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Reference : HK 21

Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Reference HK 21 has information about 166 plants :
Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(016)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves Tetradenia riparia extract H20, VO. during 4 days + Acacia abyssinica, powder, externeal use
H(013) phlegmon (iseke, ububyimba), leaves Acacia abyssinica , Momordica foetida powder + butter, external use + Crotalaria spinosa, pounded plaster
H(013) abscess + H(175), leaves Oryza sativa, Centella asiatica, Indigofera arrecta, Acacia abyssinica, paste, plaster
H(013, 3) phagedenic ulcer (igishega), leaves, powder, external use
H(016), leaves Acacia abyssinica, powder on breast (1-2 weeks) roots + leaves Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, pounded, extracts VO. (1 soup spoon/ day) the rest on thel breast
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(014), H(104), H(109), H(126), H(127), H(175)
Recipes : H(003) swelling + H(175), leaves, ashes, warm plaster on swelling
H(006) + H(104), leaves, Clerodendrum buchholzii, Hygrophila spiciformis, Clematis hirsuta , Rumex usambarensis, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Spermacoce princae, Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, Desmodium repandum, Acanthus pubescens, Centella asiatica , pounded, extract + H2O, VO., 1 glas / D.
H(014) eczema + H(175), leaves, powder + butter, external use, 3 weeks
H(014)psoriasis, (amahumane y'amabara), leaves Synadenium grantii, Acanthus pubescens, ashes, pomade, external use + leaves Verbena officinalis, Euphorbia schimperiana, Crotalaria incana, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1/2 glass / 1D., 1 soup spoon for childeren
H(109) sciatic, leaves, Hibiscus fuscus, Acanthus pubescens, Desmodium repandum, Rubus rigidus, Chenopodium ugandae, Chenopodium ugandae, Tragia brevipes, pounded, extract H2O, VO., 1 à 2 glass / D.
H(126) or H(127), leaves, Acanthus pubescens, Leucas martinicensis, Vernonia amygdalina, Vernonia kirungae, Vernonia lasiopus , crushed in banana beer, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : igitovu
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(001), H(055), H(093), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) inflammation of the conjonctiva(amaso asanzwe), whole plant, juice,1 drop in eye
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), leaves Spilanthes mauritiana, Lantana trifolia , Maesa lanceolata var golungensis (umuhanga) , Blumea brevipes (igikatsikatsi), decoction (H2O) , VO. 1 glass
H(118)angina, (gapfura, agatembo), leaves Spilanthes mauritiana, Physalis peruviana, pounded, juice, gargle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ishenyaguzi, muliro
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) furuncle (inzibyi), leaves Rumex abyssinicus, Dissotis senegambiensis, Ageratum conyzoides, decoction (H2O) , VO. in small quantities during 2 months
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Official name : Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(027z), H(055), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Rhoicissus tridentata, Alangium chinense, Maesa lanceolata var golungensis (umuhanga), Cardus nyassanus (mugabudasumirwa), Argyrolobium tomentosum (umuharakuku), pounded, juice, VO., the rests in external use
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves , Thunbergia alata, Sonchus schweinfurthii, Mitragyna rubrostipulata, Polygonum setosulum, Clerodendrum myricoides, Alangium chinense , Sonchus luxurians, Maesa lanceolata var golungensis, pounded leaves mixed with clay, dried, powder in H2O, VO. 1 cup / week for pregnant woman
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leraves Alangium chinense, Rhoicissus tridentata, Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Erythrococca bongensis, Apodytes dimidiata, Astripomoea grantii, Aloe macrosiphon (igikakarubamba), Hygrophila spiciformis (ganga bukali), Schefflera goetzenii (umubwirwa), Clerodendrum formicarum, pounded leaves , maceration H2O, VO. 2 gulps / 1 x / months during the pregnancy
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves, Clematis hirsuta, Mitragyna rubrostipulata, Polygonum setosulum, Clerodendrum myricoides, Alangium chinense, pounded + H2O, extract, VO., 2 soup spoons morning, 1 soup spoon in the evening detween 2 and 4 month of pregnacy
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Rhoicissus tridentata, Alangium chinense, Dalbergia lactea,Sesbania sesban, decoction (H2O), VO., 1 cup every morning
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umuvugangoma
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(201)
Recipes : H(027y) + H(124), (kuwa), leaves Rhoicissus tridentata, Dracaena steudneri, albizia adianthifolia (umusebeya), extract H2O, VO., 2 X 1 glass
H(201) sorcery (ibitama, ibihindi, amashitani, ibihato), snuff powder Albizia adianthifolia (umusebeya), leaves Ajuga alba (gitnya), Opuntia vulgaris (ikigemgegembe), Myrica kandtiana, Rhamnus prinoides, maceration H20 + powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : igihondohondo
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoboea, ONS Allium sativum , fruit Ricinus communis, ONS Beta vulgaris (beterave),decoction (H2O) , 4 soup spoons + 1 soup spoon honey + 1 egg, VO., 2 X 2 soup spoon/ D./ durind 2D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ail (French)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(126) or H(127), flowers Erythrina abyssinica , leaves Allophyllus africanus, Lantana trifolia, mixed, extract H2O, VO. litle doses, 1 bottle
H(126) or H(127), leaves Allophyllus africanus, Indigofera arrecta, Leucas martinicensis, Melanthera scandens, Rhoicissus tridentata, Triumfetta cordifolia, Vernonia lasiopus , Pycnostachys sp. (umutsinduka), Maesa lanceolata var. golugensis, Crotalaria sp. (umuyogera) , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : urutete
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(099), H(145)
Recipes : H(091) kwash., leaves Chenopodium ugandae, Erythrina abyssinica, Gynandropsis gynandra, Amaranthus graecizans, maceration + banana beer, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, leaves Amaranthus graecizans, Chenopodium procerum, leaves and roots Maesa lanceolata var golungensis, pounded H2O, 3 bottles, VO., 2 X 1/2 glass / day
H(145), leaves Amaranthus graecizans, Sida ternata (ishyoza), maceration, VO, rest of the leaves on the prolapsus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : urunyabutongo, imbwija
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, roots Anisopappus africanus powder to be snuffed, roots Clerodendrum buchholzii (umukuzanyana) extract drops in nose, leaves Ajuga alba (gitinywa) extract, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umuretezaho
Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Official name : Apodytes dimidiata E. Mey. Ex Arn.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(145)
Recipes : H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves Alangium chinense, Rhoicissus tridentata, Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Erythrococca bongensis, Apodytes dimidiata, Astripomoea grantii, Aloe macrosiphon (igikakarubamba), Hygrophila spiciformis (ganga bukali), Schefflera goetzenii (umubwirwa), Clerodendrum formicarum, pounded leaves , maceration H2O, VO. 2 gulps / 1 x / months during the pregnancy
H(145), leaves Chenopodium procerum, Apodytes dimidiata, Harrisonia abyssinica , maceration, hip-bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umusibya
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) inflammation of the conjonctiva(amaso asanzwe),whole plant Dissotis senegambiensis, leaves Arachis hypogaea, juice,1 drop in eye
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ubunyobwa
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(016), H(055), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Asparagus racemosus, Vernonia auriculifera, Rhoicissus tridentata, pounded, dry, powder + butter, external use
H(016), leaves, pounded, powder, external use
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves Asparagus racemosus , Ajuga alba (gitinywa), maceration H2O, filter, VO., 1 cup
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : isagara, gitinywa
Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Official name : Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leraves Alangium chinense, Rhoicissus tridentata, Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Erythrococca bongensis, Apodytes dimidiata, Astripomoea grantii, Aloe macrosiphon (igikakarubamba), Hygrophila spiciformis (ganga bukali), Schefflera goetzenii (umubwirwa), Clerodendrum formicarum, pounded leaves , maceration H2O, VO. 2 gulps / 1 x / months during the pregnancy
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umutakampungwe
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, leaves Bersama abyssinica, Markhamia lutea extract H2O young leaves, VO., 1/2 glas, 2X 1 D.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umukaka
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(053), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(004) + H(175), wound (uruguma), leaves Bidens pilosa, Crassocephalum bumbense, Salvia nilotica, crushed, bandage with the rest
H(014)psoriasis, (amahumane y'amabara), leaves Rhoicissus tridentata , Bidens pilosa, Pennisetum purpureum, Phytolacca dodecandra, Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), Maesa lanceolata var golungensis (umuhanga), Kalanchoe integra (ikinetenete), Ajuga alba, Verbena officinalis (umugosora) + 2 indéterminated species (gisahirandeko, musugi), extract H2O, VO., 2 soup spoons / J. + the rests in external use
H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Clematis hirsuta, Bidens pilosa,Pycnostachys eminii , Euphorbia schimperiana (akanyamata) , pounded, crushed + H2O, extract, VO.
H(053), umuhaha, leaves Bidens pilosa, Kalanchoe integra (igitenetene), crushed + H2O + salt, 1 drop in ears
H(113) + H(175), pain in the joints (knee), (timbya), leaves Ranunculus multifidus plaster, leaves Bidens pilosa, Clerodendrum myricoides, extract H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : inyabarasanya
Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Official name : Blumea alata (D. Don) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(055), H(093), H(201), H(145)
Recipes : H(022), leaves Clematis hirsuta, Mitragyna rubrostipulata,Blumea alata, pounded, juice, VO., 3 soup spoons
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves of Rubia cordifolia, Rhamnus prinoides, Triumfetta cordifolia , Sida rhombifolia, Blumea alata, Solanum terminale, Hypoestes forskalaei, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Erythrina abyssinica, Phytolacca dodecandra, Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukali), Verbena officinalis (umugosora), Chlorophyton sparsiflorum (mukengu), Maesa lanceolata var. golungensis (umuhanga), maceration H2O, VO
H(145), flowers Blumea alata, leaves Blumea brevipes (umuturirwa), maceration, VO., 3 glass/ D.
H(145), leaves, Plantago palmata, Ricinus communis, Blumea alata, Dichrocephala integrifolia , Sporobolus pyramidalis (umutsina) maceration H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : igikatsikatsi
Brillantaisia cicatricosa Lindau.
Official name : Brillantaisia cicatricosa Lindau.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(055), H(093), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Myrica kandtiana + undeterminated species (mukuru), a pinch of powder + H2O, VO. + leaves Brillantaisia cicatricosa, Hygrophila spiciformis inexternal use
H(014), impetigo (inkinamubiri), leaves Thunbergia alata, Hypoestes forskalaei, Melanthera scandens, Euphorbia schimperiana (kamaramahano), Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), Sansevieria trifasciata (irago), extract H2O, VO. + leaves Synadenium grantii, Brillantaisia cicatricosa powder + oil, external use
H(014)psoriasis, (amahumane y'amabara), leaves Thunbergia alata , Brillantaisia cicatricosa , Verbena officinalis, Euphorbia schimperiana, pounded, rest in external uses
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Lagenaria sphaerica , Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , Cyathula sp (igifashi), maceration H2O , VO., 1 cup in the morning + 1 bottle banana beer every 2 D., 4 X
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, fruit Gomphocarpus physocarpus, leaves Senecio cydoniifolius, Hypoestes forskalaei, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , maceration H2O, VO.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves Senecio mannii, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , Chenopodium ugandae, maceration in banana beer, VO., 1 cup in the morning
H(104) colic, leaves Melanthera scandens, Brillantaisia cicatricosa , warm decoction (H2O)
H(104) colic, leaves, pounded, extract + H2O salted
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ikirogora
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(022), H(027), H(053), H(113), H(156), H(201)
Recipes : H(022), (kongera ibise), leaves Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Ajuga alba (gitinywa), extract H2O, VO., 1 cup
H(027), (inda ishaka kuvamo), pounded leaves + H2O, extract, VO.
H(053),umuhaha, leaves Bryophyllum pinnatum, Bryophyllum laxiflorum (nyamweru), to warm the leaves,crushed, juice, 1 drop in ears
H(113) rheumatism, (rubagimpande, imijaganyuro), leaves Thunbergia alata , Bryophyllum pinnatum, Microglossa pyrifolia, stem Opuntia vulgaris, extract H2O + ashes cow-dung , VO., 1/2 glass / D.
H(156), leaves, Eucalyptus globulus Labill. subsp, Psidium guajava , Mangifera indica, Helichrysum forskahlii , Bryophyllum pinnatum, Ocimum urticifolium (umwenya), fruits Citrus limon, decoction (H2O), VO., 2 coffee spoon / D.
H(201) sorcery, leaves Erythrococca bongensis, Desmodium repandum, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Ajuga alba (gitinywa), Carduus nyassanus (mugabudasumirwa), maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ikinetenete, rutaganzwa, rwimira
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves Caesalpinia decapetala, Malva verticillata, pounded, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umufatangwe