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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 :
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 : Euphorbiaceae
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 : Amaranthaceae
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)