Corchorus olitorus is a medicinal plant belonging to Tiliaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Ewedu, Laaloo, Ahihiara among other names. it is also commonly referred as Jute Plant.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of fever, worms, diarrhoea, abscesses, demulcent, antiperiodic, anthelmintic, astringent, asthma 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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