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Reference : HA 21

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 21 has information about 53 plants :
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), chewed leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tsatsu (Apindji, Bavové, Simba), kolugosu (Balumbu, Bavarama, Bavungu, Eshira), koloc (Fang), nkonya-gonya (Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(158)
Recipes : H(158), pounded roots Aframomum melegueta, Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), ONS. Aframomum sp., epicarpeTetrochidium didymostemon, pounded,delayed, VO. + pimento + salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant of Ocimum gratissimum of Spilanthes filicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urinaria of Fleurya ovalifolia of Hibiscus suratensis of Aframomum danielli of Ageratum conyzoides, to pound, scarifications
H(020), whole plant of Rottboellia cochinchinensis of Spilanthes fillicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urina of Fleurya ovalifolia of Ageratum conyzoides of Aframomum danielli, to pound, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
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(038)
Recipes : H(038) urethra inflammation, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbogo, (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga , Mpongwé), nkabi (Fang), dumbundjé (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mbombosi (Bakota)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(108), H(126)
Recipes : H(022) presentation of the new born by the back, barks maceration , VO.
H(051), H(108) colic, H(126) liver disease (non alcoolic), maceration of barks, stem, twig, tronk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ekuc (Fang), nguga (myéné)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), epicarpe, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngubi (Apindji, dilanga (Bahumbu), difubu (Balumbu, Eshira), iba (Banzabi), iguwu (Galoa, Mpongwé), nkoc-nsèc, nkuba (Fang), ikoko-ny'atanga (Nkomi), ananas (French)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(168), H(201)
Recipes : H(168), stems barks, trunc, maceration, massage
H(201), aérian part, maceration, bath, + Pseudospondias microcarpa, Pycnanthus angolensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : yanda (Bapumu), ebom (Fang)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ivala - i - mvendu (Bapunu), givala (Eshira), evèng (Fang)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha of Glyphaea brevis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : evèng, nnom-asas, ewoleghe, éwoloc, eso (Fang), notsisénè (Mindunu), oséséndé, (Mpongwé), otendya (Myéné)
Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Official name : Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(082), H(158)
Recipes : H(082), decoction leaves of Brillantaisia patula, decoction, VO.
H(158), H(078) uterus leiomyome, roots pounded of Aframomum melegueta of Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lèmbè-lèmbè-ny'opomlo (Apindji), délèmbètogo (Bapunu), ivola-ilèmba, givola-gilèmba (Bavungu), lèma (Banzani), lilèmbètogo la bavili (Bavili), élèmbotogo (Benga), gitotu-gilèmba, givola-gilèmba (Eshira), nyar-élöc (Fang), élèm-betogo-a osongo (Ivéa), lèmbè-lembè (Loango), éèmbèmbè -a- pombo (Mitsogo), ilèmbotogo-inomé, iwèlè-wèlè (Nkomi), dilèmbètogo (Ngowé)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(181)
Recipes : H(001), stems with leaves of Capsicum frutescens, maceration (H2O), ocular instillation
H(181), ripe fruit of Capsicum., to pound, juice, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okam (Fang), andu (Mindumu), ntogolo (Myéné), petit piment, pili-pili (French)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(037), H(038), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Barteria fistulosa, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to scrape, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(022), H(006), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to pound, maceration (milk), VO.
H(037), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Musanga cecropioides, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) urethra inflammation, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(068) bilharziosis, H(038) urethra inflammation, barks stem, branch, trunk of Amphimas ferrugineus, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp. , tubercle of Costus afer, to pound, to dilute (H2O), enema
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anthocleista mobilis, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to scrape, local application + to lay down the preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(112)
Recipes : H(006), H(112), folioles of Cassia alata, decoction (H2O), VO. (not before 6 years)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : movino-vino (Apindi), difuga-di-wissiguenda (Balumbu), itsamuna (Bapunu), guitsamuna (avarama,Bavungu, Eshira), mutotolo (Bavili), ekayi-akira (Benga), eveghe-ngoghe, ndawule-ntangha, ndem-ngoghe (Fang), antsovino (Galoa), moviyo-viyo (Miitsogo ivéa), ivondjony'akira, igondjo ny'y intsége (Mpongwé), avon-owanga (Nkomi,Orungu), mavono-Banga (Ngowé)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, ONS. of Manihot esculenta, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nonyémbé, nyémbé - a - midjè (Apindji), boïbu - gili (Bakèlè, Tsikè, Eshira), tsige (Fang), owavi-ompolo (Mpongwé)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) knee, leaves softened by the heat of fire of Cissus aralioides, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kéké-kéké (Bahoumbou), nkôl-éya, méyuane, ntoc-mebure (Fang), okora-tamba (Mindumu), oyengé, nyengé (Nyéné)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(129)
Recipes : H(129), pulp fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, juice, local application + palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lemon (Fang), citronnier (French)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(078), H(158)
Recipes : H(078) uterus, H(158), roots pounded Aframomum melegueta of Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Official name : Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127), seeds of Aframomum citratum, leaves of Coccinia grandis, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) again vampire's ill, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ayang-yop (Fang)