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Reference : HR 11

Author(s) : Raponda-Walker, A. & R. Sillans
Title : Les Plantes utiles du Gabon. Encyclopédie biologique. Editions Paul Lechevalier, 12 rue de Tournon, Paris VI, 478 p. (1961)
Reference HR 11 has information about 110 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), magic plant to reduce anger
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : opèpu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), mudèpu (Ngowé, Balumbu), bédèpyè (Bakèlè), udèpu (Béséki), ovyang-ndzic (Fang), litsyèsa (Loango), lindèndi (Bavili, Baduma), léndèndè (Banzabi), ndèmbu (Eshira, Bavarama), musungu (Bapunu), ongé (Bavové), lokéni (Benga), gényègè-nyègè (Apindji), ndjèndjèdè (Mitsogo), izèndje (Bakota)
Achyranthes aspera L.
Official name : Achyranthes aspera L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Achyranthes annua Dinter , Achyranthes indica (L.) Mill. , Achyranthes aspera L. var. sicula , Achyranthes obovata Peter.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(013), H(131)
Recipes : H(013) maturation abcès, H(131) aux pieds, feuilles en fumigation
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : nkonya-gonya (Mpongwè), Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), koloe (Fang), kolusu (Bapunu), kolokohi (Benga), kolongusu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Balumbu), kolongoso (Ivéa, Banzabi), ngowé), ngolongoso (Béséki), kolibosi (Bakèlè), likori-kisa (Bavili), lusolo kotu (Loango), kôkèsi (Bakota), lémbamana (Mindumu), tsatu (Apindji, Simba, Bavové), tsatsu-tsatsu, getsopa-tsopa (Mitsogo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(026), H(051), H(100), H(113), H(201)
Recipes : H(004), H(026), H(051), leaves, RNS
H(100) blen, leaves, infusion, VO.
H(113), leaves cooked slowly with palm oil, RNS.
H(201) possession, plant mixed with white clay
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : aludo-féya (Mpongwè), tombi-djoro (Galoa, Nékomi, Orungu), tombé-djoro (Ngowé), kéngé-kengé (Benga), okè-kông, mékwa-me-kông, mekwè-me-kông, (Fang), kumba-djuma, burungu (Eshira), komba (Apindji), komba -a-gévindji (Mitsogo, Ivéa), kumba (Bavili), fumangha (Mindumu), fumele (Bawumpfu), marufi-ma-taba (Bavungu), mambi-ma-taba (Bapunu), misi-mè-mbwè (Béséki), misi-ma-mbya, nya-mésidè (Bakèlè), pôta-mbwandi (Bakota), mondjili-ndjili (Bavové), gimbu-gya-mukunga (Banzabi)
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(055), H(103)
Recipes : H(004) wound, local application of pounded leaves of Alchornea cordifolia
H(008) diarrhoea, maceration of scraped barks of Alchornea., VO.
H(055) vomitive, decoction of leaves of Alchornea., VO.
H(103) tooth aches, decoction of leaves of Alchornea., gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbogo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga), nkabi (Fang), dumbundjéni (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu), mumbundjéni (Bapunu, Balumbu), mumbutsi (Ngowé), mbumbundji (Loango), mbondji-mbondji (Bavové), bondji-bondji (Apindji), mbondjé (Mitsogo), mbundjeni (Ivéa), mbundji (Masangu), obunghi, obunyunghu (Mindumu), mumbundjili (Bavili, Baduma), mumbundjini (Banzabi), mbombosi (Bakota), ntambila (Bakèlè)
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(124)
Recipes : H(018), fresh leaves, crushed, local application
H(124) epistaxis, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : omwamb'asango (Nkomi), mwamb'asangu (Ngowé, Balumbu), myèl (Fang), mungunguyi (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavuga), mungungudji (Bapunu)
Amaranthus spinosus L.
Official name : Amaranthus spinosus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(053), H(201)
Recipes : H(053), leaveses, RNS.
H(201), ONS. RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : Ilupu ny'arèndè (Mpongwè), éopu-a-tsèndè (Mitsogo), folong-biyo (Fang), okèmo-wa-gélo (Galoa, Nkomi), mpoko-mbakala (Loango), podé (Banzabi), amaranthe épineuse (local French)
Amaranthus viridis L.
Official name : Amaranthus viridis L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), feuilles, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : Ilupu nya pupu (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095), tourteaux, résidus de graines, fanes
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbénda (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Kombè, Baléngi, Béséki), pénda (Apindji, Mitsogo, Ivéa, Simba, Bavové, Okandè, Bakèlè, Baduma, Banzabi, Bawumpfu), pinda (Galoa, Eshira, Ngowé, Bavili, Balumbu, Bapunu, Bavungu, Bavarama), mpinda (Loango), mvèna, owôn, owuni, ogôn (Fang), nzolè (Bakota), pindè (Masangu)
Arachis hypogaea L.
Official name : Arachis hypogaea L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(075), H(093)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, 2 to 3 seeds (maximum) of Ricinus communis, pounded peanuts (Arachis hypogaea), VO.
H(008), cooked leaves of Cassia occidentalis + seeds of Arrachis hypogea, VO.
H(075) aperitive, lack of appetite, leaves of Trema orientalis chopped and cooked with Arachis hypogaea, VO
H(093), mixed with other plants as antidote of Strophantus
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : mbénda (Mpongwè, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Kombè, Baléngi, Béséki), pénda (Apindji, Mitsogo, Ivéa, Simba, Bavové, Okandè, Bakèlè, Baduma, Banzabi, Bawumpfu), pinda (Galoa, Eshira, Ngowé, Bavili, Balumbu, Bapunu, Bavungu, Bavarama), mpinda (Loango), mvèna, owôn, owuni, ogôn (Fang), nzolè (Bakota), pindè (Masangu)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(004)
Recipes : H(001) filaria, H(004), juice from stems and leaves, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : igéngé-bundè (Mpongwè, orungu), ntombo (Galoa), intombo-s'Awiri (Nkomi), mige-me-mbèng, anyông-éloe (Fang), nganga (Mitsogo, matsi-ma-mangala (Bapunu), mobèndjègè (Ivéa), gimasa-kongi (Bavili), lukayi-lu-mbènzè (Loango), tombu-tsa-Bagisi (Ngowé), boï-bu-tsulu-Barimba (Eshira), misi-mè-mbwè (béséki)
Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Official name : Biophytum petersianum Klotzch
Family : Oxalidaceae
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), roots and seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Blighia sapida Koenig
Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), arille comestible des graines
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ngwim, ékom (Fang)
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(000)
Recipes : H(000), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : givala (Eshira), ivala-i-mwèndu (Bapumu)
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104)barks, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osèsèndè (Mpongwè), otèndya (Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), nnom-asas, éwoleghe, éwoloc, éso (Fang), mutsèndè-tsèndè (Ngowé), mosasa (Apindji), mutsètsèndi (Eshira)
Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Official name : Cajanus cajan (L.) Millsp.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Cajanus indicus Spreng.
Symptoms : H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(095), many preparations
H(103), decoction of leaves, gargle
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : osangé-w'éréré, osangé w'Orungu (Mpongwè), osangé-w'éréré, osang'éréré (Nkomi, Galoa, Orungu), uhangé-mwa-Mulungu (Benga), modjangi-a-gétété (Mitsogo), mutsangi -a-mwiri (Ngowé, Balumbu), osang-éli (Fang), bésangé-bé-djélé (Bakélé), butsangi-bu-muri (Eshira), ambrevade, pois d'Angola ( local French)
Cannabis sativa L.
Official name : Cannabis sativa L.
Family : Cannabaceae
Symptoms : H(210)
Recipes : H(210), leaves and flowers, smoked alone or mixed with tobaco
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : lyamba (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Benga, Balumbu, Bavarana, Bavungu, Bavili, Banzabi, Masangu, Apindji, Eshira, Loango), ilyamba ((Ngowé), yam, yame (Fang), yamba (Bakèlè, baduma, bavové, mindumu), dyamba (mitsogo, Ivéa, béséki), lyamba, ngènga (Bapumu), chanvre indien, tabac-Congo, hachisch, haschisch, hachich (local French)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095), H(164)
Recipes : H(053) purulent, pimento maceration in lemon juice, drops in ears ?
H(091) stimulating, H(164) revulsive, rubefacient, fruits, infusion, VO.
H(091) stimulating, H(164) revulsive, rubefacient, fruits of Capsicum frutescens, summit with flowers of Ocimum viride, filtered decoction, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntogolo (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), itugulu (Ngowé), tokodo, ndongo (Mitsogo), nongo (Bavové, Ivéa), ndongo (Apindji, Simba, Baléngi, Kombè, Okandè)ndungu (Bavili, Baduma, Banzabi), nungu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bapunu, Masangu), andu (Mindumu, Ambamba, Batèkè) ndunga (Bawumpfu), ntangani (Béséki), ntangalyè (Bakèlè), ikadada (Benga), ntsèfu, byasi (Loango), okam (Fang)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), rapefruit mûr = condiment, green fruit vert = vegetable
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ntogolo y'atanga (Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu), okam-ntangha (Fang), nungu-tsi-mitangani (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Masangu)
Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Official name : Cardiospermum halicacabum L.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(055)
Recipes : H(006), H(055), roots, RNS
H(013) , seeds, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Carica papaya L.
Official name : Carica papaya L.
Family : Caricaceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, roots of young tree, RNS.
H(068) intestinal worms, latex, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon
Vernacular name : ololo(Mpongwè, Galoa, Nkomi, Orungu, Ivéa), édodo (Mitsogo), alola (Fang), ilolo (Benga, béséki), délolo (Bakèlè), mulola (Ngowé), mulolè, mulolo (Baduma), mulolu (Eshira, Bavarama, Bavungu, Bavili, Bapunu, Balumbu, Masangu), élolo (Bavové), lolo (Apindji, Banzabi), géroro (Baléngi), oti a papayi (Mindumu), papayer, arbre à melons (local French)