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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 has been used as a ekebervia street tree. Ekebergia rueppelliana ol mokuna. The powdered bark is taken against impotence, and boiled leaves are applied to the chest to treat pneumonia.

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Journal of Ethnopharmacology Bark decoctions, infusions and macerations are taken to treat gastritis, heartburn, dysentery, epilepsy, gonorrhoea and as vermifuge, and are applied externally to ulcers, abscesses, boils, scabies, acne, pimples and itching skin.

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Click on “show more” to view them. South African Journal of Botany 69 3: Ekebergia comprises 3 species and is confined to the African mainland.

Ekebergia capensis

Ekebergia capensis Ekebergia capensis L x – 68k – jpg www. Given its wide ecological adaptation and apparently fair growth rates, it deserves wider testing in agroforestry systems. The growth of both drug-resistant and drug-sensitive strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis was inhibited by bark extracts of Ekebergia capensis at a concentration of 0. Plant Resources of Tropical Africa Introduction. The roots are used in traditional medicine to treat painful menstruation, abdominal pain, loss of appetite and as an aphrodisiac.


Baboons, monkeys, bushbuck and nyala readily eat the fallen fruits ekeergia this tree. There are 5 study abstracts related to Ekebergia capensis Sparrm. The wood is occasionally used, e. Boards up to 25 mm thick can be air dried in less than one month and thin boards can be kiln dried in 6 days.

In Nigeria larvae ekebegria the moth Bunaea alcinoe may seriously defoliate Ekebergia capensiswhich seems to be its preferred host in southern Nigeria. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this. Sandy, Loam Flowering season: In West Africa Ekebergia capensis occurs in dry forest and riverine forest on well-drained soils.

Some figure may be present on backsawn surfaces. The specific name ‘ capensis ‘ means ‘from the Cape’ but is used in reference to southern Africa, since this tree occurs naturally from this region. Fallen fruits are eaten by mammals such as antelopes, wild pigs, baboons and vervet monkeys. Cape ash is a large evergreen tree that grows to about 15 m in ekeberhia, and occurs in a number of different habitats, from high altitude evergreen forests to riverine forests, and from the sea level to about m above sea level.


Logs should be removed from the forest immediately after felling because they are very susceptible to blue stain and insect attacks. Useful trees and shrubs for Uganda: The flowers are pollinated by insects such as bees and ants.

Ekebergia capensis Sparrm.

Leaves are used as a remedy for intestinal worms. Ekebergia capensis Ekebergia capensis x – 6k – jpg www.

It is occasionally planted for soil conservation, as a windbreak and as a shade tree in coffee and banana plantations. Click here to register. Ekebergia capensis Ekebergia capensis x – 16k – jpg www. The grain is straight, texture moderately fine to coarse.

It air dries rapidly and without serious degrade. Seedling with epigeal germination; hypocotyl 3—5 cm long, epicotyl 6—8 cm long; cotyledons fleshy, c.