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Reference : HN 01

Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Reference HN 01 has information about 57 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172), leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Glycine abrus L.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves maceration in H2O of Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : songu, sindamu, kasongu (Swahili)
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Aframomum laurentii, to pound, maceration (H2O), filter, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tondo (Lingala), sésé (Kiboa)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(109)
Recipes : H(018), H(109), ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pounded, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tagi (Swahili), kaya (Kibango)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(004), H(091), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(004) uterus wound after delivery, grinded leaves, local application
H(091) anaemia, leaves infusion of Alchornea cordifolia + lemon juice + sugar, VO.
H(109), decoction of leaves of Alchornea, gargle
H(139) male, sexual asthenia, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, stem without leaves of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ibaka (Mbuuza), libonjibonji (Swahili), bimiji (Turumbu)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves infusion of Aloe sp., VO.,enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : angota (Kibali), subiri (Benimik wele)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(068) vermifuge,H(037) pharynx pain , H(038) urogenital infection, H(037) barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis decoction, VO.
H(068) vermifuge, barks of stems, trunk, branches of Alstonia congensis, leaves + barks of the underground part of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to pound, maceration H2O, VO.
H(104) colic, maceration of barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis , VO. + enema
H(104) gastritis, gastro-enteritis, decoction of barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutondo (Tetela), guka (Kiboa), owuwa (Topoke)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(109), H(113), H(156)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(082), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Canavalia ensiformis, stems without leaves of Costus lucanusiamus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(109), ripe fruit of Citrus limon, leaves of Lycopersicon cerasiforme, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(037), H(156), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , gargle
H(113), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : langa (Ngbandi)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) periods regulation, leaves of Celosia trigyna, seeds of Arachis hypogea, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Official name : Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099), whole plant of Biophytum zenkeri, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : changoli (Kimbole)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(051), H(099), H(115)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, softened by fire, friction
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Bryophyllum, decoction (H2O), enema
H(115), juice leaves of Bryophyllum, drops in nose and in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : dendeli (Ngelema), lisolo (Topoke), changoli (Kimbole)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(109), H(172)
Recipes : H(104), ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, to pound, maceration, enema
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Carica papaya, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, maceration, enema
H(172) filariosis, juice leaves of Capsicum., drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : pilipili
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(026), decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
H(104), decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
H(068) ascaris, decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : woso (Topoke)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(103), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya of Citrus limon, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103) decayed tooths, roots of Carica papaya, to pound, local application
H(104), leaves of Carica., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), seeds, ripe fruit of Carica., VO.
H(109), barks stems, branch, trunk of Carica papaya, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : payipayi (Topoke, Swahili)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(038), H(068), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Cassia alata, to grind, friction
H(038), H(068) vermifuge, leaves, to pound, decoction (H2O), enema + peper
H(068) helmint, leaves , to pound, decoction (H2O), enema + peper
H(104), H(169), leaves, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : balii (Kiboa), washa wa singa (Tecla), diwuha (Kikusu), makuwa (Swahili), tunda (Lingala)
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Cassia hirsuta, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bominjolanta (Kundu, Mongo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(109), H(169)
Recipes : H(068), roots of Cassia occidentalis, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(104), H(169) child, roots of Cassia occidentalis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(109), seeds of Cassia, torréfiée, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mwingayini (Swahili), kimbeyeshi (Tetela)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(004), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) uterus after delivery , H(027y), leaves of Cassia siamea, decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) vermifuge, leaves of Cassia siamea, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : elombe (Ngbetu), kasia (Swahili)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(099)
Recipes : H(026) periods regulation, leaves of Celosia trigyna, seeds of Arachis hypogea, RNS., enema
H(099) child, leaves of Celosia trigyna, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : limbila (Lokele), lilanga (Swahili)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(099)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), H(051) paludism, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to grind, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kisolosolo (Swahili, bananga (Kiboa), lisolosolo (Aluba), timolo (Topoke)