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Reference : HS 01

Author(s) : Sandberg, F.
Title : Etude sur les plantes médicinales et toxiques de l'Afrique équatoriale. Cahiers de la Maboké, tome 3, n° 1, 5 - 49, (1965)
Reference HS 01 has information about 40 plants :
Acacia pennata Willd.
Official name : Acacia pennata Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) diar., roots of liana Acacia pennata, wash, cut inpieces, boiled, decoction (H2O) VO. + sometime bark of Annona senegalensis
H(013) , fresh leaves cut in small pieces, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : koloten (Gbaya), ghinini (Bakwele), epéle (Bunguli)
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005) oedema, decoction (H2O) roots and leaves, VO. + cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : gbeli-bele (Gbaya)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(037), H(103), H(118), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, lungs disease, H(103) gingivitis, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia,, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103), H(169), leaves of Alchornea, maceration (H2O), local application
H(118), decoction of leaves of Alchornea., inhalation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(038), H(077)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(077) nausea, sap of barks of stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
H(008) diarrhoea, H(077) nausea, sap of barks of stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
H(018) cephalalgy, H(038) cystitis, maceration (H2O) of barks of stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004), grind barks, RNS.
H(008), roots decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(008) diar., roots of liana Acacia pennata, wash, cut inpieces, boiled, decoction (H2O) VO. + sometime bark of Annona senegalensis
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : sole (Gbaya), soli (Kaka)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(167)
Recipes : H(167), boiled leaves, drops in eyes + VO. decoction (H2O) Tabernanthe iboga
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : boul (Gbaya)
Burkea africana Hook.
Official name : Burkea africana Hook.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, decoction barks stems, branch, trunk of Burkea africana, local application
H(018) cephalalgy, decoction of leaves of Burkea africana, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : République Centre Africaine
Vernacular name : not registered
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(051)
Recipes : H(012), barks, decoction (H2O), cataplasm
H(051), decoction (H2O), barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : gozon (Bunguli, Ndzinou)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004), barks, RNS.
H(091) child, decoction (H2O), ONS, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum sp.
Official name : Clerodendrum sp.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), itch, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pambouka (Gbaya)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(091), H(139), nuts, VO.
H(104), barks maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : le-eghil, éguéle (Bakwele), bobelo (Bunguli), banga (Gbaya)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113), maceration whole plant in cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cussonia arborea Hochst. ex A. Rich.
Family : Araliaceae
Synonyms : Cussonia kirkii Seem. , Cussonia barteri Seem. , Cussonia djalonensis A. Chev.
Symptoms : H(093), H(111)
Recipes : H(093), seeds Strophanthus gratus + Rauvolfia vomitora, RNS.
H(111), thunder-striking, rub with barks and leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : gbolo (Gbaya), nzolo (Kaka)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) dys., decoction (H2O) barks, enema
H(103) gingivitis, decoction (H2O) barks, wash the mouth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kela, kere (Gbaya)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), cough, lungs ilness, barks tea , VO. or cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : gaza (Gbaya)
Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Official name : Dioscorea bulbifera L.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, aphrodisiac, VO. Of little bulbs of Dioscorea bulbifera
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : zingko (Gbaya)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(004), H(092)
Recipes : H(004), decoction (H2O) barks, local application
H(092), poison of trial, ordeal, barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mbbamba (Gbaya), mbanda (Pomo), elund Ndizimou, elit, elède (Bakwele)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) abscess, barks, RNS.
H(008, 2), barks, enema or decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tekok (Gbaya, bololoungon (Bunguli), edena (Bakwele)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(092)
Recipes : H(037), wood + bark, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(092), poison for arrows, wood grinded + leaves + H2O, liquid + seeds of Strophanthus gratus, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : dombolo, bolofolo (Gbaya)
Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Official name : Markhamia lutea (Benth.) K. Schum.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Synonyms : Markhamia hildebrandtii (Bak.) Sprague , Markhamia platycalyx (Baker) Sprague
Symptoms : H(027z), H(139)
Recipes : H(027z), barks, decoction (H2O), enema, "to wash the foetus"
H(139) woman, barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ngounza (Kaku)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(027z), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(013), decoction (H2O) barks and roots, external uses
H(027z), H(051), decoction (H2O) barks and roots, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : tekenge (Gbaya), antièng (Mbimo)
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(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, barks cataplasm of Nauclea latifolia
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : gdoungba (Gbaya)
Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Official name : Olax subscorpioidea Oliv.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) strangled hernia, wood, barks stem, twig, trunk of Olax subscorpioidea, decoction, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Official name : Parquetina nigrescens (Afzel.) Bullock
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Parquetina gabonica Baill.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), poison for arrows, liana + latex, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : moumgango (Bunguli, Pomo)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(108), maceration d'écorce, VO.
H(139)men, crushed bark, VO. + cola nuts
H(201) + H(099), barks, RNS., VO, mourning sorrow
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mbalanga (Gbaya), bimpa (Mbimbo), bobala (Bunguli), mba (Pomo), eba, le-ba (Bakwele)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(013), H(082), H(087)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, decoction (H2O) leaves, wash
H(087) + H(082), decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : douma (Gbaya)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(082), leaves maceration in cataplasm on chest
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : meboba (Bakwele), elèmbe (Bunguli)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(093)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, roots powder of Rauvolfia vomitoria, local application
H(068) helminthiasis, barks from stem, twig, truk, , RNS., VO.
H(093), antidote, detoxicant of the seeds of Strophanthus gratus (which is a arrow poison) with Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(092), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(113) rhumat., rasped root in cataplasm
H(092) trial poison by the Gbaya and the Doua
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : homo (Gbaya)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(169)
Recipes : H(004) + H(100), decoction barks, RNS.
H(169) scrotum, decoction barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : boro (Gbaya), ndogoun, dogome (Bakwele), ikondo (Bunguli)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(020), H(092), H(106)
Recipes : H(020), 1/2 fruit of Strychnos spinosa on wound + 1/2 fruit, RNS., VO.
H(092), arrows poison, crushed fruits of Strychnos spinosa + seeds of Strophanthus gratus, RNS.
H(106), smell of Strychnos., again snakes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kako (Mbimo)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(112), H(118)
Recipes : H(039), leaves infusionkill flea
H(112), leaves infusion in enema
H(118), leaves infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : do (Gbaya), daola (Bakwele)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), poison for fish, crushed leaves in H2O of the river
H(112), leaves infusion in enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : do (Gbaya), daola (Bakwele)
Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Official name : Terminalia macroptera Guil. & Perr.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bakwoa
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(082), H(186)
Recipes : H(006), H(186) barks of stem, twig, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082) dyspnoea, barks of stem, twig, trunk of Tetrapleura tetraptera, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Official name : Trichilia prieuriana A.Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots, barks stem, branch, trunk of Trichilia prieureana, RNS., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) blen., extract H2O, leaves, enema
H(104), extract H2O, leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : oa (Mbimbo), pambouka (Gbaya)
Vitex doniana Sweet
Official name : Vitex doniana Sweet
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, barks powder, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bili kombo (Gbaya)
Vitex sp.
Official name : Vitex sp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(111)
Recipes : H(001), drops in eyes, juice of leaves
H(111), wash with adecoction of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (ex Central african empire), Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bili bele, gba-bili (Gbaya)