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Reference : HV 54

Author(s) : Van der Veen, L.J., S. Bodinga-bwa-Bodinga
Title : Une société traditionnelle noire africaine et ses plantes utiles : les Eviya du Gabon Document submitted for publication http://www.ddl.ish-lyon.cnrs.fr/fulltext/Van der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
Reference HV 54 has information about 250 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(118x), H(121)
Recipes : H(118x) care of the voice, chewed leaves of Abrus precatorius (hoarseness ?singers).
H(121) softening properties , leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tendo, (di-)ndendé, (Eviya language)
Acalypha brachystachya Hornem.
Official name : Acalypha brachystachya Hornem.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, sap from the leaves, mitigated by juice of a young shoot of 'monyèmbényèmbé' drip instilled in the eye.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nongo , (Eviya language)
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(034), H(037), H(077), H(100), H(104), H(113)
Recipes : H(055) vomitives for little childs, leaves of Acanthus montanus maceration, VO.
H(037) cough (leaves infusion), H(034) heart disease, shoots raw with salt
H(077) nausea of women and H(104) pain of stomach, shoots, cooked with peanuts or beure of modika
H(100) syphilis (stems macerated), H(113) scarification against the rheumatism preceding the yaws
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mbanga+mbala, (Eviya language)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) secondary yaws, steam bath with grass seed of Achyranthes aspera with wood from the tree ge-nigo (Pterocarpus soyauxii)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)kolo+ngoso, (Eviya language) ge-nigo
Aframomum giganteum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum giganteum (Oliv. & D. Hanb.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(006) slight laxative (fruit pulp)
H(103) toothache, gargle soaking rhizomes)
H(095) and edible seeds H(006) purgative or H(068) anthelminiques
H(027y) postnatal treatment, raspings from the heart of the plant stewed with some seeds of Acalypha brachystachya (nongo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)loli (w-)a onzago, (Eviya language)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(068), H(108), H(139)
Recipes : H(018) migraines, H(031) body side pain, H(068) tapeworm, H(108) cold, H(139) aphrodisiac for men, roots of Aframomum melegueta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nongo (O-)a miso , (Eviya language), Poivre de Guinée
Aframomum stipulatum (Gagnep.) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum stipulatum (Gagnep.) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) stimulant and tonic properties , seeds of Aframomum stipulatum
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (m-)ungulu , (Eviya language)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(027z), H(051), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, H(027z) pain in pregnant women, H(051) fever, H(100) blennorrage, H(113) rheumatism, ONS. of Ageratum conyzoides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)komba (‚-)a gevinzi, (Eviya language)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(055), H(103), H(203)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, pounded leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, enema
H(008) diarrhoea, maceration of the grated bark
H(055) vomitive, leaves decoction, RNS.
H(103) toothaches, leaves decoction as a gargle
- H(203) dyeing of tissues and potteries, pounded barks and leaves.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mbunzani, (Eviya language)
Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Official name : Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(139) powerful aphrodisiac, ONS of Alchornea floribunda., RNS
H(201) ritual usage, initiation for Bouiti
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)longo+longo, (Eviya language)
Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Official name : Allanblackia floribunda Oliv.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, barks of Allanblackia floribunda decoction and H(103) toothaches, barks decoction as a gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bondo, (Eviya language)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(124)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache , fresh leaves of Allophylus africanus crushed, inhalations
H(124) epistaxis , barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)ngoea+ngoea , (Eviya language)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(002), H(006), H(131), H(093)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, barks en infusions
H(006) very active purgative , latex with 2 or 3 drops of sap of the tree "motsongo"
H(131) yaws, resinous material of latex, RNS.
H(093) antidote of mo-nai (Strophantus hispidus or Strophantus sarmentosus) , latex, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)vuga, (o-)vuga, (Eviya language)
Amaranthus oleraceus L.
Official name : Amaranthus oleraceus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(078)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(078) tumors, heated leaves of Amaranthus oleraceus en local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)ropo, (Eviya language)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(053)
Recipes : H(053) earache, H(027y) baths for nurses, time of relevailles, leaves of Amaranthus spinosus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)ropo (e-)a tsendé , (Eviya language)
Amorphophallus maculatus N.E.Br.
Official name : Amorphophallus maculatus N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) promotes the secretion of milk, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)engé (w-)a nzago , (Eviya language)
Ampelocissus abyssinica (Hochst. Ex Rich.) Planch.
Official name : Ampelocissus abyssinica (Hochst. Ex Rich.) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Ampelocissus cavicaulis (Baker) Planch.
Symptoms : H(013), H(094)
Recipes : H(013) abscess , heated leaves of Ampelocissus abyssinica applied topically
H(094) haemorrhoids, leaves, RNS. en local application?
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mi-)tani, (Eviya language)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(111), H(116)
Recipes : H(111) burn, sap from the leaves of Ananas sativus, RNS.
H(116) emmenagogue, leaves, flowers, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)gubu, (e-)langa, (Eviya language)
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, fruit of Annona muricata picked before maturity, dried and powdered, RNS.
H(037) cough, flowers, buds, RNS.
H(051) fever, leaves in sudorific tisane
H(055), emetic seeds, RNS.
H(093) antidote, decoction of roots, RNS.
H(099) sedative lotions, leaves mixed with the leaves of lemon
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)gubu (e-)a motangani, (Eviya language)
Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Official name : Anthocleista nobilis G.Don
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing ulcéreuses (jeunes pousses vertes réduites en poudre)
H(094) haemorrhoids (roots macérée with des grains of ‚-nongo dy-a miso ou of l’arbre o-gaa).
H(100) blennorrage, maceration of barks. Le breuvage est d’abord exposée au soleil
H(104) colic (barks decoction enema ou en hipbaths)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)vendo , (Eviya language)
Anthostema aubryanum Baill.
Official name : Anthostema aubryanum Baill.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) strong purgative, juice of Anthostema aubryanum consumed in low doses (2-3 drops) on a piece of sugar cane or a slice of lemon
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tsongo , (O-)songo , (Eviya language)
Antrocaryon klaineanum Pierre
Official name : Antrocaryon klaineanum Pierre
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, powdered bark Antrocaryon klaineanum, RNS ..
H(095) edible fruit.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gongongo , (Eviya language)
Artocarpus communis J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Official name : Artocarpus communis J.R.Forst. & G.Forst.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(056)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, grated bark of Artocarpus communis in applications
H(056) Guinea worm, infusion of bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)nyéi , (Eviya language)
Aucoumea klaineana Pierre
Official name : Aucoumea klaineana Pierre
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea,H(013) abscess, resin, bark of Aucoumea klaineana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)kume, (Eviya language)
Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Official name : Barteria fistulosa Mast.
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Barteria nigritana subsp. fistulosa (Mast.) Sleumer
Symptoms : H(103), H(027z), H(201)
Recipes : H(103) rage teeth of Barteria fistulosa, barks as a gargle
H(027z) pregnant women, leaves chopped and cooked with peanuts.
H(201) by the Eviya husbands attached to this tree their wife when convinced or suspected of adultery.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)komo+komo, (Eviya language), arbre à fourmis
Berlinia polyphylla Harms
Official name : Berlinia polyphylla Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge, barks of Berlinia polyphylla, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)bota (s-)a kéké, (Eviya language)
Bertiera racemosa K. Schum.
Official name : Bertiera racemosa K. Schum.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(037)
Recipes : H(002) milk secretion, decoction of wood, RNS.
H(037) chest pain, barks of Bertiera racemosa, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)tuda , (Eviya language)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) eye filariasis, H(004) wound healing, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)bénzegéé (Eviya language)
Bixa orellana L.
Official name : Bixa orellana L.
Family : Bixaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(077)
Recipes : H(006) mild purgative, seeds of Bixa orellana , stop vomitings, leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)méni, (Eviya language)
Bombax chevalieri Pellegr.
Official name : Bombax chevalieri Pellegr.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(055), H(118), H(201)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive and H(118) angina, barks of Bombax chevalieri
H(033) stérilité , barks with des barks of ‚-sombo, ogaa and ge-vendo; prevention of abortion , decoction of barks
H(201) ritual use ritual baths to drive out the evil spirits.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)koma, (Eviya language)
Brachystegia spiciformis Benth.
Official name : Brachystegia spiciformis Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness , leaves macérées of Brachystephanus mannii dans and sugarcane juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)yée (O-)a bondo, (Eviya language)
Bridelia grandis Pierre ex Hutch.
Official name : Bridelia grandis Pierre ex Hutch.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) leaves of Bridelia grandis purify the milk of new mothers. barks is used infusion..
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzèmbélé, (Eviya language)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) infusion of leaves of Bridelia micrantha purify the milk of new mothers
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzèmbélé, (Eviya language)
Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Official name : Brillantaisia patula T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(026), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) childbirth, H(026) period pains, H(104) belly pains of decoction of leaves.
H (201) magical properties: appease disputes.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)lembé+togo (e-)a osongo, (Eviya language)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(045), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) wounds ONS., RNS.
H(014) scabies, leaves decoction, RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, grated ONS., RNS.
, H(108), cold of young childs, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)poko (O-)a eto , (Eviya language)
Buchholzia macrophylla Pax
Official name : Buchholzia macrophylla Pax
Family : Capparaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(092)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, barks pilée of Buchholzia macrophylla, RNS.
H(092) poison, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)mbanda , (Eviya language)
Caesalpinia crista L.
Official name : Caesalpinia crista L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) cataract of the cornea, dry seeds of Caesalpinia crista, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (‚-)tsOngE, (Eviya language)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, leaves decoction of Cajanus cajan used as a gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (bo-)tsangi (bw-)a mote, (Eviya language), Pois d’Angole
Caloncoba glauca (P.Beauv.) Gilg
Official name : Caloncoba glauca (P.Beauv.) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(173)
Recipes : H(100) syphilis, H(173) leprosy, seeds containing chalmoogrique oil, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)vaga+vaga , (Eviya language)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(091), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) Edible fruit
H(091) stimulating properties and H(007) diuretic, resin, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bee, (Eviya language)
Canna indica L.
Official name : Canna indica L.
Family : Cannaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery and H(068) intestinal worms, rhizomes of Canna indica, RNS.,enema)
H(051) child fever (leaves, soaked in cold water)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)kengéle , (Eviya language)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210), marijuana, hashish, commonly called "tobacco-Congo."
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : O‚-)lyamba , (Eviya language)
Canthium foetidum Hiern
Official name : Canthium foetidum Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(207)
Recipes : H(039) lice, leaves of Canthium foetidum
H (207) fruits are used as fishing bait
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : mo-)bolo (w-)a tsoso, (Eviya language)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(014), H(053), H(091), H(164)
Recipes : H(014) tinea, pimento macerated in lemon juice, RNS.
H(053) purulent ear, ONS., decoction, RNS.
H(091) powerful stimulant, H(164) rubefacients, H(164) energetic repellent: infusions, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nongo , (Eviya language), Piment enragé,
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, barks decoction of Carapa procera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ponga+vonga, (Eviya language)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery , roots of Carica papaya, RNS.
H(068) intestinal worms, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)lolo , (Eviya language)
Carpolobia alba G.Don
Official name : Carpolobia alba G.Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(099x)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, leaves Carpolobia alba consumed in large quantities
H(099x) stimulant for travel or work, bark chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)kunde, (Eviya language)
Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Official name : Carpolobia lutea G. Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(099x)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, leaves Carpolobia lutea consumed in large quantities
H(099x) stimulant for travel or work, bark chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)kunde, (Eviya language)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(100)
Recipes : H(014) herpes, dartres and other skin diseases, powder of fresh leaves of Cassia alata incorporated into palm oil or soaked in lemon juice, local application ?
H(100) blennorrages , leaves decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)viyo+viyo , (Eviya language)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(008), H(031), H(051), H(100), H(113), H(125)
Recipes : H(003) strains, sprains and H(031) body side pain, H(007) diuretic, H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Cassia occidentalis heated steamed and coated with palm oil, local applications
H(008) diarrhoea , cooked leaves with peanuts or butter of mo-dika , RNS.
H(051) fever, H(125) sudorific, leaves infusion, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage , roots decoction, VO?
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kémO (w-)a gebende , (Eviya language)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(055)
Recipes : H(031) nevralgies, leaves of Ceiba pentandra, RNS.
H(055) vomitive, barks, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)guma, (Eviya language)
Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Official name : Cissampelos owariensis P. Beauv. ex DC.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing, H(100) venereal disease, leaves of Cissampelos owariensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)a mbae, (w-)abi (Eviya language)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(036) vertige,:H(100) crushed leaves of Cissus aralioidesand mixed the juice of sugar can, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nyèmbé+nyèmbé , (Eviya language)
Cissus debilis Planch
Official name : Cissus debilis Planch
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) wound of the umbilical cord (juice extract of the stem), suppurative.
H(013) abscess, grated of the stem in applying local
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)nigya+nigya, (mo-)kanda , (Eviya language)
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Official name : Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Cucumis colocynthis L. , Colocynthis vulgaris Schrad.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) violent purgative , pulp of Citrullus colocynthis ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gegeré, (Eviya language)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(013), H(008), H(051), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(013) gangrenous ulcers, hot slices of Citrus limonum steamed with of la powder of red wood)
H(008) dysentery, hipbaths with H2O + lemon
H(051) fever, leaves, lotions or juice rubbed on the body
H(100) blennorrage, decoction of roots , RNS.
H(104) colic, maceration of yellow skin of lemon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)ale (Eviya language)
Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis glauca Pierre ex Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(055)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive, decoction of barks,H(014) scabies, maceration des grated barks, lotion
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)bembi, (Eviya language)
Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Cleistopholis patens (Benth.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge, H(051) febrifuge, infusion prepared from the leaves of Cleistopholis patens
H(104) colic, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tsongo , (Eviya language)
Cocos nucifera L.
Official name : Cocos nucifera L.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(051) febrifuge, roots of Cocos nucifera
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)kadi (w-)a mitangani , (mo-)koko , (Eviya language)
Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Official name : Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott
Family : Araceae
Synonyms : Colocasia antiquorum Schott & Endl.
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) phlegmons, grated tubers of Colocasia esculenta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)engé, (Eviya language)
Combretodendrum africanum (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Exell
Official name : Combretodendrum africanum (Welw. ex Benth. & Hook.f.) Exell
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease, H(113) stiffness barks of Combretodendrum africanum heated from the ashes, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)binzo, (Eviya language)
Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Official name : Combretum racemosum P. Beauv.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(037) inflammation of the lungs,, H(108) cold, barks, leaves of Combretum racemosum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)sumba , (mo-)somba , (Eviya language)
Copaifera letestui (Pellegr.) Pellegr.
Official name : Copaifera letestui (Pellegr.) Pellegr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(204)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, barks of Copaifera letestui, lotions
black
.H(204) black pigment for raphia tissue
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)lombi, (Eviya language)
Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Official name : Copaifera religiosa J. Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Copaifera salikounda Heckel
Symptoms : H(018), H(104), H(179), H(201), H(208)
Recipes : H(018) headache, H(179) kidney pain, bark of Copaifera religiosa fumigations
H(104) stomach pain, barks, maceration, RNS.
H(208) parfun hair, H (201) manufacture of rituals torches (hunters and Bouiti). H(201) ritual usage and fetishistic : this tree is considered to Gabon as the king of trees (mo-ndomba ‚-amite). It is a mysterious tree, that sounds like to respond when someone knocks. It would give wealth, honor and fame. Initiation in the society of Bouiti is done.at the foot of this tree.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tombi, (Eviya language)
Coula edulis Baill.
Official name : Coula edulis Baill.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(075), H(091)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, ONS., RNS.
H(013) ulcers, powder of barks in bandages
H(075) appetite and H(091) anemia, decoction of the bark of Coula eduli
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)guda , (Eviya language)
Crotalaria glauca Willd.
Official name : Crotalaria glauca Willd.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(100)
Recipes : H(027y) postnatal care, H(100) gonorrhea, leaves decoction of Crotalaria glauca, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzaa+nzaa , (Eviya language)
Croton oligandrus Pierre ex Hutch.
Official name : Croton oligandrus Pierre ex Hutch.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(104) colic (barks),H(013) canker nose (barks in powder).
H(201) ritual usage, barks is offered to the spirits of ancestors.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bamba, (Eviya language)
Croton tchibangensis Pellegr.
Official name : Croton tchibangensis Pellegr.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), leaves of Croton tchibangensis in decoction as enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)bende, (Eviya language)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(111)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge and tapeworm, seeds of Cucurbita pepo, RNS.
H(111) superficial burns, raw pulp
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)engé , (e-)a motangani (Eviya language)
Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Official name : Culcasia scandens P. Beauv.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(175x)
Recipes : H(100) enema again blennorrage, plant and roots of Culcasia scandens, RNS.
H(175x) manufacture of a cosmetic cream, ONS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)kunde, (Eviya language)
Culcasia sp.
Official name : Culcasia sp.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(173)
Recipes : H(173) care of leprosy, arrow-shaped leaves and red seeds, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)abi, (w-)a tsina (Eviya language)
Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Official name : Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(104) maux of ventre , barks decoction of Cylicodiscus gabunensis enema
H(113) rheumatism, barks decoction, lotions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)duma, (Eviya language)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(103x)
Recipes : H(094) hipbath again haemorrhoids, ONS., RNS.
H(103x) teeth cleaning with the end of rhizome
H(106) mosquito repellent, leaves burned in the huts
H(095) for food use, ONS. of Cymbopogon citratus + Vetiveria zizanoides, infusions, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kaa, (Eviya language)
Cymbopogon densiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon densiflorus (Steud.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, pounded leaves of Cymbopogon densiflorus , RNS.
H(201) fetishistic uses: drive away evil spirits
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsangu , (Eviya language)
Cynometra mannii Oliv.
Official name : Cynometra mannii Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(055)
Recipes : H(006), barks of Cynometra mannii have purgative properties and H(055) emetic, RNS
H(018) migraines, H(100) blennorrages ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)singa+mbudi , (Eviya language)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) migraines, cataplasme ONS. of Cyperus articulatus, RNS.
H(201), This stem is worn over the shoulder or slung by fathers and mothers of twins and their children
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsago+sago , (Eviya language)
Cyrtogonone argentea (Pax) Prain
Official name : Cyrtogonone argentea (Pax) Prain
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), strong purgative, barks of Cyrtogonone argentea, RNS.
H(104) stomach pain , barks mixed with juice of sugar cane, palm nuts or peanuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)taba+taba , (Eviya language)
Cyrtosperma senegalense (Schott) Engl.
Official name : Cyrtosperma senegalense (Schott) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers (grated tubercles), remedy for women new mothers. H(201) magical plant: protective fetish for villages.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)engé (w-)a migesi , (Eviya language)
Daniellia klainei (Pierre) De Wild.
Official name : Daniellia klainei (Pierre) De Wild.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039)
Recipes : H(014) scabies ,H(014) tinea, H(039) poux and H(039) jiggers , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tangani , (Eviya language)
Desmodium salicifolium (Poir.) DC.
Official name : Desmodium salicifolium (Poir.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(055), H(099), H(162x)
Recipes : H(099) child epilepsy , cooked leaves of Desmodium salicifolium with seeds of courgettes
H(162z) faecal incontinence or H(008) diarrhoea, chopped leaves and cooked with the palm oil or seeds of courgettes
H(055) vomitive, eaves in frictions or maceration.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)penda (O-)a wabongo, (Eviya language)
Dichostemma glaucescens Pierre
Official name : Dichostemma glaucescens Pierre
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(055)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic nurses, maceration of barks of Dichostemma glaucescens
H(055) vomitive (barks)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)tumba, (Eviya language)
Dinophora spenneroides Benth
Official name : Dinophora spenneroides Benth
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(013)ulcers, leaves Dinophora spenneroides steamed, local application
H(037) cough, leaves infusions
H(104) stiffness, leaves friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nyèngéngé, (Eviya language)
Dioscorea latifolia Benth. var. sylvestris A. Chev.
Official name : Dioscorea latifolia Benth. var. sylvestris A. Chev.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(016)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic , ONS. of Dioscorea latifolia, RNS.
H(016) diseases of the breast, H(039) jiggers, H(113) rheumatism, bulbils crushed, local application ?
H(095) for food use in times of starvation , bulbils, after soaking in running water and prolonged cooking
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)lende, (Eviya language)
Dioscorea latifolia Benth. var. sylvestris A. Chev.
Official name : Dioscorea latifolia Benth. var. sylvestris A. Chev.
Family : Dioscoreaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092), leaves and bulbils kill the goats and sheep.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)lende, (Eviya language)
Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii var. leptotrichos Troupin.
Official name : Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii var. leptotrichos Troupin.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(003) swollen members, rods Dioscoreophyllum cumminsii heated in fire applications
H(004) wounds, grated racinesen of applications
H(004) suppurative, extracting balls, bark, RNS.
H(100) venereal diseases, bark, enemas
H(139) sexual stimulant, root, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)a mogosa, (Eviya language)
Diospyros mannii Hiern.
Official name : Diospyros mannii Hiern.
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) sore chest, grated bark of Diospyros mannii mixed with powder ge-nigo, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nEmba (O-)a gevila , (Eviya language)
Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Official name : Dissotis rotundifolia (Sm.) Triana
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037)
Recipes : H(001) eyes,H(037) cough of small children, herb of Dissotis rotundifolia infusion, with des seeds of nongo dy-a miso).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goi (w-)a nyengengé, (Eviya language)
Distemonanthus benthamianus Baill.
Official name : Distemonanthus benthamianus Baill.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) affections of la peau , powder of barks of Distemonanthus benthamianus with powder of padouk (ge-nigo) enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)vengé, (Eviya language)
Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Official name : Dracaena fragrans (L.) Ker Gawl.
Family : Dracaenaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) purgative for babies (some of sap rubbed on breasts)
H(113) rheumatism, barks decoction in lotions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (vi-)gube, (Eviya language)
Drypetes gossweileri S.Moore
Official name : Drypetes gossweileri S.Moore
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(092), H(113)
Recipes : H(068)anthelmintic, H(113) rheumatism, fresh barks decoction of Drypetes gossweileri mixed with pimento
H(092) fishing poison , fruits and bark are used to narcotize fish.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ongo , (Eviya language)
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(000), H(004), H(111), H(201)
Recipes : H(000) various diseases, frictions with leaves, RNS.
H(004) circumcision wound healing , maceration of leaves in lemon juice
H(111) burn , pomade op palm oil or butter with oil of -nzabe and of crushed leaves of Eclipta alba
H(201) possession, fetish use, breuvage ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kémo, (Eviya language)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic and H(037) bronchitis, boiled cabbage with salt and pimento, RNS.
H(004) healing of cuts , heated petiole sap, scarifications, ashes of prickly bracts in applications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)kadi, (Eviya language)
Elaeophorbia drupifera (Thonn.) Stapf
Official name : Elaeophorbia drupifera (Thonn.) Stapf
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, juice Elaeophorbia drupifera at very low doses.
H(201) fetish uses: preservation of lightning effects, production of drugs
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mbego , (Eviya language)
Elytraria acaulis (L.f.) Lindau
Official name : Elytraria acaulis (L.f.) Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(034)
Recipes : H(001) bleary eyes, juice extracted from leaves Elytraria acaulis.
H(034) heart palpitations, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (bo-)kolo (bw-)a ngiya, (Eviya language)
Emilia sagittata auct.
Official name : Emilia sagittata auct.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(034)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves mixed with copper filings, RNS.
H(034) heart disease, macerated leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)leme (w-)a koso, (Eviya language)
Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Official name : Enantia chlorantha Oliv.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(102)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, barks of Enantia chlorantha enema,H(013) ulcers, application of grated bark
H(102) bile, barks en decoction, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)gei, (Eviya language)
Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Official name : Entada gigas Fawc. & Rendle
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Entada scandens (L.) Benth
Symptoms : H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(091) for new mothers or people with anemia , barks of Entada gigas, decoction, RNS., H(100) blennorrage (idem)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)amba (Eviya language)
Eranthemum nigritianum T.Anderson
Official name : Eranthemum nigritianum T.Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) yaws, ONS;, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)koka, (Eviya language)
Erythrina klainei Pierre ex Harms
Official name : Erythrina klainei Pierre ex Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wash the wounds (barks decoction ), H(004) wounds (leaves in applications).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsang’ololo , (Eviya language)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(003), H(004), H(013), H(046), H(092), H(093)
Recipes : H(004) cicatrisation,H(013) skin diseases and H(046) varicella, barks of Erythrophleum guineense , RNS.
H(013) washing with a barks decoction of the gangrenous ulcers of the H(003) swelling andH(013) ulcers the soles of the feet
H(092) tree for ordeal poison from barks and roots. This poison causes a heart attack.
. H(093) antidote of mo-nai., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ondo , (Eviya language)
Ethulia conyzoides L.f.
Official name : Ethulia conyzoides L.f.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(003), H(034), H(131)
Recipes : Usage méd. : H(001) yeux, H(131) yaws, palpitations du coeur (enfants) and réduction desswelling (leaves).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsa+ba+na+koko , (Eviya language)
Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Official name : Fagara heitzii Aubrév. & Pellegr.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(034), H(113)
Recipes : H(034) heart palpitations, shoots of Fagara heitzii pounded and soaked in lemon juice
H(113) rheumatism and stiffness, barks mixed with some pimentos, after lotions according with hot water and scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ndongo , (Eviya language)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(204)
Recipes : H(204) used for clothes, pagnes
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tongo , (Eviya language)
Ficus vogeliana (Miq.) Miq.
Official name : Ficus vogeliana (Miq.) Miq.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive , barks decoction of Ficus vogeliana
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)pongo, (Eviya language)
Garcinia ngouniensis Pellegr.
Official name : Garcinia ngouniensis Pellegr.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, barks of Garcinia ngouniensis . We put his bitter barks in the palm of wine to make it intoxicating.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)mana+mamba, (Eviya language)
Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Gardenia ternifolia Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(082), H(095), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds, root bark of Gardenia Ternifolia, powdered, RNS.
H(014) itch, leaves frictions
H(082) asthma, H(095) purification of milk nannies, H(100) syphilis, barks of Gardenia Ternifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)nigi, (Eviya language)
Gomphrena globosa L.
Official name : Gomphrena globosa L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) gangrenous wounds, crushed leaves of Gomphrena globosa and mixed with those of mo-kémo
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)damango, (Eviya language)
Gossypium barbadense L.
Official name : Gossypium barbadense L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(100)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive, H(100) blennorrage, leaves maceration, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kondo, (Eviya language)
Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Official name : Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) cleaning wounds and H(100) gonorrhea, bark decoction of Guibourtia tessmannii
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)baka , (Eviya language), Bois de rose d’Afrique
Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Official name : Guibourtia demeusei (Harms) J.Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) lice, seeds of Guibourtia demeusei roasted and pulverized
.. The fossilized resin of this tree produces black copal
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)bangala, (Eviya language)
Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Official name : Haemanthus multiflorus Martyn
Family : Amaryllidaceae
Synonyms : Haemanthus coccineus Forssk.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds,H(013) ulcers, bulb powder of Haemanthus multiflorus, local application ?
H(201) ritual usage, this plant is used to decorate the small statues of Bwiti.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)tomba+tomba, (Eviya language)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(014), H(022), H(026), H(055), H(082), H(100), H(126)
Recipes : H(006) laxative for young childs , young shoots of Harungana madagascariensis , RNS.
H(014) scabies and dry scabs, resinous sap of Harungana madagascariensis, RNS.
H(022) delivery, leaves decoction with those of bo-tsangi (variety of great wild bean), VO.
H(026) painful periods, decoction enema, RNS.
H(004) ulcerous wounds, H(055) vomitive, H(082) asthma, H(126) liver desease ONS., RNS.
H(100) blennorrage , young shoots chewed with kola nuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sakadi , (Eviya language)
Heliotropium indicum L.
Official name : Heliotropium indicum L.
Family : Boraginaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(092)
Recipes : H(027z) enema for pregnant women, leaves, RNS.
H(092) the fruits are poisonous.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nyaka (w-)a mbumba, (Eviya language)
Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Official name : Hexalobus crispiflorus A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal disease, maceration of bark Hexalobus crispiflorus, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsago+tsago , (Eviya language)
Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Official name : Hibiscus sabdariffa L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(013) boils, abscess , heated leaves of Hibiscus sabdariffa, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (bo-)kolo, (Eviya language)
Hibiscus surattensis L.
Official name : Hibiscus surattensis L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) boils, abscess , heated leaves of Hibiscus surattensis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : bo-)kolo (bw-)a bolendé , (Eviya language)
Homalium letestui Pellegr.
Official name : Homalium letestui Pellegr.
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(027y), H(097)
Recipes : H(027y) cure given to newly delivered women, remedy made from grated barks of Homalium letestui of mokengékengé with, -nongo, -a modi ..
H(097) orchitis, decoction of the bark mixed with that of ge-sanga and heart of palm oil, beverage
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)banza (w-)a nzago, (Eviya language)
Hylodendron gabunense Taub.
Official name : Hylodendron gabunense Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches barks decoction of Hylodendron gabunense as a gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)pango, (Eviya language)
Hyparrhenia diplandra (Hack.) Stapf
Official name : Hyparrhenia diplandra (Hack.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) hemorrhoids, leaves of Hyparrhenia diplandra, sitz baths, RNS.,
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)sOtsu , (Eviya language)
Ipomoea paniculata (L.) R.Br.
Official name : Ipomoea paniculata (L.) R.Br.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) constipation and H(100) venereal disease, pounded tuber of Ipomoea paniculata steamed, in enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mongu (‚-)a ngonzo , (Eviya language)
Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Official name : Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(095), H(111)
Recipes : H(004) diarrhea and dysentery, grated bark of Irvingia gabonensis in a big green banana cooked on the coals.
H(111) burns, applications of powder of modika (see below)
H(095) almonds fruit are used for making bread of mo-dika
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)iba , (Eviya language)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(014) scabies, leaves decoction, RNS.
H(108), cold of young childs, vulnerary, grated ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)poko (O-)a eto , (Eviya language)
Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Official name : Khaya ivorensis A. Chev.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(000), H(031), H(037)
Recipes : H(031) body side pain, pounded leaves of Khaya ivorensis with pepper grains of paradis (Aframomum melegueta), frictions
H(037) cough, bark, RNS, enemas.
H(000) various diseases , decoction of the bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)mbéga, (Eviya language)
Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Official name : Kigelia africana (Lam.) Benth.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, ONS. of Kigelia africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gondo, (Eviya language)
Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Official name : Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Synonyms : Klainedoxa gabonensis Pierre ex Engl.
Symptoms : H(013), H(113), H(131)
Recipes : H(013) furonculosis, seeds of Klainedoxa gabonensis enema or frictions
H(113) + H(131) rheumatism preceding the yaws , barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goma , (Eviya language)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) laxative , fresh pulp of Lagenaria vulgaris, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsova , (Eviya language)
Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Official name : Laggera alata (D.Don) Sch.Bip. ex Oliv.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(113)
Recipes : H(051) fever and H(113) rheumatism, steam bath with leaves of Laggera alata
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goi (w-)a talako , (Eviya language)
Landolphia mannii R.A.Dyer
Official name : Landolphia mannii R.A.Dyer
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative (latex), H(068) intestinal worms, latex for enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)vogé , (Eviya language)
Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Official name : Landolphia owariensis P. Beauv.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(095)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms (latex of Landolphia owariensis
H(095) pulp fruits of Landolphia owariensis, highly acidic, is edible
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (bw-)éla , (Eviya language)
Lannea zenkeri Engl. & K.Krause
Official name : Lannea zenkeri Engl. & K.Krause
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) diseases of the chest, decoction or maceration flakes of Lannea zenkeri the potion is drunk after sun exposure.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)méne, (Eviya language)
Leea guineensis G. Don
Official name : Leea guineensis G. Don
Family : Leeaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage , leaves decoction of Leea guineensis
H(113) rheumatism , leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)poga+poga , (Eviya language)
Leonotis africana (P.Beauv.) Briq.
Official name : Leonotis africana (P.Beauv.) Briq.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing of circumcision , leaves of Leonotis africana, RNS.
H(201) ritual usage, leaves are used to form pacts between spouses or lovers
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (m-)amu (m-)a nzwéngé (Eviya language)
Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Official name : Lippia adoensis Hochst. ex Walp.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(091), H(108), H(173)
Recipes : H(018) sick headache, H(108) common cold , chewed leaves of Lippia adoensis or sap of leaves injected into the nose in small doses
H(091) pectoral infusions, tonic and calming, from leaves and flowering tops
H(173) leprosy, healing sedatives, infusion from leaves and flowering tops
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)tsEpu (e-)a mbae , (Eviya language)
Lophira procera A.Chev.
Official name : Lophira procera A.Chev.
Family : Ochnaceae
Symptoms : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) maux de reins, décoction de l'écorce de Lophira procera, lotions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)koka, (Eviya language)
Loranthus gabonensis Engl.
Official name : Loranthus gabonensis Engl.
Family : Loranthaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(018) migraines, cooked leaves stewed. The resulting liquid is poured into the nostrils in small quantities
H(037) oppression of chest, RNS. VO.
H(113) rheumatism, leaves decoction, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : doga ((‚-)a gekundu) , (Eviya language)
Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Official name : Luffa cylindrica M. Roem.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(078)
Recipes : H(001) catrisation wounds, Luffa cylindrica leaves, RNS.
H(078) cancer of the nose, root, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goi (w-)a téré, (Eviya language)
Macaranga saccifera Pax
Official name : Macaranga saccifera Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, leaves decoction of Macaranga saccifera
H(113) rheumatism, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)poga+poga , (Eviya language)
Maesopsis eminii Engl
Official name : Maesopsis eminii Engl
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, maceration of bark Maesopsis eminii in cane juice sugar RNS.
H(104) colic and mucous stools, bitter bark decoction, RNS .;
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)ngombi+ngombi, (Eviya language)
Mammea africana Sabine
Official name : Mammea africana Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014) dog scabies, frictions with grated barks of Mammea africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)vonzo, (Eviya language)
Mammea africana Sabine
Official name : Mammea africana Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(013) rash, frictions with grated barks of Mammea africana
H(113) rheumatism, barks decoction , RNS..
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)vonzo, (Eviya language)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(068), H(082), H(088), H(103), H(111), H(118)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, powdered roasted almonds, RNS.
H(037) bronchitis, H(082) asthme, H(103) toothaches and H(118) angina , leaves decoction as a gargle
H(068) intestinal worms, H(088) astringent, H(111) burn, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : iba (w-)a motangani , (Eviya language)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, pounded terminal leaves of Manihot esculenta cooked with palm oil for young mothers, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)bata , (Eviya language)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(046)
Recipes : H(004) healing of cuts,H(013) benign diseases of the skin, H(046) varicella, pounded leaves of Manihot utilissima, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)gongo , (Eviya language)
Maprounea membranacea Pax & K.Hoffm.
Official name : Maprounea membranacea Pax & K.Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing of circumcision, dried powder of leaves of Maprounea membranacea, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kéba+kéba, (Eviya language)
Microdesmis zenkeri Pax
Official name : Microdesmis zenkeri Pax
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(022), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) ocytocic remedies, cooked leaves ,H(014) scabies, barks) H(100) syphilis, plant, RNS..
H(201) ritual usage,maceration is also used for ritual ablutions to attract the good people in high places.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)boko , (Eviya language)
Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.
Official name : Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(031), H(100)
Recipes : H(002) allaitement, leaves of Mikania scandens, RNS.
H(004) wound healing, leaves
H(031), body side pain, H(100) blennorrage, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)kongongo, (Eviya language)
Millettia barteri (Benth.) Dunn
Official name : Millettia barteri (Benth.) Dunn
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(092)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive, enema , stems in maceration
H(092) also used as a fish poison, stems pounded and kneaded in water streams
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tokola, (Eviya language)
Millettia gagnepainiana Dunn
Official name : Millettia gagnepainiana Dunn
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, decoction of la tige of Millettia gagnepainiana as a gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)bumba (e-)a pele, (e-)badi (e-)a nyogo, (Eviya language)
Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Official name : Millettia versicolor Welw. ex Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(100)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge, boiled barks of Millettia versicolor with those of ge-bota (Berlinia grandiflora) and of large bananas chard, RNS.
H(100) syphilis, leaves decoction en hipbaths
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)nzonzo , (Eviya language)
Mimosa pigra L.
Official name : Mimosa pigra L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(108), common cold , maceration of grated of roots of Mimosa pigra introduced into the nostrils
H(201) ritual use of eye drops for the initiation Bouiti
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bata ((w-)a gekunde), (Eviya language)
Mimusops africana (Pierre) Lecomte
Official name : Mimusops africana (Pierre) Lecomte
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(095), H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, vegetable butter, friction
. H(095) the seeds are used to prepare an excellent vegetable butter.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bungu , (Eviya language)
Mimusops djave Engl.
Official name : Mimusops djave Engl.
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney pain, decoction of the bark of Mimusops djave, H(113) rheumatism, butter rubbed
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)abe, arbre à beurre (Eviya language)
Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Official name : Mitragyna ciliata Aubrév.& Pellegr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Mitragyna macrophylla Hiern
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, boiled barks of Mitragyna ciliata with pimento and seeds of O-nongo O-a modi, RNS.
H(033) sterility in women , maceration of barks, mixed with others barks, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tobo , (Eviya language)
Momordica foetida Schumach.
Official name : Momordica foetida Schumach.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Momordica schimperiana Naud.
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive or enema, leaves of Momordica foetida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)dyunge+dyunge , (Eviya language)
Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Official name : Monodora myristica (Gaertn.) Dunal
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(039), H(208)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, seeds of Monodora myristica roasted , RNS.
H(018) migraines , crushed seeds applied to the foreheadt
H(039) lice, powder of seeds and mixed with palm oil
H(208) seeds sometimes used as pea scent by women
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)ndingo, (Eviya language)
Monopetalanthus heitzii Pellegr.
Official name : Monopetalanthus heitzii Pellegr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(131), H(201)
Recipes : H(131) yaws , bains, ONS, RNS.
H(201) ritual usage,: confection of boîtes cylindriques destinées à conservées les ossements des ancêtres
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O‚-)kogo , (Eviya language)
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary diseases, decoction of barks and mastication of Piptadenia africana.
H(103) toothaches, maceration of barks as a gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)sEenga, (Eviya language)
Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Official name : Nauclea pobeguinii (Pobéguin ex Pellegr.) Petit
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii Pobéguin ex Pellegr.
Symptoms : H(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves infusion of Sarcocephalus pobeguinii, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, barks macerated or boiled, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)ngadi+ngadi , (Eviya language)
Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Official name : Newbouldia laevis (P.Beauv.) Seemann ex Bureau
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(094), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) ulcerous wound healing , powder of young green shoots of Newbouldia laevis, RNS.
H(094) haemorrhoids, macerated roots with the seeds of ‚-nongo dy-a miso or of the o-gaa tree
H(100) blennorrage, maceration of barks. The drink was first exposed to the sun
H(104) colic, barks decoction, enema or hipbaths
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)vendo , (Eviya language)
Nymphaea lotus L.
Official name : Nymphaea lotus L.
Family : Nymphaeaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(027z)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers,H(014) scabies, leaves of Nymphaea lotus, local applications
H(027z) pregnant women consume steamed cooked leaves à l’étuvée.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)bété (s-)a migesi, (Eviya language)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(056)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge, H(018) sick headache , leaves infusion of Ocimum basilicum
H(056) filariasis, leaves juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)tsEpu (e-)a kéké , (Eviya language)
Odyendyea gabonensis (Pierre) Engl.
Official name : Odyendyea gabonensis (Pierre) Engl.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) head lice, crushed leaves of Odyendyea gabonensis and mixed with palm oil.
Butter extracted from it is used to compose several remedies.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)sen(d)e+(n)gale, (Eviya language)
Olystachya odorata Lindl.
Official name : Olystachya odorata Lindl.
Family : Orchidaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(033), H(068)
Recipes : H(006) purgative and H(068) vermifuge, barks of Omphalocarpum pierreanum , RNS.
H(033) male infertility ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)buku+buku , (Eviya language)
Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Official name : Ongokea gore (Hua) Pierre
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, constipation in infants, two or three broken pieces of Ongokea gore soaked in a glass of water, enemas or potions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)keka, (Eviya language)
Pachylobus balsamifera (Oliv.) Guillaumin
Official name : Pachylobus balsamifera (Oliv.) Guillaumin
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) healing, oleo-resin Pachylobus balsamifera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)ninga , (Eviya language)
Pachylobus buettneri (Engl.) Engl.
Official name : Pachylobus buettneri (Engl.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(111)
Recipes : H(013) abscess (resin), M (111) burns (platelets in powdered bark applications).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sigo, (Eviya language)
Pachylobus edulis G.Don
Official name : Pachylobus edulis G.Don
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds , pulverized bark of Pachylobus edulis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sagu , (Eviya language)
Pachylobus trimera (Oliv.) Engl.
Official name : Pachylobus trimera (Oliv.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(004) + H(131) diseases of the chest and H(004) + H(131) wounds of feet yaws , barks of Pachylobus trimera powdered
H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of barks with a bit of coal off
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gungu , (O-)tombo, (Eviya language)
Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Pachypodanthium staudtii (Engl. & Diels) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039) lice, barks of Pachypodanthium staudtii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : 84 (mo-)toma, (Eviya language)
Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Official name : Palisota hirsuta (Thunb.) K. Schum.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(004), H(100), H(179)
Recipes : H(001) eye disease (ngeni), H (100) gonorrhea, stems of Palisota hirsuta, RNS.
H(002) lactogenic, stem cut into small pieces, boiled with chilli, RNS.
H(004) wound healing in particular those of umbilical cord stem gratings, RNS.
H(179) backache, heated leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)kombe, (Eviya language)
Panda oleosa Pierre
Official name : Panda oleosa Pierre
Family : Pandaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(095), H(131)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, H(026) dysmenorrhoea, bark of Panda oleosa decoction enema
H(095) purification of milk nannies, bark mush with plain chili
H(131) yaw plantar decoction bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)vaga , (Eviya language)
Parietaria debilis G.Forst.
Official name : Parietaria debilis G.Forst.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(007), H(013), H(018), H(031), H(113)
Recipes : H(004) wounds andH(013) abscess,H(013) rash, H(018) migraines, H(031) body side pain, H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Parietaria debilis, RNS
H(007), diuretic properties
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)lolo, (Eviya language)
Parietaria debilis G.Forst.
Official name : Parietaria debilis G.Forst.
Family : Urticaceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014) dogs scabies, leaves of Parietaria debilis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)voka , (Eviya language)
Paspalum conjugatum P.J.Bergius
Official name : Paspalum conjugatum P.J.Bergius
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(031), H(034)
Recipes : H(003) contusions, sprains, dislocations decoction of both leaves : Paspalum conjugatum and peanuts
H(031) points side to consumption of cooked leaves with peanuts
H(034) heart disease, leaves mixed with crushed peanut leaves used in frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)singa , (Eviya language)
Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Official name : Pausinystalia johimbe (K. Schum.) Pierre ex Beill
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) strong stimulant, chewed barks of Pausinystalia johimbe, but dangerous
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)ngando+ngando, (o-)vava, (Eviya language)
Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Official name : Pennisetum purpureum Schumach.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(053), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) ulcers on the soles of feet, stems of Pennisetum purpureum mixed with peels ashes of large green bananas
H(013) sores and skin diseases (pommade à base d’huile of palme or butter of ‚-nzabe and the stems ashes, RNS.
H(053) otite, suc of la tige, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, mix of stems of Pennisetum purpureum of stems of the plant "gekombe" of leaves of e-kokolo and peelings of banana, RNS.
H(201) fetish uses, this plant, lying on the doorsteps, is supposed to ward off evil spirits and the wizards of bad luck
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tsongo (w-)a nzigo, (Eviya language)
Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentaclethra eetveldeana De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(093)
Recipes : H(055) + H(093) emetic against poison, grated bark of Pentaclethra eetveldeana, boiled with pepper and palm oil enemas
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sengé, (Eviya language)
Pentadesma butyracea Sabine
Official name : Pentadesma butyracea Sabine
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(014)
Recipes : diarrhea, bark boiled of Pentadesma butyracea, RNS.
H(014) parasitic skin diseases, in lotions with bark macerated
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)kandega (Eviya language)
Pentas dewevrei De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentas dewevrei De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(002), H(020), H(100), H(131)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(002) lactogenic, H(020) snake bite, sap of leaves of Pentas dewevrei, RNS.
H(002) lactogenic, pounded leaves and cooked with peanuts, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, chewed leaves
H(131) secondary yaws or foot form, fumigation of leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)paso+paso, (Eviya language)
Pentas dewevrei De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Pentas dewevrei De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : V(119)
Recipes : V(119) stimulant for hunting dogs, sap from the leaves of Pentas dewevrei poured into the nostrils of the dog
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)paso+paso, (Eviya language)
Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Official name : Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : V(014), dogs scabies, ONS.of Persea gratissima, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)voka , (Eviya language)
Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Official name : Persea gratissima Gaertn.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(113)
Recipes : H(013):rash, H(113) rheumatism, ONS. of Persea gratissima , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)voka , (Eviya language)
Physostigma venenosum Balf.
Official name : Physostigma venenosum Balf.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(092)
Recipes : H(001) yeux (seeds), poux of la tête (idem),H(014) scabies (seeds concassées mixed with of l’palm oil)
H(092) seeds très toxiques. Ce poison paralyse les membres.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sogo , (Eviya language), Fève de Calaba
Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Official name : Piper guineense Schumach. & Thonn.
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(091), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage (leaves maceration and roots), cough (stem), H(091) stimulating properties (powder of seeds), H(004) wounds (heated leaves).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : nongo, ketu
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(018), H(027), H(045), H(051), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(018) migraines, H(051) fever, leaves maceration, RNS.
H(027) prevention of abortions, leaves maceration, RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, seeds, wound healing of circumcision, RNS.
H(113) stiffness, heated leaves, local application
H(201) ritual usage,:offerings, fetish, causes pity, forgiveness, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)leembé+togo, (Eviya language)
Piptadenia africana Hook.f.
Official name : Piptadenia africana Hook.f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(103), H(112)
Recipes : H(103) pain teeth, decoction of the bark of Piptadenia africana as a gargle
H(112) abortifacient propertiest, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)sango, (Eviya language)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(095)
Recipes : H(094) haemorrhoids, ONS., RNS.
H(095) salt substitute, ashes of this plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)tombo , (ge-)tumbu, (Eviya language)
Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Official name : Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Family : Euphobiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(037)
Recipes : H(002) milk secretion, decoction of wood, RNS.
H(037) chest pain, barks of Bertiera racemosa, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)tuda , (Eviya language)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(078), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, H(078) tumors, poundes stems, leaves and flowers of Portulaca oleracea, local applications
H(018) sick headache , plant decoction, RNS
H(201) madness, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsamba, (Eviya language)
Premna angolensis Gürke
Official name : Premna angolensis Gürke
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, enema and steam bath of barks of Premna angolensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)tubi+tubi , (Eviya language)
Pseudospondias gigantea A.Chev.
Official name : Pseudospondias gigantea A.Chev.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(033)
Recipes : H(004) wounds , flowers and liber of Pseudospondias gigantea , RNS.
H(033) femal sterility, macerated barks, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsoso, (Eviya language)
Pseudospondias longifolia Engl.
Official name : Pseudospondias longifolia Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches and H(100) blennorrage, barks decoction as a gargle or tea
H(013) ulcers of the feet, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)songo+bale , (Eviya language)
Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Official name : Psychotria gabonica Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000) enema with une maceration of barks of Psychotria gabonica
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)belenge, (Eviya language)
Psychotria sp.
Official name : Psychotria sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(006)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, H(006) purgative for children, maceration leaves of Psychotria sp., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)bota+bota, (Eviya language)
Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Official name : Pterocarpus soyauxii Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(014), H(026), H(100), H(102), H(103), H(131)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds, wood powder of Pterocarpus soyauxii stewed with slices of lemon
H(008) diarrhea, sap from the bark, enema
H(008) dysentery, bark boiled with that of the three o-suga, enemas
H(013) ulcers, shavings of bark applications)
H(014) scabies and ringworm ointment, ONS, RNS . ritual uses (. Bwiti).
H(014) itch,H(014) tinea, H (100) gonorrhea bloody, H(131) pian, ointment powder timber and palm oil or vegetable butter
H(026) women with bleeding, decoction of wood shavings enemas
H(100) gonorrhea bloody, grated timber fumigations
H(102) bile, sap from the bark decoction
H(103) toothache, (decoction of wood shavings as a gargle
H (131) excoriations plantar of yaws grated wood, fumigation
H (131) secondary pian, fumigations grass seed Achyranthes aspera with wood from the tree Pterocarpus soyauxii (ge-nigo)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goa, (ge-)nigo (Eviya language)
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(095)
Recipes : H(055) vomitive ( H(095) purification of milk nannies, barks decoction of Pycnanthus angolensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (s-)ombo , (Eviya language)
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(091)
Recipes : H(091) tonic et H(051) fébrifuge, infusion wood, leaves and root
H(007) vermifuge, maceration of barks
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ngondo, (ge-)sima+gaa, (Eviya language)
Randia acuminata (G.Don) Benth.
Official name : Randia acuminata (G.Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Randia acuminata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nama, (Eviya language)
Randia walkeri Pellegr.
Official name : Randia walkeri Pellegr.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(104) colic and H(068) intestinal worms (fruits enema)
H(091) energetic remedy (barks potion).
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (w-)ande (Eviya language)
Raphia regalis Becc.
Official name : Raphia regalis Becc.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever and H(007) vermifuge. ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)sima, (Eviya language)
Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Official name : Rauvolfia caffra Sond.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Rauvolfia macrophylla Stapf
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(100)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, barks of Rauvolfia macrophylla, RNS.
H(068) intestinal worms, syphilis, roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)mengé, (Eviya language)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(055)
Recipes : H(051) child fever, maceration of barks and leaves of Rauvolfia vomitoria, RNS.
H(055) vomitive, potion of barks, possibly with bananas chard
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)songino , (Eviya language)
Rhektophyllum mirabile N.E.Br.
Official name : Rhektophyllum mirabile N.E.Br.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver disease, spadix and young leaves of Rhektophyllum mirabile, H(031) side points., RNS.
H (031) against the repellent side points, spadix and young leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nanama , (O-)pudya, (o-)vudya (Eviya language)
Rhizophora racemosa G.Mey.
Official name : Rhizophora racemosa G.Mey.
Family : Rhizophoraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(103), H(118), H(124)
Recipes : H(004) enema des wounds,H(013) traitement des pustules, H(118) angina and H(124) hémorragies, ONS. of Rhizophora racemosa G.Mey., RNS.
H(103) rage of dents, infusion of barks as a gargle ou en frictions with of l’étoupe of coeur of bananier
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)tanda, (Eviya language)
Ricinodendron africanum Müll.Arg.
Official name : Ricinodendron africanum Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, barks decoction of Ricinodendron africanum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)sanga, (Eviya language)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves decoction of Ricinus communis, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)engé evanza , (Eviya language)
Sarcophrynium brachystachyum (Benth.) K.Schum.
Official name : Sarcophrynium brachystachyum (Benth.) K.Schum.
Family : Marantaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary diseases, rhizomes stewed with leaves of Mimosa pigra and grated or sap of the tree "nama?""
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)kégé , (Eviya language) gekunde, nama
Scleria barteri Boeckeler
Official name : Scleria barteri Boeckeler
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(022) delivery, maceration of leaves of Scleria barteri, RNS.
H(100) gonorrhea, decoction of rhizomes, RNS ..
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)engé , (Eviya language)
Sclerosperma mannii H.Wendl.
Official name : Sclerosperma mannii H.Wendl.
Family : Arecaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(095)
Recipes : H(001) treatment of corneal scarring, crushed seeds of Sclerosperma mannii, RNS.
H(095),. seeds supply
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)konzo, (Eviya language)
Sclorodophloeus zenkeri Harms.
Official name : Sclorodophloeus zenkeri Harms.
Family : Caesalpinaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(037), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, infusion of barks of Sclorodophloeus zenkeri
H(018), sick headache, barks rin powder, RNS.
H(037) cough and H(108) cold, infusion of barks with pimento and bitter aubergines
H(113) rheumatism, barks for a steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O‚-)kake , (Eviya language)
Scoparia dulcis L.
Official name : Scoparia dulcis L.
Family : Scrophulariaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(037) infusion for small children , leaves of Scoparia dulcis, RNS.
H(100) blennorrage, decoction of roots of Scoparia dulcis with du lemon juice and a pinch of salt, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)goi (w-)a lyamba , (Eviya language)
Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb.
Official name : Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(002) too abundant milky secretions, dried bark of Scyphocephalium ochoco and kneaded with white clay, RNS.
H (037) cough, H (100) gonorrhea, bark decoction a with salt and pepper, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)soko , (Eviya language)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, sap of Securidaca longipedunculata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzibo+nzibo, (Eviya language)
Securidaca welwitschii Oliv.
Official name : Securidaca welwitschii Oliv.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes, sap of Securidaca welwitschii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzibo+nzibo, (Eviya language)
Securinega microcarpa (Blume) Pax & K. Hoffm. ex Aubrév.
Official name : Securinega microcarpa (Blume) Pax & K. Hoffm. ex Aubrév.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual stimulant, young shoots of Securinega microcarpa chopped and eaten with salt and the seeds of maniguettes
H(201) ritual use,: bathroom with bark, against possession
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)denga, (Eviya language)
Senecio gabonicus Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Senecio gabonicus Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(093), H(201)
Recipes : H(027z) pain in pregnant women, leaves, RNS..
H(093) antidote against poisoning, leaves of Senecio gabonicus with seeds of pimento
H(201) sacred food we consume usually with a chicken
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (bo-)dyambo , (Eviya language)
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(001), H(100), H(169)
Recipes : H(001) eyes filariasis, crushed leaves of Setaria megaphylla with a little salt and cold water
H(100) blennorrage, leaves of Setaria megaphylla mixed with broken barks of the tree "o-bamba" (Croton oligandrum)
H(169) strangulated hernia , leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)kokolo , (Eviya language) bamba
Smilax kraussiana Meisn.
Official name : Smilax kraussiana Meisn.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(022) delivery, young shoots cooked with seeds of courgettes
H(100) venereal diseases, maceration of the root
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kwélé+ngenzé, (mo-)ngwéndi , (Eviya language), Salsepareille indigène
Solanum macrocarpon L.
Official name : Solanum macrocarpon L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Solanum macrocarpon for sick headache, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ngei+ngei , (Eviya language)
Solanum mammosum L.
Official name : Solanum mammosum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(022), H(113), H(162z), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) delivery, ointment of that fruit and butter -nzabe in friction
H(113) rheumatism,H(013) phlegmons, boiled leaves, RNS.
H(162z) faecal incontinence, baked leaves with butter-mo dika
H(201) fetishistic use: The herb has the power to deflect evil influence.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Solanum nodiflorum Jacq.
Official name : Solanum nodiflorum Jacq.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) fever and H(068) vermicide, infusion of fruits of Solanum nodiflorum with du pimento
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nyaka , (Eviya language)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves and barks of Spathodea campanulata, RNS..
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)tsogo, (Eviya language)
Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Official name : Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murray
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(103)
Recipes : H(037) child cough , H(053) earache, H(103) toothaches ONS. of Spilanthes acmella, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ma-)yinza, (Eviya language)
Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Official name : Staudtia kamerunensis var. gabonensis (Warb.) Fouilloy
Family : Myristicaceae
Synonyms : Staudtia stipitata Warb , Staudtia gabonensis Warb.
Symptoms : H(001), H(013), H(014), H(100), H(103), H(113), H(124), H(131)
Recipes : H(001) sore eyes , H(103) teething, H(124) hemostatic, sap ; H(131) pustules from yaws andH(013) ulcers, barks of Staudtia gabonensis in powder withthe powder of vi-goa
H(100) blennorrage and H(113) rheumatism, boiled chips
H(014) scabies, seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gobe, (Eviya language)
Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Official name : Strombosiopsis tetrandra Engl.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(179)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(179) backache, bark decoction of Strombosiopsis tetrandra, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gamba (w-)a ngoea , (Eviya language)
Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus hispidus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing , very hot crushed leaves of Strophanthus hispidus, RNS.
H(092) violent poison for war and hunting
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nai, (Eviya language)
Strophanthus sarmentosus DC.
Official name : Strophanthus sarmentosus DC.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(092)
Recipes : H(004) wound healing , very hot crushed leaves of Strophanthus sarmentosus, RNS.
H(092) violent poison for war and hunting
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nai, (Eviya language)
Strychnos aculeata Soler.
Official name : Strychnos aculeata Soler.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H 092) pulp of Strychnos aculeata is used as fish poison
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gembé, (Eviya language)
Strychnos icaja Baill.
Official name : Strychnos icaja Baill.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(092)
Recipes : H(092) poison d’épreuve , roots of Strychnos icaja, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)mbondo, (Eviya language)
Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Official name : Symphonia globulifera L. f.
Family : Clusiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(039), H(045)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, barks, RNS.
H(039) pevention again jiggers, ONS., RNS.
H(045) vulnerary, oleoresin of barks, RNS.
H(055) very good vomitive administered in cases of diseases of the chest, macerated barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sodi, (Eviya language)
Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Official name : Tabernanthe iboga Baill.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(093), H(099), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(091) physical and intellectual asthenia, H(093) anti-toxic, H(099) depressions, H(104) colic, H(139) aphrodisiac, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)boge , (Eviya language)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) poison fishing, leaves and fruits of Tephrosia vogelii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)komo (e-)a mitungu, (Eviya language)
Tetracarpidium conophorum (Müll.Arg.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Tetracarpidium conophorum (Müll.Arg.) Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) stiffness and maux of reins, pounded barks of Tetracarpidium conophorum with pepper grains of paradise (Aframomum melegueta)
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gaso , (Eviya language)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(055), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) fever, pods of Tetrapleura tetraptera in enema
H(055) vomitive, barks decoction
H(201) fetishistic use, protection of crops against pests.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)saga, (Eviya language)
Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Official name : Tetrapleura tetraptera (Schumach. & Thonn.) Taub.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(092)
Recipes : V(092) poison fishing, leaves and fruits of Tetrapleura tetraptera RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)saga, (Eviya language)
Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Official name : Toddalia aculeata Pers.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Toddalia asiatica (L.) Lam.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrage, maceration of barks of Toddalia aculeata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)bata, (Eviya language)
Treculia africana Decne.
Official name : Treculia africana Decne.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, grated barks of Treculia africana, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzei, (Eviya language)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(027y), H(055), H(075)
Recipes : H(027y) ablutions post-natales, leaves decoction of Trema guineensis
H(055) vomitive, leaves infusion, RNS.
H(075) lack of appetite, chopped leaves and cooked with peanuts with des arachides
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)sasa , (Eviya language)
Uapaca le-testuana A.Chev.
Official name : Uapaca le-testuana A.Chev.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) diseases of the skin, the bast ofUapaca Uapaca le-testuana in lotions with salt.el.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)sambi , (Eviya language)
Urena lobata L.
Official name : Urena lobata L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, grated of barks of Urena lobata in local application
H(008) diarrhoea, macerated barks and roots, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ponga , (Eviya language)
Urophyllum callicarpoides Hiern
Official name : Urophyllum callicarpoides Hiern
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018)
Recipes : H(004) ulcérous wounds, H(018), sick headache. We also use of its cotton leaves as toilet paper for baby
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (e-)sisa, (Eviya language)
Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Official name : Vernonia guineensis Benth.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Baccharoides guineensis (Benth.) H. Rob.
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, H(100) blennorrage, ONS. of Vernonia guineensis, RNS..
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)nzaa+nzaa, (Eviya language)
Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Official name : Vernonia thomsoniana Oliv. & Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(007), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(007) vermifuge, leaves of Vernonia thomsoniana, RNS.
H(014) scabies, leaves, RNS.
H(051) fever, leaves very bitter, infusions, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)mbutsu , (Eviya language), Quinine des Noirs
Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash
Official name : Vetiveria zizanioides (L.) Nash
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106) mosquito repellent, smoke from burning leaves of Vetiveria zizanioides of Cymbopogon citratus in hut
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mo-)kaa, (Eviya language)
Vitex pachyphylla Baker
Official name : Vitex pachyphylla Baker
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(018) migraine, maceration of barks of Vitex pachuphylla, lotion
H(100) blennorrage , barks pounded, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (ge-)sogo+sogo , (Eviya language)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(006) purgative , fruit almond of Ximenia americana, RNS.
H(020) snake bite and other venomous animals, leaves applied to the bites
H(095) the fruit pulp is edible.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (mw-)ale (w-)a moségé (Eviya language)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) fruit of Xylopia aethiopica are used as stimulants.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)ga(a), (Eviya language)
Xylopia staudtii Engl. & Diels
Official name : Xylopia staudtii Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), sick headache, maceration of barks of Xylopia staudtii, lotions
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (o-)gambo , (Eviya language)
Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Official name : Zanthoxylum gilletii (De Wild.) P. G. Waterman
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. , Fagara macrophylla (Oliv.) Engl. var. preussi Engl , Fagara inaequalis Engl.
Symptoms : H(020), H(100), H(201)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, leaves of Fagara macrophylla triturées dans du lemon juice
H(100) blennorrage, barks, RNS.
H(201) madness, leaves triturées dans du lemon juice, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)ndongo, (ge-)tsagala , (Eviya language)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(164)
Recipes : H(004) coupures, grated of fresh rhizomes of Zingiber officinale en local application
H(037) cough bronchitis , rhizome mixed with others plants , RNS.
H(164) good repellent , grated of rhizome, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Eviya habitat)
Vernacular name : (O-)nongo (O-)a matsina, (Eviya language)