BOTANIC DESCRIPTION. Canarium schweinfurthii is a large forest tree with its crown reaching to the upper canopy of the forest, with a long clean, straight and. Canarium schweinfurthii Engl., commonly known as African elemi, is a species of large tree native to tropical Africa with economically useful oleoresin and. Canarium schweinfurthii Engl. (Burseraceae): An Updated Review and Future Direction for Sickle Cell Disease. Koto-te-Nyiwa Ngbolua. 1,⃰.

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Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.

The resin can be collected by cutting the tree bark so that the colourless resin can drizzle to the ground where it schweinfuryhii into a thick yellowish sulphur resin. Email this to a friend Print Share on facebook Tweet this.

Reviews There are no reviews yet. U and Maliki, M Journal of Ethnopharmacology Phytotherapy Research 16 5: Additional Information Weight Edible sdhweinfurthii plants of Tanzania. Click on “show more” to view them. Citation in scholarly articles. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. The seeds can also be used for making local instruments.

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Nigeria Research Journal of Biological Sciences 3 9p. Julian—Gregorian uncertainty All stub articles. Consumption Purposes African elemi is an edible fruit that can be consumed raw but preferably softened in warm water to boost the taste. The seeds of the African elemi fruit can be separated from the outer fruit flesh, which can be used for ornamental purposes or can be stored for many other purposes.

This tree -related article is a stub. Treatment of Gastrointestinal diseases Elemi bark is purgative in nature and it can be decocted and used for treating gastrointestinal diseases such as food poisoning, constipation, stomach upset, ulcer and dysentery.


It is used as an ointment for healing wounds. Ornamental Purposes The seeds can be used for ornamental purposes such as making necklaces, bangles and costumes. There are 20 citations caanarium Afrirefs related to Canarium schweinfurthii Engl. Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, 2: There are citation in web searches related to Canarium schweinfurthii Engl.

It is a natural moisturising oil with a nutty and pleasant smell. Because of similarities schweinfurtnii their fruit and leaves, African elemi may be confused with Dacryodes edulis.

It can be used as an ingredient for preparing dishes. Technical Handbook No Volume 5, Families S—Z, Addenda. Showing 0 of 0 comments.

Conti J Phar Sci 5: Insect Repellent The resins can be used to repel mosquitoes. Medpharm Canaruim, Stuttgart, Germany. Construction Purposes The wood can be used for constructing boats, mortars, flooring and furniture. When carefully and scientifically integrated with certain other carrier oils and essential oils, this oil has the potential to do amazing things.


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Flora of Uganda Tree stubs. Journal of Ethnopharmacology 90 2: It has a long shelf life. African Journal of Biotechnology. Canarium schweinfurthii x – k – jpg users.

Remember to always consult your healthcare provider before making any health-related decisions or for counselling, guidance and treatment about a specific medical condition. The African elemi tree is one of several sources of the economically useful oleoresin known elemi.

The residue from the combustion of the resins is gathered as carbon black that can be used for producing inks. Furthermore, the resins serve as local candles that burn very well. African schweinrurthii is found from the coast of Angola to Uganda. Canarium schweinfurthii Canarium schweinfurthii 84 x – 3k – jpg medias. Many call it Pear,but it is called Atili in Hausa language.