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Official name : Rhipsalis cassytha Gaertn.
Family : Cactaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HD 39
Author(s) : De Wildeman, É.
Title : A Propos de Médicaments Indigènes Congolais Institut Royal Colonial Belge. Section des Sciences naturelles et Médicales Mémoires.-Collection in-8°. Tome III, fascicule 3. (1935)
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) tachycardia; skin incision, cardiac region. Rub the incisions with a mixture of 3 drops of Rhipsalis cassytha (niando), a pinch of powder of (?) zimfula, of crushed leaves of Ageratum conyroides (tuvi a makoko)
Region : West and Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo
Vernacular name : niando
Reference HS 03
Author(s) : Sillans, R.
Title : Sur quelques plantes médicinales de l'Afrique centrale. Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric.Trop., 31, 407 - 427, (1951)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) antiphlogistic, Pile together stems and leaves of Rhipsalis cassytha mix with palm oil and local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui-Chari)
Vernacular name : mbiki (Lissongo)