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Reference : HL 12

Author(s) : Lewalle, J. & F.M. Rodegem
Title : Plantes médicinales du Burundi. Quart. Journ. Crude Drug Research, VIII - 3, 1257-1270, (1968)
Reference HL 12 has information about 41 plants :
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(039), H(068)
Recipes : H(039) + H(068), oil from almond poored in the marsh water. This action kill agents of bilharziosis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umugirigiri (Kirundi)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), roots, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : tinyahabakwe (Kirundi)
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) woman, flowers and leaves of Erlangea spissa, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubebe (Kirundi)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(091), H(112)
Recipes : H(091), roots and bark dried, pounded + H2O, 1/2 spoon morning and evening
H(112), roots bark Carissa edulis + Microglossa pyrifolia , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyonza (Kirundi)
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051), H(055), H(068)
Recipes : H(051), leaves coked in banana tree leaves, 1 hand in 3 glass
H(055), leaves coked in banana tree leaves, 1 hand in 3 glass
H(068), whole plant in banana tree leaves, 1 hand in 3 glass
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubagabaga (Kirundi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuyoka, umuyokayoka (Kirundi)
Celosia stuhlmanniana Schinz
Official name : Celosia stuhlmanniana Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(064), little tree, pounded, in beer, fermentation during 4 / Day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : urugozi (Kirundi)
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137), dryed leaves, powder, smoke
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kirundi)
Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Official name : Clutia abyssinica Jaub. & Spach.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(075), H(201)
Recipes : H(075), leaves cocked in meal
H(201), wood, amulet
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurerama (Kirundi)
Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), leaves, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umudahwera (Kirundi)
Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name : Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(131), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) abscesss, plant, cataplasm
H(131), pounded leaves, juice, VO. during 1 month, prevention
H(201), to carry away the "ancestor blood"
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikiramata (Kirundi)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles , leaves + inflorescence, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1/2 glas morning & evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : urucaca (Kirundi)
Dicoma anomala Sond.
Official name : Dicoma anomala Sond.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), leaves, roots tubes, pounded H2O in the evening, boilled in the morning, decoction, VO., 3 glass for adult
H(068), leaves, roots tubes, pounded H2O in the evening, boilled in the morning, decoction, VO., 1 glass for adult
H(104), leaves, roots tubes, pounded H2O in the evening, boilled in the morning, decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwanzuranya (Kirundi)
Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Official name : Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(016)
Recipes : H(002), H(016), pounded plant on breast
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuhetera (Kirundi)
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), leaves, fruit, vomitive
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Official name : Dryopteris pentheri (Krasser) C.Chr.
Family : Dryopteridaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), bulbous of Gladiolus psittacinus + rhizome of Dryopteris pentheri, maceration H2O cold, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : iraba (Kirundi)
Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Official name : Eriosema montanum Bak. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(022)
Recipes : H(000) childs, leaves, decoction, enema
H(022), leaves, decoction,
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umupfunyantoke (Kirundi)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(112)
Recipes : H(068), H(112), latex strong poison, one or two drops in milk for abotion or drastic vermifuge
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igihahe (Kirundi)
Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Official name : Gladiolus psittacinus Hook.f.
Family : Iridaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) bulbous of Gladiolus psittacinus + rhizome of Dryopteris pentheri, maceration H2O cold, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikirungu (Kirundi)
Glycine javanica L.
Official name : Glycine javanica L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurenda renda (Kirundi)
Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Official name : Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), roots, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuriro (Kirundi)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), infusion of leaves, emetic
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umusasa (Kirundi)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), roots bark Carissa edulis + Microglossa pyrifolia , RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(166)
Recipes : H(068), H(104), H(166), leaves, infusion, VO., 1 glas
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikibwerabweze (Kirundi)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(008), H(088), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) + H(088), roots bark, astringent
H(103), roots, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunazi (Kirundi)
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) woman + H(002), plant, amulet
H(201) woman + H(104), plant, amulet
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umumenamabuye (Kirundi)
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves, decoctio
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isagara (Kirundi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(045), H(112), H(143)
Recipes : H(013), ONS, RNS
H(045), roots, RNS.
H(112), roots, RNS.
H(143), ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umwokora, umuhogohogo, umuraganyina (Kirundi)
Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Official name : Polygonum senegalense Meisn.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(030)
Recipes : H(030), leaves, decoction, VO. or as vegetable
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikizigangori (Kirundi)
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), roots, RNS
H(037), dryed leaves,burned, ashes, RNS
H(068), roots, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : igihungere (Kirundi)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004), bark, crushed on wound
H(014), bark, crushed on itch
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukubagwa (Kirundi)
Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Official name : Pycnostachys erici-rosenii R.E. Fries
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) end of the stem with flowers, boiled, press, decoc, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutsinduka (Kirundi)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, castor oil
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikibonobono (Kirundi)
Sesamum angolense Welw.
Official name : Sesamum angolense Welw.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135), seeds in food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umurenda (Kirundi)
Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Official name : Sesbania macrantha Welw. ex Phillipps & Hutch.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(137)
Recipes : H(018), H(137), leaves, powder, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunyegenyege (Kirundi)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umutobotobo (Kirundi)
Tragia brevipes Pax
Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(164)
Recipes : H(068), leaves and flowers, infusion of Tragia brevipes, VO.
H(164) revulsive
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), leaves, flowers, pounded, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umuzirikantama (Kirundi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(046), H(051)
Recipes : H(046), H(051), ONS, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umubirizi (Kirundi)
Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name : Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(045), roots, leaves pounded, RNS
H(104), leaves + flowers, infusion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umukizikizi (Kirundi)
Zornia pratensis Milne-Redh. subsp. pratensis
Official name : Zornia pratensis Milne-Redh. subsp. pratensis
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS,RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : umunkamba (Kirundi)