The bark of Blighia sapida
(Igi isin) and seeds of Xylopia aethiopica (Eru) are soaked with local alcohol for three days.
Koenig (ackee) (Figure 1) is native to West Africa.
Lopez, "Saccharides and fructooligosaccharides composition of green and ripe Averrhoa carambola, Blighia sapida
and Spondias dulcis fruits," Food Chemistry, vol.
Developed in Litchi chinensis to Blighia sapida
(Sapindaceae)," Plant Molecular Biology Reporter, vol.
In Benin, several medicinal plants such as Brideliaferruginea, Blighia sapida
, and Khaya senegalensis are used by women to control the dried yam beetle D.
Salau, "Polyphenolic extract of Blighia sapida
arilli prevents N- nitrosodiethylamine-mediated oxidative onslaught on microsomal protein, lipid and DNA," Food Bioscience, vol.
Heavy ingestion of the immature aril (fruit) of ackee (Blighia sapida
) or other members of the soapberry family (Sapindaceae), including lychee (Litchi sinensis), rambutan (Nephelium lappaceum), and longan (Dimocarpus longan), by an undernourished child with low glycogen/glucose stores probably has the potential to result in toxic hypoglycemic syndrome.
Fatal intoxication due to ackee (Blighia sapida
) in Suriname and French Guyana.
Hypoglycin A and B isolated from the fruits of Blighia sapida
, which are chemically related to lysine were reported for their anti-hyperglycemic activity (Hassall and Reyle, 1954; Feng and Patrick, 1958).
Among these species, three (Bridelia ferruginea, Blighia sapida
, and Khaya senegalensis) were reported to be insecticide while four (Piliostigma thonningii, Lophira lanceolata, Tectona grandis, and Sorghum bicolor) were said to be dyes and insect repulsive (Table 6).
Proximate composition and possible industrial utilization of chemical Blighia sapida
seed and seed oils.
Se realizo un diseno experimental para determinar el efecto de una solucion del arilo del fruto de Blighia sapida
(Merey del Diablo), sobre la concentracion total de glucogeno en mejillones Geukensia demissa del Lago de Maracaibo, estado Zulia, Venezuela.