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Official name : Cymbopogon densiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae

7 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) difficulty breathing, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaire) (Manianga district )
Vernacular name : luyanga . yangu (Kikongo)
Reference HC 21
Author(s) : Chevalier, A.
Title : Les plantes magiques cultivées par les noirs d'Afrique et leur origine. Plus personal communications Father André Walker to the author. Rev. Bot. Appl., Agric. Trop., 27, p. 93 - 105, (1937)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), Cymbopogon densiflorus fetish plant, panicles give burned fragrant smoke for ritual ceremonies.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523)
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) ONS, RNS against fainting
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 56
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Les plantes et l’invisible chez les Mbuun, Mpiin et Nsong (Bandundu, RD Congo) : une approche ethnolinguistique Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika 21: 95-122
Symptoms : H(036), H(201)
Recipes : H(201), H(036) its dried flowers are often suspended from the roof at the entrance to prevent the evil spirits of entering the house, especially when there is a newborn. It is used therefore also to revive an unconscious person, fainting is considered a state of evil possession.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(124), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(027) frequent abortions , delivery of stillborn (lufwadikisi), pound and macerated in H2O the mixing of Cymbopogon densiflorus, Costus lucanusianus (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia and young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum. press and filter, faire take a total bath aux deux conjoints and ½ glass filtrate par voie orale, 2 times per day.
H(027) frequent abortions , delivery of stillborn (lufwadikisi), pound and macerated in H2O leaves of ferns (Pteridium aquilinum), of Myrianthus arboreus, of Cola acuminata, d’Imperata cylindrica (leaves fraîches) and Cymbopogon densiflorus. take a total bath 3 days of suite when the moon appears.
H(037) cough, boil together leaves d’Annona muricata, Cymbopogon densiflorus and of juice of citron; to filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Heinsia crinita (roots) and Xylopia aethiopica. Mettre le filtrat dans une bouteille, add 1 table spoon of sucre and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Ficus thonningii (leaves) and peanuts waste (Arachis hypogaea) to filter and drink ¼ verre, 3 times per day.
H(051) fever, infusé des plantes
H(068) hookworm (nioka-nkawu), to roast in the pan the mixing of the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias micorcarpa (roots) or leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri or of Olax gambecola, Cymbopogon densiflorus and Cyperus articulatus. Well crush in the form of powder and eat ½ teaspoonful, 3 times per day (VO.).
H(082) asthma, leaves decoctiones in palm wine , VO. 3 times per day During 2 semaines
H(091) to gain weight (grow), pound and macerated in le juice of sugarcane the mixing of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Renealmia africana, Polygala acicularis (leaves), Manotes expansa; Filter, put in a bottle and Exposure to sunlight 2 consecutive days. then drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. Warning this remedy causes much appetite. The patient may also take the medication with of sweet raw cassava or of Hymenocardia acida prescrite contre le yellowing of the hair,H(014) of la flaking of the scalp and H(005) du swelling of the legs (mvimbu).
H(099) epilepsy, Take the plant of Cymbopogon densiflorus still green, if it is dry, soak it in water; the pulp of palm nut pounded or the nest of birds and fruits of Capsicum frutescens. Mix all and put in a box with glowing embers. Place the box in the nose of the patient to do sneeze and also wake up. Do not repeat the operation Warning : It really hurt, it is better to sit of the patient to enable him of spit whenever necessary. Prohibited food : anything that flies and gambade, goats, monkey, birds, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of the whole plant of Cymbopogon densiflorus mixed with Ocimum americanum.
H(104) pain of crampes stomacales and intestinales, macéré , VO. des inflorescences vertes
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), pound then decoction in 6 bottles of water the mixing of the following plants : roots of Securidaca longipedunculata and of Aframomum alboviolaceum; seeds of Cyperus articulatus, Cymbopogon citratus, leaves of Cajanu cajan, barks of Millettia drastica, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, Xylopia aethiopica (seeds or barks of trunk), barks of Mangifera indica, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora, roots of Annona senegalensis and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana and barks of Croton mubango. Prélever and filter une bouteille du mélange and VO. 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day. Le reste gardé dans la marmite est rechauffé régulièrement to rub the body morning and evening.
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth accompanied very often with sudden death (nkosi kibota), decoction of the mixing of Dissotis brazzae, d’Ottelia ulvifolia, of Vitex madiensis (leaves), of Cymbopogon densiflorus, of sel and white clay.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(171) diabetes, boil together the following plants: leaves of Costus phyllocephalus, leaves of Malaka sp., Ocimum minimum, Schwenkia americana, barks of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, leaves of Cola acuminata and Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink ½ glass du mélange, 2 times per day.
H(201) inoffensive madness, boil together the following plants: Oryza sativa (leaves, roots and seeds waste), fresh roots of Zea mays, leaves and roots of Dichrostachys cinerea, fruits of Caloncoba welwitschii, Cymbopogon densiflorus, roots of Commelina africana and Piper nigrum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day
H(201) nauseating odor due to evil spirits (m’fu), Take the green herbs d’Imperata cylindrica, crumple and add the mixing of Cymbopogon densiflorus, of Dorstenia psilurus, of crushed barks of trunk of Erythrophloem suaveolens, of Aframomum melegueta and of Capsicum frutescens; put everything in a box-shaped smoker with smoldering embers and smoke out the whole house.It is recommended to empty the house of its occupants because of the smoke stings the eyes.
H(201) frisson dû à la peur inexpliquée (Nsaku), crumple together Cymbopogon densiflorus and le nid d’oiseau; mettre dans une boîte. Brûler les palm nuts and les add dans la boîte. Demander au malade d’ouvrir les yeux dans la boîte dès que the mixturecommence à fumer. Broyer the mixturein the form of powder and enduire le visage du malade After un bain total During 2 consecutive days and During la journée. Prohibited food : Idem que ceux of l’H(099) epilepsy
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : lusangu-sangu, kyangu (Kikongo), musangu-sangu (Kimbala), muso songe, muso-songo (Kibemba = Kitosti) (Qui chasse les esprits)
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)
Symptoms : H(075), H(104), H(208)
Recipes : H(075) anorexia, fruit of Cymbopogon densiflorus, decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach pains flowers incinerate VO.
H(208) spice, flowers decoction VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : lunsansangu (Kikongo),
Reference HV 54
Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Cymbopogon densiflorus , RNS.
H(201) fetishistic uses: drive away evil spirits
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsangu , (Eviya language)