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Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach ulcer/sore, leaves decoction of Myrianthus arboreus
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : nyankama (Asante-Twi)
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(033)
Recipes : H(033) bark of Myrianthus arboreus used to treat infertility in woman
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaire) (Manianga district )
Vernacular name : mbubu (Kikongo)
Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, barks decoction of Myrianthus arborus, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect some stem barks. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O , reduce to 1,5 litre. Let cool then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ongo (Gbaya et Boffi).
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009 http://www.academicjournals.org/ajpp
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(135)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(091) anaemia, H(135) digestive disorder, bark, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Myrianthus arboreus friandises enfants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(099), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(130), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus., VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 7 days.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, enema
H(103) caries, decoction of fruit of Myrianthus arboreus gargle 1 fois during 5 days.
H(130) paralysis, decoction of trunk bark steam bath
H(094) external haemorrhoids, pounded leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Cnestis ferruginea anal application
H(099) epilepsy decoction ds leaves steam bath
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of leaves and those of Celosia trigyna and of Myrianthus arboreus, VO. adult : 3 glasses per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, decoction of leaves of Citrus limon and those of Celosia trigyna and Myrianthus arboreus, VO.
H(104) gastritis, macerated leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, associé à la braise, VO.
H(130) paralysis, pounded leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Elaeis guineensis.in friction
.H(157) convulsions, decoction of young leaves steam bath
H(201) mental disorder, decoction of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus of Nymphaea lotus and Ricinodendron heudelotii seasoned with vegetable salt as cooking liquid of pumpkins seeds
H(099) beriberi, calcinat des pétioles, associated with vegetable salt, local application after scarification on joint
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Town of Mbandaka, Bwamanda (Bosempwanga), City of Bosobolo, City of Lokolela, of Ingende, of Karawa, Center of Bikoro, Gemena (Mbari))
Vernacular name : bokumu (Lomongo), ongo (Ngwaka), ongo (Fulu), bokumu (Kisengele), ekamu (Mpama), okanu (Kinunu)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Symptoms : H(005), H(027), H(037), H(124)
Recipes : H(005) swollen legs, H(005) edema (mvimbu),H(014) head itching, yellowing of the hair, pound the following plants : Myrianthus arboreus (barks of trunk), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Crossopteryx febrifuga (leaves), Zea mays (leaves), Cyperus articulatus, Ficus asperifolia (leaves). Mix with the oil of raw palm nuts, apply (rub) on the body 2 times per day.
H(005) swelling of the legs (mvimbu),H(014) flaking of the scalp, yellowing of the hair, pound and mix with oil of crude palm nuts the mixing of barks of Myrianthus arboreus, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, of Crossopteryx febrifuga, of Zea mays, of Ficus asperifolia and Cyperus articulatus. apply the mixturesur tout le corps (friction), 2 times per day
H(027) woman giving birth of premature or deformed children, boil all the plants below: Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, leaves of Cola acuminata, of Myrianthus arboreus and of Canna indica, les spines ofRhipsalis baccifera and of Quisqualis hensii, to filter and drink ½ glass, 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, decoction of the mixing of Lippia multiflora, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus and of Aframomum alboviolaceum; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction in oil peanut added to some water, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, of Mucuna pruriens, Gossypium barbadense, Cucurbita maxima (pumpkin), of Helichrysum mechowianum, of Sapium cornutum and of the plant of Momordica charantia; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages (all including coca).
H(124) epistaxis with contraction des doigts or of raccourssissement des bras (nkosi nzakala), decoction of the mixing of Cola acuminata (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Myrianthus arboreus (leaves), Canna indica (leaves), Rhipsalis baccifera (spines), Quisqualis hensii (spines); Filter and VO. ½ bamboo glass du bouillon, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mantusu (Kikongo)
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
Symptoms : H(051x), H(095)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, leaves of Myrianthus arboreus decoction VO.
H(051x) yellow fever, stem ,Eye Drops
H(095) nutrition, fruit
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : mbonzo (Kikongo)
Reference HM 79
Author(s) : Mosango M., F. Szafranski
Title : Plantes sauvages à fruits comestibles dans les environs de Kisangani (Zaïre) Journ. d'Agric. Trad, et de Bota. Appl. XXXII, pp. 177-190; (1985) https://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0183-5173_1985_num_32_1_3935
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) wild plants with edible fruits: In fruits of Myrianthus arboreus we find a sweet or sour juice; we suck it and the seeds are licked The fruits are sold on the market.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Zaïre (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : okoka (Kikumu) ; miamia, miamiase (Kimanga) ; ofuma (Kimbole); bokemu (Kingelema) ; bokomu, bouma (Kilokele) ; bouma, ongunguna (Kiturumbu); shesisi (Kigenia)
Reference HM 82
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. P. Ngene, L. Mpounze Som, G. Etame Loe, P. C. Ngo Boumsong , J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Connaissances et usages traditionnels des plantes médicinales du département du haut Nyong Journal of Applied Biosciences 113: 11229-11245 (2017)
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169, 18) umbilical hernia, maceration of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, a purge per day until the hernia decreases
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (Upper Nyong Department)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) cicatrisant, sap of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : buba, dintusu, mbuba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Reference HS 03
Author(s) : Sillans, R.
Title : Sur quelques plantes médicinales de l'Afrique centrale. Rev. Bot. Appl. Agric.Trop., 31, 407 - 427, (1951)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) consumes the seed of Myrianthus arboreus against intestinal worms.
H(068) intestinal worms, Drink a decoction of bark, morning, noon and evening.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui-Chari)
Vernacular name : modiki (Lissongo)
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(027v)
Recipes : H(027v) control pregnancy tie the roots of Myrianthus arboreus on the waist
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : mugango (Luganda)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(095), H(166), H(240)
Recipes : H(095) The fruit of Myrianthus arboreus are sweet and eaten raw, sometimes called “wild candies”
H(240) The plant is believed to increase the harvest of the ground nuts if planted in the same field (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(166) the bark is roasted, pounded and mixed with salt, then licked by a person suffering from hiccup known as "chikide".(Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(095) The fruits are eaten raw (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : akawa,akawakawa, awaawa, kawakawa (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms :
Recipes : Vcanis(119) The root ashes mixed with the excrement of the bush-pig, duikers, etc., are rubbed into scarifications made on the nose of hunting dogs to make them brave and aggressive .(Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : akawa,akawakawa, awaawa, kawakawa (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest)
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
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, newly sprouted leaves of Myrianthus arboreus are ground into a fine slurry, local application
H(100) gonorrhea, young leaves, kneaded and pressed in H2O, filter, VO.
H(037) cough, morceaus of fruits, decoction, VO.
H(103) tooth aches, morceaux of fruits cuits dans la bouche
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 : bonkomu (Nkundo)