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64 plants found in 46 references for the following symptom

Symptom: H(178)
Description: heart disorder, heart attack, heart burn

1 reference(s) for Abrus precatorius L.
Official name: Abrus precatorius L.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Abrus_precatorius6.jpg , Abrus_precatorius7.jpg , HA01Abrus_ precatorius.jpg , Abrus_precatorius11.jpg , Abrus_precatorius9.jpg , Abrus_precatorius10.jpg , Abrus_precatorius12.jpg , Abrus_precatorius4.jpg , Abrus_precatorius5.jpg , Abrus_precatorius13.jpg , Abrus_precatorius8.jpg , Abrus_precatorius-koeh-002.jpg , HA08Abrus_precatorius.jpg , Abrus_precatorius1.jpg , Abrus_precatorius2.jpg , Abrus_precatorius3.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(037), H(091), H(178)
Recipes: H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction, VO.
H(091) + H(178), juice from leaves, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Popular republic of Congo (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name: ikenie (Kôyô), djekiri (Enyélé), mudjiri bisaye (Laali), ngy engye (Laadi), bembari ngyengye (Beembe), fingu, mopingwa (Vili)

1 reference(s) for Acacia karroo Hayne
Official name: Acacia karroo Hayne
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Acacia_karroo4.jpg , Acacia_karroo1.jpg , Acacia_karroo2.jpg , Acacia_karroo3.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(178)
Recipes: H(178) heart disorder, thorns of Acacia karroo, fruits of Musa paradisiaca, decoction, VO.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: muunga (Luvenda)

1 reference(s) for Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Official name: Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. subsp. mellifera (Vahl); Mimosa mellifera Vahl.
Pictures: Acacia_mellifera7.jpg , Acacia_mellifera6.jpg , Acacia_mellifera4.jpg , Acacia_mellifera5.jpg , Acacia_mellifera3.jpg , Acacia_mellifera2.jpg , Acacia_mellifera1.jpg
Reference HT 2k
Author: Timberlake, J. R.
Title: Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms: H(018), H(055), H(104), H(126), H(178), H(185)
Recipes: H(018) headache, (MilKULOGH), cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
H(055), Boiled root infusion, plus others, used as emetic ( MNGOROR), cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
H(055) + H(051) emetic against fevers, cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
, H(104) stomach- ache, (KIPTANGTANG ) , cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
H(126) (hepatitus), cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
H(178) (heart pains) , (KIPKOLOSWO), cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
H(185), Inner bark chewed against (KIRIUN (sneezing, cold or boiled bark infusion, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name: talamon panyarit

1 reference(s) for Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Official name: Acacia seyal Del. var. seyal
Family: Fabaceae
Reference HT 2k
Author: Timberlake, J. R.
Title: Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178), roots used against heart pains (?MUKULOGH).
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name: chooh

1 reference(s) for Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth. ex Bak.) Harms
Official name: Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth. ex Bak.) Harms
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth. ex Bak.) van Meeuwen; Ormosia laxiflora Benth. ex Bak.
Pictures: HA03Afrormosia_ laxiflora.jpg
Reference HT 32
Author: Traore, M.
Title: Le Recours à la Pharmacopée Traditionnelle Africaine dans le Nouveau Millénaire :<< Cas des Femmes Herboristes de Bamako >> http://www.codesria.org/Archives/ga10/Abstracts%20GA%201-5/AIDS_Traore.htm In "Grey littérature"
Symptoms: H(003) , H(006) + H(104), H(008), H(027y), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(113), H(139), H(169), H(178)
Recipes: H(003) sprain, H(006) + H(104) gastro-enteritis, H(008) dysentery, H(027y) pain post partum, H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(091) restorative, stimulant, tonic, H(113) kidney pain, H(139) sexual asthenia, H(169) hernia, H(178) heart disorder, ONS of Afrormosia laxiflora, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Mali
Vernacular name: koulikouli (Malinke)

1 reference(s) for Allium cepa L.
Official name: Allium cepa L.
Family: Alliaceae
Pictures: Allium_cepa6.jpg , HA03Allium_cepa.jpg , Allium_cepa1.jpg , Allium_cepa4.jpg , Allium_cepa5.jpg , Allium_cepa2.jpg , Allium_cepa3.jpg
Reference HS 26
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(045), H(178)
Recipes: H(045, 1) antiseptic for mouth infections, H(178, 1) heart diseases, decoction, of green parts of bulb of Allium cepa
Region: North Africa
Country: Egypt (region of Beni-Sueif)
Vernacular name: bassal

1 reference(s) for Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name: Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family: Sapindaceae
Pictures: Allophylus_africanus1.jpg , HA03Allophylus_africanus.jpg
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(099), H(099), H(137), H(169), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(099) + H(201) sedative in cases of mental illness, H(099) epilepsy, roots extract + leaves juice of Allophylus africanus, VO.
H(137) + H(169) analgesic in cases of hernia, roots and barks extract + leaves juice, VO.
H(178) heart disease, leaves juice of Allophylus africanus of Dalbergia melanoxylon, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mwinamu (Kimbunga), mwenyegiguru, msosa (Kihehe), mtafuna kwa sasa (Kipogoro)

1 reference(s) for Aloe sp.
Official name: Aloe sp.
Family: Aloaceae
Pictures: HA08Aloe_sp.jpg , Aloe_sp2.jpg , Aloe_sp_AFLORA.jpg
Reference HR 17
Author: Ruffo, C. K.
Title: A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms: H(033), H(127), H(139), H(178), H(179)
Recipes: H(033) impotence, H(127) spleen, H(139) aphrodisiac, H(178) heart pains, H(179) kidney diseases, leaves of Aloe sp., RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name: itembwe, Lugaka (Nyamwezi)

1 reference(s) for Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name: Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Artemisia_afra2.jpg , Artemisia_afra1.jpg , Artemisia_afra3.jpg
Reference HT 25
Author: Thring, T.S.A. & F.M. Weitz
Title: Medicinal plant use in the Bredadoro / Elim region of the Southern Overberg in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 103, pp. 261 - 275 (2006)
Symptoms: H(018), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(157), H(162y), H(171), H(178), H(179)
Recipes: H(018), H(068), H(104), H(108), H(157), H(162y), H(178), H(179),tea from a handfull of leaves of Artemisia afra, VO.
H(037), a sirup made by boiling leaves with sugar
H(051), H(113), leaves made into a poultice with brandy or vinegar and wrapped around inflamed area or around stomach for fever
H(171),a small amount of tea, VO., 2 X / day
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Western Cape Province)
Vernacular name: wilde als, wormwood

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_procera1.jpg , Calotropis_procera4.jpg , Calotropis_procera3.jjpg , Calotropis_procera2.jpg , HA06Calotropis_procera.jpg , B5NordCalotropis_procera.jpg , Calotropis_procera5.jpg , Calotropis_procera6.jpg , Calotropis_procera7.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(045), H(093), H(099), H(100), H(123), H(173), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(006) cathartic, H(092) toxic, latex, leaves of Calotropis procera, roots, VO.
H(045) antiseptic, H(137) analgic, latex of Calotropis, local application
H(092) cardio toxic, ONS. of Calotropis., VO.
H(093), , barks stems, branch, trunk of Parkia biglobosa, ONS. of Calotropis procera of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS., VO.
H(100) syph., H(173), roots, RNS.
H(123), roots of Calotropis., VO.
H(123), ONS. of Leptadenia hastata of Calotropis procera, VO.
H(173), roots of Swartzia madagascariesnsis of Trichilia roka of Jatropha chevalieri of Parkia biglobosa of Calotropis procera, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis, barks stems, branch, trunk of Capparis, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Capsicum frutescens L.
Official name: Capsicum frutescens L.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Capsicum_frutescens1.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens3.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens4.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens2.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens5.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens6.jpg , HA05Capsicum_frutescens.jpg , HR09Capsicum_frutescens.jpg , Capsicum_frutescens7.jpg
Reference HA 42
Author: Arkinstall, W.
Title: Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms: H(095), H(178)
Recipes: H(095) commonly used as seasoning
H(178) leaves of Capsicum frutescens used to put in eyes of patient with heart pain.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name: nlungu (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name: Cassia occidentalis L.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Pictures: Cassia_occidentalis2.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis1.jpg , HA06Cassia_ occidentalis.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis4.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis3.jpg , Cassia_occidentalis5.jpg
Reference HH 10
Author: Hussain, H.S.N. & Y.Y. Karatela
Title: Traditional medicinal plants used by Hausa tribe of Kano State of Nigeria. Int. J; Crude Drug Res., 27, 4, 211-216, (1989)
Symptoms: H(008), H(113), H(178)
Recipes: H(008), roots, decoction (H2O) + potash
H(113), leaves, pounded, cataplasm
H(178), seeds, infusion, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Kano)
Vernacular name: raidora (Hausa)

1 reference(s) for Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name: Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family: Bombacaceae
Pictures: Ceiba_pentandra3.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra4.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra5.jpg , HA05Ceiba_pentandra.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra2.jpg , Ceiba_pentandra1.jpg
Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(033), H(038), H(082), H(152), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(033), barks of Ceiba pentandra, to pound + 1l. H2O, to filter, VO., 200 ml., 3 X / day
H(037), barks of Ceiba., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(038, 6), barks of Ceiba., decoction in du palm wine, VO. 100 ml., morning and evening
H(082), barks of Ceiba pentandra of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (2 l. H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(152), barks of Ceiba., decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml., morning and evening
H(178) cardiac desease, barks of Ceiba., decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml., 3 X / day
H(201) madness, barks of Ceiba., decoction (H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name: Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family: Ulmaceae
Synonyms: Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Pictures: Celtis_mildbraedi2.jpg , Celtis_mildbraedi3.jpg , Celtis_mildbraedi4.jpg , Celtis_mildbraedi5.jpg , Celtis_mildbraedi1.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(006), H(008) H(008), H(018), H(022), H(027z), H(031), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(162x), H(169), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(006) child constipation, roots tea of Celtis mildbraedii), VO. 1 spoon / day
H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of roots
H(018) cephalgy, hip bath with H2O of the maceration of the plant
H(022), painful delivery (haemorrage)
H(027z) to long pregnancy, flowers ashes + hot H2O , to rub with the liquid the belly
H(031) intercostal pain, roots tea. If no effect : tea of leaves, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(037) cough, tuberculosis roots tea, 1/2 spoon, 1 X / day
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of ati (unidentified plant) of pilangu (Burkea africana), VO. 3 X / day
H(051) paludism, child fever, to boil roots barks, VO.
H(162x) urinary incontinency, to boil the roots, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(169) hernia, ashes of flowers + salt + hot H2O, to rub with this liquid
H(178) heart pain, roots tea of kekama-hosi (unidentified plant) of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of vango (unidentified plant), VO. 3 X / day during 10 days
H(201) madness, hallucinations, tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of ndjiva (unidentified plant), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day. Later, roots tea of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of tende (Vernonia conferta), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name: (oka) hongolo (Umbundu)

1 reference(s) for Cissampelos pareira L.T
Official name: Cissampelos pareira L.T
Family: Menispermaceae
Pictures: Cissampelos_pareira.jpg , Cissampelos_pareira2.jpg
Reference HE 12
Author: El-Kamali, H. H.
Title: Ethnopharmacology of Medicinal Plants used in North Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 89-97. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/sudan.htm
Symptoms: H(051), H(178)
Recipes: H(051, 4,4%) paludism, decoction or infusion of roots of Cissampelos pareira, VO.
H(178, 5,4%) heart burn, H(201, 5,4%) abdominal disturbances, in cases of charm, chewed roots
Region: East Africa
Country: Sudan (North Kordofan)
Vernacular name: irg el kail

2 reference(s) for Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name: Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Kl.) S. Moore Hook; Senecio mannii Hook. f.; Solanecio mannii (Hoock. f.) C. Jeffrey
Pictures: Crassocephalum_mannii1.jpg , Crassocephalum_mannii2.jpg , Crassocephalum_mannii3.jpg
Reference HM 40
Author: Mainen J. Moshi, Donald F. Otieno, Pamela K. Mbabazi, Anke Weisheit
Title: The Ethnomedicine of the Haya people of Bugabo ward, Kagera Region, north western Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 5:24 (2009) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-24 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/5/1/24
Symptoms: H(051), H(157), H(178)
Recipes: H(051) paludism, H(157) febrile convulsions in children, H(178) heart problems, aerial parts are pounded and boiled in water and the decoction administered orally. It is also applied topically e.g. by bathing in it.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Kagera Region, Bugabo ward)
Vernacular name: akagango-akake
Reference HO 17
Author: Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) heartburn (alumgule), ashes of leaves of Solanecio mannii, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name: sobitiet (Sabaot)

1 reference(s) for Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name: Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonyms: Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Pictures: HA05Crossopteryx _febrifuga.jpg , Crossopteryx_febrifuga3.jpg , Crossopteryx_febrifuga4.jpg , Crossopteryx_febrifuga5.jpg , Crossopteryx_febrifuga2.jpg , Crossopteryx_febrifuga1.jpg
Reference HM 33
Author: Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title: Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms: H(004), H(007), H(008), H(022), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(068), H(077), H(090), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(004) wounds, powder trunks barks of Crossopteryx febrifuga, local application
H(007) diuretic, H(055) emetics, decoction of roots and trunks barks of Crossopteryx., RNS.
H(007) diuretic, H(008) diarrhoea, H(051) fevers, H(003) swellings des membres, H(077) anti-vomitive, maceration des trunks barks of Crossopteryx., RNS.
H(022) made easier the delivery, roots decoction of Crossopteryx febrifuga, VO.
H(037) chest pains, H(091) fortifying, decoction of leaves and barks of Crossopteryx., RNS.
H(037) pneumonia, H(051) fevers, H(051) paludism, H(036) vertigo, H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of stems with leaves of Crossopteryx., RNS.
H(068) onchocerciasis, H(068) amibiasiss, powder of leaves, maceration, VO.
H(103) gingivitis, decoction des trunks barks of Crossopteryx., RNS.
H(104) belly pains, powder trunks barks of Crossopteryx. + salt, RNS.
H(113) rheumatism, H(201) mental diseases, leaves of Crossopteryx., to boil, douches
H(178) + H(090) heart diseases, powder trunks barks of Crossopteryx, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Mali
Vernacular name: balemo, balembo, bereka kisa (Bambara), balembo (Malinke), wara warga, wagha walgha (Minyanka), wawagha, fycèrè, fyatyèru (Senoufo), polipoli furu (Bobo-fing), belenede (Peuhl)

1 reference(s) for Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Official name: Croton pseudopulchellus Pax
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Croton_pseudopulchellus1.jpg
Reference HS 33a
Author: Semenya Sebua , M. Potgieter M., Milingoni Tshisikhawe, Soul Shava, A. Maroyi
Title: Medicinal utilization of exotic plants by Bapedi traditional healers to treat human ailments in Limpopo province, South Africa Journal of Ethnopharmacology 144, 646–655 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874112006769
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) heart attac, whole plant of Medicago sativa mixed with leaves of Croton pseudopulchellus boiled in water for 20 min and one tin cup of the extract is taken; orally.Thrice a day
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Limpopo province)
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

2 reference(s) for Cyperus rotundus L.
Official name: Cyperus rotundus L.
Family: Cyperaceae
Pictures: B5NordCyperus_rotundus.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus_fa07075.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus1.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus2.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus3.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus5.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus6.jpg , Cyperus_rotundus4.jpg
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(037), H(104), H(135), H(178)
Recipes: H(037) cough, roots, RNS.
H(104) colic, roots, RNS.
H(135), roots, RNS.
H(178), roots, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya, Uganda
Vernacular name: moikut (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda)
Reference N2 Nord
Author: De Natale, A. Pollio
Title: A forgotten Collection: the Libyan Ethnobotanical exhibits (1912-14) by A. Trotter at the Museum O. Comes at the University Federico II of Naples, Italy Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:4 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/4
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) tubers of Cyperus rotundus in a water potion against heart diseases
Region: North Africa
Country: Libya
Vernacular name: giaâd (arab)

1 reference(s) for Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name: Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family: Asteraceae
Synonyms: Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Pictures: HR08Dichrocephala_integrifolia.jpg , Dichrocephala_integrifolia1.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(099), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(090), H(178), leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia , to cook, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Cucumis aculeatus of Acanthus arboreus of Dichrocephala integrifolia, to pound, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(201) psychosis, roots of Commelina benghalensis, leaves of Dichrocephala integrifolia of Tagetes minuta deTalinum portulacifolium, pulp, to dilute, to filter, VO. + bath
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Official name: Dissotis brazzae Cogn.
Family: Melastomataceae
Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(002), H(031), H(037), H(151), H(178),
Recipes: H(002, 2) hypogalactose, whole plant of Dissotis brazzae, to pound + 1 l. H2O, to filter, VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(031), leaves of Bidens pilosa of Dissotis brazzae of Gossypium barbadense of Dichrostachys cinerea of Cratispermum laurinum, decoction (H2O), VO. morning and evening ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(037, 2) cough, leaves of Dissotis., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(151), leaves of Dissotis brazzae of Desmodium velutinum, roots of Sapium cornutum, decoction (1,5 l. H2O), VO. 200 ml., 3 X / day
H(178, 4), pounded leaves of Dissotis + H2O, to filter, VO. 50 ml., morning and evening
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered

2 reference(s) for Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name: Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family: Sapindaceae
Synonyms: Dodonaea angustifolia L. f.
Pictures: Dodonaea_viscosa1.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa2.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa4.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa8.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa3.jpg , HL13Dodonaea_viscosa.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa6.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa5.jpg , HR08Dodonaea_viscosa.jpg , Dodonaea_viscosa7.jpg
Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(005), H(007), H(013), H(038), H(100), H(128), H(178), H(189)
Recipes: H(005), H(128), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, ONS. of Musa sp., whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Curcuma longa, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(005) + H(178), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus of Dodonaea viscosa, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), summit of stems with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, RNS.
H(013) abscess au breast, leaves of Dodonaea, to pound, juice, to dilute, local application + beewax
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Neotina ibraneura of Commiphora simplicifolia of Polygala greveana, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) blen., leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Dodonaea., RNS.
H(100), roots of Achyranthes aspera , whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrier , leaves of Buxus madacascaricai, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(100) syph., whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrieri, roots of Achyranthes aspera, leaves of Buxus madagascarica, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(189) menopause, fowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Psorospermum androsaemifolium of Combretum obscurum of Cymbopogon citratus, summit with flowers of Dodonaea viscosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: dingandahy
Reference HH 1k
Author: Harjula, R.
Title: Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms: H(104), H(178)
Recipes: H(104), Stomach Disease (ndwari ya ndeu), Depending on the patient, a suitable dose of leaves are boiled and the brew taken aIl at once; this usually results in vomiting.
H(178), sometimes recommends Dodonaea also as a remedy for heartburn
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: ngare

1 reference(s) for Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name: Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family: Dracaenaceae
Pictures: Dracaena_arborea.jpg , HA03Dracaena_arborea.jpg
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(178)
Recipes: H(178) heart pains, sun-dried leaves of Dracaena arborea are bumt to ashes and mixed with palm (Elaeis guineensis) nut oil and rubbed on the ches
Region: West Africa
Country: Sierra Leone (Moyamba District)
Vernacular name: ningei (Kpaa Mende)

1 reference(s) for Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name: Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: HA07Entada_abyssinica.jpg , Entada_abyssinica3.jpg , Entada_abyssinica2.jpg , Entada_abyssinica1.jpg
Reference HY 02
Author: Yineger, H., D. Yewhalaw & D. Teketay
Title: Ethnomedicinal plant knowledge and practice of the Oromo ethnic group in southwestern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:11 (2008) + additional file
Symptoms: H(100), H(178)
Recipes: H(100) gonnorrhoea (dhukuba dhiraa, chebto), fresh leaves of Entada abyssinica, concoction, crushed, squezed with H2O, VO.
H(178) heart failure (yelib dikam), dried leaves and stem bark of Entada, crushed, powdered, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Southwestern Ethiopia (Oromo ethnic group)
Vernacular name: haambaltaa (Oromo)

1 reference(s) for Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name: Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Pictures: Erythrophleum_guineense3.jpg , Erythrophleum_guineense1.jpg , Erythrophleum_guineense2.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(014), H(108), H(123), H(172), H(178)
Recipes: H(014) dermatosis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum guineense, local application
H(090x), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum., VO.
H(108) sinusitis, H(118), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum., powder, to take snuff
H(123), H(007), H(055), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum., VO.
H(172) dracunculosis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum guineense, ONS. of Lannea acida, local application
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Official name: Euphorbia balsamifera Ait.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Euphorbia sepium N. E. Br.
Pictures: Euphorbia_balsamifera2.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera3.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera1.jpg , Euphorbia_balsamifera4.jpg , HA06Euphorbia_balsamifera.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(004), H(006), H(007), H(014), H(020), H(038), H(045), H(068), H(092), H(093), H(100), H(104), H(123), H(171), H(173), H(178),
Recipes: H(006), roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Euphorbia balsamifera, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(006), H(007), roots of Prosopis africana of Euphorbia balsamifera of Ziziphus mauritiana of Borreria verticillata, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(006), H(007), H(038), ONS. of Borreria verticillata of Ziziphus mauritiana of Euphorbia balsamifera, RNS., VO.
H(014) tinea, ONS. of Euphorbia., local application
H(020) antivénimeux, latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(038), roots of Euphorbia., RNS., VO.
H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(158), stems with leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), to wash
H(038), H(100) syph, H(104), H(123), roots of Ziziphus mauritiana, ONS. of Borreria verticillata, ONS. of Euphorbia balsamifera of Prosopis africana of Leptadenia hastata of Stereospermum kunthianum, RNS., VO.
H(045, 2), H(124), latex of Euphorbia., local application
H(068), roots of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(092), latex of Euphorbia., instillationnoculaire, VO.
H(093), leaves, roots of Euphorbia balsamifera, ONS. of Tinospora bakis of Trichilia roka, powder, VO.
H(171) sugared, stems without leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(173), barks of the underground part of Jatropha chevalieri of Euphorbia balsamifera of Swartzia madagascariensis, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(178) infar., leaves of Euphorbia, to chew, not to swallow the latex
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name: Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: Euphorbia calycina N. E. Br.
Pictures: Euphorbia_candelabrum1.jpg , Euphorbia_candelabrum3.jpg , Euphorbia_candelabrum2.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(037), H(068), H(076), H(098), H(103), H(108), H(113), H(118), H(124), H(178)
Recipes: H(037) cough, H(108) cold, to pound lthe plants: makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), elimau (Citrus limon), maceration during 4 days, distil to obtain a sirup, decant : the upper part for adultes for cold, VO; + friction of the part of the skin between noze and eyes : the middle part for adults again cough, 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day : the lower partfor child cough mix with H2O, VO. 2 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(068) helminthiasiss child, chew the roots or VO. tisane of roots
H(076) aphtae, to pound the root, to rub. For child , idem + palm oil
H(098) nightmare, roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(103) caries, to chew the roots of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) of mbombolo (Melia azedarach) and to spit
H(113) rhumatism, ONS of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) of tiko (Blumea mollis) to rub
H(118) throat pain, to pound the tubercle, to boil, gargle
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(178) cardiac pain,roots tea, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name: makokutu (Umbundu)

1 reference(s) for Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name: Euphorbia hirta L.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms: 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 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(002), H(006), H(006) + H(104), H(008) + H(104), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(090), H(104), H(137), H(156), H(166), H(178), H(192), H(193)
Recipes: H(002), H(068) amoeba, H(166) antispasmodique, whole plant of Euphorbia., RNS.
H(006) + H(104), H(008) + H(104), H(068), H(104), whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, roots of Phyllanthus casticum of Eriosema procumbens, barks stem, branch, trunk of Anthocleista rhizophoroides of Trema orientalis, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(006) + H(104), H(068), H(104), whole plant of Euphorbia hirta of Cassytha filiformis, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, stem with leaves of Psidium guajava, barks stem, branch, trunk of Samadera indica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006), whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Zingiber zerumbet, roots of Althaea officinalis of Abrus precatorius, algues rouges of Tulear, decoction (H2O), to filter, juice, enema
H(037) hemoptysy, leaves of Ochrocarpus orthocladus of Argemone mexicana of Urera oligolaba, barks stem, branch, trunk of Trema orientalis, whole plant of Euphorbia hirta of Dichrocephala lyrata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082) asthma, whole plant of Euphorbia hirta of Lobelia hartlaubii of Drosera ramentasea, roots of Sida rhombifolia, leaves of Nicandra physalodes, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(137), H(192), whole plant of Euphorbia., in in pieces, to cook, local application + oil of coco
H(156) child, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, leaves of Obetia radula of Citrus aurantum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(166) pylore, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, leaves of Euodia fatraina, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(178), H(090), twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Asparagus vaginellatus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: aidinono

1 reference(s) for Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name: Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family: Moraceae
Pictures: Ficus_exasperata3.jpg , Ficus_exasperata1.jpg , Ficus_exasperata4.jpg , Ficus_exasperata2.jpg , Ficus_exasperata5.jpg , HA07Ficus_exasperata.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(004), H(094), H(100), H(178)
Recipes: H(004) wounds, H(100), leaves of Ficus exasperata, RNS.
H(094), sap of Ficus., RNS.
H(178), barks of Ficus., RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (forest of Scio)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name: Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family: Malvaceae
Synonyms: Gossypium arboreum auct.
Pictures: Gossypium_herbaceum4.jpg , Gossypium_herbaceum1.jpg , Gossypium_herbaceum-koeh-068.jpg , Gossypium_herbaceum3.jpg , Gossypium_herbaceum2.jpg , HA01Gossypium_herbaceum.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(018), H(091), H(098), H(099), H(178)
Recipes: H(018) cephalalgy, extract of plant oil of Gossypium herbaceum on coton, fumigation and inhalation
H(091) anemia, roots tea, VO. 3 X / day or maceration of leaves, to wash the body
H(098) insomnia, tubercle of lu (Hibiscus canabinus), roots of manga (Mangifera indica) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum) + wine, VO. , 1 cup in the morning and the evening after the meal
H(099) epilepsy, crisis, roots tea of yombe (unidentified plant) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum ), VO. 3 X / day
H(178) infarctus, roots tea
Region: West Africa
Country: Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name: (ovo) tele (Umbundu), algodoeiro (Portuguese)

1 reference(s) for Grewia bicolor Juss.
Official name: Grewia bicolor Juss.
Family: Tiliaceae
Pictures: Grewia_bicolor1.jpg , HA06Grewia_bicolor.jpg
Reference HP 11
Author: Potel, Anne-Marie
Title: Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank http://pagesperso-orange.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/Anne%20marie.htm
Symptoms: H(007), H(068), H(099), H(104), H(178)
Recipes: H(007) diuretic, H(099) tranquillizing, H(104) enteritis, H(068) vorms , bark of Grewia bicolor, decoction
H(178) heart disorder, fruit, decoction
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name: baobab des lapins (local French)

1 reference(s) for Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name: Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family: Hypericaceae
Pictures: HA21Harungana_madagascariensis.jpg , Harungana_madagascariensis2.jpg , Harungana_madagascariensis1.jpg
Reference HR 18
Author: Razafindraibe, M., A. R.Kuhlman, H. Rabarison, V. Rakotoarimanana, C.Rajeriarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T.Randrianarivony, F. Rakotoarivony, R. Ludovic, A. Randrianasolo, R. W. Bussmann
Title: Medicinal plants used by women from Agnalazaha littoral forest (Southeastern Madagascar) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2:22 (2006) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/73
Symptoms: H(008), H(013), H(015x), H(082), H(100), H(178)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhea, H(013) boil, H(015x) albumin, H(082) asthma, H(100) gonorrhea, H(178) heart disease, bulb, leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, RNS. (Medicinal plants used by women mainly near and around Agnalazaha littoral forest)
Region: Madagascar
Country: Southeastern Madagascar (Agnalazaha Forest)
Vernacular name: harongana

2 reference(s) for Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Official name: Helichrysum odoratissimum (L.) Sweet
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Helichrysum_odoratissimum1.jpg , Helichrysum_odoratissimum4.jpg , Helichrysum_odoratissimum2.jpg , Helichrysum_odoratissimum3.jpg
Reference HD 19
Author: Dykman, E.J.
Title: De Suid Afrikaanse Kook- Koek- en Resepte Boek, 14th improved impression. Paarl Printers Ltd., Paarl (Cape Colony), South Africa.( 1908) From reference HV 51
Symptoms: H(037), H(099), H(108), H(178)
Recipes: H(037) cough, H(099) nervous disorders (usually in mixtures), H(108) influenza, H(178) heart ailments, herb of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name: kooigoed (Cape Dutch language)
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(037), H(099), H(108), H(178)
Recipes: H(037) cough, H(099) nervous disorders (usually in mixtures), H(108) influenza, H(178) heart ailments, herb of Helichrysum odoratissimum, RNS.
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Cape region )
Vernacular name: kooigoed (Cape Dutch language)

1 reference(s) for Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.
Official name: Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.
Family: Palmae
Pictures: Hyphaene_thebaica2.jpg , Hyphaene_thebaica3.jpg , Hyphaene_thebaica4.jpg , HA06Hyph_ thebaica.jpg , Hyphaene_thebaica1.jpg
Reference O1 Nord
Author: Osborn, D.J.
Title: Notes on medicinal and other uses of plants in Egypt. Economic Botany, 22, 2, 165 - 177, (1968)
Symptoms: H(006), H(104), H(178)
Recipes: H(006, ) + H(104, ), VO., drink from pulverized fruits
H(178, ) for strengthening the heart
THIS PLANT HAS NO SIGNALIZED USE IN VETERINARY MEDICINE IN NORTH AFRICA BUT WELL IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
Region: North Africa
Country: Egypt
Vernacular name: doam, dom-palm (Arabic), ginger bread tree (English)

1 reference(s) for Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br
Official name: Leonotis leonurus (L.) R.Br
Family: Lamiaceae
Pictures: Leonotis_leonorus1.jpg , Leonotis_leonorus2.jpg
Reference HT 25
Author: Thring, T.S.A. & F.M. Weitz
Title: Medicinal plant use in the Bredadoro / Elim region of the Southern Overberg in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 103, pp. 261 - 275 (2006)
Symptoms: H(018), H(078), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(151), H(162y), H(171), H(178), H(179)
Recipes: H(018), H(078), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(151), H(162y), H(171), H(178), H(179), tea from leaves and flowers, VO. +/- 25 ml. Morning and evening
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Western Cape Province)
Vernacular name: klipdagga, wilde dagga

1 reference(s) for Lepidium sativum L.
Official name: Lepidium sativum L.
Family: Brassicaceae
Pictures: Lepidium_sativum3.jpg , Lepidium_sativum1.jpg , Lepidium_sativum2.jpg
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(178)
Recipes: H(178) male heart ache, seeds of Lepidium sativum of Schinus molle ginger, RNS., VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

1 reference(s) for Lippia adoensis Hochst.
Official name: Lippia adoensis Hochst.
Family: Verbenaceae
Synonyms: Lippia multiflora Moldenke
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(178)
Recipes: H(178) burn on chest, fresh leaves decoction Lippia adoensis chewed
Region: East Africa
Country: West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name: kusaayee (Afaan Oromo)

1 reference(s) for Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Official name: Maesa lanceolata Forssk.
Family: Myrsinaceae
Pictures: Maesa_lanceolata2.jpg , Maesa_lanceolata1.jpg
Reference HO 17
Author: Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) heartburn, burning leaves of Maesa lanceolata, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name: kabortit (Sabaot)

1 reference(s) for Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Official name: Melinis minutiflora P. Beauv.
Family: Poaceae
Pictures: Melinis_minutiflora2.jpg , Melinis_minutiflora3.jpg , Melinis_minutiflora1.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(013), H(050), H(166), H(178)
Recipes: H(013) buboes, decoction of the mixing of Mimosa pellita, Melinis minutiflora, and leaves of Ficus thonningii or of Dichaetanthera africana.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(166) stuttering, difficulty speaking or loss of voice (baba), boil together in palm wine the following plants : Melinis minutiflora, Annona muricata (leaves) and roots of citron.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(178) heart disease, pound together with white clay, stems of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), leaves of Solanum aethiopicum, pounded and boiled seeds of Vigna subterranea, onion and a little salt. Separate the mixture into two unequal parts : the smallest is soaked in some water, pressed and filtered to be taken , VO. with egg; The other hot portion is placed on the sheet of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii or of Aframomum alboviolaceum then placed on the heart together with strains of Melinis minutiflora. Take care of binding with a cloth this hot mixture around the chest at heart level. This medication is applied 1 time per day
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: leka mbwa (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name: Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonyms: Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Pictures: Nauclea_latifolia2.jpg , Nauclea_latifolia3.jpg , Nauclea_latifolia1.jpg , HA05Nauclea_latifolia.jpg
Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(004), H(008), H(013), H(015x), H(022), H(026), H(038), H(045), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(094), H(103), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(116x), H(118), H(127), H(130), H(139), H(169), H(178)
Recipes: H(004) wounds, scraped barks of Nauclea latifolia, local application
H(008), roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO., 2 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml
H(008), young leaves of Bridelia ferruginea of Annona senegalensis of Nauclea latifolia of Psorospermum febrifugum of Vitex madiensis, VO.
H(013) boil leaves of Nauclea., to soften at the heat of the fire + palm oil, local application
H(015x, 2), 100 gr. of roots of Nauclea latifolia, 100gr. of roots of Quassia africana, decoction in 2 L. H2O, VO., morning and evening ; childs , 1 soup spoon ; adults , 100 ml
H(022) painfull delivery, 200 gr. of roots of Nauclea., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO., 100 ml., morning and evening
H(026), 10 fruits of Elaeis guineensis, 150 gr. of roots of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (1,5 l. H2O), VO. 50 ml., 3 X / day till recovery
H(038, 2) pelvis pains, 150 gr. of roots of Nauclea latifolia, 3 fruits of Citus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O), VO., 100 ml. 3 X / day
H(045, 3) antiseptic urinary canal, 200 gr. of roots of Nauclea., maceration in 1l. H2O during 24 H., VO., 100 ml. morning and evening until recovery
H(051) fever, paludism, roots of Nauclea latifolia and of Senna occidentalis, decoction (H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 100 ml. ; adults, 200 ml
H(068, 2) intestinal helminthiasis, roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO., 2 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml
H(075) loss of appetite, unripe fruits of Nauclea., decoction in 1 l. H2O, VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 2 soup spoonss, morning and evening
H(094), roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO., 2 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml
H(103) string ligament of the baby tongue, roots of Nauclea., maceration (H2O) during 3 J., 1 soup spoon, 3 X / day , during one week maximum
H(104, 7), 100 gr. of pieces of roots of Nauclea., maceration (H2O), VO. ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml., morning and evening
H(104, 3), 100 gr. of roots of Nauclea latifolia, 100 gr. of roots of Quassia africana, decoction in 1l. H2O, VO. morning and evening ; childs , 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(104), roots of Nauclea latifolia, 2 fruits of Citrus aurantifolia, barks of Symphonia globulifera, decoction (H2O), VO. 50 ml., 3 X / day
H(104, 3), roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO., 2 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml
H(109) lumbar pains, roots of Nauclea., maceration (H2O), VO., 100 ml., morning and evening
H(113) rheumatism, roots of Nauclea latifolia, maceration (H2O) during 3 days + roots of Hibiscus sabdariffa, of Caloncoba welwitschii, decoction (H2O), to mix decoction and maceration, VO., 50 ml., morning and evening
H(113) stiffness in the limbs and the back, barks of Nauclea latifolia, roots of Caloncoba welwitschii of Dichrostachys cinera of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, decoction (H2O), VO. after the meal, 3 X / day
H(116x), 100 gr of roots of Nauclea latifolia of Quassia africana, 100 gr of barks of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO., 100 ml., morning and evening before menses (no alcool)
H(118) angina, leaves and fruits of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), gargle 3 X / day until recovery
H(127), 100 gr. of roots of Nauclea latifolia and of Quassia africana, 100 gr. of barks of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction in 2 l. H2O, VO. , morning and evening ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(127), roots of Senna occidentalis of Carica papaya of Senna alata of Nauclea latifolia, decoction in du palm wine, VO. 200 ml., morning and evening
H(130), barks of Dichrostachys cinerea of Caloncoba welwitschii of Nauclea latifolia, barks of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, decoction (1,5 l. H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(130) weakness of a limb, roots of Dichrostachys cinerea of Caloncoba welwitschii of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, barks of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(139) sexual asthenia, roots of Nauclea., maceration (H2O), VO., morning and evening until recovery
H(169, 2), roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO., 50 ml., 3 X / day until recovery
H(169), roots of Nauclea latifolia, barks of Crossopteryx febrifuga of Hymenocardia acida, decoction (H2O), VO. 50 ml., 3 X / day until recovery
H(178), roots of Nauclea latifolia of Caloncoba welwitschii, 1,5 l of sap of Tetracera potatoria, decoction (H2O), VO. , 100 ml. during 3 days



- H(à revoir), roots of Nauclea latifolia, barks of Syzygium brazzavillense, decoction (2 l. H2O), to reduce to 1 l., VO. , morning and evening ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name: Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family: Rubiaceae
Synonyms: Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
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(014), H(016), H(018), H(022), H(033), H(034), H(038), H(051), H(056), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(118), H(169), H(171), H(172), H(178)
Recipes: H(005) swollen legs, H(005) edema (mvimbu), H(014) head itching, yellowing of the hair, decoction of the following plants: roots of papaya (Carica papaya), of Newbouldia laevis, of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Crossopteryx febrifuga in small quantities, of Bridelia ferruginea and of Elaeis guineensis, Cissus aralioides and Mondia whitei; sift and drink ½ bamboo glass, 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(014) dermatosis (kind of scabies with pus and H(014) itching) (Bilengi), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Alchornea cordifolia (leaves), heart of banana tree (or leaves cut into small slices), Albizzia adianthifolia var adianthifolia (leaves), Dichaetanthera africana (leaves and internodes), Trema orientalis (leaves) and Malaka sp. (leaves). Take a full bath, 2 times per day.
H(016) swollen and painful breasts (n’sansi), boil all the plants below: Momordica charantia, ngemba-ndundu sp., Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Rauvolfia vomitoria (roots), green waste of Musa paradisiaca and Conyza sumatrensis.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 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(022) quick delivery work or childbirth pain. (nsong), decoction plant parts following : roots of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Vitex madiensis, barks of trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, of Ocimum gratissimum, of Chenopodium ambrosioides and tubers of Boerhavia diffusa. Put in a basin and take a rectal bath. There must also be an enema at the rate of 1 filtered glass, once a day
H(033) female infertility, difficulty in conceiving (Kisita), pound together the mixing of stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Arachis hypogaea and of roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii. decoction dans un poquet en terre cuite.To filter and drink with one egg, 1 table spoon filtrate 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(034) heart palpitations with chute à terre, brouillard in eyes or parfois as une présence des grains of sable, boil together stems of Costus phyllocephalus, roots Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Dichrostachys cinerea, d’Imperata cylindrica and d’Anchomanes difformis (rhizome) and Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day
H(187) blocking testicles in the belly may causela sexual weakness in adults (nsunda), boil together the following plants: Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Dacryodes edulis (roots), male papaya (roots of (Carica papaya), Clerodendrum uncinatum (leaves), Mondia whitei, Schwenkia americana (roots) and Rhipsalis baccifera (spines).To filter and drink 1 glass, once at night.
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(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(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, decoction plant parts following : roots of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Vitex madiensis, barks of trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, of Ocimum gratissimum, of Chenopodium ambrosioides and tubers of Boerhavia diffusa. Put in a basin and take a rectal bath. There must also be an enema at the rate of 1 filtered glass, once a 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(094) hemorrhoids, boil together the following plants: roots of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Vitex madiensis, of barks of trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, Ocimum gratissimum, Chenopodium ambrosioides, rhizomes of Boerhavia diffusa. Put in a basin this mixture while still hot and take hip bath. Then purge then VO. 1 glass, 1 time per day.
H(100) blennorrhoea, H(104) pain of stomach caused by improper allimentation or by intestinal parasitosis., leaves, even preparing recipes for a parasitic infection but the catch is at the same time oral (drinking) and anal (enema).
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(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(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(118) laryngitis (kikodi-kodi), decoction of the plants below : Musanga cecropioides (barks), Millettia eetveldeana (roots), Clerodendrum uncinatum, papaya(roots of Carica papaya), heart of banana tree cut into small slices, lemons cut into pieces, Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Bridelia ferruginea (roots or barks), Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots in small quantities), Securidaca longipedunculata , Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Itundu sp. ( roots). After sift, VO. 1/3 glass, 3 times per day. N.B. It is recommended of taking in addition to the prescribed remedies against the blennorrhoea if the disease is of microbial origin. Prohibited : Do not grow angry, even for a small time.
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(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(169) hernia, boil together the mixing of plants below : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Clerodendrum uncinatum (roots), Dacryodes edulis (roots), papaya(roots of Carica papaya), Rhipsalis baccifera (épices), Mondia whitei (roots) and Schwenkia americana (roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(171) diabetes, boil together the following plants: Bridelia ferruginea (barks of trunk or roots), Annona senegalensis (roots), Sarcocephalus latifolius (roots), Morinda lucida, Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, Millettia laurentii (barks), Lippia multiflora, Ocimum gratissimum and O. minimum, Malaka sp. Filter : After refroidissement, Mix with some roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand during 12 hours; re-to filter and drink 1/3 bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, fufu, tubers of manioc, rice, all kinds of bananas, sweet potatoes, corn, peanuts, bread, milk, fruit, all kinds of wine, grease and palm oil, lemons. One can eat toast, yams of forest, les taros, liquid milk, vegetables, much of vegetables du genre Solanum (S. melongena, S. macrocarpon, S. aethiopicum and S. torvum)
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(172) elephantiasis (swelling of the legs with light cracks or cracked skin similar to the skin of buffalo, yellowing of the hair and H(014) flaking of the scalp (mvimbu), boil together the plants below : papaya(roots of Carica papaya), Newbouldia laevis (roots), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots in small quantities), Bridelia ferruginea (roots), Cissus aralioides, Mondia whitei and Elaeis guineensis (roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
H(178) heart disease, pound together with white clay, stems of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), leaves of Solanum aethiopicum, pounded and boiled seeds of Vigna subterranea, onion and a little salt. Separate the mixture into two unequal parts : the smallest is soaked in some water, pressed and filtered to be taken , VO. with egg;The other hot portion is placed on the sheet of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii or of Aframomum alboviolaceum then placed on the heart together with strains of Melinis minutiflora. Take care of binding with a cloth this hot mixture around the chest at heart level. This medication is applied 1 time per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kienga ki masa (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name: Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family: Lamiaceae
Synonyms: Ocimum urticifolium Roth
Pictures: HA01Ocimum_ gratissimum.jpg , Ocimum_gratissimum1.jpg
Reference HI 10
Author: Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title: Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) to treat stroke. The liquid extracted from the leaf together with the white liquid from snail and the person's urine is used to treat stroke. Half a glass is taken twice daily
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name: ira (local dialect)

1 reference(s) for Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name: Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family: Poaceae
Pictures: Pennisetum_purpureum4.jpg , Pennisetum_purpureum3.jpg , Pennisetum_purpureum5.jpg , Pennisetum_purpureum6.jpg , HR09Pennisetum_purpureum.jpg , Pennisetum_purpureum1.jpg , Pennisetum_purpureum2.jpg , HA03Pennisetum_purpureum.jpg
Reference HN 31
Author: Namukobe, J., J. M. Kasenene, B. T. Kiremire, R. Byamukama, M. Kamatenesi-Mugisha, S. Krief, V. Dumontet, J. D. Kabasa
Title: Traditional plants used for medicinal purposes by local communities around the Northern sector of Kibale National Park, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology 136, 236–245, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002960
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178, 1) heart disease, fresh leaf of Pennisetum purpureum roast leaves, add H2O. & VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Uganda (Northern sector of Kibale National Park)
Vernacular name: orubingo (Rutooro)

1 reference(s) for Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name: Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Pentaclethra_macrophylla1.jpg , HA21Pentaclethra_macrophylla.jpg
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(018), H(020), H(051), H(113), H(178)
Recipes: H(018) headache, H(020) snake bite, H(051) paludism, H(113) rheumatism, H(178) cardio-vascular diseases, fruit, bark of Pentaclethra macrophylla, RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

2 reference(s) for Persea americana Mill.
Official name: Persea americana Mill.
Family: Lauraceae
Pictures: HA05Persea _americana.jpg , Persea_americana2.jpg , Persea_americana3.jpg , Persea_americana1.jpg
Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(008), H(015x), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(130), H(151), H(152), H(178)
Recipes: H(008, 5) diarrhoea, 50 gr. fresh barks of Mangifera indica of Persea americana, VO. + salt
H(008, 2), leaves of Persea., to pound, to dilute in 200 ml. H2O, to filter, O. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(015x), leaves of Persea americana of Milletia versicolor of Cratispermum laurinum of Milletia laurentii, decoction (2 l. H2O), VO., morning and evening ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults 100 ml.
H(018), 1 hand of leaves of Persea americana, leaves of Dacryodes edulis, decoction (H2O), VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 soup spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(037) cough, leaves of Lantana camara of Annona senegalensis of Citrus aurantifolia of Persea americana of Senna occidentalis, decoction (H2O), 3 X / day ; childs, 50 ml. ; adults, 100 ml.
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Lantana camara of Cymbopogon citratus of Dacryodes edulis of Perses americana, decoction (H2O), steam bath
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Spondias mombim of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Lantana camara of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO. + steam bath
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Senna occidentalis of Carica papaya of Mangifera indica of Persea americana, roots of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H20), VO. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Dacryodes edulis, Ocimum gratissimum of Perses americana, decoction (H2O), steam bath 3 X / day
H(051, 3) fever, paludism, leaves of Persea, VO., 3 X / day ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
H(103), leaves of Persea., decoction (1 l . H2O), mouth wash, 3 X / day
H(104), leaves of Persea americana of Dacryodes edulis, leaves and roots of Senna occidentalis, decoction (H2O), VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(113) rheumatism, old leaves of Persea americana, leaves of Phragmanthera sp., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon, morning and evening ; adults, 1 soup spoon, 3 X / day
H(130), leaves of Persea americana of Eugenia uniflora, decoction (H2O), VO. 200ml., 3 X / day
H(151), roots of Carica papaya, leaves of Persea americana of Desmodium velmutinum, decoction in 1,5 l. H2O, VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(151), 1 hand of leaves of Persea., decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 200 ml., 3 X / day .
H(152, 2), barks of Persea americana, bulb of Allium sativum, decoction (1 l. H2O), VO. 50 ml., mati, and soir
H(178) cardiac desease, roots of Persea., decoction (H2O), VO., 1 soup spoon, 1 X / day
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered
Reference HW 05
Author: Wome, B.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms: H(008), H(099), H(169), H(178)
Recipes: H(008) baby at the breast, barks stem, branch, trunk of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), enema
H(169) (mwanamimba), H(099) calming, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Persea., VO.
H(178) cardiac disease, barks stem, branch, trunk of Persea americana, ripe fruit of Aframomum subsericeum, juice, VO.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Official name: Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Family: Phyllanthaceae
Pictures: Phyllanthus_niruri2.jpg , Phyllanthus_niruri3.jpg , Phyllanthus_niruri1.jpg
Reference HN 01
Author: Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title: Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178) heart disorde, leaves of Phyllanthus niruri pounded + 1 yellow egg, VO.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name: kaviabatasi (Benimikwele), atshoke (Turumbu)

1 reference(s) for Piper umbellatum L.
Official name: Piper umbellatum L.
Family: Piperaceae
Pictures: HA21Piper_umbellatum.jpg , Piper_umbellatum2.jpg , Piper_umbellatum1.jpg
Reference HA 42
Author: Arkinstall, W.
Title: Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms: H(036), H(178)
Recipes: H(036), important useof Virectaria multiflora, Brillantaisia patula, Piper umbellatum and Erigeron fioribundus to treat foods.
H(178), leaves used ta treat anxiety and heart pain, RNS
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name: lemba - ntoko (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name: Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family: Dennstaedtiaceae
Pictures: Pteridium_aquilinum6.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum9.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum8.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum7.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum10.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum2.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum1.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum4.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum3.jpg , Pteridium_aquilinum5.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(014), H(027), H(082), H(178)
Recipes: H(014) dermatosis (nkulu), pound together with Aloe congolensis,the terminal ends of Pteridium aquilinum, leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of ngemba-ndundu sp ; apply the product on the whole body 2 times per day. (friction)
H(014) dermatosis (nkulu), pound together Aloe congolensis with Commelina africana, leaves of Solanum micranthum and of Carica papaya. apply the product on the whole body 2 times per day. (friction). It is recommended to use both drinkable and applicable remedies to the body to better treat this disease.
H(027) frequent abortions , delivery of stillborn (lufwadikisi), pound and macerated in H2O leaves of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), of Myrianthus arboreus, of Cola acuminata, d’Imperata cylindrica (leaves fraîches) and Cymbopogon densiflorus. take a total bath 3 days of suite when the moon appears.
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(082) asthma, boil together roots and leaves of Schwenkia americana, leaves and fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Desmodium lasiocarpum, leaves of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum) and of Trema orientalis.To filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day.
H(178) heart disease, pound together with white clay, stems of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), leaves of Solanum aethiopicum, pounded and boiled seeds of Vigna subterranea, onion and a little salt. Separate the mixture into two unequal parts : the smallest is soaked in some water, pressed and filtered to be taken , VO. with egg;The other hot portion is placed on the sheet of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii or of Aframomum alboviolaceum then placed on the heart together with strains of Melinis minutiflora. Take care of binding with a cloth this hot mixture around the chest at heart level. This medication is applied 1 time per day.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: nteko, matekwa tekwa, nkungambwa (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Official name: Rapanea melanophloeos (L.) Mez
Family: Primulaceae
Pictures: Rapanea_melanophloeios1.jpg
Reference HM 46
Author: Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title: Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111000766
Symptoms: H(068), H(100), H(178)
Recipes: H(068, 7) worms, H(100) gonorrhea, H(178) heartburn, fruits of Rapanea melanophloes, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name: olchani onyokie

1 reference(s) for Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name: Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family: Anacardiaceae
Synonyms: Rhus glaucescens A. Rich.
Pictures: HR08Rhus_natalensis.jpg , Rhus_natalensis1.jpg , Rhus_natalensis2.jpg
Reference HJ 06
Author: Jeruto, P., C. Lukhoba, G. Ouma, D.Otieno, C. Mutai
Title: An ethnobotanical study of mericinal plants used by the Nandi people in Kenya. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 116, pp. 370 - 376, (2008) + Herbal treaments in Aldai and Kaptumo Division in Nandi District, Rift Valley Province, Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 103-105 (2008)
Symptoms: H(008), H(037), H(100), H(104), H(108), H(178)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, H(037) cough, H(100) venereal diseases, H(104) abdominal pains, H(108) cold, H(178) heartburn, roots of Rhus natalensis, decoction , VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Kenya (Nandi peuple)
Vernacular name: siriat

1 reference(s) for Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name: Saccharum officinarum L.
Family: Poaceae
Pictures: HA21Saccharum_officinarum.jpg , Saccharum_officinarum2.jpg , Saccharum_officinarum4.jpg , Saccharum_officinarum3.jpg , Saccharum_officinarum1.jpg
Reference HW 05
Author: Wome, B.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms: H(033), H(037), H(038), H(093), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(178)
Recipes: H(033) femal, H(104), leaves of acanthus montanus, stem without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, to filter, enema, VO.
H(037), leaves of Saccharum., to dry, powder, to dilute (palm oil), VO.
H(037), H(126), stem without barks of Costus phyllocephalus of Saccharum officinarum, to grind, juice, VO.
H(038), leaves of Desmodium adscendens, stem without barks of Saccharum officinarum, to grind, to filter, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(093), barks stem, branch, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, stem without leaves of Costus phyllocephalus of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, VO.
H(100) syph., H(038), whole plant of Thonningia sanguinea, stem without barks of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, VO.
H(178) cardiac disease, barks stem, branch, tonc of Tetrapleura tetraptera, stem without barks of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, to macerate (H2O), enema
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Schinus molle L.
Official name: Schinus molle L.
Family: Anacardiaceae
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(178)
Recipes: H(178) male heart ache, seeds of Lepidium sativum of Schinus molle ginger, RNS., VO
Region: East Africa
Country: Western Ethiopia (Gindeberet district)
Vernacular name: not registered by the investigators

2 reference(s) for Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Official name: Schotia brachypetala Sond.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Schotia_brachypetala2.jpg , Schotia_brachypetala3.jpg , Schotia_brachypetala1.jpg
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(008), H(178), H(208)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, H(178) heart pain, bark of Schotia brachypetala, RNS. - - H(208) nectar is suked from flowers of Schotia brachypetala
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mulubi, mununzwu (Venda)
Reference HN 38
Author: Netshiungan, E. N.
Title: Notes on the uses of indigenous trees in Venda Journal of Dendrology 1: 12-17 (1981) (From reference HM 58)
Symptoms: H(008), H(178), H(208)
Recipes: H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, H(178) heart pain, bark of Schotia brachypetala, RNS.
H(208) nectar is sucked from flowers of Schotia brachypetala
Region: South Africa
Country: South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name: mulubi, mununzwu (Venda)

1 reference(s) for Schwenckia americana L.
Official name: Schwenckia americana L.
Family: Solanaceae
Pictures: Schwenckia_americana1.jpg , HA06Schwenckia_americana.jpg , Schwenckia_americana2.jpg
Reference HA 42
Author: Arkinstall, W.
Title: Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms: H(082), H(178)
Recipes: H(082), leaves of Schwenckia americana prepared in hot water as medicine to treat difficulty with breathing.
H(178) Costus spectabilis used with Dissotis sp and Schwenckia americana to treat heart pain and palpitations.
H(178) to treat heart pain and palpitation with Schwenckia americana,Tristemma sp. and Costus spectabilis, RNS
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name: mundanda - njila, mulondo (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name: Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family: Poaceae
Synonyms: Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Pictures: Setaria_megaphylla2.jpg , Setaria_megaphylla3.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(178)
Recipes: H(178), leaves of Setaria chevalieri, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Ivory Coast (forest of Scio)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name: Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family: Solanaceae
Synonyms: Solanum gilo Raddi
Pictures: HA03Solanum_aethiopicum.jpg , Solanum_aethiopicum2.jpg , Solanum_aethiopicum1.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(050), H(099), H(171), H(178)
Recipes: 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(099) epilepsy, twist together the following plants : Mondia whitei (leaves), Solanum melongena (leaves), Solanum macrocarpon (leaves), or Solanum aethiopicum (gilo) (leaves); Mix with some water, pour few drops (2 or 3) in the nose, 1 time per day.
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) acute nervousness tending towards H(201) madness, unconsciousness of the acts (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, young entrenoueds of Pennisetum purpureum, leaves of Solanum aethiopicum and of Solanum melongena, of Jatropha curcas of Polygala acicularis and Ottelia ulvifolia. Mix or dilute in water, press and add white clay and a bullet.To filter and drink
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).
H(178) heart disease, pound together with white clay, stems of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), leaves of Solanum aethiopicum, pounded and boiled seeds of Vigna subterranea, onion and a little salt. Separate the mixture into two unequal parts : the smallest is soaked in some water, pressed and filtered to be taken , VO. with egg;The other hot portion is placed on the sheet of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii or of Aframomum alboviolaceum then placed on the heart together with strains of Melinis minutiflora. Take care of binding with a cloth this hot mixture around the chest at heart level. This medication is applied 1 time per day. Pour d’autres formes of maladies of coeur, voir d’autres médications y afférentes.
Region: West Africa
Country: Democratic Republic of Congo (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name: kinsumba (Kikongo)

1 reference(s) for Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax
Official name: Strophanthus eminii Asch. & Pax
Family: Apocynaceae
Reference HR 17
Author: Ruffo, C. K.
Title: A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms: H(006), H(014), H(046), H(082), H(099), H(100), H(127), H(143), H(178)
Recipes: H(006) constipation, H(014) scabies, H(046) measles, H(082) asthma, H(099) epilepsy, H(100) syphilis, H(127) spleen and H(143) small pox, H(178) heart diseases, bark and roots of Strophanthus eminii, RNS.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name: musungululu, muvelevele (Nyamwezi)

1 reference(s) for Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name: Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family: Euphorbiaceae
Pictures: Synadenium_grantii4.jpg , Synadenium_grantii1.jpg , Synadenium_grantii2.jpg , Synadenium_grantii3.jpg
Reference HW 05
Author: Wome, B.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms: H(053), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(053), leaves of Synadenium grantii, to softened by the heat of fire, juice, drops in ears
H(178), leaves of Synadenium., to grind, juice, VO.
H(201) ordeal, latex of Synadenium., RNS.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name: not registered

2 reference(s) for Tamarindus indica L.
Official name: Tamarindus indica L.
Family: Fabaceae
Synonyms: Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Pictures: Tamarindus_indica3.jpg , Tamarindus_indica4.jpg , Tamarindus_indica6.jpg , Tamarindus_indica2.jpg , HA06Tamarindus_indica.jpg , Tamarindus_indica1.jpg , Tamarindus_indica5.jpg
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(068), H(173), H(178)
Recipes: H(008) diarrhoea, leaves juice of Tamarindus indica, VO.
H(068) hookworm, roots extract or leaves juice, VO.
H(173), roots extract + leaves juice of Tamarindus indica + extract from barks et of roots of Stereospermum kunthianum, VO.
H(178) heart disease, roots extract + leaves juice, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Tanzania
Vernacular name: mkwaju (Swahili)
Reference HH 17
Author: Havinga, H. R., A. Hartl, J. Putscher, S. Prehsler, C. Buchmann, C. R. Vogl
Title: Tamarindus indica L. (Fabaceae): Patterns of use in traditional African medicine Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 127 pp. 573 - 588 (2010)
Symptoms: H(004), H(006, 2)">2), H(036), H(051, 2)">2), H(053), H(075), H(091), H(098), H(104), H(108), H(139), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(004) wound, dry pulverised bark to heal incurable wounds. Leaf of Tamarindus indica decoction used to wash circumcision cuts. Fresh leaves with water are brought to the boiling point and left to cool down. The circumcised child is placed on the lukewarm decoction and its wounds are washed
H(006) laxative, H(104) abdominal pain, fresh bark of young twigs is soaked in water for 24 h and drunk as purgative and to treat abdominal pain
H(006) laxative, mix fruit pulp with water and add sugar for taste, then drink as laxative, purgative or for constipation
H(036) vertigo, mix ffruit pulp with water and add sugar for taste, then drink
H(051) paludism, herbal bath
H(051) paludism, mix leaf/ fruit pulp with water and add sugar for taste, then drink
H(053) mump pounded leaves with water applied to the cheeks
H(075) appetiser, cooled down decoction of leaves, to drink for appetite
H(091) fortifiant, leaf, fruit, add decoction of the leaves and fruits to millet porridge and drink.
H(098) disturbed sleep, fruit pulp, Mix with water and add pepper, then drink
H(104) abdominal pain, well the fresh bark of young twigs in water for 24 h and drink as purgative and to treat abdominal pain
H(108) cold, mix fruit pulp with water and add sugar for taste, then drink
H(139) aphrodisiac, mash barks and add to porridge to treat impotence
H(178) heart disease, chew the fruit with onion and swallow swallow to treat palpitation
H(201) sorcery, leaf/ bark, several preparations in the domain of sorcery, fear and talismans (receipt Dendi, Fulani, Gourmantché, Haussa) (registered from : Fandohan, A.B., 2007. Structure des populations et importance socio-culturelle du tamarinier (Tamarindus indica L.) dans la commune de Karimama (Bénin). Faculté des Sciences Agronomiques, Université d’Abomey-Calavi (UAC), Bénin, Abomey-Calavi, Bénin, p. 60.)
Region: West Africa
Country: Benin
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name: Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family: Fabaceae
Pictures: Tetrapleura_tetraptera1.jpg , Tetrapleura_tetraptera2.jpg , Tetrapleura_tetraptera3.jpg , Tetrapleura_tetraptera4.jpg
Reference HW 05
Author: Wome, B.
Title: Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms: H(068), H(091), H(093), H(178)
Recipes: H(068) bilharziosis, decoction (H2O) rape fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera, enema
H(091) asthenia, barks tige, rameau, tonc of Tetrapleura tetraptera, maceration (H2O), enema
H(093), barks stem, branch, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, stem without leaves of Costus phyllocephalus of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, VO.
H(178) cardiac disease, barks stem, branch, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, stem without barks of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, to macerate (H2O), enema
H(178) cardiac disease, fruits without seeds of Tetrapleura., maceration (H2O), enema
Region: Central Africa
Country: Democratic republic of Congo (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name: Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family: Ulmaceae
Synonyms: Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Pictures: Trema_orientalis1.jpg , Trema_orientalis3.jpg , Trema_orientalis2.jpg , HL13Trema_orientalis.jpg , Trema_orientalis4.jpg
Reference HD 15
Author: Diafouka, A. J. P.
Title: Analyse des usages des plantes médicinales dans 4 régions de Congo-Brazzaville. Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 431 p., (1997)
Symptoms: H(008) + H(104), H(037), H(082), H(091), H(139), H(151), H(156), H(178)
Recipes: H(008) + H(104) gastric ulcer, young leaves of Trema guineensis + palm oil + rock salt, VO.
H(037, 5) cough, leaves of Trema., to pound + H2O, VO. 100 ml., 3 X / day
H(082) dyspnoea, leaves of Trema., to pound (H2O), to filter, VO. 100 ml. 4 X / day during 4 days
H(091) asthenia, roots of Trema guineensis, fruits pelés and in pieces of Musa paradisiaca, to macerate in palm wine, VO., 100 ml. ; 3 X / day
H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Trema guineensis, fruits pelés and in pieces of Musa paradisiaca, to macerate in palm wine during 3 H., VO., 100 ml. ; 3 X / day
H(151), leaves and roots of Trema., decoction (H2O), VO. 200 ml., during 3 days
H(156), pounded leaves of Trema., to dilute in 100 ml H2O), to filter, VO. ; baby, 2 coffee spoons ; childs, 2 soup spoons
H(178, 6) cardiac desease, roots of Trema., VO. during 3 J. ; childs, 1 coffee spoon ; adults, 100 ml.
Region: Central Africa
Country: Congo-Brazzaville
Vernacular name: not registered

1 reference(s) for Tridax procumbens L.
Official name: Tridax procumbens L.
Family: Asteraceae
Pictures: Tridax procumbens4.jpg , Tridax procumbens2.jpg , Tridax procumbens3.jpg , HA03Tridax_procumbens.jpg , Tridax procumbens1.jpg
Reference HI 10
Author: Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title: Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms: H(178)
Recipes: H(178), the leaf and flower of Tridax procumben, are pounded with black pepper and ishasha (spice). It is used to wake the dead nerve cells of the patient. treat stroke. Half a glass is taken twice daily.
Region: West Africa
Country: Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name: awere (local dialect)

3 reference(s) for Ximenia americana L.
Official name: Ximenia americana L.
Family: Olacaceae
Pictures: Ximenia_americana1.jpg , Ximenia_americana2.jpg , Ximenia_americana3.jpg , HA06Ximenia_americana.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(018), H(051), H(178), H(201)
Recipes: H(018) cephalalgy, dough of leaves of Ximenia americana, applications on the fronthead and on the temple
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves of Ximenia americana, VO.
H(178) angina pectoria, maceration of leaves of Ximenia americana, VO.
H(201), medico-magic preparation for orchitis and hernia, dough of leaves of Ximenia, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Senegal
Vernacular name: téné (Peul, Tocolor)
Reference HM 33
Author: Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title: Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms: H(001), H(004), H(005), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(051x), H(053), H(068), H(077), H(078), H(082), H(091), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(108), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(170), H(178), H(195)
Recipes: H(001) conjunctivitis, H(001) cataracts, H(001) trachoma, decoction du mistletoe with leaves of Ximenia americana, decoction, RNS.
H(001) conjunctivitis, H(001) cataracts, decoction stems with leaves of Ximenia american, eyes instillation
H(004) wounds, H(124) haemostatic, local application of fresh leaves of Ximenia americana
H(004) wounds, H(170) common dropsi, H(195) hydropisy, H(051x) yellow fever, H(178) maladie du cœur, H(006) + H(104) gastro-enteritis, H(113) myalgia, H(091) kwashiorkor, powder roots of Ximenia americana., RNS.
H(005) face oedema, boiled leaves of Maerua angolensis and of Ximenia americana, inhalations.
H(005) face oedema, powders of stems with leaves of Ximenia americana of roots and barks of Maerua angolensis, RNS.
H(006) purgative, almonds of fruits of Ximenia.
H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Ximenia americana with karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), RNS.
H(013) chancres, H(103) gingivitis, trunks barks, roots of Ximenia, to pound , RNS.
H(014) eczema, barks of roots of Ximeni., decoction, local application
H(018) sick headache, H(103) tooth ashes, H(053) ears diseases, H(053) mumps, barks, roots, stems with leaves of Ximenia., RNS.
H(037) tuberculosis, stems with leaves of Ximenia., to boil, fumigation
H(053) ears diseases, powder of the superficial part of trunks barks of Ximenia., maceration, RNS.
H(053) otitis, ears conduct, H(018) sick headache, H(013) abscess, boiled leaves with lemon juice, VO.
H(068) onchocerciasis, H(113) lameness, decoction stems with leaves of Ximenia., fumigations, bath
H(077) anti-vomitive, boiled seeds of Ximenia. , VO.
H(082) asthma, H(078) liver cancer, H(078) abdominale tumour, soft pounded leaves of Ximenie., RNS.
H(100) syphilis, H(013) chancres, powder of stems with leaves of roots of Ximenia americana of Guiera senegalensis, application on the forehead
H(103) caries, H(013) tooth abscess, decoction stems with leaves of Ximenia., fumigations, mouth bath
H(108) colds, leaves, stems with leaves of Ximenia, RNS.
H(126) liver cirrhosis, powder trunks barks of Ximenia. + caustic soda, RNS.
Region: West Africa
Country: Mali
Vernacular name: ntonké (Bambara), tonkè, ndogè, sene (Malinke), gban, kagban, maa (Minyanka), man, maa (Senoufo), coconyawe (Bwa), sinkè (Bobo-fing), tiaburli (Peuhl)
Reference HR 16
Author: Ribeiro, A., M. M. Romeiras, J. Tavares & M. T. Faria
Title: Ethnobotanical survey in Canhane village, district of Massingir, Mozambique: medicinal plants and traditional knowledge Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:33 (2010)
Symptoms: H(004), H(026), H(027), H(033), H(104), H(178), H(199)
Recipes: H(004) wounds, drying and grinding roots of Ximenia americana, topic
H(026) menstrual cycle, H(027) antiabortifacients, H(033) women fertility, H(104) stomach ache, H(178) stabbing heart, H(199) HIVAIDS, decoction of roots, VO.
Region: East Africa
Country: Mozambique (Canhane village, district of Massingir)
Vernacular name: ntsengele, matsengele, tsingela (Changana)

1 reference(s) for Zea mays L.
Official name: Zea mays L.
Family: Poaceae
Pictures: Zea_mays.jpg , Zea_mays1.jpg , Zea_mays5.jpg , Zea_mays7.jpg , Zea_mays6.jpg , Zea_mays_fa07096.jpg , Zea_mays2.jpg , Zea_mays3.jpg , Zea_mays4.jpg , Zea_mays8.jpg , HA08Zea_mays.jpg
Reference HB 02
Author: Boiteau, P.
Title: Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms: H(005), H(005) + H(178), H(007), H(015x), H(034), H(038) + H(109), H(051), H(090), H(099x), H(100), H(113), H(128), H(163), H(177), H(178), H(179)
Recipes: H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, lixiviation, to dilute, VO. + syrup of sugar
H(005), H(128), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, roots of Abrus precatorius, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(005) + H(178), summit with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus of Dodonaea viscosa, whole plant of Lycopodiella cernua of Equisetum ramosissimum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, RNS.
H(007), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction 95% (H2O), VO.
H(015x), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Aphloia theiformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(034) tachycardia, whole plant of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma Zea mays, lixiviation, dissoudre, VO.
H(034) tachycardia, seeds of Solanum nigrum, styliform and stigma Zea mays, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) + H(109) lumbar pain, barks stem, branch, trunk of Neobegua mahafalensis of Pygeum africanum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, flowers of Amygdalus persica, leaves of Nicandra physalodes, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) bilieuse, leaves of Mangiirona indica, roots of Gossypium arboreum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, leaves of Pentopetia androsaemifolia, rhizome of Curcuma longa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099x), ONS., RNS.
H(100), roots of Achyranthes aspera , whole plant of Senecio faujasioides of Inula perrier , leaves of Buxus madacascaricai, stem with leaves of Dodonaea viscosa, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) phlebitis, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Thymus vulgaris of Phellolophium madagascariense of Inula perrieri of Dichrocephala lyrata, leaves of Siegesbeckia orientalis, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(163), styliform and stigma of Zea mays, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon of Smilax kraussiana, ripe fruit of Coriandrum sativum, whole plant of Tachiadenus carinatus of Saccharum officinarum of Alchemilla sp. of Plectranthus villosus, leaves of Mentha rotundifolia, decoction (H20), VO.
H(177), foliole of Cassia alata, leaves of Protorhus sp. of Siegesbeckia orientalis, style and stigma of Zea mays, ONS. of Musa sp.
H(178), H(090), twigs with flowers of Gomphocarpus fruticosus, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Mollugo nudicaulis of Euphorbia hirta, rhizome of Asparagus vaginellatus, leaves of Malleastrum gracile, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(179) loins lithiasis, seeds of Piper nigrum, styliform and stigma of Zea mays, whole plant of Equisetum ramosissimum, rhizome of Cynodon dactylon, flowers of Hibiscus tiliaceus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region: Madagascar
Country: Madagascar
Vernacular name: somo-katsaka