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Reference : HS 06

Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Reference HS 06 has information about 138 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(022), H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(038), H(097), H(100), H(108)
Recipes : H(013), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(018), leaves, infusion, RNS.
H(038), leaves, maceration, RNS.
H(097), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS. (Uele, Lomami)
H(100) blen., leaves, maceration, RNS.
H(108) cold, leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves, infusion, RNS., (Uele, Katanga)
H(008), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Katanga), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051), H(088)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, RNS.
H(088), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(100)
Recipes : H((037)bronch., H(100) blen., fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), ONS, RNS., (Burundi)
H(013) , ONS, RNS., (Lisala)
H(014)phtiriasis, ONS, RNS., (Lisala)
H(051) ONS, RNS., (Kivu, Katanga, Equatorial region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), roots, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(018), headache, ONS, RNS. , (Turumbu near d Yangambi)
H(037), chestache, ONS, RNS. , (Turumbu near Yangambi)
H(100) syph., roots, maceration, RNS., (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), pounded barks + palm oil, pomade, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, stem, ashes, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Shaba, Balaba tribe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) childs, leaves, juice, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(008), roots, barks, leaves, oil from the fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), plant, juice, RNS. (Kivu, Lisala, Equatorial region)
H(008), plant, RNS., (Uele, Maniema)
H(013) abscess, H(104), leaves, maceration, (Atlantic region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boerhavia plumbaginea Cav.
Official name : Boerhavia plumbaginea Cav.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) leaves, cold decoction (H2O) on wounds from pian
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), seeds, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), ONS, RNS., (Turumbu tribe)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), barks, RNS., (Lisala)
H(051) paludism, barks, maceration in palmwine, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kasai, Lisala)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), latex, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots, decoction (H2O), VO., (Balaba tribe,Lubumbashi )
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(045), H(100)
Recipes : H(045) for H(100) syph., dry leaves, powder on syphilitic ulcer
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Ituri)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lomami)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(004), H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), crushed leaves on wounds
H(104), roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(015), H(018), H(100), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(006), leaves maceration, enema, (Coquilhatville)
H(007) + H(015), ONS., RNS.
H(018), warm leaves, cataplasm on head
H(100) blen., roots infusion, VO. (Aruwimi, Atlantic region, Burundi)
H(104) belly, leaves, RNS. (Yangambi, Katanga)
H(113), warm leaves, cataplasm on limbs
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia petersiana Bolle
Official name : Cassia petersiana Bolle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna petersiana (Bolle) Lock
Symptoms : H(014), H(020)
Recipes : H(014), clove, infusion, skin illness, RNS.
H(020) snake, roots, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, RNS.
H(013) , leaves, RNS.
H(014) itch, seeds, RNS.
H(068), roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga, Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(045), H(051)
Recipes : H(001)inflamation,H(013) ulcer, H(051x), ONS, RNS.
H(045), stems, powder, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lambo, region of Lubumbashi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(008)
Recipes : H(007) diur., roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(008), roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(037), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(001), juice plant, eyes instillation , (Kasai)
H(100) blen., plant, (Kasai )
H(013) , juice leaves, (Lomami)
H(037), cooking leaves, cataplasm on chest , (Equateur)
H(068) tenia, RNS, ONS, (Kivu)H(068) tenia, RNS, ONS, (Rwanda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(100)
Recipes : H(045) cicatrizing, leaves, RNS., (region of Yangambi)
H(100) blen., leaves, RNS., (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Cissus adenocaulis Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(013)
Recipes : H(001), ONS., RNS.
H(013) corns, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), stem, juice, RNS., (Equatorial region)
H(013) abscess, barks + palm oil, juice, (Atlantic region), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Official name : Cissus petiolata Hook. f.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Bangala tribe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clematis simensis Fres.
Official name : Clematis simensis Fres.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(104)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, (Ituri)
H(104) colic, H((104)belly, leaves, RNS., (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum glabrum E. Mey.
Official name : Clerodendrum glabrum E. Mey.
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(020), H(037), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake,H(037), H(051), H(068), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Official name : Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) R. Br. ex Vatke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(113), ONS, RNS, (Balaba tribe,Lubumbashi)
H(139), ONS, RNS, (Uele)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Official name : Coleus kilimandschari Guerke
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(068)
Recipes : H(045), leaves, RNS., (Kivu)
H(068), leaves, maceration, RNS., (Rwanda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu), Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, barks Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Combretum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. (Lomami)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Conyza aegyptiaca (L.) Ait.
Official name : Conyza aegyptiaca (L.) Ait.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, plant, infusion, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Maniema, Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(054), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(054), H(068), barks, maceration, RNS. (Atlantic region)
H(104), barks, decoction (H2O), RNS.(Kasai)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kasai, Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(111)
Recipes : H(004), H(111), infused leaves, compress on...
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Official name : Cymbopogon giganteus Chiov.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051x), stems end with flowers, frictions on the whole body
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex Belgian Congo) (Sudan zone)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Official name : Cynoglossum lanceolatun Forssk.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), roots, decoction (H2O), lotion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lualaba)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kasai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, plant, resin, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ubangi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Official name : Dichrocephala integrifolia (L.f.) O. Ktze
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Dichrocephala bicolor (Roth) Schldl.
Symptoms : H(000), H(006)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS., (Kivu)H(006) woman, leaves, maceration, enema, (Tanganika)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu, Tanganika)
Vernacular name : not registered
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(055), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(020) snake + H(055), pounded bark, maceration, vomitory
H(037) bronchitis, roots, decoction, RNS. (Uele)
H(104) belly, roots, decoction, RNS. (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Diodia scandens Sw.
Official name : Diodia scandens Sw.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), little roots, decoction (H2O), gargle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, heart of a young palm tree + pilipili + salt, cook, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga, Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Entada africana Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada sudanica Schweinf.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constip.., bark, decoction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
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(100), H(100), H(186)
Recipes : H(100) syph., leavs, decoction (H2O), RNS., (Lomami)
H(100) syph., roots, maceration, RNS., Lomami)
H(100) blen., roots, ashes, RNS, (Uele)
H(186), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS. (Bas-Congo)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131), bark, decoction, wash wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(018), H(045), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), bark, powder, RNS. (Yangambi)
H(045), bark, powder, RNS. (Malonga)
H(108), bark, powder, RNS. (Yangambi)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) childs, ONS, RNS.
H(100) blen., ONS, RNS.
H(103), ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173), ashes from wood on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Yangambi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Official name : Geniosporum rotundifolium Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Geniosporum paludosum Bak.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gouania longispicata Engl.
Official name : Gouania longispicata Engl.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(045)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, sap, RNS, Lisala region of Lisala
H(045), roots, maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lisala)
Vernacular name : not registered
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ears, ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Official name : Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Synonyms : Haemanthus coccineus Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) ulcer, roots, powder on ...
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea
Vernacular name : not registered
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(014), H(113)
Recipes : H(004), resin, RNS., (Maniema, Uele, equatorial region)
H(006), bark, infusion, enema, (Bangala district, Lulonga, Equateur)
H(014), resin, RNS., (Maniema, Uele, equatorial region)
H(113), ONS, RNS, (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Heinsia pulchella (G. Don) K. Schum.
Official name : Heinsia pulchella (G. Don) K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(045)
Recipes : H(006), H(045), stem, leaves, sap, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Lisala, Yangambi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hibiscus gossypinus Thunb.
Official name : Hibiscus gossypinus Thunb.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(099), H(109)
Recipes : H(031), leaves, juice, chest friction (Rwanda)
H(099) + H(109), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Nioka), Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Official name : Hyptis pectinata (L.) Poir.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Indigofera hirsuta L.
Official name : Indigofera hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(173)
Recipes : H(013), leaves of Indigofera hirsuta, RNS. (Maniema)
H(173), ONS. oàf Indigofera20/04/2005, RNS. (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, juice, eyes instillation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Lisala)
Vernacular name : not registered
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(068), H(109), H(130)
Recipes : H(006) purg., seeds., RNS.
H(014), seeds., RNS.
H(068), seeds., RNS.
H(109) sciatica, seeds., RNS.
H(130), seeds., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Official name : Kigelia aethiopica Decne.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Official name : Lannea edulis (Sond.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), alburnum roots, pounded, cataplasm on scarifications on the trunc, intercostal pain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ankoro)
Vernacular name : not registered
Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Official name : Leucas deflexa Hook. f.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves, juice, VO., small quantities, ocytocic
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(037), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS., (Atlantic region, Kasai)
H(051), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS., (Atlantic region, Kasai)
H(104) belly, ONS. , RNS., (Kasai)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Atlantic region, Kasai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), almond fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(045), H(104)
Recipes : H(045), roots, infusion, RNS. (Lomami)
H(104) belly, roots, infusion,RNS. (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga, Lomami)
Vernacular name : not registered
Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Official name : Microglossa pyrifolia (Lam.) O. Ktze.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Microglossa volubilis (Wallich) DC. , Conyza pyrifolia Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) circumcision + H(045), leaves, compress, (Equatorial region)
H(008), leaves, infusion, RNS., (Atlantic region)
H(037) pneumonia, barks, maceration, friction on cuts, (Uele)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Atlantic region, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves + 1/2 citrus, maceration in palm wine, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, RNS., (Burundi)
H(068), leaves, RNS., (Equateur)
H(104), leaves, RNS., (Burundi)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Official name : Monechma subsessile (Oliv.) C.B. Clarke
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) cough, fruits, chewed
H(068), fruits, maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, decoction (H2O), cataplasm, (Equatorial region, Kasai)
H(006) purg., barks, RNS. (Bas-Uele)
H(051), leaves, barks, decoction (H2O), (Lulonga)
H(051), barks, RNS., (Batetela tribe of Sankuru)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(051)
Recipes : H(051), stems bark, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(018), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(001), sap, RNS., (Maniema)
H(006), fleaves, infusion, RNS., (Lisala)
H(018), ONS., RNS., (Equateur, Lomami, Ankoro)
H(051), ONS., RNS., (Equateur, Lomami, Ankoro)
H(051), whole plant, sap, friction, (Basoko)
H(068), ONS, RNS., (Bas-Congo)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(014), leaves, infusion, bath ( lake Tumba)
H(051), leaves, infusion, frictions, (Kasai)
H(104) belly, leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS, (Kasai, lake Léopold II, Equatorial region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ocimum suave Willd.
Official name : Ocimum suave Willd.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), RNS., ONS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Official name : Oldenlandia herbacea (L.) Roxb.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constip.., whole plant, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ankoro)
Vernacular name : not registered
Oxalis corniculata L.
Official name : Oxalis corniculata L.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Synonyms : Oxalis radicosa A.Rich.
Symptoms : H(008), H(075), H(104), H(196)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, RNS.
H(075), leaves, RNS., refreshing propriety
H(104), leaves, RNS.
H(196), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Parinari benna Scott - Elliot
Official name : Parinari benna Scott - Elliot
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), violent toothache, roots, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Parinari excelsa Sabine
Official name : Parinari excelsa Sabine
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) circumcision + H(045), barks, sap, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region soudanaise)
Vernacular name : not registered
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(053), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(045), leavees, ashes, RNS. , Atlantic region
H(053), otitis, roots, juice, idrops in ears, equatorial region, Lisala
H(100) blen., H(104) belly, leaves, decoction (H2O), equatorial region, Lisala
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region, Equator, Lisala)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Official name : Pavetta ternifolia (Oliv.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131), crushed leaves on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(008), H(013), H(054), H(100)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, decoction (H2O), RNS. , (Luonga)
H(007)purg., leaves, infusion, enema, (Kasai)
H(008),decoction (H2O), RNS., (Equateur)
H(013) abscess, cloves, decoction (H2O), RNS., (Luonga)
H(054), pounded barks + ants + clay + palm wine, body friction , (Kasai)
H(100) blen., bark, decoction (H2O), RNS. , (Equateur)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008), roots, leaves, flowers, decoction (H2O), RNS. (Uele)
H(014) itch, roots, decoction (H2O), enema, (Kasai)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Kasai)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Official name : Pentas longiflora Oliv.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(045), H(068), H(124)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, RNS., (Nioka region)
H(045), leaves, RNS., (Kivu)
H(068), leaves, RNS., (Nioka region)
H(124), leaves, RNS., (Burundi)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Official name : Pentas zanzibarica (Klotzsch) Vatke
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(037), H(103), H(186)
Recipes : H(008), ONS., RNS. (Uele)
H(008), bark, RNS. (Katanga)
H(013) internal, ONS., RNS. (Uele)
H(037)cold, ONS., RNS. (Uele)
H(037)cold + H(186), youg leaves, RNS. (Katanga)
H(103), wood, decoction (H2O), RNS., (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper capense L. f.
Official name : Piper capense L. f.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(045), H(100), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(045), H(100) blen., leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(045), H(100)
Recipes : H(045), H(103), leaves, RNS, (Bangala tribe)
H(100) blen., leaves, RNS., (Atlantic region)
H(104), leaves, RNS, (Sankuru and Maniema)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Official name : Plantago palmata Hook. f.
Family : Plantaginaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) childs, leaves, maceration, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(164)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS, RNS., (Sankuru)
H(164), roots, vesicatory propieties, RNS. (Kasai)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kasai, Sankuru)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Official name : Pseudarthria hookeri Wight & Arn.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(020), H(100)
Recipes : H(007) purg., ONS., decocton, enema (Stanleyville) (Kisangani)
H(020) snake, leaves pounded, RNS. , (Lomami)
H(100) syph., leaves pounded, RNS. , (Lomami)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Official name : Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, maceration, VO., (Malonga region)
H(014) itch, barks Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia, Combretum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. (Lomami)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lomami, Malonga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), red resin, RNS., (Kaniama)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Official name : Rhoicissus tridentata (L.f.) Wild & Drummond
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Rhoicissus erythrodes (Fresen.) Planch.
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), tubercles, crushed, cataplasm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Rubia cordifolia L.
Official name : Rubia cordifolia L.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves, ashes + oil, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Ituri, Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(113)
Recipes : H(008), leaves, infusion, VO.
H(113), leaves, compres
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(006), roots, infusion, (Lomami)
H(068), leaves, RNS. (Equatorial region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Lomami)
Vernacular name : not registered
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), ONS, RNS. (Equatorial region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(006), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(003), barks, RNS. (Katanga)
H(006), barks, RNS. (Katanga)
H(100) blen., barks, RNS. (Rwanda)
H(201), barks, poison to test adultery woman (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Official name : Senecio maranguensis O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Ruwenzori)
Vernacular name : not registered
Senecio ruwenzoriensis S. Moore
Official name : Senecio ruwenzoriensis S. Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(005)
Recipes : H(005), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169), stem, powder + oil + salt, local application, (Sankuru)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator, Lisala)
Vernacular name : not registered
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., syph., ONS, RNS.
H(173), ONS, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(053), H(068), H(100), H(103), H(108)
Recipes : H(018), leaves, juice, RNS., (Rwanda)
H(053), leaves, juice, RNS., (Yangambi)
H(068), leaves, juice, RNS., (Rwanda)
H(100) blen., leaves, juice, RNS., (lac Tumba)
H(103), ONS., RNS., (Ituri, Equatorial region, Burundi)
H(108), leaves, juice, RNS., (Rwanda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(118), sap, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Official name : Stereospermum kunthianum Cham.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), crushed roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(018), H(109)
Recipes : H(018), ONS.of Strychnos spinosa , RNS., (Lomami)
H(109) lumbago, roots of Strychnos., powder on cuts, Balaba tribe (Elisabethville)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lomami, Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), leaves + fruit, decoction, RNS.
H(006)lax., fruit, pulp, RNS.
H(051), fruit, pulp, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) leaves, infusion.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Lomami)
Vernacular name : not registered
Thunbergia lancifolia T. Anders.
Official name : Thunbergia lancifolia T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(045), H(111)
Recipes : H(045) + H(111), macerated leaves on burns
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Malonga)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(100)
Recipes : H(100) blen., ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga, Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Trichilia emetica Vahl
Official name : Trichilia emetica Vahl
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Trichilia roka (Forssk.) Chiov
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Official name : Triumfetta rhomboidea Jacq.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic, leaves, infusion, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Turraea vogelii Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Turraea vogelii Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(045)
Recipes : H(001) filariosis, fruit, juice, (atlantic zone, Uele, equatorial zone)
H(045), leaves or flowers, ashes, RNS. (Uele, Yangambi)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(112)
Recipes : H(018), leaves dried, powder, sniffed, (Kasai)
H(104) belly, leaves, maceration, RNS. , (Stanleyville = Kisangani)
H(112), leaves, infusion, VO., (Atlantic region, Maniema)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) itch, ONS., RNS., (Maniema)
H(100) blen., ONS., RNS., (Uele, Kivu, Atlantic and Equatorial regions)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia exertiflora Back
Official name : Vernonia exertiflora Back
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), leaves, RNS., (Baudoinville)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Official name : Vernonia lasiopus O. Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia alboviolaceae De Wild.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves, maceration, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kivu), Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, fruit pulp smoked in a pipe
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (region of Yangambi)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Official name : Ziziphus mauritiana Lam.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Synonyms : Ziziphus jujuba Lam.
Symptoms : H(099), H(100)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, roots, RNS
H(100) syph., roots, RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered