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Reference : HT 39

Author(s) : Tsabang, N. , P. V. Tsouh Fokou , L. R. Yamthe Tchokouaha , B. Noguem, I. Bakarnga-Via, M. S. Dongmo Nguepi, B. A. Nkongmeneck, F. Fekam Boyom
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Annonaceae medicinal plants used to treat malaria in four areas of Cameroon Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 171– 180, (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03788741/139/1
Reference HT 39 has information about 29 plants :
Annickia chlorantha (Oliv.) Setten & Maas
Official name : Annickia chlorantha (Oliv.) Setten & Maas
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Annickia chlorantha removed by scraping with a machete in 3 l of water for 20 min. VO. 250 ml decoction 3 times daily for 15 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Aches, wounds, boils, vomiting, yellow bitter, fever, chills, sore, spleen in children, and hepatitis
H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla and Nauclea latifolia in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : MPOL (Pygmies Bakola)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a handful of leaves Annona muricata in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction once a day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Aches, backpains
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : sabasaba (Yambetta)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of roots stem bark of Annona senegalensis in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Vomiting, muscle aches, tiredness, jaundice, fever, convulsions, respiratory infections, snake bites
H(051) paludism, decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : kedahan (Yambetta)
Annona squamosa L.
Official name : Annona squamosa L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 150 g of leaves of Annona squamosa in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 2 times daily for 10 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Vomiting, muscle aches tiredness, abscesses, fever, convulsions, digestive disorders and skin diseases
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : kedahan (Yambetta)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(097x)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Anonidium mannii from scraping with machete in 3 l of water, evaporating the decoction to 2/3, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Childhood illness (diaper rash, measles, diarrhea, enlarged spleen), fever, amoeba (STD, candidiasis, gonorrhea, etc.), promotion of breast-milk
H(097x) vaginitis, use the decoction to the personal hygiene
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ebome; mpole wapo’o (Pygmies Bakola), ebome afan (Ewondo and Bulu)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Chrysanthellum indicum var. afroamericanum
Official name : Chrysanthellum indicum var. afroamericanum
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Cleistopholis glauca obtained from scraping with machete in 2 l of water for 24 h, or 100 g of leaves in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction once a day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Fever, muscle ache, arthritis, wounds, boils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : sobu; wombo (Pygmies Bakola), avom (Ewondo and Bulu)
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Cleistopholis patens obtained from scraping with machete in 2 l of water for 24 h, or 100 g of leaves in 3 l of water for 20 min. VO; 250 ml of decoction once a day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Fever, muscle ache, arthritis, wounds, boils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : wombo (Pygmies Bakola), Avom (Ewondo and Bulu)
Cleistopholis staudtii Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis staudtii Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Cleistopholis staudtii obtained from scraping with machete in 2 l of water for 24 h, or 100 g of leaves in 3 l of water for 20 min. VO; 250 ml of decoction once a day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Fever, muscle ache, arthritis, wounds, boils
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : sobu; wombo (Pygmies Bakola), avom (Ewondo and Bulu)
Duguetia staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Chatrou
Official name : Duguetia staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Chatrou
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondos) (nnect, Bamikele), maceration of 500 g stem bark of Duguetia staudtii in 3 liters of water in the sun for 6 hours, VO. 250 ml every 12 hours during 3 days. Main symptoms and other diseases treated vomiting, asthenia, arthritis, headache, cough, body aches, skin disease
H (051, 3), decoction of 500 g tw scraping bark stem or obtained from 100 g of leaves in 3 liters of water for 20 min, VO. Drink 250 ml of decoction 2 X / day for 15 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ntom; ntoma (Pygmies Bakola), ntom (Ewondo and Bulu)
Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Official name : Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051), H(113), H(157)
Recipes : H(051, 3) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark obtained from scraping with machete, or 100 g of leaves in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 2 X/ day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: H(004) wounds,H(013) boils, H(051) fever, H(113) muscle ache and arthritis, H(157)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : owe; lefondja (Pygmies Bakola), avom (Ewondo and Bulu)
Isolona hexaloba (Pierre) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Isolona hexaloba (Pierre) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondos) (nnect, Bamikele), infusion of 500 g of stem bark of Isolona hexaloba in 2 l H2O for 24 h, VO. 250 ml every 2 days for 2 consecutive weeks . Other symptoms and diseases treated: wounds, boils, fever, ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nding; lesondje (Pygmies Bakola), nding or nom ntom (Ewondo)
Monodora brevipes Benth.
Official name : Monodora brevipes Benth.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of one tea spoonful of stem bark and or the same amount of stem bark powder of Monodora brevipes in 250 ml of water, VO. 250 ml of decoction 2 / day for 10 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Fever, cough
H(051, 2) paludism, infusion of one tea spoonful of ground dry seeds powde of Monodora brevipesr in 250 ml of H2O, VO. 250 ml of infusion 2 X / day for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : pio (Pygmies Bakola), akwi (Ewondo)
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 1000 g of stem bark of Monodora myristica in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. take a purge every 2 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Sore groin in women, joint pains, headache
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : bongo (Yambetta), akwi (Ewondo)
Monodora tenuifolia Benth.
Official name : Monodora tenuifolia Benth.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark powderof Monodora tenuifolia (with thin leaves) in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Joint and muscle pain, headache and promotion of breast milk production
H(051) paludism, infusion of 500 g of dry seed powder in 3 l of water, VO. 250 ml of infusion 3 times a day for 7 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ebome osso (Ewondo)
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) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla and Nauclea latifolia in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piliostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Polyalthia suaveolens Engl. & Diels
Official name : Polyalthia suaveolens Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(099), H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Polyalthia suaveolens removed by scraping with a machete in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times daily for 15 days.
H(051) paludism, decoction of one serrated fruit in 2 l of water for 15 min , VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times daily for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: H(018) headache, H(051) fever, H(099) epilepsy, H(113) articular pains, H(126) jaundice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : otungui; ntounga (Pygmies Bakola)
Polyceratocarpus sp.
Official name : Polyceratocarpus sp.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Polyceratocarpus sp. collected from scraping with machete in 3 l of water, evaporating the water to 1/2, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:Typhoid and yellow fever, headache, epilepsy
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nosonaback (Yambetta)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla and Nauclea latifolia in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Terminalia glaucescens Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Combretaceae
Synonyms : Terminalia schimperiana Hochst.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 100 g of young leaves of Annona senegalensis, with 100 g young leaves of Piptostigma thonningii, 100 g of leaves of Senna alata, 100 g of Chrysanthellum americana, 100 g of Lippia multiflora, 300 g of Terminalia glaucescens, 300 g root stem of Nauclea latifolia, 100 g of Ocimum gratissimum in 5 l of water. Reduce by boiling the decoction to 3 l. The roots of Nauclea latifolia should be harvested at sunrise or sunset.. VO. one glass (250 ml) morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Uvaria sp.
Official name : Uvaria sp.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(051x), H(099)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 500 g of stem bark of Uvaria sp. collected from scraping with machete in 3 l of water, evaporating the water to 1/2, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: H(018) headache,H(051x) yellow fever, H(099) epilepsy, H(107) typhoid
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nosonaback (Yambetta)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of one teaspoon of crushed dried stem bark in 1 l of water, VO. 250 ml 2 times daily for 7 days.
H(051) paludism, maceration of one teaspoon of crushed dried fruits in 1 l of water, VO. 250 ml 2 times daily for 7 days : Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Fruits are used against aches, fever and as spice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : akwi (Ewondo)
Xylopia hypolampra Mildbr.
Official name : Xylopia hypolampra Mildbr.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), maceration of one teaspoon of crushed dried fruits of Xylopia hypolampra in 500 ml of water, VO. 250 ml of the resulting sauce 2 times daily for 15 days
H(051) paludism, decoction of one teaspoon of crushed dried stem bark in 500 ml of water, VO. 250 ml of the resulting sauce 2 times daily for 15 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Fever, chills
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nkanla (Pygmies Bakola), nom akwi (Ewondo
Xylopia longipetala De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Xylopia longipetala De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(013), H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of 1000 g of stem bark of Xylopia parviflora in 3 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times daily for 7 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated:H(013) abscess, H(018) headache,H(037) pulmonary infection, (051) fever, H(104) pain in groin in women
H(051) paludism, infusion of one teaspoon of crushed dried fruits in 250 ml of water, VO. take 2 times daily for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ashako; odjobi (Ewondo)
Xylopia staudtii Engl. & Diels
Official name : Xylopia staudtii Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), maceration of one teaspoon of crushed dried fruits of Xylopia staudtii in 500 ml water, VO. 250 ml of the mixture 2 times daily for 15 days. Major symptoms and other diseases treated: Fever, chills
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : odjwe; nkanla (Pygmies Bakola), nom akwi (Ewondo)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
H(051) paludism (timeki, Ewondo) (nnect, Bamikele), decoction of a mixture of 300 g of stem bark of each of these plants: Annickia chlorantha, Rauvolfia vomitoria, Fagara macrophylla and Nauclea latifolia in 4 l of water for 20 min, VO. 250 ml of decoction 3 times a day for 10 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors