Pisonia aculeata

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Uses As Per Literature: 

The leaves are used, either fresh or in decoction, to treat skin problems such as scabies and ulcers.  The roots are purgative. They are also used to treat cough.
Source:Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

Bark is used in the treatment of cough, chest pains and also used as an aphrodiac (sexual weakness).

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Cough
  • Chest pains
  • Sexual weakness