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Official name : Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae

7 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 47
Author(s) : Abondo, A., F. Mbenkum & D. Thomas
Title : Ethnobotany and the medicinal plants of the Korup rainforest project area, Cameroon in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(008), H(022)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of leaves of Alchornea floribunda, VO.
H(022) delivery (made easier), roots decoction of Alchornea floribunda, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 39
Author(s) : De Wildeman, É.
Title : A Propos de Médicaments Indigènes Congolais Institut Royal Colonial Belge. Section des Sciences naturelles et Médicales Mémoires.-Collection in-8°. Tome III, fascicule 3. (1935)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(103), H(210)
Recipes : H(006) purgative; 3 drops of sap of Alchornea floribanda (niondo) in beaten eggs yolk with a little salt. Purgative very violent.
H(068) helminthiasis. Put in macerated water: a few leaves of Alchornea floribunda (bunzi, niando ), a piece of bark of (?) lunga mamba, liana of Costus phyllocephala (minkuisa) pieces crash on a stone, drink two glasses of this maceration keep bottled.
H(103) tooth decay Boil in water: leaves of :Maprounea sp. (sele-sele) ; leaves of Alchornea cordifolia (m'bunzi); leaves of Caloncoba welwitschii (makuwakua) , take a sip of liquid in the mouth.
H(210) narcotic, Alchornea floribunda (niando) active plant.The use of this plant appears in many regions, more frequent than that of hemp
Region : West and Central Africa
Country : Belgian Congo
Vernacular name : bunzi, niando
Reference HJ 08
Author(s) : Jiofack, T., l. Ayissi, C. Fokunang, N. Guedje and V. Kemeuze
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of the upper Nyong valley forest in Cameroon African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology Vol. 3(4). pp. 144-150, April, 2009
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038) painful micturation in children, leaves of Alchornea floribunda, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (upper Nyong valley forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HM 82
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. P. Ngene, L. Mpounze Som, G. Etame Loe, P. C. Ngo Boumsong , J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Connaissances et usages traditionnels des plantes médicinales du département du haut Nyong Journal of Applied Biosciences 113: 11229-11245 (2017)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014,12) whitlow at the foot, decoction, warm up and then soak the sick feet in the container morning and evening pendant 10 mn until healing
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (Upper Nyong Department)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Alchornea floribunda
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(008), H(092), H(104), H(201), H(211), H(219)
Recipes : H(201) Young girls wear the leaves of Alchornea floribunda on the waist and the hip particularly when they dance in the initiation ceremony for girls called "ima"
H(219) The thin sticksare used to make the framework of round huts, called "chuukuu"
H(211) The rootscrapings are smoked as a substitute for tobacco (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(211) The leaves are dried and smoked as a substitute for tobacco.
H(201) Hunters wear the green twig with leaves around the waist as a ritual medicine, called "rianga", to ensure success in the hunt (Efe Pygmies in Ituri forest)
H(008) The decoction of young leaves are taken for diarrhea
H(104) root-decoction is taken for stomach disorder
H(092) The root is pounded together with other plants to make an arrow-poison (Mbuti Pygmies in Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : popo (Efe Pygmies, Ituri forest), epese (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
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 der Veen/Van der Veen_à paraître_a.pdf
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)