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Reference : HA 05

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 05 has information about 138 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(122), H(139), H(151)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), whole plant in pieces, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Gossypium barbadense, Eucalyptus sp., Costus afer
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, Manihot esculenta, Arachis hypogaea , pounded, maceration, VO.
H(151), leaves Abrus precatorius, Cassia siamea, Musanga cecropioides, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : makoma koma (Kikongo), nguieguié (Lari), mangala (Téké), ikegné (Koyo), moungouba-kombo (Yoombe)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(027), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), aerian part, pounded, juice, drops in eye
H(013) , stems, dessication, powder, delayed H2O, local application
H(027), H(038), H(104, 2), decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
H(038), leaves of Acanthospermum hispidum, ripe fruit of Myrianthus arboreus, decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tsendê (Bandasa), madiata ngombé (Lari), ngoué (Akwa), ma diata ngo (Doondo)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), epicarp of Adansonia digitata , maceration, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mukondo (Akwa, Koongo)
Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Official name : Adenium obesum (Forssk.) Roemer & Schultes
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Nerium obesum Forssk. , Adenium somalense var. crispum Chiov. , Adenium honghel A.DC.
Symptoms : H(137)
Recipes : H(137) pelvic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Adenium obessum decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(018), H(031), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(109), H(124), H(139)
Recipes : H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta, Lagenaria siceraria, Dacryodes edulis, Manihot esculenta, Canna indica, Ocimum gratissimum, Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O) , massage
H(013) , barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus thonningii, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, decoction (H2O) , VO. + rock salt
H(013) , leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pulp, local application
H(018), seeds of Monodora myristica of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(031), intercostal pain, to grind in of palm oil of leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, massage
H(031), whole plant of Sida cordifolia, seeds Aframomum melegueta, carbonisation, diluted powder in du juice of lemon, scarifications
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Panda oleosa, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing and to swallow only the juice
H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pterocarpus soyauxii, seeds Aframomum melegueta, to pound, to dilute in palm oil, massage
H(091), seeds Aframomum melegueta, leaves of Ouratea affinis of Hymenocardia ulmoides, VO.
H(091) men, root of Desmodium sp., seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing
H(094), leaves of Nauclea latifolia, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing, to swallow the juice
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Xylopia pynaertii, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew and to swallow only the juice
H(124), ripe fruit of Buchholzia coriacea, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing and to swallow only the juice
H(139) men, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, ripe fruit of Cola nitida, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, chewing
H(139) men, barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta scraped, dryed, chewing
H(139) men, stem without leaves of Penianthus longifolius, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : nzo za noungou (Koongo), ndoango ya banganga (Mbôsi), ndongo (Akwa), andou mokouli (Téké), nzan za nougou (Laadi), maniguette (French)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(082), H(113)
Recipes : H(018), juice leaves, VO.
H(018), powder roots, scarifications
H(031), leaves, VO
H(031) intercostal, juice leaves, VO.
H(082) asthma, VO., decoction (H2O) leaves
H(082) dyspnea, whole plant, maceration, VO.
H(113), grounded leaves, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mudiadianga (Beembé), lounvouvou (Kikongo), tsouampari (Téké), konko (Doondo), founkou mpala (Beembe)
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, stems with leaves of de Hymenocardia ulmoides, barks stems, branches, trunk of Albizia adianthifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) underdevelopped child, leaves of Albizia., decoction (H2O), filterr, VO.
H(099) nervosity racine, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moulou (Lari), mulu (Téké), moululu lulu (Vili, Yombé), nlu (Laadi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Psidium guajava of Chenopodium ambrosioides, decoction (H2O), bath of back
H(103) decayed tooths, affections of the mouth, leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
H(103) decayed tooths, affections of the mouth, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mubundzila (Kikongo), ibondzigui (Bongili), moumbounzi (Doondo), mouboubnougnou (Téké)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(082), bulb Allium sativum, fruit Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO. H(104), bulb Allium sativum, to carbonize, pounded, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ail (French)
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, sap of Alstonia boonei in scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus lividus L.
Official name : Amaranthus lividus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(099) nervouances, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Kalanchoe crenata of Asystasia gangetica, of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction (H2O), to dilute (oil palme), massage
H(113), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Amaranthus lividus of Dicliptera verticillata, to soften with the fires heat, to dilute (palm oil), massage
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Ocimum gratissimum, to grind, juice, drops in eyes, ears, nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lendebê (Akwa), ambouo-babié (Téké)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), local application, juice leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : babidia ntséndé (Dondo)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(038), H(104) gastritis, barks from stems, twigs, trunk, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pomme cajou (French)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(006) + H(104), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), rhizom of Anchomanes difformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(006) + H(104), H(104), rhizom, decoction, VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, decoction, VO.
H(104) colic, rhizom of Aframomum giganteum of Palisota hirsuta, tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, to dilute in wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kikoria kia makanga (Lari)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, leaves of Annona muricata, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Annona muricata, Cymbopogon citratus, Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : corossolier (French)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(038), H(050), H(082), H(130), H(139)
Recipes : H(004), barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, to dry, powder, local application
H(006), roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, to dry, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna stipulosa, roots of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(050) swollen belly, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(082), roots of Annona., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(130), stems with leaves of Annona., maceration, VO.
H(139) male sexual asthenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona senegalensis, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to scrape, to dry in the shadow and in open air, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moulodo (Kikongo), moulolo (Beembe), nlolo (Laadi), ololo (Mbosi), tchilolo (Vili)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(145)
Recipes : H(006), barks stems and trunk, decoction (H2O) , VO.H(145), barks stems and trunk, decoction (H2O) , hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : obê (Akoua), mubê (Babambe), mobei (Téké), obeye (Koyo), obeï (Mbaamba), obeye (Mbosi)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(038), H(122), H(139)
Recipes : H(012), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Cassia occidentalis of Arachis hypogea du petiole of Musa paradisiaca, massage
H(038) male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra brazzeana , seeds of Arachis hypogea, to chew
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, rhizom of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Arachis hypogaea , to pound, maceration, VO.
H(139) male sexual astenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Acridocarpus congolensis, seeds of Arachis hypogea, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Official name : Asparagus racemosus Willd.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), fresh washed roots, maceration in palm wine, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : minimanva (Téké), otende (Akwa)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(099)
Recipes : H(031), to grind in palm oil, leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, massage
H(099) leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Amaranthus lividus of Kalanchoe crenata , powder of roots of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction (H2O) , to dilute in palm oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ondôh (Téké), mounpoukou (Beembe), ondoko (Koyo), ondo (Mbosi)
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), barks stem, branch, trunk , powder, to dilute H2O + ground-nuts oil, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : séguéné (Bambara)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stems with leaves of Basella alba, to grind, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kimbombolo (Kikongo)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(020), H(031), H(051), H(068), H(091), H(109), H(130), H(151)
Recipes : H(008) infectious, VO,grounnded leaves, maceration - - H(008), leaves chewed
H(018), leaves Bidens pilosa, Erigeron floribundus, Solenostemon monostachyus, decoction (H2O),drops in nose
H(020), grounded leaves Bidens pilosa, Cassia occidentalis, scarifications + frictions
H(020), juice leaves, VO. + local application
H(031), whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(031), juice leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(031), pounded leaves, delayed in palm oil , friction
H(051), juice leaves, instillation drops in eyes
H(051), leaves of Sida rhombifolia of Bidens pilosa of Quassia africana, decoction, bath
H(068), VO., leaves decoction (H2O) (H2O)(H2O)(H2O)
H(091), grounded leaves Bidens pilosa, Boerhavia diffusa , juice, VO. + friction
H(109), VO. + friction, decoction (H2O) (H2O)(H2O) leaves
H(130), grounded leaves Bidens pilosa, Emilia coccinea, Erigeron floribundus + palm oil, friction
H(130, 2), leaves tritures of Bidens pilosa, Emilia coccinea + palm oil, friction
H(151), VO., decoction (H2O) (H2O)(H2O) leaves Bidens pilosa, Desmodium velutinum, Erigeron floribundus, Caloncoba welwitschii
- H(151), VO., decoction (H2O) (H2O)(H2O) leaves Bidens pilosa, Conyza sumatrensis, Erigeron floribundus, Caloncoba welwitschii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : boulangou (Akwa), ndabouza bangoulou (Boko), ndabouzangoulou (Kikongo), nkoucankoué (Koukouya), potambili (Téké), nkoueankoué (Télé)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Biophytum petersianum, to pound, to dilute, VO. + sauce
H(139) male, barks stem, branch, trunk of Biophytum petersianum, leaves of Ochna gilletiana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kounta (Bambara), nkari (Lari)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(031), H(033), H(091), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastritis, gastro-enteritis, dyspepsia, pounded leaves, to dilute in palm oil, VO. + lime
H(022) ocytocic, whole pounded plant, macerated, VO.
H(031), leaves sap, VO. + frictions
H(033) femal, tubercle, decoction, VO.
H(082) dyspnoea, barks twigs, branche, trunk, maceration, VO. (vomitive effect)
H(091) insufficient growth progres, leanness, leaves of Bidens pilosa of Boerhavia diffusa, to grind, juice, VO. + massage
H(112), leaves sap, in vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : etokopeli (Akwa), moukanga banouni (Doondo), kinkokanachi (Koongo), mbolo (Téké), kikonkouachi (Kikongo)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(176)
Recipes : H(176), nuts oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bâ dia madibou (Lari), rônier (French)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(082), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(082), leaves, barks stems, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(091) anaemia, barks stems, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), H(008) + H104), barks stems, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104) dyspepsia, barks stems, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea of Crinum ornatum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kolokoto tsia makanga (Lari), kimonindou (Yombé), ekili kama (Akwa)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), leaves, softened in fire, to grind, juice, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : yuyuka (Lari, Yombé)), liyouka (Téké), djokaka (Ngare)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, sap of leaves of Cajanus cajan, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : wandu (Koongo), kassa (Dondo), nwandu (Laadi), pois d' Angole (French)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves of Capsicum frutescens, to grind, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ndongo (Akwa), petit piment, pili-pili (French)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Phytolacca dodecandra, ripe fruit of Capsicum annuum, to grind, VO., scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ndongaya assuêlê (Mbössi), gros piment (French)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(126)
Recipes : H(038) genital infection, male, H(038) urinary infection, roots of Carica papaya of Rauvolfia rosea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) genital infection, male, H(038) urinary infection, bark of the underground part of Carica papaya, leaves of Desmodium velutinum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126) unripe fruits of Carica., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moloolo (Beembé), mouloolo (Lari), papayer (French)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(094)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Cassia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), roots of Cassia., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : muyiebuissi (Beembé), dartrier (French)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(012), H(020), H(031), H(051), H(055), H(094), H(104), H(109), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(008), decoction (H2O) leaves and roots of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
H(012)), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Cassia occidentalis of Arachis hypogea du petiole of Musa paradisiaca, massage
H(020), leaves grinded of Bidens pilosa of Cassia occidentalis, scarifications and local application
H(020), leaves of Cassia occidentalis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020), pulp leaves of Cassia occidentalis, local application, VO.
H(031), to grind in palm oil the leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, massage - - H(051), barks stems trunk, twigs of Nauclea latifolia, roots of Cassia occidentalis, in pieces, maceration, filtration, VO.
H(055) again alcoholism, decoction (H2O)of leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena of Cassia occidentalis of Piper umbelatum of Costus afer Ker-Gawl of Crinum purpurascens, and to delayed in alcohol, VO.
H(094), decoction (H2O) leaves Cassia, VO.
H(104), decoction (H2O) leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO
H(104), whole plant of Cassia occidentalis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, roots of Cassia occidentalis, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), maceration of roots of Cassia occidentalis, to filter, VO.
H(109), decoction (H2O) leaves, massage
H(109), decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
H(126), decoction (H2O) stem with leaves of Cassia, VO.
H(126), decoction (H2O) of roots of Cassia occidentalis of Nauclea latifolia, leaves of Sansevieria liberica, VO.
H(171), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ocimum gratissimum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ondziéguè (Akwa), nkéantali (Koukouya), nkrantali (Téké), ndabou zangoulou (Soundi), faux kinhéliba (French)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151), leaves Abrus precatorius, Cassia siamea, Musanga cecropioides, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia spectabilis DC.
Official name : Cassia spectabilis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna spectabilis (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) genital infection, male, H(038) urinary infection, leaves of Tetracera alnifolia of Cassia spectabilis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), barks stems, branch, trunk of Ceiba pentandra, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moufouma (Kikongo)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(101)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Celosia trigyna, to grind, juice, drops in eyes
H(101), stems with leaves of Synedrella nodiflora of Celosia trigyna, to grind, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kongokono (Lingala), bakouloukoussou (Téké), ngati (Tsangui)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(014), H(031), H(037), H(068), H(046), H(051), H(094), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, stem without leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, pulp, juice, VO. + to rub
H(014), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Chenopodium ambrosioides, pulp, local application
H(014), leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Diodia scandens, to pound, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(031), leaves of Chenopodium., to grind in palm oil, massage
H(037), leaves of Chenopodium, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, H(051), leaves of Chenopodium., to grind, maceration (H2O), to filter, enema
H(068) helminth, leaves of Chenopodium., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Psidium guajava of Chenopodium ambrosioide, decoction (H2O), bath of back
H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Chenopodium., to grind in palm oil, massage
H(173), stem with leaves of Chenopodium, to pound, juice, VO. + to rub
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lukaya lua nkuyu (Dondo), diamba dambata (Kikongo), owoulouwoussou (Akwa), loukaya louamoukouyou (Soundi)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(113), H(139), H(168)
Recipes : H(027), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Tetrorchidium didymostemom of Cissus aralioides, to pound in palm oil, friction
H(139) male, stems without leaves of Cissus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113, 2), stem with leaves of Cissus, decoction H20), VO.
H(113), stem with leaves of Cissus, pulpin palm oil, friction
H(113), stem with leaves of Cissus, pulpin palm oil + kaolin, friction
H(113), leaves of Cissus, to grind, massage
H(168), leaves of Cissus., to soften at the heat of the fire, to grind, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : olessina (Akwa), nkelengenzé (Yombe), kouléné (Téké), moubiébiéké (Soundi), mbyé-mbyé (Lari), moubiébié (Kikongo), oussini (Ngare)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male, stems without leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(026), H(037), H(038), H(082), H(094)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Solanum gilo, stems without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), decoction (H2O) of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, to dilute, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Annona muricata of Cymbopogon citratus of Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), pulp fruit of Citrus., juice, VO. + sugar
H(037), leaves of Gossypium barbadense, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) infection génitale male, H(038) infection urinaire, roots of Citrus, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(082), bulb Allium sativum, fruit Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(094), decoction (H2O) of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, to dilute, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : malimbungo (Boko), malinboungo (Tsaangui)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), decoction of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus limon, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Official name : Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), fresh leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Coffea arabica L.
Official name : Coffea arabica L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male, leaves of Clerodendrum splendens, roots of Mondia whitei, seeds of Coffea arabica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(006), H(050)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Cola acuminata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(050) swelling of the abdomen, whole plant of Symphonia globuliirona, ONS. of Myrianthus arboreus, ONS. of Cola acuminata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Cola acuminata, decoction (H2O), VO. (not during pregnancy)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ombili (Koukouya, Téké), obessi (Téké), faux-colatier (French)
Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Official name : Commelina diffusa Burm. f.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(091)
Recipes : H(082) new born, barks stem, branch, trunk of Commelina diffusa, leaves of Aframomum citratum, decoction H2O), massage
H(082) new born, stem with leaves of Commelina diffusa, rhizome of Aframomum citratum, decoction H2O), VO.
H(091) asthenia, whole plant of Commelina., to pound in palm oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : okouêkouê (Akwa), litite (Mbaamba, okouekouele, okouekoue (Téké)
Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Official name : Conyza bonariensis (L.) Cronquist
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Conyza floribunda Kunth , Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Schults - Bip. , Erigeron naudinii (Bonnet) Humbert
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(018), H(031), H(082), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(130), H(151)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104) dyspepsia, leaves of Erigeron floribundus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(018), leaves of Bidens pilosa of Erigeron floribundus of Solenostemon monostachyus, decoction (H2O), drops in nose
H(018), leaves of Erigeron floribundus, of Conyza sumatrensis of Solenostemon monostachyus, decoction (H2O), drops in nose
H(018), juice leaves of Erigeron floribundus, drops in nose, drops in eyes
H(018), leaves of Erigeron floribundus, decoction (H2O), drops in nose, drops in eyes
H(031), leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis of Cyathula prostrata, Dissotis hensii, to grind, to rub
H(031), leaves of Psidium guajava of Erigeron floribundus of Cyathula prostrata of Euphorbia tirucalli, trituration, to rub
H(082), leaves of Erigeron floribundus, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(091) anemia, leaves of Erigeron., decoction (H2O), + salt, VO.
H(103) decayed tooths, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, leaves of Erigeron floribundus, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
H(103) decayed tooths, affections diverses, leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
H(130), leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Emilia coccinea of Bidens pilosa, to grind in palm oil, to rub
H(151), leaves of Desmodium velutinum of Erigeron floribundus of Bidens pilosa of Caloncaba welwitschii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(151), leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis of Bidens pilosa of Caloncaba welwitschii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(151), stem with leaves of Erigeron floribundus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : foumoudia (Bakoukouya), foumoudia bakouyo (Kikongo), moupopodi (Nzabi), foumoudia bakouyou (Soundi), kaya le bakoongo (Tsaangui)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(103), H(151)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Erigeron floribundus, of Conyza sumatrensis of Solenostemon monostachyus, decoction (H2O), drops in nose
H(031), leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis of Cyathula prostrata, Dissotis hensii, to grind, to rub
H(031), leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli of Conyza sumatrensis of Cyathula prostrata of Dissotis hensii, to grind, to rub
H(103) decayed tooths, affections diverses, leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis, decoction (H2O), mouth wash
H(151), leaves of Erigeron floribundus of Conyza sumatrensis of Bidens pilosa of Caloncaba welwitschii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034), roots of Crossopteryx febrifuga, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moufilou (Lari), mouvala (Soundi)
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), stems barks, twigs, trunk of Barteria fistulosa of Ongeka gore, graines of Cucurbita maxima, powder, delayed, VO. + floor of Zea mays + rock salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Annona muricata, Cymbopogon citratus, Citrus aurantifolia, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(099), H(201)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Cyperus articulatus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099, 2) troubles nerveux, rhizome of Cyperus., to pound, to rub
H(201) bad spell, maceration of leaves of Scoparia dulcis of Laportea ovalifolia of Cyperus articulatus of Musa sapientum, to pour in the bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tsa-tsako (Akwa), nsakou-nsakou (Doondo)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027), stem with leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea, decoction (wine), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ikegna (Akwa)
Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Christ.
Official name : Dicliptera verticillata (Forssk.) C. Christ.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(113), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104) dyspepsy, leaves of Dicliptera verticillata, to soften with the fires heat, VO.
H(113), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Amaranthus lividus of Dicliptera verticillata, to soften with the fires heat, to dilute (palm oil), massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lindoko (Akwa), indoh (Téké)
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(020)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Diodia scandens, to pound, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(020) snake, leaves of Diodia scandens, pulp + saliva, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lukaya kua lota (Doondo), tâdza (Ndassa), loukaya loualota (Soundi)
Dioscorea sp.
Official name : Dioscorea sp.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H(014), H(173), stem without leaves of Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum, seeds of Eleais guineensis, leaves of Musa paradisiaca, aerian part of Scleria barteri, ONS. of Dioscorea sp., to pound, decoction (vin), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, whole plant of Drymaria cordata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037) bronchitis, whole plant of Drymaria., to grind, to dilute (palm oil), massage
H(038), leaves of Drymaria. , infusion (H2O), VO.
H(098), leaves of Drymaria., maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(020), H(094)
Recipes : H(020), leaves of Capsicum frutescens, ONS. of Eclipta prostrata, to grind, juice, VO.
H(020), leaves of Eclipta., decoction (H2O), local application
H(094), juice leaves of Eclipta. , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oyindissa (Mbossi), ohissa (Akoua, Akwa)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(022), H(031), H(139), H(152), H(173)
Recipes : H(014), H(173), stems without leaves of Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum, seeds of Eleais guineensis, leaves of Musa paradisiaca, aerian part of Scleria barteri, ONS. of Dioscorea sp., to pound, decoction (wine), VO.
H(018), tuber of Manihot esculenta , rhizome of Aframomum stipulatum, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, to pound (milk), drops in eyes, drops in nose
H(022), stem with leaves of Elaeis, in pieces, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(031) pain on the side, stem with leaves of Phyllanthus urinaria, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, to chew, to swallow the juice
H(139) male, stems without leaves of Bambusa vulgaris, seeds of Cola nitida of Elaeis guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(152), leaves, roots of Elaeis., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oba (Mboamba), obia (Akwa), ibia (Mbosi)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(108)
Recipes : H(038), whole plant of Eleusine indica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(108) influenza, whole plant of Eleusine., decoction (H2O), VO., to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kimbandza (Lari), kimboundia (Doondo), kimbandzia (Koongo)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, leaves of Gossypium barbadense of Eucalyptus sp. of Costus airon, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oyabi empoa (Bamba), claganzou (Lari)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(038)
Recipes : H(006), sap of Euphorbia tirucalli, to dilute (milk), VO.
H(031), leaves of Euphorbia tirucalli of Conyza sumatrensis of Cyathula prostrata of Dissotis hensii, to grind, friction
H(031), leaves of Psidium guajava of Erigeron floribundus of Cyathula prostrata of Euphorbia tirucalli, trituration, friction
H(038) male genital infection, H(038), sap, to dilute (palm oil), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kintsiélissi (Beembé, nzété ya kaké (Lingala), ontsientsélé (Téké), kidifi, niondo (Vili, Yombé)
Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Official name : Fagara zanthoxyloides Lam.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Zanthoxylum zanthoxyloides (Lam.) Zepernick & Timler
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), barks of the underground part of Fagara zanthoxyloides, decoction (H2O) , mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : wankaré (Bambara)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus gnaphalocarpa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bambou (Bambaro)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(013), H(103)
Recipes : H(013), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus thonningii, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, decoction (H2O), VO. + rock salt
H(103) decayed tooths, sap of Ficus., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moufoukri (Béembe), ombiébié (Téké)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(091), ripe fruit of Gardenia ternifolia, VO.
H(139) male sexual asthenia, whole plant of Gardenia., to carbonize, powder, scarifications
H(139) male sexual asthenia, whole plant of Gardenia., to macerate (H2O), VO., bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : epouono-kouono (Akwa), kilembézaou (Beembe, Lari), elibankié (Téké), kilembezaou (Koongo)
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(053)
Recipes : H(037), stems with leaves of Abrus precatorius, leaves of Gossypium barbadense of Eucalyptus sp. of Costus afer, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), leaves of Gossypium barbadense, rape fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(053), to soten the leaves at the heat of fire,to grind, juice, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : foula (Téké), cotonnier (French)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(051), H(104), H(126), H(137), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104) dispepsia, leaves of Trema guineensis, young leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, adult flowers of Musanga cecropioides, triturer, maceration (H2O), VO. + elephant dugs
H(038), femal, stems barks, twigs, trunk of Harungana, decoction (H2O), VO., in vagina
H(038), femal, stem with leaves (young buds) of Harungana, to pound, to macerate (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, H(051), stems barks, twigs, trunk of Harungana., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), leaves of Harungana., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), stems barks, twigs, trunk of Harungana., decoction (H2O), VO. + hip bath
H(126), stem with leaves of Harungana., to pound, to macerate, to filter, VO.
H(126), stems barks, twigs, trunk of Harungana., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(137) pelvienne, stems barks, twigs, trunk of Harungana., decoction (H2O), VO. + hip bath
H(137) pelvienne, stem with leaves(young buds) of Harungana., to pound, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(171) sugared, stem with leaves of Harungana madagascariens., Cogniauxia podolaena, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ekongo (Koyo), moussassa (Laali, Loumbou), malolongo (Bongili), otoyi, ékongo (Akwa), ontin-npo (Téké), nyunu (Yombé), masi stchiendzie (Vili), moussassa (Tsangui, Beembe), ntounou (Laadi), ekongo (Téké)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, powder of the calyx on the penis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bakoumou (Bambara), oseille de Guinée (French)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), leaves of Hibiscus surattensis + ?, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : iboua-la-ayiri (Akwa), bakoumou (Bambara)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(014), H(037), H(091), H(094), H(099), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104) dyspepsy, leaves of Hymenocardia acida, to dry, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia, to dry, powder, VO. + salt
H(014) dermatosis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia acida of Syzygium brazzavillense of Vitex ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO. + bath
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + omelet
H(091) anemia, roots of Hymenocardia acida, barks stem, branch, trunk of Ochna gilletiana, maceration, decoction (H2O), VO. + wine rouge
H(091) anemia, barks of the underground part of Hymenocardia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), roots of Hymenocardia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), roots of Hymenocardia, decoction (H2O), bath of the back
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Hymenocardia acida of Maprounea africana of Palisota ambigua, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Maprounea africana, barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia acida , maceration (H2O), to filter, VO. + kaolin
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ouganguina (Akwa), mouhété, mouguété (Kikongo), ngeeté (Lari), moushia (Beembe), mouhété (Laadi)
Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Official name : Hyptis suaveolens Poit.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), stems with leaves of Hyptis suaveolens, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mvouamvoua (Koongo), nvonanvona (Laadi)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Indigofera arrecta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera hirsuta L.
Official name : Indigofera hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(033)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis sap from the twigs, drops in eyes
H(033) femal,stem with leaves, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : étinia (Koyo), bamilawoukou (Téké)
Ipomoea quamoclit L.
Official name : Ipomoea quamoclit L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(158)
Recipes : H(038) male genital infection, H(038) urinary infection, stems with leaves of Ipomoea quamoclit, to pound, juice, VO. + sugar
H(158), leaves of Ipomoea., to pound, to macerate (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(158), roots of Ipomoea., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : nsu-sumbi wa sangui (Yombé, nsiele (Téké)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) gingival pain, sap of Jatropha curcas, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pignon d'Inde, purghère (French)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(037), H(082), H(099), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) loases, leaves of Buchholzia coriacea of Kalanchoe crenata, to pound, juice, drops in eyes
H(027), leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemom of Cissus aralioides of Kalanchoe crenata, to pound (palm oil), friction
H(037), H(082), rhizome of Zingiber officinale, leaves Hymenocardia ulmoides, leaves Kalanchoe crenata, stems without leaves of Costus afer, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099) nervous troubles, sap leaves of Kalanchoe., drops in nose
H(099) epilepsy, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Kalanchoe crenata, pulp, juice, drops in nose
H(099) nervouances, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Kalanchoe crenata of Asystasia gangetica, of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction (H2O), to dilute (oil palme), massage
H(113), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Amaranthus lividus of Dicliptera verticillata, to soften with the fires heat, to dilute (palm oil), massage
H(201) psychological sexual aversion, sap leaves of Kalanchoe., délkayer (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : dzoka (Akwa)
Kiggelaria africana L.
Official name : Kiggelaria africana L.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(169), stems bark, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ombimbina, onkimbina (Téké), saucissonnier (French)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Lagenaria siceraria of Dacryodes edulis of Manihot esculenta of Canna indica of Ocimum gratissimum of Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O), massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lendouma (Akwa), calebasse (French)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stems with leaves of Clerodendrum spinescens of Lantana camara, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, stems with leaves of Clerodendrum spinescens of Lantana camara, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), young leaves of Leea guineensis, decoction (H2O), drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ossango (Akwa), nkoula tonda (Beembe), ilendo (Bongili), otemavo (Koyo), obongou (young leaves) , toto (rape fruit) (Ngaré), mopini (Laali), obongou, toto (Téké), vaal nioko (Vili)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), sap leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mbouokalan (Mbôsi), nti wa lemba (Laadi)
Mammea africana Sabine
Official name : Mammea africana Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(091) anemia, decoction (H2O) barks of stems, twigs, trunk of Mammea africana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), leaves of Combretum racemosum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(008) adult, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(145) rectum, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera., decoction (H2O), bath of the back
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : onmangourou (Akwa), loumangou (Beembe), moumago (Laali), manga (Laadi), moumanga (Soundi, Yoombe)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(012), H(018), H(046), H(101), H(122), H(158)
Recipes : H(012), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Lagenaria siceraria of Dacryodes edulis of Manihot esculenta of Canna indica of Ocimum gratissimum of Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O), massage
H(018), tubers of Manihot esculenta , rhizom of Aframomum stipulatum, seeds of Elaeis guineensis, to pound (milk), drops in eyes, drops in nose
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, leaves of Manihot., to pound, friction
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Manihot., pulp, friction
H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Tamarindus indica of Manihot esculenta, pulp, local application
H(122), stems with leaves Abrus precatorius, rhizom of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Arachis hypogaea , to pound, to macerate, VO.
H(158), tuber of Manihot esculenta, seeds of Voandzeia subterranea, to pound, dessication, to roasted, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : saka-saka (Lingala), ayaka, eyala (Akwa), manioc (French)
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male, Eugenia aromatica, buds flowers, leaves of Mentha sp., maceration H(20), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : nanayé (Bambara)
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Microglossa pyrifolia, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pulp, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : muntantali (Téké), mountantali (Akwa)
Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B. L. Robinson var. cordata
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B. L. Robinson var. cordata
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Mikania cordata... var. cordata, to soften in the heat of the fire, to dilute (H2O), local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oyiligui (Mbaamba), ondende (Akwa), loumbousibousi (Beembe), moudelenziri (Laali), moundoudindoudi (Laadi), oyilou (Mbamba)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(201)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Millettia versicolor, to pound, decoction (H2O), juice, VO.
H(068) intestinal worm, young leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Millettia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Millettia., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, roots of Millettia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychological digestion troubles, barks of the underground part, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : loubouta (Lari, Laadi), omboro (Téké), loubouto (Beembe), ombolo (Mbosi)
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(038), H(075), H(091)
Recipes : H(038) genital infection, urinary, male, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna stipulosa, roots of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091, 2), H(075), barks stem, branch, trunk de Mitragyna., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moulongoua (Lari), mouloungoua (Koongo), moulongua (Soundi)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Momordica charantia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) genital infection, urinary, male, leaves of Momordica charantia of Solanum macrocarpon, to pound, VO.
H(104), leaves of Momordica, to grind, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), stems with leaves of Momordica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lumbuzi-busi (Beembé), mabumbulu (Doondo, lumbuzi (Vili, Yombé, Lari), tsuiri lonfou (Téké), loubouzi-bouzi (Doondo), mbossa-mboussi (Mbaamba), maboumboulou (Tsaangui)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia male, decoction of leaves of Clerodendrum splendens, roots of Mondia whitei , VO. + dried roots of Coffea arabica, to chew
H(139) sexual asthenia male, rhizom of Mondia whitei, to chew and swallow the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008), H(038), H(091), H(101), H(126), H(135), H(151), H(158), H(169), H(171)
Recipes : H(008), roots, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) male, H(169), roots, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) male, roots of Morinda., decoction(H2O), hip-bath
H(091), H(135) eupeptique, H(007), leaves of Morinda lucida, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(126), leaves of Morinda., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(151), roots of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), roots of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(168), H(091), H(135) eupeptic, leaves of Morinda lucida, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(171) sugared, barks of the underground part of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kongobololo (Laadi, Mbosi, Koyo, Laali), kongo bouroulou (Vili), kongo bololo (Akwa)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Musa sapientum , to grind, RNS.
H(201) bad spell, maceration of leaves of Scoparia dulcis of Laportea ovalifolia of Cyperus articulatus of Musa sapientum, to pour in the bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : iko (Bossi), iko (Akwa), bananier (French)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H(012), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Cassia occidentalis of Arachis hypogea du petiole of Musa paradisiaca, massage
H(013) , stems with leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Phyllanthus amarus, petiole seul of Musa paradisiaca, decoction (H2O), massage
H(014), H(173), stem without leaves of Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum, seeds of Eleais guineensis, leaves of Musa paradisiaca, aerian part of Scleria barteri, ONS. of Dioscorea sp., to pound, decoction (wine), VO.
H(173), bracts of Musa., to carbonize, powder, to dilute (palm oil), local application, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : leka (Bambara), bananier plantain (French)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(006), H(006), H(026), H(038), H(050), H(051), H(055), H(094), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(139), H(171)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (wine), enema
H(006) + H(104), H(104), decoction of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus limon, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(006) + H(104), H(104) dyspepsia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), decoction (H2O) of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, to dilute, VO.
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038, 2) male, roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(038) male, roots of Nauclea., maceration (wine), VO.
H(038) male, roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, ONS. of Garcinia huillensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(050), stem without leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, roots of Cassia occidentalis, in pieces, maceration, filtration, VO.
H(094), decoction (H2O) of roots of Nauclea latifolia, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, to dilute, VO.
H(094), leaves of Nauclea latifolia, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew, avaler le jus
H(104), whole plant of Cassia occidentalis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, roots of Cassia occidentalis, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(104), leaves of Nauclea., decoction (wine), VO. (not for pregnant women)
H(104), roots of Nauclea latifolia of Quassia africana, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), H(006), H(055), barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia of Crinum purpurascens, rhizome of Aframomum stipulatum, decoction (wine), VO.
H(109), barks of the underground part of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) myalgia, roots of Caloncoba welwitschii of Barteria fistulosa of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves juice of Nauclea., drops in nose
H(126), decoction (H2O) of roots of Cassia occidentalis of Nauclea latifolia, leaves of Sansevieria liberica, VO.
H(139) male, roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO. + honey
H(171) sugared, roots of Nauclea., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kienga (Yombe), mabouobouo (Téké), tsienga (Koongo), omboubouo (Téké)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(076)
Recipes : H(053) deafness, stem without leaves of Newbouldia laevis, decoction (H2O), inhalation
H(076), barks stem, branch, trunk of Newbouldia laevis, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ondzomigui (Téké), moumeni (Soundi)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(054), H(099)
Recipes : H(018), leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose, drops in eyes (painfull)
H(031) intercostal pain, leaves of Nicotiana., softened by the heat of fire, to grind (palm oil), massage
H(054), leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose, drops in eyes (traitement douloureux)
H(099) epilepsy, leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose
H(099) nervous troubles, leaves of Nicotiana., to softened by the heat of fire, to grind, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ikaya-lôkô, mbouli (Akwa), foumou (Soundi), tabac (French)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(012), H(020), H(103), H(124), H(171), H(201)
Recipes : H(006), aerian part of Ocimum gratissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(012)), stems with leaves of Aframomum melegueta of Lagenaria siceraria of Dacryodes edulis of Manihot esculenta of Canna indica of Ocimum gratissimum of Imperata cylindrica, decoction (H2O), massage
H(012)), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum of Cassia occidentalis of Arachis hypogea du petiole of Musa paradisiaca, massage
H(020), stems with leaves of Ocimum., pulp, scarifications
H(103), leaves of Ocimum., to grind, local application + salt
H(103), stems with leaves of Ocimum., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(124) bleeding at the nose, leaves of Amaranthus lividus of Ocimum gratissimum, to grind, juice, drops in nose and auriculaire and occulaire
H(171), leaves of Cassia occidentalis of Ocimum gratissimum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) bad results at school, whole plant of Ocimum., decoction (H2O), drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ndoundoumba (Akwa), mansousou, ampipiri (Téké), mantsousou mamanene (Laadi), doumadouma (Koyo), , mantsosou (Beembe)
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, maceration, VO. + bath
H(051) fever, leaves of Olax subscorpioidea, maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, barks of the underground part of Olax subscorpioidea, to pound, to digest, VO
H(068) intestinal parasitism, leaves of Olax., decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : otsotsolo (Akwa); ontsoutsouli (Koukouya) ; ombiena-mbiena, ontsoutsouli (Téké)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Oxalis corniculata, stem with leaves of Dissotis rotundifilia, to grind in palm oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ngongoua, lopeto (Akwa)
Passiflora foetida L.
Official name : Passiflora foetida L.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(008)
Recipes : H(002) agalactiia, H(008) diarrhoea (infection), stem with leaves of Passiflora foetida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mumpolompolo (Doondo) ; bimpfii (Laadi) ; okouma (Téké) ; ntoudinga (Vili)
Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Official name : Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(137), H(139)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, to chew, avaler le jus
H(137) pelvuss, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139) male, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, ripe fruit of Cola nitida, seeds of Aframomum melegueta, to chew
H(139) male, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, roots of Corynanthe mayumbensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(139) male, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pausinystalia johimbe, decoction (H2O) + red wine, VO.
H(139) femal, stem without leaves of Pausinystalia., to chew and to swallow the juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : nkoumé-tolo (Lari), ompouopo (Lingala), ompopo (Téké), loubanga (Vili)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(031), H(038), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(169)
Recipes : H(026), ripe fruit, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk, barks of the underground part of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(109), H(113), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., to scrape, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) intercostal pains, ripe fruit, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(158), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, Millettia eetveldeana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ommbala (Akwa), obala (Bongili), mouwaï (Laali), moukandzi (Loumbou), kihanzi, mpandzou (Lari), onwoué, akourou (Téké), ompaï (Mbaamba), moubandzi (Tsaangui), nvandza (Vili)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(038), H(050), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(139), H(181)
Recipes : H(006), roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, to dry, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra brazzeana , seeds of Arachis hypogea, to chew
H(038) male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra, to scrape, maceration (wine), VO.
H(038) male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra, to dry, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(050) swelling of the abdomen, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(094), barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., barks of the underground part , maceration (H2O), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana of Kalanchoe crenata, pulp, juice, drops in nose
H(104) adult, H(109) adult, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., maceration (wine), VO.
H(109), barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to dry, maceration (wine), VO.
H(113), barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to scrape, maceration (wine), VO.
H(113) intercostal pains, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to dry, powder, scarifications
H(113) intercostal pains, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to scrape, local application
H(139) sexual asthenia male, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(181) omphalita, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to scrape, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(152 ), leaves of Persea americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : saboka (Akwa), moussavouma (Téké)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(026), H(113), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, stems with leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Phyllanthus amarus, petiole seul of Musa paradisiaca, decoction (H2O), massage
H(026), whole plant of Phyllanthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) intercostal pain, whole plant of Phyllanthus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(171) sugared, leaves of Phyllanthus., to grind (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moundeéké ndzéké (Koongo), ndiango (Téké), oka apoko (Koyo), moundziri (Laali), ebandatschi (Mbosi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(031)
Recipes : H(020), leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus of Phytolacca dodecandra, ripe fruit of Capsicum annuum, to grind, VO., scarifications
H(031), leaves of Phytolacca., to grind (H2O), to macerate (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ité (Koyo), tili (Téké), tidi (Laadi)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(034), H(055), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104) dyspepsia, leaves of Piper umbellatum, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(031), barks stem, branch, trunk of Piper., powder, scarifications
H(034) tachycardia, leaves of Piper umbellatum, whole plant of Spilanthes uliginosa, to grind, to dilute (H2O) + egg + salt, , VO.
H(034) tachycardia, seeds of Piper., to grind, juice, VO.
H(055) again alcoholism, decoction (H2O) and delayer in alcohol leaves of Cogniauxia podolaena of Cassia occidentalis of Piper umbelatum of Costus afer of Crinum purpurascens, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ilêlêmbê (Mbosi), leebe nkoto (Beembe), lembe (Bongili), leleme (Laali), leemba ntoko (Laadi), libi ntoko (Mbaamba)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), powder of dried leaves and roasted as salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : okula (Mbéti)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) male, whole plant, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : makata ma kombo, mindia mia kombo (Doondo), poli (Mbosi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(031), H(094), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(031), leaves of Psidium guajava of Erigeron floribundus of Cyathula prostrata of Euphorbia tirucalli, trituration, friction
H(094), leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Psidium guajava of Chenopodium ambrosioide, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(126), leaves of Psidium., decoction (H2O) + sugar, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : goyavier (French)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), stems without leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, to pound, maceration in palm oil, diluer in palm oil, VO., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : koungou (Kikongo), échélé (Ngaré), mbanga mbanga (Yoombé), esiela (Akwa), kechiete tchanzari (Laali), koungou (Laadi), fougère aigle (French)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(014), H(168), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) loack of vision, sap of leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, drops in eyes
H(004) wounds, H(201) asthenia, young leaves of Rauvolfia., grinded, maceration in H2O, massage + bath
H(014) itch, bath in a decoction of leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria and Caloncoba welwitschii
H(168) amnesia, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria softened at the heat of a fire, grinded, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ompepe (Téké), enddouelé (Ngaré), ondolé (Akwa), ndouli (Bongili), ondouele (Koyo), ndoudoudi (Yoombe)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(099)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Solanum gilo, stems without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(099), leaves of Desmodium adscendens, stems without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, juice, to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Official name : Sansevieria liberica Gérôme & Labroy
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), roots of Cassia occidentalis of Nauclea latifolia, leaves of Sansevieria liberica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ilanga la ngovi (Mbokhô), sansevière (French)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Cassia occidentalis of Schwenckia americana, seeds Aframomum melegueta, ONS. Pterocarpus soyauxii, to grind (palm oil) massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : lantsouni (Téké)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bad spell, maceration of leaves of Scoparia dulcis of Laportea ovalifolia of Cyperus articulatus of Musa sapientum, to pour in the bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oyê (Mbôsi), ginge (Téké)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), leaves of Securidaca longipedunculata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : djomba (Bambara)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), roots powder of Sesamum indicum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bonanguila (Beembé, Doondo)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow, leaves of Sida acuta, pulp, local application
H(051), sap leaves of Sida acuta, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tumvumvu (Dondo), kissafi (Kikongo)
Sida cordifolia L.
Official name : Sida cordifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), whole plant of Sida cordifolia, seeds Aframomum melegueta, to carbonize, powder, to dilute in lemon juice, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kissafi (Laadi), libamou (Téké)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Sida rhombifolia of Bidens pilosa of Quassia africana, decoction, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kili (Akwa)
Solanum lycopersicum L.
Official name : Solanum lycopersicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(054), H(099)
Recipes : H(006), rape fruit of Solanum lycopersicum, to pound, , to filter + natron, VO.
H(018), leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose, drops in eyes (painfull)
H(054), leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose, drops in eyes (traitement douloureux)
H(099) epilepsy, leaves juice of Solanum lycopersicum of Nicotiana tabacum, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) baby at the breast, sap leaves of Spathodea campanulata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : voulou (Akwa), ontsountsoko (Koukouya), tulipier du Gabonn (French)
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(050)
Recipes : H(050) swelling of the abdomen, whole plant of Symphonia globuliirona, ONS. of Myrianthus arboreus, ONS. of Cola acuminata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : sondzo (Beembé)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Tamarindus indica of Manihot esculenta, pulp, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tomi (Bambara), tamarinier (French)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(113)
Recipes : H(037), pieces of rape fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082) asthme, powder of rape fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera, leaves of Tephrosia candida, to dilute in palm oil, friction
H(113) rheumatism, decoction (H2O) of stem, twig, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kiaka (Akwa) (Mbaamba), eyaka (Lingala), chiacha (Tsangui)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(113), H(139), H(168)
Recipes : H(027), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata of Tetrorchidium didymostemom of Cissus aralioides, to pound in palm oil, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oulili (Koukouya), omama (Akwa), ondzandza (Mbaamba), omamaï (Ngare), onlili (Téké)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(018), sap leaves of Trema guineensis, drops in eyes
H(022), young leaves of Trema., to pound, to macerate (H2O), VO. + in vagina
H(031), leaves of Trema., morceaux, maceration (H2O), VO. + rock salt
H(031), barks stem, branch, trunk of Trema., pulp, scarifications
H(037), roots of Trema., in pieces, decoction (H2O), to filter, VO. + sugar
H(104) dyspepsy, leaves of Trema guineensis, young leaves of Harungana madagascariesnsis, flowers of Musanga cecropioides, to grind, maceration (H2O), VO. + dung of elephant
H(169), barks stem trunk, rameau of Trema guineensis, Millettia laurentii, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(169), barks stem trunk, rameau of Trema guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : osossi (Babamba, Mbaamba), yayaka (Beembé), on-oué (Koukouya), omboumba (Téké), mouyayaka (Soundi), on-wé (Téké)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), stems without barks of Triumfetta cordifolia, decoction (H2O), VO. + sugar
H(031), leaves of Triumfetta., pulp (palm oil), massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mpounga (Lari), mponga (Kôyô), ngouo ngoi (Téké)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031) fresh leaves of Triumfetta rhomboidea + palm oil, crushed, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : binkampula (Lari, Téké), mpounga (Soundi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(126), H(172)
Recipes : H(014) dermatosis, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina of Chenopodium ambrosioides, pulp, local application
H(056) filariosis, leaves of Vernonia., to grind, maceration (wine), VO.
H(126), roots of Vernonia., decoction (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : munkankali (Téké), mundundindundi (Yombé), matoulou (Téké)
Vernonia smithiana Less.
Official name : Vernonia smithiana Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) progressive blidness, stems with leaves of Vernonia smithiana , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kitsema kia makanga (Laadi)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Nauclea latifolia of Quassia africana, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kani (Bambara), poivrier de Guinée (French)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082), rhizom of Zingiber officinale, leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides, of Kalanchoe crenata, stems without leaves of Costus afer, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moungountsimbala (Beembé), tangawissi (Laadi), gingembre (French)