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Official name : Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa (Welw. ex W. Bull) Brenan & Brummitt
Family : Mimosaceae

3 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 52
Author(s) : Catarino, L. , P. J. Havik , M. M. Romeiras
Title : Medicinal plants of Guinea-Bissau: Therapeutic applications, ethnic diversity and knowledge transfer Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183, 71–94 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.032
Symptoms : H(004), H(097z), H(111), H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pains, H(004) wounds, H(097z) skin inflammations and H(111) burns, bark of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. Platycarpa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : biohé-mone, duê (Balanta), emudu (Bijagó), fedida-branco, ferida-preto, fididi-preta, pau-ferida, pó-de-fidida-preto (Guinean creole), sipiñan (Creole; Senegal´sflora), bulabêlê, bula-bétè, bulé, bule-baledje, bulu-caledje, búrlè, burlei, búrlè-lubode, burlélu-bodje, búrli (Fula), n’gami-coió, n’gari-coió (Mandinga)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : 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(033), H(034), H(068), H(091), H(092), H(113), H(139), H(155), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(034) intercostal pain or thoracic (lubansi), pound together the following plants : Schwenkia americana, Annona senegalensis (young leaves), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves); Mix with powder guns, le traditional salt and oil of crude palm nutss. Rub the body or le thorax, 2 times per day..
H(034) heart palpitations (matuta), boil together parts of the following plants : stems of Costus phyllocephalus, roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, roots of Dichrostachys cinerea and Imperata cylindrica, rhizomes d’Anchomanes difformis and Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(034) intercostal pain or thoracic (lubansi), boil together the following plants: Clerodendrum uncinatum (leaves and roots), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Saccharum officinarum (pounded sugarcane), and Tephrosia vogelii. take a total bath with this mixture rubbing whole body, 2 times per day.
H(034), H(091)pronounced emaciation with strong heart palpitations (ngongo), decoction of the following plants : Garcinia kola, barks of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots) or Mondia whitei, Caloncoba welwitschii (barks of trunk), Cogniauxia podolaena (leaves).To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning The patient will be very hungry and the stool can become yellowish and pasty..
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), to roast the mixing of the following plants : Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Piper nigrum (seeds), Scorodophloeus zenkeri or Olax gambecola (seeds), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in powder and eat ½ teaspoonful of cette poudre, 3 times per day.
H(092) poisoning (ndikila), decoction of leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea; to filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(104) stomach pain (gastritis = lukutu), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Schwenkia americana, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Trema orientalis (leaves), Rhipsalis baccifera (spines), Croton mubango (barks of trunk), Eleusine indica and Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves and roots).To filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day.
H(113) rheumatisms, boil together the following plants: Clerodendrum uncinatum (leaves), Saccharum officinarum (entre neouds of sugarcane), Erythrina abyssinica (barks of trunk), Imperata cylindrica (roots), Schwenkia americana (roots), Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... (roots), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(139) sexual weakness (non-erection of the penis in man), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Schwenkia americana (roots), Mondia whitei (roots), Croton mubango (barks), Elaeis guineensis (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), Dorstenia psilurus (roots), Garcinia huillensis (roots), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots) ; 3 spoonfuls of café poudre and 3 spoonfuls of tea en dry leaves.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(155) tonsillitis(ngulunga zi laka), to roast the mixing of plants below : Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves), Piper nigrum (seeds), Scorodophloeus zenkeri or Olax gambecola (seeds), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in powder and eat ½ teaspoonful of cette poudre, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, decoction of the mixture of Elaeis guineensis (roots), of Oryza sativa (roots), of Tetrorchidium didymostemon (roots), of Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), of Quisqualis hensii (spines) and of Rhipsalis baccifera (spines).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots, déchets of riz non décortiqué), Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves and roots), Caloncoba welwitschii (fruit), Cymbopogon densiflorus, Commelina africana (roots) and Piper nigrum (seeds).To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, pound together barks of trunk of Dichrostachys cinerea and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. press and pour few drops (2 or 3) in the nose.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nsendi-mwanga, nsendi-mpanga (Kikongo)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(104), H(112), H(137), H(219)
Recipes : H(112) A decoction of the bark of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa or root-skin is drunk to induce abortion
H(219) The wood is so hard that it is good for house construction (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(100), H(104), H(112) A bark-decoction is a medicine for bellyaches, venereal diseases, and used for abortion (Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
H(104), H(112) A bark-decoction is used as an enema to induce abortion or to clean and cure stomach disorders
H(137) According to other Mbuti, the powdered bark is rubbed into the incisions made on the sides of the waist in order to relieve pains.
H(013) some informants report that the powdered bark is applied to a boil (Mbuti Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : kokina,gede (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest), ekanya-kangba, ekanya (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)