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Reference : HL 03

Author(s) : Lubini, A.
Title : Les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle par les Yansi de l'entre Kwilu-Kamtsha (Zaïre). Mitt. Inst. Allg. Bot. Hamburg, 23b, 1007 - 1020, (1990)
Reference HL 03 has information about 47 plants :
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), barks stems, twigs, trunk of Albizia adianthifolia, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(116)
Recipes : H(116) amenorrhoea , decoction barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Amaranthus hybridus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : luka-la-nkey (Yanzi)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, decoction barks of Annona senegalensis , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ilol (Yanzi)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), infusion stems barks, trunc, twigs of Anonidium mannii , V.O.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : isor-la-muda (Yanzi)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abces, leaves cuites, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Brachystegia laurentii (De Wild.) Louis ex Hoyle
Official name : Brachystegia laurentii (De Wild.) Louis ex Hoyle
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Brachystegia laurentii, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-milim (Yanzi)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia ferruginea, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : inkuka-i-nsii (Yanzi)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), roots opf Carapa procera, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkayapub (Yanzi)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), roots of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : pay-pay (Yanzi)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), decoction (H2O) roots of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : jbwiy (Yanzi)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124), barks stem, branch, trunk + seeds of Cassia siamea, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-bintuntu (Yanzi)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ceiba pentandra, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ntunturu (Yanzi)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(109), H(123)
Recipes : H(078), cancer of the back, H(123), stems without leaves of Cissus aralioides, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), H(109), stems without leaves of Cissus aralioides, bath and local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musinu-a-mbimbi (Yanzi)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020), barks of Cola acuminata, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-mabey (Yanzi)
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(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Crossopteryx febrifuga, infusion, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutwer (Yanzi)
Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Official name : Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), barks stem, branch, trunk of Croton sylvaticus , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : imponga (Yanzi)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Eleusine indica, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ludiuy (Yanzi)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum suaveolens, decoction, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-ipum (Yanzi)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(013), stems with leaves of Euphorbia hirta, infusion, VO.
H(108), sap of Euphorbia hirta, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musing-a-bwaal (Yanzi)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus exasperata, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : isampay (Yanzi)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), , barks stem, branch, trunk of Ficus sp., maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : lukum (Yanzi)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(038)
Recipes : H(014), H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Harungana madagascariensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutona-a-nong (Yanzi)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, adult flowers, to cook, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nsiema-nsiema (Yanzi)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia acida, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kier, muyer (Yanzi)
Kolobopetalum chevalieri (Hutch. & Dalz.) Troupin
Official name : Kolobopetalum chevalieri (Hutch. & Dalz.) Troupin
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, leaves of Kolobopetalum chevalieri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musima-nkul (Yanzi)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), leaves of Lagenaria siceraria, maceration, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : lufun-la-mbiin (Yanzi)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-nsafu (Yanzi)
Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Official name : Margaritaria discoidea (Baill.) G.L. Webster
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127), stems barks, trunk, twigs of Margaritaria discoidea, decoction (H2O), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ikaang (Yanzi)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fortifying, maceration of barks of Chlorophora excelsa , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muluun (Yanzi)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Millettia versicolor, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mumpena (Yanzi)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), ripe fruit, to carbonize, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : isoor, ikoon (Yanzi)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), leaves of Ocimum basilicum, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muntshuy (Yanzi)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), leaves of Ocimum canum, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muntshuy (Yanzi)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Pentaclethra macrophylla, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muvey (Yanzi)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : isankaar (Yanzi)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), juice leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : iyoka (Yanzi)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), H(113), leaves of Psidium guajava, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nkayafu (Yanzi)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Psorospermum febrifugum, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-mper (Yanzi)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, barks from stem, twig, trunk of Rauvolfia vomitoria, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : lumbweny (Yanzi)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, leaves of Setaria chevali, decoction (H2O), VO., friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ikayonga (Yanzi)
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, barks of stem, twig, trunk of Symphonia globulifera, infusion, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(123)
Recipes : H(123), ripe fruit and leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mbaa (Yanzi)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(006), H(045)
Recipes : H(006), H(045), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration, enema, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : muti-a-kongobululu (Yanzi)