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Reference : HS 46

Author(s) : Sunderland, T.C.H., & C. Obama
Title : Etude préliminaire de marché sur les produits forestier non ligneux en Guinée équatoriale Document FAO (1998): http://www.fao.org/docrep/x2161f/x2161f23.htm
Reference HS 46 has information about 33 plants :
Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum cuspidatum (Gagnep.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(156)
Recipes : H(156) whooping cough in children., ground seeds of Aframomum hanburyi , RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : esson (Fang)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(209)
Recipes : H(209) excipient seeds of Aframomum melegueta grounded then added to other medical preparations to increase the effect. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : ndong (Fang)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(208)
Recipes : H(208) condiment , seeds of Aframomum sp., regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essun, ndong (Fang)
Afrostyrax sp.
Official name : Afrostyrax sp.
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(208)
Recipes : H(208) condiment , seed & bark of Afrostyrax sp., regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essun (Fang)
Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Official name : Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) painkiller for rheumatism, extract oil from seeds of Baillonella toxisperma, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : adjap (Fang)
Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Official name : Cissus dinklagei Gilg & M. Brandt
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091) stimulate the growth of infants 1 to 2 months, the trunk of Cissus dinklagei produces abundant juice. It is boiled and administered to infants
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : dik ntoo (Fang)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating , seeds of Cola acuminata , regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : abe-cola (Fang)
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating , seeds of Cola nitida, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : abe-cola (Fang)
Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) edible fruit of Dacryodes edulis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : asia (Fang)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) are produced palm wine: palm wine "down-wine", produced from the terminal shoot of felled trees of Elaeis guineensis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever treatment for paludism or yellow fever, bark of Enantia chlorantha, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : nfoo (Fang)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diurétique, fruits, seeds of Entada gigas, RNS. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : ndju (Fang)
Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Official name : Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bark of Fagara heitzii. Used in traditional rites. The bark is put in boiling water, which is then used to wash the dying patient. (Bioko island market)
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : olon (Fang)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(091) stimulating / medicinal substance, seeds of Garcinia kola, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
H(095) To increase the degree of alcohol, seeds and sometimes wood of Garcinia kola were added , which makes very bitter beverage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : akuin (Fang)
Garcinia lucida Vesque
Official name : Garcinia lucida Vesque
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(093), H(202)
Recipes : H(093) antipoison, purgative, bark and fruit of Garcinia lucida, Rio Muni, île de Bioko
H(202) chewing stick, Rio Muni region
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essok (Fang)
Gnetum africanum Welw.
Official name : Gnetum africanum Welw.
Family : Gnetaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Gnetum africanum as vegetable, Island area of Bioko
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : okok (Fang)
Guibourtia tessmannii (Harms) J. Léonard
Official name : Guibourtia tessmannii (Harms) J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(201)
Recipes : H(091) plant of Guibourtia tessmanni as stimulating.
H(201) used also against witchcraft and evil spirits.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : oveng (Fang)
Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Official name : Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment, kernel of Irvingia gabonensis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : andok (Fang)
Marantochloa purpurea (Ridl.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Marantochloa purpurea (Ridl.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(203) leaves of Marantochloa purpurea.for packaging cassava stick, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Megaphrynium macrostachyum (Benth. & Hook. f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Megaphrynium macrostachyum (Benth. & Hook. f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(203) leaves of Megaphrynium macrostachyum for packaging cassava stick, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment, kernel of Monodora myristica, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : fep (Fang)
Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Official name : Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(027w)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, bark of Angokea goree ground is used against constipation, RNS. (Bioko island market) - - H(027w) to care for infants, the powdered bark is applied on the nipples of the nourisse before breastfeeding.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : angeuk (Fang)
Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(091)
Recipes : H(039) extract from the bark in boiling water to combat lice infestations (Bioko island market).
H(091) as a tonic against fatigue
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Piper guineense condiment, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
H(128x) bark of this species of mountain forests is used in the manufacture of a mixture, used to treat prostate disease.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : ondodo andjik (Bubi); bush-pepper (Pidgin)
Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Official name : Prunus africana (Hook. f.) Kalkman
Family : Rosaceae
Synonyms : Pygeum africanum Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Prunus africana condiment, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : bihasa (Bubi)
Raphia hookeri G.Mann & H.Wendl.
Official name : Raphia hookeri G.Mann & H.Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) are produced palm wine: "up-wine", produced from the inflorescence of standing trees of Raphia.hookeri.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
Official name : Raphia vinifera P.Beauv.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) are produced palm wine: "up-wine", produced from the inflorescence of standing trees of Raphia vinera.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment; seeds of Ricinodendron heudelotii, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : essesang (Fang)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) alcool, made from crushed stems of sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum) produced at the village level. To increase the degree of alcohol of the drink, seeds were added and sometimes wood of Garcinia kola, which makes very bitter beverage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Official name : Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bark boiled in water or other drinks are given to young children to protect them from evil spirits and diseases.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : edjip (Fang)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment, fruit of Tetrapleura tetraptera , regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : enziese (Fang)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(082)
Recipes : H(004) powder made as antiseptic office and is applied directly on wounds.
H(082) bark of Vernonia conferta boiled in water is administered to asthmatics.
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : abenga (Fang)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) condiment, seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : oyang (Fang)