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Reference : VN 03

Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & R. Gapusi
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées chez les Banyamulenge de Fizi au Sud-Kivu (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 101 - 114, (1990)
Reference VN 03 has information about 31 plants :
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), leaves Tragia brevipes +leaves and inflorescence of Pennisetum purpureum + fruit Aframomum sanguineum, pounded + H2O , VO. during 2 days, the third day somes drops in a nostril and in an opposite ear
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : amatimbiri
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(078)
Recipes : Vb(078), leaves, powder + butter, VO., (cancer???, ndonda ndugu)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umuretezo
Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Official name : Asparagus asparagoides (L.) Druce
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(025)
Recipes : Vb(025), leaves + stems, pounded, maceration + H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwisabe
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : Vb(011), pounded plant, maceration, dough, 1 pan
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : indarama
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : V(151)
Recipes : Vb(151), pounded leaves, maceration + H2O, VO., +/- 2 l., or inhalation some drops
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : V(008), V(062)
Recipes : Vb(008), pounded leaves, maceration + H2O, filter
Vb(062), pounded leaves, maceration + H2O, filter
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umukumbuguru
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), leaves, decoction + butter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitiga
Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Official name : Crassocephalum bojeri (DC.) Robyns
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Senecio bojeri DC. , Senecio subscandens Hochst. ex A. Rich. , Solanecio angulatus (Vahl) C.Jeffrey
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : Vb(011), fresh leaves, maceration H2O, V.O.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuliro, ikivurahinda
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029) singed leaves, juice extract, enema vagina during 4 days, physiological training ( guhadika ) for those that refuse their veals or those to that one confides veals orphans
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igifuranende
Entadopsis abyssinica (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Gilbert
Official name : Entadopsis abyssinica (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Gilbert
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(036)
Recipes : Vb(036)?, inhalation extracts peel roots. Cure ( umuhungizo ) of which symptom is to turn in circle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusange
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008), pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igishikashihe
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104), juice of leaves, Hibiscus cannabinus, Microglossa densiflora, VO. After application of live charcoals on tongue
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea blepharophylla Hall. f.
Official name : Ipomoea blepharophylla Hall. f.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), pounded tuber, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : gasakusa
Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Official name : Lobelia giberroa Hemsl.
Family : Lobeliaceae
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : Vb(037) (inkorora) , pounded leaves, decoction, VO., 1 glass
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : intomvu
Microglossa densiflora Hook.f.
Official name : Microglossa densiflora Hook.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : Vb(104), Microglossa densiflora , Hibiscus cannabinus juice of leaves, VO., after application of live charcoals on tongue
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : inkoba za nyirabannya
Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Myrica salicifolia Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Myricaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vb(062), ashes in H2O, 24H, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikijiçge
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), old crushed leaves, juice + milk + butter, keratitis (gahindu)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : itabi
Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Official name : Pellaea calomelanos (Sw.) Link
Family : Sinopteridaceae
Symptoms : V(011)
Recipes : Vb(011), parts with leaves , pounded, to filter sometimes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), leaves Tragia brevipes + leaves and inflorescences Pennisetum purpureum + fruit Aframomum sanguineum, pounded + H2O , VO. during 2 days, the 3th day some drops in nostril and eye
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikibingo
Polygonum pulchrum Blume
Official name : Polygonum pulchrum Blume
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : V(062)
Recipes : Vb(062), pounded plant, in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : akaneshampatwe
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(037)
Recipes : Vb(008) (inkoro), rasped bark, powder in H2O, VO
Vb(037), pounded roots, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikibangwa
Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Official name : Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : V(029)
Recipes : Vb(029), dried leaves in fire, in vagina for training physio- psychological
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutsinduka
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(050)
Recipes : Vb(050), nut of seeds are scarifyed, integuments are removed, crushed and emulsionized VO. 1 l.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igaja
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)
Recipes : Vb(005), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : akanyegenyege
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005), pounded leaves + H2O + salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umucyundura
Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam.
Official name : Solanum sisymbriifolium Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : V(006), V(035), V(037), V(151)
Recipes : Vb(006), burned fruit in H2O, to filter, VO.
Vb(035), convalescent veals, burned fruit in H2O, to filter, VO.
Vb(037), burned fruit in H2O, to filter, VO.
Vb(151), (adanyaga) , high blood pressure characterized by the skin of ears and lips of vagina which peels and tension of muscles. To whip in blood with a thorny stalk
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutobotobo
Symphonia gabonensis (Vesque) Pierre
Official name : Symphonia gabonensis (Vesque) Pierre
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(062)
Recipes : Vb(008), infusion barks, VO.
Vb(062), pounded barks + H2O with ashes of dried dung
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umurungu
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(008), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(008), pounded leaves, to filter, liquid, VO., 4 l. / day
Vb(039), friction skin with leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umurukuruku
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), leaves Tragia brevipes + leaves and inflorescences Pennisetum purpureum + fruit Aframomum sanguineum, pounded + H2O , VO. during 2 days, the 3th day some drops in nostril and eye
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : isusa, akarunzi
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030), pounded leaves, maceration, H2O, VO. 5 l.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusarenda
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : V(050), V(104)
Recipes : Vb(050), orphan calf, pounded leaves, decoction, + juice sorgho, RNS.
Vb(104), ONS., RNS.
Vb(181), (amabgabga), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubirizi