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Reference : HV 10

Author(s) : Verbeeck, A.
Title : Inlandse Geneesmiddelen AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 1, 11 year, pp 23 - 31, parts 1 to 4, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 2, 11 year,, pp 70 - 75, parts 5 to 7, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 3, 11 year,, pp 98 - 102, parts 8 to 13, (1948) AEQUATORIA, Revue des Sciences Congolaises, n° 4, 11 year,, pp 148 - 152, parts 14 to 19, (1948) http://www.abbol.com/bookbank/books/aequatoria%201948.pdf
Reference HV 10 has information about 136 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Acanthus montanus + white clay, to mix, to make a paste, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lingambala (Nkundo)
Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Official name : Adenia lobata (Jacq.) Engl.
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, warmed leaves of Adenia lobata on firef, local application on the abscess
H(039) louse, bark maceration , wash the head with the liquid + barks on the head
H(100) gonorrhoea, pieces of stem of Adenia lobata and Aframomum mixed in H2O, filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ekutumbola (Nkundo)
Adenostemma viscosum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Official name : Adenostemma viscosum J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Adenostemma viscosum, cut and pressed. Ocular instillation side where the abscess is
H(113) rheumatism, cataplasme with pieces of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lilongya (Nkundo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, dried fruit by fire of Aframomum melegueta, remove the seeds wich are crushed with the local salt (empita). Put in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondongo(Nkundo)
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(022), H(103)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, rasped barks of Tetrorchidium didymostemon + ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(022) ocytocic, maceration of 4 leaves in pieces of Renealmia africana et 2 fruits of Aframomum sp., VO.
H(037) cough, decoction of rasped barks of Allanblackia floribunda de ONS. of Aframomum sp, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves-grilled de Fleurya podocarpa mélangées à Aframomum sp., RNS;, VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Zea mays of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Piper guineense, de ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(037) cough, leaves of Scleria gossweileri mixed with Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(100) syphilis, heated young and little leaves de Piper umbellatum + ONS of Aframomum sp. The whole in form of paste in local application
H(100) syphilis, little pieces of roots of Mimosa asperata of Aframomum sp. are mixed, put in a leaf and heated in fire. After cooling make a paste; local application. Painful treatment , but it would give a good effect on wounds
H(100) gonorrhoea, pieces of stem of Adenia lobata and Aframomum mixed in H2O, filter, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, bitter barks grated of Conopharyngia durissima of Aframomum sp. in few H2O and mixed, sieved, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Hilleria latifolia et of Aframomum sp wrapped in a sleaft and fired, filtered, diluted in H2O, VO.
- - H(103) tooth aches, inner bark grated of Albizia gummifera in a leaf of Aframomum sp, placed in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ifuwa, bafuwa (Nkundo)
Afzelia bella Harms
Official name : Afzelia bella Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Afzelia bella , VO.
H(113) rheumatism, scrapings of inner barks in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolengu (Nkundo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, rub the oil palm on the abcess then placed firmly on the abscess the leaves of Ageratum conyzoides heated in the ashes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : embanda (Nkundo)
Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Official name : Albizia gummifera (J.F.Gmel.) C.A.Sm.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, crushed inner bark of Albizia gummifera in local application
H(022) ocytocic, shoots taken from a branch make a bundle in a leaf that is placed in the charcoal glowing. Dip the cooked shoots in H2O, VO. H(103) tooth aches, inner bark grated of Albizia gummifera in a leaf of Aframomum sp, placed in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : liamba (Nkundo)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia in H2O, VO. profusely
H(100) gonorrhoea, small leaves of Alchornea cordata sont pressées in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lionje (Nkundo)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of rasped barks of Allanblackia floribunda of ONS. of Aframomum sp, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of pieces of barks of Allanbackia floribunda, filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonjo (Nkundo)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, heated leaves of Alstonia congensis in the fire and smoke in a pipe
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokuka (Nkundo)
Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes giganteus Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of pieces of sprouts of Anchomanes giganteus in enema
H(013) abscess, crushed tubercle with white clay and juice of Costus afer ker are mixed , local application
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of pieces of young roots, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : likungolambula (Nkundo)
Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum (P.Beauv.) H.Wendl.
Official name : Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum (P.Beauv.) H.Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, labor pains, take the top of a young plant Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum take the white heart, he is cut into two pieces that are eaten with a banana cooked in ashes
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonganga (Nkundo)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves of Annona muricata in H2O, VO. Profusely
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondéngé wa bulura (Nkundo)
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, local applicationof pieces of barks of Anonidium mannii
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bondéngé(Nkundo)
Antiaris welwitschii Engl.
Official name : Antiaris welwitschii Engl.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, paste of inner bark of Antiaris welwitschii in local application
H(103) tooth aches, rinse the mouth avec une decoction of bark
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkoko (Nkundo)
Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name : Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, ONS., RNS
H(113) rheumatism, massage the sore spots with palm oil, put leaves on which we put scrapings of inner barks , cover of leaves
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkoonkomo (Nkundo)
Blighia wildemanniana Radlk.
Official name : Blighia wildemanniana Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of Blighia wildemanniana + sugar cane, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boso (Nkundo)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) broken leg, pieces of leaves of Boerhavia diffusa mixed in palm oil, rub the leg on the fracture. Rest for the fractured limb without splints
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokongolokoso (Nkundo)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), décoction of leaves of Bridelia micrantha for a bath
H(037) cough, pounded bark mixed with fire, boiled in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolanga (Nkundo)
Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Official name : Caloncoba welwitschii (Oliv.) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) louse, maceration of roots scrapings of Caloncoba welwitschi, to cover the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonsanké (Nkundo)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) cough, scraped inner stems of Costus afer Ker mixed with peper (Capsicum frutescens) pressed in a banana leafr, VO.
H(037) cough, decoction of the fruit flesh of Carica papaya + few Capsicum frutescens, VO.
H(103) tooth aches ONS. of Ocimum gratissimum and Capsicum frutescens, mixed and crushed into a poultice on the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ibenga (Nkundo)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(037)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, décoction de racines et of leaves sèches de Carica papaya, enema
H(037) cough, decoction of the fruit flesh of Carica papaya + few Capsicum frutescens, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ipaipai (Nkundo)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, the location of the fracture is rubbed with oil. Set of the leaves of Cassia alata heated in the fire at the location of the fracture
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : elokoi (Nkundo)
Cephalonema polyandrum K.Schum. ex Sprague
Official name : Cephalonema polyandrum K.Schum. ex Sprague
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, barks tuber of Cephalonema polyandrum mixed with kaolin + bokaakko juice into a paste that is spread on the ulcer
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bololoja (Nkundo)
Cephalonema polyandrum K.Schum. ex Sprague
Official name : Cephalonema polyandrum K.Schum. ex Sprague
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, leaves froisées of Cephalonema polyandrum, massage the belly with the juice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : likaké (Nkundo)
Cercopetalum dasyanthum Gilg
Official name : Cercopetalum dasyanthum Gilg
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, scrapings of roots of Cercopetalum dasyanthum are mashed and mixed with white clay and applied on spots (painful) and treatment can not be longer than 20 minutes. The wounds are covered of ashes of seeds of Cephaloneme polyandrum (to hide spots) until recovery. The treatment appears to be effective for 1-2 years and if the spots come back they will be smaller.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonsini (Nkundo)
Chrysophyllum africanum A.DC.
Official name : Chrysophyllum africanum A.DC.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of barks of Chrysophyllum africanum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolonge (Nkundo)
Chrysophyllum lacourtianum De Wild.
Official name : Chrysophyllum lacourtianum De Wild.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of barks of Chrysophyllum lacourtianum, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofambu (Nkundo)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, creeper pieces of Cissus aralioides of leaves of Ancistrophyllum secundiflorum of roots of Palisota sp, put in a calabash with a little H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : botembe (Nkundo)
Clerodendrum fuscum Gürke
Official name : Clerodendrum fuscum Gürke
Family : Labiatae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) leaf juice of Clerodendrum fuscum, topical
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Cnestis urens Gilg
Official name : Cnestis urens Gilg
Family : Connaraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, juice of crushed leaves Cnestis urens mixed with Kaolin in a puree, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Coelocaryon staneri Ghesq.
Official name : Coelocaryon staneri Ghesq.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, decoction of pieces of barks of Coelocaryon staneri, cool down, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokoola (Nkundo)
Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Official name : Cogniauxia trilobata Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) scrapings of small roots of Cogniauxia trilobata macerated in H2O, cool, enema
H(013) abscess, leaves of Cognauxia triloba heated with fire, local application. Coat the abscess with oil and wrap a leaves and hold firmly
H(113) rheumatism, pulp of young roots and white clay rubbed close of the painful area
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonjolo (Nkundo)
Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Official name : Cola acuminata (P. Beauv.) Schott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia acuminata P. Beauv.
Symptoms : H(013), H(055)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded roots barks + white clay to form an ointment. Local application
H(055) emetic, bark scrapings, VO. Profusely
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boelu (Nkundo)
Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Official name : Cola bruneelii De Wild.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis; leaves paste of Cola bruneelii and the powder of a stone "lioko". Warm and dry all in a banana leaf. Local application that is to repeat; Painful treatment; After some time the spots decrease
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokai w'itamba (Nkundo)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, tuber barks of Colocasia antiquorum + white clay mixerd in a paste. Local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokoto (Nkundo)
Combretodendrum africanum (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Exell
Official name : Combretodendrum africanum (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Exell
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Combretodendrum africanum in enema
H(013) abscess, (see article HV 10 in bib. Prélude)
H(103) tooth aches inner bark écrasée dans la carie
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonjolo (Nkundo)
Combretum sp.
Official name : Combretum sp.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Combretum sp. on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bosoi (Nkundo)
Conopharyngia durissima (Stapf)
Official name : Conopharyngia durissima (Stapf)
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, bitter barks grated of Conopharyngia durissima of Aframomum sp. in few H2O and mixed, sieved, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkeka (Nkundo)
Conopharyngia durissima (Stapf)
Official name : Conopharyngia durissima (Stapf)
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Conopharyngia durissima, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkéka (Nkundo)
Copaifera demeusei Harms
Official name : Copaifera demeusei Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wound, rasped barks of Copaifera demeusi in local application + palm oil
H(008) diarrhoea, maceration of barks of Copaifera demeusei , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : waka (Nkundo)
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Sida rhombifolia of Costus afer + white clay, to mix, to make a paste, local application
H(037) cough, scraped inner stems of Costus afer Ker mixed with peper (Capsicum frutescens) pressed in a banana leaf, VO.
H(037) cough, interior scrapings of dead stems of Costus afer Ker smoke as cigarette
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokaako (Nkundo)
Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Official name : Costus phyllocephalus K. Schum.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, young leaves of Costus phyllocephalus heated and pressed, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : libulukako (Nkundo)
Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Official name : Croton mubango Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, barks decoction of Croton mubango, enema
H(100) gonorrhoea, decoction of small pieces of barks of Croton mubango in H2O
H(113) rheumatism, sugar cane crushed in H2O, to mix with barks of Croton mubango, decoction and VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonyanga (Nkundo)
Cynometra sessiliflora var. laurentii (De Wild.) J.-P.Lebrun
Official name : Cynometra sessiliflora var. laurentii (De Wild.) J.-P.Lebrun
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy,sun-dried pods of Pentaclethra macrophylla and stems of Cynometra sessiliflora and of Erythrophleum guineense. Reduce to ashes, infuse in a linen used to coat the stains which have been grated prior to blood with the leaves of Ficus exasperata. The spots are then covered with copal soot
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : botuna (Nkundo)
Cyrtosperma senegalense (Schott) Engl.
Official name : Cyrtosperma senegalense (Schott) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(039)
Recipes : H(013) abscesses, the spadix of Cyrtosperma senegalense mixed with Kaolin, mashed, local application
H(039) louse, juice of crushed leaves of Cyrtosperma senegalense, applied to the head, put the leaves on the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : nkwaiséndé, litoko(Nkundo)
Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Official name : Dracaena usambarensis Engl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Synonyms : Dracaena mannii Baker , Dracaena reflexa var. nitens (Welw. ex Baker) Baker
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of Dracaena reflexa var. nitens and sugar cane, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : wanganga (Nkundo)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(022), H(037)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, decoction of two pieces of bark of Elaeis guineensis + sugar cane, VO.
H(022) ocytocic, decoction of palm tree heart of a young plant + juice of sugar cane, VO.
H(037) cough, fibrous shell of the fruit of Elaeis guineensis dried, smoked in a pipe
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : liba (Nkundo)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Entada gigas heated in the fire, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bute (Nkundo)
Entandrophragma palustre Staner
Official name : Entandrophragma palustre Staner
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Entandrophragma palustre, VO + enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bosala (Nkundo)
Eriocoelum microspermum Gilg ex Radlk.
Official name : Eriocoelum microspermum Gilg ex Radlk.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of pieces of barks of Ericoelum microspermum, filter, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : Bemba (Nkundo)
Erythrococca oleracea (Prain) Prain
Official name : Erythrococca oleracea (Prain) Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves paste of Erythrococca oleracera in local application
H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Erythrococca oleracera on the wounds
H(100) syphilis (stage 3, gummy appearance) root pulp of Erythrococca oleracera and lemons that are placed in a large leaf and heated in the fire, local application of the paste
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokéta (Nkundo)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(004), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of bark of Erythrophleum guineense, to wash
H(100) gonorrhoea, cooked barks of Erythrophleum guineense for a hip bath. Do not be drunk because it is a poison
H(173) leprosy, sun-dried pods of Pentaclethra macrophylla and stems of Cynometra sessiliflora and of Erythrophleum guineense. Reduce to ashes, infuse in a linen used to coat the stains which have been grated prior to blood with the leaves of Ficus exasperata. The spots are then covered with copal soot
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : efomi (Nkundo)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(173)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, young shoots of Ficus exasperata in H2O, VO. profusely
H(173) leprosy,sun-dried pods of Pentaclethra macrophylla and stems of Cynometra sessiliflora and of Erythrophleum guineense. Reduce to ashes, infuse in a linen used to coat the stains which have been grated prior to blood with the leaves of Ficus exasperata. The spots are then covered with copal soot
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : esésé (Nkundo)
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(022), H(113)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, heated leaves of Ficus sp.on the fracture
H(022) ocytocic, decoction of bark, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of bark, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokumo (Nkundo)
Fleurya podocarpa Wedd.
Official name : Fleurya podocarpa Wedd.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, rubbed with leaf juice of Fleurya podocarpa + palm oil
H(022) ocytocic, crumpled leaves of Fleurya podocarpa, massage of the belly with juice
H(037) cough, leaves-grilled of Fleurya podocarpa mixed with Aframomum sp., RNS;, VO.
H(100) gonorrhoea, the leaves are wrapped in a heated fire leaves mixed with those of Aframonum sp in a little H2O, sifting, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : linsaansaa (Nkundo)
Funtumia latifolia (Stapf) Stapf
Official name : Funtumia latifolia (Stapf) Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(111)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea , H (111) burns, (voir article HV 10 dans la bib. Prélude P 18)
H (111) burns, (see article HV 10 )
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boolé (Nkundo)
Garcinia kola Heckel
Official name : Garcinia kola Heckel
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Garcinia kola, VO + enema
H(012)) fracture, decoction of pieces of fruits, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bompoma (Nkundo)
Garcinia punctata Oliv.
Official name : Garcinia punctata Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, rasped barks of Garcinia punctata in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boséfé (Nkundo)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Harungana madagascariensis in enema
- H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), decoction of bark of Harungana madagascariensis for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bontoné (Nkundo)
Hewittia sublobata (L.f.) Kuntze
Official name : Hewittia sublobata (L.f.) Kuntze
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Hewittia sublobata on wounds. Painful treatment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : impômpo (Nkundo)
Hibiscus sp.
Official name : Hibiscus sp.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, leaves and fruit flesh of Hibiscus sp. reduced in dough . Local application that is often repeating
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokai (Nkundo)
Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Official name : Hilleria latifolia (Lam.) H.Walter
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative decoction of pieces of leaves of Hilleria latifolia , enema
H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves of Hilleria latifolia et of Aframomum sp wrapped in a sleaft and fired, filtered, diluted in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonjutsu (Nkundo)
Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Official name : Hymenocardia ulmoides Oliv.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, scrapings tubers of Hymenocardia ulmoides mixed with pulp cassava, local application
H(100) syphilis, juice of leaves of Hymenocardia ulmoides pressed on wounds
H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Hymenocardia ulmoides pressed on injury
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ikengeleke (Nkundo)
Justicia glabra K.D.Koenig ex Roxb.
Official name : Justicia glabra K.D.Koenig ex Roxb.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), les leaves of Justicia glabra heated fire leaves are rubbed between the hands and wet hands in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : botoko w'ikasa (Nkundo)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa) leaves of Kalanchoe crenata heated in fire and rubbed on the spots of scabies
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : oki (Nkundo)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(039), H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, Lagenaria vulgaris leaf is heated in the fire. Local application, makes the spots darker and thinner.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : botutu (Nkundo)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, crushed fruits of Leea guineensis + salt, poultice on the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bosangatola (Nkundo)
Lindackeria dentata (Oliv.) Gilg
Official name : Lindackeria dentata (Oliv.) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, juice of young shoots of Lindackeria dentata in eye drops. The abscess is perforated and pressed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : longonjolo (Nkundo)
Maba chrysocarpa Louis & R.Germ. ex Evrard
Official name : Maba chrysocarpa Louis & R.Germ. ex Evrard
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Maba chrysocarpa, VO.
H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), leaves of Maba chrysocarpa are cooked in H2O for a bath
H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Maba chrysocarpa on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : mbanja (Nkundo)
Maba laurentii De Wild.
Official name : Maba laurentii De Wild.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(100)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Maba laurentii , VO.
H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), leaves of Maba chrysocarpa are cooked in H2O for a bath
H(100) syphilis, leaves juice of Maba laurentii on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : mbanja (Nkundo)
Macrolobium dewevrei De Wild.
Official name : Macrolobium dewevrei De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(111)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, maceration of morceaux of barks of Macrolobium dewevrei, filter, VO.
H (111) burns, (see article HV 10 )
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boemba (Nkundo)
Maesobotrya floribunda Benth.
Official name : Maesobotrya floribunda Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, young leaves of Maesobotrya floribunda heated in the fire, squeeze the juice on the wound
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ekoka (Nkundo)
Maesobotrya floribunda var. hirtella (Pax) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Official name : Maesobotrya floribunda var. hirtella (Pax) Pax & K.Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, small pieces of young and little leaves of Maesabotrya floribunda heated in fire, local application on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ekoka (Nkundo)
Mammea africana Sabine
Official name : Mammea africana Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), decoction of bark of Mammea africana for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokoli (Nkundo)
Mammea africana Sabine
Official name : Mammea africana Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(111)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, the bark of Mammea africana are boiled in H2O for a bath
H (111) burns, resin on the burns
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokoli (Nkundo)
Melothria sp.
Official name : Melothria sp.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, juice of pressed leaves of Melothria sp.is poured into a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ndombonkanga (Nkundo)
Microcos coriacea (Mast.) Burret
Official name : Microcos coriacea (Mast.) Burret
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) pian, mixture of small pieces of the flesh of the fruit of Microcos coriacea of Aframomum sp. application under the eruptions
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofumbo (Nkundo)
Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Official name : Microdesmis puberula Hook.f. ex Planch.
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaf juice Microdesmis puberula, local application
H(022) ocytocic, a small pack of young leaves macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : isisiké(Nkundo)
Mikania scandens f. angustifolia O.Hoffm.
Official name : Mikania scandens f. angustifolia O.Hoffm.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaf juice Mikania scandens mixed in ashes, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : impômpo y'ôkoté(Nkundo)
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, inner bark of Chlorophora excelsa is applied to the wound.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bolondo (Nkundo)
Mimosa asperata L.
Official name : Mimosa asperata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, pate of la liane of Mimosa asperata, decoction, VO.
H(100) syphilis, little pieces of roots of Mimosa asperata of Aframomum sp. are mixed, put in a leaf and heated in fire. After cooling make a paste; local application. Painful treatment , but it would give a good effect on wounds
H(113) rheumatism, decoction of pieces of this liana without its thorns, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : alanganya (Nkundo)
Momordica laurentii De Wild.
Official name : Momordica laurentii De Wild.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, jus of leaves of Momordica laurentii squeezed on wounds
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : londombo (Nkundo)
Morinda confusa Hutch
Official name : Morinda confusa Hutch
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, battered leaves of Morinda confusa local application
H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), decoction of leaves for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : kongôlolo (Nkundo)
Morinda geminata DC.
Official name : Morinda geminata DC.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, roasted leaves of Morinda germinata on the fracture
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokakaté (Nkundo)
Morinda geminata DC.
Official name : Morinda geminata DC.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Morinda germinata heated with fire, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokakaté (Nkundo)
Morinda longiflora G. Don
Official name : Morinda longiflora G. Don
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014)
Recipes : H(004) wound, battered leaves of Morinda longiflora, local application
H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), decoction of leaves for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : kongôlolo (Nkundo)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(113)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, roasted leaves of Morinda lucida on the fracture
H(113) rheumatism, leaves heated by fire, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokakaté (Nkundo)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(022), H(037), H(039), H(055), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound, a piece of the inside of the banana tree is beaten to form a texture that is applied to the wound
H(006) purgative, decoction of leaves, enema
H(022) ocytocic, maceration of scrapings taken at the top of the trunk, VO.
H(037) cough, ripe bananas and lemons + are grilled and VO.
H(039) louse, ashes of leaves mixed with palm oil and cover the head
H(100) syphilis; leaves paste of Cola bruneelii and the powder of a stone "lioko". Warm and dry all in a banana leaf. Local application that is to repeat; Painful treatment; After some time the spots decrease
H(173) leprosy, the stems of Setaria chevalieri are burned with banana skins. The ashes are mixed with palm oil. Local application. Transient effect
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : banaan (Nkundo)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(022), H(037), H(039), H(055), H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(004) wound, a piece of the inside of the banana tree is beaten to form a texture that is applied to the wound
H(006) purgative, decoction of leaves, enema
H(022) ocytocic, maceration of scrapings taken at the top of the trunk, VO.
H(037) cough, ripe bananas and lemons + are grilled and VO.
H(039) louse, ashes of leaves mixed with palm oil and cover the head
H(100) syphilis; leaves paste of Cola bruneelii and the powder of a stone "lioko". Warm and dry all in a banana leaf. Local application that is to repeat; Painful treatment; After some time the spots decrease
H(173) leprosy, the stems of Setaria chevalieri are burned with banana skins. The ashes are mixed with palm oil. Local application. Transient effect
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : banaan (Nkundo)
Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Official name : Myrianthus arboreus P. Beauv.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, newly sprouted leaves of Myrianthus arboreus are ground into a fine slurry, local application
H(100) gonorrhea, young leaves, kneaded and pressed in H2O, filter, VO.
H(037) cough, morceaus of fruits, decoction, VO.
H(103) tooth aches, morceaux of fruits cuits dans la bouche
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonkomu (Nkundo)
Nicotiana rustica L.
Official name : Nicotiana rustica L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), H(100) syphilis, green leaves of Nicotiana rustica dried in fire The pulp is reduced and placed on the wound
H(039) louse, paste of leaves mixed with palm oil and cover the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : tabak (Nkundo)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), H(100) syphilis, green leaves of Nicotiana tabacum dried in fire . The pulp is reduced and placed on the wound
H(039) louse, paste of leaves mixed with palm oil and cover the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : tabak (Nkundo)
Ocimum americanum L.
Official name : Ocimum americanum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, leaves juice of Ocimum americanum in few H2O, VO. Allows you to urinate
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ntetenkoko (Nkundo)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches ONS. of Ocimum gratissimum and Capsicum frutescens, mixed and crushed into a poultice on the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonsonsole (Nkundo)
Pachylobus edulis G.Don
Official name : Pachylobus edulis G.Don
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, maceration of barks of Pachylobus edulis , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bosau (Nkundo)
Pancovia laurentii (De Wild.) Gilg ex De Wild.
Official name : Pancovia laurentii (De Wild.) Gilg ex De Wild.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, pieces from the top of the plant et of the rootss, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boténdé (Nkundo)
Panda oleosa Pierre
Official name : Panda oleosa Pierre
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H (111) burns, roasted fruits of Panda oleosa, broken into pieces and put on the burns
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boteko(Nkundo)
Parinari glabra Oliv.
Official name : Parinari glabra Oliv.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(111)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, decoction of bark of Parinari glabra, rinse the mouth
H (111) burns, (voir article HV 10 dans la bib. Prélude P 21)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofale (Nkundo)
Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(100), H(131)
Recipes : H(004) wound, decoction of bark of Pentaclethra eetveldiana, wash
H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa) decoction of bark for a bath
H(100) syphilis, juice of jeunes leaves of Pentacletra eetveldiana on wounds
H(131) pian, barks of Pentaclethra eetveldeana cuites in H2O dans un bain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boala (Nkundo)
Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Official name : Pentaclethra macrophylla Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, sun-dried pods of Pentaclethra macrophylla and stems of Cynometra sessiliflora and of Erythrophleum guineense. Reduce to ashes, infuse in a linen used to coat the stains which have been grated prior to blood with the leaves of Ficus exasperata. The spots are then covered with copal soot
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : loalala (Nkundo)
Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Official name : Pentadiplandra brazzeana Baill.
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa) rasped barks of Pentadiplandra brazzeana mixed with palm oil, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bonsimi (Nkundo)
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Piper guineense, de ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boloko
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(022), H(055), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, maceration of pieces of leaves of Piper umbellatum, enema
H(013) abscess, leaves of Piper umbellatum packed in any foil. Cut the bag into two by a red-hot blade, apply the cut side of half part on the abscess
H(022) ocytocic, maceration of pieces of leaves, cover the belly of the woman
H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves in H2O, VO. profusely
H(100) syphilis, heated young and little leaves of Piper umbellatum + ONS of Aframomum sp. The whole in form of paste in local application
H(113) rheumatism, the leaves are crushed and massaged the sore spots
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lilolombo (Nkundo)
Piptadenia africana Hook.f.
Official name : Piptadenia africana Hook.f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Piptadenia africana, enema
H(100) gonorrhoea, pâte of morceaux of barks of Piptadenia africana + sugar cane + H2O, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokungu (Nkundo)
Pouzolzia guineensis Benth.
Official name : Pouzolzia guineensis Benth.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves chauffées au feu of Pouzolzia guineensis in local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofaji (Nkundo)
Pseuderanthemum ludovicianum (Büttner) Lindau
Official name : Pseuderanthemum ludovicianum (Büttner) Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(012) broken leg,massage the leg with palm oil, reduce the fracture, wrap it with the leaves of Pseuderanthemum ludovicianum and tighten all with liannes
H(013) abscess, of oil palm on the abscess on which we put a heated fire leaves of Pseuderanthenum ludovicianum and well attached
H(113) rheumatism, cataplasm of leaves heated with fire
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : elolo ea nnkélé (Nkundo)
Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias microcarpa (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, pieces of barks of Pseudospondias microcarpa heated in the fire. Used to prepare an enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ensaangi (Nkundo)
Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Official name : Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(131)
Recipes : H(004) wound, red powder from the heart of a dry tree Pterocarpus soyauxii, local application
H(131) pian, red powder from heart of tree Pterocarpus soyauxii application on the whole body
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ngola, bosulu (Nkundo)
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) louse, scrapings root bark of Quassia africana are mixed with palm oil in head covering. If the treatment is too strong do not put the oil of palm
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : yala y'otomba (Nkundo)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(173)
Recipes : H(039) louse, pieces of roots barks of Rauvolfia vomitoria are mixed in palm oil. Massage of the head if the treatment is too painfull do'nt mix with palm oil
H(173) leprosy, pieces of roots of Rauvolfia vomitoria et cooked in sugar water during 1/2 h, VO. The treatment is repeared 1 X / moth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lomponju (Nkundo)
Renealmia africana (K.Schum.) Benth.
Official name : Renealmia africana (K.Schum.) Benth.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, maceration of 4pices of leaves of Renealmia africana and 2 fruits of Aframomum sp., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boyooyoo (Nkundo)
Ricinodendron africanum Müll.Arg.
Official name : Ricinodendron africanum Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks of Ricinodendron africanum mixed with sugar cane, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofeko (Nkundo)
Sakersia laurentii Cogn.
Official name : Sakersia laurentii Cogn.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) pian, mix the nner bark of Sakersia laurentii + Aframomum sp., maceration in H2O, dry, spray, to mix with the poudre of limonite (natural ferric hydroxide Fe(OH)3.), heat it in the fire, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : ikai, bokai w'ôkeli (Nkundo)
Scleria goossensii De Wild.
Official name : Scleria goossensii De Wild.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(012), H(037)
Recipes : H(012) fracture, pounded roots Scleria Goossen under the fracture
H(037) cough, leaves of Scleria gossweileri mixed with Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bososansinga (Nkundo)
Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Official name : Scorodophloeus zenkeri Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(103)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, decoction of bark of Scorodophloeus zenkeri, enema
purgative, scrapings of inner bark in H2O + bafuwa, VO.
H(103) tooth aches, mixture of inner bark scrapings + local salt + chilli (pili pili) in the tooth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofili (Nkundo)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, flowers and fruit flesh of Setaria chevalieri are mixed in H2O et homogénéisé, VO. at will
H(173) leprosy, burned stems of Setaria chevalieri with banana skins. Ashes are mixed with palm oil. Local application. Transient effect
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokokoloko (Nkundo)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves of Sida rhombifolia of Costus afer + white clay, to mix, to make a paste, local application
H(022) ocytocic, bruised leaves , massage of the belly with the juice
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lokujwaende (Nkundo)
Solanum aethiopicum L.
Official name : Solanum aethiopicum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum gilo Raddi
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Solanum gilo are bruised and sore spots massed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : nyangîlomba (Nkundo)
Solanum angustispinosum De Wild.
Official name : Solanum angustispinosum De Wild.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, pieces of fruits of Solanum angustispinosum macerated in H2O, filter, heat, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) abscess,paste of leaves of Solanum nigrum, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : elolo (Nkundo)
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, crushed leaves and flowers of Spilanthes acmella + salt, pellet in the teeth
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : eakema (Nkundo)
Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Official name : Sterculia tragacantha Lindl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of Sterculia tragacantha + sugar cane, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lintsubu (Nkundo)
Strombosia grandifolia Hook.f.
Official name : Strombosia grandifolia Hook.f.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa) (see article HV 10 in. Prélude)
H(100) syphilis, barks of Strombosia grandifolia is soaked, cooked and then after cooling used for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : botaka (Nkundo)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) louse, leaves paste of Tephrosia vogelii squeezed with few H2O and cover the head with. Let the paste on the head
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lofangé (Nkundo)
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(012), H(039), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wound, rasped barks of Tetrorchidium didymostemon in local application
H(012)) fracture, rasped barks of Tetrorchidium didymostemon + ONS. of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(039) louse, maceration de raclures. En couvrir la tête
H(113), scrapings of inner barks on the swollen parts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : wénye (Nkundo)
Tiliacora gilletii De Wild.
Official name : Tiliacora gilletii De Wild.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, stems of Tiliacora gilletii are crushed, boiled in H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : efiili (Nkundo)
Trachyphrynium liebrechtsianum De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Trachyphrynium liebrechtsianum De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(111)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, pounded seeds of Trachyphrynium liebrechtsianum with kaolin , local application
H(111) burns, calcined leaf, topical
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bokombe (Nkundo)
Treculia africana Decne.
Official name : Treculia africana Decne.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic, decoction of pieces of barks of Treculia africana (in even numbers), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boimbo (Nkundo)
Trichilia pynaertii De Wild.
Official name : Trichilia pynaertii De Wild.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, paste of very young leaves of Trichilia pynaertii in local application, mixed result, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : esaulolo (Nkundo)
Tridesmostemon claessensii De Wild.
Official name : Tridesmostemon claessensii De Wild.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, hot bath where barks of Tridesmostemon claessensii have macerated
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : wanga (Nkundo)
Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Official name : Uapaca guineensis Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, decoction of bark of Uapaca guineensis, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : boséngé (Nkundo)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa),powdered ash stems of Vernonia conferta mixed with palm oil in local application
H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves in H2O, VO. profusely
H(100) syphilis, barks of Vernonia conferta cooked in H2O for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) scabies (mpoté, imbwa), poudre de cendres de stems de Vernonia conferta mélangée à de l'huile de palme in local application
H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves din H2O, VO. profusely
H(100) syphilis, les écorces de Vernonia conferta sont cuites in H2O for a bath
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : bofoloko, bofofoko w'ôkili (Nkundo)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(055)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Zea mays of Aframomum sp, RNS., VO.
H(055) emetic, pieces of leaves in H2O, VO. profusely
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (ex. Belgian Congo), Imbonga on the middle Momboyo River.in the Central African rain forest
Vernacular name : lisangu nyangî (Nkundo)