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Official name : Borassus flabellifer var. aethiopum (Mart.) Warb.
Family : Arecaceae
Synonyms : Borassus aethiopum Mart.

31 reference(s) related to this plant

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(176)
Recipes : H(176), nuts oil, massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : bâ dia madibou (Lari), rônier (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(015), H(068)
Recipes : H(015), leaves of Borassus aethiopium, to carbonize, powde, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(068) bilharziosis, to carbonize, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : dukukankpatu (Bassar), rônier (French)
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(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual weakness, tincture of fruit of Borassus aethiopum, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : agontéglé(Fon)
Reference HB 37M
Author(s) : Bossard, E.
Title : Quelques notes sur l'alimentation et les apports nutritionnels occultes en Angola. Garcia de Orta, Sér. Bot., Lisboa, 13 (1), 7 - 41 (1996)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) occasional food complement, fruit of Borassus aethiopum
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (omu)kapa-kapa (Kioko)
Reference HC 32
Author(s) : Carrière, M.
Title : Plantes de Guinée à l' usage des éleveurs et des véterinaires Centre de coopération internationale en recherche agronomique pour le développement département d'élevage et de médecine vétérinaire. CIRAD-EMVT 10, rue Pierre-Curie 94704 Maisons-Alfort Cedex -France
Symptoms : H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095) fruit pulp of Borassus aethiopum edible
H(095) almond edible when young; hardens at maturity and provides a kind of vegetable ivory.
H(203) framing lumber (hardwood, resistant to insects and termites, inflexible).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : sébé (Malinké), lébbé (Poular), rônier (French)
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(037), H(033), H(095)
Recipes : H(037) cough; and respiratory diseses, H(033) male impotence, seeds, roots of Borassus aethiopum, RNS.
H(095) food, ONS.,RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : bace (Balanta), buár (Biafada), eudá (Bijagó), cibe (Guinean creole), dúbè, palmierrônier, rônier (French), dúbè (Futa-fula), cibedje (Fula), cibô (Mandinga), n’bene, umbena (Manjaco), buane, opane (Pepel)
Reference HE 12
Author(s) : El-Kamali, H. H.
Title : Ethnopharmacology of Medicinal Plants used in North Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 89-97. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/sudan.htm
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104, 5,4 %) stomach pain, fruit of Borassus aethiopium, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (North Kordofan)
Vernacular name : doleib
Reference HG 11
Author(s) : Grand, A. & P.A. Wondergem
Title : Les phytothérapies anti-infectieuses de la forêt-savane, Sénégal (Afrique occidentale)I. Un inventaire. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 109 - 125, (1987)
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053), young stem, hot juice in ears
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Diola people, South Senegal)
Vernacular name : njol (Diola)
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(099)
Recipes : H(099) epilepsy (epilepsy is believed to occur mostly during the full moon), roots of Borassus aethiopum, maceration, body bath
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) scarification practices, seed of Borassus aethiopum used as containers for a charred medicinal mixture called 'katala' in Haussa.This mixture is rubbed into skin incisions
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Ghana (Haussa)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HG 61
Author(s) : Gruca, M., T. R van Andel, H. Balslev
Title : Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub-Saharan Africa: a review Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 10:60 (2014) DOI: 10.1186/1746-4269-10-60
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) any disease caused by a curse decoction of root of Borassus aethiopum, VO.
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : Ghana (Kokomba)
Vernacular name : used as containers for a charred medicinal mixture called 'katala' in Haussa
Reference HK 01
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J. G. Adam
Title : La pharmacopée sénégalaise traditionnelle. Plantes médicinales et toxiques. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 1011 p., (1974)
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037), H(118), roots of Borassus aethiopum, RNS., VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : H(053)
Recipes : H(053) ear infections, dry fruit of Borassus aethiopum Mart is powdered, mixed with sesame oil and then dropped in to ear.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : sye (Tigrigna)
Reference HM 32
Author(s) : Magassouba, F.B., A. Dialloa, M. Kouyaté, F. Mara, O.Bangoura, A. Camara, S. Traoré, A.K. Diall, G. Camara, S. Traoré, A. Keita, M.K. Camara, R. Barry, S. Keita, K. Oularé, M.S. Barry, M. Donzo, K. Camara, K. Toté, D. Vanden Berghe, J. Totté, L.. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck, A.M. Baldé
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and antibacterial activity of some plants used in Guinean traditional medicine. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 114, pp. 44 - 53 (2007)
Symptoms : H(045)
Recipes : H(045, 1) antiseptic, again infection, roots of Borassus flabellifer decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : khankè
Reference HM 33
Author(s) : Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title : Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms : H(130)
Recipes : H(130) paralysis, leaves of Ficus thonningii, leaves and fruit of Borassus aethiopum, decoction, bath, fumigations, massages, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HM 39
Author(s) : Medley, K
Title : Extractive forest resources of the Tana river national primate reserve, Kenya Economic Botany 47 (2) pp. 171-183. (1993)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Borassus aethiopum edible, stem sap used in preparing palm wine
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mt. Kenya and the Aberdare mountain range)
Vernacular name : mtalpa (Pokomo)
Reference HM 78
Author(s) : Malzy, P.
Title : Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations. Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°5-6, pp. 148-179; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_5_2147 Quelques plantes du Nord Cameroun et leurs utilisations (suite et fin) Journal d'agriculture tropicale et de botanique appliquée, vol. 1, n°7-9, pp. 317-332; (1954) http://www.persee.fr/doc/jatba_0021-7662_1954_num_1_7_2164
Symptoms : H(000), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(000) pain, decoction of leaves of Borassus aethiopum, en frictions
H(095) fruits are edible.
H(095) fruits, set to sprout, give young shoots eaten cooked.
H(095) Ash provides a substitute for salt.
H(203) Wood is used in construction
Region : West Africa
Country : North Cameroon
Vernacular name : dubbi (Fulfuldé), palmier rônier (French)
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(037), H(118)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, H(118) troubles of throat, roots of Borassus aethiopum, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : agontin, kolaka (Fon), agbon-oko (Nagot), agontégré, ago (Adja), agbancorico (Dassa), agoti (Mina), doukounkandé, baadorororou (Bariba), moutchétimou (Ditanmari), rônier (French)
Reference HP 52
Author(s) : Pobeguin, M.
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la Guinée. Paris. (1912) Agriculture pratique des pays chauds, : T1 : 279 - 295, 387 - 394, 484 - 496, (1911) ;T2 : 37 - 45, 133 - 144, 233 - 238, (1911)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) bronchitis, young roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : cebe (Malinke)kanke (Soussou)doube (Foula du Fouta-Djalon)
Reference HS 06
Author(s) : Staner, P. & R. Boutique
Title : Matériaux pour l'étude des plantes médicinales indigènes du Congo Belge. Mém. Institut royal colonial belge, Section des Sc. naturelles et médicales,Collection in-8°, fasc. 6 et dernier, 228 p., (1937)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), seeds, RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Equator)
Vernacular name : not registered