The medicinal use of Momordica foetida (Large-Leaved African Bitter Cucumber) locally known as Ejirin – Lila, Hakayi, Alu-Osi.0
Momordica foetida is a medicinal plant belonging to Cucurbitaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Ejirin – Lila, Hakayi, Alu-Osi among other names. it is also commonly referred as Large-Leaved African Bitter Cucumber.
The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the leaves, fruit
The plant is used for the treatment of diabetes, stomach-ache, laxative, anthelmintic
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