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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
Reference HK 60 has information about 351 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, pressed juice of the leaves of Abrus precatorius diluted with palm wine: VO. 1 glass per day.
H(002) galactogenic, ashes of the liana, local application after scarification (at the level of the chest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : dengo dengo (Lingala)
Acacia pentagona (Schumach. & Thonn.) Hook. f.
Official name : Acacia pentagona (Schumach. & Thonn.) Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the bark of Acacia pentagona associated with leaves of Eleusine indica, enema
H(113) rheumatism, powder of trunk bark of Acacia pentagona and those of Scleria boivinii local application after scarification on joint
H(031) intercostal pain and H(113) rheumatism pain, ashes of the bark of Combretum racemosum of Acacia pentagona and of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(031) intercostal pain and H(113) rheumatism pain, ashes of the bark of Combretum racemosum of Acacia pentagona and of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , decoction of the liana macérée, enema
H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(109) back pain, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides associated with bark of Leonotis nepetifolia, rhizome of Lasimorpha senegalensis and stem of Acacia pentagona, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic), (City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu)., Ingende, Libenge)
Vernacular name : empeye (Kisengele), anganjala (Lokonda), bangala (Ngwaka)
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(034), H(037), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) panaris, pounded fresh leaves of Acanthus montanus, by local application
H(034) heart palpitations and douleurs thoraciques, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(037) pneumonia macerationdes stems and the leaves, VO.,1 glass several times a day.
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated leaves of Euphorbia hirta of Acanthus montanus and of Rourea coccinea, soaked in palm oil.in friction
H(037) pneumonia, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(157) convulsions infantiles fresh leaves soaked in palm oil and heat softened, friction sur le corps, 3 times per day.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated fresh leaves , VO., ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : balagalan, gana (Ngwaka), lilatela (Mokula), ipengwa nkoyi (Mpama), lolemo la nkoyi (Libinza), lilanga (Kinunu)
Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Official name : Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(201)
Recipes : H(094) internal piles , pounded leaves of Acmella oleracea, anal application
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, expressed juice of the plant sweetened with sugar of canne , VO., ½ glass 2 à 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs. Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : tilimbiti (Mbanza), litumbi (Elinga)
Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Official name : Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(109), H(104), H(170)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal disease, decoction of the liana, VO.
H(170) ascites, the digest of the liana, enema : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) every 3 days.
H(109) lumbago, decoction of racine of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, VO., 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(109) lumbago, decoction of the root of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, liquid of in cooking food and drink daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Gemena (Tandala- Ngumu)
Vernacular name : bongongo (Lonkundo), gbafeabolo (Ngwaka)
Adenia poggei (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Adenia poggei (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, maceration of la grated of the root of Adenia dewevrei, VO., single dose.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : dodoko (Ngwaka)
Adenia sp
Official name : Adenia sp
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(170)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Adenia sp., enema
H(170) ascites , decoction of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Adenia sp. , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili) (City of Ingende, of Gemena, Center of Bili)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, maceration of the root of Hymenocardia ulmoides associatedx seeds of fruit of Aframomum alboviolaceum : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo, Maringo), Ingende (Boombomua I), City of Gemena, of Bumba, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(027), H(037), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) headache, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Vernonia amygdalina and Aframomum laurentii by local application
H(027) recurrent abortions, H(104) abdominal pains, decoction of the gratings of the root of Icacina guessfeldtii mixed with few drops of expressed juice of the stems of Aframomum laurentii, enema, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week
H(037) cough andH(037) bronchitis, decoction of leaves. the liquid extract of ripe fruit of Leea guineensis and those of Aframomum laurentii. VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day during 3 days, child : 1 tablespoon 3 times per day during 3 days
H(037) cough,H(037) tuberculosis,H(037) bronchitis, decoction of the liana of Piper guineense associated with fruits of Aframomum laurentii : VO. 2 doses per day
H(099) beriberi, decoction of fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis of Brillantaisia owariensis, Ocimum basilicum, Cissus aralioides, Ocimum gratissimum and Aframomum laurentii, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 weeks
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(104) gastritis, of Annona the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Aframomum laurentii , VO. 1 cup 1 times daily
H(113) rheumatism , decoction of leaves of Mikania sagittifera of Aframomum laurentii steam bath
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and bath
H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), decoction of leafy branches of Costus lucanusianus and of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, City of Ingende, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Bwamanda, of Bumba and suburbs, Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Bikoro, of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bili)
Vernacular name : ngakulu (Lingala)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(054), H(099), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , of Annona the gratings of the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis and seeds of Aframomum melegueta, VO., enema, for bath seat, 2 times daily during 3 days.
H(018) headache, leaf powder of Cyathula prostrata of Aframomum melegueta, local application after scarification to the neck or sniffing
H(054) trypanosomiasis, powdered ash from leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Brillantaisia owariensis of Aframomum melegueta, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification of the joints
H(099) epilepsy, infusion of the powder of 5 fruits of Aframomum melegueta associated with 2 leaves of Carica papaya, sweetened with sugar, VO., 1 glass per day for 7 days.
H(109) lumbago, pounded seeds of Aframomum melegueta associated with leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and of Ocimum gratissimum, enema, once daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lokolela (Esobe), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Libenge, Town of Mbandaka, Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), Ingende (Botoma))
Vernacular name : matungulu sumu (Kiswahili), mondongo (Lingala)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(018), H(034), H(037), H(052), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(127), H(170), H(171), H(179), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, expressed juice of the stem of Aframomum angustifolium or expressed juice of the leaves slightly diluted with water for ocular instillation, 2 times daily during 4 days
H(004) wounds and H(004) injury, decoction of the whole plant as a disinfectant
H(008) dysentery, of Annona the stem, sweetened with sugar, VO., 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves,VO. 2 tablespoons 2 times daily or ashes of leaves associated with cooking salt
H(018) headache, H(052) hyperthermia, joint pain, local application after scarification on temples with ashes of the stem associated with a variety of bees and vegetable salt.
H(018) headache, H(052) hyperthermia, joint pain, marc and decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Vernonia amygdalina and of Manihot esculenta, massage
H(034) tachycardia, decoction of leaves, associate of cooking salt, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, fresh leaves softened with heat, chest massage
H(094) piles, decoction of the stem for bath seat, 2 times daily
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, expressed juice of the leaves softened with the heat of a fire, for ocular instillation and nasal
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, as cooking liquid and for drinking : 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.
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of 10 fruits, VO. 1 tablespoon 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(170) ascites, decoction of 10 fruits, VO. adult : ½ glass 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Thomandersia hensii, Platycerium angolense and Centella asiatica. steam bath
H(179) renal dysfunction, decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Mikania sagittifera, steam bath : , 3 times per week.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leafy stems of Aframomum angustifolium of Ocimum gratissimum, Thomandersia hensii, Costus lucanusianus, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia, for steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma, Bominenge).
Vernacular name : ntondolo (Mpama), tondolo (Kiyombe), matungulu (Kirega), bosombo Kitembo), mohombo (Lokonda), yolo, bulu (Ngwaka)
Afrostyrax kamerunensis Perkins & Gilg
Official name : Afrostyrax kamerunensis Perkins & Gilg
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, decoction of leaves of Afrostyrax kamerunensis, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, expressed juice of the fresh bark of the root, nasal and ocular instillations, 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : ngulu (Ngwaka), ezembe (Ngombe)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(006) + H(104), H(008) + H(104), H(012), H(018), H(033), H(077), H(094), H(104), H(109), H(127), H(158), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, maceration of young leafy stems de Ageratum conyzoides: enema
H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , fresh leaves of Capsicum annuum of Ageratum conyzoides softened in warm palm oil in friction
H(008) + H(104) inflammation traumatique, leaves softened with heat and soaked in palm oil, in friction
H(012)) fracture, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and those of Senna occidentalis heat softened, soaked in palm oil, poultice
H(018) headache expressed juice of the leaves. 1-3 drops per day, for ocular instillation or nasal
H(033) female infertility, macerated leaves associated with the root of the mandarin tree, seat bath
H(077) vomiting, macerated leaves. VO. adult : ½ glass 2 times daily during 3 days, VO. child : 1 tablespoon 2 times daily.
H(094) piles, decoction of leaves : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day, enema
H(094) piles, macerated leaves, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(103) caries, expressed juice of the leaves, associated with vegetable salt: nasal instillation
H(104) colic, decoction of leaves, VO. and enema
H(109) back pain, pounded leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and those of Piper guineense and Clerodendrum silvanum, in friction and poultice (au niveau of l’abdomen)
H(127) splenomegaly , macerated leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia and of Celosia trigyna, Ageratum conyzoides mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus and pinch of salt for kitchen, ½ glass 3 times per day, VO.
H(158) menometrorrhagia, macerated leaves, enema
H(201) mental disorder and delirium, ONS, ocular and nasal instillation : 1 drop 2 times daily during 5 days
H(201) psychosomatic disorders : pressed juice of the leaves of Senna occidentalis and Ageratum conyzoides for ocular instillation
H(201) mental disorder and delirium, pounded leaves., in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), Ingende (Boombomua I), City of Lokolela, of Gemena, of Bumba, Gemena (Bominenge, Bondenge, Tandala-Ngumu). Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : tangbabu, dagbabu (Ngwaka), baneshunda (Kirega), ngele (Libinza), bokatola (Lomongo), emanda, lutu lo ntaba (Lokonda), likotsi (Lonkundo), ilongia (Mpama), ekbulu (Budja), mobondo, ( Makutu)
Aidia micrantha (K. Schum.) F. White
Official name : Aidia micrantha (K. Schum.) F. White
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(054)
Recipes : H(054) trypanosomiasis, decoction of leaves of Aidia micrantha of Campylospermum elongatum and Synsepalum subcordatum, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : ndungbe (Ngwaka)
Albertisia villosa (Exell) Forman
Official name : Albertisia villosa (Exell) Forman
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, macerated leaves for ocular instillation
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of la grated of the stem, enema
H(031) pain of the hip, pounded leaves of Albertisia villosa and those of Ficus vallis-choudae, by local application
H(031) pain of the hip, ashes of the leaves of Albertisia villosa and those of Ficus vallis-choudae soaked in palm oil in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda), Libenge Centre (Baboko), City of Karawa.)
Vernacular name : bandegbe (Ngwaka), mbali (Batedengbe)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, expressed juice of young leaves of Albizia adianthifolia : 2 drops 3 times per day, in ear drops
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Center of Bili)
Vernacular name : kandja (Mono)
Albizia ealaensis De Wild.
Official name : Albizia ealaensis De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschi of Albizia ealaensis : en fumigation 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(046), H(053), H(082), H(100), H(109), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) injury, powdered leaves of Albizia gummifera associated with vegetable salt, in dressing
H(046) varicella, H(046) measles, H(143) smallpox, decoction of leaves and barks, enema
H(053) otitis, roots decoction, in ear drops
H(082) asthma, decoction of leaves and barks, enema
H(100) venereal diseases, decoction of trunk bark, enema
H(109) back pain, decoction of trunk bark, steam bath
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of leaves and barks of Albizia gummifera , enema
H(201) mental disorder , decoction of the bark, VO. 1 tablespoon 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Karawa, Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : ibange (Kirega), libamba (Lokonda), iyamba (Lomongo), doo (Ngwaka), ebamba, kinunu (mpama)
Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia lebbeck (L.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, maceration of trunk bark of Albizia lebbeck enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : munganga (Ngwaka)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(027), H(033), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(077), H(091), H(094), H(103), H(109), H(170), H(179), H(184x)
Recipes : H(006) laxatif and H(006) purgatif, decoction of fresh leaves of Alchornea cordifolia , VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(008) diarrhoea , juice of 4 à 5 fruits of Alchornea cordifolia, VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day., VO. child : ½ glass 3 times per day.
H(008) diarrhoea , macerated leaves, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(008) diarrhoea macerated leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia and Ipomoea involucrata softened, mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(027) recurrent abortions, roots decoction of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) abortion with bleeding, roots decoction,.VO., or enema
H(027) recurrent abortions, macerated fresh leaves of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis bath
H(033) sterility, roots decoction, enema, 1 time per week
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Alchornea floribunda and of Clerodendrum sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(037) bronchitis with asthma, pressed juice of the leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Leea guineensis, Macaranga sp., Hymenocardia ulmoïdes mixed with juice of stems of Costus lucanusianus , VO. 1 glass several times a day.
H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves , VO. 1 glass per day
H(068) vermifuge , roots decoction, VO.
H(077) vomiting, H(179) pain of kidney and H(170) ascites, roots decoction, VO.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves, VO
H(094) piles, decoction of leaves, for bath seat
H(103) caries, decoction of leaves, bain of bouche 2 times daily
H(109) back pain, pounded leaves, local application
H(109) back pain, leaf dried powder moistened with palm oil, enema
H(184x) hydrocephalus, decoction of the root of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia as liquid for cooking and drinking
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Ingende, of Gemena, of Karawa, of Bosobolo, of Bumba, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bombakabo, Mbari, Tandala, Modokpa, (Gemena (Gbatikombo, Boyambi))).
Vernacular name : luzungu (Kirega), mbonze mbonze (Libinza), bonze mbozi, mbombonzi (Ngbandi), kokolo (Ngwaka), lobonze (Lokonda), mbonzi mbonzi (Budja), lobonzi mbonzi (Losakani ), mbonze mbonze (Lonkundo), mbuji mbuji (Kiyombe), mbonze mbonze (Lingala), libonzi, mbonzinzi sololo (Ngombe)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(127)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, maceration of trunk bark of Allanblackia floribunda, VO. 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day.
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of trunk bark, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : boonzo (Lokonda et Lomongo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea VO. : decoction of young leaves of Annona muricata of Spondias cytherea, of Psidium guajava of Allium sativum of Citrus aurantium.VO. adult : 1 glass 3 times per day. VO. child : 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Allophylus lastoursvillensis Pellegr.
Official name : Allophylus lastoursvillensis Pellegr.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(037), H(082), H(139), H(162)
Recipes : H(034) cardiovascular disorders, decoction of the root of Allophylus lastoursvillensis of Musang cecropioides and Cephaelis suaveolens, VO.
H(037) pulmonary disease, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(037) pulmonary disease, fresh leaves softened with heat, in friction
H(037) pulmonary disease, pressed juice of the leaves of Dioscorea preussii of Allophylus lastoursvillensis in friction thoracique
H(082) dyspnoea, decoction of leaves, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(082) dyspnoea, roots decoction, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(139) sexual asthenia, tepid pilat of trunk bark of Allophylus lastoursvillensis associated with bark of the root of Barteria nigritana , poultice on the genital organ
H(139) sexual asthenia, cataplasm on the male genital organ of the pounded trunk bark of Barteria fistulosa and those of the root of Allophylus lastoursvillensis.
H(162) metabolic disorders of diuresis, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Musanga cecropioides and Allophylus lastoursvillensis : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bumba and suburbs., (Gemena (Mbari), Tandala (Bogbadono II, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge (Mawuya), City of Lokolela.))
Vernacular name : talekusi (Ngwaka), bebo (Topoke)
Aloe congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Aloe congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of trunk of Aloe congolensis, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, macerated leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : kugbetikana (Ngbandi), langa (Ngwaka)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(038), H(094), H(097x)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of trunk bark of Alstonia congensis, VO
H(026) dysmenorrhea, decoction of leaves, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
H(038) infections of the female genital tract, diluted sap, for bath seat
H(094) external piles, decoction of trunk bark of Alstonia congensis of Jatropha curcas, for bath seat
H(097x) vaginitis, fresh sap :1 teaspoon diluted in 1 glass H2O, for bath seat
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Libenge (Nduma), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Karawa)
Vernacular name : denga (Ngwaka), dungunikwa (Mbanza), mukuka (Kitembo), bokuka (Lomongo)
Amaranthus graecizans L.
Official name : Amaranthus graecizans L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis, extract from fresh leaves of Amaranthus graecizans for ocular instillation :
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende)
Vernacular name : boaboko (Ngwaka)
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the gratings of the root of Amaranthus caudatus associated with sugar cane , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Businga)
Vernacular name : sesedua (Ngwaka)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, expressed juice from the leaf base of Ananas comosus associated with the nuts of palm tree, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende)
Vernacular name : ananasi (Lonkundo), (Lingala)
Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(033), H(170), H(172)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, roots decoction , VO. 1 glass per day.
H(099) epileptic attacks , VO., as vegetables the fresh leaves of Anchomanes giganteus associated with those of Psychotria sp. (Syn. Caephelis brunelii)
H(020) antivenom, powder with ashes of the stem associeted with the head of a snake and vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(170) ascites, maceration of the rhizome, enema
H(172) elephantiasis, poundes rhizom of Anchomanes giganteus associated with leaves of Laportea aestuans in friction
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, pounded leaves of Psychotria sp and those of Anchomanes giganteus as food for the patient
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Gemena, Gemena (Mbari), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : unsali (Mpama), unsali (Kinunu), belefo (Ngwaka), batiozo (Mbanza), tungu (Ngbandi), kengoma (Mono)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea VO. : decoction of young leaves of Annona muricata of Spondias cytherea, of Psidium guajava of Allium sativum of Citrus aurantium.VO. adult : 1 glass 3 times per day. VO. child : 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
H(037) ordinary cough, expressed juice of the leaves : VO. adult : ½ glass per day. VO. child : 1 teaspoon 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende.)
Vernacular name : mondenge ya libanda (Lonkundo), mondenge (Kitembo)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the root of Annona senegalensis, VO. 1 to 3 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Ville of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : baraga (Mono)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded trunk bark of Anonidium mannii, local application
H(020) snake bite, powder of trunk bark, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bowase (Modokpa))
Vernacular name : mondenge ya nzambe (Lingala), mbobo (Ngwaka)
Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Official name : Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(008x)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhea with blood, decoction of the root of Anthocleista nobilis , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : enunu (Ngombe)
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of the root of Anthocleista schweinfurthii enema, adult : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day. child : ½ dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(033) sterility, maceration of la grated of the root enema
H(094) piles, pounded trunk bark of Anthocleista schweinfurthii and those of Spathodea campanulata associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia anal application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu), City of Karawa, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : tekuba, tifo (Ngwaka)
Antrocaryon nannanii De Wild.
Official name : Antrocaryon nannanii De Wild.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) anorexia, Infuse leaves Antrocaryon nannanii as daily drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : manga ya sende (Lingala), saten vitapeti (Ngombe)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, seeds of Arachis hypogaea and of raw seeds of Jatropha curcas, VO. (powerful purgative.)
H(151) hypertension , decoction of fruit of Citrus limon associated with cloves of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), sweetened with sugar VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides of Arachis hypogaea and Manihot esculenta, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : nguba (Lingala)
Asplenium africanum Desv.
Official name : Asplenium africanum Desv.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) vulnerary, decoction of leaves of Asplenium africanum, by local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bogbaguma))
Vernacular name : dozembe (Ngwaka)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) heart palpitations, aqueous extract of twenty leaves mixed with the juice of pineapple and sugar cane. VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 3 times per day during 2 days. VO. child : from 2 years , 1 tablespoon 3 times per day during 3 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : olokoshi (Kirega)
Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name : Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Symptoms : H(003), H(012), H(018), H(027), H(031), H(037), H(053), H(099), H(113), H(131), H(139)
Recipes : H(012) fracture and H(003) sprain, lotion of palm oil with ashes of trunk bark, in local friction
H(053) otitis, extract aqueux of trunk bark, in ear drops1 drop 3 times per day
H(099) epilepsy, calcinat du tronc, associated with vegetable salt, VO. 1 teaspoon 3 times per day.
H(131) plantar yaws, ashes of trunk bark of Barteria fistulosa and of Bridelia micrantha, associated with palm oil, in dressing
H(139) sexual asthenia, leaf powder local application after scarification dans la région lombaire
H(139) sexual asthenia, cataplasme sur l’organe génital mâle du pounded trunk bark of Barteria fistulosa and those of the root of Allophylus lastoursvillensis.
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction in palm wine of the root of Craterispermum laurinum of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida : VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, roots decoction of Craterispermum laurinum and those of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida: enema
H(031) intercostal pain and H(113) rheumatism pain, ashes of the bark of Combretum racemosum of Acacia pentagona and of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(018) pain of head andH(037) cough, expressed juice of la grated of bark du trunk of Ficus mucuso of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt nasal instillation
H(027) anti-abortion , decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschii of Barteria fistulosa, of Senna alata and of almond of palm nuts, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : kokombo (Ngwaka), augbekimue (Mbanza), likokombo (Ngombe), bonkomo nkomo (Kisengele), bonkonkomo (Lomongo)
Barteria nigritana Hook.f.
Official name : Barteria nigritana Hook.f.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, pounded tepid of trunk bark of Allophylus lastoursvillensis with bark of the root of Barteria nigritiana, poultice on the genital organ
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) vomiting, macerated leaves of Basella alba VO. 3 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mapapu pinar (Ngombe)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(018), H(036), H(037), H(078), H(099), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, expressed juice and pounded leaves of Bidens pilosa in dressing
H(008) diarrhoea , chew the young leaves and the crude almond nuts of the palm tree
H(013) breast abscess, pressed juice of the leaves of Bidens pilosa, by local application
H(018) headache, ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on the forehead and the temporal
H(036) vertigo, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Erythroccoca atrovirens and of Bidens pilosa for ocular instillation 1 drop by eye 3 times per day.
H(037) pneumonia, fresh leaves of Boerhavia diffusa of Synedrella nodiflora and of Bidens pilosa softened with palm oil , associated with hot ash, chest massage
H(078) breast cancer, hot massage of the affected breast 2 times daily with the leaves softened with heat
H(099) epilepsy, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation 1 drop 2 times daily.
H(104) epigastralgia macerated leaves which is added a beaten egg, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(113) body aches, in friction with a lotion of oil from calcined leaves
H(113) rheumatism as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour): the decoction of the whole plant.
H(118) angina, concentrated decoction of leaves VO. 1 tablespoon 3 times per day.
H(126) jaundice, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation or VO. 2 glasses per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves as patient vegetable
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bongbadaswa), Libenge (Mawuya, Nduma), City of Gemena, of Karawa, Gemena (Boyase-gbakole), Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : mondende, Ikongo la ngando (Ngombe), banyasa (Kirega), bisonono (Lunda), sebanganza, balidwa, sumungenze(Ngwaka), kongo lambala (Budja), engunza-e-biboha (Lokonda), ndoko (Lomongo)
Blighia unijugata Bak.
Official name : Blighia unijugata Bak.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, expressed juice of the root and des fresh leaves of Blighia unijugata for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge.)
Vernacular name : bisa (Ngwaka)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(022), H(033), H(037), H(093), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the root of Boerhavia diffusa VO. or enema
H(022) oxytocic, macerated leaves, enema, 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week.
H(033) female infertility, expressed diluted juice from the pounded fresh root, enema
H(037) pneumonia, fresh leaves of Boerhavia diffusa of Synedrella nodiflora and of Bidens pilosa softened with palm oil , associated with hot ash, chest massage
H(093) antidote, macerated leaves, VO. 1 to 2 liters in a single dose
H(094) piles, powder of young leaves, anal application every 2 days.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil, massage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena, of Libenge, of Bosobolo, of Bumba, Gemena (Boketa, Bokunda))
Vernacular name : magbatu (Ngombe), gbangbuluti, ndemba, balagalan (Ngwaka), isasa ati (Kirega), losengo (Kiloyi), litshinzi (Mbanza), litambi na nzoku (Lingala)
Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of leaves or macerated leaves (with palm wine) VO. 1 glass per day
H(006) drastic purgative, decoction of leaves or macerated leaves (with the palm wine) in case of overdose.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mokango (Likoka)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(127)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of the root of Bridelia ferruginea, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of trunk bark, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo.)
Vernacular name : gbaheda (Mongo), beeli (Ngombe)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(094), H(100), H(130), H(131)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, chewing the leaves of Bridelia micrantha spiced with vegetable salt.
H(037) bronchitis,maceration of the bark of the stem, VO. 1 cup per day.
H(094) piles en chewing : la grated of trunk bark.
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of trunk bark, VO.ou enema
H(100) syphilis, maceration of trunk bark of Bridelia micrantha with the juice of the pressed stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. ½ glass per day.
H(100) syphilis, the digest of the leaves of Bridelia micrantha associated with the roots of Carica papaya and Citrus aurantifolia, enema
H(130) paralysis, the ashes of thorns of Bridelia micrantha associated with leaves of Elaeis guineensis, local application after scarification on joint
H(131) plantar yaws, ashes of trunk bark of Barteria fistulosa and of Bridelia micrantha, associated with palm oil, in dressing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge (Mawuya), City of Lokolela, of Bumba, Bikoro (Loondo).)
Vernacular name : esala (Kinunu), bolualonga (Lokonda), esala mpusa (Mpama), bolanga (Lonkundo), kengola (Ngbandi), monsumbi (Kitembo), botaku, taku (Ngombe)
Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Official name : Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(033), H(037), H(054), H(099), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, pounded leaves of Brillantaisia owariensis poultice - - H(033) female infertility, expressed juice of the leaves, VO. 1 glass per day or enema : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(037) pneumonia ashes of the root associated with the bones of electric fish (Nina) and vegetable salt, by local application (after scarification on the chest)
H(037) pneumonia, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Brillantaisia owariensis, Dissotis procumbens and Costus lucanusianus, VO.3 glasses per day for one month.
H(037) pulmonary tuberculosis, decoction of leaves, VO.1 glass 3 times per day
H(054) trypanosomiasis, powdered ash from leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Brillantaisia owariensis of Aframomum melegueta, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification of the joints
H(099) beriberi, decoction of fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis of Brillantaisia owariensis, Ocimum basilicum, Cissus aralioides, Ocimum gratissimum and Aframomum laurentii, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 weeks
H(100) blennorrhoea, expressed juice of the leaves, VO.
H(104) gastritis, juice of the leaves mixed with the yellow of egg, VO.1 glass per day
H(104) gastritis, extract from fresh leaves of Brillantaisia owariensis of Cissus aralioides of Solanum sp., mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 3 glasses 3 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Ingende (Bolomba), City of Lokolela, of Bumba and suburbs, Businga (Boyaken-Karawa), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bokatola (Lonkundo), iladia (Kisengele), naluhundu (Kirega), lemba lemba, lemba lembe (Lingala), wimo (Lomongo), gbakalambo (Ngwaka), lotondele (Bakutu)
Brucea javanica (L.) Merr.
Official name : Brucea javanica (L.) Merr.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(130)
Recipes : H(130) paralysis, powder with ashes of the stem and the leaves of Brucea javanica, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : songosongo (Ngwaka)
Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent.
Official name : Caladium bicolor (Aiton) Vent.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) injury, pounded tuber of Caladium bicolor associated with leaves of Cissus aralioides and petiole of Elaeis guineensis in dressing
H(008) + H(104) inflammation traumatique, pounded tuber, poultice
H(013) boil andH(014) panaris, la râpure du tubercule humide by local application
H(091) tiredness physique, pounded tuber massage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Karawa, of Lokolela, Gemena (Bokuda).)
Vernacular name : tokombati (Ngwaka), diyika ya nzeta (Libinza), mbuma (Lomongo), ndika (Mpama, Kinunu, Kisengele)
Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.
Official name : Calopogonium mucunoides Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Calopogonium mucunoides for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa.)
Vernacular name : mboma (Ngwaka)
Campylospermum elongatum (Oliv.) Tiegh.
Official name : Campylospermum elongatum (Oliv.) Tiegh.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(054), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark of Campylospermum elongatum associated with roots of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum , enema or as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour
H(054) trypanosomiasis, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(054) trypanosomiasis, decoction of leaves of Aidia micrantha of Campylospermum elongatum and Synsepalum subcordatum, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Tandala (Ngumu)
Vernacular name : sangbalan (Ngwaka), (Gbakalambo)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of trunk bark of Canarium schweinfurthii, associated with vegetable salt, VO. adult : ½ cup 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bobele (Lokonda)
Canna indica L.
Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) acute headache heated grinded bark of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens associated with leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis, Canna indica and Portulaca oleracea by local application (on the shaved head)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba, Libenge sud (Mawuya)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(126)
Recipes : H(046) measles, macerated leaves of Cannabis sativa of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves diluted in milk, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : bangi (Ngwaka), (Lingala), (Kisengele)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(104), H(109), H(157), H(170), H(179)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , fresh leaves of Capsicum annuum of Ageratum conyzoides softened in warm palm oil in friction
H(018) headache, pounded fresh leaves nasal instillation
H(018) headache, powder of ashes of the stem, with a pinch off vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
H(157) child convulsion, expressed juice of the fresh leaves for ocular instillation
H(170) ascites, pounded fresh leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(109) back pain grated bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Capsicum annuum., in friction
H(179) disorder of renal function, maceration of fruit of Capsicum annuum associated with leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum and of Ocimum gratissimum, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Libenge (Kuala), Gemena (Bomineng), Bondenge, Tandala-Ngumu), City of Bikoro, of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : djengete (Mono), pilipili (Lingala), tandala (Ngwaka), lolo gbendu (Kuala)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(118), H(126), H(151), H(171), H(176)
Recipes : H(118) pharyngitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Carapa procera, gargle
H(118) pharyngitis, decoction of leaves steam bath
H(126) cirrhosis of liver decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum of Cephaelis suaveolens and of Carapa procera as liquid for cooking
H(126) cirrhosis of liver roots decoction as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(151) hypertension, decoction of trunk bark VO.
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Thomandersia hensii, Platycerium angolense and Centella asiatica. steam bath
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and body
H(171) diabetes, decoction of trunk bark VO. or enema
H(176) gibbosity, decoction of the root of Renealmia africana of Carapa procera: as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(176) gibbosity, lotion with boa fat with ashes of the roots of Renealmia africana of Carapa procera and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu) , of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : bopee (Likula), damadili (Ngwaka), ligbokolo (Ngombe)
Carapa sp.
Official name : Carapa sp.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, seeds of Cola acuminata and of Carapa sp., chewing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(099), H(100), H(126), H(156), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, macerated leaves of Carica papaya, VO. ½ cup 2 times daily
H(033) female infertility, maceration of the root enema.
H(099) epilepsy, powder of the seeds, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, infusion of the powder of 5 fruits of Aframomum melegueta associated with 2 leaves of Carica papaya, sweetened with sugar, VO., 1 glass per day for 7 days.
H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the root, VO.1 bottle 2 times daily
H(100) syphilis, the digest of the leaves of Bridelia micrantha associated with the roots of Carica papaya and Citrus aurantifolia, enema
H(126) jaundice, maceration of the root enema or VO. 1 glass per day
H(156) whooping cough, decoction of petioles (10 à 20), VO. 1 tablespoon 3 à 5 times a day
H(171) diabetes, roots decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Lokolela (Bongonda), City of Gemena, Gemena (Bominenge, Bogbaguma).
Vernacular name : papayi (Mpama), papale, paye-paye (Ngwaka), payi payi (Lingala)
Carpolobia alba G.Don
Official name : Carpolobia alba G.Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(094), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea infantile, juice of the root enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day during 3 days
H(051) neuropaludism enema : maceration of the root, VO. 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per day during 7 days
H(094) piles, racine rapée, associated with pimento, suppository
H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the root mélangé avec le palm wine , VO 1 glass 2 à 3 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo) ; Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bominenge))
Vernacular name : molielie (Lontomba), menzu (Lokonda), bonseke (Lomongo), tugbulugbu (Ngwaka)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(027), H(037), H(099), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, pounded leaves of Cassia alata, associated with saltvegetable and ashes of fish edges (Mungusu) in friction
H(014) mycosis, macerated leaves : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week
H(027) anti-abortion , decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschii of Barteria fistulosa, of Senna alata and of almond of palm nuts, VO.
H(037) pulmonary disease, pounded leaves (on the chest) in friction
H(099) epilepsy and wired, decoction or macerated leaves. enema, adult : 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(100) blennorrhoea, H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : ofuele (Kitembo), awata bala, lotoloto (Ngombe), imanga lolo (Lomongo), nsoso (Mpama), imanga lolo (Lonkundo), fizizi (Mono), dombunzu, gbadowe (Ngwaka), tshilongo (Tshiluba)
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(068), H(099), H(100), H(109), H(127)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis, H(068) amoebiasis, H(127) splenomegaly, H(100) blennorrhoea and H(100) syphilis , decoction of the root of Senna hirsuta , VO.
H(099) epilepsy, as vegetable : pounded fresh leaves of Clerodendrum silvanum celles of Senna hirsuta cooked to to eat, two times a day
H(099) epilepsy, as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) : decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Senna hirsuta : two times a day
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(109) back pain, decoction of leaves, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili), Gemena (Bowase, Bobito, Bominenge), Libenge (Mawuya, Bao), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : segbazolo (Ngwaka), fukadja (Mono), café ya basango (Lingala)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(012), H(020), H(027), H(037), H(051), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and those of Senna occidentalis heat softened, soaked in palm oil, poultice
H(020) snake bite : pounded leaves by local application
H(027) recurrent abortions, decoction des young leaves or root : VO. 2 glasses per day
H(037) pneumonia, leaves softened with heat in thoracic friction
H(051) paludism, H(126) jaundice, roots decoction VO.
H(100) blennorrhoea, roots decoction and the leaves : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(103) caries, pounded bark of the root, associated with vegetable salt by local application
H(104) gastritis, decoction of young leaves or of the root : VO. 2 glasses per day.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders : pressed juice of the leaves of Senna occidentalis and Ageratum conyzoides for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Nduma), City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, of Bosobolo, of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : pola ekasakasenge (Ngombe), mbandanse (Libinza), limingolanta (Lomongo), dombati, segbazolo (Ngwaka), mbengelimo (Mpama), bonungolata (Lonkundo), bolebe bonse (Lontomba), betshobe awane (Elinga)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(008x), H(027), H(078), H(127)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhea with blood, decoction of trunk bark of Senna siamea : VO. 1 glass per day
H(027) miscarriage, roots decoction : enema 3 à 4 bottles 1 time per week
H(078) fibrome, roots decoction : enema 2 bottles 1 time per week.
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of trunk bark : enema 4 glasses 1 time per week
H(127) splenomegaly, powder of trunk bark, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : kasiya (Kirega), eposo (Budja)
Cassia spectabilis DC.
Official name : Cassia spectabilis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna spectabilis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhoea, macerated leaves of Senna spectabilis : enema 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) every 3 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bwananda)
Vernacular name : kasia mbunzu (Ngwaka)
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(127)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the root of Catharanthus roseus, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves ramolli palm oil in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa)
Vernacular name : gbagba, fulele (Ngwaka)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(099), H(170)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, decoction of trunk bark of Ceiba pentandra associated with leaves of Hibiscus sp. and of Costus lucanusianus in palm wine VO.
H(037) cough, decoction the seeds VO. ½ cup 3 times per day.
H(037) pulmonary disease, pounded trunk bark of Ceiba pentandra associated with leaves of Combretum racemosum in friction
H(099) epileptic attacks , maceration of trunk bark in palm wine VO.
H(170) ascites, decoction of trunk bark enema, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Bumba et périphérie.)
Vernacular name : bukulu (Ngombe), gila (Ngwaka), gbukulu (Lingala), bosongo (Lokonda), buma, mbuma (Kinunu)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037), H(037), H(043), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(109), H(126), H(127), H(169)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, pressed juice of the leaves of Pennisetum polystachion and those of Dissotis procumbens, Cissus aralioides and Celosia trigyna, VO.
H(037) pneumonia, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Brillantaisia owariensis, Dissotis procumbens and Costus lucanusianus, VO.3 glasses per day for one month
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus., VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 7 days.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, enema
H(043) meningitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Ocimum gratissimum, Dissotis procumbens and Mannihot esculenta nasal instillation 1 drop per day during 7 days or VO. 1 glass 2 times daily for 14 days.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves of Celosia trigyna. VO. adult : 1 glass 2 times daily, child : ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(099) anxiolytic, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation and nasal
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of leaves and those of Celosia trigyna and of Myrianthus arboreus, VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon and those of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, VO.
H(109) back pain, macerated leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, stems and roots of Celosia trigyna, VO. .
H(126) hepatitis, macerated leaves, VO. 1 glass per day.
H(127) splenomegaly , macerated leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia and of Celosia trigyna, Ageratum conyzoides mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus and pinch of salt for kitchen, ½ glass 3 times per day, VO
H(169) hernia, pressed juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis and those of Celosia trigyna, Cissus aralioides, Dissotis sp. heat softened, diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus., VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Bumba et périphérie.)
Vernacular name : elomo (Kitembo), eolongo (Libinza), bomfulankaka (Lomongo), lidula (Ngwaka), mbenga elimo (Kinunu), mokulu (Ngombe)
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(124), H(171)
Recipes : H(124) bleeding during pregnancy, expressed juice of the whole pounded plant of Centella asiatica and of Cyathula prostrata with 7 of palm nuts, sweetened with sugar VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and bath
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Thomandersia hensii, Platycerium angolense and Centella asiatica., steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : ilembetene (Lingala)
Cephaelis suaveolens Hiern
Official name : Cephaelis suaveolens Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(099), H(126), H(178)
Recipes : H(018) headache, heated grinded leaves of Portulaca oleracea of Lasimorpha senegalensis and Canna indica associated à l’bark of racine of Cephaelis suaveolens by local application
H(037) pleurisy andH(037) pneumothorax, triturated fresh leaves of Costus dubius of Cephaelis suaveolens heat softened, in friction and cataplasme
H(099) madness, fresh leaves of Lomariopsis guineensis of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated to the powder of seeds of cucumber cooked in macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens and Cephaelis suaveolens. as vegetable
H(099) madness, macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens of Cephaelis suaveolens, Lomariopsis guineensis and Lasimorpha senegalensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(126) cirrhosis of liver decoction of the roots of Clerodendrum silvanum of Cephaelis suaveolens and of Carapa procera as liquid for cooking
H(178) cardiovascular disorders, decoction of the root of Allophylus lastoursvillensis of Musang cecropioides and Cephaelis suaveolens, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba, Libenge sud (Mawuya), City of Tandala (Ngumu), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cercestis congensis Engl.
Official name : Cercestis congensis Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(113)
Recipes : H(045) cicatrizing, powder des pétioles in dressing
H(113) rheumatism, pounded fresh leaves of Cercestis congensis massage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : gbazala (Ngwaka), mokwese (Ngombe)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(004), H(052), H(068), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pounded leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides in dressing
H(052) hyperthermia, pounded leaves of Ocimum basilicum of Chenopodium ambrosioides, associated with palm oil in friction (on the head, chest and back)
H(068) ascariasis, macerated fresh leaves VO or enema
H(099) epilepsy maceration of the leafy twigs, enema , adult : 1 small dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) . child :20 à 30 ml.
H(104) pain in the subgastric region , macerated leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, of Bosobolo, of Bumba, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bowase, Bogbayala))
Vernacular name : ititi yolia (Lomongo), ititiyoliya (Lonkundo), munganga, seli (Ngwaka), nkanga bakishi (Lubala), bolia (Makutu)
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Chromolaena odorata for ocular instillation, 1 drop 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya-lebo))
Vernacular name : apollo (Lingala)
Chrysanthellum indicum DC.
Official name : Chrysanthellum indicum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wound, pounded leaves of Chrysanthellum indicum in dressing
H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of the whole plant, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) ( Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : sukolambala (Mbanza)
Chrysophyllum gorungosanum Engl.
Official name : Chrysophyllum gorungosanum Engl.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) tonic, decoction of the bark of the stem of Chrysophyllum gorungosanum , VO. ½ cup 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bolongo (Lomongo)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds andH(013) ulcers, juice of the leaves of Cissampelos owariensis in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : itsi (Lomongo)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(130)
Recipes : H(004) injury, pounded tuber of Caladium bicolor associated with leaves of Cissus aralioides and petiole of Elaeis guineensis in dressing
H(013) abscess pounded leaves of Cissus aralioides additionnées of slaked lime in dressing
H(014) dermatosis, pressed juice of the leaves of Pennisetum polystachion and those of Dissotis procumbens, Cissus aralioides and Celosia trigyna, VO.
H(014) urticaire, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(099) beriberi, decoction of fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis of Brillantaisia owariensis, Ocimum basilicum, Cissus aralioides, Ocimum gratissimum and Aframomum laurentii, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 weeks
H(104) gastritis, extract from fresh leaves of Brillantaisia owariensis of Cissus aralioides of Solanum sp., mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 3 glasses 3 times per day.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves sèches soaked in palm oil, in local friction
H(130) paralysis maceration of the liana, bath
H(169) hernia, pressed juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis and those of Celosia trigyna, Cissus aralioides, Dissotis sp. heat softened, diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Ingende (Bolomba), City of Lokolela, of Bumba and suburbs, Businga (Boyaken-Karawa), Town of Mbandaka, City of Libenge of Bumba, City of Karawa, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : mohehe (Lokonda), boseisei (Lomongo), mekamaekulukutu (Boba), kosa kosa (Ngombe)
Cissus rubiginosa Planch.
Official name : Cissus rubiginosa Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(037), H(051), H(099), H(100), H(127)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of pounded leaves of Cissus rubiginosa, VO.
H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the root, enema
H(037) cough, extract of fruit, VO.
H(037) cough, maceration of the root, enema, adult : 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(051) paludism, juice of fruit mixed with the maceration of the root of Pentadiplandra brazzeana associated to the stems of Costus lucanusianus and to the leaves of Dissotis procumbens, VO.
H(099) madness, decoction of trunk bark, VO.
H(100) gonorrhea, decoction or maceration of the root and of trunk bark, VO. 1 cup 2 times daily.
H(100) syphilis, the digest of the leaves of Bridelia micrantha associated with the roots of Carica papaya and Citrus aurantifolia, enema
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of the root enema, enema, adult : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day. child : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Nduma))
Vernacular name : gogofio (Ngwaka)
Citrus ×aurantium L.
Official name : Citrus ×aurantium L.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck , Citrus paradisi Macfad
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of young leaves of Annona muricata of Spondias cytherea, of Psidium guajava of Allium sativum of Citrus aurantium. VO. adult : 1 glass 3 times per day. VO. child : 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(026), H(037), H(082), H(094), H(100), H(104), H(127), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, tepid extract of fruit of Citrus limon enema, 2 à 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus., VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 7 days.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, enema
H(082) infection of the respiratory tract expressed juice of the leaves and fruits of Citrus limon mixed with that of Lycopersicon esculentum, associated with a beaten egg.
H(094) piles, juice of fruits diluted in H2O, VO..
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon and those of Celosia trigyna and of Myrianthus arboreus, VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon and those of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, VO.
H(104) colic, roots decoction, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(127) splenomegaly pounded leaves soaked in palm oil in friction 1 time per week.
H(139) sexual asthenia, powder of ashes of the root, associated with a large lizard and vegetable salt, local application after lumbar scarification
H(151) hypertension , decoction of fruit of Citrus limon associated with cloves of peanuts, sweetened with sugar , VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari))
Vernacular name : zidolo (Ngwaka), lilala (Lonkundo), bolala (Kisengele), bolala (Kinunu)
Cleome rutidosperma DC.
Official name : Cleome rutidosperma DC.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(103) caries, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Cleome rutidosperma, associated with vegetable salt by local application
H(053) otalgie, expressed juice of the fresh leaves in ear drops
H(201) mental disorder, juice of the leaves : 2 drops 2 times daily for ocular instillation and nasal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : musaka (Kirega)
Clerodendrum capitatum (Willd.) Schumach.
Official name : Clerodendrum capitatum (Willd.) Schumach.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) caries, expressed juice of the fresh root of Clerodendrum capitatum in ear drops
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge, Gemena (Bokuda)
Vernacular name : sinawolo, gbarekola (Ngwaka)
Clerodendrum melanocrater Gürke
Official name : Clerodendrum melanocrater Gürke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Clerodendrum melanocrater in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge)
Vernacular name : zelengbwabwa (Ngwaka)
Clerodendrum silvanum Henriq.
Official name : Clerodendrum silvanum Henriq.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(037), H(099), H(109), H(126), H(170), H(176), H(184x)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded fresh leaves, by local application
H(022) oxytocic, pounded fresh leaves en application externe sur le vagin
H(037) pneumonia, ashes of la calcination of the stem of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Scleria boivinii and of Combretum racemosum additionnée of une pincée of vegetable salt, local application after scarification sur les côtes
H(099) epilepsy, as vegetable : pounded fresh leaves of Clerodendrum silvanum celles of Senna hirsuta cooked to to eat, two times a day
H(099) epilepsy, as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) : decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Senna hirsuta : two times a day.
H(109) back pain triturated fresh leaves of Clerodendrum silvanum and of Ageratum conyzoides and of Piper guineense poultice (au niveau of l’abdomen)
H(109) lumbago, decoction of racine of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, enema, 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(109) lumbago, liquide of cuisson des aliments du malade and drink quotidienne : decoction of the root of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis.
H(126) cirrhosis of liver decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum of Cephaelis suaveolens and of Carapa procera as liquid for cooking
H(170) ascites, triturated leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum of Clerodendrum silvanum and of Icacina mannii in abdominal friction
H(176) gibbosity, pounded fresh leaves of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Leea guineensis poultice
H(176) gibbosity, lotion of palm oil with ashes of the stem of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Leea guineensis in friction : 2 times daily.
H(176) gibbosity, as cooking liquid of Fuku , (porridge made of manioc flour) : decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum of Leea guineensis : 3 times per day.
H(184x) hydrocephalus pounded fresh leaves of Zanha golungensis of Clerodendrum silvanum in friction, on the shaved head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Tandala, Town of Mbandaka, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Bwamanda)
Vernacular name : sinawolo (Ngwaka)
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(027), H(033), H(034)
Recipes : H(027) miscarriage, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) miscarriage, macerated leaves of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. bath
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Alchornea floribunda and of Clerodendrum sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(034) cardiovascular disorder, expressed juice of the fresh root of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal or : decoction of the fresh roots of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Official name : Clerodendrum umbellatum Poir.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(068), H(135), H(170)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, H(135) eupeptic, decoction of leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum of Pyrenacantha staudtii.enema or VO.
H(170) ascites, triturated leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum of Clerodendrum silvanum and of Icacina mannii in abdominal friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bwamanda et of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : motela (Lomongo), gbatugo (Ngwaka)
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(033), H(037), H(094), H(077), H(094), H(118)
Recipes : H(012) fracture pounded leaves softened poultice
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Cnestis ferruginea of Manniophyton fulvum and Sarcocephalus latifolius, VO.
H(037) cough, decoction of leaves , VO. 3 à 4 tablespoons per day.
H(077) antivomitif, roots decoction 2 times daily. as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
H(094) piles, pounded leaves of Cnestis ferruginea and those of Myrianthus arboreus.by local application
H(094) piles, roots decoction VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(118) angina, lotion à palm oil with ashes of the stem of Cnestis ferruginea associated with fruits of Solanum sp.in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili)
Vernacular name : ndakabilindi, yelegbe (Ngwaka), bizi, ngalegula (Mono), liboki (Ngombe), molinga (Likoka)
Cogniauxia podolaena Baill.
Official name : Cogniauxia podolaena Baill.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves softened of Cogniauxia podolaena, by local application
H(005) oedèmes, maceration of the root, enema
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction e la racine, enema
H(033) sterility maceration of the root., enema
H(166) hiccup, macerated leaves of Cyphostemma adenocaule mixed with juice of the leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena and of Costus lucanusianus, associated with vegetable salt, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala, Bongbia I), City of Lokolela, d’Ingenge)
Vernacular name : yakalaka (Ngwaka), muaka mamba (Lontomba), bohohomo (Lokonda), sakambamba (Mpama), boyayenga (Lokundo)
Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Official name : Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) external haemorrhoids, ashes of Cogniauxia trilobata associated to the pounded fresh leaves of Lycopersicum esculentum anal application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : nkisi ya mosomba (Lingala)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(082), H(099), H(100)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, decoction of trunk bark of Cola acuminata VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 2 times daily, child : 1 teaspoon 2 times daily
H(099) epilepsy, the digest of trunk bark : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day during 7 days.enema
H(099) epilepsy, seeds of Cola acuminata and of Carapa sp., chewing
H(100) blennorrhoea , decoction of trunk bark of Vernonia conferta of Cola acuminata : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily during 7 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : bobelu (Kisengele), mako (Ngwaka)
Cola altissima Engl.
Official name : Cola altissima Engl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of trunk bark of Cola altissima as cooking liquid of la bouillie du Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : zimanzele (Ngwaka)
Cola diversifolia De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Cola diversifolia De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(033), H(068)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, decoction of trunk bark : 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day (at dawn).
H(033) sterility, maceration of trunk bark of Cola diversifolia of Musanga cecropioides , enema 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) en une seule prise - or decoction of trunk bark : 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(068) amoebiasis, decoction of trunk bark enema 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Banga Kungu))
Vernacular name : mako (Ngwaka), moko (Mbanza), gole, likasu (Lingala), makazu (Kikongo)
Cola lateritia K.Schum.
Official name : Cola lateritia K.Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , maceration of Cola lateritia with palm wine of the root, VO. 1 cup 2 times daily during 3 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya-Mazuku))
Vernacular name : mosombele (Ngwaka)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) madness, H(201) psychosomatic disorders, pounded fresh leaves of Colocasia esculenta of Mondia whitei of Laportea aestuans, VO. as the patient vegetable
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : mabenge (Ngwaka)
Combretum platypetalum Welw. ex M.A.Lawson
Official name : Combretum platypetalum Welw. ex M.A.Lawson
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) morsures des serpents, ashes of the stem of Combretum platypetalum, ssocié au vegetable salt, local application after scarification :
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bominenge))
Vernacular name : ndana, Mbanza
Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Official name : Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(018), H(031), H(037), H(043), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds andH(013) abscess fresh leaves of Combretum racemosum, cataplasms.
H(018) headache, ashes of the bark, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification sur les tempes
H(018) headache, maceration of the bark. nasal instillation
H(031) intercostal pain and H(113) rheumatism pain, ashes of the bark of Combretum racemosum of Acacia pentagona and of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(031) intercostal pain, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum of Combretum racemosum as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
H(037) pneumonia, ashes of la calcination of the stem of Clerodendrum silvanum of Scleria boivinii and of Combretum racemosum additionnée of une pincée of vegetable salt, local application after scarification sur les côtes
H(037) pulmonary disease, pounded trunk bark of Ceiba pentandra associated with leaves of Combretum racemosum in friction
H(043) meningitis, decoction of leaves, VO..
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena, Lokolela, Ingende, Libenge, Town of Mbandaka, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Bwamanda, City of Tandala)
Vernacular name : bangabingi (Ngwaka), ndana (Mbanza), onkese, engamba (Mpama), musonge (Kiyombe)
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain , H(027z) disruption of the menstrual cycle, maceration of the root of Commelina diffusa, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(094) piles,: pounded leaves. anal application
H(113) rheumatism the powder of grass, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bobiengele), City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : Lingala : Mukokele ya mpembe Ngwaka : Kalazantolo Ngombe : Epeko sopo mwali mbowa
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(014), H(018), H(036), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis for ocular instillation, 1 drop 2 times daily.
H(004) wound, dressing with the triturated leaves
H(014) mycosis, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil, in friction
H(018) migraines, juice of the leaves for ocular instillation and nasal, some drops 2 à 3 times per day.
H(018) pain of head extract of leaves for ocular instillation, 1 drop per day
H(018) migraines, pressed juice of the leaves of Macaranga spinosa of Dissotis procumbens and Conyza sumatrensis , drops in ear and nasal
H(036) vertigos, decoction of leaves VO. ½ glass 2 à 3 times per day.
H(104) abdominal pains, macerated fresh leaves triturées, enema : le 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 4 times a day
H(169) hernia , pressed juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis and those of Celosia trigyna, Cissus aralioides, Dissotis sp. heat softened, diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus., VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Karawe, of Bumba, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Boketa Salongo))
Vernacular name : Kirega : Atulolo malingilingi Lokonda : Lobonza nanga Kiloyi : Lititi lingamba Ngwaka : Dolodola Mpama : Lolemo lo nkoyi Budja : Sima ne koto Lontomba : Isuselolo
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Thomandersia hensii and of Ipomoea involucrata, associated with the fresh stems juice of Costus afer : ocular instillation, 2 drops by eye, 6 times a day
H(037) cough, dry stem of Costus afer as medicinal cigarette.
H(094) piles, expressed juice of the stem : ½ glass per day until healing.
H(156) whooping cough, decoction of the whole plant, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
iridocillite, expressed juice of the stem for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Gemena (Mbari-Bongbadaswa), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo, Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : bansanga (Lonkundo), malenge mabasumbu (Kirega), kanga (Ngwaka), munkeni (Kintandu), ngala kulu (Ngombe)
Costus dubius (Afzel.) K.Schum.
Official name : Costus dubius (Afzel.) K.Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(014), H(037), H(113), H(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis , macerated fresh leaves of Costus dubius dans expressed juice of des stems of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation : le 1 drop 3 times per day.
H(004) wound, expressed juice of the stem of Costus dubius : the leaves is used to cover the wound
H(014) dermatosis, decoction of the plant in palm wine, bath
H(124) hemorrage post-partum, the stem , enema, 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week
H(037) pleurisy andH(037) pneumothorax, triturated fresh leaves of Costus dubius of Cephaelus aff. Suaveolens heat softened, in friction and cataplasm
H(113) sciatica, marc and leaves decoction of Costus dubius of Spathodea campanulata and of Morinda morindoides massage on the buttocks
H(201) mental disorder and H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bominenge), Libenge (Baboko), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : bokako (Lonkundo), kanga (Ngwaka), mukakulu (Kitembo), musanganga (Libinza)
Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Official name : Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(027), H(028x), H(033), H(046), H(051), H(104), H(126), H(139), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, pounded leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Costus lucanusianus, associated with lime massage
H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of trunk bark of Tabernaemontana crassa diluted with the expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated with vegetable salt
H(008) diarrhoea , expressed juice of trunk bark of Landolphia owariensis diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea macerated leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia and Ipomoea involucrata softened, mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(104) colic, juice of the root of Rauvolfia vomitoria diluted with the expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. ½ glasssingle dose
H(051) fever, maceration of the root of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Morinda lucida associated expressed juice of Costus lucanusianus. : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(171) diabetes, marc and decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and massage
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Leptoderris fasciculata mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 2 glasses per day.
H(169) hernia, pressed juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis and those of Celosia trigyna, Cissus aralioides, Dissotis sp. heat softened, diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus., VO.
H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), decoction of leafy branches of Costus lucanusianus and of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia steam bath
H(028x) astringent vaginal, pressed juice of the leaves of Triumfetta tomentosa heat softened mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, extract of the root of Pentadiplandra brazzeana mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanisianus :VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(027) threats of abortion, decoction of trunk bark of Ceiba pentandra associated with leaves of Hibiscus sp. and of Costus lucanusianus in palm wine VO.
H(037) pneumonia, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Brillantaisia owariensis, Dissotis procumbens and Costus lucanusianus, VO.3 glasses per day for one month.
H(046) measles, macerated leaves of Cannabis sativa of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(100) syphilis, maceration of trunk bark of Bridelia micrantha with the juice of the pressed stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. ½ glass per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves of Erythroccoca atrovirens in expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly , macerated leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia and of Celosia trigyna, Ageratum conyzoides mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus and pinch of salt for kitchen, ½ glass 3 times per day, VO.
H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Leea guineensis, Macaranga sp., Hymenocardia ulmoïdes mixed with juice of stems of Costus lucanusianus , VO. 1 glass several times a day
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Thomandersia hensii, Platycerium angolense and Centella asiatica. steam bath
H(100) blennorrhoea and syphilis, macerated leaves of Harungana madagascariensis and stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(126) jaundice, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated to Kaolin blanc and vegetable salt, VO.
H(033) female infertility pressed juice the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 7 days
H(033) sterility, decoction of trunk bark of Cyphostemma adenocaule mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka, Libenge-sud (Mawuya).
Vernacular name : ngakulu (Lingala)
Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Official name : Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
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
Costus sp.
Official name : Costus sp.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastralgia, pressed juice of the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus sp., VO. ½ glass 3 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Lokolela, Ingende (Botoma))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Craterispermum laurinum (Poir.) Benth.
Official name : Craterispermum laurinum (Poir.) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027), H(033), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(013) boil, pounded leaves or of trunk bark soaked in palm oil by local application
HH(027) threats of abortion, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(033) female infertility, decoction in palm wine of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum, VO.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
(139) sexual asthenia, powder of the bark of the root of Craterispermum laurinum délayée dans un glass of palm wine : VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction in palm wine of the root of Craterispermum laurinum of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida : VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, macerationau palm wine of trunk bark of Craterispermum laurinum : VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, roots decoction of Craterispermum laurinum and those of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida: enema
relaxant musculaire, decoction of leaves and le marc massage
H(139) aphrodisiac, roots decoction.as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Gemena, of Libenge, of Ingende, Center of Bili)
Vernacular name : ngadiri (Togbo ), ngadiri (Mono), ganya (Ngwaka)
Crinum ornatum (L.f. ex Aiton) Bury
Official name : Crinum ornatum (L.f. ex Aiton) Bury
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(172)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Crinum ornatum heat softened, for ocular instillation : 3 drops.
H(172) éléphantiasis, decoction of leaves as cooking liquid of Fuku , (porridge made of manioc flour) :
H(173) leprosy, powdered ash from leaves in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa), Businga (Karawa))
Vernacular name : din, pua (Ngwaka)
Crotalaria retusa L.
Official name : Crotalaria retusa L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsions, cashes of leaves of Crotalaria retusa soaked in palm oil in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala))
Vernacular name : ngbengbe (Ngwaka)
Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Official name : Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
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)
Cucumis melo L.
Official name : Cucumis melo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis cognatus Fenzl ex Cogn. , Cucumis melo L. var. agrestis Naud.
Symptoms : H(022), H(113)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, maceration of the root of Cucumis melo, VO.
H(113) anti-inflammatory, pounded leaves of Cucumis melo soaked in palm oil : 2 times daily in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa, of Bwamanda)
Vernacular name : kulusa, nsa (Ngwaka)
Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Official name : Cyathula prostrata (L.) Blume
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(014), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(113), H(124), H(139), H(157), H(169)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Cyathula prostrata for ocular instillation
H(004) désinfectant des wounds macerated leaves by local application
H(006) constipation, maceration of the whole plant. enema , adult : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day, child : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(014) ringworm tondante by local application: of powder of ashes of the plant.
H(018) headache, leaf powder of Cyathula prostrata of Aframomum melegueta, local application after scarification to the neck or sniffing
H(037) cough, extract aqueux des inflorescences sweetened with juice of sugarcane. VO. adult : ½ glass 1 fois every 2 days
H(051) paludism decoction of leaves, VO. : adult : 2 bottles 2 times per week, child : 1 bottle 2 times per week.ou VO.adult : 1 glass per day. child : ½ glass per day.
H(113) maux des reins, maceration of the whole plant VO.
H(124) bleeding during pregnancy, expressed juice of the whole pounded plant of Centella asiatica and of Cyathula prostrata with 7 of palm nuts (Elaeis guinensis), sweetened with sugar VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day
H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the root VO.
H(157) convulsions in friction : lotion of palm oil with ashes the leaves.
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
H(169) hernia, pounded leaves of Tetracera poggei of Cyathula prostrata heat softened poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lokolela (Esobe), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Libenge, Town of Mbandaka, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Ipoke), City of Karawa, of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : nyakakwanga, ngongolongo (Ngwaka), olokoshi, vamulume (Kirega), bonkokoma (Lomongo), monkokoli, nkombokoso (Kinunu), kombakosa (Mpama), kombakosa (Kisengele), likilito Lonkundo (Lonkundo), ngalanduku (Mbanza)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(046), H(053)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis for ocular instillation : leaves decoction of Cymbopogon citratus 1 drop 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(046) measles, decoction of leaves, enema , adult : 1 bottle 3 times per day, child : 2 glasses 3 times per day., or VO. : decoction of leaves.
H(053) suppurative otitis, decoction of leaves : 2 drops 1 times a day, in ear drops
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : isasa, mutosha arufu (Kirega)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(052)
Recipes : H(052) hyperthermia, maceration of the rhizome of Cyperus articulatus, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : losasako (Kinunu), ikutsu (Lomongo)
Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma adenocaule (Steud. ex A. Rich.) Desc. ex Wild & R. B. Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(033), H(166)
Recipes : H(005) edema of malnutrition (kwashiorkor), decoction of leafy stems of Cissus adenocaulis : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(033) sterility, decoction of trunk bark of Cyphostemma adenocaule mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema.
H(166) hiccup, macerated leaves of Cyphostemma adenocaule mixed with juice of the leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena and of Costus lucanusianus, associated with vegetable salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : longai-ngai (Lokonda)
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(103), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , of Annona the gratings of the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis and seeds of Aframomum melegueta, VO., enema, for bath seat, 2 times daily during 3 days.
H(026) dysmenorrhea decoction of leaves associated with bark of trunk : 2 glasses per day or enema
H(103) caries, decoction of trunk bark en bain of bouche : le 3 times per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, of Annona the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Aframomum laurentii , VO. 1 cup 1 times a day.
H(109) back pain grated of bark du trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Capsicum annuum., in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bikoro, of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : safu (Lingala), nsafu (Kitembo), sabu (Lomongo), bohau (Lontomba), bohau (Lonkonda), osawu (Mpama), sau (Ngombe)
Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Official name : Dalbergia lactea Vatke
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pains and H(104) colic, maceration of trunk bark of Dalbergia lactea enema, adult : ½ dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(104) abdominal pains and H(104) colic, roots decoction VO. ½ glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mono (Lomongo)
Dalhousiea africana S.Moore
Official name : Dalhousiea africana S.Moore
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Dalhousiea africana and those of Leea guineensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink quotidienne
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Modokpa))
Vernacular name : banafolo, ndungbulungbu (Ngwaka)
Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, decoction of the whole plant of Desmodium adscendens VO. 1 cup 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : lobimbo na mokili (Lokonda)
Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium velutinum (Will.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction mixed with beaten egg VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(103) caries, ashes of the root associated with vegetable salt, by local application
H(104) colic decoction of leaves of Desmodium velutinum enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo et of Karawa)
Vernacular name : huru, trupaji (Mono), litimbu (Ngombe), ndandakuara (Ngwaka)
Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) Burret
Official name : Desplatsia dewevrei (De Wild. & T.Durand) Burret
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(170)
Recipes : H(170) ascites, pounded fresh leaves slightly heated poultice on the abdomen
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu))
Vernacular name : safolo (Ngwaka)
Dewevrea bilabiata Micheli
Official name : Dewevrea bilabiata Micheli
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(033)
Recipes : H(027) recurrent abortions, roots decoction of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) recurrent abortions, macerated fresh leaves of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis bath
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Eriocoelum macrocarpum of Dewevrea bilabiata and Monodora angolensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Gbatikombo, Boyambi))
Vernacular name : yakagela, bozo (Ngwaka)
Dialium pachyphyllum Harms
Official name : Dialium pachyphyllum Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, decoction of trunk bark of Dialium pachyphyllum, enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dichapetalum lujae De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Dichapetalum lujae De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Dichapetalaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, filter thez maceration of leaves of Dichapetalum lujae for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : dodengbe (Ngwaka)
Diodia sarmentosa Sw.
Official name : Diodia sarmentosa Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) enteritis, macerated leaves of Diodia sarmentosa, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dioscorea baya De Wild.
Official name : Dioscorea baya De Wild.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(197)
Recipes : H(197) depression of the fontanelle in infants., the sap of the liana of Dioscorea baya in local Application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : idungu (Kisengele)
Dioscorea preussii Pax
Official name : Dioscorea preussii Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(033), H(037), H(113), H(178), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, maceration of fruits of Dioscorea preussii, VO.
H(033) female infertility, macerationdes fruits in palm wine, VO. 1 cup per day.
H(037) pulmonary disease, maceration of fruits VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(037) pulmonary disease, pressed juice of the leaves of Dioscorea preussii of Allophylus lastoursvillensis in friction thoracique
H(113) myositis, maceration of fruit, VO.
H(113) myositis, expressed juice of the leaves in local friction
H(178) cardiovascular disorders, maceration of the palm fruit in wine, VO. 3 glasses per day.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, maceration of fruit of Dioscorea preussii associated with the whole plant of Nymphaea lotus, bath.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Mbari), Tandala (Bogbadono II))
Vernacular name : kole ganga, kole ndunga, kole donguwi, kole kula, wala kole, kole bô.(Ngwaka)
Dioscorea smilacifolia De Wild.
Official name : Dioscorea smilacifolia De Wild.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, maceration of the raped root of Dioscorea smilacifolia, enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(033) female infertility, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala, Ngumu))
Vernacular name : ngolo (Ngwaka)
Diospyros gabunensis Gürke
Official name : Diospyros gabunensis Gürke
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(033), H(099)
Recipes : H(027) miscarriage, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) miscarriage, macerated leaves of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. bath
H(033) female infertility, macerationof une handful of la rapûre of trunk bark dans un glass H2O : enemasingle dose
H(033) female infertility, maceration of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Eriocoelum kerstingii, Rhabdophyllum welwitschii and Impatiens irvingii as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour), 3 times per day.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Eriocoelum kerstingii, Impatiens irvingii, Diospyros gabunensis and Rhabdophyllum welwitschii as cooking liquid of la bouillie du Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(099) madness, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Musanga cecropioides and Pycnanthus angolensis as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour)
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Uapaca guineensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid of the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), Town of Mbandaka))
Vernacular name : ngongo (Ngwaka)
Diospyros physocalycina Gürke
Official name : Diospyros physocalycina Gürke
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) epigastralgia, roots decoction.de Diospyros physocalycina as a daily beverage
H(104) epigastralgia, roots decoction.de Diospyros physocalycina associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia, as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : ngolo (Ngwaka)
Dissotis procumbens A.Fern. & R.Fern..
Official name : Dissotis procumbens A.Fern. & R.Fern..
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037), H(043), H(166)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, pressed juice of the leaves of Pennisetum polystachion and those of Dissotis procumbens, Cissus aralioides and Celosia trigyna, VO.
H(018) migraines, pressed juice of the leaves of Macaranga spinosa of Dissotis procumbens and Conyza sumatrensis , drops in ear and nasal
H(037) pneumonia, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Brillantaisia owariensis, Dissotis procumbens and Costus lucanusianus, VO.3 glasses per day for one month.
H(043) meningitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Ocimum gratissimum, Dissotis procumbens and Mannihot esculenta nasal instillation 1 drop per day during 7 days.ou VO. 1 glass 2 times daily for 14 days
H(166) hiccup, maceration of inflorescence of Eleusine indica and those of Paspalum conjugatum associated with leaves of Dissotis procumbens, 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Bumba et périphérie.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dissotis sp.
Official name : Dissotis sp.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, pressed juice of the leaves of Conyza sumatrensis and those of Celosia trigyna, Cissus aralioides, Dissotis sp. heat softened, diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus., VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Karawe, of Bumba, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Boketa Salongo))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Dorstenia psilurus Welw
Official name : Dorstenia psilurus Welw
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea decoction of leaves, enema: 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mondongo (Likoka)
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143) smallpox, maceration of the root and the leaves of Dracaena arborea , bath 1 times a day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : molokolo (Likoka)
Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Official name : Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena mannii Baker , Dracaena reflexa var. nitens (Welw. ex Baker) Baker
Symptoms : H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(046) measles, maceration of the bark of the stem and the leaves of Dracaena mannii, enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily or bath
H(143) smallpox, decoction of trunk bark enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Basa), Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende))
Vernacular name : wanganga (Lonkundo), wanganga (Lomongo), boma libala (Lingala)
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(014), H(111), H(118), H(137)
Recipes : H(014) ringworms, expressed juice of the whole plant of Eclipta prostrata, in friction on the shaved head
H(111) burn, pounded leaves of Eclipta prostrata, local application :
H(118) angina, powder of ashes of the whole plant, associated with vegetable salt and application on the mucous membranes of the pharynx : 3 times per day.
H(137) polyalgia, macerated leaves, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Karawa, of Bosobolo, Center of Bili.)
Vernacular name : tumbi (Ngwaka), piruri (Mono), ehake (Lomongo), nyayindu (Kinunu)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(099), H(109), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(130), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) injury, pounded tuber of Caladium bicolor associated with leaves of Cissus aralioides and petiole of Elaeis guineensis in dressing
H(037) cough and H(051) fever, decoction of the root of Elaeis guineensis associated with the bark of the trunk of Pycnanthus angolensis, enema
H(037) cough rebelle, decoction of trunk bark of Pycnanthus angolensis associée à la farine of Elaeis guineensis, enema
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Uapaca guineensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid of the patient's food
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Elaeis guineensis of Diospyros gabunensis, Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. (Cephaelis bruneelii ) and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(109) back pain, roots decoction enema : le 1 times a day.
H(109) back pain, ashes of the root local application after scarification
H(113) rheumatism, maceration of jeunes rameaux, enema : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily
H(124) bleeding during pregnancy, expressed juice of the whole pounded plant of Centella asiatica and of Cyathula prostrata with 7 of palm nuts (Elaeis guinensis), sweetened with sugar VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
H(126) jaundice , decoction of the root of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum enema or decoction of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(126) jaundice enema : decoction of the roots of Elaeis guineensis of Harungana madagascariensis.
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark of Campylospermum elongatum associated with roots of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum , enema or as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(130) paralysis, the ashes of thorns of Bridelia micrantha associated with leaves of Elaeis guineensis, local application after scarification on joint
H(130) paralysis, pounded leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Elaeis guineensis.in friction
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of trunk bark : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times dailys
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Karawa, of Bikoro, Bowase (Bogbayala, Boyele, Tandala (Ngumu)) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge (Mawuya), City of Lokolela, of Bumba, Bikoro (Loondo).)
Vernacular name : bete, lian m’bete (Ngwaka), iba (Lokonda)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(022), H(027), H(166)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of the bark of Acacia pentagona associated with leaves of Eleusine indica, enema
H(018) migraines, ashes of the whole plant, local application after scarification
H(018) acute headache, the whole pounded plant of Eleusine indica associated with leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, by local application (on the shaved head)
H(022) oxytocic, ashes of the whole plant associée à la peau du poisson électrique (Nina), additionné of une pincée of vegetable salt, local application after scarification épigastrique
H(027) threats of abortion maceration of the whole plant enema : 1 cup 3 times per week or VO. : 1 cup per day on an empty stomach
H(166) hiccup, decoction of the whole plant, VO
H(166) hiccup, maceration of inflorescence of Eleusine indica and those of Paspalum conjugatum associated with leaves of Dissotis procumbens, 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Bwamanda, Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : lolongi lo mwelé (Mpama), ekoko (Lokonda), ndumulu (Ngwaka), kimbansi (Kintandu), elulu (Kitembo), bakata (Libinza), likalabandja (Lomongo), Ibangubangu (Kirega)p
Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Official name : Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Emilia javanica auct.(missapl. Name)
Symptoms : H(027), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, le roots decoction, VO.1 glass 2 times daily.
H(104) colic, decoction of leaves enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves.de Emilia coccinea enema, adult : 2 bottles per week, child : 1 bottle per week or VO. adult : 1 glass per day for 7 days., child : 2 tablespoons à ½ glass per day selon l’âge.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : ulami iwa mbwa mulume (Kirega ), mulima, yehenkoki (Lokonda), ebongisa (Ngombe), ebongisa (Lingala)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(109), H(176)
Recipes : H(109) lumbago, decoction of racine of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, VO., 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(109) lumbago, decoction of the root of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, liquide of cuisson des aliments du malade and drink quotidienne
H(176) gibbosity, powder du calcinat, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(176) gibbosity, decoction of the liana. as cooking liquid of la bouillie du Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bwamanda, Gemena (Tandala-Bongbia II), City of Ingende)
Vernacular name : yakakuma (Ngwaka)
Entandrophragma palustre Staner
Official name : Entandrophragma palustre Staner
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of the bark of the stem of Entandrophragma palustre , VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bosala (Kinunu)
Entandrophragma utile (Dawe & Sprague) Sprague
Official name : Entandrophragma utile (Dawe & Sprague) Sprague
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(091) fortifying, decoction of the stem bark of Entandrophragma useful, VO. (this decoction can be used as cooking liquid).
H(104) stomach ache, macerated bark of the trunk, enema: 2 pears a day
H (179) backache, macerated of the pounded of grated bark of the trunk, enema 2 pears per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : kpukuli (Ngwaka)
Eriocoelum kerstingii Gilg ex Engl.
Official name : Eriocoelum kerstingii Gilg ex Engl.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, maceration of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Eriocoelum kerstingii, Rhabdophyllum welwitschii and Impatiens irvingii as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour), 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : nagbaduabe (Ngwaka)
Eriocoelum macrocarpum Gilg. ex Radlk.
Official name : Eriocoelum macrocarpum Gilg. ex Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Eriocoelum macrocarpum of Dewevrea bilabiata and Monodora angolensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Banga Kungu, Boyambi))
Vernacular name : kabalagonda (Ngwaka)
Erythrococca atrovirens (Pax) Prain
Official name : Erythrococca atrovirens (Pax) Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(036), H(118), H(127)
Recipes : H(014) panaris, pounded leaves poultice
H(036) vertigo, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Erythroccoca atrovirens and of Bidens pilosa for ocular instillation 1 drop by eye 3 times per day.
H(118) angina, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil in friction :
H(127) splenomegaly, ashes of the root, associated with vegetable salt, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves of Erythroccoca atrovirens in expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO..
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa, of Gemena, Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo))
Vernacular name : gbazikodo (Ngwaka), tota (Ngbandi, sanza (Ngombe), lonyenze (Lontomba), lopomolo (Lokonda)
Erythrococca oleracea (Prain) Prain
Official name : Erythrococca oleracea (Prain) Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, pressed juice of the leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and those of Erythrococca oleracea.for ocular instillation or nasal instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(018), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) headache , powder of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens or ashes of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens and those of Strychnos icaja, sniffing
H(109) back pain, decoction of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens of Pentaclethra macrophylla of Ficus mucuso and of Strychnos icaja , steam bath .
H(139) aphrodisiaque, la powder of trunk bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens local application after scarification.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : bopomi, epomi (Lokonda), epomi (Mpama), nkasa (Kinunu), epomi e bosobe (Kisengele)
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(001), H(008), H(037), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(118)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, expressed juice of the stemsof Euphorbia hirta for ocular instillation
H(008) diarrhoea, H(068) amoebiasis, decoction of the whole plant of Euphorbia hirta (avec le palm wine) : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 2 weeks
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated leaves of Euphorbia hirta of Acanthus montanus and of Rourea coccinea, soaked in palm oil.in friction .
H(103) caries, pounded leaves, associated of cooking salt by local application
H(104) abdominal pains, chew the fresh leaves associated with of peanut seeds
H(113) rheumatism, ashes of the leaves associated with palm oil in friction
H(118) angina, macerated leaves nasal instillation
H(118) angina, macerated leaves, associated with vegetable salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ngolo (Libinza), mubendika, pola sapo (Ngombe), tembero, gologbale, gbengbedengbe zube welele (Ngwaka), akole (Mbanza), motema -njika-njika (Budja), ilenge-lenge (Kisengele)
Euphorbia sp.
Official name : Euphorbia sp.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(033), H(051), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(130x)
Recipes : H(004) wounds buccales, le latex dilué as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
H(006) constipation, 10 drops of latex of Euphorbia sp.diluted in 1.5 liters of H2O.enema
H(033) sterility, maceration of the banana Musa paradisiaca, associated with the latex of Euphorbia sp. , VO.
H(051) fever, 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of milk VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(099) epilepsy, , 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of tea, VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(099) madness, 10 drops of latex diluted in juice of 1 to 3 plantain bananas. VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 3 times per day for 20 days, child : 1 teaspoon 3 times per day for 20 days.
H(104) colic, 1 à 2 drops of latex in a glass of tea, or milk or of palm wine, VO. adult : 1 tablespoon per day during 7 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 7 days
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of leaves as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(099) epilepsy, triturât the leaves joints massage
H(130x) Parkinson disease, VO. 2 à 3 drops of latex in tea or a beverage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Gemena, Ville)
Vernacular name : ndama, songa (Ngwaka), mobamba (Kirega)
Ficus asperifolia Miq.
Official name : Ficus asperifolia Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Ficus asperifolia of Pennisetum purpureum, associated with vegetable salt 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(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. : in friction thoracique 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : sakayanu (Ngwaka)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(008y), H(020), H(094), H(100), H(118), H(137), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis for ocular instillation : pressed juice of the leaves of Ficus exasperata associated with vegetable salt, enema
H(008) diarrhoea , macerated leaves of Ficus exasperata sweetened with sugar of canne. VO. 1 glass per day
H(008y) amaigrissement, pilat of young leaves cooked with catfish (Ngolo) in the palm oil consumed as vegetable
H(020) snake bite : macerated leaves.de Thomandersia hensii of Ficus exasperata , VO.
H(094) piles, pounded leaves anal application.
H(100) blennorrhoea, macerated leaves sweetened with sugar of canne. VO. 1 glass per day
H(118) angina, eat the young leaves softened with heat incorporated into a baked plantain banana
H(137) pelvic pain (in parturients) macerated leaves, enema : 2 à 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo, of Bumba and suburbs, Libenge (Mawuya)) City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo,
Vernacular name : sakaya (Ngwaka), liyaya, esese (Ngombe), esese (Kitembo), esese (Libinza), molekele mpende (Kiloyi)
Ficus mucuso Welw. ex Ficalho
Official name : Ficus mucuso Welw. ex Ficalho
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(034), H(037), H(091), H(109), H(126)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded leaves softened with the heat of a fire by local application
H(013) abscess (au niveau of la tête), pressed juice of the root of Trachyphrynium braunianum fraîche of Vitex ferruginea associated à l’bark du trunk of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal
H(018) pain of head andH(037) cough, expressed juice of la grated of bark du trunk of Ficus mucuso of Barteria fistulosa, associated with vegetable salt nasal instillation
H(034) cardiovascular disorder, expressed juice of the fresh root of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal or : decoction of the fresh roots of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of trunk bark sweetened with sugar of canne, VO.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(109) back pain, decoction of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens of Pentaclethra macrophylla of Ficus mucuso and of Strychnos icaja steam bath
H(126) jaundice, decoction of the root of Ficus mucuso and of Morinda lucida as cooking liquid for the patient's food.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Libenge centre (Baboko), Tandala (Ngumu), Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : limbanzi (Ngombe), bulu, kutuku (Ngwaka), bouku, boteli (Lontomba), boteli (Lonkonda), osebeti, esese (Mpama)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) disobedience, extract of la moelle of the stem of Pennisetum purpureum associatedx fresh leaves of Ficus sp. for ocular instillation 1 drop 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(012), H(033), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, pounded leaves of Ficus thonningii softened by heat, local application
H(033) female infertility, decoction in palm wine of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum, VO.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
.H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili) (City of Ingende, of Gemena, Center of Bili)
Vernacular name : mumbala (Tulule), lubala (Ngwaka)
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(091), H(097x)
Recipes : H(031) pain of the hip, pounded leaves of Albertisia villosa and those of Ficus vallis-choudae, by local application
H(031) pain of the hip, ashes of the leaves of Albertisia villosa and those of Ficus vallis-choudae soaked in palm oil in friction
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves, VO.adult : 1 glass 1 times a day during 4 days, child : ½ glass 1 times a day during 4 days
H(097x) vaginitis, roots decoction. in vaginal, 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) the 3 doses every day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Boketa))
Vernacular name : kisembele (Kirega), kayo (Ngwaka)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge , maceration from trunk of Garcinia kola in palm wine VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : etendo (Mpama)
Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Verdc.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Verdc.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, macerated leaves of Gardenia ternifolia subsp. jovis-tonantis for ocular instillation
H(018) headache, maceration of the root.nasal instillation :
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bosobolo (Bili))
Vernacular name : adzara (Mono)
Geophila renaris De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Geophila renaris De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(145)
Recipes : H(145) prolapsus rectal, pounded leaves and fruits.de Geophila renaris, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (De Wild.) J.Léonard
Official name : Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (De Wild.) J.Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(104)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, pressed juice of the bark of Gilbertiodendron dewevrei and deTephrosia vogelii, in ear drops
H(104) gastritis, decoction of trunk bark, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Tandala, Modokpa))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Official name : Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, macerated fresh leaves of Glyphaea lateriflora, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : not registered
Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Official name : Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of trunk bark. VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day, child 1 tablespoon 3 times per day
H(037) cough chronique, decoction of trunk bark to sweeten as desired, VO.
H(094) piles, the resin moistened with H2O, .anal application
H(103) caries, maceration of the bark en mouth wash
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Lokolela (Bongonda), City of Ingende)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(013), H(053), H(056), H(057)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, triturated leaves of Gynandropsis gynandra by local application
H(053) otitis, expressed juice of the leaves in ear drops
H(056) wired, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
H(057) goiter, triturated leaves soaked in palm oil in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawe, Gemena (Bobiengele), Libenge (Mawuya, Bao)
Vernacular name : elekondia, elekondjo, ganga mikiri (Ngwaka), bowelengeze (Ngombe), olokonzia (Mbanza), bofata (Ngbandi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(051), H(091), H(094), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) visual disturbances, juice of young leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, for ocular instillation 1 drop 2 times daily.
H(008) dysentery and H(091) anemia, decoction of trunk bark, enema or decoction of trunk bark, VO. adult : 1 glass 1 time per week. child 1 tablespoon 3 times per day.
H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves :VO. 1 glass 2 times daily or decoction of leaves, bath 2 times daily
H(094) piles, decoction of the bark for bath seat
H(094) piles, digester of leaves or trunk bark, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(100) blennorrhoea and syphilis, macerated leaves of Harungana madagascariensis and stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark enema : adult : 1 liter 3 times per week, child : 1 à 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week
H(126) jaundice : decoction of the roots of Elaeis guineensis of Harungana madagascariensis, enema
H(126) jaundice enema : expressed juice of flowers of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated with the grated bark of Harungana madagascariensis diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Bumba, Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : otunu-otono (Mpama), botone (Kinunu), botonongolo, montone (Lonkundo), tetoko (Ngwaka), matungulu (Kirega), mototondo (Libinza), makia (Ngombe)
Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Official name : Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of the gratings or maceration of the root of Heinsia crinita, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : tongosa (Mpama), iyaku (Lomongo)
Heterotis decumbens (P.Beauv.) Jacq.-Fél.
Official name : Heterotis decumbens (P.Beauv.) Jacq.-Fél.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmie, juice of Heterotis decumbens from leaves for ocular instillation
H(003) sprain, pounded leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Costus lucanusianus, associated with lime, massage
H(013) boil, pounded leaves by local application
H(033) female infertility pressed juice the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 7 days
H(054) trypanosomiasis, powdered ash from leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Brillantaisia owariensis of Aframomum melegueta, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification of the jointsH(169) hernia, decoction of leaves, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(099) béribéri, decoction of leaves, VO. ½ glass 3 times per day
H(104) gastralgia, pressed juice of the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus sp., VO. ½ glass 3 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Lokolela, Ingende (Botoma))
Vernacular name : bolondo bo nkoy (Lokonda), olondo (Mpama), bolondo (Kisengele), boswew’ilondola (Lonkundo), bolondo (Libinza)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(003), H(012), H(100)
Recipes : H(003) sprain andH(012)) fracture, pounded leaves.de Abelmoschus esculentus poultice
H(100) syphilitic lesions, pounded fresh leaves of Nicotiana tabacums of Abelmoschus esculentus, in dressing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena, Bwamanda-Bosempwanga).
Vernacular name : dongbali (Ngwaka)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, macerated leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, stems and roots of Celosia trigyna, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : ngayi ngayi (Lingala)
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, decoction of trunk bark of Ceiba pentandra associated with leaves of Hibiscus sp. and of Costus lucanusianus in palm wine VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Bumba et périphérie.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Official name : Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(094), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded leaves of Hilleria latifolia of Lonchitis sp. soaked in palm oil, in dressing
H(094) piles, pounded trunk bark of Anthocleista schweinfurthii and those of Spathodea campanulata associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia, anal application
H(094) piles, pounded leaves of Hilleria latifolia associated à l’bark of trunk of Anthocleista schweinfurthii anal application
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of leaves, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(104) epigastralgia, roots decoction.de Diospyros physocalycina associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia, as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Boketa), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : losak’angombo (Lokonda), sumba (Ngwaka)
Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Official name : Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(037), H(091), H(094), H(109), H(156), H(172), H(184x)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, juice of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides, associated with vegetable salt, for ocular instillation
H(109) back pain, H(172) elephantiasis, ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(037) cough decoction of leaves, VO. adult ½ glass 2 times daily, child : 3 tablespoons 2 times daily
H(091) anemia, roots decoction, enema and VO.
H(184x) hydrocephalus decoction of the root of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia as liquid for cooking and drinking
H(008) diarrhoea macerated leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia and Ipomoea involucrata softened, mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(094) piles, maceration of the root of Hymenocardia ulmoides associatedx seeds of fruit of Aframomum alboviolaceum : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
H(156) whooping cough, decoction of young fresh leaves, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Leea guineensis, Macaranga sp., Hymenocardia ulmoïdes mixed with juice of stems of Costus lucanusianus , VO. 1 glass several times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo, Maringo), Ingende (Boombomua I), City of Gemena, of Bumba, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : kumba (Kirega), mokelenge (Kiloyi), ikengeleke (Lomongo), eyanze, lopanzuanzu (Lokonda), bangayi (Ngbandi), zimandele zanfolo (Ngwaka), eanza (Lontomba), ikengeleke (Lonkundo)
Hypselodelphys scandens Louis & Mullend.
Official name : Hypselodelphys scandens Louis & Mullend.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, decoction of the root of Hypselodelphys scandens. enema : adult : 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily during 7 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bokombe (Lomongo)
Icacina guessfeldtii Asch. ex Engl.
Official name : Icacina guessfeldtii Asch. ex Engl.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(104), H(170)
Recipes : H(027) recurrent abortions, H(104) abdominal pains, decoction of the gratings of the root of Icacina guessfeldtii mixed with few drops of expressed juice of the stemsof Aframomum laurentii, enema, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week
H(027) recurrent abortions, H(104) abdominal pains and in friction : lotion with palm oil of la powder of the bark of the root
H(170) ascites, fresh leaves softened with heat in friction (sur le ventre)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : sekundola (Lontomba), ikati (Likoka)
Icacina mannii Oliv.
Official name : Icacina mannii Oliv.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(170), H(184x)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, decoction of leaves of Icacina mannii, VO. 1 cup per day
H(170) ascites, triturated leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum of Clerodendrum silvanum and of Icacina mannii in abdominal friction
H(184x) hydrocephalus decoction of rhizome en enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bwamanda, Town of Mbandaka et of Bumba and suburbs.))
Vernacular name : kafolokwali, ndankolo (Ngwaka), etsi ma biki, ezweki (Lomongo), inaolo a lioye (Turumbu)
Impatiens irvingii Hook.f.
Official name : Impatiens irvingii Hook.f.
Family : Balsaminaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(033), H(037)
Recipes : H(018) headache, juice of the bark of the stem en instillations oculaire and nasale
H(037) bone tuberculosis, lotion of palm oil of the stem of Impatiens irvingii and those of Synsepalum subcordatum in friction
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Impatiens irvingii and of Milletia drastica, Diospyros lujae, Symphonia globulifera and Pancovia laurentii as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(033) female infertility, maceration of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Eriocoelum kerstingii, Rhabdophyllum welwitschii and Impatiens irvingii as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour), 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu-lisanga))
Vernacular name : mwa (Ngwaka)
Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Official name : Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Imperata cylindrica var. africana (Andersson) C.E. Hubb.
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound atone, expressed juice des extrémités young pousses, in dressing : 2 times daily.
H(004) wound, powder of l’herbe entière in dressing
H(195) dropsy, macerationdu pilat of the root, enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
H(037) cough, maceration of the root, VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 2 times daily., child : 1 tablespoon 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge (Mawuya-Lebo), City of Karawa)
Vernacular name : lienzo, sosongo (Ngwaka), buele (Kirega), bébé (Mbanza)
Iodes africana Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Iodes africana Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, decoction of leaves of Iodes africana, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : nguma (Likoka)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) breast cancer, pounded leaves of Ipomoea batatas, poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mabelenge, mibabanga (Ngombe), tshilunga (Tshiluba), matembele bangi (Lingala)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, macerated leaves of Ipomoea involucrata in expressed juice of the stems of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation
H(001) cataract, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Thomandersia hensii and of Ipomoea involucrata, associated with the fresh stems juice of Costus afer : ocular instillation, 2 drops by eye, 6 times a day
H(004) wound, decoction of leaves in dressing
H(008) diarrhoea macerated leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides of Alchornea cordifolia and Ipomoea involucrata softened, mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(037) bronchitis, macerated leaves softened in palm oil, associated with vegetable salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo, Maringo), Ingende (Boombomua I), City of Gemena, of Bumba, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Lokolela, of Gemena (Tandala, Ngumu))
Vernacular name : yakandi, yandi (Ngwaka), wulu-wulu (Ngbandi), lotandabali (Kisengele)
Iresine herbstii Hook.
Official name : Iresine herbstii Hook.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) filariosis, decoction of leaves and tiges, of Iresine herbstii , VO.½ glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : fulele (Lingala)
Irvingia smithii Hook.f.
Official name : Irvingia smithii Hook.f.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculostatique, decoction of leaves of Irvingia smithii of Zea mays, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ikenge ikete (Ngombe)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(127), H(137)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, seeds of Arachis hypogaea and of raw seeds of Jatropha curcas, VO. (powerful purgative.)
H(006) constipation, chew and swallow the seeds
H(094) external haemorrhoids, decoction of trunk bark of Alstonia congensis of Jatropha curcas, for bath seat
H(104) gastritis, few drops of latex diluted in water: VO. 1 glass per day
H(104) abdominal pains, digesté of la grated of the root in palm wine, VO. ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves softened with the heat, poultice
H(126) hepatitis, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass per day
H(126) icterus, roots decoction :enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of the root of Jatropha curcas of Carica papaya , VO. 1 teaspoon 3 times per day.
H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(137) dental algia, fresh sap of the stem in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mpuluka (Kikongo), kapuluayi (Tshiluba), gbazinga, gbazinga-mbate, nzinga mbate, nzingangwaka (Ngwaka), kadaraba (Mono), kada (Togbo), etiteza (Ngombe)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037), H(053), H(082), H(094), H(099), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes :pressed juice of the leaves of Kalanchoe crenata , for ocular instillation some drops 1 à 2 times daily
H(018) pain of head, expressed juice of the leaves nasal instillation
H(037) cough, extract of leaves heat softened, VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day, child : 1 tablespoon 3 times per day
H(053) otalgie, jus extract of leaves in ear drops: some drops 3 times per day
H(082) asthma, les leaves softened with heat : in friction on the chest : 3 times per day
H(094) piles, macerated leaves, enema
H(094) piles, leaves softened with heat, anal application
H(099) epilepsy, expressed juice of the leaves in nasal and ocular instillations
H(099) epilepsy, leaves softened with heat joints massage
H(108) cold, extract of leaves softened with heat in nasal and ocular instillations
H(113) rheumatism, leaves softened palm oil in friction on the joints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Libenge, of Karawa, of Gemena, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyase Gbakole, Tandala, Bongbia I), Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : totolo (Elinga), ineke (Kirega), iyoki (Kitembo), oki (Lomongo), kotoyi (Kinunu), bulu, tada (Ngwaka), luyuki (Kikongo), efe, kititi lia pombo (Mpama), imana matiti mabe (Lingala), totoy (Ngombe)
Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Official name : Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Synonyms : Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Symptoms : H(103), H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, decoction of trunk bark of Klainedoxa gabonensis, enema
H(103) caries, powder of trunk bark in brushing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa)
Vernacular name : ngbi (Ngwaka)
Kolobopetalum chevalieri (Hutch. & Dalz.) Troupin
Official name : Kolobopetalum chevalieri (Hutch. & Dalz.) Troupin
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, decoction of leaves of Kolobopetalum chevalieri softened sweetened with vegetable salt. VO. adult : ½ glass 2 times daily, child : 1 teaspoon or tablespoon 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ilolo (Lokonda), lopete (Lomongo)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(022), H(108)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, macerated leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, VO.
H(108) sinusitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Lagenaria siceraria nasal instillation, 3 drops 3 times per day during 5 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Lokolela, Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : kuluse (Ngwaka), mbola (Ngombe), botutu (Losakani)
Landolphia congolensis (Stapf) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia congolensis (Stapf) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176) gibbosity, rape fruit maceration of Landolphia congolensis, VO. 1 cup per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bonsele (Lomongo)
Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Official name : Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , expressed juice of trunk bark of Landolphia owariensis diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : botope (Lokonda)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037), H(170)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Lantana camara : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(170) ascites, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil in abdominal friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya), City of Karawa.)
Vernacular name : kua (Mbanza), ngbanyamando (Ngwaka)
Laportea aestuans (L.) Chew
Official name : Laportea aestuans (L.) Chew
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(027), H(033), H(037), H(051), H(099), H(126), H(127), H(172), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) headache, powdered ash from leaves associated to the head of the fish Mukenge and vegetable salt, local application after scarification above the eyebrows
H(022) oxytocic enema : macerated leaves, 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(027) recurrent abortions, H(033) sterility,soup of leaves associated with fish and plantain bananas.
H(027) recurrent abortions, H(033) sterility, decoction of leaves VO. or enema
H(037) antitussive, young leaves cuites avec la pâte of arachides grillées dans un peu of palm oil and of eau as food for the patient
H(037) antitussive, soup of young leaves cooked with the paste of roasted peanuts in a bit of palm oil and of water
H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Scoparia dulcis and of Laportea aestuans : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(170) ascites, maceration of the rhizome enema
H(099) madness, fresh leaves of Lomariopsis guineensis of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated à la powder of seeds of koocked cumcumbres in macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens and Cephaelis suaveolens. as vegetable
H(126) icterus, juice of the leaves associated with noix of palme. enema : adult : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily, child : 1 small dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves, enema : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily during 7 days
H(172) elephantiasis, pounded fresh leaves of Laportea aestuans associated au rhizome Anchomanes giganteus poultice
H(172) éléphantiasis, pilat du rhizome deAnchomanes giganteus associated with leaves of Laportea aestuans in friction
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, pounded fresh leaves of Laportea aestuans of Mondia whitei and Colocasia esculenta cuit as the patient vegetable
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mokuba, nsansa ya munene (Libinza), lohambiha lo lonene (Lontomba), insansa (Lonkundo), bompese (Lomongo), losambisa ya munene (Lokonda), bambalafolo (Ngwaka), tongo (Likoka), bohongo (Budja)
Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
Official name : Laportea ovalifolia (Schumach. & Thonn.) Chew
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) articular rheumatism, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil, associé à la chaux éteinte. poultice
H(113) articular rheumatism, les cendres of the stem.local application after scarification on joint
H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves of Laportea ovalifolia of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Costus lucanusianus, Zanthoxylum gilletii and Nephrolepis biserrata steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena, of Bumba)
Vernacular name : ekpakpa (Lingala), nsasa ya muke (Libinza), losambisa ya moke (Lokonda), isansa isisi, mpinga (Lomongo)
Lasimorpha senegalensis Schott
Official name : Lasimorpha senegalensis Schott
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(033), H(099), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, macerated fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis for ocular instillation
H(018) headache, heated grinded leavesof Portulaca oleracea of Lasimorpha senegalensis and Canna indica associated à l’bark of racine of Cephaelis suaveolens by local application
H(033) sterility VO. : decoction of fruit.
H(099) beriberi, decoction of fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis of Brillantaisia owariensis, Ocimum basilicum, Cissus aralioides, Ocimum gratissimum and Aframomum laurentii, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 weeks
H(099) beriberi, external use (soins of beauté) : pounded leaves des plantes susnommées associated with palm oil
H(109) back pain, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides associated with bark of Leonotis nepetifolia, rhizome of Lasimorpha senegalensis and stem of Acacia pentagona, VO.
H(099) madness, macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens of Cephaelis suaveolens, Lomariopsis guineensis and Lasimorpha senegalensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(126) jaundice enema : expressed juice of flowers of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated with the grated bark of Harungana madagascariensis diluted in the juice of Costus lucanusianus
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge-sud (Mawuya), Lokolela (Bongonda), Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : nzotdi gbazala, gbazo (Ngwaka), ensasa (Kisengele), iloto (Lokonda), mantolo (Lingala)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037), H(111), H(126), H(127), H(176)
Recipes : H(014) panaris, grated of the bark of the root of Leea guineensis of palm oil soaked, local application
H(018) migraine, ashes of the root, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification (at the level of the neck)
H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Leea guineensis, Macaranga sp., Hymenocardia ulmoïdes mixed with juice of stems of Costus lucanusianus , VO. 1 glass several times a day.
H(037) bone tuberculosis, ashes of the stem moistened with palm oil in friction
H(037) cough andH(037) bronchitis, decoction of leaves. the liquid extract of ripe fruit of Leea guineensis and those of Aframomum laurentii. VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day during 3 days, child : 1 tablespoon 3 times per day during 3 days.
H(111) burns, ashes of the leaves by local application
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Leea guineensis and those of Dalhousiea africana as cooking liquid and for drinking
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of inflorescence, enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 à 3 times per week
H(176) gibbosity, pounded fresh leaves of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Leea guineensis poultice
H(176) gibbosity, lotion of palm oil with ashes of the stem of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Leea guineensis in friction : 2 times daily.
H(176) gibbosity, as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) : decoction of the root of Clerodendrum silvanum of Leea guineensis : 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), City of Ingende, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Bwamanda, Center of Bili, Gemena (Mbari), Town of Mbandaka, City of Tandala)
Vernacular name : akuti (Mono), kuruzoro, gbogolonyangadua (Ngwaka), bosangatoli (Lonkundo), iupeka (Lokonda), bosangatoli, sangala todji (Lomongo), ndokolo (Ngombe)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(127)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides associated with bark of Leonotis nepetifolia, rhizome of Lasimorpha senegalensis and stem of Acacia pentagona, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly , macerated leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia and of Celosia trigyna, Ageratum conyzoides mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus and pinch of salt for kitchen, ½ glass 3 times per day, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : loboboko (Mpama)
Leptaspis zeylanica Nees ex Steud.
Official name : Leptaspis zeylanica Nees ex Steud.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(093), H(099)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Leptaspis zeylanica of Piper umbellatum and Ricinus communis : as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) 2 times per week.
H(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. : in thoracic friction 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptasis zeylanica and Rourea sp.: VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(093) antidote, decoction of the root of Leptaspis zeylanica and of Strychnos samba, 1 glass several times a day
H(099) epilepsy, as a daily beverage: le roots decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa), Libenge Centre, City of Gemena, of Bosobolo, Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : kobolingoto (Ngwaka)
Leptoderris fasciculata (Benth.) Dunn
Official name : Leptoderris fasciculata (Benth.) Dunn
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(171)
Recipes : H(109) back pain, ashes of the leaves of Strychnos icaja of Leptoderris ferruginea local application after scarification
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Leptoderris fasciculata mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 2 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela.)
Vernacular name : muanzolanga (Mpama), muanzolanga (Kinunu)
Leptonychia multiflora K.Schum.
Official name : Leptonychia multiflora K.Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility masculine, roots decoction, 1 glass every 2 days during one week as cooking liquid of f maize porridge or of manioc
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge)
Vernacular name : ngbongbo (Ngbandi)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(052)
Recipes : H(052) hyperthermia, decoction of young leaves of Lippia multiflora several times a day, VO.
H(052) hyperthermia, decoction of the plant and steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : angasani (Lonkundo)
Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Official name : Loeseneriella africana (Willd.) N.Hallé
Family : Celastraceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, fresh leaves of Lomariopsis guineensis of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated to the powder of seeds of cooked concombre in macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens and Cephaelis suaveolens. as vegetable
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Modokpa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : ngembali (Ngwaka)
Lonchitis sp.
Official name : Lonchitis sp.
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded leaves of Hilleria latifolia of Lonchitis sp. soaked in palm oil, in dressing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Boketa), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.
Official name : Lophira alata Banks ex C.F.Gaertn.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(033), H(100), H(109), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) strong drastic, H(033) sterility, H(139) sexual asthenia, a pinch of the powder of trunk bark of Lophira alata diluted in a glass of palm wine,single dose.
H(100) chronic blennorrhoea decoction of the bark of the root, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 à 3 times per week.
H(113) rheumatism and H(109) lumbago, decoction of trunk bark of Lophira alata associated to the stem of Aframomun laurentii : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya-Lebo), Town of Mbandaka, City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : selengbala (Mbanza), ngokole (Lokonda), mokole (Kitembo), bonsopo bolia (Kisengele)
Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Official name : Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, macerated leaves of Luffa cylindrica and head wash
H(100) blennorrhoea, macerated leaves, macerated leaves.VO. or enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Libenge (Mawuya, Nduma)
Vernacular name : nzunzu, monzombo (Ngwaka : ), emuka (Ndokola)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(082), H(094), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum in friction
H(018) headache, pressed juice of the leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum of Ocimum basilicum nasal instillation
H(018) headache, expressed juice of the fresh leaves, for ocular instillation, 2 drops 3 times per day.
H(082) infection of the respiratory tract, expressed juice of the leaves and fruits of Citrus limon mixed with that of Lycopersicon esculentum, associated with a beaten egg.
H(094) piless, expressed juice of the leaves, enema, 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose or pounded fresh leaves, enema 1 times a day.
H(094) external haemorrhoids, ashes of Cogniauxia trilobata associated to the pounded fresh leaves of Lycopersicum esculentum anal application
H(104) colic, macerated leaves, enema 2 fois 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(179) disorder of renal function, macerated leaves, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
H(179) disorder of renal function, maceration of fruit of Capsicum annuum associated with leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum and of Ocimum gratissimum, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela of Bumba, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (City of Bosobolo, Libenge (Kuala), Gemena (Bominenge, Bondenge, Tandala-Ngumu, Mbari))
Vernacular name : toma (Ngombe)
Macaranga saccifera Pax
Official name : Macaranga saccifera Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, decoction of the bark of Macaranga saccifera associated of cooking salt :VO. ½ glass 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bokomu (Lomongo)
Macaranga sp
Official name : Macaranga sp
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Leea guineensis, Macaranga sp., Hymenocardia ulmoïdes mixed with juice of stems of Costus lucanusianus , VO. 1 glass several times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Macaranga spinosa Müll.Arg.
Official name : Macaranga spinosa Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(018), H(094)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, macerationand decoction of trunk bark of Pentaclethra macrophylla associated with leaves of Macaranga spinosa.in local friction
H(018) migraines, pressed juice of the leaves of Macaranga spinosa of Dissotis procumbens and Conyza sumatrensis , drops in ear and nasal
H(094) piles, ashes of the root. in inhalation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : wenge bo sosole (Lokonda), boto (Lolia)
Maesopsis eminii Engl
Official name : Maesopsis eminii Engl
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(033), H(099), H(100), H(127), H(139)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of the bark of the stem. enema, adult : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day, child : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(033) sterility, H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the bark of trunk associatedx rondelles des bananes plantains mûres, enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(099) epilepsy, H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of trunk bark enema.
H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the bark, associated with palm wine, VO. 2 glasses per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bosongu wengeke (Lomongo), ndele ngonda (Ngwaka), mongongombi (Mpama), mumbay (Kiloyi), mulungalunga (Tshiluba), nghongo (Leele)
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Official name : Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(018)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(018) headache, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa, Tandala, Ngumu), Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : baziele (Ngwaka), tutuli (Monzombo)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(094), H(099), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , VO. : maceration of the bark of trunk of Mangifera indica, 1 glass 2 times daily or enema : decoction of the bark of trunk
H(094) piles, decoction of trunk bark for bath seat
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of aerial part of Sida acuta associated with the bark of the trunk of Mangifera indica : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per week during 3 weeks enema
H(109) back pain, maceration of the fresh bark of the trunk VO. or enema : maceration of the fresh bark of the trunk, 2 à 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(139) sexual asthenia, enema : decoction of trunk bark or the leaves, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day or VO. : decoction of trunk bark or the leaves, 1 à 2 glasses per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda), Businga (Karawa), City of Ingende et of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : mange (Ngwaka), mangolo, manga (Lingala), mangolo (Lonkundo), mangolo (Losakani), mwemba (Tshiluba)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(001), H(012), H(018), H(043), H(100), H(113), H(124), H(171)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, pressed juice of the leaves of Manihot esculenta, for ocular instillation, 2 drops 3 times per day.
H(012)) fracture, pounded leaves of Piper umbellatum of Manihot esculenta légèrement softened palm oil poultice
H(018) headache, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Vernonia amygdalina and Aframomum laurentii by local application
H(043) meningitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Ocimum gratissimum, Dissotis procumbens and Mannihot esculenta nasal instillation 1 drop per day during 7 days.ou VO. 1 glass 2 times daily for 14 days.
H(100) blennorrhoea, macerated leaves. enema , 1 à 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Pteridium aquilinum and Oncoba welwitschii in friction
H(124) hemostatic, expressed juice of young leaves by local application
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides of Arachis hypogaea and Manihot esculenta, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Bumba et périphérie.)
Vernacular name : nsaki (Kikongo), kalanga, kaganda, sadinda (Ngawaka), mapumba (Ngombe), bingunza (Lokonda), bokuba (Kitembo), bangandju (Lomongo), songo, pondu (Lingala), tshomba (Tshiluba)
Manihot glaziovii Muell. Arg.
Official name : Manihot glaziovii Muell. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, decoction of leaves of Manihot glaziovii , VO. adult : ½ glass per day, child : 2 tablespoons per day or enema : decoction of leaves, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mifote (Lokonda), mifote (Libinza)
Manniophyton fulvum Müll.Arg.
Official name : Manniophyton fulvum Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(020), H(033), H(054), H(099), H(118)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , chewing the leaves avec du of cooking salt.
H(013) boil, extract of leaves softened with heat by local application
H(020) snake bite, la sève by local application
H(118) pharyngitis, pounded leaves in local application
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Manniophyton fulvum and those of Sarcocephalus latifolius and Cnestis ferruginea, VO.
H(054) trypanosomiasis, decoction of the root of Manniophyton fulvum and of Mitragyna stipulosa, Polyalthia suaveolens,Trachyphrynium braunianum, Diospyros lujae, Tricalysia longistipulata and Cephaelis bruneelii, as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(099) epilepsy, appliquer sur le corps la pâte with ashes du fruit of Morinda morindoides associée à the liana of Manniophyton fulvum dans decoction of trunk bark of Pycnanthus angolensis
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Manniophyton fulvum and those of Hallea stipulosa, Polyalthia suaveolens, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Diospyros lujae, Tricalysia longistipulata and Cephaelis bruneelii, as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili))
Vernacular name : kasa (Mono), kusa (Ngwaka), mokosa (Lingala)
Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Official name : Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, powder of the bark of Manotes expansa associated Ngola*et mouillée légèrement, in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala, Modokpa), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : alatoko (Ngwaka), bonkanganda (Lomongo)
Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(099), H(115), H(157)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the root sweetened with sugar of canne , VO.(N.B. : Préparation extemporanée)
H(115) neuralgia, decoction of leaves steam bath
.H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction and those of Hallea stipulosa, Manniophyton fulvum, Polyalthia suaveolens, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Diospyros lujae and Psychotria sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves, as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink, VO.
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Itipo), City of Ingende, of Gemena, Town of Mbandaka, Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : isisike (Lomongo), banza gaza (Ngwaka), ngongbanda (Ngbandi), iseseke (Lokonda), isisike (Lonkundo)
Microsorum scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copel.
Official name : Microsorum scolopendria (Burm. f.) Copel.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(124)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded dried leaves of Microsorum scolopendria , associated with vegetable + vegetable saltt and embers powder, by local application, 2 times daily during 4 days.
H(124) bleeding during pregnancy, maceration of the rhizome, associated with vegetable salt, VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Gemena (Nduma))
Vernacular name : biangala (Likula), egaza (Libinza), mbatama (Ngombe)
Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Official name : Mikania chenopodiifolia Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, expressed juice of the leaves : for ocular instillation, 2 drops 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : molo (Budja)
Mikania sagittifera B.L.Rob..
Official name : Mikania sagittifera B.L.Rob..
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(113), H(157), H(179)
Recipes : H(018) headache, decoction of leaves of Mikania sagittifera steam bath
H(018) headache, the stem and the leaves, VO.
H(051) neuropaludism, macerated leaves of Mikania sagittifera : enema adult : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per day., child : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(113) rheumatism , decoction of leaves of Mikania sagittifera of Aframomum laurentii steam bath
H(179) renal dysfunction, decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Mikania sagittifera, , steam bath , 3 times per week.
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Ipoke), City of Karawa, of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : impompo (Lomongo), impompoyokote (Lonkundo), wuwulu (Ngombe), langbagole (Ngwaka)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(014), H(056)
Recipes : H(014) gales, local application of latex.de Milicia excelsa
H(056) filariose, decoction of fresh leaves : VO. 1 tablespoon 1 times a day during 6 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : bolonda (Lomongo), ngolu (Ngwaka)
Millettia drastica Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Millettia drastica Welw. ex Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , H(068) vermifuge , maceration of lthe grinded bark of the root of Millettia drastica : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Millettia drastica of Diospyros lujae, Impatiens irvingii, Symphonia globulifera and Pancovia laurentii as cooking liquid for the patient's food dont la bouillie of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(103) caries, bain of bouche du maceration of the root
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Tandala-Modokpa), City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : mufote ( Lomongo), dangba (Mono), dangba (Nwagka)
Millettia hylobia Louis ex Hauman
Official name : Millettia hylobia Louis ex Hauman
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the grated root in palm wine : VO. 2 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Banga-Kungu))
Vernacular name : wagadagbagwa (Ngwaka)
Millettia sp.
Official name : Millettia sp.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility decoction of the root of Pancovia laurentii and of Symphonia globulifera and Millettia sp.as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of leaves of Millettia versicolor : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : boboto (Lokonda)
Mimosa pigra L.
Official name : Mimosa pigra L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) chronic cough, decoction of leaves of Mimosa pigra: adult : 1 cup per day, child : 1 glass per day.
H(103) caries, gargle with the decoction of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mosse sekerengondo (Libinza), kakodji (Lomongo)
Mimosa pudica L.
Official name : Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, leaf powder of Mimosa pudica : anal application every 2 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : opa (Kirega)
Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Official name : Mitracarpus hirtus (L.) DC.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(046), H(151)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, pounded leaves of Mitracarpus hirtus imbibé or non of palm oil in friction
H(046) measles, macerated leaves bath
H(151) hypertension, manger the leaves associated with graines of arachide.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Karawa, of Ingende, Libenge (Mawuya, Nduma))
Vernacular name : kinde, mutuale (Ngwaka)
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(026), H(027), H(037), H(050), H(099), H(104), H(158), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, H(158) metrorrhagia, decoction of the bark of Mitragyna stipulosa, 3 glasses per day for 14 days.
H(026) dysmenorrhea and H(158) metrorrhagia, macerated leaves of Hallea stipulosa of Rauvolfia vomitoria, enema
H(026) dysmenorrhea, H(158) metrorrhagia, macerated leaves of Hallea stipulosa of Rauvolfia vomitoria, enema
H(027) threats of abortion, H(027) recurrent abortions, roots decoction of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) threats of abortion, H(027) recurrent abortions, macerated fresh leaves of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis bath
H(037) pneumonia and H(104) gastritis VO. : decoction of leaves, VO.
H(050) belly bloat in the child, decoction of trunk bark of Hallea stipulosa of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, enema
H(104) colic, decoction of trunk bark, VO. or enema
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Hallea stipulosa of Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Mostuea hirsuta and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for cooking and drinking
H(169) hernia, decoction of the bark and fresh leaves, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day or enema or VO. , 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day during 7 days.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders decoction of leaves and branches of Hallea stipulosa of Ocimum gratissimum, Acanthus montanus, Urera trinervis, Mucuna pruriens and Microsorum scolopendria steam bath or expressed juice of these leaves for ocular instillation and nasal
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria en steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, (Gemena (Gbatikombo, Boyambi))
Vernacular name : gbozokonga, wolo (Ngwaka), epopoko (Kinunu), epopoko (Mpama), mokoma (Ngombe)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, H(104) gastrointestinal pain, infusion of the powder of the liana Mondia whitei : VO. 1 tablespoon dans 1 glass H2O 2 times daily.
H(104) strong abdominal pains by child, maceration of the liana : enema 2 times per week or wear this liana as a belt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : wilikumbe, kumbe (Ngwaka), mbuluku (Ngombe)
Monodora angolensis Welw.
Official name : Monodora angolensis Welw.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of Eriocoelum macrocarpum of Dewevrea bilabiata and Monodora angolensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Banga Kungu, Boyambi))
Vernacular name : bofafwa (Lonkundo), boma nzanga ('Mbanza), bompimpimbo (Mbole), oniningo (Turumbu), kabaya (Kiswahili)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(053), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(139)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves of Morinda lucida, associated with vegetable salt: VO. 1 cup 2 times daily or macerated leaves : 1 glass per day.
H(008) diarrhoea , roots decoction : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day.
H(053) otitis, expressed juice of the bark of the root, associated with palm oil : in ear 3 drops 3 times per day
H(099) epilepsy, macerated leaves or le roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(100) venereal diseases, decoction of trunk bark : enema 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day every 3 days
H(104) epigastralgia decoction of trunk bark : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark of Campylospermum elongatum associated with roots of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum , enema or as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum, of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida enema: 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(126) jaundice , decoction of the root of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum enema or decoction of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour), twice per day.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of the root of Ficus mucuso and of Morinda lucida as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(126) hepatitis, roots decoction : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day or roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(126) cirrhosis of liver, decoction of leaves, VO. each day
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of the grated root or decoction of the bark of trunk, the leaves and stems : VO.; 2 glass per day.
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction in palm wine of the root of Craterispermum laurinum of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida : VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, roots decoction of Craterispermum laurinum and those of Barteria fistulosa and Morinda lucida: enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Libenge centre (Baboko), Tandala (Ngumu), Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Lokolela, City of Gemena, )
Vernacular name : bokakale (Lomongo), bele Ngwaka), endondombe (Ngombe), gbabele (Ngbandi), bebele (Mbundu), gele (Kuala), nsiki (Kikongo), mosese (Mpama), mokele (Likoka)
Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027), H(051), H(056), H(068), H(094), H(099), H(100), H(109), H(113), H(126), H(130), H(171), H(179)
Recipes : H(013) boil, pounded roots of Morinda morindoides of Pentadiplandra brazzeana by local application
H(027) anti-abortion and H(124) hemostatic, decoction of leaves :VO. 1 tablespoon 2 à 3 times per day.
H(051) antipyretic, decoction of young leaves, VO.
H(068) amoebiasis , H(126) hepatitis, H(179) renal dysfunction, H(068) anthelmintic and H(056) filariosis, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(094) piles, decoction of leaves : VO. adult : 1 à 2 cup per day, child 1 glass per day.
H(099) epilepsy, apply on the body the paste with ashes of the fruit of Morinda morindoides associated with the liana of Manniophyton fulvum in the decoction of trunk bark of Pycnanthus angolensis.
H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the root by urethral tract (using of traditional probe)
H(109) back pain, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides associated with bark of Leonotis nepetifolia, rhizome of Lasimorpha senegalensis and stem of Acacia pentagona, VO.
H(113) sciatica, discomfort in the nerve, marc of the decoction the leaves of Morinda morindoides of Spathodea campanulata and Costus phyllocephalus, in local friction
- H(113) sciatica, marc and leaves decoction of Costus dubius of Spathodea campanulata and of Morinda morindoides massage on the buttocks
H(130) paralysis, ashes of the stem poultice
H(171) diabetes decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides of Arachis hypogaea and Manihot esculenta, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bominenge), Libenge (Baboko), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, of Bumba, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : gbozokanga, buezokongo (Ngwaka), ngonzo konga (Ngbandi), kongo bololo (Lingala), kongo bololo (Lokonda), kongo bololo (Libinza), kong’ololo (Lonkundo), ngonga bololo (Mpama)
Mostuea hirsuta (T.Anderson ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Baill. ex Baker
Official name : Mostuea hirsuta (T.Anderson ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Baill. ex Baker
Family : Loganiaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(099), H(100), H(115), H(139)
Recipes : H(094) piles, expressed juice of trunk bark and of the root of Mostuea hirsuta des stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated vegetable salt.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Mostuea hirsuta of Hallea stipulosa, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Uapaca guineensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid of the patient's food
H(100) blennorrhoea and syphilis, grated of the root in palm wine, VO.
H(115) neuralgia, maceration of the root, in ear drops
H(139) sexual asthenia, chew 10 seeds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu), City of Karawa, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : gweba, ngweba (Ngwaka), ibaku yo konda (Lokonda)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) anti-inflammatory, triturated fresh leaves of Mucuna pruriens softened, in dressing local
H(201) protection against evil spirits, decoction of leaves, twigs of Mucuna pruriens, of Ocimum gratissimum, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus, Urera trinervis and Microsorum scolopendria, steam bath
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria en steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : liloso (Likula)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(068), H(169)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhea with blood, ashes of Musa paradisiaca , associated with the embers.VO.
H(033) sterility, maceration of the banana Musa paradisiaca, associated with the latex of Euphorbia sp. , VO.
H(068) intestinal worms, maceration of the bud, VO.
H(169) hernia, maceration of the banana, VO.
H(115) neuralgia, piece of decomposition of the trunk in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Mbari), Karawa (Bosasa))
Vernacular name : likemba (Lingala), tokotubo (Ngwaka)
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(031), H(033), H(099), H(126), H(130), H(162), H(178)
Recipes : H(027) repeated miscarriages, decoction of the root of Musanga cecropioides of Alchornea cordifolia as liquid for cooking and drinking
H(031) pain of the hip, pounded fresh leaves poultice
H(033) sterility, maceration of trunk bark of Cola diversifolia of Musanga cecropioides , enema 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) en une seule prise or decoction of trunk bark : 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(099) madness, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Musanga cecropioides and Pycnanthus angolensis as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour), 2 times daily.
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves : 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(130) paralysis of limbs, decoction of trunk bark : 1 bath every 2 days or enema 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) once every 7 days
H(162) metabolic disorders of diuresis, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Musanga cecropioides and Allophylus lastoursvillensis : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(178), cardiovascular disorders, decoction of the root of Allophylus lastoursvillensis of Musang cecropioides and Cephaelis suaveolens, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bumba and suburbs, Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu, Bonzale), City of Ingende, City of Karawa, of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : musenge (Kiyombe), kombo (Ngwaka)
Mussaenda nannanii Wernham
Official name : Mussaenda nannanii Wernham
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain, maceration of la grated of the root of Mussaenda nannanii , VO. 1 glass 2 times daily during 2 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(099), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(130), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus., VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 7 days.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, enema
H(103) caries, decoction of fruit of Myrianthus arboreus gargle 1 fois during 5 days.
H(130) paralysis, decoction of trunk bark steam bath
H(094) external haemorrhoids, pounded leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Cnestis ferruginea anal application
H(099) epilepsy decoction ds leaves steam bath
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of leaves and those of Celosia trigyna and of Myrianthus arboreus, VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon and those of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, VO.
H(104) gastritis, macerated leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, associé à la braise, VO.
H(130) paralysis, pounded leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Elaeis guineensis.in friction
.H(157) convulsions, decoction of young leaves steam bath
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Nymphaea lotus and Ricinodendron heudelotii seasoned with vegetable salt as cooking liquid of pumpkins seeds
H(099) beriberi, calcinat des pétioles, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari))
Vernacular name : bokumu (Lomongo), ongo (Ngwaka), ongo (Fulu), bokumu (Kisengele), ekamu (Mpama), okanu (Kinunu)
Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Official name : Nauclea diderrichii (De Wild. & T. Durand) Merr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(126)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of trunk bark : enema : le ½ glass 2 times daily or VO.
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the bark of Nauclea diderrichii : 1 cup 2 times daily during 7 days. VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : kilo (Ngwaka), mokesse (Kitembo)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(033), H(099), H(100), H(157), H(170), H(179)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, decoction in palm wine of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum, VO.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Cnestis ferruginea of Manniophyton fulvum and Sarcocephalus latifolius, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Adenia sp. enema
H(157) convulsions, stem of Sarcocephalus latifolius as necklace on the neck
H(170) ascites , decoction of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Adenia sp. , enema
H(179) disorders of renal function, roots decoction, enema 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili), City of Ingende, of Gemena, Center of Bili, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : angulundu (Ngombe), wolo, ndea (Ngwaka), ondoo (Mono), mpua (Lonkundo)
Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name : Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
Symptoms : H(050), H(099), H(139), H(176)
Recipes : H(050) belly bloat in the child, decoction of trunk bark of Hallea stipulosa of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, enema
H(099) epilepsy, piece of decomposition of the trunk bark : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of the bark of trunk of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Symphonia globulifera as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(176) gibbosity, lotion with boa fat with ashes of the roots of Renealmia africana of Carapa procera and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, Gemena (Gbatikombo), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Neoboutonia mannii Benth.
Official name : Neoboutonia mannii Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis , powder of trunk bark of Neoboutonia mannii mixed with the porridge of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Mbari))
Vernacular name : pombolo (Ngwaka)
Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott.
Official name : Nephrolepis biserrata (Sw.) Schott.
Family : Nephrolepidaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(113 superficial inflammation, pounded leaflets soaked in palm oil by local application
H(113) rheumatism, pounded dried leaves soaked in palm oil massage
H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leafy branches of Costus lucanusianus and of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia steam bath
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Town of Mbandaka, City of Karawa, of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : lolelole (Lokonda), ipula (Ngombe), maniolo (Lomongo), ndende (Ngwaka), biangala (Lingala)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(022), H(099), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, macerated leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Nicotiana tabacum for ocular instillation
H(018) migraine, pressed juice of the leaves of Nicotiana tabacum and those of Erythrococca oleracea.for ocular instillation or nasal instillation
H(022) oxytocic, pounded fresh leaves, under the vagina .
H(099) epilepsy, ashes of the plant associated with peels of plantain bananas : 3 prises per day
H(100) syphilitic lesions, pounded fresh leaves of Nicotiana tabacums of Abelmoschus esculentus, in dressing
H(113) rheumatism, lotion of palm oil with ashes of the plant and of the electric fish bones (Nina in Lingala language) associated with vegetable salt, in friction after scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Lokolela, Ingende (Botoma))
Vernacular name : ikaya li tumbaco (Kisengele), ikaya (Lontomba), likaya (Mpama), gbamanga (Ngwaka), tumbaco (Lingala), fumu (Kikongo), bangaya (Ngbandi), mbangaya. (Mbati)
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosomatic disorders fresh leaves of Nymphaea lotus as food for the patient
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Nymphaea lotus and Ricinodendron heudelotii seasoned with vegetable salt as cooking liquid of pumpkins seeds
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, maceration of fruit of Dioscorea preussii associated with the whole plant of Nymphaea lotus, bath.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari), Center of Bil))
Vernacular name : gbabira (Mono), gbabulangoli (Ngwaka)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(027), H(036), H(051), H(052), H(068), H(099), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum : for ocular instillation, 2 drops 3 times per day during 5 days
. H(001) conjunctivitis, expressed juice of the leaves nasal instillation, 3 drops 3 times per day
H(014) ringworms, decoction of leaves bath
H(018) pain of head, H(051) fever, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum and those of Ocimum gratissimumen; nasal instillation
H(018) pain of head, H(051) fever, pounded leaves en application nasale
H(018) headache, pressed juice of the leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum of Ocimum basilicum nasal instillation
H(027) menace of avortement macerated leaves, enema
H(033) female infertility pressed juice the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 7 days
H(036) vertigos, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum of Ocimum gratissimum for ocular instillation , some drops 2 times daily during 6 days
H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Pseudospondias microcarpa of Ocimum basilicum., enema
H(052) hyperthermia, pounded leaves of Ocimum basilicum of Chenopodium ambrosioides, associated with palm oil in friction (on the head, chest and back)
H(052) hyperthermia, pounded leaves and those of Chenopodium ambrosioides, associated with palm oil in friction (on the head, chest and back)
H(068) téniase, decoction of leaves, enema, adult : 1 bottle 3 times per week during 3 weeks, child :1 glass per week during 3 weeks
H(099) beriberi, infusé the leaves of Ocimum basilicum en aspersion sur la tête
H(099) beriberi, decoction of fresh leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis of Brillantaisia owariensis, Ocimum basilicum, Cissus aralioides, Ocimum gratissimum and Aframomum laurentii, VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 weeks
H(104) gastritis, maceration of the root : 3 glasses per day during 7 days, VO.
H(126) jaundice, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated to Kaolin blanc and vegetable salt, VO.
H(126) jaundice, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated to Kaolin blanc and vegetable salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge-sud (Mawuya), Lokolela (Bongonda, Mbondo), Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Lokolela, Ingende (Botoma), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo of Bumba, Center of Bili.)
Vernacular name : anerakola (Mono), basenye (Kirega), bonsonsole (Lomongo), nzangasani (Bobangi), monzangasano, ososolo (Mpama), bonsonsolo (Kisengele), nganga nsali (Kinunu), luenyi (Tshiluba)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(036), H(043), H(053), H(068), H(094), H(108), H(109), H(113), H(126), H(179), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) pain of head, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum for ocular instillation and nasal
H(018) pain of head, H(051) fever, nasal instillation pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum and those of Ocimum gratissimum
H(036) vertigos, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum of Ocimum gratissimum for ocular instillation , some drops 2 times daily during 6 days
H(043) meningitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Celosia trigyna of Ocimum gratissimum, Dissotis procumbens and Mannihot esculenta nasal instillation 1 drop per day during 7 days.ou VO. 1 glass 2 times daily for 14 days.
H(053) otitis, expressed juice of the bark of the stem in ear drops
H(068) vermifuge , - macerated leaves. - decoction of leaves : VO. 1 glass per day every 2 days
H(094) piles, pounded leaves, associated juice of citron and piment anal application
H(104) abdominal pains, macerated leaves : enema : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 à 3 times per day.
H(108) grippe, decoction of leaves : steam bath 2 times daily.
H(109) lumbago, pounded seeds of Aframomum melegueta associated with leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and of Ocimum gratissimum, enema, once daily
H(113) anti-inflammatory, macerated leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and of Trachyphrynium sp. (ou le decoction) : bath 2 times daily
H(126) jaundice, pressed juice of the leaves of Ocimum basilicum mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated to Kaolin blanc and vegetable salt, VO.
H(179) disorder of renal function, maceration of fruit of Capsicum annuum associated with leaves of Lycopersicon esculentum and of Ocimum gratissimum, enema
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria steam bath
H(201) psychosomatic illness, expressed juice of the leaves en instillation otique, nasale and oculaire
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leafy stems of Aframomum angustifolium of Ocimum gratissimum, Thomandersia hensii, Costus lucanusianus, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia, steam bath
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Solenostemon monostachyus VO. 3 cups per day,
H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), decoction of leafy branches of Costus lucanusianus and of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia steam bath
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, expressed juice of the leaves : for ocular instillation : 3 times per day
H(201) psychosomatic illness, decoction of leaves steam bath and bodyl
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela) Town of Mbandaka ; City of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Karawa, of Bosobolo, of Gemena, of Bumba, Gemena (Bao, Bondenge),
Vernacular name : ele, gbaniama (Ngwaka), mesosole, lumbalumba (Lingala), modangba, mandembu, mongai (Ngombe), bonsonsolo (Lomongo), bonsonsole (Lonkundo), lumba lumba (Mpama), nsali (Kinunu), tshiluabenyi (Tshiluba)
Oncoba dentata Oliv.
Official name : Oncoba dentata Oliv.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(054)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, maceration of grated bark of the root of Oncoba dentata for ocular instillation
H(054) trypanosomiasis, macerated leaves for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu))
Vernacular name : wilidolo (Ngwaka)
Oncoba welwitschii Oliv.
Official name : Oncoba welwitschii Oliv.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(018), H(022), H(026), H(027), H(027y), H(103), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, leaves of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Oncoba welwitschi soaked in palm oil, poultice
H(012)) fracture and luxation, the leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Oncoba welwitschii ramolies au feu, in local application
H(018) migraines, local application (on the shaved head): the warm raped bark
H(022) oxytocic, pounded leaves of Oncoba welwitschii associated à l’bark du trunk of Sterculia tragacantha, in vaginal
H(026) dysmenorrhea, macerated leaves, VO.
H(027) anti-abortion , decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschii of Barteria fistulosa, of Senna alata and of almond of palm nuts, VO.
H(027y) soins post-partum cure, decoction of leaves : enema : 3 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(046) measles, maceration of la grated of the root : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(046) measles, pounded bark of the root mélangé au Ngola*.in friction
H(103) caries, maceration of the root nasal instillation
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Pteridium aquilinum and Oncoba welwitschii in friction
H(113) articular rheumatism, decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschii and those of Manihot esculenta and Pteridium aquilinum. massage
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschi of Albizia ealaensis en fumigation 1 times a day.
H(018) migraines, decoction of leaves and bark VO. adult : 2 tablespoons 2 times daily, child 1 tablespoon per day or enema: 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times per week. Ngola : powder of la pulvérisation des racines of Cyperus articulatus and des méricarpesde fruits mûrs of Xylopia aethiopica mélangée au sable fin est frottée énergétiquement contre le bois central mort of Pterocarpus angolensis or Pterocarpus tinctorius. Le produit obtenu est humecté of eau puis séché au soleil.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : dolo, nadolo (Ngwaka), bonsenge (Lonkundo), esoke (Kisengele), ebolaki (Mpama), soko (Ngbandi), madjeko (Boba), musakele (Lingala), monduela (Kiloyi), mungedi ngendi (Kiyombe)
Otomeria guineensis Benth.
Official name : Otomeria guineensis Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stunting (and walking), expressed juice of young leaves.de Otomeria guineensis. for ocular instillation
H(091) stunting (and walking), ashes of the plant, associated with a piece of bone of chimpanzee. Applying local scarification at the knees
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : kisi ebuka buka (Lingala), kisi ebuka buka (Budja)
Oxyanthus unilocularis Hiern
Official name : Oxyanthus unilocularis Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threats of abortion, decoction of the root of Oxyanthus unilocularis of Hallea stipulosa, Clerodendrum umbellatum, Alchornea cordifolia, Strychnos samba and Dewevrei bilabiata as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) recurrent abortions, roots decoction of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) recurrent abortions, macerated fresh leaves of Dewevrea bilabiata, Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa and Diospyros gabunensis bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Boyambi-Banga Kungu) , Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : gbayombolo, tulufu, (Ngwaka)
Palisota barteri Hook.
Official name : Palisota barteri Hook.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, decoction of fruit and seeds of Palisota barteri : enema 2 times daily during 7 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : itete (Kisengele), litete (Kinunu)
Palisota schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke
Official name : Palisota schweinfurthii C.B.Clarke
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(099), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, ashes of the plant of Palisota schweinfurthii , associated with vegetable salt and application after scarification
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the plant en instillations oculaire and nasale
H(113) rheumatism, pounded fresh leaves soaked in palm oil massage
H(201) mental disorder, roots decoction as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) and drinks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Libenge, Tandala (Ngumu).)
Vernacular name : zazu, kpato, zâzo (Ngwaka)
Pancovia harmsiana Gilg
Official name : Pancovia harmsiana Gilg
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of trunk bark of Pancovia harmsiana, enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) en une seule prise.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Modokpa))
Vernacular name : wilibangombe (Ngwaka)
Pancovia laurentii (De Wild.) Gilg ex De Wild.
Official name : Pancovia laurentii (De Wild.) Gilg ex De Wild.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) sterility decoction of the root of Pancovia laurentii and of Symphonia globulifera and Millettia sp.as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Impatiens irvingii and of Milletia drastica, Diospyros lujae, Symphonia globulifera and Pancovia laurentii as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of the root of Pancovia laurentii : as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) and VO., this mush 2 times daily.
H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of grated bark
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Tandala (Ngumu-lisanga))
Vernacular name : kabalagonda (Ngwaka)
Panicum maximum Jacq.
Official name : Panicum maximum Jacq.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(043), H(113), H(127), H(128)
Recipes : H(018) headache, la powder with ashes of the stem in inhalation :
H(018) headache, ash of buds of Talinum triangulare and of Panicum maximum : every 2 days local application after scarification on the forehead and the temporal
H(018) headache,, macerated fresh leaves : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(043) meningitis, the leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(113) polyarthritis and H(115) neuralgia, lotion of palm oil and du ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable saltin friction after scarification
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil poultice
H(128) anuria and H(006) constipation : the leaves soaked in palm oil then heat gently in friction on the subgastric area or enema : macerated leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Tandala et of Bumba)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Paspalum conjugatum P.J.Bergius
Official name : Paspalum conjugatum P.J.Bergius
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(166)
Recipes : H(166) hiccup, maceration of inflorescence of Eleusine indica and those of Paspalum conjugatum associated with leaves of Dissotis procumbens, 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Bwamanda, Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Passiflora foetida L.
Official name : Passiflora foetida L.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) splenomegaly, macerated leaves of Passiflora foetida: VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 3 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : mbodozombuzo (Ngwaka)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(012), H(037), H(130)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhea with blood, decoction of the root of Paullinia pinnata, associé à la bouillie of maïs VO. - - -H(012)) fracture, pounded leaves poultice
H(037) pulmonary disease, triturated leaves of Paullinia pinnata, associé à la cendre chaude in friction, on the chest
H(037) pneumonia, le triturat ramolli des fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Paullinia pinnata. in friction thoracique 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. : in friction thoracique 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Paullinia pinnata : 2 doses per day as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(130) paralysis, roots decoction, VO. or enema
.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Gemena, Gemena (Mbari), City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : songbakele, lefezambele, sagbalageledalenga (Ngwaka), kolekogo, nduku ('Mono), tonge to misisa, tongbidisa.(Ngbandi)
Pedilanthus tithymaloides (L.) A.Poit.
Official name : Pedilanthus tithymaloides (L.) A.Poit.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) ringworms, triturated leaves of Pedilanthus tithymaloides by local application on the shaved head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (
Vernacular name : palata (Ngombe)
Penianthus longifolius Miers
Official name : Penianthus longifolius Miers
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound or H(004) injury, pounded fresh root bark of Penianthus longifolius in dressing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bodiengele))
Vernacular name : songbolo, sengbele (Ngwaka), agbukuko, tshelengwe awuza (Mono)
Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult
Official name : Pennisetum polystachion (L.) Schult
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, pressed juice of the leaves of Pennisetum polystachion and those of Dissotis procumbens, Cissus aralioides and Celosia trigyna, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : insoso (Kisengele)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(031), H(126)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Ficus asperifolia of Pennisetum purpureum, associated with vegetable salt for ocular instillation
H(018) headache, exprimé the fresh leaves, for ocular instillation
H(031) intercostal pain, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum of Combretum racemosum as cooking liquid of porridge of maize
H(099) disobedience, extract of la moelle of the stem associatedx fresh leaves of Ficus sp. for ocular instillation 1 drop 3 times per day.
H(126) hepatitis, roots decoction and those of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida enema: 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour), twice per day.
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark of Campylospermum elongatum associated with roots of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum , enema or as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(126) jaundice , decoction of the root of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum enema or decoction of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo,
Vernacular name : dongole, sosongo, gole (Ngwaka), sosongo (Lingala)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(012), H(094), H(109), H(113), H(151), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, the aqueous extract of the seeds of Pentaclethra macrophylla enema
H(012)) fracture, macerationand decoction of trunk bark of Pentaclethra macrophylla associated with leaves of Macaranga spinosa.in local friction
H(012)) fracture, leaves of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Oncoba welwitschi soaked in palm oil, poultice
H(094) piles, roots decoction for bath seat
H(094) piles, maceration of trunk bark, VO.
H(109) back pain, decoction of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens of Pentaclethra macrophylla of Ficus mucuso and of Strychnos icaja , steam bath .
H(113) rheumatism, powder of l'bark du tronc, associated with vegetable salt local application after scarification on joint
H(151) hypertension, decoction of l'bark du trunk :VO. ½ glass per day.
H(169) hernia, decoction of trunk bark, VO. or enema
H(201) psychosomatic illness, decoction of the bark bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : ebala (Kitembo), buadja, Boala (Lomongo), owala (Kitetela), boala (Lonkundo), bobala (Kisengele), obala (Mpama), obala (Kinunu), bobala (Lokonda)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(018), H(026), H(031), H(051), H(094), H(104), H(113), H(115), H(139)
Recipes : H(013) boil, pilat of the root of Morinda morindoides of Pentadiplandra brazzeana by local application
H(014) gale, juice of the root : bath 1 times a day until healing
H(018) migraine, juice of the bark local application after scarification of the temples 2 times per week
H(014) mycosis, la rapûre of the root humectée of palm oil in friction
H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the root : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(031) intercostal pain, lotion with palm oil with ashes of the stem in friction
H(031) intercostal pain, pounded fresh leaves poultice
H(031) intercostal pain, maceration of the root enema
H(051) fever, maceration of the root of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Morinda lucida associated expressed juice of Costus lucanusianus. : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(094) piless, roots decoction : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day within 1 week
H(094) piless, pounded bark of the root :form of suppository : le 1 times a day.
H(104) gastritis, extract of the bark of the root sweetened with juice of sugarcane.VO.
H(104) enterite, decoction of the bark of the stem : VO. ½ glass per day
H(113) rheumatism, maceration of the root : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(115) neuralgia, maceration of the root dilué au palm wine.VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, extract of the root of Pentadiplandra brazzeana mixed with the juice of expressed stem of Costus lucanisianus :VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya-Kala), Gemena (Bominenge), City of Bosobolo, of Lokolela, of Ingende, Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), Tandala Ngumu), Gemena (Bokuda), Town of Mbandaka, of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : mandangala (Gogo), mandangela, lisoka (Ngwaka), mutitatita (Kirega), bosimi (Lokonda (Lokonda) motieme (Kinunu), motieme (Mpama), bosime (Kisengele), bosole (Topoke), bonsimo (Lontomba)
Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Peperomia pellucida :bath or enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : nzeku (Likoka), lootota (Lomongo), fulu ndeke (Ngombe)
Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Official name : Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(100), H(113), H(170)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite local application after scarification : ashes of trunk bark of Periploca nigrescens , associated vegetable salt.
H(100) blennorrhoea VO. : macerated leaves.
H(113) rheumatism, powder of the stem, local application after scarification.
H(170) ascites VO. : macerated leaves sweetened with sugar of canne.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Gemena, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ndukukpili (Ngwaka), mombangu (Ngombe), litalia (Budja)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea VO. : leaves decoction of Persea americana: 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves (aqueous or with the palm wine) adult : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day., child : 1 tablespoon 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Bumba.)
Vernacular name : saboka, boboka (Lomongo), savoka (Lingala), sabuka (Likoka)
Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Official name : Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091), H(100), H(113), H(166)
Recipes : H(004) wound atone the leaves softened palm oil by local application:
H(091) anemia, decoction of trunk bark. adult : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily., child : 1 table spoon 2 times daily.
H(100) venereal diseases, decoction of trunk bark, VO.
H(113) anti-inflammatory, leaves softened palm oil by local application
H(113) anti-inflammatory, decoction of trunk bark: VO.
H(166) antispasmodique enema : decoction of trunk bark : 1 irrigator 3 times per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Ingende (Boombomwa), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bodjolo (Lomongo), bondjola, boompwa (Lonkundo), botonzolo (Lokonda)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(031), H(077), H(104), H(111), H(126), H(169)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, pressed juice of the leaves of Phyllanthus amarus for ocular instillation
H(008) diarrhoea , chewing the leaves with salt plant
H(031) intercostal pain, ashes of the plant, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(031) intercostal pain, lotion with palm oil du ashes of the leaves in friction
H(031) intercostal pain, triturated leaves in friction
H(077) vomiting, H(104) colic, decoction of leaves. VO. adult : 2 tablespoons : 3 times per day, child : 2 teaspoons : 3 times per day
H(111) burns, pounded leaves, soaked in palm oil in dressing
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the plant, VO.
H(169) hernia, decoction of leaves. VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Vile deMbandaka, Gemena (Boketa, Bokuda), City of Libenge, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Bumba.
Vernacular name : kisi ya panzi (Lingala), kamwanga (Kirega), gbasirisi (Mbanza), silitula, silifio, ngbenzekola (Ngwaka), nyenye (Lonkundo), linui, djilele (Budja), selenge (Likoka), loliki ya libanda (Lokonda)
Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Official name : Phyllanthus muellerianus (Kuntze) Exell
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, H(031) intercostal pain, ashes of the stem of Phyllanthus muellerianus, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification aux articulations or aux côtés
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of trunk bark of Phyllanthus muellerianus of Trachyphrynium braunianum as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : kisi na mongai (Lingala)
Physalis angulata L.
Official name : Physalis angulata L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(018), H(099), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(006) child constipation, decoction of the whole plant of Physalis angulata, enema
H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(018) headache, decoction of leaves : en bath of head 1 times a day.
H(006) + H(104) sub gastric pain (woman), pounded fresh leaves, external application, on the genital organ
H(099) epilepsy, macerated leaves : VO. 1 glass per day during 3 days.
H(118) pharyngitis aiguë, pounded fresh leaves soaked in palm oil, associated with vegetable saltin friction sur le pharynx
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Nduma), City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : buu (Ngombe), opa (Ngwaka)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(195)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, macerated leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) every 2 days.
H(195) dropsy, decoction of about 30 leaves :enema, adult : 2 bottles 2 times per week during 2 weeks, child : ½ glass per week during 2 weeks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : lipanga, lisengo (Mbanza), loko (Kirega)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(109)
Recipes : H(037) cough,H(037) tuberculosis,H(037) bronchitis, decoction of the liana of Piper guineense associated with fruits of Aframomum laurentii : VO. 2 doses per day
H(109) back pain, pounded leaves of Ageratum conyzoides and those of Piper guineense and Clerodendrum silvanum, in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Tandala (Ngumu), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge Centre, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : bate (Ngwaka), mogbongo (Ngombe), boloko Lonkundo)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(001), H(012), H(013), H(036), H(037), H(094), H(155), H(170)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, expressed juice du pounded leaves of Piper umbellatum for ocular instillation
H(012)) fracture, pounded leaves of Piper umbellatum of Manihot esculenta légèrement softened palm oil poultice
H(013) prurit, pounded fresh leaves in local friction
H(013) prurit, decoction of the root of Piper umbellatum as cooking liquid of la leaf powder of Sesamum radiatum : VO., 3 times per day.
H(036) vertigos, expressed juice of the fresh leaves nasal instillation
H(037) pneumonia, roots decoction and of Ricinus communis and Leptapsis zeylanica as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour), VO., 3 times per week
H(094) piles, the leaves heat softened, as suppository
H(155) tonsillitis, decoction of leaves and of the root : VO. 1 cup 2 times daily during 6 days.
H(155) tonsillitis, macerated leaves : gargle 1 times a day
H(170) ascites, grated of root, chewing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa), Libenge Centre, City of Gemena, of Bosobolo, Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : gbabula, wangbabila, gbambila (Ngwaka), kakoyekpe (Mbanza), malelembe (Lubala), ileleme, elolombo (Lomongo), mbralala (Mono), inzongonzo (Ngombe)
Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Official name : Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(127), H(137), H(157)
Recipes : H(103) caries, powder of trunk bark : by local application30 à 40 minutes 2 times daily
H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of trunk bark, enema
H(137) pelvic pain, maceration of trunk bark. Enema
H(157) convulsions, decoction of trunk bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum associated with leaves of Microdesmis puberula, Mikania sagittifera, Nephrolepsis biserata and Cyathula prostata : bath :1 times a day during 4 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Ipoke), City of Karawa, of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : bokungu (Lomongo), kungu (Ngbandi), mokungu (Ngwaka), bokungu (Lokonda), okungu (Mpama)
Platycerium elephantotis Schweinf.
Official name : Platycerium elephantotis Schweinf.
Family : Polypodiaceae
Synonyms : Platycerium angolense Welw. ex Hook.
Symptoms : H(013), H(109), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded dried leaves of Platycerium angolense, associated with vegetable salt and ashes of wood , local application 2 times daily during 4 days
H(109) back pain, decoction of leavemixed with palm wine; VO.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : tuatua (Ngwaka), biangala (Lingala)
Polyalthia suaveolens Engl. & Diels
Official name : Polyalthia suaveolens Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) madness, macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens of Cephaelis suaveolens, Lomariopsis guineensis and Lasimorpha senegalensis as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(099) madness, fresh leaves of Lomariopsis guineensis of Lasimorpha senegalensis associated à la powder of seeds of concombre cuites dans macerated leaves of Polyalthia suaveolens and Cephaelis suaveolens. as vegetable
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) (Tandala (Ngumu), City of Gemena (Modokpa, Bobiengele), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : bafe, bafu (Ngwaka), imbale (Kibua), ndo (Azande), mokosa (Kisongola), bolinda (Lomongo)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(027v)
Recipes : H(018) headache, heated grinded leavesof Portulaca oleracea of Lasimorpha senegalensis and Canna indica associated à l’bark of racine of Cephaelis suaveolens by local application
H(018) acute headache heated grinded bark of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens associated with leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis, Canna indica and Portulaca oleracea by local application (on the shaved head)
H(027v) parturients pain, roots decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba, Libenge sud (Mawuya)
Vernacular name : buluti (Ngwaka), etape likongo etumba (Lingala, Ngombe)
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(033)
Recipes : H(013) boil, the whole pounded plant of Portulaca quadrifida by local application
H(033) sterility, decoction of the whole plant of Portulaca quadrifida enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Mbari), Libenge Sud (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : mutai (Ngwaka), bongo (Mbati)
Premna angolensis Gürke
Official name : Premna angolensis Gürke
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, lotion of palm oil with ashes of trunk bark of Premna angolensis of Psidium guajava associated with the nest of a bird and vegetable salt in friction after scarification in the temporal, of the neck, forehead and joints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : ngô (Mbati)
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of the root of Pseudarthria hookeri of Uraria picta. : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : turubasi (Fulu)
Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of the bark : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day during 7 days
H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Pseudospondias microcarpa of Ocimum basilicum., enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : esasawu (Kisengele)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(033), H(068), H(099)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , pressed juice of the leaves of Psidium guajava, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea , the digesed leaves and of the root, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea , the decoction of trunk bark, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea VO. : decoction of young leaves of Annona muricata of Spondias cytherea, of Psidium guajava of Allium sativum of Citrus aurantium.VO. adult : 1 glass 3 times per day. VO. child : 1/3 glass 3 times per day.
H(033) femal sterility, macerated leaves and of trunk bark : VO. 1 glass per day or enema
H(068) amoebiasis, decoction of the root, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, lotion of palm oil with ashes of trunk bark of Premna angolensis of Psidium guajava associated with the nest of a bird and vegetable salt in friction after scarification of the temples, of the neck, forehead and joints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Gemena, of Bumba, Libenge Sud (Mawuya), Town of Mbandaka, )
Vernacular name : mapela (Lingala , Lonkundo, Mpama, Kinunu)
Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Official name : Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(037), H(162)
Recipes : H(004) injury traumatique, pounded fresh leaves associated with earthworms and their droppings mixed in hot oil in dressing
H(018) acute headache heated grinded bark of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens associated with leaves of Lasimorpha senegalensis, Canna indica and Portulaca oleracea by local application (on the shaved head)
H(037) pneumonia, le triturate ok fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Paullinia pinnata. in thoracic friction 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. :thoracic friction 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Paullinia pinnata : 2 doses per day as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptasis zeylanica and Rourea sp.: VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(162) metabolic disorders of diuresis, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Musanga cecropioides and Allophylus lastoursvillensis : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa))
Vernacular name : ngbindi, edanitolo (Ngwaka)
Psychotria sp.
Official name : Psychotria sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) attacks of epilepsy, as cooking liquid and for drinking : 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
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, as food for the patient : pounded leaves of Psychotria sp and those of Anchomanes giganteus.
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Uapaca guineensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid of the patient's food
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ngbindi (Ngwaka)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(113), H(127)
Recipes : H(018) acute headache, the whole pounded plant of Eleusine indica associated with leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, by local application (on the shaved head)
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated fresh leaves of Pteridium aquilinum of Ricinus communis soaked in palm oil : in frictiont 2 times daily.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Pteridium aquilinum and Oncoba welwitschii in friction
H(113) articular rheumatism, decoction of leaves of Oncoba welwitschii of Manihot esculenta and Pteridium aquilinum. massage
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil. poultice.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : bokilo boka bolia (Lolia), ndende (Ngwaka)
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(099), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough and H(051) fever, decoction of the root of Elaeis guineensis associated with the bark of the trunk of Pycnanthus angolensis, enema
H(037) cough rebelle, decoction of trunk bark of Pycnanthus angolensis associée à la farine of Elaeis guineensis, enema
H(099) madness, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Musanga cecropioides and Pycnanthus angolensis as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour)
H(099) epilepsy, appliquer sur le corps la pâte with ashes du fruit of Morinda morindoides associée à the liana of Manniophyton fulvum dans decoction of trunk bark of Pycnanthus angolensis.
H(103) caries, expressed juice of trunk bark, associated vegetable salt. by local application
H(104) gastritis, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily during 4 days.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of trunk bark : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times dailys
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Libenge sud (Mawuya-Lebo), Libenge Centre (Boyabo))
Vernacular name : kpakolo, gbakayorondo (Ngwaka), gbango (Mbanza)
Pycnocoma thonneri Pax ex De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pycnocoma thonneri Pax ex De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006) laxative , decoction of the root of Pycnocoma thonneri, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : ngozoroto (Ngwaka)
Pyrenacantha staudtii (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Pyrenacantha staudtii (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Icacinaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(135)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, H(135) eupeptic, decoction of leaves of Clerodendrum umbellatum of Pyrenacantha staudtii.enema or VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bwamanda et of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(099)
Recipes : H(026) dysmenorrhea, maceration of the root, VO. 1 tablespoon per day or enema : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of the root of Quassia africana : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende)
Vernacular name : yola yotomba (Lonkundo), ekbetema (Lingala, Mbole)
Raphia sese De Wild.
Official name : Raphia sese De Wild.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(077)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo avec H(077) vomiting, decoction of the root of Raphia sese with stem of Sansevieria laurentii. as the cooking liquid of the slurry of flour of cassava: VO. 2 cups 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Banga-kungu))
Vernacular name : nzango (Ngwaka)
Rauvolfia mannii Stapf
Official name : Rauvolfia mannii Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otitis, expressed juice of the root : in ear drops or nasal instillation : 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo))
Vernacular name : lotendo (Lokonda)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(014), H(018), H(026), H(046), H(051), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(118), H(127), H(151), H(169), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous wound , pounded bark of the root of Triclisia dictyophylla of Rauvolfia vomitoria in dressing
H(008) diarrhoea , macerated leaves : VO. 1 glass per day
H(012)) fracture and luxation, the leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Oncoba welwitschii ramolies au feu, by local application
H(014) mycosis, grated bark of the trunk associated with palm oil by local application
H(014) gales, decoction of leaves bath
H(014) mycosis, decoction of trunk bark or of the root : VO. ½ glass per day.
H(018) headache, fresh grated bark of the trunk in friction on the face and neck
H(026) dysmenorrhea, H(158) metrorrhagia, macerated leaves of Hallea stipulosa of Rauvolfia vomitoria, enema
H(046) measles, maceration of trunk bark : VO. 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(051) fever, maceration of the bark. VO. adult : ½ glass 2 times daily, child : 1 teaspoon 2 times daily.
H(051) fever, maceration of the root of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Morinda lucida associated expressed juice of Costus lucanusianus. : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily.
H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the root, VO.
H(100) blennorrhoea, roots decoction, enema
H(104) colic, juice of the root of Rauvolfia vomitoria diluted with the expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. ½ glass single dose.
H(104) colic, roots decoction : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(118) angina, intestinal worms, maceration of the root, VO.
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of the root :VO. ½ glass 2 times daily during 3 days.
H(151) hypertension, roots decoction in palm wine : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(169) hernia, rub the affected part with leaves softened with heat
H(195) dropsy, decoction of leaves. VO. adult : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week, child : 1 small dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, maceration of the root : VO. ½ glass the first day ; ¼ of glass the second and thereafter 2 tablespoons per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lokolela (Nseki), Tandala (Ngumu), Gemena (Bokuda), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo, of Bumba and suburbs, Bosobolo (Bili))
Vernacular name : tangaguzi, wantandaguzi, lododwa, tebongo (Ngwaka), tsenzenguju, gbingilugbi (Mono), tengeguzu (Fulu), ndokolo (Ngombe, Mbanza), ekoko, indondombo, boliaki (Lomongo), mobondo (Libinza), babobo (Kinunu), lamba lamba (Kiyombe), ejoji (Mpama), mukuka (Bobangi), boleli mbole (Lokonda)
Renealmia africana (K.Schum.) Benth.
Official name : Renealmia africana (K.Schum.) Benth.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176) gibbosity, decoction of the root of Renealmia africana of Carapa procera: as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(176) gibbosity, lotion with boa fat with ashes of the roots of Renealmia africana of Carapa procera and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu)
Vernacular name : ngakali (Ngwaka)
Rhabdophyllum welwitschii Tiegh.
Official name : Rhabdophyllum welwitschii Tiegh.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, maceration of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Eriocoelum kerstingii, Rhabdophyllum welwitschii and Impatiens irvingii as cooking liquid of Fuku ( porridge made of manioc flour), 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : ngangalagbele (Ngwaka)
Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Nymphaea lotus and Ricinodendron heudelotii seasoned with vegetable salt as cooking liquid of seeds of pumpkins
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari))
Vernacular name : suli (Ngwaka), bosongo (Mpama, Kinunu)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(151)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Leptaspis zeylanica of Piper umbellatum and Ricinus communis : as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour) 2 times per week
H(037) pneumothorax, triturated fresh leaves of Pteridium aquilinum of Ricinus communis soaked in palm oil : in frictiont 2 times daily
H(151) hypertension, décoction of pounded seeds : 2 teaspoons : VO. 1 times a day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu),Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : nzinga ngwaka, nzinga (Ngwaka)
Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) pneumothorax, triturated leaves of Euphorbia hirta of Acanthus montanus and of Rourea coccinea, soaked in palm oil.in friction
H(094) piles, pounded leaves anal application
H(104) gastralgia, decoction of the root of Rourea coccinea as cooking liquid the leaves of Sesamum alatum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka).
Vernacular name : dondo kpondo (Ngwaka)
Rourea sp.
Official name : Rourea sp.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, triturated fresh leaves of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptaspis zeylanica, Paullinia pinnata, Ficus asperifolia and Rourea sp. : in friction thoracique 2 times daily.
H(037) pneumonia, decoction of the root of Psychotria peduncularis var. suaveolens of Leptasis zeylanica and Rourea sp.: VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sansevieria laurentii De Wild.
Official name : Sansevieria laurentii De Wild.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(022), H(037), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) headache, maceration of the whole plant, VO.
H(022) oxytocic, macerated leaves of Sansevieria laurentii : VO. 1 glass per day
H(037) bronchitis, maceration of the whole plant, enema
H(037) bronchitis, decoction of the whole plant as cooking liquid
H(113) anti-inflammatory, decoction of leaves VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, pilat of la grated of the root, associated with vegetable salt, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Businga, Gemena (Boyase-Gbakole), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : ndama, gbua, kuwa, pua (Ngwaka), lilanga lankoi (Libinza)
Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Official name : Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Sansevieria liberica associated to Kaolin, poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : fulele ya lokoto (Lomongo)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, decoction of leaves of Schwenckia americana : 3 times per day for ocular instillation :
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : lobudja (Lokonda)
Scleria boivinii Steud.
Official name : Scleria boivinii Steud.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) keratitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Scleria boivinii of Ficus asperifolia and of Costus phyllocephalus for ocular instillation
H(113) rheumatism, powder of trunk bark of Acacia pentagona and those of Scleria boivinii local application after scarification on joint
H(037) pneumonia, ashes of la calcination of the stem of Clerodendrum silvanum and those of Scleria boivinii and of Combretum racemosum , a pinch of vegetable salt, local application after scarification on the side
H(018) migraines, powder du calcinat leafy stems, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification of the temples
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the whole plant, VO.
H(020) snake bite, powder of ashes of the liana local application after scarification
H(157) convulsion, expressed juice of the leaves in friction on the chest
H(037) pneumonia, powder of the stem of Scleria boivinii of Clerodendrum silvanum, of Combretum racemosum, associated with vegetable salt, local application after chest scarification - - H(130) paralysis, powder of ashes of aerial part of Smilax anceps of Scleria boivinii, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Bwamanda, City of Tandala)
Vernacular name : bosesele nsinga, musesele nsinga (Lokonda), hele (Ngwaka), wedi wedi (Kintandu), luelaba sumbu (Kirega)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(169)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, macerated leaves of Scoparia dulcis and of Laportea aestuans : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(169) hernia, roots decoction, associated with vegetable salt: enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(169) hernia, powder of the root local application after scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka.)
Vernacular name : bompese (Lomongo), iyanzo (Lokonda)
Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Official name : Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(013) skin rashes, maceration of trunk bark of Scorodophloeus zenkeri bath
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of trunk bark, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : bofili (Lomongo), bopili (Lokonda), mbopili (Mpama)
Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston
Official name : Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston
Family : Selaginellaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(046), H(082), H(118)
Recipes : H(018) pain of head, otit, decoction of the plant : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(046) measles and H(046) varicella, decoction of leaves and of the stem : enema 1 bottle 1 time per week.
H(046) measles and H(046) varicella, decoction of leaves and of the stem : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily during 7 days.
H(082) asthma, H(118) angina, decoction of the stem and the leaves : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily or enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week
H(082) asthma, H(118) angina, of Annona the stem and the leaves.for ocular instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende.)
Vernacular name : kongolemba (Lonkundo), ahalambwa (Kirega), lokongo lemba (Lokonda), nguma nguma (Libinza), nkokolemba (Kiloyi)
Sesamum alatum Thonning
Official name : Sesamum alatum Thonning
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastralgia, decoction of the root of Rourea coccinea as cooking liquid of the leaves of Sesamum alatum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Center of Bikoro, of Lukolela, of Bumba, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bowase-Bongbia II), Town of Mbandaka).
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sesamum radiatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Sesamum radiatum Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(034), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) prurit, decoction of the root of Piper umbellatum as cooking liquid of la leaf powder of Sesamum radiatum : VO., 3 times per day
H(034) tachycardia, the leaves of Thomandersia hensii heat softened. in friction : as cooking liquid of la bouillie of powder of Sesamum radiatum.
H(104) gastritis, leaves cuites : as food for the patient : VO. 2 times daily during 5 days.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bongbadaswa, Boketa), Libenge Centre, of Bosobolo, Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka, City of Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : mbuma (Mono)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(128), H(201)
Recipes : H(128) anuria, pressed juice of the leaves of Setaria megaphylla , VO.
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, ashes of the leaves of Setaria megaphylla , associated with kaolin face makeup
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : kwako (Ngwaka), lengonkoko (Kinunu)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(012), H(022), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, lotion of palm oil of powder of ashes of the root of Sida acuta in local friction
H(022) oxytocic, macerated leaves : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per week
H(094) piles, powder of ashes of the root soaked in palm oil and associated with mentholated ointment, anal application
H(099) epilepsy, decoction of aerial part of Sida acuta associated with the bark of the trunk of Mangifera indica : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per week during 3 weeks enema
H(104) epigastralgia, decoction of leaves to which is added a pinch of slaked lime, VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, powdered ash from leaves of Sida acuta associated with the verge of male goat, local application after pubic scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka ; City of Ingende, of Lokolela)
Vernacular name : nkuzuaende (Lonkundo), umponga mwa nkasu kiki (Mpama), achuchuchunju (Kirega), mogbama (Kitembo), kuluyende, ikuluaende (Lomongo), ngoloakuamu (Topoke), mukukutu (Likoka)
Smilax anceps Willd.
Official name : Smilax anceps Willd.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(130)
Recipes : 8) headache and H(018) migraines for ocular instillation : expressed juice of of young leaves softened
H(130) paralysis, powder of ashes of aerial part of Smilax anceps of Scleria boivinii, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
H(01
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : musulindi (Kirega),bokiki (Lomongo)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, expressed juice of the leaves of Solanum nigrum for ocular instillation and auricular
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, juice of leaves of Solanum nigrum : 1 drop 2 times daily for ocular instillation and nasal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mulumda (Kirega), sole (Ngwaka)
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, extract from fresh leaves of Brillantaisia owariensis of Cissus aralioides of Solanum sp., mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO. 3 glasses 3 times per day
H(118) angina, lotion à palm oil with ashes of the stem of Cnestis ferruginea associated with fruits of Solanum sp.in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Ingende (Bolomba), City of Lokolela, of Bumba and suburbs, Businga (Boyaken-Karawa), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solenostemon monostachyus (P. Beauv.) Briq. subsp. Monostachyus
Official name : Solenostemon monostachyus (P. Beauv.) Briq. subsp. Monostachyus
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(007), H(018), H(031), H(036), H(037), H(046), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(157), H(166), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, macerated leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Nicotiana tabacum for ocular instillation
H(046) measles, macerated leaves of Cannabis sativa of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus lucanusianus, enema
H(104) gastralgia, pressed juice of the leaves of Heterotis decumbens of Solenostemon monostachyus and Costus sp., VO. ½ glass 3 times per day
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and of Solenostemon monostachyus: 3 cups per day, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves in local friction
H(104) hypogastricpain, powder of ashes of inflorescence, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification
H(018) migraines, expressed juice of the leaves : some drops 1 fois les 2 premiers jours, puis every two days for ocular instillation
H(037) pneumonia, roots decoction : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 3 times per day : enema
H(103) caries, macerated leaves, associated vegetable salt.en instillation locale
H(157) convulsions, expressed juice of the leaves : 2 drops 2 times daily during 2 days nasal instillation
H(157) convulsions, la leaf powder, associatedx plumes of oiseaux in inhalation
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
antitussif , macerated leaves sweetened au of cooking salt. adult : VO. 1 cup per day, child : ½ tasse per day
H(166) hiccup, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
H(166) hiccup, macerated leaves enema
H(036) vertigos, decoction of leaves : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(036) vertigos, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
H(031) intercostal pain, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation and nasal
H(031) intercostal pain, pounded leaves in local friction
H(126) jaundice, decoction of leaves : VO. 2 glasses 2 times daily
H(007) diuretic, macerated leaves : VO. ½ glass 3 times per day.
H(104) gastritis , macerated leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Ageratum conyzoides : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bikoro (Itipo, Loondo), City of Lokolela, Ingende (Botoma))
Vernacular name : lokelia (Ngombe), zalayele, gbanlidua, bokoriandua, gbodolo-nyangadua, ngbata (Ngwaka), ekokolo (Libinza), embamba, viango elomba (Lomongo), zaâba (Kiloyi), mobengabali (Kinunu), litanga limolo (Ngombe), mbombo, elongola (Budja)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(027y)postpartum treatment (in case of abortion), macerated leaves of Spathodea campanulata : enema 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) every two days.
H(094) piles anal application : pounded trunk bark and those of Anthocleista schweinfurthii associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia.
H(094) piles, pounded trunk bark of Anthocleista schweinfurthii and those of Spathodea campanulata associated with leaves of Hilleria latifolia, anal application
H(113) discomfort in the sciatic nerve zone, marc of the decoction the leaves of Morinda morindoides of Spathodea campanulata and Costus phyllocephalus, in local friction
H(113) sciatica, marc and leaves decoction of Costus dubius of Spathodea campanulata and of Morinda morindoides massage on the buttocks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bominenge), Libenge (Baboko), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, of Bumba, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga))
Vernacular name : ndulu (Ngwaka)
Spondias cytherea Sonn.
Official name : Spondias cytherea Sonn.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea VO. : decoction of young leaves of Annona muricata of Spondias cytherea, of Psidium guajava of Allium sativum of Citrus aurantium.VO. adult : 1 glass 3 times per day. VO. child : 1/3 glass 3 times per day. .
H(008) diarrhoea , macerated leaves or of trunk bark : enema : 1 liter 1 time per weekduring 3 weeks
H(051) fever, decoction of leaves : VO. 2 teaspoon 2 times daily.
H(104) colic, macerated leaves or of trunk bark :enema 1 liter 1 time per weekduring 3 weeks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Ingende.)
Vernacular name : makomba, setere (Kirega)
Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl.
Official name : Stachytarpheta indica (L.) Vahl.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Stachytarpheta angustifolia (Mill.) Vahl
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) cutaneous mycosis, pounded leaves of Stachytarpheta indica soaked in palm oil in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : palata (Ngombe, Lingala)
Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Official name : Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(109)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, pounded leaves of Oncoba welwitschii associated à l’bark du trunk of Sterculia tragacantha, in vaginal
H(022) complications of l'accouchement, pilat of trunk bark associated withx fresh leaves, external application on the genital organ
H(109) lumbago, roots decoction enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba, Gemena (Boyademele, Bogbaguma), City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Ingende, of Lokolela, of Libenge, Libenge (Bosa), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : poko (Ngwaka)
Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Official name : Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(172)
Recipes : H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, decoction of trunk bark VO. adult : 1 cup 3 times per day child : 1 tablespoon 3 times per day.
H(172) elephantiasis, decoction of trunk bark of Strombosiopsis tetrandra: enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : botaka (Lomongo)
Strychnos icaja Baill.
Official name : Strychnos icaja Baill.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(046), H(099), H(109), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(018) headache , powder of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens or ashes of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens and those of Strychnos icaja, sniffing
H(046) measles, maceration of grated bark : VO. 1 tablespoon or à café 2 times daily
H(046) measles, la pâte of grated bark palm oil by local application
béribéri, decoction of the liana steam bath
H(099) epilepsy decoction of leaves and of the root enema
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of la grated of the root enema
H(109) back pain, decoction of the bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens of Pentaclethra macrophylla of Ficus mucuso and of Strychnos icaja , steam bath .
H(109) back pain, ashes of the leaves of Strychnos icaja of Leptoderris ferruginea local application after scarification
H(139) sexual asthenia, la powder of the bark local application after pubic scarification
H(171) diabetes cashes of leaves , associated with vegetable salt and application articulaire after scarification
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Lokolela, Bikoro (Loondo), City of Lokolela, of Gemena, of Karawa, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : mbondo, mbondo bololo (Lingala), gbanga (Kuala), ngbatutu (Ngwaka), mbondo (Mpama, Kinunu)
Strychnos samba P.A.Duvign.
Official name : Strychnos samba P.A.Duvign.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(093)
Recipes : H(027) miscarriage, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. as cooking liquid for the patient's food
H(027) miscarriage, macerated leaves of Diospyros gabunensis of Strychnos samba, Alchornea cordifolia, Oxyanthus unilocularis, Hallea stipulosa, Dewevrea bilabiata and Clerodendrum sp. bath
H(093) antidote, decoction of the root of Leptaspis zeylanica and of Strychnos samba, 1 glass several times a day, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Gbatikombo, Boyambi, Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), Bwamanda (Bosempwanga)))
Vernacular name : sambe (Ngwaka)
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(139)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Millettia drastica of Diospyros lujae, Impatiens irvingii, Symphonia globulifera and Pancovia laurentii as cooking liquid of Fuku
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of the bark of trunk of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Symphonia globulifera as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour)
H(139) sexual asthenia, decoction of trunk bark as cooking liquid of Fuku
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Lokolela, of Gemena, of Bosobolo, of Karawa, Gemena (Gbatikombo), Tandala (Ngumu), Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : gambali, dodofa (Ngwaka)
Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Synedrella nodiflora (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(043), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, fresh leaves of Boerhavia diffusa of Synedrella nodiflora and of Bidens pilosa softened with palm oil , associated with hot ash, chest massage
H(037) pneumonia, fresh leaves of Boerhavia diffusa of Synedrella nodiflora and of Bidens pilosa softened with palm oil , associated with hot ash, chest massage
H(043) meningitis, leaves écrasées and soaked in palm oil in friction at the level of the neck, du cou and du front
H(104) gastritis, macerated leaves: VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bongbadaswa), Libenge (Mawuya, Nduma), Karawa, Gemena (Boyase-gbakole), Bikoro (Loondo), City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : kutu (Fulu), gbinikpangbala (Ngwaka)
Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Daniell
Official name : Synsepalum dulcificum (Schumach. & Thonn.) Daniell
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(127), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhoea, maceration of the root of Synsepalum dulcificum : VO. 1 bottle of 75 cl every 4 days.
H(127) splenomegaly, maceration of the root : enema 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) 1 or 2 prises per day.
H(201) mental disorder, extract of bark of trunk, nasal and ocular instillationse
H(139) sexual asthenia, ounded trunk bark, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Gemena, Center of Bikoro, Bikoro (Loondo).
Vernacular name : bomonga, mpunga (Lontomba), bompunga (Lokonda), munga (Ngwaka), mofunga (Elinga)
Synsepalum subcordatum De Wild.
Official name : Synsepalum subcordatum De Wild.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(054)
Recipes : H(037) bone tuberculosis, lotion of palm oil of the stem of Impatiens irvingii and those of Synsepalum subcordatum in friction
H(054) trypanosomiasis, decoction of leaves of Aidia micrantha of Campylospermum elongatum and Synsepalum subcordatum, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Tandala (Ngumu-lisanga))
Vernacular name : yombolo (Ngwaka)
Tabernaemontana crassa Benth.
Official name : Tabernaemontana crassa Benth.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(103), H(104), H(139), H(188)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of trunk bark VO. adult : ½ glass 3 times per day during 3 days, child : 1 teaspoon per day during 3 days
H(008) diarrhoea , maceration of trunk bark of Tabernaemontana crassa diluted with the expressed juice of the stems of Costus lucanusianus, associated with vegetable salt
H(018) headache, expressed juice of the bark of the fresh root nasal instillation
H(103) caries, expressed juice of la grated of the fresh rootnasal instillation
H(104) gastritis, roots decoction VO.
H(139) sexual asthenia, grated of the bark of the root of palm oil soakedin friction au bas ventre
H(188)anticoma, expressed juice of the bark of the root nasal instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Town of Mbandaka, Libenge-sud (Mawuya).
Vernacular name : bokulukutu (Lokonda), ilelemo (Lomongo), boko (Mono), kongondo (Ngwaka)
Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Official name : Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) delayed skeletal development, latex fresh fruit de Tabernanthe iboga, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : elongola (Makutu)
Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Official name : Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(113), H(043), H(113), H(115), H(127), H(128)
Recipes : H(006) constipation and H(128) anuria: the leaves of Talinum triangulare soaked in palm oil then heat gently in friction on the subgastric area or enema of macerated leaves
H(018) headache, macerated fresh leaves : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(018) headache, powder of ashes of the stem in inhalation
H(018) headache, ash of buds of Talinum triangulare and of Panicum maximum : every 2 days local application after scarification on the forehead and the temporal
H(043) meningitis, the leaves soaked in palm oil in friction
H(113) polyarthritis and H(115) neuralgia, lotion with palm oil and ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable salt in friction after scarification
H(127) splenomegaly, pounded leaves soaked in palm oil, poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, of Karawa, of Tandala et of Bumba)
Vernacular name : gawigbele, wangaugbele, bende (Ngwaka), tango bibi (Fulu), aselbete, moselebete (Budja)
Tapinanthus ogowensis (Engl.) Danser
Official name : Tapinanthus ogowensis (Engl.) Danser
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves of Tapinanthus ogowensis : VO. 1 to 3 glasses per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : pako (Likoka)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(053), H(056), H(068)
Recipes : H(033) femal sterility, decoction of leaves and barks of Tephrosia vogelii : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily or enema : decoction of leaves and bark : 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
.H(053) otitis, jusexprimé of the bark of the root in ear drops
H(053) otitis, pressed juice of the bark of Gilbertiodendron dewevrei and deTephrosia vogelii, in ear drops
H(056) filariose, pounded leaves in friction
H(068) vermifuge , maceration of grated bark of the root : VO. 1 glass per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bikoro (Loondo), Gemena (Tandala, Modokpa))
Vernacular name : botoko lofange (Lonkundo), do (Ngwaka)
Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Official name : Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia VO. : decoction of the bark and of the root of Tetracera alnifolia: 1 cup 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : milisuwa (Kuala)
Tetracera poggei Gilg
Official name : Tetracera poggei Gilg
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(094), H(126), H(169)
Recipes : H(033) sterility : maceration of the root of Tetracera poggei, enema 2 dosis (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily
H(094) piles,pounded bark of the root, as suppository
H(126) hepatitis expressed juice of the leaves, VO.
H(169) hernia, pounded leaves of Tetracera poggei of Cyathula prostrata heat softened poultice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala, Ngumu, Bokuda), Libenge Centre, City of Bumba)
Vernacular name : yaka kwanga, fufuludale (Ngwaka), ndaya (Mono)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(113), H(127)
Recipes : H(045) cicatrizing, powder of the bark of Tetrorchidium didymostemon
H(113) anti-inflammatory, grated of trunk bark of Tetrorchidium didymostemon associated with palm oil : in friction
H(127) splenomegaly, diluted sap dans ½ glass of palm wine. VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu), City of Ingende, of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : wenge (Lomongo), bolelu (Ngombe), tesin (Ngwaka)
Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K.Schum.
Official name : Thevetia peruviana (Pers.) K.Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison for hunting, powder des seeds of Thevetia peruviana, associated with vegetable salt and salt of kitchen serves to poison where game animals comes to eat
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : ndaka (Ngwaka)
Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Official name : Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(020), H(034), H(046), H(099), H(126), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) cataract, expressed juice of the fresh leaves of Thomandersia hensii and of Ipomoea involucrata, associated with the fresh stems juice of Costus afer : ocular instillation, 2 drops by eye, 6 times a day
H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Centella asiatica of Carapa procera, Costus lucanusianus, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii and Platycerium angolense, steam bath and bath Thomandersia hensii
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of trunk bark of Campylospermum elongatum associated with roots of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum , enema or as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum, of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida enema: 4 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of the root of Pennisetum purpureum of Elaeis guineensis, Thomandersia hensii and Morinda lucida as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour), twice per day.
H(099) attacks of epilepsy, as cooking liquid and for drinking : 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
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), decoction of leafy stems of Aframomum angustifolium of Ocimum gratissimum, Thomandersia hensii, Costus lucanusianus, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia, steam bath
H(034) tachycardia, the leaves heat softened. in friction : as cooking liquid of la bouillie of powder of Sesamum radiatum
H(020) snake bite : macerated leaves.de Thomandersia hensii of Ficus exasperata , VO.
H(008) dysentery , macerated leaves, associated vegetable salt. VO. adult : 1 glass 2 times daily,. child : 1 tablespoon 2 times daily. or enema : macerated leaves. adult : ½ dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day. child : ¼ dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day.
H(046) measles, macerated leaves : enema
H(126) jaundice , decoction of the root of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum enema or decoction of Thomandersia hensii of Elaeis guineensis, Morinda lucida and Pennisetum purpureum as cooking liquid of Fuku (porridge made of manioc flour
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Trema orientalis of Thomandersia hensii as liquid for cooking
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo,
Vernacular name : ngboka (Ngwaka), mangbanda (Mokula), ngoka (Mbanza), imele mpaka (Lomongo)
Trachyphrynium braunianum (K.Schum.) Baker
Official name : Trachyphrynium braunianum (K.Schum.) Baker
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(099), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
H(113) anti-inflammatory, pounded leaves softened with the heat, poultice
H(013) abscess (at the level of the head)), pressed juice of the root of Trachyphrynium braunianum fraîche of Vitex ferruginea associated à l’bark du trunk of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal
H(201) psychosomatic illness, decoction of trunk bark of Trachyphrynium braunianum of Phyllanthus muellerianus as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : pete (Ngombe), bili (Ngwaka), telele (Ngbandi)
Trachyphrynium sp.
Official name : Trachyphrynium sp.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) anti-inflammatory, macerated leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and of Trachyphrynium sp. (ou le decoction) : bath 2 times daily
H(034) cardiovascular disorder, expressed juice of the fresh root of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal or decoction of the fresh roots of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka (Bosempwanga), of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), City of Lokolela, City of Ingende, of Karawa, of Bosobolo, Gemena (Bao, Bondenge),
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(005), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(033), H(099), H(100), H(137)
Recipes : H(005) edema of the feet and arms, lotion of palm oil with ashes of the stem of Trema orientalis in friction
H(013) abscess, leaves softened and soaked in palm oil by local application
H(014) eczema, decoction of leaves, associated with vegetable salt and bath
H(018) headache, macerated leaves as liquid for cooking and bath of head
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Trema orientalis of Thomandersia hensii as liquid for cooking
H(033) sterility, decoction of the root of Trema orientalis of Thomandersia hensii as liquid for cooking
H(099) disobedience, expressed juice of the fresh leaves :instillation oculaire : 2 drops 3 times per day
H(100) blennorrhoea, chewing the leaves with sugarcane
H(137) various pains, decoction of leaves VO.
H(137) various pains, decoction of the bark, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs, Tandala (Ngumu), Libenge centre, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Town of Mbandaka, City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : atenge (Kirega), wesese (Lomongo), esosele (Lokonda), ndele (Ngwaka), kisi ya mboka (Budja)
Tricalysia longistipulata (De Wild. & T.Durand) De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Tricalysia longistipulata (De Wild. & T.Durand) De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Diospyros gabunensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachryphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Tricalysia longistipulata, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as liquid for the cooking of food and as a drink
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu))
Vernacular name : mbalangu (Ngwaka)
Trichilia gilgiana Harms
Official name : Trichilia gilgiana Harms
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, maceration of trunk bark of Trichilia gilgiana mixed with palm wine VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : wili damadili (Ngwaka)
Trichilia retusa Oliv.
Official name : Trichilia retusa Oliv.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, maceration of trunk bark of Trichilia retusa :VO. 1 small dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : momboto (Ngombe)
Triclisia dictyophylla Diels
Official name : Triclisia dictyophylla Diels
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006) + H(104), H(033), H(099), H(179), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous wound , pounded bark of the root of Triclisia dictyophylla of Rauvolfia vomitoria in dressing
H(006) + H(104) gastrointestinal pain, decoction of the liana : VO. 3 glasses per day or enema : decoction of the liana
H(033) female infertility, macerated leaves or of the root VO..
H(099) epilepsy, of Annona the stem. VO. adult : ½ glass 2 times daily, child : 1 tablespoon per day
H(179) renal insufficiency, maceration of the root : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(201) mental disorder, jus extract of the bark fraîche mouillée of un peu of eau for ocular instillation and nasal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Gbatikombo), City of Gemena, of Ingende, of Bumba, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : sombolo, yakpayakose, nyakazuwi (Ngwaka), efili (Lonkundo), epilimela (Lomongo), esieda (Ngombe)
Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(091), H(099)
Recipes : H(018) headache, expressed juice of the leaves for ocular instillation
retard du développement locomoteur, triturat des fresh leaves massage sur les genoux and la tête of child
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of trunk bark nasal instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : munga (Ngwaka), mobolongo ma mwana (Lingala), mbelebele (Tshiluba)
Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer
Official name : Triumfetta tomentosa Bojer
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(028x), H(099), H(104), H(170)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, maceration of the root : VO. 1 glass per day
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction : 2 doses (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day, VO.
H(170) ascites, chewing of la grated of the root with the amandes des noix of palme crus
H(028x) vaginal astringent , pressed juice of the leaves of Triumfetta tomentosa heat softened mixed with the stems of Costus lucanusianus, VO.
H(104) colic, maceration of the root : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Karawa, of Ingende et of Bumba)
Vernacular name : ngunge (Ngwaka), monkonge (Lonkundo), ngwele ngwele (Ngombe), tshikolokoso (Tshiluba)
Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(139)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, decoction of the root of Uapaca guineensis of Hallea stipulosa, Mostuea hirsuta, Polyalthia suaveolens, Elaeis guineensis, Trachyphrynium braunianum, Manniophyton fulvum, Diospyros gabunensis, Aframomum laurentii, Costus phyllocephalus, Sarcocephalus latifolius, Thomandersia hensii, Psychotria sp. and Microdesmis puberula as cooking liquid of the patient's food
H(139) sexual asthenia, maceration of the root in palm wine: VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : isenge (Kitembo), dobo (Ngwaka)
Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC.
Official name : Uraria picta (Jacq.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) splenomegaly, decoction of the root of Pseudarthria hookeri of Uraria picta.: VO. 1 glass 2 times daily
H(127) splenomegaly VO. : le roots decoction and those of Pseudarthria hookeri: 1 glass 3 times per day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : zakidu (Fulu)
Urera trinervis (Hochst. ex Krauss.) Friis & Immelman
Official name : Urera trinervis (Hochst. ex Krauss.) Friis & Immelman
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(109), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded leaves of Urera trinervi, anointing with oil palm, local application
H(109) lumbago, decoction of root of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, VO., 2 dosis ; (+/_ 1/4 liter) single dose.
H(109) lumbago, decoction of the root of Adenia cissampeloides and those of Entada gigas, Clerodendrum silvanum and Urera trinervis, liquid of the decocton, VO. after onction of palm oil
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, decoction of leaves, branches of Urera trinervis of Ocimumum gratissimum, Mucuna pruriens, Hallea stipulosa, Acanthus montanus and Microsorum scolopendria , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, City of Gemena)
Vernacular name : ekokoti (Likula), wankanso (Ngwaka)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(026), H(033), H(046), H(051), H(052), H(099), H(127), H(143), H(151)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, pressed juice of the leaves of Vernonia amygdalina for ocular instillation and nasal
H(014) gale, triturated leaves in friction
H(018) headache, pounded leaves of Manihot esculenta of Vernonia amygdalina and Aframomum laurentii by local application
H(018) headache, H(052) hyperthermia, joint pain, marc and decoction of leaves of Aframomum angustifolium of Vernonia amygdalina and of Manihot esculenta, massage :
H(020) antivenom, macerated leaves, VO.
H(026) dysmenorrhea and H(158) metrorrhagia, roots decoction : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) every 2 days
H(033) female infertility, decoction in palm wine of the root of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum, VO.
H(033) female infertility, decoction of the root of of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Vernonia amygdalina, Ficus thonningii and Craterispermum laurinum : enema 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) per day
H(046) measles, macerated leaves : bath and enema, 1 dose (+/_ 1/4 liter) 2 times daily.
H(046) varicella and/or H(143) smallpox, decoction of leaves enema and bath
H(051) fever and H(018) headache, decoction of leaves: VO. 1 glass per day for 7 days
H(051) fever and H(018) headache, marc and leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina of Manihot esculenta and Aframomum laurentii in friction
H(068) ascariasis, decoction of leaves : VO. 1 glass per day for 7 days.
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(127) splenomegaly , roots decoction or macerated leaves : VO. 1 glass 3 times per day
H(127) splenomegaly , maceration of the root, enema
H(151) hypertension, leaves decoction of Vernonia amygdalina of Morinda morindoides : enema 1 liter 1 time per week.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bosobolo, Bosobolo (Bili), City of Ingende, of Gemena, Center of Bili, Town of Mbandaka, Center of Bikoro, City of Karawa, of Bumba)
Vernacular name : mubilisi (Kirega), mungangandu (Libinza), oka, onka, ngbendele, okan (Ngwaka), ndolo (Kuala), koolo (Langbasi), lingbengbele (Ngombe)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(099), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, decoction of young leaves of Vernonia conferta : VO. adult : 1 glass 2 times daily pendant 30 days, child : ½ glass 2 times daily during 30days
H(103) pain of gums, decoction of the stem of Vernonia conferta, mouth wash 3 times per day
H(100) blennorrhoea , decoction of trunk bark of Vernonia conferta of Cola acuminata : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily during 7 days
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of the bark : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : mupukupuku (Kirega), bohohoko (Lomongo), kangba (Ngombe), mobangu (Kiyombe)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(076), H(099), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) asthmatic bronchitis, decoction of young leaves of Vernonia conferta : VO. adult : 1 glass 2 times daily pendant 30 jours, child : ½ glass 2 times daily for 30 days
H(076) gum pain, decoction of the stem of Vernonia conferta, mouthbath, 3 times per day
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of the bark : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction : VO. 1 glass 2 times daily.
H(100) blennorrhoea , decoction of trunk bark of Vernonia conferta of Cola acuminata : VO. ½ glass 2 times daily during 7 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Ingende, Town of Mbandaka, Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : not registered
Vitex ferruginea Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Vitex ferruginea Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(034), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (au niveau of la tête), pressed juice of the root of Trachyphrynium braunianum fraîche of Vitex ferruginea associated à l’bark du trunk of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal
H(034) cardiovascular disorder, expressed juice of the fresh root of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso for ocular instillation and nasal or : decoction of the fresh roots of Vitex ferruginea of Clerodendrum sp. and of Trachyphrynium sp. associated to trunk bark of Ficus mucuso as cooking liquid for the patient's food and drink
H(201) psychosomatic disorders, macerated leaves of Vitex ferruginea en bath of head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), Gemena (Bobiengele), Tandala (Ngumu), City of Bosobolo)
Vernacular name : bilibala (Ngwaka)
Xylopia cupularis Mildbr.
Official name : Xylopia cupularis Mildbr.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , macerated leaves of Xylopia cupularis VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Libenge (Mawuya))
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Zanha golungensis Hiern
Official name : Zanha golungensis Hiern
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(184x)
Recipes : H(184x) hydrocephalus pounded fresh leaves of Zanha golungensis of Clerodendrum silvanum in friction, on the shaved head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Tandala-Ngumu)
Vernacular name : ngangalagbele (Ngwaka)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosomatic disorders, H(201) disease caused by spirits (zebola), decoction of leafy branches of Costus lucanusianus and of Ocimum gratissimum, Aframomum laurentii, Thomandersia hensii, Zanthoxylum gilletii, Nephrolepis biserrata and Laportea ovalifolia , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Gemena, of Bumba and suburbs.)
Vernacular name : bolongo (Lingala)
Zanthoxylum lemairei (De Wild.) P.G.Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum lemairei (De Wild.) P.G.Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176) gibbosity, powder with ashes of the stem of Zanthoxylum lemairei, associated with vegetable saltin friction
H(176) gibbosity, ashes of the stem, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification au niveau of la poitrine
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Gemena (Bokuda))
Vernacular name : bolongo (Ngombe)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) myalgie , decoction of seeds of Zea mays, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bumba and suburbs)
Vernacular name : lisangu (Ngwaka, Lingala)