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Official name : Salvadora persica L.
Family : Salvadoraceae

56 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B5 Nord
Author(s) : Boulos, L.
Title : Medicinal plants of North Africa. Reference Publications, Inc., 218 St. Clair River Drive, Box 344, Algonac, Michigan 48001, 286p. , (1983)
Symptoms : H(003), H(007), H(013), H(020), H(048), H(051), H(075), H(091), H(100), H(104), H(127)
Recipes : Plant used for H(100) gonorrhoea, H(127) spleen,H(013) boils, H(004) sores, H(103) gum disease, H(104) stomachache
wqood macerated in oil constitutes a liniment against H(003) contusions
H(091) bark tonic, powdered bark used for bites of poisonous animals
leaves, roots, bark and flowers contain oil, H(007) diuretic
H(100) powdered leaves mixed with millet flour and honey are made into small balls and taken every morning for 40 days as antisyphilitic
Fruits edible, H(104) stomachic, H(048) carminative, H(051) febrifuge, H(091) fortify the stomach and bring good appetite H(075).
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria, Egypt, Libya
Vernacular name : arak; miswak; siwak; fruit: kabats (Arabic): tidjat; Adjou, abisga, babul (Berber) toothbrush tree (English), arac, mésuak (local French)
Reference B6 Nord
Author(s) : Bellakhdar, J.
Title : La pharmacopée marocaine traditionnelle: Médecine arabe ancienne et savoirs populaires. Ibis Press, 764 p. (1997)
Symptoms : H(048), H(051), H(104)
Recipes : H(048), H(051), H(104), fruits, VO. (Sahara)

Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : ârâk, lirâk, 'ûd I-ârâk (Arabic), âfersî (Moresque), tehak (Touareg)
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(013), H(020), H(037), H(051), H(068), H(076), H(082), H(100), H(103x), H(112x), H(113), H(126), H(127), H(171)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(020) snake bite, H(113) rheumatisms, barks in decoction, poultice
H(037) tuberculosis (wash cloth, two times/day/40days), Lf / Pd / Eu
H(037) pulmonary problems:H(037) cough, H(051) fever, H(082) asthma, H(112x) contraceptive, H(127) spleen diseases, H(171) diabetes, cortex decoction, internal use
H(103x) tooth-pick, stems
H(068) bilharziose, inhaling
H(076) aphthae, amenorrhea, H(100) syphilis, gonorrhoea, H(126) jaundice, leaves decoction, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria (Central Sahara; region of Tassili N’ajjer)
Vernacular name : têhak (Tamahaq), missouâk (Arabic)
Reference HA 06
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, L. Ake Assi , L. Dan Dicko, H. Daouda, M. Delmas, S. de Souza, M. Garba, S. Guinko, A. Kayonga, D. N'Glo, J.-L. Reynal, M. Saadou
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Niger. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 250 p., (1980) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(162)
Recipes : H(162), aerian part of Salvadora persica, to dry, to dilute, VO. + porridge of mil
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : talaekia (Hausa), firrau (Zarma), katiatki (Peuhl), aebizgin (Tamacheck), babul (Beriberi)
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(000), H(095)
Recipes : H(000), roots, RNS.
H(095), fruits, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : sokotei (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HA 62
Author(s) : Ag Sidj'lene, E.
Title : Des arbres et des arbustes spontanés de l'Adrar des Iforas (Mali) Étude ethnolinguistique et ethnobotanique, 138p. (1996) Orstom éditions:209-213, rue LaFayette, 75480 Paris cedex10 ISBN Orstom2-7099-1325-9
Symptoms : V(095)
Recipes : V(095) Salvadora persica consumed by camelids and goats is still green, this species is not much sought after as fodder..
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : téshäqq (plur. tishghén)
Reference HA 62
Author(s) : Ag Sidj'lene, E.
Title : Des arbres et des arbustes spontanés de l'Adrar des Iforas (Mali) Étude ethnolinguistique et ethnobotanique, 138p. (1996) Orstom éditions:209-213, rue LaFayette, 75480 Paris cedex10 ISBN Orstom2-7099-1325-9
Symptoms : H(103x), H(186), H(203)
Recipes : H(103x) stick of Salvadora persica used to clean the teeth
.H(186) to facilitate expectoration, crushed leaves of Salvadora persica and added water in decoctions heated by stone set on fire
H(203) leaves of the twigs crushed and put in water to depilate the skins
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali (lregion of Adrar of Iforas)
Vernacular name : téshäqq (plur. tishghén)
Reference HB 18
Author(s) : Boury, N.J.
Title : Végétaux utilisés dans la médecine africaine dans la région de Richard-Toll (Sénégal).dans: Adam, J., Les plantes utiles en Afrique occidentale. Notes Africaines, 93, 14 - 16 (1962)
Symptoms : H(094), H(100), H(108), H(124)
Recipes : H(094), leaves Boscia senegalensis, Salvadora persica , powder, VO.
H(100) blen., roots Salvadora persica + Capparis decidua , decoction (H2O) , VO.H(108), pounded leaves, inhalation
Region : West Africa
Country : Senegal (Richard-Toll region)
Vernacular name : n'gao
Reference HB 1k
Author(s) : Bekele-Tesemma, A., A. Birnie & B. Tengnäs
Title : The useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia.Identification, propagation and management for agricultural and pastoral communities.Regional Soil Conservation Unit.Swedish International Development Authority. Technical handbook n° 5, 472 p., (1993) CFSCDD P.O. Box 62347, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia.
Symptoms : H(103), H(200)
Recipes : H(200) + H(103), antibiotic toothpaste
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : not registered
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, seeds of Salvadora persica
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : (ki)mbungu (Kimbundu), (omu)kambi (Nyaneka)
Reference HC 10
Author(s) : Curasson, M.G.
Title : Sur quelques coutumes et légendes indigènes concernant la lactation Revue d' élevage et de médecine vétérinaire des pays tropicaux, n° 4, 184 - 186, (1949) from WWW : http://remvt.cirad.fr/cd/EMVT49_4.PDF
Symptoms : V(002)
Recipes : Vb(002) galactogenic, ONS., RNS.
Region : Sub saharan Africa
Country : not mentioned
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 13e
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.V. Angiosperms (Passifloraceae to Sapindaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 33, pp. 143 - 157, (1991)
Symptoms : H(033)
Recipes : H(033) infertility woman, roots decoction, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : mkayo (Pare), mswaki (Swahili)
Reference HC 55
Author(s) : Cisse, A, M Gueye, A. Ka, F. Ndiaye, S. Koma, L.E. Akpo
Title : Ethnobotanique des plantes médicinales chez les bergers peuls de Widou Thiengoly de la commune de Téssékéré (Ferlo-Nord Sénégal). Journal of Applied Biosciences 98 (2016)
Symptoms : H(082), H(151)
Recipes : H(082) asthma, H(151) hyperblood pressure, leaves of Salvadora persica, RNS. (medicinal species sometimes used in combination with other species)
Region : West Africa
Country : Sengal (Ferlo-North)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
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), chewing stcks, oral diseases, peeled stem or root
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (North) (Hausa)
Vernacular name : farin ashuwaki (Hausa), tooth brush tree (English)
Reference HG 07
Author(s) : Getahun, A.
Title : Some common medicinal and poisonous plants used in ethiopian folk medicine. Faculty of Science, Addis Abeba University, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia, 63p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(104), H(108)
Recipes : H(104) stomach, plant, RNS
H(108) cold, hot fruits, RNS
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopia
Vernacular name : adai (Tigrinya, dadaho (Somali, danikil),adz (Somali), imu-garreh (Arabic, Galinya)
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), Pieces of the root are boiled and sugar is added. lt is taken as a sort of tea.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : kimura
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(000), H(051), H(109)
Recipes : H(000), H(051), fever, general health, chew f ruit, swallow
H(109)back pain, pound root, soak in cold water, drink.
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(006), H(104)
Recipes : H(006), is said to gather all bad stuff in the stomach from where it can leave the body: laxative, boil root, drink with soup; emetic, drink with water; H(104), blood disease? affecting first stomach and then back grind the bark of the root, soak in cold water, stir, drink, causes diarrhoea and vomitting instantly
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Chamu)
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 5k
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 3: Rendille plants (Kenya).122 p., Band 8, (1988) Kolner Beiträge zur Entwicklungsländerforschung / Cologne Development StudiesVerlag breitenbach Publishers, Saarbrücken, Fort Lauderdale
Symptoms : H(030), H(037)
Recipes : H(030), retaind placenta, cook root and leaves, drink as a soup wheo giving birth;H(037), coughs, boil root and leaves, drink decoction.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
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(051), H(055), H(091), H(113)
Recipes : H(051, 2) fever, H(055, 2) emetic. infusion or decoction of roots of Salvadora persica, VO.
H(091, 4) decoction added to soup as a strengthening tonic
H(113, 7), decoction of roots drunk or added to soup for relief of pain in joints or other parts of body
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Batemi of the Ngorongoro district)
Vernacular name : msago (Batemi)