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Reference : HN 39

Author(s) : Nzuki Bakwaye, F., C. Termote, K. Kibungu, P. Van Damme
Title : Identification et importance locale des plantes médicinales utilisées dans la région de Mbanza-Ngungu, République démocratique du Congo Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 316 (2) (2013)
Reference HN 39 has information about 37 plants :
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, seeds, aerial parts, underground parts of Aframomum melegueta . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , ointments or pomades , paste , powder or fragment , infusion . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nungu zi nzo / zomenga
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(082), H(135), H(200), H(214)
Recipes : H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Allium cepa . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, paste , ashes , whole organ . Administration: VO., scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : niaza
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(082), H(200), H(214)
Recipes : H(200) microbial diseases, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; aerial parts, underground parts of Allium sativum . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , ointments or pomades , whole organ, paste . Administration: VO., ocular administration, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : hayi
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) diseases of the respiratory system . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, fruits or flowers , exsudates of Ananas comosus . Pharmaceutical form: decoction . Administration: VO., auricular route
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : bifuku /nanasi
Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Official name : Annona senegalensis subsp. oulotricha Le Thomas
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, bark, aerial parts, underground parts of Annona senegalensis . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, infusion, maceration . Administration: auricular route
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nlolo
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(082), H(135), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; seeds, exsudats of Arachis hypogaea . Pharmaceutical form: ointments or pomades , decoction . Administration:VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nguba
Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Official name : Bridelia cathartica Bertol.f.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(135), H(200)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , bark of Bridelia ferruginea. Pharmaceutical form: decoction, maceration, paste . Administration: auricular route, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : muindu / mulolo
Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Official name : Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(135), H(191), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(000) various, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(191) diseases of the circulatory system , H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, bark, fruits or flowers , aerial parts, underground parts of Brillantaisia patula . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, paste, maceration, onguent, whole organ . Administration: VO. , scarificatio, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : lemba lemba
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , seeds, fruits or flowers of Carica papaya . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, infusion, whole organ, paste . Administration: VO. auricular route, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nlolo, pai pai
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, seeds, aerial parts, aerial parts, underground parts of Senna occidentalis . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , powder or fragment , maceration, infusion . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kanga nsundi / nsambu
Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Official name : Catharanthus roseus (L.) G. Don
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(200)
Recipes : H(200) microbial diseases, ; leaves of Catharanthus roseus, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kintuntu
Coffea sp.
Official name : Coffea sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(200)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(200) microbial diseases, fruits or flowers, seeds of Coffea sp. in decoction, infusion , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : cafi
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(038), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain, H(201) related to culture syndromes . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; fruits or flowers , seeds of Cola acuminata. Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , whole organ, powder or fragment . Administration:VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : makasu
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(038), H(068), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , bark, stems of Crossopteryx febrifuga . Pharmaceutical form: decoction . Administration: VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mvala/mpala mbaki
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(082), H(135), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(201) related to culture syndromes, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Cyperus articulatus. Pharmaceutical form: ashes , decoction, ointments or pomades , paste . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nsaku nsaku
Dorstenia laurentii De Wild.
Official name : Dorstenia laurentii De Wild.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(082), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Dorstenia laurentii . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ointments or pomades , paste , powder or fragment . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kntamba
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(068), H(082), H(135), H(191), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(191) diseases of the circulatory system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , seeds, exsudats , fruits or flowers , tiges of Elaeis guineensis . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , ointments or pomades , whole organ, powder or fragment , paste , exsudats, maceration . Administration: VO., auricular route, scarification or friction , bain, ocular administration
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : badi ngazi
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(000), H(068), H(082), H(200)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(200) microbial diseases . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, exsudats , aerial parts of Euphorbia hirta . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ointments or pomades , whole organ, paste . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kivimina kia nkombo
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(135), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, exsudats , tiges, seeds of Jatropha curcas . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, maceration, paste , exsudats . Administration: VO. auricular route, bain, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mpuluka
Lannea antiscorbutica (Hiern) Engl.
Official name : Lannea antiscorbutica (Hiern) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(135)
Recipes : H(135) diseases of the digestive system. Part of the plant used to treat patient; bark of Lannea antiscorbutica . Pharmaceutical form: decoction for a bath
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kumbi
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(135), H(214)
Recipes : H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Partie of la plante utilisée pour traiter les malades; leaves of Lycopersicum esculentum . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, whole organ, paste , powder or fragment . Administration: auricular route, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : lumantu
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(135), H(201)
Recipes : H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(201) related to culture syndromes. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; bark, leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Mangifera indica . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, maceration, paste . Administration: auricular route, ocular administration VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : manga
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(000), H(068), H(093), H(135), H(200)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(093) poison, inflamation, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Manihot esculenta . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, maceration, whole organ, paste , powder or fragment , exsudats . Administration: VO. auricular route, scarification or friction , nebulizations, ocular administration
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : dioko
Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Official name : Mondia whitei (Hook.f.) Skeels
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(068), H(135), H(200), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Mondia whitei . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , paste , maceration, infusion . Administration: VO. auricular route, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kimbiolongo
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(082), H(135), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes , leaves, seeds of Monodora myristica, decoction, infusion, maceration , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mpeve
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(135), H(191)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(191) diseases of the circulatory system . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; bark, leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Newbouldia laevis . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, infusion, exsudats. Administration: nebulizations , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mumbesi mbesi
Ochna afzelii R.Br. ex Oliv.
Official name : Ochna afzelii R.Br. ex Oliv.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases, H(201) related to culture syndromes, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; fruits or flowers , seeds of Ochna afzelii . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , whole organ, powder or fragment. Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : ngonti
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(082), H(093), H(135), H(200), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(093) poisons ou inflammations, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes , H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain .Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, exsudats , aerial parts, aerial parts, underground parts of Ocimum gratissimum . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , ointments or pomades , whole organ, paste , maceration, infusion, exsudats. Administration: VO., auricular route, bain, vois nasale, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : dinzusu nzusu / lumba lumba
Palisota ambigua (P.Beauv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Palisota ambigua (P.Beauv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(214)
Recipes : H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; exsudats of Palisota ambigua . Pharmaceutical form: exsudats. Administration: scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : mpuku mwifi
Raphia gentiliana De Wild
Official name : Raphia gentiliana De Wild
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(200)
Recipes : H(200) microbial diseases, exsudats of Raphia gentiliana, decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : matombe
Raphia sudanica A. Chev.
Official name : Raphia sudanica A. Chev.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(191), H(200)
Recipes : H(191) diseases of the circulatory system, H(200) microbial diseases. Parts of the plant used to treat patients; bark, leaves of Raphia sudanica . Pharmaceutical form: decoction. Administration: VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : nsaku
Sansevieria trifasciata Hort.
Official name : Sansevieria trifasciata Hort.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(214)
Recipes : H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain. Part of the plant used to treat patient; leaves, whole organ of Sansevieria trifasciata, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kulua nyoka
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(038), H(191)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(191) diseases of the circulatory system . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts of Setaria megaphylla. Pharmaceutical form: decoction. Administration: VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : makangaya
Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Official name : Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsley) A. Gray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(135), H(214)
Recipes : H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain . Partie of la plante utilisée pour traiter les malades; leaves of Tithonia diversifolia . Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ointments or pomades . Administration: auricular route, scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : engrais vert
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(038), H(082), H(135), H(200), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; fruits or flowers , seeds, aerial parts, underground parts of Xylopia aethiopica. Pharmaceutical form: decoction, ashes , ointments or pomades , paste , powder or fragment , infusion. Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : kuya kuya/nkala
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(201), H(214)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system , H(082) diseases of the respiratory system, H(201) related to culture syndromes, .H(214) skeletal diseases or skeletal pain , Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, fruits or flowers , tige, seeds of Zea mays. Pharmaceutical form: ashes , decoction, powder or fragment . Administration: VO. , scarification or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : masangu
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(038), H(068), H(093), H(135)
Recipes : H(000) various, H(038) diseases of the genital system, H(068) worms or other multicellular parasites, H(093) poisons ou inflammations, H(135) diseases of the digestive system, H(200) microbial diseases , H(201) related to culture syndromes . Parts of the plant used to treat patients; leaves, aerial parts, underground parts , stem of Zingiber officinale. Pharmaceutical form: decoction, infusion, paste , maceration . Administration: VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : République démocratique du Congo (region of Mbanza-Ngungu)
Vernacular name : tangausa / ndungu zi nkandi