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Reference : HM 62

Author(s) : Makumbelo E. , L. Lukoki, J.J.s.j Paulus & N. Luyindula
Title : Stratégie de valorisation des espèces ressources des produits non ligneux de la savane des environs de Kinshasa: II. Enquête ethnobotanique (aspects médicinaux) TROPICULTURA, 26, 3, 129-134 (2008)
Reference HM 62 has information about 49 plants :
Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(068), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(001, 3) difficulty of vision leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum, maceration, local application
H(018, 9) headaches,H(037, 9) cough, H(051, 9) fever, leaves , maceration, local application et VO.
H(068, 7) stomach amibes, H(046, 7) measles, chicken pox, leaves , maceration, VO.
H(094, 15) hemorrhoids, leaves or fruit or roots, maceration, VO.
H(104), 2 stomach pain, maceration of fruits, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tondolo (Lingala)
Albertisia villosa (Exell) Forman
Official name : Albertisia villosa (Exell) Forman
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) chique, maceration of roots of Albertisia vlllosa, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mutondo wa kasha (Kinsudi)
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), H(103)
Recipes : H(037, 5) cough, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, decoction, VO.
H(094, 13) hemorrhoids, leaves or roots , maceration, enema ?
H(091, 8) cut down of blood, leaves , maceration, VO.
H(103, 4) dental caries, leaves, roots, maceration, in the mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbunzi mbunzi (Lingala)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of barks of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, decoction of roots , VO.
H(103) dental caries, maceration of leaves et roots , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbum aya liboto (Lingala)
Anisophyllea quangensis Engl. ex Henriq.
Official name : Anisophyllea quangensis Engl. ex Henriq.
Family : Anisophylleaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, maceration of roots of Anisophyllea quangensis, enema ?
H(094, 4) hemorrhoids, decoction of roots of Anisophyllea quangensis, VO.
H(103) dental caries, decoction of roots, mouthwash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbila esobe: (Liingala)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(033), H(091), H(094)
Recipes : H(091, 2) cut down of blood, roots , leaves, decoction, local application
H(094, 6) hemorrhoids, H(033) sexual weakness, roots, decoction, VO.
H(103, 10) dental caries, roots, decoction, bucal
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kukudendon (Lingala)
Annona stenophylla subsp. longepetiolata (R. E. Fr.) N. Robson
Official name : Annona stenophylla subsp. longepetiolata (R. E. Fr.) N. Robson
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, maceration of leaves of Annona stenophylla, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kukudindon (Lingala)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127, 14) inflammation of spleen, maceration of roots of Boerrhavia diffusa, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : manioko ya tembe: (Lingala)
Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(008, 24) diarrhea, H(094, 7) hemorrhoids, leaves of Bridelia atroviridis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kimwindu (Kintandu)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(091, 4) cut down of blood, decoction of roots of Bridelia ferruginea, VO.
H(104, 2) stomach pain, maceration of barks, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mavinu (Kintandu)
Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Official name : Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094)
Recipes : H(037, 8) cough, leaves of Brillantaisia patula, maceration, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, leaves, decoction, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, roots of Brillantaisia patula, maceration, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : lemba-lemba (Lingala)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) fever, maceration of leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nyoka nyoka (Lingala)
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, maceration of leaves of Coleus kilimandjari , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mutuzo (Swahili)
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(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, decoction of roots of Crossopteryx fébrifuga, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kigala (Kintandu)
Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Official name : Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(022), H(169)
Recipes : H(014, 2) foot pain, barks, RNS., local application
H(018) headaches, decoction of barks, local application
H(022, 2) tear delivery, maceration of roots, enema ? - - H(169) hernia, decoction of barks of Dialum englerianum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbotanseke (Kiyaka)
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Official name : Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(046)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculose, maceration of bark of Erythrophleum africanums, VO.
H(046, 2) chicken pox, maceration of barks, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mukwati (Kikongo)
Garcinia huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Garcinia huillensis Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amibes, roots of Garcina huillensis, RNS., enema ?
H(104) stomach pain, barks, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kisima (Kintandu)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094, 2) hemorrhoids, roots of Gardenia termifolia , maceration, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kilemba nzau (Kintandu)
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103, 2) dental caries, decoction of roots of Gossypium barbadense, mouthwash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : koton (Lingala)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) inflammation of spleen, decoction of barks Harungana madagascariensis, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mutumu (Kiyombe)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(008), H(022)
Recipes : H(003) strain, maceration of roots, local application
H(006, 2) constipation, decoction of roots, VO.
H(008, 7) diarrhea, roots and maceration of barks, VO.
H(022) childbirth preparation, decoction of roots and barks, vaginal route
H(022, 5) tear delivery, maceration of roots of Hymenocardia acida, vaginal route
H(037) cough, maceration of leaves, VO.
H(068, 4) intestinal worms, H(094, 43) hemorrhoids, H(104, 4) stomach pain, maceration of roots of Hymenocardia acida, VO.
H(091, 14) cut down of blood, barks, decoction, VO.
H(108, 3) flu, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(103) dental caries, maceration of barks, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : lipière (Kiyanzi)
Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Official name : Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, decoction of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoïdes, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : minsanga (intandu)
Kalaharia uncinata (Schinz) Moldenke
Official name : Kalaharia uncinata (Schinz) Moldenke
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, roots , RNS., VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, maceration of leaves of Kalaharia uncimata, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mukoki (Kikongo)
Landolphia lanceolata (K. Schum.) Pichon
Official name : Landolphia lanceolata (K. Schum.) Pichon
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, leaves of Landolphia lanceolata, RNS., enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : matonge (Lingala)
Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Official name : Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, maceration of leaves et roots of Landolphia owariensis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mabundu (Kintandu)
Landolphia parvifolia K. Schum.
Official name : Landolphia parvifolia K. Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, decoction of leaves of Landolphia parvifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : matshona (Kisuku)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, H(091) cut down of blood, leaves of Lippia multiflora en infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : bukulukutu (Lingala)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, maceration of leaves of Manihot esculenta, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : manioko (Kikongo)
Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 2), stomach pain, leaves of Maprounea africana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kavlumalulu (Kimbala)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(077), H(094), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, H(077, 3) vomiting, H(094, 3) hemorrhoids et H(104, 6) stomach, H(109, 3) sore back, maceration of roots of Milletia versicolor, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : ngilu (Kimbala)
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033, 4) sexual weakness, maceration of roots of Mondia whitei , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kimbiolongo (Lingala)
Morinda longiflora G. Don
Official name : Morinda longiflora G. Don
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(051, 25) paludism, H(068, 24) intestinal worms, H(151, 3) tension, H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Morinda longiflora, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kongo bololo (Lingala)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) plaie,H(014) gale, leaves of Morinda lucida, decoction, local application
H(091) cut down of blood, barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nsiki (Kintandu)
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, roots of Nauclea latifolia, maceration, local application
H(094) hemorrhoids, H(104, 7) stomach pain, roots, maceration, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kilolo ki kwango (Kintandu)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(094)
Recipes : H(051, 14) paludism, H(094, 20) hemorrhoids, roots of Newbouldia laevis, maceration, VO.
H(109, 2) backache, roots, maceration, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mpupesi pesi (Kintandu)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(108), H(109)
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, nasal instillation
H(108) rhume, maceration of leaves nasal instillation
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : munshi (Kiyanzi)
Parinari latifolia (Oliv.) Exell
Official name : Parinari latifolia (Oliv.) Exell
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037, 2) cough, decoction of leaves of Parinari latifolium, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kikia (Kisuku)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, H(104) stomach pain, maceration of roots of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : kenge kiese (Kikongo)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 11) diarrhea, leaves, barks, maceration, VO.
H(051, 3) fever, H(094, 6) hemorrhoids, leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : goyave ((Lingala)
Pterocarpus tinctorius Welw.
Official name : Pterocarpus tinctorius Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) painful menstruation, decoction of barks of Pterocarpus tinctorius, enema ?
H204), sap as tincture
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : nkula (Kkikongo)
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, decoction of roots of Quassia africana, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, maceration of barks, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mukadi kadi (Kitandu)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 5) paludism, decoction of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : munday nday (Kimbala)
Sapium cornutum Pax
Official name : Sapium cornutum Pax
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, barks of Sapium cornutum , maceration, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : libabara (Kiyanzi)
Scoodophleum zenkeri Harms
Official name : Scoodophleum zenkeri Harms
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, barks of Scoodophleum zenkeri, maceration, enema ?
H(208) seed as a seasoning
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mukubi (Kikongo)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(094), H(104), H(169), H(113)
Recipes : H(018, 3) headaches,H(022, 1) difficulty pre-delivery, H(104, 6) stomach pain, maceration of roots of Securidaca longapeluculata, enema ? - -
H(094, 2) hemorrhoids, H(169, 2) hernia, maceration of barks, VO.
H(113) courbature, maceration of barks, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : musunda (Lingala)
Strychnos cocculoides Baker
Official name : Strychnos cocculoides Baker
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094, 7) hemorrhoids, maceration of roots of Strychnos cocculoïdes, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : makalakonki: (Lingala)
Strychnos pungens Soler.
Official name : Strychnos pungens Soler.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094, 4) hemorrhoids, maceration of roots of Strychnos pungens, enema ?
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mabundu (Kikongo)
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(094), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108, 2) flu, leaves of Vitex madiensis , decoction, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, barks , decoction, VO.
H(104) stomach pain
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mfilu (Kintandu)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, roots of Zingiber officinalis, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : tangawisi (Lingala)