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Reference : HA 12

Author(s) : Ake Assi, L., J. Abeye, S. Guinko, R. Giguet, X. Bangavou
Title : Contribution à l'identification et au recensement des plantes utilisées dans la médecine traditionnelle et la pharmacopée en République Centrafricaine. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 139 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 12 has information about 37 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(139)
Recipes : H(034), to chew the leaves of Abrus precatorius + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colitis, enteritis, gastro-enteritis, leaves of Cola heterophylla of Memecylon polyanthemos of Alchornea cordifolia, barks stem, twig, trunk of Pterocarpus soyauxii, to pound, to dry, powder, VO. + VO. decoction of Pterocarpus soyauxii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(068), H(137)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, barks stems, branch, trunk of Alstonia boonei, to dilute in palm wine, decoction, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, H(137) analgesic, maceration of barks stems, branch, trunk of Alstonia boonei, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(039), H(045), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), juice leaves of Annona senegalensis, drops in eyes
H(004), H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk, barks of the underground part , young leaves of Annona. , powder, local application
H(039) pediculosis, insecticide, barks of the underground part of Annona., to dry, powder, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(126), roots of Annona., decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : solé, soré (Gbaya)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(033), H(068), H(094), H(103), H(155)
Recipes : H(006) + H(094), decoction (H2O) stems bark, enema
H(022), decoction (H2O) stems bark, VO.
H(033), decoction (H2O) stems bark VO., + Copaifera mildbraediiH(068), sap, V.O., toxic
H(103), pulp fruit, local application
H(155), roasted seeds, powder, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mobéli (Gbaya), mobéi (Pygmée)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(118), H(139)
Recipes : H(037), pulp fruit of Antrocaryon micraster, juice du fruit, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp.,VO.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
H(037), ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, ripe fruit of Xylopia staudtii of Capsicum sp., to dry, powder, VO. + salt
H(139) male, roots of Didymosalpinx abbeokutae, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(094)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), leaves of Carica., to roast, powder, in rectum
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), leaves and roots, decoction (H2O) of Cassia occidentalis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(104) dyspepsia, H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ceiba pentandra, to macerate (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : bouma (Lissongo), fromager (local French)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(022), H(104)
Recipes : H(022), H(104) colic, young leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to grind, to dilute (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : sakoumbê (Lissongo)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(038), H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), stems without leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, VO.
H(104) + H(077), stem with leaves of Cissus quadrangularis, to cook, to pound, juice, VO. + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : minon (Lissongo)
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(033), H(045), H(113)
Recipes : H(033) femal, barks stem, branch, trunk of Crossopteryx febrifuga , decoction (H2O), VO.
H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk of Crossopteryx., decoction (H2O), local application
H(113), leaves of Crossopteryx., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : goup
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(068), H(139) aphrodisiac, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, pulpdu fruit of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
H(139) sexual asthenia male, leaves of Chlorophytum blepharophyllum, almond of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(038), H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(038), leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + ? almond of Raphia sudanica
H(068), H(139) aphrodisiac, aerian part of Euphorbia hirta, pulpdu fruit of Elaeis guineensis, to chew
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(008), H(102), H(104)
Recipes : H(002), H(006) + H(104), H(008) + H(104), H(104), leaves of Heeria insignis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(102), barks stem, branch, trunk of Heeria., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, juice of leaves softened in fire of Kalanchoe crenata, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, stems barks, maceration in palm wine, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves of Leea guineensis, softened by fire, pulp, juice, drops in eyes
H(006) constipation, decoction of barks stem, twig, trunk of Leea guineensis, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : gamboula (Gbaya)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, decoction (H2O), hip bath, enema
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mango
Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Official name : Mitragyna inermis (Willd.) K.Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Nauclea africana Willd.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) leaves of Mitragyna inermis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : n'zia
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(022), H(033), H(122)
Recipes : H(022), roots of Mitragyna stipulosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(033) femal, H(122), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mitragyna, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(068)
Recipes : H(031), barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda lucida, to pound, local application
H(068), barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : tékengué
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(113)
Recipes : H(013) phlegmon, abscess, barks stem, branch, trunk of Nauclea latifolia, powder, to dilute (H2O), local application
H(068), roots of Nauclea latifolia, decoction (H2O), VO. + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : doumba
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(076), H(102), H(103), H(139)
Recipes : H(102), barks stem, branch, trunk of Parinari exelsa , decoction (H2O), VO., .
H(103) + H(076), leaves, decoctiontioin of Parinari., decoction (H2O), bath bouche
H(139), barks stem, branch, trunk of Parinari., maceration in wine, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mopiti (Lissongo), tessourikombo
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow poison, latex of Parquetina nigrescens of Rauvolfia vomitora, leaves juice of Palisota alopecurus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mombango (Lissongo)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(124)
Recipes : H(037), roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(124) after delivery, barks of the underground part of Pentadiplandra., to pound, to dilute, VO. + sauce
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : dembeno
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) + H(108), roots, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Piliostigma thonningii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : douma
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(027), H(045), H(051), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(027), leaves of Piper umbellatum, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(045) après circumcision, leaves of Piper., decoction (H2O), local application
H(051) new born, leaves of Piper., maceration (H2O), bath
H(068), H(104), leaves of Piper., decoction (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Portulaca quadrifida L.
Official name : Portulaca quadrifida L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) baby, youg leaves, to pound, paste on the fontanels
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : n'zéké (Lissongo)
Protea madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Protea madiensis Oliv.
Family : Proteaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199), pulp leaves of Protea madiensis, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : téyéli
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(092)
Recipes : H(051) child, to wash the cild with a maceration of leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria
H(092) arrow poison, latex of Parquetina nigrescens of Rauvolfia vomitoria, leaves juice of Palisota alopecurus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : homo lassa
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(006), H(046), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), roots of Sterculia sestemra, to carbonize, VO. + salt + pimento
H(046) measles, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sterculia., maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : sohé, sau (North Centrafrique)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(045), H(108)
Recipes : H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk of Tamarindus indica, pulp, local application
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, young leaves of Tamarindus., maceration (H2O), VO. + salt + pimento
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : m'béré (North Centrafique), lende
Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Official name : Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(045), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) leaves softened by fire, friction, local application
H(045), stems barks, decoction, to wash the wound + dressing with the powder of the barks
H(068) internal parasitism, decoction stems barks
H(068), decoction leaves, VO.
H(104) abdominal pain young childs, roots decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : mondoro (Gbaya), mobahaba (Lissongo), ekoka, n'goka (Pygmée)
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(091)
Recipes : H(091) childt, for the first steps, leaves juice of Trema orientalis, to dilute, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : séyongo
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), barks stem, branch, trunk, to pound, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : bilibélé