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Official name : Azadirachta indica A. Juss.
Family : Meliaceae
Synonyms : Melia azadirachta L.

164 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 00
Author(s) : Adam, J.G., N. Echard & M. Lescot
Title : Plantes médicinales Hausa de l'Ader (République du Niger). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 19, 259 - 399, (1972)
Symptoms : H(055), H(166)
Recipes : H(055) for H(166) stomach, leaves decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dogon yaro
Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Azadirachta indica, roots, leaves of Citrus aurantifolia of Morinda lucida of Rauvolfia vomitora of Spondias mombin of Trema guineensis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 03
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, A. Akoegninou, J. d'Almeida, F. Apovo, K. Boukef, M. Chadare, G. Gusset, K. Dramane, J. Eyme, J. - N. Gassita, N. Gbaguidi, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, P. Houngnon, Issa Lo, A. Keita, H. V. Kiniffo, D. Kone - Bamba, A. Musampa Nseyya, M. Saadou, Th. Sodogandji, S. de Souza, A. Tchabi, C. Zinsou Dossa, TH. Zohoun
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Bénin. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 895 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(007), H(051), H(076), H(077), H(091), H(103), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stems with leaves of Azadirachta indica, ripe fruit of Citrus aurantifolia, RNS.
H(076) stomatitis, H(103) gingivitis, juice leaves of Azadirachta., to dilute, VO.
H(077), leaves of Azadirachta indica of Ocimum canum, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(091) asthenia, barks stem, branch, trunk of Azadirachta indica, RNS.
H(126), H(007), barks stem, branch, trunk of Azadirachta indica, bulb of Allium sativum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kininoutin (Fon)
Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) asthenia, leaves of Azadirachta indica, to pound, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dogo'n (Hausa), turi forta (Zarma), neem (local French)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(051), H(068), H(126)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Azaridachta indica of Lactuca taraxacifolia, to pound, to dilute, to decant, VO.
H(051 ) paludism, leaves of Combretum micranthum, of Cymbopogon giganteus of Cassia occidentalis of Azadirachta indica of Cassia sieberiana of Musa sapientum of Carica papaya of Jatropha curcas of Byrsocarpus coccineus of Morinda lucida, decoction , VO.
H(068) ascaris, leaves of Azaridachta indica of Cassia siamea, decoction, VO.
H(126), leaves of Azaridachta., pulp, local application on head
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : kiniti, liliti, sabuléti (Ewé), kiniti (Mina)
Reference HA 0k
Author(s) : Abbiw, D.K.
Title : Misuses and abuses in self-medication with medicinal plants: the case of Erythrophleum in Ghana, 714 -718, (1996) The Biodiversity of African Plants.Proceedings14 th AETFATCongress.Wageningen, The Netherlands, 22 - 27 augustus 1994. Edited by J.G. van der Maesen, X.M. van der Burgt & J.M. van Medenbach de Rooy.Kluwer Academic Publishers, 861 p., (1996)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), decoction (H2O) of leaves, bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 10
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., L. Ake Assi
Title : Contribution au recensement des plantes médicinales de Côte d'Ivoire. Centre Nat. Florist. Univ. Abidjan, 358 p., (1979)
Symptoms : H(033), H(051), H(126)
Recipes : H(033), H(051) paludism, H(126), leaves of Azadirachta indica, decoction (H2O) , VO. + steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 19
Author(s) : Andriamanga, N.
Title : Les plantes médicinales anthelmintiques Malagasy. Département de recherches zootechniques et vétérinaires, Cotonou, 48p., (1995)
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), roots, bark trunk, anthelminthic, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voandelaka
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(014), H(018), H(045), H(055), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(014), leaves decoction (H2O) , poultice skin diseases, cold compres for exema
H(018), pounded leaves and flowers, local application
H(018), oil seeds, external use
H(045) + H(004), oil seeds, antiseptic for wound , RNS.
H(045) +H(013) , oil seeds, antiseptic for ulcer , RNS.
H(051), stems barks, RNS.
H(055) , stems roots, RNS., emetyic big dosis , RNS.
H(068), stems roots, stewed, VO.
H(068), juice leaves, toxic could be the cause of abortion
H(068), stems barks, anthelm, RNS.
H(113), oil seeds, external uses
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : eke-oyenbo
Reference HA 23
Author(s) : Ambe, G. - A. & F. Malaisse
Title : Les plantes utilisées dans la médecine et la pharmacopée traditionnelles d'une population Malinke en Côte d'Ivoire. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 121 - 130, (2000) completed by: Diversité des plantes médicinales et ethnotaxonomie en pays malinke de Côte d'Ivoire From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future, p 331 -338 HA 23b
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves, decoction (H2O), bath + VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : djokouadjo - brou (Dioula)
Reference HA 33a
Author(s) : Asase, A., A.A. Oteng-Yeboah, G.T. Odamtten & M.S.J. Simmonds
Title : Ethnobotanical study of some Ghanaian anti-malarial plants. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 99, pp. 273 - 279 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, pound leaves, sieve and use for enema
H(051) paludism, boil leaves with leaves of Jatropha gossypifolia and Combretum sp., drink and use for steam baths.
H(051) paludism, boil whole plant of Ocimum canum with leaves of Azadirachta indica, Combretum ghaselensis and Mitrgyana inermis and drink.
H(051) paludism, boil leaves of Lannea acida with leaves of Azadirachta indica and Mangifera indica. Drink and use in steam baths.
H(051) paludism, boils leaves of Jatropha curcas with leaves of Azadirachta indica and Carica papaya. Drink and use for bathing.
H(051), leaf extracts used to treat fevers
Other uses: grown as a shade tree
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Wechiau region)
Vernacular name : akagyatia (Lobi)
Reference HA 33b
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. Oppong-Mensah
Title : Traditional antimalarial phytotherapy remedies in herbal markets in southern Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 126, pp. 492 - 499 ( 2009)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of fresh leaves of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (southern region)
Vernacular name : nim
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism paludism, leaves, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : dogon yaro
Reference HA 39
Author(s) : Abo, K. A., A.A. Fred-Jaiyesimi, A.E.A. Jaiyessimi
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used in the management of diabetes mellitus in South Western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 67- 71, (2008)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 4) diabetes, decoction or infusion of leaves and fruit of Azadirachta indica, VO. (cure during 1 to 6 months)
Region : West Africa
Country : South Western Nigeria
Vernacular name : dongoyaro, neem (local English)
Reference HA 46
Author(s) : Asase, A., G. A. Akwetey, D. G. Achel
Title : Ethnopharmacological use of herbal remedies for the treatment of malaria in the Dangme West District of Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 129, pp. 367- 376, (2010)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 16), boil fruits and or leaves of Citrus aurantifolia with leaves of Azadirachta indica and drink cupfuls of decoction three times daily until recovered.
H(051, 3) paludism, boil stems of Saccharum officinarum with fruit peels of Ananas comosus and leaves of Azadirachta indica and drink one cupful of decoction thrice daily.
H(051, 29) paludism, boil leaves of Azadirachta indica and drink one cupful of decoction three times daily until recovered
H(051, 4) paludism, boil fruit peels of Ananas comosus with leaves of Azadirchata indica and drink one cupful of decoction thrice daily until recovered. Children should take half of the dosage.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Dangme West District)
Vernacular name : kintsi, Kinsto (Adangbe)
Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-1.pdf
Symptoms : H(018), H(039), H(051), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(018) head ache, H(051) paludismdim, H(051) fever, H(104) stomach ache, H(104) insecticide, H(109) back ache, decoction of leaves, bark, seeds of Azadirachta indica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mwarobaini
Reference HA 51
Author(s) : Adetutu, A. , W. A. Morgan, O., Corcorana
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro evaluation of wound-healing plants used in South-western Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 50– 56 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111002406
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004, 3) wound, the leaves of Azadirachta indica are used as a paste for wound dressing
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : afoforo oyimbo (Yoruba)
Reference HB 04
Author(s) : Bouquet, A. & M. Debray
Title : Plantes médicinales de la Côte d'Ivoire. Travaux et Documents de l'O.R.S.T.O.M., Paris, n° 32, 232 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051), ONS. of Azadirachta indica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 25M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : La médecine traditionnelle au centre et à l'ouest de l'Angola. Ministério da ciênciae da tecnologia. Instituto de investigaçâo cientifica tropical. Lisboa - p. 531 (1996) (ISBN : 972-672-858-4)
Symptoms : H(006), H(039), H(051), H(082), H(091), H(103)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, decoction of pounded leaves of Melia azadirachta, VO., 3 spoons
H(039) flea, fruits, RNS.
H(051) paludism, tea of the plant, VO.
H(082) asthma, roots tea, VO.
H(091) rachitisme, asthenia, washed roots in pieces, maceration, VO., 1 cup 3 X / day + baths with this liquid
H(103) caries, to chew the roots of mbombolo (Melia azadirachta) of nakokutu (Euphorbia candelabrum), to spit
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Cuanza Norte, littoral)
Vernacular name : (olo) mbombolo, (lo) mbobola (Umbundu)
Reference HB 33
Author(s) : Bhat, R.B., E.O. Etejere, V.T. Oladipo
Title : Ethnobotanical studies fron central Nigeria. Economic Botany, 44 (3), pp. 382-390, (1990)
Symptoms : H(002), H(039), H(051), H(103), H(103x)
Recipes : Harvest young and mature twigs of Azadirachta indica at any time of day
H(002, f) catarrh: A potful of the leaves is boiled in water and the concentrated hot solution used as a steam bath, inhaled, or taken orally.
H(039, f), the fresh leaves are mixed with cereals during storage to prevent insect attack.
H(051, f) paludism: A potful of the leaves is boiled or squeezed in water for some time; the decoction is taken orally, hot or cold,or used as a steam bath.
H(103x, f) The stem is used as a chewing stick to clean the teeth and gums.
H(103) the juice is believed to prevent tooth decay and gum infections
Region : West Africa
Country : Central Nigeria (Kwara state)
Vernacular name : igi-oba (Yoruba), dogo / yaro (Hausa)