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Official name : Acacia mellifera (Vahl) Benth.
Family : Fabaceae
Synonyms : Mimosa mellifera Vahl.

30 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HC 13d
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.IV. Angiosperms (Mimosaceae to Papilionaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 29, pp. 295 - 323, (1990)
Symptoms : H(008), H(078), H(104), H(139), H(145)
Recipes : H(016), fresh stembark, pounded and applied to the breasts
H(008) diar., VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(104) abdominal pains during menstruation VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(139, 2) impotency and aphrodisiac, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(145) rectum prolapse, VO. decoction (H2O) roots
H(078), cancer, stembark, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mnoa (Pare), msasa (Swahili)
Reference HC 24a
Author(s) : Cheikhyoussef, A., M. Shapi, H. Mu. Ashekele
Title : Ethnobotanical study of indigenous knowledge on medicinal plant use by traditional healers in Oshikoto Region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 7:10 (2011) See also ref HC 24b
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, duration of treatment: 1-2 days, roots of Acacia mellifera , RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Oshikoto region)
Vernacular name : okadilanghono
Reference HG 1k
Author(s) : Gachathi, F.N.
Title : Kikuyu botanical dictionary of plant names and uses. Publication supported by GTZ , (1989)The print shop, P.O. Box 24576, Nairobi.
Symptoms : H(068)
Recipes : H(068), bark, constipation, intestinal worms
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
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(014), H(045), H(111), H(118)
Recipes : H(004) injuries,H(014) whitlow, H(045) wound infections, H(124) haemorrhage, leaves paste of Acacia mellifera , local application
H(111) burns, heated leaf powder , local application
H(118) angina, fresh leaves in chewed
Region : East Africa
Country : Djibouti (Region of Randa)
Vernacular name : makqarto (Geez ?)
Reference HH 3k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & C. König
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 2: Plants of the So (Uganda).142 p., Band 7 (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(104), chew bark.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (So)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 4k
Author(s) : Heine, B. & I. Heine
Title : Plant concepts and plant use .An ethnobotanical survey of the semi-arid and arid lands of East Africa.Part 1: Plants of the Chamus (Kenya).104 p., Band 6, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(055)
Recipes : H(055), to clean stomach; boil bark, drink with water (tastes salty), give to pregnant women or children; emetic
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
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(008), H(037), H(051), H(055), H(104)
Recipes : H(008, 3) diarrhoea, H(104, 3) gastrointestinal problems, decoction of bark or roots of Acacia mellifera put into soup
H(037, 2), bark of Acacia mellifera, used to treat coughs
H(051, 5) fever , infusion of bark or roots of Acacia mellifera, VO.
H(055, 3) emetic, decoction of bark or roots , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : mng' orora (Batemi)
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(033), H(051), H(100), H(104)
Recipes : H(033), bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(051) paludism, bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(100) syph, bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
H(104) stomach, bark, decoction (H2O) , RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania
Vernacular name : kilawata (Swahili, Kenya), muthiia (Kamba, Kenya), talamong (Pokot, Kenya, Ouganda), eiti, oiti pi (Masai, Kenya, Tanzania)
Reference HK 22
Author(s) : Kerharo, J. & A. Bouquet
Title : Plantes médicinales et toxiques de la Côte-d'Ivoire - Haute-Volta.Mission d'étude de la pharmacopée indigène en A.O.F. Editions Vigot Frères, Paris, 300 p., (1950)
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) cough, to chew the roots, to puke
Region : West Africa
Country : Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : bakin kaya (Haoussa), guoissogola (Dagari)
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(037), H(113)
Recipes : H(037) pneumonia, barks decoction of Acacia mellifera , VO.
H(113) backache, jointsache, roots boiled + goat soup, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Eastern Province, Embu and Mbeere tribes)
Vernacular name : muthigira (Embu)
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(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(100) sexually transmitted diseases, roots of Acacia mellifera, decoction, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, higher parasites burnt and ashes licked
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : ngowo (local dialect), black thorn / wait-a-bit thorn (Englisch)
Reference HK 76
Author(s) : Kioko, J., J. Baker, A. Shannon and C. Kiffner
Title : Ethnoecological knowledge of ticks and treatment of tick-borne diseases among Maasai people in Northern Tanzania Veterinary World 8(6):755-762. www.veterinaryworld.org/Vol.8/June-2015/12.pdf
Symptoms : V(035)
Recipes : V(035) East coast fever, boil bark of Acacia mellifera of Dalbergia melanoxylon and feed solution to animal, 2 L 2 × day for 4 days, moderately effective (Tick vector: brown ear tick) Tick species: Rhipicephalus decoloratus (blue tick (English)) (endenuri/ armaherikima (Masaï)). Affected animal:: cattle, goat Tick species: Rhipicephalus appendiculatus; Rhipicephalusspp.; Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi (brown ear tick; (armaheriodo (Masaï)) ). Affected animal::cattle, goat, sheep
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Tanzania
Vernacular name : oiti (Masaï)
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 : H(173), H(212)
Recipes : H(173) leprosy, dry root of Acacia mellifera, is powdered, mixed with honey and eat.
H(212) rhesus disease (mengegna), fresh leaf is crushed, mixed with honey and swallow
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : kerets (Tigrigna)
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(039)
Recipes : Vb(039) leech, fresh root of Acacia mellifera is crushed, mixed with water and sniff through nose.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia, Eastern Zone of Tigray
Vernacular name : kerets (Tigrigna)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) femal, barks stems, trunk of Acacia mellifera , decoction (H2O) , V.O.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HL 10
Author(s) : Le Floc'h, E., D. Lenormant, A. Lignon & N. Rezkallah
Title : Pratiques ethnobotaniques des populations Afars de la moyenne vallée de l'Awash (Ethiopie). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp. 283 - 314, (1985)
Symptoms : H(027y)
Recipes : H(027y), pounded leaves, maceration H2O during 1 night, VO.
H(027y) barks fibers, decoction (H2O) , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia (Awash valley)
Vernacular name : not registered
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 : H(179)
Recipes : H(179) kidney (birbirti), dried roots of Acacia mellifera crush boil and VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : bilala (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(037)
Recipes : H(037) wooping cough (Gikoroa thakame) , bark of Acacia mellifera, chewing
H(037) cough (ruhaya, gikorora), crushed bark, chewing
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : mûthigira (Kikuyu)
Reference HR 17
Author(s) : Ruffo, C. K.
Title : A Survey of medicinal plants in Tabora region, Tanzania in :Traditional Medicinal Plants. Dar Es Salaam University Press - Ministry of Health - Tanzania, 391 p. (1991)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) impotence, roots of Acacia mellifera, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Tabora region)
Vernacular name : mugongwa, ilugala (Nyamwezi)
Reference HS 12c
Author(s) : Samuelsson G., M. H. Faraha, Per Claeson, M. Hagos, M. Thulin, O. Hedberg, A. M. Warfa, A. O. Hassan, A. H. Elmi , A. D. Abdurahman, A. S. Elmi, Y. A. Abdie & M. H. Alin
Title : Inventory of plants used in traditional medicine in Somalia. III. Plants of the families Lauraceae - Papilionaceae. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 37, pp. 93 - 112, (1992)
Symptoms : H(051), H(051)
Recipes : H(051), H(051) paludism, a handfull of fresh stembark, crushed, boiled for 20' in 1 l H2O, filtered, VO. 3 small cups / day during 3 days
Region : East Africa
Country : Somalia
Vernacular name : bilcil