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Reference : HN 03

Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Reference HN 03 has information about 59 plants :
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(004), terminal bud , decoction (H2O) , VO. + massage
H(012)), terminal bud, decoction (H2O) , VO. + massage
H(068), pounded bark, decoction (H2O) , enema (1 to 2 glasses)
H(109), pounded bark, decoction (H2O) , enema (1 to 2 glasses)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusebeya
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(039), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(038) infection uro-genital, H(039) vermifuge, H(118) sore throat, barks from twigs, stems, trunk of Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
H(104) colic, barks from twigs, stems, trunk of Alstonia boonei, maceration, VO. + enema
H(104) gastritis, barks from twigs, stems, trunk, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(099)
Recipes : H(020) + H(099), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Amaranthus sp., maceration H2O, sedative
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(018), young leaves, juice, 4 à 5 drops in one nostril
H(051), young leaves, juice, 2 à 3 drops in one nostril
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuretezo
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) laxative + H(104) belly child, leaves, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwisabe
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004), burned leaves, powder + butter, local application
H(014), inguinal dermatosis, burned leaves, powder + butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikigembe-gembe
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), dry fruits in butter. Tap gently the body of the patient with the fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ishisha
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, maceration, VO., 1/2 glass
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga
Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Official name : Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(056)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), hemorrage from wound, pounded leaves, extract, local application
H(004) + H(124), hemorrage from wound, burned leaves, ashes, local application
H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umugombe
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(004), crushed leaves, RNS.
H(104),gastritis, fresh leaves, RNS.
H(104), leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Clerodendrum johnstonii , maceration H2O during 1/2 H, VO., 1/2 glass morning and evening during 4 D. H(126), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Desmodium repandum, Clerodendrum johnstonii, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 glass, 2x / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukumbuguru
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, leaves of Colocasia esculenta , Loranthus sp., ashes + butter, local application
H(118)angina, (ikirato), picking of the tubercle, paste, extraction of a liquid, instillation in the pharynnx
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitiga
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013)itch, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
H(014) eczema, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruteja
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(086)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, crushed leaves, friction
H(068), pounded leaves, maceration, VO.
H(086), adenop., pounded leaves, maceration, VO.-
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : wambuda
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(056)
Recipes : H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuliro, ikivurahinda
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(030), H(051)
Recipes : H(030), pounded leaves, maceration or infusion, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves, infusion, VO..
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutagara
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(020), H(099), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) + H(099), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Amaranthus sp., maceration H2O, sedative
H(104), gastrique or estomac, leaves, infusion, 1 glass morning and evening
H(126), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Desmodium repandum , Clerodendrum johnstonii, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 glass, 2x / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusunumu
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(126)
Recipes : H(034), leaves of Desmodium repandum, Piper umbellatum, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(126), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Desmodium repandum, Clerodendrum johnstonii, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 glass, 2x / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ituza
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(001), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), keratitis (ishongo), pounded leaves, juice, drops in eyes, 2 to 4 drops morning and evening during 4 days
H(108), sinusitis (umunyana), pounded leaves, juice, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubuza
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156), terminal buds of Euphorbia tirucalli + pith of Dracaena sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igihondohondo
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027), H(124)
Recipes : H(004), rasp the petiol external part on the sores
H(027y) + H(124), palm oil, VO. in case of hemorage during delivery (principally for twins)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikijombo
Entadopsis abyssinica (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Gilbert
Official name : Entadopsis abyssinica (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Gilbert
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(050), H(109)
Recipes : H(013), furuncle, pickings of bark, decoction, local application
H(018), leaves, juice, drops in nose
H(050), leaves, infusion, enema
H(109), pickings of bark, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusange
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) cicatrizing, pounded leaves, dried, rasped of Eriosema psoraleoides , powder on wounds
H(013) , ulcer (inzibyi), pounded leaves of Eriosema., extract, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umupupfunyantoki
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156), terminal buds of Euphorbia tirucalli + pith of Dracaena sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : agatoza
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(092), H(093), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) laxative + H(092) + H(093), antidote, laxative again bad meets, pounded leaves, maceration H2O
H(008) dys.enteriy (macyinya), pounded leaves, maceration H2O
H(104) belly, pounded leaves, maceration H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igishikashihe
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, bark, maceration H2O, (1 night)VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umushayoshayo
Helichrysum schimperi (Schultz - Bip.) Moeser
Official name : Helichrysum schimperi (Schultz - Bip.) Moeser
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) pruritus, pounded leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : manayezi
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) stomatitis, leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Hibiscus cannabinus + vegetative part of Pellaea calomelanos , pounded, juice, filter
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : buganga bukari
Ipomoea blepharophylla Hall. f.
Official name : Ipomoea blepharophylla Hall. f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(030),expulsion placenta, chewed tubercle, juice
H(051) paludism again after effects of paludism (igiskyo), bark of roots dried, rasped, infusion + manioc or maize flour , porridge, VO.
H(068)amibe, tubercle pounded , maceration, VO.
H(086)adéno, chewed tubercle, juice
H(104) belly child, pounded tubercle , maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : gasakuza
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Official name : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(150)
Recipes : H(150), omphalite, fruit, infusion, enema
H(150), omphalite, pounded leaves, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutanga
Loranthus sp.
Official name : Loranthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, leaves of Colocasia esculenta , Loranthus sp., ashes + butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(020), H(076)
Recipes : H(001), blindness after a shock, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, drops in eyes
H(013) pruritus, pounded bark, dried, powder, local application
H(020), pounded bark, dried, powder, local application
H(076)stomatitis, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhanga
Microglossa densiflora Hook.f.
Official name : Microglossa densiflora Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(104)
Recipes : H(076) stomatitis, leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Hibiscus cannabinus + vegetative part of Pellaea calomelanos , pounded, juice, filter
H(104), leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Clerodendrum johnstonii , maceration H2O during 1/2 H, VO., 1/2 glass morning and evening during 4 D.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : inkoba za nyirabanya
Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Official name : Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), pounded leves, extract, VO.
H(077), pounded leves, extract, VO.
H(104) belly, pounded leves, extract, VO.
H(104)abdomen child, whole plant, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : akanyamapfundo
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(018), pounded roots, maceration H2O, drops in nose
H(068), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(109), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikijige
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), keratite (ishongo), old leaves, crumpled, juice + milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : itabi
Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Official name : Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Family : Sinopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) stomatitis, leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Hibiscus cannabinus + vegetative part of Pellaea calomelanos , pounded, juice, filter
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030), placenta retention, youg buds
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikibingo
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(150)
Recipes : H(006), constipation, dry leaves, powder + butter
H(013) , rash ,dry leaves, powder + butter
H(150), dry leaves, powder + butter
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhoko
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(034), H(099)
Recipes : H(034), leaves Desmodium repandum, Piper umbellatum, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(099)berberi, leaves Piper umbellatum + barks of roots Astripomoea malvacea (intangaruhira), boilled, decoction, inhalation + VO. + enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ingotso
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(111)
Recipes : H(014), buds like those of a melanoma (isununu), leaves and inflorescence, pounded, friction
H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
H(111), burns, leaves and inflorescence, pounded, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mbatama
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(104), H(135), H(150)
Recipes : H(050), terminal buds + pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass
H(104), leaves, maceration
H(135), terminal buds + pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass
H(150), leaves, maceration
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igicunshu
Polygonum pulchrum Blume
Official name : Polygonum pulchrum Blume
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006)const., whole plant, decoction (H2O) (until red coloration of the decoction)
H(008) diar., leaves, maceration H2O
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : akaneshampatwe
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., pounded barks, maceration H2O, filter, liquid in foods
H(008) diar., rasped barks + flour of maize , in foods
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikibangwa
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045) cicatrizing, leaves, dried, crushed, powder
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : amagobagoba
Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Official name : Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(086), H(104), H(156)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chewed leaves, juice
H(086), colic, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, filter
H(104), pounded leaves, maceration H2O, filter
H(156), pounded leaves, maceration H2O, filter
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutsinduka
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(038), H(051), H(056)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to pound, friction
H(038) uro-genital infection, bark from the underground part of Rauvolfia, maceration, VO. + palm oil
H(051) paludism roots of Rauvolfia, decoction in H2O, enema
H(056) filariosis, jigger, barks from stem, twig, trunk of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to dry, powder, to dilute in palm oil, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(050), H(113)
Recipes : H(005), seeds (without teguments) crushed, émulsionized, VO., 1 glas
H(050), seeds (without teguments) crushed, émulsionized, VO., 1 glas
H(113), seeds (without teguments) crushed, émulsionized, VO., 1 glas
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igaja
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030), placenta retention, leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umufumbegeshi
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013)rash, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umucyundura
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoeba, mesocarp fruit, decoction, enema (1 glass)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Solanum terminale Forssk.
Official name : Solanum terminale Forssk.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(020), H(086)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, pounder leaves, filter, VO.
H(006) diar., pounder leaves, not filter, VO.
H(020), snake and dogs, leaves pounded, maceration H2O, VO
H(086), adémopathia, pounder leaves, filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhanwankuba
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), latex on pieces of 4 bananas, dry, smoked, grilled + 2l milk, VO.
H(006) laxative + H(068), leaves passed trough fire, rubbed in H2O, liquid, VO.
H(068), leaves passed trough fire, rubbed in H2O, liquid, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukoni
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013)itch, dry leaves, pounded , powder + butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nkurimwonga
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012), barks, maceration H2O, dressing of wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhepfu
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), H(104)
Recipes : H(068), pounded leaves, maceration
H(104) colic, pounded leaves, maceration + sorgho juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubirizi
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012), broken members, pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : urubuho
Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Official name : Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Family : Monimiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, pounded barks, decoction, VO., 1 glass
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nyarubombge