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Reference : HA 12

Author(s) : Ake Assi, L., J. Abeye, S. Guinko, R. Giguet, X. Bangavou
Title : Contribution à l'identification et au recensement des plantes utilisées dans la médecine traditionnelle et la pharmacopée en République Centrafricaine. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 139 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 12 has information about 37 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(139)
Recipes : H(034), to chew the leaves of Abrus precatorius + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colitis, enteritis, gastro-enteritis, leaves of Cola heterophylla of Memecylon polyanthemos of Alchornea cordifolia, barks stem, twig, trunk of Pterocarpus soyauxii, to pound, to dry, powder, VO. + VO. decoction of Pterocarpus soyauxii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, barks stems, branch, trunk of Alstonia boonei, to dilute in palm wine, decoction, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, H(137) analgesic, maceration of barks stems, branch, trunk of Alstonia boonei, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(039), H(045), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), juice leaves of Annona senegalensis, drops in eyes
H(004), H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk, barks of the underground part , young leaves of Annona. , powder, local application
H(039) pediculosis, insecticide, barks of the underground part of Annona., to dry, powder, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(126), roots of Annona., decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : solé, soré (Gbaya)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(033), H(068), H(094), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(006) + H(094), decoction (H2O) stems bark, enema
H(022), decoction (H2O) stems bark, VO.
H(033), decoction (H2O) stems bark VO., + Copaifera mildbraediiH(068), sap, V.O., toxic
H(103), pulp fruit, local application
H(155), roasted seeds, powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mobéli (Gbaya), mobéi (Pygmée)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(118), H(139)
Recipes : H(037), pulp fruit of Antrocaryon micraster, juice du fruit, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp.,VO.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
H(037), ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, ripe fruit of Xylopia staudtii of Capsicum sp., to dry, powder, VO. + salt
H(139) male, roots of Didymosalpinx abbeokutae, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(094)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Carica., to roast, powder, in rectum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), leaves and roots, decoction (H2O) of Cassia occidentalis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(104) dyspepsia, H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ceiba pentandra, to macerate (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : bouma (Lissongo), fromager (local French)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), H(104) colic, young leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to grind, to dilute (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : sakoumbê (Lissongo)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(038), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), stems without leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, VO.
H(104) + H(077), stem with leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, to cook, to pound, juice, VO. + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : minon (Lissongo)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(033), H(045), H(113)
Recipes : H(033) femal, barks stem, branch, trunk of Crossopteryx febrifuga , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk of Crossopteryx., decoction (H2O), local application
H(113), leaves of Crossopteryx., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : goup
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(068), H(139) aphrodisiac, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, pulpdu fruit of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
H(139) sexual asthenia male, leaves of Chlorophytum blepharophyllum, almond of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(038), H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(038), leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + ? almond of Raphia sudanica
H(068), H(139) aphrodisiac, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, pulpdu fruit of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(008), H(102), H(104)
Recipes : H(002), H(006) + H(104), H(008) + H(104), H(104), leaves of Heeria insignis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(102), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, juice of leaves softened in fire of Kalanchoe crenata, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, stems barks, maceration in palm wine, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves of Leea guineensis, softened by fire, pulp, juice, drops in eyes
H(006) constipation, decoction of barks stem, twig, trunk of Leea guineensis, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : gamboula (Gbaya)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, decoction (H2O), hip bath, enema
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mango
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) leaves of Mitragyna inermis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : n'zia