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Reference : VK 01

Author(s) : Kabagambe, R.
Title : Elevage et plantes médicinales des Bahema de l'Ituri. Travail pour l'obtention du grade de Docteur en Médecine Vétérinaire, (1979)Université nationale du Zaïre, Campus de Lubumbashi,Laboratoire de biologie, conservation et protection de la nature.
Reference VK 01 has information about 20 plants :
Ajuga remota Benth.
Official name : Ajuga remota Benth.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008, 31), leaves maceration in cold H2O, 1H, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : ihozo (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Aloe hendrickxii Reynolds
Official name : Aloe hendrickxii Reynolds
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : V(045), V(053)
Recipes : Vb(045, f), ONS., RNS.
Vb(053, f) calf, fleaves, juice (sap), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : enkokorutanga (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Asparagaceae
Synonyms : Asparagus flagellaris Baker
Symptoms : V(053)
Recipes : Vb(053, f) calf, roots, maceration 3 days, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : obukwatambeba(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Canthium sp.
Official name : Canthium sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037, f), to bleed the jugular vein, the blood is mixed in the maceration of the leaves for some hours , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : esasao(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(037), V(045)
Recipes : Vb(037, f), expectorant, leaves, RNS.Vb(045, f), cicatrising, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : omukyora (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Chenopodium sp.
Official name : Chenopodium sp.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f), leaves, fruits, pounded, maceration H2O, VO. (ascaris)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : kalewalewa(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum discolor (Klotzch) Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(053)
Recipes : Vb(053) calf, pounded leaves, maceration in cold H2O, some hours, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : omutuzanyana (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037, f), juice of leaves, softened in the heat of the fire, VO., to fluidify expectoration
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : ekinyasusi(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008, f), long maceration pounded leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : amatera(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus fuscus Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008, f), maceration pounded leaves, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : orusinga (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037, f), decoction leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : akaingangi (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Hypoxis angustifolia Lam.
Official name : Hypoxis angustifolia Lam.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028, f), pounded leaves , maceration H2O , bath, prolapsus uterus or vagina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : muleke (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : V(028)
Recipes : Vb(028, f), pounded leaves, maceration in H2O, local bath, prolapsus uterus or vagina
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : omuhoko(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(008, 20), leaves, maceration, VO.
Vb(068, 20), rhizom, washed, decoction, V.O., tenia
Vb(068, 20), fresh rhizom, powder in H2O, VO., tenia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : ekilerabana (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(014), V(028), V(068)
Recipes : Vb(006, f), Vb(068, f), crushed seeds and freed of integuments, oil + coagulated or fresh milk, VO.
Vb(014), crushed seeds and freed of integuments, oil , to grease the skin in case of dermatosis
Vb(028, f ), roots, maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : ekisoga (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f), crushed leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : akisingolezi(Bahema de l'Ituri)
Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Official name : Solanum capsicoides Allioni
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(053)
Recipes : Vb(053), ripe fruit , decoction or on warm ashes, dissolution in H20 or by ther action of heat, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : not registered
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008, f) calf, roots, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : ekigoyi (Bahema de l'Ituri)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f), to bruise leaves by hand + H2O, maceration, VO. (vermifuge)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : omubirizi(Bahema de l'Ituri) (même nom qu'au Rwanda-Burundi)
Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Official name : Zehneria scabra (L.f.) Sond.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Melothria punctata (Thunb.) Cogn.
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : Vb(068, f),young leaves, pounded, maceration in cold H2O, tepid V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, the Bahema)
Vernacular name : onwihura (Bahema de l'Ituri)