Capsicum frutescens

Family Name: 
Solanaceae
Local Name: 
Mesewa
Traditional Uses: 

Food: Used as a spice to flavour soup and stews.
Medicine: The fruits are taken to treat waist pains.

Plant Category: 
Forest Foods and Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Waist pains
Food Category: 
Spices and Condiments