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Official name : Boscia salicifolia Oliv.
Family : Capparaceae
Synonyms : Boscia powellii Sprague & Green , Boscia stylosa Gilg & Bened.

15 reference(s) related to this plant

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(002), H(013)
Recipes : H(002), powder from stems with leaves, to dilute in milk, VO.
H(013) pruritus, pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO. , local application
H(013) pregnant woman, to protect the new born again pimples, powder of leaves, to dilute in H2O, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : zuré (Hausa), shiukilifa (Zarma), tireï (Peuhl), djuré (Beriberi)
Reference HB 68
Author(s) : Baggnian, I., Abdou, L, Yameogo, J. T, Moussa, I., Adam, T.
Title : Étude ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales vendues sur les marchés du centre ouest du Niger. Journal of Applied Biosciences 132: 13392- 13403 (2018)
Symptoms : H(002)
Recipes : H(002) galactogène, graines de Boscia salicifolia in decoction, powder
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (center west)
Vernacular name : zuré (Haoussa)
Reference HC 13b
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.II. Angiosperms (Capparidaceae to Ebenaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 25, 3, 339 - 359, (1989)
Symptoms : H(005), H(008), H(201)
Recipes : H(005), swelling, powdered dried leaves in porridge
H(008) diar..,H(201)mental illness, decoction (H2O) roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : maamba-matatu (Zaramo), mguruka (Zigua)
Reference HH 06a
Author(s) : Hedberg I., O. Hedberg, P.J. Madati, K.E. Mshigeni, E.N. Mshiu & G. Samuelsson
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Tanzania. I. Plants of the families Acanthaceae - Cucurbitaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 6, pp. 29 - 60 (1982)
Symptoms : H(037), H(093)
Recipes : H(037) tuberculose, H(093), ashes of leaves from Boscia salicifolia , Maerua triphylla (mnyukampara) in juice of mdala (Euclea divinorum), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mguruka (Handeni district)
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(001), H(004), H(013), H(139)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, infusion of pounded barks of Boscia salicifolia, eyes bath and steam bath
H(004) fresh wounds, leaves juice on dressing
H(013) abscess,H(013) boils, roots extract + pounded leaves, local application on hard abscesses
H(139) aphrodisiac, roots and barks extract, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mpotolo (Kipogoro), mlilabunjo, kimwaganga (Kimbunga), mulindingo (Kingindo)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) + Additional file
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea (tuma), dried roots barks of Boscia salicifolia, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : qalqalchi qalada (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 2k
Author(s) : Mbuya, L.P. , H.P. Msanga, C.K. Ruffo, A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Tanzania.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional soil Conservation Unit .Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 6, 540 p., (1994)The Manager national tree seed project.Morogoro, Tanzania, P.O. Box 4012
Symptoms : H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(103), H(104), young 1eaves are used to treat both tooth and stomach ache.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(014), H(018)
Recipes : H(014) scabies, H(018) headache, H(103) tooth ache, H(113) rheumatism, bark, roots of Boscia salicifolia, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : muguluka (Nyamwezi)
Reference HT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109), boiled bark infusion mixed with broth of goat against backache.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : sekonon
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothache, chew and hold leaves of Boscia salicifilia on diseased tooth
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : awo, tetem agajen (Tigrigna)
Reference HW 11
Author(s) : Wambugu, S. N. , Peter M. Mathiu, D. W. Gakuya, T. I. Kanui, J. D. Kabasac, S. G. Kiama
Title : Medicinal plants used in the management of chronic joint pains in Machakos and Makueni counties, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 137, 945– 955, (2011)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113, 5) joint pains, boiled leaves of Boscia salicifolia in H2O and concoction drunk. One glass 2–3 times daily, for 14 days or until patient recovers. Sometimes taken with soup. Usually boiled with Strychnos henningsii leaves and Carissa spinarum root bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Machakos and Makueni counties)
Vernacular name : mwenzenze (Kamba)
Reference VA 03
Author(s) : Ake-Assi, Y.A.
Title : Contribution au recensement des espèces végétales utilisées traditionnellement sur le plan zootechnique et vétérinaire en Afrique de l'Ouest. Thèse de doctorat (Sc. Vétérinaires), Lyon, Université Claude Bernard, 220 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), decoction leaves, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa (dry land)
Vernacular name : gigilé (Peuhl) ; anza (Hausa) ; orha (Zarma)
Reference VC 09a
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G. VU
Title : Arbre, arbustes, buissons et fourrages spontanés divers en régions tropicales et subtropicales.Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, Tome 5 (nouvelle série) n° 4, 213 - 222, 1951 - 1952
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) les feuilles de Boscia salicifolia are eaten by ruminants
Region : Occidental Africa
Country : Occidental Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), VO., leaves crushed in H2O
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mguluka (Shambaa, Tanzania), nguruka (Luguru, Tanzania)
Reference VR 04
Author(s) : Rimbach, L.
Title : Traditional methods of treating cattle diseases. Report for ASA (Studienaufenthalte in Africa, Asien und Latein-Amerika), 19 p., (1977) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(051)
Recipes : Vb(051), pounded leaves, maceration H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : East Africa
Vernacular name : mumjeje, mumjenje (Pare)mguluka (Shamba)