Terminalia superba

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Uses As Per Literature: 

Bark decoctions and macerations are used in traditional medicine to treat wounds, sores, haemorrhoids, diarrhoea, dysentery, malaria, vomiting, gingivitis, bronchitis, aphthae, swellings and ovarian troubles, and as an expectorant and anodyne. The leaves serve as diuretic and roots as laxative


Traditional Uses: 

Bark is used in the treatment of diarrhoea whilst leaves are used to treat fracture

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Diarrhoea¬†
  • Fracture