Morinda lucida

Brief Info: 

The plant is also employed in cases of diabetes, hypertension, cerebral congestion, dysentery, stomach-ache, ulcers, leprosy and gonorrhoea. In Nigeria Morinda lucida is one of the 4 most used traditional medicines against fever. In Côte d’Ivoire a bark or leaf decoction is applied against jaundice and in DR Congo it is combined with a dressing of powdered root bark against itch and ringworm.


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Traditional Uses: 

Stem is used to treat piles whilst leaves are used to treat fever.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Piles
  • Fever