The medicinal use of Bombax buonopozense (Akata, Red Silk Cotton Tree) locally known as Eso, Olokododo, Ponpola, Gurjiya, Akpe, Ape Otokoro.


Bombax buonopozense is a medicinal plant belonging to Bombaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Eso, Olokododo, Ponpola, Gurjiya, Akpe, Ape Otokoro among other names. it is also commonly referred as Akata, Red Silk Cotton Tree.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of stomachache, blood tonic, emmenagogue, emollient
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.

June 1, 2014 |

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