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Reference : HN 36

Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Reference HN 36 has information about 170 plants :
Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
Official name : Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, crushed leaves of Abelmoschus moschatus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dilendila (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(068), H(125), H(139)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, H(068) anthelmintic, H(125) diaphorétique, H(139) aphrodisiac, seeds of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngenguba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(094), H(166)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, skin, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(166) antispasmodic, extract of leaves decoction of Acanthospermum hispidum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : madiata nzau (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(006), H(094)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(094) haemorrhoids, plant of Acmella caulirhiza , ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(125)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(125) sudorific, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alafia lucida Stapf
Official name : Alafia lucida Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ocular diseases, latex of bark of Alafia lucida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.) W.Wight var. adianthifolia
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.) W.Wight var. adianthifolia
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachic, leaves decoction of Albizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mulu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Albizia adianthifolia var. intermedia (De Wild. & T.Durand) Villiers
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia var. intermedia (De Wild. & T.Durand) Villiers
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimples, decoction of barks of Albizia adianthifolia var intermedia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dikasa kasa, nzangi nzangi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) caries, chewed bark of Alchornea cordifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibunsi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Official name : Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Alchornea floribunda
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, bark latex of Alstonia boonei, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : tsonguti (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, fruit of Anacardium occidentale
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkasu, anacardier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Aneilema beniniense (P.Beauv.) Kunth
Official name : Aneilema beniniense (P.Beauv.) Kunth
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172) elephantiasis, cookes leaves of Aneilema beniniense, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing, gum of stems of Annona senescabiesnsis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kilolo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(068) vermifuge, decoction of roots of Anthocleista schweinfurthii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpuku mpuku (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Antidesma membranaceum Müll.Arg.
Official name : Antidesma membranaceum Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) calms the cough, infusion of leaves, roots of Antidesma membranaceum
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kifitidi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Official name : Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing, latex of Baillonella toxisperma
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)?
Vernacular name : moyei, muabi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Bambekea racemosa Cogn.
Official name : Bambekea racemosa Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), abortif, roots of Bambekea racemosa ,
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes, Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Berlinia bruneelii (De Wild.) Torre & Hillc.
Official name : Berlinia bruneelii (De Wild.) Torre & Hillc.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, bark of Berlinia bruneelii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : fussa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pectoral (treatment of bronchi and lungs).leaves of Bidens pilosa, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Boerhavia diffusa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Bridelia atroviridis Müll. Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, maceration of bark, root and trunk of Bridelia atroviridis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea,H(037) cough, H(104) pain of stomach, decoction root bark of Bridelia ferruginea
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimuindu ki nseke (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) pectoral (treatment of bronchi and lungs), H(091) anemia, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(103) caries, decoction, bark of Bridelia micrantha
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : muindu, kimuindu ki mfinda, kinduindu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Official name : Brillantaisia owariensis P.Beauv.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(034)
Recipes : H(034) heart pain, macerated leaves of Brillantaisia owariensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe, Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : lemba lemba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Buchholzia tholloniana Hua
Official name : Buchholzia tholloniana Hua
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) pain of stomach, inflammation oreilles, macération of barks of Buchholzia tholloniana
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Official name : Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(102), H(082), H(099)
Recipes : H(102), biliary disease, H(082) asthma, H(099) madness, leaves, fruits of Canarium schweinfurthii, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kisani, nsani (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, maceration of barks of Canarium schweinfurthii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibidi, mbidi nkala (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, bark of Carapa procera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : bula nima, futi, nkasu nkumbi, nzau nti (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, roots of Cardiospermum halicacabum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Carpolobia alba G.Don
Official name : Carpolobia alba G.Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, fruits, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(055), H(094)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(055) vomitif, H(094) haemorrhoids, bark of Bridelia micrantha, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mfuma, fromager, kapokier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(068), H(116), H(166)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, H(116) emmenagogue, H(166) antispasmodic, leaves decoction of Chenopodium ambrosioides
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkasa ndongo, thé du mexique (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Chrysobalanus icaco L.
Official name : Chrysobalanus icaco L.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(088)
Recipes : H(088) astringent, bark, leaves, flowers of Chrysobalanus icaca, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibulu, Icaquier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Clappertonia ficifolia (Willd.) Decne.
Official name : Clappertonia ficifolia (Willd.) Decne.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver virus, leaves of Clappertonia ficifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpunga zi zanza, ntumbensi, vunga vunga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Clappertonia polyandra (K.Schum. ex Sprague) Bech.
Official name : Clappertonia polyandra (K.Schum. ex Sprague) Bech.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, roots, leaves decoction of Clappertonia polyandra
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) vomitif, bark, gum of Cleistopholis glauca, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Official name : Cnestis ferruginea DC.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, roots of Cnestis ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cogniauxia podolaena Baill.
Official name : Cogniauxia podolaena Baill.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative,H(022) delivery, tubercle of Cogniauxia podoleana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Official name : Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), abortif, roots of Cogniauxia trilobata en decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(090), H(183)
Recipes : H(090) tonic, H(183) masticatory (substance that is chewed to activate salivation)., seeds of Cola acuminata
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : makasu, nkasu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Cola urceolata K.Schum.
Official name : Cola urceolata K.Schum.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(099x)
Recipes : H(099x) stimulant, seeds/pulpe of Cola urceolata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Combretum platypterum (Welw.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Combretum platypterum (Welw.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(103) caries, roots in decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(113) douleurs articulaires, leaves, crushed stems of Costus afer, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : minkeni (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum bumbense S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) easier delivery, decoction of leaves of Crassocephalum montuosum
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Gynura vitellina Benth.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, plant of Crassocephalum vitellinum, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Crinum ornatum (L.f. ex Aiton) Bury
Official name : Crinum ornatum (L.f. ex Aiton) Bury
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, crushed bulbs of Crinum ornatum
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
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) fever, leaves and bark of Crossopteryx febrifuga, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kigala (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Official name : Croton sylvaticus Hoschst. ex Krauss
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172) elephantiasis, scrapings of wood of Croton sylvaticus
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dianga, kidianga, dibimbi di muaka nungu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of barks of Dacryodes edulis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsafu, nsafu za nkewa, safoutier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Official name : Dialium englerianum Henriq.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, root of Dialium englerianum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mboti, mboti nseke (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Dialium pachyphyllum Harms
Official name : Dialium pachyphyllum Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) ordeal, bark of Dialium pachyphyllum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mboti mfinda, ntadianti, penza (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Dicranolepis buchholzii Engl. & Gilg
Official name : Dicranolepis buchholzii Engl. & Gilg
Family : Thymelaeaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) morsure serpents, bark wood of Dicranolepis buchholzii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Donella pruniformis (Pierre ex Engl.) Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Official name : Donella pruniformis (Pierre ex Engl.) Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, macéré of fruits of Donella pruniformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Official name : Dracaena arborea (Willd.) Link
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) vermifuge, ONS of Raphiostylis beninensis and Dracaena arborea and Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Official name : Emilia coccinea (Sims) G.Don
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Emilia javanica auct.(missapl. Name)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) healing navel, pressed leaves of Emilia coccinea, cataplasm
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Enantia affinis Exell
Official name : Enantia affinis Exell
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annickia affinis (Exell) Versteegh & Sosef
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(124) hemostatic, H(051) fever, bark of Enantia affinis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : muamba mbwaki (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Eriocoelum microspermum Gilg ex Radlk.
Official name : Eriocoelum microspermum Gilg ex Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(100) venereal diseases, H(104) enteritis, bark of Eriocoelum microspermum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kkote, nkoto, konda (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Official name : Erythrophleum africanum (Welw. ex Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) ordeal, bark of Erythrophoeum africanum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkwati (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) ordeal, bark of Erythrophleum suaveolens, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kasa kasa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Official name : Euphorbia heterophylla L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, leaves of Euphorbia heterophylla, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia , leaves, bark en decoction of Ficus capensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kaya (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Ficus vogeliana (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus vogeliana (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia , leaves of Ficus vogeliana , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimbidi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, decoction of leaves of Galinsoga parviflora, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, H(104) pain of stomach, maeration of seeds of Garcinia kola, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngadiadi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves, bark of Gardenia ternifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kilemba nzau (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Official name : Glyphaea brevis (Spreng.) Monach.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, ashes of fruits of Glyphaea brevis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not registered
Grewia pinnatifida Mast.
Official name : Grewia pinnatifida Mast.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, fruits of Grewia pinnatifida + pepper
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : nimi nimi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Grewia seretii De Wild.
Official name : Grewia seretii De Wild.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) new born, purgative ,decoction of the wood sap of Grewia seretii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Official name : Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Synonyms : Haemanthus coccineus Forssk.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, crushed bulbs of Haemanthus multiflorus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, decoction ONS. of Harungana madagascariensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Official name : Heinsia crinita (Afzel.) G.Taylor
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibwa, kinketi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, eye lotion, plant of Heliotropium indicum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Official name : Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral diseases, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Mayombe)
Vernacular name : mbula ndombe (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Hibiscus gilletii De Wild.
Official name : Hibiscus gilletii De Wild.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pectoral (treatment of bronchi and lungs), ONS., infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hugonia platysepala Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Hugonia platysepala Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Linaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) eyes diseases, sap
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kisilu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell.
Official name : Hybanthus enneaspermus (L.) F. Muell.
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) join rheumatism, leaves of Hybanthus enneaspermus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) antidiarrheal, bark of Hymenocardia acida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kigeti, mvete, ngeti (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Official name : Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(018) headache,H(037) cough, bark decoction of Hymenocardia ulmoides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : munsanga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Hymenocoleus hirsutus (Benth.) Robbr.
Official name : Hymenocoleus hirsutus (Benth.) Robbr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcères, maceration of leaves of Hymenocoleus hirsutus
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, fruits of Kigelia africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : saucissonier, faux baobab
Klainedoxa buesgenii Engl.
Official name : Klainedoxa buesgenii Engl.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Synonyms : Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, bark of Klainedoxa buesgenii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes, Mayombe))
Vernacular name : kima kima (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty
Official name : Lagenaria breviflora (Benth.) Roberty
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Adenopus breviflorus Benth.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, sliced fruit of Lagenaria breviflora, chauffés and mis sur le ventre
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Lannea antiscorbutica (Hiern) Engl.
Official name : Lannea antiscorbutica (Hiern) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(103)
Recipes : H(034) heart palpitations, H(103) dental caries, bark of twigs of Lannea antiscorbutica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkumbi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Leptactina leopoldi-secundi Büttner
Official name : Leptactina leopoldi-secundi Büttner
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Leptactina leopoldi-secundi, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kisiamuna (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(099x)
Recipes : H(099x) stimulating drink, infusion of leaves of Lippia multiflora
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : bulukutu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Lonchocarpus griffonianus (Baill.) Dunn
Official name : Lonchocarpus griffonianus (Baill.) Dunn
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, bark of Lonchocarpus griffonianus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mbota masa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Maesopsis eminii Engl
Official name : Maesopsis eminii Engl
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, H(006) purgative, bark Maesopsis eminii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kingembu, munsambi nsambi, ndunga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Official name : Mallotus oppositifolius (Geiseler) Müll. Arg
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) antiseptic, for the seat of women, heated Mallotus oppositifolius leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Official name : Manotes expansa Sol. ex Planch.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(008) dysentery, fresh roots of Manotes expansa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dila dila (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Official name : Maprounea africana Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) caries, bark twigs, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kisielele, kisielesele (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Maranthes glabra (Oliv.) Prance
Official name : Maranthes glabra (Oliv.) Prance
Family : Crysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) ordeal poison, juice bark of Maranthes glabra in the eye
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimbulunkutu, mbulunkutu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, decoction of the extract of roots of Microdesmis puberula, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, latex of bark of Milicia excelsa
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : Iroko, nkamba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Millettia laurentii De Wild.
Official name : Millettia laurentii De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) buttons, soaked bark Millettia laurentii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kiboto, wenge (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(126), H(171)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, H(126) liver, H(171) diabetes, leaves, twigs, roots of Millettia versicolor, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mbota (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Official name : Mitragyna stipulosa (DC.) O. Ktze
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Hallea stipulosa (DC.) Leroy
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, bark of Mitragyna stipulosa, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nlongu, nlongwa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) pain of stomach, decoction of seeds of Momordica charantia
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, bark of roots of Mondia whitei , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimbiolongo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Monodora angolensis Welw.
Official name : Monodora angolensis Welw.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) Monodora angolensis seeds, sap, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpeya (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(006)
Recipes : H(104) colic, H(006) constipation, seeds of Monodora myristica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpeya (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Morinda morindoides (Baker) Milne-Redh.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) fever, decoction of leaves of Morinda morindoides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimeso kama (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS. of Mucuna pruriens RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mankundi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing, disinfectant, sap, roots of Musanga cecropioides
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsenga, kimbongo, parasolier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) cicatrisant, sap of leaves of Myrianthus arboreus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : buba, dintusu, mbuba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
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(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, bark of Sarcocephalus latifolius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kienga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, roots decoction of Newbouldia laevis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mumpesi mpesi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Ochna afzelii R.Br. ex Oliv.
Official name : Ochna afzelii R.Br. ex Oliv.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia , bark of Ochna afzelii, decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kidimbi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Ochthocosmus africanus Hook.f.
Official name : Ochthocosmus africanus Hook.f.
Family : Ixonanthaceae
Symptoms : H(186)
Recipes : H(186) expectorant, decoction of leaves of Ochthocosmus africanus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Official name : Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, H(068) vermifuge, bark of Ongokea gore, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ntieti, samu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(104), H(196)
Recipes : H(104) stomachic, H(196) antiscorbutic, leaves of Oxalis corniculata, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Parinari congensis F. Didr.
Official name : Parinari congensis F. Didr.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, bark of Parinari congoensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing of circumcision, bark of Parinari excelsa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : banga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, decoction of leaves of Paullinia pinnata
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itching, bark soaked / solution, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kiseka, mvanzi fioti, nsumbu, seka (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, bark of Pentadiplandra brazzeana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Official name : Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(112)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(006) purgative, H(112), abortif, roots, tronc of Petersianthus macrocarpus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kivinsu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Official name : Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) amoebiasis, ONS; of Phyllanthus niruri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Physostigma venenosum Balf.
Official name : Physostigma venenosum Balf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) ordeal, fève of seeds of Physostigma venenosum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngongo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Official name : Piptadeniastrum africanum (Hook.f.) Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), abortifacient dangerous, bark of Piptadeniastrum africanum , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsinga nsinga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Official name : Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Family : Euphobiaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), earache, deafness, macerate the cambium of Plagiostyles africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kasua, vamu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027v)
Recipes : H(022), H(027v) abdominal pain before or during pregnancy, decoction of leaves and stems of Portulaca oleracea
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, bark of Pseudospondias microcarpa, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nyibu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(068)
Recipes : H(104) colic, H(068) vermifuge, decoction of leaves of Psidium guajava
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : fulunta, goyavier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Psychotria calva Hiern
Official name : Psychotria calva Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) émetique, bark of Psychotria calva, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibofula (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Psychotria psychotrioides (DC.) Roberty
Official name : Psychotria psychotrioides (DC.) Roberty
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) miseeds, crushed roots of Psychotria psychotrioides, drops in the nostrils
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(045)
Recipes : H(002) promotes lactation, H(045) wound healing, latex of bark of Pycnanthus angolensis RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kilomba, ilomba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(091) tonic, wood of Quassia africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : munkodi kodi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Quassia undulata (Guill. & Perr.) F.Dietr.
Official name : Quassia undulata (Guill. & Perr.) F.Dietr.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(091) tonic, bark of Quassia undulata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mumpobo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Quisqualis hensii (Engl. & Diels) Exell
Official name : Quisqualis hensii (Engl. & Diels) Exell
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(082), H(091)
Recipes : H(082) asthme, H(091) anemia , decoction of leaves of Quisqualis hensii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsumbala (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Raphiostylis beninensis Hook F. ex Planch
Official name : Raphiostylis beninensis Hook F. ex Planch
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) vermifuge, ONS of Raphiostylis beninensis and Dracaena arborea and Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) maniacs troubles , root bark of Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kilungu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), bark of Ricinodendron heudelotii, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kingela, sanga sanga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Rinorea brachypetala (Turcz.) Kuntze
Official name : Rinorea brachypetala (Turcz.) Kuntze
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headaches, snull powder of leaves of Rinorea brachypetala
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kikutukutu, muamba, nzenzi mfinda (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Rinorea dentata (P.Beauv.) Kuntze
Official name : Rinorea dentata (P.Beauv.) Kuntze
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, crushed leaves of Rinorea dentata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : petongodo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Rinorea welwitschii (Oliv.) Kuntze
Official name : Rinorea welwitschii (Oliv.) Kuntze
Family : Violaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal diseases, pressed fruit of Rinorea welwitschii, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimbanza, petongodo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Official name : Rourea coccinea (Schumach. & Thonn.) Benth.
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetics, leaves pilées, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév.
Official name : Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, resin of Santiria trimera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpangi nsafu nkala (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Official name : Sapium ellipticum (Hochst.) Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, infusion of bark of Sapium ellipticum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : loniangu, kingelumi, nkuzi, muaza (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Scadoxus cinnabarinus (Decne.) Friis & Nordal
Official name : Scadoxus cinnabarinus (Decne.) Friis & Nordal
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118) sore throat, crushed bulbs of Scadoxus cinnabarinus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) local medicine, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsunda (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Sida acuta Burm. f.
Official name : Sida acuta Burm. f.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Sida carpinifolia L.f. , Sida stipulata Cav.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, chewed leaves of Sida acuta
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Sida linifolia Juss. ex Cav.
Official name : Sida linifolia Juss. ex Cav.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(045)
Recipes : H(014) skin diseases, H(045) vulnerary, crushed leaves of Sida linifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kimvumvu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(193)
Recipes : H(045) vulnerary, H(193) emollient, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) urethritis, macerated leaves of Spathodea campanulata
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsasa mpwatu, tulipier du Gabon (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Official name : Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Family : Myristicaceae
Synonyms : Staudtia stipitata Warb , Staudtia gabonensis Warb.
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) hemostatic, bark of Staudtia kamerunensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsusu menga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(090)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(090) cardiotonic, latex seeds of Strophanthus hispidus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Strophanthus welwitschii (Baill.) K.Schum.
Official name : Strophanthus welwitschii (Baill.) K.Schum.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(090)
Recipes : H(090) cardiotonic, seeds of Strophanthus welwitschii (strophantine, oubaine)
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, fruit pulp of Symphonia globulifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kisingi, nsongi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Official name : Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac (ibogaine), root, stems of Tabernanthe iboga
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze
Official name : Tacca leontopetaloides (L.) Kuntze
Family : Taccaceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) oedèmes, rhizom of Tacca leontopetaloides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngoma kiula (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Official name : Talinum triangulare (Jacq.) Willd.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006) laxative, leaves of Talinum triangulare, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : lipopi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Tetracera masuiana De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Tetracera masuiana De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, vulnerary, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Tetracera poggei Gilg
Official name : Tetracera poggei Gilg
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac,H(014) maladies dermiques, roots opf Tetracera poggei, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kikuya ki nseke (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(113)
Recipes : H(039) lice, H(113) rheumatism, bark rapée of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, suppositoires; onguent
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mundia nuni?, ndila ndila?, nsudi bandumba, nsusa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Treculia africana Decne.
Official name : Treculia africana Decne.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) toxique, bark of Treculia africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsungi, nzagu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, bark, leaves, infusion of Trema orientalis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kidienuni, mundia nunio, nsenge nsenge (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, infusion of leaves of Triumfetta rhomboidea, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kinseke, nsolokoto (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Turraeanthus africanus (Welw. ex C.DC.) Pellegr.
Official name : Turraeanthus africanus (Welw. ex C.DC.) Pellegr.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(112), H(092)
Recipes : H(112), abortive, H(092) ordeal, bark of de Turraeanthus africanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mfube (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) enema, bark of Uapaca guineensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kidianga, nsamfi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
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)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, washing breast, decoction of leaves of Vernonia amygdalina
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mundudi ndudi, nlulu nlulu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Vernonia conferta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Vernonia conferta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpuku mpuku (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Vernonia hochstetteri Sch.Bip.
Official name : Vernonia hochstetteri Sch.Bip.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) stop bleeding, poultice of leaves of Vernonia hochstetteri pressed
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpuku mpuku (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(104) pain of stomach, chewed leaves of Vitex madiensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kifilu, mfilu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Voacanga africana Stapf
Official name : Voacanga africana Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) therapeutie locale, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : munkodi nkodi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) vermifuge, ONS of Raphiostylis beninensis and Dracaena arborea and Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
H(104) stomachic, local therapy, seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mukala, nsombo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, bark of Zanthoxylum gilletii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkonko kumanga (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, bark of Fagara inaequalis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsende nsende, nungu tsende (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Zehneria capillacea (Schumach.) C.Jeffrey
Official name : Zehneria capillacea (Schumach.) C.Jeffrey
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimples, decoction seeds of Zehneria capillacea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author