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Reference : HL 32

Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0238-3
Reference HL 32 has information about 349 plants :
Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(171) diabetes, H(104) intestinal inflammation, leaves of Abelmoschus esculentus, decoction, VO.
H(095) nutrition, fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : kiabo (Portuguese), kingombo (Kikongo)
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(037), H(139)
Recipes : H(002) activates lactation, H(037) cough, H(139) erectile dysfunction,leaves of Abrus precatorius + crudité, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : dinzenze, dienguele (Kikongo)
Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Abutilon fruticosum Guill. & Perr.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(031)
Recipes : H(031), costal pain, leaves of Abutilon fruticosum , balm dermal
H(022) support birth (faster), leaves, decoction VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : lunzunzu lua mpembe, ndondondo, (Kikongo)
Acanthospermum glabratum (DC.) Wild
Official name : Acanthospermum glabratum (DC.) Wild
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(022), H(150)
Recipes : H(150) infection legs, H(051x) yellow fever, H(013) skin disease, H(022) open fontanelle (baby, old people) leaves of Acanthospermum glabratum, balm, dermal
H(018) migraine, whole plant, roast, pulverize, dermal
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : matata, madiata (Kikongo)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease , leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, dermal
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : madiatadiata (Kikongo)
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(095), H(099), H(104), H(126), H(150), H(160), H(151), H(176)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, roasted leaves of Acanthus montanus, pulverize VO.
H(126) hepatitis, H(151) high blood pressure, H(160) angina pectoris, leaves , decoction VO.
H(095) nutrition leaves, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach pains leaves, enema
H(150) leg pain leaves + crudité, dermal
H(176) scoliosis, leaves, decoction, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : kekasanga, nkeka ngô (Kikongo)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(013), H(095)
Recipes : H(013) skin disease leaves of Adansonia digitata, balm, local application
H(095), fruit, lemonade
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : Imbondeiro (Portuguese), nkondo (Kikongo)
Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Official name : Adenia cissampeloides (Planch. ex Hook.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility women, roots of Adenia cissampeloides, RNS;, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : nkawu (Kikongo)
Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Official name : Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, stem sap of Adenia lobata + crudite, eyes drops
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : mukekete, nkenkete (Kikongo)
Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum latifolium K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(006), H(015), H(033), H(036), H(051x), H(068), H(095), H(099), H(104), H(150), H(152), H(157), H(170), H(171), H(176), H(200)
Recipes : H(006) constipation roots decoction, enema
H(015) bloody urin, H(068) parsitic worms, H(104) stomach pains, H(200) antibiotic, roots maceration VO.
H(033), sterility (men and women) roots, decoction VO.
H(036) vertigo, stem decoction, face wash
H(051x) yellow fever, roots, RNS
H(095) nutrition, fruit, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots, stem, decoction, maceration, crudité, enema, bath
H(099) epilepsy leaves, percolation, eye drop
H(150), inflammation legs, roots + crudité, bath
H(152) low blood pressure roots, maceration VO.
H(157) convulsion leaves, stem sap, crudité, nose drops
H(170) hernia, roots, RNS., enema
H(171) diabetes roots decoction, hip bath
H(176) scoliosis, leaves, decoction, enema, bath, dermal, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : gingengue (Portuguese), mansasa, mansansa ma londe, manzunja, tundulu (Kikongo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) mixture component , seeds of Aframomum melegueta
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : ndungu za kongo (Kikongo)
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(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, roots of Aframomum angustifolium
H(095), fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : gingenga da mata (Portuguese), mansasa ma mfinda (Kikongo)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) fiber plant, fruit, rope , leaves of Agave sisalana
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : fibra de sisal (Portuguese), barabate (Kikongo)
Agelanthus brunneus (Engl.) Balle & N. Hallé
Official name : Agelanthus brunneus (Engl.) Balle & N. Hallé
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) eye infection, leaves of Agelanthus brunneus, percolation, eye drops
H(104) stomach pains, leaves, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : nkunda nkunda (Kikongo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, ONS, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : fuatakala, imbuakatela (Kikongo)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(094), H(095), H(099), H(108), H(124), H(167w)
Recipes : H(001) eye parasites, roots of Albizia adianthifolia, percolation, eye drops
H(018) headache roots percolation, nose drops
H(037) cough, leaves + crudité VO.
H(051) paludism, leaves, percolation, nose drops
H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves decoction, enema
H(095) fodder plant , leaves, fruit
H(099) epilepsy, roots, decoction, maceration enema
H(108) cold, leaves percolation, nose drops
H(124) bleeding, roots decoction enema
H(124) nosebleed, roots percolation, nose drops
H(167w) infidelity of father , roasted leaves, pulverize, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : mulu (Kikongo)
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, barks of Albizia ferruginea, decoction, nose drops
H(095) fodder plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : makaba, nsuemba (Kikongo)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(008x), H(013), H(028s), H(051), H(053), H(091), H(094), H(095), H(103), H(104), H(107), H(176), H(201), H(203), H(207)
Recipes : H(001) eye pain roots of Alchornea cordifolia, percolation, eye drops
H(001) parasites in eyes, roots percolation, eye drops
H(004) surgery wounds, leaves, infusion, VO.
H(008) diarrhea, leaves, barks, decoction, , VO.
H(008x) bloody diarrhea, roots, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(013) skin disease, leaves, barks, balm dermal, decoction VO.
H(028s, 2) open cervix, leaves, balm anal, balm vaginal
H(051) paludism, H(108) influenza roots, maceration, bath
H(053) otitis leaves, percolation, ear drops
H(068) parasitic worms, roots maceration, VO.
H(091) anaemia, leaves or barks, decoction, VO.
H(091) weakness leaves, barks, decoction, VO.
H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves, rectal suppository
H(095) nutrition leaves
H(095) tea leaves, infusion
H(103) toothache leaves, barks, decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach pains; roots decoction, maceration VO.
H(107) typhus, leaves decoction, infusion VO.
H(108) influenza roots, maceration, bath
H(176) scoliosis roots, leaves decoction dermal
H(201) decoration graveyard fruits, roots
H(239) fire wood
H(207) hunting birds, fruits
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : bunza, gunze, wunze (Kikongo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(104) stomach pains bulb of Allium sativum, decoction VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : alho (Portuguese),
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fodder plant, leaves, fruits of Allophylus africanus
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : mbanzu, mbanzu (Kikongo)