This plant is also called soon in wolof, bembay in peul , pekuni in bambara, dugun in serer , zonzon or zuzuwi or zuzukli in fon belonging to Anacardiacées family.
It is used too much in traditional medicine:
*The leaves will cure scorbutic, dysentery, rash, mycosis, and itchings.
*The astringents bark, is used for gastric disorder treatment, dysentery, tooth decay, genital herpes, blennorrhagia, childhood rickets.
*The decoction is recommended for women having miscarriages.
Note: For each of these sicknesses boil 200g of roots or bark or a handle of the leaves in 2 liters of water and drink, half a glass of the liquid 2 daily times during 7 days.