Aspilia africana

Family Name: 
Compositae
Local Name: 
Nfofo
Uses As Per Literature: 

The leaves are also used to treat a range of other conditions:- they are made into a cough-medicine for children; a leaf-concoction is taken for gonorrhoea; a decoction is used to wash the face and eyes to relieve feverish headache; a leaf-infusion is taken to assist in childbirth and also to increase milk flow; an infusion, mixed with white clay, is taken to treat stomach-troubles

Source: Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

The leaves are used in the treatment of  diarrhoea and stomach ulcer.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Diarrhoea
  • Stomach ulcer