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Official name : Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) Kuntze
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. subsp. adstringens (Schumm. & Thonn.) Roberty , Acacia adansonii Guill. & Perr.

12 reference(s) related to this plant

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(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(111)
Recipes : H(001), leaves, powder, eyes bath
H(004), fruit, juice, local application
H(006), leaves, decoction (H2O) + red salt, V.O on an empty stomach
H(008), fresh leaves, powder, V.O. + milk
H(111), Acacia nilotica var. adansonii + Guiera senegalensis , leaves, powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : baraguwa
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(004)
Recipes : H(004), leaves Biophytum petersianum, barks trunc, twigs tronc Acacia nilotica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : gamalwa (Fon, 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(001), H(004), H(006), H(008), H(068), H(091), H(094), H(103), H(104), H(113), H(173)
Recipes : H(001) conjonctivitis, leaves in powder, infusion, drops in eyes
H(004), fruit juice, local application
H(006), leaves decoction (H2O) , VO. H(006) + H(104), leaves decoction (H2O) delayed, VO.
H(006) + H(104), ripe fruit, roasting, pounded, delayed in milk, VO.
H(008), pounded leaves, sieved, delayed in some curds + miled, VO.
H(068), fruit Tamarindus indica, tuber of Manihot esculenta, ripe fruit Citrus limon, Acacia nilotica, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(094), carbonized seeds, pounded, local application
H(103) inflammation of the gums, ripe fruit , dried, powder, local application
H(113) rheumatism , H(091), barks of stems, twigs, trunc of Mitragyna inermis of Acacia nilotica of Piliostigma reticulatum, roots Cassia sieberiana of Combretum micranthum, ONS. Acacia albida, decoction (H2O) , VO.
H(173), leaves and stems, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : bagaruwa (Hausa), jetti (Zarma), gawari gaudi, gabdi (Peuhl), tiggaert (Tamacheck), kangar (Beriberi)
Reference HB 18
Author(s) : Boury, N.J.
Title : Végétaux utilisés dans la médecine africaine dans la région de Richard-Toll (Sénégal).dans: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 14 - 16 (1962)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001), leaves compressed in a rag, application on eyes
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : nep nep
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(001), H(008), H(068)
Recipes : H(001), ripe fruit in decoction (H2O) , maceration, filter, drops in eyes
H(008) infection, fruit without seeds, pounded, maceration, enema
H(008) new born , fruit without seeds, pounded, maceration, VO.
H(068), ripe fruit in decoction (H2O) , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HG 20
Author(s) : Gurib-Fakim, Ameenah, Joseph Guého
Title : Plantes médicinales de l'île Rodrigues Stanley, Rose-Hill. Editions de l'océan indien - Université de Maurice (Réduit) , 580 p. (1994) (ISBN 99903-0-171-9)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, decoction of the plant Acacia nilotica …. subsp. adstringens , VO.
Region : Mauritius
Country : Rodrigues Island
Vernacular name : piquant loulou, cassie à piquants blancs
Reference HI 06
Author(s) : Inngjerdingen, K., C. S. Nergard, D. Diallo, P. P. Mounkoro, B. S. Paulsen
Title : An ethnopharmacological survey of plants used for wound healing in Dogonland, Mali, West Africa. Journal of Ethnopharmacology , Volume 92, pp. 233 - 244 (2004) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874104000832
Symptoms : H(004), H(013)
Recipes : H(004) new wounds (baarum), juice of leaves or dried fruits powder of Acacia nilotican, local application
H(004) new wounds (baarum), fruits powder mixed with H2O, to wash + powder application
H(004) old wounds (danna-waga), mii-pein), dried fruits powder, local application
H(004) open wound (nadonyu), dried fruits powder, local application
H(004), stems barks, decoction, to wash
H(004) genital wounds (sopise), roots barks decoction , VO. + bath
H(013) boils (agnumiirun), roots powder, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (Dogonland)
Vernacular name : baala, bara, baara
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(007), H(038), H(045), H(104), H(124)
Recipes : H(007) + H(038), leaves, barks stem, branch, trunk Azadirachta indica + ONS. Acacia nilotica...var. adansonii, VO.
H(006) + H(104), raw fruit, roots, VO.
H(006) + H(104),seeds, barks stem, branch, trunk , dried, powder, delayed in H2O, VO.,
H(124) + H(045), fruit Acacia nilotica...var. adansonii , powder + Tamarindus indica, Piliostigma reticulatum powder barks stem, branch, trunk , local application
H(007), roots Acacia nilotica...var. adansonii , Leptadenia hastata, Securinega virosa + leaves Arachis hypogea, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 72
Author(s) : Kpodar, M., S. D. Karou, G. Katawa, K. Anani, H. E. Gbekley, Y. Adjrah, T. Tchacondo, K. Batawila, J. Simpore
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used to treat liver diseases in the Maritime region of Togo Journal of Ethnopharmacology 181, 263–273 (2016)
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, decoction of seeds of Acacia nilotica var. adansonii
Region : West Africa
Country : Maritime region of Togo
Vernacular name : gamalwa
Reference HT 23
Author(s) : Tapsoba, H. & J.P. Deschamps
Title : Use of medicinal plants for the treatment of oral diseases in Burkina Faso. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 104, pp.68 - 78 ( 2006)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), toothache, gingivitis, sores The fresh fruit is peeled and crushed together with bark. The resulting mixture may be stored for 4–6 months. The remedy is rubbed sparingly onto the gum or put in the painful tooth every morning before breakfast for 3–4 days or until pain relief is obtained.
H(103), toothache, gingivitis, sores, Dried fruit is added to bark from the mango tree (Mangifera indica L.) and Zinm before pounding and straining. The result can be stored for around 5 years. A pinch of the powder is put in the decayed tooth cavity or rubbed onto gums and sores twice a day for 7–10 days after meals.
H(103) gingivitis, a decoction of fruits and leaves is used as a mouthwash to treat gingivitis. A bark decoction prepared in a clay pot is used as a mouth rinse for 3 or 4 days for males and females, respectively.
H(103) gingivitis, a decoction of Acacia nilotica var. adansoni can be prepared with leaves of Pseudocedrela kotschyi as a mouth rinse
H(103) gingivitis can be treated with the seeds of Acacia nilotica var. adansonii (Guill. & Perr.) O. Ktze. (Peg-nenga), which are burnt, crushed and then applied to the gums.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (Kadiogo province)
Vernacular name : peg nenga (Moore)
Reference HV 1k
Author(s) : von Breitenbach, F.
Title : The indigenous trees of Ethiopia.Second, revised and enlarged edition .306 p., (1963) Published by Ethiopian forestry association , Addis Ababa.
Symptoms : H(038), H(051), H(094)
Recipes : H(028t) leucorrhoea, H(051), H(094)haemorrhoids, extracts from the bark, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference VA 05
Author(s) : Aniyere, F.
Title : Ethno-pharmacopée vétérinaire: vue du Tchad. Métissages en santé animale de Madagascar à Haïti. Presses universitaires de Namur, 223 - 228, (1994)
Symptoms : V(010)
Recipes : Vb(010) powder seeds on wounds
Region : West Africa
Country : Chad
Vernacular name : not registered