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Reference : HS 46

Author(s) : Sunderland, T.C.H., & C. Obama
Title : Etude préliminaire de marché sur les produits forestier non ligneux en Guinée équatoriale Document FAO (1998): http://www.fao.org/docrep/x2161f/x2161f23.htm
Reference HS 46 has information about 33 plants :
Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156) whooping cough in children., ground seeds of Aframomum hanburyi , RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : esson (Fang)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(209)
Recipes : H(209) excipient seeds of Aframomum melegueta grounded then added to other medical preparations to increase the effect. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : ndong (Fang)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(208)
Recipes : H(208) condiment , seeds of Aframomum sp., regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essun, ndong (Fang)
Afrostyrax sp.
Official name : Afrostyrax sp.
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(208)
Recipes : H(208) condiment , seed & bark of Afrostyrax sp., regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essun (Fang)
Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Official name : Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) painkiller for rheumatism, extract oil from seeds of Baillonella toxisperma, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : adjap (Fang)
Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Official name : Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) stimulate the growth of infants 1 to 2 months, the trunk of Cissus dinklagei produces abundant juice. It is boiled and administered to infants
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : dik ntoo (Fang)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating , seeds of Cola acuminata , regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : abe-cola (Fang)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating , seeds of Cola nitida, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : abe-cola (Fang)
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) edible fruit of Dacryodes edulis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : asia (Fang)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) are produced palm wine: palm wine "down-wine", produced from the terminal shoot of felled trees of Elaeis guineensis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever treatment for paludism or yellow fever, bark of Enantia chlorantha, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : nfoo (Fang)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diurétique, fruits, seeds of Entada gigas, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : ndju (Fang)
Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Official name : Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bark of Fagara heitzii. Used in traditional rites. The bark is put in boiling water, which is then used to wash the dying patient. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : olon (Fang)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating / medicinal substance, seeds of Garcinia kola, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
H(095) To increase the degree of alcohol, seeds and sometimes wood of Garcinia kola were added , which makes very bitter beverage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : akuin (Fang)
Garcinia lucida Vesque
Official name : Garcinia lucida Vesque
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(202)
Recipes : H(093) antipoison, purgative, bark and fruit of Garcinia lucida, Rio Muni, île de Bioko
H(202) chewing stick, Rio Muni region
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essok (Fang)
Gnetum africanum Welw.
Official name : Gnetum africanum Welw.
Family : Gnetaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Gnetum africanum as vegetable, Island area of Bioko
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : okok (Fang)
Guibourtia tessmannii (Harms) J. Léonard
Official name : Guibourtia tessmannii (Harms) J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) plant of Guibourtia tessmanni as stimulating.
H(201) used also against witchcraft and evil spirits.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : oveng (Fang)
Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Official name : Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment, kernel of Irvingia gabonensis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : andok (Fang)
Marantochloa purpurea (Ridl.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Marantochloa purpurea (Ridl.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) leaves of Marantochloa purpurea.for packaging cassava stick, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Megaphrynium macrostachyum (Benth. & Hook. f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Megaphrynium macrostachyum (Benth. & Hook. f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(203) leaves of Megaphrynium macrostachyum for packaging cassava stick, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors