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Reference : HK 55

Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523) http://www.sprak.gu.se/digitalAssets/1316/1316264_noms-et-usages-des-plantes.pdf
Reference HK 55 has information about 113 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(015y)
Recipes : H(015y), blood in faeces, seeds, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(095)
Recipes : H(036) dizziness, leaves of Aframomum melegueta, RNS
H(095), food plant, leaves as a condiment and vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), rheumatism, roots of Albizia adianthifolia, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), bark as a spice substitute among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, leaves decoction of Alchornea cordifolia
H(037) cough, chew the inner part of the stems
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(091) asthénie, H(104) gastritis, white sap, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Amaranthus hybridus, food plant as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) ONS. of Annona senegalensis, RNS again fainting
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), barks of Anonidium mannii again kwashiorkor, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Arachis hypogaea, food plant among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(126)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, H(126) viral hepatitis, leaves decoction of Bidens pilosa, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Biophytum talbotii (Baker f.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Biophytum talbotii (Baker f.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) grass fetish of Biophytum talbotii that seals magically fetishes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Blighia unijugata Bak.
Official name : Blighia unijugata Bak.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), fishing poison, pounded seeds of Blighia unijugata
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Boerhavia diffusa used to ripen an abscess
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral disease as gonocytes, roots of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(139), H(152)
Recipes : H(139) sexual asthenia, sticky extract of Bridelia micrantha in wine
H(152) hypotension sticky extract of Bridelia micrantha
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Capsicum grossum L.
Official name : Capsicum grossum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), spice, ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Capsicum sp.
Official name : Capsicum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068) seeds of Carica papaya, vermifuges, RNS.
H(095), fruits among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cassia africana (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Official name : Cassia africana (Steyaert) Mendonça & Torre
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(100) venereal diseases, H(109) backache, H(139) sexual asthenia, roots decoction of Cassia africana, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(077), H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach pain and vomiting H(077) roots of Cassia hirsuta, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) fatigue and H(113) joint pain, leaves sap of Ceiba pentandra, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068), H(097x)
Recipes : H(068) dewormers, ONS. of Chenopodium ambrosioides, RNS
H(097x) vaginal infection, ONS, RNS., suppository form
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) cough and flu, fruit of Citrus limon, RNS.
H(068) peelings as dewormers, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, orange root Cnestis ferruginea against the general asthenia, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Official name : Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Cola bruneelii, food plant as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
H(003) foot sprain, ONS., RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Cola nitida, nuts, delicacy for old people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Cola nitida, nuts delight for old people in the Nsong Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Afrrica
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bandundu Province)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Combretum confertum Laws
Official name : Combretum confertum Laws
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) general asthenia, leaves decoction of Combretum confertum, suppository
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) leaves of Conyza sumatrensis heal wounds, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(143)
Recipes : H(037) cough, stem of Costus afer, RNS
H(143) smallpox, stem decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
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(014)
Recipes : H(014) leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga against scabies and buttons, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014) leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga against scabies and buttons of livestock, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita moschata Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible gourd
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) shoots of lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) for cough
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Cymbopogon densiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon densiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(036)
Recipes : H(036) ONS, RNS against fainting
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Dacryodes edulis as a condiment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium triflorum (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataracte, sap of the plant of Desmodium triflorum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Dioscorea sp.
Official name : Dioscorea sp.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible white yam among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Dioscorea sp.
Official name : Dioscorea sp.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible tubers among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Dioscorea alata L.
Official name : Dioscorea alata L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tubercules VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Dracaena nitens Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Dracaena nitens Welw. ex Baker
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves decoction of Dracaena nitens , RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), palm oil and palm wine from Elaeis guineensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), animal fodder among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) crushed seeds of Eriosema psoraleoides as fish poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), ONS. of Erythrophleum guineense, decoction ordeal for witches
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) indicates the location chosen to build a village among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Gambeya lacourtiana (De Wild.) Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Official name : Gambeya lacourtiana (De Wild.) Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, fiber of Gambeya lacourtiana, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(051x), H(104), H(152)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, H(051x) yellow fever, Garcinia kola, RNS
H(051) paludisme, H(152) hypotension, nuts of Garcinia kola, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Gleichenia linearis (Burm. f.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Gleichenia linearis (Burm. f.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Gleicheniaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, ffern among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Gnetum africanum Welw.
Official name : Gnetum africanum Welw.
Family : Gnetaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant of Gnetum africanum as vegetable et leaves among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Official name : Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) cough, of Heinsia crinita stems decoction
H(091) stimulant, H(100), blennorragie, racines bouillies dans du vin
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Heinsia pulchella (G. Don) K. Schum.
Official name : Heinsia pulchella (G. Don) K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Heinsia pulchella, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Official name : Hibiscus acetosella Welw. ex Hiern
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Hibiscus acetosella, food plant as vegetable and leaves among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant as vegetable et feuilles among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Hibiscus esculentus pods as a vegetable in the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hibiscus mechowii Garcke
Official name : Hibiscus mechowii Garcke
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Hibiscus mechowii, food plant as vegetable and leaves among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, ONS. de Hymenocardia acida, RNS.
H(201) magic plant
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Official name : Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(037), H(094)
Recipes : H(036) fainting,H(037) cough, H(094) internal hemorrhoids, leave of Hymenocardia ulmoides , RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(051x), H(091)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, roots of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(091) asthenia, leaves decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible white pumpkin among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Landolphia lanceolata (K. Schum.) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia lanceolata (K. Schum.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits comestibles
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Landolphia sp.
Official name : Landolphia sp.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible fruit among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Maesobotrya bertramiana Büttner
Official name : Maesobotrya bertramiana Büttner
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth decay, leaves of Maesobotrya bertramiana, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, sap of ONS. of Mangifera indica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Marsdenia latifolia K. Schum
Official name : Marsdenia latifolia K. Schum
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), edible fruit among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) Milicia excelsa, fetish tree , meeting location of witches among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Millettia drastica Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Millettia drastica Welw. ex Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, roots of Millettia drastica, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Millettia macroura Harms
Official name : Millettia macroura Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) leaves of Millettia macroura compressed form a foam cleaner
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(091) stimulant, roots of Mondia whitei, RNS.
H(100) veneral diseases, roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, seasoning seeds of Monodora myristica among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068), H(143)
Recipes : H(014) skin disease, H(051) paludism, H(143) smallpox, ONS., RNS.
H(068) powerful anthelmintic, leaves of Morinda morindoides, decoction, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant and trade., fruit + healing rites among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits of Myrianthus arboreus friandises enfants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating, dried leaves of Nicotiana tabacum are smoked
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough and cold, H(095) condiment, ONS.of Ocimum basilicum, decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Palisota ambigua (P.Beauv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Palisota ambigua (P.Beauv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, application of leaves Palisota ambigua
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Paramacrolobium coeruleum (Taub.) J. Léonard
Official name : Paramacrolobium coeruleum (Taub.) J. Léonard
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, bark Paramacrolobium coeruleum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Pennisetum glaucum (L.) R.Br.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), millet consumed in times of shortage of maize among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(046) varicella, H(143) smallpox, bark of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, leaves of Pentaclethra macrophylla, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, pods and seeds in food among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Piper nigrum L.
Official name : Piper nigrum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Official name : Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, H(091) stimulating, H(109) back pain, H(104) douleursabdominales, H(113) rheumatism, roots decoction Piptadeniastrum africanum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), dental caries, ONS.of Pistia stratiotes, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Platysepalum violaceum Welw. ex Baker
Official name : Platysepalum violaceum Welw. ex Baker
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(152)
Recipes : H(152) hypotension, H(100) blennorragie, ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Psidium sp.
Official name : Psidium sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(127), H(166), H(179)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(127) spleen, H(166) hiccup, H(179) kidney, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Pueraria javanica (Benth.) Bent
Official name : Pueraria javanica (Benth.) Bent
Family : Papilionaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant as vegetable et leaves among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Raphia gentiliana De Wild
Official name : Raphia gentiliana De Wild
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, sticky leaves decoction of Raphia gentiliana, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earaches, seeds of Ricinus communis, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Saba comorensis (Bojer) Pichon
Official name : Saba comorensis (Bojer) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Landolphia comorensis (Bojer ex A. DC.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Saba comorensis food for men and monkeys, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), vermifuge against amoebas, raw leaves of Sida rhombifolia, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Smilax kraussiana Meisn.
Official name : Smilax kraussiana Meisn.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, Smilax kraussiana decoction ONS., RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Solanum aethiopicum food plant as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Solanum macrocarpon L.
Official name : Solanum macrocarpon L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Solanum macrocarpon food plant among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Solanum melongena L.
Official name : Solanum melongena L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, aubergine as vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Solanum scabrum Mill.
Official name : Solanum scabrum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Solanum scabrum food plant as green vegetable among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Tabernaemontana crassa Benth.
Official name : Tabernaemontana crassa Benth.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) racines contre brûlures d'estomac
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) pods and leaves of Tephrosia vogelii pounded for fish poison
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
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(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, leaves of Trema guineensis, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves of Tristemma mauritianum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) leaves of Urena lobata as toilet paper
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
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(039), H(143)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, scabies , H(143) variole, leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, RNS;
H(039) verminosis, child enema from a preparation of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), bronchitis, leaves of Vitex madiensis, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Voandzeia subterranea (L.) DC.
Official name : Voandzeia subterranea (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) underground seeds of of Voandzei subterranea, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, decoction of leaves of Xylopia aethiopica
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Zea mays important food crop and commercial among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), food plant, spice, root of Zingiber officinale among the people Nsong of Bandundu province of the Democratic Republic of Congo
H(091) asthenia, aphrodisiac, roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable