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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)
Reference HA 47 has information about 90 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, mashed leaves of Acanthus montanus in red oil and eaten
H(068) intestinal worms, leves infusion of Acanthus montanus as enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(043)
Recipes : H(033) female infertility, barks of Scyphocephalim mannii with Aframonum melegueta fruits mashed as enema
H(033) female infertility, barks of Musanga cecropioides of Aframonum melegueta mashed as enema
H(043) tetanus, mashed leaves of Anthonotha macrophylla with Aframomum melegueta rubbed into cuts in jam to release muscle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, stems of Aframomum hanburyi, chewed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) measles, infusion of fruits of Aframomum sp used as enema
H(046) measles, ground seeds rubbed on skin.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Mildbr.
Official name : Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Mildbr.
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) intestinal worms, barks of Afrostyra lepedophyllus, ground and eaten
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, mashed leaves of Diodia scandens with Ageratum conyzoides leaves and eaten
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Official name : Albizia ferruginea (Guill. & Perr.) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031) body side pain, powdered barks of Albizia feeruginea , boiled and as enema for side pain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031) body side pain, powdered barks of Albizia zygia , boiled and as enema for side pain
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth aches, chewed and juice of leaves of Alchornea cordifolia retained in mouth
H(137) sores, powdered barks of Alchornea cordifolia and put in sores and infected cuts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Official name : Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
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
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(169)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, decoction of barks of Alstonia boonei drunk to increase lactation
H(169) hernia, extract of barks of Alstonia boonei, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Alstonia congensis ued to purge, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, leaves of Amaranthus spinous, RNS., purge
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(056), H(103)
Recipes : H(056) filariasis,onchocerciasis (River blindness), root tubers of Anchomanes difformis, juice as eye drop
H(103) tooth aches, paste of tubber of Anchomanes difformis rubbed around teeth to cure infected gums
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ancistrocarpus densispinosus Oliv.
Official name : Ancistrocarpus densispinosus Oliv.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(027z)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy disorders, juice of leaves of Ancistrocarpus densispinosus drunks to ease delivery
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ancistrocarpus densispinosus Oliv.
Official name : Ancistrocarpus densispinosus Oliv.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(169)
Recipes : H(169) hernia, aqueous infusion of roots of Ancistrocarpus densispinus as enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Angylocalyx talbotii Baker f. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Official name : Angylocalyx talbotii Baker f. ex Hutch. & Dalziel
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(033), H(038)
Recipes : H(002) lactogenic, infusion of roots of Angylocalyx tabbotii, drunk to increase lactation
H(004) wounds, ground bark of Angylocalyx tabbotii as dressing
H(033) male impotence, seeds of Angylocalyso tabbottii ground to improve erection
H(033) female infertility, barks infusion of Anonidium mannii as enema
H(038) vaginal infection, decoction of ground seeds of Angylocalys tabbotii, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhoea, barks of Anthocleista schweinfurthii ground with red oil and VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Official name : Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of barks of Anthocleista vogeli, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Anthonotha macrophylla P.Beauv.
Official name : Anthonotha macrophylla P.Beauv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(043) tetanus, mashed leaves of Anthonotha macrophylla with Aframomum melegueta rubbed into cuts in jam to release muscle
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Korup rainforest )
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors