Did you know that Dacryodes edulis It has long been used not only as food but and
in traditional medicine of some African countries?
African plum - Safou - Dacryodes edulis
Dacryodes edulis or safou is a fruit tree native to
Africa, sometimes called Atanga (Gabon), Ube (Nigeria), African or bush pear or
plum, Nsafu, bush butter tree, or butterfruit.
The name of the genus comes from the Greek word for tear, dakruon. This is a reference to the resin droplets on bark surface of its
members. The species name edulis means edible.