Acacia kamerunensis

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Uses As Per Literature: 

The dried leaves are ground, boiled in water and drunk as a cure for measles. The pulverized dried leaves are used for dressing wounds. The root bark or the whole root is pulverized and dissolved in palm-wine and a woollen plug is soaked in the liquid and inserted in a carious tooth to ease the pain. Leaf sap is applied as a liniment to treat skin diseases and affections including parasites. A decoction of the leaves is used as a bath or is drunk to bring down fever. The root boiled with flour serves as an aphrodisiac


Traditional Uses: 

Used for cleaning teeth.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants