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Reference : HB 25M

Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Reference HB 25M has information about 172 plants :
Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Official name : Abutilon mauritianum (Jacq.) Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104), boiled herbof Abutilon mauritianum is used to produce an emollient
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto, Dembos, Quibaxi)
Vernacular name : (ka) pianeka (Kimbundu), malvas (Portuguese)
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(036), H(037), H(070), H(098), H(103)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, roots decoction of Acacia sieberiana, VO.

H(037) pneumonia, bronchitis, barks roots, infusion, VO
H(070) rabies, bite, barks roots, infusion, VO
H(098) nightmare, dried roots, to pound, smoke bath
H(103) caries, ONS., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Benguela)
Vernacular name : (i) songe (Umbundu)
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(099), H(169)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, H(099) epilepsy, H(169) hernia, RNS, ONS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cabinda, Maiombe)
Vernacular name : sisa (Umubumbu), (Kikongo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) gastralgia, to chew the seeds of Aframomum melegueta
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto, Dembos, Luanda)
Vernacular name : ndongo ia kongo, ndungu ia kongo, ndongua ia kongo, iasasama, iaxixima mukanu (Kimbundu), dongos do Congo (Portuguese)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(179)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, roots pounded of Agave sisalana, to heat lightly in H2O, VO
H(179) nephralgia, plant pounded, in scarifications + frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (alu) ngwengwe (Umbundu), sisal (Portuguese)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(104), H(108), H(124), H(175x)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, powder of leaves mixed with oil, to heat, local application
H(008) + H(104) abdominal pains, roots tea, VO.
H(108) allergic sinusitis, fresh plant, to wash, to pound, to press on a coton piece, to put in the nostrils
H(124) haemorrhage during delivery, to press 30 gr of the fresh plant, VO. the juice during 3 to 4 days
H(175x) pellicles, sap of leaves, to rub the hair
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) longo-longo (Umbundu)
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(088)
Recipes : H(088), barks of Albizia coriaria, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (in the country of Cuanza Norte, Malanje, Quela)
Vernacular name : palangonga (Kimbundu), zende (Malanje), zuembe, zuemba (Cuanza Norte)
Allium cepa L.
Official name : Allium cepa L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(018), H(037), H(051), H(091), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(015) hematuria, to rub the belly with the tubercle of Allium cepa
H(018) cephalgy, to pound the roots and the tubercle, local frictions
H(037) chest pains, cataplasm on the chest
H(051) fever, to pound the tubercle and the roots, rub the body
H(091) anemia, rub the body with the tubercle
H(113) rhumatism, to pound the barks, friction
H(201) madness, ONS. of matya (Lycopersicon esculentum) of tiko (Blumea mollis) of sapola (Allium cepa), scarifications on head + local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (oka) sapola (Umunundu)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(034), H(053), H(058), H(068), H(082), H(104), H(115), H(135), H(151), H(163), H(179), H(192)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, local application of pods of Allium sativum or spread the juice of the pod on the eczema
H(014) tinea, OINS, tea, VO. 3 X / day
H(018) sick headache, tea of the plant, VO. 2 X / days + to pound the plant and to put it in the bath
H(034) tachycardia, ONS, tea, VO.
H(053) otitis, to pound vayu (Allium sativum) + palm oil, instillations. 1 drop in every ear by session
H(058) obesity, VO., tea of garlic + to eat the pod
H(068) helminthiasiss, to eat the pod
H(082) asthma, ONS. tea, VO. 3 X / day
H(104) dyspepsia, eat of the garlic
H(115) neuralgia, garlic tea VO. + local friction with the pod
H(135) digestion (troubles of), to eat the bulb
H(151) high blood-pressure, put of the garlic in some alcohol, cover the whole . Maceration for 15 days by moving 1 X / day. VO. A mouthful every day in every meal for 1 month. Idem afterward by decreasing the dose
H(163) uremia, herb tea of garlic, to drink and to eat
H(179) nephralgia, to eat garlic
H(192) varix, dip the garlic into some vinegar and some salt. massage the leg of bottom at the top with this product
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (olo) vayu (Umbundu), alho (Portuguese)
Aloe zebrina Baker
Official name : Aloe zebrina Baker
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(015), H(020), H(031), H(033), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(077), H(094), H(099), H(100), H(111), H(126), H(139), H(151), H(173), H(175x), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound, ONS of Aloe zebrina or ONS in powder application on the washed wound
H(006) constipation, tea of roots, VO. 1 cup on an empty stomach or less according to the age
H(013) abscess, open leaves in two, local application
H(015) haematuria, tea of root, VO.
H(020) snake, chew the leaves, swallow
H(031) side stitch, tea of root, VO. 1 cup 3 X / days
H(033) infertility, H(139) sexual incapacity, ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + andala (Aloe zebrina) + sasi (unidentified plant) + tende-mupa (Strychnos spinosa) , plants decoction, VO. + enema
H(036) vertigo, tea of root of andala (Aloe zebrina) of hondyo (Musa paradisiaca) of ndjelele (Asparagus angolensis)
H(037) chest pains, tea of root, VO., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(051) fever, juice of leaves, 10 drops in a glass H2O, VO.
H(068) parasitose, tea or juice of the leaves
H(068) bilharziosis, tea of root of andala (Aloe zebrina) of mbombo (Cochlospermum angolense) of ambanda (Crotalaria ononoides)
H(077) nausea, tea of leaves, VO., 3 X / day
H(094) haemorrhoids, juice of leaves local application + VO
H(099) epilepsy, infusion of leaves, VO.
H(100) blennorrabiese, tea of root of andala (Aloe zebrina) of ngengete (Sapium oblongifolium), VO. 3 X / day
H(111) burn, ONS. powder or leaf split in two, local application
H(126, f) hepatitis, roots dipped in H2O of andala (Aloe zebrina) of kepa (Cynodon dactylon), tea + bath of leaves of andala (Aloe zebrina), the next day. Treatment to be followed for 8 days
H(151) high blood pressure, ONS of andala (Aloe zebrina) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii), massage and rubr
H(173), to pound the leaves of ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), the roots of andala (Aloe zebrina), local friction
H(175x) dandruff, open the leaves of andala (Aloe zebrina) of longo-longo (Ageratum conyzoides),harvest the juice by pressing, rub hair against dandruff and to wash hair
H(201) madness, chew and swallow the leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : andala (Umbundu), aloés (Portuguese), aloès (Français)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(100), H(139), H(201)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrhagie, roots tea of Arachis hypogaea, VO. 3 X / days
H(139) sexual incapacity, to cook Arachis hypogaea and Aristida junciformis subsp. welwitschii, VO.
H(201) +H(013) (otchi) sawu, skin eruptions from an evil spell, to rub the body with the tubercle
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Huambo, Moxico)
Vernacular name : (alu) ngupa (Umbundu), amendoim (Portuguese)
Argemone mexicana L.
Official name : Argemone mexicana L.
Family : Papaveraceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(055)
Recipes : H(006), H(055) emetic, oil of seeds of Argemone mexicana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Maianga and the rest of the country)
Vernacular name : papoula (Kimbundu), papoula-do-México (Portuguese)
Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Official name : Artemisia afra Jacq. ex Willd.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism (convalescence), leaves infusion of Artemisia afra, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, leaves infusion of Artemisia afra + powder in food, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Humpata)
Vernacular name : (e) nthilili (Nyaneka)
Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(039), H(051), H(082), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of pounded leaves of Melia azadirachta, VO., 3 spoons
H(039) flea, fruits, RNS.
H(051) paludism, tea of the plant, VO.
H(082) asthma, roots tea, VO.
H(091) rachitisme, asthenia, washed roots in pieces, maceration, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day + baths with this liquid
H(103) caries, to chew the roots of mbombolo (Melia azadirachta) of nakokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), to spit
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, littoral)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbombolo, (lo) mbobola (Umbundu)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(020x)
Recipes : H(020x) bee, pounded leaves of Bidens pilosa, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : holokoso (Umbundu)
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(126)
Recipes : H(113) inflammation, infusion of stems with leaves of Boerhavia diffusa, VO.
H(126) icterus, spongy roots decoction , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (u) lyangulo (Umbundu)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(075)
Recipes : H(075) lack of appetite (e) vuti, roots tea of Bridelia micrantha , VO., 3 X / days
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Amboim)
Vernacular name : (i) mbalala, mulengwe-lengwe (Umbundu)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(127)
Recipes : H(127) splenomegaly, tea of leaves of Cannabis sativa, VO. 3 X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto, Cuanza Norte, Benguela)
Vernacular name : (a) pangwe (Umbundu), canhamo (Portuguese)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(039), H(070)
Recipes : H(039) parasitose, to pound the roots of ndungu (Capsicum frutescens) of ngandja (Swartzia madascariensis) and rub then the anus
H(070) rabies, powder of roots of tema (unidentified plant) mixed to ndungu (Capsicum frutescens) + H2O, drink this liquid during 3 days + to rub the body with the powder of the two plants
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Malanje, Huambo)
Vernacular name : (alu) ndungu (Umbundu), pimento, ppimentao-da-caiene (Portuguese)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(075), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(075) lack of appetite, to eat 0.05 gr of Capsicum annuum, many time each day
H(104) dyspepsia, chopped fruits in food
H(109) stiff neck, local application or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) ndungu (Umbundu)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ophtalmia, maceration of leaves in clean H2O, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Chela, Tchivinguiro)
Vernacular name : (o) ndyivi (Nyaneka)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(112), H(161)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, psoriasis, to apply locally the latex of Carica papaya or the crushed green papaya mixed in some H2O
H(068, f) child helminthiasis, leaves crushed in a bowl, hip bath or infusion of seeds and roots, VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, roots tea of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of syele (not identified mushroom), VO. 3 X / day + boil roots of mama (Carica papaya) of syele (not identified mushroom), VO. 33 cl the first day, the 1/2 le second day, 1/4 le third day
H(100) blennorrage, roots tea, VO. , 3 X / day
H(104) (o) ngandu, pain in the belly and at the level of the bladder, roots tea, 1 cup 3 X / day before meal
H(104) dyspepsia, eat green papaya or rape and boiled papaya
H(112) miscarriage, roots tea mixed with a strong beer + smoke a cigarette
H(161) warts, latex on warts
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (i) mama (Umbundu), papais (Portuguese)
Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Official name : Carissa edulis (Forssk.) Vahl
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Carissa xylopicron Thouars , Carissa pubescens A. DC. , Carissa spinarum L.
Symptoms : H(109), H(113), H(139)
Recipes : H(109), barks of Carissa edulis, to pound + few H2O, local application
H(113) glands inflammation, H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Carissa., infusion or maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : (mu) ngongono, (nji) ngongono (plante), ngongono (fruit) (Kimbundu)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(006), H(014)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, leaves of Cassia alata, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(014) eczema, slight and dry eruption, dermatosis, barks, leaves, flowers of Cassia., decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (the whole country)
Vernacular name : mangerioba-branca (Kmibundu, Portuguese), dartrier (French)
Cassia mimosoides L.
Official name : Cassia mimosoides L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Chamaecrista mimosoides (L.) Greene
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) sterility, roots tea of vonga (Cassia mimosoides) of nengi (unidentified plant), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (alu) vonga, kaluweti (Umbundu)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(202)
Recipes : H(202) femal, hygienic dressing, hot leaves of Cassia occidentalis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassytha filiformis L.
Official name : Cassytha filiformis L.
Family : Lauraceae
Synonyms : Cassytha guineensis Schum. & Thonn.
Symptoms : H(014), H(020), H(022), H(037), H(068), H(091), H(093), H(169), H(170)
Recipes : H(014) itch, roots of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of kepa (Cynodon dactylon) of kwalu (Smilax kraussiana) , to boil, VO. the liquid 3 X / day
H(020), roots tea, VO.
H(022) delivery with difficulties, ONS of Cassytha filiformis, RNS
H(037) tuberculosis, cough (convulsive) roots of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of kwalu (Smilax kraussiana) of mbalakatyetye (senecio latifolius) of kekama-hosi (plant not identified), tisane, VO.
H(068) tape worm, roots tea, VO.
H(068) tape worm, roots tea, VO
H(091) asthenia, roots tea of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of lyandele (Xylopia odoratissima)
H(091) (o) ndendo anemia + H(170) common dropsi + H(195) hydropisy, roots tea of nalundi (unidentified plant) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla) of avava (Cassytha filiformis)
H(093) food antidote (otchi) lya, VO. roots, RNS
H(104) dyspepsia, roots tea, VO.
H(169) hernia, ONS., plaster, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (alw) avava, (u) so (Umbundu)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) epitaxis, steam bath with the whole plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Tchivinguiro, Hufla)
Vernacular name : (otyi) keli-keli (Nyaneka)
Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Official name : Celtis mildbraedii Engl.
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis soyauxii Engl.
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(022), H(027z), H(031), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(162x), H(169), H(178), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) child constipation, roots tea of Celtis mildbraedii), VO. 1 spoon / day
H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of roots
H(018) cephalgy, hip bath with H2O of the maceration of the plant
H(022), painful delivery (haemorrage)
H(027z) to long pregnancy, flowers ashes + hot H2O , to rub with the liquid the belly
H(031) intercostal pain, roots tea. If no effect : tea of leaves, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(037) cough, tuberculosis roots tea, 1/2 spoon, 1 X / day
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of ati (unidentified plant) of pilangu (Burkea africana), VO. 3 X / day
H(051) paludism, child fever, to boil roots barks, VO.
H(162x) urinary incontinency, to boil the roots, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(169) hernia, ashes of flowers + salt + hot H2O, to rub with this liquid
H(178) heart pain, roots tea of kekama-hosi (unidentified plant) of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of vango (unidentified plant), VO. 3 X / day during 10 days
H(201) madness, hallucinations, tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of ndjiva (unidentified plant), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day. Later, roots tea of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of tende (Vernonia conferta), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : (oka) hongolo (Umbundu)
Celtis philippensis Blanco
Official name : Celtis philippensis Blanco
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Celtis brownii Rendle , Celtis prantlii Priemer ex Engl.
Symptoms : H(027z), H(169)
Recipes : H(027z) to long pregnancy, ashes of flowers of Celtis philippensis + hot H2O, friction of the lower belly
H(169) hernia, ashes of flowers + salt + hot H2O, friction of the hernia
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : (i) teta-hopa (Umbundu)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(005), H(043), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(078), H(127)
Recipes : H(005) œdema, to pound ler leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, local application
H(043) tetanus, distil the leaves of tyambulu (Chenopodium ambrosioides) of Sao José (Succisa pratensis), injection
H(051) paludism, tea of the plant, VO.
H(053) parotitis, to boil the leaves, les to press, local friction
H(068, f) child, helminthiasis, pounded leaves of tyambulu (Chenopodium ambrosioides) of matya (Lycopersicum esculentum), to put in anus
H(078) phlyctenia tumour, leaves of tyambulu (Chenopodium ambrosioides) of ngandja (Swartzia madagascariensis), infusions, VO. 5 spoonsin the morning
H(127) splenomegaly, ONS., tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (a) tyambulu (Umubundu), erva-de- Santa Maria (Portuguese)
Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum Hiern
Official name : Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum Hiern
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(022), H(026), H(037), H(038), H(092), H(179)
Recipes : H(004) chronic wound, to pound the roots barks, powder, local application
H(022) painfull delivery, to pound the roots of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of ngolo (Terminalia brachystemma) of manga (Mangifera indica), to heat, to press, to rub lthe lower belly ans the kidney
H(026) dysmenorrhea, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla)
H(037) cough, tuberculosis pneumonia , tea of leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum)
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of neni (Pteridium aquilinum) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis)
H(092) trial poison, barks roots in food
H(179) nephralgia, ONS of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of ngolo (Terminalia brachystemma) of namba (Dicliptera sp.), to heat, to press and to rub
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chicala)
Vernacular name : (i) filanganga (Umbundu)
Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Official name : Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich.
Family : Menispermaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo, Hufla)
Vernacular name : (a) nati (Umbundu)
Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Official name : Citrullus lanatus (Thunb.) Matsumara & Makai
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Citrullus vulgaris Eckl. & Zeyh. , Colocynthis citrullus (L.) Kuntze
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, tea of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Lubango)
Vernacular name : (a) tanga (Umbundu), melancia (Portuguese)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, elimau (Citrus limon) , ndembi (Lippia multiflora), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), nakokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) to pound those plants, to macerate during 2 to 3 day, distilation to obtain a sirup , VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, elimau (Citrus limon), lalandja (Citrus sinensis), to boil during 40', at rest for some time, to filter + 250 gr alcool (otchi'etchi tchikolwisa), to shake, VO. 3 soup spoons, VO. 3 X / day
H(037) cough, H(108) cold, to pound lthe plants: makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), elimau (Citrus limon), maceration during 4 days, distil to obtain a sirup, decant : the upper part for adultes for cold, VO; + friction of the part of the skin between noze and eyes : the middle part for adults again cough, 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day : the lower partfor child cough mix with H2O, VO. 2 soup spoons, 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Moxico, Luanda)
Vernacular name : elimau (Umbundu), limao (Portuguese)
Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Official name : Clematopsis scabiosifolia (DC.) Hutch.
Family : Ranunculaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(014), H(124)
Recipes : H(003) ankle-bone sprain, leaves of Clematopsis scabiosifolia cataplasm
H(014) purpura, leaves, smoke bath or 2 pinchs of powder in a potion, VO.
H(124) epitaxis, roots powder, to snuff
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (otyi) nganganteya (Nyaneka)
Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Official name : Coix lacryma-jobi L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : H(007) diuretic, seeds of Coix lacryma-job, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza norte, Cuanza Sul, Malanje)
Vernacular name : lagrimas-de-Nossa--Senhora (Kimbundu, Portuguese)
Commelina sp.
Official name : Commelina sp.
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crushed bulbe of Commelina sp., friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) yolela (Nyaneka)
Corchorus tridens L.
Official name : Corchorus tridens L.
Family : Tiliaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(078), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(027z), pregnancy, roots tea of Corchorus tridens, VO. 1 spoon, 3 X / day
H(037) tuberculosis, bronchitis, tea of ONS., VO.
H(038) urogenital pain, roots liquid, 1 soup spoon 3 X / day
H(051) paludism, plant infusion, VO.
H(078) stomach cancer, ONS., anana tea (Corchorus tridens) of tiko (Blumea mollis), VO. 2 X / day during 2 months
H(104) gastralgia, abdominal pains anana tea (Corchorus tridens) of pungu (Zea mays), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(108) cold, coryza, VO. roots decoction of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of pilangu (Burkea africana) of anana (Corchorus tridens) of pu (Strychnos spinosa)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (okw) anana, (oka) nana (Umbundu)
Cordia africana Lam.
Official name : Cordia africana Lam.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia holstii Guerke
Symptoms : H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(091, 2) weakness, fatigue, tea of fruit and trunk bark
H(139) sexual incapacity,tea of fruit and trunk bark and the stem
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda, Babacra)
Vernacular name : (i) mbanga (Umbundu)
Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Official name : Cordia gharaf (Forssk.) Ehrenb. ex Asch.
Family : Boraginaceae
Synonyms : Cordia sinensis Lam. , Cordia rothii Roem. & Schult
Symptoms : H(091), H(170), H(195)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, to press the roots of ngombe (Cordia gharaf) of kikimba (Dialium gossweileri), to heat, to press, VO.
H(195) hydropisy, roots tea
H(091) (o) ndendo anemia + H(170) common dropsi + H(195) hydropisy , pounded roots of tamba (Grewia angolensis) of ngombe (Cordia gharaf)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bie, Katchiungo, Benguela, Katenge)
Vernacular name : (olo) ngombe, (omu) puka (Umbundu)
Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Crassocephalum mannii (Hook.f.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Crassocephalum multicorymbosum (Klatt) S. Moore , Solanecio mannii (Hook. f.) C. Jeffrey
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) , H(045), leaves of Crassocephalum multicorymbosum, infusion (H2O), local application as disinfectant
H(113) rhumatism, leaves of Crassocephalum., infusion (H2O), local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza norte, Malanje)
Vernacular name : (di) zembula (Kimbundu, , sambalala (Cuanza norte), (ka) todi , (ka)toli (Malanje)
Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Official name : Crossopteryx febrifuga (Afz. ex G. Don) Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Rondeletia africana T. Winterb.
Symptoms : H(027), H(031), H(037)
Recipes : H(027) motion less foetus, tea of la-vasusu (Leptactina benguelensis) of ninga-hombo (Crossopteryx febrifuga) of lyandele (unidentified plant), VO. 3 X / day
H(031) body side pain, ONS., RNS.
H(037) cough, hemoptysy, tea of root, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (otu) ninga-hombo (Umbundu)
Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Official name : Cucurbita maxima Duchesne ex Lam.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) icterus, ONS. of mutu (Cucurbita maxima) of ndembe (Myrothamnus flabellifolius), RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (all regions of Angola)
Vernacular name : (oka) mutu (Umbundu)
Cucurbita pepo L.
Official name : Cucurbita pepo L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) icterus, ONS. of mutu (Cucurbita pepo) of ndembe (Myrothamnus flabellifolius), RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (all regions of Angola)
Vernacular name : (oka) mutu (Umbundu)
Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Official name : Cupressus lusitanica Mill.
Family : Cupressaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, tea from the leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum )
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Chianga )
Vernacular name : cedro (Umbundu), cedro do Buçaco (Portuguese), cèdre de Bucaco(Français)
Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Official name : Curculigo pilosa (Schumach. & Thonn.) Engl.
Family : Hypoxidaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, roots tea of Curculigo pilosa , VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) tina kanguluve (Umbundu)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(173)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy, roots infusion of Cymbopogon citratus , VO. 3 X / day
H(037) cough, H(108) cold, to pound lthe plants: makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), elimau (Citrus limon), maceration during 4 days, distil to obtain a sirup, decant : the upper part for adultes for cold, VO; + friction of the part of the skin between noze and eyes : the middle part for adults again cough, 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day : the lower partfor child cough mix with H2O, VO. 2 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(173), to pound the leaves of ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), the roots of andala (Aloe zebrina), local friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto, Huambo, Chianga, Luanda)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndembi (Umbundu)
Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Official name : Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(033), H(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) itch, roots of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of kepa (Cynodon dactylon) of kwalu (Smilax kraussiana) , to boil, VO. 3 X / day
H(033) male and femal infertility, roots tea, VO. 3 X / day
H(091) tonic, roots tea, VO. 1 X / day
H(126, f) hepatitis, roots macerated in H2O of andala (Aloe zebrina) of kepa (Cynodon dactylon), tea + bath + bath of leaves of andala, nex day. Treatment to follow during 8 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Chianga )
Vernacular name : kepa (Umbundu), grama, escalracho (Portuguese, chiendent pied-de-poule (Français), bermuda ou bahama grass (English)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, roots of Cyperus articulatus, infusion (H2O), VO. 1 small glass, 3 X / day
- H(104) stomachic, roots of Cyperus., infusion (H2O), VO, 1 glass, 1 X
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Camondai, Dalatando, Cazengo, Luanda)
Vernacular name : jaku-jaku (Kmibundu)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(027), H(051), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(126), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) oxytocic, liquid preparation of the roots of Cyperus articulatus , VO.
H(027) prevention of abortion, lower part of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus), upper part of kanyanguluka (Phyllanthus glaucophyllus), to pound, faire une fumigation 3 X / day
- H(051) paludism, decoction of roots, VO.
H(091) asthenia, tea of root of hama (Terminalia prunioides) of djamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of nunu (not identified plant) of mbombolo (Melia azedarach) of la-vilulu (Clematopsis speciosa) of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of lyandele (unidentified plant)
H(103) caries, ONS. of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of songe (Acacia sieberiana) of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of kanda lieka (Cocos nucifera) of eyo lyongombe (unidentified plant), local application
H(103) + H(201) (o) nanga mouth abscess from non respect to the old of the tribe , tea of leaves. Rincer la bouche 4 X / day
H(104) abdominal pains, tea of root, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, tea of root
H(201) (o) ndambwa, madness caused by the spirit of a dead, cold drink from leaves of nya-nya (Ricinus communis), barks of sya (Parinari curatellifolia) and stone of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus), VO. + fumigation with the ingredients + indemnity to the familly of the spirit if he is agressive
H(201) madness, infusion of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of samba (Brachystegia tamarindoides) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) of lalandja (Citrus sinensis), VO. + friction with du liquid + fumigation with the rest of plants
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (régions du sud de Hufla, Dundo, Lunda)
Vernacular name : (i) ndawu (Umbundu)
Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Official name : Cyphostemma junceum (Webb) Wild & R.B.Drumm.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) piles, ONS. of Cyphostemma junceum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte)
Vernacular name : kikama (Umbundu, Kimbundu)
Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Official name : Dalbergia nitidula Bak.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Dalbergia dekindtiana Harms
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) child, asthenia, rachitis, to rub the body with the leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Caconda, Benguela)
Vernacular name : (i) tona (Umbundu)
Datura metel L.
Official name : Datura metel L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Datura alba Nees , Datura fastuosa L.
Symptoms : H(082), H(092), H(099)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, dry leaves of Datura., to smoke as a cigarette
H(082) asthma, roots barks or pounded roots of Datura., RNS.
H(092), Datura. could be toxic
H(099) insomnia, to add one dry leaf of Datura in a drink (to be care for the dosis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Malanje, Golungo Alto, Dembos, Luanda)
Vernacular name : (nji la andundo (Kimbundu), jila adundo, jila andundu (Malanje, Golungo Alto), mutambela (Dembos), kimbota (Luanda), cornucopia, trombetilo-roxo, burbiaca (Portuguese)
Datura stramonium L.
Official name : Datura stramonium L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(051), H(082), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) woman infertility, 2 days before regular end, VO. roots tea of mbindi (Datura stramonium) of kakwindi katito (not identified plant)
H(037) cough, cigarettes of dried leaves , smoke
H(051) child, roots tea, VO. many time per day
H(082) asthma, cigarette of dried seeds or leaves, smoke
H(108) cold, inhalation with leaves
H(201) madness, to pound 9 leaves of mbindi (Datura stramonium), mix the juice in 1 yolk of an egg and roots of mone (Isoberlinia tomentosa), head scarifications, to rub the preparation
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Amboin)
Vernacular name : (a) ndjululu, (o) mbindi, ombindi (Umbundu), figuerira-do-inferno, estramonio (Portuguese)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) sting by a bee, to pound the flowers of holokoso and mix with palm oil (olo) ndende), local application
H(068) myiasis, application of palm oil, after some minutes extraction of the fly larva by pressing on the sides
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Malanje, Quissama)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndende (fruit), (ovo) ndende (Umbundu), palmeira-dendém, palmeira-do-azeite
Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Official name : Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(036), H(082), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, tea of roo of Eleusine coracana , VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(036) vertigo, tea of root of ku (Eleusine coracana) of pungu olondjele (Zea mays), VO.
H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(082) asthma, to pound the ku (Eleusine coracana) which is beginning to spring up + powder of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis), infusion, VO.
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles, fever, debility…), roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : ku, luku (Umbundu)
Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Entada abyssinica Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(027), H(027z), H(031), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(101)
Recipes : H(014) (otchi) kakambulu, dermatosis, evolution by plate and an hard skin, roots powder of Entada abyssinica macerated during 24 h in H2O, enema or friction of the body with the liquid
H(018) cephalalgys, to pound the roots, 1 l. maceration during 1 night, enema with 1/2 l. + steam bath with the other 1/2 l.
H(027) menace of miscarriage, VO., tea of ONS.
H(027z) attendance during pregnacy, to pound the roots of ngeve (Entada abyssinica), VO., 3 spoons of powder in few H2O on an empty stomach as purgatif. No meal during the day. Ingurgiter une spoon of roots powder of mbuta (Manihot sp.) in H2O. After one week drink a beer mixed with roots of lela (not identified plant).
H(031) body side pain, tea of the plant
H(037) cough, boiled bark, VO. the liquid
H(051) child fever, to pound the root, decoction, VO. A cold decoction on an empty stomach
H(068, f) helminthiasis child , pounded roots of ngeve (Entada abyssinica), ngandja (Swartzia madascariensis), tumala-mbumba (unidentified plant), liquid preparation, enema
H(101) abundant regulars, tea of root, VO., 3 X / day during 1 month
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (i) ngeve (Umbundu)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(006), H(008), H(027), H(037), H(038), H(077), H(082), H(091), H(099), H(104), H(130)
Recipes : H(001) vision, steam bath of leaves of mbangalunda (Erythtina abyssinica) of molo (Ricinus communis) of humbi (Lannea sp.) of sese (Cassia angolensis) + roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(006) child constipation, infusion of roots of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii)
H(008) diarrhoea child, roots tea, VO. tepid
H(027) to prevent miscarriage, roots tea of mbangalunda (Erythtina abyssinica) of lavi (Psychotria sp.), VO.
H(037) cough, roots tea, VO.
H(038) uro genital pain, to cut the leaves in pieces of mbali-mbali (Opuntia vulgaris) + soap, to heat, tepid enema + VO. roots tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii)
H(077) child vomiting, roots tea of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ) of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica)
H(082) asthma, ONS. tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of sala (oeuf) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis)
H(091) fatigue, asthenia, infusion of leaves, VO. Before 18 h
H(099) epilepsy, VO. preparation of fruits of maracuja (Passiflora edulis) of roots of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) during l'attaque, ensuite tea of kaka (unidentified plant)
H(104) colic + H(038) uro-genital infection, cut the leaves in pieces of mbali-mbali (Opuntia vulgaris) + soap, to heat, tepid enema + VO. roots tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii)
H(130) poliomyelietis, to pound the roots of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of huku (Dombeya quinqueseta), frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) mbangalunda (Umbundu)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) syphylis second period, barks or roots of Erythrina abyssinica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Cazengo)
Vernacular name : (mu) bungu, (mu) lungu (Kimbundu)
Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Official name : Erythrophleum guineense G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Erythrophleum suaveolens (Guill. & Perr.) Brenan
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) odontalgia, gingivitis, ONS of Erythrophleum guineense , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo, Benguela, Lunda Norte)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbambu (Umbundu), casca (Portuguese)
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis pneumonia , tea of leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chicala)
Vernacular name : (oka) lipi
Eucalyptus sp.
Official name : Eucalyptus sp.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(171)
Recipes : H(037) cough, pneumonia, tea from the leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum )
H(171) diabetes, roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Chianga, Sakaala)
Vernacular name : (oka) lipi (Umbundu)
Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke
Official name : Euclea crispa (Thunb.) Gürke
Family : Ebenaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) injury, application of the powder of the roots of Euclea crispa
H(051) fever, tea of roots, VO. 3X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Namibe, Catengue)
Vernacular name : (i) mboto (Umbundu)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(092) poisoning, H(201) sorcery, ONS de Euclea divinorum , RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguele, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (olo) sombo (Umbundu)
Euclea divinorum Hiern
Official name : Euclea divinorum Hiern
Family : Ebenaceae
Synonyms : Euclea keniensis R.E. Fries
Symptoms : H(004), H(037)
Recipes : H(004) wound, roots powder of Euclea crispa , local application
H(051) fever, roots tea, VO. 3X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Namibe, Catengue)
Vernacular name : (i) mboto (Umbundu)
Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Official name : Euphorbia candelabrum Trémaux ex Kotschy
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(068), H(076), H(098), H(103), H(108), H(113), H(118), H(124), H(178)
Recipes : H(037) cough, H(108) cold, to pound lthe plants: makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), elimau (Citrus limon), maceration during 4 days, distil to obtain a sirup, decant : the upper part for adultes for cold, VO; + friction of the part of the skin between noze and eyes : the middle part for adults again cough, 3 soup spoons, 3 X / day : the lower partfor child cough mix with H2O, VO. 2 soup spoons, 3 X / day
H(068) helminthiasiss child, chew the roots or VO. tisane of roots
H(076) aphtae, to pound the root, to rub. For child , idem + palm oil
H(098) nightmare, roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(103) caries, to chew the roots of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) of mbombolo (Melia azedarach) and to spit
H(113) rhumatism, ONS of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) of tiko (Blumea mollis) to rub
H(118) throat pain, to pound the tubercle, to boil, gargle
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(178) cardiac pain,roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : makokutu (Umbundu)
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(101), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, tea of the plant
H(037) hemoptysy, crushed roots, infusion, mouth wash
H(051) paludism, steam bath of leaves of 2 à 5 X / day
H(068) amoebiasis, helminthiasis, roots decoction, VO.
H(101) prolonged menstrua, roots tea, VO. 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(104) belly pain, roots tea, VO., 1 cup, 1 X / day
H(201) (o) ndambwa, madness from the spirit of a dead , roots tea, VO. + leaves fumigation + indemnity to the family of the dead if his spirit is aggressive
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Dembos)
Vernacular name : (ovo) vanda (Umbundu)
Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Official name : Euphorbia tirucalli L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia laro Drake
Symptoms : H(006), H(016), H(037), H(099)
Recipes : H(006) adults constipation, 1 spoon of juice, VO.
H(016) mastitis, to cut the leaves in the middle, to get in the juice, to heat, tepid application on the breast-
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, juice + sugar, VO.
H(099) epilepsy, 1 soup spoon of soma (Euphorbia tirucalli) with 6 soup spoons of H2O, to boil, to cool, VO. 1 spoon during a crisis as purgative. Later tea of ndjamba (Tricalysia cacondensis), later tea of namelela (Bidens biternata) + bath of barks of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) and of vuti (unidentified plant)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Cuanza Sul, Lunda)
Vernacular name : (olo) soma (Umbundu)
Ficus capensis Thunb.
Official name : Ficus capensis Thunb.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sur Forssk.
Symptoms : H(008x), H(022), H(038), H(103)
Recipes : H(008x), roots tea of Ficus capensis , VO., 1 cup, 3 X / Day
H(022) painfull delivery, roots tea, VO.
H(038) uterus, pounded roots, tea, VO.
H(103) gingivitis , to rub the gums with leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) kuyu (tree), (a) kuyu (fruit) , (u) sekahondji, sekahonde (Umbundu)
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, fruit of Ficus exasperata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Golungo Alto, Cuanza Norte)
Vernacular name : (mu) kuakasa, (mu) kuahaza), (ki) kuzo) (Kimbundu), lima, lixa (Portuguese)
Ficus glumosa Del.
Official name : Ficus glumosa Del.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(008x), H(022), H(038), H(103)
Recipes : H(008x), roots tea of Ficus glumosa , VO., 1 cup, 3 X / Day
H(022) painfull delivery, rootys tea, VO.
H(038) uterus, pounded roots, tea, VO.
H(103) gingivitis , to rub the gums with leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) kuyu (tree), (a) kuyu (fruit) , (u) sekahondji, sekahonde (Umbundu)
Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Official name : Ficus gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) Steud. ex A. Rich.
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus sycomorus L. subsp. gnaphalocarpa (Miq.) C.C. Berg
Symptoms : H(008x), H(022), H(038), H(103)
Recipes : H(008x), roots tea of Ficus gnaphalocarpa , VO., 1 cup, 3 X / Day
H(022) painfull delivery, rootys tea, VO.
H(038) uterus, pounded roots, tea, VO.
H(103) gingivitis , to rub the gums with leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) kuyu (tree), (a) kuyu (fruit) , (u) sekahondji, sekahonde (Umbundu)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(008x), H(022), H(038), H(051), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, boiled leaves of Ficus thonningii , to wash with the decoction
H(008) diarrhoea, ONS. decoction, VO.
H(008x), roots tea, VO., 1 cup, 3 X / Day
H(022) painfull delivery, rootys tea, VO.
H(038) uterus, pounded roots, tea, VO.
H(051) fever with eruption, ONS. decoction, VO.
H(103) gingivitis , to rub the gums with leaves
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) kuyu (arbre), (a) kuyu (fruit) , (u) sekahondji, sekahonde , (i) lemba (Umbundu)
Ficus thonningii Blume
Official name : Ficus thonningii Blume
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Ficus iteophylla Miq. , Ficus burkei (Miq.) Miq.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(051)
Recipes : H(004),H(013) , aerian roots of Ficus thonningii, decoction (H2O), local application
H(008), H(051) fever with eruption, aerian roots of Ficus. , decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Cuanza Norte)
Vernacular name : (mu) lemba (Kimbundu), tanga (Umbundu)
Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Official name : Galinsoga parviflora Cav.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) blennorrabies, ONS of Galinsoga parviflora , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (otu) lume (Umbundu)
Gossypium herbaceum L.
Official name : Gossypium herbaceum L.
Family : Malvaceae
Synonyms : Gossypium arboreum auct.
Symptoms : H(018), H(091), H(098), H(099), H(178)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy, extract of plant oil of Gossypium herbaceum on coton, fumigation and inhalation
H(091) anemia, roots tea, VO. 3 X / day or maceration of leaves, to wash the body
H(098) insomnia, tubercle of lu (Hibiscus canabinus), roots of manga (Mangifera indica) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum) + wine, VO. , 1 cup in the morning and the evening after the meal
H(099) epilepsy, crisis, roots tea of yombe (unidentified plant) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum ), VO. 3 X / day
H(178) infarctus, roots tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (ovo) tele (Umbundu), algodoeiro (Portuguese)
Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Official name : Heeria insignis (Delile) Kuntze
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Ozoroa insignis Del.
Symptoms : H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(038), uro-genital infection, to boil the roots of mbango (Croton mubango) of ndeo (Ozoroa insignis) of mya yo'venala (Ochna angustifolia), VO., 3 X / day
H(104) abdominal pains, gastralgia, roots tea , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Quissama)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndeo (Umbundu)
Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Official name : Helichrysum nudifolium (L.) Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(031), H(037), H(038), H(098), H(101), H(104), H(113), H(195)
Recipes : H(022) painful delivery, ONS of Helichrysum nudifolium , RNS
H(031) intercostal pain, pound roots decoction , VO.
H(037) tuberculosis, hemoptysy, infusion of roots of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of kamulatu (unidentified plant), VO.
H(038) uro-genital infection, roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(098) nightmare, pounded roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(101) abundant regulars, roots tea of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(104) abdominal pains, tea of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of syele (not identified mushroom), VO., 1 cup or moins, 3 X / day
H(113) rachialgia, to heat and to press the roots, to rub
H(195) hydropisy, to pound the fruits of nandjila (Solanum panduriforme), powder, mix with 100 cc H2O, VO + tea of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of mwi katito (Strychnos cocculoides) of kastomago (unidentified plant) of roots of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (a) tuvu-tuvu, (oka) tutulu (Umubundu)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(051), H(098), H(099), H(127)
Recipes : H(015) hematuria, one cup of roots tea of Hibiscus cannabinus, 3 X / day, VO
H(051) paludism, tea of tubercles, VO.
H(098) insomnia, tubercle of lu (Hibiscus cannabinus) , roots of manga (Mangifera indica) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum) + wine. VO. 1 cup in the morning and the evening after the meals
H(099) epilepsy, roots tea, VO. 3 X / day during 8 days
H(127) splenalgy, liquid preparation from the tubercle
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Malanje)
Vernacular name : (u) lu (Umbundu), linho-de-gombo (Portuguese)
Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Official name : Hymenocardia acida Tul.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis bronchitis, cough, roots tea of meti (Hymenocardia acida) of topota-vaso (Psorospermun febrifugum ) or chew the barks and seeds of meti or maceration of barks and seeds in H2O during 1 h., VO.
H(082) asthma, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Huambo)
Vernacular name : (olo) meti (Umbundu)
Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Official name : Indigofera spicata Forssk.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(038), H(139)
Recipes : H(031) intercostal pain, tea of leaves of Indigofera spicata , 1 spoon, 3 X / day, some drps for child
H(037) cough, chest pain, tea of leaves, VO.
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea
H(139) sexual incapacity, roots tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Caconda)
Vernacular name : (a) tumba-djali (Umubundu)
Ipomoea sp.
Official name : Ipomoea sp.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), tubercle of Ipomoea sp., cataplasm or friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) nome
Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
Official name : Isoberlinia angolensis (Benth.) Hoyle & Brenan
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis, pneumonia, tea of roots of mwe (Isoberlinia angolensis) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (olo) mwe (plante), (alu) nga (fruit) (Umbundu)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation (purgative), to eat 2 to 5 roasted seeds of Jatropha curcas without pericarp (poisoning danger, not for childs)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (i) molo (Umbundu), purgueira (Portuguese)
Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Official name : Khaya anthotheca (Welw.) DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), barks of Khaya anthotheca, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Cuanza Sul, Malanje)
Vernacular name : (ki) baba (Kimbundu)
Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Official name : Lagenaria siceraria (Molina) Standley
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Synonyms : Lagenaria vulgaris Ser. , Cucurbita lagenaria L.
Symptoms : H(015)
Recipes : H(015) haematuria, ONS. De Lagenaria siceraria, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (the whole country)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbinda (Umbundu)
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(092), H(195)
Recipes : H(018) cephalalgy, tea of Boscia rehmanniana, to add leaves of Lippia multiflora , VO.
H(037) cough, elimau (Citrus limon) , ndembi (Lippia multiflora), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), nakokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) to pound those plants, to macerate during 2 to 3 day, distilation to obtain a sirup , VO.
H(092) (oka) fundi , poison dissembled in the food loft , could be deadly for the thief
H(195) hydropisy, roots tea of tyambulu (Tapinanthus glaucocarpus) of ndembi katito (Lippia multiflora) of dambi yov'olwi (Lippia javanica), VO. 1 cup on an empty stomach
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo, Malanjé)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndembi (Umbundu)
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Official name : Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(068, f) child helminthiasis, to pound the leaves of matya (Lycopersicon esculentum) of tyambulu (chenopodium ambrosioides), mettre in l'anus
H(201) madness, ONS. of matya (Lycopersicon esculentum) of tiko (Blumea mollis) of sapola (Allium cepa), scarifications on head + local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (a) matya (Umbundu), tomate (Portuguese)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(098), H(124), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) painfull delivery, to pound the roots of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of ngolo (Terminalia brachystemma) of manga (Mangifera indica), to heat, to press, to rub lthe lower belly ans the kidney
H(098) insomnia, tubercle of lu (Hibiscus cannabinus) , roots of manga (Mangifera indica) of tele (Gossypium herbaceum) + wine. VO. 1 cup in the morning and the evening after meal
H(124) haemorrage (uterus), extrait liquid extract of fruit, 10 gr of this liquide + 120 gr H2O, VO. 1 to 2 coffee spoon every 2 h.
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles , fever, debility…), to pound the leaves, put in the bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (olu) manga (Umbundu), mangueira (Portuguese)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(020x), H(053)
Recipes : H(020x) bee bite, local friction with leaves of Manihot esculenta
H(053) otitis, pounded leaves, juice, drops in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of moxico, Planalto, Benguela, littoral))
Vernacular name : (i) tombo (Umbundu), mandioqueira (Portuguese)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(008), H(015)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, porridge of manioc (Manihot utilissima), VO.
H(015) hematuria, VO. the liquid where the manioc has macerated
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbowe (Umbundu)
Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Official name : Maytenus senegalensis (Lam.) Exell
Family : Celastraceae
Synonyms : Gymnosporia senegalensis (Lam.) Loes.
Symptoms : H(004), H(100)
Recipes : H(004) infected wounds or H(100) syphilitic wounds, roots powderof Maytenus senegalensis mixed with oil, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles, Caconda)
Vernacular name : (oka) minga (Umbundu)
Mentha sp.
Official name : Mentha sp.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, tea of leaves of Mentha sp., VO. + to rub the body with salt
H(104) belly pains, tea of leaves, VO. , adults 1 cup 3 X / day, less for childs
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Babaera, Mungo)
Vernacular name : (ovo) ndjululu (Umbundu), hortela-brava (Portuguese
Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Official name : Milicia excelsa (Welw.) C.C. Berg
Family : Moraceae
Synonyms : Chlorophora excelsa (Welw) Benth. & Hook.
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(099)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhoea (with blood), H(008) diarrhoea (constipating), roots infusion or tea of Milicia excelsa, VO. 1 cup, 3 X / ^Day
H(099) epilepsy, roots tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Amboim)
Vernacular name : (i) kamba (Umbundu), amorcira (Portuguese)
Momordica charantia L.
Official name : Momordica charantia L.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) anthelminthic, decoction of leaves of Momordica charantia or 2 to 3 seeds, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : balsamina-longa (Kimbundu, Portuguese)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(036), H(168)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, tea of root of andala (Aloe zebrina) of hondyo (Musa paradisiaca) of ndjelele (Asparagus angolensis)
H(168) amnesia, tea of hondyo (Musa paradisiaca) + suggar, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions de Planalto et litoral )
Vernacular name : hondyo olumbombo, hondyo (Umbundu), bananeira (Portuguese)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi, mouth heamorrabies , intestinal haemorrabies. Could be the cause of death, pound Musa sapientum, rinse the mouth
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (olo) hopa yehondyo (Umbundu)
Myrsine africana L.
Official name : Myrsine africana L.
Family : Myrsinaceae
Symptoms : H(015), H(101), H(201)
Recipes : H(015) haematuria, roots tea of Myrsine africana, VO., 2 X / day
H(101) abundant regulars, roots tea of tutulu (Helichrysum nudifolium) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(101) to stop menstruation, roots tea of tutulu (Synadenium angolense) of wiya (Myrsine africana)
H(201) madness, tea of roots, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (otu) wiya (Umbundu)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(201)
Recipes : H(022) painfull delivery, to boil the roots barks of Nicotiana tabacum, VO.
H(201) madness, tea of leaves in scars on the head
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : sandji (Umubundu), tabaco (Portuguese)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis, to boil the plant + sugar, VO. 1 spoon 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : katasala, kaya (Umbundu), tabaco (Portuguese)
Ocimum basilicum L.
Official name : Ocimum basilicum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS.of Ocimum basilicum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : (nji) lika, (nxi) lika (Kimbundu)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, 30 pinchs of ponded leavesof Ocimum canum in hot H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) yoa (Nyaneka)
Ocimum canum Sims
Official name : Ocimum canum Sims
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(106)
Recipes : H(106) mosquitos repelling, to rub the skin. To strike the walls with the branches of Ocimum canum. To trow one plant in the fire. To put a plant under the bed
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Malanje, Huila)
Vernacular name : elele (Umbundu), kamuelele (Kimbundu), na-na (Nyaneka)
Oldfieldia dactylophylla (Welw. ex Oliv.) J. Léon
Official name : Oldfieldia dactylophylla (Welw. ex Oliv.) J. Léon
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Paivaeusa dactylophylla Welw. ex Oliv.
Symptoms : H(008x), H(018), H(026), H(033), H(037), H(101), H(103), H(104), H(118), H(124), H(196)
Recipes : H(008x), roots tea of Oldfieldia dactylophylla , VO.
H(018) cephalgy, hip bath with H2O of maceration of the plant. Not for pregnant woman
H(026) dysmenorrhea, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla)
H(033) infertility, roots tea, VO. 1 cup, VO. 3 X / day
H(037) tuberculosis, roots tea of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla ) of nakatchitingi (unidentified plant), enema
H(101) to stop regular, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophylla argyrophyllum) of tendelekete (Oldfieldia dactylophylla)
H(103), caries, to chew the barks or the roots
H(104) (o) ngandu, pains in the lower belly and at the level of the bladder, roots decoction, VO. 1 cup 3 X / days
H(118) throat pain, rhino - pharyngitis, infusion of roots , gargle and rinse the mouth
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could be deadly, roots tea, VO.
H(196) scurvy, roots tea, mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (i) tendelekete (Umbundu)
Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
Official name : Opuntia vulgaris Mill.
Family : Cactaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(016), H(037), H(038), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, ONS. of Opuntia vulgaris, RNS.
H(016) mastitis, cut the leaves in the middle, harvest the juice, to heat, tepid application on the breast
H(037) cough, juice of leavess, VO.
H(104) colic + H(038) uro-genital infection, cut the leaves in pieces of mbali-mbali (Opuntia vulgaris) + soap, to heat, tepid enema + VO. roots tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto, litoral)
Vernacular name : (i) mbali-mbali (Umbundu), nopal, figuerira-da-India (Portuguese), nopal, figuier de barbarie (Français)
Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Official name : Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A. Rich.) Munro
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(126), H(195)
Recipes : H(126) cirrhosis, H(195) hydropisy, VO. Tea of Oxytenanthera abyssinica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (alu) mbungu (Umbundu)
Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Official name : Pappea capensis Ecklon & Zeyher
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Pappea capensis, potion
H(051) fever, roots bark, potion
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (omu) mbimba (Nyaneka)
Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Official name : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth.
Family : Chrysobalanaceae
Synonyms : Parinari curatellifolia Planch. ex Benth. subsp. mobola (Oliv.) R. A. Graham
Symptoms : H(013), H(087), H(201)
Recipes : H(087) purulent infection (o) tala to pound the roots of (a) yendje (Sesbania bispinosa) and en to rub the wound. When the lesion is open, heal with powder of sya (Parinari curatellifolia)
H(201) +H(013) (otchi) sawu, skin eruption from sorcery, roots tea, VO., 3 X / days
H(201) (o) mbwiyu, hilness from the spirit of the heads of the family, could provoke a miscarriage, roots tea, VO., 3 X / days
H(201) (o) ndambwa, madness from a spiritt, cold drink of leaves of nya-nya (Ricinus communis), barks of sya (Parinari curatellifolia), of stone of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) + fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Ganda)
Vernacular name : (i) sya (arbre), (olo) sya (frui) (Umbundu)
Passiflora edulis Sims
Official name : Passiflora edulis Sims
Family : Passifloraceae
Synonyms : Passiflora incarnata L.
Symptoms : H(099), H(196)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy, VO. preparation of fruits of maracuja (Passiflora edulis) of roots of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) during the crisis, later tea of kaka (unidentified plant)
H(196) scurvy, VO. 1 glass of juice of fruit, 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (olo) maracuja (Umbundu), maracuja (Portuguese), fruit de la passion (Français)
Paullinia pinnata L.
Official name : Paullinia pinnata L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) abdominal pain in the low belly (o) ngandu, induce sterility to rub the belly wth an infusion of the plant of Paullinia pinnata . Not to drink
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : heketyo (Nyaneka)
Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Official name : Pennisetum typhoides (Burm.) Stapf. & Hubb.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(037) chest pain, to pound ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus), hota-hota (Panicum maximum), maceration 3 to 4 days in H2O. Distil to obtain a sirup. VO., 3 X / day. In case of cardiac problems, the same preparation + elimau (Citrus limon) + flowers of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides)
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from a malefic wind ( nervous troubles, fever, debility…), roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (u) sangu (Umubundu), milheiro (Portuguese)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(113), H(179)
Recipes : H(113) rhumatism, tea of leaves of Persea americana VO. 3 X / days during 2 weeks + decoction of seeds or barks unguent, local application
H(179) nephralgia, tea of leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : apakati (Umbundu), abacate (Portuguese), avocat (Français)
Peucedanum angolense (Welw.) Cannon
Official name : Peucedanum angolense (Welw.) Cannon
Family : Apiaceae
Synonyms : Lefebvrea grantii (Kingston ex Oliver) Droop
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) chest pain, ONS. of Peucedanum angolense RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Cazengo)
Vernacular name : (ki) zonjila (Kimbundu)
Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Official name : Phyllanthus nummulariifolius Poiret
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, leaves powder of Phyllanthus nummulariifolius, 2 pinchs in the potion
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (o) nyai (Nyaneka)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(068)
Recipes : H(014) child itch, leaves decoction of Phytolacca dodecandra , local applicatiobn
H(068) child helminthiasis, pounded leaves, 1 coffe spoon in 2 l boiling H2O, to cool, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Golungo alto, Dembos, Cazengo, Vale do Bengo)
Vernacular name : (mu) tonga-tonga (Kimbundu), (omu) tonga-tonga (Umbundu)
Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Official name : Phytolacca dodecandra L'Hérit.
Family : Phytolaccaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, leaves of Phytolacca dodecandra in decoction , VO. In small dosis
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Caconda)
Vernacular name : (omu) tonga-tonga (Umubundu)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(008), H(013), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(077), H(094), H(103), H(104), H(124), H(127), H(151), H(167x), H(201)
Recipes : H(004) wound , powder or pomade of roots of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ), application of leaves of andala (Aloe zebrina) to dry
H(004) wound,H(013) ulcer, boiled barks from trunk and branches of Piliostigma thonningii , local application
H(006) constipation (child), infusion of roots of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ) and of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica)
H(008) diarrhoea (child), roots tea of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ) and of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica)
H(013) ulcer, decoction barks from trunk and branches of tola (Piliostigma thonningii), clean with the decoction
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, pneumonia, tea of roots of mwe (Isoberlinia angolensis) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea)
H(037) cough, tuberculosis hemoptysy , roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day, pour les child, 1 spoon 3 X / day
H(038) uro-genital infection, roots tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of kondo (Garcinia buchneri) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(051) paludism, boiled barks from trunk and branches, VO.
H(051) paludism, roots tea, VO.
H(051) paludism, decoction barks from trunk and branches, VO.
H(077) child vomiting, roots tea of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ) of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica)
H(094) haemorrhoids, barks powder, local application + tea in local application + VO.
H(103) caries, roots of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of ngolo (Terminalia brachystemma) of sipe-sipe (Gladiolus angolensis) of kokotwa (unidentified plant) of mbanga (Piliostigma thonningii), local application
H(104) colic + H(038) uro-genital infection, to cut the leaves in pieces of mbali-mbali (Opuntia vulgaris) + soap, to heat , tepid enema + VO. roots tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii)
H(104) (o) ngandu, lower belly pains and at the level of the bladder, roots of (i) tola (Piliostigma thonningii) , (u) topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) , (u) kondo (Garcinia buchneri) , (u) mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) , to boil, VO., adult : 3 spoons, 3 X / day, child : 1 spoon, VO. 3 X / day
H(124) epistaxis, ONS, RNS.
H(127) splenomegaly, roots tea, VO.
H(151) high blood pressure, ONS of andala (Aloe zebrina) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii ), to rub and to rub
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, child, night hallucinations, roots tea, VO., 3 X / day + friction of the body with the tea
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles, fever, debility…), roots tea, VO..
H(201) madness, roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Cuanhama)
Vernacular name : (i) tola (Umbundu)
Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Official name : Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Bauhinia thonningii Schumach.
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wound, ulcer, boiled barks from trunk or branches of Piliostigma thonningii , local application
H(051) paludism, decoction of barks from trunk or branches, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda, Babacra)
Vernacular name : (i) mbanga (Umbundu)
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis, ONS. of Piper umbellatum, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (régions de Cuanza Norte, Dembos)
Vernacular name : (mu) zua-dila (Kimbundu)
Pistia stratiotes L.
Official name : Pistia stratiotes L.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, ashes of the plant of Pistia stratiotes, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Icolo, Bengo)
Vernacular name : mbuangungu (Kimbundu), alface-de-àgua (Portuguese)
Plumbago zeylanica L.
Official name : Plumbago zeylanica L.
Family : Plumbaginaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, tea of pounded roots of Plumbago zeylanica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Amboim)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndondo ia ndundu (Umbundu)
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of 250 gr. of the fresh plant (Portulaca oleracea) in 600 gr H2O, to reduce to 100 ml, VO.
H(013) abscess (oka) sanga-mbumbu, local application of the fresh pounded plant
H(068, f) child and adult helminthiasis , 50 gr of the fresh plant + salt, to press, VO. the juice with suggar during 5 days
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza norte, tout le pays)
Vernacular name : (i) mbandu (Umbundu)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, VO. the fresh goyave (Psidium guajava)
H(008) diarrhoea, infusion of young leaves or buds.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (olo) ngayawa (Umbundu)
Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Official name : Psorospermum febrifugum Spach
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(037), H(046), H(051), H(098), H(101), H(124), H(173), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) from the wind spirit (o) fela ;H(013) + H(051), (o) ndjwaya, pruritus + fever, roots tea of Psorospermum febrifugum, VO.
H(014) itch, barks dry powder, local application
H(037) cough, tuberculosis , roots tea of meti (Hymenocardia acida) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) , VO.
H(046) measles, roots tea, VO.
H(051) fever, tea with the trunk bark
H(098) nightmare, insomnia, night tears, powder of pounded roots, to rub the body
H(101) extended regulars, roots decoction, VO., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death , roots tea, VO.
H(173) leprosy, tisane of trunk bark + bark powder on wound
H(201) (u) yulwe, possession by the spirit of a death wich provoke chance or misfortune (transmited by woman), roots tea, one part VO. The other part to wash
H(201) madness, fumigation of roots of keka (Solanum naumanni) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) + to make a drink with thoses plants, VO. + oil of boa or of viper
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Chianga)
Vernacular name : (i) topota-vaso (Umubundu)
Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Official name : Pteridium aquilinum (L.) Kühn
Family : Dennstaedtiaceae
Synonyms : Pteris aquilina L.
Symptoms : H(038), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of neni (Pteridium aquilinum) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis)
H(201) madness, roots tea of Pteridium aquilinum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) neni (Umbundu), feto-ordinario (Portuguese)
Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Official name : Pterocarpus angolensis DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(004), H(008x), H(014), H(015), H(027), H(031), H(033), H(082), H(099), H(104), H(116), H(118), H(126), H(139), H(188)
Recipes : H(002) troubles of lactation, to rub the breast with raw roots of Pterocarpus angolensis
H(004) wound , resine of the plant, local application
H(008x), roots tea , VO.
H(014) tinea, fruit ashes + oil, local frictions
H(015) hematuria, roots decoction, VO. 1 cup 3 X ./ days
H(027) prevention of abortion, death birth, ONS., RNS
H(031) intercostal pain, ONS., RNS
H(033) infertility, H(139) sexual incapacity, ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + andala (Aloe zebrina) + sasi (unidentified plant) + tende-mupa (Strychnos spinosa) , plants decoction, VO. + enema
H(082) asthma, ONS. tea of mbangalunda (Erythrina abyssinica) of sala (oeuf) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis)
H(099) epilepsy, ONS., RNS.
H(104) abdominal pains, roots tea, VO.
H(116) amenorrhea, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) of tiko (Blumea mollis) VOP., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(118) oto - rhino - pharyngitis, bark maceration , gargle and to rinse the mouth
H(126) icterus, hepatitis, roots tea, VO. 2 X / day
H(188) agony coma, fumigation from roots
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndilasonde, (o) sonde, (Umbundu)
Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Official name : Rhus natalensis Bernh. ex Krauss
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(008x), H(031), H(036), H(201)
Recipes : H(008x) diarrhoea with blood, roots tea of mbondo (Rhus natalensis) of sangala (Rhus wellmanii), VO., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(031) intercostal pain, roots tea, VO.
H(036) vertigo, roots tea, VO.
H(201) madness, anguish with night tears, H(201) possession (o) sandu, roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Caala, Copanga)
Vernacular name : (oka) mbonbo (Umbundu)
Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC.
Official name : Rhynchosia minima (L.) DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual incapacity, to mix Rhynchosia minima in food
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (oka) kunde (Umbundu)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(027), H(027z), H(033), H(037), H(038), H(051), H(099), H(113), H(124), H(169), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) vision, steam bath of leaves of mbangalunda (Erythtina abyssinica) of molo (Ricinus communis) of humbi (Lannea sp.) of sese (Cassia angolensis) + roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(027) spontaneous miscarriage, tea of root of nya-nya (Ricinus communis) of sa (Sorghum caudatum) or of masambala (Sorghum caffrorum) of kanyanguluka (Phyllanthus glaucophyllus)
H(027z) to long pregnancy, pounded roots, powder in scarifications of the lower belly
H(033) fecundity femal, ONS., tea of nya-nya (Ricinus communis) of anana (Corchorus olitorius), VO. 2 X / day during 12 days
H(037) pneumonia, ONS., RNS
H(037) chest pain, tea of root of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of tunda (Boscia rehmanniana) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis) of tuku (unidentified plant), VO.
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum) of neni (Pteridium aquilinum) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis)
H(051) paludism, tea of root et barks, VO. 1 cup, 3 X / day + bath with this plant
H(099) epilepsy, to pound the seeds, to boil in few H2O, VO. on an empty stomach. Not to eat before 14 h
H(099) nervousness, tea of root, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(113) knee inflammation, heated roots , frictions
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, ONS., RNS.
H(169) hernia, roots powder of molo (Ricinus communis) of kwalu (Smilax kraussiana) on scarifications on hernia
H(195) hydropisy, drink of roots, 1 cup 3 X / day
H(201) (unidentified plant) yulwe, possession by the spirit of a death wich provoke chance or misfortune (transmited by woman), tea of root, VO. 3 X / day
H(201) (unidentified plant) fela, pathology due à un vent maléfique (troubles nerveux, fever, debility…), roots et fruits sevent of purgatif
H(201) (unidentified plant) ndambwa, madness provoked by the spirit of a death, cold drink from the leaves of nya-nya (Ricinus communis), barks of sya (Parinari curatellifolia) and the stones of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus), VO. + fumigation with those plants + indemnity to the family of the dead if his spirit is aggressive
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (élé) molo, (oka) nya-nya (Umbundu), (élé) molo ulele (huile de ricin en Umbundu) ricino (Portuguese)
Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Official name : Rumex abyssinicus Jacq.
Family : Polygonaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(031), H(051), H(077), H(091), H(098), H(099), H(108), H(167x)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, tea of root of ndjamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of namba (Dicliptera sp.) of sangu (Eriosema affine), VO. 3 X / day
H(031) body side pain, tea of root
H(051) paludism, tea of root, VO.
H(077) vomitingt, tea of root, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(091) asthenia, tea of root of hama (Terminalia prunioides) of djamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of nunu (unidentified plant) of mbombolo (Melia azedarach) of la-vilulu (Clematopsis speciosa) of avava (Cassytha filiformis) of lyandele (unidentified plant)
H(098) nightmare, to pound leaves et roots of djamba (Rumex abyssinicus) of sangu (Eriosema affine) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), to put the powder on live coals, fumigation
H(099) epilepsy, 1 soup spoon of soma (Euphorbia tirucalli) with 6 soup spoons H2O, to boil, to cool, VO. 1 spoon during the crisis as purgatif. Later tea of ndjamba (Tricalysia cacondensis), later tea of namelela (Bidens biternata) + bath with barks of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) and of vuti (unidentified plant)
H(108) cold (otchi) pwiyi, tea of root, VO.
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, night hallucinations, child, tea of root, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Caconda, Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndjamba (Umbundu)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, crush the fruits of sukili (Saccharum officinarum ) of tamarindeiro (Tamarindus indica) , filer, mix 50gr. in 50 gr. H2O and 125 gr suggar, to boil, VO.
H(168), roots tea of sukili (Saccharum officinarum) of hondyo (Musa paradisiaca subsp. sapientum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (sea -coast region)
Vernacular name : (o) sukili (Umbundu), cana-sacarina (Portuguese)
Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Official name : Sarcostemma viminale (L.) R. Br.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(038), H(091), H(104), H(111), H(170), H(195)
Recipes : H(001) bath for eyes, to pound the leaves of Sarcostemma viminale, maceration in H2O, eyes bath
H(038) cystalgia, roots tea
H(091) (o) ndendo anemia + H(170) common dropsi + H(195) hydropisy, to soak the roots in H2O, VO. 3 X / day
H(104) belly pain, decoction of roots of ndumbo (Sarcostemma viminale) of yambwa (unidentified plant), VO. 1 cup, 3 X / day, less for childeren
H(111) burn, powder of the Sarcostemma viminale, local application
H(195) hydropisy, roots tea, VO. 3X / day + to pound njambala tchuti (Agelanthus sp. ?), to press njambala tchomanda (Agelanthus sp. ?) and njambala tchonduko (Agelanthus sp. ?) and ndumbo (Sarcostemma viminale), soak in H2O , to rub
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (olo) ndumbo (Umbundu)
Schwenckia americana L.
Official name : Schwenckia americana L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS. of Schwenckia americana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : (ku) suanza (Kimbundu)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(034), H(036), H(037), H(051), H(070), H(099), H(109), H(113), H(124), H(126), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, roots tea, VO., 1 glass on an empty stomach
H(013) + H(051), (unidentified plant) ndjwaya, prurit + fever, provoked by The spirit of the wind (unidentified plant) fela, tea of root, VO.
H(014) itch (otchi) savu , to pound roots bark+ alcool
H(018) cephalalgy, powder of the plant, to snuff + to wash the head. Not for child
H(034) tachycardia, decoction of roots, VO. 1/4 l.
H(036) vertigo, tea of root, VO.
H(037), tuberculosis, tea of root, VO.
H(070) rabies, VO. tea of root
H(099) epilepsy, tea of root, VO.
H(109) torticolis, roots powder in alcool, masser le cou
H(113) rhumatism, inflammation genoux, pounded barks,VO. 1 soup spoon of the juice in H2O + friction with the juice
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi, mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death , to boil, to rins the mouth with the liquid
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(126) hepatitis, tea of ONS., VO. 1 spoon , 3 X / day
H(195) hydropisy, tea of root , VO.
H(201) madness, infusion of ndawu (Cyperus articulatus) of samba (Brachystegia tamarindoides) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) of lalandja (Citrus sinensis), VO. + friction with du liquid + fumigation with the rest of plants
H(201) possessiion (unidentified plant) sandu, to pound the roots to obtain a drink, VO. with and without suggar
H(201) (unidentified plant) ndambwa, madness provoked by the spirit of the death, roots powder of namba (Dicliptera sp.) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata ), scarifications, to rub with molo (oil of Ricinus communis)
H(201) madness, fumigation of roots of keka (Solanum naumanni) of tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum) + to make a drink with thoses plants, VO. + oil of boa or of viper
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo, Luanda)
Vernacular name : (i) tata (Umbundu)
Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Official name : Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen.
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(018), H(020), H(038), H(051), H(068), H(078), H(126)
Recipes : H(001), sap of leaves of Securidaca longipeduncula, drops in eyes
H(004) wound , pouded plant, local application
H(018), cephalgy, leucorrhea, leaves infusion, VO.
H(020) snake, placement of the plant in the local or fumigation, farther away the snakes
H(038) cystitis, roots decoction , VO
H(051) paludism, roasted seeds, coffe, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, constipation, infusion roots and leaves, VO.
H(078) cancer of prostate, roots decoction, VO.
H(126) hepatitis, icterus, decoction of young trunks or infusion of seeds
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Vila Arriaga)
Vernacular name : (omu) ipanyoka, (omu) ipan-nyoka (Nyaneka)
Senecio latifolius DC.
Official name : Senecio latifolius DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) infertility femal, male, roots tea of Senecio latifolius, VO., 3 X / day
H(037) cough with convulsion, infusion of roots of Senecio latifolius
H(091) anemia, tea of the plant, VO. 1/2 cup 2 X / day
H(099) epilepsy, roots decoction, VO. on an empty stomach. As purgative action
H(100) blennorrage, roots tea, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(104) belly pain, roots tea, VO., 3 X / dayH(201) (o) mbwiyu, illness provoked by the spirits of the grand parents, could provoke a miscarriage , roots decoction, VO. 1 cup 3 X / days
H(201) (u) yulwe, possession by the spirit of a death wich provoke chance or misfortune (transmited by woman), roots tea, VO. 3 X / day
H(201) (o) mbinga,female illness, delivery of death childs, soft madness , infusion of roots,VO. 3 X / day
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles nerveux, fever, debility…), pounded leaves, friction of the body + fumigations
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) lombo , (olo) mbalakatyetve (Umbundu)
Senecio sp.
Official name : Senecio sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(126), H(127), H(135)
Recipes : H(104) stomachaches, ONS of Senecio sp., tea, VO., 1 spoon per day
H(126) hepatitis, roots tea, VO
H(127) splenalgia, tea of the plant, VO.
H(135), digestion (troubles of), roots tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (olo) nduluyepanda (Umbundu)
Sesamum indicum L.
Official name : Sesamum indicum L.
Family : Pedaliaceae
Synonyms : Sesamum orientale L.
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tuberculosis pneumonia , tea of leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chicala)
Vernacular name : (olo) sakwa
Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W. F. Wight
Official name : Sesbania bispinosa (Jacq.) W. F. Wight
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(033), H(037), H(051), H(087), H(091), H(099), H(100), H(113), H(124), H(179), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(033) infertility, fecundity, maceration of the plant of Sesbania bispinosa in H2O, VO.
H(037) cough, to boil the root, VO. tepid liquid, 1 cup for adult, 1 spoon for child
H(051) paludism, roots tea, VO.
H(087) purulent infection (unidentified plant) tala to pound the roots of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa) and rub the wound. When the lesion is open, heal it with the powder of sya (Parinari curatellifolia)
H(091) pregnant female, boiled roots , VO. frequently
H(091) anemia, roots in H2O , VO. + enema
H(099) epilepsy, plant in 1 l. H2O, VO. on an empty stomach. Cure during 5 days.After 1 week repeat the treatment
H(100) blennorrage, to boil the roots, enema + introduction in penis or vagina
H(113) rhumatism, pounded roots, friction
H(113) skin inflammation, roots and leaves of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa) of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of nduva (Gloriosa simplex) frictions on scarifications
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, roots decoction, mouth wash + enema
H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could provoke the death, VO. roots tea of makokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum) barks of yendje (Sesbania bispinosa ) + ndembi (Cymbopogon citratus ) + tata (Securidaca longipedunculata) + namelela (Bidens biternata ) + ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) + kunyambambi (Cleistanthus polystachyus)
H(179) nephralgia, roots tea, VO.
H(195) hydropisy, powder of pounded roots in H2O, VO; 1 glass + 1 glass for enema + 1 glass for a friction of the belly
H(201) madness, ONS, RNS VO. 1/2 glass morning and afternoon until rest
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cabinda, Majombe, Luanda)
Vernacular name : (a) yendje (Umbundu)
Sida rhombifolia L.
Official name : Sida rhombifolia L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) hepatitis, roots tea of Sida rhombifolia, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Malanje)
Vernacular name : nzunzu (Umbundu)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) syph, H(113), ONS. of Solanum aculeastrum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar, Cuanza Sul, Sele)
Vernacular name : (a) sosa (fruit), (i) sosa (plante) (Umbundu)
Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Official name : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum aculeastrum Dunal var. albifolium (C.H.Wright) Bitter
Symptoms : H(001), H(014), H(018), H(027), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), eyes bath, liquid of the roots of Solanum aculeastrum
H(014) tinea, to pound the fruits, rub the body
H(018) cephalalgy, roots tea, VO.
H(027) abortion prevention, , roots tea of kalombutao (not identified plant) or of saka (Solanum aculeastrum var. albifolium) and of nandjila (Solanum aculeastrum)
H(037) cough, chest pain, roots tea of saka (Solanum aculeastrum ) of mbinga (Strophanthus sp.)
H(104) belly pain, roots tea, VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Chianga)
Vernacular name : (alu) saka kolondjila, nandjila (Umubundu)
Solanum nigrum L.
Official name : Solanum nigrum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Solanum judaicum Bess
Symptoms : H(124)
Recipes : H(124) (u) twe unene, (olo) nalayi mouth haemorrage , intestinale haemorrage. Could provoke the death. VO. on an empty stomach a tea of root of swa wolv'olwi (Solanum nigrum) + tamba (Grewia angolensis ) + andala (Aloe zebrina ) + kwalu (Smilax kraussiana ) + yela-yela (Faurea saligna ) + ndjamba (Rumex abyssinicus)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Chianga)
Vernacular name : (olo) swa wolv'olwi (Umbundu), erva-moira (Portuguese)
Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Official name : Solanum panduriforme E. Mey. ex Dunal
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(068), H(195)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, roots tea of kalombutao (unidentified plant) or of saka (Solanum aculeastrum var albifolium) and nandjila (Solanum panduriforme)
H(068) tape worm, eat the leaves of lelemo (unidentified plant) in the morning on an empty stomach + enema with a liquid preparation of roots of mbundi (Pseudeminia benguellensis) + eat nandjila (Solanum panduriforme) during 5 days
H(195) hydropisy, powder of fruits of nandjila (Solanum panduriforme), mix with 100 cc H2O, VO + tea of ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) of mwi katito (Strychnos cocculoides) of kastomago (unidentified plant) of roots of tutulu (Synadenium angolense)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (oka) nandjila (Umbundu)
Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Official name : Sonchus bipontini Asch.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(027), H(051), H(099), H(101)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, roots tea of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini ) of vaso (Mussaenda arcuata) en boire une louche
H(051) paludism, plant infusion, VO
H(099) epilepsy child, VO. infusion of roots of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini) of yolo (Annona stenophylla subsp. cuneata)
H(101) to stop regular, roots tea of nekaya (Sonchus bipontini) of sa (Sorghum caudatum var. angolense) or of masambala (Sorghum caffrorum)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : nekaya (Umbundu)
Spondias mombin L.
Official name : Spondias mombin L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Synonyms : Spondias lutea L.
Symptoms : H(006), H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, young leaves of Spondias mombin, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(051) fever, seeds and fruit of Spondias., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Luanda)
Vernacular name : (mu) nguenge (the plant), (nji) nguenge (the fruit) (Kimbundu)
Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Official name : Steganotaenia araliacea Hochst.
Family : Apiaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(037), H(038), H(091), H(103), H(104), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(001), bath occulaire, roots soaked in H2O
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, chest pain, tea of root, VO.
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, pneumonia, tea of roots of mwe (Isoberlinia angolensis) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea)
H(038) uro-genital infection, tea of root of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of kondo (Garcinia buchneri) of tola (Piliostigma thonningii) of topota-vaso, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(091) (otchy) ongwa, weakness by changing of altitude or climate, of locality, provoke diarrhoea, fever etc;, tea of root, VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
H(091) anemia, tubercle powder of ndyasi (Triumfetta geoides) , friction of the body + tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) , VO. 3 X / day
H(103) caries, ONS. of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of songe (Acacia sieberiana) of kanda lieka (Cocos nucifera) of eyo lyongombe (unidentified plant) , local applicationt
H(104) belly pain child, tea of the plant, VO. 2 X / day
H(108) cold, coryza, VO. roots decoction of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of pilangu (Burkea africana) of anana (Corchorus tridens) of pu (Strychnos spinosa)
H(201) (i) ndembwe, bad spell of a wizard, provoke rhumatim, swelling, epilepsy, to pres the leaves, VO.
H(201) (o) fela, pathology from an hurtfull wind (nervous troubles nerveux, fever, debility…), ONS, to pound, massage
H(201) possessiion (o) sandu, tea of root, VO. + fumigation with leaves
H(201) madness, hallucinations, tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of ndjiva (unidentified plant), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day. Later, roots tea of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of tende (Vernonia conferta), VO. 1 cup 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (i) mondolwa (Umbundu)
Sterculia setigera Del.
Official name : Sterculia setigera Del.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Synonyms : Sterculia tomentosa Guill. & Perr.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rhumatism, powder of trunk bark of Sterculia setigera + H2O, friction of the body
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Sud de Hufla, Chitaque-Impulo
Vernacular name : (omu) tengue (Nyaneka)
Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Official name : Strychnos henningsii Gilg
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis, infusion of roots of Strychnos henningsii, VO.
H(068) helminthiasis, infusion of roots of (mu) tolo (Strychnos henningsii ), (ka) njiki (Diospyros natalensis), VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Vianna, Kiminha)
Vernacular name : (mu) tolo (Kimbundu)
Strychnos sp.
Official name : Strychnos sp.
Family : Strychnaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(004x)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, leaves local application
H(004x) internal injury, powder of leaves, 4 pinch in tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (olu) tuo (Nyaneka)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(006), H(031), H(037), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation of a new born, ONS. of Strychnos spinosa, RNS.
H(031) body side pain, to cut in pieces a washed root, to boil 1/2 h, VO. tepid
H(037) cough, tuberculosis, pneumonia, chest pain, to cut in pieces a washed root, to boil 1/2 h, VO. tepid
H(037) tuberculosis, tea with 1 spoon of tabac kaya (Nicotiana tabacum), the roots of pipa (Tipha capensis) of mwi (Strychnos spinosa), VO. , 2 spoons 3 X / day
H(104) belly pain, tea of root, VO., 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (i) mwi (arbre), (o) mwi (fruit) (Umbundu)
Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Official name : Strychnos spinosa Lam.
Family : Strychnaceae
Synonyms : Strychnos buettneri Gilg
Symptoms : H(027), H(033), H(037), H(108), H(139)
Recipes : H(027) prevention of abortion, roots tea of Strychnos spinosa, VO. 1 cup mid day and evening until delivery
H(033) sterility, H(139) impotence, decoction of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + andala (Aloe zebrina) + sasi (unidentified plant) + tende-mupa (Strychnos spinosa) , VO. + enema
H(037) cough, tuberculosis pneumonia , tea of leaves of cedro (Cupressus lusitanica) of sakwa (Sesamum indicum) of pu (Strychnos spinosa ) of mya inene (Ochna pygmaea) of lipi (Eucalyptus sp.) of lalandja uti (Citrus sinensis) of filanganga (Chrysophyllum argyrophyllum)
H(108) cold, coryza, VO. roots decoction of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of pilangu (Burkea africana) of anana (Corchorus tridens) of pu (Strychnos spinosa)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo, littoral de Bié, Malanje, Hufla)
Vernacular name : (i) tende-mupa (arbre), (a) tende-mupa (fruit)
Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Official name : Swartzia madagascariensis Desv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(036), H(037), H(039), H(068), H(078), H(098), H(099), H(173), H(195)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, maceration of ngandja (Swartzia madagascariensis), sese (Cassia angolensis), mongwa (unidentified plant) in H2O, VO.
H(036) vertigo, 2 glass of roots tea + 1 l. H2O, VO (poison at high dosis)
H(037) cough, tuberculosis roots tea of ngandja (Swartzia madagascariensis) of pumbisa-muku (Holostylon robustum) of ninga okalipi (Helichrysum hochstetteri)
H(039) parasitose, to pound the roots of ndungu (Capsicum frutescens) of ngandja (Swartzia madascariensis) and rub then the anus
H(068) helminthiasis child, tisane of leaves, VO.
H(068, f) helminthiasis child , pounded roots of ngeve (Entada abyssinica), ngandja (Swartzia madascariensis), tumala-mbumba (unidentified plant), liquid preparation, enema
H(078) tumor-phlyctene, leaves of tyambulu (Chenopodium ambrosioides) of ngandja (Swartzia madagascariensis), infusions, VO. 5 spoons in the morning
H(098) nightmared, pounded roots, maceration in cold H2O , VO., 1 cup , 3 X / day
H(099) epilepsy, 2 cc of roots in 1 l. H2O, VO.. (poison at high dosis)
H(173) leprosy, roots tea of mako (Erythrophleum africanum) of hota-hota (Panicum maximum) of ngandja (Swartzia madagascariensis)
H(195) hydropisy, fruit of molo (Ricinus communis) to pound, to boil, 50 cc of this preparation + tea of pungu (Zea mays) + roots tea of ngandja (Swartia madagascariensis) and of sese (Cassia angolensis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Katchiungo, Caconda, Benguela)
Vernacular name : (olo) ngandja (Umbundu)
Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Official name : Syzygium guineense (Willd.) DC.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, barks of the tree of Syzygium guineense, infusion , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (i) kumbi, muhombo (Umbundu)
Tamarindus indica L.
Official name : Tamarindus indica L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Tamarindus erythraea Mattei
Symptoms : H(008), H(014), H(051), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of barks of Tamarindus indica, VO. - -H(014) itch, bath of leaves
H(051) fever, fruit of tamarindeiro (Tamarindus indica) of sukili (Saccharun officinale), to crush, filter, mix 50 gr with 50 gr H2O + 125 gr of suggar to boil, VO.
H(103) gingivitis, decoction of barks, mouth wash
H(104) dyspepsia, fruit of tamarindeiro (Tamarindus indica) of sukili (Saccharun officinale), to crush, filter, mix 50 gr with 50 gr H2O + 125 gr of suggar to boil, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Luanda, Icolo, Bengo)
Vernacular name : tamarindeiro (Portuguese)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(039), H(068)
Recipes : H(039) insecticide, ONS of Tamarindus indica, RNS
H(068) helminthiasis, light infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (oka) lembe (Umbundu)
Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Official name : Trema orientalis (L.) Blume
Family : Ulmaceae
Synonyms : Sponia orientalis var. affinis (Planch.) Baker , Trema guineensis (Schum. & Thonn. ) Ficalho
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, ONS of Trema orientalis, inhalation and take a bath 2 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : kipesi (Umbundu)
Typha capensis (Rohrb.) N.E. Br.
Official name : Typha capensis (Rohrb.) N.E. Br.
Family : Typhaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(053), H(091), H(195), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) cough, tubeculosis, roots tea of pipa (Typha capensis) of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of anana (Corchorus olitorius)
H(053) parotitis, roots tea of kunambambi (not identified plant) or of pipa (Ricinus communis), VO 3 X / day
H(091) anemia, tea of roots, VO. 3 X / day
H(195) hydropisy,, roots tea of nya-nya (Ricinus communis) of pipa (Typha capensis), VO., 1 cup 3 X / day
H(201) madness madness tea of kunyambambi (not identified plant) of nya-nya (Ricinus communis) or of pipa (Typha capensis), VO. 3 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Huambo)
Vernacular name : (i) pipa (Umbundu)
Vangueria sp.
Official name : Vangueria sp.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis roots barks of Vangueria sp., tea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (alu) mbumbu (Umbundu)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(051)fever , H(091) tonic, H(104) belly pain, H(139), barks roots or trunk of Vernonia amygdalina, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Malanje, Dembos)
Vernacular name : (mu) lulu (Kimbundu)
Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Official name : Vernonia auriculifera Hiern
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, plant tea of Vernonia auriculifera, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Amboim, Seles)
Vernacular name : tongo (Umbundu)
Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Official name : Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(091), H(139)
Recipes : H(091) tiredness, H(139) sexual incapacity, decoction of the roots and stems barks of Vernonia colorata , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : (i) tumba-njeie (Umubundu)
Vernonia conferta Benth
Official name : Vernonia conferta Benth
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) madness, hallucinations prepare tea of mondolwa (Steganotaenia araliacea) of ndjiva (unidentified plant), VO. 1cup 3 X / Day. Later prepare tea of roots of hongolo (Celtis mildbraedii) of tende (Vernonia conferta), VO. 1 cup 3 X / Day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles)
Vernacular name : not registered
Vernonia sp.
Official name : Vernonia sp.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(036), H(099)
Recipes : H(036) vertigo, to pound the tubercle, powder in H2O. VO.3 spoons per day
H(099) epilepsy, to pound the tubercle, to mix with H2O, VO. 3 tea spoons per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar)
Vernacular name : (i) ndongo (Umbundu)
Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Official name : Vitex madiensis Oliv.
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(022), H(031), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(002) difficulties with milking, boil leaves or roots of Vitex madiensis, decoction, VO. + friction of the breast with pounded leaves
H(022) painful delivery, to pound the leaves, poor in tepid H2O + bath with the leaves
H(031) body side pain, washed root in pieces, to boil. Adulte, VO. tepid, 1 glass 3 X / day ; child 2 soup spoons, VO. 1 glass 3 X / day
H(051) paludism, roots tea or barks roots tea, VO.
H(104) child belly pains, tea of root of kunde (Rhynchosia minima) of silo-silo (Vitex madiensis) of ndjelele (Asparagus angolensis), VO., 3 spoons per day
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Bié, Chinguar, Katchiungo)
Vernacular name : (i) silo-silo (Umunundu)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(076), H(091), H(103), H(143), H(196)
Recipes : H(014) itch, to pound the leaves of Ximenia americana, powder, local application
H(076) mouth illness, to chew the pounded leaves, or a fruit mixed with ashes and H2O
H(091) anemia, pounded roots, maceration, VO.
H(103) caries, to chew the pounded leaves, to spit
H(143) smallpox, friction of the body with pounded leaves
H(196) scurvy, ONS., RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Benguela, Ganda)
Vernacular name : (olo) meke (Umbundu), (olo) menga-menga, ameixieira do Brasil (Portuguese)
Ximenia americana L.
Official name : Ximenia americana L.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(051), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, fruit oil is mixed with leaves powder of Ximenia americana, unction
H(018) cephalalgy, powder of the leaves, to snuff
H(051), fever, 3 pinchs of the powder of the roots bark, potion, VO.
H(175x) cosmetic, body and hairs, oil of the nuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (u/olu) meke (Umbundu)
Ximenia caffra Sond.
Official name : Ximenia caffra Sond.
Family : Olacaceae
Synonyms : Ximenia americana L. var. caffra (Sond.) Engl. , Ximenia americana L. var. tomentosa Engl.
Symptoms : H(003), H(018), H(051), H(175x)
Recipes : H(003) contusion, fruit oil of Ximenia caffra is mixed with leaves powder, unction
H(018) cephalalgy, powder of the leaves, to snuff
H(051), fever, 3 pinchs of the powder of the roots bark, potion, VO.
H(175x) cosmetic, body and hairs, oil of the nuts
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (region of Hufla)
Vernacular name : (u/olu) meke (Umbundu)
Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Official name : Xylopia aethiopica (Dunal) A. Rich.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Uvaria aethiopica Guil. et Pers.
Symptoms : H(091), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(091), H(104) gastritis, H(139), fruits and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, Golungo Alto)
Vernacular name : (ka) bella (Kimbundu)
Zea mays L.
Official name : Zea mays L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(027z), H(050), H(098), H(099), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(116), H(124), H(130), H(139), H(167x), H(195)
Recipes : H(027z) pregnancy troubles, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of mdilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) + ashes, VO. at 8, 12 and 16 h
H(036) vertigo, roots tea of pungu (Zea mays) of sangu (Pennisetum typhoides) of ku (Eleusine coracana)
H(050) flatulent, tepid tea of roots, VO.
H(098) insomnia, infusion of leaves in pieces of pungu (Zea mays) of topota-vaso (Psorospermum febrifugum), VO.
H(099) epilepsy, tea from bards of Zea mays
H(104) (otchy) ungulwila, stomach sourness, dyspepsia, tea of root + honey, VO. 2 X / day
H(109) lombar pains, boiled roots, massage with le liquid
H(113) arthralgia, boiled pounded roots, massage with le liquid
H(124) haemorrage uterus, roots mixed with ndjelavayo (Aphania seneitchnsis) to the semolina of pungu (Zea mays), to boil, VO.
H(116) amenorrhea, roots tea of pungu-osovo (Zea mays) of ndilasonde (Pterocarpus angolensis) of tiko (Blumea mollis) VOP., 1 cup, 3 X / day
H(124) (unidentified plant) twe unene, (olo) nalayi, mouth haemorrage, intestinal haemorrage. Could be deadly , tea of root of pungu (Zea mays) + hota-hota (unidentified plant)
H(130) poliomyelietis, to pound the roots of yumbi (Mucuna stans), friction + massage with pungu (Zea mays)
H(139) sexual incapacity, tea of root, VO. 3 X / day
H(167x) (otchi) saluke, hallucinations at night, child, fumigation / sauna or bath with the plant
H(195) hydropisy, fruit of molo (Ricinus communis) to pound, to boil, 50 cc of this preparation + tea of pungu (Zea mays) + tea of root of ngandja (Swartia madagascariensis) of sese (Cassia angolensis)
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto)
Vernacular name : (a) pumu, (e) pungu, (e) pungu-osovo (Umubundu), espiga de milho, milho (Portuguese)
Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Official name : Ziziphus mucronata Willd.
Family : Rhamnaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(038)
Recipes : H(008x) diaorrhea, roots tea of Ziziphus mucronata
H(026) dysmenorrhoea, roots decoction, VO. 1cup 3 X / Day
H(038) urogenital infection, roots tea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Sul, Seles )
Vernacular name : (i) helekete (Umbundu)