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Reference : HA 05

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 05 has information about 138 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(122), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), whole plant in pieces, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Gossypium barbadense, Eucalyptus sp., Costus afer
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Manihot esculenta, Arachis hypogaea , pounded, maceration, VO.
H(151), leaves Abrus precatorius, Cassia siamea, Musanga cecropioides, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : makoma koma (Kikongo), nguieguié (Lari), mangala (Téké), ikegné (Koyo), moungouba-kombo (Yoombe)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(027), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), aerian part, pounded, juice, drops in eye
H(013) , stems, dessication, powder, delayed H2O, local application
H(027), H(038), H(104, 2), decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
H(038), leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, ripe fruit of Myrianthus arboreus, decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tsendê (Bandasa), madiata ngombé (Lari), ngoué (Akwa), ma diata ngo (Doondo)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), epicarp of Adansonia digitata , maceration, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mukondo (Akwa, Koongo)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pelvic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Adenium obessum decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(109), H(124), H(139)
Recipes : H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta, Lagenaria siceraria, Dacryodes edulis, Manihot esculenta, Canna indica, Ocimum gratissimum, Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O) , massage
H(013) , barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus thonningii, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, decoction (H2O) , VO. + rock salt
H(013) , leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pulp, local application
H(018), seeds of Monodora myristica of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(031), intercostal pain, to grind in of palm oil of leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, massage
H(031), whole plant of Sida cordifolia, seeds Aframomum melegueta, carbonisation, diluted powder in du juice of lemon, scarifications
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Panda oleosa, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing and to swallow only the juice
H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus soyauxii, seeds Aframomum melegueta, to pound, to dilute in palm oil, massage
H(091), seeds Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Ouratea affinis of Hymenocardia ulmoides, VO.
H(091) men, root of Desmodium sp., seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing
H(094), leaves of Nauclea latifolia, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing, to swallow the juice
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Xylopia pynaertii, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew and to swallow only the juice
H(124), ripe fruit of Buchholzia coriacea, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing and to swallow only the juice
H(139) men, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, ripe fruit of Cola nitida, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing
H(139) men, barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta scraped, dryed, chewing
H(139) men, stem without leaves of Penianthus longifolius, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : nzo za noungou (Koongo), ndoango ya banganga (Mbôsi), ndongo (Akwa), andou mokouli (Téké), nzan za nougou (Laadi), maniguette (French)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(082), H(113)
Recipes : H(018), juice leaves, VO.
H(018), powder roots, scarifications
H(031), leaves, VO
H(031) intercostal, juice leaves, VO.
H(082) asthma, VO., decoction (H2O) leaves
H(082) dyspnea, whole plant, maceration, VO.
H(113), grounded leaves, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mudiadianga (Beembé), lounvouvou (Kikongo), tsouampari (Téké), konko (Doondo), founkou mpala (Beembe)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, stems with leaves of de Hymenocardia ulmoides, barks stems, branches, trunk of Albizia adianthifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) underdevelopped child, leaves of Albizia., decoction (H2O), filterr, VO.
H(099) nervosity racine, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moulou (Lari), mulu (Téké), moululu lulu (Vili, Yombé), nlu (Laadi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Psidium guajava of Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O), bath of back
H(103) decayed tooths, affections of the mouth, leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
H(103) decayed tooths, affections of the mouth, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mubundzila (Kikongo), ibondzigui (Bongili), moumbounzi (Doondo), mouboubnougnou (Téké)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(082), bulb Allium sativum, fruit Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO. H(104), bulb Allium sativum, to carbonize, pounded, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ail (French)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, sap of Alstonia boonei in scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus lividus L.
Official name : Amaranthus lividus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(099) nervouances, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Kalanchoe crenata of Asystasia gangetica, of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction (H2O), to dilute (oil palme), massage
H(113), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Amaranthus lividus of Dicliptera verticillata, to soften with the fires heat, to dilute (palm oil), massage
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Ocimum gratissimum, to grind, juice, drops in eyes, ears, nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lendebê (Akwa), ambouo-babié (Téké)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), local application, juice leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : babidia ntséndé (Dondo)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(038), H(104) gastritis, barks from stems, twigs, trunk, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pomme cajou (French)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(006) + H(104), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), rhizom of Anchomanes difformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) + H(104), H(104), rhizom, decoction, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction, VO.
H(104) colic, rhizom of Aframomum giganteum of Palisota hirsuta, tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, to dilute in wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kikoria kia makanga (Lari)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, leaves of Annona muricata, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Annona muricata, Cymbopogon citratus, Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : corossolier (French)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(038), H(050), H(082), H(130), H(139)
Recipes : H(004), barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, to dry, powder, local application
H(006), roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, to dry, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna stipulosa, roots of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(050) swollen belly, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(082), roots of Annona., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(130), stems with leaves of Annona., maceration, VO.
H(139) male sexual asthenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to scrape, to dry in the shadow and in open air, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moulodo (Kikongo), moulolo (Beembe), nlolo (Laadi), ololo (Mbosi), tchilolo (Vili)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(145)
Recipes : H(006), barks stems and trunk, decoction (H2O) , VO.H(145), barks stems and trunk, decoction (H2O) , hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : obê (Akoua), mubê (Babambe), mobei (Téké), obeye (Koyo), obeï (Mbaamba), obeye (Mbosi)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(038), H(122), H(139)
Recipes : H(012), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Cassia occidentalis of Arachis hypogea du petiole of Musa paradisiaca, massage
H(038) male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra brazzeana , seeds of Arachis hypogea, to chew
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, rhizom of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Arachis hypogaea , to pound, maceration, VO.
H(139) male sexual astenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Acridocarpus congolensis, seeds of Arachis hypogea, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), fresh washed roots, maceration in palm wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : minimanva (Téké), otende (Akwa)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(099)
Recipes : H(031), to grind in palm oil, leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, massage
H(099) leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Amaranthus lividus of Kalanchoe crenata , powder of roots of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction (H2O) , to dilute in palm oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ondôh (Téké), mounpoukou (Beembe), ondoko (Koyo), ondo (Mbosi)