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Reference : HS 23

Author(s) : Simbo, D. J.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 6:8 (2010) + Additional file of: An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants in Babungo, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:8 (2010)
Reference HS 23 has information about 107 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, concoction with the leaves of Acanthus montanus of Senna alata, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : gekbou (Babungo)
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(051), H(100), H(103), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem, leaves and flowers of Spilanthes filicaulis are mixed with others plants, RNS.
H(100) veneral diseses, concoction of the whole plant of Paspaludismm conjugatum of Stelleria media and Spilanthes filicaulis, VO.
H(100) veneral disease, concoction of the stem, leaves and flower combined with Spilanthes filicaulis and Paspaludismm conjugatum is VO.
H(103) toothache, flowers are chewed
H(104) gastritis, H(104) stomachache, stem, leaves and flowers are chewed and juice swallowed
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : nyantanyui (Babungo)
Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Official name : Aframomum melegueta (Roscoe) K.Schum.
Family : Zingiberaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) veneral diseases, concoction of the stems and leaves of Portulaca oleracea of the seeds of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(100) veneral disease, concoction of the leaves of Jateorhiza macrantha of the bark with the seeds of Aframomum melegueta, VO.
H(201), used for driving away evil spirits
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : iswo (Babungo)
Afrostyrax kamerunensis Perkins & Gilg
Official name : Afrostyrax kamerunensis Perkins & Gilg
Family : Huaceae
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100) venereal diseases, concoction with the seeds of Afrostyrax kamerunensis the roots of Raphia hookeri, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : fulong (Babungo)
Agave sisalana Perr.
Official name : Agave sisalana Perr.
Family : Agavaceae
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) antiinflammatory, H(137) local analgesic, The paste from ground leaves of Agave sisalana is applied topically on affected pparts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : nseng (Babungo)
Ageratum conyzoides L.
Official name : Ageratum conyzoides L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(008), H(037), H(051)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(051) fevers, infusion of the stem, leaves and flowers of Ageratum conyzoides is taken orally.
H(008) Infantile diarrhoea, maceration of the young leaves, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : ndobovensi (Babungo)
Allium sativum L.
Official name : Allium sativum L.
Family : Alliaceae
Symptoms : H(104), H(151)
Recipes : H(104) gastritis, leaf of Carica papaya juice is mixed with grated Allium sativum bulbs and the fruit juice of Citrus limon and VO.
H(151) hypertension, the bulbs of Allium sativum are added to a decoction of the leaves of Lantana camara, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Official name : Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f.
Family : Asphodelaceae
Synonyms : Aloe vulgaris Lam.
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds,H(013) skin diseases, latex from the leavesof Aloe vera is applied on affected parts.
H(051) paludism, maceration of leaves, VO.
H(104) gastritis, H(104) stomachache, leaves of Aloe vera are chewed and the leaf juice is swallowed.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Amaranthus hybridus L.
Official name : Amaranthus hybridus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Synonyms : Amaranthus caudatus L.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) antiinflammatory, paste from ground leaves of Amaranthus hybridus are applied on affected parts.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : fith (Babungo)
Amaranthus lividus L.
Official name : Amaranthus lividus L.
Family : Amaranthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, leaves of Amaranthus lividus are squeezed and the leaf juice VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : flower bai (Babungo)
Ananas sativus Lindl.
Official name : Ananas sativus Lindl.
Family : Bromeliaceae
Synonyms : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, concoction of the leaves Annanas comosus and the stem bark of Spathodea campanulata, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Official name : Aspilia africana (Pers.) C.A. Adams
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Aspilia latifolia Oliv. & Hiern
Symptoms : H(004), H(104)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaf juice from crushed leaves of Aspilia africana is applied on wounds
H(104) gastritis, young leaves of Aspilia africana are chewed and the leaf juice is swallowed.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : wowoh (Babungo)
Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Official name : Asystasia gangetica (L.) T. Anders.
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) aneamia, the leaves of Asystasia gangetica are squeezed and the leaf juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : formenshi (Babungo)
Basella alba L.
Official name : Basella alba L.
Family : Basellaceae
Synonyms : Basella rubra L.
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(091) strengthen neonates, decoction of stem and leaves of Basella alba is taken as an enema.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : luii (Babungo)
Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Official name : Bersama abyssinica Fres.
Family : Melianthaceae
Synonyms : Bersama abyssinica subsp. engleriana (Gürke) F.White
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, decoction of stem bark of Bersama abyssinica, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : fuaveti (Babungo)
Bidens pilosa L.
Official name : Bidens pilosa L.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(004), H(039), H(051), H(106)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, leaves of Bidens pilosa are crushed and leaf juice applied on wounds
H(051) fever, paludism, concoction of the whole plant of Bidens pilosa of the leaves of Cymbopogon citratus, VO.
H(039) insecticide, the whole plant is burnt to keep away insects.
H(106) insecticide,whole plant is burn to repel inscts
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : shoctesuc (Babungo)
Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Official name : Bryophyllum pinnatum (Lam.) Kurz
Family : Crassulaceae
Synonyms : Kalanchoe pinnata (Lam.) Pers.
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) painful ear, leaves of Bryophylum pinnatum are warmed and the leaf juice is squeezed into the ears.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : juteweh (Babungo)
Caladium sp.
Official name : Caladium sp.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludim, decoction of leaves of Caladium sp., VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : lala (Babungo)
Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Official name : Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(100) veneral dideases, H(139) aphrodisiac, concoction with the roots of Canarium schweinfurthii, Vernonia amygdalina, Capsicum frustesens and the bracts of Musa paradisiaca, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : tibew (Babungo)
Capsicum annuum L.
Official name : Capsicum annuum L.
Family : Solanaceae
Synonyms : Capsicum frutescens L.
Symptoms : H(100), H(139)
Recipes : H(100) veneral dideases, H(139) aphrodisiac, concoction with the roots of Canarium schweinfurthii, Vernonia amygdalina, Capsicum frustesens and the bracts of Musa paradisiaca, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : nyantafesucse (Babungo)