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Official name : Borassus sp.
Family : Arecaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (yac), take the sprouting seed (rok) of "agep" (Borassus palm), pound it, add cow's milk, give as drench once only. (Dinka)
Vb(051) bovine ephemeral fever (doin doin, adhony), tie the patient near a fire made of the leaves of "agep" (Borassus palm).(Dinka)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Dinka zone)
Vernacular name : agep
Reference VF 05
Author(s) : Fison, T.
Title : Some ethnoveterinary information from South Sudan Undated document http://www.vetwork.org.uk/evkfison.pdf
Symptoms : V(008), V(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) ticks (acaak, caak, jok caakni), Make fire of "agep" (Borassus palm), root of "apac" (Piliostigma thonningii), "thou" (Balanites aegyptiaca), and "aminthok", take the ash (awan kec), pour water through it, collect water in container and apply several times. Prick each tick with a thorn. (Dinka and Nuer)
Region : East Africa
Country : South-Soudan (Nuer zone and Dinka zone)
Vernacular name : agep