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Reference : VB 14

Author(s) : Byavu, N., C. Henrard, M. Dubois & F. Malaisse
Title : Phytothérapie traditionnelle des bovins dans les élevages de la plaine de la Rusizi, Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 4 (3), 135 - 156, (2000)
Reference VB 14 has information about 81 plants :
Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Glycine abrus L.
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), VO., 1 bottle / day., 12 seeds Abrus precatorius + bark cooked of Dalbergia nitidula
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uburunga (?)
Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Official name : Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(045), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(004) + Vb(045), pounded leaves Acacia sieberiana, Lagenaria rufa, dried, powder on wounds , RNS.
Vb(030), Aloe lateritia, Acacia sieberana, Cassia singueana pounded leaves + salted ground + H2O, VO., 2 l., 1X
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikinyinya (Kinyarwanda), ikigunga (?)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), VO., pounded leaves of Jatropha curcas, Ficus thonningii, Allophylus africanus, + H2O, filter + cooked ndagala (littlt fish) + sugger + 4 l. milk, 1 / month
Vb(030), VO., 2 l., maceration leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutwetwe (Kinyarwanda)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Aloe lateritia, Acacia sieberana, Cassia singueana pounded leaves + salted ground + H2O, VO., 2 l., 1X
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igikakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020), V(027)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake, pounded roots, warm compress, + Cassia occidentalis
Vb(020), VO. , liquid from pounded leaves (kashomalenge + humuzangazanga + Manihot esculenta + pounded roots Amaranthus spinosus + green fruit Nicotiana tabacum, + compress of the residue
Vb(027), VO., 1 bottle, pounded plant + urine cow
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : urubolegi (?)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), Asparagus africanus, powder from leaves + Balanites aegyptiaca, powder from roots , powders on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda), umwisabe (Kifuleru)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), roots Balanites aegyptiaca , leaves d'Asparagus africanus, powder on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umugirigiri (Kirundi)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(030), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(030), VO., 4 l., maceration of leaves, cooked, filter
Vb(035), VO., big quantity, cooked leaves in H2O
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : indarama (Kinyarwanda)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), pounded leaves on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : inyabarasanya (Kinyarwanda)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(041)
Recipes : Vb(001), powder froom dry Biophytum in eyes
Vb(041), whole plants Hygrophila auriculata, Biophytum petersianum, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : tinyabakwe (?)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : urumogi (Kinyarwanda)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), leaves, juice + rancid butter , eye instillation, painful treatment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : urusenda (Kinyarwanda), ipiripiri (Kirundi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake, pounded roots, warm compress, + Amaranthus spinosus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwicanzoka (Kinyarwanda)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), Aloe lateritia, Acacia sieberana, Cassia singueana pounded leaves +salted ground + H2O, VO. , 2 l., 1X
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruhogo (Kinyarwanda)
Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz
Official name : Celosia schweinfurthiana Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) , VO., maceration leaves fiter, 1 bottle, 1 X
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : kandalyamusha (?)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005), VO., 1 glass, maceration air part of the plant
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umucungwe (Kiyarwanda)
Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name : Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : Vb(020) snake, VO., 1 glass maceration leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umugombe (Kinyarwanda) rukambura (?)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : V(008), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(008) diar. + Vb(124),VO., 1 glass, pounded tubercle + H2O, filter
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : runya (Kinyarwanda), kayuzi (?)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1botlle , maceration, leaves, to filter, Clausena anisata, Clerodendrum myrico‹des , Vernonia amygdalina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuno (Kinyarwanda)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008), V(039), V(045), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1botlle , maceration, leaves, to filter, Clausena anisata, Clerodendrum myrico‹des , Vernonia amygdalina
Vb(039), enema or VO.,1bottle, cooked leaves H2O, filter
Vb(113) + Vb(045) + pulp fruit Lagenaria rufa in scarifications in inflammated joints + enema maceration leaves Clerodendrum myrico‹des
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukuzanyana (Kinyarwanda), ikuraza (?)
Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113)myositis, maceration leaves Clerodendrum rotundifolium, Hibiscus cannabinus sur wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikiziranyenzi (Kinyarwanda)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igicunshu (?)
Combretum molle R. Br.
Official name : Combretum molle R. Br.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum microlepidotum Engl.
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) nw born, VO., 1/2 glass maceration of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwarama (Kinyarwanda)
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(006)
Recipes : Vb(006) constip.. as fodder
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruteja
Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Official name : Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Dalbergia dekindtiana Harms
Symptoms : V(005), V(008), V(050), V(113), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(005), VO., 2 l., decoction barks of the trunc, to cook 100 deg. , morning and evening, 1X
Vb(008) + Vb(124), decoction barks of the trunc, filter 12 h, to cook, VO., 1 bottle
Vb(050), VO., 1 bottle / D., 12 seeds Abrus precatorius + bark cooked of Dalbergia nitidula
Vb(113), VO., barks of the trunc, to cook + H2O, 1 bottlel / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuyigi (Kinyarwanda)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(016)
Recipes : V(005) + V(016), VO., 2 bottles, pounded dry leaves + mud, in H2O
Vb(016), pounded leaves + dried mud of the watering place , scarifications of the udder (not pregnant cow)
Vb(016), pounded leaves + mud of the watering place + H2O, 2 bottlles / dayVb(016), Polygonum setosulum + Melanthera scandens + Hallea rubrostipulata + Dichrostachys cinera + Rumex usambarensis, pounded leaves + H2O (not pregnant cow), VO., 1 bottle / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukamba
Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Official name : Dombeya goetzenii K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(005) + Vb(016), VO., 2 bouttles, dried pounded leaves + mud in H2O, Ricinus communis + Ocimum trichodon + Dichrostachys cinera + Polygonum setosulum
Vb(005), VO., 1 l /day pregnant cow, pounded leaves +H2O, Leucas martinicencis
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + dried mud of the watering place , scarifications of the udder (not pregnant cow) Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + mud of the watering place + H2O, 2 bottlles / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukore (Kinyarwanda)
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), flour as dressing in wound, every 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uburo (Kinyarwanda)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), leaves pounded on wound, every 3 days, + Erythrina abyssinica
Vb(004), wash the wound, filter of roots of "rwagara "(Plectranthus laxiflorus ?) + dressing pounded leaves of Pavonia urens of "rwagara" and Eriosema montanum, dried, powder on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umumfunyantoke (?)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004), leaves pounded on wound, every 3 days, + Erythrina abyssinica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuko (?)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035), milk from trunc in scarifications on ganglions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikiha, kihahi, kitenge (?)
Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(008)
Recipes : Vb(004), stem's barks, powder on wounds
Vb(008), seeds of Sorghum bicolor + stem's barks Zanthoxylum chaybeum, powder + H2O, decoction, VO., 2 l. / day until cure
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igugu (Kirundi)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : V(002), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(002), VO., pounded leaves of Jatropha curcas, Ficus thonningii, Allophylus africanus, + H2O, filter + cooked ndagala (littlt fish) + sugger + 4 l. milk, 1 / month
Vb(030), VO., 2 l., maceration leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuwumu (Kinyarwanda)
Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
Official name : Gladiolus dalenii Van Geel
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(033), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(033), tubercle, to peel, mixture in vagina
Vb(035), tubercle pounded, juice , drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : karungu (Kinyarwanda), negenege (Kifuleru)
Grewia similis K. Schum.
Official name : Grewia similis K. Schum.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113), scarifications with ignipuncture, powder roots in scarifications on affected joints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukona
Hallea rubrostipulata (K. Schum.) J. - L. Leroy
Official name : Hallea rubrostipulata (K. Schum.) J. - L. Leroy
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), Polygonum setosulum + Melanthera scandens + Hallea rubrostipulata + Dichrostachys cinera + Rumex usambarensis, pounded leaves + H2O (not pregnant cow), VO., 1 bottle / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuzibaziba (Kinyarwanda)
Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Official name : Heeria reticulata (Bak. f.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa reticulata (Baker f.) R. Fern. & A. Fern. , Ozoroa insignis subsp. reticulata (Baker f.) J.B.Gillett
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)cestods, crushed seedss + H2O, filter, VO. , 1 bottle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukaragata (Kirundi)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(113)
Recipes : V(004), leaves pounded on sur wounds
Vb(113)myositis, maceration leaves Clerodendrum rotundifolium, Hibiscus cannabinus on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruberwa (Kinyarwanda)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : V(004), V(005), V(030)
Recipes : Vb(004), powder of leaves on wounds, 1X
Vb(005), pounded leaves of Hoslundia opposita + seeds of Sorghum, to cook + H2O, VO., 1 l., 1X during the last 3 months of the gestation
Vb(030), VO., 1 bottle, maceration of cooked leaves + boue salted mot, 24 h maceration
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutu (Kinyarwanda), umusita (?), nabannya (?)
Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Official name : Hygrophila auriculata (Schumach.) Heine
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : Vb(041), whole plants Hygrophila auriculata, Biophytum petersianum, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : gangabukali (Kinyarwanda)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), stem, bark, decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : agosamanzuki (Kinyarwanda)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusororo (?)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(035), V(053)
Recipes : Vb(002), VO., pounded leaves of Jatropha curcas, Ficus thonningii, Allophylus africanus, + H2O, filter + cooked ndagala (littlt fish) + sugger + 4 l. milk, 1 / month
Vb(035), leaves or trunc, latex on hypertrophied ganglions
Vb(053)otitis, green leaves, crossed in fire, juice, drops in ear
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : namalimbwe, umukoni (Kifulero), umutwetwe, ikivurahinda, ikidakama (Kirundi)
Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Official name : Lagenaria rufa (Gilg) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(008), V(045), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(004), fruit pounded, juice on wounds + Acacia sieberana
Vb(004), compress leaves pounded, warm + powder bark trunc "igugu" on wounds
Vb(004) + Vb(045),pounded leaves Acacia sieberiana, Lagenaria rufa, dried, powder on wounds
Vb(008) new born, enema, juice filter, cooked fruit, RNS.
Vb(113) + Vb(045) + pulp fruit Lagenaria rufa in scarifications in inflammated joints + enema maceration leaves Clerodendrum myrico‹des
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutangatanga (Kinyarwanda)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), VO., 2 bottles, leaves maceration
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhengeri
Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Official name : Leucas martinicensis (Jacq.) R. Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : V(005), VO., 1l. / day, pregnant cow, pounded leaves Leucas martinicensis, Dombeya goetzenii + H2O
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : akanyamapfundo (Kinyarwanda)
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037,2), VO., 1 bouttle, maceration leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : intomvu (Kinyarwanda)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : V(020), V(035), V(053)
Recipes : Vb(020), VO. , liquid from pounded leaves (kashomalenge + humuzangazanga + Manihot esculenta + pounded roots Amaranthus spinosus + green fruit Nicotiana tabacum, + compress of the residue
Vb(035), milk from trunc and leaves in scarifications of ganglions
Vb(053), instilation juice from green leaves softened with the fire
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umvumbati
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), Polygonum setosulum + Melanthera scandens + Hallea rubrostipulata + Dichrostachys cinera + Rumex usambarensis, pounded leaves + H2O (not pregnant cow), VO., 1 bottle / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : icyumya (Kinyarwanda)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : V(004), V(010)
Recipes : Vb(004), soft ashes of peels from Musa paradisiaca , Musa sapientum, on wounds
Vb(010), maceration of leaves, Tetradenia riparia + Musa sapientum (or Musa paradisiaca) + Nicotiana tabacum, to paint the mouth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitoki (?)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : V(004), V(010)
Recipes : Vb(004), soft ashes of peels from Musa paradisiaca , Musa sapientum, on wounds
Vb(010), maceration of leaves, Tetradenia riparia + Musa sapientum (or Musa paradisiaca) + Nicotiana tabacum, to paint the mouth
Vb(010), powder of tabac ( Nicotiana tabacum ) + peels of banana , friction hoofs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitoki (?)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(004), V(010), V(020), V(035), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(001), juice of leaves in eyes
Vb(004), powder of leaves on wounds
Vb(010), maceration of leaves, Tetradenia riparia + Musa sapientum (or Musa paradisiaca) + Nicotiana tabacum, to paint the mouth
Vb(010), powder of tabac ( Nicotiana tabacum ) + peels of banana , friction hoofs
Vb(020), V.O. , liquid from pounded leaves , (kashomalenge + humuzangazanga + Nicotiana tabacum(vert)+ Manihot esculenta + pounded roots of Amaranthus spinosus + green fruit of Nicotiana tabacum, + compresses of the residue
Vb(035), pounded leaves, after 24 h. + milk, filter, VO., 1 glass during 3 days
Vb(068), VO., 1/2 glass , pounded leaves, after 24 h. + milk, to filter
Vb(068), maceration green leaves, to wash hurts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : itabi (Kinyarwanda)
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(016)
Recipes : V(005) + V(016), VO., 2 botlles, dried pounded leaves + mud + H2O
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + dried mud of the watering place , scarifications of the udder (not pregnant cow)
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + mud of the watering place + H2O, 2 bottlles / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwenya (Kinyarwanda)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(006)
Recipes : Vb(004), crushed leaves, on wounds
Vb(004), wash the wound, filter of roots of "rwagara "(Plectranthus laxiflorus ?) + dressing pounded leaves of Pavonia urens of "rwagara" and Eriosema montanum, dried, powder on wounds
Vb(006), leaves maceration, filter, VO. 1 bottle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : icyuyuyu (Kifulero), umwuyuyu (Kirundi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(030), V(112)
Recipes : Vb(030), VO., 1 bouttle maceration leaves + 1 bottle milk
Vb(039), VO., cooked leaves + H2O
Vb(112), VO., few maceration of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuhokoro, umuraganyina (Kinyarwanda)
Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Official name : Plectranthus barbatus Andrews
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001)conjonctivitis, crushed leaves, juice, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igicunshu (Kinyarwanda), igicuncu (Kirundi)
Polygonum setosulum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Polygonum setosulum Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(005) + Vb(016), VO., 2 botlles, pounded dry leaves + mud in H2O
Vb(016), Polygonum setosulum + Melanthera scandens + Hallea rubrostipulata + Dichrostachys cinera + Rumex usambarensis, pounded leaves + H2O (not pregnant cow), VO., 1 bottle / day
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + dried mud of the watering place , scarifications of the udder (not pregnant cow)
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + mud of the watering place + H2O, 2 bottlles / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuzigangore (Kinyarwanda)
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(008)calf + Vb(124) calf, maceration of leaves + lime, 2 glass / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igobagoba (Kinyarwanda)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(027), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(008) + Vb(124), VO., 1 bouteille / j, 2 jours, ‚corce cuite H2O (attendre 1 jour)
Vb(027), VO., 1 bottle / day , cooked barks H2O, to prevent abortion affected cow Vb(010)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : muwotabatwa (?), umukubagwa (Kinyarwanda)
Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Official name : Rhynchosia hirta (Andr.) Meikle & Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039)ticks, crushed roots, rubber the zones affected
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : kihandara, kisatembo (Kifulero)
Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC. var. prostrata (Harvey) Meikle
Official name : Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC. var. prostrata (Harvey) Meikle
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(015)
Recipes : Vb(015), VO., 1 bottle / day, leaves cooked H2O
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : intangaruhira (Kinyarwanda)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(006), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(005), VO., 2 bouteilles, pounded dry leaves + boue, in H2O, Ocimum trichodon + Dichrostachys cinera + Polygonum setosulum + Dombeya goetzenii
V(005), (?), Sorghum bicolor
Vb(006) , VO. , 1 bottle / day, leaves + fruits, pounded, filter
Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + dried mud of the watering place , scarifications of the udder (not pregnant cow) Vb(016), Dichrostachys cinera, Dombeya goetzenii , Ocimum trichodon, Polygonum setosulum, Ricinus communis, pounded leaves + mud of the watering place + H2O, 2 bottlles / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikibonobono (?)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), Polygonum setosulum + Melanthera scandens + Hallea rubrostipulata + Dichrostachys cinera + Rumex usambarensis, pounded leaves + H2O (not pregnant cow), VO., 1 bottle / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umufumbegeshi (Kinyarwanda)
Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio cydoniifolius O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(013), V(037)
Recipes : V(004), pounded leaves on wounds
Vb(013), juice of leaves Senecio cydoniifolius + pulp fruit Solanum anguivii , on abscess
V(037), VO., 2 glass, juice leaves Senecio cydoniifolius + contents of the fruit softened in the fire of Solanum anguivii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : iralire (Kinyarwanda)
Sesamum angolense Welw.
Official name : Sesamum angolense Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1 bottle / day, maceration leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igonde (Kinyarwanda)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : V(016), V(033), V(186)
Recipes : Vb(016), pulp of fruit on udder
Vb(033), pulp of fruit without seeds in vagina
Vb(186), milk + pulp of fruit without seeds in nostrils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutobotobo (Kinyarwanda)
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(013), V(035), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(013), juice leaves Senecio cydoniifolius + pulp fruit Solanum anguivii , on abscess
Vb(035), VO., 1 glass, fruit cooked in butter
Vb(037) , VO., 2 glasses, juice leaves Senecio cydoniifolius + inner part of warmed fruit of Solanum anguivii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : inshucu (?)
Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Official name : Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) expectorant, ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitoborwa (Kinyarwanda)
Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Official name : Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Holcus bicolor L. , Sorghum vulgare subsp. durra (Forssk.) Maire & Weiller
Symptoms : V(004), V(008)
Recipes : V(004), flour in wound, dressing every 3 days
V(005),ONS., RNS., + Ricinus communis, ONS., RNS.
Vb(008), seeds of Sorghum bicolor + bark of the stems Zanthoxylum chaybeum, powder + H2O, decoction, VO., 2 l. of the mix / day until cure
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : amasaka, ishaka (Kinyarwanda)
Sorghum vulgare Pers.
Official name : Sorghum vulgare Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005), pounded leaves of Hoslundia opposita + seeds of Sorghum, to cook + H2O, VO., 1 l., 1X during the last 3 months of the gestation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp. var. abyssinica
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp. var. abyssinica
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : Vb(035) calf, powder from barks, une pinch in 1/4 glass H2O
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : mukuru (?)
Sterculia quinqueloba (Garcke) K. Schum.
Official name : Sterculia quinqueloba (Garcke) K. Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005), VO., decoction to filterd of barks of the trunc from 3-rd in the 8-th month of gestation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : imbonekerakure (?)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(037),VO., 1 glass, maceration leaves
Vb(042), friction pounded leaves on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umurukuruku (?)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(004), V(010), V(028)
Recipes : Vb(004), leaves crossed on fire, pressed, juice on wound
Vb(010), maceration of leaves, Tetradenia riparia + Musa sapientum (or Musa paradisiaca) + Nicotiana tabacum, to paint the mouth
Vb(028), maceration of leaves, enduire le vagin with le filtrat
Vb(035), maceration of leaves, filter, VO , 1 / 2 glass / day during 3days
Vb(037), VO., 1 glass, maceration of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuravumba (Kinyarwanda)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(b(000) ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : isusa, kalusi, (?)
Tridax procumbens L.
Official name : Tridax procumbens L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(016)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1 glass / day, maceration leaves + Zornia pratensis
-Vb(016), VO., 2 glasses , pounded herbs Tridax procumbens, Vigna parkeri + salt, + cuts on udder
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : agatabi (?)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(008), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1botlle , maceration, leaves, to filter, Clausena anisata, Clerodendrum myrico‹des , Vernonia amygdalina
Vb(039), VO., maceration leaves + salted ground, 2 bottles in the morning
Vb(068),ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubilizi (Kinyarwanda)
Vernonia smithiana Less.
Official name : Vernonia smithiana Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(008) + Vb(124) , VO., 2 glasses, of maceration duringt 12 h
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kinyarwanda)
Vigna parkeri Bak. subsp. maranguensis (Taubert)
Official name : Vigna parkeri Bak. subsp. maranguensis (Taubert)
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : Vb(016), VO., 2 glasses , pounded herbs Tridax procumbens, Vigna parkeri + salt, + cuts on udder
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : umucasuka (tabac) (Kinyarwanda)
Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Official name : Ziziphus abyssinica A. Rich.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : urukugutu (Kinyarwanda)
Zornia pratensis Milne-Redh. subsp. pratensis
Official name : Zornia pratensis Milne-Redh. subsp. pratensis
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), VO., 1 glass / day, maceration leaves Zornia pratensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Rusizi, Kivu)
Vernacular name : akazibanda (Kinyarwanda)