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Official name : Acacia sp.
Family : Fabaceae

18 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(091), H(104), H(201)
Recipes : H(091, r), bark boiled in bone soup and used as medicine for strength
H(104, r), bark soked in H2O for use for stomach disorder; bark tatses (tannin's taste)
H(104, r) childs, bark soaked in water and used as medicine for children's stomach disorder; bark tastes a little sweet. This species is considered to be related to "lerai" (Acacia hockii) . The local name of the species = lkikeanbausu
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : lumunyamunyi (lmelelek) Dorobo (Suiei), lkikeanbausu Dorobo (Suiei)
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, powder of Acacia sp., + H2O, 2 spoonfulls, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kalehe in Kivu)
Vernacular name : lukerere (Kitembo)
Reference HF 03
Author(s) : Flatie, T., T. Gedif, K. Asres, T. Gebre-Mariam
Title : Ethnomedical survey of Berta ethnic group Assosa Zone, Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia (Medicinal plants reported by household respondents of Berta ethnic group) Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 2009, 5:14 doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-14
Symptoms : H(008), H(018), H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(008, 2) diarrhorea , H(104) burning sensation in the upper alimentary tract (cheguara), roots of Pterolobium stellatum (qudu) , after removing the cover, boiled together with Acacia sp. in H2O and VO.
H(018) headache, H(108, 4) common cold (gunfan), ground fruit of Acacia sp (Acacia sp), decoction (H20), VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Benishangul-Gumuz regional state, mid-west Ethiopia)
Vernacular name : mezel
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(001)
Recipes : H(001) wuoyo, orianyacha, barks and roots, decoction of Acacia sp., washing, steam bath, VO decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : omuya (Luo)
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104) (yamo, chira), decoction of pounded barks, roots, leaves of Acacia sp., VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : alii (Luo)
Reference HG 17
Author(s) : Geissler, W., S. A. Harris, R. J. Prince, A. Olsen, R. A. Odhiambo, H. Oketch-Rabah, P. A. Madiega, A. Andersen, P. Molgaard
Title : Medicinal plants used by Luo mothers and children in Bondo district, Kenya. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874102001915 Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 83, pp. 39 - 54 (2002)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) (yamo, wuoyo), decoction of barks of Acacia sp. , VO
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya Bondo district)
Vernacular name : alaktar (Luo)
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006) constipation, mild decoction, corresponding to about half a handful of bark per 200 ml water, VO., 2 X / J as needed to effect result
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Abayanda, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HM 34
Author(s) : Maundu, P., D. Berger, C. Ole Saitabau, J. Nasieku, M. Kipelian, S. Mathenge, Y. Morimoto, R. Höft
Title : Ethnobotany of the Loita Maasai. People and Plants Working Paper 8. Unesco, Paris, 34 p. (2001)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) plants, particularly Acacia spp., are chewed for their sweet taste, their water content, as an exercise for the jaws and to pass time. The bark is removed and the inner light-coloured thin layer is chewed.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Naimina Enkiyio (Loita) Forest)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HN 06
Author(s) : Nacoulma, O. & J. Millogo - Rasolodimby
Title : Les produits de la ruche et leurs utilisations au Burkina Faso. Rev. Méd. Pharm. Afr., Vol. 9, n° 2, 63 - 70, (1995)
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) cramp, 1 litle spoon of Acasia honey before the meals
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (central table-land plateau)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HS 02
Author(s) : Sillans, R.
Title : République centrafricaine (1953). From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201), leaves Acacia sp., barks twigs, stems, trunc Ochtocosmus africanus, leaves Dicranolepis laciniata, Polyalthia aubrevillei, green fruits whitout barks Coelocaryon preussii, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) bad spirits, ONS of Acacia sp. , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : luzibila
Reference HT 28
Author(s) : Tabuti, J.R.S., K.A. Lye, S.S. Dhillion
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Bulamogi, Uganda: plants, use and administration. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 88, pp. 19-44 (2003) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874103001612
Symptoms : H(008), H(020)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, decoction of roots of Acacia sp., VO.
H(020), leaves, infusion of roots, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda, Bulamogi country
Vernacular name : mukongoito
Reference HT 48
Author(s) : Thornton-Barnett, S.R
Title : Ancestral pharmacopoeias: a paleoethnobotanical assessment of plant use in the western free state, South Africa Thesis submitted to the Graduate Council of Texas State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts with a Major in Anthropology, December 2013
Symptoms :
Recipes : H(095) seeds pod of Acacia sp., , VO. like candy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (grassland marshes at Florisbad. )
Vernacular name : disutu (Basotho)
Reference VC 08
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Les plantes de l'Afrique occidentale considérées par les indigènes comme galactologues. Bulletin des services zootechniques et des épizooties de l'A.O.F., 1, 1, 13 - 16, (1938) From reference: VB 10
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002), leaves, R.N.S.
Region : West Africa
Country : West Africa
Vernacular name : not registered
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(143)
Recipes : Vb(002) low milk production, (euriciana), H2O extract of fruits and leaves of Acacia sp., RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(030) retained placenta (angasep), H2O extract of barks, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vc(143) goat pox (etom), H2O extract of fruits of Acacia sp. + whole plant of Ocimum basilicum & cow’s manure, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : ewalongor (Ngakarimojong)
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(046)
Recipes : Vb(046) rindpest (loleo), H2O extract from barks of Acacia sp. , RNS. (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : eminit (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VL 01
Author(s) : Larrat, M.
Title : Médecine et pharmacie indigènes: Trypanosomiases et piroplasmoses, (1939) From reference:e VB 10
Symptoms : V(025), V(054)
Recipes : V(025), V(054), often in a mixing of different plants for fumigations in the evening from seeds of Gossypium sp + pimento of Guiera senegalensis + stem's barks from Acacia sp. + juice from Commiphora africana.See: Acacia senegal, Acacia sp., Adansonia digitata, Afzelia africana, Anogeissus leiocarpus, Butyrospermum paradoxum, Cassia sieberiana, Cissus quadrangularis, , Commiphora africana, Cordyla pinnata, Diospyros mespiliformis, Erythrophleum suaveolens, Gossypium sp., Guiera senegalensis, Hibiscus cannabinus, Mitragyna inermis, Vitex sp.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina-Faso (Mosi)
Vernacular name : menèn (Dendi)kolkol (Kanouri)
Reference VW 01
Author(s) : Watt, J.M., Breyer-Brandwijk, M.G.
Title : The medicinal and poisonous plants of southern and eastern Africa.E. & S. Livingstone Ltd., Edinburg and London, Second edition, 1457 p., (1962) (partially from the references VM 18, HV 09, HC 26, HL 22, HS 32)
Symptoms : V(104)
Recipes : V(104), roots powder, repels the snakes
Region : East and South Africa
Country : East and South Africa
Vernacular name : not registered