ALOE BUETTNERI (zogah / mimi)

ALOE BUETTNERI (zogah / mimi)



ALOE BUETTNERI is a species of succulent plant from the family Asphodelaceae. It is found in West Africa and is known for its medicinal uses


Perennial succulent herb up to 80 cm tall, stemless, usually solitary, rarely forming suckers, bulbous. Leaves about 16, in a rosette, erect to spreading; stipules absent; petiole absent; blade triangular, 30–50 cm × 10 cm, apex acuminate, margin hard and resistant, with firm, pointed teeth, white to pale pink, 3–4 mm long, 1–1.5 cm apart, scattered blade whitish spots. Inflorescence consisting of cylindrical-conical to almost capitate racemes; ovary superior, 3-celled, style filiform, stigma capitate, exserted. Fruit an ovoid capsule up to 4 cm long, loculicidal, many-seeded

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Other Aloe species are used in traditional medicine and are the subject of pharmaceutical studies Aloe buettneri is commonly used as a medicinal plant. The leaves are applied externally for all kinds of skin problems: burns, wounds, insect bites, guinea worm sores and vitiligo. Internally, the juice of the leaves is drunk to treat intestinal and urogenital problems. In Burkina Faso powder of the dried leaves is taken to treat malaria, while in Côte d'Ivoire and Togo the roots are used for this purpose. Throughout West Africa, decoctions of the bulbs and roots are taken to treat liver problems, especially jaundice. The leaves, roots and the whole plant are taken as a laxative to treat stomach pain and to get rid of internal parasites. Rheumatism is treated with leaf ash. A decoction of the leaves is taken as a drink to treat a cough. The whole chopped plant is taken as a decoction to treat venereal diseases and female infertility. The leaves in decoction are used to treat cancer.

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Bozo bio hemorides interne et externe frigidite infection


burn, wash with a decoction of dry leaves of Aloe buettneri, apply the bark juice of Cola cordifolia and the moss of crushed roots of Terminalia glaucescens (very good results observed) urinary schistosomiasis, decoction of fresh and dried roots, VO. 1/2 tea cup for children, 1 tea cup for adults for 4 days

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