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The leaves, stem bark and root bark of Ekebergia senegalensis, which has some traditional medicinal applications were investigated. Phytochemical analysis. PDF | The study on the analgesic activities of aqueous extract of Ekebergia senegalensis A. Juss stem bark in albino rats was carried out. Rats were. Ekebergia senegalensis. (),. Ekebergia rueppelliana. (Fresen.) A. Rich. (),. Ekebergia mildbraedii. Harms (). Vernacular names. Cape ash.

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It also occurs as far north as Uganda, Ethiopia and the D. The wood is locally eoebergia for furniture, and it is also used for light construction, poles and tool handles.

Leaves arranged spirally, clustered in lax groups at ends of branches, imparipinnately compound with 3—7 —8 pairs of leaflets; stipules absent; petiole 2. The wood has good veneering and moulding properties.

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The fruits are edible. A powder prepared with the bark is sniffed against headache, colds and sinusitis. Ekebergia capensis tree habit. Technical Manual No 6. The roots are used in traditional medicine to treat painful menstruation, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and as an aphrodisiac.

Methanol extracts of the bark showed pronounced antibacterial activity against several bacteria. Wildlings are also collected for planting. Box eoebergia, AH Wageningen, Netherlands. Ekebergia capensis is widespread, from Senegal east to Eritrea and Ethiopia, and south to Botswana, eastern South Africa and Swaziland. Showing 0 of 0 comments.

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West African Plants – A Photo Guide – Ekebergia senegalensis

Logs should be removed from the forest immediately after felling because they are very susceptible to blue stain and insect attacks. Seed extracts showed significant in-vitro anthelmintic activity against Haemonchus contortussupporting the traditional use as an anthelmintic for livestock in Ethiopia.

Cape ash can be grown from seed. Seed extracts showed significant in-vitro anthelmintic activity against Haemonchus contortussupporting the traditional use as an anthelmintic for livestock in Ethiopia. Ekebergia capensis Ekebergia senegalenais tree of Fernkloof Retrieved from ” https: Ekebergia capensis is widespread, from Senegal east to Eritrea and Ethiopia, and south to Botswana, eastern South Africa and Swaziland.

Boring and mortising do not cause problems.

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It air dries rapidly and without serious degrade. This is a well-represented family with 51 genera and species worldwide. The bark and roots are commonly sold on local markets for medicinal purposes. Johannesburg van Wyk, B-E. Seedling with epigeal germination; hypocotyl 3—5 cm long, epicotyl 6—8 cm long; cotyledons fleshy, c.

Seeds lose their viability rapidly and storage for long periods is difficult. Click here to register. In South Africa pink disease caused by Corticium salmonicolor has been recorded in Ekebergia capensis trees, characterized by stem and branch cankers covered with cracked bark and abundant pink mycelial growth. Ekebergia capensis Aluka – Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.

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Baboons, monkeys, bushbuck ekebegria nyala readily eat the fallen fruits of this tree. Travaux et Documents No It is indistinctly demarcated from the sapwood. The wood is easy to rkebergia and work with both hand and machine tools. The wood is locally valued for furniture, and it is also used for light construction, poles and tool handles. Leaf macerations are used internally or senegalenais to treat headache, fever, cough and skin complaints, and they are taken as a vermifuge.

However, in Uganda and parts of Ethiopia it is considered threatened. The small sweetly scented flowers are white, occasionally also with pink tinge. In vitro anthelmintic activities of four medicinal plants against Haemonchus contortus.

The large glossy green leaves that are often tinged with a pinkish patch, or pink edges are pinnate. It has been reported that the bark senegalenis about 7. Cookies help us deliver our services.