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Reference : HK 18

Author(s) : Kalanda, K. & K. Bolamba
Title : Contribution à la connaissance des plantes médicinales du Haut Zaïre. Les plantes utilisées contre les maladies de la peau à Kisangani. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 8, n° 2, 179 - 188, (1994)
Reference HK 18 has information about 37 plants :
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) impetigo, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) boil, seeds, RNS.
H(014) itch, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : kalanga (Swahili)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, RNS.
H(014)erythrodermia, leaves, RNS.
H(100) syph., whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), H(143), leaves, RNS,
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : bangi (Swahili)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) impetigo, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : pili - pili (Swahili) (Lingala)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014)
Recipes : H(014) impetigo, leaves,, RNS.
H(014) tinea, latex, , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : paipai (Lingala)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(014), H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch,H(014) tinea,H(014) mycosis, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) erythrodermia, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Official name : Centella asiatica (L.) Urb.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), plant, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : toto tolo (Lokele)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, fruit, RNS.
H(014) mycosis, fruit, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ndimu - kali (Swahili)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch,H(014) impetigo, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : mutuzo (Mashi)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, petiole, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, leaves , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, fruit, RNS.
H(014)erythrodermie, fruit, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : bote bundika (Turumbu)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, bark from stems, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : damu - damu (Swahili)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ngai - ngai (Lingala)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(046)
Recipes : H(014)erythrodermia (mpese), leaves, RNS.
H(046), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : matembele (Swahili)
Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Official name : Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) erythrodermia (mpese), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : tolingi akondo (Lokele)
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ndombe ya ombe (Turumbu)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(013)tinea, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus + H(068), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : lisolo (Lokele)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), barks from stems
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : hembe (Swahili), manga (Lingala)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(014), H(046)
Recipes : H(014)erythrodermia, leaves, RNS.
H(046), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ombolo (Turumbu)
Manihot glaziovii Muell. Arg.
Official name : Manihot glaziovii Muell. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(014)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, roots , latex, RNS.
H(014) itch, roots , latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : sombe-tembo (Turumbu)
Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Official name : Melanthera scandens (Schumach. & Thonn.) Roberty
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Official name : Mikania cordata (Burm.f.) B.L. Robinson (not registered in African data Base)
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(143)
Recipes : H(014) moth, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : ndizi (Swahili)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : lifolongo(Lokele)
Oryza sativa L.
Official name : Oryza sativa L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : mupunga (Swahili), losa (Lingala)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(046)
Recipes : H(014) itch, H(046), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : etekele (Swahili)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046), seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : savoka (Lingala)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014)erythrodermia, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : liowa - owa (Swahili)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) erythrodermia, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : mapela (Swahili)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(013) itching,H(013) + H(068), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : konge - konge (Lingala)
Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Official name : Urera hypselodendron (Hochst. ex A. Rich.) Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, stems barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(014), H(046), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, roots, RNS.
H(014) mycosis, leaves, RNS.
H(014) impetigo, leaves, roots, RNS.
H(046), leaves, RNS.
H(100), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered