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Reference : HP 05

Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Reference HP 05 has information about 203 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), leaves, roots of Abrus precatorius, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurungarunga (Kirundi)
Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Official name : Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots, bark stems , decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyinya (Kirundi)
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(027), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : kaminura (Kirundi)
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)dermat., stems, leaves, pounded, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igitovu, itovu (Kirundi)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(028), H(104)
Recipes : H(028), stems, leaves, burned, ashes on scarifications
H(104), stems, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igikaramu (Kirundi)
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(027), H(103)
Recipes : H(001, 2), stems, leaves, pressed, juice, drops in eyes
H(027), leaves of Maesa lanceolata , Spilanthes mauritiana , Cissus oliveri, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(103, 3), leaves, pulp, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ishwemu (Kirundi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(003), leaves, crushed, cataplasm
H(008, 3), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(008), Ageratum conyzoides , stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) + Bidens pilosa , leaves crushed in H2O,enema or VO.
H(022, 2), leaves crushed in H2O,VO.
H(104, 3), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), Ageratum conyzoides , stem, leaves, decoction (H2O) + Bidens pilosa , leaves crushed in H2O, enema or VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : akarura (Kirundi)
Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Official name : Alangium chinense (Lour.) Harms
Family : Alangiaceae
Symptoms : H(145), H(201)
Recipes : H(145), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201)impanga, leaves, powder, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied by tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugofo (Kirundi)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(027), H(091)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, infusion,VO
H(008), leaves, infusion,VO
H(027z), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091), leaves, infusion,VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhombohombo, umukamisha (Kirundi)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) kwash., pounded seeds Arachis hypogaea + stems, leaves Asparagus africanus pressed H2O, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikoyoba, ibiyoba (Kirundi)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008, 2), leaves pressed + H2O, VO.
H(091) kwash., pounded seeds Arachis hypogaea + stems, leaves Asparagus africanus pressed H2O, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imburabano (Kirundi)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(027), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(008), stems, leaves of Aspilia pluriseta, Leucas martinicensis , Cyathula uncinulata, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(008), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(027), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves, pressed H2O, VO.
H(091)izabana, burned leaves, ashes, VO
H(091), leaves, pressed in banana beer, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : icumwa, icumya (Kirundi)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(037), H(091), H(118)
Recipes : H(020), burned leaves, ashes on scarifications
H(037) tuberculosis, burned leaves, ashes of Berkheya spekeana , Chenopodium ugandae, Synadenium grantii , Ficus ovata , VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, burned leaves, ashes , VO.
H(091, 2), burned leaves, ashes , VO
H(118), burned leaves, ashes , VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igihandambwa (Kirundi)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(020), H(022), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), Ageratum conyzoides , stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) + Bidens pilosa , leaves crushed in H2O,enema or VO.
H(104), Ageratum conyzoides , stem, leaves, decoction (H2O) + Bidens pilosa , leaves crushed in H2O, enema or VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : icanda (Kirundi)
Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Official name : Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., whole plant, pressed H2O, enema
H(091)izabana, whole plant, pressed H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (Kirundi)
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(031), H(077), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(022), leaves, expression H20, VO
H(031), leaves, expression H20, VO
H(077, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), leaves, expression H20, VO
H(201) madness, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) madness abaganza, leaves, decoction (H2O) , inhalation
H(201) madness abaganza, leaves, burned, powder on scarifications
(abaganza = mysterious illness from marsh spirits , headache, eructation, mental confusion. Cured the patient will be initiated to practices in order to be a healer)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubebe (Kirundi)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(022), leaves expression H2O, VO.
H(051), pounded leaves H2O, VO.
H(077), leaves, Bridelia micrantha, Myrica salicifolia decoction (H2O) , VO. or enema
H(091) childs, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), leaves, Bridelia micrantha, Anthocleista schweinfurthii, Maesa lanceolata decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201), leaves, burned, powder on scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugimbu (Kirundi)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(026), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubanbangwe (Kirundi)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113)rheumat, pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : agacaruzo, urucaruzo (Kirundi)
Canthium glaucum Hiern
Official name : Canthium glaucum Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. - - - H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : urugozi (Kirundi)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), fruit Capsicum frutescens, leaves Chenopodium ugandae , Commelina africana , pounded + salt, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ipiripiri (Kirundi)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008), flowers, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), seeds pounded H2O, VO.
H(068), seeds, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ipapayi (Kirundi)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2) impanga, roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyonza (Kirundi)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(027z), H(038), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) constip.., leaves, decoction (H2O) H20, VO.
H(006) constip.., leaves, infusion H20, VO.
H(027z), leaves, infusion H20, VO.
H(038), leaves, decoction (H2O) H20, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O) H20, VO.
H(068), roots, powder, frictions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kirundi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(068, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), barks, leaveses of Senna occidentalis, leaves of Tragia brevipes, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, ashes VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuyokayoka (Kirundi)
Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Official name : Cassia septemtrionalis Viv.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna septemtrionalis (Viv.) Irwin & Barneby , Cassia laevigata Willd
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushiha (Kirundi)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), impanga, roots barks, pressed in H2O, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(051), H(137)
Recipes : H(051), H(137), roots, stems bark, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia spectabilis DC.
Official name : Cassia spectabilis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna spectabilis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks roots and stems, pulp, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(003), H(012)
Recipes : H(003), stem, leaves, burn, ashes on scarifications
H(003), pounded leaves, cataplasm
H(012)), stem, leaves, burn, ashes on scarifications
H(012)), pounded leaves, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imburabano (Kirundi)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) dys.pep., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umupfungu (Kirundi)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z), stems, leaves, Centella asiatica, leaves Cissus oliveri, decoction (H2O) , VO., enema
H(091), izabana, burned leaves, ashes, VO.
H(201), imizimu, burned leaves, ashes, VO.
(mizimu = illness from angry ancestors)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : gutwikumwe (Kirundi)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068), H(051), H(108)
Recipes : H(051, 1), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(051, 1), leaves, expression H2O, enema
H(068, 2), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, expression H2O, enema
H(108, 1), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(108, 1), leaves, expression H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : kabugwe (Kirundi)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(137), leaves, expression H20, in nose
H(201)ibitega, leaves, expression H20, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imbambura (Kirundi)
Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Official name : Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(037), H(046), H(068), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), whole plant Chenopodium ugandae , leaves of Tetradenia riparia , pounded, friction
H(020) snake, stems, leaves Chenopodium ugandae , leaves Lysimachia ruhmeriana, maceration H2O, VO. + frictions
H(037), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, ashes of Berkheya spekeana , Chenopodium ugandae, Synadenium grantii , Ficus ovata , VO.
H(046, 2), leaves + stems, maceration H2O, bath
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(118), fruit Capsicum frutescens, leaves Chenopodium ugandae , Commelina africana , pounded + salt, friction
H(201)amacire, bad luck, burned leaves, ashes of Bidens pilosa , Chenopodium ugandae, Datura stramonium sur scarifications
H(201), leaves, maceration H2O, aspersion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kirundi)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(028), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(028), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(091), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhanda (Kirundi)
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2), leaves, roots, pounded, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : urutake (Kirundi)
Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Official name : Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugobore (Kirundi)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), leaves, decoction H2O, enema
H(068), leaves, pressed H2O, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves,, infusion H2O, VO.
H(068, 3), leaves,, infusion H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutana (Kirundi)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(137)
Recipes : H(018, 2), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(137, 2), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kirundi)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(027z), H(201)
Recipes : H(018, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O), steam bath
H(027z), roots Clematis simensis + stems bark Myrica salicifolia , pressed H2O, VO., pregnacy troubles
H(201, 2), abaganza, leaves, pressed H2O, enema
H(201), impanga, leaves, pressed H2O, enema
H(201, 2), amarimbo, leaves, pressed H2O, enema
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
(abaganza = mysterious illness from marsh spirits , headache, eructation, mental confusion. Cured the patient will be initiated to practices in order to be a healer)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kirundi)
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(026), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(026), leaves, pressed H2O, enema
H(068), leaves, pressed H2O, enema
H(091) childs, leaves, pressed H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyankuru (Kirundi)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diar., leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(068, 3), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(201) madness, impanga, leaves, roots, decoction H2O, enema
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukuzanyana (Kirundi)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), ibitega, leaves Combretum molle + stems , leaves Hymenocardia acida , burned, ashes on scarifications
H(201), ibitega, leaves Combretum molle , Tithonia diversifolia , burned, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurama (Kirundi)
Commelina africana L.
Official name : Commelina africana L.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(108), H(118), H(179)
Recipes : H(104), leaves, infusion H2O, enema
H(108), stems, leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(118), fruit Capsicum frutescens, leaves Chenopodium ugandae , Commelina africana , pounded+ salt, friction
H(179, 2) renal colic, leaves, infusion H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : uruteza, igitezarucumu (Kirundi)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) cough, stems, leaves, juice, VO.
H(068), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
H(091) childs, burned leaves, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umururasase (Kirundi)
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(002), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igifurifuri (Kirundi)
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(005), H(022), H(051), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(005), leaves, pulp, cataplasm, oedema
H(022), ocyticic, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(022), ocyticic, leaves, juice, VO.
H(022), leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra , Senecio mannii, maceration H2O, VO. (ocyto)
H(051) paludism, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
H(201) child, igisahuzi, leaves, infusion H2O, VO
(igisahuzi = igifuke, child illness, repiratory difficulties, convulsion, swoon)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igifurifuri , umutagari (Kirundi)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), whole plant, juice, drops in eyes
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum , Eriosema montanum , Tephrosia vogelii, pressed in H2O, VO, enema
H(104), whole plant, pressed H2O, enema
H(201), leaves, pressed, H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuyungubira (Kirundi)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), pounded seeds H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umwungu (Kirundi)
Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Official name : Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(031)
Recipes : H(006), stems, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(031), stems, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : mureke (Kirundi)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(077), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(008), stems, leaves of Aspilia pluriseta, Leucas martinicensis , Cyathula uncinulata, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(033), stems, leaves, pulp, in vagina
H(077, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) child, izabana, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikiramata (Kirundi)
Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
Official name : Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003, 2), whole plant, pounded, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : urucaca (Kirundi)
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002)weaning, leaves, juice, local application on breast
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : urwiba (Kirundi)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(028), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(028, 2), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.H(201) madness, leaves decoction H20, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhasha (Kirundi)
Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Official name : Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Dalbergia dekindtiana Harms
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2), stems bark, pressed H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuyigi (Kirundi)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(082), leaves, grilled, VO.
H(201) hallucination, leaves, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : intibwa (Kirundi)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, burned, ashes, local application
H(082), leaves, RNS, VO.
H(201) ritual, amacire, bad luck, burned leaves, ashes of Bidens pilosa , Chenopodium ugandae, Datura stramonium on scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : intibwa (Kirundi)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(091), H(145)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(014)derm., stems, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
H(091, 2) childs,izabana, stems, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
H(145), leaves, prolapse of the rectum, decoction (H2O) ,enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutambambuga (Kirundi)
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(157)
Recipes : H(014, 2), stems, pressed H2O, VO.
H(068),stems, pressed H2O, enema
H(157), stems, pressed H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(015)
Recipes : H(015), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyovu (Kirundi)
Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Official name : Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ishonge (Kirundi)
Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusoma w'abungere (Kirundi)
Dissotis trothae Gilg
Official name : Dissotis trothae Gilg
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(145)
Recipes : H(145), prolapse of the rectum, leaves, burned, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushonge (Kirundi)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(091), H(091), H(145)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, pressed H20, VO.
H(051), leaves, pressed H20, VO.
H(091), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, Rhus natalensis, Microglossa pyrifolia, Erythrina abyssinica, Pavetta ternifolia , stems + leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(091, 3) child, izabana, leaves decoction (H2O) , enema
H(145) rectum, leaves, pressed H20, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Dombeya bagshawei Baker f.
Official name : Dombeya bagshawei Baker f.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukongwa (Kirundi)
Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Official name : Dracaena afromontana Mildbr.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumat., roots, pounded H2O, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igitongati (Kirundi)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093, 2), leaves, ashes, VO. + scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igitongati (Kirundi)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(003, 4), stems, leaves, pounded, friction
H(037) cough, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H((201) madness, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(201)bad luck, amacari, stems, leaves of Drymaria cordata , leaves of Rubia cordifolia L. subsp..., ashes + butter, scarifications, frictions
(amacari = indication tht the sorcerer has laid down a bad luch near the house)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ururagwingwe, inzovu (Kirundi)
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 3), seeds, chewed, VO.
H(068, 1), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukarakara (Kirundi)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(006, 2), roots bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(022), roots bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), roots bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)folie, leaves, juice, drops in nose
H(201)folie, abaganza, amashinga, abavyeyi, stems bark, expression H2O, VO., enema
(abaganza = mysterious illness from marsh spirits , headache, eructation, mental confusion. Cured the patient will be initiated to practices in order to be a healer)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusange (Kirundi)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(020), H(091), H(158)
Recipes : H(053), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
H(020) snake, pounded leaves + salt, friction
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum , Eriosema montanum , Tephrosia vogelii, pressed in H2O, VO, enema
H(158), leaves, expression H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umufunyantoki (Kirundi)
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., whole plant, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umucuruza (Kirundi)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(031), H(091), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(027y), stems bark, maceration H2O, enema
H(031, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , inhalation
H(091), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, Rhus natalensis, Microglossa pyrifolia, Erythrina abyssinica, Pavetta ternifolia , stems + leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(093), stems bark of Erythrina abyssinica, Parinari curatellifolia, Syzygium parvifolium, Faurea saligna, ashes, VO., scarifications
H(201, 2)impanga, stems bark, maceration H2O, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurinzi (Kirundi)
Euphorbia grantii Oliv.
Official name : Euphorbia grantii Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(068), leaves pressed in H2O, VO.
H(091) child, izabana, leaves pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukoninyabavyeyi (Kirundi)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(082)
Recipes : H(002), stems, leaves, ashes + H2O, VO.
H(002), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) ., VO.
H(008) diar., stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082) asthma, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutenga (Kirundi)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2), roots, pounded H2O, VO.
H(068), stems, pounded H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyari (Kirundi)
Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(068), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201), impanga, roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igugu (Kirundi)
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, burned leaves, ashes of Berkheya spekeana , Chenopodium ugandae, Synadenium grantii , Ficus ovata , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imanda (Kirundi)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(036), H(201)
Recipes : H(036), leaves, decoction (H2O) , smoke inhalation
H(201) madness, leaves, decoction (H2O) , smoke inhalation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umumanda (Kirundi)
Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Official name : Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Geniosporum paludosum Bak.
Symptoms : H(091), H(091), H(157)
Recipes : H(091) kwash., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(157),, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusekerasuka (Kirundi)
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
Official name : Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(108)
Recipes : H(068), stems of Gladiolus dalenii, Dryopteris inaequalis, maceration H2O, VO.
H(068), stems of Gladiolus dalenii, stems bark of Harungana madagascariensis , pressed in H2O, VO.
H(108), stems decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikirungu (Kirundi)
Gnidia kraussiana Meissner
Official name : Gnidia kraussiana Meissner
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Synonyms : Lasiosiphon kraussianus (Meisn.) Burtt Davy
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema (having a good period during pregnancy)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubimbafuro (Kirundi)
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093),chewed fruits, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuryawabasaza (Kirundi)
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(031), H(091)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, infusion H2O, VO
H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO
H(031), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO
H(091, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubimbafura (Kirundi)
Grewia similis K. Schum.
Official name : Grewia similis K. Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), stems bark, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : urukore (Kirundi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(051), H(091), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(046, 2) measles, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema + bath
H(051, 5), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , bath
H(051, 6), whole plant, expression H2O, VO.
H(051, 4), whole plant or leaves, expression H2O, sprinkled
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(108, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, bath
H(108, 3), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)ibitego, stems, leaves of Bidens pilosa, leaves of Guizotia scabra , decoction (H2O) , steam bath
(ibitego = illness from bad spirits)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuriro (Kirundi)
Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Official name : Gutenbergia cordifolia Benth. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(027y), leaves, powder, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO. or enema
H(091, 2), child, izabana, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO. or enema
H(091, 1), child, izabana, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umweza (Kirundi)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(006), H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constip.., leaves, RNS.
H(053), leaves, pressed, juice, drops inears
H(104), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : isogi (Kirundi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(051), H(068), H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), stems bark, ashes, application on wounds, sores
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068, 2), stems bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves + stems bark, decoction H20, enema
H(068), stems of Gladiolus dalenii, stems bark of Harungana madagascariensis , pressed in H2O, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, stems bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)spirits, stems bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushayishayi (Kirundi)
Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Official name : Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa reticulata (Baker f.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulata (Baker f.) J.B.Gillett
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2), bark stems , decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ngumbwa (Kirundi)
Helichrysum forskahlii (J.F.Gmel.) Hilliard
Official name : Helichrysum forskahlii (J.F.Gmel.) Hilliard
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 2), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091), stems, leaves, ashes, VO
H(091), stems, leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii , leaves of Maytenus acuminata, Cyanotis barbata, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igishushantama (Kirundi)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(022)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, ashs, VO.
H(022), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO. (ocytocique)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushigura (Kirundi)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, infusion H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutete (Kirundi)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(005) legs oedema, leaves through the fire, cataplasm
H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, flowers, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) cough, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusita (Kirundi)
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(093), stems + leaves, ashes, VO.
H(201, 1), bad luck, amacikire, stems + leaves, ashes, scarifications
H(201, 2), bad luck, amabuye, stems + leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
(amabuye = ibihago = this illness affect the body exept the head. Sensation of strange objects in the body. This illness is the fact of a magic charm)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : bubanga (Kirundi)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(008, 2) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(014)derm., leaves, ashes + butter, local application
H(201) sorcery, ibitega, leaves Combretum molle +stems, leaves Hymenocardia acida , burned, ashes on scarifications
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusangamba (Kirundi)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(014)derm., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) kwash., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(091)anemia, leaves, ashes, VO.
H(091)anemia, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusekerankware (Kirundi)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(068)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Indigofera arrecta, Maesa lanceolata , Rubus apetalus, infusion H20, enema, (ocytocic)
H(068, 2), roots, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusororo (Kirundi)
Indigofera asparagoides Taub.
Official name : Indigofera asparagoides Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(111)
Recipes : H(012), leaves, pounded, cataplasm, broken leg
H(111), leaves, juice, application on burns
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : utwatsi tw ' infizi (Kirundi)
Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Official name : Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(099)
Recipes : H(022, 3), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.(ocytocic)
H(022), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(099)épilepsy, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuturambura (Kirundi)
Indigofera homblei Baker
Official name : Indigofera homblei Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(016), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(016), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(171), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)bad spirits, ibisigo, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : agasororo (Kirundi)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, decoction (H2O) . (ocytocic)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyanyoni (Kirundi)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) madness, roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikivurahinda (Kirundi)
Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Official name : Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, leaves of Kotschya africana , Tylosema Fassoglensis (umuhake), infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushiha (Kirundi)
Lannea acida A. Rich.
Official name : Lannea acida A. Rich.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Odina acida (A. Rich.) Oliv.
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., stems bark, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) childs, stems bark, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201)rituel, angry ancestors, imizimu, stems bark, decoction (H2O) , enema
(mizimu = illness from angry ancestors)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igifuto (Kirundi)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(091), H(108), H(156)
Recipes : H(037, 4) cough, leaves, decoction (H2O) .
H(037, 4)cough, leaves, infusion H2O.
H(037, 1)cough, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(053, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, drops in eares
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(108, 3), leaves, juice, drops in nose
H(156), leaves of Lantana camara,Sesamum angustifolium, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhengerihengeri (Kirundi)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(104), H(145)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, pressed, juice, instillation eyes
H(104), leaves, decoction H20, enema
H(145), rectum prolapse, leaves, decoction H20, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutongotongo (Kirundi)
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO. + enema
H(008), stems, leaves of Aspilia pluriseta, Leucas martinicensis , Cyathula uncinulata, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
H(104) , leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : akanyamafundo (Kirundi)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igihondogori (Kirundi)
Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(091, 2) childs, izabana, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(108), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201) madness, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikizigangore (Kirundi)
Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Official name : Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(022), H(027z)
Recipes : H(020) snake, stems, leaves Chenopodium ugandae , leaves Lysimachia ruhmeriana, maceration H2O, VO. + frictions
H(022, 4), leaves, juice in H2O, VO., ocytociic
H(027z, 2), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuyobora (Kirundi)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Indigofera arrecta, Maesa lanceolata , Rubus apetalus, infusion H20, enema, (ocytocic)
H(027), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(027), leaves of Maesa lanceolata , Spilanthes mauritiana , Cissus oliveri, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, Bridelia micrantha, Anthocleista schweinfurthii, Maesa lanceolata decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), leaves of Maesa lanceolata , Xymalos monospora, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201)spirits, impanga, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
( impanga = illness not wellidentfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhangahanga (Kirundi)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), bark stems and roots powder + H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umwembe (Kirundi)
Maytenus acuminata (L. f.) Loes.
Official name : Maytenus acuminata (L. f.) Loes.
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), stems, leaves decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) childs, izabana, stems and leaves, pounded + H2O, VO.
H(091), stems and leaves of Helichrysum forskahlii , leaves of Maytenus acuminata, Cyanotis barbata, asheses, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyarugina (Kirundi)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, stems bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(104, 2), leaves, stems bark, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(137), leaves, pulp, cataplasm
H(201)spirits, leaves, stems bark, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusongati (Kirundi)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(137), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(008), leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, Sida alba , decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, Rhus natalensis, Microglossa pyrifolia, Erythrina abyssinica, Pavetta ternifolia , stems + leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(137), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201)folie, leaves, ashes, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhe (Kirundi)
Micromeria purtschelleri Guerke
Official name : Micromeria purtschelleri Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(091)
Recipes : H(027z), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(091) childs, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusaramvuzo (Kirundi)
Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Official name : Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(068)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, decoction (H2O) , snuffed
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuwenenahejuru (Kirundi)
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(077), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugomera (Kirundi)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) constip.., stems, leaves, infusion H2O, enemaH(022), stems, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.H(051) paludism, stems, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kirundi)
Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imbazi (Kirundi)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(068), H(077), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z), roots Clematis simensis + stems bark Myrica salicifolia , pressed H2O, VO., pregnacy troubles
H(068), bark stems of Myrica salicifolia , Parinari curatellifolia , powder + salt, VO.
H(077), leaves, Bridelia micrantha, Myrica salicifolia decoction (H2O) , VO. or enema
H(201)spirits, bark stems of Myrica salicifolia , Parinari curatellifolia , pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusengesenge (Kirundi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), leaves, expression H2O., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : itabi (Kirundi)
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(036), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(108), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)esprits, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhozo, umusurasura (Kirundi)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008) diar., whole plant , pressed in H2O, VO. + enema
H(014)derm., whole plant , pressed in H2O, VO. + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyu wa nyamanza (Kirundi)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(068), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(068), bark stems of Myrica salicifolia , Parinari curatellifolia , powder + salt, VO.
H(093), stems bark of Erythrina abyssinica, Parinari curatellifolia, Syzygium parvifolium, Faurea saligna, ashes, VO., scarifications
H(201)spirits, bark stems of Myrica salicifolia , Parinari curatellifolia , pressed in H2O, VO.
H(201)bad spirits, ibitega, stems bark, pressed in H2O, enema
H(201)bad spirits, ibitega, stems bark of Parinari curatellifolia, leaves of Tetradenia riparia , pressed in H2O, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunazi (Kirundi)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(118)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(118)troat, leaves, infusion H2O, frictions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusarara (Kirundi)
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, Rhus natalensis, Microglossa pyrifolia, Erythrina abyssinica, Pavetta ternifolia , stems + leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyamabuye (Kirundi)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(037)
Recipes : H(037)cough., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) pneumo., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. -
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umwuyuyu (Kirundi)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014, 3), leaves + roots bark, powder + butter, local application
H(014, 2), leaves + roots bark, powder , ashes, VO.
H(051), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(068), H(145), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), pounded leaves, local application
H(008) diar., stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) ., enema
H(008) diar..,stems, leaves, infusion H2O., VO.
H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(145) rectum, roots pressed in banana beer, VO.
H(201)bad spirit, imizimu, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O) ., enema
(mizimu = illness from angry ancestors)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuguguna (Kirundi)
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : intumbaswa (Kirundi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, juice, local application
H(008), leaves expression H20, enema
H(022), leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra , Senecio mannii, maceration H2O, VO. (ocyto)
H(104), leaves expression H20, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhoko (Kirundi)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(046)
Recipes : H(018, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(046), leaves, decoction (H2O) , friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : inkonjoro (Kirundi)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091) kwash., stems +leaves, ashes on scarifications
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : inkonjoro (Kirundi)
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(003), leaves, pulp, local application (luxation)
H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201)folie, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusange, igitonga (Kirundi)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(104, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)
Polygala ruwenzoriensis Chodat
Official name : Polygala ruwenzoriensis Chodat
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubarama, ugwijo (Kirundi)
Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Official name : Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igizigangore (Kirundi)
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(014)derm., bark stems , ashes, VO.
H(093), bark stems , decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201) ritual, bad luck, ibitega, bark stems , ashes, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igihungere (Kirundi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) H20, VO.
H(008, 1) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) H20, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ipera (Kirundi)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014, 2)derm, stem bark, powder + butter, frictions
H(014, 1)derm, stem bark, decoction (H2O) , enema + bath
H(014, 1)derm, stem bark, decoction (H2O) , bath
H(014) itch, stem bark, powder, frictions
H(051), leaves, decoction in banana beer, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukubagwa (Kirundi)
Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Official name : Ranunculus multifidus Forssk.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(008), stems + leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. + enema
H(091, 1)kwash., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(091, 2)kwash., stems + leaves, ashes, VO.
H(091, 1)kwash., stems + leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) impanga, stems + leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ruheha (Kirundi)
Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Official name : Rhamnus prinoides L' Hérit.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) child, izabana, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunanira (Kirundi)
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(091), leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, Rhus natalensis, Microglossa pyrifolia, Erythrina abyssinica, Pavetta ternifolia , stems + leaves of Geranium aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(093), roots, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201, 2), impanga, leaves, ashes, VO.
( impanga = illness not wellidentfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusaranyamabunda (Kirundi)
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(027z), H(068), H(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(022), stems +leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(027z), leaves, decoction H2O, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves, decoction H2O, VO.
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, decoction H2O, VO.
H(104), pounded leaves of Bidens pilosa , Rhus vulgaris , juice, VO.
H(201), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006, 2) constip., pounded seeds H2O, VO.
H(006, 1) constip., roots, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikibonobono (Kirundi)
Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), roots, ashes + butter, local application
H(033) femal, stems, leaves, pounded, juice in vagina
H(201) sorcery, bad luck, amacari, stems, leaves of Drymaria cordata , leaves of Rubia cordifolia L. subsp..., ashes + butter, scarifications, frictions
(amacari = indication tht the sorcerer has laid down a bad luch near the house)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukararambwa (Kirundi)
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(022), leaves of Indigofera arrecta, Maesa lanceolata , Rubus apetalus, infusion H20, enema, (ocytocic)
H(068, 2), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(201), impanga, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(201), impanga, roots, powder + banana beer, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukere (Kirundi)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) cough, leaves mâchées, juice, VO.
H(201, 3), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igifumbafumba (Kirundi)
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(022), H(077), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diar., leaves + roots, maceration H2O, VO.
H(008, 1) diar., leaves + roots, infusion H2O, VO.
H(014, 3)tinea, roots, ashes + butter, local applicatio
H(022), leaves + roots of Rumex bequaertii , leaves of Vernonia auriculifera , Leucas alluaudii, pulp, in vagina (ocytocic)
H(022), leaves + roots of Rumex bequaertii , leaves of Vernonia auriculifera , Leucas alluaudii, pulp, pressed in H2O, VO. (ocytocic)
H(077, 2), leaves + roots, maceration H2O, VO.
H(077), leaves + roots, infusion H2O, VO.
H(104, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O + banana beer
H(201), impanga, leaves + roots, infusion H2O, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : isesabirego (Kirundi)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H20, VO.
H(068, 2), leaves decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umufumbegeti (Kirundi)
Rytigynia castanea Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia castanea Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(158)
Recipes : H(158), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukondokondo (Kirundi)
Rytigynia kivuensis (Krause) Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia kivuensis (Krause) Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bad spirits, ibisigo, leaves, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukondokondo (Kirundi)
Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Official name : Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(003), H(005), H(157)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, pressed in H2O. , VO.
H(003, 2), leaves, pulp, local application
H(005)jambes, oedema,swollen legs, leaves, pulp, cataplasm
H(157, 2), igisahuzi, igifuke, leaves, pressed in H2O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : biribate (Kirundi)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., stems bark, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(020) snake, leaves, pulp on scarifications
H(068), stems bark, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201), stems bark, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyagasozi (Kirundi)
Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Official name : Securinega virosa (Roxb. ex Willd.) Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(104)
Recipes : H(002), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. (hypo and agalactia)
H(104), leaves, pulp + H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umujisharugi (Kirundi)
Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) paludism., leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(091) child, izabana, leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(014, 2) derm., whole plant, ashes + butter, local application
H(014) moth,, whole plant, ashes + butter, local application
H(091) childs, izabana, stems, leaves of Senecio maranguensis + leaves of Sphaeranthus suaveolens, ashes + salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imbatura (Kirundi) (Kirundi)
Sesamum angolense Welw.
Official name : Sesamum angolense Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurendarenda (Kirundi)
Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(156)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(022), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., enema (ocyticic)
H(156), leaves of Lantana camara,Sesamum angustifolium, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurendarenda (Kirundi)
Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Official name : Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, leaves, pressed in H2O, aspersion
H(201) ritual, leaves, pressed in H2O, aspersion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (Kirundi)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(068)
Recipes : H(036), leaves, decoction (H2O) , inhalation
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (Kirundi)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(161)
Recipes : H(161), stems, leaves, pulp, frictions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuvumvu (Kirundi)
Sida alba L.
Official name : Sida alba L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(097)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, Sida alba , decoction (H2O) , enema
H(097), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema , (orchitis)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : akavumvu (Kirundi)
Sida cordifolia L.
Official name : Sida cordifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(022), H(091)
Recipes : H(003), leaves, pulp, frictions, (sprain)
H(022), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuvumvu (Kirundi)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022, 2), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO., (ocytocic)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuvumvu (Kirundi)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(201), H(201)
Recipes : H(201), impanga, leaves, decoction , steam bath
H(201) ritual, bad luck, amabuye, leaves, decoction , steam bath
( impanga = ill not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
(amabuye = ibihago = this illness affect the body exept the head. Sensation of strange objects in the body. This illness is the fact of a magic charm)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umutobotobo (Kirundi)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, powder + banana beer , VO.
H(201), impanga, leaves + roots, powder + H2O, VO.
( impanga = illness not well identfied bu tradition, abdominal pains, urinary troubles , vomiting, etc.)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umucucu (Kirundi)
Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum duplosinuatum Klotzsch
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ritual, bad luck, ibitega, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umucucu (Kirundi)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104),roots, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umucucu (Kirundi)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(082) asthma, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : insogo (Kirundi)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, pressed, juice, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikimirankonge (Kirundi)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(201) +H(013) , amarimbo, abscessses malefic in the legs, roots, pulp, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuzenga (Kirundi)
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunyovunyovu (Kirundi)
Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forssk.) DC.
Official name : Sphaeranthus suaveolens (Forssk.) DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) child, izabana, stem, leaves of Senecio maranguensis + leaves of Sphaeranthus suaveolens, ashes + salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : not registered
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhanda (Kirundi)
Sterculia quinqueloba (Garcke) K. Schum.
Official name : Sterculia quinqueloba (Garcke) K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201, 2)ritual, bad luck, izabana, roots, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : imbonekerakure (Kirundi)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, burned leaves, ashes of Berkheya spekeana , Chenopodium ugandae, Synadenium grantii , Ficus ovata , VO.
H(201) ritual, bad luck, amabuye, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
(amabuye = ibihago = this illness affect the body exept the head. Sensation of strange objects in the body. This illness is the fact of a magic charm)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukoni (Kirundi)
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(036), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) cepha., leaves, decoction (H2O) , smoke inhaled
H(036), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051), leaves, expression H2O, VO.
H(201) madness, abaganza, amashinga, abavyeyi, leaves, expression H2O, VO.
(abaganza = mysterious illness from marsh spirits , headache, eructation, mental confusion. Cured the patient will be initiated to practices in order to be a healer)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igisararumogi (Kirundi)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, enema
H(091),child, izabana, leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
H(091) childs, izabana, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum , Eriosema montanum , Tephrosia vogelii, pressed in H2O, VO, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kirundi)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(014), whole plant Chenopodium ugandae , leaves of Tetradenia riparia , pounded, friction
H(037, 5)cough, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(103, 3), leaves, pulp, local application
H(201)bad spirits, ibitega, stems bark of Parinari curatellifolia, leaves of Tetradenia riparia , pressed in H2O, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuravumba (Kirundi)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) childs, izabana, whole plant, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) ritual, ancestors angry, imizimu, whole plant, ashes + salt, enema
H(201) ritual, ancestors angry, imizimu, whole plant, ashes + salt, VO
(mizimu = illness from angry ancestors)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : nkuyumwonga (Kirundi)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008, 2), whole plant, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) ritual, bad luck, ibitega, leaves, ashes, VO.
H(201) ritual, bad luck, ibitega, leaves Combretum molle , Tithonia diversifolia , ashes, VO.
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : kererukonjo (Kirundi)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(068), barks, leaves of Senna occidentalis, leaves of Tragia brevipes, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(137), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
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(008), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(201) madness, abaganza, amashinga, abavyeyi, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
(abaganza = mysterious illness from marsh spirits , headache, eructation, mental confusion. Cured the patient will be initiated to practices in order to be a healer)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umugwampore (Kirundi)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diar.., leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(022, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umusarenda (Kirundi)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diar., leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) childs, leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushushantama (Kirundi)
Tylosema fassoglensis (Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc.
Official name : Tylosema fassoglensis (Schweinf.) Torre & Hillc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, leaves of Kotschya africana , Tylosema Fassoglensis (umuhake), infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushiha (Kirundi)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO. (ocyto)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushushandamu (Kirundi)
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), stems, leaves, juice, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igisuru (Kirundi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(046), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(046, 5), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(051), leaves Bidens pilosa , Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(051, 3), leaves, pressed in H2O, enema
H(051, 2) paludism, leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(068), leaves, infusion H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umurinzi (Kirundi)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves + roots of Rumex bequaertii , leaves of Vernonia auriculifera , Leucas alluaudii, pulp, in vagina (ocytocic)
H(022), leaves + roots of Rumex bequaertii , leaves of Vernonia auriculifera , Leucas alluaudii, pulp, pressed in H2O, VO. (ocytocic)
H(022), ONS. expression H2O, VO., (ocytocic)
H(022), leaves of Vernonia auriculifera , Convolvulus sagittatus, pressed in H2O, VO., (ocytocic)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikinyami (Kirundi)
Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Official name : Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhombohomgu (Kirundi)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(014), H(022), H(093)
Recipes : H(014)derm., leaves, pressed in H2O, bath
H(022), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(093), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikinyami (Kirundi)
Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Official name : Vigna unguiculata (L.) A. Walp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031, 2), intercostal pain stems barks, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunkambira (Kirundi)
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(004, 2), roots, powder, local application
H(014) tinea, leaves, juice, friction
H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(068), leaves of Virectaria major, Geraniumn aculeolatum, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091, 2) childs,l leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(091) childs, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(137)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
H(137), leaves, juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umunanira (Kirundi)
Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Official name : Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Family : Monimiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(104), leaves of Maesa lanceolata , Xymalos monospora, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umuhotora (Kirundi)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, pressed in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : ikigori (Kirundi)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : H(016), H(027z), H(068), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(016), roots, infusion H2O, VO.
H(027z), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., enema
H(068, 2), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., enema
H(093), roots, infusion H2O, VO.
H(201) ritual, bad luck, ibitega, bark roots, ashes, VO., scarifications
(ibitega = the sorcerer send the bad spirits in the house "rugo")
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kirundi)