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Official name : Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae

5 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(068)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis. Put in macerated water: a few leaves of Alchornea floribunda (bunzi, niando ), a piece of bark of Bridelia atroviridis (doubtful) (lunga mamba or lungua mamba), Costus phyllocephalus (minkuisa) (liana) pieces crash on a stone, drink two glasses of this maceration keep bottled.
Region : West and Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo
Vernacular name : minkuisa
Reference HH 05a
Author(s) : Hulstaert, G.
Title : Sur l'emploi des plantes médicinales chez les Mongo Revue de Recherche Scientifique. Spécial Medecine Traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique 1979. Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough (bamanya), sap of stems and leaves of Desmodium adscendens crushed and mixed with the sap of Costus phyllocephalus and 2 red peper of Capsicum frutescens, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Mongo people)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(001), H(099), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, macerated leaves of Ipomoea involucrata in expressed juice of the stems of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation
H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Scleria boivinii of Ficus asperifolia and of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation
H(113) discomfort in nerve sciatica, marc of the decoction the leaves of Morinda morindoides of Spathodea campanulata and Costus phyllocephalus, in local friction
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, roots decoction of Aframomum angustifolium , Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphyrnium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Tricalysia longistipulata, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. (Syn. Cephaelis bruneelii) and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid and for drinking :
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Lokolela, of Gemena, Gemena, (Tandala, Ngumu))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(002), H(014), H(018), H(033), H(034), H(037), H(046), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(098), H(099), H(113), H(116), H(124), H(155), H(162x), H(166), H(171), H(187), H(201)
Recipes : H(002) lack of breast milk during lactation, boil together the stems of Costus phyllocephalus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Chamaesyce hirta, to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(014) dermatosis (Bisaku), pound together the following plants : leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum and Tephrosia vogelii, leaves non déroulées of Costus phyllocephalus of crude palm oil ; add powder guns and rub the whole body 2 times per day. Lorsque le malade commence à guérir, crumple leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, Mix with palm oil and rub the whole body 2 times per day.
H(018) headache, heaviness of head which seems to merge (kisungu ki ntu muntu), pound together leaves of Cajanus cajan and leaves and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. press and VO. le liquide obtenu, 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(018) migraine (Lukika), pound together roots d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. Filter and pour few drops in the nose, 2 times per 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 fall to earth, fog in eyes or sometimes have as a presence of grains of sand,, 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(034) heart palpitations, couper en tranches minces leaves of Costus phyllocephalus, let stand toute la nuit dans l’eau. Passer in the morning and wash les yeux with la solution aqueuse filtrée 1 time per day for 3 consecutive days. Warning : Si les yeux rougissent and font sortir une sécrétion blanche au coin of l’oeil, ne pas s’effrayer and poursuivre le traitement
H(034) heart palpitations, pound together roots d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia, barks of Bridelia ferruginea and stems of Costus phyllocephalus; bien macerated in H2O, press or Filter puis pourune goutte dans chaque oeil, 1 time per day with interval of 1 day
H(037) tuberculosis (T.B.C.), boil together roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii and roots and stems of Costus phyllocephalus.To filter and drink ½ glass , 3 times per day.
H(046) measles, pound the stems of Costus phyllocephalus together with H2O; Filter and do an enema 1 glass per day.
H(068) hookworm, strongyloidiasi, trichocéphalose (nioka nkawu), decoction together leaves of Spondias mombin, les young manioc leaves and of Costus phyllocephalus, filter and put in a bottle; add 1 tablespoon of fat of python, of porc, of goat and of palm oil. Bien secouer, agiter fortement and drink ½ glass 2 times per day. Cette médication peut être prise aussi dans tous les cas des H(038) infections of l’utérus or lorsqu’il y a interruption of lait maternel en période d’allaitement pour cause d’infection des seins.
H(082) asthma, crumple l’Ocimum gratissimum and leaves of Costus phyllocephalus; put in a bottle and add le nid en terre broyée of l’insecte appelé kibula nkalu and un verre H2O. VO. 1/3 of glass In the evening
H(091) H(091) tiredness (Mabibi), pound the stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Mix with 1 bottle of water, press and put in a bottle; add Cyperus articulatus (leaves pounded) and let stand overnight. Filter le lendemain and conserver dans la même bouteille. Drink ½ glass In the evening.
H(098) insomnia (kinzuangula), pound the plants below : scraped powder of trunk of Hymenocardia acida and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. press and mix tout, take a total bath In the evening orwash the face with the aqueous solution. Filter one part and pour few drops in eyes.Prohibited food : Break with the teeth the grains of salt, sesame, eat palm nuts
H(099) epilepsy, pound together and macerated in H2O stems of Costus phyllocephalus and roots d’Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia. Filter and apply le filtrat par voie oculaire and nasale
H(099) epilepsy, pound together and macerated in H2O the plants below :Ottelia ulvifolia, red Hibiscus acetosella and vert, tige of Costus phyllocephalus and leaves of Cajanus cajan; chauffer un peu le filtrat avant of VO. 1 table spoon 2 times per day
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : leaves of Costus lucanusianus, of Costus phyllocephalus and leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides, les leafy stems of Vigna subterranea, heart of banana tree and Commelina africana; Filter and add du traditional salt then drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together and macerated in some water the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, Nymphaea lotus and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. Filter and apply la solution filtrée par voie oculaire 1 time per day
H(099) epilepsy, burning in the house where the patient is the plants below : leaves vertes of Annona senegalensis, leafy stems vertes d’Arachis hypogaea and of Musanga cecropioides, of Musa paradisiaca, of Costus lucanusianus. Brûler for 3 consecutive days so that the smoke impregnates the patient's body
H(099) epilepsy, pound the stems of Costus phyllocephalus, macerated in 1 bottle of water; Filter and put in a bottle puis add leaves of Cyperus articulatus pounded and let stand overnight. ReFilter le lendemain and drink ½ glass In the evening 1 time per day. Cette médication provoque much of sommeil la nuit.
H(099) epilepsy, pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of the following plants : leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Hymenocardia ulmoides, stems of Costus phyllocephalus and Costus lucanusianus and Commelina africana. Filter and add white clay. Bien Mix and VO. together with 1 egg 1 tablespoon, 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy, pound and macerated in H2O stems of Costus phyllocephalus and roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria. Filter and Take un bain corporel total 1 time per day In the evening.Prohibited food : anything that flies as birds ; goat, monkey; river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone
H(099) nervousness close of the madness (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Ottelia ulvifolia, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, tige of Costus phyllocephalus, Nymphaea lotus and Brillantaisia patula. mix with H2O, press and add white clay.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(108) cold and H(018) headaches, leaves and stems broyées and macerated , VO.
H(113) rheumatism and H(201) dementia, decoctions of tige VO.H(113) joint pain, paralysis (kintolula), decoction with le juice of sugarcane the mixing of following plants : young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, barks of Hallea stipulosa, tige of Costus phyllocephalus, oil palmiste, Lippia multiflora, pulp of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis). Filter and add a bit of salt. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, grain of salt broken with teeth, oil, egg, mushroom on dead wood.
H(116) cessation of menstruation without pregnancy, boil together leaves of Spondias mombin, les young manioc leaves and leaves of Costus phyllocephalus. Filter and put in a bottle wherein adding 1 table spoon of fat of python, of porc, of goat and palm oil. Shake strongly and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(155) tonsillitis(ngulunga zi laka), pound together and macerated in H2O barks of Dichrostachys cinerea and stems of Costus phyllocephalus.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(162x) urinate in bed at night (kizienaziena), boil in water with laquelle le riz a été lavé, the following plants : leaves d’beans, fruits of Renealmia africana and leaves of Costus phyllocephalus.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(166) bégayer, difficultés à parler, perte of voix, pound puis boil in water with la flour of cassava the following plants : stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Ottelia ulvifolia, seeds of onion, stems of Brillantaisia patula. Bien decoction jusqu’à l’obtention of la pâte. pound le sesame, le decoction pour en recueillir l’eau à mettre aussi dans une bouteille. Prélever 1 glass of cette eau, Mix with 1 cuillerée of la pâte du début and VO. 3 times per day.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : leaves of Costus phyllocephalus, of Malaka sp., and of Ocimum minimum, Schwenkia americana, leaves of Cymbopogon densiflorus, trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri and leaves of Cola acuminata.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, farine, tubers and leaves of manioc; bananes of toutes sortes, maïs, arachides (Arachis hypogaea), fruits divers, patates douces, pains, lait en poudre, beverages (all), graisses of viande and of fish, palm oil and lemons
H(187) continuous crying baby (ngandaka), pound together and press the mixing of young manioc leaves and of Alchornea cordifolia and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. Well press and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(187) continuous crying baby (ngandaka), pound the plants below : leaves of Gossypium barbadense, leaves centrales of Canna bidentata and of bananier and leaves of Polygala acicularis. Faire un paquet enveloppé dans desleaves, add some water and enfoncer le paquet sous la cendre chaude. press and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon 3 times per day..
H(187) continuous crying baby (ngandaka), pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of heart of banana tree, leaves young of Costus phyllocephalus, leaves of Brillantaisia patula and du salt. Filter and faire VO. au bébé 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) vision of the spirits, pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of plantes ciAfter : souches of Costus phyllocephalus and of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Renealmia africana and leaves of Brillantaisia patula. Filter and mix with of white clay and VO. 1/3 glass, 2 times per day
H(201) dangerous madness, pound together and decoction of the plants below : leaves of Cajanus cajan, Renealmia africana, Lippia multiflora, leaves of Ficus thonningii, Eleusine indica, Nymphaea lotus, stems of Costus phyllocephalus and stems of Costus afer or C. lucanusianus; to filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day
H(201) dangerous madness, pound the stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Mix with one bottle of water and mettre tout dans une même bouteille; add Cyperus articulatus pilé (leaves) and let stand overnight ; Filter le lendemain and remettre dans la bouteille, then drink ½ glass In the evening
H(201) dangerous madness, boil together Scleria achtenii, stems of Costus phyllocephalus and le sable of rivière ; Filter with a white cloth and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) dangerous madness, pound together barks of Dichrostachys cinerea and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. press and pour few drops in the nose.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : minkeni, munkuiza (Kikongo), musangala (Kimbala), kako-kako (Likele)
Reference HV 10
Author(s) : Verbeeck, A.
Title : Inlandse Geneesmiddelen AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 1, 11 year, pp 23 - 31, parts 1 to 4, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 2, 11 year,, pp 70 - 75, parts 5 to 7, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 3, 11 year,, pp 98 - 102, parts 8 to 13, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 4, 11 year,, pp 148 - 152, parts 14 to 19, (1948) http://www.abbol.com/bookbank/books/aequatoria%201948.pdf
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, young leaves of Costus phyllocephalus heated and pressed, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : libulukako (Nkundo)