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Table 4 Therapeutic virtues and/or properties of Blighia sapida soap in Benin

From: Uses, traditional management, perception of variation and preferences in ackee (Blighia sapida K.D. Koenig) fruit traits in Benin: implications for domestication and conservation

Virtue and medicinal properties

Number of quotations

 

Scabies

24

20

Tinea

22

19

Antipyretic

20

23

Antiseptic, dermatosis

23

27

Softening of the skin

20

29

Washing

3

6

Burns

21

24