Ethnopharmacological uses of Erythrina senegalensis: a comparison of three areas in Mali, and a link between traditional knowledge and modern biological science

@article{Togola2008EthnopharmacologicalUO,
  title={Ethnopharmacological uses of Erythrina senegalensis: a comparison of three areas in Mali, and a link between traditional knowledge and modern biological science},
  author={Adiaratou Togola and Ingvild Austarheim and Annette The{\"i}s and Drissa Diallo and Berit Smestad Paulsen},
  journal={Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine},
  year={2008},
  volume={4},
  pages={6 - 6}
}
This paper describes ethnopharmacological knowledge on the uses of Erythrina senegalensis DC (Fabaceae) in traditional medicine in three different areas (Dioila, Kolokani and Koutiala) in Mali. Data were collected using interviews of traditional healers selected randomly. The main reported diseases for which E. senegalensis was used by the traditional healers were amenorrhea, malaria, jaundice, infections, abortion, wound, and body pain (chest pain, back pain, abdominal pain etc). The fidelity… CONTINUE READING