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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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Journal of Ethnopharmacology Ekebergia capensis can also be propagated by cuttings. Trees, shrubs and lianas of West African dry zones. Journal of Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Analysis 24 1: Ekebergia capensis Ekebergia capensis x – 7k – jpg www. Views Read View source View history. It is suitable for light flooring, joinery, interior trim, ship building, vehicle bodies, sporting goods, toys, novelties, vats, food containers, boxes, crates, matches, turnery, veneer and plywood.

A powder prepared with the bark is sniffed against headache, colds and sinusitis. 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.

Ekebergia capensis – Viquipèdia, l’enciclopèdia lliure

It planes to a smooth surface and takes a fair polish. The bark and roots are commonly sold on local markets for medicinal purposes. Several interesting pharmacological activities have been demonstrated, which may serve as a basis for the development of drugs. Citation in web searches. Leave this field blank. The commercial timbers of Fkebergia.


The seeds can be sown in trays filled with river sand or normal potting soil and should be covered with only a thin layer of soil up to 5 mm. Cape ash is often confused with the wild plum Harpephyllum caffrum. Flora of Tropical East Africa.

By using our services, you agree to our use of cookies. Volume 2, part 1. Cape ash is a large evergreen tree that grows to about 15 m in height, 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. senegalenais

senegalebsis Leaf macerations are used internally or externally to treat headache, fever, cough and skin complaints, and they are taken as a vermifuge. In West Africa Ekebergia capensis occurs in dry forest and riverine forest on well-drained soils.

There are 5 news article citations related to Ekebergia capensis Sparrm. Bark and roots have been used as ordeal poisons.

West African Plants

Ekebergia capensis young tree habit. This is a tropical and subtropical family of trees and shrubs. Logs should be removed from the forest immediately after felling because they are very susceptible to blue stain and insect attacks.


The heartwood is moderately permeable for preservatives, the sapwood permeable. Useful trees and shrubs for Ethiopia: The main stem of E. Some figure may be ekeergia on backsawn surfaces. The powdered bark is taken against impotence, and boiled leaves are applied to the chest to treat pneumonia. However, in Uganda and parts of Ethiopia it is considered threatened. It is ekevergia durable and is susceptible to blue stain and insect attacks.

The flowers are pollinated by insects such as bees and ants. Ekebergia capensis wood in radial section. Leaves are used as a ekwbergia for intestinal worms. Useful trees and shrubs for Kenya.

Ekebergia capensis

Cape ash makes a good shade in the garden. It air dries rapidly and without serious degrade. The seeds can be sown in trays filled with river sand or normal potting soil and should be covered with only a thin layer of soil up to 5 mm.

The flowers are a source of nectar and pollen for honey bees.