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Reference : HS 06

Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Reference HS 06 has information about 138 plants :
Abrus precatorius L.
Official name : Abrus precatorius L.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) belly, leaves of Abrus precatorius, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Atlantic region)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia seyal Del.
Official name : Acacia seyal Del.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(022), H(100)
Recipes : H(022), H(100) blen., roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acacia sieberiana DC.
Official name : Acacia sieberiana DC.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia sieberiana DC. var. sieberiana
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(038), H(097), H(100), H(108)
Recipes : H(013), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(018), leaves, infusion, RNS.
H(038), leaves, maceration, RNS.
H(097), roots, decoction (H2O) , RNS. (Uele, Lomami)
H(100) blen., leaves, maceration, RNS.
H(108) cold, leaves, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Official name : Acalypha villicaulis Hochst.ex A. Rich.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves, infusion, RNS., (Uele, Katanga)
H(008), barks, decoction (H2O) , enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Uele, Katanga), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Adansonia digitata L.
Official name : Adansonia digitata L.
Family : Bombacaceae
Synonyms : Adansonia sphaerocarpa A.Chev.
Symptoms : H(051), H(088)
Recipes : H(051), leaves, RNS.
H(088), leaves, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Official name : Adenia gummifera (Harv.) Harms
Family : Passifloraceae
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), leaves, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Balaba tribe, Lubumbashi, Uele)
Vernacular name : not registered
Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Official name : Aframomum sanguineum (K. Schum.) K. Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Synonyms : Aframomum hanburyi K. Schum. , Aframomum angustifolium (Sonn.) K. Schum.
Symptoms : H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H((037)bronch., H(100) blen., fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(051)
Recipes : H(004), ONS, RNS., (Burundi)
H(013) , ONS, RNS., (Lisala)
H(014)phtiriasis, ONS, RNS., (Lisala)
H(051) ONS, RNS., (Kivu, Katanga, Equatorial region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre), Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Official name : Albizia coriaria Welw. ex Oliv.
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045), roots, infusion, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Official name : Allophylus africanus P. Beauv.
Family : Sapindaceae
Symptoms : H(018), H(037), H(100)
Recipes : H(018), headache, ONS, RNS. , (Turumbu near d Yangambi)
H(037), chestache, ONS, RNS. , (Turumbu near Yangambi)
H(100) syph., roots, maceration, RNS., (Katanga)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Annona senegalensis Pers.
Official name : Annona senegalensis Pers.
Family : Annonaceae
Synonyms : Annona arenaria Thonn. , Annona chrysophylla Bojer
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013), pounded barks + palm oil, pomade, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Katanga)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asparagus africanus Lam.
Official name : Asparagus africanus Lam.
Family : Asparagaceae
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, stem, ashes, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Shaba, Balaba tribe)
Vernacular name : not registered
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) childs, leaves, juice, VO
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : not registered
Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.
Symptoms : H(006), H(008)
Recipes : H(006) purg., H(008), roots, barks, leaves, oil from the fruit, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(013), H(104)
Recipes : H(001), plant, juice, RNS. (Kivu, Lisala, Equatorial region)
H(008), plant, RNS., (Uele, Maniema)
H(013) abscess, H(104), leaves, maceration, (Atlantic region)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Boerhavia plumbaginea Cav.
Official name : Boerhavia plumbaginea Cav.
Family : Nyctaginaceae
Symptoms : H(131)
Recipes : H(131) leaves, cold decoction (H2O) on wounds from pian
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not registered
Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), seeds, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered
Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Official name : Bridelia micrantha (Hochst.) Baillon
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108), ONS, RNS., (Turumbu tribe)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(037), H(075), H(094), H(096), H(113), H(164), H(190)
Recipes : H(037), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(075), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(096) + H(094), fruit, external use, RNS.
H(113) + H(164), fruit, internal use, revulsive, RNS.
H(190), fruit, external use, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered