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Official name : Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst.
Family : Anacardiaceae

90 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 00
Author(s) : Adam, J.G., N. Echard & M. Lescot
Title : Plantes médicinales Hausa de l'Ader (République du Niger). Journal d'Agriculture Tropicale et de Botanique Appliquée, (J.A.T.B.A.), 19, 259 - 399, (1972)
Symptoms : H(020), H(051), H(094), H(100), H(101), H(104), H(124)
Recipes : H(020), barks Ximenia americana +Tephrosya platycarpa + Sclerocarya birrea , powder, VO. in H2O
H(020), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , bark decoction (H2O), V.OH(051), bark powder, VO. + millet porridge in H2O or milk
H(094),bark powder, enema
H(100) gono., bark powder Securinega virosa + Grewia flavescens + Sclerocarya birrea in H20, VO.
H(100), bark maceration during 3 H, VO.
H(100), Sclerocarya birrea + Commiphora africana , bark maceration, VO.
H(101) + H(124) , bark powder VO. in milk or in millet porridge or + H2O + leaves dry onions + pimento and in dry fumigation
H(104) + H(051), écorc pdr, v.O. in milk
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : danya
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(091), H(126)
Recipes : H(091) kwash, barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea , ripe fruit of Piper guineense of Monodora myristica, RNS.
H(126), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Benin
Vernacular name : not registered
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(077), H(094), H(100), H(103), H(104)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104), H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya birrea, decoction (H2O), VO.
H(020), whole plant of Momordica balsamina, écorces stem tronc, rameau of Sclerocarya birrea, maceration (H2O), to wash
H(077), H(100) syph., barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(094), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., powder, local application
H(103) decayed tooth, gum of Sclerocarya., local application
H(104), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., powder, to dilute (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : dania (Hausa), diney (Zarma), hédi (Peuhl), tuwila, kanuala (Tamacheck), koma (Beriberi)
Reference HA 07
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., V. Adjakidje, M.R.A. Ahyi, K. Akpagana, P. Chibon, A. El - Hadji, J. Eyme, M. Garba, , J. - N. Gassita, M. Gbeassor, E. Goudote, S. Guinko, K. - K. Hodouto, P. Houngnon, A. Keita, Y. Keoula, W. P. Kluga - Ocloo, I. Lo, K. M. Siamevi, K. K. Taffame
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Togo. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 671 p., (1986) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(008), H(027)
Recipes : H(008), leaves of Sclerocarya birrea of Pterocarpus erinaceus, decoction, VO.
H(027), stems with leaves of Bauhinia rufescens of Sclerocarya birrea, decoction, VO. + porridge from flour of red millet
Region : West Africa
Country : Togo
Vernacular name : maninyiang (Moba)
Reference HA 11
Author(s) : Adjanohoun, E., M.R.A. Ahyi, J.J. Floret , S. Guinko, M. Koumaré, A. M. R. Ahyi, J. Raynal
Title : Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques et floristiques au Mali. Agence de coopération culturelle et technique, (A.C.C.T.), Paris, 291 p., (1981) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) sugared, ONS. of Sclerocarya birrea, infusion (H2O), VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Mali
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HA 30a
Author(s) : Astor, G., F. von Massow, H.W. Rauwald
Title : Pharmacopée nationale des plantes traditionnelles. Niger. Deutsche Gesellschaft für Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Eschborn, (1992)
Symptoms : H(008), H(008x), H(008), H(104)
Recipes : H(008), H(008x), H(008) + H(104), barks from trunc, decoction VO. on an empty stomach
Region : West Africa
Country : Niger
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HA 35
Author(s) : Adamu Harami M. , O.J. Abayeh, M.O. Agho, A.L. Abdullahi, A. Uba, H.U. Dukku & and B.M. WufemTesfaye Kebede, Kelbessa Urga, Kidist Yersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta GutaYersaw, Teklele Biza, Bisrat Haile Mariam & Mulugeta Guta
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of Bauchi State herbal plants and their antimicrobial activity. Journal of Ethnopharmacology. Volume 97, pp. 421-427 ( 2005)
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach pain, bark, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Nigeria (Bauchi state)
Vernacular name : danya
Reference HA 36
Author(s) : Amusan, O. O. G., P. S. Dlamini, J. D. Msonthi & L. P. Makhubu
Title : Some herbal remedies from Manzini region of Swaziland. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 79, pp. 109 - 112, (2002) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874101003816
Symptoms : H(113)
Recipes : H(113) painful shoulders, grind together 50 gr each of the barks of Sclerocarya birrea and Schotia brachypetala and add 5 L. warm H2O, VO. 1 cup to induce vomiting and boil another 5 L. mixture for steam bath
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Swaziland, Manzini region)
Vernacular name : umganu
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, fruit, mesocarp, seeds of Sclerocarya birrea
Region : West Africa
Country : Angola (regions of Planalto and littoral))
Vernacular name : ngongo (Nyaneka), (o)ngongo (Umubumbu)
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)
Recipes : H(037) cough, leaves of Sclerocarya birrea macerated in H2O, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Mozambique (Muda)
Vernacular name : machangua (Chindau)
Reference HC 16
Author(s) : Chinemana, F., R.B. Drummond, S. Mavi & I. De Zoysa
Title : Indigenous plant remedies in Zimbabwe. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 14, pp.159 - 172, (1985)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008), diarrhoea, roots and barks, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HC 22
Author(s) : Chinsembu, K. C., M. Hedimbi
Title : An ethnobotanical survey of plants used to manage HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections in Katima Mulilo, Caprivi region, Namibia Journal of Ethnobiology ans Ethnomedicine, 6:25 (2010)
Symptoms : H(087), H(100)
Recipes : H(100) HIV/AIDS opportunistic infections : H(087) candidiasis, roots barks of Sclerocarya birrea , rubbing
Region : West Africa
Country : Namibia (Caprivi region
Vernacular name : mulula (Lozi)
Reference HC 25
Author(s) : Corrigan, B.M. , B.-E. Van Wyk, C.J. Geldenhuys, J.M. Jardine
Title : Ethnobotanical plant uses in the KwaNibela Peninsula, St Lucia, South Africa South African Journal of Botany 77, 346–359 (2011)
Symptoms : H(095), H(104)
Recipes : H(095), beer is made with the fruit of Sclerocarya birrea
H(104) for a runny stomach, an infusion of the bark is taken to stop diarrhea.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : umGanu
Reference HC 30
Author(s) : Chauke, MA., LJ. Shai, MA. Mogale, MP. Tshisikhawe, MP. Mokgotho
Title : Medicinal plant use of villagers in the Mopani district, Limpopo province, South Africa Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. 12(3):9-26 (2015) http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/ajtcam.v12i3.2
Symptoms : H(104)
Recipes : H(104) stomach complaints, root bark or stem bark of Sclerocarya birrea decoction, VO.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Limpopo province, Mopani district)
Vernacular name : morula (Local Name), marula (English)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018) https://doi.org/10.1186/s13002-018-0255-2
Symptoms : H(013), H(033), H(239)
Recipes : H(095) fruits of Sclerocarya birrea: edible and used to make a beer named "mukumbi"
H(013) Bark: treat ulcers; H(033) supports pregnancy and fertility in women
H(239) wood for firewood
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : mufula (Vhavenda), marula (English)
Reference HC 52
Author(s) : Catarino, L. , P. J. Havik , M. M. Romeiras
Title : Medicinal plants of Guinea-Bissau: Therapeutic applications, ethnic diversity and knowledge transfer Journal of Ethnopharmacology 183, 71–94 (2016) http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jep.2016.02.032
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) fever, paludism, bark, leaves of Sclerocarya birrea, RNS.
Region : West Africa
Country : Guinea-Bissau
Vernacular name : éri (Fula)
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(014), H(128x), H(151), H(171)
Recipes : H(014) dermatological affection, H(128x) prostate, H(151) hyperblood pressure, H(171) diabetes, barks of Sclerocarya birrea, 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 HD 29
Author(s) : de Wet, H. , S.Nciki, S.F. van Vuuren
Title : Medicinal plants used for the treatment of various skin disorders by a rural community in northern Maputaland, South Africa Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 9:51, (2013) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-9-51 http://www.ethnobiomed.com/content/9/1/51 + Additional file 1
Symptoms : H(013), H(111), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) skin disorders, mix a handful of chopped bark of Acacia burkei with the same amount of bark of Ozoroa engleri, Sclerocarya birrea, Syzygium cordatum, Tabernaemontana elegans and two handfuls of fresh Lippia javanica leaves in 2 L of water and boil for 2 hrs. Strain when cool and half a glass (± 125 mL) is taken by adults and a size eight syringe (± 240 mL) as an enema for the treatment of sores. Children take quarter a glass (± 62 mL) of the decoction and use a size two syringe (± 60 mL) as an enema. The decoction is taken three times a day for two weeks after which the sores begin to heal.
H(013) boil, a pinch of pounded dry bark is applied onto a newly cut boil to reduce inflammation.
H(111) burn, dried pounded bark of Sclerocarya birrea in combination with S. cordatum bark is applied to burns, twice a day for two weeks after which burned area becomes dry and starts to heal.
H(137) sores , a handful of fresh bark of Schotia brachypetala in combination with a handful of Sclerocarya birrea bark is macerated in warm water for less than 2 hrs. The strained maceration is used by adults as an enema (size eight syringe) three times a day for the treatment of sores. Children use a size two syringe.
(registered from references HD 29 and HD 29_supl )
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (northern Maputaland)
Vernacular name : umganu
Reference HD 40
Author(s) : de Wet, H.,S.C.Ngubane
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used by women in a rural community in northern Maputaland (South Africa) for the treatment of gynaecology and obstetric complaints South African Journal of Botany 94, 129–139 (2014)
Symptoms : H(112)
Recipes : H(112) to induce abortion. A handful of chopped bark of Sclerocarya birrea is boiled with 1 L of water for 5 min, cool before straining. Half a cup is taken rectally only once at the first three months of pregnancy
Region : South Africa
Country : northern Maputaland (South Africa)
Vernacular name : umganu (Zulu)
Reference HF 01
Author(s) : Fernandez de la Pradilla, C.
Title : Des plantes qui nous ont guéris. Jeunesse d'Afrique, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso,Tome 1, 208 p., (1981), Tome 2, 101 p., (1985) Plantes médicinales contre les hépatites. Pabre, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, 62 p., (1988)
Symptoms : H(057), H(127), H(155), H(171)
Recipes : H(057), fruit pulp of Sclerocarya birrea, to dry, powder, to dilute (H2O), local application
H(127), H(155), barks stem, branch, trunk of Sclerocarya., maceration (H2O), VO.
H(171) sugared, leaves of Sclerocarya., to dry, powder, VO.
Region : West Africa
Country : Burkina Faso
Vernacular name : not registered