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Official name : Acacia nubica Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Acacia oerforta (Forssk.) Schweinf.

23 reference(s) related to this plant

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(000)
Recipes : H(000, r), ONS.of Acacia oerforta , RNS.
H(000, r), barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ldepe (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 1k
Author(s) : Bekele-Tesemma, A., A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional Soil Conservation Unit.Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 5, 472 p., (1993) CFSCDD P.O. Box 62347, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113), rhumatism bark, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HB 53
Author(s) : Belayneh, A. Asfaw, S. Demissew, N. F. Bussa
Title : Medicinal plants potential and use by pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Erer Valley of Babile Wereda, Eastern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:42 ( 2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/8/1/42
Symptoms : H(039), H(201)
Recipes : H(039) anal parasitic, H(201) expel bad sprit & 'MICH, stem barks of Acacia oerfota are crushed, rubbed & tied on anus (all those symptoms for MICH, H(018) + H(051) + H(166) muscle spasm +H(014) herpes + H(206) = MICH)
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : ajo (Oromo)
Reference HD 24
Author(s) : Doka, I.G and S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical Survey of Medicinal Plants in West Kordofan (Western Sudan) Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 1409-1416. (2009) http://ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/dokayagi.htm
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth cavity, fruit paste of Acacia nubica, local application
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Sudan (West Kordofan)
Vernacular name : el ifein
Reference HH 18
Author(s) : Hassan-Abdallah, A., A. Merito, S. Hassan, D. Aboubaker, M. Djama, Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal plants andt heir uses by the people in the Region of Randa, Djibouti Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148 701–713, (2013)
Symptoms : H(004), H(013), H(045), H(123)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(045) wound infections, leaves paste of Acacia oerfota , local application
H(013) infections, grind the leaves in H2O and wash
H(123) food poisoning, oaking crushed leaves in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : sisakto (Geez ?)
Reference HH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), body pain, soak the root in water, VO. (Laughlin & AIlgeier 1979); general health, (1) drink a decoction prepared from the bark or (2) tie strings ,of the hark around extremities or wash the body with the bark
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104), stomach ache, boil root, drink with milk or water
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 5k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 3: Rendille plants (Kenya).122 p., Band 8, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(006), H(037), H(191)
Recipes : H(006), laxative, ONS., RNS.
H(037), cough, boil water with a little milk, add the white inside of the bark, VO.
H(191), blood diseases, soak bark in water, drink as tea
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 6k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & M. Brenzinger
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 4: Plant of the Borana (Ethiopia and Kenya)296 p., Band 9 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100), venereal diseases; swollen knees, root, bark, cook soup, drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia & Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HJ 07
Author(s) : Johns, T., E. B. Mhoro, Pius Sanaya & E.K. Kimanani
Title : Herbal remedies of the Batemi of Ngorongoro district, Tanzania a quantitative appraisal Economic Botany 48 (1) pp. 90-95. (1994)
Symptoms : H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(091, 2), root of Acacia nubica, decoction added to soup as a strengthening tonic
H(113, 4), decoction of root or branches drunk or added to soup for joint and-muscle pain
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : oldebe (Batemi)
Reference HK 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 : H(013), H(055)
Recipes : H(013) anthrax, ONS, ashes, RNS
H(055), bark, emetic, ONS, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, ?
Vernacular name : loepe (Samburu, Kenya)
Reference HL 10
Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, eat internal fiber of the barks or crushed fibers, juice + milk, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : garento (Afar)
Reference HM 52
Author(s) : Musa, M. S., F. E. Abdelrasool, E. A. Elsheikh, L. A. M. N. Ahmed, A. L. E. Mahmoud & S. M. Yagi
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the Blue Nile State, South-eastern Sudan Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 5(17), pp. 4287-4297, 9 September, 2011 http://www.academicjournals.org/JMPR/PDF/pdf2011/9Sept/Musa%20et%20al.pdf
Symptoms : H(018), H(020), H(103), H(113)
Recipes : H(018) headache, inhalation of smoke from roots of Acacia nubica
H(020) snake bite, decoction of roots, VO.
H(103) teeth ache, filling tooth cavity with roots paste
H(113) rheumatic pain, liniment / poultices of stems and steam bath from stems
Region : East Africa
Country : Sudan (South-eastern) (Blue Nile State)
Vernacular name : laot
Reference HS 12c
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. III. Plants of the families Lauraceae - Papilionaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 93 - 112, (1992)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139), 3 pieces of dried roots (20 cm long), boiled in 1 l H2O, filtered, 1 cup / day during 15 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : gumar
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(018), H(055), H(126)
Recipes : H(018)headaches, string from bark tied around head against headaches
H(055) + H(126), an emetic against Îevers., ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : pelil, chesamus
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : V(016), V(037)
Recipes : Vo(143), Vc(143), sheep and goat pox, leaves of Acacia oerfota, RNS., VO.
Vb(016), Vo(016), Vc(016), mastitis and contagious agalactia, leaves, RNS, nasal, body wash
Vb(037) bovine tuberculosis, roots, RNS. VO., nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HT 50
Author(s) : Teklehaymanot, T.
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of medicinal and edible plants of Yalo Woreda in Afar regional state, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 13:40 (2017) DOI 10.1186/s13002-017-0166-7
Symptoms : H(014), H(085), H(100), H(104), H(108), H(201)
Recipes : H(113) arthritis Seesds,flowers of Acacia oerfota, topical
H(085) diphtheria leaves, RNS., VO., nasal, body wash
H(100) sexually transmitted infection roots, barks, RNS. VO., body wash
H(078) breast cancer, leaves, RNS., eye, nasal, topical
H(104) dyspepsia, leaves, RNS. nasal, body wash
H(108) flue, coughing, barks , RNS. VO.
H(014) scabies leaves, topical
H(201) devil disease, roots, leaves VO., nasal, body wash
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Yalow Woreda, Afar regional state)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HW 07
Author(s) : Wondimu Tigist, Asfaw Arsi, Kelbessa Ensermu
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants around 'Dheeraa' town, Arsi Zone, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 112, pp. 152-161, (2007)
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) tooth ache, twigs of Acacia oerforta, chewed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : ajo
Reference VB 17
Author(s) : Bekalo, I., M. Keengwe, E. Mathias, P. Mundy & al.
Title : ITDG and IIRR. Ethnoveterinary medicine in Kenya.A field manual of traditional animal health care practice.Intermediate Technology Development Group and International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, Nairobi, Kenya, 226 p., (1996)
Symptoms : V(100), V(094)
Recipes : V(100), stem's barks, to mix a handfull of internal barks, make a ball of it rolled up in a string, to put the ball in the vagina during 1 night, to remove. Acts as irritating what allows a better drainage of the liquid. Male bearer of the disease is not affected, but well the female (Somali)
Vb(117), Vc(117), Vo(117), barks Acacia oeforta , Acacia nubica , 2kgr. barks + 20 l. H2O, maceration 2 days, mixed, 2l. / day during 5 days, adults , 1/2 portion others, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu)
Vernacular name : ldepe, loebe (Samburu)
Reference VG 20
Author(s) : Giday Mirutse , Tilahum Teklehaymanot
Title : Ethnobotanical study of plants used in management of livestock health problems by Afar people of Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:8 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/8
Symptoms : V(137)
Recipes : Vb(137) sudden sickness (geno) of cattle, bark of Acacia oerfota , juice., VO. and nasal
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Ada'ar District, Afar Regional State)
Vernacular name : goronto
Reference VG 25
Author(s) : Gradé, J.T., J. R.S. Tabuti, P.Van Damme
Title : Ethnoveterinary knowledge in pastoral Karamoja, Uganda Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 122, pp. 273–293 (2009) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874109000233
Symptoms : V(037), V(046), V(054)
Recipes : Vb(037) pneumonia (awala), H2O extract of barks of Acacia oerfota, RNS. (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Vb(046) rindpest (loleleo), H2O extract of barks, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(054) trypanosomiases, edit, H2O extract of roots, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : epetet (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VS 20
Author(s) : Sori, T., M. Bekana, G. Adugna, E. Kelbessa
Title : Medicinal Plants in the Ethnoveterinary Practices of Borana Pastoralists, Southern Ethiopia Intern J. Appl. Res. Vet .Med., Vol. 2, No. 3 (2004)
Symptoms : V(008), V(020), V(030), V(047)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, roots of Accacia nilotica infusion, VO.
V(020) snake bite, Paste of roots, VO; / Nasal
V(030) retained fetal membrane, infusion of roots of Accacia nilotica, VO.
V(047) cowdriasis or heartwater disease, auricular / ocular paste of roots
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern)
Vernacular name : jirme (Borana language)
Reference VT 2k
Author(s) : Timberlake, J. R.
Title : Ethnobotany of the Pokot of Nothern Kenya, 106 p., (1987)Unpublished report. East African Herbarium, Nairobi.Multigraphié. Center for Economic Botany, Royal Botanic Gardens.Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 3AE, UK.
Symptoms : V(034), V(095), V(105)
Recipes : Vc(034), Vo(034), pectoral, chestache, boiled infusion of inner bark
H(104), stomach - ache, KIPTANGTANG boiled infusion of inner bark
V(126), KIPKOLOSWO (?hepatitus), boiled infusion of inner bark
Vv(105), Boiled infusion of roots, sometimes with Salvadora persica or Boscia coriacea, used against chichenpox
Vch(095), Vv(105), Camel, goat and donkey fodder. Goats eat pods.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (North region)
Vernacular name : pelil, chesamus