Asclepias curassavica is a medicinal plant belonging to Asclepiadaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Rizgar-Kurege among other names. it is also commonly referred as Milk Weed, Wild Ipecauanha, Bloodflower, Bastard Ipecac.
The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the roots
The plant is used for the treatment of gastro-intestinal disorders, emetic 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.