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Reference : VB 02

Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Reference VB 02 has information about 154 plants :
Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Official name : Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(020), V(027), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, juice + milk, V.O.
Vb(020,1), leaves, juice , to sprinkle
Vb(027,1), leaves, juice, V.O., Vernonia lasiopus + Caesalpinia decapetala + Acacia sieberiana
Vo(036,1), leaves, juice, V.O. + drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyinya (Kirundi)
Acalypha ambigua Pax
Official name : Acalypha ambigua Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029, 4), stems + leaves, crushed + juice, V.O. + icegeko
Vb(029, 1), stems + leaves, crushed + juice, V.O. + icegeko, Acalypha ambigua + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), stems + leaves, crushed + juice, V.O. , V.O. + icegeko, Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(029,1), stems + leaves, crushed + juice, V.O., Acalypha ambigua + Indigofera asparagoides + Allophylus africanus
-icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukundanya (Kirundi)
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), leaves ashes, scarifications , + Periploca linearifolia + Asparagus africanus + Ziziphus abyssinica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : kamimura (Kirundi)
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : V(014), V(023), V(029), V(033), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(014,2), stems + leaves, friction
Vb(023,2), stems + leaves, friction
Vb(029,1), stems + leaves, friction
Vb(029,2), stems + leaves, juice + crushed, V.O. + icegeko
Vb(033,1), stems + leaves, friction the back
Vb(033,1), Acanthus pubescens + Erythrina abyssinica , leaves, infusion, V.O.
Vb(036,1), stems + leaves, friction
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igitovu (chardon) (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 : V(001), V(028), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes, Spilanthes mauritiana + Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(028,2), leaves, juice, VO., enema
Vb(030,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishwemu (Kirundi)
Adenia bequaertii Robyns & Lawalrée
Official name : Adenia bequaertii Robyns & Lawalrée
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), stems+ leaves, crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko
Vb(029,1), stems+ leaves, crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko*, Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
Vb(029,1), leaves crushed, in vagina, + icegeko +Periploca linearifolia + Allophylus africanus
Vb(029,1), leaves + juice crushed + icegeko + Anisopappus africanus + Helichrysum forskahlii + Indigofera asparagoides + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), leaves, infusion, broyat, VO. + icegeko + Bothriocline ugandensis + Indigofera asparagoides + Pavonia urens + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), stems+ leaves crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko + Acalypha ambigua + Adenia bequaertii
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuvugo (Kirundi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(024), V(028), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), crushed leaves, cataplasm
Vb(024,2), stems, leaves, juice, crushed, VO. and friction
Vb(024,1), leaves Ageratum conyzo‹des, Momordica foetida, juice and ashes,VO.
Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes +Senecio cydoniifolius +Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Vb(035,1), juice, leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akarura (Kirundi)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(029)
Recipes : Vb(002,2), powder leaves, slick
Vb(029,7) , leaves, crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko
Vb(029,1), leaves, crushed, in vagina + icegeko + Periploca linearifolia + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), leaves, salt + juice, VO., Acalypha ambigua + Indigofera asparagoides + Allophylus africanus
Vb(029,1), leaves, salt + juice, VO. + icegeko + Indigofera asparagoides + Dissotis canescens + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus
Vb(029,1), stems + leaves, crushed + juice, , VO. + icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuvumereza (Kirundi)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), sap, drops in eyes to remove fruit of Erlangea spissa
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ingarigari (Kirundi)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010,1), stems+ leaves, crushed + butter, juice, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikinyabutongo (Kirundi)
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(029), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. + porridge of sorghum, Anisopappus africanus + Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata
Vb(002,7), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice + crushed + icegeko + Anisopappus africanus + Helichrysum forskahlii + Indigofera asparagoides + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : agahombo (Kirundi)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(020), V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(020,3), cashes of leaves on scarifications, Periploca linearifolia + Chenopodium ugandae + Asparagus africanus + Ziziphus abyssinica
Vb(020,1), leaves + stems, juice, to sprinkle, Hymenocardia acida + Indigofera arrecta + Asparagus africanus
Vb(035,6), leaves, stems, juice, VO.
Vb(036,2), leaves, stems, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunsabe (Kirundi)
Aspilia ciliata (Schum.) Wild
Official name : Aspilia ciliata (Schum.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(008x), V(010), V(016), V(028), V(035), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(005,1), leaves, juice,VO., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum
Vb(005,2), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, infusion, VO.
Vb(008x,1), leaves, juice, VO., Bidens pilosa + Aspilia ciliata + Momordica foetida Schum. + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(010,2), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(016,2), leaves, juice,VO., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Vernonia lasiopus
Vb(028,2), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(028,1), Thunbergia alata + Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Dalbergia lactea, leaves, juice,V.O.Vb(035,3), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(068,1) (amacikire), leaves, decoction, VO., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : icumya-co-mu-nyovu (Kirundi)
Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Official name : Aspilia pluriseta Schweinf.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, juice, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : icumya (Kirundi)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(007)
Recipes : Vb(007,1), leaves pulp, compress
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : inderama (Kirundi)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(018)
Recipes : Vb(004,1), leaves, ashes on scarifications
Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nostril , Berkheya spekeana + Helichrysum ceres + Senecio maranguensis + Sesbania sesban + Protea madiensis + Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igihandambwa (Kirundi)
Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres. subsp. abyssinica var. abyssinica
Family : Melianthaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice + salted ground, VO., Leonotis nepetaefolia + Bersama abyssinica + Pennisetum purpureum
. Vb(039,4), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), VO., leaves, juice of Bersama abyssinica + stone fruit Embelia schimperi + leaves Clausena anisata
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhinguri (Kirundi), umurerabana (Kirundi)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008x), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, wash the eyes
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice,VO., Bidens pilosa + Aspilia ciliata + Momordica foetida + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(031,1), leaves, juice,VO. and drops in nose, Bidens pilosa + Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice,VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : icanda (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 : V(001), V(004), V(028), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Vb(004,1), leaves, ashes on scarifications, Bothriocline longipes + Ziziphus abyssinica + Rubus apetalus
Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes +Senecio cydoniifolius +Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Vb(031,1), leaves juice, drops in nostrils, Bothriocline longipes + Nicotiana tabacum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubebe (Kirundi)
Bothriocline ugandensis (S. Moore) M. Gilbert
Official name : Bothriocline ugandensis (S. Moore) M. Gilbert
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea ugandensis S. Moore
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), leaves, infusion, crushed, V.O., + icegeko + Bothriocline ugandensis + Indigofera asparagoides + Pavonia urens + Adenia bequaertii
icegeko: treatment for the sterile cows and those that refuse to be suck. The pulp plundered with the plant is introduced into the vagina, later one removes it soaked of lochies if the cow gave birth recently . One carries the whole in the nostrils of the cow. One expresses the juice and one arranges the rests of the plant on the calf coated with salt.The cow will lick the calf who will be allowed to suck
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhana (Kirundi)