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Reference : HB 55

Author(s) : Bourobou-Bourobou, H-P, P. Kialo, G-M Moussavou , H. Ebie Ebie Beka , J. Niangui , J.Tangu Kwenzi-Mikala, , Dr Samuel Mbadinga
Title : Pharmacopée et médecine traditionnelle chez les Pygmées du Gabon Barimba et Baghama (Nyanga), Babongo (Ngounié, Ogooué Lolo et Haut Ogooué) et les Bakoya (Ogooué Ivindo) UNESCO Publication (2008) http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0018/001868/186858fo.pdf
Reference HB 55 has information about 102 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ingratiate, chew the feuilles de Abrus precatoriusand maintain in the mouth and swallow saliva
(Recettes: Babongo, dans la zone de collecte: Dakar (Minongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registrated
Achras zapota L.
Official name : Achras zapota L.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(068) worms, seeds of Achras zapota decoction, VO.
H(100) hot pee, barks maceration, VO.
(Receipts: Bakoya et Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata Bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tendjédji
Aframomum giganteum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum giganteum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(208)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, grate inside the stem and collect the fibers and the sap,, VO.
H(208) flavored water, pounded leaves in funnelform
(Recette:Baghama , in the zone of collect Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : didjombu
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) backache, cut the stems containing the leaves at the base and carry to the house. Clean recently used fire, spread small Aframomum sp on the still warm place. Lie on his back for three days or more until healing
(Recettes: Bakoya et Bakota, dans la zone de collecte: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : didjombu di gheï
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(013), H(031), H(103), H(104), H(179)
Recipes : H(003) sprains, shock, H(179) swollen feet, application locale de crushed leavess dans de almond oil
H(013) abscesses, put saliva on a heated fire leave and place it on the boil
H(031) side ache, cataplasm of heated leaves of Ageratum conyzoïdes
H(103) toothache, crushed flowers, local application
H(103) tooth ache, take the leaves of Gossypium barbadense, crushing with hands, les mélanger avec les feuilles d'Ageratum conyzoïdes. Put the liquid mixture in mouthwash
H(104) stomach pain, leaves maceration écrasées, VO.
(Receipts: Babongo et Baghama, in the zone of collect : Matamatsengué; Mamanéya (Mimongo), Sindara et Loubomo) (Receipts: Babongo et Baghama, in the zone of collect : Matamatsengué ; Mamanéya (Mimongo), Sindara et Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mfumfuyi / bamvumvuyi; ekondi ya vindzi / ikondi bya vindzi; edukia / idukia; rufi du tabe / rufi dou tabe
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(027), H(033)
Recipes : H(027) prevents unwanted abortions (unintended pregnancies expulsions) and keeps the fetus up. Split the leaf and extract the fibers. Put together several fbres, rub between them to get a rope to be tied around the waist of women in early pregnancy, until the rope is detached
H(033) fight against infertility, RNS
(Receipts: Babongo de la zone de collecte : Sindara)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mokodi / mikodi
Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Official name : Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) stérilité féminine due aux vers, hemorrhoids, intestinal wormsbarks decoction of Anthocleista vogelii, VO.
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : muvughudiang / mivughudiang ou ifundzale
Anthostema aubryanum Baill.
Official name : Anthostema aubryanum Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) run a child, give the child a leaf of Anthostema aubryanum decoction, VO.
H(139) impotence and improve male virility, decoction of leaves and roots, VO.
H(139) impotence and improve male virility, chew the roots, swallow the sap
H(201) hunt enemies, rub the ashes of burned leaves on body parts
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ekuta / ikuta
Antrocaryon klaineanum Pierre
Official name : Antrocaryon klaineanum Pierre
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) to bring good luck, maceration of barks of Antrocaryon klaineanum bath (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mossanguia / missanguia
Asplenium sp.
Official name : Asplenium sp.
Family : Aspleniaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) possession by evil spirits, decoction of leaves and stems, steam bath
(recipes:Baghama , in the zone of collect Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : didjombu
Aucoumea klaineana Pierre
Official name : Aucoumea klaineana Pierre
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of leaves of Aucoumea klaineana, steam bath
H(113) foot pain, barks placed on fire and set affected foot on barks
(Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nguma
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, crush the leaves of Cassia alata, mix with water, filter, cool slightly, purge, enema
H(013) scab, crush the fresh leaves, rub
(Receipts : Babongo, in the zone of collect: Sindara)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : moviovio
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(008), H(104), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of leaves of Cassia hirsuta and citron tree, VO.
H(104) stomach upset, H(104) colic, H(126) liver trouble, crushed leaves, macerated, VO.
H(113) osteoarthritis et H(113) rheumatism, crushed leavess, massage several times
(Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect : Mouroumba (Moabi))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mukemu mfumbi / mikemu mi mfumbi, kinkéliba
Celtis tessmannii Rendle
Official name : Celtis tessmannii Rendle
Family : Ulmaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031) side ache, intestinal worms, barks decoction of Celtis tessmanii, VO. (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : etsèmé / itsèmè
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) again night gun shot , crush the leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, mix with almond oil, rub and massage
H(068) intestinal worms, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides mix with leaves of Ocimum gratissimum (ndzandzi) à la citronelle, decoction + sugar, VO.
H(104) stomach upset, leaves macerated in a cup, VO.
H(113) joint pain in the feet and ankles, mix the leaves with those of ndzandzi, crush between hands, rub locally.
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba, Sindara et Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : diabu / badiabu
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) sore feet and joint pain, crushed levaes in palm oil, local application
(Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect : Mouroumba (Moabi))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mubotse / mubotse ;(Barimba)
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, crush the fresh leaves of Chromolaena odorata and rub the bite
(Receipts: Baghama et Babongo, in the zone of collect Loubomo et Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : sasunguésu (Baghama et Babongo)
Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Official name : Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(051x), H(104)
Recipes : H(001) myopia, cut the liana of Cissus dinklagei and use the liquid that comes out in ocular instillations
H(051x) yellow fever, pounded leaves, les mettre dans un paquet et mélanger with palm oil et faire cuire, manger avec of la banane
H(104) stomach pain, mix the leaves of Ongoka gore with those of eéko (Cissus dinklagei), pound, put them in a package, to mix with palm oil and cook of the fire. Eat with banana
H(104) stomach upset, pounded leaves of Microdesmis africana to mix with those of eéko (Cissus dinklagei), pound, put them in a package, to mix with palm oil and cook of the fire. Eat with banana
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : eéko / léko
Coelocaryon sp.
Official name : Coelocaryon sp.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210) land protection, barks placée dans la maison.
(Receipts: Baghama , in the zone of collect Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mabégni
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, intestinal worms barks decoction of Cola nitida, hip baths
H(027) against the abortions, décoction d'écorces + écorces d'autres plantes, VO.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mwali
Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Official name : Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Copaifera salikounda Heckel
Symptoms : H(026), H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation, H(033) sterility, (104) sore lower abdomen, .put bark of Copaifera religiosa in a bottle with water (..)..Mix with Etsèlèbètè for more efficiency (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Campement Sogha (Diyanga))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mutombi / mitombi
Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Official name : Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001) myopia, sore eyes, to clean with a knife a part of the flower, scratch the cleaned part, take the dough moist fibers, eye drops
H(095) food plant and leaves as a vegetable (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : malamu ma ndzuengui
Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Official name : Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(198)
Recipes : H(198) hair loss or bristles, crushing the young leaves of Costus lacanusianus, rub the body part where you want to see hair grow. (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dugregne / magregne
Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Official name : Costus lucanusianus J. Braun & K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) myopia, sore eyes, peel the stem, crush and collect the juice. Mix with the Massiéssi, ocular instillation
H(001) myopia, sore eyes, bend and curl the leaves cone funnel to put the wet fibers of the smear of the stem, press the cone funnel, drops in the eyes of the patient
H(201) reduction of trances initiation; stem crushed or chewed violently struck on the body of an initiated in trance to the Bwiti (Receipts:Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mukuissa / mikuissa
Coula edulis Baill.
Official name : Coula edulis Baill.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, bark decoction, hip bath
H(027) against the abortions, bark decoction + bark other plants, VO.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mughumunu
Culcasia tenuifolia Engl.
Official name : Culcasia tenuifolia Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) attract and bewitch, crush the fresh leaves and rub the bottom of the neck or put it in braids for women, friction (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : motombi bi diabi
Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Official name : Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) misfortune, litiges et problèmes au tribunal, intestinal worms barks decoction of Cylicodiscus gabunensis of Erythrophleum ivorense ou of Capaïfera religiosa , bath of purification (Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect : Mouroumba (Moabi))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mudume / midume
Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(092), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) night rifles, H(092) poisons, H(201) evil spirit, leaves mixed with Bishinga in an old pot roast without oil, take a new gillette for scars, rub on fresh scars. Rub on fresh scars. Vaccine by scarification.
H(008) diarrhoea, mix the leaves with a bit of salt, chew and swallow the leaves
H(201) attracts luck and sympathy. Love potion, put the crushed leaves in a perfume (love potion bottle). Rub on body parts
H(201) attirance, attraction, take the leaves, put them in your mouth and speak to the person concerned (Receipts: Baghama et Babongo , in the zone of collect Loubomo (Mayumba) et Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mupipinde / mipipinde
Dialium dinklagei Harms
Official name : Dialium dinklagei Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) H(091) tiredness générale.bark decoction of Dialium dinklagei, bath
(Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nduma
Dichostemma glaucescens Pierre
Official name : Dichostemma glaucescens Pierre
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) misfortune, barks maceration of Dichostema glaucescens, bath of purification (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dibule / mabule
Dinophora spenneroides Benth
Official name : Dinophora spenneroides Benth
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes or nearsightedness, crush the leaves of Dinophora spennoïdes of mukuissa, juice, eyedrop
H(095) food plant (vegetable) (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registrated
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(020)
Recipes : H(013) abscesses, panaris, boil, shredding the fruit to obtain a concentrated paste which is applied on abscess or on abscess scarified to soften and concentrate pus
H(020) snake bite, shredding the fruit to obtain a concentrated paste which is applied on the bite
(Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dilindi
Dischistocalyx sp
Official name : Dischistocalyx sp
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves until a red liquid, VO. with some sugar (Receipts : Babongo, in the zone of collect: Sindara et Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : edibundjélè ndzina / idibundjélè ndzina (sindara) kayila ndjin
Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Official name : Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H (027y)pain following childbirth, decoction of the bark of Dissotis rotundiffolia and pepper hummingbird, VO. To purge (Receipts : Bakoya et Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : itendji
Dissotis sp.
Official name : Dissotis sp.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(004x), H(034), H(095)
Recipes : H(004x) internal injury , put the crushed leaves of Dissotis sp in a package, set fire with other ingredients, mix with of palm oil, VO.
H(034) palpitation, mettre the crushed leaves leaves of Dissotis sp with fish or meat
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mioghu mine
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(018), H(045), H(213)
Recipes : H(018) headache or cephalalgia, H(108) headaches associated with sinusitis, crush the leaves of Eclipta prostata into the hands. Crush the seeds of Nungu tsi tsissi and mix the resulting powder with the crushed leaves of Eclipta prostata. Take a strip of razor; make two light scars on each temple, forehead and base of the neck
H(045) cicatrization, crush the leaves between your hands and concentrate the green liquid, rub it on the scar
H(213) anti-depigmentation, crush the leaves between your hands and concentrate the green liquid, rub the liquid from the crushed leaves on depigmented spots (Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : munombu / minombu
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of a banana of Enantia chloranta, VO. (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect : Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mwambe bèngue / miambe mi bengue
Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Official name : Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) misfortune, H(201) bad luck, problems and disputes in court, bark decoction Erythrophleum ivorense and Cylicodiscus gabunensis, purification bath (Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect : Mouroumba (Moabi))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbaka
Eucalyptus robusta Sm.
Official name : Eucalyptus robusta Sm.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(109), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, bark decoction of Eucalyptus robusta, VO.
H(109) mal au dos, râpures des barks of Encalyptus robusta mixed with spice of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(201) protection of pregnancy, decoction of barks of Encalyptus robusta mixed with spice of Aframomum melegueta, to purge (Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : isilong, nsoko
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) spleen, leaves of Ficus sp., RNS.
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dissasse / massass
Geophila afzelii Hiern
Official name : Geophila afzelii Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastric ulcers, take two leaves of Geophila cfafzelii for each use. Take some leaves of each and mix with cola and chew some leaves with the cola (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dibumba / mabumba
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, leaves of Gossypium barbadense, crushing with hands, mix with leaves of Ageratum conyzoïdes. Put the liquid mixture in mouthwash
H(099) crazy agitated and reduced madness, crushed leaves macerated in a cup H2O with 3 others leaves, VO. To sleep an agitated.crazy
(Receipts: Babonga, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : magha ma mukondu
Greenwayodendron suaveolens (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.
Official name : Greenwayodendron suaveolens (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, bark decoction, hip bath
H(027) against the abortions, bark decoction + barks d'autres plantes, VO.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mwambe pinde
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, juice of young leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, eye drops
H(000) kusu, barks maceration, hip bath
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect :Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mussasse / missasse
Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Official name : Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(104)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, bark decoction of Hexalobus crispiflorus + barks other three, VO
H(104) colics baby, H(113) rheumatism, H(051)paludism, bark decoction of Hexalobus crispiflorus, VO.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : siému
Hua gabonii Pierre ex De Wild.
Official name : Hua gabonii Pierre ex De Wild.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) alimentation, leaves of Hua gabonii in cooking vegetables and sauces by cutting a piece of barks and mixing
H(095) alimentation, and pound grains to a powder and mix in all preparations of your choicechoix (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ovita, difire, difra
Hua gabonii Pierre ex De Wild.
Official name : Hua gabonii Pierre ex De Wild.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(027)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, bark of Hua gabonii decoction, hip bath
H(027) against the abortions, bark of Hua gabonii + barks others plants, decoction, VO.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : banfinre
Irvingia grandifolia (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Irvingia grandifolia (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(113) mal of reins, H(139) sexual impotence, to dry the barks of Irvingia grandifolia, burn, crush, mix lemon, vaccination by scarification (Receipts : Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mulende / milende
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(108)
Recipes : H(003) sprain, hot leaves of Kalanchoe crenata , mix with almond oil, friction
H(108) flu of child, fainting, hot crushed leaves, pour a few drops in the nostrils
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Sindara)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : edukia
Lannea zenkeri Engl. & K.Krause
Official name : Lannea zenkeri Engl. & K.Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) swollen feet, decoction of barks, foot bath for 3 days.
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: of the camp Mighoto)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mndungu / mindungu
Lecomtedoxa klaineana (Pierre ex Engl.) Dubard
Official name : Lecomtedoxa klaineana (Pierre ex Engl.) Dubard
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(103)
Recipes : H(027y) soins après l'accouchement, collecter la sève, baths of bouche
H(103) toothache, bark decoction of Lecomtedoxa klaineana + salt, mouthwash.
(Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngoba
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(027), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(001) eye disorders, crush the leaves and mixed with a little water, ocular instillations
H(113) joint pain in the feet and ankles, mix the leaves of Leonotis nepetifolia and Ndzandzi, crush between hands, attacher aux endroits endoloris
H(124) saignements et H(027) menaces d'avortement chez les femmes enceintes, crush the leaves and mixed with leaves of Ndzandzi across a white plate, administering enemas and keep the mixture overnight in the vagina for three days
(Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : malamu ma ndzwengui
Lipocarpha senegalensis (Lam.) Dandy
Official name : Lipocarpha senegalensis (Lam.) Dandy
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(056)
Recipes : H(056) wired, rub barks of Lipocarpha senegalensis on the skin or practicing a purge. (Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nangoki
Maesobotrya klaineana (Pierre) J.Léonard
Official name : Maesobotrya klaineana (Pierre) J.Léonard
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks of Maesobotrya klaineana are put in a bottle of fruit juice or of water. allow to stand, VO.
H(095) food, prepare the leaves as vegetables with fish or meat
H(095) food, prepare fruits such as peanuts and shell (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya et Mighoto)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : munièghèdi / minièghèdi
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) caries, take some barks of Swartzia fistuloides, mix with the barks of Mangifera indica, décoction, mouthwash
(Receipts : Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crush the leaves add drops of water and let stand, put drops in the eye.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mirendzi
Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crush the leaves add drops of water and let stand, put drops in the eye.
H(201) purification, leaves maceration, baths
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : baobao
Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Official name : Millettia thonningii (Schumach. & Thonn.) Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) night rifles shot , bark decoction, masser ou tremper le membre attaqué
(Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntul
Mimosa pudica L.
Official name : Mimosa pudica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) wins favor and sympathy, crushed the leaves of Mimosa púdica and put them in your mouth and make the request
H(201) wins favor and sympathy, and away misfortune, soften the heart of man or women, crushed leaves, with other ingredients in a white dish, rub on certain body parts or speaking involving prayers
H(201) soften the heart of man or woman, leaves mixed with other ingredients in a white plate , rub body parts by associating prayers (Receipts: Baghama et Babongo, in the zone of collect Loubomo et Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : rine bodji ;tsoni
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) mauvaise chance, and pound les graines, utilisées comme ingrédients dans toutes les préparations thérapeutiques.
H(201) purification individuelle, la poudre des graines mâchées est recrachée sur la personne à purifier en prononçant des paroles of bénédiction.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dundzingo / bandzingou doudzingou / ndzingou,
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093) against poisoning, scratch barks of the root with a knife, mix the resulting powder with nzingo crushed. Put them both in a grilled banana, VO
H(093) against poisoning, put the barks + nzingo crushed, maceration, VO. (Receipts: Babongo et Baghama, in the zone of collect : Mouroumba (Moabi))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : museng yombi / miseng yombi
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H (201) purification, attracts sympathy and favor, maceration of barks of Musanga cecropioides, purification bath
H (201) bad luck, attracts sympathy and favor, clean and adjust the space between the large roots of the tree into a place for purification baths. (Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dibale / mabale
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chew the washed leaves of Ocimum gratissimum
H(051) child fever, bathing the child in maceration of leaves
H(103) toothache, crush the leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and put in the tooth
H(113) joint pain in the feet and ankles, attach leaves of Ocimum gratissimum and of Malamou ma ndzwengui, crushing with hands and attach to the sore places
(Receipts: Barimba, Babongo in the zone of collect : Mouroumba et Sindara)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndzandzi, ditsiépo /matsiépo
Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Official name : Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, leaves, mix to almond oil, in a package, rub on the body the part concerned
H(104) stomach upset, mix the leaves of Ongoka gore with those of Cissus dinklagei (Eéko), and pound, put them in a package mix in the palm oil and bake in fire, eat with banana (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mukoka / mikoka
Pachyelasma tessmannii (Harms) Harms
Official name : Pachyelasma tessmannii (Harms) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(050), H(055)
Recipes : H(050) belly bloat, maceration or decoction of the bark Pachyelasma tessmannii, VO
H(055) as a herbal tea that helps to induce vomitingmir
(Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndjakala
Pachylobus trimera (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Pachylobus trimera (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, eat the powder of salted barks of Pachylobus trimera (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: of the camp Mighoto (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : oghungou / mighungou
Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
Official name : Paspalum vaginatum Sw.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(092), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) night rifles shot , evil spirit, poisons, grill flowers of Paspalum vaginatum and leaves of Mupenda, rub on fresh scars. (Receipts : Babongo, in the zone of collect: Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : echinga / bichinga
Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Official name : Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(139)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, intestinal wormsbarks decoction of Pausinystalia johimbe, VO.
H(139) sexual fatigue, barks maceration, VO. 1 glass / day
(Receipts : Bakoya et Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : n'nagubitempi
Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Official name : Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(092)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, chew a small piece of bark of Pausinystalia johimbe
H(092) poison, maceration scraped bark of Pausinystalia johimbe with powder of Musanga cecrpioides and other ingredients, VO.
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dukande / dukande
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(204)
Recipes : H(204) shell fruits of Pentaclethra macrophylla, first shoes among the pygmies.
(Receipts: Baghama et Babongo, in the zone of collect: Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : duvandji (Baghama, Babongo)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(095) food, soak fruit in water of Pentaclethra macrophylla for a week, decoction, to dry and pound, prepared with fish or meat
H(104) stomach pain, H(169) hernia, grating bark of Pentaclethra macrophylla and pud the powder in H2O, VO.
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba, Sindara)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mobada / mibada (Babongo)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(020x), H(106)
Recipes : H(020x) ants bites and mosquito bites, crushed leaves rubbed on the affected parts
H(106) hunting mosquitoes, heat leaves without burning and crush between hand. Rub on exposed parts of the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ilembè-lembè / malembè-lembè, embè-embè / Imbè-embè
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(104) stomach upset, pounded leaves of Piper umbellatum , made a packet and to mix palm oil.. Cook package in fire. Eat with banana
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect:Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : maghodzo / mighogzo
Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Official name : Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(068)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(068) intestinal worms, barks decoction of Psychotria gaboniae, bath
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ghébengué / ghibengué
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) lung ailments, H(104) stomach upset, H(126) ailments of the liver, etc. pound the young shoots of leaves of Pteridium aquilinum, mixed with Ndzingo, with palm oil or with almond oil, to package and cook in fire. Eat with grilled banana
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Sindara et Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : etsenguènguè / Itsenguènguè
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(034), H(093), H(095)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, young tips of stems of Pteridium aquilinum, it packaged with palm oil , in fire, VO.
H(093) against poison, take the bent end of the rod, mix with a little honey and another leaf; swallow and keep for two days in the stomach, induce vomiting on the third day to drain the poison
H (095) food, shoots stalks, boil, wash and season, VO. As a vegetable
(Recipes: Baghama, in Loubomo collection area (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbabangue / bambabangue
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(034), H(093), H(095)
Recipes : H(034) palpitations, young ends of stems of Pteris aquilinium, into a package with the palm oil, in fire, VO..
H(093) antipoison, take the bent end of the rod, mix with a little honey and another leaf ; to swallow and keep for two days in stomach, induce vomiting on the third day to remove the poison
H(095) food, young shoots of stems, boil, wash and dress, VO. as a vegetable
(Receipts: Baghama, in the zone of collect Loubomo (Mayumba))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbabangue / bambabangue
Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Official name : Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) parturiente, powder avec of l'palm oil. Rub all over the body
H(201) used in initiation rites wood of Pterocarpus soyauxii,. put on the fontanelle
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Campement Sogha)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mogoli
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain women, name of the person and the disease to be treated to the tree. Collect barks of Pycnanthus angolensis by a prayer and macerate, enema
H(201) protection against the attacks of sorcerers, take hair, nails and other body parts hiding in the tree after a preparation, put the remains of the human body at the foot of the tree (Receipts: Baghama et Babongo, in the zone of collect Mouroumba, Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mulomba ( Arbre saint )
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, scrape the bark of Quassia africana and take the powder, mix the powder of bark in a small cup and drink the bitter liquid (Receipts : Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : :issindou ighal
Sarcocephalus diderrichii De Wild.
Official name : Sarcocephalus diderrichii De Wild.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, bark decoction of Sarcocephalus didderrichü, wash the eyed
H(051) fever, maceration of young leaves or barks, VO.
H(095) alliment, fruits, VO (Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntomba
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Scoparia dulcis mixed with Ndzingo on the wound
H(201) misfortune, rub with leaves like a cream
H(201) to attract graces for love and in work, crush the leaves mixed with Ndzingo. Put in a perfume, rub on the body or perfume
(Receipts; Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba, Sindara et Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongatsi-ngatsi / mingatsi-ngatsi ou bongavidi
Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston
Official name : Selaginella myosurus (Sw.) Alston
Family : Selaginellaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(201)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, heat by exposing leaves of Selaginella myosurus to flame, crush. Put under the affected tooth.
H(201) against evil spells, ashes of leaves and stems, mix with almond oil, rub on the body as a cream ( Recipe:Babongo, in the zone of collect Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : langla / malangla
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) used by women as ovule, dried barks of Setaria megaphylla in the sun on the roof, pound and mix with ndungu or with sugar
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect :Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : orata / rata
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) against guns shot in the night, bark fibers of the stems of Sida rhombifolia attached to the feets
H(201) purification of the hunters after transporting a body, leaves maceration, bath
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : kembitchi / bakembitchi
Similax sp.
Official name : Similax sp.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(095) alimentation, roots of Similax sp
H(201) misfortune, bad spell, purification, leaves maceration + other, bath
H(201) misfortune,purify Liane tied around his waist or foot (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect de:Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : eyioko /ilyioko
Solenostemon monostachyus (P. Beauv.) Briq. subsp. Monostachyus
Official name : Solenostemon monostachyus (P. Beauv.) Briq. subsp. Monostachyus
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, gently heating the leaves of Solenostemon monostachyus by exposing them to over a flame or fire, crush and mixed with almond oil. Rub the mixture all over the body of the patient (Receipts: Babonga, in the zone of collect:Mamanéya)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mupogha pogha \ mipogha pogha
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite and extraction of venom? Scrape the bark and remove the wet pulp, smear pulp bark on the bite and tie. This extracts the venom and keeps it in the dough.
(Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mungingue / minguengue
Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Official name : Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Family : Myristicaceae
Synonyms : Staudtia stipitata Warb , Staudtia gabonensis Warb.
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(091), H(101)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks maceration of Staudtia stipitata, VO. (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mamanéya)
H(068) intestinal worms, H(091) anemia, H(101) règles (menstruations) prolongées, barks decoction of Staudtia kamrunensis var gabonensis, VO. (Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mikodi (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mobé / mibé, oghobé / mighobé
Swartzia fistuloides Harms
Official name : Swartzia fistuloides Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(109), H(103)
Recipes : H(091)weaknesses, H(109) back ache, decoction of barks + sugar , VO.
H(103) caries, take some barks of Swartzia fistuloides, mix with the barks of Mangifera indica, decoction, mouthwash (Receipts : Baghama, in the zone of collect: Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mulolu bousambe / milolu mi busambe
Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Official name : Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(098), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue, H(098) disturbed sleep, eat fruit of Tabernanthe iboga
H(201) spiritual elevation, crushed barks of Tabernanthe iboga, VO.
H(201) spiritual elevation, grated roots of Tabernanthe iboga, VO.
H(201) protection of the family plot, plant the plant
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Matamatsengué)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : diboé / maboé
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wounds and rapid healing, attach the crushed leaves of Tephrosia vogeli on the wound.
H(039) lice, crush the leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, mixed with almond oil, rub the product on the head
H(092) fishing poison, put the crushed leaves in the river
(Receipts Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mighoto campement (Mimongo))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : dugandzi dughal / ngandzi tsighal
Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Official name : Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) quenches thirst, cut part of the vine, hold horizontally, drink water that contains (Recette:Baghama , in the zone of collect Loubomo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nvughe mambe (Jeune pousse de la Liane d'eau )
Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Official name : Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites and removing toxins from the venom, cut a piece of the water liana (Tetracera alnifolia) after tying on the snakebite the munguingue dough, drink the entire contents of the liquid containing the liana piece (Receipts: Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mfughe diabu
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) land protection, take a straight branch of Tetrorchidium didymostemon , sharpen one end and use it as a spear or javelin
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect of the camp Mighoto)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tchango /tchango
Treculia obovoidea N.E. Br.
Official name : Treculia obovoidea N.E. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(087), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chew the powder of barks of Treculia obovoidea
H(087) chest infectionx, leaves maceration + other plants, VO
H(095) food, dissect the thorny fruit, remove the seeds and cook and eat: Babongo, in the zone of collect: of the camp Mighoto)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : epovo / ipovo
Uncaria africana G. Don
Official name : Uncaria africana G. Don
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(108)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks maceration of Uncaria africaca, VO. and after four hours three times a day r
H(037) chest pain, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(108) cold, burn barks and grate. The resulting powder, VO (Receipts: Mouroumba, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata Bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : akogheli
Vangueriopsis rubiginosa Robyns
Official name : Vangueriopsis rubiginosa Robyns
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) back ache, mix the barks of Vangueriopsis rubiginosis with kévazingo, infusion, VO. (Receipts : Bakoya and Bakota, in the zone of collect: Imbong et Elata bakota)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : elatipaza
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, chest painand other internal diseases., barks maceration, VO.
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Camp of Sogha (Diyanga))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, de poitrine et autres affections internes., barks maceration, VO.
(Receipts: Babongo, in the zone of collect: Campement Sogha (Diyanga))
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : muvughu / mivughu.
Xylopia vallotii Chipp ex Exell
Official name : Xylopia vallotii Chipp ex Exell
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(091)
Recipes : H(027) threatened abortion, barks decoction of Xylopia vallotii, hip bath
H(027) again abortion, barks decoction of Xylopia vallotii + others, VO.
H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves until obtaining a red liquid, VO. with a bit of sugar (Receipts : Barimba, in the zone of collect: Mouroumba)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mughoghuru
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) cough, maceration of pounded roots of Zingiber officinale , VO.
H(037) cough, chewing peeled roots
H(113) Koussou (diaper rash in children) pounded rtoots of Zingiber officinale with or without other leaves such as banana or Marantacea leaves, make a funnel with leaves and pour a few drops into the anus
(Receipts : Babongo, in the zone of collect: Mimongo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndongo ya tsina