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Reference : HD 06 b

Author(s) : Delaude C.
Title : Les végétaux du Zaïre : Matériel médico-magique des guérisseurs et sources de recherches phytochimiques. Université de Liège. Editions du Centre de Coopération au Développement (CECODE). Imprimerie George Michel S.A., rue de la paix n°6, 4000 Liège, 164 P. (1978)
Reference HD 06 b has information about 25 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 + nuts of Kola, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : ndunga za nzo (Kikongo) (Kiyombe)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), crushed seeds of Aframomum melegueta in tea
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : tosekele (Lokele)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(051), very strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, enema and steam bath
H(091), infusion of red leaves to strengthen the blood, VO.
H(103), decoction of leaves Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, mouth wash, 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037), H(113) stiffness in the back, decoction (H2O) roots, 1glass, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : lolo (Kikongo)
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tsumbu mfinda (Kikongo)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(051), very strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, enema and steam bath
H(091), infusion of red leaves to strengthen the blood), VO.
H(103), decoction of leaves Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, mouthwash, 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (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(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), crushed bark of the stem, decoction (H2O) , drops in nose
H(051), H(104),crushed bark of the stem, decoction (H2O) , VO. or enema, 1/2 glass
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mvala (Kikongo), mumani (Lingala)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(121)
Recipes : H(121), palm oil, to filterd and boiled until the liquid is black. Used to obtain pomade. Used in some ritual
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : osimi (Lokele)
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)
Recipes : H(008), VO., pounded seeds with peanuts
H(037), pounded bark, delayed in H20, VO. weak dosis
H(092) ordeal, pounded bark, delayed in H20, VO. , in stong dose can be mortal
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : ngwele (Kikongo), nkasa (Kikongo)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(018), H(092), H(112)
Recipes : H(018), powder of l'écorce en inhalation
H(092) ordeal, sap, VO. , in stong dose can be mortal
H(112), decoction bark of the trunc
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004), barks powder + salt.
H(008), decoction of bark
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(051), very strong fever, infusion of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, enema and steam bath
H(051) +H(037), infusion of a package of leaves of Hymenocardia acida + a package of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoïdes + a package of leaves of Dissotis sp.+the juice of 3 stems of Costus lucanusianus, filter, VO. 1 glass /J., half dopsis for childerens
H(103), decoction of leaves Alchornea cordifolia, Celosia trygina, Costus lucanusianus, Hymenocardia acida, Morinda morindoïdes, mouthwash, 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mavete-vete (Kikongo), phalabandi (Kiyombe)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(056), H(201)
Recipes : H(056) filariosis, ONS, juice, gouttes drops in eyes.
H(201), to tie a liana around the leg of the baby what will give him the strengh to walk .
H(201) in garland in the house what assures the protection of the twins
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : sumbu kimfindu (Kikongo)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(143)
Recipes : H(143), decoction leaves, bath + enema
H(143), decoction bark of roots, bath + enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nsiki (Kikongo)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127), ONS, extract in H2O, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(082)
Recipes : H(018), H(082), infusion of leaves, tea
H(082), extract of leaves in palm oil, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(103)
Recipes : H(082), H(103), infusion of the barks of the trunc, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(091), decoction roots, VO. or enema
H(094), cataplasm of pounded roots
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : osimi (Lokele)
Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Official name : Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) arrow, extract of the roots of Periploca nigrescens, Stychnos camptoneura + juice of the bark of Afrormosia elata
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(051), H(099), H(113)
Recipes : H(022), H(099) epilepsy, H(113), decoctionof the whole plant (included the roots)
H(051), leaves of Schwenckia americana, Dacryodes edulis, ONS, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : ndodo-ndodo (Kikongo)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) child, decoction leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), decoctionof leaves, VO. or enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(031), ONS., RNS;, VO.
H(051), boiled barks, inhalation of vapors
H(113), ONS, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nsunda (Kikongo)
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), infusion dry leaves.
H(095), fruits
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mfili (Kikongo), ti kinthandu (Kiyombe), savana tea
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), crushed fruits+ peper, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kuba-kuba