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Official name : Acacia tortilis (Forssk.) Hayne
Family : Fabaceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference H1 Nord
Author(s) : Hammiche, H. & K. Maiza
Title : Traditional medicine in Central Sahara: Pharmacopoeia of Tassili N’ajjer. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 105, pp. 358-367 (2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874105007981
Symptoms : H(001), H(008), H(037), H(045), H(104), H(126), H(175)
Recipes : H(001) eye inflammation, H(045) infected wounds, gum + H2O, external use
H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) stomach diseases, fruits, seeds, powder + H2O
H(037) pulmonary infections: pleurisy (mixture of Acacia tortilis and Solenostemma arghel), gum + H2O, VO.
H(126) jaundice, gum + H2O, VO.
H(175) bandages: H(045) antiseptic, healing, barks, powder, external use
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : abser (Tamahaq), thalah (Arabic)
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 : V(095)
Recipes : Vc(095) pods of Acacia raddiana called comprise important goat's food.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltepes (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(095), H(201), H(203)
Recipes : H(091) decoction of dried bark of Acacia tortilis used for relieving bone pain, .
H(095) dried pods called are pounded and mixed with milk and eaten.
H(201) the whole plant is used for and rituals
H(203) the wood is important cmaterial for hut and fence construction, and the inner bark is used as binding material. The root is used for a haft of chisel for curving wood container
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltepes (Dorobo) (Suiei)
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(008), H(104), H(118)
Recipes : H(118) throat infection, H(104) stomachache / H(008) diarrhea, concoction, hot infusion of leaves and barks of Acacia tortilis , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Eastern Ethiopia) (Erer Valley of Babile Wereda)
Vernacular name : tadacha, dhadhacha (Oromo)
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(037), H(085)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, heated leaves or roots of Acacia tortilis are applied topically or leaves or roots paste , local application
H(037) dry coughs, the plant is applied on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(037) coughs, the root is applied on burning charcoal and smoke is inhaled
H(085) diphtheria, soaking crushed roots in H2O and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : eqebto (Geez ?)
Reference HH 2k
Author(s) : Hedberg, I. & F. Staugärd
Title : Traditional medicine in Botswana. Traditional medicinal plants.The Nordic school of public health, 324 p., (1989) Ipelegeng Publischers.
Symptoms : H(077)
Recipes : H(077) to prevent vomiting, one teaspoon of cold water extract of fresh leaves of Acacia tortilis, VO. 2 to 3 times
Region : South Africa
Country : Botswana
Vernacular name : mosu
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(000)
Recipes : H(000), decoction of bark of Acacia tortilis added to soup for medicinal purposes.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mkamahe (Batemi)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/24
Symptoms : H(078)
Recipes : H(078) cancer, fruit bodies of Acacia tortilis burnt and ash licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : sesia (local dialect), shittim wood (Englisch)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/4/1/10 + Additional file
Symptoms : V(030)
Recipes : Vb(030) removing after birth (ka), fresh leaves of Acacia tortilis, crush and drink
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : dedecha, kitkita (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HM 31
Author(s) : Maregesi, S. M., O.D. Ngassapa, L. Pieters, A.J. Vlietinck
Title : Ethnopharmacological suvey of the Bunda district, Tanzania: Plants used to treat infectious diseases. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 113, pp. 457 - 470 (2007)
Symptoms : H(076), H(103)
Recipes : H(076, 5) mouth infection, H(103) dental pains, stem bark of Acacia tortilis, pounded, soaked in H2O, gargle with the extract
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Bunda district)
Vernacular name : ng'ale (Sukuma)
Reference HM 58
Author(s) : Mabogo, D.E.N.
Title : The ethnobotany of the Vhavenda. MSc Thesis, University of Pretoria. (1990) appendix from the Thesis
Symptoms : H(076)
Recipes : H(076) gum of Acacia tortilis chewed
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Venda country)
Vernacular name : musu (Venda)
Reference HP 55
Author(s) : Paulos, B., T. Gedif Fenta , D. Bisrat & K. Asres
Title : Health seeking behavior and use of medicinal plants among the Hamer ethnic group, South Omo zone, south western Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:44 (2016)
Symptoms : V(068)
Recipes : V(068) goat intestinal parasite, fresh leaves of Acacia tortilis fed to goat (Recipe reported by household members)
Region : East Africa
Country : South Western Ethiopia ( South Omo zone)
Vernacular name : sewute
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(000), H(004), H(078)
Recipes : H(000) infant sickness, leaves of Acacia tortilis, body wash
H(004) external injury, leaves, topical
H(078) breast cancer, RNS., VO.. nasal, topical
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 : V(005)
Recipes : Vb(005) Vc(005) brucellosis leaves of Acacia tortilis, RNS., VO.
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(155)
Recipes : H(155) tonsilitis, leaves of Acacia tortilis, chewed, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Arsi zone)
Vernacular name : xadechaa
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)
Recipes : V(008) diarrhoea, infusion of inner bark of Accacia tortilis, VO.
V(203) surgery, inner bark as suture
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Southern)
Vernacular name : dhadacha (Borana language)
Reference VV 09
Author(s) : van der Merwe, D., G. E. Swan, C. J. Botha
Title : Use of ethnoveterinary medicinal plants in cattle by Setswana-speaking people in the Madikwe area of the North West Province of South Africa. Journal of the South Africa Veterinary Association 72, 189-196, (2001)
Symptoms : V(008)
Recipes : Vb(008) diarrhoea, branch tips of Acacia tortilis, RNS.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (North West Province)
Vernacular name : mosu (Setswana)