The medicinal use of Melanthera scadens (Melanthera) locally known as Abo-Yunyun, Agbugbo.


Melanthera scadens is a medicinal plant belonging to Compositae family. In Africa, it is locally named Abo-Yunyun, Agbugbo among other names. it is also commonly referred as Melanthera.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of haemostatic, inflammation, chicken pox, purgative, cough, sore-throat.
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.

July 12, 2015 |

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