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175 plants found in 70 references for the following symptom

Symptom: H(101)
Description: abundant menstrua , menorrage, to stop menstruation, menorrhagia

1 reference(s) for Abrus precatorius L.
Official name: Abrus precatorius L.
Family: Fabaceae
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Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(002), H(008), H(013), H(016), H(037), H(082), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(002) galactogenic, pound together the following plants : leaves of Garcinia huillensis, leaves and roots of Erythrococca atrovirens and Abrus precatorius; soak the mixture in palm wine. Rub breasts, 3 times per day.
H(008) baby diarrhea due to breast milk, pound together and soak in water the plant of Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. For baby 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day until the diarrhea stops
H(013) skin eruptions,H(014) acute dermatitis (kiungu)), boil together in water and palm wine parts of the following plants : barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa, Anchomanes difformis, Abrus precatorius and Vigna subterranea (leafy stems); to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(016) mastitis, pound and boil in water the plants : Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(037) cough, boil together in water the following plants: Abrus precatorius, Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale, white clay and salt; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides with the pounded plant of Abrus precatorius; filter once the solution is cooled and add the filtrate of pounded stems of Costus phyllocephalus; mix well, to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day .
H(082) asthma, boiling in water the mixture of Quisqualis hensii (young leaves), rays hive, leaves of Capsicum frutescens and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; of Abrus precatorius and of fungus growing on dead wood; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound together the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Abrus precatorius (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Brillantaisia patula (roots), Arachis hypogea with red seeds; macerated in palm wine, to filter and drink 1/3 bamboo glass, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: ngenguba (Kikongo) nsiala (Kisuku)

2 reference(s) for Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name: Achyranthes aspera L.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Synonyms: Achyranthes annua Dinter; Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill.; Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula; Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Pictures: Achyranthes_aspera3.jpg , Achyranthes_aspera5.jpg , Achyranthes_aspera1.jpg , HL13Achyranthes_aspera.jpg , Achyranthes_aspera2.jpg , Achyranthes_aspera4.jpg
Reference HH 2k
Author: Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title: Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), excessive menstrual bleeding, One table spoon of water boiled with powdered roots is taken twice a day.
Region: South Africa
Country: Botswana
Vernacular name: motswarakgano
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Achyranthes aspera, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Official name: Acokanthera oppositifolia (L.) Codd
Family: Apocynaceae
Synonyms: Acokanthera venenata auct.
Pictures: Acokanthera_oppositifolia2.jpg , Acokanthera_oppositifolia3.jpg , Acokanthera_oppositifolia5.jpg , Acokanthera_oppositifolia1.jpg , Acokanthera_oppositifolia4.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) prolonged menstruation, unhalation of smoke of wood of Acokanthera oppositifolia
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutsilili (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name: Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family: Passifloraceae
Pictures: Adenia_gummifera1.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) sterility, roots Adenia gummifera , Nymphea capensis (murambodane) + roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata + bark Piper capense + roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O) , VO. 3X / day during 1 month
H(101), roots Adenia gummifera of Xylopia parviflora (muvhula-vhusiku), decoction (H2O) , VO. + vaginal douche
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: bopha (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Official name: Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Synonyms: Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
Pictures: Aerva_javanica1.jpg , Aerva_javanica2.jpg
Reference HS 12a
Author: Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Chenopodiaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 25 - 63, (1991)
Symptoms: H(027y), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(139)
Recipes: H(027y) + H(124), H(101), 3 pieces of fresh roots (15 cm long each) are crushed and boiled with 2 glasses of water. VO. 1 glass, 2X /day during 3 days
H(104), pain in the lower part of the abdomen, same preparation, 1 glass at bed time for 1 week
H(139), impotence, same preparation, 1 glass at bed time for 2 weeks
Region: East Africa
Country: Somalia
Vernacular name: hambohi

3 reference(s) for Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name: Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Pictures: Aframomum_melegueta2.jpg , HA05Aframomum_melegueta.jpg , Aframomum_melegueta1.jpg
Reference HA 02
Author: Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title: Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(012), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(093), H(031), H(033), H(036), H(037), H(038), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(086x), H(091), H(093), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(122), H(187), H(189), H(201), H(210x)
Recipes: H(012), barks stem, branch, trunk, to pound of Erythrophleum ivorense, latex Euphorbia unispina, powder of fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pounded bulb of Allium ascalonicum, to dilute in of palm oil, local application
H(013) , adult flowers, powder of Imperata cylindrica, ripe fruit pounded, delayer, local application d'une cold porridge
H(014), leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Eriosema psoraleoides of Piliostigma thonninghii, ripe fruit of Acacia nilotica, barks stem, branch, trunk of Daniellia oliveri of Spathodea campanulata, leaves and barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (H2O) , bath, VO.
H(018), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum guineense, buds of Eugenia aromatica, leaves of Ocimum canum, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, to pound, to take snuff
H(018), ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Syzygium aromaticum, buds Eugenia aromatica, leaves of Ocimum canum, to pound, to take snuff
H(020), flowers of Justicia insularis, seeds of Aframomum, VO.
H(020) scorpion, latex of Euphorbia hirta, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to pound, local application
H(020) + H(093), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum ivorense, latex of Euphorbia unispina, bulbde Allium ascalonicum, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, to pound, to dilute in palm oil, VO.
H(031), roots of Gardenia aqualla, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(033) woman, ripe fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, leaves carbonised of Biophytum petersianum, seeds carbonised of Vigna sinensis, porridge, VO.
H(033) woman, seeds carbonised of Vigna sinensis, ripe fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(033) woman, leaves powder of Biophytum petersianum of Dyschoriste perrottetii of Desmodium velutinum, seeds en powder, to dilute, VO.
H(033) woman, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Dyschoriste perrottetii of Desmodium velutinum, diluted powder, VO.
H(033) woman, powder of roots of Cussonia bancoensis, powder of ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta of Tetrapleura teteraptera of Xylopia aethiopica of Gladiolus psittacinus of seeds of Curculigo pilosa of Piper guineense, VO.
H(033) woman, ripe fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Xylopia aethiopica of Gladiolus psittacinus, seeds of Curculigo pilosa, ONS. Zanthoxylum dinklagei, seeds of Piper guineense, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, powder, VO.
H(036), powder of roots of Cussonia bancoensis of ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, ripe fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera of Xylopia aethiopica of Gladiolus psittacinus, seeds of Curculigo pilosa, ONS. Sepia officinalis, seeds of Piper guineense, powders, VO.
H(036) swoon, fruit carbonisé of Aframomum, porridge, VO.
H(037), leaves of Phyllanthus amarus, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(037), ripe fruit pounded of Aframomum, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, leaves of Cassia occidentalis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
H(038), stem without leaves of Euphorbia lateriflora, seeds poundede of Cola acuminata of Garcinia kola, fruit pounded of Aframomum melegueta, porridge, VO.
H(046), leaves of Aframomum, decoction (H2O) , décantation, VO. + bath
H(046), whole plant of Hymenocardia acida, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Cajanus cajan of Pennisetum purpureum of Crateva religiosa, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves of Aframomum of Eriosema psoraleoides, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068), seeds poundedes en powder of Aframomum melegueta, folioles séchées en powder of Cassia alata, porridge, VO.
H(086x), leaves decoction (H2O) Aframomum melegueta, stem without leaves of Pycnanthus angolensis
H(091) accouchement normal, juice leaves of Spondias mombin, juice of seeds of Aframomum melegueta, bath
H(093), leaves and roots of Petiveria alliacea, stems with leaves of Indigofera dendroides, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, roots and stem with leaves of Ageratum conyzoides, whole plant of Peperomia pellucida, stem with leaves of Andropogon gayanus, powders diluteds in alcohol, to wash and scarifications
H(101) ménométrorragie, ripe fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(101), stem without leaves of Cyperus articulatus, ripe fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, to dilute, VO.
H(101), leaves carbonised of Diodia scandens , ripe fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, VO. en cold porridge
H(104), epicarp poundede of Aframomum, porridge, VO.
H(104), roots poundedes of Aframomum melegueta of Aristolochia ringens, porridge, VO.
H(104), seeds poundedes of Aframomum, ONS. of Chlorophora excelsa, VO.
H(108),fruit of Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Ocimum canum, ONS. Sysygium aromaticum, powder, to take snuff
H(108), powder barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum guineense, buds en powder of Eugenia aromatica, powder leaves of Ocimum canum, Sysygium aromaticum
H(122), stem without leaves, séchée, powder of Bombax buonopozense, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, seeds séchée en powder of Cola acuminata of Garcinia kola to dilute in milk, VO.
H(187) fontanels, fruit of Aframomum, carbonisé, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(189) of la conduite, powder leaves of Jatropha curcas, powder of seeds of Aframomum melegueta, scarifications
H(201), psychosis, barks of la underground part of Rauvolfia vomitoria, pulp du fruit carbonisé of Elaeis guineensis, fruit carbonisé of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(201), psychosis, pulp fruit carbonisé of Elaeis guineensis, ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta carbonisé, VO.,
H(210x) alcoholisme, powder of fruit of Aframomum to dilute in of l'alcohol, VO. + excréments of porc or of chien
H(210x) tabagisme, fruit pounded of Aframomum, VO. + excréments of porc or of chien
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HA 1k
Author: Ainslie, J.R.
Title: A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms: H(006), H(104), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(018), H(020), H(100), H(101), H(139)
Recipes: H(100) gono., leaves decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(101), seeds, RNS.
H(006) + H(104), H(008)decoction (H2O) roots, RNS.
H(018), aphrodisiac, ONS., RNS.
H(018), chewed seeds
H(013) , seeds powder on tumor , abscess etc
H(020), dry roots small dosis on snake bite
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: oburu-duru, oburo, oburu, atare
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(014), H(016), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(094), H(099), H(101), H(113), H(169), H(201)
Recipes: H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), burn and grind the following plants : earth termite mound, waste of fruits, leaves and roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, fruits of Strychnos cocculoides, leaves of Capsicum frutescens of Canna indica of Aframomum melegueta of Cogniauxia podolaena; leaves, seeds and waste of Tephrosia vogelii and the fake cotton of the palm tree; dilute in water, filter and mix with the red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius (or P. angolensis). Rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(016) swollen and painful breasts, pound together the following plants : trunk of Costus ocephalus, Hibiscus acetosella forme rouge and Abrus precatorius; press, filter and then mix coated with with product of Pterocarpus tinctorius. Drink 1 tablespoon, 3 times per day. Take one part of the product mix with the seeds of Aframomum melegueta. Rub the body with the dough, 3 times per day.
H(026) polymenorrhea or H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (syn. M. pruinosa), Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Olax gambecola (or Scorodophloeus zenkeri), earth termite mound and red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius; to dilute the mixture in palm wine and macerate and then filter. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day
H(033) female infertility, grinding and mixing white clay with the plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Capsicum frutescens; sift and eat a little of the powder. Drink a little water at a rate of 2 times per day from the 9th day
H(037) cough, boil all the plants below: leaves of Costus lucanusianus and of Gossypium barbadense, barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, juice of Citrus limon (lemons), Aframomum melegueta and Securidaca longipedunculata ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, grill the plants: Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias microcarpa (roots), leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cyperus articulatus; finely ground then eat ½ teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. Eating and drinking a little water ½ teaspoon, 2 times per day.
H(082) asthma, boil together the following plants: seeds of onion, juice of Citrus sinensis, leaves of Sapium cornutum and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, roots of Quisqualis hensii, Aframomum melegueta and traditional salt to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, cut and boiled the barks of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, to put all product in a bottle without filter. Drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. After 6 days, pounding the seeds of Aframomum melegueta with Chamaesyce hirta, make pellets to introduce into the anus, 2 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound and boil together the roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Aframomum melegueta and Piper nigrum. Do the enema after filtration, 1 glass, 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy, grill the following plants : Mucuna pruriens (leaves), Strychnos cocculoides (leaves and roots, green fruit), Lippia multiflora, seeds of onion, Garcinia kola (seeds) and Aframomum melegueta (fruit), finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens and white clay. Eat ½ teaspoon of powder, 2 times per day.+ Prohibited food : anything that flies as chickens, birds, and also goats, monkey, Tilapia fish and Ndumbu, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(113) rheumatism, to grill after grinding with the ancestral salt, the mixing of plants : leaves of Dacryodes edulis, of Capsicum frutescens; Aframomum melegueta, nest of three kinds of ants : Nkembeketi, Mfuila and Manvueta, peel of banana kongo. Make incisions in the legs and applying the powder obtained (friction) once a day with interval of 1 day
H(169) hernia, the plants to dry : Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Piper nigrum, Securidaca longipedunculata , Xylopia aethiopica, Aframomum melegueta, Croton mubango, seeds of Monodora angolensis, finely ground and sift, eat ½ teaspoon of the powder with a little water, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound whole plants : Scleria achtenii, Aframomum melegueta; press to collect a liquid solution. Put a few drops (1-2) in each nostril.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: ndungu zi nzo (Kikongo), mundongo (Lingala):

1 reference(s) for Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name: Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Ageratum_conyzoides4.jpg , Ageratum_conyzoides1.jpg , HA05Ageratum_ conyzoides.jpg , Ageratum_conyzoides2.jpg , Ageratum_conyzoides3.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(018), H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(036), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(018), H(022) femal + H(018) femal + H(030) femal, H(026) femal + H(101) femal + H(116) femal, H(027) pregnant woman, H(036) femal ONS., RNS.,
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name: Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family: Aloaceae
Synonyms: Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Pictures: Aloe_vera1.jpg , Aloe_vera4.jpg , Aloe_vera3.jpg , Aloe_vera2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Aloe vera are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Official name: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Family: Bromeliaceae
Pictures: Ananas_comosus1.jpg , HA21Ananas_comosus.jpg , Ananas_comosus5.jpg , Ananas_comosus4.jpg , Ananas_comosus2.jpg , Ananas_comosus3.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Ananas comosus, peeled fruit of Ananas comosus is squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name: Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family: Annonaceae
Synonyms: Annona arenaria Thonn.; Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Pictures: HA06Annona_senegalensis.jpg , Annona_senegalensis3.jpg , Annona_senegalensis2.jpg , Annona_senegalensis1.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(004), H(005), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(028), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(137), H(139)
Recipes: H(004) + H(100), H(028), H(034),H(037), H(051), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(139), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(006), H(008), H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O) + coco oil, VO.
H(005),H(013) boils, pounded roots + H2O, paste, local application
H(101), polymenorrhoea, H(104)gastritis, roots, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(034), H(137)body pains, leaves pounded with water, filtered, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mpingi (Matumbi), mtopetope (Ndengereko, Swahili, Zigua)

1 reference(s) for Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Official name: Anogeissus leiocarpa (DC.) Guill. & Perr.
Family: Combretaceae
Synonyms: Anogeissus schimperi Hochst. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Pictures: HA06Anogeissus_leiocarpa.jpg , Anogeissus_leiocarpa2.jpg , Anogeissus_leiocarpa3.jpg , Anogeissus_leiocarpa1.jpg
Reference HD 26
Author: Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title: Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms: H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(101) menorrage, decoction of leaves of Anogeissus leiocarpa, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name: Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family: Annonaceae
Pictures: HA21Anonidium_mannii.jpg , Anonidium_mannii3.jpg , Anonidium_mannii1.jpg , Anonidium_mannii2.jpg
Reference HS 02
Author: Sillans, R.
Title: République centrafricaine (1953). From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(004), H(022), H(101), H(116), H(139)
Recipes: H(004), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anonidium mannii , scraped, local application
H(022, 2), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anonidium., decoction (H2O)
H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anonidium., decoction (H2O) + Polyalthia aubrevillei, Premna sp.
H(139), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anonidium., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(069)+ H(101), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anonidium., decoction (H2O) VO., in vagina
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Antidesma venosum E.Mey. ex Tul.
Official name: Antidesma venosum E.Mey. ex Tul.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Antidesma_venosum1.jpg , Antidesma_venosum2.jpg , Antidesma_venosum3.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(026), H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots decoction of Antidesma venosum, VO. 3 X / day
H(033) sterility, macération de racines de Antidesma venosum de Combretum paniculatum + Grewia microthyrsa in a light porridge, VO. 1X
H(033) sterility, roots macération of Antidesma venosum of Artabotrys brachypetalus of Zantedeschia aethiopica of Dichrostachys cinera, VO. 2 X /day during 1 week
H(101) menorragie, roots infusion of Antidesma venosum, VO. +to wash the vulva
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mukwalakwali, mupulakhwali (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Official name: Aristolochia bracteata Retz.
Family: Aristolochiaceae
Pictures: Aristolochia_bracteata1.jpg
Reference HS 12a
Author: Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Chenopodiaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 25 - 63, (1991)
Symptoms: H(005), H(037), H(077), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(113)
Recipes: H(005), a handful of fresh leaves Aristolochia bracteata, crushed + salt + 5 gr resin of Commiphora myrrha, used topically
H(037), pneumonia, 3 fresh leaves, crushed, boiled in 1 cup of oil , VO.1/2 cup, the remaining part is applied on the chest
H(077), 1 handful of fresh leaves, crushed in H2O + 1 cup of honey, VO. 1/2 cup, 3X / day during 2 days
H(101), 7 fresh leaves crushed + few H2O+ 1 cup of honey, the whole is eaten in one day. To repeat 3X.
H(104), 10 cm roots are crushed + 1glass H2O, filter. VO. 1 cup 2X /day. Repeat 3X
H(108), influenza, handful of fresh leaves, maceration in 1 cup H2O overnight , filter, VO the whole. Repeat 3x
H(113), 7 fresh leaves crushed + few oil, used topicaly, rigidity of mandibular bones
Region: East Africa
Country: Somalia
Vernacular name: booro, wees.

1 reference(s) for Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name: Asparagus abyssinicus Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family: Asparagaceae
Synonyms: Asparagus flagellaris Baker
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Asparagus abyssinicus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name: Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Pictures: Aspilia_africana1.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(036), H(030), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(018), H(022) femal + H(018) femal + H(030) femal, H(026) femal + H(101) femal + H(116) femal, H(027) pregnant woman, H(036) femal
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HJ 08
Author: Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title: Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms: H(051), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, H(101) protracted menstruation, H(104) gastritis, H(104) abdominal pains, leaves of Aspilia africana, RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name: Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family: Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms: Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Pictures: Balanites_aegyptiaca1.jpg , Balanites_aegyptiaca3.jpg , Balanites_aegyptiaca4.jpg , Balanites_aegyptiaca5.jpg , Balanites_aegyptiaca2.jpg , HA06Balanites_aegyptiaca.jpg
Reference HA 06
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(004), H(006), H(033), H(038), H(068), H(094), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(004), pulpe of leaves chewed of Balanites, local application
H(004) almond of Balanites., to roast, powder, local application
H(006), seeds of Balanites, to pound, VO.
H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(038) urethra, roots of Balanites., maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, unripe fruit, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
H(094), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana, Balanites aegyptiaca, Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(094), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(101), juice leaves of Balanites, VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Balanites, maceration, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Niger
Vernacular name: adua (Hausa), garbey (Zarma), tanni (Peuhl), aboragh (Tamacheck), biito (Beriberi)

5 reference(s) for Bidens pilosa L.
Official name: Bidens pilosa L.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Bidens_pilosa6.jpg , Bidens_pilosa4.jpg , Bidens_pilosa7.jpg , Bidens_pilosa2.jpg , Bidens_pilosa5.jpg , HA05Bidens_pilosa.jpg , Bidens_pilosa1.jpg , Bidens_pilosa3.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(036), H(091), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(139)
Recipes: H(018), H(022) femal + H(018) femal + H(030) femal, H(026) femal + H(101) femal + H(116) femal, H(027) pregnant woman, H(036) femal, H(091), H(001), H(109), H(113), H(139), ONS., RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HD 03
Author: Descoings, B.
Title: Essai d'inventaire préliminaire des plantes médicinales d'Afrique Equatoriale. Bull. Inst. Rech. Sc. au Congo, Vol. 2, 7 - 24, (1963) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(026), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(094), H(099), H(101)
Recipes: H(026), VO., decoction (H2O) of the whole plant
H(037) bronchitis, chewed leaves
H(045), juice of the whole plant, local application
H(051), scarifications and frictions of pounded leaves
H(094), local application of adult flowers
H(099) child, whole plant, pounded, maceration, bath
H(099) child, whole plant, drops in ears, VO.
H(101), VO., decoction (H2O), whole plant
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HG 20
Author: Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title: Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms: H(008), H(013), H(050), H(101), H(112), H(135)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, infusion of flowers of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(013) child skin eruption, decoction of the whole plant,VO., 1 spoon, 3 X / Day during 1 week
H(050) drumbelly, H(135) digestion troubles, decoction of Bidens., VO.
H(101) abundant menstrua, decoction of the whole plant of Bidens pilosa, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, decoction of leaves and of stems of Leonorus sibiricus of stems of Bidens pilosa, VO
Region: Mauritius
Country: Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name: la villebague, herbe villebague
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves , barks, seeds of Bidens pilosa are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(033), H(095), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(095) vegetable, H(101) menorrhagia, leaves of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mushidzhi (Venda)

1 reference(s) for Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Official name: Boscia angustifolia A. Rich.
Family: Capparaceae
Pictures: Boscia_augustifilia1.jpg , Boscia_augustifilia2.jpg , Boscia_augustifilia3.jpg , Boscia_angustifolia1.jpg , Boscia_augustifilia4.jpg , HA03Boscia_angustifolia.jpg
Reference HM 31
Author: Maregesi, S. M., O.D. Ngassapa, L. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck
Title: Ethnopharmacological suvey of the Bunda district, Tanzania: Plants used to treat infectious diseases. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 457 - 470 (2007)
Symptoms: H(008), H(053), H(101)
Recipes: H(008, 5) dysentery, H(053) mumps, H(101) veneral diseases, stem barks of Boscia angustifolia are boiled in H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Bunda district)
Vernacular name: lisingisi (Jita)

2 reference(s) for Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name: Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Pictures: Bridelia_micrantha3.jpg , Bridelia_micrantha2.jpg , HR08Bridelia_micrantha.jpg , HA21Bridelia_micrantha.jpg , Bridelia_micrantha1.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(051), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(018),H(022), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(051), H(101), H(116), ONS. of Bridelia micrantha, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HC 13c
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms: H(008x), H(101)
Recipes: H(008x), H(101), VO., decoction (H2O) roots, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mwiza (luguru)

1 reference(s) for Burkea africana Hook.
Official name: Burkea africana Hook.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Burkea_africana2.jpg , Burkea_africana3.jpg , Burkea_africana4.jpg , Burkea_africana5.jpg , Burkea_africana6.jpg , Burkea_africana1.jpg
Reference HW 50
Author: Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title: Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, bark of Burkea africana, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: wild seringa (English)

1 reference(s) for Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertner f.
Official name: Vitellaria paradoxa Gaertner f.
Family: Sapotaceae
Pictures: Vitellaria_paradoxa1.jpg , Vitellaria_paradoxa2.jpg
Reference HD 26
Author: Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title: Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms: H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(101) menorrage, H(116) amenorrhoea, decoction of barks and roots of Vitellaria paradoxa, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Official name: Calotropis procera (Aiton) W.T.Aiton
Family: Apocynaceae
Synonyms: Asclepias procera Aiton
Pictures: Calotropis_procera5.jpg , Calotropis_procera6.jpg , Calotropis_procera7.jpg , B5NordCalotropis_procera.jpg , Calotropis_procera2.jpg , Calotropis_procera4.jpg , Calotropis_procera3.jjpg , Calotropis_procera1.jpg , HA06Calotropis_procera.jpg
Reference HA 06
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(004), H(101), H(173)
Recipes: H(004) (wound by bullet), ripe fruit of Callotropis procera, to dry, powder, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(158), leaves of Calotropis procera, axial buds of Pennisetum americanum, to dry, to pound, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(173), stems with leaves of Calotropis, local application
Region: West Africa
Country: Niger
Vernacular name: tumfafia (Hausa), sageye (Zarma), bambamby (Peuhl), toerza (Tamacheck), kayaw (Beriberi)

1 reference(s) for Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Official name: Calpurnia aurea (Aiton) Benth.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Calpurnia subdecandra (L'Hérit.) Schweick.
Pictures: Calpurnia_aurea1.jpg , Calpurnia_aurea2.jpg
Reference HW 07
Author: Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms: H(008), H(014), H(101)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Calpurnia aurea are rubbed on skin
H(014) fungal disease of skin, leaves are rubbed on skin
H(101) excessive menstruation, leaves are crushed, homogenized in H2O, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name: ceekataa

1 reference(s) for Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Official name: Capparis tomentosa Lam.
Family: Capparaceae
Synonyms: Capparis polymorpha Guill. & Pers.; Capparis persicifolia A.Rich.
Pictures: Capparis_tomentosa3.jpg , Capparis_tomentosa2.jpg , Capparis_tomentosa1.jpg , Capparis_tomentosa4.jpg , HA03Capparis_tomentosa.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(003), H(018), H(033), H(037), H(068), H(101)
Recipes: H(003), leave Aloe chabaudii cut with razor, warmed on fire and pressed on swollen area, swollen ankles + powder of Capparis tomentosa + Brackenridgea zanguebarica (mutavhatsindi) is rubbed on after treatment with Aloe
H(018), roots Capparis tomentosa + Maerua caffra (gwambazi - mukundulela) + Euclea natalensis (mutangule - thavha), Cympobogon marginatus (fungwi) + leaves Tagetes minuta, to burn, smoke inhalation
H(033), roots, decoction (H2O) for a porridge pour 7 days of Osyris lanceolata (mpeta) + Artabotrys brachypetalus (mudzidzi) + Maerua caffra (gwambazi - mukundulela) + Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius (A.Juss) Szyszyl. subsp. galphimiifolius (tsimambe) + Berchemia discolor (munyee, munie) + Cassytha filiformis (luangalala)
H(037)tub, roots, decoction (H2O), VO + spider web + Asparagus falcatus (gundakhanga, govhakhanga), H(068), roots decoction (H2O) for porridge + Brakenridgea zanguebarica
H(101), root of Capparis tomentosa of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Berchemia discolor (muny ee munie) of Osyris lanceolata burned and vulva exposed to smoke (memorrhagia)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: gwambazi, muoba - dali (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Capsicum annuum L.
Official name: Capsicum annuum L.
Family: Solanaceae
Synonyms: Capsicum frutescens L.
Pictures: HA05Capsicum_annuum.jpg , Capsicum_annuum6.jpg , HR09Capsicum_annuum.jpg , Capsicum_annuum2.jpg , Capsicum_annuum1.jpg , Capsicum_annuum3.jpg , Capsicum_annuum4.jpg , Capsicum_annuum5.jpg , HA06Capsicum_annuum.jpg
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(009), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(033), H(034), H(068), H(075x), H(082), H(091), H(094), H(099), H(101), H(113), H(137), H(173), H(201),
Recipes: H(009) diseases of the pancreas (ndulu), decoction of leaves of Ficus thonningii with seeds of Capsicum frutescens (1 table spoon); Filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(013) buboes, boil together the following plants: Anchomanes difformis, barks of Hallea stipulosa, leaves of Capsicum frutescens, leaves of manioc, Ottelia ulvifolia, Nymphaea lotus and the ashes of stem of manioc; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) incurable skin eruptions accompanied ofH(014) itchings (yamba di nzazi), pound together the following plants : ground of termite mound crushed and burned ; déchets of fruits, roots and leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum; Strychynos cocculoïdes (fruits), Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Aframomum melegueta (seeds), Cogniauxia podolaena (leaves), Tephrosia vogelii (leaves, seeds and waste of gousses) and le faux-coton du palmier Elaeis guineensis; Macerating the mixture in water, filter and mix with the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Rub the body entier 2 times per day
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), to roast the mixing of plants below : déchets of banane of table, leaves of Lannea antiscorbutica, leaves and seeds of Cajanus cajan, leaves of Gossypium barbadense and of Capsicum frutescens. finely ground and mix with the oil of raw palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis). Rub the body with the dough 2 times per day
H(018) migraine (Lukika), crumple together leaves of Capsicum frutescens, roots of Polygala acicularis and ce qui reste of tabac au fond of la pipe. Make incisions (tattoos) au voisinage du coeur (côté gauche) and y apply le produit (friction.)
H(033) female infertility, grinding and mixing white clay with the plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Capsicum frutescens; sift and eat a little of the powder. Drink a little water at a rate of 2 times per day from the 9th day
H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations (katuti), pound together the following plants : rape ananas (Ananas comosus), barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Saccharum officinarum; press, filter and Exposure to sunlight for three days. VO. Then one table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. Eating and drinking a little water ½ teaspoon, 2 times per day.
H(075x) person who eats without satiate (n’gewu = vevi), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; Dorstenia psilurus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and sugarcane. press, filter and exposure to the sun for three days. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(082) asthma, boiling in water the mixture of Quisqualis hensii (young leaves), rays hive, leaves of Capsicum frutescens and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; of Abrus precatorius and of fungus growing on dead wood; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(099) epilepsy, Take the plant of Cymbopogon densiflorus still green, if it is dry, soak it in water; the pulp of palm nut pounded or the nest of birds and fruits of Capsicum frutescens. Mix all and put in a box with glowing embers. Place the box in the nose of the patient to do sneeze and also wake up. Do not repeat the operation Warning : It really hurt, it is better to sit of the patient to enable him of spit whenever necessary. Prohibited food : anything that flies and gambade, goats, monkey, birds, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(099) epilepsy, grill the following plants : Mucuna pruriens (leaves), Strychnos cocculoides (leaves and roots, green fruit), Lippia multiflora, seeds of onion, Garcinia kola (seeds) and Aframomum melegueta (fruit), finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens and white clay. Eat ½ teaspoon of powder, 2 times per day.+ Prohibited food : anything that flies as chickens, birds, and also goats, monkey, Tilapia fish and Ndumbu, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast in the pan the following plants : barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Morinda lucida, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha of Mangifera indica and of Calancoba welwitschii; grind together with fruits of Capsicum frutescens, of Monodora angolensis; white clay and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. eat 1 teaspoon, 2 times per day of the powder with some water.
H(113) rheumatism, to grill after grinding with the ancestral salt, the mixing of plants : leaves of Dacryodes edulis, of Capsicum frutescens; Aframomum melegueta, nest of three kinds of ants : Nkembeketi, Mfuila and Manvueta, peel of banana kongo. Make incisions in the legs and applying the powder obtained (friction) once a day with interval of 1 day
H(137) nipples pain in man (Katuti), pound together leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and of Capsicum frutescens, roots of Dorstenia psilurus and seeds of onion; Mix with some water, press and rub the nipples 3 times per day. Prohibited food : palm nuts almonds, breaking the grain of salt with the tooth.
H(173) leprosy (wasi), pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of the following plants : Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Conyza sumatrensis, Gossypium barbadense (leaves). press, filter and dive into the aqueous solution obtained from a green stone of river (nzamena) and ngindu-ngindu sp. Rub the whole body 2 times per day
H(201) madness, H(201) dementia, pound together and decoction of the following plants : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks of trunk), Garcinia kola (seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks of trunk), Newbouldia laevis (barks of trunk), fruits of Capsicum frutescens and of Aframomum melegueta; Polygala acicularis (leaves), of successive days , seeds of Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana and Mondia whitei. Filter, let it cool and mix with barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter the next day and drink ½ table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) madness (all stages considered), pound and decoction of the following plants : Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Cola acuminata (leaves), Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Cucumeropsis mannii (leaves), Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Brillantaisia patula (roots), Trema orientalis (leaves), Rauvolfia vomitoria (barks) and Mondia whitei.To filter and drink 1 table spoon supplemented with one egg and white clay, 2 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, pound whole plants below : Cajanus cajan (leaves), Jatropha curcas (barks), Garcinia kola (barks and seeds), Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Newbouldia laevis (barks), Capsicum frutescens, Piper nigrum, Renealmia africana, Aframomum melegueta, Polygala acicularis (leaves), successive days and Mondia whitei. decoction of the mixture, filter. After cooling, add barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria; let stand overnight, filter on the following days and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days
H(201) nauseating odor due to evil spirits (m’fu), Take the green herbs d’Imperata cylindrica, crumple and add the mixing of Cymbopogon densiflorus, of Dorstenia psilurus, of crushed barks of trunk of Erythrophloem suaveolens, of Aframomum melegueta and of Capsicum frutescens; put everything in a box-shaped smoker with smoldering embers and smoke out the whole house.It is recommended to empty the house of its occupants because of the smoke stings the eyes.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: ndungu zi ntendi (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Carica papaya L.
Official name: Carica papaya L.
Family: Caricaceae
Pictures: HA08Carica_papaya.jpg , HA05Carica_papaya.jpg , Carica_papaya6.jpg , Carica_papaya7.jpg , Carica_papaya3.jpg , Carica_papaya4.jpg , Carica_papaya_fa02075.jpg , Carica_papaya1.jpg , Carica_papaya10.jpg , Carica_papaya11.jpg , Carica_papaya5.jpg , Carica_papaya2.jpg , Carica_papaya8.jpg , Carica_papaya9.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves Carica papaya, chewing or squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Official name: Cassia didymobotrya Fres.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Senna didymobotrya (Fresen) Irwin & Barneby
Pictures: Cassia_didymobotrya1.jpg
Reference HM 5k
Author: Masinde, P.S.
Title: Medicinal plants of the Marachi people of Kenya, 747 -753, (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(014), H(100), H(100), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(014), leaves cataplasm, ointment
H(100) gono., roots decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100) syph., roots decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(101), roots decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(104), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya
Vernacular name: libinubinu (Marachi)

2 reference(s) for Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name: Cassia occidentalis L.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Pictures: Cassia_occidentalis3.jpg , HA06Cassia_ occidentalis.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis4.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis5.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis2.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis1.jpg
Reference HM 41
Author: Mesfin, F., S. Demisse1, T. Teklehaymanot
Title: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wonago Woreda, SNNPR, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:28 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-28 (2009)
Symptoms: H(037), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(124)
Recipes: H(037) bronchitis, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis and mixed with butter, VO.
H(068) amoeba, pounded fresh / dry root of Kanahala laniflora concocted with roots of Croton macrostachys and Senna occidentalis, VO.
H(100) gonorrhea, fresh root powder with honey is taken as a drink before copulation
H(101) excessive menstruation, fresh root powder with butter is taken as a drink for before breakfast three days.
H(124) bleeding nose, fresh root powder mixed with H2O is taken as a drink for three days
H(155) tonsillitis, chewing and swallowing fresh root
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (region of Wonago Woreda)
Vernacular name: assenmeka (Gedeoffa)
Reference HT 20
Author: Terrac, M.-L.
Title: Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms: H(003), H(006), H(007), H(013), H(016), H(051), H(082), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(003) swelling legs, H(006), H(007), leaves, RNS.
H(007), H(104) stomach, roots, RNS.
H(013) abscess + H(016), cataplasm leaves
H(037) bronchitis, H(082), roasted seeds, coffee
H(051), H(051) paludism, H(051) + H(015), H(051x), leaves, seeds, RNS.
H(101), decoction (H2O) roots and leaves,herb tea
(registered from references HT 20 - 1, HT 20 - 3, HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 5, HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 7, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 9)
Region: Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name: indigo sauvage

1 reference(s) for Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name: Cassytha filiformis L.
Family: Lauraceae
Synonyms: Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Pictures: Cassytha_filiformis5.jpg , Cassytha_filiformis6.jpg , Cassytha_filiformis4.jpg , HA01Cassytha_filiformis.jpg , Cassytha_filiformis3.jpg , Cassytha_filiformis1.jpg , Cassytha_filiformis2.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033, 2), H(101), H(187)
Recipes: H(033) favorise la reproduction, racines, décoction (H2O) sevant à préparer un porridge pour 7J de Osyris lanceolata (mpeta) + Artabotrys brachypetalus (mudzidzi) + Maerua caffra (gwambazi - mukundulela) + Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius (tsimambe) + Berchemia discolor (munyee, munie) + Capparis tomentosa
H(033), racines, décoction (H2O) sevant à préparer un porridge , racines de Maerua caffra (gwambazi - mukundulela) + Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius (tsimambe) + Tabernaemontana elegans (mahatu) + Ximenia americana + Ximenia caffra
H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Cassytha filiformis, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: luangalala (Vhavenda), false dodder (English)

1 reference(s) for Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name: Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family: Bombacaceae
Pictures: HA05Ceiba_pentandra.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra3.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra4.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra5.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra2.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra1.jpg
Reference HO 20
Author: Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title: An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms: H(055), H(082), H(100), H(101), H(171), H(193)
Recipes: H(055) emetic, H(082) asthma, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(101) menorrhagia; H(171) diabetes, H(193) emollient, flowers, leaves, bark exudates, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name: araba (Yoruba)

1 reference(s) for Celosia trigyna L.
Official name: Celosia trigyna L.
Family: Amaranthaceae
Pictures: Celosia_trigyna1.jpg , HA06Celosia_trigyna.jpg , Celosia_trigyna2.jpg
Reference HA 05
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(001), H(101)
Recipes: H(001), leaves of Celosia trigyna, to grind, juice, drops in eyes
H(101), stems with leaves of Synedrella nodiflora of Celosia trigyna, to grind, juice, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: kongokono (Lingala), bakouloukoussou (Téké), ngati (Tsangui)

1 reference(s) for Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Official name: Chenopodium opulifolium Schrad. ex W.D.J. Koch & Ziz.
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Pictures: Chenopodium_opulifolium1.jpg , Chenopodium_opulifolium2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(028), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(028) vaginal prolapsus, H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, barks, stems, seeds of Chenopodium opulifolium are pounded, squeezing, boiling, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name: Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family: Menispermaceae
Pictures: Cissampelos_mucronata1.jpg , Cissampelos_mucronata2.jpg , HA03Cissampelos_mucronata.jpg
Reference HA 1k
Author: Ainslie, J.R.
Title: A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms: H(004), H(007), H(013), H(020), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(175)
Recipes: H(104), root decoc, tonic for stomach, RNS.,
H(007) + H(100) gono., , diure in gonorrh & cystitis, RNS., ONS.
H(101), stop menstrual flew, RNS., ONS.
H(004),H(013) , H(020), external use, cuts, ulcer, snake bites, stings, RNS., ONS.
H(100) syph., leaves, paste on sores
H(175) +H(013) , leaves as poultice for abscesss
H(068), fruit, worms, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: jokoje
Reference HW 50
Author: Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title: Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms: H(026), H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Cissampelos mucronata, RNS.
(registered from referenc HS 32 ) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: umbombo (Zulu), heart-leaved vine (English)

1 reference(s) for Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name: Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family: Menispermaceae
Pictures: Cissampelos_owariensis2.jpg , Cissampelos_owariensis1.jpg , HA21Cissamp_owariensis.jpg
Reference HW 01
Author: Walker, R.
Title: Usages pharmaceutiques des plantes spontanées du Gabon. Bull. Inst. Etudes centrafricaines, n° 4, 5, 6, (1953) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(008), H(101)
Recipes: H(008), H(101), leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: not registered

2 reference(s) for Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name: Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family: Vitaceae
Reference HH 06c
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. III. Plants of the families Papilionaceae - Vitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 237 - 260 (1983)
Symptoms: H(033), H(004), H(018), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(175), H(201)
Recipes: H(033), sterility women, fresh root bark of Albizia anthelmintica + roots of Cyphostemma adenocaule, Harrisonia abyssinica , boiled with eggs, the decoction VO.
H(101) + H(124), H(104) stomach, roots of Hoslundia opposita, Cyphostemma adenocaule, decoction, VO.
H(004) + H(175), H(018) + H(175), H(201)folie + H(175), boiled leaves are applied externally on the head
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mwengere, mwangele (Kimakonde) (Tanga district)
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, roots, leaves of Cyphostemma adenocaule are pounded, squeezed, boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name: Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family: Vitaceae
Synonyms: Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Pictures: Cissus_quadrangularis3.jpg , Cissus_quadrangularis4.jpg , HA06Cissus_quadrangularis.jpg , Cissus_quadrangularis5.jpg , Cissus_quadrangularis2.jpg , Cissus_quadrangularis1.jpg
Reference HB 05
Author: Bouquet, A.
Title: Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms: H(031), H(100), H(101), H(113), H(201)
Recipes: H(031), H(113) cou, roots of Cissus quadrangularis, pulp, friction
H(100) blen., H(101), stems without leaves of Cissus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis, juice leaves of Cissus., VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the author
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(004), H(013), H(014), H(050), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(113), H(118), H(139), H(173), H(189)
Recipes: H(004) heel tears or rips (biata), pound Cissus aralioides and rubs tears, 2 times per day .
H(013) buboes andH(013) abscess, barks mixedes à palm oil local application.
H(013) abscess, barks of the plant pounded local application
H(013) skin eruptions, sap from stems local application
H(014) whitlow (Kinsiendi), pound Cissus aralioides and rub the sick place
H(050) belly bloat (hydropie), barks of roots and of trunk pounded diluted in palm wine; the liquid VO.; the maceration is used as a plaster on the belly.
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of roots of Elaeis guineensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, of Crossopteryx febrifuga, male papaya (Carica papaya), of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Boerhavia diffusa and of Securidaca longipedunculata , Cissus aralioides, fruits of lemons, rhizomes of Kikwa ki mpata sp. Tapinanthus poggei and the barks or roots of Samanea leptophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, decoction of the mixing of plants below : Cissus aralioides, Kindoma sp (roots), Garcinia huillensis (roots) and Securidaca longipedunculata .To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(104) pain of stomach and H(113) kidney pain , roots barks and of trunk pounded and diluted in palm wine, the liquid , VO. 3 times per day
H(118) laryngitis (kikodi kodi), boil together barks of Musanga cecropioides, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Clerodendrum uncinatum, roots of papaya, of Elaeis guineensis, of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, Crossopteryx febrifuga (in small quantities), of Securidaca longipedunculata and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana; Cissus aralioides sliced, lemons sliced, roots or barks of Bridelia ferruginea and roots d’Itundu sp.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day. You can also take the prescribed medication against the blennorrhoea if the disease is of microbial origin. Prohibited food : You can also take the prescribed medication against the blennorrhoea if the disease is of microbial origin.
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of fresh leaves , VO.
H(173) leprosy (wasi), pound Cissus aralioides and mix with the burned slats of a mat. Apply to the body 2 times per day.
H(189) accelerate the progress of babies, maceration of pounded leaves, VO. or n applying plaster on feet
H(189) difficulties of the child to make the first steps (koka), pound and macerated in some water Cissus aralioides, filter with a white cloth and do an enema in a proportion of 1/4 of glass, 1 time per day with interval of 3 days
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: mbwa mpimbidi, kibwa kimpidi (Kikongo), mwen’e mbimbi (Kiyanzi), muzau (Kisongo), mbodi-mbadi (Kinkanu), mudimba-lambala (Kimbala)

1 reference(s) for Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name: Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family: Rutaceae
Pictures: Clausena_anisata2.jpg , HA03Clausena_anisata.jpg , Clausena_anisata1.jpg
Reference HC 13e
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms: H(014), H(099), H(101)
Recipes: H(014)derma, H(099) epilepsy, H(101)irregular menses,, VO., roots decoction
H(101), VO. decoction roots of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia
H(173), ashes of the leaves of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia on the affected parts
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mjavikali (Zigua), mkomavikali (Kwere), mkwingwini (Pare)

1 reference(s) for Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name: Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family: Labiatae
Pictures: Clerodendrum_myricoides1.jpg , Clerodendrum_myricoides2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Clerodendrum myricoides are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Combretum collinum Fresen.
Official name: Combretum collinum Fresen.
Family: Combretaceae
Synonyms: Combretum hypopilinum Diels
Pictures: Combretum_collinum3.jpg , Combretum_collinum1.jpg , HR08Combretum_collinum.jpg , Combretum_collinum2.jpg
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(008), H(101), H(124), H(145)
Recipes: H(008) diar.. + H(124) anus, roots of Combretum collinum, Combretum molle, Phyllanthus reticulatus (mkwambamaji) decoction (H2O) , boiled, RNS.
H(101) + H(124), roots Combretum collinum + roots + barks Kigelia africana, decoction, VO., excessive menstrual, bleeding beyond the normal time
H(145), powder of stem bark in porridge or the tea
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mnama (Mgunku) (Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name: Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family: Burseraceae
Pictures: HA06Commiphora_africana.jpg , Commiphora_africana2.jpg , Commiphora_africana1.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(008), H(008x), H(026), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(145), H(173)
Recipes: H(008) dys., H(008x), H(026), H(068), bilharzia, H(100) gono., H(101), H(173), roots, decoction, VO.
H(145), roots, decoction, VO. + application of a pod soaked in juice from squeezed leaves on vagina or anus
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: malamula, mntwintwi (Zigua), mpome (Ngindo), mrimbwi (Makua)

1 reference(s) for Commiphora zimmermannii Engl.
Official name: Commiphora zimmermannii Engl.
Family: Burseraceae
Synonyms: Commiphora kyimbilensis Engl.
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101),
Recipes: FAIRE H(101) excessive bleeding during menstruation or after birth, branches cut into pieces and soaked in cold water. The extract is VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mnyakun, kdondo, isume.(Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name: Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Croton_pseudopulchellus1.jpg
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(201)
Recipes: FAIRE H(201) to “drive out the devil”, vapours are inhaled from leaves Combreturn exalatum boiled together with leaves of Croton polytrichus, (mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa) of Ficus vogelii (mwiinukiwa, mvule ) of Ehrettu amoena (Mvungalwiza) of Croton pseudopulchellus (Mkombechii) of Uvaria cfr. leptocladon (Mshofu) and Ninda. A decoction of a mixture of roots of these plants is also drunk for the same purpose. Infusion of roots against excessive H(101) bleeding in menstruation.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mkombechii .(Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Official name: Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Croton_sylvaticus2.jpg , Croton_sylvaticus1.jpg , Croton_sylvaticus3.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Croton sylvaticus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name: Cucurbita pepo L.
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Pictures: Cucurbita_pepo2.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo4.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo6.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo7.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo8.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo3.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo9.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo10.jpg , Cucurbita_pepo1.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) memoragia, leaves of Thunbergia alata + Cucurbita pepo, cooked, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, fruits, roots, seeds, leaves of Cucurbita pepo are pounded, squeezed, boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Official name: Cyathula uncinulata (Schrad.) Schinz
Family: Amaranthaceae
Pictures: Cyathula_uncinulata2.jpg , Cyathula_uncinulata1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Cyathula uncinulata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name: Cyperus articulatus L.
Family: Cyperaceae
Pictures: HA21Cyperus_articulatus.jpg , Cyperus_articulatus2.jpg , Cyperus_articulatus3.jpg , Cyperus_articulatus1.jpg , Cyperus_articulatus4.jpg
Reference HA 02
Author: Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title: Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), stem without leaves of Cyperus articulatus, ripe fruit carbonized of Aframomum melegueta, to dilute, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Cyperus esculentus L.
Official name: Cyperus esculentus L.
Family: Cyperaceae
Synonyms: Cyperus aureus Tenore
Pictures: HA06Cyperus_esculentus.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus3.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus1.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus6.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus4.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus5.jpg , Cyperus_esculentus2.jpg
Reference HS 12b
Author: Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. II. Plants of the families Combretaceae - Labiatae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 47 - 70, (1992)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), crushed dried roots packed in cotton and introduced in the vagina. 3X / day during 3 days
Region: East Africa
Country: Somalia
Vernacular name: qunto

1 reference(s) for Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name: Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Dichrostachys_glomerata3.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata5.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata6.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata8.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata9.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata10.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata11.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata2.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata4.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata7.jpg , Dichrostachys_glomerata1.jpg
Reference HC 13d
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms: H(004), H(045), H(008x), H(020), H(027), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(101), H(104), H(113), H(169)
Recipes: H(004) + H(045), dried powdered leaves are sprinkled on wounds
H(008x), H(027),H(037, 2), H(101), H(104), VO. decoction roots
H(020) snake, H(051) paludism, H(082)astma, H(113)joints and bone pains, H(169)hernia, VO. infusion leaves
H(034) heart pains, H(169) hernia, dried powdered roots added to tea
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: kikulagembe (Matumbi), mkulagembe (Swahili), mnepulo (Ndengereko)

1 reference(s) for Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name: Diodia scandens Sw.
Family: Rubiaceae
Pictures: Diodia_scandens2.jpg , Diodia_scandens3.jpg , HA05Diodia_scandens.jpg , Diodia_scandens1.jpg
Reference HA 02
Author: Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title: Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(008), H(101)
Recipes: H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Lannea welwitschii of Vitex doniana of Terminalia glaucescens of Diodia scandens, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(158), leaves to carbonize of Diodia scandens , ripe fruit carbonizated of Aframomum melegueta, VO. in cold porridge
H(158), leaves of Diodia., to pound, in vagina + black soap
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Official name: Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family: Ebenaceae
Pictures: Diospyros_mespiliformis2.jpg , HA06Diospyros_mesp.jpg , Diospyros_mespiliformis1.jpg , HA06Diospyros_mespiliformis.jpg
Reference HN 15
Author: Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title: Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms: H(003), H(008), H(014), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(053), H(078), H(100), H(101), H(113)
Recipes: H(003) swelling, H(078) tumour, ONS. of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, H(101) menorrage, powder of dried leaves and fruits, internal way
H(008) child diarrhoea, maceration of crushed green fruits of Diospyros mespiliformis, enema, VO.
H(014) dermatosis, H(018) cephalalgy, H(113) articular pains, powder of dried leaves and fruits, external way
H(037) pneumonia, H(051) fever, H(100) venereal illness, leaves of Diospyros., RNS.
H(053) ear pains, sap of roots of Diospyros, drops in ears
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: adie (Adja), nerbi, melbi, poupoui (Peuhl), nouibou (Bariba), kabou (Somba), garo (Pila-pila), kain, kainoui (Fon), gaaga (Yom), djé (Goum), kaabou (Waama), djéti (Mina), kagnia, kaeoua (Haoussa), moupii (Ditammari, tokoi, tououri (Dendi)

1 reference(s) for Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Official name: Diplorhynchus condylocarpon (Muell. Arg.) Pichon
Family: Apocynaceae
Synonyms: Diplorhynchus angolensis Büttner
Pictures: Diplorhynchus_condylocarpon2.jpg , Diplorhynchus_condylocarpon3.jpg , Diplorhynchus_condylocarpon1.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(026), H(027), H(033), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(169), H(173), H(179)
Recipes: H(026), roots + H2O cold, extract, VO.
H(027), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037),pneumo, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), cough, roots cooked with meat, soup, VO.
H(051), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) gono., roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(101), VO. decoction (H2O) roots of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia
H(101), H(179)kidney problems, roots decoction (H2O) of Entada abyssinica , Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, VO.
H(104) belly, roots cooked with meat, soup, VO.
H(169)hernia, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), roots, decoction (H2O), VO. H(173), ashes of leaves of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia on the affected parts
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mtogo (Bena, Swahili, Zigua), mulondo (Zaramo)

1 reference(s) for Ehretia amoena Klotzsch
Official name: Ehretia amoena Klotzsch
Family: Boraginaceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(013), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(013) skin diseases, e.g. fungus infection; dry stem bark of Ehretia amoena ground and mixed with perfumed oil, e.g. “Moono” or “Hongera”, a little cold water added and warm mixture used
H(101) bleeding in menstruation, roots infusion.
H(201) to “drive out the devil”, vapours are inhaled from leaves Combreturn exalatum boiled together with leaves of Croton polytrichus, (mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa) of Ficus vogelii (mwiinukiwa, mvule ) of Ehrettu amoena (Mvungalwiza) of Croton pseudopulchellus (Mkombechii) of Uvaria cfr. leptocladon (Mshofu) and Ninda. A decoction of a mixture of roots of these plants is also drunk for the same purpose. Infusion of roots against excessive
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mvungalwiza .(Korogwe district)

2 reference(s) for Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name: Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family: Palmae
Pictures: HA05Elaeis_guineensis.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis4.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis6.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis3.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis5.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis2.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis7.jpg , Elaeis_guineensis1.jpg
Reference HA 10
Author: Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title: Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms: H(006), H(008), H(022), H(027), H(087), H(101), H(104), H(139)
Recipes: H(006) + H(104), H(101), young leaves of Elaeis guineensis of Aframomum daniellii, to pound, to dilute, VO., enema
H(008), pulp fruit of Elaeis guineensis, VO.
H(022), leaves of Sterculia tragacantha, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, infusion (H2O), to pound, to filter, VO.
H(027), roots of Gossypium arboreum, peduncle or pedicel carbonizateds of Elaeis guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(087) whitlow, young leaves of Cissus cymosa grinded, seeds to pound of Elaeis guineensis, local application + palm almond chewed
H(139), leaves of Microdesmis puberula, almond of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HA 1k
Author: Ainslie, J.R.
Title: A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms: H(018), H(100), H(101)
Recipes: H(018), decoction roots RNS.
H(100) gono., decoction palm cabbage, young leaves, VO.
H(101), powder roots eaten
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: ope, lewu-ope (Yoruba)

1 reference(s) for Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Official name: Elaeodendron buchananii (Loes.) Loes.
Family: Sapotaceae
Synonyms: Cassine buchananii Loes.
Reference HC 13b
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms: H(006), H(008), H(033), H(101), H(104), H(139)
Recipes: H(006), H(008), H(033) femal, H(101), H(104), H(139) male, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mnenekanda (Zaramo)

1 reference(s) for Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name: Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family: Poaceae
Pictures: Eleusine_indica3.jpg , HA05Eleusine_indica.jpg , HA01Eleusine_indica.jpg , Eleusine_indica1.jpg , Eleusine_indica2.jpg
Reference HB 04
Author: Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title: Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(004), H(018), H(031), H(036), H(045), H(086), H(090), H(101)
Recipes: H(004) + H(045), sap of Eleusine indica on wounds
H(018), sap of Eleusine indica, drops in nose
H(031), sap, friction
H(036), ONS., decoctions, RNS.
H(086), pulp roots, plaster
H(090), ONS., decoctions, RNS.
H(101), pulp roots, enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast
Vernacular name: assumoamata, essouéma (Aboure), kama (Ashanti), kpédé, kwédé (Shien), n'tema (Ebrie), siganzi (Baoule)

2 reference(s) for Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name: Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Entada_abyssinica2.jpg , Entada_abyssinica3.jpg , HA07Entada_abyssinica.jpg , Entada_abyssinica1.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(014), H(018), H(027), H(027z), H(031), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(101)
Recipes: H(014) (otchi) kakambulu, dermatosis, evolution by plate and an hard skin, roots powder of Entada abyssinica macerated during 24 h in H2O, enema or friction of the body with the liquid
H(018) cephalalgys, to pound the roots, 1 l. maceration during 1 night, enema with 1/2 l. + steam bath with the other 1/2 l.
H(027) menace of miscarriage, VO., tea of ONS.
H(027z) attendance during pregnacy, to pound the roots of ngeve (Entada abyssinica), VO., 3 spoons of powder in few H2O on an empty stomach as purgatif. No meal during the day. Ingurgiter une spoon of roots powder of mbuta (Manihot sp.) in H2O. After one week drink a beer mixed with roots of lela (not identified plant).
H(031) body side pain, tea of the plant
H(037) cough, boiled bark, VO. the liquid
H(051) child fever, to pound the root, decoction, VO. A cold decoction on an empty stomach
H(068, f) helminthiasis child , pounded roots of ngeve (Entada abyssinica), ngandja (Swartzia madascariensis), tumala-mbumba (unidentified plant), liquid preparation, enema
H(101) abundant regulars, tea of root, VO., 3 X / day during 1 month
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda)
Vernacular name: (i) ngeve (Umbundu)
Reference HC 13d
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms: H(101), H(179)
Recipes: H(101), H(179)kidney problems, roots decoction (H2O) of Entada abyssinica , Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mfufuma simba (Zigua)

1 reference(s) for Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name: Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Pictures: Eriosema_psoraleoides1.jpg , Eriosema_psoraleoides2.jpg , HA03Eriosema_ psoraleoides.jpg
Reference HV 03
Author: Vergiat, A.-M.
Title: Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 16, 84 - 112, 335 - 367, 418 - 456, (1969) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 17, 60 - 91, 171 - 199, 295 - 339, (1970)
Symptoms: H(006), H(022), H(068), H(101), H(137)
Recipes: H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Eriosema psoraleoides, RNS.
H(022), H(137) pelvic pain, H(158), bulb of Eriosema., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), leaves of Eriosema., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name: mu bya (Manja), ndemati (Banda), mombutole (Lissongo), ba samba (Gbaya)

1 reference(s) for Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name: Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Erythrina_abyssinica4.jpg , Erythrina_abyssinica2.jpg , Erythrina_abyssinica1.jpg , Erythrina_abyssinica3.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, flowers, barks, leaves of Erythrina abyssinica are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Official name: Eucalyptus globulus Labill.
Family: Myrtaceae
Pictures: Eucalyptus_globulus3.jpg , Eucalyptus_globulus4.jpg , Eucalyptus_globulus5.jpg , Eucalyptus_globulus2.jpg , Eucalyptus_globulus1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation; leaves of Eucalyptus globulus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Official name: Eucalyptus grandis Hill & Maiden
Family: Myrtaceae
Pictures: Eucalyptus_grandis.jpg , Eucalyptus_grandis2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation leaves of Eucalyptus grandis are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name: Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Pictures: Euphorbia_balsamifera3.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera1.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera2.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera4.jpg , HA06Euphorbia_balsamifera.jpg
Reference HK 12
Author: Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title: Plantes médicinales et toxiques des Peuls et des Toucouleurs du Sénégal. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 11, 384 - 444 , 543 - 599, (1964)
Symptoms: H(006), H(038), H(092), H(101)
Recipes: H(006) drastic purgative, maceration (H2O) of barks and pounded roots, VO. In the morning on an empty stomach. If the effect is too strong VO. A large amount of H2O
H(020) snake, latex on the wound
H(038) leucorrhée, H(101) ménorragie, decoction of rameaux, to wash in situ
H(092), Euphorbia balsamifera toxic species peut être employée pour des empoisonnements criminels.
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: badékarey (Peul, Tocolor)

2 reference(s) for Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name: Euphorbia hirta L.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss.; Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Pictures: Euphorbia_hirta4.jpg , Euphorbia_hirta5.jpg , HA06Euphorbia_hirta.jpg , Euphorbia_hirta2.jpg , Euphorbia_hirta1.jpg , Euphorbia_hirta3.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(008), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(201)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, tea of the plant
H(037) hemoptysy, crushed roots, infusion, mouth wash
H(051) paludism, steam bath of leaves of 2 à 5 X / day
H(068) amoebiasis, helminthiasis, roots decoction, VO.
H(101) prolonged menstrua, roots tea, VO. 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(104) belly pain, roots tea, VO., 1 cup, 1 X / day
H(201) (o) ndambwa, madness from the spirit of a dead , roots tea, VO. + leaves fumigation + indemnity to the family of the dead if his spirit is aggressive
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Dembos)
Vernacular name: (ovo) vanda (Umbundu)
Reference HL 13
Author: Lavergne, R. & R. Véra
Title: Etude ethnobotanique des plantes utilisées dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle à la Réunion. Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 236 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(008), H(014), H(037), H(082), H(099), H(101), H(116), H(189)
Recipes: H(008),H(037) cough, H(082), H(099), fresh or dried plant, decoction
H(014), sap, local application
H(101), leavesdecoction , VO. cold,
H(116), decoction Euphorbia hirta + Cleone viscosa (Pissat du chien), VO. hot
H(189) ovaries, ONS., herb tea
H(189) vaginal discharges, ONS., bath
Region: Reunion
Country: Reunion
Vernacular name: jean robert

1 reference(s) for Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name: Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Euphorbia laro Drake
Pictures: Euphorbia_tirucalli3.jpg , Euphorbia_tirucalli4.jpg , Euphorbia_tirucalli5.jpg , Euphorbia_tirucalli1.jpg , Euphorbia_tirucalli.jpg , Euphorbia_tirucalli2.jpg , HA05Euphorbia_tirucalli.jpg
Reference HT 20
Author: Terrac, M.-L.
Title: Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms: H(055), H(101), H(164)
Recipes: H(055), H(101), H(164) vesicatory, pounded roots, RNS.

(registered from references HT 20 - 3, HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 14)
Region: Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Official name: Fagara chalybea (Engl.) Engl.
Family: Rutaceae
Reference HC 13e
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms: H(005), H(014), H(026), H(033), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(139), H(156), H(169)
Recipes: H(005),H(014), H(026), H(033), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(156)whooping cough, H(169), VO., decoction roots
H(139)aphrodisiac, VO., decoction roots + chicken meat
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mhunungu, mjafari (Swahili, Zaramo), mkiti (Zigua), Msele (Pare), namavele (Makua)

1 reference(s) for Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Official name: Ficus vogelii (Miq.) Miq.
Family: Moraceae
Synonyms: Ficus lutea Vahl
Pictures: Ficus_vogelii1.jpg
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(201)
Recipes: FAIRE H(201) to “drive out the devil”, vapours are inhaled from leaves Combreturn exalatum boiled together with leaves of Croton polytrichus, (mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa) of Ficus vogelii (mwiinukiwa, mvule ) of Ehrettu amoena (Mvungalwiza) of Croton pseudopulchellus (Mkombechii) of Uvaria cfr. leptocladon (Mshofu) and Ninda. A decoction of a mixture of roots of these plants is also drunk for the same purpose. Infusion of roots against excessive H(101) bleeding in menstruation.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mwiinukiwa, mvule .(Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name: Gossypium barbadense L.
Family: Malvaceae
Pictures: Gossypium_barbadense1.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense3.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense4.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense5.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense6.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense7.jpg , Gossypium_barbadense2.jpg
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(005), H(013), H(014), H(037), H(077), H(091), H(101), H(103), H(113), H(130), H(162x), H(170), H(173), H(187), H(189)
Recipes: H(005) swollen legs, H(005) edema (mvimbu),H(014) head itching, yellowing of the hair, pound the following plants : Myrianthus arboreus (barks of trunk), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Crossopteryx febrifuga (leaves), Zea mays (leaves), Cyperus articulatus, Ficus asperifolia (leaves). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts, apply (rub) on the body 2 times per day.
H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itchings, pound together the following plants : Momordica charantia, Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Allium sativum, Cola acuminata (leaves), Cyperus articulatus (leaves) and Cajanus cajan; macerated in H2O and press to obtain an aqueous solution. VO. 1 table spoon of the solution added of egg white, 2 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves) Canarium schweinfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (fresh waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves of cotton plant), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (fève of Calabar) and Canna indica (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves). Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), Apply to the body du patient, 2 times per day.
H(014) acute dermatitis with desquamation andH(014) itchings (nkulu-mpese), pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Canarium schwenfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (green waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (seeds), Canna indica (green seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves), Eleutherine bulbosa(leaves); Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guinensis). Rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), to roast in a pan plants below: Brillantaisia patula, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Momordica charantia and the barks of Ficus lutea.pound then other plants together: Brillantaisia patula, Dichaetanthera africana, young manioc leaves, Mimosa pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press and mix to the powder from roasted plants. Rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(014) panari (kinsiesi, sikama), pound together the following plants : Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Conyza sumatrensis and Emilia coccinea. press and pour few drops of liquid solution at the sick place
H(014) dermatosis (m’futa), to roast the mixture below : pure honey, rays of a wasp nests, leaves of cotton plant (Gossypium barbadense) and of Erythrina abyssinica. finely ground and rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(037) T.B.C. (mafulu), decoction in peanut oil and with some water the mixing of the following plants : young leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, of Gossypium barbadense, of Cucurbita maxima, of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Momordica charantia and Sapium cornutum (leaves and barks).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages (all)
H(037) T.B.C. (mafulu), decoction in peanut oil and with some water the mixing of the following plants : young leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, leaves of Mucuna pruriens, of Gossypium barbadense, of Cucurbita maxima, of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Momordica charantia and Sapium cornutum (leaves and barks).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages (all)
H(037) cough, boil all the plants below: leaves of Costus lucanusianus and of Gossypium barbadense, barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, juice of Citrus limon (lemons), Aframomum melegueta and Securidaca longipedunculata ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(077) vomiting (kuluka), pound and macerated in H2O roots of Gossypium barbadense and leaves of Brillantaisia patula; add white clay and of la cendre ; VO. After sift ½ bamboo glass 2 times per day.
H(091) heaviness and body cooling accompanied of jaundice and of white hair (Kivunda), decoction of the mixing of Musanga cecropioides (leaves and barks of trunk), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Mondia whitei (roots) and Dissotis brazzae (leaves).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds), termitière and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(101) heavy and prolonged menstrual period, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana, leaves and barks of Tapinanthus poggei, Momordica charantia, Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense; filter, mix with the red coat of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
H(103) gingivitis or H(103) tooth decay with swelling (ngulungambaki), pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of plants below : Ocimum gratissimum, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Gossypium barbadense (leaves) ; drink the liquid sifted , ½ glass, 2 times per day. It should be kept in the mouth a quantity of the product still hot 3 times per day. Do not swallow.
H(103) tooth decay with gingivitis (ngulunga mbaki), boil together leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, of Chenopodium ambrosioides and of Gossypium barbadense.To filter and drink the maceration (H2O) 1/2 glass, 2 times per day. Then keep the still warm solution in the mouth during 5 to 10 minutes, 3 times per day.
H(113) joint diseases (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, of barks of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, of barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of barks of trunk of Croton mubango; take two bottles of solution, to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Keep the rest in the pot and reheat to massage members in the morning and the evening.
H(130) poliomyelitis (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Cymbopogon citratus, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Millettia eetveldeana (barks), Mangifera indica (barks), Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Annona senegalensis (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Lippia multiflora and Croton mubango (barks). decoction with 6 bottles H2O, take 2 bottles to take , VO. ½ of glass, after sift, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, salt grain broken with tooth, oil, egg and mushroom on dead wood.
H(162x) disease consists in urinate at night in bed (kiziena-ziena), pound together and decoction of the following plants; Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Mondia whitei, champignon sur bois death and Gossypium barbadense (leaves).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(170) ascites, pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of the following plants : Fwa di mvumbi sp. (leaves), Polygala acicularis, Desmodium velutinum, Schwenkia americana, Dissotis brazzae and Gossypium barbadense (roots). press and add white clay. Drink 1 table spoon, 2 times per day. Warning: If there is a strong diarrhea, Take the medication prescribed for rehydration. The patient can not take the prescribed medication against the diseases of the pancreas
H(173) leprosy (wasi), pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of the following plants : Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Conyza sumatrensis, Gossypium barbadense (leaves). press, filter and dive into the aqueous solution obtained from a green stone of river (nzamena) and ngindu-ngindu sp. Rub the whole body 2 times per day
H(187) weakness of the baby's neck accompanied by effusion of the head (nsingu), pound and boil in 5 bottled water the mixing of the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Cajanus cajan, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, barks of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius and of Annona senegalensis, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 1 bottle of the filtered solution and make them drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. The rest is heated to be applied to the baby's neck, 2 times per day (friction)..
H(187) continuous crying baby (ngandaka), pound the plants below : leaves of Gossypium barbadense, leaves centrales of Canna bidentata and of bananier and leaves of Polygala acicularis. Faire un paquet enveloppé dans desleaves, add some water and enfoncer le paquet sous la cendre chaude. press and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon 3 times per day..
H(189) difficult to take the first step for children., pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, and of Gossypium barbadense; barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cymbopogon citratus, Lippia multiflora et,Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the whole body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with tooth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: wusu, gusu (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Official name: Harrisonia abyssinica Oliv.
Family: Simaroubaceae
Synonyms: Harrisonia occidentalis Engl.
Pictures: HA07Harrisonia_abyssinica.jpg , Harrisonia_abyssinica1.jpg
Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(001), H(037), H(068), H(091), H(100), H(101), H(139), H(157), H(169)
Recipes: H(001), H(091), roots are cooked of Harrisonia abyssinica , Vigna unguiculata in the soup
H(037) pleurisy, H(068)bilh, H(100) gono., H(101), H(139), H(169), decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
H(157) childs, decoction (H2O) of roots of Capsicum frutescens, Flueggea virosa, Harrisonia abyssinica, Lantana viburnoides, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mkunzu (Zigua), mkusu (Saamba, Swahili, Zigua)

1 reference(s) for Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name: Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family: Hypericaceae
Pictures: Harungana_madagascariensis1.jpg , Harungana_madagascariensis2.jpg , HA21Harungana_madagascariensis.jpg
Reference HH 09b
Author: Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title: Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) to stop menstruation, roots + barks, decoction, VO. twice per day
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Official name: Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Helichrysum_nudifolium1.jpg , Helichrysum_nudifolium2.jpg , Helichrysum_nudifolium3.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(022), H(031), H(037), H(038), H(098), H(101), H(104), H(113), H(195)
Recipes: H(022) painful delivery, ONS of Helichrysum nudifolium , RNS
H(031) intercostal pain, pound roots decoction , VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, hemoptysy, infusion of roots of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of kamulatu (unidentified plant), VO.
H(038) uro-genital infection, roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(098) nightmare, pounded roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(101) abundant regulars, roots tea of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(104) abdominal pains, tea of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of syele (not identified mushroom), VO., 1 cup or moins, 3 X / day
H(113) rachialgia, to heat and to press the roots, to rub
H(195) hydropisy, to pound the fruits of nandjila (Solanum panduriforme), powder, mix with 100 cc H2O, VO + tea of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of mwi katito (Strychnos cocculoides) of kastomago (unidentified plant) of roots of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium)
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name: (a) tuvu-tuvu, (oka) tutulu (Umubundu)

2 reference(s) for Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name: Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family: Lamiaceae
Synonyms: Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Pictures: HR08Hoslundia_opposita.jpg , Hoslundia_opposita2.jpg , Hoslundia_opposita1.jpg
Reference HC 13c
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms: H(018), H(026), H(034), H(051), H(099), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(151), H(157)
Recipes: H(018), H(151), H(157), leaves Hoslundia opposita, Deinbollia borbonica Scheff. (moyo moyo) + chichen heart are ground, mixed with water, filtered and smeared over the whole body
H(026), H(034)cardiac pain, H(051)recurring fever, H(100) gono., H(101), H(104) stomach and belly, roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, inhalation of vapours from boiling leaves
H(099) epilepsy, H(157), VO. decoction (H2O) of roots Hoslundia opposita, Cassia petersiana
H(157), VO. decoction whole plants Hoslundia opposita, Grewia stuhlmannii
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mavula, mluvaluva, mvulamvula, mvulavula (Zaramo)
Reference HH 06b
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. II. Plants of the families Dilleniaceae - Opiliaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 9, pp. 105 - 128 (1983)
Symptoms: H(005), H(008), H(018), H(034), H(046), H(077), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(157), H(175), H(201)
Recipes: H(008), H(077), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018) + H(034), leaves of Hoslundia opposita, Cissus rotundifolia (chazi), dried, powdered and smoked in a pipe
H(046) + H(005) + H(175), leaves soaked in H2O applied to swelling to treat measle
H(101) + H(124), H(104) stomach, roots of Hoslundia opposita, Cyphostemma adenocaule, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(157),child, roots Hoslundia opposita, Conyza pyrrhopappa (mshashu) decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(201), to drive out the devil, roots, decoction (H2O), VO. + inhalation of smoke from the burnt leaves
H(201), to drive out the devil "ndere" responsible of bad luck, leaves of Hoslundia opposita , Premna chrysoclada boiled with a red or white male chicken then dry the leaves and burn with the heart and tonge of the cock, scarifications, chest, tongue, navel, small finger.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mvuma (Mke), msettette, mtambaajongoo, mserere, mwumanyuchi, mshwee, mshwelele (Tanga district, Korogwe district, Handeni district)

1 reference(s) for Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name: Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Hymenocardia_acida4.jpg , HA05Hymenocardia_acida.jpg , Hymenocardia_acida3.jpg , Hymenocardia_acida2.jpg , Hymenocardia_acida1.jpg
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(002), H(018), H(033), H(034), H(050), H(051), H(075x), H(082), H(091), H(098), H(101), H(124), H(137), H(201)
Recipes: H(002) lack of breast milk during lactation, boil together the stems of Costus phyllocephalus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Chamaesyce hirta, to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations (katuti), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Saccharum officinarum; press, filter and Exposure to sunlight for three days. VO. Then one table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(050) belly bloat with hardness accompanied by the yellowing of the body (mbudinlenda), pound together the parts of following plants : barks of Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Hymenocardia acida and of Bridelia ferruginea; leaves of Solanum macrocarpon and of Solanum aethiopicum; dilute in palm wine; press and filter, add a little white clay and of salt, VO. ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days. Prohibited food : palm oil from the maceration of nuts, fruits, onions, corn.
H(075x) person who eats without satiate (n’gewu = vevi), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; Dorstenia psilurus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and sugarcane. press, filter and exposure to the sun for three days. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(082) asthma (nsuenga-ntulu), boil together the following plants: leaves of Bridelia ferruginea, barks of Quisqualis hensii, leaves and barks of trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, leaves of Hymenocardia acida and of Dacryodes edulis, and stems of Cyperus articulatus.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(091) anemia, decoction of the following plants : Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Hymenocardia acida (roots).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : Café
H(091) anemia, boil together the following plants: Hymenocardia acida (roots), Manotes expansa, Malungula sp., Mondia whitei and fruits of lemons. Filter and mix with plenty of H2O . exposing the solution in the sun for 3 days and VO. 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day. .
H(091) to gain weight (grow), pound and macerated in le juice of sugarcane the mixing of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Renealmia africana, Polygala acicularis (leaves), Manotes expansa; Filter, put in a bottle and Exposure to sunlight 2 consecutive days. Drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Warning this remedy causes much appetite. The patient may also take the medication with of sweet raw cassava or of Hymenocardia acida prescrite contre le yellowing of the hair,H(014) of la flaking of the scalp and H(005) du swelling of the legs (mvimbu).
H(094) hemorrhoids, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Garcinia huillensis; barks of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Hymenocardia acida; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(098) insomnia (kinzuangula), pound the plants below : scraped powder of trunk of Hymenocardia acida and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. press and mix tout, take a total bath In the evening orwash the face with the aqueous solution. Filter one part and pour few drops in eyes.Prohibited food : Break with the teeth the grains of salt, sesame, eat palm nuts
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast then crush together with Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis (red powder) and white clay, the mixing of barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Mangifera indica (barks) and of Caloncoba welwitschii. eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast in the pan the following plants : barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Morinda lucida, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha of Mangifera indica and of Calancoba welwitschii; grind together with fruits of Capsicum frutescens, of Monodora angolensis; white clay and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. eat 1 teaspoon, 2 times per day of the powder with some water.
H(124) epistaxis with hand contractions (nkosi-nzakala ), boil together the following plants: leaves of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var..., young leaves of Hymenocardia acida ( dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river) and Hibiscus acetosella green form; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(137) atrocious pains in the arm or leg with swelling (Ngulu-maniuka) edema, to pound the mixing of the following plants : Schwenkia americana, heart of Hymenocardia acida, node of Eleusine indica. rub members 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, decoction of the following plants : Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Hymenocardia acida (roots).To filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) madness (all stages considered), pound and decoction of the following plants : Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Citrullus lanatus, Cola acuminata (leaves), Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Cucumeropsis mannii (leaves), Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Brillantaisia patula (roots), Trema orientalis (leaves), Rauvolfia vomitoria (barks) and Mondia whitei.To filter and drink 1 table spoon supplemented with one egg and white clay, 2 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kigete (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name: Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Indigofera_arrecta2.jpg , HA05Indigofera_arrecta.jpg , Indigofera_arrecta1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves, roots are squeezed or boiled, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name: Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family: Crassulaceae
Pictures: Kalanchoe_crenata1.jpg , HA21Kalanchoe_crenata.jpg , Kalanchoe_crenata2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Kalanchoe crenata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name: Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family: Bignoniaceae
Pictures: Kigelia_africana1.jpg , Kigelia_africana3.jpg , Kigelia_africana2.jpg , HA06Kig_africana.jpg
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(108), H(124), H(139)
Recipes: H(101) + H(124), roots Combretum collinum + roots + barks Kigelia africana, decoction, VO., excessive menstrual, bleeding beyond the normal time
H(108), sinusitis (kambaku), stem bark and leaves boiled with meat are used against sinutisis (kambaku)
H(139) male sterility, bark, decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mwegea, mvungunya, mvungwe (Tanga district)

1 reference(s) for Lantana camara L.
Official name: Lantana camara L.
Family: Verbenaceae
Synonyms: Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Pictures: HA01Lantana_camara.jpg , Lantana_camara_fa06017.jpg , Lantana_camara2.jpg , Lantana_camara3.jpg , Lantana_camara5.jpg , Lantana_camara1.jpg , Lantana_camara7.jpg , Lantana_camara_fa06016.jpg , Lantana_camara4.jpg , Lantana_camara6.jpg
Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(101), H(112)
Recipes: H(101), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(112), seeds, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mvuti (Pare)

1 reference(s) for Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name: Lawsonia inermis L.
Family: Lythraceae
Synonyms: Lawsonia alba Lam.
Pictures: Lawsonia_inermis1.jpg , Lawsonia_inermis2.jpg , Lawsonia_inermis3.jpg , HA06Lawsonia_inermis.jpg , Lawsonia_inermis4.jpg
Reference HO 20
Author: Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title: An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms: H(028t), H033y), H(051), H(088), H(100), H(101), H(126)
Recipes: H(013) ulcer, H(028t), H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(033y) spermatorrhoea, H(051) paludism, H(088) astringent, H(100) gonorrhoea, H(101) menorrhagia,H(126) jaundice, leaves, flower, bark of Lawsonia inermis, RNS.. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name: laali, lali (Yoruba)

1 reference(s) for Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name: Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family: Lamiaceae
Pictures: Leonotis_nepetaefolia_fa05094.jpg , HR08Leonotis_nepetaefolia.jpg , Leonotis_nepetaefolia2.jpg , Leonotis_nepetaefolia3.jpg , HA05Leonotis_nepetaefolia.jpg , Leonotis_nepetaefolia1.jpg , Leonotis_nepetaefolia_fa05095.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name: Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: HA07Lycopersicon_ esculentum.jpg , Lycopersicon_esculentum4.jpg , Lycopersicon_esculentum2.jpg , Lycopersicon_esculentum5.jpg , Lycopersicon_esculentum1.jpg , Lycopersicon_esculentum3.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name: Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family: Myrsinaceae
Pictures: Maesa_lanceolata1.jpg , Maesa_lanceolata2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, barks, leaves of Maesa lanceolata are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Mangifera indica L.
Official name: Mangifera indica L.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Pictures: Mangifera indica5.jpg , Mangifera indica2.jpg , Mangifera indica4.jpg , Mangifera indica3.jpg , Mangifera indica1.jpg , HA21Mangifera_indica.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Mangifera indica are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(018), H(034), H(051), H(068), H(075x), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(130), H(169), H(187), H(189)
Recipes: H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(018) headaches, leaves pulverized, RNS.
H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations (katuti), pound together the following plants : rape ananas (Ananas comosus), barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Saccharum officinarum; press, filter and Exposure to sunlight for three days. VO. Then one table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), boil together leaves of Vitex madiensis, of Morinda lucida, of Mangifera indica, d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia , of Vernonia amygdalina, of Rhipsalis baccifera (with spines) and Desmodium velutinum.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(075x) person who eats without satiate (n’gewu = vevi), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; Dorstenia psilurus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and sugarcane. Press, filter and exposure to the sun for three days. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound together the following plants : barks of Mangifera indica and of Newbouldia laevis and Chenopodium ambrosioides. Macerating the mixture in water and sift, then drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(100) blennorrhoea, boil together the following plants: Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Mondia whitei, Mangifera indica (barks of trunk).To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast then crush together with Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis (red powder) and white clay, the mixing of barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Mangifera indica (barks) and of Caloncoba welwitschii. eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(109) sciatica (kisimbi ki nsonso), boil together the following plants: Cyperus articulatus, Millettia eetveldeana (roots), Annona senegalensis (roots), Sarcocephalus latifolius (roots), Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Securidaca longipedunculata , Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Hallea stipulosa (barks of trunk); Filter and do an enema 1 glass 1 time per day.
H(113) joint diseases (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, of barks of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, of barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of barks of trunk of Croton mubango; take two bottles of solution, to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Keep the rest in the pot and reheat to massage members in the morning and the evening.
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan and of Gossypium barbadense, Cymbopogon citratus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Mangifera indica, of Croton mubango and of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana; prélever 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with teeth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood
H(130) poliomyelitis (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Cymbopogon citratus, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Millettia eetveldeana (barks), Mangifera indica (barks), Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Annona senegalensis (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Lippia multiflora and Croton mubango (barks). decoction with 6 bottles H2O, take 2 bottles to take , VO. ½ of glass, after sift, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, salt grain broken with tooth, oil, egg and mushroom on dead wood.
H(169) hernia (mpiki), pound together the following plants : Xylopia aethiopica (seeds), Hallea stipolusa (barks), Milicia excelsa (barks); Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Mangifera indica (barks of trunk); Macerating the mixture in water, sift and do an enema, 1 glass once a day with interval of 1 day.
H(187) weakness of the baby's neck accompanied by effusion of the head (nsingu), pound and boil in 5 bottled water the mixing of the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Cajanus cajan, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, barks of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius and of Annona senegalensis, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 1 bottle of the filtered solution and make them drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. The rest is heated to be applied to the baby's neck, 2 times per day (friction)..
H(189) difficult to take the first step for children., pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, and of Gossypium barbadense; barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cymbopogon citratus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the whole body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with tooth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: manga (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name: Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Manihot utilissima Pohl
Pictures: Manihot_esculenta3.jpg , Manihot_esculenta4.jpg , Manihot_esculenta5.jpg , Manihot_esculenta1.jpg , HA21Manihot_esculenta.jpg , Manihot_esculenta2.jpg
Reference HA 05
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(012), H(018), H(046), H(101), H(122), H(158)
Recipes: H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Lagenaria siceraria of Dacryodes edulis of Manihot esculenta of Canna indica of Ocimum gratissimum of Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O), massage
H(018), tubers of Manihot esculenta , rhizom of Aframomum stipulatum, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, to pound (milk), drops in eyes, drops in nose
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Manihot., to pound, friction
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Manihot., pulp, friction
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Tamarindus indica of Manihot esculenta, pulp, local application
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, rhizom of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Arachis hypogaea , to pound, to macerate, VO.
H(158), tuber of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Voandzeia subterranea, to pound, dessication, to roasted, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: saka-saka (Lingala), ayaka, eyala (Akwa), manioc (French)

1 reference(s) for Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name: Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC.; Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Pictures: Microglossa_pyrifolia1.jpg , HA05Microglossa_pyrifolia.jpg , Microglossa_pyrifolia2_AFLORA.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, roots of Microglossa pyrifolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Momordica charantia L.
Official name: Momordica charantia L.
Family: Cucurbitaceae
Pictures: Momordica_charantia4.jpg , Momordica_charantia7.jpg , Momordica_charantia1.jpg , Momordica_charantia2.jpg , Momordica_charantia5.jpg , Momordica_charantia3.jpg , HA05Momordica_charantia.jpg , Momordica_charantia6.jpg
Reference HK 01
Author: Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title: La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms: H(013), H(020), H(051), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(113), H(131)
Recipes: H(006), H(068) vermifuge, ripe fruit of Momordica charantia, VO.
H(014) skin eruptions from parasites, leaves of Momordica., local application
H(020), whole plant of Momordica charantia, ONS. of Sclerocarya birrea of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS. + plaster with ces plants
H(020), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, whole plant of Momordica charantia, maceration, VO. + bath
H(020), barks stem, branch, trunk, barks of the underground part of Sclerocarya birrea, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, whole plant of Momordica charantia, maceration, VO. + plaster whit the same plants
H(020), roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, ONS. of Balanites aegyptiaca of Sclerocarya birrea of Momordica charantia of Cnestis ferruginea of Acacia macrostachya, pulp, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) syph., roots of Strophanthus sarmentosus of Acacia albida of Trichilia roka of Strychnos spinosa of Ziziphus mauritiana of Parkia biglobosa of Detarium microcarpum of Mormordica charantia of Piliostigma reticulatum of Heeria insignis, maceration, VO.
H(100) syph., H(113), H(131), roots of Momordica., VO., local application
H(113) rheumatism, douleurs articulaires, roots of Securinega virosa of Cassia occidentalis of Capparis tomentosa of Anogeissus leicorpa of Waltheria indica of Boscia senegalensis of Mormordica charantia, powder, cuisson, VO.
H(158), leaves of Momordica., RNS., VO.
H(158), leaves of Momordica., to dry, to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.+ groud from white ans hill
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(013), H(016), H(018), H(037), H(046), H(056), H(068), H(101), H(103)
Recipes: H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itchings, pound together the following plants : Momordica charantia, Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Allium sativum, Cola acuminata (leaves), Cyperus articulatus (leaves) and Cajanus cajan; macerated in H2O and press to obtain an aqueous solution. VO. 1 table spoon of the solution added of egg white, 2 times per day.
H(016) painful and swollen breasts, H(016) mastitis (nsansi), pound together the following plants : red Hibiscus acetosella, Momordica charantia, leafy stems of Costus phyllocephalus; add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; mix well, press, to filter and drink 3 times per day. Take one part of the solution, mix with Aframomum melegueta (fruits), and rub breasts, 3 times per day
H(016) painful and swollen breasts, H(016) mastitis (nsansi), boil together the following plants: Momordica charantia, ngemba ndundu sp., Hallea stipulosa (barks), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), peels of green banana and Conyza sumatrensis; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(018) headache, grill the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia and Momordica charantia; finely ground to obtain powder. Then pound together the plants of Brillantaisia patula, Dissotis brazzae, Manihot esculenta (leaves), Mimosa pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press and mix to the powder the filtered solution. Rub the body with the dough, 2 times per day.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction in oil peanut added to some water, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, of Mucuna pruriens, Gossypium barbadense, Cucurbita maxima (pumpkin), of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Sapium cornutum and of the plant of Momordica charantia; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages (all including coca).
H(046) measles, pound and macerate Momordica charantia in H2O, with with the product obtained to take a bath to the child, rubbing, 3 times per day; and VO. then maceration filtered, VO. 1/2 cup, 3 times per day.
H(056) filariasis microfilariae, boil together the following plants: Momordica charantia, Smilax anceps, peels of green banana, Cucurbita maxima (leaves), salt, Hallea stipulosa (barks); to filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day.
H(056) filariasis microfilariae, decoction of the following plants : ngemba ndundu sp., Conyza sumatrensis, Momordica charantia, Morinda lucida (leaves), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots) and peels of green banana; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) prolonged crying baby dûs aux vers appelés nziuki (nziuki = Nzuiya), macerate les leafy stems of Momordica charantia in H2O, Do the enema to the baby, 1/4 of glass. N.B. Une seule fois suffit. Si les pleurs continuent, répéter la médication After 3 days.
H(101) heavy and prolonged menstrual period, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana, leaves and barks of Tapinanthus poggei, Momordica charantia, Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense; filter, mix with the red coat of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
H(103) tooth decay or alveolar swelling (nguluna-mbaki), pound together barks of Croton mubango and of Pseudospondias microcarpa with Momordica charantia and roots of Crossopteryx febrifuga; decoction of the mixture in H2O with traditional salt Put a portion of the filtered warm solution in the mouth for 5 or 10 minutes, 2 times per day. Warning : Do not swallow the saliva.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: lumbusu (Kikongo)

2 reference(s) for Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name: Morinda lucida Benth.
Family: Rubiaceae
Pictures: Morinda_lucida2.jpg , Morinda_lucida1.jpg , HA05Morinda_lucida.jpg
Reference HA 05
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(007), H(008), H(038), H(091), H(101), H(126), H(135), H(151), H(158), H(169), H(171)
Recipes: H(008), roots, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) male, H(169), roots, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) male, roots of Morinda., decoction(H2O), hip-bath
H(091), H(135) eupeptique, H(007), leaves of Morinda lucida, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(126), leaves of Morinda., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(151), roots of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), roots of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(168), H(091), H(135) eupeptic, leaves of Morinda lucida, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(171) sugared, barks of the underground part of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: kongobololo (Laadi, Mbosi, Koyo, Laali), kongo bouroulou (Vili), kongo bololo (Akwa)
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(004), H(006), H(016), H(034), H(046), H(051), H(056), H(068), H(094), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(106), H(111), H(127), - - H(143), H(169), H(171), H(187)
Recipes: H(004) malignant wounds, leaves of Morinda lucida boiled in application as a poultice
H(006) constipation , barks pounded (sap) enema
H(016) swollen and painful breasts (nsansi), boil together leaves of Morinda lucida, roots of Heinsia crinita and l’aloè; to filter and drink ½ glass filtrate 2 times per day.
H(034) fast heart beat with H(036) dizziness (vevi), decoction leaves or barks of Morinda lucida; to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass filtrate 2 times per day.
H(046) measles (Kintuntu), decoction leaves or roots of Morinda lucida and VO., 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(046) chickenpox, H(099) epilepsy, decoction of leaves of Morinda lucida; Filter and VO. ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day
H(051) fever, decoction leaves and of barks
H(051x) yellow fever, aqueous extract of the plant, VO.
H(056) microfilariae, H(068) intestinal worms, H(104) colic, H(171) diabetes, H(113) rheumatisms, VO. decoction leaves of Morinda lucida.
H(056) microfilariae (nioka zi menga), boil all the plants below: ngemba ndundu sp, Conyza sumatrensis, Momordica charantia, Morinda lucida (leaves), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Mondia whitei (roots), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (barks), peels of green banana; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), boil together leaves of Vitex madiensis, Morinda lucida, d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia, of Vernonia amygdalina, leaves and spines ofRhipsalis baccifera and of Desmodium velutinum; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) intestinal worms, boil together leaves or roots of Morinda lucida to filter and drink, 1/3 of glass , 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, Do the enema with the maceration (H2O) filtré of barks of trunk pounded of Morinda lucida.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound together barks of Hallea stipulosa and of Morinda lucida, of Canarium schweinfurthii and of Bridelia ferruginea (tronc), Hibiscus acetosella of green form, adult leaves of Elaeis guineensis, leaves and stems of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Ficus thonningii, of Alchornea cordifolia and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; Macerating the mixturein the water of the basin, sit on (rectal bath) and then do an enema of 1 bamboo glass, 1 time per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, boil together barks of Maboto sp, roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Morinda lucida; to filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(100) gonorrhea, filtrate boiled roots, VO., 1/2 glas 3 times per day.
H(100) blennorrhoea (sopisi), boil together the following plants: roots of male papaya (Carica papaya), of Garcinia huillensis, of Sapium cornutum, of Vitex madiensis, of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Heinsia crinita, of Morinda lucida and of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum, of roots of Kikwa ki mpata sp, of barks or roots of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... and of Hallea stipulosa; to filter and drink ½ glass filtrate 3 times per day. Prohibited food : take beverages including milk during the entire period of treatment.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast then crush together with Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis (red powder) and white clay, the mixing of barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Mangifera indica (barks) and of Caloncoba welwitschii. eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(106) facilitate weaning, very bitter decoction leaves applied to the breasts
H(111) burns (tiya), pound together the following plants : Aloe congolensis, Morinda lucida (leaves), and Alchornea cordifolia (leaves); apply on the burning 2 times per day.
H(127) sore of spleen, extract of the plant anally
H(143) smallpox, leaves in total baths
H(169) hernia (Mpiki), boil together or barks of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, barks of Maboto sp, roots or barks of Morinda lucida; to filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(187) testicular swelling, leaves or barks pounded, dilute the paste in some water and take the liquid as enema every night.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: nsiki (Kikongo), mutie bendazi (Kiyansi), indombe (Bangala), kakate (Kasai), likatikati (Kisuku), isuku (Kiswahili), mududama (Lulua)

2 reference(s) for Myrsine africana L.
Official name: Myrsine africana L.
Family: Myrsinaceae
Pictures: Myrsine_africana2.jpg , Myrsine_africana3.jpg , Myrsine_africana4.jpg , Myrsine_africana5.jpg , Myrsine_africana1.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(015), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(015) haematuria, roots tea of Myrsine africana, VO., 2 X / day
H(101) abundant regulars, roots tea of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(101) to stop menstruation, roots tea of tutulu (Synadenium angolense) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(201) madness, tea of roots, VO. 3 X / day
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name: (otu) wiya (Umbundu)
Reference HZ 02
Author: Zerabruk, S., G. Yirga
Title: Traditional knowledge of medicinal plants in Gindeberet district, Western Ethiopia South African Journal of Botany 78, 165–169 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0254629911000962
Symptoms: H(068), H(101)
Recipes: H(068) tape worm,seeds of Myrsine africana + injera, RNS., VO.
H(101) relieve menstrual, seeds + milk, RNS., VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Ochna pulchra Hook. f.
Official name: Ochna pulchra Hook. f.
Family: Ochnaceae
Pictures: Ochna_pulchra1.jpg , Ochna_pulchra3.jpg , Ochna_pulchra4.jpg , Ochna_pulchra5.jpg , Ochna_pulchra2.jpg
Reference HG 01
Author: Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title: The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms: H(001), H(008), H(036), H(101)
Recipes: H(001), H(001)myopia, roots, infusion, to wash
H(008), cooked roots, VO. with bones
H(036), H(101), roots, infusion,VO
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: not registered

2 reference(s) for Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name: Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Pictures: Ocimum_gratissimum1.jpg , HA01Ocimum_ gratissimum.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(018), H(022), H(030), H(026), H(027), H(051), H(091), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(018),H(022), H(030), H(026), H(027), H(051), H(091), H(101), H(116), ONS. of Ocimum gratissimum, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Oldfieldia dactylophylla (Welw. ex Oliv.) J. Léon
Official name: Oldfieldia dactylophylla (Welw. ex Oliv.) J. Léon
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Paivaeusa dactylophylla Welw. ex Oliv.
Pictures: Oldfieldia_dactylophylla1.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(008x), H(018), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(101), H(103), H(104), H(118), H(124), H(196)
Recipes: H(008x), roots tea of Oldfieldia dactylophylla , VO.
H(018) cephalgy, hip bath with H2O of maceration of the plant. Not for pregnant woman
H(026) dysmenorrhea, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla)
H(033) infertility, roots tea, VO. 1 cup, VO. 3 X / day
H(037) tuberculosis, roots tea of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla ) of nakatchitingi (unidentified plant), enema
H(101) to stop regular, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophylla argyrophyllum) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla)
H(103), caries, to chew the barks or the roots
H(104) (o) ngandu, pains in the lower belly and at the level of the bladder, roots decoction, VO. 1 cup 3 X / days
H(118) throat pain, rhino - pharyngitis, infusion of roots , gargle and rinse the mouth
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could be deadly, roots tea, VO.
H(196) scurvy, roots tea, mouth wash
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name: (i) tendelekete (Umbundu)

1 reference(s) for Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Official name: Osyris abyssinica Hochst. ex A.Rich.
Family: Santalaceae
Synonyms: Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steudel
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(100), H(101)
Recipes: H(033), roots, decoction to prepare porridge, roots of Maerua caffra of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius of Tabernaemontana elegans of Ximenia americana of Cassytha filiformis
H(033) sterility, roots of Adenia gummifera of Nymphea capensis of roots and leaves Osyris lanceolata of bark Piper capense of roots Maesa lanceolata, decoction (H2O), VO. 3X / day during 1 month
H(100) veneral diseases, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Adansonia digitata, VO.
H(101), burned roots of Osyris lanceolata, vulva exposed to smokes for 3 nights
H(101), root of Capparis tomentosa of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Berchemia discolor (muny ee munie) of Osyris lanceolata, burned and vulva exposed to smoke (memorrhagia)
H(101) memorrhagia, roots powder of Osyris lanceolata of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Cassytha filiformis of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius ssp. galphimiifolius of Ximenia americana of Ximenia caffra, mixed in porridge during 3 days
H(101) memorrhagia, roots decoction of Osyris lanceolata of Combretum paniculatum, mixed in porridge
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mpeta (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name: Paullinia pinnata L.
Family: Sapindaceae
Pictures: Paullinia_pinnata3.jpg , Paullinia_pinnata4.jpg , Paullinia_pinnata2.jpg , HA06Paullinia_pinnata.jpg , Paullinia_pinnata1.jpg
Reference HH 11
Author: Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title: Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms: H(008), H(068), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(008), decoction (H2O) of leaves, VO. with a partial mixing of Paullinia pinnata, Hibiscus sp., Leea guineensis , Acalypha ornata
H(068)small intestinal worm (oxyure), extract of leaves crushed and mixed in cold H2O of a partial mixing of Anogeissus leiocarpus, Hymenocardia acida , Paullinia pinnata, Piper umbellatum, Piliostigma thonningii , Erythrococca sp., Smilax kraussiana
H(101), extract young leaves mixed in H2O
H(104) trouble of womb, crushed leaves in cold H2O, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic
Vernacular name: Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable

2 reference(s) for Peltophorum africanum Sond.
Official name: Peltophorum africanum Sond.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Peltophorum_africanum2.jpg , Peltophorum_africanum3.jpg , Peltophorum_africanum4.jpg , Peltophorum_africanum1.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(001), H(013), H(037), H(101), H(103)
Recipes: H(001) eyes sickness, barks of Peltophorum africanum of Rauvolfia caffra, steam bark under a blanket
H(013) rash of the tongue in small chideren, decoction of bark, VO.
H(037) cough , barks decoction, VO.
H(100), veneral diseases, infusion of roots of Terminalia sericea of Peltophorum africanum of Ximenia caffra, barks of Pterocarpus angolensis, VO.

H(101) menorrhagia, pouder of the whole plant, decoction, VO. + to wash the vulva
H(103), sores, ulcers, blisters of the mouth, powder of roots, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: musese (Luvenda)
Reference HA 36
Author: Amusan, O. O. G., P. S. Dlamini, J. D. Msonthi & L. P. Makhubu
Title: Some herbal remedies from Manzini region of Swaziland. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 79, pp. 109 - 112, (2002) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101003816
Symptoms: H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(104) stomach cramps, grind together 30 g each of the roots and bark of Peltophorum africanum, and add to 1 l warm water, take 1 tablespoon of the concoction twice daily for 2 days
H(101) menorrhagia, grind 50 g bark, add to 1 l water and boil for 5 min,; Drink a cup of concoction of the bark thrice daily
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Swaziland, Manzini region)
Vernacular name: licishamlilo

2 reference(s) for Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name: Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: HA21Pentaclethra_macrophylla.jpg , Pentaclethra_macrophylla1.jpg
Reference HA 05
Author: Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title: Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(026), H(031), H(038), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(169)
Recipes: H(026), ripe fruit, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk, barks of the underground part of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(109), H(113), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., to scrape, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) intercostal pains, ripe fruit, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, Millettia eetveldeana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: ommbala (Akwa), obala (Bongili), mouwaï (Laali), moukandzi (Loumbou), kihanzi, mpandzou (Lari), onwoué, akourou (Téké), ompaï (Mbaamba), moubandzi (Tsaangui), nvandza (Vili)
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(013, ), H(014), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(056), H(101), H(103), H(187)
Recipes: H(013) skin eruption (mfueta),H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itching (nkulu = mpese) pian, pound together the following plants : Acanthospermum hispidum (leaves), mfueta sp. (leaves), Mitracarpus hirtus, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Arachis hypogaea (leafy stems), Raphia textilis (inflorescences), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Tephrosia vogelii (seeds), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (seeds) and Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves). Separate into three piles : Decoction of the first pile, filter and put in a bottle tightly closed with cap. To roast le 2nd pile in a pan, finely ground and store in a bottle. Mix le 3rd pile with le juice of 10 lemons and rub the whole body 2 times per day. When the body is dry, rub with the powder obtained with the 2nd pile, 2 times per day. And proceed for 3 consecutive days. Then VO. the filtrate from 1er pile, 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves) Canarium schweinfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (fresh waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves of cotton plant), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (fève of Calabar) and Canna indica (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves). Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), Apply to the body du patient, 2 times per day.
H(014) mycose withH(014) itching and desquamation, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Canarium schweinfurthii (barks), Conyza sumatrensis, green waste from corn cobs, Gossypium barbandense (leaves), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (red seeds), Canna bidentata (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (hollow leaves). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts. Rub the body 2 times per day(nkulu)
H(014) acute dermatitis with desquamation andH(014) itchings (nkulu-mpese), pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Canarium schwenfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (green waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (seeds), Canna indica (green seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves), Eleutherine bulbosa(leaves); Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guinensis). Rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(018), H(051) each evening temperature difference that divides the body,accompanied of headache (wumba), boil in plenty of water the mixing of the following plants : Boerhavia diffusa (leaves), Sapium cornutum (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Ocimum gratissimum, Annona senegalensis (leaves), Vitex madiensis (leaves), Aframomum alboviolaceum (leaves and stems), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (leaves), Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves), Bridelia ferruginea (leaves). Millettia eetveldeana (leaves), Mangifera indica (leaves), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Steganotaenia araliacea. Take a steam bath. Before the mixture is cooled, take a glass, filter and do an enema. After take a total bath, rubbing the body with the leavess. During 2 consecutive days, take a total bath and do an enema.Do not take the steam bath which can cause of the dehydration.
H(018), H(051) difference of body temperature sometimes with headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water the mixing of plantes: : leaves of Costus spectabilis, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Vitex madiensis, of Aframomum alboviolaceum (et stems), of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Pentaclethra macrophylla, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana, of Mangifera indica, of Cymbopogon densiflorus and of Steganotaenia araliacea. Take a steam bath with the hot mixture and a full bath once the mixture almost cooled while rubbing the body with the leaves for 2 consecutive days. Take only than total body baths with friction by leaves and stop with the enema to avoid dehydration.
H(037) tuberculosis (T.B.C.) mafulu, boil all the plants below: Hymenocardia ulmoides (leaves), Garcinia huillensis (barks), Costus phyllocephalus (leaves), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks), Canarium schweinfurthii (barks), Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 3 times per day.
H(056) microfilariae, boil together the following plants: ngemba-ndundu sp., Conyza sumatrensis, Momordica charantia, Morinda lucida (leaves), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), Pentaclethra macrophylla, Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots) and les déchets des bananes unripees.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day
H(056) filariasis microfilariae, decoction of the following plants : ngemba ndundu sp., Conyza sumatrensis, Momordica charantia, Morinda lucida (leaves), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots) and peels of green banana; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast in the pan the following plants : barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Morinda lucida, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha of Mangifera indica and of Calancoba welwitschii; grind together with fruits of Capsicum frutescens, of Monodora angolensis; white clay and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. eat 1 teaspoon, 2 times per day of the powder with some water.
H(103) tooth decay with H(103) gingivitis = sinusitis (ngulunga- mbaki), boil all the plants below : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (roots), Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots), Quisqualis hensii (roots), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks of trunk); put the sifted liquid in the mouth during a few minutes and then spit. Do this operation 3 times per day. N.B : Do not swallow the beverage.
H(187) testicles blocked in the lower abdomen cause of the baby's crying and H(139) adult impotence (nsunda), decoction of the mixing of Heinsia crinita with rhizomes of Kikwa ki mpata sp and barks of Pentaclethra macrophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. This medication may also be taken rectally, 1 glass 1 time per day. The child must wear a sheet of tobacco on hips.
H(187) blocking testicles in the lower abdomen in the baby (nsunda), decoction all the parts of the following plants : roots of Heinsia crinita, tubers d’Anchomanes difformis and the barks of Pentaclethra macrophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. One can take this medicine rectally (enema). It is recommended to dress with a leaf of tobacco
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: n’gansi (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name: Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family: Phytolaccaceae
Pictures: HR08Phytolacca_dodecandra.jpg , Phytolacca_dodecandra2.jpg , Phytolacca_dodecandra3.jpg , Phytolacca_dodecandra4.jpg , Phytolacca_dodecandra5.jpg , HA05Phytolacca_dodecandra.jpg , Phytolacca_dodecandra1.jpg
Reference HH 2k
Author: Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title: Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms: H(100), H(101)
Recipes: H(101), menstration en exesH(100) gono., Gonorrhea with pus disc~ Ad 1. One cup of fresh or dried r)Uzome is taken twice a day Ad 2. One half cup of milk mixed with powdered roots is taken twice a day (1
Region: South Africa
Country: Botswana
Vernacular name: totamadi

7 reference(s) for Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name: Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Pictures: Piliostigma_thonningii3.jpg , Piliostigma_thonningii2.jpg , HA03Piliostigma_ thonningii.jpg , Piliostigma_thonningii1.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(013), H(033), H(077), H(101), H(104), H(145)
Recipes: H(033) femal, decoction (H2O) of roots, Brachystegia boehmii, Piliostigma thonningii , VO.
H(013) , ulcere malignant and others, H(077), H(101), H(104), H(145), decoction (H2O), roots, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: msegese (Swahili)
Reference HG 01
Author: Gelfand, M., S. Mavi, R.B. Drummond & B. Ndemera
Title: The traditional medicinal practitioner in Zimbabwe. Mambo Press, Gweru (Zimbabwe), 411 p., (1985) (From reference HC 26, HL 22)
Symptoms: H(006), H(008), H(037), H(068), H(077), H(091), H(101), H(104), H(157), H(170)
Recipes: H(006), H(008),H(037), H(099) uterus sedative, H(104), roots of Bauhinia thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bauhinia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), leaves of Bauhinia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots of Elephantorrhiza goetzei of Bauhinia thonningii , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(077), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bauhinia thonningii, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(091) after delivery, roots of Bauhinia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(157), roots of sde Bauhinia., powder, VO. + porridge
H(170), roots of Bauhinia, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(158), leaves of Bauhinia., infusion (H2O), VO.
H(158), roots of Bauhinia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HH 11
Author: Haxaire Claudie (Pharmacienne)
Title: Phytothérapie et Médecine Familiale chez les Gbaya-Kara (République Centrafricaine) Thèse de doctorat, Université de Paris, Fac. Pharmacie., 320 p., (1979)
Symptoms: H(001), H(006), H(013), H(037), H(057), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(124), H(139)
Recipes: H(001), drops in eyes from crushed leaves of a partial mixing of Annona senegalensis , Cussonia arborea , Piliostigma thonningii , Crotalaria retusa, scraped roots of Sesamum indicum
H(006) + H(104), end of burned twig sucked
H(013) deep ulcer, plaster of pounded fruits of a partial mixing of Uapaca togoensis , Piliostigma thonningii, Solanum dasyphyllum
H(013) abscess, against the wound , ONS., RNS., Hymenocardia acida , Piliostigma thonningii
H(013) antrax, boils, massage with scrapings of Piliostigma thonningii + plaster of roots powder of Bridelia scleroneura + flour of manioc (Manihot esculenta)
H(013) throat, idem as remedies for abscess exept Khaya anthotheca + cataplasm soft resin of a partial mixing of Anogeissus leiocarpus, Terminalia glaucescens, of roots Securidaca longipedunculata + massage with Terminalia glaucescens, Landolphia sp. + stamp with crushed barks of Piliostigma thonningii
H(037) cough, decoction (H2O) leaves of a partial mixing of Annona senegalensis, Piliostigma thonningii, Bridelia micrantha , Psorospermum febrifugum, Hibiscus rostellatus, Dissotis brazzae, Dissotis perkinsiae, Oxalis radicosa, Lantana camara
H(057), cataplasm of ounded leaves Rynchosia sp. scraped tubers Cayratia gracilis + bath + spinkeling of a decoction (H2O) Clausena anisata, Cyphostemma sp., Piliostigma thonningii , Nauclea latifolia
H(068)small intestinal worm (oxyure), extract of leaves crushed and mixed in cold H2O of a partial mixing of Anogeissus leiocarpus, Hymenocardia acida , Paullinia pinnata, Piper umbellatum, Piliostigma thonningii , Erythrococca sp., Smilax kraussiana
H(101), VO., extract of the scraped marrow
H(124) haemostatic, juice of leaves Piliostigma thonningii , Antidesma venosum, yong stems Bidens pilosa
H(139), provoke erection at the old man, VO., decoction (H2O) ONS. + tail of lizard
Region: Central Africa
Country: Central African Republic
Vernacular name: Indicated by the author in phonetic note. not transposable
Reference HK 13
Author: 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(020), H(037), H(045), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(108), H(124)
Recipes: H(004) cuts + H(045), chewed bark, juice, VO.
H(020) snake + H(045), dry leaves, ashes on bite
H(037) cough, chewed bark, juice, VO.
H(037) chest, fchewed leaves, juice, VO.
H(100), roots, infusion, VO.
H(100) gono., chewed bark, juice, VO.
H(101), roots, infusion, VO.
H(104) stomach,fresh leaves, chewed, juice VO.
H(108), roots, infusion, VO.
H(108), chewed bark, juice, VO.
H(124), roots, decoction
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda, Kenya
Vernacular name: chumutwet (Sebei, Ouganda), mchikichiki (Swahili, Kenya), mulana (Kakamega), murema (Kikuyu, Kenya), mutseketse (Digo, Kenya), ogali (Acholi, Ouganda), oga lo (Luo, Kenya)
Reference HM 45
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms: H(037), H(068), H(101), H(157)
Recipes: H(037, 2) cough, bark, leaves or roots of Piliostigma thonningii hot water extract VO. three times a day
H(068, 3) bilharzia,, a mixture with root of Elephantorrhiza goetzei and Piliostigma thonningii taken by mouth
H(101, 2) menorrhagia water extract VO. three times a day
H(157, 2) convulsions, roots, hot water extract VO. three times a day
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name: musekesa (Shona)
Reference HM 61
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms: H(037), H(068), H(101)
Recipes: H(037) cough, bark, leaves or roots of Piliostigma thonningii extract, VO.
H(068) bilharzia (schistomiasis) roots of Piliostigma thonningii, mixed with roots of Elephantorrhiza goetzei, VO.
H(101) menorrhagia, leaves:extract VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: South-central Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: musekesa
Reference HW 50
Author: Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title: Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, leaves of Bauhinia thonningii, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: picture-frame tree (English)

1 reference(s) for Piper umbellatum L.
Official name: Piper umbellatum L.
Family: Piperaceae
Pictures: Piper_umbellatum1.jpg , HA21Piper_umbellatum.jpg , Piper_umbellatum2.jpg
Reference HB 20
Author: Bognon, C.
Title: Notes ethnobotaniques sur la médecine traditionnelle en pays We (Côte d'Ivoire): quelques problèmes méthodologiques. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 5, n° 1, 55 - 65, (1991)
Symptoms: H(001), H(018), H(022), H(030), H(026), H(101), H(116), H(027), H(091)
Recipes: H(001), H(018),H(022), H(030), H(026), H(101), H(116), H(027), H(091), ONS. of Piper umbellatum, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (We people)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Plectranthus sp.
Official name: Plectranthus sp.
Family: Lamiaceae
Pictures: Plectranthus_sp1.jpg , Plectranthus_sp2.jpg , Plectranthus_sp3.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Plectranthus sp. are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name: Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Pseudarthria_hookeri2.jpg , Pseudarthria_hookeri3.jpg , Pseudarthria_hookeri4.jpg , Pseudarthria_hookeri1.jpg , HA03Pseudarthria_hookeri.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(028), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(028) vaginal prolapsus, H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, leaves of Pseudarthria hookeri are squeezed or boiled, VO. + sitting in herbs
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Official name: Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Pseudolachnostylis_maprouneifolia3.jpg , Pseudolachnostylis_maprouneifolia1.jpg , Pseudolachnostylis_maprouneifolia2.jpg
Reference HC 13c
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms: H(037), H(078), H(091), H(101), H(104), H(139)
Recipes: H(037) pneumonia, H(091)anemia, powdered dried stembark added in porridge
H(078)tumor, H(101), VO. roots decoction
H(104), leaves infusion , VO.
H(139), stembark added to the local brew prepared from maize
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mhoro (Ndengereko), msoro (Zigua), sazi (Sukuma)

1 reference(s) for Psidium guajava L.
Official name: Psidium guajava L.
Family: Myrtaceae
Pictures: Psidium_guajava1.jpg , Psidium_guajava4.jpg , Psidium_guajava3.jpg , Psidium_guajava5.jpg , Psidium_guajava2.jpg , HA06Psidium_guajava.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Psidium guajava are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name: Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family: Hypericaceae
Pictures: Psorospermum_febrifugum1.jpg , Psorospermum_febrifugum2.jpg , HA03Psorospermum_febrifugum.jpg
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(013), H(014), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(098), H(101), H(124), H(173), H(201)
Recipes: H(201) from the wind spirit (o) fela ;H(013) + H(051), (o) ndjwaya, pruritus + fever, roots tea of Psorospermum febrifugum, VO.
H(014) itch, barks dry powder, local application
H(037) cough, tuberculosis , roots tea of meti (Hymenocardia acida) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) , VO.
H(046) measles, roots tea, VO.
H(051) fever, tea with the trunk bark
H(098) nightmare, insomnia, night tears, powder of pounded roots, to rub the body
H(101) extended regulars, roots decoction, VO., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death , roots tea, VO.
H(173) leprosy, tisane of trunk bark + bark powder on wound
H(201) (u) yulwe, possession by the spirit of a death wich provoke chance or misfortune (transmited by woman), roots tea, one part VO. The other part to wash
H(201) madness, fumigation of roots of keka (Solanum naumanni) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) + to make a drink with thoses plants, VO. + oil of boa or of viper
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Chianga)
Vernacular name: (i) topota-vaso (Umubundu)

6 reference(s) for Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Official name: Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Pterocarpus_angolensis2.jpg , Pterocarpus_angolensis3.jpg , Pterocarpus_angolensis4.jpg , Pterocarpus_angolensis1.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(015), H(018), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(116), H(156), H(187)
Recipes: H(015) haematuria, bark, decoction, VO.
H(018), roots, maceration, VO.
H(068)bilh, barks+ 2 species ?
- H(100) gono, bark, decoction, VO.
H(100), bark, infusion, VO, + roots of Terminalia sericea (mususu), Peltophorum africanum (musese), Ximenia caffra
H(101), bark, decoction, porridge, 3X / day + roots Tabernaemontana elegans (mahatu)
H(116), roots , + thorns Dovyalis caffra (mutunu) + roots Albizia brevifolia (mutsilari) + roots of Brackenridgea zanguebarica (mutavhatsindi), powder is applied to underwear
H(156), whooping cough, fruit, burned and eaten with honey for 3 days
H(187) fontanels new born, roots, infusion powder, VO, 2-3 X / day
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutondo (Luvenda)
Reference HH 16
Author: Haerdi, F.
Title: Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms: H(008), H(037), H(101)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery, H(018) headaches, flour of barks of Pterocarpus angolensis, VO.
H(008) amoebic dysentery, barks juice of Pterocarpus angolensis of Sclerocarya caffra., VO.
H(037) cough, catarrh, ash fruit + honey, VO.
H(101) menorragie, roots extract, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mtumbati (Kimbunga, Kipogoro), muninga (Kihehe), mkarati (Kingindo)
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(016), H(018), H(033), H(101), H(124), H(187)
Recipes: H(016) painful and swollen breasts, H(016) mastitis (nsansi), pound together the following plants : red Hibiscus acetosella, Momordica charantia, leafy stems of Costus phyllocephalus; add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; mix well, press, to filter and drink 3 times per day. Take one part of the solution, mix with Aframomum melegueta (fruits), and rub breasts, 3 times per day
H(018) headache, pound whole plants below : Clerodendrum formicarum, Ocimum minimum. Mix with of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis and of oil des crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis). rub the forehead and neck, 2 times per day. Warning : One can also apply the prescribed medication against the headache but It is recommended of seek the origin of headache
H(018) headache (yata), to pound the mixing of the following plants :Clerodendrum formicarum, Desmodium lasiocarpum, Schwenkia americana and Ocimum minimum; add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis of crude palm oil. Rub the forehead and neck, 2 times per day. Warning : One can also VO. the prescribed medication against the H(018) headaches
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana var fistulosa, leaves and the barks of Tapinanthus poggei, the plants of Momordica charantia and of Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense. Sift the bouillon and add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds), termitière and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(187) continuous crying baby for lack of lark making the child incapable of sucking (ngandaka), pound together red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea ), with seeds of Garcinia kola and of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. rub the scalp or the whole head, 3 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: nkoso (Kikongo)
Reference HM 45
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms: H(001), H(053), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(001, 4) sore eyes, sap of Pterocarpus angolensis dropped into eyes
H(053, 3) earache, infusion of Pterocarpus angolensis barks dropped into ear
H(101, 2) menorrhagia, barks crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
H(201, 2) infertility in women, roots cushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name: mubvamaropa (Shona)
Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(094), H(101), H(179)
Recipes: H(094) piles, H(101) menorrhagia, H(179) promote blood formation, barks of Pterocarpus angolensis, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutondo (Venda)
Reference HM 61
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms: H(001), H(033), H(053), H(101)
Recipes: H(001) sore eyes, sap of Pterocarpus angolensis dropped into eyes
H(033) infertility in women, roots extract, VO.
H(053) earache, barks extract dropped into ear
H(101) menorrhagia, barks extract, VO
Region: East Africa
Country: South-central Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: mubvamaropa

1 reference(s) for Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Official name: Pterocarpus erinaceus Poir.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Pterocarpus_erinaceus3.jpg , Pterocarpus_erinaceus2.jpg , HA06Pterocarpus_erinaceus.jpg , Pterocarpus_erinaceus1.jpg
Reference HD 26
Author: Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title: Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(101) menorrage, H(116) amenorrhoea, decoction of barks of Pterocarpus erinaceus, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name: Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family: Vitaceae
Synonyms: Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Pictures: Rhoicissus_tridentata2.jpg , Rhoicissus_tridentata1.jpg , HR08Rhoicissus_tridentata.jpg
Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), memorrhagia, leaves, infusion, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mgomogomo (Chagga)

1 reference(s) for Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name: Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family: Anacardiaceae
Pictures: Rhus_natalensis2.jpg , Rhus_natalensis1.jpg , HR08Rhus_natalensis.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(006), H(018), H(026), H(101), H(113)
Recipes: H(006) constipation, roots, decoction + white sugar , VO.
H(018), roots, decoction, VO.
H(026), roots, decoction, VO.
H(101), roots cooked with chiken meat, VO.
H(113) neck pain, roots, decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: muhungulu (Zgua)

4 reference(s) for Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name: Rubia cordifolia L.
Family: Rubiaceae
Pictures: Rubia_cordifolia2.jpg , Rubia_cordifolia3.jpg , Rubia_cordifolia4.jpg , Rubia_cordifolia1.jpg
Reference HH 50
Author: Hutchings, A., Scott, A.H., Lewis, G., Cunningham, A.
Title: Zulu Medicinal Plants. An Inventory. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. (1996) : from references HG 50, HF 50, HV 09, HC 26)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, root of Rubia cordifolia, RNS. (registered from the reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: umalibombo (Zulu), sticky-leaved Rubia (English)
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, fruits, leaves of Rubia cordifolia are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 42
Author: Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title: Ethnomedicine of the Kagera Region, north western Tanzania. Part 2: The medicinal plants of Katoro Ward, Bukoba District Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2010, 6:19 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-6-19 + Additional file
Symptoms: H(101), H(161)
Recipes: H(101) excessive menstrual bleeding, H(161) warts; reduces aerial parts Rubia cordifolia are burnt and the ash lick ed or eaten.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Kagera Region)
Vernacular name: karamata
Reference HP 50
Author: Pooley, E.
Title: A Field Guide to Wild Flowers of Kwa Zulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publication Trust, Durban. (1998). : from reference HG 50
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, H(116) amenorrhoea, root of Rubia cordifolia, RNS.
(registered from reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: umalibombo (Zulu), sticky-leaved Rubia (English)

1 reference(s) for Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name: Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family: Polygonaceae
Pictures: Rumex_abyssinicus2.jpg , Rumex_abyssinicus3.jpg , Rumex_abyssinicus1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, stems, leaves of Rumex abyssinicus are chewed, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Official name: Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Pictures: HA06Sclerocarya_birrea.jpg , Sclerocarya_birrea2.jpg , Sclerocarya_birrea3.jpg , Sclerocarya_birrea4.jpg , Sclerocarya_birrea5.jpg , Sclerocarya_birrea1.jpg
Reference HA 00
Author: Adam, J.G., N. Echard & M. Lescot
Title: Plantes médicinales Hausa de l'Ader (République du Niger). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 19, 259 - 399, (1972)
Symptoms: H(020), H(051), H(094), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(124)
Recipes: H(020), barks Ximenia americana +Tephrosya platycarpa + Sclerocarya birrea , powder, VO. in H2O
H(020), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , bark decoction (H2O), V.OH(051), bark powder, VO. + millet porridge in H2O or milk
H(094),bark powder, enema
H(100) gono., bark powder Securinega virosa + Grewia flavescens + Sclerocarya birrea in H20, VO.
H(100), bark maceration during 3 H, VO.
H(100), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , bark maceration, VO.
H(101) + H(124) , bark powder VO. in milk or in millet porridge or + H2O + leaves dry onions + pimento and in dry fumigation
H(104) + H(051), écorc pdr, v.O. in milk
Region: West Africa
Country: Niger
Vernacular name: danya

1 reference(s) for Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name: Scoparia dulcis L.
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Pictures: HA06Scoparia_dulcis.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis1.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis6.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis2.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis3.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis4.jpg , Scoparia_dulcis5.jpg
Reference HT 20
Author: Terrac, M.-L.
Title: Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms: H(100), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(100) blen., H(101), roots, RNS.
H(104) stomach, infusion from bitter leaves
(registered from references HT 20 - 6, HT 20 - 10)
Region: Madagascar, Reunion, Mauritius
Country: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Official name: Senecio petitianus A. Rich.
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Senecio hadiensis Forssk.
Pictures: Senecio_petitianus1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, roots of Senecio hadiensis are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name: Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family: Solanaceae
Synonyms: Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Pictures: Solanum_aculeastrum1.jpg
Reference HA 20
Author: 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(013), H(014), H(099), H(101)
Recipes: H(013) abscess, barks underground part of Solanum aculeastrum, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) tinea, ripe fruit of Solanum aculeastrum, morceler, decoction (H2O), local application
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea, roots of Solanum aculeastrum, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(158), leaves, roots of Solanum., to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Solanum incanum L.
Official name: Solanum incanum L.
Family: Solanaceae
Synonyms: Solanum insanum L.; Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Pictures: Solanum_incanum3.jpg , Solanum_incanum1.jpg , Solanum_incanum2.jpg , HA11Solanum_incanum.jpg
Reference HA 20
Author: 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), H(014), H(020), H(033), H(053), H(091), H(093), H(101), H(166)
Recipes: H(008), roots of Solanum incanum of Mangifera indica, to pound, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(014), leaves of Solanum incanum of Indigofera arrecta, to dry, powder, to dilute, local application + mineral oil
H(020), roots of Solanum., to pound, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(053), flowers of Solanum incanum, leaves of Spathodea campanulata, to pound, to dilute (H2O), drops in ears
H(091), roots of Solanum., to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(091), roots of Solanum., to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(093), H(055), roots of Solanum., to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, roots of Solanum, to pound, decoction (H2O), + banana juice, VO.
H(158), leaves of Solanum incanum, aerian part of Marasmus sp., to pound, decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
H(166), leaves of Solanum., to carbonize, VO. + salt
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not registered

2 reference(s) for Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Official name: Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Solanum_mauritianum1.jpg , Solanum_mauritianum2.jpg , Solanum_mauritianum3.jpg , Solanum_mauritianum4.jpg , Solanum_mauritianum5.jpg
Reference HH 50
Author: Hutchings, A., Scott, A.H., Lewis, G., Cunningham, A.
Title: Zulu Medicinal Plants. An Inventory. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. (1996) : from references HG 50, HF 50, HV 09, HC 26)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia roots of Solanum mauritianum, RNS. (From ref : HL 22)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa,
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HH 50
Author: Hutchings, A., Scott, A.H., Lewis, G., Cunningham, A.
Title: Zulu Medicinal Plants. An Inventory. University of Natal Press, Pietermaritzburg. (1996) : from references HG 50, HF 50, HV 09, HC 26)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Solanum mauritianum, RNS. (registered from the reference HS 32) (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: umtotovane (Zulu), bug tree (English)

1 reference(s) for Solanum terminale Forssk.
Official name: Solanum terminale Forssk.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Solanum_terminale1.jpg , Solanum_terminale2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, roots, leaves of Solanum terminale are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Official name: Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Family: Asteraceae
Reference HB 25M
Author: Bossard, E.
Title: La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms: H(027), H(051), H(099), H(101)
Recipes: H(027) prevention of abortion, roots tea of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini ) of vaso (Mussaenda arcuata) en boire une louche
H(051) paludism, plant infusion, VO
H(099) epilepsy child, VO. infusion of roots of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini) of yolo (Annona stenophylla subsp. cuneata)
H(101) to stop regular, roots tea of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini) of sa (Sorghum caudatum var. angolense) or of masambala (Sorghum caffrorum)
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name: nekaya (Umbundu)

1 reference(s) for Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name: Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family: Apiaceae
Pictures: HA03Steganotaenia_araliacea.jpg , Steganotaenia_araliacea1.jpg , Steganotaenia_araliacea2.jpg
Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), roots, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: msumi (Pare)

1 reference(s) for Tagetes minuta L.
Official name: Tagetes minuta L.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Tagetes_minuta2.jpg , Tagetes_minuta3.jpg , Tagetes_minuta4.jpg , Tagetes_minuta5.jpg , Tagetes_minuta1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of Tagetes minuta are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Official name: Teclea simplicifolia (Engl.) Verdoorn
Family: Rutaceae
Reference HC 13e
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms: H(101), H(173)
Recipes: H(101), VO. decoction roots of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia
H(173), ashes of the leaves of Clausena anisata, Diplorhynchus condylocarpon, Teclea simplicifolia on the affected parts
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mudizi (Zigua)

1 reference(s) for Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Official name: Terminalia avicennioides Guill. & Perr.
Family: Combretaceae
Synonyms: Terminalia dictyoneura Diels
Pictures: Terminalia_avicennioides1.jpg , HA06Terminalia_avicennioides.jpg
Reference HD 26
Author: Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title: Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms: H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(101) menorrage, decoction of rootss of Terminalia avicennioides, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Official name: Thunbergia alata Bojer ex Sims
Family: Acanthaceae
Pictures: Thunbergia_alata1.jpg , Thunbergia_alata4.jpg , Thunbergia_alata2.jpg , Thunbergia_alata3.jpg
Reference HC 13a
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) memoragia, leaves of Thunbergia alata + Cucurbita pepo, cooked, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: nakagwinda (Ngindo)

1 reference(s) for Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family: Ulmaceae
Synonyms: Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Pictures: Trema_orientalis4.jpg , Trema_orientalis1.jpg , Trema_orientalis3.jpg , HL13Trema_orientalis.jpg , Trema_orientalis2.jpg
Reference HC 13f
Author: Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title: Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.VI. Angiosperms (Sapotaceae to Zingiberaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 39, pp. 83 - 103, (1993)
Symptoms: H(018), H(101)
Recipes: H(018), crushed leaves are massaged over the head
H(101), stembark decoction, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name: mpesi (Zaramo)

1 reference(s) for Urena lobata L.
Official name: Urena lobata L.
Family: Malvaceae
Pictures: Urena_lobata1.jpg , Urena_lobata2.jpg , Urena_lobata3.jpg , Urena_lobata4.jpg , HA03Urena_lobata.jpg
Reference HT 21
Author: Tra Bi Fézan, H.
Title: Utilisations des plantes, par l'homme, dans les forêts classées du Haut-Sassandra et de Scio, en Côte-d'Ivoire. Thèse de Doctorat, 3ème cycle, Université de Cocody-Abidjan, Faculté des Sciences et Techniques, (1997)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), continuous menses, leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc of Chlorophora excelsa of Urena lobata, RNS.
H(101), continuous menses, leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc of Chlorophora excelsa of Physalis angulata of Urena lobata : to crush the leaves of Physalis angulata, juice, VO. + to crush the leaves of Caesalpinia bonduc of Chlorophora excelsa of Urena lobata, juice, VO. ; to crush the residuum of leaves, enema
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (forest of Haut-Sassandra)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Verbena officinalis L.
Official name: Verbena officinalis L.
Family: Verbenaceae
Synonyms: Verbena officinalis L. subsp. africana R.Fern. & Verdc.
Pictures: B5NordVerbena_officinalis.jpg , Verbena_officinalis4.jpg , Verbena_officinalis1.jpg , Verbena_officinalis2.jpg , Verbena_officinalis3.jpg
Reference HG 20
Author: Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title: Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms: H(008), H(101)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, stomach pain, infusion of the whole plant of Verbena of ficinalis, VO.
H(101) abundant menstrua, infusion of the whole plant of Verbena of ficinalis, VO.
Region: Mauritius
Country: Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name: verveine, la verveine

1 reference(s) for Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name: Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev.
Pictures: HA21Vernonia_amygdalina.jpg , Vernonia_amygdalina1.jpg , Vernonia_amygdalina2.jpg , Vernonia_amygdalina3.jpg
Reference HW 03
Author: Wilson, R. T. & M. Woldo Gebre
Title: Medicine and magic in Central Tigre: a contribution to the ethnobotany of the Ethiopian plateau. Economic Botany, 33, 1, 29 - 34, (1979)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101), VO., leaves crushed in H2O
Region: East Africa
Country: Ethiopia (Central Tigre region)
Vernacular name: grawa

1 reference(s) for Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name: Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Pictures: Vernonia_lasiopus1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves of, leaves, roots of Vernonia lasiopus are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Official name: Virectaria major (Schum.) Verdc.
Family: Rubiaceae
Pictures: HR08Virectaria_major.jpg
Reference HB 01
Author: 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(001), H(008), H(014), H(026), H(027), H(030), H(033), H(034), H(036), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(082), H(091), H(101), H(108), H(131), H(201)
Recipes: H(001) conjunctiva inflammation, leaves of Adenostemma mauritianum of Basella alba of Cassia mimosoides of Plectranthus barbatus of Spermacoce princae of Virectaria major, juice, drops in eyes
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Anisopappus africanus of Mitragyna rubrostipulata of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), leaves of Sesbania sesban … var. nubica of Vernonia amygdalina, leaves and roots of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Allophylus africanus of Chenopodium ugandae of Rhus vulgaris of Steganotaenia araliacea of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves of Allophylus africanus of Chenopodium ugandae of Rhus vulgaris of Steganotaenia araliacea of Virectaria major, enema
H(008), roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) tinea, leaves of Virectaria., powder, local application
H(014) tinea, leaves and roots of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), local application
H(014) tinea, leaves of Myrianthus holstii of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), enema
H(014) itch, leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), bath
H(014) itch, leaves of Hoslundia opposita of Momordica foetida of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, leaves, barks stem, branche, trunk of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (H2O), friction
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Virectaria., to carbonize, VO.
H(014) dermatosis, roots of Virectaria., powder, local application (onguent)
H(014) dermatosis, stems with leaves of Chenopodium procerum of Clutia abyssinica of Virectaria major, leaves of Erythrococca bongensis of Geniosporum rotundifolium, infusion, enema
H(014) dermatosis, skin eruption, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Virectaria major, juice, friction
H(014) pruritus, H(201) again maledictions, leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014) pruritus, H(201) again maledictions, leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), leaves and roots of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), leaves and roots of Virectaria., powder, VO.
H(030), leaves of Helichrysum schimperi of Indigofera atriceps of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(027) motionless foetus, leaves of Acalypha psilostachya of Clematis simensis of Dicoma anomala of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), enema
H(033) women, decoction (H2O) of leaves of Acalypha villicaulis of Cassia mimosoides of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, stems and leaves of Rumex bequaertii of Virectaria major, VO.
H(034), H(036), H(082) dyspnea, (forte température), leaves of Erlangea spissa of Leonotis nepetifolia of Salvia nilotica of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha, stems with leaves of Geniosporum rotundifolium of Virectaria major, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Dissotis pterocaulos of Eriosema montanum of Rhus vulgaris of Tephrosia paniculata of Virectaria major, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Chenopodium ugandae of Crassocephalum sp. of Guizotia scabra of Erlangea spissa of Microglossa pyrifoplia of Piper umbellatum of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major of Zehneria scabra, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(051), leaves of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(051), leaves of Virectaria., maceration (H2O), VO., enema
H(075) aperitive, leaves of Dalbergia lactea of Helichrysum schimperi of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) fortifying pregnant women, leaves Vicia paucifolia of Virectaria major of Clerodendrum myricoides, infusion, VO. and enema
H(091) kwash, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Dodonaea viscosa of Eriosema montanum of Tephrosia vogelii of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Allophylus macrobotrys of Bersama abyssinica of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Eriosema montanum of Lysimachia ruhmeriana, leaves of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Erlangea spissa of Rumex bequaertii of Strychnos spinosa of Virectaria major, to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash, leaves of Crassocephalum vitellinum of Dodonaea viscosa of Eriosema montanum of Tephrosia vogelii of Vernonia lasiopus of Virectaria major, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Virectaria., to carbonize, VO.
H(091) kwash., leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104, 2), leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O) ou infusion (H2O), VO.
H(131), stems with leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Rubia cordifolia … subsp. conotricha of Vernonia karaguensis of Virectaria major, infusion, VO.
H(131), leaves of Virectaria., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), leaves of Virectaria, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), roots of Virectaria, powder, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name: umukizikizi (Kirundi)

1 reference(s) for Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Official name: Warburgia ugandensis Sprague
Family: Canellaceae
Pictures: Warburgia_ugandensis1.jpg , Warburgia_ugandensis2.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, leaves, barks, roots of Warburgia ugandensis are pounded, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

2 reference(s) for Ximenia americana L.
Official name: Ximenia americana L.
Family: Olacaceae
Pictures: HA06Ximenia_americana.jpg , Ximenia_americana1.jpg , Ximenia_americana2.jpg , Ximenia_americana3.jpg
Reference HH 2k
Author: Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title: Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms: H(068), H(101)
Recipes: H(068), bilharzia, H(101), in the case of excess blood , ONS., RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: Botswana
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HM 56
Author: Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms: H(101), H(112x)
Recipes: H(101) menstruation, crushed shrub of Ximenia americana and mixed with water and one cup of tea taken for 1–5 days until the blood stop
H(112x) contraceptive, exudates drunk for five days 2 cup per a day
Region: East Africa
Country: West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name: hudhaa (Afaan Oromo)

1 reference(s) for Ximenia caffra Sond.
Official name: Ximenia caffra Sond.
Family: Olacaceae
Synonyms: Ximenia americana L. var. caffra (Sond.) Engl.; Ximenia americana L. var. tomentosa Engl.
Pictures: Ximenia_caffra1.jpg , Ximenia_caffra2.jpg , Ximenia_caffra3.jpg , Ximenia_caffra4.jpg
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(001), H(018), H(033), H(037), H(100), H(101), H(135)
Recipes: H(001), roots of Maerua caffra , powder, maceration, drops in eyes
H(018) + H(135), roots of Ximenia americana of Maerua caffra, RNS
H(033), roots, decoction to prepare a porridge of roots of Maerua caffra of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius subsp. galphimiifolius of Tabernaemontana elegans of Ximenia americana of Cassytha filiformis
H(033) sterility, 1/2 spoon of roots powder of Ziziphus mucronata of Terminalia sericera of Tabernaemontana elegans of Euclea natalensis of Ximenia caffra in porridge every morning after drinking a maceration of seeds of Croton megalobotrys
H(037) cough, roots Ximenia caffra + Maytenus senegalensis, decoction, VO, 1 glass / 5 days
H(100) veneral diseases, infusion of roots of Terminalia sericea of Peltophorum africanum , bark Pterocarpus angolensis, VO.
H(100), roots, maceration, VO. + Catharanthus roseus (liluvha)
H(101) memorrhagia, roots powder of Osyris lanceolata of Tabernaemontana elegans of Maerua caffra of Cassytha filiformis of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius ssp. galphimiifolius of Ximenia americana of Ximenia caffra, mixed in porridge during 3 days
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutanzwa (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name: Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family: Annonaceae
Synonyms: Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Pictures: HA21Xylopia_aethiopica.jpg , HA06Xylopia_aethiopica.jpg , Xylopia_aethiopica1.jpg , Xylopia_aethiopica3.jpg , Xylopia_aethiopica2.jpg
Reference HA 1k
Author: Ainslie, J.R.
Title: A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms: H(004), H(006), H(022), H(051), H 091), H(101)
Recipes: H(006), powder roots + salt, VO.
H(004), powder roots, compress on wound
H(022), H 091), H(101), fruit , RNS.
H(051), decoction leaves and roots, tonic
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria
Vernacular name: awouka, eru-awonka, eru

1 reference(s) for Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name: Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family: Rutaceae
Synonyms: Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl.; Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl; Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Pictures: Zanthoxylum_gilletii1.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua,barks, roots of Zanthoxylum gilletii are pounded, squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Zingiber officinale Rosc.
Official name: Zingiber officinale Rosc.
Family: Zingiberaceae
Pictures: HA06Zingiber_officinale.jpg , Zingiber_officinale1.jpg , Zingiber_officinale2.jpg , Zingiber_officinale5.jpg , Zingiber_officinale3.jpg , Zingiber_officinale4.jpg
Reference HK 40
Author: Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title: Medicinal plants used in some gynaecological morbidity ailments in western Uganda. African Journal of Ecology, Volume 45 (Suppl. 1). 34-40 (2007)
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(101) too abundant menstrua, H(026) painful menstruation + H(116) irregular menstruation, roots of Zingiber officinale are squeezed or boiled, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

1 reference(s) for Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name: Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(013), H(014), H(033), H(037), H(050), H(068), H(101), H(103), H(162x)
Recipes: H(013) skin eruption (mfueta),H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itching (nkulu = mpese) pian, pound together the following plants : Acanthospermum hispidum (leaves), mfueta sp. (leaves), Mitracarpus hirtus, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Arachis hypogaea (leafy stems), Raphia textilis (inflorescences), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Tephrosia vogelii (seeds), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (seeds) and Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves). Separate into three piles : Decoction of the first pile, filter and put in a bottle tightly closed with cap. To roast le 2nd pile in a pan, finely ground and store in a bottle. Mix le 3rd pile with le juice of 10 lemons and rub the whole body 2 times per day. When the body is dry, rub with the powder obtained with the 2nd pile, 2 times per day. And proceed for 3 consecutive days. Then VO. the filtrate from 1er pile, 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(033) female infertility, difficulty in conceiving (kisita), decoction of the mixing of barks of Milicia excelsa, of Hallea stipulosa, of Pseudospondias microcarpa and of Sapium cornutum, of stems of Costus phyllocephalus, of roots of banana tree, red or green Hibiscus acetosella.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day the first day of menstruation.
H(037) cough, boil all the plants below: leaves of Costus lucanusianus and of Gossypium barbadense, barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, juice of Citrus limon (lemons), Aframomum melegueta and Securidaca longipedunculata ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(050) belly bloat with hardness accompanied of jaundice (mbudi), pound together and macerated in H2O barks of Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia and of Fuetete sp., Melinis minutiflora, and seeds of Monodora angolensis. Rub the whole body 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days. Warning : After you apply this medication, It is recommended of taking , medication below: decoction of the mixing of barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa, of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Kilendila sp., of Xylopia aethiopica and Scleria achtenii. Mix with palm wine and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Prohibited food : oil of macerated palm nuts, fruits, onions, Solanum macrocarpon, Solanum aethiopicum, leaves of Gnetum africanum as vegetables, pumpkin and maïs.
H(068) hookworm, grill the plants: Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias microcarpa (roots), leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cyperus articulatus; finely ground then eat ½ teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. Eating and drinking a little water ½ teaspoon, 2 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(103) tooth decay with H(103) gingivitis (ngulunga-mbaki), pound then decoction with traditional salt and the plants whose names follow :Croton mubango (barks of trunk), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Momordica charantia, Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots); Sift and put in the mouth part of the still warm liquid, keep it in the mouth for 10 to 15 minutes and then spit. Do this operation morning and evening. Warning : Do not swallow.
H(162x) urinate in bed at night (kizienaziena), boil together roots of Costus phyllocephalus, barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa and roots of Sida rhombifolia; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: n’yibu (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Pterocarpus tinctorius Welw.
Official name: Pterocarpus tinctorius Welw.
Family: Fabaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(016), H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(016) swollen and painful breasts, pound together the following plants : trunk of Costus ocephalus, Hibiscus acetosella forme rouge and Abrus precatorius; press, filter and then mix coated with with product of Pterocarpus tinctorius. Drink 1 tablespoon, 3 times per day. Take one part of the product mix with the seeds of Aframomum melegueta. Rub the body with the dough, 3 times per day.
H(026) polymenorrhea or H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (syn. M. pruinosa), Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Olax gambecola (or Scorodophloeus zenkeri), earth termite mound and red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius; to dilute the mixture in palm wine and macerate and then filter. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: n’kula (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Official name: Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Family: Fabaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(026), H(034), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(101), H(155), H(171)
Recipes: H(026) polymenorrhea or H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (syn. M. pruinosa), Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Olax gambecola (or Scorodophloeus zenkeri), earth termite mound and red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius; to dilute the mixture in palm wine and macerate and then filter. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day
H(034), H(091) pronounced emaciation with heart palpitations : this disease can lead to madness or to epilepsy (ngongo), boil together barks of Garcinia kola or of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii or of Mondia whitei, barks of Caloncoba welwitschii, roots and spines ofDichrostachys cinerea and 6 leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning :the patient will be very hungry and his stools are pasty
H(068) hookworm (nioka-nkawu), to roast in the pan the mixing of the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias micorcarpa (roots) or leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri or of Olax gambecola, Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in the form of powder and eat ½ teaspoonful, 3 times per day (VO.).
H(091) excès d’amaigrissement, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : barks of Garcinia kola or of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, Mondia whitei, barks of Caloncoba welwitschii, roots and spines ofDichrostachys cinerea and 6 leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning : this remedy causes much appetite and les selles du malade sont pâteuses.
H(094) hemorrhoids, cut and boiled the barks of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, to put all product in a bottle without filter. Drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. After 6 days, pounding the seeds of Aframomum melegueta with Chamaesyce hirta, make pellets to introduce into the anus, 2 times per day.
H(155) tonsillitis(ngulunga zi laka), to roast the mixing of plants below : Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Piper nigrum (seeds), Scorodophloeus zenkeri or Olax gambecola (seeds), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in powder and eat ½ teaspoonful of cette poudre, 3 times per day.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of the following plants : Costus phyllocephalus (leaves), Malaka sp. (leaves), Ocimum minimum, Schwenkia americana, Cymbopogon densiflorus (leaves), Scorodophloeus zenkeri (barks of trunk), Cola acuminata (leaves).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, foufou, tubers and leaves of manioc, rice, bananas, corn, peanuts, fruits, sweet potatoes, bread, milk, alcoholic beverages and soft, meat fat and of fish, palm oil. One can eat : toasts, forest yams, taros, liquid milk, vegetables (much of Solanum aethiopicum (gilo), S. macrocarpon and S. aethiopicum (shum)
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kiwaya (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius (A. Juss.) Szyszyl.
Official name: Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius (A. Juss.) Szyszyl.
Family: Malpighiaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Sphedamnocarpus galphimiifolius, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: tsimambe (Vhavenda)

2 reference(s) for Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Official name: Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Family: Myristicaceae
Synonyms: Staudtia stipitata Warb; Staudtia gabonensis Warb.
Reference HB 55
Author: Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title: Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms: H(037), H(068), H(091), H(101)
Recipes: H(037) cough, barks maceration of Staudtia stipitata, VO. (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
H(068) intestinal worms, H(091) anemia, H(101) règles (menstruations) prolongées, barks decoction of Staudtia kamrunensis var gabonensis, VO. (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mikodi (Mimongo))
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: mobé / mibé, oghobé / mighobé
Reference HK 59
Author: Kwenzi-Mikala. J. (Prof.) & S. Mbadinga (Dr.)
Title: Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelles chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué ) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) Programme : Société-Nature chez les Pygmées du Gabon. (UNESCO publication) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Symptoms: H(037), H(091), H(101)
Recipes: H(037) cough, maceration of barks of Staudtia kamerunensis, VO.
H(091) anémie, H(101) prolonged menstruation, decoction of barks, VO. (recipes Babongo)
Region: West Africa
Country: Gabon
Vernacular name: mobé / mibé, oghobé / mighobé

1 reference(s) for Tabernaemontana elegans Stapf
Official name: Tabernaemontana elegans Stapf
Family: Apocynaceae
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Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Tabernaemontana elegans, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: mahatu (Vhavenda)

1 reference(s) for Vepris lanceolata (Lam.) G. Don
Official name: Vepris lanceolata (Lam.) G. Don
Family: Rutaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Vepris lanceolata, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: muhondwa (Vhavenda), iIronwood (English)

1 reference(s) for Vernonia usambarensis O. Hoffm.
Official name: Vernonia usambarensis O. Hoffm.
Family: Asteraceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) excessive menses, decotion of roots of Vernonia usambarensis O. Hoffm.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mpalwe (Same district)

2 reference(s) for Viscum capense L. f.
Official name: Viscum capense L. f.
Family: Viscaceae
Reference HK 44
Author: Kling, H.
Title: Die Sieketrooster. Van de Sandt de Villiers, Cape Town. (1923) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms: H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(116) irregular menstruation, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Viscum capense, RNS. (registered from the reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: iphakama (Zulu), Cape mistletoe (English)
Reference HL 16
Author: Laidler, P.W.
Title: The magic medicine of the Hottentots. South African Journal of Science Volume 25, pp.433–447. (1928) From references HV 51, HS 32
Symptoms: H(101), H(116)
Recipes: H(116) irregular menstruation, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Viscum capense, RNS. (registered from the reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: iphakama (Zulu), Cape mistletoe €

1 reference(s) for Voacanga africana Stapf
Official name: Voacanga africana Stapf
Family: Apocynaceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(003), H(101), H(179)
Recipes: H(003) internal sores (cancer?, fruits with seeds of Voacanga afiicana are extracted with cold water for 7 days and the extract used
H(179)) kidney trouble, H(101) abnormally frequent menstruations, and too requent urinating in men, roots (outer dirty bark removed) are dried, powdered and sieved. The powder is mixed with soft porridge
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mberebere (Same district)

1 reference(s) for Xylopia odoratissima Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name: Xylopia odoratissima Welw. ex Oliv.
Family: Annonaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(026), H(101), H(139)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Xylopia odoratissima , RNS
H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Xylopia odoratissima of Adenia gummifera, RNS.
H(139y) increase size of penis, roots of Xylopia odoratissima, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: muvhulavhusiku (Venda)

1 reference(s) for Xylopia parviflora (A. Rich.) Benth.
Official name: Xylopia parviflora (A. Rich.) Benth.
Family: Annonaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots of Xylopia parviflora, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: muvhulavhusiku (Vhavenda)

1 reference(s) for Quisqualis hensii (Engl. & Diels) Exell
Official name: Quisqualis hensii (Engl. & Diels) Exell
Family: Combretaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(068), H(082), H(101), H(103), H(104), H(087), H(108), H(124), H(201)
Recipes: H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), pound together and decoction of the plants below : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots) and Pentadiplandra brazzeana (roots). Do an enema with the sieved liquid product, 1/3 glass of bambou, 1 time per day. N.B : One can also take these remedies in the case of diseases of the womb or interrupt the flow of breast milk..
H(082) asthma (nsuenga-ntulu), boil together the following plants: leaves of Bridelia ferruginea, barks of Quisqualis hensii, leaves and barks of trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, leaves of Hymenocardia acida and of Dacryodes edulis, and stems of Cyperus articulatus.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(082) asthma, boil together the following plants: seeds of onion, juice of Citrus sinensis, leaves of Sapium cornutum and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, roots of Quisqualis hensii, Aframomum melegueta and traditional salt to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(082) asthma, boiling in water the mixture of Quisqualis hensii (young leaves), rays hive, leaves of Capsicum frutescens and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; of Abrus precatorius and of fungus growing on dead wood; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana var fistulosa, leaves and the barks of Tapinanthus poggei, the plants of Momordica charantia and of Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense. Sift the broth and add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day
H(103) tooth decay with H(103) gingivitis, H(104), H(087), H(108, 2) sinusitis (ngulunga- mbaki), boil all the plants below : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (roots), Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots), Quisqualis hensii (roots), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks of trunk); put the sifted liquid in the mouth during a few minutes and then spit. Do this operation 3 times per day. N.B : Do not swallow the beverage.
H(124) epistaxis with contraction des doigts or of raccourssissement des bras (nkosi nzakala), decoction of the mixing of Cola acuminata (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Myrianthus arboreus (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Rhipsalis baccifera (spines), Quisqualis hensii (spines); Filter and VO. ½ bamboo glass du bouillon, 2 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, decoction of the mixture of Elaeis guineensis (roots), of Oryza sativa (roots), of Tetrorchidium didymostemon (roots), of Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), of Quisqualis hensii (spines) and of Rhipsalis baccifera (spines).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: nsumbala (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Rhus tenuinervis Engl.
Official name: Rhus tenuinervis Engl.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Reference HM 45
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101, 4) menorrhagia, leaves of Rhus tenuinervis crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name: mufokosiana (Shona)

1 reference(s) for Searsia tenuinervis (Engl.) Moffett
Official name: Searsia tenuinervis (Engl.) Moffett
Family: Anacardiaceae
Reference HM 61
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, leaves of Searsia tenuinervis, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: South-central Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: mufokosiana

1 reference(s) for Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl.
Official name: Sphedamnocarpus pruriens (A. Juss.) Szyszyl.
Family: Malpighiaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(099), H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(104) stomach troubles, H(099) mental illness, roots
H(033) infertility, roots of Capparis tomentosa of Artabotrys brachypetalus of Cassytha filiformis of Sphedamnocarpus pruriens of Osyris lanceolata bark of Berchemia discolor, RNS.
H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Sphedamnocarpus pruriens of Tabernaemontana elegans of Cassytha filiformis of Ximenia americana of Ximenia caffra of Osyris lanceolata, roots and stem barks of Maerua cahffra, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: azwiili, tsimambe (Venda)

1 reference(s) for Tapinanthus poggei (Engl.) Danser
Official name: Tapinanthus poggei (Engl.) Danser
Family: Loranthaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(038), H(100), H(101), H(113), H(187), H(198), H(210x)
Recipes: H(038) ovarian inflammation, H(187) no vaginal opening (kiziba), decoction of the mixing of plants below : Tapinanthus poggei, roots of Millettia drastica, Sarcocephalus latifolius, roots of Heinsia crinita and Steganotaenia araliacea.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day. Warning : It is recommended of take bath or , VO. the prescribed medication against the microfilariae. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, drink cold waterr or wash with cold water
H(038) diseases of the uterus (kiziba), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Tapinanthus poggei, Sarcocephalus latifolius, roots of Millettia drastica, of Heinsia crinita and Steganotaenia araliacea.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day. Warning : It is recommended of taking , VO. or enema the prescribed medication against the microfilariae. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, drink cold waterr or wash with cold water
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of roots of Elaeis guineensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, of Crossopteryx febrifuga, male papaya (Carica papaya), of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Boerhavia diffusa and of Securidaca longipedunculata , Cissus aralioides, fruits of lemons, rhizomes of Kikwa ki mpata sp. Tapinanthus poggei and the barks or roots of Samanea leptophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
H(101) heavy and prolonged menstrual period, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana, leaves and barks of Tapinanthus poggei, Momordica charantia, Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense; filter, mix with the red coat of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, Tapinanthus poggei, Smilax anceps and the barks of Dialium englerianum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), boil together Brillantaisia patula, Aloe congolensis , roots of Morinda lucida, Tapinanthus poggei and leaves of Morinda morindoides. VO. le produit liquide obtenu After sift à raison d’½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(198) hair loss, pound together the following plants : Nymphaea lotus (leaves), Aramanthus lividus of petite taille, oblivion fungus, Tapinanthus poggei, Brillantaisia patula, Piper umbelatum and ladi di nseki sp.; press the mixture into the hands to collect the liquid which is coated (apply) the place of hair receding at a rate of 2 times per day.
H(210x) alcoholism and smoking, the plants to dry below : ladi di nseki sp., Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus lividus, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia scandens (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and mushroom (kidiba) (forgetting). finely ground in powder and mix with white clay. In the case of alcoholism, take a tablespoon, mix well and let stand during 2 hours, then filter, VO . In the case of smoking; take 1 tablespoon of the product and put it in a glass together with a cigarette or a rolled dried tobacco leaf and cut into thin slices; fill half of the glass with water, macerate and wait 2 hours before of VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco mix the 2 forms of medication in one glass. If after 3 days, the urge to drink. and of smoking continues, repeat the treatment.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kinkunda nkunda (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Official name: Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Family: Annonaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(018), H(027), H(034), H(050), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(169), H(187), H(171)
Recipes: H(018), difference of temperature in the body accompanied of headaches (wumba), boil in plenty of water the following plants : Boerhavia diffusa (much ofleaves), Sapium cornutum (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Ocimum gratissimum, Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (leaves), Vitex madiensis (leaves), Aframomum alboviolaceum (leaves and stems), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (leaves), Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves), Bridelia ferruginea (leaves), Millettia eetveldeana (leaves), Mangifera indica (leaves), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Steganotaenia araliacea. Take un bain desiège with the hot mixture; lorsqu’il devient tiède, Take un verre filtré du mélange and do an enema. After take a total bath tout en frictionnant le corps entier for 2 successive days. Il faut continuer la friction and le enema, but ne plus faire le rectal bath pour éviter la dehydration.
H(027) danger of abortion, pound together of plants below : Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (roots), Schwenkia americana, Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Eleusine indica, Canna indica (roots); decoction, filter then drink ½ bamboo glass, 1 time per day.
H(027) frequent abortions or deliverys fréquents of stillborn (lufwalakasi), Put in a basin leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, nuts of Elaeis guineensis (variety tenera), leaves of Erythrina abyssinica and 3 embers off; Mix in some water, filter and faire Take des bains totaux au bébé with le filtrat.
H(034) intercostal pain (lubansi), grind together the plants below : Schwenkia americana, young leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, leaves of Dicrostachys cinerea, Mix with the ancestral salt, oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis) and powder guns. Rub the body, 2 times per day
H(050) belly bloat with hardness (Mbudi), pound leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha and add la scraped powder du trunk of Hymenocardia acida; to dilute the mixture in H2O or in palm wine additionné white clay; Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(050) belly bloat with hardness accompanied by the yellowing of the body (mbudinlenda), pound together the parts of following plants : barks of Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Hymenocardia acida and of Bridelia ferruginea; leaves of Solanum macrocarpon and of Solanum aethiopicum; dilute in palm wine; press and filter, add a little white clay and of salt, VO. ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days. Prohibited food : palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) from the maceration of nuts, fruits, onions, corn.
H(068) hookworm (niokankawu), adecoction of roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, decoction of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria with leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum and roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day.
H(082) asthma, eat of la nourriture incorporée of pilat, of barks roots 1 seule fois
gastritis, macération (H2O) of barks roots VO., 1 glass 2 times per day.
H(091) anemia (Menga), decoction 10 leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha dans 2 litres H2O, add la cendre After avoir enlevé la marmite du feu and VO. 1 glass, 3 times per day for three days
H(099) epilepsy (ngambu), -pound together roots of parties of plantes below :Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; dilute the pounded mixture in H2O and Let stand, Take les bains totaux 2 times per day for three days successifs. Repréparer the mixtureAfter 3 days and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. Prohibited : anything that flies : birds, hens; goats, monkeys, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone
H(100) blennorrhoea, pain du bas ventre chez les femmes non enceintes, decoction fresh roots pounded in palm wine , VO. , VO. 2 times per day or enema 2 times per day
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of the following plants : roots of male papaya (Carica papaya), of Garcinia huillensis, of Sapium cornutum, of Vitex madiensis, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Heinsia crinita, of Morinda lucida and of Craterispermum schweinfurthii; leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum, rhizomes of Bikwa bi mpata sp, barks or roots of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var..., barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages and lait
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, Tapinanthus poggei, Smilax anceps and the barks of Dialium englerianum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast in the pan the following plants : barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Morinda lucida, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha of Mangifera indica and of Calancoba welwitschii; grind together with fruits of Capsicum frutescens, of Monodora angolensis; white clay and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. eat 1 teaspoon, 2 times per day of the powder with some water.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(109) lumbago, decoction aqueux roots VO., 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(018) headache, infusé of barks of trunk, 1 glass 2 times per day.
H(109) sciatica (kisimbi ki nsonso, decoction of the following plants : Cyperus articulatus, Millettia eetveldeana (roots), Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha (roots), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Securidaca longipedunculata , Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Hallea stipulosa (barks of trunk). Filter and do an enema, 1 glass filtrate, 1 time per day.
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan and of Gossypium barbadense, Cymbopogon citratus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Mangifera indica, of Croton mubango and of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana; prélever 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with teeth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood
H(169) hernia, decoction of roots of Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha dans le vin of raphia, to filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, pound together parts of the plants below : Garcinia kola, Cola acuminata, Heinsia crinita (seeds), Annona senegalensis (leaves) and Anisophyllea quangensis (roots or fruit) decoction, to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
.H(171) diabetes, decoction of barks or roots of Bridelia ferruginea, roots d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, leaves of Morinda lucida, Allium sativum, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Morinda morindoides, roots Vitex madiensis and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, barks of Millettia laurentii, Lippia multiflora, large and small Ocimum gratissimum and Malaka sp. Filter and let cool, add a bit of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand during 12 hours; to filter and drink 1/3 glass 3 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, foufou, tuber of cassava, rice, bananas, corn, peanuts, fruits, sweet potatoes, bread, milk, beverages, fish, palm oil, lemons. One can eat : toast, yams, taro, liquid milk, vegetables, lots of Solanum aethiopicum (gilo), Solanum macrocarpon and Solanum torvum
H(187) faiblesse du cou chez le bébé with épanchements of the head, pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cajanus cajan (leaves), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Sarcocephalus latifolius (roots), Millettia eetveldeana (barks of trunk), Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Mangifera indica (barks), Croton mubango (barks), Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (roots). decoction in 5 bottled water and filter une bouteille, faire VO. au bébé 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning : Si the head of l’enfant présente des fentes sur the head, It is recommended of taking les remèdes prescrits contre les pleurs continus (ngandaka) and les difficultés of marche (koka)
H(201) vision of the spirits (ngimbi), to roast the parts of following plants : leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha and leafy stem of Commelina africana; Well crush and add a little salt, dilute in water with the sliced banana heart. Take the total bath every night before going to bed. Prohibited : to the market, attend a mourning, look at a dead body, eat leaves of Gnetum africanum, manioc of maïs and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork and of goat, hens and fruits of Aframomum alboviolaceum.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: mulolo, kilolo, lolo (Kikongo), bonenge na esobe (Lomango), shilolo ou shibolo (Tshiluba), mulolo (Kiyaka), kelo (Kiyanzi), olol (Kibunda), lolo-ia-nseke, mbolo (Luki), kilolo (Kidinga)

1 reference(s) for Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name: Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family: Passifloraceae
Synonyms: Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) heavy and prolonged menstrual period, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana, leaves and barks of Tapinanthus poggei, Momordica charantia, Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense; filter, mix with the red coat of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: minsumi nsumi, munsakala (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Official name: Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Family: Rhamnaceae
Synonyms: Berchemia discolor (Klotzsch) Hemsl.
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Berchemia discolor, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: munyee (Vhavenda), wild almond (English)

1 reference(s) for Brillantaisia patula
Official name: Brillantaisia patula
Family: Acanthaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(002), H(013), H(014), H(027), H(033), H(034), H(068), H(075), H(077), H(099), H(101), H(124), H(130x), H(166), H(182), H(187), H(198), H(201), H(210x)
Recipes: H(002) interruption of breastfeeding due to lack of milk in maternal breasts pound and decoction of leaves of Brillantaisia patula in palm wine and add the drained fluid from a kind of insect fixed to the underside of the tree leaves, VO. ½ bamboo glass 2 times per day
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body (nkulu = mpese), pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves), termitière, Commelina africana, Mondia whitei, Nymphaea lotus and Clerodendrum formicarum. Mix with the liquid of the crushed pulp nuts of Sclerosperma mannii; macerate, press and add white clay. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions with desquamation starting with members before invading the whole body, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Tephrosia vogelii (leaves) Canarium schweinfurthii (barks of trunk), Conyza sumatrensis, Zea mays (fresh waste), Gossypium barbadense (leaves of cotton plant), Pentadiplandra brazzeana (dry powder), Pentaclethra macrophylla (seeds), Physostigma venenosum (fève of Calabar) and Canna indica (fresh seeds), Helichrysum mechowianum (leaves) and Eleutherine bulbosa (leaves). Mix with oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), Apply to the body du patient, 2 times per day.
H(014) dermatosis (Binsampala), to roast in the pan leaves of Dacryodes edulis and of Brillantaisia patula; broyer adding a little palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) and apply on the skin
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), pound whole plants of Brillantaisia patula, d’Ottelia ulvifolia and dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river; press and pour an amount on the head.. Mix then The other part du produit with of white clay and en VO. 1 table spoon per day while applying the rest on the body..
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), grill the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Gossypium barbandense (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia and Momordica charantia (barks) and Ficus lutea (barks); finely ground to obtain a powder. Then pound together the plants of Brillantaisia patula, Dissotis brazzaei, Manihot esculenta (leaves), Mimosa pigra or Mimosa pellita var pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press, filter and add to the resulting liquid the powder of the first mixture . Apply this pasty mixture all over the body 2 times per day.
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), decoction and filter barks of Hallea stipulosa, add the pounded mixture of Ottelia ulvifolia, of Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, of Commelina africana and of Allium sativum. Mix with white clay, to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(027) difficult delivery suivi d’ avortements (Nsula nkombo), to roast leaves of Canna indica and of Brillantaisia patula together with the plants of Ottelia ulvifolia, and des internodes of Hyparrheniadiplandra; finely ground and mix with 1 teaspoon the powder with unegg ; VO. once a day for 3 consecutive days . After, eat a little this powder daily until delivery. When the contractions start must take prescribed medicine for this purpose Warning : It is recommended of taking these remedies at the beginning of the eighth month of pregnancy
H(027) frequent abortions (lufwadikisi), H(201) dementia, press after torsion the mixing of Brillantaisia patula and of Piper umbelatum; add to the obtained product a little white clay and VO. 1 table spoon 3 times per day.
H(027) woman giving birth of premature or deformed children, boil all the plants below: Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, leaves of Cola acuminata, of Myrianthus arboreus and of Canna indica, les spines ofRhipsalis baccifera and of Quisqualis hensii, to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(027) old woman who has never had a child who becomes pregnant, boil together Brillantaisia patula and leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, to filter and drink ½ glass 2 times per day
H(033) female infertility, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia and Brillantaisia patula; mix well, press and add some water of termite mound of forest, of freshly drawn water, a bit of fat of python and of honey. VO. 1 table spoon du mélange 3 times per day. N.B. La personne malade peut Take en complément les remèdes prescrits contre l’absence d’orifice vaginal (kiziba), la H(139) sexual weakness, l’H(068) hookworm, la H(100) blennorrhoea, diseases occurring during pregnancy.
H(034) rapid beating of heart accompanied of jitter of fall and drooling (matuta), pound together the shell of the egg and grilled ground, the fungus on dead wood, les plumes des hens and le faux coton of palmier or étoupe à la base leaves of palmier with the plants suivantes : Hibiscus acetosella of green form and Brillantaisia patula; soak the mixture in palm wine and add white clay; VO. one table spoon 3 times per day.
H(068) intestinal worms, macerated in H2O leaves of Brillantaisia patula, piler, press, filter and add white clay, Drink ½ glass filtrate 3 times per day.
H(075) inappetence (konda kunsatu), VO. une tablespoon du bouillon roots of Brillantaisia patula, 2 times per day. NB It is recommended that the search of causes do not have the disease as the cause liver, gastritis, and the poison hookworm.
H(077) vomiting (kuluka), pound and macerated in H2O roots of Gossypium barbadense and leaves of Brillantaisia patula; add white clay and of la cendre ; VO. After sift ½ bamboo glass 2 times per day.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness (kimpi), pound the following plants : Manotes expansa (leaves), Pennisetum purpureum (young stem, Brillantaisia patula (whole plant), Ottelia ulvifolia, red Hibiscus acetosella, Polygala acicularis leaves), Ananas comosus unripe and Monodora angolensis (seeds); Mix with some water and macerate adding of white clay (lugemba), Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound whole plants below : Pennisetum purpureum (young rameaux), Brillantaisia patula (whole plant), Jatropha curcas (leaves), Polygala acicularis; press and add one egg and a little white clay ; shake strongly ; Sift, then drink once at night for three successive days
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Costus lucanusianus, Costus phylocephallus (tronc), Nymphaea lotus, Brillantaisia patula; mix with H2O; press; add white clay then drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following herbs : Costus lucanusianus, rape sliced Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica; press and sift then drink 1/3 of glass 3 times per day ; press leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia and pour some of the liquid onto the head and VO. also the other part.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, Pennisetum purpureum (young internodes), Solanum aethiopicum (leaves), Jatropha curcas (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Polygala acicularis (leaves); mix with H2O, press and add white clay and a bullet; VO. the liquid product sieved, 1/3 of glass 2 times per day.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together the following plants : Aloe congolensis, Brillantaisia patula and Polygala acicularis; Macerating the mixture in water, sift and drink le produit with one egg 1 time in the evening for three days successifs.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, small Amaranthus lividus, oblivion fungus, Ottelia ulvifolia; Macerating the mixture in water, press and VO. After filtration 1 table spoon 2 times per day ; In the evening apply a portion of the product on the face of the patient.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together the following plants : leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Hymenocardia ulmoides, stems of Costus phyllocephalus and of Costus lucanusianus; and Commelina africana; macerated in H2O, press and add white clay.To filter and drink 1 tablespoon with one egg 1 time per day. Prohibited food : anything that flies as hen, oiseau ; goats, monkeys, river fish ; look at a dead body ; look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana var fistulosa, leaves and the barks of Tapinanthus poggei, the plants of Momordica charantia and of Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense. Sift the bouillon and add the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day
H(124) coulée of sang par le nez and la bouche qui entraîne la sudden death (nkosi kibota), decoction the plant of red Hibiscus acetosella, filter and add au mélange pilé and macerated in H2O of Ottelia ulvifolia, leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Manotes expansa; bien Mix and add white clay; to filter and drink one table spoon filtrate 3 times per day
H(124) epistaxis with contraction des doigts or of raccourssissement des bras (nkosi nzakala), decoction of the mixing of Cola acuminata (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Myrianthus arboreus (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Rhipsalis baccifera (spines), Quisqualis hensii (spines); Filter and VO. ½ bamboo glass du bouillon, 2 times per day.
H(130x) Parkinson's disease, macerated in palm wine the plants below pounded together : 7 stems of Allium cepa (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river and the ground rejected with the legs by an digger insect ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass filtrate 3 times per day.
H(166) bégayer, perte of voix (Baba), pound whole plants below désignées : Brillantaisia patula (tronc), Costus phyllocephalus (tronc) Ottelia ulvifolia (whole plant) and oignon (graine). Mettre the mixture pounded dans une marmite with H2O and un peu of flour of cassava ; decoction jusqu’à l’obtention d’une substance pâteuse. decoction le sesame pilé pour recueillir oil of sesame. Mix 1 glass d’oil of sesame with one table spoon du mélange pâteux antérieur, VO. 3 times per day.
H(166) bégayer, perte of voix, boil together the mixing of Nymphaea lotus and of Brillantaisia patula; Siftthe mixtureand VO. of ce liquide à raison of ½ bamboo glass per day.
H(182) zona (tiya tu nzambi), faire sécher au soleil leaves of Brillantaisia patula; pound finement and mix with of palm oil or with du honey. apply sur la plaie 2 times per day.
H(182) zona (tiya tu nzambi), to roast leaves of Dacryodes edulis, Brillantaisia patula, Cajanus cajan and of Aframomum alboviolaceum; Mix the powder with of palm oil ; apply sur la plaie 2 times per day. Warning : It is recommendeduse both, cures drinkable and in frictions
H(187) absence of luette causant des pleurs continus chez le bébé (ngandaka), macerated in H2O the following plants : heart of banana tree, young rameaux of Costus phyllocephalus and leaves of Brillantaisia patula; add a bit of salt, filter and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon of the filtrate 3 times per day.
H(198) hair loss, pound together the following plants : Nymphaea lotus (leaves), Aramanthus lividus of petite taille, oblivion fungus, Tapinanthus poggei, Brillantaisia patula, Piper umbelatum and ladi di nseki sp.; press the mixture into the hands to collect the liquid which is coated (apply) the place of hair receding at a rate of 2 times per day.
H(201) vision of the spirits followed to overturning and of death. After stiffening (ngimbi), to roast leaves of Brillantaisia patula, of Annona senegalensis and of Pentaclethra eetveldeana with the plant of Commelina africana; finely ground and mix with a bit of salt add of l’eau and le heart of banana tree découpé. wash le corps du patient with le produit
H(201) thrill accompanied of fear during the sleep (Nsaku), pound and macerated in some water the mixing of plants of Brillantaisia patula, of Piper umbelatum and of sorte of oblivion fungus; to filter and drink the product obtained, one table spoon, 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days.
H(201) madness (Stade où le malade ne supporte pas le bruit and pleure. Il se plaint of chaleurs and of H(034) heart palpitations), pound and boil with un peu of termitière the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Renealmia africana, Cyperus articulatus, Brillantaisia patula (leaves and roots); à chaque prise, add of l’argile
H(201) madness (all stages combined), VO. the sieved bouillon of the mixture of Alchornea cordifolia (leaves), of Ficus thonningii (leaves) and of Brillantaisia patula (roots)at a rate of 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. If the person is suffering, 2 drops of the of the pressed plants in the nose .
H(201) madness (all stages combined), pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves and roots), Commelina africana, Manotes expansa, Lycopersicon esculentum (leaves), Mondia whitei, Rauvolfia vomitoria; decoction of the mixture with H2O and remove from the heat before boiling ; let it cool and sift, then drink ½ glass in the morning and In the evening.
H(201) madness (all stages combined), pound together the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (barks of trunk), Abrus precatorius (racine), Heinsia crinita (roots), Brillantaisia patula (racine), Arachis hypogaea with red seeds; macerate, sift and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day for three days successifs.
H(201) madness (all stages combined), pound together the following plants : Hymenocardia acida(leaves), Cola acuminata (leaves), Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Aframomum melegueta, Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Brillantaisia patula (roots), Trema orientalis (leaves), Rauvolfia vomitoria (barks of trunk) Mondia whitei; decoction, sift and drink one table spoon du produit obtenu additionné d’egg and white clay, 2 times per day.
H(201) thrill accompanied of fear during the sleep (Nsaku), pound whole plants of Brillantaisia patula and of Polygala acicularis; Macerating the mixture in water, filter and do an enema with le produit liquide obtenu 1 glass per dayfor 2 consecutive days. Prohibited food :Idem que ceux of l’H(099) epilepsy
H(201 ) vision of the spirits followed to overturning and of death. After stiffening (ngimbi), pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Clerodendrum splendens, Costus lucanusianus or Costus phyllocephalus (leaves) and Renealmia africana; macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, filter and add white clay ; VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass filtrate 3 times per day.
H(201) vision of the spirits followed to overturning and of death. After stiffening (ngimbi), pound together the following plants : souches of Costus phyllocephalus and of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Renealmia africana and Brillantaisia patula (leaves); macerated in H2O, filter and add white clay; VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass filtrate 2 times per day.
H(210x) alcoolisme and tabagisme, the plants to dry below : Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus cruentus or Amaranthus lividus à petitesleaves, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia angolensis (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and oblivion fungusé (kidiba). In the case of alcoholism,, Take one table spoon du produit obtenu and mettre dans un demi-verre of vin and garder During 2 hours, bien Mix and sift pour VO.. In the case of tobacco adiction : Take 1 table spoon du produit and mettre dans un verre together with une cigarette or une leaves of tabac séchée and découpée en tranches ; remplir le verre of moitié with of l’eau, laisser macerate and attendre 2 hours avant of VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco, il suffit of Mix dans un seul verre, les deux formes of médication and VO.. Si After 3 days the urge to drink. and of smoking continues, repeat the treatment.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: lemba lemba (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Official name: Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Family: Flacourtiaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(034), H(082), H(091), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(034), H(091) pronounced emaciation with heart palpitations : this disease can lead to madness or to epilepsy (ngongo), boil together barks of Garcinia kola or of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii or of Mondia whitei, barks of Caloncoba welwitschii, roots and spines ofDichrostachys cinerea and 6 leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning :the patient will be very hungry and his stools are pasty
H(082) asthma, boil together the following plants: Desmodium velutinum, Schwenkia americana (roots), Caloncoba welwitschii (leaves and fruits), Pteridium aquilinum (leaves) and Trema orientalis (leaves).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(091) excès d’amaigrissement, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : barks of Garcinia kola or of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, Mondia whitei, barks of Caloncoba welwitschii, roots and spines ofDichrostachys cinerea and 6 leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning : this remedy causes much appetite and les selles du malade sont pâteuses.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast then crush together with Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis (red powder) and white clay, the mixing of barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Mangifera indica (barks) and of Caloncoba welwitschii. eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots and seeds waste), fresh roots of Zea mays, leaves and roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Cymbopogon densiflorus, roots of Commelina africana and Piper nigrum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kisani (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name: Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family: Apocynaceae
Pictures: Catharanthus_roseus2.jpg , Catharanthus_roseus4.jpg , Catharanthus_roseus1.jpg , Catharanthus_roseus3.jpg
Reference HO 20
Author: Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title: An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms: H(008), H(078), H(101)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery, H(078) antileukemic, H(078) antitumor, H(101) menorrhagia, H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, leaves, whole plant of Catharanthus roseus, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name: apabida pupa

1 reference(s) for Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Official name: Cinnamomum verum J. Presl
Family: Lauraceae
Pictures: Cinnamomum_verum1.jpg , Cinnamomum_verum2.jpg , Cinnamomum_verum3.jpg
Reference S2 Nord
Author: Sameh, F. A., A. M. Abdelhalim
Title: Survey on medicinal plants and spices used in Beni-Sueif, Upper Egypt Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:18, (2011)
Symptoms: H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(101, 3) menorrheal pain, H(104, 1) colic in gastrointestinal tract, decoction of barks of Cinnamomum verum, VO.
Region: North Africa
Country: Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name: qirfah

1 reference(s) for Combretum exalatum Engl.
Official name: Combretum exalatum Engl.
Family: Combretaceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(201) to “drive out the devil”, vapours are inhaled from leaves Combreturn exalatum boiled together with leaves of Croton polytrichus, (mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa) of Ficus vogelii (mwiinukiwa, mvule ) of Ehrettu amoena (Mvungalwiza) of Croton pseudopulchellus (Mkombechii) of Uvaria cfr. leptocladon (Mshofu) and Ninda. A decoction of a mixture of roots of these plants is also drunk for the same purpose. Infusion of roots against excessive H(101) bleeding in menstruation.
H(201) to “drive out the devil”, decoction of roots of Combreturn exalatum, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mwelekela.(Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Commiphora madagascariensis Jacq.
Official name: Commiphora madagascariensis Jacq.
Family: Burseraceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(104)
Recipes: H(104) abdominal pain and H(101) excessive menstruation, extract of roots in cold water
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mtonto (Handeni district)

1 reference(s) for Costus afer Ker Gawl
Official name: Costus afer Ker Gawl
Family: Costaceae
Reference HL 18
Author: Lebbie, A. R., R. P. Guries
Title: Ethnobotanical value and conservation of sacred groves of the Kpaa Mende in Sierra Leone Economic Botany, 49 (3), pp. 297-308, (1995)
Symptoms: H(051), H(053), H(100), H(101), H(126)
Recipes: H(053) ear infection, infection, an inflorescence of Costus afer is heated over fire for a few minutes and the liquid used to treat ear infection, and H(004), wounds caused by thorns or spines
H(101) young leaves are pounded with clay and rolled into smaller balls, sun-dried and eaten as a remedy for foul discharge in women.
H(126) jaundice, H(051 paludism, stem bark of Craterispermum laurinum is pounded with that of Costus afer and lime, and then mixed with water. The infusion is then filtered and drunk
H(100) gonorrhea, stem bark of Mangifera indica is mixed with that of Craterispermum laurinum, stems of Cos/us afer and fruits of Citrus aurantifolia and pounded in a mortar. The pulp is mixed with water and the infusion is drunk for a week
Region: West Africa
Country: Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name: howœ (Kpaa Mende)

1 reference(s) for Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Official name: Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(013), H(014), H(016), H(018), H(033), H(051), H(094), H(101), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(124), H(130), H(139), H(169), H(187), H(189)
Recipes: H(013) skin eruptions starting with members with flaking of the scalp (kiungu)), pound together seeds of Monodora angolensis, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of Securidaca longipedunculata ; leaves or barks of Croton mubango and seeds of Piper nigrum. The powder is taken in small quantities , VO. 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, pimento, egg, VO. or wash with cold water.
H(014) dermatosis (kiungu)), pound together the following plants : Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Securidaca longipedunculata , Croton mubango, Piper nigrum (seeds) ; Sift and eat a small quantity of the powder, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, grain of salt broken with teeth, mushroom on dead wood.
H(016) mastitis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (leaves), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Anchomanes difformis and a bit of salt. Take a steam bath, then a rectal bath with tepid solution, 2 times per day.
H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(103) tooth decay with H(103) gingivitis (ngulunga-mbaki), pound then decoction with traditional salt and the plants whose names follow :Croton mubango (barks of trunk), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Momordica charantia, Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots); Sift and put in the mouth part of the still warm liquid, keep it in the mouth for 10 to 15 minutes and then spit. Do this operation morning and evening. Warning : Do not swallow.
H(104) stomach pain = gastritis (lukutu), decoction of the mixing of plants below : Schwenkia americana, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Trema orientalis (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Eleusine indica, Rhipsalis baccifera (spines) and Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves and roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(113) joint diseases (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, of barks of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, of barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of barks of trunk of Croton mubango; take two bottles of solution, to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Keep the rest in the pot and reheat to massage members in the morning and the evening.
H(113) joint pain, pound whole plants below : Garcinia huillensis (roots), Commelina africana, Ficus thonningii (barks of trunk), Cajanus cajan (leaves), sesame, seeds of Vigna subterranea and red peanuts, Croton mubango (barks) and Canarium schweinfurthii (green trunk barks); Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts and rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(130) poliomyelitis (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Cymbopogon citratus, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Millettia eetveldeana (barks), Mangifera indica (barks), Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Annona senegalensis (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Lippia multiflora and Croton mubango (barks). decoction with 6 bottles H2O, take 2 bottles to take , VO. ½ of glass, after sift, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, salt grain broken with tooth, oil, egg and mushroom on dead wood.
H(139) sexual weakness in man (non-erection of the penis) (mbadi), decoction of the following plants : roots of Gardenia ternifolia, of Heinsia crinita, of Schwenkia americana, of Mondia whitei, of Dichrostachys cinerea, of Garcinia huillensis, of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, of Dorstenia psilurus and of barks of Hallea stipulosa and of Croton mubango; add 3 teaspoons powdered coffee and 3 teaspoons of dried tea.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass filtrate, 2 times per day. Warning: When you have dizziness after the morning dose, do not take more than the eveninga
H(139) male infertility, non-erection of the penis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Schwenkia americana, Mondia whitei, Croton mubango (barks), Elaeis guineensis (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), Dorstenia psilurus, Garcinia huillensis (roots), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots), 3 tablespoons of coffee powder and 3 tablespoons dried leaves of tea.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, the plants to dry : Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Piper nigrum, Securidaca longipedunculata , Xylopia aethiopica, Aframomum melegueta, Croton mubango, seeds of Monodora angolensis, finely ground and sift, eat ½ teaspoon of the powder with a little water, 3 times per day.
H(187) weakness of the baby's neck accompanied by effusion of the head (nsingu), pound and boil in 5 bottled water the mixing of the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Cajanus cajan, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, barks of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius and of Annona senegalensis, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 1 bottle of the filtered solution and make them drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. The rest is heated to be applied to the baby's neck, 2 times per day (friction)..
H(187) testicles blocked in the lower abdomen (nsunda), pound and grind together barks of trunk of Croton mubango, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata and roots of Xylopia aethiopica; eat a little of the product obtained 3 times per day.
H(189) difficult to take the first step for children., pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, and of Gossypium barbadense; barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cymbopogon citratus, Lippia multiflora et,Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the whole body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with tooth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: mbangu mbangu, saku (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Croton polytrichus Pax
Official name: Croton polytrichus Pax
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Reference HH 06a
Author: Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title: Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms: H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(201) to “drive out the devil”, vapours are inhaled from leaves Combreturn exalatum boiled together with leaves of Croton polytrichus, (mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa) of Ficus vogelii (mwiinukiwa, mvule ) of Ehrettu amoena (Mvungalwiza) of Croton pseudopulchellus (Mkombechii) of Uvaria cfr. leptocladon (Mshofu) and Ninda. A decoction of a mixture of roots of these plants is also drunk for the same purpose.
H(101) bleeding in menstruation., infusion of roots against excessive
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mkame, mtalawanda, mwooza, mlawa.(Korogwe district)

1 reference(s) for Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Official name: Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Family: Fabaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, Tapinanthus poggei, Smilax anceps and the barks of Dialium englerianum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: mboti, mboti nseke (Kikongo)

2 reference(s) for Eragrostis plana Nees
Official name: Eragrostis plana Nees
Family: Poaceae
Reference HB 40
Author: Bryant, A.T.
Title: Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Eragrostis plana, RNS. (rregistered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: umvithi (Zulu), ox grass (English)
Reference HB 40
Author: Bryant, A.T.
Title: Zulu medicine and medicine-men. C. Struik, ,1966. CapeTown (originally published in 1909 in the Ann. Natal Mus.). : from references HG 50, HB 50, HC 26, HL 22
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Eragrostis plama, RNS. (From ref : HL 22)
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa,
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Garcinia huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name: Garcinia huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Family: Clusiaceae
Pictures: Garcinia_huillensis3.jpg , Garcinia_huillensis1.jpg
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(002), H(006), H(037), H(094), H(100), H(101), H(108), H(113), H(139)
Recipes: H(002) lack of breast milk during lactation, crush and macerate in palm wine the plants below : Garcinia huillensis, Sapium cornutum, Vitex madiensis, Annona senegalensis, Erythrococca atrovirens var flacida (leaves and roots). Rub breasts with le mélange.
H(006) constipation, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and roots of Garcinia huillensis.To filter and drink ½ glass During le repas of consistance.
H(037) cough, H(108) cold…(infections des voies respiratoires), macéré or decoction aqueux , VO. desleaves, roots and barks.
H(037) tuberculosis (T.B.C.) mafulu, boil all the plants below: Hymenocardia ulmoides (leaves), Garcinia huillensis (barks), Costus phyllocephalus (leaves), Pentaclethra macrophylla (barks), Canarium schweinfurthii (barks), Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Garcinia huillensis; barks of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Hymenocardia acida; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plantssuivantes : Cyperus articulatus, Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (seeds), Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Allium sativum, Piper nigrum (seeds), Capsicum frutescens (fruits), Croton mubango (barks), leaves of Nicotiana tabacum (tabac), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Landolphia owariensis (roots), Mondia whitei, Dorstenia psilurus, Bridelia ferruginea (roots) and Garcinia huillensis (roots); dilute in H2O and let stand overnight press and filter the next day and keep in bottles adding in each a spoonful of sugarExposing bottles to sunlight for 3 consecutive days and then begin to Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning: Cette médication peut faire uriner plusieurs fois, but Do not worry and poursuivre le traitement.
H(100) blennorrhoea, pound together the following plants : roots of Carica papaya mâle, of Garcinia huillensis, of Sapium cornutum, Vitex madiensis, of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Heinsia crinita, of Morinda lucida and of Craterispermum schweinfurthii; rhizomes of Kikwa kimpata sp., roots or barks of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var..., leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum and of barks of Hallea stipulosa.To filter and drink ½ glass 3 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together the following plants: Cissus aralioïdes, Kindoma sp. (roots), Garcinia huillensis (roots) and Securidaca longipedunculata (roots).To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Garcinia huillensis (roots), Commelina africana, Ficus thonningii (roots), Cajanus cajan (leaves), Sesamum indicum (seeds) Vigna subterranea (seeds), Arachis hypogaea with red seeds (seeds), Croton mubango (barks of trunk), Canarium schweinfurthii (barks fraîches). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis. Rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(139) sexual weakness : non-erection of the penis, decoction of the following plants : Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Schwenkia americana, Mondia whitei, Croton mubango (barks), Elaeis guineensis (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), Dorstenia psilurus, Garcinia huillensis (roots), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots), 3 spoonfuls of café poudre and 3 spoonfuls of tea en dry leaves.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. It is recommended of taking cette médication once at night en cas of H(036) vertige After la prise du matin.
H(139) sexual weakness : non-erection of the penis, pound whole plants ci After : Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), Garcinia huillensis (roots), Macaranga monandra (roots), Millettia versicolor (roots). To stand overnight in the wine of sugarcane for three days.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kisima (Kikongo)

2 reference(s) for Grewia flavescens Juss.
Official name: Grewia flavescens Juss.
Family: Tiliaceae
Pictures: Grewia_flavescens2.jpg , Grewia_flavescens3.jpg , Grewia_flavescens1.jpg
Reference HM 45
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used by the people in Nhema communal area, Zimbabwe Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 347–354, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111003229
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101, 3) menorrhagia, roots of Grewia flavescens crushed, mixed with hot water, extract VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Zimbabwe (Nhema communal area)
Vernacular name: mubhubhunu (Shona)
Reference HM 61
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots extract of Grewia flavescens, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: South-central Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: mubhubhunu

1 reference(s) for Heteropyxis natalensis Harv.
Official name: Heteropyxis natalensis Harv.
Family: Heteropyxidaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Heteropyxis natalensis, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: mudedede (Vhavenda), lavender tree (English)

3 reference(s) for Lannea discolor (Sond.) Engl.
Official name: Lannea discolor (Sond.) Engl.
Family: Anacardiaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Lannea discolor, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: isiganganyane (Zulu), muvhumbu (Vhavenda), live-long (English)
Reference HM 61
Author: Maroyi, A.
Title: Traditional use of medicinal plants in south-central Zimbabwe: review and perspectives Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:31 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/31
Symptoms: H(001), H(101)
Recipes: H(001) sore eyes, roots extract used as eye drops
H(101) menstrual flow), fibre: extract drunk to reduce the duration of menstrual flow [from ref. HC 28].
Region: East Africa
Country: South-central Zimbabwe
Vernacular name: ugan’acha
Reference HW 50
Author: Van Wyk, B.-E., Gericke, N.
Title: Peoples Plants : A Guide to Useful Plants of Southern Africa. Brizza Publication. Pretoria (2000)
Symptoms: H(033), H(101)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Lannea discolor, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: isiganganyane (Zulu), muvhumbu (Vhavenda), live-long (English)

1 reference(s) for Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Official name: Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Family: Celastraceae
Reference HD 26
Author: Deleke Koko, I. K. E., J. Djego, J. Gbenou, S. M. Hounzangbe & B. Sinsin
Title: Etude phytochimique des principales plantes galactogènes et emménagogues utilisées dans les terroirs riverains de la Zone cynégétique de la Pendjari International Journal of Biological and Chemical Sciences 5(2): 618-633, April 2011 http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs/article/viewFile/72127/61068
Symptoms: H(026), H(101)
Recipes: H(026) dysmenorrhoea, H(101) menorrage, decoction of leaves of Loeseneriella africana, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin (Pendjari zone)
Vernacular name: not communicated by the authors

4 reference(s) for Maerua cafra (DC.) Pax
Official name: Maerua cafra (DC.) Pax
Family: Capparaceae
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Maerua cafra, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: mukundulela (Vhavenda)
Reference HA 22
Author: Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title: Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms: H(033), H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(033) infertility, roots of Sphedamnocarpus pruriens of Artabotrys brachypetalus of Capparis tomentosa of Maerua caffra of Cassytha filiformis of Osyris lanceolata, bark of Berchemia discolor, RNS.
H(101) menorrhagia, root and stem bark of Maerua caffra of Tabernaemontana elegans ; roots of Capparis tomentosa of Combretum paniculatum of Osyris lanceolata, fruit Berchemia discolor, RNS
H(201) magical protection of homestead, menorrhagia, roots and stem barks of Maerua caffra.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutapatila (Venda)
Reference HM 58
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(101), H(201)
Recipes: H(201) magical protection of homestead, H(101) menorrhagia, roots and stem barks of Maerua caffra, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mutapatila (Venda)
Reference VM 37
Author: Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title: The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms: H(101)
Recipes: H(101) menorrhagia, roots of Maerua cafra, RNS. (registered from reference HS 32 (Journal of Ethnopharmacology 86 (2003) 97–108))
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa
Vernacular name: mukundulela (Vhavenda)

1 reference(s) for Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Official name: Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Family: Connaraceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(026), H(091), H(099), H(101), H(124), H(201)
Recipes: H(026) polymenorrhea or H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (syn. M. pruinosa), Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Olax gambecola (or Scorodophloeus zenkeri), earth termite mound and red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius; to dilute the mixture in palm wine and macerate and then filter. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day
H(091) anemia, decoction of the mixing of plants below : roots of Heinsia crinita, Manotes expansa, Curcuma longa, leaves of Costus phyllocephalus and ground termite of edible termites.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : VO. coffee
H(091) anemia, boil together the following plants: Hymenocardia acida (roots), Manotes expansa, Malungula sp., Mondia whitei and fruits of lemons. Filter and mix with plenty of H2O . exposing the solution in the sun for 3 days and VO. 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day .
H(091) to gain weight (grow), pound and macerated in le juice of sugarcane the mixing of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Renealmia africana, Polygala acicularis (leaves), Manotes expansa; Filter, put in a bottle and Exposure to sunlight 2 consecutive days. then drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Warning this remedy causes much appetite. The patient may also take the medication with of sweet raw cassava or of Hymenocardia acida prescrite contre le yellowing of the hair,H(014) of la flaking of the scalp and H(005) du swelling of the legs (mvimbu).
H(099) acute nervousness tending towards madness, unconsciousness of the acts (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (leaves), young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Brillantaisia patula, Ottelia ulvifolia, red Hibiscus acetosella, Polygala acicularis (leaves), ananas vert, Monodora angolensis (seeds). add some water, macerate and filter then add also a little white clay. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds),and ground termite and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(124) coulée of sang par le nez and la bouche qui entraîne la sudden death (nkosi kibota), decoction the plant of red Hibiscus acetosella, filter and add to the pounded mix and macerated in H2O of Ottelia ulvifolia, leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Manotes expansa; bien Mix and add white clay; to filter and drink one table spoon filtrate 3 times per day
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, pound together the following plants; Commelina africana, Manotes expansa, Brillantaisia patula (leaves and roots), Lycopersicon esculentum (leaves of tomato), Mondia whitei (roots), Rauvolfia vomitoria. heat and remove from the heat before boiling, press and filter then drink ½ glass the morning and at noon. Whenever the patient feels worse we need to apply the medication nasal and eye.
H(201) madness (all stages combined), pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves and roots), Commelina africana, Manotes expansa, Lycopersicon esculentum (leaves), Mondia whitei, Rauvolfia vomitoria; decoction of the mixture with H2O and remove from the heat before boiling ; let it cool and sift, then drink ½ glass in the morning and In the evening.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: dila dila (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Mentha spicata L.
Official name: Mentha spicata L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Pictures: Mentha_spicata2.jpg , Mentha_spicata3.jpg , Mentha_spicata1.jpg
Reference HB 53
Author: Belayneh, A. Asfaw, S. Demissew, N. F. Bussa
Title: Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:42 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/42
Symptoms: H(101), H(151)
Recipes: stop extended flow of menstruation, blood pressure, leaves of Mentha spicata, hot infusion, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name: nana-kuti (Oromo)

1 reference(s) for Millettia eetveldeana (Micheli) Hauman
Official name: Millettia eetveldeana (Micheli) Hauman
Family: Fabaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(018), H(034), H(037), H(051), H(094), H(099), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(118), H(130), H(171), H(187), H(189)
Recipes: H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(034) heart palpitations accompanied of falling down and of drooling (matuta), pound together Aloe congolensis with roots of Heinsia crinita, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, and roots of Millettia eetveldeana. macerate the pounded mixture in H2O and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(034) accelerated heart beat (matuta), pound together Aloe congolensis with roots of Heinsia crinita, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica and roots of Millettia eetveldeana; to dilute the mixture in H2O and VO. à aison d’1/2 bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound and boil together the roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Aframomum melegueta and Piper nigrum. Do the enema after filtration, 1 glass, 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy (ngambu), -pound together roots of parties of plantes below :Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; dilute the pounded mixture in H2O and Let stand, Take les bains totaux 2 times per day for three days successifs. Repréparer the mixtureAfter 3 days and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. Prohibited : anything that flies : birds, hens; goats, monkeys, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(109) sciatica (kisimbi ki nsonso), boil together the following plants: Cyperus articulatus, Millettia eetveldeana (roots), Annona senegalensis (roots), Sarcocephalus latifolius (roots), Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Securidaca longipedunculata , Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Hallea stipulosa (barks of trunk); Filter and do an enema 1 glass 1 time per day.
H(113) joint diseases (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, of barks of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, of barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of barks of trunk of Croton mubango; take two bottles of solution, to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Keep the rest in the pot and reheat to massage members in the morning and the evening.
H(118) laryngitis (kikodi kodi), boil together barks of Musanga cecropioides, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Clerodendrum uncinatum, roots of papaya, of Elaeis guineensis, of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, Crossopteryx febrifuga (in small quantities), of Securidaca longipedunculata and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana; Cissus aralioides sliced, lemons sliced, roots or barks of Bridelia ferruginea and roots d’Itundu sp.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day. You can also take the prescribed medication against the blennorrhoea if the disease is of microbial origin. Prohibited food : You can also take the prescribed medication against the blennorrhoea if the disease is of microbial origin.
H(130) poliomyelitis (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Cymbopogon citratus, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Millettia eetveldeana (barks), Mangifera indica (barks), Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Annona senegalensis (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Lippia multiflora and Croton mubango (barks). decoction with 6 bottles H2O, take 2 bottles to take , VO. ½ of glass, after sift, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, salt grain broken with tooth, oil, egg and mushroom on dead wood.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of barks or roots of Bridelia ferruginea, roots d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, leaves of Morinda lucida, Allium sativum, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Morinda morindoides, roots Vitex madiensis and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, barks of Millettia laurentii, Lippia multiflora, large and small Ocimum gratissimum and Malaka sp. Filter and let cool, add a bit of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand during 12 hours; to filter and drink 1/3 glass 3 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, foufou, tuber of cassava, rice, bananas, corn, peanuts, fruits, sweet potatoes, bread, milk, beverages, fish, palm oil, lemons. One can eat : toast, yams, taro, liquid milk, vegetables, lots of Solanum aethiopicum (gilo), Solanum macrocarpon and Solanum torvum
H(187) weakness of the baby's neck accompanied by effusion of the head (nsingu), pound and boil in 5 bottled water the mixing of the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Cajanus cajan, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, barks of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius and of Annona senegalensis, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 1 bottle of the filtered solution and make them drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. The rest is heated to be applied to the baby's neck, 2 times per day (friction)..
H(189) difficult to take the first step for children., pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, and of Gossypium barbadense; barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cymbopogon citratus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the whole body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with tooth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: mbwenge (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Monodora angolensis Welw.
Official name: Monodora angolensis Welw.
Family: Annonaceae
Reference HK 61
Author: Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title: Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms: H(013), H(014), H(027), H(034), H(091), H(050), H(075x), H(091), H(094), H(099), H(101), H(139), H(169)
Recipes: H(013) skin eruptions starting with members with flaking of the scalp (kiungu)), pound together seeds of Monodora angolensis, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of Securidaca longipedunculata ; leaves or barks of Croton mubango and seeds of Piper nigrum. The powder is taken in small quantities , VO. 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, pimento, egg, VO. or wash with cold water.
H(014) dermatosis (kiungu)), pound together the following plants : Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Securidaca longipedunculata , Croton mubango, Piper nigrum (seeds) ; Sift and eat a small quantity of the powder, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, grain of salt broken with teeth, mushroom on dead wood.
H(027) frequent abortions (wumba nlutakana), pound together of plants below : barks of Gardenia ter