Alstonia boonei

Family Name: 
Apocynaceae
Local Name: 
Osenuro (nyamedua)
Uses As Per Literature: 

The bark, leaves and roots are all used to relieve rheumatic pain and other pains. The leaf-sap is used to cleanse sores. The bark sap is used externally to treat some skin-complaints. In Ghana a decoction is given after childbirth to promote expulsion of the afterbirth.

Source: Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

Bark is used to treat measles.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Measles