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Table 1 Uses of Khaya species in traditional medicine

From: Biological activities of limonoids in the Genus Khaya (Meliaceae): a review

Ailment Khaya species Part used Country References
Rheumatism K. ivorensis Bark Nigeria [33]
Fever K. grandifololia Stem bark Nigeria [33]
Pile K. senegalensis Bark Nigeria [33]
Malaria K. grandifololia Leaves Cameroon, [34]
K. senegalensis Seeds Cameroon [34]
Leaves Togo [35]
K. senegalensis Bark Burkino-Faso [31]
Anaemia K. ivorensis Bark Nigeria [36]
K. senegalensis Bark Burkino-Faso [31]
Nervous system and mental disorder K. senegalensis Bark Ghana [37]
Liver problem K. grandifololia Stem bark Cameroon [38]
Worm infestations K. anthotheca Bark Madagascar [39]
Microbial infections K. anthotheca Bark Madagascar [39]
Diarrhoea K. anthotheca Leaves Madagascar [40]
K. senegalensis Bark Burkino-Faso [31]
Stem bark Cˆote-d’Ivoire [41]
Haemorrhoids K. senegalensis Root Togo [35]
Epilepsy K. senegalensis Stem bark Togo [35]
Boil K. senegalensis Bark Mali [42]
Hypertension K. senegalensis Stem bark Togo [35]
Diabetes K. senegalensis Stem bark Togo [35]
Wounds K. senegalensis Stem bark Cˆote-d’Ivoire [41]
K. senegalensis Bark Mali [42]
Snake/insect bite K. senegalensis Bark Mali [42]
Sexually transmitted infections K. senegalensis Stem bark Guinea [43]