A previous study on the content of fat, protein, dietary fibre and minerals in some wild fruits and kernels from Mozambique showed that kernels of Adansonia
digitata, or the African baobab, is a charismatic tree species originating from and widely distributed across continental Africa (Figure 1).
Larvicidal and repellent properties of Adansonia
digitata against medically important human malarial vector mosquito Anopheles stephensi (Diptera: Culicidae).
One specimen of Adansonia
digitata was carbon dated to an age of at least 1,275 years, falling short of the legendary bristlecone pine but easily taking the record for the oldest flowering plant.
I am very proud of planting an Adansonia
shrub in the front of the hotel some 30 years ago.
Fatty acid composition and metal content of Adansonia
digitata seeds and seed oil.
In this research work, chemical composition, phytochemical screening, elemental analysis and anti-oxidant assay of the pulp of Adansonia
digitata were carried out.
Named after the baobab tree (aka adansonia
digitata), the BaoBaB Psychedelic Music Festival was organized by the Psyleb community, which set up camp at the Baisour Country Club (some 5 km south of Aley) and kindly invited fellow psytrance aficionados to join in and camp out -- for cover charge of $85 at the door, or less during the pre-sale and late-bird periods.
Accordingly, the Makonde herbal plants are worth a special mention, which consist of (1) Tamarindus indica is a plant medicine on which leaves and barks are used to cure diseases like gastointestine, paralysis and allegic dermantis; (2) Adansonia
digitala, a plant medicine used by the Makonde women involving roots, bark, fruits, leave used for treatment of lassitude, physical and menstrual abdominal pain, and fever that is rich in ascorbic acid, vitamin C, sugar, potassium, titrate and Calcium, and thus, it also enhances immunity, and (3) other immunity medicines of barks, branches and roots like Erythrina abyssinica, Euphorbia cuneata, and Cussonia bacteri used for the treatment and cure of Brucellosis
Others include erythrina crystagalli, adansonia
gibbosa, bauhinia blakeana, bombax elipticum and harpephyllum caffrum.
Anti-inflammatory, analgesic and antipyretic effects of the fruit pulp of Adansonia
Then there are the Baobabs ( Adansonia
Digitata) nestled in the historical ruins of Mandu, in Madhya Pradesh, which also cradle the legendary love story of Baz Bahadur and Roopmati.
Locally stands of Baobabs, Adansonia
digitata, had been saved to provide shade for man and livestock.
Collecting of forest trees products including: Ziziphos spina dris, Adansonia
digitata, Tamarindus indica and (Grewia tenax fruits) and the wild plant food products such as, (Cassia obtusiflora) and (Sonchus spp.
Examples of herbs used to treat chicken diseases in rural areas are Boswellia serata, Adansonia
digitata, Addendum multifor, Aloe vera, Cussonia arborea, Cycnium adonense, Cyperus articulatus, Allium sativum, Capsicum frutescens and Carica papaya (Chaheuf, 1990; Pedersen, 2002; Muchadeyi et al.