The medicinal use of Opuntia dillenii (Prickly Pear) locally known as Oro-Agogo.


Opuntia dillenii is a medicinal plant belonging to Cactaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Oro-Agogo among other names. it is also commonly referred as Prickly Pear.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the stem, fruits, exudate

The plant is used for the treatment of guinea worms, abscesses, gonorrhoea, asthma, whooping cough, purgative, astringent.
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.

September 17, 2015 |

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