Ximenia caffra Sond. (Ximeniaceae) in sub-Saharan Africa: A synthesis and review of its medicinal potential.

@article{Maroyi2016XimeniaCS,
  title={Ximenia caffra Sond. (Ximeniaceae) in sub-Saharan Africa: A synthesis and review of its medicinal potential.},
  author={Alfred Maroyi},
  journal={Journal of ethnopharmacology},
  year={2016},
  volume={184},
  pages={
          81-100
        }
}
  • A. Maroyi
  • Published 26 May 2016
  • Medicine
  • Journal of ethnopharmacology
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE Ximenia caffra Sond. (Ximeniaceae), commonly known as "sour plum" is traditionally used, both topically and orally to treat a wide range of human diseases and ailments such as wounds, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), infertility, stomach ache, fever, eye problems, diarrhoea, bilharzia, menorrhagia, malaria, intestinal worms, impotence and coughs. The bark and fruits are used by small-scale farmers as ethnoveterinary medicine to treat dermatophilosis, foot… 
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