The medicinal use of Citrus aurantifolia (Lime, Swing) locally known as Osan-Wewe, Dankabuya, Afotanta, Epe Nkirisi.


Citrus aurantifolia is a medicinal plant belonging to Rutaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Osan-Wewe, Dankabuya, Afotanta, Epe Nkirisi among other names. it is also commonly referred as Lime, Swing.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of fever, jaundice, antimicrobials abdominal ulcer, gonorrhoea, carminative, hypertensive recipe, flavouring agent, measles, cough, toothache, anthelmintics, scurvy.
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.

August 24, 2014 |

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