Tetrapleura tetraptera

Family Name: 
Fabaceae
Local Name: 
Prekese
Uses As Per Literature: 

The bark is used to treat gastric ulcer and dysentery. The fruit is used to treat malaria

Source: Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

Food: Fruit pulp is used for flavouring food especially soup.
Medicine: The fruits are used in the treatment of hypertension and headache.

Plant Category: 
Forest Foods and Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Hypertension
  • Headache
Food Category: 
Fruits