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Official name : Blighia sapida Koenig
Family : Sapindaceae

30 reference(s) related to this plant

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(018), H(187)
Recipes : H(018), leaves of Blighia sapida, maceration, to wash + charbon chaud
H(187) new born, fontanel anomaly, pulp fruit of Blighia, decoction (H2O), to wash
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(001), H(036), H(051), H(126), H(155)
Recipes : H(001), barks stem, branch, trunk of Blighia sapida, to pound, drops in eyes + VO. + sugar
H(001), barks stem, branch, trunk of Blighia sapida, maceration, local application
H(036), leaves of Blighia., RNS.
H(051), stems with leaves of Blighia, RNS.
H(126), whole plant of Blighia sapida of Argemone mexicana, RNS.
H(126), stems with leaves of Blighia, RNS.
H(155), barks stem, branch, trunk of Blighia sapida, fruits without seeds of Parkia biglobosa, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : dirébou (Bariba), lisséman (Fon, Goun), atéhan (Mina), ewé ishin, ishin (Yoruba)
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(001), H(004), H(014), H(020), H(006) + H(104), H(094), H(130), H(131), H(170)
Recipes : H(001), leaves of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), local application
H(004), leaves and fruits without seeds, decoction, to wash
H(014) whitlow, pulp fruit of Blighia., local application
H(020), stems with leaves of Tapinanthus bangwensis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Blighia sapida, powder, local application
H(076) + H(129) , H(006) + H(104), seeds of Blighia., to carbonize, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO. + porridge
H(094), roots of Olax subscorpioidea of Efraegle paniculata, leaves and roots of Securidaca longipedunculata, ripe fruits of Ricinus communis of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), hip-bath
H(130), epicarp of Blighia sapida, fruit of Aframomum melegueta, to carbonize, trituration (juice of citron), scarifications
H(131) to feets, tubercle of Boerhavia diffusa, amande of Blighia sapida, pulp, local application
H(170), leaves of Kigelia africana of Ocimum canum deTapinanthus dodoneifolius, galls of Blighia sapida of Parkia biglobosa, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : kpesso (Kabiyé), atchanti (Mina), atchanti, atchati (Ewé), itchin (Fè, bopè (Akassélem), bupobu (Bassar)
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(013), H(031)
Recipes : H(013) pruritus, leaves of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), bath
H(031), leaves of Blighia sapida, decoction (H2O), VO. + steam bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 40
Author(s) : Agyare, C. , A. Asase, M. Lechtenberg, M. Niehues, A. Deters, A. Hensl
Title : An Ethnopharmacological survey and in vitro confirmation of ethnopharmacological use of medicinal plants used for wound healing in Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma area, Ghana Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 125, pp. 393- 403, (2009)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bites, stings, stem bark of Blighia sapida, poultice
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (district of Gosomtwi-Atwima-Kwanwoma)
Vernacular name : akyee (Asante-Twi)
Reference HA 56
Author(s) : Ambé, G.A
Title : Les fruits sauvages comestibles des savanes guinéennes de Côte-d’Ivoire : état de la connaissance par une population locale, les Malinké. Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ. 2001 5 (1), 43–58
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) dry fruits of Blighia sapida edible aril
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : finzan (Dioula)
Reference HA 57
Author(s) : Adomou A.C. , H. Yedomonhan, B. Djossa, S. I. Legba, M. Oumorou, A. Akoegninou
Title : Etude Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues dans le marché d’Abomey-Calavi au Bénin Int. J. Biol. Chem. Sci. 6(2): 745-772, April 2012 http://ajol.info/index.php/ijbcs
Symptoms : H(013), H(107)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(107) typhoid fever, stems with leaves of Biophytum petersianum, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lisè (Fon)
Reference HA 60
Author(s) : Amujoyegbe, O.O., M. Idu, J.M. Agbedahunsi, J.O. Erhabor
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of medicinal plants used in the management of sickle cell disorder in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 185, 347–360 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.03.042
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) sickle cell disorder, stem bark from cultivated & wild Blighia sapida , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria du sud
Vernacular name : isin (Local name), akee apple, savory, akee tree (Common name)
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(005), H(006), H(007)
Recipes : H(005) oedema on the whole body, H(006), H(007), ONS. of Blighia sapida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : atian, atian foufoué, fitanfitanzalé (Ashanti), atuanbi (Ebrie), kaa, kaa foufoué (Baoule), pakgwè (Shien), finzan (Malinke)
Reference HC 52
Author(s) : Catarino, L. , P. J. Havik , M. M. Romeiras
Title : Medicinal plants of Guinea-Bissau: Therapeutic applications, ethnic diversity and knowledge transfer Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183, 71–94 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.032
Symptoms : H(051), H(095)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, leaves of Blighia sapida, RNS.
H(095) food, ONS.,RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : m'butchiri (Balanta), otau (Bijagó), cuiema (Djola), féso (Fula)
Reference HE 15
Author(s) : Ekué, M. R.M., B. Sinsin, O. Eyog-Matig, R. Finkeldey
Title : Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig)) ruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:12 (2010)
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(012), H(013), H(014), H(020), H(039), H(051), H(051x), H(056), H(077), H(091), H(103), H(124)
Recipes : H(001) eyes problems, soak bark of Blighia sapida in water, wash the eyes with the water
H(004) wounds, cCrush bark or seeds into powder, local application
H(006) constipation, decoction of bark, VO.
H(008) dysentery, decoction of leaves of Blighia sapida + shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa), VO.
H(012)) fracture, massage the fractured limb with the macerate leaves
H(013) abscess, crush bark + common beans or cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata), application on the abscess
H(013) abscess, crush roasted seeds + palm oil, local application
H(014) cutaneous infections, buttons on the body, infusion of leaves and bark, take a shower with the infusion
H(014) whitlow, bark of + common beans or cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) + salt. Crush the mixed, local application
H(014) whitlow, crush roasted seeds + palm kernel oil, local application
H(014) whitlow, crush roasted seeds + palm oil, local application
H(014) whitlow incinerate a mix of ackee seeds + cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale). Add palm oil to the ashes, local application
H(020) bite of scorpion or snake, crush dried bark into powder + salt, application on the wounded zone and eat also
H(039) head lice, Incinerate the capsules to obtain ashes, use the ashes to wash the head
H(051) child fever, infusion of the roots, wash the child with the infusion
H(051) child fever, decoction of leaves and bark, wash the child with the decoction
H(051) child fever, triturate leaves with water , wash the child
H(051) fever, H(051x) yellow fever, triturate leaves of Blighia sapida of Tectona grandis (teak) and Mangifera indica (mango) mix with crushed dried bark of Blighia sapida + salt, add the whole to a porridge, VO
H(051x) yellow fever, crush bark of Blighia sapida + bean of Parkia biglobosa (mustard), VO.
H(051) paludismdim, infusion of bark of Blighia sapida + seeds of green pepper (Capsicum annuum L.) + soya bean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) leaves, VO. 3 glass / day
H(051) paludism, infusion of Blighia sapida rape fruits and papaya (Carica papaya) leaves, VO. 3 glass / day
H(051) paludism, infusion of Blighia sapida barks, VO. 3 glass / day
H(051) paludism, decoction of Blighia sapida leaves, VO. 3 glass / day
H(051) paludism, decoction of Blighia sapidadried barks, VO. 3 glass / day
H(056) Guinea-worm, crush dried barks of Blighia sapida + shea butter (Vitellaria paradoxa) + potash, apply the mix on the skin
H(077) anti-vomitory, decoction of leaves, VO.
H(091) anemia, decoction of roots, VO.
H(103) dental decay, crush dried bark, put on the hole of the decaying teeth
H(103) dental decay, crush seeds + salt. put on the decaying teeth
H(103) apparition of the first children’s teeth, decoction of leaves and bark, VO.
H(124) internal hemorrhage, crush dried bark, add to porridge and VO.
H(124) pregnant woman blood flow, macerate leaves previously exposed to the dew + limestone, VO. 3 glass / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : diremou (Batombu), ichin, iguichin (Yoruba ), moufodom (Otamari), foulama (Natemba)
Reference HF 61
Author(s) : Addo-Fordjour, P, A. K. Anning, E. J. D. Belford & D. Akonnor
Title : Diversity and conservation of medicinal plants in the Bomaa community of the Brong Ahafo region, Ghana Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 2(9), pp. 226-233,( September 2008) http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach upset, leaves or barks of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(139) sexual weakness, roots of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Brong Ahafo region)
Vernacular name : akye
Reference HG 22
Author(s) : Gbolade, A. A.
Title : Inventory of antidiabetic plants in selected districts of Lagos State, Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 121, pp. 135–139, (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes mellitus, leaves of Abrus precatorius, Alchornea cordifolia and Blighia sapida should be squeezed with H2O until the juice comes out, infusion in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Lagos State)
Vernacular name : isin
Reference HG 57
Author(s) : N' guessan K., É. Kouassi Konan & K. Kouadio Kouassi
Title : Ethnobotanical Study of Plants Used to Treat Diabetes, in Traditional Medicine, by Abbey and Krobou People of Agboville (Côte-d’Ivoire) American Journal of Scientific Research ISSN 1450-223X Issue 4, pp 45-58 (2009)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of leaves of Blighia sapida, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Agboville)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HI 10
Author(s) : Idu, M., B. C. Ndukwu
Title : Studies of Plants Used in Ethnomedicine in Ethiope Concil Area of Delta State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 1 (1) : 30 -43 (2006) http://scialert.net/qredirect.php?doi=rjb.2006.30.43&linkid=pdf
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever and H(076) infections of the tongue. The root and stern bark of Blighia sapida is cooked with uririe and native salt. A cupful is taken twice daily for three days.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Area of Delta State)
Vernacular name : ukpe rerhen (oghighen) (local dialect)
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 4) paludism, leaves of Blighia sapida, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : isin (Yoruba), akee apple (English)
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(001), H(005), H(018), H(031), H(051), H(093), H(100), H(131), H(143), H(157)
Recipes : H(001), terminal buds, juice, drops in eyes
H(005), H(031), barks, pulp, local friction
H(018), stems, leaves, pulp, local application on the forehead
H(051x), many preparations, ONS., RNS.
H(051x), H(126), leaves of Blighia sapida, Commelina congesta, Erythrina senegalensis, Morinda lucida, to boil during 2 h., to filter, VO.(at will)H(093), leaves, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(093), leaves of Vernonia conferta, barks of Blighia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(100)orchitis, barks, pulp, VO.
H(131), leaves, to pound, paste + salt on ulcer
H(143), roots of Boerhavia diffusa, seeds of Bligia sapida, decoction, VO.
H(157), many preparations, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : kou (Tagouana), kaya, kaâ, kâkâ (Baoulé), finzan (Dioula, Bambara), tia (Gouro), kwagoué, sê (Shien), sen (Gagou), newgouéï (Bété), attienfoufou (Ashanti), fouzan, foufoué, bazia (Agni), sougo (Koulango), fisa (Haoussa), goihien (Wobé)
Reference HK 48
Author(s) : Kayode, J., O.E Ige, T. A. Adetogo and A. P. Igbakin
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: Survey of Plant Barks Used in Native Pharmaceutical Extraction in Akoko Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 665-67. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ondo3.htm
Symptoms : H(018), H(051), H(109)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(018) headache, H(051) fever, H(109) backache, barks of the plant Blighia sapida are soaked in water in a bottle, VO. the filtered aqueous extracts, once or twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : isin (Yoruba)
Reference HK 58
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & G.M. Kayode
Title : Ethnomedicinal Survey of Botanicals Used in Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases in Ekiti State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 44-55, (2008) http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ekiti.htm
Symptoms : H(100), H(199)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases (included, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, chlamydial infection, syphilis), H(199) HIV / AIDS, stem bark of Bligha sapida, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : ishin
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(004x)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Blighia sapida, Other effects: H(004x) mouth wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : isin eye