The medicinal use of Solanum incanum (Garden Egg, Egg Plant, Igba, Ikan) locally known as Ikan, Igba, Anara, Arungu.


Solanum incanum is a medicinal plant belonging to Solanaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Ikan, Igba, Anara, Arungu among other names. it is also commonly referred as Garden Egg, Egg Plant, Igba, Ikan.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of leprosy, gonorrhoea, cramps, nausea, diuretic, cholagogue, purgative.
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.

January 22, 2016 |

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