Coix lacryma-jobi is a medicinal plant belonging to Poaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Aje, Aka-Ila, Agbala-Maria, Ido-Onisekere among other names. it is also commonly referred as Job’s Tear.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the roots, fruits, seeds

The plant is used for the treatment of diuretic, anthhelmintics, asthma, stimulant, cicatrizant, irregular menstruation, conjunctivitis. 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.

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