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Reference : HT 47

Author(s) : Feuya Tchouya,G. R. , A. Souza, J. C. Tchouankeu, J.-F. Yala, M. Boukandou, H. Foundikou, G. D. Nguema Obiang, F. Fekam Boyom, R. Mabika Mabika, E. Zeuko´o Menkem, D. Tantoh Ndinteh, J. Lebibi
Title : Ethnopharmacological surveys and pharmacological studies of plants used in traditional medicine in the treatment of HIV/AIDS opportunistic diseases in Gabon Journal of Ethnopharmacology 162, 306–316 (2015)
Reference HT 47 has information about 52 plants :
Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Official name : Acanthus montanus (Nees) T. Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections; H(104) stomach ache, barks, leaves of Acanthus montanus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : gèbanganbalè
Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Official name : Alchornea cordifolia (Schum. & Thonn.) Müll. Arg.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Alchornea cordata Benth.
Symptoms : H(199), H(008), H(013), H(082), H(091)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(091) anemia–general fatigue; H(008) chronic diarrhea; H(082) respiratory tract infections; H(013) abcess, leaves, stems of Alchornea cordifolia
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mbonzeni
Alstonia boonei De Wild
Official name : Alstonia boonei De Wild
Family : Apocynaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, barks of Alstonia boonei, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : nkuka
Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Official name : Anchomanes difformis (Bl.) Engl.
Family : Araceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, tubercles of Anchomanes difformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : moèngè-a-abongo
Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Official name : Anthocleista schweinfurthii Gilg
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, roots of Anthocleista schweinfurthii , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ororo
Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Official name : Anthocleista vogelii Planch.
Family : Gentianaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; ; H(100) venereal diseases, roots, leaves of Anthocleista vogelii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : orowo–orowo
Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Official name : Bridelia ferruginea Benth.
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, barks of Bridelia ferruginea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : givala
Carapa procera DC.
Official name : Carapa procera DC.
Family : Meliaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, leaves, barks of Carapa procera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : katchimboma
Carpolobia alba G.Don
Official name : Carpolobia alba G.Don
Family : Polygalaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, leaves of Carpolobia alba, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : kudu
Cassia alata L.
Official name : Cassia alata L.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Senna alata (L.) Roxb.
Symptoms : H(199), H(013), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, H(100) venereal diseases, H(104) stomach ache, leaves, stems of Cassia alata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : novonga
Chlorophytum laxum R.Br.
Official name : Chlorophytum laxum R.Br.
Family : Anthericaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(091)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(091) anemia–general fatigue, barks, leaves of Chlorophytum laxum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : murina-syèsi
Coelocaryon klainei Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Coelocaryon klainei Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, leaves, barks, roots of Coelocaryon klainei, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mabégni
Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Official name : Cola nitida (Vent.) Scott & Endl.
Family : Sterculiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082), H(107)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, H(107) typhoid fever, barks, fruits of Cola nitida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ibendou, cola
Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Official name : Costus afer Ker Gawl.
Family : Costaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(037) tuberculosis, H(082) respiratory tract infections, stems of Costus afer, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : moandu
Coula edulis Baill.
Official name : Coula edulis Baill.
Family : Olacaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks, fruits of Coula edulis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ngomba
Dacryodes buettneri (Engl.) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes buettneri (Engl.) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks, leaves of Dacryodes buettneri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ozigo
Dacryodes klaineana (Pierre) H.J. Lam
Official name : Dacryodes klaineana (Pierre) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, barks, fruits of Dacryodes klaineana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : hombe
Dissotis decumbens (P. Beauv.) Triana
Official name : Dissotis decumbens (P. Beauv.) Triana
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, leaves, stems of Dissotis decumbens, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mioghu mine
Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Official name : Eclipta prostrata (L.) L.
Family : Asteraceae
Synonyms : Eclipta alba (L.) Hassk.
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, leaves of Eclipta prostrata, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : iiténdèmitendè
Erismadelphus exsul Mildbr.
Official name : Erismadelphus exsul Mildbr.
Family : Vochysiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, barks, leaves of Erismadelphus exsul, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : izendji dja kola
Euphorbia hirta L.
Official name : Euphorbia hirta L.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Synonyms : Euphorbia pilulifera var. procumbens Boiss. , Euphorbia hirta var. procumbens Br. , Chamaesyce hirta (L.) Millsp.
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, leaves, stems of Euphorbia hirta, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ambèningo
Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (De Wild.) J.Léonard
Official name : Gilbertiodendron dewevrei (De Wild.) J.Léonard
Family : Fabaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks of Gilbertiodendron deweri, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : imbembe
Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Official name : Harungana madagascariensis Lam. ex Poir.
Family : Hypericaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(126)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(126) hepatitis, barks, leaves of Harungana madagascariensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : tonukwé
Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Official name : Irvingia gabonensis (Aubry-LeComte ex O'Rorke) Baill.
Family : Irvingiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks, fruits of Irvingia gabonensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mpetche
Lannea welwitschii (Hiern) Engl.
Official name : Lannea welwitschii (Hiern) Engl.
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks, fruits of Lannea welwitschii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : gongo
Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Official name : Lippia multiflora Moldenke
Family : Verbenaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks, leaves of Lippia multiflora, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : afi
Marattia fraxinea Sm.
Official name : Marattia fraxinea Sm.
Family : Marattiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, whole plant of Marattia fraxinea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : izendji ya kola
Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Official name : Musanga cecropioides R. Br.
Family : Moraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(037)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(037) tuberculosis, leaves, barks of Musanga cecropioides, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : moghombo
Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Official name : Nauclea latifolia Sm.
Family : Rubiaceae
Synonyms : Sarcocephalus russeggeri Schweinf. , Sarcocephalus latifolius (Smith) Bruce , Sarcocephalus esculentus Afzel. ex Sabine
Symptoms : H(199), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases;H(008) diarrhea; H(104) stomach ache, barks, roots of Sarcocephalus latifolius, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : gébowaï
Oncoba glauca (P. Beauv.) Planch.
Official name : Oncoba glauca (P. Beauv.) Planch.
Family : Salicaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(091)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(091) general tiredness, leaves of Oncoba glauca, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ghévaghavagha
Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Official name : Peperomia pellucida (L.) Kunth
Family : Piperaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, whole plant of Peperomia pellucida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : djokèlo
Persea americana Mill.
Official name : Persea americana Mill.
Family : Lauraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, barks, leaves of Persea americana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mvoku
Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Official name : Petersianthus macrocarpus (P. Beauv.) Liben
Family : Lecythidaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, barks of Petersianthus macrocarpus , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mbizo
Phyllanthus diandrus Pax & Drude
Official name : Phyllanthus diandrus Pax & Drude
Family : Phyllanthaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(008)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(008) diarrhea, H(077) vomiting, whole plant of Phyllanthus diandrus, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : bumbaha
Piper umbellatum L.
Official name : Piper umbellatum L.
Family : Piperaceae
Synonyms : Piper subpeltatum Willd.
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, leaves of Piper umbellatum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : yembembe
Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Official name : Plagiostyles africana (Müll.Arg.) Prain
Family : Euphobiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, barks of Plagiostyles africana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : moukodo
Portulaca oleracea L.
Official name : Portulaca oleracea L.
Family : Portulacaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(008)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(008) diarrhea, leaves, stems of Portulaca oleracea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : o-tsamba
Psychotria gilletii De Wild.
Official name : Psychotria gilletii De Wild.
Family : Rubiaceae
Symptoms : H(199)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, barks of Psychotria gilletii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : gè-botabota
Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Official name : Pycnanthus angolensis (Welw.) Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, leaves of Pycnanthus angolensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ilomba
Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Official name : Quassia africana (Baill.) Baill.
Family : Simaroubaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Quassia africana
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : issindou ighal
Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Official name : Ricinodendron heudelotii (Baill.) Pierre ex Heckel
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, barks, leaves of Ricinodendron heudelotii, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ndjoé
Sacoglottis gabonensis (Baill.) Urb.
Official name : Sacoglottis gabonensis (Baill.) Urb.
Family : Humiriaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, barks, leaves of Saccoglotys gabonensis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : o-suga
Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév.
Official name : Santiria trimera (Oliv.) Aubrév.
Family : Burseraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, barks of Santiria trimera, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : nkungu
Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb.
Official name : Scyphocephalium ochocoa Warb.
Family : Myristicaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013), H(037), H(082), H(091)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) abscess; H(037) tuberculosis, H(082) respiratory tract infections, H(091) anemia–general fatigue, barks, leaves of Scyphocephalium ochocoa
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : otsoko
Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Official name : Setaria megaphylla (Steud.) Dur. & Schinz
Family : Poaceae
Synonyms : Setaria chevalieri Stapf
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, whole plant of Setaria megaphylla, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mbongo
Smilax anceps Willd.
Official name : Smilax anceps Willd.
Family : Smilacaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Smilax anceps, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mokuenguendje
Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Official name : Tetracera alnifolia Willd.
Family : Dilleniaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, leaves of Tetracera alnifolia, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mvughe mambe
Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Official name : Tetrorchidium didymostemon (Baill.) Pax & K. Hoffm.
Family : Euphorbiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(013), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(013) skin rashes, H(100) venereal diseases, barks, leaves of Tetrorchidium didymostemon, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : niodjè
Trichoscypha abut Engler & V. Brehmer
Official name : Trichoscypha abut Engler & V. Brehmer
Family : Anacardiaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(100)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(100) venereal diseases, barks of Trichoscypha abut , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : ghésè
Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Official name : Tristemma mauritianum J.F.Gmel.
Family : Melastomataceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(082)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(082) respiratory tract infections, leaves of Tristemma mauritianum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : koka
Vernonia smithiana Less.
Official name : Vernonia smithiana Less.
Family : Asteraceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(104)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(104) stomach ache, barks, leaves of Vernonia smithiana, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : matèngo
Whitfieldia elongata (P.Beauv.) De Wild. & T.Durand
Official name : Whitfieldia elongata (P.Beauv.) De Wild. & T.Durand
Family : Acanthaceae
Symptoms : H(199), H(008)
Recipes : H(199) HIV/AIDS and opportunistic diseases; H(008) diarrhea, leaves of Whitfielda elongata , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Gabon (Northwest and Southeastern provinces)
Vernacular name : mande–mande