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Reference : HA 21

Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, P. Chibon, H. de Vecchy, E. Duboze, J. Eymé, J.- N. Gassita, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, A. Keita, B. Koudogbo, M. Le Bras, I. Mourambou, E. Mve - Mengome, M. - G. Nguéma, J. - B. Ollome, P. Posso, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Gabon. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 294 p., (1984) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HA 21 has information about 53 plants :
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), chewed leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tsatsu (Apindji, Bavové, Simba), kolugosu (Balumbu, Bavarama, Bavungu, Eshira), koloc (Fang), nkonya-gonya (Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(158)
Recipes : H(158), pounded roots Aframomum melegueta, Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), ONS. Aframomum sp., epicarpeTetrochidium didymostemon, pounded,delayed, VO. + pimento + salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant of Ocimum gratissimum of Spilanthes filicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urinaria of Fleurya ovalifolia of Hibiscus suratensis of Aframomum danielli of Ageratum conyzoides, to pound, scarifications
H(020), whole plant of Rottboellia cochinchinensis of Spilanthes fillicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urina of Fleurya ovalifolia of Ageratum conyzoides of Aframomum danielli, to pound, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
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(038)
Recipes : H(038) urethra inflammation, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbogo, (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga , Mpongwé), nkabi (Fang), dumbundjé (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mbombosi (Bakota)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(108), H(126)
Recipes : H(022) presentation of the new born by the back, barks maceration , VO.
H(051), H(108) colic, H(126) liver disease (non alcoolic), maceration of barks, stem, twig, tronk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ekuc (Fang), nguga (myéné)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), epicarpe, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngubi (Apindji, dilanga (Bahumbu), difubu (Balumbu, Eshira), iba (Banzabi), iguwu (Galoa, Mpongwé), nkoc-nsèc, nkuba (Fang), ikoko-ny'atanga (Nkomi), ananas (French)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(168), H(201)
Recipes : H(168), stems barks, trunc, maceration, massage
H(201), aérian part, maceration, bath, + Pseudospondias microcarpa, Pycnanthus angolensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : yanda (Bapumu), ebom (Fang)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ivala - i - mvendu (Bapunu), givala (Eshira), evèng (Fang)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha of Glyphaea brevis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : evèng, nnom-asas, ewoleghe, éwoloc, eso (Fang), notsisénè (Mindunu), oséséndé, (Mpongwé), otendya (Myéné)
Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Official name : Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(078), H(082), H(158)
Recipes : H(082), decoction leaves of Brillantaisia patula, decoction, VO.
H(158), H(078) uterus leiomyome, roots pounded of Aframomum melegueta of Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lèmbè-lèmbè-ny'opomlo (Apindji), délèmbètogo (Bapunu), ivola-ilèmba, givola-gilèmba (Bavungu), lèma (Banzani), lilèmbètogo la bavili (Bavili), élèmbotogo (Benga), gitotu-gilèmba, givola-gilèmba (Eshira), nyar-élöc (Fang), élèm-betogo-a osongo (Ivéa), lèmbè-lembè (Loango), éèmbèmbè -a- pombo (Mitsogo), ilèmbotogo-inomé, iwèlè-wèlè (Nkomi), dilèmbètogo (Ngowé)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(001), H(181)
Recipes : H(001), stems with leaves of Capsicum frutescens, maceration (H2O), ocular instillation
H(181), ripe fruit of Capsicum., to pound, juice, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okam (Fang), andu (Mindumu), ntogolo (Myéné), petit piment, pili-pili (French)
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(037), H(038), H(068), H(109)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Barteria fistulosa, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to scrape, to dilute (H2O), to filter, VO.
H(022), H(006), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to pound, maceration (milk), VO.
H(037), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Musanga cecropioides, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038) urethra inflammation, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(068) bilharziosis, H(038) urethra inflammation, barks stem, branch, trunk of Amphimas ferrugineus, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp. , tubercle of Costus afer, to pound, to dilute (H2O), enema
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anthocleista mobilis, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to scrape, local application + to lay down the preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(112)
Recipes : H(006), H(112), folioles of Cassia alata, decoction (H2O), VO. (not before 6 years)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : movino-vino (Apindi), difuga-di-wissiguenda (Balumbu), itsamuna (Bapunu), guitsamuna (avarama,Bavungu, Eshira), mutotolo (Bavili), ekayi-akira (Benga), eveghe-ngoghe, ndawule-ntangha, ndem-ngoghe (Fang), antsovino (Galoa), moviyo-viyo (Miitsogo ivéa), ivondjony'akira, igondjo ny'y intsége (Mpongwé), avon-owanga (Nkomi,Orungu), mavono-Banga (Ngowé)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, ONS. of Manihot esculenta, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nonyémbé, nyémbé - a - midjè (Apindji), boïbu - gili (Bakèlè, Tsikè, Eshira), tsige (Fang), owavi-ompolo (Mpongwé)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) knee, leaves softened by the heat of fire of Cissus aralioides, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kéké-kéké (Bahoumbou), nkôl-éya, méyuane, ntoc-mebure (Fang), okora-tamba (Mindumu), oyengé, nyengé (Nyéné)
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(129)
Recipes : H(129), pulp fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, juice, local application + palm oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lemon (Fang), citronnier (French)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(078), H(158)
Recipes : H(078) uterus, H(158), roots pounded Aframomum melegueta of Brillantaisia patula, ripe fruit Citrus limon, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Official name : Coccinia grandis (L.) Voigt
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127), seeds of Aframomum citratum, leaves of Coccinia grandis, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) again vampire's ill, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ayang-yop (Fang)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), tubercles of Cyperus articulatus, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : soka-soka (Apindji), linzanzaka (Bahoumbou), déndaka (Bakélé), dundalagu (Balumbu), indaki (Benga), dusasagu (Eshira), , ndago ( Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu), andac (Fang)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abces, pulp of bulb of Dioscorea bulbifera, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : abang, apala, apyala (Fang), iroga (Myéné)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant, pounded of Ocimum gratissimum of Spilanthes filicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urinaria of Fleurya ovalifolia of Hibiscus suratensis of Aframomum danielli of Ageratum conyzoides en scarifications
H(020) snake, whole plant, pounded of Rottboellia cochinchinensis of Spilanthes fillicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urina of Fleurya ovalifolia of Ageratum conyzoides of Aframomum danielli, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(027), H(111)
Recipes : H(027), leaves, pulp, maceration, VO.
H(111), stem with leave, pounded, local application,
H(111), pounded leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : énvongha (Fang), okyèmo, mindunu, mavisa (Fang), igondjo, ivilingo-ny, oké-mo-onombé (Nkomi)
Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Official name : Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha of Glyphaea brevis, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, decoction, local application of residuum
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okondo (Mpongwé, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Bakèlè), mukondu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Masangu), muvufuc (Fang)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Harungana madagascariensis, to pound + blanc d'egg, in rectum
H(103), young stems with leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, to pound, local application
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Harungana, maceration (H2O), VO. + bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : moutouilli (Bahoumou), atsü (Fang), motsasa, otsasa (Mindumu), ozinya-zinya (Myéné)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, whole plant, pounded of Ocimum gratissimum of Spilanthes filicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urinaria of Fleurya ovalifolia of Hibiscus suratensis of Aframomum danielli of Ageratum conyzoides en scarifications
H(020) snake, whole plant pounded of Rottboellia cochinchinensis of Spilanthes fillicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urina of Fleurya ovalifolia of Ageratum conyzoides of Aframomum danielli, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(090)
Recipes : H(090), some drops of latex of Jatropha curcas, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(053), H(126)
Recipes : H(045), leaves of Kalanchoe crenata, softened by the heat of fire, local application
H(053), leaves of Kalanchoe., softened by the heat of fire, juice, drops in ears
H(126), stems with leaves of Kalanchoe., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dokéa (Apindji), ditèyuga (Balumbu), didjudjuga (Bapunu),j leyoyoga (Banzabi), diyuyuga (Bavarama, Bavungu, Eshira), lidjudjuga (Bavili), djokano (Genga), évémé (Fang), ezzogano (Galoa, , Mpongwé), djokea (Mitsogo), ezogani (Nkomi), digura-gura (Ngowé), ezoganyo (Orungu)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034), young leaves of Leea guineensis, seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS. VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mopoga-poga (Apindji), debolé-nyembaka (Bakele), gyala-myogu (Balumbu), iyalo-myogu (Bapumu), gyala-myogu (Bavarama), mubologu (Bavili), mondjege-ndjene, mondjongo-ndjongo (Bavove), didemi-d-ngoso (Beseki), gyala-myogu (Eshira), ofoe-song, otebesong (Fang), inindya-vonya (Galoa), byala-myoko (Loango), mopoga-poga (Mitsogo), inindya-vonya, evonga (Mpongwé), yala-myogo (Ngowé, inindya-vonya (Nkomi)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : wéba-montanga (Apindji), mundjku-a-mutangani (Baduma), humanga (Bahumu), mwiba-mutangani (Eshira), andoc-ntangha (Fang), oba w'atanga (Galoa, mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu), manguier (French)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(008), H(034)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, ONS. of Manihot esculenta, maceration (H2O), enema
H(034), leaves of Manihot esculenta, to pound, RNS., VO. + salt + oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mayaka (Bahoumbou), n'wondo (Bakota), mboe (Fang), oguma (Mpongwgwé), iloti ( Myéné)
Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B. L. Robinson var. cordata
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm. f.) B. L. Robinson var. cordata
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), leaves of Mikania cordata … var. cordata, softened by the heat of fire, massage, to lay down on the leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : pongogo (Bahumbu)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), barks stem, branch, trunk of Millettia versicolor, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Momordica foetida, barks stem, branch, trunk of Macaranga monandra, tubercle of Costus afer, pulp, to dilute (H2O), hip-bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : éyélé-nzôm (Fang), ilumbulu (Myènè), Concombre sauvage (French)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(103)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, local application + in vagina
H(103), leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tako (Apingji), Galoa, Mitsogo, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu), talakwé (Bakkélé), ndakwé (Bakota), tsunga (Balumbu, bavungu, Bapunu), takulu (Eshira), taga (Fang), likaya, ovolo (Ndumu)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(008), H(020), H(104), H(108), H(126), H(155)
Recipes : H(002), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(004) wound, H(045), leaves of Ocimum., to pound, local application
H(020) snake, whole plant, pounded of Ocimum gratissimum of Spilanthes filicaulis of Drymaria cordata of Phyllanthus urinaria of Fleurya ovalifolia of Hibiscus suratensis of Aframomum danielli of Ageratum conyzoides en scarifications
H(037), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ocimum., maceration (H2O), VO. + bath
H(104), leaves of Ocimum., to pound, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(118) rhino-pharingitis, leaves juice of Ocimum, drops in nose
H(155), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, seeds of Cola nitida, to chew, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : megnungnumpa (Bahoumbou), igondjo-maria, ivai (Mpongwé), ntsomo (Galoa, Myéné), ntsome, ozasa (Nkomi), osim (Fang), adjumadju (Mindumu), basilic, herbe royale (French)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(002), H(022)
Recipes : H(002),H(022), stems with leaves of Oxalis corniculata, to pound, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ossessakul (Fang)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(028), H(201)
Recipes : H(022), H(028) uterus, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, decoction (H2O), enema jusqu'à 3 mois après l'accouchement, bath
H(201) again vampire, barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, ONS. of Pycnanthus angolensis, infusion (H2O), aspersion
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : obala (Apindji, Bavové, Simba), mubala (Bahumbu), muvandji (Eshira), owala (Fang, Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu), ombala (Ndumu)
Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Official name : Phyllanthus discoideus (Baill.) Muell. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(123)
Recipes : H(123), barks stem, branch, trunk of Phyllanthus discoideus, powder, VO. + cooked fish in oil
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ebebong (Fang)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), leaves of Piper umbellatuim, almond of Irvingia gabonensis, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lilembitogo (Baduma, Masangu), debombelinghé (Bakele), dilembitogu (Balumbu, Bavarama), lelembetogo (Banzabi), dilembini (Bapunu), lilembetogo (Bavili), elembetogo (Bavové), didombwangha (Beseki), dilembitogu (Eshira), abo - me nzang (Fang), ilembetogo (Galoa, Ivea, Mpongwé, Nkomi); lilelemba (Loango), eembembe (Mitsoga), orungu (Ilembetogo)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) substitution of the mother milk, stem without leaves of Saccharum officinarum, to pound, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ikoko (Mpongwé, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), nkoc (Fang), nkokwè (Bakèlè, nkoku (Béséki)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(038)
Recipes : H(006) baby at the breast, leaves juice of Scoparia dulcis, VO.
H(038) calculus, roots of Scoparia., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ogoï -a- lyamba (Apindji), buko -bwa- lyamba (Baduma, Bavili), woyè, ndènghè (Bakele), munyanyanga (Balumbu), buko -bu- lyamba (Banzabi), dugadji -du- bakongu (Bapunu), mulyalyamba (Bavarama, Bavungu, Eshira), voyé (Benga), pito -di- mbodu (Beseki), osimyale (Fang), ézombolo (Galoa), ogoi -a- lyamba (Ivéa), kaké-lyamba (Loanga), lépèrè (Mindumu), ogoi -a- dyamba (Mitsogo), évoyè (Mpongwé), dugandaga -dwa-dimbu (Ngowé), ogandag- - igondjo (Nkomi, Orungu)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Setaria chevalieri, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), leaves of Sida acuta, to macerate, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : miolu (Eshira), odongui (Galoa, Myéné)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(055), decoction (H2O) of pods of Tetrapleura tetraptera, VO. 1 to 2 cups
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : guizamu (Eshira), mbala (Galoa), nkwaksa (Fang)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), decoction (H2O) of barks of Tetrorchidium didymostemon , VO. + pimento +salt
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dzile, nola (Fang), ntswé (Galoa), mondjodi, mondjandja (Mindu), ngwe, mpuna (Mpongwé, Nkomi)
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(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, boiled leaves with meat or fish, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igogongé (Mpongwé, musosobi (Bapunu, evesec, evezeghe (Fang)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(022)
Recipes : H(014), stems with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(022), H(006), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, ripe fruit of Capsicum sp., to pound, maceration (milk), VO.
H(068) intestinal worm, stems with leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, decoction (H2O),VO. (not during pregnancy)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kongobolo (Bahoumbou), nundulyè (Mpongwè)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104), H(166)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) enteritis, gastroenteritis, H(104) colitis, H(166) antispasmodic, stem bark , branch, trunk of Vernonia conferta, macération, VO.
H(201), harm of vampire, stem bark , branch, trunk of Vernonia conferta, de Coelocaryon preussii de Calpocalyx klainei, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(034), H(113)
Recipes : H(034), young leaves of Leea guineensis, seeds of Xylopia aethiopica VO.
H(113) rheumatism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Xylopia aethiopica of Pterocarpus soyauxii, powder, friction, bath
H(113) arthralgic, barks stem, branch, trunk of Xylopia aethiopica of Pterocarpus soyauxii, to pound, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mogana (Apindji), mugala (Baduma, Banzabi, Bavili), mugana (Bazlumbu, Eshira, Masangu, Ngowé), bekela (Bakele), uka-nka (Beseki), okala (Fang, Mindumu), ogana (Galoa, Mpongwé, Nkomi, Orungu), ogaa (Ivea), nkana (Loango), ovoa (Miitsogo), ngowé (Mugana)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(028)
Recipes : H(022) + H(028), leaves of Zingiber officinale of Periploca nigrescens, leaves of Dinophora spenneroides, to pound, in vagina
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors