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Official name : Anacardium occidentale L.
Family : Anacardiaceae

62 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 02
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E, M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, K. Dramane, J. A. Elewude, S. O. Fadoju, Z.O. Gbile, E. Goudote, C.L. A. Johnson, A. Keita, O. Morakinyo, J. A. O. Ojewole, A. O. Olatunjia, E. A. Sofowora
Title : Contribution to ethnobotanical and floristic studies in Western Nigeria. CSTR-OUA, 420 p., (1991) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(098)
Recipes : H(098), barks stem, branch, trunk of Terminalia glaucescens of Nauclea latifolia of Ricinodendron heudelotti of Vitex diniana of Ekerbergia senegalensis of Pterocarpus erinaceus of Bridelia ferruginea , of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Phyllanthus muellerinus decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : not registered
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(037), H(046), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, seeds of Monodora myristica, RNS.
H(037), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, leaves of Annona muricata, RNS.
H(046), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
H(046) chicken-pox, stems with leaves of Schwenckia americana, roots of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
H(151), leaves of Anacardium occidentale, decoction (H2O) ,VO.
H(171) sugared, leaves of Anacardium., RNS.
H(171) sugared, roots and leaves of Lantana camara, roots of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Mangifera indica, roots of Olax subscorpioidea, ripe fruit of Xylopia aethiopica, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : kandju (Fon, Goum, Yoruba)
Reference HA 05
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi, J. Baniakina, P. Chibon, G. Cusset, V. Doulou, A. Enzanza, J. Eymé, E. Goudoté, A. Keita, C. Mbemba, J. Mollet, J.- M. Moutsamboté, J. Mpati, P. Sita
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques en République populaire du Congo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 605 p., (1988) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(037), H(082)
Recipes : H(038), H(104) gastritis, barks from stems, twigs, trunk, infusion, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : pomme cajou (French)
Reference HA 08
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, A. Ahmed, J. Eymê, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, A. Keita, M. Lebras
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques aux Comores. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 216 p., (1982) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(068), H(103)
Recipes : H(068) helminthiasis, decoction (H2O) Anacardium occidentale leaves, VO.
H(103), decoction (H2O) Anacardium occidentale leaves, mouth wash
Region : Comoros
Country : Comoros
Vernacular name : mani ya mbibo (Great Comoros, Anjouan island), mbotza (Mohéli island), pomme cajou (French)
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(013), H(161)
Recipes : H(161) warts,H(013) ulcers, keratitis, juice, strong blistering agent. (This plant was introduced at the beginning of century, little known)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kaju (yor), kadinnia (hausa), kanju (Hausa, kanuri)
Reference HA 38
Author(s) : Ajibesin, K.ola K., Benjamin.E. Ekpo, Danladi N. Bala, Etienne E. Essien, Saburi A. Adesanya
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 115, pp. 387-408, (2008)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, decoction of barks of Anacardium occidentale, VO., 2 X / day till recovery
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Akwa Ibom State)
Vernacular name : cashew (Ibibio)
Reference HA 42
Author(s) : Arkinstall, W.
Title : Medicinal and useful plants collected in the Manianga district of the Republic of Zaïre Revue de recherche scientifique. Spécial Médecine traditionnelle au Zaïre, Volume unique , pp135 - 158 (1979) Presses de l' Institut de Recherche Scientifique
Symptoms : H(094)
Recipes : H(094) bark of Anacardium occidentale is used to make soothing solution for hemorrhoids.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Manianga distrct)
Vernacular name : kazuwa (Kikongo)
Reference HA 54
Author(s) : Apema, R., D. Mozouloua, E. Kosh-Komba & Y. Ngoule
Title : Les plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de l'hypertension artérielle par les tradipraticiens à Bangui http://www.gfmer.ch/Activites_internationales_Fr/PDF/HTA-Apema-2011.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, take a few pieces of bark of Anacardium occidentalis and wash. To dry for a few days in the sun. Then pound the bark until you get powder. Put 10 g of powder in 2 liters of H2O and wait 30 minutes, filter, collect 1.5 liters.filter, recollect 1,5 litre VO. some bamboo glass, 2 times per day (morning and evening). VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Central African Republic (Bangui)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HB 02
Author(s) : Boiteau, P.
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et pharmacopée.Précis de matière médicale malgache. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris 141 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(045), H(091), H(102), H(171)
Recipes : H(045) antiseptique, ONS. of Anacardium occidentale, RNS., balm
H(171) diabète sucré, internal barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium., RNS.
H(091), ONS., RNS. of Anacardium, rise of vitamin C
H(102), oil from Anacardium., VO., (huile medicinal oil, from pression of Anacardium almond)
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : mabibo
Reference HB 05
Author(s) : Bouquet, A.
Title : Féticheurs et médecines traditionnelles du Congo (Brazzaville). Mém. O.R.S.T.O.M., 36, 282 p., (1969) http://www.docstoc.com/docs/41737230/Ficheurs-et-mecines-traditionn
Symptoms : H(038), H(137)
Recipes : H(038), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, infusion, VO.
H(137) pelvis, barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale of Manilkara welwittschii, decoction (H2O) , VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville) (ex Brazaville Congo)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HB 34
Author(s) : Baldé, NM., A. Youla, MD. Baldé, A. Kaké, MM. Diallo, MA. Baldé, D. Maugendre
Title : Herbal medicine and treatment of diabetes in Africa: an example from Guinea. Diabetes Metab 32, pp. 171-175 (2006)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5), leaves, fruits, barks of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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, almond of Anacardium occidentale
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : cajueiro (Portuguese)
Reference HB 3k
Author(s) : Bost, R.
Title : Pharmacopée malgache. Mémoire de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar, série B, Tome 10, Fasc. 2, 159 - 234, (1961)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171)diab, leaves decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : diab
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)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : àntírìnyà (Dagomba)
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)
Recipes : H(095), fruit of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Ghana (Northern region)
Vernacular name : àntírìnyà (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(037), H(169)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves, roots of Anacardium occidentale macerated in H2O, VO.
H(169) hernia, leaves, roots of Anacardium occidentale macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : mukejhu, caju (Chindau)
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(095), H(203)
Recipes : H(095), edible seed of Anacardium occidentale (cashew).
H(095) false fruit ("apple") may enter into the composition of jams and fermented beverages (AUBREVILLE, 50)
H(203) whole plant: recommended for reforestation of coastal dunes (HA 99 Aubréville 1959 ).
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea Conakry
Vernacular name : yalagué porto.(Poular), pommier cajou (French)
Reference HE 02
Author(s) : Etkin, N.L.
Title : A Hausa herbal pharmacopoeia: biomedical evaluation of commonly used plant medicines. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 4, pp. 75- 98, (1981) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7253680
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103), toothache, gum disorders, nuts chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : kanju (Hausa), cashew (English)
Reference HE 14
Author(s) : Etuk ,E. U. , M. O. Ugwah, O. P. Ajagbonna & P. A. Onyeyili
Title : Ethnobotanical survey and preliminary evaluation of medicinal plants with antidiarrhoea properties in Sokoto state, Nigeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 3(10), pp. 763-766, October, (2009)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 4) diarrhoea, leaves of Anacadium occientale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Sokoto state)
Vernacular name : cashew (local English), kanjuu (Hausa)
Reference HE 15
Author(s) : Ekué, M. R.M., B. Sinsin, O. Eyog-Matig, R. Finkeldey
Title : Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig)) ruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 6:12 (2010)
Symptoms : H(014)
Recipes : H(014) whitlow incinerate a mix of ackee seeds + cashew nuts (Anacardium occidentale). Add palm oil to the ashes, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HF 08
Author(s) : Frazão-Moreira, A
Title : The symbolic efficacy of medicinal plants:practices, knowledge, and religious beliefs amongst the Nalu healers of Guinea-Bissau Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:24 (2016)
Symptoms : H(109)
Recipes : H(109) lower back pain, leaves of Anacardium occidentale, topical
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : ialikê (Nalu)
Reference HG 10
Author(s) : Gill, L.S. & C. Akinwumi
Title : Nigerian folk medicine practices and beliefs of the Ondo people. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 18, pp. 257 - 266, (1986)
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(051), H(068), H(075), H(082), H(103), H(104), H(135)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism, , H(075), barks, leaves, RNS.
H(008), H(104), H(135), leaves, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(008), dysenty, barks, tea, VO.
H(082), astma, seeds, RNS.
H(006) purg., H(051) fièvre, H(068), H(103), barks, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo people)
Vernacular name : kaju (Ondo)
Reference HH 16
Author(s) : Haerdi, F.
Title : Afrikanische Heilpflanzen. Die Eingeborenen-Heilpflanzen des Ulanga- Distriktes Tanganjikas (Ostafrika). Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 1-278 (1964) Published : 1964, Verlag für Recht und Gesellschaft (Basel)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves juice of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : korosho (Swahili)
Reference HI 05
Author(s) : Igoli, J.O., O.G. Ogaji, T.A. Tor-Anyiin & N.P. Igoli
Title : Traditional medicine practice amongst the Igede people of Nigeria. Part II. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines (2) pp. 134 - 152 (2005) http://www.bioline.org.br/pdf?tc05016
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(151), leaves of Anacardium occidentale, roots of Afraegle paniculata, decoction, VO., 2 X / J.
H(171), leaves in decoction, VO., 1 X / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria Benue state, Igede people)
Vernacular name : ikashu (Igede)
Reference HI 09
Author(s) : Idu, M., Umweni, A. A., Odaro, T. and Ojelede L.
Title : Ethnobotanical Plants Used for Oral Healthcare Among the Esan Tribe of Edo State, Nigeria. Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 548-63, 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/iduoralh.htm
Symptoms : H(103), H(103x)
Recipes : H(103) sore gum, H(103x) teeth cleaning,. twig of Anacardium occidentale, chewed
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Edo State)
Vernacular name : ikashu (Esan)
Reference HI 12
Author(s) : Iyamah P.C., M. Idu
Title : Ethnomedicinal survey of plantsused in the treatment of malaria in Southern Nigeria Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 287–302, (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2015.07.008
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 38) paludism, leaves, stem bark of Anacardium occidentale, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : kasu (Yoruba), cashew (English)
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(013), H(008), H(103), H(104), H(112), H(173)
Recipes : H(013) ulcer, H(161), ripe fruit of Anacardium, local application
H(103), ripe fruit of Anacardium, local application
H(104), H(008) + H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, maceration, filtration, VO.
H(112), leaves of Anacardium, VO.
H(173), juice du ripe fruit of Anacardium, local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 1k
Author(s) : Kusehuluka, K., A. Lubini & B. Bunga
Title : Plantes médicinales utilisées dans le traitement de la blennorragie et de la syphilis à Kinshasa (Zaïre) Vol. 1, 251-260, (1994) Proceedings of the 13 th plenary meeting of AETFAT, Zomba, Malawi, (2-11 april 1991)Vol.1 and Vol. 2, 1514 p., (1994) Edited by J.H. Seyani & A.C. Chicuni.National herbarium and botanic gardens of Malawi, Zomba, Malawi.
Symptoms : H(100)
Recipes : H(100, 13) blenn., syph, maceration leaves, enema
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 27
Author(s) : Kudi, A.C., J.U. Umoh, L.O. Eduvie & J. Gefu
Title : Screening of some nigerian medicinal plants for antibacterial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 67, pp. 225- 228, (1999)
Symptoms : H(068), H(104)
Recipes : H(068), H(104), ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : cashew (Hausa)
Reference HK 48
Author(s) : Kayode, J., O.E Ige, T. A. Adetogo and A. P. Igbakin
Title : Conservation and Biodiversity Erosion in Ondo State, Nigeria: Survey of Plant Barks Used in Native Pharmaceutical Extraction in Akoko Region Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 665-67. 2009. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/ondo3.htm
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, H(051) paludism,, barks of the plant Anacardium occidentale are soaked in water in a bottle, VO. the filtered aqueous extracts, once or twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ondo State)
Vernacular name : kasu (Yoruba)
Reference HK 51
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & J.G. Adam
Title : Les plantes médicinales, toxiques et magiques des Niominka et des Socé des Iles du Saloum (Sénégal) Acta tropica, Suppl. 8, 279 - 334 (1964)
Symptoms : H(008), H(091), H(104)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, H(104) stomachaches, leaves and barks of Anacardium occidentale, alone or mixed, macerated or decoction, VO. (receipts Niominka and Socé)
H(091), boiled juice of peduncles of Anacardium occidentales then evaporated in order to obtain a sirup mixed with the roots, barks and leaves of Securinega virosa
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Saloun island)
Vernacular name : darkassou, darcassou (n, s)
Reference HK 62
Author(s) : Kayode, J. & M. A. Omotoyinbo
Title : Ethnobotanical Utilisation and Conservation of Chewing Sticks. Plants Species in Ekiti State, Nigeria Research Journal of Botany 4(1) : 1-9, 2009 http://docsdrive.com/pdfs/academicjournals/rjb/2009/1-9.pdf
Symptoms : H(103x), H(037), H(076), H(103)
Recipes : H(103x) dental hygiene, chewing a stem of Anacardium occidentale. Other effects:H(037) cough, H(076) sore gums, H(103) tooth ache
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ekiti State)
Vernacular name : kaju
Reference HM 00
Author(s) : Maas, A.
Title : Inventaire des produits traditionnels contre la diarrhée des petits ruminants. Enquête dans le département du Mono. Rapport de stage. Direction de la recherche agronomique. Projet de recherche appliquée en milieu réel. République du Bénin, Ministère du développement rural, 39p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(068), H(200)
Recipes : H(068), nuts again trichines, ascaris and ankylostomes
H(200), leaves, fruit, antibiotic
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : casu, lakazu, akaju (Fon), acan (Mina)la graine est commestible = noix de cajou. Espèce originaire d'Amérique du sud. Introduite dans de nombreuses régions chaudes du globe
Reference HM 27
Author(s) : Mac Donald, I., & D. I. Olorunfemi
Title : Research, projects : Plants used for medicinal purposes by Koma people of Adamawa State, Nigeria.Indigenous Knowledge and Development Monitor, november 2000. Article on Internet: http://www.nuffic.nl/ciran/ikdm/8-3/res-macdonald.html
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism leaves of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Adamawa state, Koma people)
Vernacular name : mashichada (Koma)
Reference HM 33
Author(s) : Malgras, D. (R.P.)
Title : Arbres et arbustes guérisseurs des savanes maliennes. Editions Karthala, 22 - 24, boulevard Arago, 75013 Paris, 480 p. (1992)
Symptoms : H(006), H(008), H(037), H(046), H(092), H(094), H(095), H(100), H(104), H(113), H(126), H(151), H(161), H(152), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, fruit (cajou nuts) of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(008) dysentery, H(171) diabetes, H(152) hypotension, extract of barks of Anacardium occidentale, maceration, RNS.
H(037) cough, roots of Anacardium occidentale, decoction, VO.
H(046) chicken-pox, H(104) colics, fresh leaves of Anacardium occidentale, barks of Nauclea latifolia, maceration, RNS.
H(092) toxic, fruit (cajou nuts) when crushed product a quality oil but toxic
H(094) haemorrhoids, H(100) blennorrage, H(113) lameness, leaves of Anacardium., decoction, VO.
H(095) food, cajou apple, VO., the almond is used un pastry
H(126) jaundice, trunks barks of Anacardium. en decoction, bath, VO.
H(151) hypertension, H(171) diabetes, stems with leaves of Anacardium., decoction, bath, VO.
H(161) warts, corrosive juice of du pericarp of Anacardium., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : jibarani, darakase (Bambara), jibarani (Malinke), komi gason (Senoufo), mali sow (Bobo-fing)
Reference HM 62
Author(s) : Makumbelo E. , L. Lukoki, J.J.s.j Paulus & N. Luyindula
Title : Stratégie de valorisation des espèces ressources des produits non ligneux de la savane des environs de Kinshasa: II. Enquête ethnobotanique (aspects médicinaux) TROPICULTURA, 26, 3, 129-134 (2008)
Symptoms : H(008), H(094), H(103)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of barks of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(094) hemorrhoids, decoction of roots , VO.
H(103) dental caries, maceration of leaves et roots , local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kinshasa)
Vernacular name : mbum aya liboto (Lingala)
Reference HN 10
Author(s) : Novy, J.W.
Title : Medicinal plants of the eastern region of Madagascar. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 55, pp. 119 - 126, (1997)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171), leaves, infusion, V.O
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : voambarika, mabibo
Reference HN 15
Author(s) : Natabou Dégbé, F.
Title : Contribution à l'étude de la médecine et de la Pharmacopée traditionnelles au Bénin: Tentatives d'intégration dans le système de santé officiel. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur en Pharmacie de l'Université Cheikh Anta Diop (Diplôme d'état), 138 p., Juillet 1991
Symptoms : H(008), H(112), H(173)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, dysentery, maceration of fresh barks of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(112) abortifacient, RNS. leaves of Anacardium.
H(173) leprosy, sap of the fruit of Anacardium., local application
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : darkassou (Goum, kadjoutin (Fon), yovotchan (Adja), kadjou (Yoruba), ékadjou (Nagot), akadiya (Yom), youbourou somba, yibo somba (Bariba), anacardier, pomme acajou (French)
Reference HN 36
Author(s) : Nsimundele, L.
Title : Répertoire des plantes médicinales des régions côtieres du Mayumbe et du Bas-Congo,1966-1968. Unpublished notes of Léopold Nsimundele, Bureau chief forester / Inéac Luki, National Institute for Agronomic Study of Congo
Symptoms : H(103)
Recipes : H(103) toothaches, fruit of Anacardium occidentale
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nkasu, anacardier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Reference HN 42
Author(s) : Nicolas J.-P.
Title : Plantes médicinales du Nord de Madagascar. Ethnobotanique antakarana et informations scientifiques 296 p. (2012) Editions Jardins du monde 15, rue saint Michel - 29 190 Brasparts www.jardinsdumonde.org
Symptoms : H(008), H(095), H(103), H(171)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhea, decoction of leaves of Anacardium occidentale
H(103) toothaches and gums, concentrated decoction of the bark of Anacardium occidentale + parfois of leaves
H(171) diabetes, barks, RNS.
H(095) to do alcohol, fleshy stalk, RNS.
H(095) food, dried and roasted seeds
Region : Madagascar
Country : North Madagascar
Vernacular name : mabibo, mahabibo (Antakarana), mahabily, voambarika (Malgache), anacardier, noix de cajou, pomme de cajou (French), cashew (English)
Reference HO 04
Author(s) : Obute, G. C.
Title : Ethnomedicinal plant resources of South Eastern Nigeria Leaflets Journal on WWW: http://www.siu.edu/~ebl/leaflets/
Symptoms : H(007)
Recipes : Wild or cultivated plant,H(014), 1 – 2 drops of a tincture applied 4 – 5 times a day treats ringworm infection
H(007), the bark and leaves used as diuretic.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Southeastern)
Vernacular name : kanshuu (Igbo), cashew (English)
Reference HO 10
Author(s) : Odugbemi, T. O., O. R. Akinsulire, I. E. Aibinu & P. O. Fabeku
Title : Medicinal plants useful for malaria therapy in Okeigbo Ondo state, Southwest Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 4 (2): 191 - 198 (2007) http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2816451/
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, leaves of Citrus aurantiifolia of Chrysophyllum albidum, barks of Anacardium occidentale, leaves and stems of Sorghum bicolor, barks, foliage, leaves of Mangifera indica, RNS.
H(051) paludism, leaves and foliage of Anacardium occidentale of Leucaniodiscus cupanioides of Curcuma longa of Citrus aurantifolia, leaves of Ocimum gratissimum
H(076) coated tongue, barks, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria, Ondo state
Vernacular name : kasu (Okeigbo)
Reference HO 14
Author(s) : Ogie-Odia, E.A . & E.F Oluowo
Title : Assessment of Some Therapeutic Plants of the Abbi People in Ndokwa West L.G.A of Delta State, Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 13: 989-1002. 2009.
Symptoms : H(008), H(051)
Recipes : H(008), H(051) paludism, decoction of the roots, bark and leaves is drunk twice daily for three days for treatment of paludism and dysentery.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ndokwa Delta State)
Vernacular name : kasu
Reference HO 20
Author(s) : Olowokudejo J. D., A. B. Kadiri, V.A. Travih
Title : An Ethnobotanical Survey of Herbal Markets and Medicinal Plants in Lagos State of Nigeria Ethnobotanical Leaflets 12: 851-65. 2008. http://www.ethnoleaflets.com/leaflets/lagos.htm
Symptoms : H(014), H(051), H(068), H(103), H(107), H(161), H(171), H(172), H(173), H(196)
Recipes : H(014) ringworm, H(051) paludism, H(068) antihelmintic, H(103) caries; H(107) typhoid fever, H(161) warts, H(171) diabetes, H(172) elephantiasis, H(173) leprosy, H(196) scurvy, bark, leaf, fruit of Anacardium occidentale, RNS. (Information obtained from herb sellers and traditional medicine practitioners from three popular and largest markets in Lagos)
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Local markets in Lagos state)
Vernacular name : kasu (Yoruba)
Reference HP 01
Author(s) : Pousset, J.-L.
Title : Plantes médicinales africaines. Utilisation pratique. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 156 p., (1989) http://data.cameroun-foret.com/system/files/18_17_32.pdf
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, powder, maceration, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal
Vernacular name : darkasou (Wolof), finzâ (Bambara, anacardier, pommier cajou (local French)
Reference HP 11
Author(s) : Potel, Anne-Marie
Title : Les plantes médicinales au Sénégal. Study report of Anne-Marie Potel, accomplished at Nguekokh (Senegal), 2002. Registered in the chapter "Grey Littérature "of the PRELUDE data bank http://pagesperso-orange.fr/senegal.bourbonnais/Anne%20marie.htm
Symptoms : H(006), H(013), H(014), H(046), H(068), H(100), H(113), H(151), H(152), H(161), H(171)
Recipes : H(006) laxative, H(161) warts, apple of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
H(013) ulcer, H(068) worms, H(014) eczema,H(014) dermatomycosis, oil of nuts
H(046) measles, H(100) blennorrage, leaves + branch with leaves, RNS.
H(113) anti-inflammatory, H(152) low blood-pressure, H(171) insipid diabetes (bark, extract), RNS.
H(151) high blood-pressure associated with colic, ONS., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Nguekokh region)
Vernacular name : darkasu (Wolof), daf duruba (Serere), pomme-cajou, noyer d’acajou (local French)
Reference HP 2k
Author(s) : Pernet, R.
Title : Les plantes médicinales malgaches.Catalogue de nos connaissances chimiques et pharmaceutiques. Mémoires de l'Institut scientifique de Madagascar. Série B, Tome 8, 217 - 303, (1957)
Symptoms : H(008), H(013), H(018), H(161), H(173)
Recipes : H(008), wood and leaves in infusion, RNS.
H(013) , oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
H(018), wood and leaves in infusion, RNS.
H(161), oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
H(173), oil of the almond(kernel) and balm of the pod, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HR 10
Author(s) : Rivière, C., J.-P. Nicolas, M.-L. Caradec, O. Désiré & A. Schmitt
Title : Les plantes médicinales de la région nord de Madagascar : Une approche ethnopharmacologique Ethnopharmacologia, n°36, novembre, pp. 36 - 50. (2005) http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revue Bulletin de la société française d'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : H(008), H(095)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , decoction of leaves and barks, VO.
H(095), grilled dry nuts, VO.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (North region)
Vernacular name : mahabibo, mabibo
Reference HR 53
Author(s) : Randriamiharisoa, M. N. , A. R. Kuhlman, V. Jeannoda, H. Rabarison, N. Rakotoarivelo, T. Randrianarivony, F.Raktoarivony, A. Randrianasolo and R. W. Bussmann
Title : Medicinal plants sold in the markets of Antananarivo, Madagascar Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2015) 11:60 DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0046-y
Symptoms : H(004), H(075), H(080), H(094), H(104), H(126), H(162x), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, H(075) anorexia, H(080) allergies, H(094) hemorrhoids, H(104) stomach ulcer, H(126) hepatitis, H(162x) incontinence, H(171) diabetes, leaves of Anacardium occidentale, RNS.
Region : Madagascar
Country : Madagascar (markets of Antananarivo)
Vernacular name : mahabibo
Reference HS 1k
Author(s) : Sawyerr, E.S.
Title : Medicinal plants of West Africa.Vol. 1 Solomon Islands, 88 p. (1983)
Symptoms : H(088), H(103), H(137)
Recipes : H(088), H(103), H(137)gums, barks, leaves, infusion, gargle
H(008), barks, leaves, infusion, VO
Region : West Africa
Country : Sierra Leone
Vernacular name : kushu (Krio), kusui (Mende), e - lil- e - potho (Temne)
Reference HS 24
Author(s) : Sonibare, M. A. and Z. O. Gbile
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of anti-asthmatic plants in South Western Nigeria African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 340-345 (2008)
Symptoms : H(082)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, barks of Anacardium occidentale, seeds of Garcinia kola, extract the cashew juice and mix with sugar, cut the seeds of Garcinia kola into pieces and soak in the juice. Administer after a day. Adult: 1 tablespoon-ful daily, children: 1 teaspoon once in three days
H(082) asthma, stem-bark of Bridelia ferruginea, stem-bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus, barks of Anacardium occidentale, Cut into pieces the ingredients and boil. Adult: a small tumbler-full thrice daily, children: a small teaspoon-full thrice daily.
H(082) asthma, rhizome of Zingiber officinale, barks of Anacardium occidentale, stem-bark of Bridelia ferryginea, leaves of Allium ascalonicum, stem-bark of Terminalia glaucescens, stem-bark of Anogeissus leiocarpus, boil the ingredients for 30 minutes. Adult: a tumbler twice daily, Children: a teaspoon twice daily.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (South-western)
Vernacular name : kaju
Reference HS 41
Author(s) : Sereme A., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, S. Guinko, M. Nacro
Title : Propriétés thérapeutiques des plantes à tanins du Burkina Faso Pharmacopée et Médecine traditionnelle Africaines; 15 : 41 - 49 (2008)
Symptoms : H(004), H(008), H(037), H(094), H(104), H(152), H(161), H(171)
Recipes : H(004) wounds, balm of almond extract of Anacardium occidentale is used for the disinfection of wounds
H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) hemorrhoids, macerated leaves of Anacardium occidentale is used with the extract of cola nuts (Cola acuminata)
H(008) diarrhea, H(008) dysentery, H(094) hemorrhoids, la gomme de l’écorce, RNS.
H(037) young leaves of Anacardium occidentale, macerated with salt, treat infant cough and macerated bark of the trunk treat cough
H(037) akene of Anacardium occidentale burned, ground and mixed with shea butter (Butyrospermum paradoxum), friction on the chest, chest pain heals
H(152) hypotension, H(171) hypoglycemic, decoction from the bark of Anacardium occidentale, VO.
H(104) ulcers of stomach, juice of fleshy stalks of Anacardium occidentale.
H(161) warts, gum of Anacardium occidentale treated warts
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HT 14
Author(s) : Thomas, L.-V.
Title : De l'ethnobotanique à la médecine: l'exemple Diola. Notes Africaines, 134, 48 - 52, (1972)
Symptoms : H(118)
Recipes : H(118), barks + leaves, decoction (H2O) , gargle + lemon juice
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Casamance)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 20
Author(s) : Terrac, M.-L.
Title : Contribution à l'étude des plantes médicinales de Madagascar, de la Réunion et de l'île Maurice. Thèse pour l'obtention du diplôme de Docteur de l'Université de Paris (Pharmacie), Novembre 1947. Imprimerie Vuibert, 6 rue Martel, Paris, 246 p., (1947)
Symptoms : H(006), H(007), H(088), H(100), H(103), H(125), H(161)
Recipes : H(006), roots, RNS.
H(007), H(100) syph, H(125), apple, RNS.
H(088), leaves , barks, RNS.
H(103), H(161), skin of the fruit, RNS.
(registered from references HT 20 - 4, HT 20 - 7, HT 20 - 8, HT 20 - 14)
Region : Mauritius
Country : Mauritius
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HT 40
Author(s) : Tra Bi Fézan, H., G. M. Irié, K C.C. N’GAMAN & C.H.B. Mohou
Title : Études de quelques plantes thérapeutiques utilisées dans le traitement de l’hypertension artérielle et du diabète : deux maladies émergentes en Côte d’Ivoire Sciences & Nature Vol. 5 N°1 : 39 - 48 (2008) http://www.ajol.info/index.php/scinat/article/viewFile/42150/9278
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, maceration or decoction of stem barks of Anacardium occidentale
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast (Abidjan town)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HU 01
Author(s) : Udoamaka F.Ezuruike n, J.M.Prieto
Title : The use of plants in the traditional management of diabetes in Nigeria: Pharmacological and toxicological considerations Journal of Ethnopharmacology 155, 857–924 (2014)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) diabetes, stem barks, leaves, seed, nuts of Anacardium occidentale, RNS. Region of use for diabetes (South west of Nigeria), (NC )
Other medicinal uses: cough, malaria, skin infections, anti-parasitic, fevers, anti-helminthic, ONS. RNS
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria
Vernacular name : kasu(Yoruba), sashu (Ibo), kanju (Hausa), cashew (Local English)
Reference HV 06
Author(s) : Verzar, R. & G. Petrii
Title : Medicinal plants in Mozambique and their popular use. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 19, pp. 67 - 80, (1987)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171), bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Maputo)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HW 05
Author(s) : Wome, B.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes médicinales utilisées en médecine traditionnelle à Kisangani (Haut-Zaïre). Thèse de doctorat, Université libre de Bruxelles, Fac. Sc., 561 p., (1985)
Symptoms : H(038), H(100)
Recipes : H(038), H(100), barks stem, branch, trunk of Anacardium occidentale, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (ex. Zaïre) (Kisangani)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HZ 03
Author(s) : Zerbo, P., J. Millogo-Rasolodimby, O. G. Nacoulma-Ouédraogo, P. Van Damme
Title : Plantes médicinales et pratiques médicales au Burkina Faso : cas des Sanan Bois et Forêts des Tropiques, N° 307 ( 1 ), (2011)
Symptoms : H(191)
Recipes : H(191) disorders of the circulatory system, trunk barks of Anacardium occidentale, decoction, crushing, VO., absorption
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso (San countries, northwestern Burkina Faso)
Vernacular name : fisan (Sanan)
Reference VM 00
Author(s) : Maas, A.
Title : Inventaire des produits traditionnels contre la diarrhée des petits ruminants. Enquête dans le département du Mono. Rapport de stage. Direction de la recherche agronomique. Projet de recherche appliquée en milieu réel. République du Bénin, Ministère du développement rural, 39 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(008), V(068)
Recipes : Vr(008), Vr(068), stem's barks and /or leaves, ground in H2O, settled, VO., 2x / day
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin - Mono
Vernacular name : casu, lakazu, akaju (Fon), acan (Mina), cajou (Fr.)
Reference VM 47
Author(s) : Mafimisebi, T.E., A.E.Oguntade, A.N. Fajemisin, O.P. Aiyelari
Title : Local knowledge and socio-economic determinants of traditional medicines utilization in livestock health management in Southwest Nigeria. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 8:2, (2012) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/pdf/1746-4269-8-2.pdf
Symptoms : V(037)
Recipes : V(037) persistent cough , extract of tender roots of Anacardium occidentale (cashew), RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Southwest Nigeria
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VP 06
Author(s) : Pordié, L. & M. Magaud
Title : Soins vétérinaires populaires en pays peul. Le cas de la trypanosomiase animale. Ethnopharmacologia, no 27, p.12 - 30 (septembre 2001). Bulletin de la société française http://www.ethnopharmacologia.org/default.asp?page=revued'ethnopharmacologie et de la société européenne d'ethnopharmacologie
Symptoms : V(000)
Recipes : Vb(000), ONS., RNS. Because of the heterogeneousness of knowledges and practices (sometimes magic), the mixture of the categories of diseases on behalf of the tribes Peul, the authors do not make any report with pathologies
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Peul of the Sine salum region)
Vernacular name : darkassé, darkasu