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Reference : HR 11

Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Reference HR 11 has information about 110 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), magic plant to reduce anger
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : opèpu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mudèpu (Ngowé, Balumbu), bédèpyè (Bakèlè), udèpu (Béséki), ovyang-ndzic (Fang), litsyèsa (Loango), lindèndi (Bavili, Baduma), léndèndè (Banzabi), ndèmbu (Eshira, Bavarama), musungu (Bapunu), ongé (Bavové), lokéni (Benga), gényègè-nyègè (Apindji), ndjèndjèdè (Mitsogo), izèndje (Bakota)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(131)
Recipes : H(013) maturation abcès, H(131) aux pieds, feuilles en fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nkonya-gonya (Mpongwè), Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), koloe (Fang), kolusu (Bapunu), kolokohi (Benga), kolongusu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Balumbu), kolongoso (Ivéa, Banzabi), ngowé), ngolongoso (Béséki), kolibosi (Bakèlè), likori-kisa (Bavili), lusolo kotu (Loango), kôkèsi (Bakota), lémbamana (Mindumu), tsatu (Apindji, Simba, Bavové), tsatsu-tsatsu, getsopa-tsopa (Mitsogo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(051), H(100), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), H(026), H(051), leaves, RNS
H(100) blen, leaves, infusion, VO.
H(113), leaves cooked slowly with palm oil, RNS.
H(201) possession, plant mixed with white clay
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : aludo-féya (Mpongwè), tombi-djoro (Galoa, Nékomi, Orungu), tombé-djoro (Ngowé), kéngé-kengé (Benga), okè-kông, mékwa-me-kông, mekwè-me-kông, (Fang), kumba-djuma, burungu (Eshira), komba (Apindji), komba -a-gévindji (Mitsogo, Ivéa), kumba (Bavili), fumangha (Mindumu), fumele (Bawumpfu), marufi-ma-taba (Bavungu), mambi-ma-taba (Bapunu), misi-mè-mbwè (Béséki), misi-ma-mbya, nya-mésidè (Bakèlè), pôta-mbwandi (Bakota), mondjili-ndjili (Bavové), gimbu-gya-mukunga (Banzabi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(055), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, local application of pounded leaves of Alchornea cordifolia
H(008) diarrhoea, maceration of scraped barks of Alchornea., VO.
H(055) vomitive, decoction of leaves of Alchornea., VO.
H(103) tooth aches, decoction of leaves of Alchornea., gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbogo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga), nkabi (Fang), dumbundjéni (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mumbundjéni (Bapunu, Balumbu), mumbutsi (Ngowé), mbumbundji (Loango), mbondji-mbondji (Bavové), bondji-bondji (Apindji), mbondjé (Mitsogo), mbundjeni (Ivéa), mbundji (Masangu), obunghi, obunyunghu (Mindumu), mumbundjili (Bavili, Baduma), mumbundjini (Banzabi), mbombosi (Bakota), ntambila (Bakèlè)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(124)
Recipes : H(018), fresh leaves, crushed, local application
H(124) epistaxis, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : omwamb'asango (Nkomi), mwamb'asangu (Ngowé, Balumbu), myèl (Fang), mungunguyi (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavuga), mungungudji (Bapunu)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(201)
Recipes : H(053), leaveses, RNS.
H(201), ONS. RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : Ilupu ny'arèndè (Mpongwè), éopu-a-tsèndè (Mitsogo), folong-biyo (Fang), okèmo-wa-gélo (Galoa, Nkomi), mpoko-mbakala (Loango), podé (Banzabi), amaranthe épineuse (local French)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), feuilles, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : Ilupu nya pupu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), tourteaux, résidus de graines, fanes
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbénda (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Kombè, Baléngi, Béséki), pénda (Apindji, Mitsogo, Ivéa, Simba, Bavové, Okandè, Bakèlè, Baduma, Banzabi, Bawumpfu), pinda (Galoa, Eshira, Ngowé, Bavili, Balumbu, Bapunu, Bavungu, Bavarama), mpinda (Loango), mvèna, owôn, owuni, ogôn (Fang), nzolè (Bakota), pindè (Masangu)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(075), H(093)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, 2 to 3 seeds (maximum) of Ricinus communis, pounded peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), VO.
H(008), cooked leaves of Cassia occidentalis + seeds of Arrachis hypogea, VO.
H(075) aperitive, lack of appetite, leaves of Trema orientalis chopped and cooked with Arachis hypogaea, VO
H(093), mixed with other plants as antidote of Strophantus
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbénda (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Kombè, Baléngi, Béséki), pénda (Apindji, Mitsogo, Ivéa, Simba, Bavové, Okandè, Bakèlè, Baduma, Banzabi, Bawumpfu), pinda (Galoa, Eshira, Ngowé, Bavili, Balumbu, Bapunu, Bavungu, Bavarama), mpinda (Loango), mvèna, owôn, owuni, ogôn (Fang), nzolè (Bakota), pindè (Masangu)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) filaria, H(004), juice from stems and leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igéngé-bundè (Mpongwè, orungu), ntombo (Galoa), intombo-s'Awiri (Nkomi), mige-me-mbèng, anyông-éloe (Fang), nganga (Mitsogo, matsi-ma-mangala (Bapunu), mobèndjègè (Ivéa), gimasa-kongi (Bavili), lukayi-lu-mbènzè (Loango), tombu-tsa-Bagisi (Ngowé), boï-bu-tsulu-Barimba (Eshira), misi-mè-mbwè (béséki)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots and seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), arille comestible des graines
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngwim, ékom (Fang)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : givala (Eshira), ivala-i-mwèndu (Bapumu)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104)barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osèsèndè (Mpongwè), otèndya (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), nnom-asas, éwoleghe, éwoloc, éso (Fang), mutsèndè-tsèndè (Ngowé), mosasa (Apindji), mutsètsèndi (Eshira)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(095), many preparations
H(103), decoction of leaves, gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osangé-w'éréré, osangé w'Orungu (Mpongwè), osangé-w'éréré, osang'éréré (Nkomi, Galoa, Orungu), uhangé-mwa-Mulungu (Benga), modjangi-a-gétété (Mitsogo), mutsangi -a-mwiri (Ngowé, Balumbu), osang-éli (Fang), bésangé-bé-djélé (Bakélé), butsangi-bu-muri (Eshira), ambrevade, pois d'Angola ( local French)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210), leaves and flowers, smoked alone or mixed with tobaco
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lyamba (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Balumbu, Bavarana, Bavungu, Bavili, Banzabi, Masangu, Apindji, Eshira, Loango), ilyamba ((Ngowé), yam, yame (Fang), yamba (Bakèlè, baduma, bavové, mindumu), dyamba (mitsogo, Ivéa, béséki), lyamba, ngènga (Bapumu), chanvre indien, tabac-Congo, hachisch, haschisch, hachich (local French)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(164)
Recipes : H(053) purulent, pimento maceration in lemon juice, drops in ears ?
H(091) stimulating, H(164) revulsive, rubefacient, fruits, infusion, VO.
H(091) stimulating, H(164) revulsive, rubefacient, fruits of Capsicum frutescens, summit with flowers of Ocimum viride, filtered decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntogolo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), itugulu (Ngowé), tokodo, ndongo (Mitsogo), nongo (Bavové, Ivéa), ndongo (Apindji, Simba, Baléngi, Kombè, Okandè)ndungu (Bavili, Baduma, Banzabi), nungu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Masangu), andu (Mindumu, Ambamba, Batèkè) ndunga (Bawumpfu), ntangani (Béséki), ntangalyè (Bakèlè), ikadada (Benga), ntsèfu, byasi (Loango), okam (Fang)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), rapefruit mûr = condiment, green fruit vert = vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntogolo y'atanga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), okam-ntangha (Fang), nungu-tsi-mitangani (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Masangu)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(055)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), roots, RNS
H(013) , seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots of young tree, RNS.
H(068) intestinal worms, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ololo(Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Ivéa), édodo (Mitsogo), alola (Fang), ilolo (Benga, béséki), délolo (Bakèlè), mulola (Ngowé), mulolè, mulolo (Baduma), mulolu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bavili, Bapunu, Balumbu, Masangu), élolo (Bavové), lolo (Apindji, Banzabi), géroro (Baléngi), oti a papayi (Mindumu), papayer, arbre à melons (local French)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014), powder of fresh leaves mixed with palm oil or lemon juice, RNS.
H(100) blen., decoction of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igondjny'Akira, igondjo ny'intségé (Mpongwè), antsovino (Galoa), avon-owanga (Nkomi, Orungu), mavono-owanga (Ngowé), ékayi-Akira (Benga), ndèm-ngoghe, évèghengoghe, ndawule-ntangha (Fang), vurubanga, gitsamuna, magwèra-ma-wisi (Eshira, Bavarama), gitsamuna (Bavungu), itsamuna (Bapunu), movino-vino (Apindji), moviyo-viyo (Mitsogo, Ivéa), mutotolo (Bavili), vido (Béséki)dadogwè (Bakèlè), lifuluku-li-bwisi-lutsu (Loango), difuka-di-wisi-gwènda (Balumbu)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(031), H(051), H(100), H(125), H(191)
Recipes : H(003), H(031), H(113), hot leaves covered of palm oil, cataplasm
H(007), H(051), H(125), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(008), cooked leaves of Cassia occidentalis + seeds of Arrachis hypogea, VO.
H(008), cooked leaves of Cassia occidentalis + butter "odika", VO.
H(051), H(100) blen, H(191), roots infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igondjo-nyi-ntséri, igondjo ny'anango (Mpongwè), igondjo-nyi-ntséri (Orungu, Nkomi), muwiwisi (Eshira), mukèmu-mfumbi (Bapanu, Bavungu, Bavarama, Banzabi), anumba-numba (Bakélé, bongwè (Béséki), nyoka-nyoka (Loango), monyèmbè-nyèmbè (Apindji), ngombi-a-myovi (Mitsogo), nyalé-kaba, ébé-si (Fang)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) tenia, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngèngutu (Bapunu)
Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Symptoms : H(018), H(068)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Celtis soyauxii, lotion
H(068), leaves of Celtis soyauxii , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igogongé-ny'iga (Mpongwè)'obèng, ébibèng (Fang), mbèngha (Bakèlè), okodo-kodo (Mitsogo)
Celtis philippensis Blanco
Official name : Celtis philippensis Blanco
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis brownii Rendle , Celtis prantlii Priemer ex Engl.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) maturative for carbuncle and abscess, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : esaga, mboe-nya-nzam (Fang), mungwagu (Eshira
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) blen., leaves grinded + sugar-cane, RNS.
H(201) magic plant for bwiti sect
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : onyèngè-nyèngè (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orunga), munyèngè-nyèngè (Ngowé), munyèngi-nyèngui , munyènyègi (Balumbu), nkôl-eyoc, mèyuane, ntoc-mebure (Fang), ndjond-jo-kodi (Mitsogo), mosôsôkôdi (Apindji), mungèngèndji (Banzabi), munyènyèmba (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), monyènyèmbe (Ivéa), mungangari (Bavili), okaratamba (Mindumu), angamolè (Bèsèki), mobula-nkyènto (Loango), nkôle-Nzambyè, nyanzuma (Bakèlè)
Cissus producta Afzel.
Official name : Cissus producta Afzel.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) ritual meal "dikasi" from de sect "bouiti", leaves of Cissus producta + barks of Tabernanthe iboga, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okolo w'akowa (Mpongwè), okolo w'abongo (Galoa), okolo w'azongo (Nkomi), bukulu-bu-Babongu, bukulu-bu-Barimba (Eshira, Bavarama, Bapunu), bokolo-bwa-Abongo (Bavové), bokoo-a-Abongo (Mitsogo), mokèdi-a-Abongo (Apindji), oseille des Pyghmées ( local French)
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(001), H(045)
Recipes : H(001) filaria, H(045), barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ogandjo (Nkomi), dyaba (Eshira, Bavaramaz, Bavové, Bakèlè, Bakota), dyabi (Bapunu), tsaba (Apindji), fo-ndzi e (Fang)
Combretum micranthum G. Don
Official name : Combretum micranthum G. Don
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Combretum raimbaultii Heck. , Combretum altum Perr.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), leaves, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(106), H(202)
Recipes : H(094) piles, leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, decoction?, hip bath
H(106) antimosquitos, insecticide, green plant or burned of Cymbopogon citratus in huts
H(202) piece of rhizomeas tooth brush
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : fausse citronelle (local French), oko-w'atanga, tizani (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), ditsotsu, digingi (Eshira), ditsotsu (Bavarama, digingi (Bavungu, Bapunu), bilèlèngi (Balumbu), gèngè (Apindji), ésosi-a-gébamba (Mitsogo), ésosi-a-montangani (Ivéa), lisoso-la-tsulu (Bavili), lésoso-lé-tsulu (Banzabi), mukaniki (Baduma), nkanika (Bakèlè), nsoso (Loango), lètsègè (Mindumu), ukè-u-ntangani (Béséki), igiku-gya-gibamba (Ngowé), osim-ntangha (Fang), tizani (Benga)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(038)
Recipes : H(038) + H(007), decoction root, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ekanda (Mpongwè), obur (Fang)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ekanda (Mpongwè), obur (Fang)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbara y'orové, mbar'iyala (Mpongwè), mbara y'orové (Nkomi, Orungu), ngamba (Eshira, Bavarama, bavungu, bapunu)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Dioscorea bulbifera cultivated for his little bulbs
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : irôga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), dirôga (Béséki, Ngowé), disogu (Bavarama, Balumbu), disogu-di-duntsau (Eshira, Bavungu, Bapumu, Masangu), lisogo (Bavili, Baduma), lesogo (Banzabi), lisoko (Loango), ésogo (Mitsogo, Bavové), désomé (Bakèlè), lèga (Apindji), ulèga (Benga), léyiga (Mindumu), apala, apyala (Fang)
Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Official name : Dioscorea dumetorum (Kunth) Pax
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(095), bulb of wild Dioscorea bulbifera is very toxix . In time of famine coud be eaten after 5 days soaking in H2O and after a long cooking
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Official name : Dodonaea viscosa (L.) Jacq.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), decoction leaves or timber, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntsondoba (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), tsonduba (Ngowé, Balumbu), ngong-meboga (Fang), ihonono (Benga)
Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Official name : Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Roem. & Schult.
Family : Caryophyllaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(111), H(113)
Recipes : H(004)circoncision, maceration of leaves in lemon juice
H(111),crushed leaves + palm oil + butter of "ndjawé", pommade
H(113), leaves, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okèmo (Mpongwè), okyèmo (Galoa), okèmo-onombè, ntsimo, ivilingo-ny, igondjo (Nkomi), mokèmo (Ivéa, Mitsogo), mukèmo (Ngowé), mukyèmu (Balumbu), mukèmu, munombu, mupinda-pinda (Eshira), mukèmu, munombu (Bavungu, Bavarama, Bapunu, Bavili, Banzabi, Baduma, Masangu), gévindaka, mopindji (Apindji), énvongha (Fang), mavisa (Mindumu), Ivisi (Loango), disunghu (Béséki), akayi-pitè (Bakèlè), mwéni-mwa-kayi (Benga)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(034), H(037)
Recipes : H(004), petiole juice of young heated palm, local application
H(006) young child, leaves petiole of Manihot esculenta, smeared with palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) + pimento, in rectum
H(034), leves of Sesamum indicum smeared with palm oil (Elaeis guineensis), RNS.
H(037) bronchitis, palm-cabbage, to boil + pimento + salt, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : Elaeis guineensis var. Nigrescens - oyila (Mpngwè, Galoa), oyila, ntèndè (Nkomi, Orungu), alèn (Fang), mbari (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balungu, Ngowè, Masangu), lèmbèdi (Banzabi), Liba (Bavili, Baduma, Loango, Mindumu), oba (Ambédè), obo (Bavové), gékadi (Apindji, Mitsogo, Simba), okadi (Ivéa), dimbilo (Béséki), dèmbila (Bakèlè), mbiya (Benga), ilèsi (Bakota) Elaeis guineensis var. Virescens - nkoma (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), nkoma, dèhèlè (Bakélé,), mbiya-nkoma (Benga), koma (Ngowé, Béséki), gurunduba (Eshira, Bavarama), murunduba (Bapunu, Bavungu, Balumbu, Masangu), gutundéba (Loango), obombé (Apindji, Mitsogo, Simba)
Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Official name : Elephantopus plurisetus (O. Hoffm.) Clonts
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Elephantopus scaber L.
Symptoms : H(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(007), H(051), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(002)
Recipes : H(002), cooked leaves with peanuts, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ambèningo, igondjo-ny'igala, osuka w'igala (Mpongwè), manyandiba (Bakèlè), miya-mi-nyo (Fang), idjabè (Benga)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), 2 to 3 drops of latex on a slice of lemon or on a piece of sugar-cane or in a glass of palm wine (dangerous)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ongondja w'erere (Mpongwè), bongondjè bwa élé (Benga)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(037),dried leaves, powder, RNS.
H(100) blen, maceration of bark, tepid by sun VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igogozo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), digogoso, divyèso (Ngowé,), akôl, akô (Fang, dyoyo (Masangu),, djobo (Benga), dyoka (Bakèlè), gigunga (Bavili), gigunga-pantsa (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), igunga-pandja (Banzabi), igunga-pandji (Bapunu), gurapandja (Baduma), digagasa (Balumbu), gévèndi (Ivéa, Mitsongo), gévèndi-vèndi (Bavové), gévèndji (Apindji), divosoko (Béséki), tsikuya (Loango), oségé- paningha, gésigé-paningha (Mindumu), atipanza (Bakota), igwasa (Bawumpfu)
Ficus ovata Valh
Official name : Ficus ovata Valh
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus ovata Valh var. octomelifolia (Warb.) Mildbr. & Burret
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) protector fetish tree
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gloriosa superba L.
Official name : Gloriosa superba L.
Family : Colchicaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) lice, poisonous bulb, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : alo-ngü (Fang), mavi-movi (Apindji, pipadoro (Nkomi), pipedoro (Ngowé), pipidori (Balumbu)
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), barks and leaves., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068), seeds, RNS.
H(095), leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndume (Fang)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014)
Recipes : H(013) scurfs,H(014) itch, séve résineuse et poisseuse, application locale
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ozinya-zinya (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), osakadyè (Galoa), osakadi (Ivéa)otsakàdi (Mitsogo, Apindji, Simba), tsakadi (Bavové), nsasa (Loango), musasa (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), Bapunu, Balumbu, Bavili, Baduma, Masangu, Ngowé), mosasa (Banzabi), otsasa, motsasa (Mindumu), isaha (Bakota), atsü (Fang), ihonono (Benga), détoniki (Bakèlè, ukoko (Béséki), ombimbèli (Ambèdè)
Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Official name : Hibiscus esculentus (L.) Moench
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Abelmoschus esculentus (L.) Moench
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), crushed leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia of Hibiscus esculentus, to boil + palm oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) childs illness, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mèndèna-mbol (Fang)
Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Indigofera arrecta Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Indigofera tinctoria L.
Official name : Indigofera tinctoria L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Indigofera bergii Vatke
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) scurfs, pounded leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : bilo (Mpongwè)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(095)
Recipes : H(022) (made easier), crushed leaves of the red potato, maceration, VO.
H(095), tubercle and leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongo y'onigi (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), ofogola (Galoa), namôngha (Fang), mongu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), émongo (Baduma), imongo (Béséki, Ngowé), amongo (Bakèlè), gémongo (Baléngi), mongo (Balumbu, Bavové), mbongo (Benga), lémongho, futa (Mindumu), lifita (Bavili), imongo (Banzabi), égwèta (Ivéa, Mitsogo), lungu (Bapunu)
Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Official name : Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vb(095), Vl(095), leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongo y'onigi (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu), ofogola (Galoa), namôngha (Fang), mongu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), émongo (Baduma), imongo (Béséki, Ngowé), amongo (Bakèlè), gémongo (Baléngi), mongo (Balumbu, Bavové), mbongo (Benga), lémongho, futa (Mindumu), lifita (Bavili), imongo (Banzabi), égwèta (Ivéa, Mitsogo), lungu (Bapunu)
Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Official name : Ipomoea cairica (L.) Sweet
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : V(095), V(095)
Recipes : Vpc(095), Vc(095), Vl(095), leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nando (Mpongwè), ogongo (Nkomi), ndzie-bikoreghe (Fang), bilyabi-ngulu, makaya-ma-ngulu (Loango), ékata-bélemba (Benga)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100), H(102), H(179)
Recipes : H(006), 2 à 3 seeds maximum, RNS.
H(100) spermathorrhea, fresh roots, maceration, VO.
H(102), H(179), 10 leaves/ 1 l. H2O, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ogomba, igondjo ny'ogomba, puluka (Mpongwè), ogomba (Nkomi), mboentangha (Fang)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
H(201), fetish tree
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : elémbé-lémbé (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga), lémbé-lémbé (Apindji, béséki), alémbé-lémbé, bitsilingji (Bakèlè), atsilim, atilim, atélèm (Fang), ogondô (Ivéa)
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igondjo-ny'arèndè, filawa (Mpongwè), asèp-ntangha (Fang)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, decoction of leaves of Leea guineensis, VO.
rhumatisme, leaves of Leea, massage
H(201) to be well considered by chief, lotion with a maceration of leaves of Leea
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : inindya-vonya, evonya (Mpongwè), inindya-vonya, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), ofoc-sông, otèbe - sông (Fang), gyala-myogu (Eshira, Bavungu, Bavarama, Balumbu), iyalo-myogu (Bapumu), yala-myôgô (Ngowè), byala-myôkô (Loango), mubôbôgu (Bavili), mopoga-poga (Apindji, Mitsogo, Simba), didèmi-d-ngoso (Bèsèki), débolé-nyèmbaka (Bakélé), mondjéné-ndjéné, mondjôngô - ndjôngô (Bavové)
Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Leonotis nepetifolia (L.) R.Br.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026), crushed leaves of Leonotis nepetaefolia of Hibiscus esculentus, to boil + palm oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : fé (Fang)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(104), H(125)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), H(125), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(051), leaves, steam bath (Mpongwè)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndjindji-mbani (Mpongwè), éwuma, éwuma z'orové (Nkomi), Gibuma (Ngowé), nunduwènè y'orové (Orungu), afi, afi-ngüe (Fang), dikadumba-di-kumu (Eshira, Bavarama), ndjatsi-kumu (Balumbu), bogolo (Benga), muvèvèsè (Banzabi), muvèrèvèsè (Bavili, Baduma)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, many preparations
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbuma (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Apindji, Mitsogo, Béséki, Ivéa, Benga, Bapunu, Kombè, Baléngi), mbhmè (Bakélé, mvuma (Fang), mbinga (Mindumu), mbénga (Bavumpfu, tunga (Bavili), sangu (Baduma), dumatu (Bapunu), tumatu (Balumbu), mata (Banzabi), ditumaté (Masangu), imbuma (Ngowè)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(014), H(026), H(027), H(046), H(193)
Recipes : H(002), tubercles of sweet manioc, maceration, VO.
H(004), leaves, local application
H(006 )childeren, leaf petiole of Manihot esculenta, coated with spicy palm oil (Elaeis guineensis) in the rectum
H(014) mild affections, H(046) varicella, leaves in friction
H(026) tubercles of Manihot esculenta, leaves of Piper umbellatum, maceration, VO.
H(027), decoction of leaves of Piper umbellatum of tuber of Manihot esculenta, VO.
H(095), fruits of Solanum nodiflorum cooked or nature alone or with manioc leaves (Manihot esculenta)
H(193), emollient poultice, flour dough "couac"
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : oguma (Mpongwè), moguma (Apindji), iloti (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mboe (Fang), pita (Banzabi), gigongu (Eshira, Bavarama), gigongo (Bavili), gégongo (Mitsogo, Bavové, Ivéa), gékwo (Mindumu), yaka (Loango), diyaga (Ngowé, Bavungu, Balumbu), didjaga (Bapunu), uvondo (Benga), ovondo (Baléngi), muyondo (Baduma), n'wondo (Bakèlè, Béséki, Bakota)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(039) vermifuge, boiled barks of Millettia versicolor of Berlinia grandiflora + rape bananas, RNS. (Eshira)
H(100) syph. (Fang), leaves infusion, hip bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osani wi ntsyé (Mpongwè), nkalanga (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Enenga), kalanga (Ngowé), kananga (Apindji, Bavové), angwang-ngwang (Fang), vimbanbang (Béséki), mbang-mbagwè, ndabomana-batolyè (Bakèlè), upopa-mwa-ngwèya (Benga), mumbogo (Bavili), édjondjo (Ivéa), édjondjo, mbota (Mitsogo), mbota (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu, Baduma, Banzabi, Loango), mboro (Mindumu)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ibumbulu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga), dibumbulu (Eshira, Bavaramu)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : H(006), roots, RNS.
H(037) chest pain, leaves, infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbila-mbézo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), akyang (Fang), tsoé (Mitsogo), dungatsi (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), léyèmbè (Bakèlè), sikidi (Bavové), nsiki (Loango)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068),cloves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osangé-w'abambo (Mpongwè), yareghe-mitsang, yarege-ntsyangha (Fang), asisi-nkyanghé (Bakèlè, mankundi (Loango), modjangi-a-mikuku (mitsogo)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
H(201), fetish tree
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) filaria tabaco, steam bath or tobaco juice
H(004), leaves, local application to keep away the flies
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : tako (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Apindji, Mitsogo), taga (Fang), talaku, takulu (Eshira), talaku (Bavarama), talako (Shakè, Ivéa), italako (Ngowé), ditako (Okabdé), talakwé (Bakèlè, Béséki), tarakwè (Baléngi), ndakwé (Bakota), ndalaka (Bawumpfu), tabako (Benga, Bapunu), tsunga (Bapumu, Bavungu, Balumbu), sônga (Loango), givolo (Bavili), ivolo (Banzabi), gévolo (Bavové, évolo (Baduma), ovolo, likaya (Mindumu), léka (Ambèdè), akaya (Batéké)
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(068)
Recipes : H(001) juice of plant, RNS.
H(068), infusion of plant, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : elèngha-lèngha, adzame-ntoma (Fang), ndandékè, nyamé-ndandé (Bakèlè), ndandè (Mitsogo), lindèndi (Bavili), léndèndè 5banzabi), liwawayi (Baduma)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(039), H(113)
Recipes : H(001) filaria, leaves juice, drops in eyes
H(018), H(039) young childs, H(113), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igondjo-Maria, ivaï (Mpongwè), ntsomo (Galoa), ntsome, ozasa (Nkomi), osim (Fang), ndzatsi (Balumbu), ndzandza (Bapunu, Bavungu), mundzandza (Banzabi), dikadumba-digègi (Eshira), lévuvumba-lè-nkyénto (Loango), ozindza, asindzi (Bakèlè), usèndjo (Béséki), adjumadju (Mindumu), étsipo-a-Mokèè (Mitsogo), tsèpu-tsèlè (Apindji), ivahi (Benga)
Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008),stems, leaves, flowers, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) rape fruit as condiment
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : elata, nyuma (Mpongwè), anongo-atani (Nkomi)
Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Official name : Phaseolus vulgaris L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), vegetable, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osangé, ariko (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), butsangi, mariku (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), mdjangi, madiko (Mitsogo), mutsangi, mariko (Ngowé, Balumbu), butsangi, mariko (Bavili), botsangi, mariko (Banzabi),, modjangi, maliko (Apindji), ésanga, mariki, eriki (Mindumu), butsangi (Baduma), usangé (Béséki), uhangé (Benga), bésangé (Bakélé)
Physalis peruviana L.
Official name : Physalis peruviana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves and fruits, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(026), H(027), H(045), H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) circoncision, H(018), H(045), leaves, RNS.
H(026) tubercles of Manihot esculenta, leaves of Piper umbellatum, maceration, VO.
H(026), maceration leaves, enema
H(027), decoction of leaves of Piper umbellatum, de tuber of Manihot esculenta, VO.
H(051) young child, maceration leaves, bath
H(113), hot leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : illèmbètogo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga), dilèmbitogu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Balumbu), dilèmbitogu, dilèmbini (Bapunu), dilèmbitogo (Masangu, Ngowé), délèmbètégé, débombélinghè (Bakèlè), lilèmbètôgô (Bavili), lilèmbitogo (Baduma), lélèmbètégé (Banzabi), élèmbètogo (Ivéa, Bavové), lilèlèmba (Loango), lèmbè-lèmbè (Apindji), éèmbèmbè (Mitsogo), alyèmitogo (Mindumu), didombwangha (Béséki), abo-me-nzang (Fang)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), cataplasm of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ndjogolo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), angung, mwong (Fang), gitumbu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Baduma, Bawandji), gitumbu, gikumumu (Bavili), itumbu (Bapunu, Banzabi, Bawumpfu, Masangu), tumbu (Mitsogo), gétombo (Bévové, Ivéa), itsigunu (Ngowé), ngéngélé (Benga), kune (Apindji), ndondolyè (Bakèlè), andondolyè (Béséki), litoko-toko (Loango), gibubu (Mindumu)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(173)
Recipes : H(014) itch, H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018)
Recipes : H(013), stem, leaves, flowers of Portulaca oleracea, to pound, local application on tumors and on abcess
H(018), decoction plant decoction, lotion
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ebè-z'atanga (Mpongwè), okombo (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mukombo (Ngowé), tsamba (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavili, Ivéa), tsamba, moyabé (Mitsogo), Wabé (Apindji), bédyabé (Bakèlè), oyabi (Mindumu), muyabi (Baduma), inyabé (Bakota), mbunda (Bapunu, Balumbu), afo-siou, okoghede (Fang), nkoka-ntangani (Béséki)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(088)
Recipes : H(088), roots, leaves, green fruits, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngwaha (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Ngowé, Bakèlè, Béséki), ngwaboe (Fang), ngoyèfu (Loango), ngoyavu (Baduma, mindumu), ngayafu (Balumbu)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002x), H(006), H(099)
Recipes : H(002x), pounded leaves on breast
H(006) purgative, 2 to 3 seeds (maximum) of Ricinus communis, pounded peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), VO.
H(006), leaves, decoction, enemat
H(099) epilepsy young child, crushed leaves mixed in butter "ndjawé" ( Minusops africana), friction
H(099) epilepsy young child, cooked leaves in lemon juice, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : eréré-zi-ndjal'itowa, mondo-yi-ndjal'itowa (Mpongwè), mondo-ndjali (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), bèc (Fang), mumbanda-ntsatsi (Eshira, Ngowé, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), mbanda-nzasi (Loango), ngalyè (Bakèlè), ngadi (Béséki, Benga), ngari, tsono (Mindumu), ngari (Bavili), ngadi (Banzabi), mogombo-a-go-Ndugu (Apindji), mogombo-a-évandja (Mitsogo, moénga-a-évandja (Ivéa), ngadi (Baduma)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), cooked leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okolo-w'atanga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkolo, Orungu), ésang-ntangha (Fang), bukulu-bu-mitangani (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), bokôo-a-gébamba (Mitsogo), bukulu-bwa-bilamba (Bavili)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000, f), ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mundjindjibu (Eshira, Bavarama, bavungu), mondjibu-ndjibu-ndjibu Mitsogo, Spindji), nzôme-nkol (Fang)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(034), H(201)
Recipes : H(034), leves of Sesamum indicum smeared with palm oil (Elaeis guineensis), RNS.
H(201) case of possession, leaves, fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : okasa w'abambo (Mpongwè), dufunyi (Bavungu)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nnom-nzisim (Fang)
Solanum incanum L.
Official name : Solanum incanum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum insanum L. , Solanum coagulans Forssk.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit, diverse preparations
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves as vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntsango (Nkomi), tsago (Mitsogo, Bavové), sangu (Baduma), ngambu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), itsumba (Banzabi), inhinhi (Bakota), morelle noire, brède-morelle (local French)
Solanum nodiflorum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum nodiflorum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(051), H(068), fruit, infusion with pimento (from the region of Haut-Ngouniè)
H(095), fruits of Solanum nodiflorum cooked or nature alone or with manioc leaves (Manihot esculenta)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : iloki (Mpongwè, Orungu), ngwangala (Galoa), nzôm (Fang), sagari (Nkomi), tsagari (Balumbu), tsagari, tsari (Bavungu), tsari (Bapunu), tsagalé (Apindji, tsagaé (Mitsogo), tsagili (Bavové), tsèki (Banzabi), munyaka (Eshira, Bavarama), petite aubergine amère (local French)
Solanum tuberosum L.
Official name : Solanum tuberosum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), tubercles, diverse preparations
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mongo-y'atanga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mbongo-y'utangani (Benga), mongo-a-gebamba (Ngowé), mongu-bibamba (Balumbu), Amonghe-ntangha (Fang), mbala-yi-mutangeni (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mbala-bibamba (Bapunu), lifita-la-gibamba (Bavili), futa-wu-otangani (Mindumu), égwéta-a gébamba (Mitsogo), émongo-a-mutangani (Baduma), imongo-i-ntangani (Béséki), amongo-mbé-ntanga (Bakèlè)
Sonchus oleraceus L.
Official name : Sonchus oleraceus L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), flowers andt inner bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntsogo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), tsogo (Ngowé, Ivéa), tsogolo (Apindji, mutsongo (Banzabi), muntsogu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mutsongo, mutsotsogu (Bapunu), muyayaga (Bavili), égombé (Mitsogo), éhuba (Benga), isubo (Béséki), asuba, akondo-kondo (Bakèlè), ndjobi-likoto (Mindumu), nyinga (Loango), évung-vunghe, évunghele-vunghele (Fang), mulèlè, mulèlè-kusu (Masango)
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(037), baby cough, chewed herb by mother with 1 or 2 seeds of Aframomum melegueta (maniguette), to put in the mouth of the baby
H(053), H(103), ONS., RNS.
H(095), raw or cooked, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntogolo-yi-ntsé (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), ngal-ési, andong-si (Fang), ndungu-a-toto (Bavili), iwisi (Loango), ngombu (Béséki), ongé (Bavové), tsè-nyènghè (Mindumu), mayindja (Ivéa), simba-sa-pugu (Banzabi)
Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Official name : Stephania abyssinica (Dill. & A. Rich.) Walp.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruits, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ebobogo (Mpongwè), mbogo-wogo (Nkomi, Orungu), ayong-nsac (Fang), ngandélyè (Bakèlè), lindalindyè (Béséki)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(039), H(095), H(126)
Recipes : H(039), leaves, RNS.
H(095), pulp fruit, VO.
H(126), flowers, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(112), H(210)
Recipes : H(039) lice, leaves decoction , RNS. (Apindji)
H(112), green pods, bark and leaves, RNS.
H(210), whole plant, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igongo (Mpongwè, galoa, nkomi, orungu), ndawôle, wôle, ofè (Fang), nyawola (Bakota), nyawula, osélé (Bavové), iwéla, tsamu (Banzabi), wula (Mindumu), ngomu (Benga), mbaga, ékomo-a-Mitungu (Ivéa), mbaga (Bavili, Baduma), mubaga-dimbu (Eshira, Bavarama), ngudu (Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), ingulu (Ngowé), ébadi (Mitsogo), panga (Ambèdè), diséka, panghè (Bakèlè), diséko (Béséki), basé, ngongé (Apindji)
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(055)
Recipes : H(055), leaves infusion
H(075) aperitive, lack of appetite, leaves of Trema orientalis chopped and cooked with Arachis hypogaea, VO.
H(201) women relevailles, bathroom with leaf infusion
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igogongé (Mpongwè), ivèvèzu (Galoa), mbulu-mandji (Nkomi), tsèngè-mandji (Orungu), évesèc, évèzeghe (Fang), déwisikè (Bakèlè), divèsèko (Béséki), muvèrivèsi (Bavili), mutèndya (Ngowé), musosobi (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Balumbu), nsosobi (Loango), mosasa (Mitsogo, Ivéa, Bavové), mbèsu (Apindji), mwala, mokangala (Mindumu), udibè (Benga)
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(055)
Recipes : H(006), H(051), barks, RNS.
H(055), seeds, oil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Official name : Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), barks, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ozoni (Mpongwè), ovonga-vonga (Galoa), mboto (Nkomi, Ngowé), nnom-okong (Fang), mupupunga (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), dipunga (Masangu), liponga (Baduma), livunga (Bavili), lévunga (Banzabi), divungila (Balumbu), ponga (Mitsogo, Bavové), kongé (Apindji), nkombo (Bakèlè), dikombyè (Béséki), pogho (Bakota), omposo, léposo la tségé (Mindumu), ozonyè (Orungu)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(193)
Recipes : H(004), rasped barks, local application
H(008), barks and roots, maceration, VO.
H(193), the whole plant, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ozoni (Mpongwè), ovonga-vonga (Galoa), mboto (Nkomi, Ngowé), nnom-okong (Fang), mupupunga (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), dipunga (Masangu), liponga (Baduma), livunga (Bavili), lévunga (Banzabi), divungila (Balumbu), ponga (Mitsogo, Bavové), kongé (Apindji), nkombo (Bakèlè), dikombyè (Béséki), pogho (Bakota), omposo, léposo la tségé (Mindumu), ozonyè (Orungu)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(013)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, roots of Vernonia conferta, RNS., local application
H(002), galactogenic, decoction bark stem, trunck, twigs of Vernonia conferta, VO
H(013) abscesses, roots of Vernonia conferta, RNS., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Official name : Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Baccharoides guineensis (Benth.) H. Rob.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, leaves., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mukèsi-mbèndi (Bapinu)
Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nundulyè (Mpongwè), otangani, énonyè, igondjo-inoné (Nkomi), nzông-ayôl (Fang), mumbutsu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), mumbutsi (Balumbu), ndunduli (Loango), ndoki (Mitsogo), pula (Bavové), bitavi (Benga), tamba-tamba (Apindji), ngomba-lodyè, nyanyè (Bakèlè), ugomba, kasè (Béséki)
Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) fishing poison, leaves., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nundulyè (Mpongwè), otangani, énonyè, igondjo-inoné (Nkomi), nzông-ayôl (Fang), mumbutsu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu), mumbutsi (Balumbu), ndunduli (Loango), ndoki (Mitsogo), pula (Bavové), bitavi (Benga), tamba-tamba (Apindji), ngomba-lodyè, nyanyè (Bakèlè), ugomba, kasè (Béséki)