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Reference : HD 03

Author(s) : Descoings, B.
Title : Essai d'inventaire préliminaire des plantes médicinales d'Afrique Equatoriale. Bull. Inst. Rech. Sc. au Congo, Vol. 2, 7 - 24, (1963) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Reference HD 03 has information about 29 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(031), H(037), H(201)
Recipes : H(031) +H(037) + H(201) anxiety, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), whole plant, decoction (H2O)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum sp.
Official name : Aframomum sp.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), pounded leaves, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(124)
Recipes : H(038), whole plant, maceration, enema
H(124) blood at the nose, whole plant, pounded, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(037), H(045), H(051), H(094), H(099), H(101)
Recipes : H(026), VO., decoction (H2O) of the whole plant
H(037) bronchitis, chewed leaves
H(045), juice of the whole plant, local application
H(051), scarifications and frictions of pounded leaves
H(094), local application of adult flowers
H(099) child, whole plant, pounded, maceration, bath
H(099) child, whole plant, drops in ears, VO.
H(101), VO., decoction (H2O), whole plant
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boerhavia diffusa L.
Official name : Boerhavia diffusa L.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(020), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) constipation child, whole plant, juice, in rectum
H(020), pulp of la whole plant, scarifications, local application
H(104) colic, leaves, VO. + palm wine
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(082)
Recipes : H(038), leaves of Carica papaya, infusion (H2O), VO.
H(038), ONS. of Carica papaya of Elaeis guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(082), leaves of Carica., dessication, fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Cassia alata, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(051), H(201)
Recipes : H(037), infusion of leaves of Cassia occidentalis, VO.
H(038), decoction (H2O) of roots of Cassia, VO.
H(051), leaves pounded of Cassia en infusion, bath
H(051), infusion of roots of Cassia, VO.
H(201) psychosis, juice leaves Cassia, frictions
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(014)
Recipes : H(001) blindness, eyes desease,H(014) itch, dermatosis, whole plant of Celosia trigyna, juice, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Cissus quadrangularis L.
Official name : Cissus quadrangularis L.
Family : Vitaceae
Synonyms : Vitis quadrangularis (L.) Wall. ex Wight & Arn.
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), H(139), ONS of Cissus quadrangularis, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(038)
Recipes : H(038), ONS. of Carica papaya of Elaeis guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO. + young plant of Citrus
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Official name : Eriosema psoraleoides (Lam.) G. Don
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Eriosema cajanoides (Guill. et Perr.) Hook. f.
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001), ONS of Eriosema psoraleoides, RNS.
H(004) talon, leaves of Eriosema., fumigation
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
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(026), H(051), H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(026), leaves of Euphorbia hirta, VO. + palm tree almond
H(051), whole plant of Euphorbia hirta, to pound in palm oil, RNS.
H(100), H(139), ONS. of Euphorbia hirta, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Ficus sp.
Official name : Ficus sp.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), ONS. of Ficus sp., decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Official name : Gynandropsis gynandra (L.) Briq.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Cleome gynandra L. , Gynandropsis pentaphylla DC.
Symptoms : H(104), H(123)
Recipes : H(104) dyspepsia, H(123), whole plant of Gynandropsis gynandra, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Official name : Ipomoea involucrata P. Beauv.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), stems without leaves of Ipomoea involucrata, pulp, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ipomoea quamoclit L.
Official name : Ipomoea quamoclit L.
Family : Convolvulaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) hypnotic, leaves of Ipomoea quamoclit, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Lantana camara L.
Official name : Lantana camara L.
Family : Verbenaceae
Synonyms : Lantana antidotalis Thonning.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(037) throat pain, H(051), ONS. of Lantana camara, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), rhizome of Manihot esculenta , fermentation in H2O, to filter, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not registered