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Reference : VD 03

Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
Reference VD 03 has information about 187 plants :
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(025), V(068)
Recipes : V(006), leaves, juice, RNS.
V(008) , V (025), ONS., RNS.
V(066) , leaves, juice, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kashangala , mugenge (Shi)
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : V(002), V(113)
Recipes : V(002), this plant stop lactation for man and animal
V(113), not signalized
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lurhadu (Shi)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes inflamed , crushed leaves in H2O, 4 drops in eyes, in the morningf and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushomolangoko (Shi)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(016), V(037), V(068), V(201)
Recipes : Vb(001), conjonctivitis,1 drop of leaves juice (from time to time)
Vb(016), not signalized
V(037), pneumonia, leaves juice or decoction
V(068), anthelmintique, macerationof pounded leaves with "ugundumuzimu"
V(201), some recommend it to spread the thunderbolt or the magicians.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ishomola, kahyole (Shi), ruheha, kasiraruguma (Kinyaruanda)
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), anthelminthic, bark trunc maceration , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushebeye, mushemeye, hikungushebeye (Shi)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : V(113), whitlow, paste, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : itunguru (Shi)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(041), V(094), V(111)
Recipes : V(008), leaves sap, RNS.
V(041), infusion leaves, 1 bottle, 2 x / day, RNS.
V(094), crushed leaves, VO.
V(111), juice leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igikakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus glumaceus (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ngandu (Shi)
Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Alysicarpus rugosus (Willd.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ngandu (Shi)
Amaranthus lividus L.
Official name : Amaranthus lividus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(020), V(039)
Recipes : V(020) snake, infusion, ONS., RNS.

V(039)insects, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntendebuka (Shi)
Andropogon canaliculatus Schumach.
Official name : Andropogon canaliculatus Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mwehwe (Shi)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : V(036)
Recipes : V(036), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mustafeli (Shi)
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : V(025), leaves and stems maceration , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : hinyamigenge (Shi)
Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Official name : Astripomoea grantii (Rendle) Verdc.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(059), V(094)
Recipes : V(016), to rub with crushed sheets and some kaolin
Vb(059), V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cinenwa ,nfumbia likasi (Shi)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : V(003)sprain , crushed leaves., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : irungo (Shi), ijojwe, urusogo (Kinyaruanda)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(010), V(024), V(035), V(033), V(094)
Recipes : V(010), foot and mouth disease, maceration leaves, RNS.
V(024), flight with light, ONS, RNS.
V(033), induction of the oestral cycle, ONS, RNS.
V(035), theileriosis, ONS, RNS.
V(094), piles , ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nderema (Shi)
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(027), V(030), V(039), V(094), V(104), V(094)
Recipes : V(006) constipation (leaves juice)
V(027) again abortion, leaves maceration
V(030), V(039), V(006) + V(104), V(094), V(117) , ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cigwigwi (Shi) ikigwarara (Kinyarwanda)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(095)
Recipes : V(001), pounded leaves + H2O, 4 drops, morning and evening
V(095), this plant constitutes a good feed but gives to the milk a stench.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kashisha (s'accroche aux vêtements, fleurs jaunes) (shi), nyabarasanya (kinyaruanda)
Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Official name : Biophytum helenae Buscal. & Muschl.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(027), V(094)
Recipes : V(027), threaten with abortion, ONS., RNS.
V(094) piles, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bishasri, kafunhya, funyebishari (shi)
Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Official name : Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nabwifunye (shi)
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(002), V(006)
Recipes : V(001)conjonctivitis, juice leaves, RNS.
V(002)agalactia, maceration plant, RNS.
V(006) constip.ation, maceration plant, RNS.
V(068)anthelminthic, maceration from leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lwibaye , idubo (shi)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mujimbu (shi)
Brillantaisia cicatricosa Lindau.
Official name : Brillantaisia cicatricosa Lindau.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020) snake , decoction, ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : namadwi (fleurs bleues, joints ressemblant à des genoux) (shi)
Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Official name : Canavalia virosa (Roxb.) Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Canavalia africana Dunn
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039), infusion pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cikubwekubwe (Shi)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : V(035), V(108)
Recipes : V(035), ONS, RNS.
Vv(108), ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ipilipili (shi)
Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Official name : Carduus leptacanthus Fresen.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(041)
Recipes : V(041), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cigembegembe (shi), ce nom et d'autres semblables reviennent souvent dans le langage des guérisseurs qui lui attribuent toutes sortes de sens; c'est donc une notion mal décryptée.
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104)colic, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ipapayi (shi)
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068)anthelminthic, maceration of roots and pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mwirhanjoka (shi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : V(008), V(035), V(068), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(035) theileriosis, ONS., RNS.
Vb(008) diarrhoea, ONS., RNS.
Vb(068) anthelmintic, maceration of roots, RNS.
Vb(113) arthritis, limping, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kashege, kashenge, kashegemanjoka , mushegemanjoka (shi)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(039), V(068), V(113), V(094)
Recipes : V(005)brucellosis,, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(039)verminosis, maceration of crushed rhizom, RNS.
V(068)intestinal worms, anthelminthic , maceration of the whole plant in the sun, 1h., RNS.
Vb(113) arthritis, limping, ONS., RNS.
V(117)anaplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bukaragata, mucungwe, mujungwe, kabalankale (shi), umucungwe (kinyaruanda)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(062), V(068)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, leaves sap, RNS.
V(062), whole plant, pounded, maceration, RNS.
V(068), whole plant, pounded, maceration, RNS.
V(068), whole plant, pounded, maceration, RNS.
V(068), colibacillus , leaves infusion with banana beer, morning and evening, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kurhwirikuguma (Shi)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : V(005), V(027), V(035), V(068), V(076), V(086)
Recipes : V(005) brucellosis, ONS., RNS.
V(027) prevention of abortion, ONS., RNS.
V(035) theileriosis, leaves, RNS.
V(068) anthelmintic, maceration of pounded leaves with " kahyole", RNS.
Vb(076) glossitis (ivinja) , cataplasm on vein
V(086) ganglions (bibagaliro), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mugunduzimu (shi)
Chenopodium foetidum Schrad.
Official name : Chenopodium foetidum Schrad.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(008), V(027), V(035), V(068), V(076), V(086)
Recipes : V(005) brucellosis, ONS., RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea (curho), ONS., RNS.
V(027) prevention of abortion, ONS., RNS.
V(035) theileriosis, leaves, RNS.
V(068) anthelmintic, maceration of pounded leaves with " kahyole", RNS.
Vb(076) glossitis (ivinja) , cataplasm on vein
V(086) ganglions (bibagaliro), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : magara, magaru (shi)
Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Official name : Chenopodium procerum Hochst. ex Moq.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(027), V(035), V(076), V(068), V(086)
Recipes : Vb(005), ONS., RNS.
V(027), prevention of abortion, ONS., RNS.
Vb(035)theileriose, leaves, RNS.
V(068) anthelmintic, maceration of pounded leaves with " kahyole", RNS.
Vb(076) glossitis (ivinja) , cataplasm on vein
V(086) ganglions (bibagaliro), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mugunduzimu (shi)
Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium (Trevir.) Vis.
Official name : Chrysanthemum cinerariifolium (Trevir.) Vis.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(039), V(092)
Recipes : V(039), V(092)cold blood animal, (toxic only for the cold-blooded animals) and kill the parasites, the louses, ticks, etc., ONS. RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : pireteri (shi)
Cinchona ledgeriana Moens
Official name : Cinchona ledgeriana Moens
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(051), V(062), V(068), V(108)
Recipes : (006) constipation, juice leaves, RNS.
V(051), juice of leaves, drops in nose
V(108), cold, ashes from dried barks, RNS.
V(068), colibacillus, powder from dried bark, RNS.
V(062), coccidiosis, maceration leaves and barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kankina (shi)
Cinchona succirubra Pav.
Official name : Cinchona succirubra Pav.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(051), V(062), V(068), V(108)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, leaves, sap, RNS.
V(051), juice of leaves, drops in nostril
V(108),cold, ashes from dried barks, RNS.
V(068), colibacillus, powder from dried bark, RNS.
V(062), coccidiosis, maceration leaves and barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kankina (shi)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : Vb(113) arthritis, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cibombwe, cibombomwe(shi)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : V(001), V(123)
Recipes : V(001), conjonctivitis, 2 drops of juice juice, 2 x / day , RNS.
V(123), food poisoning, to administer some juice of lemon with some black coffee
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ndimu (shi)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kano (shi)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : V(008), diarrhoea, infusion, RNS.
V(039), verminoses, massage with crushed leaves
V(068), colibacillus , leaves decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ruhombya mashaka (shi)
Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008), V(025), V(027), V(035), V(041), V(068), V(094)
Recipes : V(008), roots barks, RNS.
V(025), ONS., RNS.
V(027), leaves maceration, RNS.
V(035), ONS., RNS.
V(041), ONS., RNS.
V(068)bilharziosis, schistosomiasis, (= curho), leaves crushed in H2O, 1/4 l. / day, VO.
V(068), maceration roots and pounded leaves, RNS.
V(094), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mukuzanya, mukuzanyana (shi), umukuzanya (kinyaruanda)
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008), V(025), V(027), V(035), V(041), V(068), V(094)
Recipes : V(008), roots barks, RNS.
V(025), ONS., RNS.
V(027), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(035), ONS., RNS.
V(041), ONS., RNS.
V(068)bilharziosis, schistosomiasis, (curho), crushed leaves in H2O, 1/4 l. / day , VO.
V(068), maceration from roots and pounded leaves, RNS.
V(094), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mukuzanya, mukuzanyana (shi), umukuzanya (kinyaruanda)
Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum rotundifolium Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(002), V(006), V(025), V(036)
Recipes : V(002), leaves, RNS
V(006), constipation , juice from leaves, enema from maceration of roots
V(025), ONS., RNS.
V(036), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cinyankulu (shi)
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(039)
Recipes : V(039), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mashangu (shi)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(025), V(035), V(059), V(104), V(094)
Recipes : Vb(006), leaves, sap, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
Vb(025), stems, sap, RNS.
Vb(035), ONS., RNS.
Vb(059), ONS., RNS.
Vb(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cicucu (shi)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(006), V(014), V(015), V(037), V(050)
Recipes : V(006) constip.ation, leaves sap, RNS.
V(014)mange, to rub with crushed sheets
V(015)h‚moglobinurie, ( h‚maturie?), ONS. RNS.
V(050), leaves, RNS.
V(068)distomatosis, decoction taken on an empty stomach, ONS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bifumu , madekere gw' elwishi (shi)
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(037), V(082)
Recipes : Vb(001), ONS., RNS.
Vb(008), ONS., RNS.
Vb(037), ONS., RNS.
Vb(082), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mudege (shi)
Cordyline terminalis Kunth
Official name : Cordyline terminalis Kunth
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : V(010), V(012), V(113)
Recipes : V(010), foot-and-mouth disease, soaked with sheets, RNS.
V(012), sprains and fractures, to apply a powder of bark with some oil
V(113), arthritis, ONS. RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kaharhi (shi)
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : V(004), V(005), V(006), V(008), V(015), V(041), V(111), V(125)
Recipes : V(004), pounded leaves, RNS.
Vb(005), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(006), juice leaves, RNS.
Vb(008)calf , ONS., RNS.
Vb(010), maceration leaves, RNS.
Vb(015), ONS., RNS.
V(041)black legs, infusion, 1 l. / 2 X / day, ONS., RNS.
V(111), dressing with pounded leaves
V(125), maceration leaves, 1 l. / day , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cifubula ,mafombahwa , mufulubindi, ifonbahwa (shi), igifuraninda (kinyaruanda)
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(025), V(030), V(035), V(041), V(113), V(130)
Recipes : V(025), ONS., RNS.
V(030), ONS., RNS.
V(035), ONS., RNS.
V(041), ONS., RNS.
V(113), ONS., RNS.
V(130), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : murhagala (shi), umutagara (kinyaruanda)
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : V(020)
Recipes : V(020), snake, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nshungululu (shi), umusununu (kinyaruanda)
Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Official name : Cucumis metuliferus E.Mey. ex Naudin
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(098)
Recipes : V(098),ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kunguliranalima (shi)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), maceration pounded seeds, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lungu lw'omungu (Shi)
Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Official name : Cuscuta kilimandschari Oliver
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(130)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
V(130), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lumererahasha (shi)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005), leaves maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igwarha (shi), igifashi (kinyaruanda)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(024), V(027), V(068)
Recipes : V(024) flight with light, ONS, RNS.
V(027), prevention of abortion, maceration from leaves and roots, RNS.
V(068), anthelmintic, maceration of the whole pounded plant , RNS.
V(068), tenia , leaves with muhamba, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lurhendezi (Shi), umucaca (Kinyaruanda)
Cyperus latifolius Poir.
Official name : Cyperus latifolius Poir.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(036)
Recipes : Vb(008), ONS., RNS.
Vb(036), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lushasha (shi)
Cyperus papyrus L.
Official name : Cyperus papyrus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(075)
Recipes : Vb(025), ONS., RNS.
Vb(075), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nfinjo (shi)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(025)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea( kakosi), ONS., RNS.
Vb(025) bab‚siose, ONS., RNS.
Vb(006) constipation,sap from leaves , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mumbuli (shi), mwigobole (shi)
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(015), V(024), V(030), V(037), V(108)
Recipes : Vb(015), ONS., RNS.
Vb(024), ONS., RNS.
V(030), bring out the placenta , leaves juice, RNS
V(037), pneumonia , leaves sap, RNS
V(108), cold , juice leaves, drops in nostril, 2 x / day, RNS
Vv(108), cold, juice with ipilipili and irhabi, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : irhuza likasi , irhuza lilume (shi)
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(124)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes confusions, crushed plant in H2O, 4 drops in the morning and in the evening
Vb(008), diarrhoea, leaves, RNS.
Vb(124) bleeding at the nose, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : citundambuga (shi), umubuza (kinyaruanda)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(016), V(068)
Recipes : V(002), agalactia, maceration,ONS., RNS.
V(016), nfusion,ONS., RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded roots and leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : omunkamba (Shi)
Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Official name : Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(045), V(082), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(025), ONS., RNS.
Vb(045), ONS., RNS.
Vb(082), ONS., RNS.
Vb(113), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mungobele lilume (shi)
Dissotis trothae Gilg
Official name : Dissotis trothae Gilg
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(113)
Recipes : V(003), V(113), massage with warm leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cirerabana (shi), ubwunyubwintama (kinyaruanda)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(010), V(027), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(005) brucellosis, ONS., RNS.
Vb(010), ONS., RNS.
V(027), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(068), ashes, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kibunda (fleurs verdâtres, feuilles collantes) (shi)
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : V(044), V(033)
Recipes : V(014), ONS., RNS.
V(044), ONS., RNS.
V(033), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mukonzi (shi)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(010), V(037)
Recipes : V(002) agalactia, decoction of leaves, RNS.
V(010), maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(037) pneumonia, juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bwahulo (shi)
Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott
Official name : Dryopteris filix-mas (L.) Schott
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068, 2)anthelmintic, maceration of rhizom and leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bishembegere (Shi)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : V(045), V(123)
Recipes : Vb(045), wounds on ears, to bandage with the oil mixed with some petroleum
Vb(123), food poisoning, to take some oil with ashes of leaves and some charcoal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mamesa (shi), murhigwamavurha.
Embelia schimperi Vatke
Official name : Embelia schimperi Vatke
Family : Myrsinaceae
Synonyms : Embelia kilimandschari Gilg
Symptoms : V(076), V(112)
Recipes : V(076)glossite, juice of leaves + Pentas zanzibarica + Embelia schiperi, ONS., RNS.
V(112), ONS., RNS.V(121) blue tongue, juice of leaves + Pentas zanzibarica + Embelia schiperi, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ishalula bahivi (shi)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(025), V(030), V(116)
Recipes : Vb(006), roots juice, enema
Vb(030), ONS., RNS.
Vb(025), ONS., RNS.
V(116), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cishangishangi (shi), mushangeshange (shi), umusange, umusangesange (kinyaruanda)
Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Official name : Erucastrum arabicum Fischer & Meyer
Family : Brassicaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lujinji (shi)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(020), V(068), V(085)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes inflamed, juice of flowers, RNS.
V(020), snake bite, leaves, infusion, RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of crushed flowers and leaves, RNS.
V(085), maceration of crushed flowers and leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cigohwa (Shi), umuko (Kinyaruanda)
Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Official name : Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : V(062), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : karadusi (shi)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(045), V(092), V(112)
Recipes : V(014)dermatosis, latex diluted in, RNS.
V(045), ONS., RNS.
V(092), fishing poison, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mungalangala (shi), umuluha (Kinyarwanda)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : V(002), V(035)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS., RNS.
Vb(035), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mpangule, mpangula (shi), kamatomvu (kinyaruanda)
Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Official name : Euphorbia prostrata Ait.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068, 2), maceration whole plant, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bushula (Shi)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(006) + V(104), V(008), V(068), V(123)
Recipes : V(006) constip.ation, juice of leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(068), maceration of pounded leaves, RNS.
V(123), juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mutudu (Shi)
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(006) + V(104), V(008), V(068), V(123)
Recipes : V(006) constip.ation, juice of leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(068), maceration of pounded leaves, RNS.
V(123), juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mutudu (shi)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : V(001), V(002), V(030), V(094)
Recipes : V(001), V(002), V(030), V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhumbahumba (shi)
Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus baronii Baker , Ficus lutea Vahl
Symptoms : V(006) + V(104), V(008), V(068), V(123)
Recipes : V(006) constip.ation, juice of leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(068), maceration from pounded leaves, RNS.
V(123), juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mutudu (shi)
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(095)
Recipes : V(001), conjonctivitis, juice 1 drop in the morning and in the evening, ONS.
Vb(095), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cigaragara (shi), kimali (kinyaruanda), iragara (shi)
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Official name : Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : V(086)
Recipes : V(086), pimples on the tongue, crushed leaves with potatos flour of Ishinga
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kamwaga (shi)
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : V(025), V(008), V(050), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(025), Vb(008), Vb(050), Vb(068), maceration of pounded stems and leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muvula (Shi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(008), V(025), V(051), V(068)
Recipes : V(002), leaves, RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(025), ONS., RNS.
V(051), fiver "vetilaire", sap, drops in nostril, RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of the pounded tops of the stems, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimbehe (Shi), igitamatama (Kinyaruanda)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(006), V(008), V(015), V(068), V(094), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(002), leaves, maceration, RNS.
V(006) + V(104)salmonellosis, leaves, sap, RNS.
V(006), leaves, sap, RNS.
V(006) + V(104)salmonellosis, leaves, sap, RNS.
Vv(008), maceration of crushed leaves and stems barks, RNS.
V(015)hematuria, decoction of leaves, RNS.
Vb(068)anthelminthic,maceration of crushed leaves and stem's barks, RNS.
V(094), haemorrhoids , crushed leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kadwamuko (Shi), umushayishayi (Kinyaruanda)
Haumaniastrum galeopsifolium (Bak.) Duv. & Plancke
Official name : Haumaniastrum galeopsifolium (Bak.) Duv. & Plancke
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Acrocephalus debeerstii Briq. ex Th. Dur. & De Wild.
Symptoms : V(002), V(041), V(094)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
V(041), ONS., RNS.
V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lubunanga (shi)
Helichrysum fruticosum (Forssk.) Vatke
Official name : Helichrysum fruticosum (Forssk.) Vatke
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : budwiko (shi), ubutwiko (kinyaruanda)
Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav.
Official name : Hibiscus calyphyllus Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : V(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kanyerekiru (shi)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(001)
Recipes : V(001), juice from leaves + pilipili, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ibanki (shi)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(035), V(062), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(005), brucellosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Vb(035), theileriosis, ONS., RNS.
V(062),coccidiosis, ONS., RNS.
V(068), schistosomiasis, ONS., RNS.
V(068), bilharziosis, ONS., RNS.
V(068), colibacillosis, juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muderhe, munderhe (shi)
Hibiscus noldae Bak. f.
Official name : Hibiscus noldae Bak. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(027), V(094), V(117)
Recipes : V(027), V(094), V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mukeranshungu, mukeranshungwe (shi)
Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Official name : Hydrocotyle mannii Hook. f.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(104), V(094)
Recipes : V(006), V(104), V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntimuka (shi)
Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Official name : Hypericum revolutum Vahl
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(006), V(016), V(094)
Recipes : V(002), leaves, RNS.
V(006), constipation, leaves , sap, RNS.
V(016), udder, ONS., RNS
V(117), anaplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kahwera (shi)
Impatiens masisiensis De Wild.
Official name : Impatiens masisiensis De Wild.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : V(004), V(035)
Recipes : V(004), crushed leaves and stems, RNS.
V(035), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntondo (shi)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(085), V(086)
Recipes : V(085), V(086), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kasholoza (shi)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(111), V(123)
Recipes : V(111), burn, to bandage with a powdering ashes of this tubercle
V(123), food poisoning, take some puree of the tubercle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lugozi (shi)
Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Official name : Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(094)
Recipes : V(014), ONS., RNS.
V(094), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhulula (shi)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vv(062)coccidiosis, leaves infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cikugwa (shi), ikinetenete (kinyaruanda)
Kotschya africana Endl.
Official name : Kotschya africana Endl.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(094), V(113), V(094)
Recipes : V(006) constip.ation, leaves , sap, RNS.
V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(094), ONS., RNS.
V(113), ONS., RNS.
V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lwazi (shi)
Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) Jeffrey
Official name : Lagenaria abyssinica (Hook. f.) Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Adenopus abyssinicus Hook. f.
Symptoms : V(006), V(008x), V(025), V(113), V(062)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(014), whitlow, bandage with the juice or a decoction, RNS.
V(025), ONS. , RNS.
V(062), coccidiosis, juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntandagule (shi)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(025), V(085), V(086), V(098), V(104), V(117)
Recipes : V(008), V(025), V(006) + V(085) + V(098), V(104, 2), V(117), V(086), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : murhandagule (shi)
Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Official name : Lagenaria sphaerica (Sond.) Naud.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Sphaerosicyos sphaericus (Sond.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded seeds with stems of " karhoza" (Euphorbia tirucalli ?), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lungu lw'endaha (shi)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : V(001), V(014), V(020), V(025)
Recipes : Vb(001), ONS., RNS.
V(014) measles, to rubber with crushed leaves, RNS.
V(014) dermatosis, ONS., RNS.
V(020) snake, decoction of fruits, morning and evening, RNS.
Vb(025) pyroplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kashukanshuha (shi)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(068)
Recipes : V(001), conjonctivitis, sao of leaves, RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kahengerehengere, kahengerihengeri (Shi), umuhengeli (Kinyaruanda)
Lebrunia bushaie Staner
Official name : Lebrunia bushaie Staner
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : V(004), nostrils of rabbits, to bandage with Lebrunia bushaie oil mixed in a little petroleum.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushahi (shi)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(045), V(051), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS., RNS.
Vb(051), plant, juice + H2O, RNS.
Vb(068), anthelmintic, maceration of leaves with "uhombyamashaka" (Mikania cordata or Mikania chenopodifolia?) , RNS.
V(045), wonds on ears, leaves, sap, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kacumucumu (Shi)
Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Official name : Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(094)
Recipes : V(002), V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kanyamafundo, kanyamafundwe (fleurs blanches autour de la tige) (shi)
Lobelia mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Lobelia mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(006), V(008), V(010), V(033), V(037), V(039), V(059), V(062), V(104), V(130)
Recipes : V(002), maceration, leaves , RNS.
V(006), constipation, juice of leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(010), maceration, leaves , RNS.
V(033), st‚rility, ONS., RNS.
V(037), tuberculosis, ashes from leaves + salt, RNS.
V(039), verminosis, maceration from pounded leaves, RNS.
V(059), pest, ONS., RNS.
V(062), decoction, leaves,RNS.
V(130), paralysis of the neck and the members, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mwirumbu (Shi)
Loudetia simplex (Nees) Hubb.
Official name : Loudetia simplex (Nees) Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033), sterility, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : iyange (shi)
Lycopodium clavatum L.
Official name : Lycopodium clavatum L.
Family : Lycopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(094), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lugwampinga (shi)
Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Official name : Lysimachia ruhmeriana Vatke
Family : Primulaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(076)
Recipes : V(002)agalactia, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(076)glossite, Lysimachia ruhmeriana + Pentas zanzibarica + Embelia schiperi, juice of leaves, ONS., RNS.
V(121) blue tongue, Lysimachia ruhmeriana + Pentas zanzibarica + Embelia schiperi, juice of leaves, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muyobora (shi)
Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Official name : Maesa lanceolata Forssk. var. mildbraedii (Gilg & G.Schellenb.) Lebrun
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : V(003), V(020), V(076)
Recipes : V(003), sprain, crushed leaves, RNS.
V(020), snake bite, leaves infusion, dough of leaves on wound
V(076) glossitis, blue tongue, leaves, RNS.
V(121) blue tongue, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mpari, mparhi (petit arbre à fleurs blanchâtres) (shi)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mumbarhi (shi)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(037), V(039), V(070), V(086), V(108)
Recipes : V(037), tuberculosis, maceration of leaves, drops in nostrils and ears , sometimes with Tagetes minuta
V(039), ONS., RNS.
V(070), pneumonia, Melanthera scandens, Pteris similis, Nicotiana tabacum, dried leaves, 2 handfull with salt
V(086), ONS., RNS.
V(108)cold, juice ONS., drops in nose, 2 X / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cungulwishi (shi)
Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Official name : Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(027), V(037), V(068)
Recipes : V(008),diarrhoea, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(027), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(037), leaves sap, RNS.
V(068), infusion, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimvurabo (shi)
Mentha aquatica L.
Official name : Mentha aquatica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(108), V(037), V(039)
Recipes : V(037)cough, tuberculosis, powder of dried leaves, RNS
V(039)verminosis, ONS., RNS.
V(108)cold, ONS., RNS.
V(121), blue tongue, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lwifuye (shi), ivuye, ubumukaneza (kinyaruanda)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : V(010), V(027), V(035), V(041), V(059), V(068), V(076)
Recipes : V(010), maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(027), maceration of leaves, RNS.
Vb(035), theileriosis, cirhintikwiri (shi), ONS., RNS.
V(041), nfusion, 2 X / day, ONS., RNS.
Vb(059), RNS., ONS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded leaves, RNS.
V(076)glossite, pounded leaves, RNS.
V(076), dough of leaves, RNS.
V(121), blue tongue, pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : tanganyika (Shi)kabazibazi (Shi), umuhe (Kinyaruanda)
Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Official name : Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(039), V(068)
Recipes : V(002), decoction of leaves, RNS.
V(039), ONS., RNS.
V(068) anthelminthic, maceration of leaves with "kacumucumu" (Leonotis nepetaefolia ?), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : luhombyamashaka , cihulula (shi)
Millettia dura Dunn
Official name : Millettia dura Dunn
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cungurhi (shi)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : V(006), V(016), V(062), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, juice from leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), = curho, crushed leaves in H2O; 1/ 4l. / day + enema whith leaves and soaped
V(016), infusion leaves, VO., RNS.
V(062), maceration leaves, RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration pounded leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhu (Shi), cyimirabushya, umwishywa (Kinyaruanda)
Momordica pterocarpa A. Rich.
Official name : Momordica pterocarpa A. Rich.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(025), V(103)
Recipes : Vb(025), ONS., RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(103), (kagosi) ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ishinga (shi)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : V(111)
Recipes : V(111)burns, bandages with peels
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : buzindu (shi)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : V(002), V(003), V(098), V(113), V(117), V(123)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS., RNS.
V(003), pulp, RNS.
V(098), ONS., RNS.
V(113), ONS., RNS.
V(117), ONS., RNS.
V(123), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhanga (shi)
Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Official name : Myrica kandtiana Engl.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(104)
Recipes : V(008), diarrhoea, maceration of barks, RNS.
V(006) + V(104), maceration of barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cikobarhi (shi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(006), V(037), V(085), V(104), V(108), V(117)
Recipes : V(001), cataract, juice of old leaves + milk, RNS.
V(006) + V(104), gastro-enteritis, ONS., RNS.
V(014)mange, leaves, RNS.
V(037), lung (tuberculosis?), ONS., RNS.
V(085)diphteria, ONS., RNS.
V(098), ONS., RNS.
V(117), anaplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
Vv(108)cold, infusion with pilipili and irhuza (Desmodium repandum?), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : irhabi (shi), itabi (kinyaruanda)
Nymphaea calliantha Conard
Official name : Nymphaea calliantha Conard
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), ashes with salt every morning, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : irehe (shi)
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Official name : Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(035), V(068), V(104), V(124)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, juice of leaves, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), (= curho), juice of crushed leaves + H2O , 1/4 of l. / day , VO.
V(035), ONS., RNS.
V(068), anthelminthic, maceration of pounded leaves, RNS.
Vb(124) bleeding at the nose, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kaharajiji (shi)
Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : V(113)arthritis, ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : busha, bushahi (shi)
Oxalis anthelmintica A. Rich.
Official name : Oxalis anthelmintica A. Rich.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(016), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(002)lactation's disorders, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Vb(016)mammite, ONS., RNS.
Vb(068)anthelminthic, maceration of the whole pounded plant, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : luvunanga (Shi)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : V(002), V(033)
Recipes : V(002), maceration of leaves, 1 l. 2X / Day, RNS.
V(033), maceration of leaves, 1 l. 2X / Day, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muyumpene (shi), unyabwanyamanza (kinyaruanda)
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), maceration of crushed roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mumenamabuye (Shi)
Pavonia urens Cav.
Official name : Pavonia urens Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(006) + V(104)
Recipes : V(006) + V(104), leaves decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cishulashula (shi), umuhatu (kinyaruanda)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), leaves decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cibingu (shi)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(014)
Recipes : V(008) ?, cow which defecates as one goat, juice of leaves + H2O, RNS.
V(014)mange, to rub with leaves and barks of crushed roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lumole (shi)
Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Official name : Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(037), V(076)
Recipes : V(014)mange, dough from leaves, RNS.
V(037), leaves + H2O, to filter, VO., 2X / day
V(076), Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Embelia schiperi, juice of leaves
V(121), Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Embelia schiperi, juice of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : isagara (shi), akibagiza (kinyaruanda)
Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Official name : Periploca linearifolia Dill. & A. Rich.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : V(051), leaves decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bugaga (shi)
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(030), V(033), V(091), V(104), V(111)
Recipes : V(006) + V(104), RNS., ONS.
V(030), RNS., ONS.
V(033), RNS., ONS.
V(091), RNS., ONS.
V(111), dressing with burned seeds (ashes)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cishimbo (shi)
Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Official name : Phoenix reclinata Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : V(033), induction oestral cycle, RNS., ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushugushugu (shi)
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lunyangumba (shi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(025), V(087), V(094)
Recipes : V(014)mange, to rub with crushed sheets - --V(025)pyroplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
V(087)whitlow, warm stems on the fingers - -V (094), haemorrhoids, broyat of bud, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhokolo (shi),cimpokolo (shi), umukoko (kinyaruanda)
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068), juice of roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushegemankuba, mushemankuba (Shi)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : V(002), V(006), V(094), V(094), V(104)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
V(006) + V(104), ONS., RNS.
V(094), ONS., RNS.
V(117), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kabondobondo (shi)
Pisum sativum L.
Official name : Pisum sativum L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(014), V(037), V(059), V(123)
Recipes : V(008), ONS., RNS.
V(014), ONS., RNS.
V (037), ONS., RNS.
V(059), ONS., RNS.
V(123), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : manjegere (shi)
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(008), V(062), V(068), V(094)
Recipes : V(001), juice of leaves + H2O , 4 drops, morning and evening, RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea, juice of leaves + H2O , 4 drops, morning and evening, RNS.
V(062)coccidiosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(066)colibacillosis, infusion of leaves, powder of roots with milk, RNS.
V(094)haemorrhoids, drink of crushed leaves in H2O, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cibarhama (shi)
Polyscias fulva (Hiern) Harms
Official name : Polyscias fulva (Hiern) Harms
Family : Araliaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037)cough, tuberculosis?, sealt and powder of dry barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lunga (shi)
Portulaca oleracea L.var. sativa DC.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.var. sativa DC.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : matako ya bibi (shi)
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(037)
Recipes : V(016), ONS., RNS.
V(037) bronchitis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kishasha, ikibangwa (shi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : V(008), diarrhoea, leaves, decoction, ONS., RNS.
V(068) calf, colibacillosis, juice of leaves, 1 l. / day, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ipera (shi)
Pteris similis Kühn
Official name : Pteris similis Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Symptoms : V(024), V(068), V(094)
Recipes : V(024), ONS., RNS.
V(039), rhizom and leaves maceration, RNS.
V(094), juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cikanganyambwe (shi)
Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Official name : Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(005), V(006), V(008), V(062)
Recipes : V(005)brucellosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(006) constip.ation, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea, decoction, RNS.
V(062), maceration of leaves, 1 l. / day, RNS.
Vb(068), leaves infusion, , 1 l. / day, RNS.
Vb(068),bilharziosis, schistosomiasis, ONS., RNS.
V(082), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mwizunguluka (shi), umuntsinduka (kinyaruanda)
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : V(010), V(025), V(130)
Recipes : Vb(010), crushed leaves with H2O, 1/2 l. , 2 X / days, RNS.
Vb(025), RNS, ONS.
Vb(130)paralysis : luhiga, mwegeri , leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mumara, mumarha (shi)
Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) Hubb.
Official name : Rhynchelytrum repens (Willd.) Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : V(062), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cimvurhaba (shi)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(014), V(016), V(050), V(068), V(093), V(098), V(113)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes inflamed, ONS., RNS.
Vb(014)mange, seeds, to pound, dough, RNS.
V(016) mammite, ONS., RNS.
V(050) swelling of the abdomen, alopecia, ONS., RNS.
V(068)anthelminthic, maceration crushed roots , RNS.
V(093)poisoning, ONS., RNS.
V(098), ONS., RNS.
V(113)arthritis, lameness,, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lubonobono (Shi), ikibonobono (Kinyaruanda)
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(016)
Recipes : V(016)mamitis, to rub with ashes, ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lukerabatuzi, lukererabatuzi (shi)
Rubus apetalus Poir.
Official name : Rubus apetalus Poir.
Family : Rosaceae
Symptoms : V(027), V(113)
Recipes : V(027), (= bibagaliro), ONS., RNS.
V(113), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikangahwa (shi)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), anthelminthic, macation of pounded leaves and stems, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muberanaga, muberanyungu (Shi), igifumbafumba, igifumba (Kinyaruanda)
Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Official name : Rumex bequaertii De Wild.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(086)
Recipes : Vb(086) (bibagaliro) , juice of roots, VO. To apply a plaster of crushed roots
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : nango, nhango (shi), nyramuko (kinyaruanda)
Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Official name : Rumex usambarensis (Engl.) Damm.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(016), V(068)
Recipes : V(002) , maceration of leaves, RNS.
Vb(016)mammitis, leaves infusion, RNS.
V(068)anthelminthic, maceration of pounded stems and leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kafumbalugurhu (une oseille sauvage) (Shi), umufugameshi (kinyaruanda)
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(131)
Recipes : Vb(131), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubazibazi (shi)
Senecio stuhlmannii Klatt
Official name : Senecio stuhlmannii Klatt
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(037), V(104), V(124)
Recipes : V(124)hemorrage, juice of leaves + H2O, VO. + enema
V(037) pneumonia, cough, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(006) + V(104)salmonellosis, decoction of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kalalirhe (shi)
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(005), V(068)
Recipes : V(005)brucellosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(068)anthelminthic, maceration of pounded leaves and flowers, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : munyegeyege (shi)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : V(094)
Recipes : V(117)anaplasmosis, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cishanyi (shi)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : V(005), V(014), V(037), V(113)
Recipes : V(005)brucellosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
V(014)dermatosis, to rub with ashes of fruits mixed with oil
V(014)whitlow, juice from burned fruit , RNS.
V(037)bronchitis, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(113), crushed leaves in H2O,VO. 1/4 l. / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntoborhobo (fruits à aspérités, fleurs blanches ou mauve pâle) (shi), umutobotobo, umutobo (kinyaruanda)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : Vo(092),ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mangurhungu (petites boules jaunes) (shi)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : V(020), V(039), V(099)
Recipes : V(020)morsures of snake, 1 litre d'infusion, RNS.
V(039), ONS., RNS.
V(099), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mulunda (shi)
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(027)
Recipes : V(027), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ntoborhobo ya namba (shi)
Sonchus schweinfurthii Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Sonchus schweinfurthii Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(016), V(045)
Recipes : V(016), ONS., RNS.
V(045), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : munyamarha (shi)
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(008), V(030), V(037), V(091), V(086), V(104), H(121)
Recipes : V(008), ONS, RNS
V(030), ONS, RNS
V(037), ONS, RNS
V(006) + V(104), ONS, RNS
V(091), ONS, RNS
V(086), ONS, RNS
H(121), ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ihemba (shi)
Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Spermacoce princeae (K. Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Borreria princeae K. Schum.
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), blocked nipples juice of leaves, VO., morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cumanya (shi)
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(035), V(059), V(124)
Recipes : V(001), juice crushed leaves, RNS.
V (035) theileriosis, ONS., RNS.
Vb(059), ONS., RNS.
Vb(124) bleeding at the nose, juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cenda (shi), ubushwima (kinyaruanda)
Sporobolus marginatus A. Rich.
Official name : Sporobolus marginatus A. Rich.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(001), V(094)
Recipes : V(001), ONS., RNS.
V(094), haemorrhoids, RNS, ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : bwikalabalume (shi)
Swertia calycina N. E. Br.
Official name : Swertia calycina N. E. Br.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : V(003)
Recipes : V(035), pounded barks, RNS
V(062), pounded barks, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cumumwe (shi)
Symphonia gabonensis (Vesque) Pierre
Official name : Symphonia gabonensis (Vesque) Pierre
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : V(035), V(062)
Recipes : V(035), V(062), pounded barks, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : limarungu (shi)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(106)
Recipes : V(106) hunting moles, ONS.RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : kambakamba (shi), umukoni, umurerabana (kinyaruanda)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(037), V(039), V(092)
Recipes : V(014), mange, friction with crushed leaves
V(037), cough, RNS., ONS.
V(039), verminosis, parasitism, friction with crushed leaves
V(042), tique, RNS., ONS.
V(092) , toxic for animals with cold blood, poison used to fish , RNS., ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mulukuluku (shi), umuraku (kinyaruanda)
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : V(006), V(008), V(014), V(025), V(037), V(039), V(045), V(068), V(076), V(108)
Recipes : V(006), constipation, leaves, decoction , RNS.
V(008), diarrhoea, leaves infusion, RNS.
V(014), mange, pounded leaves, RNS.
V(014), dermatosis, massage with the juice of leaves
V(025)pyroplasmosis, leaves, RNS.
V(039)parasitoses, friction with pounded leaves
V(045) wounds in ears, pounded leaves, RNS.
V(057)bronchitis, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(065)glossite, pounded leaves, RNS.
V(068)anthelminthique, crushed leaves, maceration, RNS.
V(108)cold, sap, drops in nostril
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mutuzo gw'ebushi ( fleurs blanches, feuilles à odeur forte) (Shi), umuravumba (Kinyaruanda)
Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name : Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : V(113)
Recipes : V(113), ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : muhulala lilume (shi)
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(068), V(108)
Recipes : V(068), maceration of pounded leaves,, RNS.
V(108), juice of leaves, drops in nostril
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cilula (Shi)
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(003), V(006), V(012), V(094)
Recipes : V(003), massage with leaves, ashes of roots with oil
V(006), juice ofleaves, RNS.
V(012), fractures, massage with leaves, ashes of roots with oil
V(065), suc of leaves, RNS.
V(117), ONS., RNS.
V(121), juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mushakushaku (shi)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : V(008), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : cahunga (shi)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(014), V(062), V(068)
Recipes : V(014),mange, dry leaves + oil, RNS.
Vb(068, 2)coccidiosis, maceration of leaves, RNS.
Vb(068)bilharziosis, RNS.
Vb(068)schistosomiasis, RNS.
Vb(068)colibacillosis, juice of leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : lukamba , mutembe (shi), cinterere?
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(001), V(006), V(014), V(025), V(039), V(051), V(068), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(001), eyes inflamed, juice of leaves and stems, RNS.
Vb(006) + Vb(104), diarrhoea (curho), decoction from leaves, RNS.
Vb(014)mange, to rub with crushed leaves
Vb(025), RNS, ONS.Vb(039)parasits, to rub with pounded leaves
Vb(042), to rub with pounded leaves
Vb(051), fever "vetilaire", juice from leaves, drops in nostrils
Vb(068)worms, maceration, pounded leaves , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : mubirizi (Shi), umubilizi, mubilizi (Kinyaruanda)
Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Official name : Vernonia kirungae R. E. Fries
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(003), V(039), V(037), V(113)
Recipes : V(002), maceration of pounded leaves,, RNS.
V(003), crushed leaves, RNS.
V(039), maceration of pounded leaves,, RNS.
V(070), pneumonia, juice of leaves, RNS.
V(113), arthritis, maceration of pounded leaves,, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ivumo (Shi)
Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Official name : Vigna vexillata (L.) A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(002), V(059)
Recipes : V(002), ONS., RNS.
V(059)pest, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : byuku (shi)
Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Official name : Withania somnifera (L.) Dun.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Physalis somnifera L.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068), pounded leaves, maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bushi, South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : itunda (Shi)