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Official name : Diospyros mespiliformis Hochst. ex DC.
Family : Ebenaceae

73 reference(s) related to this plant

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(013), H(051), H(157), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) carbuncle, leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
H(051), leaves of Butyrospermum paradoxum... subsp. of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
H(051) paludism, barks stem, branch, trunk of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
H(157), aerian part of Asparagus africanus of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
H(157), ONS of Diospyros mespiliformis, ONS. Cyperus articulatus, roots of Grewia cissoides, seeds of Gossypium hirsutum, RNS.
H(201) psychosis, leaves of Annona senegalensis of Diospyros mespiliformis, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : sotchi (Adja), godjetomadea (Goun)
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(037)
Recipes : H(037), aerian part of Diospyros mespiliformis, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : kanyia (Hausa), tokey nya (Zarmaà, nelbi (Peuhl), adita (Tamacheck), burgumm (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(020), H(033), H(113), H(145), H(166), H(201)
Recipes : H(020), roots of Annona senegalensis of Dichrostachys glomerata of Acacia dudgeoni of Diospyros mespiliformis, to carbonize, powder, to dilute in du karite butter, local application
H(033) femal, barks stem, branch, trunk, roots of Diospyros mespiliformis, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Piper guineense, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, pulp, to dilute, VO. + sauce
H(113), roots of Fagara zanthoxyloides, barks stem, branch, trunk of Diospyros mespiliformis, to carbonize, powder, local application, scarifications
H(145), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anogeissus leiocarpa of Diospyros mespiliformis of Pterocarpus erinaceus, barks of the underground part of Hymenocardia acida, powder, to dilute (palm oil), VO. + sauce
H(166) hiccup, stem with leaves of Diospyros mespiliformis, leaves of Phyllanthus amarus, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, to dry, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(201) psychosis, stem with leaves of Ficus glumosa of Diospyros mespiliformis of Fadogia erythropyhloea of Afrormosia laxiflora, decoction (H2O), to wash
H(201) psychosis, stem with leaves of Diospyros mespiliformis, pulp, unction
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : buga (Akassélem), gabong (Gurmantché), tigbada (Tem), gabuang (Moba)
Reference HA 1k
Author(s) : Ainslie, J.R.
Title : A list of plants used in native medicine in Nigeria. Imperial Forestry Institute.University of Oxford, Institute Paper, n° 7, (1937)
Symptoms : H(113), H(103)
Recipes : H(013), infus bark, washing sores, ulcers
H(006), H(068), decoc leaf, flower, fruit, laxative, vermifuge
H(103), sap, tootache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : oganbule, kanran
Reference HA 22
Author(s) : Arnold, H.-J. & M. Gulumian
Title : Pharmacopoeia of traditional medicine in Venda. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 12, pp. 35 -74, (1984) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/0378874184900862
Symptoms : H(014), H(018), H(037)
Recipes : H(014) mycosis, fruit, burned, ashes on scarifications on skull
H(018), seeds, decoction, VO or used to prepare soft porridge
H(037) cough, bark, decoction, VO
H(037) cough, bark, decoction, VO, 3x / day
H(037) cough, bark, decoction, VO, 3x / day + Pseudolachnostylis maprouneifolia
H(187) fontanels, roots, decoction , porridge + Combretum paniculatum
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musuma (Luvenda)
Reference HA 23
Author(s) : Ambe, G. - A. & F. Malaisse
Title : Les plantes utilisées dans la médecine et la pharmacopée traditionnelles d'une population Malinke en Côte d'Ivoire. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 14, 121 - 130, (2000) completed by: Diversité des plantes médicinales et ethnotaxonomie en pays malinke de Côte d'Ivoire From the sources of knowledge to the medicines of the future, p 331 -338 HA 23b
Symptoms : H(014), H(076)
Recipes : H(014), herpes, H(076), vesicle in the mouth, fruits, VO.
H(201), stems as teath pick, to have good luck
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : karamôko - sounsoun (Dioula)
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, bark, RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : kanya
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) fleshy fruits of Diospyros mespiliformis eaten raw
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : karamôkô-sounsou (Dioula)
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(004), H(022), H(045), H(053), H(068), H(093), H(124), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(022), H(068), roots of Diospyros mespiliformis , RNS.
H(004) + H(045) + H(124), H(053) + H(045) + H(124), leaves, RNS.
H(093), H(126), H(173), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast
Vernacular name : kimi (Baoule), sounzoun (Malinke)
Reference HB 26M
Author(s) : Bonnefoux, Benedicto Marius (R.P.)
Title : Plantes médicinales du Hufla. Manuscrits n° 1 et n°2 (Congrégation do Espirito Santo), 1885-1937. Registrated by Bossard, E. in ref. HB 25M
Symptoms : H(008), H(045), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(068) helminthiases, H(104) belly pain, infusion of roots barks
H(037) cough, smoke bath with trunk barks
H(045) cicatrizing, bark of the trunk
H(051) fever, infusion of young leaves
H(053) otitis sap from the trunk, drops in ears
H(100) venereal illness, roots infusion in external use
H(126) hepatitis, decoction of roots
H(173) leprosy, infusion of barks trunk and pods of Tamarindus indica, VO. + poundes pods of Diospyros mespiliformis, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Hufla, Namibie, Bibala, Lola)
Vernacular name : (omu) nyandi
Reference HB 27
Author(s) : Ben Saï, S.
Title : Médecine indigène et plantes médicinales au Soudan. Notes Africaines, 21, 6 - 8, (1944)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, chewed leaves
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan
Vernacular name : sounsoun (Bambara), diombo (Malinke, Kasombe,Sominke)
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 Diospyros mespiliformis
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (mu)lende (Kimbundu), musolveira (Portuguese)
Reference HB 43
Author(s) : Blench, R.
Title : Dagomba plant names (Preliminary circulation draft) Published on WWW. (2006) http://www.rogerblench.info/Ethnoscience%20data/Dagbani%20plant%20names.pdf
Symptoms : H(095), H(201)
Recipes : H(201) the roots of Diospyros mespiliformis are used in a decoction to drive away spirits. The fruits are edible and in some parts of Dagombaland are the property of the village chief.
H(095) Figs are easy to get and fresh and falseebony fruits have fallen on the ground and are dry and not tasty
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : gàà (Dagomba)
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(201)
Recipes : H(201) propitiatory (to make the spirits favorable to ...), leaves of Diospyros mespiliformis, decoction, bath
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mussuma, macoma, mucula (Chindau)
Reference HB 5k
Author(s) : Batalha, M. M. & D. S.Van-Dunen
Title : Etat d'avancement de la recherche sur la médecine et la pharmacopée traditionnelles dans la République Populaire d'Angola, 197 - 203, (1979) Quatrième symposium inter-africain OUA / CSTR sur la Pharmacopée traditionnelle et les plantes médicinales africaines.(Le Abidgan-Côte d'Ivoire, 25-29 septembre 1979) Rapport et recommandations, Lagos, OUA / CSTR, P. M. B. 2359, Lagos, Nigeria.Cairo, University Press, 744 p. (1983)
Symptoms : H(004), H(037), H(051), H(053), H(068), H(091), H(093), H(100), H(124), H(126), H(173)
Recipes : H(004), young grounded leaves, local applicationH(037), stems barks, fumigationH(051), leaves, seeds, infusion, ,RNS.H(053), stems, juice, RNS.H(068), bark, roots infusion, RNS.
H(091), leaves, seeds, infusion, RNS.
H(093), stems, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(100), roots, infusion, local application
H(124), stems, barks , RNS.
H(126), roots, decoction (H2O), RNS.
H(173), twigs barks + pods Tamarix indica, infusion, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola
Vernacular name : mulende (Kimbundu), munhande, unhandi, omuandi (Tchingangwele) mumbi (Olunyanyeka)
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(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(151) tension, H(171) diabetes, leaves, bark of Diospyros mespiliformis, broth and massage
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger (center west)
Vernacular name : kanyia (Haoussa)
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018) headache, bark, boiled and steamed on hot stones, steam inhaled
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
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(051), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections : H(051) paludism, barks and leaves of Diospyros mespiliformis, steambath
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : muchenje (Lozi)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) male dysfunction, duration of treatment: 1- 4 day, fresh roots of Diospyros mespiliformis , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : omwandi
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(006), H(014), H(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(006), leaves: purgatives infusion
H(014) scabies , bark of roots, decoction (HP 53 Pobeguin 1906 ).
H(095) edible fruit.
H(203) wood: sleeves of knives, rifle butt (receipt from HA 98 (Aubreville, 1950).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : dabakala sounsou, sounsoufi (Malinké), nelbi (Poular)