The medicinal use of Alchornea laxiflora (Three-Veined Bead String) locally known as Pepe, Ijan.


Alchornea laxiflora is a medicinal plant belonging to Euphorbiaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Pepe, Ijan among other names. it is also commonly referred as Three-Veined Bead String.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the stem, roots, leaves

The plant is used for the treatment of chewing sticks, venereal diseases, emmenagogue, ring worm, antioxidant, (leaves traditional wraps for cola nuts).
The information provided is not intended to be a substitute for medical treatment. Please consult your medical care provider before using herbal medicine, particularly if you have a medical condition or if you are pregnant or nursing.

March 19, 2014 |

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