (Kinyarwanda)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(019), H(099), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ibikomere), paste of leaves in 2 parts which one wrapped in a leaf of banana tree.Chauffer, et nettoyer la plaie. Apply the cold part for pain.. Mix the two parts and cover the wound + bandage
H(019), washed roots Clerodendrum myricoides + whole plant Melanthera scandens (icyumwa), pounded, juice, drops in nose during 3 days, stop during 3 days, to begin again until cure
H (099) epilepsy (igicuri), crushed leaves and stems with water of maceration of meat of goats (amayezi). VO. A tablespoon during the crisis + instillation of drops in the nostrils and an ear, to repeat in case of recurrence
H(099), stems + leaves, pounded + chyle* (amaye'zi) of a goat, VO., 1 spoon + some drops in nostril and in one ear (* chyle = white liquide in small intestine)
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Melanthera scandens (Melanthera scandens (icyumwa)) of Ludwigia abyssinica (umuzigangore ) of Dracaena sp. (igihondohondo ). Extract the juice and let cool. Wash with the juice syphilitic sores
H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), pounded leaves in equal parts of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Vernonia thomsoniana (urukurazo), to make a ball soaked in urine of cow or goat, mix with a bit of copper powder, lightly rub the clean wound with the ball. Spread the paste of another ball on the wound and cover with a leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) whose ridges were removed Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : icyumwa, icyumya (Kinyarwanda)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(127), H(128)
Recipes : H(127), H(128), pounded leaves + H2O, well mixed + banana wort, VO., 2 gulps / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhe (Kinyarwanda), cirhintwik-wirijike (Bushi - Zaïre)
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), juice of pressed leaves and heated of Mitragyna rubrostipulata , Local application. The leaves are also used to wash the wound
H(004), leaves heated, local application
H(006) constipation, enema (kwina) child, juice of crushed leaves of Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya) of Mitragyna rubrostipulata (umuzibaziba) + 1 glass, H2O, inject 2 gulps
H(008), poundes barks, juice, enema tepid Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuzibaziba (Kinyarwanda)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Momordica foetida + H2O, pounded, warm juice, VO. 2 to 3 gulps (child , 1 spoon) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwishywa, cyamirabushya (nom rituel) (Kinyarwanda)
Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) cramps, stomach pain (ingugunnyi), chew the leaves of Monechma subsessile, VO. The juice Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubazi, umubazi n’yo imbatura (Kinyarwanda), eraazi (Ankole)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(145)
Recipes : H(108), cold (isubyo), powder bark of Myrica salicifolia , snuff
H (145) prolapsed rectum (aznye amagara), to grind the leaves of Myrica salicifolia (musengesi) of Rhus vulgaris (Musagara), wash the rectum with a source of H2O containing potassium salts, magnesium Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusengesi, musengesi
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(019), H(039), H(051)
Recipes : H(019), roots without barks Entada abyssinica, pounded, juice, filter +1 to 2 leaves Nicotiana tobaccoum , maceration during 1 night, keep during 10' the liquid in the mouth
H (039) lice (igonde), rub the hair with the paste of the whole plant of Nicotiana tabacum
H (051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), juice of macerated leaves and crushed. Nasal instillation Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : itabi
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(055)
Recipes : Vb(055), VO., leaves, agains leeches in the stomach +Tetradenia riparia Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : itabi
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(055)
Recipes : Vb(055), VO., leaves, agains leeches in the stomach +Tetradenia riparia Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : itabi
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pneumo, H(082) asthme (ubuhwema), powder of leaves séchées of Eucalyptus maculata of Datura stramonium (umutibwa) of Ocimum americanum (isonga) + résine of mukobagwa versée sur des charbons ardents. Aspirer la fumée during 10 ‘ la tête recouverte d’un linge
H(037) cough, pneumo, leaves of Ocimum americanum, Eucalyptus sp., Datura stramonium, resin of Psorospermum febrifugum, powder on lived charcoal, inhalation of vapours Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isonga (Kinyarwanda)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves in a banana leave, heated a few, juice + little H2O + fresh milk, VO., 2 spoons for a child Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwenya (Kinyarwanda), umwenyamushaija (Ankole)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), chew the leaves of Gutenbergia cordifolia (idoma), Olea africana (umunzenze), Combretum molle (umurama), Ocimum suave (umwenya) , umubanga (unidentified plant)
H(068) worms (inzoka), leaves of Tragia brevipes ( isusa) of Ocimum suave (umwenya) in a leaf of banana tree, heat, to grind and extract the juice + milk, VO. child, 2 tablespoons
H(104) stomach pain (ububabare bw’igifu), few stems of Mentha sp. preferably in bloom, decoction in +/- ½ l H2O + sugar. VO. Morning noon and night, 1 cup Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umwenya
Olea africana Miller
Official name : Olea africana Miller
Family : Oleaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ubushye), make charcoal of pulverized wood of Olea africana. Local application with butter. This is an exellent antiseptic powder
H(037) cough (inkolora), chew the leaves of Gutenbergia cordifolia (idoma), Olea africana (umunzenze), Combretum molle (umurama), Ocimum suave (umwenya) , umubanga (unidentified plant)
H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), decoction of a handful of leaves of Olea africana of orange leaves, VO. 500 gr in 2 days
H(100) blennorragie (imitezi), juice of roots of Zehneria scabra + jus of fruits of Olea africana. Mix the juices, filter. injected into the urethra with a thin tube
- H(111) burn, charcoal, powder, local application, if the powder falls, to renew with powder mixed with butter Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuzenze, umunzenze, intobotobo
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), barks of Pavetta ternifolia, decoction, VO. 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umumena mabuye - - - - - umumenamabuye (Kinyarwanda)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H (014) itch (ubuheri) root bark powder mixed with butter. Local application
H (173) leprosy (ibibembe), powder of roots barks of Pentas longiflora (isagara) mixed with rancid butter and mix with three or four plants that treat leprosy (selected from: Euphorbia sp. (umudwedwe), umuzaganura (unidentified plant), Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe), Pentas longiflora (isagara), Kalanchoe glaucescens (nyakatsi), Hygrophila auriculata (bugangabukali), Crassocephalum bojeri (ikizimya-muliro), Dicoma anomala (umwanzuranya), akanyamapfundo (unidentified plant), Acanthus sp.(umukarankuba), Clematis simensis (umunkamba), kamaramahano (unidentified plant)). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isagara
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), madness, crushed leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra , juice, VO., 1/2 glass + 1/2 l/ milk + banana wort + honey. dangerous, only for strong people Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhoko (Kinyarwanda)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
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
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), paste of hot leaves of Plantago palmata , Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : imbatabata
Polygala ruwenzoriensis Chodat
Official name : Polygala ruwenzoriensis Chodat
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), whole plant of Polygala ruwenzoriensis, RNS. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuyobora (Kinyarwanda)
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), the whole plant of Portulaca quadrifida (ruteja niyo rutenderi) without roots, pounded, rub the body Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ruteja niyo rutenderi
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea baby (guhitwa), decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava, VO ; by soupspoon Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : amapera
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(014), H(037), H(053), H(173)
Recipes : H(013), dry eruption,H(014), H(173), barks from roots and stems + H2O, to cook, to colect the resin wich floaton the surface of the cold liquid. 1 part resin + 10 parts oil palm, let melt in the sun, ointment, friction
H(014) itch, barks from roots and stems + H2O, to cook, to colect the resin wich floaton the surface of the cold liquid. Resin + butter (or oil palm), ointment
H(037) cough, pneumo, leaves Ocimum americanum, Eucalyptus sp., Datura stramonium, resin of Psorospermum febrifugum, powder on lived charcoal, inhalation of vapours
H(053), warm resin of Psorospermum febrifugum, 1 drop in ear Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukubagwa (Kinyarwanda)
Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Official name : Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), chew 4 leaves of Pycnostachys eminii, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umutsinduka (Kinyarwanda)
Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Official name : Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), juice of a handful of the whole plant of Ranunculus multifidus i n a bottle oflocal beer (urwagwa). VO. A bottle in 3 days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kazigashya
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) bacillary dysentery, 3 parts of powder of tubercule of Rhoicissus tridentate (ikimari) , 2 parts of powder d’écorce of racine séchée of Rumex abyssinicus (umufuoya). Mix in warm milk. VO. , 6 gr childs, 12 gr adults, repeat if necessary
H(100) syphilis with risk of miscarriage (mburugu ihotorera munda), leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium (umusekerasuka) of Rhoicissus tridentate (umumara). Grind and extract the juice of each plant separately. The patient takes the juice of umusekerasuka one day and one of the juice umumara. Alternate during many days Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ikimari (Kirundi), umumanura (Kinyarwanda)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(014), H(145)
Recipes : H (014) scabies, dried root bark of Rhus vulgaris, powder + butter (or oil palm) ointment on the plates of scabies previously washed
H (145) prolapsed rectum (aznye amagara), to grind the leaves of Myrica salicifolia (musengesi) of Rhus vulgaris (Musagara), wash the rectum with a source of H2O containing potassium salts, magnesium Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusagara (Kinyarwanda)
Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukararambwe
Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(027), H(100)
Recipes : H (014) itch, leaves Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) of Acanthus pubescens (igitovu), ash + rancid butter, ointment
H (014) itch (ubuheri), eczema (urukelera, ubulima), dried leaf powder. Eczema clean with warm water, sprinkle
H (027) threatened miscarriage, Crush the plant in H2O, squeeze out the juice, VO. ½ glass. Bleeding is stopped by ½ hour
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 : umukararambwe, umukararambwa, ikararambwe (Kinyarwanda), oburamata (Uganda, Ankole)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
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)
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), cook the roots without barks in a little H2O. VO. ½ glass morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : nyiramuko (Kinyarwanda)
Sesamum angolense Welw.
Official name : Sesamum angolense Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039)
Recipes : H(014) itch, dry leaves, powder or fresh leaves pounded, paste + butter, local application
H(039) louses (igonde), whole plant, pounded, paste, friction the skull Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igonde (Kinyarwanda)
Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Official name : Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fiver) (ubuganga, amaseke), root's barks of Solanum capsicoides, chewed, VO. The juice Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igetoborwa, igitoborwa
Sonchus sp.
Official name : Sonchus sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), cuire 2 fruits rouge écrasés de Sonchus sp., VO. Juice, 2 tablespoons morning and evening during 3 days
H(113) chest rheumatism and cough (rubag’impande), crushed fruits, barks of roots of Tetradenia riparia (umuravumba) + 2 red fruits of Sonchus sp. (umucuncu), mix 1 bottle H2O, filter. VO. 1 tablespoon of the hot liquid morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umucuncu
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), crushing the leaves of Tetradenia riparia (umuravumba) + roots of Clematis simensis (Clematis simensis (umunkamba)) , decoction, extract the juice. VO ,juice in a small amount of hot H2O ,1 tablespoon for small childs, 1 gulp for adults. This medication is preceded by a purge, VO decoction of leaves of Aloes sp.
H(051) paludism, juice of leaves or bark of roots crushed, VO.
H(051) paludism, juice of roasted leaves + H2O, VO.In small quantities
H(113) chest rheumatism and cough (rubag’impande), crushed fruits, barks of roots of Tetradenia riparia (umuravumba) + 2 red fruit of Sonchus sp. (umucuncu), mix 1 bottle H2O, filter. VO. 1 tablespoon of the hot liquid morning and evening Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuravumba
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(025), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(025) pyroplasmoe calves (ikibagarira) poundr 5 à 6 leaves of Tetradenia riparia in H2O. Drink a glass the morning after feeding. 3 days of treatment, repeat
Vb(025) crushed leaves in H2O, force to swallow
Vb(039) leech (umusundwe) swallowed by cows drinking H2O of the river, ONS, RNS Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuravumba
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(007), H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) diur., 4 or 5 green or dry leaves, decoction (H2O) in 3/4 l. H2O, VO., morning and evening, every 2 days
H(018), pounded leaves, juice, drops in nose
H(051), roots barks + pounded leaves + H2O, juice, VO.,1 gulp / day
H(051), grilled leaves + H2O, juice, VO.
H(051) + H(015), leaves Iboza riparia + roots Clematis simensis, pounded, decoction (H2O), VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuravumba (Kinyarwanda)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(035), V(055)
Recipes : Vb(035), calf, VO., 6 to 7 pounded leaves+ 1 glass H2O after the sucking, the first day the veal does not receive anything to drink, treatment of 3 days. One resumes the treatment the 5-th day
Vb(055), VO., leaves, agains leeches in the stomach +Tetradenia riparia Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuravumba
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(020), H(076), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), juice of crushed leaves of Thunbergia alata mixed with red copper. Local application
H(020) snake bite, paste of leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata + H2O hot. Poultice on the wound after having treatment with Lantana salvifolia (umuhengeri)
H(076) thrush, mouth ulcers childs, crushing the leaves of ruhoza (unidentified plant) of Dicoma anomala (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga), Heat. Extract the juice. Rub the affected parts
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora (karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper

H(020), pounded leaves Lantana trifolia, cataplasm on the bite + dressing with leaves of Erythrina abyssinica during 1 H, then a new dressing with leaves and stems of Thunbergia alata
H(138) + H(020), pounded leaves, juice, VO. + top rub face, legs, feet with the rest of dough Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : nkulimwonga, urusayura (Kinyarwanda)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
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
H(068) worms (inzoka), leaves of Tragia brevipes ( isusa) of Ocimum suave (umwenya) in a leaf of banana tree, heat, to grind and extract the juice + milk, VO. child, 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isusa (Kinyarwanda)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (inkolora), juice of crushed leaves of Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), VO. ½ tablespoon
H(037) cough (inkolora), pounded leaves of Cassia didymobotrya (umucyuro), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), juice, 3 gulps / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushyigura (Kinyarwanda)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, H(031) body side pain (umusonga), leaves of the 3 plants Hibiscus fuscus (umutozo), Triumfetta rhomboidea (umushyigura), umucyuro extraire le jus, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushyigura
Urtica dioica L.
Official name : Urtica dioica L.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(015)
Recipes : H(015) hematuria (urushwima), decoction of leaves and buds, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(195)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots , to wash, pounded, juice, to warm until apparition of foam, cooled, VO.Strond remedy, vomiting , buttermilk at will
H(195), leaves + end of the stems, decoction, VO., 2 cups / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igisura (Kinyarwanda)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) worms (inzoka), juice barks of roots of Vernonia amygdalina + milk, VO. 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubirizi
Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Official name : Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds (ibisebe), paste or powder of leaves of Vernonia kirungae, local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ivumo
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), dry leaves, powder on wounds
H(004), fresh leaves, pounded, ointment Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuvumavumo, ivumo, ivumamo, ivumwe, rumuvura (Kinyarwanda), ivumu (Bushi)
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), juice of crushed leaves of Vernonia sp., VO. 1 tablespoon Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : uruhombo
Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), pounded leaves in equal parts of Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) of Vernonia thomsoniana (urukurazo), to make a ball soaked in urine of cow or goat, mix with a bit of copper powder, lightly rub the clean wound with the ball. Spread the paste of another ball on the wound and cover with a leaf of Erythrina abyssinica (umuko) whose ridges were removed Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : urukurazo
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ibisebe), pounded plant of Virectaria major + H2O, decoction, cold liquid froid on wounds Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukilyi (Kinyarwanda)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), crushed bark of rootsof Withania somnifera + H2O, filter, VO., 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhire (Kinyarwanda)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H (006) constipation, enema (kwina) child, roots peeled triturated of Zehneria scabra , decoction, rest for 1 night. Filter. inject 2 sips
H(006), roots without barks, decoction during 1 night, VO. 2 gulps decanted liquid. Later VO. milk and water
H(068), ascaris, pounded leaves in warm banana beer, VO.,1 spoon/ child ,2 spoons/ adultH (068) to (inzoka), to grind the leaves with the local beer, extract the juice, VO. & 2 spoons according to age
H(100) blennorrage (imitezi), juice of roots of Zehneria scabra + jus of fruits of Olea africana. Mix the juices, filter. injected into the urethra with a thin tube Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kinyarwanda)