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Reference : HD 13

Author(s) : Disengomoka, I. & P. Delaveau
Title : Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part I. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 257 - 263, (1983) Medicinal plants used for child's respiratory diseases in Zaire. Part II. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 8, pp. 265 - 277, (1983) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874183900636
Reference HD 13 has information about 33 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) wet cough,H(037) respiratory diseases + H(051), H(082) astma leaves Abrus precatorius, Ocimum gratissimum + orange young leaves of Aeolanthus pubescens (Lamiaceae) minkombo (Kiyanzi), bintamba (Kikongo) + pulp of Elaeis guineensis , pounded until a very aromatic crunch is obtained, juice is manually extracted, VO., 2X / day
H(082) astma , leaves Abrus precatorius, Cymbopogon giganteus + palm oil + H2O, heated until boiling fore some minutes, decanted, VO., 2 X / day
- H(082) astma , young leaves chewed, juice swalowed
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muzekezeke (Kiyanzi), ngiengie (Kikongo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082) astma + H(051), leaves Ageratum conyzoides, Gossypium sp., ground, juice manually extracted, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkaya bekia kwa nsey (Kiyanzi), mpota ka saku (Kikongo)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO., 1 glass, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mampura-mpuru (Kiyanzi), nanazi (Kikongo)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(082) asthma child, mix up the smashed fruit with an egg, VO.
H(082) + H(201), on a trip: glide a leaf under child's mat to prevent a crisis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkake-lo (Kiyanzi), nlolo (Kikongo)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) wet cough, stembark, rasped, decoction (H2O) , VO. small quantities (TOXIC!)
H(037) wet cough, roots bark, rasped,decoction in palm wine, 1/2 teaspoon 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kenkum musur (Kiyanzi), kimwindu (Kikongo)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), child astma, inhalation smoke of burning leaves
H(082),poor boiling H2Oon leaves, inhalation of smokes + VO. water juice during meals, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkaya diamba (Kiyanzi), diamba (Kikongo)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), roots, decoction in palm wine, VO., 1 glass 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bula nima (Kikongo)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), child astma, roots boiled in palm wine, enema with the decoction, 1X / day
H(082), astma, pounded leaves with local salt, apply on scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutie papayi (Kiyanzi), papayi (Kikongo)
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases, rasped roots, soak in H2O, enema + wash the body, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musama (Kiyanzi)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) astma, leaves prepared with chicken, VO., 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nzembila sala (Kiyanzi), teta (Kikongo)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), child astma, head covered over the boiling pot containing leaves, vapors inhaled
H(082), child astma, rub the body vigorously with triturated leaves
H(082), leaves + flowers, grinded, juice , VO., 1 tea spoon, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkaya misob (Kiyanzi), teta (Kikongo)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, liane crushed, juice + palm oil, VO., 1 tea spoon, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musinge mumbe (Kiyanzi), zumbu dia mbondo (Kikongo)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037), juice of leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga + juice of the fruit of Citrus limon , enema, 1X / day
H(051), juice from green fruit Citrus limon + crushed barks Pentadiplandra brazzeana , extracted juice, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : malala (Kiyanzi), lala dia nsa (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(037)
Recipes : H(037), pounded leaves, heat with some water, filter, enema, 1X / day
H(037), rootbarks, rasped, boiled, enema, 1X / day
H(037), juice of leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga + juice of the fruit of Citrus limon , enema, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutie mangolo (Kiyanzi), mvala (Kikongo)
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) child respiratory deseases, burn the plant in the house where the child sleeps, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mungwangwana (Kiyanzi), ngamba (Kikongo)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(037), H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) wet cough,H(037) respiratory diseases + H(051), H(082) astma , leaves Abrus precatorius, Ocimum gratissimum + orange young leaves of Aeolanthus pubescens (Lamiaceae) minkombo (Kiyanzi), bintamba (Kikongo) + pulp of Elaeis guineensis , pounded until a very aromatic crunch is obtained, juice is manually extracted, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mbila (Kiyanzi), ngazi (Kikongo)
Gossypium sp.
Official name : Gossypium sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), H(082) astma + H(051), leaves Ageratum conyzoides, Gossypium sp., ground, juice manually extracted, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkaya koto (Kiyanzi), vusu (Kikongo)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) dry cough, scrape the root bark, reduce it into a fine powder + fried spider webb and the praying mantis' hause, reduce the stuff into powder, salt it, suck it, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : lepiere (Kiyanzi), mvete (Kikongo)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), repiratory diseases, crushed seeds, VO., 1X / day
H(037), repiratory diseases, leaves or rootss, decoction, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mukadi mpemba (Kiyanzi), mpuluka (Kikongo)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases seeds of Nauclea latifolia + a piece of Tapinanthus sp. in a curved calabash containing glowing embers, vapor inhaled, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kilolo kwango(Kiyanzi), kiyengu (Kikongo)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), respiratory diseases, leaves prepared with chicken, VO., 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mayuyu (Kiyanzi), mansusu-nsusu (Kikongo)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(037), H(051), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) wet cough,H(037) respiratory diseases + H(051), H(082) astma , leaves Abrus precatorius, Ocimum gratissimum + orange young leaves of Aeolanthus pubescens (Lamiaceae) minkombo (Kiyanzi), bintamba (Kikongo) + pulp of Elaeis guineensis , pounded until a very aromatic crunch is obtained, juice is manually extracted, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Official name : Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases , inflorescences in a curved calabash containing glowing embers, vapor inhaled, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mpondu (Kikongo)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases , barks, decoction (H2O), VO., 2X / day
H(037) respiratory diseases , ashes of pods, rub on scarifications, 1X / day
H(037) respiratory diseases , boiled seeds are pounded then cooked with meals, 1X /day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nzama (Kiyanzi), ngansi (Kikongo)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), juice from green fruit Citrus limon + crushed barks Pentadiplandra brazzeana , extracted juice, VO., 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037), tuberculosis, H(082) asthma, child, leaves cooked with chicken
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kenawidi (Kiyanzi), ntiri (Kikongo)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082), child asthma, seeds decoction (H2O), wash the child, 1X / day
H(082), child asthma, leaf maceration , wash the child then throw the remaining liquid on the crossroad, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mpere mutie mpere (Kiyanzi), nsoko-nsoko (Kikongo)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), respiratory diseases, burn the stems fibers, reduce in powder , on scarifications, 1X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mikoa (Kiyanzi), minsie (Kikongo)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), respiratory diseases, while on a trip, munch the root, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kebo ba nsei, nkaya tiene ndoa (Kiyanzi), lunzila-nzila (Kikongo)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, barks of Spathodea campanulata, Trema orientalis, pounded with H2O, drip, VO., enema, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bobo (Kiyanzi), zowa-zowa (Kikongo)
Tapinanthus sp.
Official name : Tapinanthus sp.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) respiratory diseases seeds of Nauclea latifolia + a piece of Tapinanthus sp. in a curved calabash containing glowing embers, vapor inhaled, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, barks of Spathodea campanulata, Trema orientalis, pounded with H2O, drip, VO., enema, 2X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, pound the leaves with powdered clay, + H2O, filter, VO., 3X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : keyeye (Kiyanzi), mpunga, makanga ngulu (Kikongo)