Chromolaena odorata

Family Name: 
Asteraceae
Local Name: 
Achaempong
Traditional Uses: 

The liquid from the leaves are used to stop blood resulting from wounds and it is also used to heal wounds. The leaves are used to cure stomach ache, preserve dead bodies and for the treatment of bilharzia. The roots are also used to cure waist pains.

 

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Stomach ache
  • Bilharzia
  • Waist Pains