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Reference : HV 10

Author(s) : Verbeeck, A.
Title : Inlandse Geneesmiddelen AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 1, 11 year, pp 23 - 31, parts 1 to 4, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 2, 11 year,, pp 70 - 75, parts 5 to 7, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 3, 11 year,, pp 98 - 102, parts 8 to 13, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 4, 11 year,, pp 148 - 152, parts 14 to 19, (1948) http://www.abbol.com/bookbank/books/aequatoria%201948.pdf
Reference HV 10 has information about 136 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Acanthus montanus + white clay, to mix, to make a paste, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lingambala (Nkundo)
Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Official name : Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, warmed leaves of Adenia lobata on firef, local application on the abscess
H(039) louse, bark maceration , wash the head with the liquid + barks on the head
H(100) gonorrhoea, pieces of stem of Adenia lobata and Aframomum mixed in H2O, filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ekutumbola (Nkundo)
Adenostemma viscosum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Official name : Adenostemma viscosum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Adenostemma viscosum, cut and pressed. Ocular instillation side where the abscess is
H(113) rheumatism, cataplasme with pieces of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lilongya (Nkundo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, dried fruit by fire of Aframomum melegueta, remove the seeds wich are crushed with the local salt (empita). Put in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondongo(Nkundo)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(022), H(103)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, rasped barks of Tetrorchidium didymostemon + ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(022) ocytocic, maceration of 4 leaves in pieces of Renealmia africana et 2 fruits of Aframomum sp., VO.
H(037) cough, decoction of rasped barks of Allanblackia floribunda de ONS. of Aframomum sp, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves-grilled de Fleurya podocarpa mélangées à Aframomum sp., RNS;, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Zea mays of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Piper guineense, de ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Scleria gossweileri mixed with Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(100) syphilis, heated young and little leaves de Piper umbellatum + ONS of Aframomum sp. The whole in form of paste in local application
H(100) syphilis, little pieces of roots of Mimosa asperata of Aframomum sp. are mixed, put in a leaf and heated in fire. After cooling make a paste; local application. Painful treatment , but it would give a good effect on wounds
H(100) gonorrhoea, pieces of stem of Adenia lobata and Aframomum mixed in H2O, filter, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, bitter barks grated of Conopharyngia durissima of Aframomum sp. in few H2O and mixed, sieved, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Hilleria latifolia et of Aframomum sp wrapped in a sleaft and fired, filtered, diluted in H2O, VO.
- - H(103) tooth aches, inner bark grated of Albizia gummifera in a leaf of Aframomum sp, placed in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ifuwa, bafuwa (Nkundo)
Afzelia bella Harms
Official name : Afzelia bella Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Afzelia bella , VO.
H(113) rheumatism, scrapings of inner barks in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolengu (Nkundo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, rub the oil palm on the abcess then placed firmly on the abscess the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides heated in the ashes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : embanda (Nkundo)
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, crushed inner bark of Albizia gummifera in local application
H(022) ocytocic, shoots taken from a branch make a bundle in a leaf that is placed in the charcoal glowing. Dip the cooked shoots in H2O, VO. H(103) tooth aches, inner bark grated of Albizia gummifera in a leaf of Aframomum sp, placed in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : liamba (Nkundo)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia in H2O, VO. profusely
H(100) gonorrhoea, small leaves of Alchornea cordata sont pressées in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lionje (Nkundo)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of rasped barks of Allanblackia floribunda of ONS. of Aframomum sp, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of pieces of barks of Allanbackia floribunda, filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonjo (Nkundo)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, heated leaves of Alstonia congensis in the fire and smoke in a pipe
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokuka (Nkundo)
Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of pieces of sprouts of Anchomanes giganteus in enema
H(013) abscess, crushed tubercle with white clay and juice of Costus afer ker are mixed , local application
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of pieces of young roots, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : likungolambula (Nkundo)
Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum (P.Beauv.) H.Wendl.
Official name : Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum (P.Beauv.) H.Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, labor pains, take the top of a young plant Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum take the white heart, he is cut into two pieces that are eaten with a banana cooked in ashes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonganga (Nkundo)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves of Annona muricata in H2O, VO. Profusely
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondéngé wa bulura (Nkundo)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, local applicationof pieces of barks of Anonidium mannii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondéngé(Nkundo)
Antiaris welwitschii Engl.
Official name : Antiaris welwitschii Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, paste of inner bark of Antiaris welwitschii in local application
H(103) tooth aches, rinse the mouth avec une decoction of bark
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkoko (Nkundo)
Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name : Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, ONS., RNS
H(113) rheumatism, massage the sore spots with palm oil, put leaves on which we put scrapings of inner barks , cover of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkoonkomo (Nkundo)
Blighia wildemanniana Radlk.
Official name : Blighia wildemanniana Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of Blighia wildemanniana + sugar cane, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boso (Nkundo)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) broken leg, pieces of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa mixed in palm oil, rub the leg on the fracture. Rest for the fractured limb without splints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokongolokoso (Nkundo)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), décoction of leaves of Bridelia micrantha for a bath
H(037) cough, pounded bark mixed with fire, boiled in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolanga (Nkundo)