Faidherbia albida

Faidherbia albida (Delile) A.Chev.

Fabaceae (Mimosaceae)

  • Acacia albida Del.
  • Apple-ring Acacia
  • White Acacia
  • White-thorn
  • سمط
  • سنط
  • طلح أبيض
  • samt
  • sant
  • talh abiadh
  • שִׁטָּה מַלְבִּינָה
  • shita malbina

Tree

  •  Thermophilous plants
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Medicinal Complaints / Uses

Faidherbia albida (Delile) A.Chev.

System/StateTraditional
Complaint/Use
Activity / Interpretation Traditional
Preparation/Administration

Parts Used

Source
Dermatological

Warts

Anti-Infective

Dry leaves, grind & apply as poultice to affected area.

SeedB
Endocrine/ Metabolic

Diabetes

Hypoglycemic

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 cup/day as needed.

LeafB
Gastrointestinal

Digestive problems (colic)

Carminative, Digestive

Decoct leaves & drink x1 cup/day as needed.

FruitZ
Kidney & Urinary Tract

Urinary tract infection

Anti-Infective

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 cup/day as needed.

Leaf, RootZ
Mens Health

Prostate problems

Prostate health

Decoct aerial parts & drink x1 cup/day as needed.

Leaf, RootZ
Musculoskeletal/ Joints

Rheumatism

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, nti-arthritic

Soak bark in water for 12 hr, grind & apply as poultice to affected area.

Leaf, RootZ
Wound Healing

Wound

Vulnerary

Dry leaves, grind & apply as poultice to affected area.

FruitZ

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Leaves & bark of Faidherbia albida may contain toxic alkaloids.