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Reference : HY 05

Author(s) : Youmsi, R D. F., P.V. Tsouh Fokou , E. Z. Menkem , I Bakarnga-Via, R. Keumoe, V, Nana, F. Fekam Boyom
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used as insects repellents in six malaria endemic localities of Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:33 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0155-x
Reference HY 05 has information about 16 plants :
Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum alboviolaceum (Ridl.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, smash fresh leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum Skin application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ndjii (Baka)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, tree sap of Canarium schweinfurtii burn dry or fresh, sap/mix ash with body milk/lotion. , fumigation /skin application of resulting potion
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : bélè (Ngumba); ottou (Ewondo); bologa (Baka); beul (Bakoum); waate (Yambeta)
Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Official name : Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eupatorium odoratum L.
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, burn whole plant of Chromolaena odorata, fumigation
H(106) burn fresh leaves of Chromolaena odorata + dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : gomgom (Ngumba)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, Cultivated Tree, pressed fruit of Citrus limon for juice. Skin application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nyopiang (Ngumba)
Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Official name : Cylicodiscus gabunensis Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, burn dry bark of Cylicodiscus gabunensis + dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis , fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : okan; adoum (Ewondo)
Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Official name : Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, Cultivated Herb, hang whole plan of Cymbopogon nardus
H(106, f) distillate whole plant for essential oil, spray oil inside the house
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : citronella grass (English)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, burn dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis, fumigation
H(106, f) burn dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis + fresh leaves of Chromolaena odorata. , fumigation
H(106, f) burn dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis + leaves of Saccharum officinarum + suspended termitarium , fumigation
H(106) insects repellents, burn dry leaves of Musa x paradisiaca + flowers of Elaeis guineensis, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : lélendé (Bakola); mimbang malendé (Bagyeli); alen (Ewondo); zam-na-malendé (Ngumba)
Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Official name : Erythrophleum ivorense A. Chev.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, burn fresh bark of Erythrophleum ivorense, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : mbamda (Bafia)
Glossocalyx longicuspis Benth.
Official name : Glossocalyx longicuspis Benth.
Family : Monimiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, crumple fresh leaves of Glossocalyx longicuspis, hang/spread inside the house.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : anyanzoa (Ngumba)
Greenwayodendron suaveolens (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.
Official name : Greenwayodendron suaveolens (Engl. & Diels) Verdc.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, smash fresh bark of Greenwayodendron suaveolens, skin application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : mpolè (Bakola, Bagyeli)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, Cultivated Tree, burn dry leaves of Musa x paradisiaca + flowers of Elaeis guineensis, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ekouan (Ewondo)
Musa sp.
Official name : Musa sp.
Family : Musaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, Cultivated Tree, burn dry leaves of Musa sp. + flowers of Elaeis guineensis, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : odué (Ewondo)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, cultivated herb, smash leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, skin application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : massissip (Ngumba)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, smashed fresh leaves of Piper umbellatum, skin application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : ndembèlembè (Baka)
Premna angolensis Gürke
Official name : Premna angolensis Gürke
Family : Verbanaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, hang fresh leaves of Premna angolensis inside the house
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : kinoubeunoubeu (Bafia)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106, f) insects repellents, burn fresh leaves of Saccharum officinarum + dry flowers of Elaeis guineensis suspended termitarium, fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : nkogo’o (Bakola)