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Official name : Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

7 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HK 56
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Les plantes et l’invisible chez les Mbuun, Mpiin et Nsong (Bandundu, RD Congo) : une approche ethnolinguistique Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika 21: 95-122 https://biblio.ugent.be/input/download?func=downloadFile&recordOId=1068578&fileOId=1068580
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) the fruits of this tree are assumed to be used to flavor human flesh eaten by malefic witches during their nocturnal ceremonies
This tree of the savannah also used as a shade. The elders kept their prisoners under its canopy
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
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(005), H(037), H(127)
Recipes : H(005) oedema, one tablespoon of the powder of trunk bark of Croton mubango in a glass of palm wine, VO. 3 times per day.
H(037) tuberculosis , decoction of trunk bark (to suck at will), VO. 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of the gratings of trunk bark, enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), City of Ingende, Gemena (Tandala- Modokpa)
Vernacular name : bonyangi (Lokonda), mosange (Kiyombe), katakpu (Ngwaka)
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(013), H(014), H(016), H(018), H(033), H(051), H(094), H(101), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(124), H(130), H(139), H(169), H(187), H(189)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions starting with members with flaking of the scalp (kiungu)), pound together seeds of Monodora angolensis, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of Securidaca longipedunculata ; leaves or barks of Croton mubango and seeds of Piper nigrum. The powder is taken in small quantities , VO. 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, pimento, egg, VO. or wash with cold water.
H(014) dermatosis (kiungu)), pound together the following plants : Monodora angolensis (seeds), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Securidaca longipedunculata , Croton mubango, Piper nigrum (seeds) ; Sift and eat a small quantity of the powder, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : oil, hot peper, egg, grain of salt broken with teeth, mushroom on dead wood.
H(016) mastitis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (leaves), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Anchomanes difformis and a bit of salt. Take a steam bath, then a rectal bath with tepid solution, 2 times per day.
H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the mixing of ngemba-ndundu sp., Croton mubango (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots and spines), Oryza sativa (green waste of unhulled rice), heart of banana tree sliced, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida; Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. After 6 days, Take the content of the egg and mix the white clay and the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. VO. this mixture once.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(103) tooth decay with H(103) gingivitis (ngulunga-mbaki), pound then decoction with traditional salt and the plants whose names follow :Croton mubango (barks of trunk), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Momordica charantia, Crossopteryx febrifuga (roots); Sift and put in the mouth part of the still warm liquid, keep it in the mouth for 10 to 15 minutes and then spit. Do this operation morning and evening. Warning : Do not swallow.
H(104) stomach pain = gastritis (lukutu), decoction of the mixing of plants below : Schwenkia americana, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Trema orientalis (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Eleusine indica, Rhipsalis baccifera (spines) and Dichrostachys cinerea (leaves and roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(113) joint diseases (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, of barks of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, of barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis, of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and of barks of trunk of Croton mubango; take two bottles of solution, to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Keep the rest in the pot and reheat to massage members in the morning and the evening.
H(113) joint pain, pound whole plants below : Garcinia huillensis (roots), Commelina africana, Ficus thonningii (barks of trunk), Cajanus cajan (leaves), sesame, seeds of Vigna subterranea and red peanuts, Croton mubango (barks) and Canarium schweinfurthii (green trunk barks); Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts and rub the body, 2 times per day.
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(130) poliomyelitis (kintolula), pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata (roots), Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Cymbopogon citratus, Cajanus cajan (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Millettia eetveldeana (barks), Mangifera indica (barks), Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Annona senegalensis (roots), Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Lippia multiflora and Croton mubango (barks). decoction with 6 bottles H2O, take 2 bottles to take , VO. ½ of glass, after sift, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : peper, salt grain broken with tooth, oil, egg and mushroom on dead wood.
H(139) sexual weakness in man (non-erection of the penis) (mbadi), decoction of the following plants : roots of Gardenia ternifolia, of Heinsia crinita, of Schwenkia americana, of Mondia whitei, of Dichrostachys cinerea, of Garcinia huillensis, of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, of Dorstenia psilurus and of barks of Hallea stipulosa and of Croton mubango; add 3 teaspoons powdered coffee and 3 teaspoons of dried tea.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass filtrate, 2 times per day. Warning: When you have dizziness after the morning dose, do not take more than the eveninga
H(139) male infertility, non-erection of the penis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var... (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Schwenkia americana, Mondia whitei, Croton mubango (barks), Elaeis guineensis (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Dichrostachys cinerea (roots), Dorstenia psilurus, Garcinia huillensis (roots), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (roots), 3 tablespoons of coffee powder and 3 tablespoons dried leaves of tea.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, the plants to dry : Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Piper nigrum, Securidaca longipedunculata , Xylopia aethiopica, Aframomum melegueta, Croton mubango, seeds of Monodora angolensis, finely ground and sift, eat ½ teaspoon of the powder with a little water, 3 times per day.
H(187) weakness of the baby's neck accompanied by effusion of the head (nsingu), pound and boil in 5 bottled water the mixing of the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Cajanus cajan, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, Piper guineense, barks of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius and of Annona senegalensis, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 1 bottle of the filtered solution and make them drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. The rest is heated to be applied to the baby's neck, 2 times per day (friction)..
H(187) testicles blocked in the lower abdomen (nsunda), pound and grind together barks of trunk of Croton mubango, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata and roots of Xylopia aethiopica; eat a little of the product obtained 3 times per day.
H(189) difficult to take the first step for children., pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Annona senegalensis, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan, and of Gossypium barbadense; barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Mangifera indica and of Croton mubango; Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cymbopogon citratus, Lippia multiflora et,Pentadiplandra brazzeana. Take 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the whole body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with tooth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mbangu mbangu, saku (Kikongo)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Symptoms : H(051), H(095), H(091), H(099), H(104), H(108), H(109), H(113), H(137), H(176), H(214), H(218), H(240)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, barks of Croton mubango, RNS.
H(095) fodder plant
H(091) weakness, barks, enema, dermal
H(099) epilepsy, leaves percolation, nose drops
H(104) stomach pains, barks decoction, maceration, enema, VO.
H(108) flu, bark decoction steam bath
H(109) backache, bark , enema
H(113) joint pain bark, leaves, maceration enema, bath
H(137) bodypain, bark decoction VO., dermal
H(176) scoliosis, barks, balm, enema, bath
H(176) scoliosis, leaves enema, bath
H(214) bone pain , bark, leaves maceration, enema, bath
H(218) toys seeds, leaves
H(240) shadowtree for coffee plantations
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : mbangu mbangu (Kikongo)
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(137)
Recipes : H(137) analgesic, Croton mubango bark is used for abdominal pain that is consumed with the seed of Monodora myristica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui-Chari)
Vernacular name : mongombe (Lissongo)
Reference HU 02
Author(s) : Urso, V., M. A. Signorini, M. Tonini , P. Bruschi
Title : Wild medicinal and food plants used by communities living in Mopane woodlands of southern Angola: Results of an ethnobotanical field investigation Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 177, 126–139, (2016)
Symptoms : H(007), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) depurative for intestine, H(037) cough and H(104) stomachache, belowground organs of Croton mubango , RNS
(Total number of citations for Croton mubango = 10)
Region : West Africa
Country : southern Angola
Vernacular name : mumbango, kamombala, mbango
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(006), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, barks decoction of Croton mubango, enema
H(100) gonorrhoea, decoction of small pieces of barks of Croton mubango in H2O
H(113) rheumatism, sugar cane crushed in H2O, to mix with barks of Croton mubango, decoction and VO.
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 : bonyanga (Nkundo)