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Official name : Acacia abyssinica Hochst. ex Benth.
Family : Fabaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 53
Author(s) : Amenu, E.
Title : Use and management of medicinal plants by indigenous people of Ejaji area (Chelya woreda) West Shoa, Ethopia: An Ethnobotanical Approach A Thesis submited to the school of graduate studies, Addis Ababan, Ethiopia, 104 p. June 2007
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057) goiter (inniqqii), leaf of Acacia abyssinica is smashed and the sap is applied to the goiter for three days with needle.
Region : East Africa
Country : Western Ethiopia, Oromya Region, West Shoa Zone in Chelya woreda.
Vernacular name : laaftoo (Afaan Oromoo)
Reference HA 63
Author(s) : Abera B.
Title : Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,10:40 (2014) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/10/1/40
Symptoms : H(057)
Recipes : H(057) goiter, leaf of Acacia abyssinica is smashed and the sap is made, local application.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : laaftoo (Oromo)
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : H(203)
Recipes : H(239) charcoal (preferred species), firewood
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Reference HB 48
Author(s) : Bussmann Rainer, W., P.Swartzinsky, W. Aserat & P.Evangelista
Title : Plant use in Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Region, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 7:28 (2011)
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : Vch(095), Vc(095) plant of Acacia abyssinica eaten by camels and goats.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Odo-Bulu and Demaro, Bale Mountains Region)
Vernacular name : dadetsha
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/11/1/4
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) scorpion poison, fresh stem bark of Acacia abyssinica tie with inside part
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girar (Amharic)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(013), H(016)
Recipes : H(013) abscess, leaves Tetradenia riparia extract H20, VO. during 4 days + Acacia abyssinica, powder, externeal use
H(013) phlegmon (iseke, ububyimba), leaves Acacia abyssinica , Momordica foetida powder + butter, external use + Crotalaria spinosa, pounded plaster
H(013) abscess + H(175), leaves Oryza sativa, Centella asiatica, Indigofera arrecta, Acacia abyssinica, paste, plaster
H(013, 3) phagedenic ulcer (igishega), leaves, powder, external use
H(016), leaves Acacia abyssinica, powder on breast (1-2 weeks) roots + leaves Cyphostemma cyphopetalum, pounded, extracts VO. (1 soup spoon/ day) the rest on thel breast
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HK 36a
Author(s) : Kareru, P. G., G. M. Kenji, A. N. Gachanja, J. M. Keriko, G. Mungai
Title : Traditional medicine among the Embu and Mbeere peoples of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines, Volume 4 (1): 75 - 86 (2007) http://journals.sfu.ca/africanem/index.php/ajtcam/article/view/160/172
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) cold, influenza, boiled barks, tea of Acacia abyssinica , inhalation + to wash the face with the decoction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : mugaa (Embu)
Reference HK 75
Author(s) : Kefalew, A., Z. Asfaw & E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 11:25 , (2015) DOI 10.1186/s13002-015-0014-6
Symptoms : V(014)
Recipes : Véq(014, 3) horse scabies (Yeferse ebitet), root and bark of Acacia abyssinica grounded together and wash the animal with the solution
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia ( Oromia Regional State)
Vernacular name : laaftoo/girar (Oromifa/Amarigna)
Reference HK 78
Author(s) : Kidane, L. , G, Gebremedhin & T, Beyene
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Ganta Afeshum District, Eastern Zone of Tigray, Northern Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine,14:64 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0266-z
Symptoms : V(004)
Recipes : Vb(004) wound, fresh fruit of Acacia abyssinica is crushed, mixed with butter and smear on affected body
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : chiea (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/63 + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(013)
Recipes : H(013) chancroid, fresh or dry roots of Acacia abyssinica, boil and drink the decoction when cool
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : girar (Amharic)
Reference HM 56
Author(s) : Megersa, M., Z.Asfaw , E. Kelbessa, A. Beyene and B. Woldeab
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 9:68 ( 2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-68 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/68
Symptoms : H(070)
Recipes : H(126) bat urine (jaundice), juvenile leaves of Acacia abyssinica crushed and sniffed
Region : East Africa
Country : West Ethiopia (Wayu Tuka District)
Vernacular name : laaftoo (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HN 26
Author(s) : Nanyingi, M. O., J. M Mbaria, A. L. Lanyasunya, C. G. Wagate, K. B Koros, H. F Kaburia, R. W Munenge & W. O Ogara
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of Samburu District, Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 4:14 (2008)
Symptoms : H(008) + H(104), H(109), H(113)
Recipes : H(008) + H(104) gastrointestinal diseases, H(109) lumbago and H(113) arthritis, roots, barks of Acacia abyssinica, homogenization, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Samburu district)
Vernacular name : lngingiletome (Samburu)
Reference HT 43
Author(s) : Teklay, A., B. Abera, M. Giday
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used in Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region of Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:65 (2013) http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/65
Symptoms : H(182), H(201)
Recipes : H(182) herpes zoster, crush barks of Acacia abyssinica and apply on affected part
H(201) evil eye, crush roots and place on fire for fumigation
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Kilte Awulaelo District, Tigray Region
Vernacular name : memona (Tigrigna)
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(014), V(020)
Recipes : Vb(014) lumpy skin disease (lonaru), H2O extract of barks of Acacia abyssinica (receipt from the Bokora and Pian tribes)
- Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, H2O extract of barks of Acacia abyssinica and the whole plant of Tagetes minuta, topic (receipt from the Pian tribe)
Vb(014) lumpy skin disease, H2O extract of barks of Acacia abyssinica and the leaves and roots of Steganotaenia araliacea (receipt from the Tepeth tribe)
Vb(020) snake bite (akonyet ke emun), H2O extract of barks of Acacia abyssinica of leaves and roots of Steganotaenia araliacea and barks and roots of Capparis fascicularis DC. var. elaeagnoides, RNS, (receipt from the Bokora tribe)
Vb(020) snake bite (akonyet ke emun), H2O extract of barks of Acacia abyssinica of Steganotaenia araliacea, RNS. (receipt from the Bokora and Pian tribes)
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Karamoja of northern Uganda)
Vernacular name : eminit (Ngakarimojong)
Reference VM 05
Author(s) : Mbarubukeye, S.
Title : La médecine vétérinaire traditionnelle: rapport du 1er atelier des guérisseurs traditionnels du bétail au Rwanda. Éditions: ISAR/LVNR - IRST/CURPHAMETRA - MINAGRI, 89 p., (1992)
Symptoms : V(016), V(020)
Recipes : Vb(016), ONS., RNS.
Vb(020), ONS., RNS.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : umunyinya