The medicinal use of Erythrophleum suaveolens (Sasswood, Ordeal Tree, Sassy Bark.) locally known as Erun Obo, Olu-Obo, Ajeku, Obo, Gwaska, Inyi, Akpa..


Erythrophleum suaveolens is a medicinal plant belonging to Leguminosae family. In Africa, it is locally named Erun Obo, Olu-Obo, Ajeku, Obo, Gwaska, Inyi, Akpa. among other names. it is also commonly referred as Sasswood, Ordeal Tree, Sassy Bark..

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the stem bark, leaves, roots

The plant is used for the treatment of chicken pox, gangrenous sores, snake bite, emetic.filarial worm swelling, skin diseases, wound, hypertension, local anaesthetic, sneezing inducer.
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.

January 14, 2015 |

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