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Reference : HR 13

Author(s) : Runyinya, B.
Title : Quelques aspects de la systématique des plantes indigènes basée sur la médecine traditionnelle au Rwanda. Bulletin agricole du Rwanda, 11ème année janvier 1978
Reference HR 13 has information about 17 plants :
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(022)
Recipes : H(022) parturition (made easier), coocked juice of Achyranthes aspera, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhurura (Kinyarwanda)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, to chew the leaves in a small pellet wich is introduced in vagina for 1 night
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukunde (Kinyarwanda)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(002), H(091)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, juice of the plant Clerodendrum myricoides, VO.
H(002) agalactia, juice of leaves of Gouania longispicata of Clerodendrum myricoides of Withania somnifera + H2O, VO.
H(091) child fortifying, coocked juice of leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides of Epilobium sp. of Triumfetta rhomboidea, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukuzanyana (Kinyarwanda)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, juice of leaves of Cyathula uncinulata of Crassocephalum vitellinum, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umusununu (Kinyarwanda)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, juice of leaves of Cyathula uncinulata of Crassocephalum vitellinum, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igifashi (Kinyarwanda)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) to raise a serious and unknown disease, ONS of Eriosema montanum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umupfunyantoki (Kinyarwanda)
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia, juice of leaves of Gouania longispicata of Clerodendrum myricoides of Withania somnifera + H2O, VO. -
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umubimbafuro (Kinyarwanda)
Gynura ruwenzoriensis (S. Moore) S. Moore
Official name : Gynura ruwenzoriensis (S. Moore) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(111) burn, juice of leaves of Gynura ruwenzoriensis with ashes of Pennissetum purpureum, heat to obtain a sirup, rub the wound with this unguent
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuliro (Kinyarwanda)
Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ludwigia abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Onagraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) this plant Ludwigia abyssinica is used to make mother crown (urugoli) which has beneficial effect on the mother and the child
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuzigangore (Kinyarwanda)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient (letal at to high dosis, juice of leaves of Tetradenia riparia + H2O, tepid, VO., 1 cup in the morning
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuraganyina, umuhoko (Kinyarwanda)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) pian, to shave the head of the patient, then to wash it with tepid H2O with leaves of Iboza riparia of Rumex usambarensis of Solanum indicum then application of a pomade from the boiled dense juice of pounded leaves of Senecio maranquensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umufumbageshi (Kinyarwanda)
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) pian, to shave the head of the patient, then to wash it with tepid H2O with leaves of Iboza riparia of Rumex usambarensis of Solanum indicum then application of a pomade from the boiled dense juice of pounded leaves of Senecio maranquensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : imbatura (Kinyarwanda)
Solanum indicum L.
Official name : Solanum indicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) pian, to shave the head of the patient, then to wash it with tepid H2O with leaves of Iboza riparia of Rumex usambarensis of Solanum indicum then application of a pomade from the boiled dense juice of pounded leaves of Senecio maranquensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umucucu (Kinyarwanda)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(037), H(100), H(131)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) cough, H(033) femal sterility, H(100) blennorrage, ONS., RNS
H(131) pian, to shave the head of the patient, then to wash it with tepid H2O with leaves of Iboza riparia of Rumex usambarensis of Solanum indicum then application of a pomade from the boiled dense juice of pounded leaves of Senecio maranquensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuravumba (Kinyarwanda)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) promotes the reproduction, flour of seeds of Thunbergia alata, to mix with milk, one part VO. The other in vagina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : nkulimwonga (Kinyarwanda)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) child fortifying, coocked juice of leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides of Epilobium sp. of Triumfetta rhomboidea, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushyigura (Kinyarwanda)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) agalactia,, juice of leaves of Withania somnifera, VO.
H(002) agalactia, juice of leaves of Gouania longispicata of Clerodendrum myricoides of Withania somnifera + H2O, VO. -
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuhire (Kinyarwanda)