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Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 20
Author(s) : Adjanohoun et al.
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Uganda. O.U.A./C.S.T.R., Lagos (1993) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Desmodium repandum, to pound, to dilute, to filter, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 29 e
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest of north-eastern Zaire, around Katala and Mawambo village (N 1.0', E 29.10', alt. c. 1000 m), Zone de Mambasa, Region de Haut-Zaire in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), ritual medicine for girl, called "isuba" in general. The root is burned and rubbed into incisions made on the forehead, "adiri", or in the pit of the stomach, "burukeki".
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Nduye, zone of Mambasa, Ituri forest)
Vernacular name : anjoba, medingofe (Efe)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(004), H(056), H(091), H(172)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Desmodium repandum , decoction (H2O), friction
H(056) filariosis, H(172) elephantiasis, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Desmodium repandum of Indigofera arecta of Oldenlandia lancifolia, decoction (H2O), local application, steam bath
H(091) asthénie, leaves of Desmodium repandum of Eriosema montanum of Laurenbergia tetrandra … subsp. brachypoda … var. mildbraedii, stems with leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium, decoction (H2O), steam bath
H(091) fortifying childs, leaves of Desmodium., to carbonize, VO.
H(091) fortifying childs, leaves of Desmodium repandum of Dichrocephala integrifolia, powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : akagumiramuhoro, akagonderamuhoro (Kirundi)
Reference HB 32
Author(s) : Bussmann, R.W.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Samburu of Mt. Nyirun South Turkana, Kenya. Additional File Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:35 (2006)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), ONS., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt Nyiru, South Turkana)
Vernacular name : ladakat
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), fatigue, stems, leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : vahietatra
Reference HK 0k
Author(s) : Kakudidi, E.K.Z., H. Oryem-Origa, R. Bukenya-Ziraba & A.B. Katende
Title : Rwenzori mountain forest non-timber products and people, 732 -735, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ONS. of Desmodium repandum, RNS..
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), roots, RNS. , large sores
H(104) baby, leaves, juice, VO., 1 spoon
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kuloko la kuku (Shambaa)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(027), H(027z), H(055), H(075), H(093), H(104), H(109), H(126), H(127), H(145), H(183), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), leaves, Clerodendrum buchholzii, Hygrophila spiciformis, Clematis hirsuta , Rumex usambarensis, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Spermacoce princae, Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, Desmodium repandum, Acanthus pubescens, Centella asiatica , pounded, extract + H2O, VO., 1 glas / D.
H(008) dys.(macinya), leaves Desmodium repandum, Erythrina abyssinica, Salvia nilotica, Blumea brevipes (igitabi cy' imbwa), pounded + little H2O, 1/2 glass / D. durind 2 D.
H(008) dys., roots Rubia cordifolia, Desmodium repandum,extract , VO., progressively, 1 soup spoon/ D.
H(027), (inda ishaka kuvamo) leaves Desmodium repandum, Hibiscus fuscus, pounded + H2O, extract, VO., 1 glass / D.
H(027), leaves Clematis hirsuta, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Desmodium repandum, Plantago palmata, Cyperus rigidifolius, pounded, maceration H2O, VO., 1 glass / D./ during 4 D.
H(027z), leaves Leonotis nepetaefolia, Desmodium repandum, extract H2O in food and drink
H(027z), gururamo inda buli gihe, leaves Microglossa pyrifolia, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Desmodium repandum, Plectranthus longipes, maceration in banana juice + H20, VO.
H(075) childs, leaves, extract, luke warm, VO., 1 soup spoon/ D.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), leaves of Ranunculus multifidus, Clematis hirsuta, Desmodium repandum, Vernonia auriculifera, Rhamnus prinoides, Senecio mannii, Solanum terminale, Sonchus oleraceus, Lobelia giberroa, Gynura scandens (akazimyamuriro), Euphorbia schimperiana (akanyamata), maceration H20, V0., 1 / 2 bottle / D.
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Desmodium repandum, Ajuga alba, decoction (H2O), VO 1/2 glass every 2 D., 3 X
H(109) sciatic, leaves, Hibiscus fuscus, Acanthus pubescens, Desmodium repandum, Rubus rigidus, Chenopodium ugandae, Chenopodium ugandae, Tragia brevipes, pounded, extract H2O, VO., 1 à 2 glass / D.
H(126) or H(127), leaves Desmodium repandum, Hypoestes triflora (magaru), Hygrophila spiciformis (gangabukari), crushed, decoction (H2O), VO. : 2 X 1/2 glass / D.
H(145), leaves, maceration, hip-bath
H(183), leaves Desmodium repandum, Clerodendrum myricoides, decoction, VO., 2,5 caffee spoon / D.
H(201) madness, roots Myrica kandtiana snuff powder, leaves Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Desmodium repandum extract, VO., 1 soup spoon / D.
H(201) madness, leaves Rubus rigidus, Desmodium repandum, Rhamnus prinoides, Pycnostachys erici-rosenii, Lagenaria abyssinica , Maesa lanceolata var golungensis to pound, extract, VO., + snuff the powder " isubyo"
H(201) sorcery, leaves Erythrococca bongensis, Desmodium repandum, Lysimachia ruhmeriana, Bryophyllum pinnatum, Ajuga alba (gitinywa), Carduus nyassanus (mugabudasumirwa), maceration H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : ituza
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, fresh or dried roots of Desmodium repandum, crush, heat/ burn or boil the part and inhale its smoke or steam
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of fresh leaves of Desmodium repandum. Boil with 2 L of H2O and Filtrer.VO. 1 glass a day for one week
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of leaves of Hypoestes triflora of Leucas martinicensis of Desmodium repandum of Draceana steudneri of Chenopodium ugandae of stem barks of Erythrina abyssinica of leaves, roots, fruit seeds of Silybum marianum in a mortar and macerate in 1 L of H2O. Filtrer and boil., VO. a small cup 3 times a day
H(126) liver diseases, mix up 250 g of Indigofera arrecta, 250 g of Hypoestes triflora + 100 g each of leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Carica papaya of Desmodium repandum of Ocimum lamiifolium of Erythrina abyssinica. Decoct in 1 L of H2O. VO. 1 glass 2 times a day for 7 days
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of leaves of Desmodium repandum of Indigofera arrecta of Berkheya spekeana of Leucas martinicensis of Chenopodium ugandae of leaves and roots of Crassocephalum vitellinum add 1 L of H2O and decoct with 500 g of Erythrina abyssinica stem bark. Filtrer.VO. half a cup 3 times a day for 1 week
H(126) liver diseases, grind a handful of leaves of each plant of Berkheya spekeana of Leucas martinicensis of Chenopodium ugandae of Desmodium repandum of Indigofera arrecta, decoction in 1 L. H2O, Filtrer, VO. 1 small cup every 8 h for 1 week
H(126) liver diseases, mix and decoct a handful of each plant of Hypoestes triflora of Desmodium repandum of Hygrophila spiciformis with 1 L of H2O, VO. 1/2 glass twice a day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : ituza, umuvumo (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HN 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)
Symptoms : H(034), H(126)
Recipes : H(034), leaves of Desmodium repandum, Piper umbellatum, maceration H2O, RNS.
H(126), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Desmodium repandum, Clerodendrum johnstonii, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 glass, 2x / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ituza
Reference HN 31
Author(s) : Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title : Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 1) diarrhoea, fresh leaf of Desmodium repandum squeeze & VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name : omunyampata (Rutooro)
Reference HT 35
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., C. B. Kukunda, P. J. Waako
Title : Medicinal plants used by traditional medicine practitioners in the treatment of tuberculosis and related ailments in Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume127, pp. 130–136 (2010)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 1) leaves of Desmodium repandum, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (districts of Kamuli, Nakapiripirit and Kisoro)
Vernacular name : ituza
Reference HV 01
Author(s) : Van Puyvelde L., M. Ngaboyisonga, P.C. Rwangabo, S. Mukarugambwa, A. Kayonga, Runyinya-Barabwiriza
Title : Enquêtes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle rwandaise.Tome 1: Préfecture de Kibuye. Univ. Nat. Inst. Nat. Rech. Sc., Butare (Rwanda), 147 p., (1977)
Symptoms : H(034), H(042)
Recipes : H(042), stems with leaves of Dissotis irvingiana … var. irvingiana of Vernonia sp. of Desmodium repandum, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(034), leaves of Lablab niger of Desmodium repandum of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HY 02
Author(s) : Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) (rissaa), fresh leaves of Desmodium repandum, crushing, topical application + VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name : shicha (Oromo)
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(008), V(108)
Recipes : Vc(008) diarrhoea, 1 handfull of barks of Acacia sieberiana, 1 handfull of leaves of Momordica foetida of Desmodium repandum, to pound, maceration in 2 liters H2O, VO. 1 liter by day during 7 days
Vv(108), to pound 1 handfull of leaves of Desmodium repandum, 2 pimento Capsicum frutescens, 1 leaf of tabac Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, juice, VO. 10 drops 2 X / day during 5 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : irhusa (Mashi), ituza, urushinga, ubujegeri (Kinyarwanda), kanyerekagoli (Mashi)
Reference VD 03
Author(s) : Defour, G.
Title : Plantes médicinales traditionnelles au Kivu (République du Zaïre), (1994) Documentation du Sous-Réseau PRÉLUDE
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)