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Reference : HN 01

Author(s) : Nyakabwa, M. & W. Dibaluka
Title : Plantes médicinales cultivées dans la zone de Kabondo à Kisangani (Zaïre). African study monographs, 11, 2, 87 - 99, (1990)
Reference HN 01 has information about 57 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172), leaves of Abrus precatorius, maceration, drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus Verdc.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Glycine abrus L.
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002), leaves maceration in H2O of Abrus precatorius L. subsp. africanus, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : songu, sindamu, kasongu (Swahili)
Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum laurentii (De Wild. & T.Durand) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken-pox, leaves of Aframomum laurentii, to pound, maceration (H2O), filter, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tondo (Lingala), sésé (Kiboa)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(109)
Recipes : H(018), H(109), ripe fruit of Aframomum melegueta, pounded, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tagi (Swahili), kaya (Kibango)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(004), H(091), H(109), H(139)
Recipes : H(004) wound, H(004) uterus wound after delivery, grinded leaves, local application
H(091) anaemia, leaves infusion of Alchornea cordifolia + lemon juice + sugar, VO.
H(109), decoction of leaves of Alchornea, gargle
H(139) male, sexual asthenia, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, stem without leaves of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ibaka (Mbuuza), libonjibonji (Swahili), bimiji (Turumbu)
Aloe sp.
Official name : Aloe sp.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves infusion of Aloe sp., VO.,enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : angota (Kibali), subiri (Benimik wele)
Alstonia congensis Engl.
Official name : Alstonia congensis Engl.
Family : Apocynaceae
Synonyms : Alstonia gilletii De Wild.
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(068) vermifuge,H(037) pharynx pain , H(038) urogenital infection, H(037) barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis decoction, VO.
H(068) vermifuge, barks of stems, trunk, branches of Alstonia congensis, leaves + barks of the underground part of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to pound, maceration H2O, VO.
H(104) colic, maceration of barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis , VO. + enema
H(104) gastritis, gastro-enteritis, decoction of barks stem, twig, trunk of Alstonia congensis., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutondo (Tetela), guka (Kiboa), owuwa (Topoke)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(037), H(082), H(109), H(113), H(156)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculosis, H(082), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, leaves of Canavalia ensiformis, stems without leaves of Costus lucanusiamus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(109), ripe fruit of Citrus limon, leaves of Lycopersicon cerasiforme, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(037), H(156), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , gargle
H(113), unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : langa (Ngbandi)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(026)
Recipes : H(026) periods regulation, leaves of Celosia trigyna, seeds of Arachis hypogea, RNS., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Official name : Biophytum zenkeri Guill.
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099), whole plant of Biophytum zenkeri, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : changoli (Kimbole)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(051), H(099), H(115)
Recipes : H(051), leaves of Bryophyllum pinnatum, softened by fire, friction
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Bryophyllum, decoction (H2O), enema
H(115), juice leaves of Bryophyllum, drops in nose and in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : dendeli (Ngelema), lisolo (Topoke), changoli (Kimbole)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(109), H(172)
Recipes : H(104), ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, to pound, maceration, enema
H(109), barks stem, branch, trunk of Carica papaya, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, maceration, enema
H(172) filariosis, juice leaves of Capsicum., drops in eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : pilipili
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(026), decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
H(104), decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
H(068) ascaris, decoction (H2O) leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : woso (Topoke)
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(038), H(103), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(038), roots of Carica papaya of Citrus limon, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(103) decayed tooths, roots of Carica papaya, to pound, local application
H(104), leaves of Carica., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), seeds, ripe fruit of Carica., VO.
H(109), barks stems, branch, trunk of Carica papaya, ripe fruit of Capsicum frutescens, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : payipayi (Topoke, Swahili)
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(014), H(038), H(068), H(104), H(169)
Recipes : H(014), leaves of Cassia alata, to grind, friction
H(038), H(068) vermifuge, leaves, to pound, decoction (H2O), enema + peper
H(068) helmint, leaves , to pound, decoction (H2O), enema + peper
H(104), H(169), leaves, decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : balii (Kiboa), washa wa singa (Tecla), diwuha (Kikusu), makuwa (Swahili), tunda (Lingala)
Cassia hirsuta L.
Official name : Cassia hirsuta L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna hirsuta (L.) H.S.Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Cassia hirsuta, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bominjolanta (Kundu, Mongo)
Cassia occidentalis L.
Official name : Cassia occidentalis L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna occidentalis (L.) Link
Symptoms : H(068), H(104), H(109), H(169)
Recipes : H(068), roots of Cassia occidentalis, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(104), H(169) child, roots of Cassia occidentalis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(109), seeds of Cassia, torréfiée, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mwingayini (Swahili), kimbeyeshi (Tetela)
Cassia siamea Lam.
Official name : Cassia siamea Lam.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna siamea (DC.) Irwin & Barneby
Symptoms : H(004), H(068)
Recipes : H(004) uterus after delivery , H(027y), leaves of Cassia siamea, decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) vermifuge, leaves of Cassia siamea, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : elombe (Ngbetu), kasia (Swahili)
Celosia trigyna L.
Official name : Celosia trigyna L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(099)
Recipes : H(026) periods regulation, leaves of Celosia trigyna, seeds of Arachis hypogea, RNS., enema
H(099) child, leaves of Celosia trigyna, decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : limbila (Lokele), lilanga (Swahili)
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Official name : Chenopodium ambrosioides L.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Synonyms : Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants
Symptoms : H(008), H(051), H(099)
Recipes : H(008), H(051), H(051) paludism, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Chenopodium ambrosioides, to grind, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kisolosolo (Swahili, bananga (Kiboa), lisolosolo (Aluba), timolo (Topoke)
Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Official name : Cissus aralioides (Baker) Planch.
Family : Vitaceae
Symptoms : H(022)
Recipes : H(022), leaves of Cissus aralioides, maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kingebululu (Kimbole)
Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Official name : Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.
Family : Rutaceae
Synonyms : Citrus limonum Risso
Symptoms : H(037), H(038), H(046), H(051), H(099), H(103), H(109), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, ripe fruit of Citrus limon, juice, VO. + peper
H(037), H(051), H(103), H(118) rhino - pharyngitis, ripe fruit of Citrus limon, juice, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(038), roots of Carica papaya of Citrus limon, to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, ripe fruit of Citrus limon, juice, decoction (H2O), VO. + salt of cuisine
H(099) epilepsy, roots of Citrus., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(109), ripe fruit of Citrus limon, leaves of Lycopersicon cerasiforme, unripe fruits of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O) , enema
H(109), ripe fruit of Citrus limon, juice, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ndimu (Swahili), kpetape (Ngbandi)
Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Official name : Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E.K. Walker
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Erigeron sumatrensis Retz.
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, friction with leaves of Conyza sumatrensis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bamwabawuse (Lokele), kongoti (Topoke), ofokofoko (Tetela), sima na kolongo (Kiboa)
Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Official name : Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(051), H(094), H(113)
Recipes : H(037), H(051), leaves Cymbopogon citratus, decoction, steambath
H(094), decoction of the whole plant, hip bath
H(113), H(118) rhino - pharyngitis,H(037), leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, infusion, VO. + suggar
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ti (Swahili)
Cyperus articulatus L.
Official name : Cyperus articulatus L.
Family : Cyperaceae
Symptoms : H(026), H(027), H(068), H(094), H(099)
Recipes : H(026), H(027), roots of Cyperus articulatus, to pound, decoction (H2O), enema
H(068) vermifuge child, roots of Cyperus., to pound, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), H(099) epilepsy, the whole plant + roots of Cyperus.maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kokongo (Ngbandi), ngako (Benimikwele)
Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Official name : Elaeis guineensis Jacq.
Family : Palmae
Symptoms : H(104), H(127), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), roots of Elaeis guineensis, Musa paradisiaca, to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(127) child, young leaves of Elaeis., to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(201) psychosis, leaves juice of Elaeis, drops in eyes, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tschetenge (Kigenia), mungazi (Swahili), embiya (Kibenza)
Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Official name : Erythrina abyssinica Lam. ex DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094), barks stems, branch, trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(094), leaves of Erythrina., infusion, scarifications, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Ficus exasperata Vahl
Official name : Ficus exasperata Vahl
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), leaves of Ficus exasperata, stem without bark of Saccharum officinarum, to grind, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : musasa (Swahili), likoyo (Lingala)
Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Official name : Ficus vallis-choudae Delile
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(123)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(123) food poisoning, barks stems, twigs, trunks of Ficus vallis-choudae, decoction, RNS.
H(104), colic, barks stems, twigs, trunks of Ficus vallis-choudae, maceration, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ifolo (Kigenia)
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(091), H(104), H(126), H(127)
Recipes : H(026), H(104), H(126), H(127) baby, barks stems, branch, trunk of Harungana madagascariesnsis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(091) anaemia, leaves of Harungana., decoction (H2O), VO. + sugar
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : damudamu (Swahili), botondolondo (Topoke), otondolondo (Turumbu)
Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Official name : Hibiscus cannabinus L.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(091)
Recipes : H(004) wound, leaves softened by the heat of fire of Hibiscus cannabinus, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : damudamu (Swahili), nielélé (Mbunza), ngayingayi (Lingala)
Jatropha curcas L.
Official name : Jatropha curcas L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(018), H(100)
Recipes : H(006), seeds of Jatropha curcas, RNS.
H(018), leaves of Jatropha curcas, maceration (H2O), RNS.
H(056) filariosis, leaves of Jatropha., friction
H(100) blen., roots of Jatropha., to dry, powder, VO. with a cup of rice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mubono (Swahili), mubondo (Kigenia), litu (Mbunza)
Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Official name : Kalanchoe crenata (Andr.) Haw.
Family : Crassulaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(018), leaves juice of Kalanchoe crenata, softened by the heat of fire, drops in eyes
H(037), H(118), baby at the breast, leaves juice of Kalanchoe crenata, to dilute in palm oil, drops in nose
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kinenata (Swahili), kipulumatumba (Benimikwele), lianga sawula (Kiboa)
Mangifera indica L.
Official name : Mangifera indica L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(068), H(104), H(109), H(113), H(126), H(156)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) enteritis, gastro enteritis, H(104) colit, roots of Mangifera., to pound, maceration, enema
H(008), H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(037), H(156), barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, unripe fruit of Ananas comosus, decoction (H2O), gargle
H(068) anthelminthique, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera., maceration, RNS.
H(109) child, barks stem, branch, trunk of Mangifera indica, to pound, decoction (H2O), hip bath, enema
H(113), rheumatism, leaves of Mangifera indica, to pound, maceration, hip bath, enema
H(156), leaves of Mangifera, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : embe, hembe (Swahili), manga (Lokele), kimania (Tetela)
Manihot esculenta Crantz
Official name : Manihot esculenta Crantz
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Manihot utilissima Pohl
Symptoms : H(002), H(046), H(056)
Recipes : H(002), tubercle of Manihot esculenta, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, H(056) filariosis, leaves of Manihot esculenta , to pound, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : okpwa (Ngbandi), muhogo (Swahili)
Morinda lucida Benth.
Official name : Morinda lucida Benth.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(109), H(126)
Recipes : H(014) itch, leaves of Morinda lucida, decoction (H2O), local application
H(109), H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Morinda., maceration (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : gela (Kiboa), nengurubu (Kikere)
Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Official name : Musa ×paradisiaca L.
Family : Musaceae
Synonyms : Musa ×sapientum L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Spathodea campanulata, stem without barks of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(104), roots of Elaeis guineensis of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, maceration (H2O), enema
H(126), sap of Musa., enema
H(139) sexual asthenia male, young leaves of Alchornea cordifolia, stem without leaves of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, infusion, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : nzete ya makemba (Lingala)
Nicotiana tabacum L.
Official name : Nicotiana tabacum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(046), H(099), H(103), H(118)
Recipes : H(046), measles, H(099) epilepsy, leaves of Nicotiana tabacum, to pound, decoction (H2O) + poivre, enema
H(103), H(118), leaves of Nicotiana, to roast, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tumbaku (Swahili), ngbanga (Kilengola)
Ocimum gratissimum L.
Official name : Ocimum gratissimum L.
Family : Lamiaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(113)
Recipes : H(006), leaves of Ocimum gratissimum, to pound, to macerate (H2O), enema
H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Ocimum., infusion (H2O), fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : losobosolo (Swahili), tolumbalumba (Lingala), malumba (Kiboa), buhuhu (Topoke), ndundu (Kinyarwanda)
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, barks stem, branch, trunk of Persea americana , decoction (H2O), VO., enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : savoka (Lingala)
Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Official name : Phyllanthus niruri auct.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(178)
Recipes : H(178) heart disorde, leaves of Phyllanthus niruri pounded + 1 yellow egg, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kaviabatasi (Benimikwele), atshoke (Turumbu)
Psidium guajava L.
Official name : Psidium guajava L.
Family : Myrtaceae
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Psidium guajava, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mapela (Lingala), pera (Swahili)
Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Official name : Rauvolfia vomitoria Afzel.
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(091)
Recipes : H(068) vermifuge, barks of stems, trunk, branches of Alstonia boonei, leaves + barks of the underground part of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to pound, maceration H2O, VO.
H(091), anemia femal, ONS. of Thomandersia laurifolia of Rauvolfia vomitoria, to carbonize, inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ususwe (Topoke, mbakambaka (Kigenia), bodonga (Kiboa), kimusuku (Swahili), otonga (Kibango), muririro ((Kinyarwanda), likwoma, lingbengeli (Mbunza), utengweni (Kibundu)
Ricinus communis L.
Official name : Ricinus communis L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(031), H(108), H(113)
Recipes : H(018), seeds of Ricinus communis, infusion, juice, RNS.
H(031), leaves of Ricinus., infusion (H2O), local application
H(108) influenza, H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Ricinus., infusion (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mbalika (Swahili, Kigenia)
Saccharum officinarum L.
Official name : Saccharum officinarum L.
Family : Poaceae
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), leaves of Ficus exasperata, stem without barks of Saccharum officinarum, to grind, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Official name : Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), leaves of Sesbania sesban, to chew
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : yagara (Swahili, Lingala)
Solanum macrocarpon L.
Official name : Solanum macrocarpon L.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(112), H(127)
Recipes : H(104) child belly pain, H(127) swelling of the spleen, maceration of the crushed fruit of Solanum macrocarpon, VO.
H(112) abortion, maceration of the crushed fruit of Solanum macrocarpon at high dosis, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : bondo (Kiboa)
Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Official name : Solanum mauritianum Scop.
Family : Solanaceae
Symptoms : H(002), H(068)
Recipes : H(002), pounded leaves of Solanum mauritianum , maceration (H2O), VO.
H(068) vermifuge, pounded leaves + maize flour, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : ilala (Ngbandi), kalobo (Aluba)
Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Official name : Spathodea campanulata P. Beauv.
Family : Bignoniaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(037)
Recipes : H(004), barks stem, branch, trunk of Spathodea campanulata, to scrape, RNS.
H(026), seeds of Spathodea campanulata, to dry with the warm of fire, VO.
H(037) bronchitis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Spathodea campanulata, stem without barks of Musa paradisiaca, to pound, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : oteko (Lokele, Turumbu), mbika (Kiboa)
Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Official name : Synadenium grantii Hook. f.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(013), H(087)
Recipes : H(013) boil, H(087) whitlow, leaves of Synadenium grantii, softened by the heat of fire, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : potenge (Tetela), pote (Swahili)
Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Official name : Tephrosia vogelii Hook. f.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(068), H(103), H(169)
Recipes : H(103), leaves of Tephrosia vogelii, to pound, local application
H(169), leaves of Tephrosia., decoction (H2O), enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : igigita (Topoke), ishoro (Kibali)
Terminalia catappa L.
Official name : Terminalia catappa L.
Family : Combretaceae
Symptoms : H(051x)
Recipes : H(051x) yellow fever, leaves infusion of Terminalia catappa, VO. + suggar
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Official name : Tetradenia riparia (Hochst.) Codd
Family : Lamiaceae
Synonyms : Iboza riparia (Hochst.) N.E. Br.
Symptoms : H(004), H(014), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(004) wound,H(014) itch, mycosiss, leaves, local application
H(037), leaves juice of Tetradenia., VO.
H(051), H(113) rheumatism, leaves of Tetradenia., infusion (H2O), fumigation
H(068), H(104), leaves of Tetradenia., maceration (H2O), enema, VO.
H(108) grippe, leaves of Tetradenia., infusion (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : mutuzo (Mashi), fumba (Swahili), muravumba (Kinyarwanda)
Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Official name : Thomandersia hensii De Wild. & Th. Dur.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(020), H(031), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake, H(068) vermifuge, leaves of Thomandersia hensii are chewed
H(031) body side pain, maceration of crushed leaves of Thomandersia hensii, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : dishinji (Monbesa), ngbanda (Kiboa)
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(031), H(038), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(031), H(104), leaves of Trema orientalis, RNS., VO.
H(038), H(104), barks of the underground part of Trema orientalis, decoction (H2O), enema
H(103), stem without leaves of Trema., to carbonize, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : fefele (Kibali), mbangumbe, ngumbangumba (Kiboa), besibesi (Swahili)
Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Official name : Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Vernonia senegalensis A. Chev. , Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. Ex Walp.
Symptoms : H(003), H(008), H(046), H(143)
Recipes : H(003) internal haematone, H(008), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, maceration (H2O), VO.
H(046) measles, chicken-pox, H(143), leaves of Vernonia amygdalina, to grind, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : kilolokonjo, kolokonjo (Swahili), limbida (Kiboa), libukakwanja (Mbunza)
Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Official name : Zingiber officinale Roscoe
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(094), H(109)
Recipes : H(094), H(109), leaves of Zingiber officinale, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : tangawisi (Lingala)