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Reference : HV 03

Author(s) : Vergiat, A.-M.
Title : Plantes magiques et médicinales des féticheurs de l'Oubangui (Région de Bangui) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 16, 84 - 112, 335 - 367, 418 - 456, (1969) Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 17, 60 - 91, 171 - 199, 295 - 339, (1970)
Reference HV 03 has information about 83 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(038)
Recipes : H(008) childs, pounded leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS., VO.
H(038), decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : pidichi (Manja), delangato (Banda)
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(172)
Recipes : H(018), H(036), leaves of Aframomum sanguineum, decoction (H2O) , to wash
H(037) cough, pectoral, ripe fruit, stems without leaves of Aframomum., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(172), roots, leaves of Aframomum sanguineum, roots of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO. + local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : bele (Manja), kopea (Banda), gbagbili (Gbaya), kokpo (Langwasi)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(131)
Recipes : H(014), H(131), leaves of Sarcocephalus esculentus, ripe fruit of Aframomum sp. decoction (H2O) , bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ndagara (Banda), yore (Manja)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(055), H(111), H(123), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) + H(111), leaves of Ageratum conyzoides softened in fire, local application
H(126), stems, leaves pounded, grinded, VO.
H(055) + H(123), cooked leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : mbuli, tibimbali, ihiana tana (Manja), sumaegutu, fumuru (Banda)
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(093)
Recipes : H(001), barks stem, branch, trunk of Albizia zygia, juice, RNS.
H(093), the fruits hair in food provoke suffocation; anti poison, decoction of leaves and roots of Albizia zyga (popo)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kapo, popo (Banda), dop (Manja), ndolo (Gbaya)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(008), H(093), H(104), H(158)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) colitis, enteritis, gastro enteritis, stem with leaves, juice, VO.
H(093) antidote of vegetable poisons, roots of Alchornea cordifolia of Berlinia acuminata, dried in sun, powder, VO.
H(158) menometrorrhagia, decoction of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(018)
Recipes : H(007), decoction (H2O) root of Allophylus africanus of Sarcocephalus esculentus, VO.
H(018), decoction (H2O) leaves of Allophylus africanus , hip-bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kutchumango (Banda), sisi (Gbaya)
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(172)
Recipes : H(037), leaves of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(038), roots of Securidaca longipedunculata of Annona senegalensis of Combretum mortehani, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(172), roots, leaves of Aframomum sanguineum, roots of Annona senegalensis, decoction (H2O) , VO. + local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : sole (Manja)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(053), H(103)
Recipes : H(038), almond of Arachis hypogea, maceration, VO.
H(053), leaves, seeds of Arachis hypogea, to pound, juice, drops in ears
H(103), whole plant of Arachis., to carbonize, local application + salt local
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : akora (Banda), zafa (Manja), zawa (Gbaya)
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Asparagus africanus of Dalbergia hostilis, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ngorozo (Banda)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(014), stems without leaves, leaves of Asystasia gangetica, to carbonize, to dilute in palm oil, local application
H(018), leaves of Asystasia., local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kaka du, oyo bada, nginze (Banda), ndedji (Lisongo)
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(002), barks of the trunc of Borassus aethiopum, decoction, VO.
H(091) tonic for old man, young plant + honey, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : koso, gbokoso (Banda), kom (Gbaya), kelebu (Sango)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) oxyurosis, roots of Bridelia micrantha, juice, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ko indiyu (Manja)
Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg.
Official name : Bridelia scleroneura Müll.Arg.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(003) dislocation, cooked leaves of Bridelia scleroneura of Piper guineense, local application
H(008) diarrhoea, decoction, barks from stems, twigs, trunk of Bridelia scleroneura, VO.
H(103) odontalgia, juice of roots raped of Bridelia scleroneura, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : not registered
Canthium sp.
Official name : Canthium sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Canthium sp., decoction (H2O), steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : eyi odu (Banda), te sele (Manja)
Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Official name : Capparis erythrocarpus Isert
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Capparis acuminata De Wild.
Symptoms : H(038), H(053)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Capparis erythrocarpus, to scrape, local application
H(053) otalgia, deafness, roots of Capparis erythrocarpus, to scrape, juice, drops in ears
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya of Jatropha curcas, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : nkovo (Banda)
Cassia absus L.
Official name : Cassia absus L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista absus (L.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004), H(045), leaves of Cassia absus, to dry, to pound, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : gusu kenge (Dakpwa), pakpwalera, lera (Banda), bedomu (Manja)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Cassia alata, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : odo (Banda), ihina gbwe zolo (Manja), gbado (Gbaya), ngalafo (Linda)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) otalgia, roots of Cassia mimosoides, juice, drops in ears
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : gususu (Manja)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(005), H(104), H(172), H(187)
Recipes : H(005), H(097), H(172), leaves pounded of Cassia occidentalis, local application
H(104), decoction (H2O) of leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : te zafan, singele, perpakala (Manja), balovu (Dakpwa)
Cassia singueana Delile
Official name : Cassia singueana Delile
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna singueana (Delile) Lock , Cassia goratensis Fresen.
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) small leprosy, leaves of Cassia goratensis, RNS.
H(092), the roots of Cassia goratensis are poisonous, antidote is a decoction of barks of Berlinia acuminata (aka)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ihina mbele (Manja), mbengbwele (Gbaya)
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(046), H(068), H(098), H(104), H(168)
Recipes : H(004), leaves of Clausena anisata, to pound, local application
H(018), H(098) leaves of Clausena anisata of Sida sp., to grind, to filter, to wash
H(046) chicken-pox, H(168), leaves of Clausena., decoction (H2O), bath
H(068) oxyurose, roots of Clausena., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), leaves of Clausena, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : njaka (Banda), te foso (Manja)
Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Clematis hirsuta Guill. & Perr.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison for arrows or zagaie, to cook the roots of Clematis hirsuta and (sometime) Periploca nigrescens in H2O on the form of a syrup + powder of burned roots. To cover with this paste arrows and zagaie. H(093) Antidote; to drink the decoction of roots of Bauhinia thonninghii + cataplasm of roots barks of Erythrophleum guineense (gunda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : wi gonge (Manja)
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii of Combretum sp., decoction (H2O), to wash
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : oko beza (Manja)
Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) Moore
Official name : Crassocephalum rubens (Juss. ex Jacq.) Moore
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(111)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, leaves of Crassocephalum rubens, to pound, friction
H(111), leaves of Crassocephalum., triturate, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : mbili (Manja)
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(014)
Recipes : H(014), barks stem, branch, trunk of Crossopteryx febrifuga, decoction (H2O), local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : serabi (Banda), gup (Gbaya), zurugo (Manja), kassa (Lissongo)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), H(104) child, rhizom of Cyperus articulatus, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kafa (Manja)
Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Daniellia oliveri (Rolfe) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Paradaniellia oliveri Rolfe
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Daniellia oliveri, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kosoro, birolo (Banda), kela (Manja)
Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Official name : Dichrostachys glomerata (Forssk.) Chiov.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(037)
Recipes : H(022), little pieces of barks in vagina
H(037) child, H(156), barks cataplasm + barks maceration, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kongala, gancha (Manja), isi (Banda), guruchi (Dakpwa)
Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) child, whole plant of Eleusine indica, to pound, bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ndili (Manja)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Entada abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : tola (Manja), unzu, bele banda (Banda), yandende (Gbaya)
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), H(022), H(068), H(101), H(137)
Recipes : H(006), barks stem, branch, trunk of Eriosema psoraleoides, RNS.
H(022), H(137) pelvic pain, H(158), bulb of Eriosema., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), leaves of Eriosema., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : mu bya (Manja), ndemati (Banda), mombutole (Lissongo), ba samba (Gbaya)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(093)
Recipes : H(014) itch, barks stem, branch, trunk of Erythrophleum guineens, powder du wood rouge, powder
H(020), barks of the underground part of Erythrophleum., to pound, local application
H(092) poison for arrows or zagaie, to cook the roots of Clematis hirsuta and (sometime) Periploca nigrescens in H2O on the form of a syrup + powder of burned roots. To cover with this paste arrows and zagaie. H(093) antidote; to drink the decoction of roots of Bauhinia thonninghii (duma) + cataplasm of roots barks of Erythrophleum guineense (gunda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : gunda (Banda), mana (Manja), ngamana (Gbaya), benge (Sango)
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(022), H(038), H(159)
Recipes : H(022), stems with leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + local salt
H(022), roots of Euphorbia., to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(038), leaves, stems with leaves of Euphorbia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(159), sap of Euphorbia., friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : libele zonga (Gbaya)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : Savana tree, white latex, numerous little figs H(008), barks, RNS.
H(103) mouth steam bath with the boiled barks
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kolo (Manja, Gbaya)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(104)
Recipes : Ligneous liana from the forest H(014) itch, decoction of leaves, bath + massage with the leaves ashes mixed with palm oil
H(104) belly pain women, roots decoction, VO.
H(166) suffocation, decoction of fruits, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : yekeme, ekeme (Manja)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : Little bushy tree of the savana. The latex is very stcky H(109), roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ngongo (Banda), kuturu (Manja)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(030), H(100)
Recipes : Tree with a green foliage with little red figs H(030), H(100) blen, roots, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : yekeme, ekeme (Manja)
Gardenia jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Hiern
Official name : Gardenia jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Gardenia ternifolia var. jovis-tonantis (Welw.) Aubrév.
Symptoms : H(077), H(098), H(118)
Recipes : H(077) nausea of the baby, H(098) disturbed sleep, H(118) rhino-pharyngitis, juice of the bark of the underground part of Gardenia jovis-tonantis, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : not registered
Grewia mollis Juss.
Official name : Grewia mollis Juss.
Family : Tiliaceae
Synonyms : Grewia venusta Fresen.
Symptoms : H(001), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), roots of Grewia mollis, to scrape, juice, drops in eyes
H(104), barks of the underground part of Grewia., to grind (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : evere (Banda), sala (Manja, Gbaya), kpoyo (Dakpwa)
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(018), H(053)
Recipes : H(018), whole plant of Gynandropsis pentaphylla, to carbonize, powder in palm oil, scarifications, friction
H(053) otalgia, sap leaves of Gynandropsis pentaphylla, drops in ears
H(053) otalgia, leaves of Gynandropsis., to ground, juice, drops in ears
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : wabandari (Manja)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(103)
Recipes : H(013) , leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, local application
H(037), leaves of Hibiscus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103), leaves of Hibiscus., decoction (H2O), gargle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : zima (Gbaya), zima mbele (Manja), kokpo (Banda)
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(097), H(118)
Recipes : H(097), leaves of Hibiscus sp., to pound, local application
H(118), roots of Hibiscus sp., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ndoy, dilibese (Manja), balamu (Banda)
Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Official name : Hoslundia opposita Vahl
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Hoslundia oppositifolia P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(031), H(051)
Recipes : H(031), roots of Hoslundia opposita, to carbonize, to dilute in palm oil, friction
H(051), leaves of Hoslundia., decoction (H2O), bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kukuen (Manja)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045), H(131)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(131), roots of Hymenocardia acida, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(004) wound, H(131), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia acida, to scrape the barks surface, powder, powder on
H(013) open abscess, barks stem, branch, trunk of Hymenocardia., to grind, local application
H(045), stems with leaves of Hymenocardia., local application on the wounds of the circumcision and of excision
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kongo (Banda)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(068)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Jatropha curcas, légèrement to dry in sun, to grind (H2O), to filter, enema
H(038), roots of Jatropha curcas of Carica papaya, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(068), seeds of Jatropha., to pound, VO. + porridge of Zea mays
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : zinga dila (Manja)
Lantana trifolia L.
Official name : Lantana trifolia L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) child, leaves of Lantana trifolia, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : vava (Gbaya), bito (Manja)
Lawsonia inermis L.
Official name : Lawsonia inermis L.
Family : Lythraceae
Synonyms : Lawsonia alba Lam.
Symptoms : H(112), H(116), H(175x)
Recipes : H(112) , H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, roots barks, RNS.
H(175x) haoussa women, powder of dried leaves in cataplamto tint skin or nails
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : hinna (Haoussa)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) uro-genital infection, decoction (H2O) of roots of Leea guineensis, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ndili (Manja)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(051), H(091), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, roots of Lippia adoensis, to scrape, juice, drops in eyes
H(006) + H(104), H(051), H(104), leaves of Lippia adoensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051), roots of Sarcocephalus esculentus, leaves of Lippia adoensis, decoction (H2O), steam bath
H(091), whole plant of Lippia., to cook (H2O), friction
H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, roots of Lippia., to scrape, juice, drops in nose
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ngireyi (Banda), futuro (Dakpwa), vava (Gbaya)
Lonchocarpus laxiflorus Guill. & Perr.
Official name : Lonchocarpus laxiflorus Guill. & Perr.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Lonchocarpus philenoptera Benth.
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126), young leaves of Lonchocarpus laxiflorus, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : turufu, wili kor (Manja)
Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn.
Official name : Melothria maderaspatana (L.) Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(053)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Melothria maderaspatana, VO.
H(053) otitis, juice of roots, drops in ears
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : nya chindo (Manja), akaya (Banda)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092), the fruit is poisonous; the antidote is the barks decoction of Bauhinia thonningii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : zinde (Manja), sakwa (Mbwaka), oko okuru (Banda)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots of Morinda lucida, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(004) wound, roots of Morinda lucida, to pound, local application
H(068), H(006), leaves of Morinda lucida, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(131), barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., decoction (H2O), bath
H(175) dressing of a leaf perforated of Wissadula amplissima on wich small pieces of Morinda lucida + one leaf of Wissandula
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ebele (Banda), hen (Manja)
Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Official name : Mucuna pruriens (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(092), H(103), H(111), H(207)
Recipes : H(005) oedema on kniees, pounded leaves, cataplasm
H(103), juice of leaves, local application
H(092), the fruits hair in food provoke suffocation; anti poison, decoction of leaves and roots of Albizia zyga (popo)
H(111), maceration of leaves, local application
H(207) to rub the cords of the antelop trap
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : dongosara (Banda), bake (Manja)
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(007), H(013), H(014), H(038), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(007), roots of Allophylus africanus of Sarcocephalus esculentus, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(013) skin ulcer, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sarcocephalus esculentus, powder, local application
H(014) dermatosis, H(131), ripe fruit of Sarcocephalus., softened by the heat of fire, local application
H(038), H(007), roots of Sarcocephalus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(014), H(131), leaves of Sarcocephalus esculentus, ripe fruit of Aframomum sp. decoction (H2O) , bath
H(051), roots of Sarcocephalus esculentus, leaves of Lippia adoensis, decoction (H2O), steam bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ondo, ndondo (Banda), dlunga (Banda), dunga (Manja)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(068), H(094)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, local application
H(004) wound, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, to grind, to filter, VO.
H(068) small intestinal worms, leaves of Nicotiana., to pound (H2O), to filter, enema
H(094), roots of Nicotiana tabacum of Acalypha ornata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), roots of Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, juice, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : manga (Manja), bolo (Banda), ndaka (Gbaya)
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(104), H(118), H(126)
Recipes : H(018), grounded leaves of Ocimum americanum + oil, friction
H(037), decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
H(104), H(126), decoction (H2O) leaves, VO.
H(118) pharyngitis, dried leaves, powder, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : sahanya (Manja)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(038), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) + H(038) + H(104), Parinari curatellifolia , Indigofera arrecta, Erlangea schimperi, Plectranthus barbatus, Vernonia amygdalina, leaves, powder + H2O, VO.
H(008), bark underground part , decoction (H2O), enema
H(103), bark, stem, trunc, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201), protector fetish for the criminal sect of the leaopard man
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : tekui, tukuli (Gbaya), fuyo (Banda), fi (Manja), arbre de la mort ( local French)
Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Official name : Parkia filicoidea Welw.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, roots of Parkia filicoidea, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kombe (Banda), zinya (Manja), ziya (Gbaya)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), leaves of Paullinia pinnata, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), roots of Paullinia., decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kelengwagwa, malakota (Banda), fuli, ngangolo (Gbaya)
Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Official name : Periploca nigrescens Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison for arrows or zagaie, to cook the roots of Clematis hirsuta and (sometime) Periploca nigrescens in H2O on the form of a syrup + powder of burned roots. To cover with this paste arrows and zagaie. H(093) Antidote; to drink the decoction of roots of Bauhinia thonninghii (duma) + cataplasm of roots barks of Erythrophleum guineense (gunda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : mbanja (Manja)
Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Phyllanthus amarus Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), whole plant of Phyllanthus amarus, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ihina gube (Manja)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(008), H(045), H(093), H(103), H(109), H(131)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii, infusion (H2O), RNS.
H(004) wound, young plants, leaves, stems with leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Bauhinia, decoction (H2O), local application
H(004), unripe fruit, to scrape, local application
H(004) wound, H(045), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Bauhinia., decoction (H2O), to wash
H(008), barks stem, branch, trunk of Bauhinia., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(093), the barks decoction of Bauhinia thonningii is a antidote of the fruit of Momordica foetida
H(109), leaves of Bauhinia, to cook, friction
H(103), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii of Piper guineense, infusion (H2O), RNS.
H(103) child, stems with leaves of Bauhinia., to cook, to chew
H(131), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii of Combretum sp., decoction (H2O), to wash + local application of barks stem, branch, trunk of Craterispermum schweinfurthii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : duma (Manja), domo (Gbaya), enge (Banda), kolongo (Ali)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(092) poison for arrows or zagaie, to cook the roots of Clematis hirsuta and (sometime) Periploca nigrescens in H2O on the form of a syrup + powder of burned roots. To cover with this paste arrows and zagaie. H(093) Antidote; to drink the decoction of roots of Bauhinia thonninghii (duma) + cataplasm of roots barks of Erythrophleum guineense (gunda)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : duma (Manja)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) dislocation, cooked leaves of Bridelia scleroneura of Piper guineense, local application
H(103), leaves of Bauhinia thonningii of Piper guineense, infusion (H2O), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : not registered
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(018), H(013), H(051), H(068), H(111)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Piper umbellatum, friction
H(013) , leaves of Piper., decoction (H2O), to wash
H(051) child, leaves of Piper., decoction (H2O), bath
H(068) intestinal worm, stems with leaves of Piper., to pound, VO. + salt local + seeds of sesame
H(111), leaves of Piper., decoction (H2O), local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : eni, gbongo miya (Banda), babira (Manja)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(139)
Recipes : H(003), pounded leaves of Portulaca oleracea, local application
H(139), leaves of Portulaca oleracea, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : tchepa onu semali, tcheporonukra (Banda), gboyboligbo (Gbaya)
Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Official name : Prosopis africana (Guill. & Perr.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(103), barks stem, branch, trunk of Prosopis africana, decoction (H2O), inhalation
H(113) rheumatism, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Prosopis., to pound, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : sele (Manja, Gbaya), engere, mbwangere (Banda)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, to scrape, local application
H(038), roots of Securidaca longipedunculata of Annona senegalensis of Combretum mortehani, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(068) tenia, oxyurose, roots of Securidaca., decoction (H2O), enema, VO.
H(113), roots of Securidaca., to scrape, friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : latcha (Banda), songa (Gbaya), malo, maro (Manja), homo (Ali)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Sida rhombifolia, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : ndo (Manja, Gbaya), amalami (Banda), vivi (Gbaya)
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), leaves Solanum aethiopicum of Boerhavia repens, to softened by the heat of fire, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : sasa
Solanum sp.
Official name : Solanum sp.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(037), H(086), H(097)
Recipes : H(006), roots, leaves of Solanum sp., decoction (H2O), VO. + salt local
H(013) abscess,H(037) bronchitis, H(097), leaves of Solanum sp., to pound, local application
H(086) adenopathia, ripe fruit of Solanum sp., local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : angaya (Manja), ele ngago a bada (Banda)
Sonchus schweinfurthii Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Sonchus schweinfurthii Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Sonchus schweinfurthii, to chew
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : aro (Manja)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots of Spathodea campanulata, to scrape, local application
H(013) ulcer, barks stem, branch, trunk of Spathodea., to dry, powder, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : abandiri, agangu (Banda), sen , gbakombo (Manja), motolo (Lisongo)
Strychnos sp.
Official name : Strychnos sp.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves in hot cataplasm on local scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : rara (Banda)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(038), H(051), H(102), H(143)
Recipes : H(038), seeds of Tamarindus indica, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(051)+ H(102) bilious fever, barks of the underground part of Tamarindus., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(143) variola, seeds of Tamarindus., to pound, VO. + porridge
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : Wasa (Banda), zinde, polo (Manja)
Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta cordifolia A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), stems with leaves of Triumfetta cordifolia, pounded, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : nginza (Banda), gonge (Manja)
Triumfetta pentandra A. Rich.
Official name : Triumfetta pentandra A. Rich.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(057)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots of Triumfetta pentandra, to scrape, local application
H(057) goitre, leaves of Triumfetta pentandra, to pound, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : nginza ongu (Banda), pumbu (Gbaya), gonge (Manja)
Turraea vogelii Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Turraea vogelii Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), H(104), roots of Turraea vogelii, maceration (H2O), to filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : munja (Banda), kabunu (Manja, Ali)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumo, whole plant of Urena lobata, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : oko ginza (Banda), wili gonge (Manja), pumbu (Gbaya), kosa punga (Mbwaka)
Wissadula amplissima (L.) R. E. Fries. var. rostrata (Sch. & Th.) R.E. Fries.
Official name : Wissadula amplissima (L.) R. E. Fries. var. rostrata (Sch. & Th.) R.E. Fries.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(175)
Recipes : H(175) dressing of a leaf perforated of Wissadula amplissima on wich small pieces of Morinda lucida + one leaf of Wissandula
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Oubangui)
Vernacular name : kpa (Manja), mafu (Gbaya), sarongo, oko sarongo (Banda)