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Official name : Commiphora africana (A. Rich.) Engl.
Family : Burseraceae

56 reference(s) related to this plant

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(037), H(045), H(048), H(075), H(104), H(108), H(116), H(139), H(186)
Recipes : H(037), (Sahara) gum resin + grease dromedary + powder clove, mixing, VO.
H(045), H(048), H(075), H(104), H(116), H(139), H(186), gum resin, RNS.
H(108), seeds, powder, 1 coffe spoon in 1 glass warm milk
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : âdres (occidental Sahara, Moresque), âdaras (Touareg), bdellium africain (local French)
Reference B7 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J., R. Claisse, J. Fleurentin & C. Younos
Title : Repertory of standard herbal drugs in the Moroccan pharmacopoea Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 35, pp. 123 - 143 (1991) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/037887419190064K
Symptoms : H(037), H(104), H(135), H(175x), H(201)
Recipes : H(037) pulmonary disorders, H(104) stomachic, H(135) digestive, H(175x) cosmetic, H(201) magic, gum of Commiphora africana, RNS., (plant imported)
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : umn-ennâs, l-hôr
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(020), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(020), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , decoction (H2O) barks, VO.
H(100), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , maceration barks, VO.
H(104), barks Commiphora africana+ leaves Dichrostachys glomerata, maceration, VO. (morning and evening) VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : iskitshi
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(151)
Recipes : H(151), leaves of Commiphora africana of Lawbrania inermis of Uraria picta of Anthocleista djalonensis, roots of Gongronema latifolium, barks stem, branch, trunk of Rauvolfia vomitoria of Khaya grandifoliola of Enantia chlorantha, roots of Nauclea latifolia of Olax subscorpioidea, to pound, to dilute in lemon juice, VO.
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(008), H(051), H(077), H(104), H(108), H(126), H(151)
Recipes : H(001) loss of vision, leaves of Commiphora africana, to grind, to filter, local application
H(008) + H(104) gastric ulcer, barks stem, branch, trunk of Parkia biglobosa, stem with leaves of Commiphora africana of Ehretia cymosa, aerian part of Schwenkia americana, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(051) paludism, stem with leaves of Commiphora africana, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
H(077), stem with leaves of Commiphora., decoction (H2O), VO.
H(104), roots of Commiphora., RNS.
H(108) sinus, aerian part, roots of Opilia celtidifolia of Commiphora africana, barks of the underground part of Securidaca longipedunculata, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Monodora myristica, bulb of Allium cepa, maceration, drops in ears and oculaire
H(126), roots of Schrankia leptocarpa,ripe fruit of Citrus aurantiifolia, leaves of Commiphora africana, RNS.
H(151), leaves of Hildegardia barteri of Commiphora africana of Croton zambesicus of Ocimum basilicum, decoction (H2O), bath
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : mieusibirka (Berba), lidji, felidjiman (Fon), ployé kunkun, oridji (Yoruba)
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(113)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Commiphora africana, maceration (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dâshi (Hausa), korombé (Zarma), badadhy (Peuhl), addroess (Tamacheck), kabbi (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(038)
Recipes : H(038), stems with leaves of Commiphora africana, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : epumagbo (Ewé), dajbdatolig (Moba)
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(095), H(104), H(210)
Recipes : H(095), sprout eaten raw; available from September to November
H(104), bark soaked in water and used as medicine for stomach disorder
H(210), resin chewed.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : laishimi, lcheningiro(Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 29 g
Author(s) : Tanaka, J.
Title : The Central Kalahari Bushmen (|Gui and ||Gana) in Botswana, collected by J. Tanaka from 1966. 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(092), H(095)
Recipes : H(092), the larva of the beetle Diamphidia, from wich San make their arrow poison, feeds exclusirely on these trees
H(095), root edible
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana (Kalahari)
Vernacular name : za (Bushman) (Central Kalahari)
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(001), H(201)
Recipes : H(001) conjunctivitis, H(201) magic (good chance), stems with leaves of Commiphora africana, soap (bath)
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin (Abomey-Calavi market)
Vernacular name : lidjiman (Fon)
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(201), H(202), H(203), H(217)
Recipes : H(201) the resin of Commiphora africana is ritually used for fumigations intended to drive out evil spirits, especially when installing a camp on a new location.
H(217) the abundant sap of Commiphora africana is thirst quenching is extracted from the trunk of a young tree
H(202) resin fumigation of this species is used by women as an intimate deodorant
H(203) its light and soft wood is used for the manufacture of various household objects
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : adäras (plur. idärsan).
Reference HB 50
Author(s) : Bruschi, P., , M. Morganti, M. Mancini, M. A. Signorini
Title : Traditional healers and laypeople: A qualitative and quantitative approach to local knowledge on medicinal plants in Muda (Mozambique) Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 543– 563, (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007276
Symptoms : H(104), H(169), H(197)
Recipes : H(104) stomachache, leaves, roots of Commiphora africana macerated in H2O, VO.
H(169) hernia, leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
H(197) fontanelle syndrome (larger than normal fontanelles), leaves, roots macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mupatacufa, mugimba, nhavindima (Chindau)
Reference HC 13a
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.I. Pteridophytes and Angiosperms (Acanthaceae to Canellaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 21, pp. 253 - 277, (1987)
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(026), H(068), H(100), H(101), H(145), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dys., H(008x), H(026), H(068), bilharzia, H(100) gono., H(101), H(173), roots, decoction, VO.
H(145), roots, decoction, VO. + application of a pod soaked in juice from squeezed leaves on vagina or anus
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : malamula, mntwintwi (Zigua), mpome (Ngindo), mrimbwi (Makua)
Reference HC 22
Author(s) : Chinsembu, K. C., M. Hedimbi
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology ans Ethnomedicine, 6:25 (2010)
Symptoms : H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections : H(104) swollen pancreas, roots of Commiphora africana, RNS, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : mubobo (Lozi)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(020), H(031)
Recipes : H(020)scorpio, (West africa), pounded barks and rasped + dough of limestone, on scorpio bite
H(031) (Rwanda), leaves, RNS.
Region : West and central Africa
Country : Rwanda, West Africa
Vernacular name : umudahwera (Kinyarwanda), myrrhe africaine (Français)
Reference HD 53
Author(s) : Dougnon V., B. Legba, A. Yadouléton, J. Agbankpe, H. Koudokpon, G. Hounmanou., A. Amadou, K. Fabiyi, P. Assogba, E. Hounsa, A. Aniambossou, E. Déguenon, M. de Souza , H.S. Bankolé , J. L. Dougnon, L. Baba-Moussa
Title : Utilisation des plantes du Sud-Bénin dans le traitement de la fièvre typhoïde : rôle des herboristes Ethnopharmacologia, n°60, octobre 2018
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104)
Recipes : (H(006) + H(104)) salmonellosis, leaves of Commiphora africana, decoction, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : South-Benin
Vernacular name : lidjiman (Fon)
Reference HE 02
Author(s) : Etkin, N.L.
Title : A Hausa herbal pharmacopoeia: biomedical evaluation of commonly used plant medicines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 4, pp. 75- 98, (1981) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7253680
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), chewing stcks, oral diseases, peeled or not
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : dashi (Hausa), African myrrh (English)
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(008), H(068), H(103), H(104), H(126)
Recipes : H(008), H(008) shigelosis, H(104), tuber of Ampelocissus grantii, barks of the underground part of Commiphora africana, powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(008) shigelosis, barks of the underground part of Commiphora., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
H(068), barks of the underground part of Commiphora africana, powder, VO.
H(068), barks of the underground part of Commiphora africana, powder, in syrup, VO.
H(103) gingivitis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Commiphora., maceration (H2O), mouth wash
H(126), wood of Commiphora, to carbonize, powder, to dilute in karite butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), scarifications
H(126), stem with leaves of Ipomoea eriocarpa of Commiphora africana, decoction (H2O), VO. + natron
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
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) keeping away bad spirits, roots of Elaeis guineensis are associated with the resin from Daniellia oliveri and Commiphora africana
Region : sub-Saharan Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : mbambara (Tanga district)