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Reference : HD 06

Author(s) : Delaude, C. & J. & H. Breyne
Title : Plantes médicinales et ingrédients magiques du grand marché de Kinshasa. Africa - Tervuren, 17, 93 - 103, (1971)
Reference HD 06 has information about 18 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), seeds of Aframomum melegueta + kola nuts, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
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(051), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(051) strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Celosia trigyna of Morinda morindoides of Hymenocardia acida of Costus lucanusianus, enemat + steam bath
H(094), young leaves in suppository to calm the pain
H(103) tooth pain, leaves decoction, mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbuzi-mbuzi (Kikongo)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(169)
Recipes : H(169), hernia (pain in the low belly), H(026) painful menstruation, decoction of small pieces of the tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, enema, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nzete ki simbi (Kikongo), kikemba mbongo (Kiyombe)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(031) +H(037)cough+ H(051), roots, decoc, VO, 1 glass
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : lolo (Kikongo)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, whole plant of Cassytha filiformis, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tsumbu mfinda (Kikongo)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Celosia trigyna of Morinda morindoides of Hymenocardia acida of Costus lucanusianus, enemat + steam bath
H(091), leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tusevo (Kikongo)
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(006), H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) belly, bark, crushed, decoc, filter, VO. (1/2 glass) or enema (1/2 glass) H(018), bark, crushed, decoc, filter, VO. (1/2 glass) or enema (1/2 glass) H(051), bark, crushed, decoc, filter, VO. (1/2 glass) or enema (1/2 glass) + drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nvala (Kikongo)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(092), H(118)
Recipes : H(008), peeled seeds Erythrophleum guineense (small dosis, toxic) VO. + peenuts (Arachis hypogaea )
H(037), decoction barks, VO (small dosis , toxic)
H(118), decoction barks VO. (small dosis, toxic)
H(092) ordeal poison, barks powder diluted in H2O. Following the dosis provoke the dead
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbuma ngwele (Kikongo)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(037) + H(051), decoction of 1 paket of leaves of Hymenocardia acida + 1 paket of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides + 1 paket of leaves of de Dissotis sp., to add to ths decoction the juice of 3 stems of Costus lucanusianus, to filter, VO. 1 glass / Day (adult), half dosis for childs
H(051) strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Celosia trigyna of Morinda morindoides of Hymenocardia acida of Costus lucanusianus, enema + steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mavete-vete (Kikongo), phalabandi (Kiyombe)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) filariosis, leaf, juise, ocular instilation
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : sumbu kimfinda (Kikongo)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143), leaf crushed, decoc, bath + décoc root barks, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nsiki (Kikongo)
Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Official name : Oncoba spinosa Forssk.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly pains, crushed almond of Oncoba spinosa, diluted in H2O, VO. 1 almond / Day for adult, 1/2 almond / Day for child
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mvuindu (Kikongo)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg. - child, leaf, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : ndodo - ndodo (Kikongo)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(031), roots, decoc, VO., intercostal pains H(051), roots bark, decoction, inhalation vapor H(113), roots, RNS, frictions, rhumatism
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nsunda (Kikongo)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) belly pains, seeds and pods of Tetrapleura tetraptera are pounded, maceration in H2O, VO. 1 glass / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(094), leaves decoction of Vitex madiensis, enema and VO.
H(091), roots barks scrapped, pounded, juice in a porridge of manioc, VO. In the early morning + at rest
H(091), infusion of dried leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mfilu (Kikongo), ti kinthandu (Kiyombe)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(104) belly, crushed fruits + peper, infusion, VO.
H(169), beginning of hernia, crushed fruits + peper, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kuba - kuba