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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)
Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Official name : Caesalpinia decapetala (Roth) Alston
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020), V(022), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), leaves, ashes on scarifications
Vb(022,1), juice of leaves, VO.
Vb(027,1), juice of leaves, VO., Vernonia lasiopus + Caesalpinia decapetala + Acacia sieberiana
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubambangwe (Kirundi) , umucyuro
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), juice of leaves , small dosis because hallucinogenic and toxic
Vb(036,1), juice of leaves , small dose because hallucinogenic and toxic
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : urumogi (chanvre) (Kirundi)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(008), V(013), V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, juice, enema
Vb(013,1), leaves pulp, compress
Vb(030,7), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), fleaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,3), infusion or juice, leaves, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga, (Kirundi), umucyuro
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(020), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), juice of leaves ,VO., ashes on scarifications, Cassia occidentalis + Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(039,3), decoction leaves, V.O., 1 glass the first day, increase the dosis afterward. Could be letal for the calf
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuyokayoka (Kirundi)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : V(025), V(036), V(039), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(025,1), compress pulp leaves on ganglions
Vb(031,1), stems, leaves, juice, VO. + drops in the nose
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(201), leaves, stems, lick the powder + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akanukanyi (Kirundi) umutundura
Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Official name : Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(005), V(007), V(020), V(029), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), juice of leaves, drops in eyes, Spilanthes mauritiana . + Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(004,3), pulp leaves, compresses
Vb(005,1), juice of leaves, VO., Chenopodium ugandae + Momordica foetida
Vb(007,2), pulp leaves , compresses for multiple cutaneous diseases
Vb(020,8), juice of leaves , VO. + to sprinkle on wounds
Vb(020,1), juice of leaves , VO., to sprinkle + Rhus vulgaris + Dalbergia lactea + Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(020,1), juice of leaves ,VO., ashes on scarifications, Cassia occidentalis+ Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(020,3), ashes of leaves on scarifications, Periploca linearifolia + Chenopodium ugandae + Asparagus africanus + Ziziphus abyssinica
Vb(029,1), juice of leaves and stems+ cruhing part ,VO. + icegeko
Vb(030,1), juice of leaves , VO.
Vb(035,3), juice of leaves , 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 : umugombe (Kirundi)
Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Official name : Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(016), V(022), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, V,.O., Tabernaemontana stapfiana + Cissus petiolata
Vb(002,1), decoction roots V.O., Ensete ventricosum + Gouania longispicata + Cissus petiolata
Vb(016,4), leaves, juice, V,.O.
Vb(022,5), leaves, juice, V,.O.
Vb(035,2), leaves, juice, V,.O.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, V,.O. with / or enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugobore (Kirundi)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039x,1), VO., juice of leaves of Bersama abyssinica + stone fruit Embelia schimperi + leaves Clausena anisata
Vb(039,8), leaves, decoction, VO., + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutana (Kirundi)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(018), V(028), V(035), V(036), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(016,2), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose, Berkheya spekeana + Helichrysum ceres + Senecio maranguensis + Sesbania sesban + Protea madiensis. + Clematis simensis
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, enema
Vb(035,8), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(036,4), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(037,1), calf, leaves, juice, VO. + drops in nose, Dodonaea viscosa + Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kirundi)
Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Official name : Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(008x)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), roots, juice + flour sorgho + ashes fern + fresh milk, VO. , Clematopsis scabiosifolia + Urera hypselodendron
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : imenamutwe (Kirundi)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008), V(008x), V(035), V(036), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, enema (attention dosis, toxic)
Vb(008,1), barks roots, juice, VO.
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(035,4), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(035,3) + Vb(36,3)), leaves, juice,VO., Ocimum basilicum +Pycnostachys eminii + Clerodendrum myricoides
Vb(039,3), leaves + roots, juice, enema
Vb(039,1), barks, roots, juice, enema
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umupfuvya, (Kirundi) umukuzanyana
Clerodendrum schweinfurthii Guerke var longitubum
Official name : Clerodendrum schweinfurthii Guerke var longitubum
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008x), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice , V.O.
Vb(039,3), leaves, juice , VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugutabatema (Kirundi)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(018)
Recipes : Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuberama (Kirundi) umurerama
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030,3), leaves, juice, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akawa (Kirundi)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(037), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(037,1), fresh tubercle, crushed + rancid butter, dilueted in 3 parts H2O, VO.
Vb(039,1), Colocasia esculenta , Triumfetta cordifolia, leaves, juice, drops in nostrils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : iteke (Kirundi)
Conyza aegyptiaca (L.) Ait.
Official name : Conyza aegyptiaca (L.) Ait.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(035,2), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes and ears
Vb(036,2), leaves, juice, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : inamirima (la plante champetre) (Kirundi), umururasase
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 : V(008), V(022), V(024), V(028), V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008,2), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(022,1), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(024,1), leaves, crushed, friction and cataplasm
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(030,3), leaves, juice, V.O.Vb(030,1), leaves, decoction, V.O., Crassocephalum mannii + Rumex usambarensis + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(035,3), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, V.O., Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum + Vicia paucifolia + Ocimum basilicum + Hibiscus fuscus
Vb(039,1), leaves, buds of a courge, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, V.O. and drops in nose, Bidens pilosa + Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutagari, igifurifuri (Kirundi)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : V(005), V(008x), V(016), V(024), V(028), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(005), leaves, juice, V.O., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, V.O, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(016,2), leaves, juice, V.O., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Vernonia lasiopus
Vb(024,1), leaves, juice, crushed, V.O., friction
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, V.O, in vagina, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Kotschya africana
Vb(028,1), leaves, stems, juice, V.0., enema, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Satureja biflora
Vb(028,1), Thunbergia alata + Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Dalbergia lactea , leaves, juice, V.O.Vb(068,1), leaves, decoction, V.O., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuyungubira (Kirundi)
Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Official name : Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : V(040)
Recipes : Vb(040,1), bulb, crushed, oinment udder
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : mureke (Kirundi)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(029), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(029,1),stems + fleaves, crushed + juice, , VO. + icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
Vb(033,1), Cyathula uncinulata + Dissotis trothae , leaves, crushed, pellet invagina
Vb(033,1), leaves, crushed, pellet invagina
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 : ikiramata (Kirundi)
Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
Official name : Cynodon nlemfuensis Vanderyst
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), leaves, stems, juice, V.O., Cynodon nlemfuensis + Pennisetum trachyphyllum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : urucaca (Kirundi)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(020), V(024), V(028), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), juice of leaves,VO., to sprinkle + Rhus vulgaris + Chenopodium ugandae
Vb(024,1), juice of leaves, VO., friction
Vb(028,1), juice of leaves,VO.
Vb(028,1), juice of leaves, VO., Thunbergia alata + Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Dalbergia lactea
Vb(035,1), juice of leaves,VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushasha (Kirundi) igihuba
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : V(024), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(024,1), leaves, crushed, friction
Vb(035,2), leaves, juice, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : agatambambuga (Kirundi)
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(028), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice , VO.
Vb(039,4), rhizom, decoction, VO., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyovu (Kirundi)
Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Official name : Dissotis canescens (E. Meyer ex Graham) Hook. f.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029,6), stems, leaves, juice, + crushed leaves, VO. + icegeko
Vb(029,1), stems, leaves, juice, + crushed leaves, VO.+ icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
Vb(29,1), leaves, salt+ juice, VO. + icegeko + Indigofera asparagoides + Dissotis canescens + Rytigynia kiwuensis + 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 : umusoma-w'abungere (Kirundi)
Dissotis pterocaulos Wickens
Official name : Dissotis pterocaulos Wickens
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : V(008x), V(016), V(024)
Recipes : Vb(008x,2) (amacikire), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(016,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(024,1), leaves, juice,VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishonge (Kirundi)
Dissotis trothae Gilg
Official name : Dissotis trothae Gilg
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : V(010), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(010,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(033,1), leaves, crushed, pellet in vagina, Cyathula uncinulata + Dissotis trothae
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishonge (Kirundi)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(036), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO. drops in ears, Guizotia scabra + Zehneria scabra + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum basilicum + Dodonaea viscosa + Trema orientalis
- Vb(037,1), calf, leaves, juice, VO. + drops in nose, Dodonaea viscosa + Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Dombeya bagshawei Baker f.
Official name : Dombeya bagshawei Baker f.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukongwa (Kirundi)
Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Official name : Dracaena steudneri Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena papahu Engl.
Symptoms : V(002), V(008x), V(015), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(002,1) + V(016), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, infusion, enema
Vb(015,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, crushed, VO + icegeko
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
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igitongati (Kirundi)
Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Official name : Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068,9), rhizom, powder, in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : iraba (Kirundi)
Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Official name : Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Elephantopus scaber L.
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice ,VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : agahuna (Kirundi)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), crushed leaves, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : urfanfu (Kirundi) umureza
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), VO., juice of leaves, Bersama abyssinica + stone fruite Embelia schimperi + leaves Clausena anisata
Vb(039,1), seeds, powder in H2O, VO. toxic at high dosis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukarakara (Kirundi)
Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Official name : Ensete ventricosum (Welw.) Cheesman
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ensete J.F. Gmel.
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), decoction roots, VO., Ensete ventricosum + Gouania longispicata + Cissus petiolata
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikigomogomo(Kirundi)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(010), V(016), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(002,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(010,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(016,1), leaves, juice, VO. + friction
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusange (Kirundi)
Eragrostis olivacea K. Schumach.
Official name : Eragrostis olivacea K. Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(021), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(021,1) + Vb(201), to touch the vagina of the cow with a straw
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ishinge (Kirundi)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umupfunyantoke (Kirundi)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(033), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(033,1), Acanthus pubescens + Erythrina abyssinica , leaves, infusion, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves, infusion, V.O.
Vb(039,1)leech, leaves, juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umurinzi, umugumya intare-y'irungu (Kirundi)
Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Official name : Erythrococca bongensis Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(022)
Recipes : Vb(022,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutinti (Kirundi)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : V(028), V(029), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), young stems, decoction, enema
Vb(029,1), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(030,1), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyari (Kirundi)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(022), V(028), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(022,4), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(022,1), leaves, juice, VO., Monechma subsessile +Vernonia lasiopus + Ficus exasperata
Vb(022,1), green fruit , juice, VO., Ricinus communis + Ficus exasperata
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(030,5), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuseno (Kirundi)
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1)leech, leaves,fresh juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igikobekobe, umumanda (Kirundi)
Galium simense Fres.
Official name : Galium simense Fres.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(004), V(008x), V(012), V(016), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO., Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata + Galium simense
Vb(004,1), leaves, stems, crushed, compress
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(012,3), leaves, stems, crushed, compress
Vb(016,2), leaves, stems, VO.
Vb(027,1), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukaka (Kirundi)
Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Official name : Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Geniosporum paludosum Bak.
Symptoms : V(028), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des, Crassocephalum mannii, Bothriocline longipes , Senecio cydoniifolius, Senecio hadiensis, Ricinus communis, Ocimum suave
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice VO. , drops in ears, Guizotia scabra, Zehneria scabra, Ocimum basilicum, Dodonaea viscosa, Trema orientalis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusekerasuka (Kirundi)
Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Official name : Gomphocarpus physocarpus E. Mey.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008,2), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(039,2), leaves, juice, V.O. + Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(039,1), roots, juice, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umurya-w'abasaza (Kirundi)
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(028), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(002,2), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO., Tabernaemontana stapfiana + Gouania longispicata Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. + porridge of sorghum, Anisopappus africanus + Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata
Vb(002,1), fleaves, juice, VO., Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata + Galium simense
Vb(002,1), decoction roots, VO., Ensete ventricosum + Gouania longispicata + Cissus petiolata
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039, 1)leach, leaves, juice, + wood coal, instilation nose and mouth, Gouania longispicata + Rubia cordifolia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubimbafuro (galactogène) (Kirundi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO. , drops in ears, Guizotia scabra, Zehneria scabra, Geniosporum rotundifolium , Ocimum basilicum , Dodonaea viscosa, Trema orientali
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuriro (Kirundi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,3), stem's barks, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushayishayi (Kirundi)
Helichrysum ceres S. Moore
Official name : Helichrysum ceres S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(018)
Recipes : Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose
Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose, Helichrysum ceres , Berkheya spekeana, Senecio maranguensis, Sesbania sesban, Protea madiensis, Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ngabimwe (Kirundi)
Helichrysum forskahlii (J.F.Gmel.) Hilliard
Official name : Helichrysum forskahlii (J.F.Gmel.) Hilliard
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(028), V(029)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, stems, infusion, enema
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, + crushed leaves + icegeko + Anisopappus africanus + Helichrysum forskahlii + Indigofera asparagoides + 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 : igishushantama (Kirundi)
Helichrysum schimperi (Schultz - Bip.) Moeser
Official name : Helichrysum schimperi (Schultz - Bip.) Moeser
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : manayeze (Kirundi)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002,1), leaves, juice + salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushigura, umuzira (Kirundi)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008x,3) (amacikire), stems, leaves, VO.
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), stems, leaves, VO., Sonchus oleraceus + Hibiscus fuscus + Triumfetta cordifolia.
Vb(030,1), leaves, V.O.,
Vb(035,3), leaves, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO., Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum + Vicia paucifolia + Ocimum basilicum + Hibiscus fuscus
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutete (Kirundi)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020,1), leaves, juice, to sprinkle, Hymenocardia acida + Indigofera arrecta + Asparagus africanus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusagamba, umusasa , umubaraga (Kirundi)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008,3), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(030,1), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,6), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), buds, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, V.O., Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum + Vicia paucifolia + Ocimum basilicum + Hibiscus fuscus
Vb(039,1)leech , Bidens pilosa, Crassocephalum mannii, Hypericum revolutum, leaves, juice, V.O. , + drops in nostril ,
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusesankware (Kirundi)
Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Official name : Impatiens stuhlmannii Warb.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusogorosogoro (Kirundi)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(016), V(020), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(001,4), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Vb(016,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(016,1), leaves,+ roots, crushed+ salt + butter, ointment on the udder
Vb(020,1), leaves, juice, to sprinkle, Hymenocardia acida + Indigofera arrecta + Asparagus africanus
Vb(028,1), roots, decoction, lenema
Vb(035,2), leaves, juice, VO. + drops in eyes and nostrils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushingisha, umusorora (Kirundi)
Indigofera asparagoides Taub.
Official name : Indigofera asparagoides Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(029)
Recipes : Vb(001, 2), stems, leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Vb(029,3), stems leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice + salt, VO. + icegeko + Indigofera asparagoides+ Dissotis canescens + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, + crushed+ icegeko + Anisopappus africanus + Helichrysum forskahlii + Indigofera asparagoides + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), leaves, infusion, crushed, VO., icegeko + Bothriocline ugandensis + Indigofera asparagoides + Pavonia urens + Adenia bequaertii
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice + salt, VO., 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 : urwibagiza (celle qui amène l'oubli) (Kirundi)
Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Official name : Indigofera atriceps Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008x), V(022)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, enema
Vb(022,3), leaves, juice, VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umwarara, umuturuka, umuturumbura (Kirundi)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(032)
Recipes : Vb(032,1), leaves stems, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umujumbu, imibuto (Kirundi)
Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Official name : Kotschya africana Endl.var. bequaertii (De Wild) Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO, paint vagina, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Kotschya africana
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushiha (Kirundi)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(010), V(027), V(029), V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(01,1), leaves, juice,drops in eyes
Vb(10,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(27,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(29,1), leaves, juice, crushed,VO. + icegeko
Vb(35,8), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(36,2), 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 : umuhengerihengeri (Kirundi)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(011), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(011,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, + salted ground, Leonotis nepetaefolia + Bersama abyssinica + Pennisetum purpureum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutongotongo (Kirundi)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006,3), leaves, sticky juice mixed in the fodder
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igihondogori (Kirundi) igisandasanda
Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(002,6), leaves, juice or decoction, VO.
Vb(027,7), leaves, juice , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhangahanga (Kirundi)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : imyumbati (Kirundi)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : V(032), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(032,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhe (Kirundi)
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, stems, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : nkuyumwonga (Kirundi)
Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Official name : Mitragyna rubrostipulata (Schum.) Hav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, juice + pounded part, VO. + paint vagina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugomera (Kirundi)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : V(004), V(005), V(006), V(008x), V(011), V(015), V(024), V(028)
Recipes : Vb(004,2), pulp leaves, compress
Vb(005,1), leaves, juice, VO., Chenopodium ugandae + Momordica foetida
Vb(006,1), leaves, infusion, enema
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, VO., Bidens pilosa+ Aspilia ciliata +Momordica foetida + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(011,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(015,5), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(024,2), leaves, juice, ashes,VO. + Ageratum conyzo‹des
Vb(028,7), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO, massage ill part with the rest, Momordica foetida + Plecthranthus barbatus
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO, paint vagina, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Kotschya africana
Vb(028,1), leaves, stems, juice, VO., enema, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Satureja biflora
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umwishwa (Kirundi)
Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(022), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(022,1), leaves, juice, VO. , Monechma subsessile +Vernonia lasiopus + Ficus exasperata
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubazibazi, imbaruka (Kirundi)
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : V(011), V(013)
Recipes : Vb(011,1), fruit, beer, VO.
Vb(013,1), young shoot of the banana tree, crushed + urine of cow, cataplasm on wounds on the hoofs (boils)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igitoke (Kirundi)
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,3), bark stems, powder + salt, lick
Vb(039,1), bark stems, powder + salt, lick, Myrica salicifolia + Parinari curatellifolia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusengese (Kirundi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(028), V(030), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(014,1), leaves, juice, VO., friction
Vb(028,1), smoke tabac in vagina with blowpipe
Vb(030,1), smoke tabac in vagina with blowpipe
Vb(039,5), leaves, juice, drops in nose, Bothriocline longipes + Nicotiana tabacum
Vb(039,2), leaves, juice, VO., Tetradenia riparia + Nicotiana tabacum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : itabi (le tabac) (Kirundi)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO., Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum + Vicia paucifolia + Ocimum basilicum + Hibiscus fuscus
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO. and drops in ears, Guizotia scabra + Zehneria scabra + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum basilicum + Dodonaea viscosa + Trema orientalis
Vb(035,3) + Vb(036,3), leaves, juice, VO., Ocimum basilicum + Pycnostachys eminii + Clerodendrum myricoides
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusurasura (Kirundi)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice,enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes + Senecio cydoniifolius + Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : agatundura (Kirundi)
Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Official name : Opilia celtidifolia (Guill. & Perr.) Endl.
Family : Opiliaceae
Synonyms : Opilia amentacea Roxb.
Symptoms : V(035), V(036), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO. +drops in nose
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyakayero (Kirundi)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(003), V(020), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(003,1), leaves, juice, VO., pulp leaves, compresses
Vb(020,4), leaves, crushed in compress
Vb(020,2), leaves, juice, VO. + friction, Oxalis corniculata.+ Rubus apetalus
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
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 : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), bark stems, powder + salt, lick, Myrica salicifolia + Parinari curatellifolia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunazi (Kirundi)
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes, tumor in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyamabuye , umumenamabuye (Kirundi)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(022), V(029)
Recipes : Vb(022,1),roots, juice, VO.
Vb(029,1), leaves, infusion, crushed, VO., 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 : umwuyuyu (Kirundi)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), leaves juice + salted ground, Leonotis nepetaefolia + Bersama abyssinica + Pennisetum purpureum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umubingo (Kirundi)
Pennisetum trachyphyllum Pilg.
Official name : Pennisetum trachyphyllum Pilg.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039, 1), leaves, stems, juice, V.O., Cynodon nlemfuensis + Pennisetum trachyphyllum
Vb(039, 3), powder seeds in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igikaranka (Kirundi)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(014)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), leaves, juice, friction
Vb(019,1), pulp roots + butter, oinment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(020), V(029), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(004,1), leaves pulp , warm cataplasm
Vb(020,1), ashes, leaves on cuts , Periploca linearifolia + Chenopodium ugandae + Asparagus africanus + Ziziphus abyssinica
Vb(029,1), leves, crushed, in vagina + icegeko
Vb(029,1), leves, crushed, in vagina + icegeko + Adenia bequaertii + Allophylus africanus
Vb(068,1), leaves, juice, V.O., enema
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 : umuguguna (Kirundi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(005), V(006), V(030), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(002,3), roots, juice, in fodder
Vb(005,5), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(006,2), leaves, juice, VO. or enema
Vb(030,4), leaves, juice, VO. or enema
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, VO. or enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhogohogo (Kirundi) umwokora
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(010), V(028), V(033), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), juice of leaves, drops in eyes
Vb(010,2), juice of leaves, VO
Vb(028,1), Momordica foetida, Plecthranthus barbatusjuice of leaves, VO, massage with the crushed part
Vb(033,1), juice of leaves, VO.
Vb(035,2), juice of leaves, VO.
Vb(039,3), juice of leaves and stems VO,
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igicuncu (Kirundi)
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(018)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), roots, juice, VO.
Vb(018,1), roots, juice, drops in nose, Berkheya spekeana + Helichrysum ceres + Senecio maranguensis + Sesbania sesban +Protea madiensis + Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igihungere (Kirundi)
Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Official name : Pycnostachys eminii Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(035, 3) + Vb(036, 3), leaves, juice, VO., Ocimum basilicum + Pycnostachys eminii + Clerodendrum myricoides
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umutsinduka (Kirundi) umusurasura
Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Official name : Rhus vulgaris Meikle
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Rhus incana Brenan
Symptoms : V(016), V(020), V(024), V(029), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(016,2), leaves, juice, VO., friction
Vb0(20,1), leaves, juice, VO., spinkling + Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen + Dalbergia lactea
Vb(024,1), leaves, crushed, friction
Vb(029,4), levaves stone-fruit + icegeko
Vb(035,3), 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 : umusagara (Kirundi)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(002), V(008x), V(022), V(028), V(033)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Vb(002,4), leaves, juice, , VO.
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leavles, infusion, enema
Vb(022,1), green fruit juice, VO., Ricinus communis + Ficus exasperata
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(033,1), crushed leaves in vagina
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikibonobono (Kirundi)
Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L. subsp. conotricha (Gandoger) Verdc
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(008x), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, + wood coal, drops in nostril and mouth, Gouania longispicata + Rubia cordifolia
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukaka (Kirundi)
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(016), V(020)
Recipes : Vb(004,1), leaves, ashes on cuts Bothriocline longipes + Ziziphus abyssinica + Rubus apetalus
Vb(016,3), leaves, juice + rest, VO., friction
Vb(020,2), leaves, juice , V.O. + friction, Oxalis corniculata + Rubus apetalus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukere (Kirundi)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, fresh juice, drops in eyes, tumor, filariosis
Vb(030,1), leaves, decoction, VO., Crassocephalum mannii + Rumex usambarensis + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(035,2), leaves, stems juice, VO.
Vb(039,4), leaves, stems juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umufumbegeti (Kirundi)
Rytigynia kivuensis (Krause) Robyns
Official name : Rytigynia kivuensis (Krause) Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(029), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(029,2), leaves, juice, VO. + drops in nose
Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, VO. + salt + 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
Vb(035,5), 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 : umukondokondo (Kirundi)
Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Official name : Salvia nilotica Juss. ex Jacq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), joung leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : biribate (Kirundi)
Satureja biflora (Buch.- Ham.ex D.Don) Briq.
Official name : Satureja biflora (Buch.- Ham.ex D.Don) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(028), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, stems, VO., enema, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Momordica foetida + Satureja biflora
. Vb(035,1), whole plant, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusaramvuzo (Kirundi)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020,3), roots, juice, decoction, powder, VO., and to sprinkle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyagasozi (Kirundi)
Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes + Senecio cydoniifolius +Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : irarire (Kirundi)
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(018)
Recipes : Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose, Berkheya spekeana + Helichrysum ceres + Senecio maranguensis + Sesbania sesban + Protea madiensis + Clematis simensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : imbatura (Kirundi)
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : V(028), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, enema, massage with crushed part
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO., Senecio hadiensis + Sonchus oleraceus
Vb(028,1), leaves and stems, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes + Senecio cydoniifolius + Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Vb(030,2), leaves, infusion, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : icegera (Kirundi)
Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name : Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), stems, leaves, juice, enema, Ageratum conyzo‹des + Crassocephalum mannii + Bothriocline longipes + Senecio cydoniifolius +Senecio hadiensis + Ricinus communis + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum suave
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : icegera (Kirundi)
Senecio ruwenzoriensis S. Moore
Official name : Senecio ruwenzoriensis S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002,6), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. , Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata + Galium simense
Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. + porridge of sorghum, Anisopappus africanus + Senecio ruwenzoriensis + Gouania longispicata
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuretagiza (Kirundi)
Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Sesamum angustifolium (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, infusion, VO., enema
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umurendarenda (Kirundi)
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. var. nubica Chiov.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. var. nubica Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Sesbania aegyptiaca auct. plur. pro majore parte, non Pers.
Symptoms : V(016), V(018), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(016,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(018,1), leaves, juice, drops in nose, Berkheya spekeana + Helichrysum ceres + Senecio maranguensis + Sesbania sesban + Protea madiensis + Clematis simensis
Vb(030,1), leaves, juice, VO.+ enema
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (Kirundi)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
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 : V(001), V(014), V(015), V(021), V(035), H(039)
Recipes : Vb(001,1) filariosis, berry , juice, drops in eyes
Vb(014,1), warm berry + rancid butter, ointment
Vb(015,1), berry , juice, V.O., Zehneria scabra + Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(021,3), berry , crushed, in vagina
Vb(035, 1), berry , juice, V.O. Iboza riparia + Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(039,1), berry + leaves, juice, V.O. ,Gomphocarpus physocarpus, Solanum aculeastrum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuntobotobo (Kirundi)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : V(029), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, V.O. + icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata + Acalypha ambigua + Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum
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 : umunembera (Kirundi)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), berry, juice, VO. and / or enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umucucu, umudugudugu (Kirundi)
Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Solanum dasyphyllum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum duplosinuatum Klotzsch
Symptoms : V(001), V(006), V(021), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), berry, juice,drops in eyes
Vb(006,1), berry, juice, enema
Vb(021,1), berry, crushed part in vagina
Vb(035,5), berry, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : incucu (Kirundi)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(015), V(028)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), stems, leaves, VO., Sonchus oleraceus + Hibiscus fuscus + Triumfetta cordifolia
. Vb(015,1), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO., Senecio hadiensis + Sonchus oleraceus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikivuza (Kirundi)
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : V(008), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008,2), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umunyovunyovu (Kirundi)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030,1), leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhanda, umuvugo (Kirundi)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039,1), leaves, extraction juice + H2O, VO. diluted, reserved for sp‚cialists
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukoni (Kirundi)
Tabernaemontana stapfiana Britten
Official name : Tabernaemontana stapfiana Britten
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002,5), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. , Tabernaemontana stapfiana + Gouania longispicata
Vb(002,1), leaves, juice, VO. , Tabernaemontana stapfiana + Cissus petiolata --------------------------------------------------------
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umudwedwe (Kirundi)
Tagetes minuta L.
Official name : Tagetes minuta L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikimogimogi (Kirundi)
Tephrosia nana Kotschy ex Schweinf.
Official name : Tephrosia nana Kotschy ex Schweinf.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tephrosia barbigera Welw. ex Bak.
Symptoms : V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhunahuna, umuhunwa (Kirundi)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(029), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), leaves, juice, V.O. + icegeko
Vb(035,4), leaves warmup on fire, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves or roots, juice, V.O. Tetradenia riparia + berry Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(039, 1), leaves, juice, V.O., enema
Vb(039, 2)leech, leaves, juice, V.O., Tetradenia riparia + Nicotiana tabacum
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 : umuravumba (Kirundi)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(028)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, stems, juice, instillation
Vb(028,1), leaves, juice, VO., Thunbergia alata + Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Dalbergia lactea
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akayarusabo (Kirundi)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(004,2), leaves, crushed, compress
Vb(008,3), leaves stems, juice, VO.
Vb(039,1), young stems, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
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 : V(028), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(028,1), leaves, juice,VO.
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice,VO., drops in ears, Guizotia scabra + Zehneria scabra + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum basilicum + Dodonaea viscosa + Trema orientalis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugwampore, umuhefu (Kirundi)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(008x), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008x,6) (amacikire), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(008,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(008,1), stems + leaves, VO., Sonchus oleraceus + Hibiscus fuscus + Triumfetta cordifolia
Vb(039,1)leeches, leaves, juice,drps in nostril + Colocasia esculenta
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umusarenda (Kirundi)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), stems, leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukururantama (Kirundi)
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(008x), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(008,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, VO., Bidens pilosa + Aspilia ciliata + Momordica foetida + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, juice, VO, Crassocephalum vitellinum + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(08x,1) (amacikire), roots, juice + flour sorgho + ashes fern + fresh milk, VO. , Clematopsis scabiosifolia + Urera hypselodendron
Vb(30,1), leaves, decoction, VO., Crassocephalum mannii + Rumex usambarensis + Urera hypselodendron
- Vb(35,1), leaves, juice, VO.
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuse (Kirundi)
Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(012), V(035), V(021)
Recipes : Vb(012,1), whipping with stalk with leaves
Vb(021,1), juice young shoot, enema of vagina
Vb(035,1), roots, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igisuru (l'ortie) (Kirundi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(030), V(035), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(030,1), roots, barks, juice, VO.
Vb(035,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,1), leaves, infusion, VO., Vernonia amygdalina + Zehneria scabra
Vb(039,1), leaves, juice, VO., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umupfumya, umubirizi (Kirundi)
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : V(001), V(016), V(022), V(027), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(001,1), leaves, juice, drops in eyes + some drops of milk (tumor?)
Vb(016, 2), leaves, juice, VO., Aspilia ciliata + Crassocephalum vitellinum + Vernonia lasiopus
Vb(022,1), Monechma subsessile +Vernonia lasiopus + Ficus exasperata, leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(027,1), leaves, juice, VO., Vernonia lasiopus + Caesalpinia decapetala + Acacia sieberiana
Vb(030,3), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(035,2), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : ikinyami, umuvuma (Kirundi),
Vicia paucifolia Bak.
Official name : Vicia paucifolia Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO., Crassocephalum mannii + Hypericum revolutum + Vicia paucifolia + Ocimum basilicum + Hibiscus fuscus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igishazashaza (Kirundi)
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(029), V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(029,1), stems+ leaves, crushed + juice, VO. + icegeko + Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz + Acalypha ambigua +Dissotis canescens + Adenia bequaertii + Virectaria major + Rytigynia kiwuensis + Allophylus africanus + Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium
Vb(030,4), leaves, decoction, VO.
Vb(035,3), 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 : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Official name : Xymalos monospora (Harv.) Baill.
Family : Monimiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umuhotora (Kirundi)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(008x), V(011), V(013), V(014), V(015), V(016), V(035), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(008x,1) (amacikire), leaves, infusion, enema
Vb(011,1), leaves, stems, juice VO.
Vb(013,1), roots, crushed, friction
Vb(014,1), leaves, crushed, friction, mange at the base of the horns
Vb(015,1), leaves, juice, VO., Zehneria scabra + Solanum aculeastrum
Vb(016,8), leaves, juice, V.O.
Vb(035,1), leaves infusion, VO., Vernonia amygdalina + Zehneria scabra
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO.
Vb(036,1), leaves, juice, VO. and drops in ears, Guizotia scabra + Zehneria scabra + Geniosporum rotundifolium + Ocimum basilicum + Dodonaea viscosa + Trema orientalis
amacikire: diarrhea with blood of the new - born calfs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umushishiro (Kirundi)
Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(020)
Recipes : Vb(004,1), leaves, ashes on cuts, Bothriocline longipes, Ziziphus abyssinica, Rubus apetalus
Vb(020,3), leaves, ashes on cuts, Periploca linearifolia , Chenopodium ugandae, Asparagus africanus, Ziziphus abyssinica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umukugutu (Kirundi)