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Official name : Dacryodes edulis (G. Don) H.J. Lam
Family : Burseraceae

17 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HB 56
Author(s) : Betti, J. L., R. Caspa, J. Ambara, R.L. Kourogue
Title : Ethno-Botanical study of plants used for treating malaria in a forest: Savanna margin area, East region, Cameroon Global Journal of Research on Medicinal Plants & Indigenous Medicine, Volume 2, Issue 10, 692-708 (October 2013)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) paludism, stem bark of Dacryodes edulis associated with Lippia sp., decoction, VO.
H(051) paludism, fresh leaves of ILippia sp. associated with Citrus limon, Ipomoea involucrata , Ocimum gratissimum, Vitex doniana, Carica papaya, Dacryodes edulis , decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Forest-savannah contact zone, Andom village, East region)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HD 33
Author(s) : Dibong S. D., E.Mpondo Mpondo, A. Ngoye, M. F. Kwin, J.L. Betti
Title : Ethnobotany and phytomedicine of medicinal plants sold in Douala markets Journal of Applied Biosciences 37: 2496 - 2507 (2011) ISSN 1997–5902
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091) anemia, leaves of Dacryodes edulis, RNS., VO. (Dakar markets, Douala)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Douala markets)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HE 13
Author(s) : Egharevba, R.K.A., M.I. Ikhatua
Title : Ethno- Medical Uses of Plants in the Treatment of Various Skin Diseases in Ovia North East, Edo State, Nigeria Research Journal of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, 4 (1): 58-64 (2008)
Symptoms : H(039)
Recipes : H(039), a paste of the bark of Dacryodes edulis is a remedy for swollen foot from jigger infestation.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Ovia North East, Edo State)
Vernacular name : african pear (English), orunmwun (Bini), olumu (Ishan)
Reference HF 04
Author(s) : Focho, D. A., M. C Newu, M. G Anjah, F. A Nwana, F. B Ambo
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of trees in Fundong, Northwest Region, Cameroon Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 2009, 5:17 (doi:10.1186/1746-4269-5-17) + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(157)
Recipes : H(157) convulsion in childeren, concoction of leaves of Dacryodes edulis, Centella asiatica, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (Fundong, Northwest Region)
Vernacular name : ajong (Fundong)
Reference HG 60
Author(s) : Göhre, Á., B. Toto-Nienguesse, M. Futuro, C. Neinhuis & T. Lautenschläge
Title : Plants from disturbed savannah vegetation and their usage by Bakongo tribes in Uíge, Northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:42 (2016) DOI 10.1186/s13002-016-0116-9
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095), Cooked fruit of Dacryodes edulis, heated in water or in pan until pulp softens
Region : West Africa
Country : northern Angola
Vernacular name : safueiro (Portuguese)
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)
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 8) paludism, leaves of Dacryodes edulis, Decoction
Region : West Africa
Country : Southern Nigeria
Vernacular name : elemi (Yoruba), ube (Igbo), native pear (English)
Reference HK 55
Author(s) : Koni Muluwa, J., K. Bostoen
Title : Noms et usages des plantes utiles chez les Nsong. Göteborg Africana Informal Series - N° 6 , 71p., (2008) Department of Oriental and African Languages. University of Gothenburg (ISSN 1404-8523)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Dacryodes edulis as a condiment
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Province of Bandundu)
Vernacular name : Indicated by the author in phonetic note. Not transposable
Reference HK 60
Author(s) : Konda ku Mbuta, Kabakura Mwima, Mbembe Bitengeli, Itufa Y’okolo, Mahuku Kavuna, Mafuta Mandanga, Mpoyi, Kalambayi, Ndemankeni Izamajole, Kadima Kazembe, Kelela Booto, Ngiuvu Vasaki, Bongombola Mwabonsika, Dumu Lody & Paul Latham
Title : Plantes médicinales de traditions. Province de l'Equateur – R.D. Congo, Kinshasa 2012 (419 p.) Institut de Recherche en Sciences de la Santé (I.R.S.S.) in Kinshasa. ISBN 9780955420856
Symptoms : H(008), H(026), H(103), H(104), H(109)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea , of Annona the gratings of the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis and seeds of Aframomum melegueta, VO., enema, for bath seat, 2 times daily during 3 days.
H(026) dysmenorrhea decoction of leaves associated with bark of trunk : 2 glasses per day or enema
H(103) caries, decoction of trunk bark en bain of bouche : le 3 times per day during 5 days.
H(104) gastritis, of Annona the bark of the trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Aframomum laurentii , VO. 1 cup 1 times a day.
H(109) back pain grated of bark du trunk of Dacryodes edulis associated with fruits of Capsicum annuum., in friction
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (City of Bikoro, of Lokolela, Town of Mbandaka)
Vernacular name : safu (Lingala), nsafu (Kitembo), sabu (Lomongo), bohau (Lontomba), bohau (Lonkonda), osawu (Mpama), sau (Ngombe)
Reference HK 61
Author(s) : Kibungu Kembelo A.O.
Title : Quelques plantes médicinales du Bas-Congo et leurs usages (198 p.),(2003)
Symptoms : H(013), H(014), H(018), H(037), H(082), H(169), H(187), H(201)
Recipes : H(013) skin eruption (mfueta),H(013) skin rash accompanied ofH(014) itching (nkulu = mpese) pian, pound together the following plants : Acanthospermum hispidum (leaves), mfueta sp. (leaves), Mitracarpus hirtus, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Arachis hypogaea (leafy stems), Raphia textilis (inflorescences), Pseudospondias microcarpa (barks of trunk), Tephrosia vogelii (seeds), Pentaclethra eetveldeana (leaves), Entada abyssinica (seeds) and Pentaclethra macrophylla (leaves). Separate into three piles : Decoction of the first pile, filter and put in a bottle tightly closed with cap. To roast le 2nd pile in a pan, finely ground and store in a bottle. Mix le 3rd pile with le juice of 10 lemons and rub the whole body 2 times per day. When the body is dry, rub with the powder obtained with the 2nd pile, 2 times per day. And proceed for 3 consecutive days. Then VO. the filtrate from 1er pile, 1 table spoon, 3 times per day.
H(014) chronic mange with H(014) itch (yamba di nzazi), to roast in a pan plants below: Brillantaisia patula, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Gossypium barbadense (leaves), Momordica charantia and the barks of Ficus lutea.pound then other plants together: Brillantaisia patula, Dichaetanthera africana, young manioc leaves, Mimosa pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press and mix to the powder from roasted plants. Rub the whole body, 2 times per day.
H(018) headache, grill the following plants : Brillantaisia patula, Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Ottelia ulvifolia and Momordica charantia; finely ground to obtain powder. Then pound together the plants of Brillantaisia patula, Dissotis brazzae, Manihot esculenta (leaves), Mimosa pellita, Scleria achtenii and Nymphaea lotus; press and mix to the powder the filtered solution. Rub the body with the dough, 2 times per day.
H(037) cough, to roast in the pan the mixing of plants below : leaves of Dacryodes edulis, edible mushroom on wood, leaves of Sapium cornutum, Lippia multiflora, leaves of Aframomum alboviolaceum and Ageratum conyzoides. finely ground with fruits of Capsicum fructescens. eat ½ teaspoonful of powder, 2 times per day.
H(082) asthma (nsuenga-ntulu), boil together the following plants: leaves of Bridelia ferruginea, barks of Quisqualis hensii, leaves and barks of trunk of Erythrina abyssinica, leaves of Hymenocardia acida and of Dacryodes edulis, and stems of Cyperus articulatus.To filter and drink ½ glass, 2 times per day.
H(169) hernia, boil together the mixing of plants below : Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Clerodendrum uncinatum (roots), Dacryodes edulis (roots), papaya(roots of Carica papaya), Rhipsalis baccifera (épices), Mondia whitei (roots) and Schwenkia americana (roots).To filter and drink ½ glass, 3 times per day.
H(187) blocking testicles in the belly may causela H(139) sexual weakness in adults (nsunda), boil together the following plants: Sarcocephalus pobeguinii (roots), Dacryodes edulis (roots), male papaya (roots of (Carica papaya), Clerodendrum uncinatum (leaves), Mondia whitei, Schwenkia americana (roots) and Rhipsalis baccifera (spines).To filter and drink 1 glass, once at night.
H(201) madness (all stages considered), pound and decoction of the following plants : Hymenocardia acida (leaves), Cola acuminata (leaves), Dacryodes edulis (leaves), Aframomum melegueta (fruits), Cucumeropsis mannii (leaves), Capsicum frutescens (leaves), Lippia multiflora, Brillantaisia patula (roots), Trema orientalis (leaves), Rauvolfia vomitoria (barks) and Mondia whitei.To filter and drink 1 table spoon supplemented with one egg and white clay, 2 times per day.
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Bas-Congo Province)
Vernacular name : nsafu (Kikongo)
Reference HK 79
Author(s) : Kimpouni, V., M-Y Lenga-Sacadura, J. C. Mamboueni, E. N.Mikoko
Title : Phytodiversite et Pharmacopée Traditionnelle de la communauté Kaamba de Madingou (Bouenza - Congo) European Scientific Journal, Vol.14, No.3, January 2018 edition URL:
Symptoms : H(014), H(037)
Recipes : H(014, 8) ringworm, leaves fraîche de Dacryodes edulis, carbonisée, local application
H(037, 8) cough, leaves fraîche de Dacryodes edulis, decoction , VO .
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Popular republic) (Brazzaville)
Vernacular name : musafu (Safoutier)
Reference HL 32
Author(s) : Lautenschläger, T., M. Monizi , M. Pedro, J. L. Mandombe, M. Futuro Bránquima, C. Heinze and C. Neinhuis
Title : First large-scale ethnobotanical survey in the province of Uíge, northern Angola Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:51 (2018)
Symptoms : H(091), H(095), H(103)
Recipes : H(091) Anaemia leaves of Dacryodes edulis, decoction bath,, VO.
H(095) nutrition fruit
H(103) toothache root, leaves decoction mouth wash
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (province de Uíge)
Vernacular name : n´safu (Kikongo)
Reference HM 82
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. P. Ngene, L. Mpounze Som, G. Etame Loe, P. C. Ngo Boumsong , J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Connaissances et usages traditionnels des plantes médicinales du département du haut Nyong Journal of Applied Biosciences 113: 11229-11245 (2017)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008, 26) amoebic dysentery, decoction the leaves of Dacryodes edulis , VO. 1 glass per day for 5 days
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (Upper Nyong Department)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HN 28
Author(s) : Nnomo, R.D. , I.R. Tchouamo & J.Y. Pinta
Title : Apiphytothérapie à base du miel au Cameroun Ethnopharmacologia, n° 44, (december 2009)
Symptoms : H(008), H(103), H(104), H(111), H(155)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) internal ulcers, H(111) severe burns, Incinerate leaves of Dacryodes edulis. Combine honey and apply a poultice
H(103) tooth decay , decoction of 10 fruits of Citrus sinensis of 500 gr of barks of Dacryodes edulis + honey. Brush your teeth 3 X / day
H(155) tonsillitis, 1 litre of decoction of fruit of Citrus sinensis, barks of Dacryodes edulis, in half a glass of decoction add 3 tablespoons of honey, VO. 2 teaspoons / day
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
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(008)
Recipes : H(008) dysentery, decoction of barks of Dacryodes edulis
Region : West Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Lukaya and Cataractes)
Vernacular name : nsafu, nsafu za nkewa, safoutier (Kikongo and Kiyombe)
Reference HN 44
Author(s) : Ngene J-P., C. C Ngoule ., C-M. Pouka Kidik, P. B. Mvogo Ottou , R. C. Ndjib, S.D. DIbong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Importance dans la pharmacopée traditionnelle des plantes à flavonoïdes vendues dans les marchés de Douala est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 88:8194– 8210 (2015)
Symptoms : H(151)
Recipes : H(151) hypertension, leaves of Dacryodes edulis + avocado (Persea americana), decoction, VO. Hot
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroon (markets of Douala)
Vernacular name : assa (Ewondo), prunier (French)
Reference HN 51
Author(s) : Nnanga Nga , E., C. Kidik Pouka, P. C. Ngo Boumsong, S. D. Dibong, E. Mpondo Mpondo
Title : Inventaire et caractérisation des plantes médicinales utilisées en thérapeutique dans le département de la Sanaga Maritime: Ndom, Ngambe et Pouma (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 106:10333 –10352 (2016)
Symptoms : H(027y), H(104), H(171y)
Recipes : H(027y) postpartum care , leaves, barks of Dacryodes edulis + Mangifera indica + Cymbopogon citratus + Persea americana + Citrus medica + Carica papaya, to pound and make a decoction, massage 1 time / day until pain disappears
H(051) fever, leaves, barks, decoction, 1 glass morning, midday, evening during 5 days
H(092) poisoning, leaves, barks, decoction, VO. at will until recovery
H(104) gastralgia, leaves of Acanthus montanus + Dacryodes edulis , to pound and macerate in 2 l H2O and palm wine. VO. 1 glass morning and evening until the pain disappears
H(171y) hyperglycemia, decoction, barks of Annona muricata + Dacryodes edulis + Citrus medica, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HS 46
Author(s) : Sunderland, T.C.H., & C. Obama
Title : Etude préliminaire de marché sur les produits forestier non ligneux en Guinée équatoriale Document FAO (1998):
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) edible fruit of Dacryodes edulis, regions of Rio Muni and Bioko island
Region : West Africa
Country : Equatorial Guinea
Vernacular name : asia (Fang)