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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)
Reference HN 03 has information about 59 plants :
Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Official name : Albizia grandibracteata Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(004), terminal bud , decoction (H2O) , VO. + massage
H(012)), terminal bud, decoction (H2O) , VO. + massage
H(068), pounded bark, decoction (H2O) , enema (1 to 2 glasses)
H(109), pounded bark, decoction (H2O) , enema (1 to 2 glasses)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umusebeya
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(039), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(038) infection uro-genital, H(039) vermifuge, H(118) sore throat, barks from twigs, stems, trunk of Alstonia boonei, decoction, VO.
H(104) colic, barks from twigs, stems, trunk of Alstonia boonei, maceration, VO. + enema
H(104) gastritis, barks from twigs, stems, trunk, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus sp.
Official name : Amaranthus sp.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(099)
Recipes : H(020) + H(099), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Amaranthus sp., maceration H2O, sedative
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051)
Recipes : H(018), young leaves, juice, 4 à 5 drops in one nostril
H(051), young leaves, juice, 2 à 3 drops in one nostril
Region : West 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 : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) laxative + H(104) belly child, leaves, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umwisabe
Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Official name : Berkheya spekeana Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004), burned leaves, powder + butter, local application
H(014), inguinal dermatosis, burned leaves, powder + butter, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikigembe-gembe
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), dry fruits in butter. Tap gently the body of the patient with the fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ishisha
Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name : Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, maceration, VO., 1/2 glass
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubagabaga
Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Official name : Chenopodium ugandae (Aellen) Aellen
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(124), H(056)
Recipes : H(004) + H(124), hemorrage from wound, pounded leaves, extract, local application
H(004) + H(124), hemorrage from wound, burned leaves, ashes, local application
H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umugombe
Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Official name : Clerodendrum johnstonii Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(004), crushed leaves, RNS.
H(104),gastritis, fresh leaves, RNS.
H(104), leaves of Microglossa densiflora, Clerodendrum johnstonii , maceration H2O during 1/2 H, VO., 1/2 glass morning and evening during 4 D. 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 : umukumbuguru
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(014), H(118)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, leaves of Colocasia esculenta , Loranthus sp., ashes + butter, local application
H(118)angina, (ikirato), picking of the tubercle, paste, extraction of a liquid, instillation in the pharynnx
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igitiga
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013)itch, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
H(014) eczema, whole plant, pounded, sticky paste, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : uruteja
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(086)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, crushed leaves, friction
H(068), pounded leaves, maceration, VO.
H(086), adenop., pounded leaves, maceration, VO.-
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : wambuda
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 : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) thunderbolt, Hygrophila auriculata , Chenopodium ugandae, Crassocephalum bojeri, Plantago palmata, ONS, pounded + H2O, one part of the pant for the bath an other to inhale (a decoction?) and the last to be burned for a steam bath.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : ikizimyamuliro, ikivurahinda
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(030), H(051)
Recipes : H(030), pounded leaves, maceration or infusion, VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves, infusion, VO..
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umutagara
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(020), H(099), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(020) + H(099), leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum, Amaranthus sp., maceration H2O, sedative
H(104), gastrique or estomac, leaves, infusion, 1 glass morning and evening
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 : umusunumu
Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Official name : Desmodium repandum (Vahl) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
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
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(001), H(108)
Recipes : H(001), keratitis (ishongo), pounded leaves, juice, drops in eyes, 2 to 4 drops morning and evening during 4 days
H(108), sinusitis (umunyana), pounded leaves, juice, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : umubuza
Dracaena sp.
Official name : Dracaena sp.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156), terminal buds of Euphorbia tirucalli + pith of Dracaena sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : igihondohondo
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027), H(124)
Recipes : H(004), rasp the petiol external part on the sores
H(027y) + H(124), palm oil, VO. in case of hemorage during delivery (principally for twins)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (South - Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered