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Reference : HD 07

Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Reference HD 07 has information about 144 plants :
Acacia brevispica Harms
Official name : Acacia brevispica Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crush the plants of Acacia brevispica (umugeyo) + utagiramahwa (unidentified plant) + Piper capense (umubonde) + umubogeli (unidentified plant) + umugomboro (unidentified plant) + Colocasia esculenta (iteke) + y’inanda (unidentified plant) + Basella alba (indarama) + Maesa lanceolata (umuhanga) + icy’imfizi (unidentified plant) + Grewia mollis (umukoma) + Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + igeruza (unidentified plant) + Tragia brevipes ( isusa), crush these plants with H2O, squeeze out the juice with a little H2O, make a plaster with the dough Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugeyo (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia hockii De Wild.
Official name : Acacia hockii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) fistula, with pus (ikimungu), dried leaf powderof Acacia hockii mixed with honey. local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugenge (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), fistula, dry leaves of Acacia seyal, powder + honey, local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ingenge, umugando, umukenya (Kinyarwanda)
Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Official name : Acacia sieberiana var. vermoesenii (De Wild.) Keay & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male impotence, roots of Acacia sieberiana , powder + beer, VO. (recipe from the Urundi) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umunyinya (Kinyarwanda)
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, pounded leaves of Acalypha villicaulis, warm juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umugonampili (Kinyarwanda)
Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Acanthus pubescens (Thomson ex Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Acanthaceae
Synonyms : Acanthus arboreus C.B.Clarke
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves Rubia cordifolia (urukararamhwe) , Acanthus pubescens (igitovu ), ashes + rancid butter, eczema clean with hot water, cover with ointment Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igitovu (Kinyarwanda), lurhadu (Zaïre, Bukavu)
Acanthus sp.
Official name : Acanthus sp.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) eczema (lukerere), ash in butter, application in a bandage. Renew every day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : bitovu (Kinyarwanda)
Acanthus sp.
Official name : Acanthus sp.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe) leaf powder blend umukarankuba with rancid butter and 3 or 4 plants that treat leprosy (chosen among:umudwedwe, umuzaganura, umugombe, isagara, umwanzuranya, nyakatsi, bugangabukali, ikizimya-muliro, umukuzanyana, akanyamapfundo, umukarankuba, umunkamba, kamaramahano). local application, renew daily on wounds + VO. the juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 sips
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umukarankuba (Kinyarwanda)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) wound (ubukomereke), juice pulp leaves of Ageratum conyzoides on the wound
H(100) syphilis (mburugu), crushing the leaves of Galinsoga parviflora (karanda) of Ageratum conyzoides (mburugu) of Clerodendrum myricoides (umukuzanyana) of Thunbergia alata (nkurimwonga). Extract the juice which coagulates. Put on syphilitic sores. If the wound is bad, apply the liquid with a wire of copper
H(118) angina , diphtheria (akanigo), roots cooked in local beer. VO. 2 tablespoons / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kaziraruguma (Kinyarwanda), ruheha (Kinyarwanda) butabuta (Uganda, Ankole)
Aloe lateritia Engl.
Official name : Aloe lateritia Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), decoction of leaves of Aloe lateritia in small doses during 3 to 4 days (at high doses in Kisaka region ), given a normal dose = purge Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : inkakarubamba (Kinyarwanda)
Aloe volkensii Engl.
Official name : Aloe volkensii Engl.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(006) purgative., H(051), leaves of Aloe volkensii, decoction (H2O) , VO., small dosis during 4 days (recipe for Gisaka) Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igikakarumbamba (Kinyarwanda)
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H (173) leprosy (ibibembe), leaves powder mixture of Amaranthus sp. (umukarankuba) with rancid butter, and with three or four plants that treat leprosy (selected from: umudwedwe, umuzaganura, umugombe, isagara, umwanzuranya, nyakatsi, bugangabukali, ikizimya-Muliro, umukuzanyana, akanyamapfundo, umukarankuba, umunkamba, kamaramahano). Local application to renew daily on wounds + VO. the juice of these plants diluted in H2O, 2 gulps Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), chew 5-6 flowers, swallow the juice, morning noon and night Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (ibicurane), squeeze the juice of the plant Anisopappus africanus in the nostrils.
H(037) cough, chewed leaves, juice, VO. Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umuretezaho (Kinyarwanda)
Anthemis sp.
Official name : Anthemis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fièvre) (ubuganga, amaseke), mâcher 5 à 6 flowers , avaler le jus, matin midi et soir
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Anthemis sp.
Official name : Anthemis sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113), H(127)
Recipes : H(051) fièvre + H(127) rate ou foie, H(113) rhumatisme of la poitrine, jus leaves et stems vertes pilées + bierre indigène. decoction, VO. Tiède et à jeun
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : akasaho (Kinyarwanda)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : V(134)
Recipes : V(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(134) put the snake on the run, crushed plants of Indigofera arrecta (umusororo) + Rubia cordifolia (umukararambwe) + Melanthera scandens (icyumwa) + Asparagus africanus (umushabishabi)+ Cassia sophera (umukuhayoka) + milk + pombe (local beer)., spread around the hut Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umushabishabi (Kinyarwanda)
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy (ibibembe), roots of mubogora (unidentified plant), Aspilia africana (kizimya muliro), rwara (unidentified plant), cook, squeeze out the juice and mix with the powder of calcined stones. Local application Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : kizimya muliro (Kinyarwanda)
Azolla sp.
Official name : Azolla sp.
Family : Salviniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism. (fever) (ubuganga, amaseke), crush the whole plant of Azolla sp. + H2O. Squeeze out the juice + sap of Aloe lateritia (inkakarubamba) of Ocimum suave (umwenya), VO. small amount Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : ubushohera (Kinyarwanda)