Portulaca oleracea is a medicinal plant belonging to Portulacaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Esinsan-Omode, Senolapa, Papakusen, Fasa’Kafa, Agbara Ukwu among other names. it is also commonly referred as Purslane, Pigweed.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the whole plant

The plant is used for the treatment of intestinal worms, loa loa, fever, skin diseases, disorders of bladder, kidney, lungs, abscess, antispasmodic, astringent, diuretic. 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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