The medicinal use of Bidens pilosa (Black Jar, Spanish Needles, Beggar’s Tick, Hairy Beggarticks) locally known as Abere-Oloko, Omo Langanran.


Bidens pilosa is a medicinal plant belonging to Compositae family. In Africa, it is locally named Abere-Oloko, Omo Langanran among other names. it is also commonly referred as Black Jar, Spanish Needles, Beggar’s Tick, Hairy Beggarticks.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the flowers, leaves, whole plant

The plant is used for the treatment of diarrhoea, abdominal disorders, enema, rheumaticism, coughs, anaesthetic, ease labour, antipyretics, caries
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.

May 24, 2014 |

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