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Official name : Balanites aegyptiaca (L.) Delile
Family : Zygophyllaceae
Synonyms : Balanites gillettii Cufod.

142 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(004), H(006), H(013), H(014), H(051), H(055), H(056), H(068), H(093), H(100)
Recipes : H(068) anthelmintic, H(006) purgative,H(013) ,H(014), boils, leucoderma, H(014), herpes, H(068) vermifuge, H(051)paludism, H(055) émeticemetic, H(004) wounds, syphlis, colds, H(108), H(126) liver and spleen problems, aches, H(051) febrifuge
H(068), kernel extracts bave low activity against snail that harbors schistosomal worms
H(006) fruit kernels and fruits mjld laxative
H(093) fruit antidote to arrow poison
H(004) Leaf cleans malignant wounds
H(004) bark fumigant to heal circumcision wound
H(051)paludism root extract for paludism..
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocoo, Tunisia
Vernacular name : heglig; zaqqoum ; fruits: balah harara (Arabic), taboraq, teisset ; addoua, alo ; fruits: ebora, ibororhen; tugga (Berber), thorn tree, egyptian balsam, zachum oil tree ; desert date, soapberry bush (English), dattier du désert, hagueleg, balanite d4’Egypte (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(006), H(068), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) soft laxative, almond + whole fruits crushed
H(068), almond
H(113) rhumat., oil , external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : tâysat, tâysot, tinsot (Moroco), tebourak, taborak, tebora (Touareg), tûgga (Sahara Morocoain), dattier du désert, myrobolan d'Egypte (local French)
Reference E3 Nord
Author(s) : El-Rhaffari L., A. Zaid
Title : Pratique de la phytothérapie dans le sud-est du Maroc (Tafilalet). Un savoir empirique pour une pharmacopée rénovée. From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future Actes du 4ème Congrès européen d'ethnopharmacologie , 11 - 13 mai 2000, Metz (France), pp.293 - 317 Edition IRD (Institut de Recherche pour le Développement), Paris, 2002
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(068), H(103), H(113), H(135)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, H(068) intestinal worms, H(113) rheumatoid arthritis, H(135) digestive disorder, fruits of Balanites aegyptiaca in decoction, VO. .
H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, stem bark in decoction, VO. .
H(037) cough,H(037) bronchitis, stem bark in powder powder in oil, massage
H(113) rheumatoid arthritis, powder in oil, cataplasm / ointment :
H(103) toothaches, H(103) odontorragia, maceration of stem; mouthwash
H(103) toothaches, H(103) odontorragia, stem bark in powder, decoction mouthwash
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocco (southeastern) (Tafilalet)
Vernacular name : taychot / touga
Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : H(006), H(014), H(020), H(039), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(127), H(135), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) strong constipation, barks, maceration, enema
H(006) constipation, H(014) skin disease: dermatosis, herpes,H(014) vitiligo, malignant wounds, H(039) lice, H(068) helminthiases, H(100) syphilis, gonorrhoea, H(104) stomach diseases, H(126) jaundice, H(127) enlarged spleen, H(135) indigestion, H(171) diabetes, leaves, barks, decoction, poultice
H(020) snake bite, barks, maceration, enema
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : taboûrak (Tamahaq), zekkoum (Arabic)
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(004), H(006), H(091), H(104), H(139)
Recipes : H(004), leaves, chewed , local application
H(006), ripe seeds, RNS.
H(006), purgative, roots maceration, VO.
H(091), roots maceration, VO.
H(104), leaves maceration,,VO. , on an empty stomach
H(139), barks trunck, fumigation penis
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : aduwa
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(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(104), bark from the underground part , to dry, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(201), psychosis, bark stems , twig, trunk, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gamènlè (Bariba), garbey (Dendi), pawoupakabou (Waama)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(031)
Recipes : H(031), barks stem, branch, trunk , powder, to dilute H2O + ground-nuts oil, friction
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : séguéné (Bambara)
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(004), H(006), H(033), H(038), H(068), H(094), H(101), H(104)
Recipes : H(004), pulpe of leaves chewed of Balanites, local application
H(004) almond of Balanites., to roast, powder, local application
H(006), seeds of Balanites, to pound, VO.
H(033) femal, leaves of Ricinus communis of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, to dilute, VO.
H(038) urethra, roots of Balanites., maceration, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, unripe fruit, powder, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
H(094), barks stems , twigs, trunk of Ziziphus mauritiana, Balanites aegyptiaca, Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(094), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, barks stems , twigs, trunk of Piliostigma reticulata, infusion, VO.
H(101), juice leaves of Balanites, VO.
H(104), ripe fruit of Balanites, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : adua (Hausa), garbey (Zarma), tanni (Peuhl), aboragh (Tamacheck), biito (Beriberi)
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(041), H(113)
Recipes : H(041), roots of Balanites aegyptiaca, maceration, VO.
H(041), roots of Crateva religiosa, barks ofthe underground part of Cassia sieberiana of Nauclea latifolia of Strophanthus hispidus of Strophanthus sarmentosus of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, maceration, local application
H(113) arthrosis, rheumatism roots of Fadogia agrestis of Balanites aegyptiaca of Pteleopsis suberosa, powder, scarifications
H(113) arthrosis, rheumatism, roots of Pteleopsis suberosa of Balanites aegyptiaca, powder, scarifications
H(113) arthrosis, rheumatism, leaves of Fadogia agrestis of Balanites aegyptiaca of Pteleopsis suberosa, powder, scarifications
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : atchitré (Adja), atitségo, atigoéti (Ewé)
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(088)
Recipes : H(088), fruit , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : adua (Hausa), heglig(arabic)
Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web (http://130.54.103.36/aflora.nsf) The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(031), H(201)
Recipes : H(031), resin dissolved in water and used as medicine for "nolmarei" (ribpain)
H(201), ritual medicine, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : logwai (Dorobo (Suiei))
Reference HA 31
Author(s) : Ameyaw Y., F. A. Aboagye, A. A. Appiah and H. R. Blagogee
Title : Quality and harvesting specifications of some medicinal plant set up by some herrbalists in the eastern region of Ghana Leaflets Journal on WWW : http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/eghana.htm
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014), the harvested dried stem bark plus other plant materials are used to prepare ointment for the treatment of skin infection.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana
Vernacular name : kobowoa, ohwirem, kokordjo, aduwa
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(112)
Recipes : H(112) abortifacient, bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : aduwa
Reference HA 41
Author(s) : Aubréville, A.
Title : Flore forestière Soudano-guinéenne (A.O.F - Cameroun - A.E.F) Office Recherche Scientifique d'Outre-Mer, 523 p, (1950) Soc. Edit. Maritim. Col., Paris
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purgative, seeds pulp of Balanites aegyptiaca, VO.
Region : West Africa, Central Africa
Country : (A.O.F - A.E.F)
Vernacular name : taïchecht (Berbère), tchaïchot, tichtaya, hadjlidj (Maure), taborak, teboragh (Tamachek), mourotauki, tane, tanni (Peuhl), soump (Ouolof), model (Sérère), seguene (Bambara), tiegaliga (Mossi), boupapabou (Gourmantché, adoua (Haoussa)
Reference HA 62
Author(s) : Ag Sidj'lene, E.
Title : Des arbres et des arbustes spontanés de l'Adrar des Iforas (Mali) Étude ethnolinguistique et ethnobotanique, 138p. (1996) Orstom éditions:209-213, rue LaFayette, 75480 Paris cedex10 ISBN Orstom2-7099-1325-9
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(095), H(201), H(202), H(203)
Recipes : H(004) leaves of Balanites aegyptiaca used as a poultice on wounds and boils
H(013) almond, slightly roasted is used to coat the lips or feet in case of cracking.
H(013) almond slightly roasted, by scraping it against a stone, we obtain an oily product used for the skin
H(095) the fruit put to macerate in water or milk, after removing the pericarp, gives a kind of conturation called "oräbésh"
H(202) bark used as a soap substitute
H(203) most used lumber: boards serving slate in Koranic schools, carpentry, camel saddles, spoons and ladles, tool handles.,etc.
H(201) Balanites aegyptiaca is considered the most haunted tree by geniuses.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : täboraqq. (plur.tiboraghén);
Reference HA 62
Author(s) : Ag Sidj'lene, E.
Title : Des arbres et des arbustes spontanés de l'Adrar des Iforas (Mali) Étude ethnolinguistique et ethnobotanique, 138p. (1996) Orstom éditions:209-213, rue LaFayette, 75480 Paris cedex10 ISBN Orstom2-7099-1325-9
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Balanites aegyptiaca appreciated by goats and camelids, on the tree. The small cattle graze the leaves on the ground. The jackal is fond of its fruits
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : täboraqq. (plur.tiboraghén);
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) psychosis, decoction (H2O) barks stem, branch, trunk of Balanites aegyptiaca, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : umugirigiri (Kirundi)
Reference HB 09
Author(s) : Baumer, M.C.
Title : Étude et dossiers: catalogue des plantes utiles du Kordofan (Rép. du Soudan) particulièrement du point de vue pastoral. Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 22, 4 - 5 - 6, 81 - 118, (1975)
Symptoms : H(004), H(045)
Recipes : H(004) + H(045), leaves, oil, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (Fulani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 18
Author(s) : Boury, N.J.
Title : Végétaux utilisés dans la médecine africaine dans la région de Richard-Toll (Sénégal).dans: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 14 - 16 (1962)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, barks on living coal, inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : soump
Reference HB 27
Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) purg., fruit, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : zeguene (Bambara), zeguenje (Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)