Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Contact |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Reference : HB 30b

Author(s) : Betti, J. L.
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants among the baka pygmies in the Dja biosphere reserve, Cameroon. African Study Monographs, 25 (1) : 1 - 27, March 2004
Reference HB 30b has information about 32 plants :
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(109)
Recipes : H(018, 3), stems barks, scraped, instillation in nose
H(109) lumbago, stems barks scraped, frictions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, stems barks of Mangifera indica, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, steam bath of the mouth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051, 9) paludism, maceration of stems barks of Alstonia boonei, enema
.H(051), H(068) helminthiase, decoction of stems barks of Alstonia boonei, enema
H(051, 26), H(068), helminthiase, decoction of stems barks of Alstonia boonei, VO.
H(068, 5), helminthiase, maceration of stems barks of Alstonia boonei, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(020), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), stems barks of Anonidium mannii, maceration, VO.
H(020, 3) snake, stems barks , to scrape, locale application
H(051) paludism stems barks , maceration, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008) amoebic dysenthery, stems barks of Bridelia micrantha of Antrocaryon klaineanum of Treculia africana, decoction, VO.
H(037, 6) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Bridelia micrantha, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(103), H(109)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Allamblakia floribunda, maceration, instillation in nose
H(037, 6) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Bridelia micrantha, maceration, , VO.
H(037, 16) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems of Costus afer, maceration, VO.
H(037, 13) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, young leaves of Microdesmis puberula, powder, VO.
H(037, 10) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Pycnanthus angolensis, decoction, VO.
H(037, 10) cough, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Pycnanthus angolensis, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Omphalocarpum elatum, decoction, VO.
H(103, 9) toothache, pounded fruits of Capsicum frutescens, pounded leaves of Acmella caulirhiza, locale application
H(103) , toothache, pounded fruits of Capsicum frutescens, roots scraped of Aframomum danielli, teeth instillation
H(103) , toothache, pounded fruits of Capsicum frutescens, ashes of spines of Barteria nigritiana, locale application
H(109, 2) lumbago, fruit of Capsicum frutescens, stems barks of Garcinia cola, decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2) toothache, roots, decoction, to bruch the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002, 6), stems barks of Ceiba pentandra, decoction, VO.
H(002, 1), stems barks, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Symptoms : H(018), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(018), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Celtis midbraedii, scarifications
H(091) baby, stems barks , infusiuon, bath
H(100, 5), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Celtis mildbraedii, decoction, stems barks, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 2) anthelmintic, macerated leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), fruit juice of of Citrus limon, VO.
H(014, 14) scabies, fruit of Citrus limon, stem of Costus afer, decoction, bath
H(126), fruit juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abcess, stems barks of Dracaena arborea, to scrape, locale application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(051), H(109), H(169)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems of Raphia mombuttorum
H(018, 8), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots of Alchornea floribunda, scarifications
H(018), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Celtis midbraedii, scarifications
H(018, 2), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Haumania danckelmaniana, scarifications
H(018), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Pentaclethra macrophylla, scarifications
H(018, 4), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Polyalthia suaveolens, scarifications
H(018, 5), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Scleria boivinii, scarifications
H(051) paludism palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems barks of Piptadeniastrum africanum, scarification
H(051) paludism palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems barks of Polyalthia suaveolens, scarifications
H(109) lumbago, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems of Alchornea adianthifolia, scarifications
H(109, 2) lumbago, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems barks of Funtumia elastica, scarifications
H(109, 3) lumbago, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Hua gabonii, scarifications
H(109, 3) lumbago, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems barks of Panda oleosa, scarifications
H(109, 2) lumbago, palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, ashes of stems barks of Terminalia superba, scarifications
H(169, 3), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, stems barks of Myrianthus arboreus, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, stems barks of Erythrophleum suaveolens, infusion, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 4), stems juice of Saccharum officinarum, barks stems juice of Harungana madagascariensis, VO.
H(126, 3), stems barks , maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008), stems barks of Mangifera indica, leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction, VO.
H(103) toothache, stems barks of Mangifera indica, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, steam bath of the mouth
H(103, 10) toothache, stems barks, decoction, mouth wash
H(103) toothache, stems barks, decoction, steam bath of the mouth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lumbago, leaves of Manihot esculenta, scraped and heated, massage
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(002), H(139)
Recipes : H(002), stems barks of Milicia excelsa , maceration, VO.
H(139, 5), seeds of Zea mays, stems barks of Milicia excelsa, decoction, VO.
H(139), dried barks, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068, 3) anthelmintic, pounded fruit of Musa paradisiaca, stems barks pilées of Combretum mucronatum, VO.
H(068, 2) anthelmintic, pounded fruit of Musa paradisiaca, stems barks cuites of Combretum mucronatum, VO.
H(068) anthelmintic, pounded fruit of Musa paradisiaca, stems barks scraped of Combretum mucronatum, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(051), H(068), H(103), H(139)
Recipes : H(008, 2), stems barks, maceration, enema
H(008, 2), stems barks, maceration, VO.
H(018), palm oil from Elaeis guineensis, roots ashes of Pentaclethra macrophylla, scarifications - - H(051, 16) paludism stems barks , maceration, VO.
H(068, 6) anthelmintic, macerated stems barks , VO.
H(103) toothache, stems barks scraped, nose instillation
H(139), roots, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2) toothache, pounded roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, nose instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037)
Recipes : H(008), stems barks of Mangifera indica, leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(018, 3) headache, roots barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria, scraped, nose instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 4), stems juice of Saccharum officinarum, barks stems juice of Harungana madagascariensis, VO.
H(126, 2), stems juice of Saccharum officinarum, barks stems juice of Vernonia conferta, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Sida acuta, maceration, to wash the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Solanum anguivi Lam.
Official name : Solanum anguivi Lam.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(002, 9), fruits of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Heisteria zimmereri, decoction, VO.
H(002, 14), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Omphalocarpus elatum, decoction, VO.
H(002, 13), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Pycnanthus angolensis, decoction, VO.
H(002, 4), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Triplochiton scleroxylon, decoction, VO.
H(037, 3), fruit of Solanum anguivi, stems barks of Allanblackia floribunda, decoction, VO.
H(037, 3), fruit of Solanum anguivi, stems barks of Eribroma oblongum, decoction, VO.
H(037, 17), fruit of Solanum anguivi, stems barks of Hylodendron gabunense, decoction, VO.
H(037, 6), fruit of Solanum anguivi, young leaves of Omphalocarpum elatum, decoction, VO.
H(037, 10), fruit of Solanum anguivi, stems barks of Pycnanthus angolensis, decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Omphalocarpum elatum, decoction, VO.
H(100, 5), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Celtis mildbraedii, decoction, stems barks, VO.
H(100, 8), fruit of Solanum anguivii, stems barks of Pterocarpus soyauxii, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(109)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, decoction d'stem bark of Tetrapleura tetraptera, lavement
H(109, 2) lumbago, decoction of seeds, lavement
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) abcess, stems barks of Trema orientalis, to scrape, locale application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126, 2), stems juice of Saccharum officinarum, barks stems juice of Vernonia conferta, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not registered
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139, 8), seeds of Zea mays, dried barks of Kleinedoxa gabonensis, decoction, VO.
H(139, 5), seeds of Zea mays, stems barks of Milicia excelsa, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Dja reserve)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author