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Reference : HM 03

Author(s) : Motte, E.
Title : Les plantes chez les pygmées Aka et les Monzombo de la Lobaye (Centrafrique). Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), 574 p., (1980)
Reference HM 03 has information about 70 plants :
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), delayed sap, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), pounded leaves, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Alchornea cordifolia of Thomandersia hensii of Psidium sp of Aframomum sp., decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(051), leaves of Barteria fistulosa, stem with leaves of Aframomum sp. of Microdesmis puberula of Palisota hirsuta, masser
H(068) anthelmintique, roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, leaves of Aframomum sp., to pound, maceration, VO.
H(037), epicarp of Aframomum sp., maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Official name : Afzelia africana Smith ex Pers.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(026)
Recipes : H(022), barks stem, branch, trunk of Afzelia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO., hip-bath
H(026), barks stem, branch, trunk of Afzelia africana, decoction (H2O) , VO., local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, grounded leaves in H2O, drops in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
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(014), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(014) itch, dermatosis, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Thomandersia hensii, maceration (H2O), to wash
H(014) itch, leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Alchornea cordifolia, RNS
H(051), leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Alchornea cordifolia of Thomandersia hensii of Psidium sp of Aframomum sp., decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(091) asthenia, leaves of Paullinia pinnata of Thomandersia hensii of Psidium guajava of Alchornea cordifolia of Byrsocarpus viridis, used for friction
H(103) affections of teeths and inner mouth, leaves, barks stem, twig, trunk of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction (H2O), inhalation, mouth wash
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves pounded in palm oil, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), pulp fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Annona muricata of Psidium sp. of Cymbopogon citratus of Hibiscus rostellatus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(037), leaves of Citrus aurantium of Cymbopogon citratus, pulp fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) inguinal, tubercle of Anchomanes difformis, in pieces, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), pulp fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Annona muricata of Psidium sp. of Cymbopogon citratus of Hibiscus rostellatus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), sap, VO., toxic
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018), H(036), H(051)
Recipes : H(001) something in eyes, juice leaves of Asystasia, drops in eyes
H(014) itch, stem défeuillée, leaves of Asystasia gangetica, to carbonize, to dilute, local application
H(014) itch, whole plant of Asystasia gangetica, friction
H(014) itch, leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Alchornea cordifolia, RNS
H(018), leaves of Asystasia gangetica, local application
H(036), juice leaves of Asystasia, drops in eyes
H(051), leaves of Asystasia gangetica of Alchornea cordifolia of Thomandersia hensii of Psidium sp of Aframomum sp., decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves softened in fire, grinded, juice in eyes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091) insufficient growth progres of child, H(104) colic child, pounded leaves, to filter, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Official name : Bothriocline longipes (Oliv. & Hiern ) N.E.Br.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erlangea spissa S. Moore
Symptoms : H(001), H(091), H(127)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Bothriocline longipes, to grind, to filter in clay, drops in eyes
H(091) delay in motricity child, H(127), leaves of Bothriocline., to pound, to grind (H2O), to filter, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bridelia micrantha, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(129)
Recipes : H(006), leaves, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, maceration (H2O), enema
H(037), ripe fruit of Citrus medica of Capsicum frutescens, juice, VO.+ local salt
H(037) + H(068), ripe fruit of Capsicum, juice, VO. + local salt
H(129) new born, stem without bark of Capsicum., to carbonize, powder, local application + local salt
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(103)
Recipes : H(039) quid, young leaves of Carica papaya, to pound, to dilute (H2O), local application + petroleum
H(103) decayed tooths, bark of the underground part of Carica., in pieces, to filter in clay (H2O), drops in nose, local application
H(103) decayed tooths, roots of Myrianthus arboreus of Carica papaya, softened by the heat of fire, to carbonize, to pound (H2O), local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(038), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(013 )foot, leaves pounded of Cassia, local application
H(037), barks underground part of Cassia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), roots of Cassia, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), decoction (H2O) roots Cassia, VO.
H(068), roots of Cassia occidentalis of Phyllanthus amarus, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(104) baby at the breast, barks underground part of Cassia, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(104), H(091)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Cissus aralioides, to pound (palm oil), local application
H(091) child, walking stimulation, leaves of Cissus., to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(104), leaves of Cissus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(113) rheumatism, stem without leaves of Cissus., to pound, scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered