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Reference : HK 61

Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003) http://www.sie-cameroun.cm/?q=biblio/doc/4825
Reference HK 61 has information about 197 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(008), H(013), H(016), H(037), H(082), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, pound together the following plants : leaves of Garcinia huillensis, leaves and roots of Erythrococca atrovirens and Abrus precatorius; soak the mixture in palm wine. Rub breasts, 3 times per day.
H(008) baby diarrhea due to breast milk, pound together and soak in water the plant of Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. For baby 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day until the diarrhea stops
H(013) skin eruptions,H(014) acute dermatitis (kiungu)), boil together in water and palm wine parts of the following plants : barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa, Anchomanes difformis, Abrus precatorius and Vigna subterranea (leafy stems); to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(016) mastitis, pound and boil in water the plants : Abrus precatorius and Chamaesyce hirta; to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(037) cough, boil together in water the following plants: Abrus precatorius, Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale, white clay and salt; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides with the pounded plant of Abrus precatorius; filter once the solution is cooled and add the filtrate of pounded stems of Costus phyllocephalus; mix well, to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day .
H(082) asthma, boiling in water the mixture of Quisqualis hensii (young leaves), rays hive, leaves of Capsicum frutescens and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; of Abrus precatorius and of fungus growing on dead wood; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day
H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, crush and macerate in palm wine the mixing of Manotes expansa, Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, Gossypium barbadense (seeds), Pterocarpus angolensis; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound together the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Abrus precatorius (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Brillantaisia patula (roots), Arachis hypogea with red seeds; macerated in palm wine, to filter and drink 1/3 bamboo glass, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ngenguba (Kikongo) nsiala (Kisuku)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(111)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption (mfueta),H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itching (nkulu = mpese) pian, pound together the following plants : Acanthospermum hispidum (leaves), mfueta sp. (leaves), Mitracarpus hirtus, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Arachis hypogaea (leafy stems), Raphia textilis (inflorescences), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Tephrosia vogelii (seeds), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (seeds) and Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves). Separate into three piles : Decoction of the first pile, filter and put in a bottle tightly closed with cap. To roast le 2nd pile in a pan, finely ground and store in a bottle. Mix le 3rd pile with le juice of 10 lemons and rub the whole body 2 times per day. When the body is dry, rub with the powder obtained with the 2nd pile, 2 times per day. And proceed for 3 consecutive days. Then VO. the filtrate from 1er pile, 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(111) burning (tiya), pound together Aloe congolensis with leaves of Morinda lucida or Acanthospermum hispidum or of Piper umbelatum or of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Alchornea cordifolia; apply the obtained product on the burned place, 2 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : madiata nzau (Kikongo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(016), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(094), H(099), H(101), H(113), H(169), H(201)
Recipes : H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), burn and grind the following plants : earth termite mound, waste of fruits, leaves and roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, fruits of Strychnos cocculoides, leaves of Capsicum frutescens of Canna indica of Aframomum melegueta of Cogniauxia podolaena; leaves, seeds and waste of Tephrosia vogelii and the fake cotton of the palm tree; dilute in water, filter and mix with the red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius (or P. angolensis). Rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(016) swollen and painful breasts, pound together the following plants : trunk of Costus ocephalus, Hibiscus acetosella forme rouge and Abrus precatorius; press, filter and then mix coated with with product of Pterocarpus tinctorius. Drink 1 tablespoon, 3 times per day. Take one part of the product mix with the seeds of Aframomum melegueta. Rub the body with the dough, 3 times per day.
H(026) polymenorrhea or H(101) abundant and prolonged menstrual bleeding, pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (syn. M. pruinosa), Abrus precatorius, stamens corn, Aframomum melegueta, seeds of Olax gambecola (or Scorodophloeus zenkeri), earth termite mound and red powder of Pterocarpus tinctorius; to dilute the mixture in palm wine and macerate and then filter. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day
H(033) female infertility, grinding and mixing white clay with the plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Capsicum frutescens; sift and eat a little of the powder. Drink a little water at a rate of 2 times per day from the 9th day
H(037) cough, boil all the plants below: leaves of Costus lucanusianus and of Gossypium barbadense, barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, juice of Citrus limon (lemons), Aframomum melegueta and Securidaca longipedunculata ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, grill the plants: Aframomum melegueta, Pseudospondias microcarpa (roots), leaves of Dichrostachys cinerea subsp. platycarpa, Piper nigrum, seeds of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Cyperus articulatus; finely ground then eat ½ teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. Eating and drinking a little water ½ teaspoon, 2 times per day.
H(082) asthma, boil together the following plants: seeds of onion, juice of Citrus sinensis, leaves of Sapium cornutum and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, roots of Quisqualis hensii, Aframomum melegueta and traditional salt to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, cut and boiled the barks of trunk of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, to put all product in a bottle without filter. Drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. After 6 days, pounding the seeds of Aframomum melegueta with Chamaesyce hirta, make pellets to introduce into the anus, 2 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound and boil together the roots of Millettia eetveldeana, Aframomum melegueta and Piper nigrum. Do the enema after filtration, 1 glass, 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy, grill the following plants : Mucuna pruriens (leaves), Strychnos cocculoides (leaves and roots, green fruit), Lippia multiflora, seeds of onion, Garcinia kola (seeds) and Aframomum melegueta (fruit), finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens and white clay. Eat ½ teaspoon of powder, 2 times per day.+ Prohibited food : anything that flies as chickens, birds, and also goats, monkey, Tilapia fish and Ndumbu, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(113) rheumatism, to grill after grinding with the ancestral salt, the mixing of plants : leaves of Dacryodes edulis, of Capsicum frutescens; Aframomum melegueta, nest of three kinds of ants : Nkembeketi, Mfuila and Manvueta, peel of banana kongo. Make incisions in the legs and applying the powder obtained (friction) once a day with interval of 1 day
H(169) hernia, the plants to dry : Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Piper nigrum, Securidaca longipedunculata , Xylopia aethiopica, Aframomum melegueta, Croton mubango, seeds of Monodora angolensis, finely ground and sift, eat ½ teaspoon of the powder with a little water, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound whole plants : Scleria achtenii, Aframomum melegueta; press to collect a liquid solution. Put a few drops (1-2) in each nostril.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ndungu zi nzo (Kikongo), mundongo (Lingala):
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, to roast in the pan the mixing of plants below : leaves of Dacryodes edulis, edible mushroom on wood, leaves of Sapium cornutum, Lippia multiflora, leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum and Ageratum conyzoides. finely ground with fruits of Capsicum fructescens. eat ½ teaspoonful of powder, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mpata kasakula (Kikongo)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(014), H(038), H(094), H(099), H(111), H(187), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wounds in the uterus accompanied flow and of pain, pound together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and of Steganotaenia araliacea with roots of Heinsia crinita and young leaves of Annona senegalensis. Apply as a poultice on the uterus from morning till night for 6 consecutive days.
H(006) constipation, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and roots of Garcinia huillensis.To filter and drink ½ glass During le repas of consistance.
H(008) dysentery (Makulu), decoction together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia with leaves, roots and trunk of Polygala acicularis; to filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(014) dermatosis (kind of scabies with pus andH(014) itching (Bilengi), decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Alchornea cordifolia (leaves), heart of banana tree (or leaves cut into small slices), Albizzia adianthifolia var adianthifolia (leaves), Dichaetanthera africana (leaves and internodes), Trema orientalis (leaves) and Malaka sp. (leaves). Take a full bath, 2 times per day.
H(038) infection of the uterus, to pound the mixing of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia and of Steganotaenia araliacea, leaves of tomato or of roots of Millettia drastica or Heinsia crinita or leaves of Maprounea membranacea and of young leaves of Annona senegalensis. Apply to the uterus a poultice of crushed mixture from morning till night for 6 consecutive days.
H(094) hemorrhoids, pound together barks of Hallea stipulosa and of Morinda lucida, of Canarium schweinfurthii and of Bridelia ferruginea (tronc), Hibiscus acetosella of green form, adult leaves of Elaeis guineensis, leaves and stems of Aframomum alboviolaceum, leaves of Ficus thonningii, of Alchornea cordifolia and of Tetrorchidium didymostemon; Macerating the mixturein the water of the basin, sit on (rectal bath) and then do an enema of 1 bamboo glass, 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy, boil in plenty of water the mixing of barks of Spondias mombin, Hibiscus acetosella red and green forms, Alchornea cordifolia (dry leaves), Clerodendrum formicarum, Citrullus lanatus (leaves), Lippia multiflora. Take a filtered bottle and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day. take a total bath morning and afternoon and put your feet in the mixture during 10 minutes every time you wash the entire body and this for three consecutive days
H(111) burns (tiya), pound together the following plants : Aloe congolensis, Morinda lucida (leaves), and Alchornea cordifolia (leaves); apply on the burning 2 times per day.
H(187) continuous crying baby (ngandaka), pound together and press the mixing of young manioc leaves and of Alchornea cordifolia and stems of Costus phyllocephalus. Well press and VO. 1 teaspoon, 3 times per day.
H(201) madness (all stages combined), VO. the sieved bouillon of the mixture of Alchornea cordifolia (leaves), of Ficus thonningii (feuille) and of Brillantaisia patula (roots)at a rate of 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. If the person is suffering, 2 drops of the of the pressed plants in the nose .
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : kibunsi, kibunsila (Kikongo)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(099), H(130x), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions starting with the members (kiungu) and followed with flaking of the scalp, pound together the following plants : Allium cepa (leaves), Anchomanes difformis, Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Scleria achtenii and Melinis minutiflora; decoction of the mixture and filter, rectal bath and rub the whole body. .
H(099) epilepsy, to roast and finely ground with fruits of Capsicum frutescens the mixing of the following plants : leaves of Mucuna pruriens;leaves, roots and green fruit of Strychnos cocculoides, Lippia multiflora, ngemba-ndundu sp, seeds of onion (Allium cepa), seeds of Garcinia kola and fruits of Aframomum melegueta. Add the powder obtained to little white clay and eat with little water, ½ teaspoonful of powder 2 times per day. Prohibited food : Any animal that flies (hens, birds, bats); goats, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(130x) Parkinson's disease, macerated in palm wine the plants below pounded together : 7 stems of Allium cepa (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Brillantaisia patula, Costus lucanusianus, dead leaves of the bottom of the river and the ground rejected with the legs by an digger insect ; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass filtrate 3 times per day.
H(201) madness, boil together the following plants: Allium cepa (onions, seeds), Curcuma longa (rhizome), Sapium cornutum (leaves), Sesamum radiatum (leaves); Costus lucanusianus (roots).To filter and drink 1/2 of glass, 2 times per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : bola, nyasa (Kikongo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(037), H(068), H(094), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itchings, pound together the following plants : Momordica charantia, Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Allium sativum, Cola acuminata (leaves), Cyperus articulatus (leaves) and Cajanus cajan; macerated in H2O and press to obtain an aqueous solution. VO. 1 table spoon of the solution added of egg white, 2 times per day.
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), decoction and filter barks of Hallea stipulosa, add the pounded mixture of Ottelia ulvifolia, of Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, of Commelina africana and of Allium sativum. Mix with white clay, to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, boil together in water the following plants: Abrus precatorius, Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Zingiber officinale, white clay and salt; to filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, pound the following plants : Ocimum gratissimum, Allium sativum, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Bryophyllum bipinnatum, Cymbopogon citratus, Lantana camara. Mix with some water, squeeze and drink the liquid obtained, 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning : This remedy for adults only who suffer from severe coughing.
H(037) cough, boil together the following plants: Dorstenia psilurus, Allium sativum, cut fruits of Citrus limon; to filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, crush the following plants : Aframomum melegueta, Piper nigrum, Allium sativum, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon and Capsicum frutescens (fruits) with white clay. Eating and drinking a little water ½ teaspoon, 2 times per day.
H(068) hookworm (nioka nkawu), pound and boil with much of Ocimum basilicum the following plants : Mondia whitei, Allium sativum, Dorstenia psilurus and Zingiber officinale; to filter and drink ½ glass + a ripe banana, 3 times per day.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plants: Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (fruits), barks of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum, Cyperus articulatus, Capsicum frutescens, Aframomum melegueta, barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis (barks), Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and roots of Garcinia huillensis., dilute in water, macerate and let stand overnight. Press well and filter then put in bottles adding a table spoon of sugar in each one. Expose the full solution bottles in the sun for three days. Drink ½ glass, one time in the evening. Warning this medicine may cause dizziness but we must continue the treatment.
H(094) hemorrhoids, crush separately the plantssuivantes : Cyperus articulatus, Zingiber officinale, Cola acuminata (seeds), écorce of Mangifera indica, Allium sativum, Piper nigrum (seeds), Capsicum frutescens (seeds), Aframomum melegueta (seeds), barks of Croton mubango, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, roots of Landolphia owariensis, Mondia whitei, roots of Aframomum alboviolaceum, Dorstenia psilurus, roots of Bridelia ferruginea and of Garcinia huillensis; to dilute the mixture in H2O, macerate and let stand overnight. press the next day, filter and put in bottles add one table spoon of sugar in each. Then expose the bottles in the sun for 3 consecutive days. Drink ½ glass, 1 time per day, In the evening. Warning : this medicine may cause dizziness, but continues the treatment.
H(104) stomach pain (gastritis), pound together then : decoction of the plants below : Mondia whitei, Ocimum basilicum, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Allium sativum, Ananas comosus (rape ananas); remove from heat when the mixture is hot enough; macerate and filter. Drink ½ glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : leaves of manioc and of Gnetum africanum, pumpkin, coca and hot peper. Do not VO. alcohol until recovery. It is recommended to respect that instruction for six months after healing.
H(139) sexual weakness in man = non-erection of the penis, pound the roots of Heinsia crinita, of Dorstenia psilurus, of Mondia whitei, seeds of Monodora angolensis (ou of M. myristica) and of Allium sativum; decoction in palm wine.To filter and drink 1 glass, 1 time in the evening.
H(139) sexual weakness in man = non-erection of the penis, pound the roots of Heinsia crinita, of Dorstenia psilurus, of Mondia whitei, seeds of Monodora angolensis (ou of M. myristica) and of Allium sativum; decoction in palm wine.To filter and drink 1 glass, 1 time in the evening.
H(171) diabetes, decoction of barks or roots of Bridelia ferruginea, roots d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, leaves of Morinda lucida, Allium sativum, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Morinda morindoides, roots Vitex madiensis and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, barks of Millettia laurentii, Lippia multiflora, large and small Ocimum gratissimum and Malaka sp. Filter and let cool, add a bit of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand during 12 hours; to filter and drink 1/3 glass 3 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, foufou, tuber of cassava, rice, bananas, corn, peanuts, fruits, sweet potatoes, bread, milk, beverages, fish, palm oil, lemons. One can eat : toast, yams, taro, liquid milk, vegetables, lots of Solanum aethiopicum (gilo), Solanum macrocarpon and Solanum torvum
H(171) diabetes, decoction of the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Albizia adianthifolia var adianthifolia (roots in small quantities) and Allium sativum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ayi (Kikongo)
Aloe congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Aloe congolensis De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(016), H(020), H(034), H(092), H(094), H(099), H(104), H(111), H(113), H(127), H(187)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions (bisaku = urticaire), dilute in H2O the crushed mixture of Tephrosia vogelii, of Ficus asperifolia and leaves of Manihot esculenta with Aloe congolensis and en Rub the whole body 2 times per day. In case of warming the heart, VO. the liquid product of the pressed mixture Ottelia ulvifolia and of Brillantaisia patula after adding a little white clay, 1/2 glass of bambou, 2 times per day.
H(014) dermatosis (nkulu), pound together with Aloe congolensis,the terminal ends of Pteridium aquilinum, leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of ngemba-ndundu sp ; apply the product on the whole body 2 times per day. (friction)
H(014) dermatosis (nkulu), pound together Aloe congolensis with Commelina africana, leaves of Solanum micranthum and of Carica papaya. apply the product on the whole body 2 times per day. (friction). It is recommended to use both drinkable and applicable remedies to the body to better treat this disease.
H(016) swollen and painful breasts (Nsansi = H(016) mastitis), pound Aloe congolensis and en rub le sein malade, 2 times per day.
H(016) swollen and painful breasts (Nsansi = H(016) mastitis), boil together leaves of Morinda lucida with roots of Heinsia crinita and Aloe congolensis ; VO. le produit liquide After sift à raison d’1/2 bamboo glass, 2 times per day
H(020) bites (Ntatikua), découper la souche of Aloe congolensis and apply the juice à l’endroit mordu, en même temps decoction of a part of la souche découpée pour en VO. ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day
H(034) accelerated heart beat (matuta), pound together Aloe congolensis with roots of Heinsia crinita, barks or seeds of Xylopia aethiopica and roots of Millettia eetveldeana; to dilute the mixture in H2O and VO. à aison d’1/2 bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(092) poisoning (Ndikila), couper l’aloès en petits morceaux que l’on fait decoction, Sift, then and VO. 1 bamboo glass, 3 times per day..Ce remède fait vomir and provoque la H(008) diarrhea.
H(099) epilepsy (ngambu), pound together the mixing of Polygala acicularis, of Nymphaea lotus and Aloe congolensis ; dilute in H2O strongly stirring and washing the patient with the product 1 time per day.
H(099) epilepsy (ngambu), pound together with Aloe congolensis the following plants : Brillantaisia patula and Polygala acicularis; macerate, sift and drink le produit liquide together with l’egg 1 time in the evening for three days successifs. It is recommended of commencer le traitement with les remèdes qui incluent Brillantaisia patula. Si ce dernier manque, apply le traitement par voie oculaire.Prohibited food : anything that flies as birds, insectes ; goats, monkeys, fish ; voir un cadavre, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone.
H(104) stomach pain, H(094) hemorrhoids, cancer of l’utérus and autres formes of cancer and maladies incurables, Mix ½ bamboo glass of pure honey auquel on ajoute 2 à 3 leaves nettoyées d’Aloe congolensis (mucilages) and 3 tablespoons à soupe of Whisky or of Cognac; bien Mix le tout and VO. After sift 2 teaspoons, 3 times per day
H(111) burning (tiya), pound together Aloe congolensis with leaves of Morinda lucida or Acanthospermum hispidum or of Piper umbelatum or of Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Alchornea cordifolia; apply the obtained product on the burned place, 2 times per day
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), boil together Brillantaisia patula, Aloe congolensis , roots of Morinda lucida, Tapinanthus poggei and leaves of Morinda morindoides. VO. le produit liquide obtenu After sift à raison d’½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(127) rate (kibeka), boil together leaves of Harungana madagascariensis with la souche d’Aloe congolensis ; Sift and add some oil of raw palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis), then purged with the liquid product obtained, 1 bamboo glass per day.
H(127) rate (kibeka), decoction Aloe congolensis coupé en petits morceaux then drink le produit liquide obtenu 1/2 glass, 2 times per day
H(127) rate (kibeka), decoction together rhizomes d’Anchomanes difformis, barks of Millettia laurentii and d’Harungana madagascariensis with la souche d’Aloe congolensis ; Do an enema with the warm liquid obtained, 1 bamboo glass per daywith interval of 1 day. + Prohibited food : leaves of manioc, pumpkin, not eat ni toucher one egg.
H(187) pleurs continus d’un bébé qui ne tête pas par manquede luette (ngandaka), pound together Aloe congolensis with leaves of Ficus thonningii, barks of Combretum psidioides and of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var...; bien agiter the mixturein H2O and wash the head of the baby with le produit obtenu 3 times per day and do an enema à raison d’½ bamboo glass 1 time per day. .
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : ba di nseki (Kikongo)
Amaranthus cruentus L.
Official name : Amaranthus cruentus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(210x)
Recipes : H(210x) alcohol and smoking adiction, the plants to dry below : Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus cruentus or Amaranthus lividus à petitesleaves, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia angolensis (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and oblivion fungus (kidiba). In the case of alcoholism,, Take one table spoon du produit obtenu and mettre dans un demi-verre of vin and garder During 2 hours, bien Mix and sift pour VO.. In the case of smoking adiction : Take 1 table spoon of the product and put it in a glass together withone cigarette or a leaf of tobacco dried and cut into slices ; fill the glass with half of the water, let macerate and wait 2 hours before VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco, mix in one glass, both forms of medication and VO. If after 3 days the urge to drink and smoke continues, repeat the treatment
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : biteku teku, mbwembo, ngwengo (Kikongo)
Amaranthus lividus L.
Official name : Amaranthus lividus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(099), H(210x)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, small Amaranthus lividus, oblivion fungus, Ottelia ulvifolia; Macerating the mixture in water, press and VO. After filtration 1 table spoon 2 times per day ; In the evening apply a portion of the product on the face of the patient.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together and macerated in H2O the following plants : Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Polygala acicularis (leaves), Amaranthus lividus à petitesleaves, mushroom (kidiba) (forgetting), Ottelia ulvifolia. press, to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 2 times per day. rub une petite partie sur le visage In the evening.
H(099) epilepsy, pound together the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, small Amaranthus lividus, oblivion fungus, Ottelia ulvifolia; Macerating the mixture in water, press and VO. After filtration 1 table spoon 2 times per day ; In the evening apply a portion of the product on the face of the patient.
H(210x) alcoholism and smoking, the plants to dry below : ladi di nseki sp., Tapinanthus poggei, Amaranthus lividus, Brillantaisia patula and Piper umbelatum, Culcasia scandens (leaves), Nymphaea lotus, Drymaria cordata, Celosia trigyna (flowers) and mushroom (kidiba) (forgetting). finely ground in powder and mix with white clay. In the case of alcoholism, take a tablespoon, mix well and let stand during 2 hours, then filter, VO . In the case of smoking; take 1 tablespoon of the product and put it in a glass together with a cigarette or a rolled dried tobacco leaf and cut into thin slices; fill half of the glass with water, macerate and wait 2 hours before of VO.. To fight both alcohol and tobacco mix the 2 forms of medication in one glass. If after 3 days, the urge to drink. and of smoking continues, repeat the treatment.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nkuka bangulu, bowa (Kikongo)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual impotence, fruit of Garcinia kola associated with Amaranthus spinosus and Zingiber officinale (rhizome)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : bowa di nsende (Kikongo)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(034), H(075x), H(091), H(099), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations, the person eats but can not get enough (n’gewu), pound together leaves or barks of Erythrina abyssinica, Renealmia africana, 3 internodes of sugarcane, Costus lucanusianus (leaves) and rape Ananas comosus. Press, filter and put in a bottle, add 1 spoonful of sugar and exposing the solution in the sun for 3 days ; Drink ½ glass, 1 time per day.
H(034), H(091) continue emaciation and heart palpitations (katuti), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and Saccharum officinarum; press, filter and Exposure to sunlight for three days. VO. Then one table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(075x) person who eats without satiate (n’gewu = vevi), pound together the following plants : rape Ananas comosus, barks of Mangifera indica, seeds of Capsicum frutescens and of Monodora angolensis; Dorstenia psilurus, young leaves of Hymenocardia acida and sugarcane. press, filter and exposure to the sun for three days. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(099) nervousness close of the madness (kimpi), pound whole plants below : stems of Costus lucanusianus, rape Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica. press and filter; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day. crumple leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia, press, filter and pour few drops on the patient's head and VO. him another part. Prohibited food : beverages, acid flour of cassava (ntombo), leaves of Gnetum africanum, of manioc and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork, of goat and of chicken , fruits.
H(099) nervousness accompanied sometimes of madness, pound together the following herbs : Costus lucanusianus, rape sliced Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica; press and sift then drink 1/3 of glass 3 times per day ; press leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia and pour some of the liquid onto the head and VO. also the other part.
H(099) acute nervousness tending towards madness, unconsciousness of the acts (kimpi), pound together the following plants : Manotes expansa (leaves), young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Brillantaisia patula, Ottelia ulvifolia, red Hibiscus acetosella, Polygala acicularis (leaves), green Ananas comosus, Monodora angolensis (seeds). add some water, macerate and filter then add also a little white clay. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(104) stomach pain (gastritis), pound together then : decoction of the plants below : Mondia whitei, Ocimum basilicum, Brillantaisia patula (leaves), Allium sativum, Ananas comosus (rape ananas); remove from heat when the mixture is hot enough; macerate and filter. Drink ½ glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : leaves of manioc and of Gnetum africanum, pumpkin, coca and hot peper. Do not VO. alcohol until recovery. It is recommended to respect that instruction for six months after healing.
H(201) madness, pound together the following herbs : Costus lucanusianus, rape sliced Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica; press and sift then drink 1/3 of glass 3 times per day ; press leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia and pour some of the liquid onto the head and VO. also the other part..
H(201) madness (kimpi), pound whole plants below : stems of Costus lucanusianus, Ananas comosus, Brillantaisia patula, dead leaves lying on the bottom of the river, Erythrina abyssinica. press and filter; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day. crumple leaves d’Ottelia ulvifolia, press, filter and pour few drops on the patient's head and VO. him another part. Prohibited food : beverages, acid flour of cassava (ntombo), leaves of Gnetum africanum, of manioc and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork, of goat and of chicken , fruits.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nanasi (Kikongo)
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(016), H(026), H(034), H(104), H(113), H(169), H(187)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruptions starting with the members (kiungu) and followed with flaking of the scalp, pound together the following plants : Allium cepa (leaves), Anchomanes difformis, Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia, Scleria achtenii and Melinis minutiflora; decoction of the mixture and filter, rectal bath and rub the whole body.
H(013) buboes, boil together the following plants: Anchomanes difformis, barks of Hallea stipulosa, leaves of Capsicum frutescens, leaves of manioc, Ottelia ulvifolia, Nymphaea lotus and the ashes of stem of manioc; to filter and drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(013) skin eruptions starting with the members (kiungu) and followed with flaking of the scalp, decoction in palm wine the mixing of the following plants : barks of Hallea stipulosa, Anchomanes difformis, Abrus precatorius, leafy stems of Vigna subterranea.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(016) mastitis, decoction of the mixing of the following plants : Tephrosia vogelii (leaves), Croton mubango (barks), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (leaves), Craterispermum schweinfurthii (leaves), Anchomanes difformis and a bit of salt. Take a steam bath, then a rectal bath with tepid solution, 2 times per day.
H(026) menstrual pain, aqueous decoction in a drink
H(034) accelerated heart beat (matuta), decoction plant parts following : stems of Costus phyllocephalus, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius of Dichrostachys cinerea and of Imperata cylindrica; Anchomanes difformis and Cymbopogon densiflorus.To filter and drink 1 teaspoon of the filtrate, 3 times per dayr.
H(104) lower abdominal pain and of the vagina, tubers crushed, introducing a portion in the vagina, another part is taken in a bath seat with a little water, and a third part is taken as a drink, 3 times per day after decoction in palm wine.
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of the following plants : roots of Craterispermum schweinfurthii, Anchomanes difformis and Renealmia africana.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass filtrate, 2 times per day
H(169) hernia, boil together the following plants: Pentadiplandra brazzeana, Anchomanes difformis and roots of Heinsia crinita. Filter and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day with interval of 1 day
H(169) hernia, decoction of tubers taken orally or preferably as an enema.
H(187) blocking testicles in the lower abdomen in the baby (nsunda), decoction all the parts of the following plants : roots of Heinsia crinita, tubers d’Anchomanes difformis and the barks of Pentaclethra macrophylla.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day. You can take this medicine rectally (enema). It is recommended to dress with a leaf of tobacco
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : dioko di kisimbi, kikwa ki, bankita, nzeti kisimbi (Kikongo), mandolo (Kimbala), kikemba mbongo (Kiyombe)
Anisophyllea quangensis Engl. ex Henriq.
Official name : Anisophyllea quangensis Engl. ex Henriq.
Family : Anisophylleaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, pound together parts of the plants below : Garcinia kola, Cola acuminata, Heinsia crinita (seeds), Annona senegalensis (leaves) and Anisophyllea quangensis (roots or fruit) decoction, to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mfungu mfungu (Kikongo)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(166)
Recipes : H(037) cough, boil together leaves d’Annona muricata, Cymbopogon densiflorus and of juice of citron; to filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
H(166) stuttering, difficulty speaking or loss of voice (baba), boil together in palm wine the following plants : Melinis minutiflora, Annona muricata (leaves) and roots of citron.To filter and drink 1/3 of glass, 3 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mbundu ngombe (Kikongo)
Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Official name : Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(027), H(034), H(050), H(068), H(082), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(101), H(109), H(113), H(169), H(187), H(171)
Recipes : H(018), difference of temperature in the body accompanied of headaches (wumba), boil in plenty of water the following plants : Boerhavia diffusa (much ofleaves), Sapium cornutum (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Ocimum gratissimum, Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (leaves), Vitex madiensis (leaves), Aframomum alboviolaceum (leaves and stems), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (leaves), Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves), Bridelia ferruginea (leaves), Millettia eetveldeana (leaves), Mangifera indica (leaves), Cymbopogon densiflorus and Steganotaenia araliacea. Take un bain desiège with the hot mixture; lorsqu’il devient tiède, Take un verre filtré du mélange and do an enema. After take a total bath tout en frictionnant le corps entier for 2 successive days. Il faut continuer la friction and le enema, but ne plus faire le rectal bath pour éviter la dehydration.
H(027) danger of abortion, pound together of plants below : Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (roots), Schwenkia americana, Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Hallea stipulosa (barks), Eleusine indica, Canna indica (roots); decoction, filter then drink ½ bamboo glass, 1 time per day.
H(027) frequent abortions or deliverys fréquents of stillborn (lufwalakasi), Put in a basin leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, nuts of Elaeis guineensis (variety tenera), leaves of Erythrina abyssinica and 3 embers off; Mix in some water, filter and faire Take des bains totaux au bébé with le filtrat.
H(034) intercostal pain (lubansi), grind together the plants below : Schwenkia americana, young leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, leaves of Dicrostachys cinerea, Mix with the ancestral salt, oil of crude palm nuts (Elaeis guineensis) and powder guns. Rub the body, 2 times per day
H(050) belly bloat with hardness (Mbudi), pound leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha and add la scraped powder du trunk of Hymenocardia acida; to dilute the mixture in H2O or in palm wine additionné white clay; Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(050) belly bloat with hardness accompanied by the yellowing of the body (mbudinlenda), pound together the parts of following plants : barks of Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Hymenocardia acida and of Bridelia ferruginea; leaves of Solanum macrocarpon and of Solanum aethiopicum; dilute in palm wine; press and filter, add a little white clay and of salt, VO. ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day for 6 consecutive days. Prohibited food : palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) from the maceration of nuts, fruits, onions, corn.
H(068) hookworm (niokankawu), adecoction of roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
H(068) hookworm, decoction of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria with leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum and roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha.To filter and drink 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day.
H(082) asthma, eat of la nourriture incorporée of pilat, of barks roots 1 seule fois
gastritis, macération (H2O) of barks roots VO., 1 glass 2 times per day.
H(091) anemia (Menga), decoction 10 leaves d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha dans 2 litres H2O, add la cendre After avoir enlevé la marmite du feu and VO. 1 glass, 3 times per day for three days
H(099) epilepsy (ngambu), -pound together roots of parties of plantes below :Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; dilute the pounded mixture in H2O and Let stand, Take les bains totaux 2 times per day for three days successifs. Repréparer the mixtureAfter 3 days and do an enema at the rate of one glass, 1 time per day. Prohibited : anything that flies : birds, hens; goats, monkeys, river fish, look at a dead body, look in a mirror, go to go to the market and walk alone
H(100) blennorrhoea, pain du bas ventre chez les femmes non enceintes, decoction fresh roots pounded in palm wine , VO. , VO. 2 times per day or enema 2 times per day
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of the following plants : roots of male papaya (Carica papaya), of Garcinia huillensis, of Sapium cornutum, of Vitex madiensis, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, of Heinsia crinita, of Morinda lucida and of Craterispermum schweinfurthii; leaves of Clerodendrum uncinatum, rhizomes of Bikwa bi mpata sp, barks or roots of Gardenia ternifolia...subsp. jovis_tonatis... var..., barks of trunk of Hallea stipulosa.To filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 3 times per day. Prohibited food : beverages and lait
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, boil together leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, roots of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha, Tapinanthus poggei, Smilax anceps and the barks of Dialium englerianum.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, to roast in the pan the following plants : barks of Hymenocardia acida, of Morinda lucida, of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha of Mangifera indica and of Calancoba welwitschii; grind together with fruits of Capsicum frutescens, of Monodora angolensis; white clay and red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. eat 1 teaspoon, 2 times per day of the powder with some water.
H(101) heavy menstruation and painful, pound and to roast in the pan barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa, of Pentaclethra macrophylla and of Croton mubango; roots of Millettia eetveldeana and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha; grinding and mixing with the ancestral salt, eat 1 teaspoon of the powder with some water, 2 times per day.
H(109) lumbago, decoction aqueux roots VO., 1 glass 3 times per day.
H(018) headache, infusé of barks of trunk, 1 glass 2 times per day.
H(109) sciatica (kisimbi ki nsonso, decoction of the following plants : Cyperus articulatus, Millettia eetveldeana (roots), Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha (roots), Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, Mangifera indica (barks of trunk), Securidaca longipedunculata , Pentadiplandra brazzeana and Hallea stipulosa (barks of trunk). Filter and do an enema, 1 glass filtrate, 1 time per day.
H(113) joint pain (kintolula), pound and boil in 6 bottles of water the mixing of roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , Aframomum alboviolaceum and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, seeds of Cyperus articulatus, leaves of Cajanus cajan and of Gossypium barbadense, Cymbopogon citratus, barks of Millettia eetveldeana, of Mangifera indica, of Croton mubango and of Xylopia aethiopica (seeds aussi), of Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and of Pentadiplandra brazzeana; prélever 2 bottles of the filtered bouillon and VO. 1/3 of bamboo glass, 3 times per day. The rest is warmed to rub the body morning and evening. Prohibited food : hot peper, grain of salt broken with teeth, oil, egg, fungus growing on dead wood
H(169) hernia, decoction of roots of Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha dans le vin of raphia, to filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, pound together parts of the plants below : Garcinia kola, Cola acuminata, Heinsia crinita (seeds), Annona senegalensis (leaves) and Anisophyllea quangensis (roots or fruit) decoction, to filter and drink ½ bamboo glass, 2 times per day.
.H(171) diabetes, decoction of barks or roots of Bridelia ferruginea, roots d’ Annona senegalensis. subsp. oulotricha, of Sarcocephalus latifolius, leaves of Morinda lucida, Allium sativum, roots of Millettia eetveldeana, leaves of Morinda morindoides, roots Vitex madiensis and of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, barks of Millettia laurentii, Lippia multiflora, large and small Ocimum gratissimum and Malaka sp. Filter and let cool, add a bit of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria and let stand during 12 hours; to filter and drink 1/3 glass 3 times per day. Prohibited food : chikwangues, foufou, tuber of cassava, rice, bananas, corn, peanuts, fruits, sweet potatoes, bread, milk, beverages, fish, palm oil, lemons. One can eat : toast, yams, taro, liquid milk, vegetables, lots of Solanum aethiopicum (gilo), Solanum macrocarpon and Solanum torvum
H(187) faiblesse du cou chez le bébé with épanchements of the head, pound together the following plants : Securidaca longipedunculata , Aframomum alboviolaceum (roots), Cajanus cajan (leaves), Cyperus articulatus (seeds), Sarcocephalus latifolius (roots), Millettia eetveldeana (barks of trunk), Cymbopogon citratus, Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Xylopia aethiopica (barks or seeds), Mangifera indica (barks), Croton mubango (barks), Cymbopogon densiflorus, Lippia multiflora and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha (roots). decoction in 5 bottled water and filter une bouteille, faire VO. au bébé 2 tablespoons, 3 times per day. Warning : Si the head of l’enfant présente des fentes sur the head, It is recommended of taking prescribed remedies for continuous crying (ngandaka) and difficulties of walking (koka)
H(201) vision of the spirits (ngimbi), to roast the parts of following plants : leaves of Brillantaisia patula and of Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha and leafy stem of Commelina africana; Well crush and add a little salt, dilute in water with the sliced banana heart. Take the total bath every night before going to bed. Prohibited : to the market, attend a mourning, look at a dead body, eat leaves of Gnetum africanum, manioc of maïs and of Salacia pynaertii; meat of pork and of goat, hens and fruits of Aframomum alboviolaceum.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : mulolo, kilolo, lolo (Kikongo), bonenge na esobe (Lomango), shilolo ou shibolo (Tshiluba), mulolo (Kiyaka), kelo (Kiyanzi), olol (Kibunda), lolo-ia-nseke, mbolo (Luki), kilolo (Kidinga)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(058), H(124), H(139), H(187), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, difficulty in conceiving (Kisita), pound together the mixing of stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Arachis hypogaea and of roots of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii. decoction dans un poquet en terre cuite.To filter and drink with one egg, 1 table spoon filtrate 3 times per day.
H(037) cough, decoction of the following plants : Cymbopogon densiflorus, Ficus thonningii (leaves) and peanuts waste (Arachis hypogaea) to filter and drink ¼ verre, 3 times per day.
H(058) reduction of big breasts volume, pound and boil with dry plant of Lippia multiflora, les herbes below : Arachis hypogea with red seeds (seeds), green fruit of Psidium guajava, waste of ripe fruit of Aframomum alboviolaceum and the ripe fruit of Strychnos cocculoides.To filter and drink ½ glass filtrate, 2 times per day.
H(124) pouring of blood from the nose and the mouth followed of sudden death (nkosi kibota), pound together the following plants : Dichaetanthera africana, Ottelia ulvifolia, young shoots of Pennisetum purpureum, Manotes expansa, leaves of Cajanus cajan, red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), leaves or stems of Costus phyllocephalus, Renealmia africana and barks of Croton mubango. macerate the mixture pounded in H2O, press, filter and add of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. Drink 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(139) sexual weakness ; non-erection of the penis (mbadi), eat roots of Mondia whitei with peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), the kernel of palm nuts or of Cola acuminata (seeds), 2 times per day.
H(187) continuous crying baby for lack of lark making the child incapable of sucking (ngandaka), pound together red seeds of peanuts (Arachis hypogaea ), with seeds of Garcinia kola and of the red powder of Pterocarpus angolensis. rub the scalp or the whole head, 3 times per day.
H(201) dementia, H(201) madness, pound together the following plants : Erythrina abyssinica (barks), Abrus precatorius (roots), Heinsia crinita (roots), Brillantaisia patula (roots), Arachis hypogea with red seeds; macerated in palm wine, to filter and drink 1/3 bamboo glass, 3 times per day for 3 consecutive days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nguba (Kikongo)
Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name : Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Symptoms : H(101)
Recipes : H(101) heavy and prolonged menstrual period, boil together leaves of Barteria nigritiana, leaves and barks of Tapinanthus poggei, Momordica charantia, Brillantaisia patula, leaves of Quisqualis hensii and of Gossypium barbadense; filter, mix with the red coat of Pterocarpus angolensis; VO. 1/3 of glass 3 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : minsumi nsumi, munsakala (Kikongo)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) sciatica, decoction of the following plants : Imperata cylindrica (roots), Schwenkia americana, Momordica charantia, Bidens pilosa, Ocimum gratissimum, Malaka sp., and Hallea stipulosa.To filter and drink 1/3 glass, 3 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nsolokoto, kimanangansi (Kikongo)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(020), H(022), H(051), H(094), H(100), H(127), H(189)
Recipes : H(004) heel tears or rips ( biata), to pound the mixing of Smilax anceps, leaves of Helichrysum mechowianum, rhizomes of Boerhavia diffusa and leaves of Eremospatha haullevileana; decoction of a part, filter and put your feet in the warm liquid. The other part is pressed and the liquid is applied to the tears, 2 times per day.
H(004) heel tears or rips ( biata), crush 3 or 4 centipedes and apply the paste on the tears, 2 times per day
H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba) , pound the tubers of Boerhavia diffusa, filter with a sieve, wash the head with the liquid obtained then the whole body except the face, 1 time per day.
H(018), H(051) difference of temperature in the body accompanied by headache (wumba), decoction with plenty of water, the mixing of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, of Sapium cornutum, of Lippia multiflora, of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, of Hymenocardia acida, of l’Ocimum gratissimum, of Annona senegalensis, of Bridelia ferruginea, of Millettia eetveldeana and of Mangifera indica, Cymbopogon densiflorus, Steganotaenia araliacea. apply steam bath. Once cooled bath filter a portion and do an enema at the rate of one drink per day. With the other part of the still warm mixture, wash the whole body, 2 times per day and do an enema. It is recommended not to repeat of the steam bath because of dehydration.
H(020) bites, decoction of the tubers of Boerhavia diffusa, to filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(022) quick delivery work or childbirth pain. (nsong), decoction plant parts following : roots of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Vitex madiensis, barks of trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, of Ocimum gratissimum, of Chenopodium ambrosioides and tubers of Boerhavia diffusa. Put in a basin and take a rectal bath. There must also be an enema at the rate of 1 filtered glass, once a day
H(094) hemorrhoids, decoction plant parts following : roots of Newbouldia laevis, leaves of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii and of Vitex madiensis, barks of trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, of Ocimum gratissimum, of Chenopodium ambrosioides and tubers of Boerhavia diffusa. Put in a basin and take a rectal bath. There must also be an enema at the rate of 1 filtered glass, once a day
H(100) blennorrhoea, decoction of leaves, drink
H(100) blennorrhoea, chew the roots and swallow the juice 3 times per day
H(127) inflammation of the spleen (kibeka), pound leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, with H2O, good dilute, then press and filter. Do the enema with the filtrate in a proportion of 1 glass 1 time per day. Prohibited food : leaves of manioc, pumpkin, egg (not eat or touch)
H(189) difficulties of the child to take the first steps (koka), pound leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, mixed in a little water, filter with a white cloth and do an enema , 1/4 glass, 1 time per day with interval of 3 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : dibata-bata (Kikongo), pulumbwa (Kumputi), tembi-tembi (Kisuku), mukombelo (Kimbala), kitende (Kibunda)