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Reference : HN 36

Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Reference HN 36 has information about 170 plants :
Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
Official name : Abelmoschus moschatus Medik.
Family : Malvaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, crushed leaves of Abelmoschus moschatus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dilendila (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(055), H(068), H(125), H(139)
Recipes : H(055) emetic, H(068) anthelmintic, H(125) diaphorétique, H(139) aphrodisiac, seeds of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : ngenguba (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Official name : Acanthospermum hispidum DC.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(014), H(094), H(166)
Recipes : H(014) eczema, skin, H(094) haemorrhoids, H(166) antispasmodic, extract of leaves decoction of Acanthospermum hispidum, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : madiata nzau (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Official name : Acmella caulirhiza Delile
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Spilanthes mauritiana (A. Rich. ex Pers.) DC. , Spilanthes filicaulis (Schumach. & Thonn.) C.D.Adams
Symptoms : H(006), H(094)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(094) haemorrhoids, plant of Acmella caulirhiza , ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(125)
Recipes : H(051) fever, H(125) sudorific, leaves of Ageratum conyzoides
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alafia lucida Stapf
Official name : Alafia lucida Stapf
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) ocular diseases, latex of bark of Alafia lucida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.) W.Wight var. adianthifolia
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia (Schumach.) W.Wight var. adianthifolia
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachic, leaves decoction of Albizia adianthifolia var. adianthifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mulu (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Albizia adianthifolia var. intermedia (De Wild. & T.Durand) Villiers
Official name : Albizia adianthifolia var. intermedia (De Wild. & T.Durand) Villiers
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) pimples, decoction of barks of Albizia adianthifolia var intermedia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : dikasa kasa, nzangi nzangi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) caries, chewed bark of Alchornea cordifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kibunsi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Official name : Alchornea floribunda Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) aphrodisiac, roots of Alchornea floribunda
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) gonorrhea, bark latex of Alstonia boonei, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : tsonguti (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Anacardium occidentale L.
Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, fruit of Anacardium occidentale
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkasu, anacardier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Aneilema beniniense (P.Beauv.) Kunth
Official name : Aneilema beniniense (P.Beauv.) Kunth
Family : Commelinaceae
Symptoms : H(172)
Recipes : H(172) elephantiasis, cookes leaves of Aneilema beniniense, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing, gum of stems of Annona senescabiesnsis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kilolo (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(051), H(068)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, H(068) vermifuge, decoction of roots of Anthocleista schweinfurthii
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : mpuku mpuku (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Antidesma membranaceum Müll.Arg.
Official name : Antidesma membranaceum Müll.Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) calms the cough, infusion of leaves, roots of Antidesma membranaceum
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : kifitidi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Official name : Baillonella toxisperma Pierre
Family : Sapotaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045) wound healing, latex of Baillonella toxisperma
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)?
Vernacular name : moyei, muabi (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Bambekea racemosa Cogn.
Official name : Bambekea racemosa Cogn.
Family : Cucurbitaceae
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112), abortif, roots of Bambekea racemosa ,
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes, Mayombe)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Berlinia bruneelii (De Wild.) Torre & Hillc.
Official name : Berlinia bruneelii (De Wild.) Torre & Hillc.
Family : Caesalpiniaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, bark of Berlinia bruneelii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : fussa (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) pectoral (treatment of bronchi and lungs).leaves of Bidens pilosa, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author