Mukia maderaspatana is a medicinal plant belonging to Cucurbitaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Ina-Oka, Oki-Oka, Igbokita. among other names. it is also commonly referred as Mukia.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of cough, flatulence, aperient, amoebiasis, wound-dressing, toothache, mental disorders, neuralgia. 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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