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Reference : HB 05

Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Reference HB 05 has information about 185 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(091), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Abrus precatorius, decoction, VO.
H(091) + H(178), juice from leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : ikenie (Kôyô), djekiri (Enyélé), mudjiri bisaye (Laali), ngy engye (Laadi), bembari ngyengye (Beembe), fingu, mopingwa (Vili)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), aerial part of the plant, dissication, powder, local application
H(018), aerial part of the plant, decoction (H2O) , juice, VO, H(051), aerial part of the plant, decoction (H2O) , bath
H(051), Acanthospermum hispidum, Chenopodium ambrosioides, Ocimum sp., Hyptis suaveolens, Sesamum indicum, Aframomum sp., Cassia occidentalis, aerial part of the plant,décoc , bath
H(104), aerial part of the plant, decoction, expression, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : dyaata ngoombe, madyaata ngoombe (Laadi), ngale ampoou (Mbaamba), onvaya (Téké), mindza (Enyélé)
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091, 2), child rachitis, cooked pulp of fruit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) child, ONS. of Acanthospermum hispidum of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Ocimum sp. of Hyptis suaveolens of Sesamum indicum of Aframomum sp. of Cassia occidentalis, bath
H(051) child, ONS. of Chenopodium ambrosioides of Ocimum sp. of Micrococca mercurialis of Aframomum sp. decoction (H2O) , bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018), H(020), H(051), H(053), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), aerian part of the plant, juice, drops in eyes
H(014), aerian part of the plant, juice, local application
H(018),aerian part of the plant, juice, drops in nose
H(020) scorpion, ONS. , ashes, powder, local application
H(020) scorpion, ONS, Ageratum conyzoides, Indigofera congesta, Strychnos cocculoides, ashes, powder, local application
H(034), aerian part of the plant, juice, VO.
H(037), aerian part of the plant, juice, VO.
H(051) childs, aerian part of the plant, decoction (H2O) , to wash
H(053), aerian part of the plant, juice, drops in ears
H(103), aerian part of the plant, decoction (H2O) , mounth wash
H(104), aerian part of the plant, juice, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : (Yoombe), munfunfu (Laadi), tsunta ntaba (Tié), obiele, obibaya (Téké), shushu (Kôta), epulapru, epepuru (Mbôsi), ipoporu (Kôyô), otsotso, lusabolo (Akwa), ibolo boko (Bokiba), akunu (Babinga)
Aidia micrantha (K. Schum.) F. White
Official name : Aidia micrantha (K. Schum.) F. White
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(109) scarifications with roots of Aidia micrantha , RNS.
H(139), roots of Aidia., RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schum.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(018), H(031), H(056), H(080), H(108), H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(001) inflammation of the conjunctiva, H(056) filariosis, roots of Albizia adianthifolia, juice, drops in eyes
H(022) ocytocic, H(026), roots of Albizia., powder, VO.
H(018), H(108) sinusitis, H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, juice of roots of Albizia., drops in nose
H(031), H(080), H(109), barks stems, twigs, trunk of Albizia., decoction (H2O), friction, steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Official name : Albizia zygia (DC.) J.F. Macbr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(168)
Recipes : H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk, decoction (H2O) , VO. , steam bath
H(168), barks stem, branch, trunk, decoction (H2O) , VO. , steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(022), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(093), H(094), H(099), H(103), H(116), H(126)
Recipes : H(004) wound,H(013) skin ulcer,H(014) dermatosis, juice of young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, local application
H(022) oxytocic, H(116) to bring on the oestral cycle, ONS of Alchornea. , RNS., VO.
H(037) cough, bronchitis, H(108) bronchitis, influenza, stem without barks, VO.
H(038) uro-genital infection femal, ONS of Alchornea, hip-bath, in vagina
H(051) new born, leaves of Alchornea cordifolia of Morinda lucida of Chaetocarpus africanus, decoction (H2O), bath
H(093) antidote, leaves of Bertiera loraria of Alchornea cordifolia, to cook, VO.
H(094) young leaves of Alchornea., in rectum
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Alchornea., pounded, diluted (H2O), to wash
H(103) carie, stem without leaves of Achornea., local application
H(103) carie, stem without leaves of Achornea, decoction (H2O), gargle, mouth wash
H(126), H(135), decoction of leaves of Alchornea., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : mbundzila (Laadi), kibundji (Yoombé), tchibundzi (Vili), mubui, mububui (Téhé), mubuji (Laali), mubunu (Yaa), mavunungu, lisala) (Ndasa), obumi (Mbaaba), muvungini, muvunzini (Nzabi), ibundji, ebunjili (Mbosi, Kôyô, Akwa), mabundji (Bomitaba), koko (Songo), ibondji (Bongili), bobondji, mobongui (Bekwil)
Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Official name : Alchornea hirtella Benth.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy, juice of leaves of Alchornea hirtella, drops in nostrils + scarification
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(170), H(031), H(201)
Recipes : H(005), H(170), decoction (H2O) root of Allophylus africanus , VO. (toxic)
H(031), juice of roots of Allophylus africanus, frictions and scarifications H(201) hypnotic, roots expression of Allophylus africanus, drops in nostrils, in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : kibenza, kenza (Laadi), opiengo (Bondjo)
Aloe barteri Bak.
Official name : Aloe barteri Bak.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe buettneri A. Berger
Symptoms : H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), H(104), leaves juice of Aloe barteri, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(038), H(086), H(104), H(113), H(127), H(169)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) dyspepsia, H(127) spleen, H(169), latex of Alstonia congensis, diluted in palm wine, VO.
H(013) abscess, ulcer,H(014) itch, H(018) cephalalgy, H(086) lymph glands disease, latex of Alstonia congensis, local application
H(022y) cure post partum, H(028t) leucorrhée, H(038) urogenital infection latex of Alstonia congensis, maceration in palm wine, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, maceration (H2O), barks of stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis, steam bath, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(137)
Recipes : H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, infusion, VO.
H(137) pelvis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale of Manilkara welwittschii, decoction (H2O) , VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(036), H(038), H(082), H(143)
Recipes : H(036), unripe fruit , expression, VO.,
H(038), Ananas comosus, Acanthus montanus, Costus sp., pounded leaves, in H20, VO.
H(038), unripe fruit, pounded, diluted in wine, VO.
H(082), roots, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(143), Ananas comosus, Costus afer Ker-Gawl, unripe fruit, pounded, expression, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(007), H(008) + H(104), H(013), H(034), H(086), H(104), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(006), H(007), tubercle de Anchomanes difformis, VO.
H(005), H(008) + H(104) pelvus, H(038), H(169), tubercle, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(034), H(104), tubercle, maceration in wine, VO.
H(005),H(013) , H(086), H(113) lymphadenitis, pulp of the tubercle in palm oil, local application, friction
H(036), H(099) epilepsy, H(201), pounded tubercle, to dilute in H2O, to wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Annona muricata L.
Official name : Annona muricata L.
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) leaves infusion of Annona muricata, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(026), H(037), H(038), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(124)
Recipes : H(004), H(124) haemorrhage, roots of Annona arenaria, juice, local application
H(008) + H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona., decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(008) + H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Hippocratea myriantha of Annona arenaria of Vitex madiensis, roots of Carica papaya, to scrape, to macerate, to filter, VO.
H(026), roots of Annona arenaria, juice, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, H(038), H(082), barks stem, branch, trunk of Annona arenaria, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(038) femal, ONS. of Annona arenaria of Celosia trigyna of Solanum sp. of Momordica charantia of Vitex madiensis, RNS.
H(099) epilepsy, young leaves of Annona, juice, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, ONS. of Trichopteryx fruticulosa, roots of Annona arenaria of Schwenckia americana of Ochna afzelii, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Official name : Anonidium mannii (Oliv.) Engl. & Diels
Family : Annonaceae
Symptoms : H(005), H(006), H(008), H(020), H(036), H(038), H(099), H(104), H(113), H(168)
Recipes : H(005), stems barks, trunc, twigs, scraped, softened in fire, local application
H(008), stems barks, trunc, twigs, decoction (H2O) j, VO.
H(006) + H(104 ), stems barks, trunc, twigs, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(020), stems barks, trunc, twigs, powder, local application
H(036), stems barks, trunc, twigs, powder, VO.
H(038), stems barks, trunc, twigs, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(099), stems barks, trunc, twigs, powder, VO.
H(113), stems barks, trunc, twigs, scraped, softened in fire, local application
H(113), stems barks, trunc, twigs, decoction (H2O) , steam bath
H(113), H(168), stems barks, trunc, twigs, decoction (H2O) , steam bath Anonidium mannii + Clorophora excelsa + Musanga smithii + Pentaclethra eetveldeana + Hymenocardia ulmoides
H(168), stems barks, trunc, twigs, scraped, softened in fire, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(031), H(034), H(038), H(094), H(099), H(108), H(109), H(124), H(127), H(168)
Recipes : H(022), for a good delivery, ONS. of Asystasia gangetica, massage
H(031), H(038), H(099) epilepsy, H(108), H(168), decoction (H2O) leaves of Asystasia gangetica, VO.
H(034), ONS. of Asystasia gangetica of Momordica charantia of Morinda lucida of Brillantaisia patula , RNS.
H(094), juice leaves of Asystasia gangetica, enema
H(109) stif neck, juice leaves of Asystasia gangetica, frictions
H(124), juice leaves of Asystasia gangetica, drops in nostrils
H(127) child, juice leaves of Asystasia gangetica, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : singa nzala muindo (Laadi), munpuku (Beembe), solokolo (Vili), mueme, munpoko (Laali)onvula, osiele (Téké), singa, ondo (Mbôsi), indondo, andoko (Koyo, Akwa), nzima (Bondjo)