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Reference : HA 54

Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Reference HA 54 has information about 48 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. some bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Official name : Afrormosia laxiflora (Benth.) Harms
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Pericopsis laxiflora (Benth.) Meeuwen , Ormosia laxiflora Benth.
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magic (good chance), decoction stems with leaves of Pericopsis laxiflora, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : sandju (Fon)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take a handful of Allium sativum. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O. Cool and filter, keep 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass of the decoction morning and evening for one week. Take one to two garlic cloves every morning .
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Aloe elegans Tod.
Official name : Aloe elegans Tod.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 2 à 3 leaves of Aloe elegans, wash then pound , add 1,5 litr. H2O then filter. VO. 3 time per day, one tablespoon morning, afternoon and evening.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : molozanana (Issongo).
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take a few pieces of bark of Anacardium occidentalis and wash. To dry for a few days in the sun. Then pound the bark until you get powder. Put 10 g of powder in 2 liters of H2O and wait 30 minutes, filter, collect 1.5 liters.filter, recollect 1,5 litre VO. some bamboo glass, 2 times per day (morning and evening). VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect a handful of the plant of Tridax procumbens and wash. Take a few pieces of Ananas comosus. Decoction of the mixture in a saucepan with 2 liters of H2O. Let cool, strain and reduce to 1.5 liters. VO. some bamboo glass three times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Official name : Bambusa vulgaris Schrad. ex J.C. Wendl.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 4 handfuls of green or young leaves of Bambusa vulgaris. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O, let cool and filter to keep 1,5 litre. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening until the reduction of blood tension
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T. Durand) Gilg
Official name : Caloncoba crepiniana (De Wild. & T. Durand) Gilg
Family : Flacourtiaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 20 leaves of Caloncoba crepiniana, wash then pound.Maceration in 2 litr H2O for some minutes then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass 2 times per day (morning and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : dolo (Issongo)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, decoction of 1 kg fresh leaves of Capsicum annuum in 2 litr. H2O . Reduce to 1,5 lit. and let cool, filter. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : ndongo (Sango).
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take 500 g to 1 kg leaves of Senna alata. Decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1,5 lit.. Let cool then filter. VO. X? bamboo glass morning and evening
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : molo, foudoto (Issongo); dodo (Banda).
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) of the teeth troubles, decoction stems with leaves of Chamaecrista mimosoides, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : atabouman (Fon)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect branches more or less young of Cassia siamea; mix with pieces of bark of Abrus precatorius and of Musanga cecropioïdes and made a decoction. VO. some bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051), H(107), H(151)
Recipes : H(051) sexual weakness, H(151) hypertension, rhizome decoction of Senna siamea, VO.
H(107) typhoid fever (infection), root and bark decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : not registrated
Cassia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Cassia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia kotschyana Oliv.
Symptoms : H(074)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, decoction stems with leaves of Cassia sieberiana, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : hinhami (Fon)
Cassia tora L.
Official name : Cassia tora L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cassia obtusifolia L. , Senna obtusifolia (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction stems with leaves of Senna obtusifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : kpanhu (Fon)
Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Ceiba pentandra (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Bombacaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take roots barks of Ceiba pentadra, wash, decoction in 2 liters of H2O and reduce to 1,5 lit., filter and. VO. 1/4 bamboo glass, (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : bouma (Issongo).
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take some stems, decoction in 3 lit. H2O and reduce to 2 lit.. VO. X? bamboo glass 3 times a day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : mino (Issongo).
Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Official name : Citrus aurantiifolia (Christm.) Swingle
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, 100 g fresh leaves, pour 1.5 liters of boiling water, leave for a few moments then filter oand VO. , X? bamboo glass (morning and evening)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Official name : Clausena anisata (Willd.) Hook. f. ex Benth.
Family : Rutaceae
Symptoms : H(074), H(104), H(171)
Recipes : H(074) internal infection, H(104) stomachache, H(171) diabetes, root decoction of Clausena anisata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : gbozoazohion (Fon)
Combretum zenkeri Engl. & Diels
Official name : Combretum zenkeri Engl. & Diels
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, collect 100 g leaves of Combretum zenkeri, wash carefully. Pound those fresh leaves and add 1.5 liters of water then filter. VO., 1/ bamboo glass 3 X per day (morning, afternoon and evening).
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : bilibo (Issongo).