Stachytarpheta indica is a medicinal plant belonging to Verbenaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Akisan, Iru Alangba, Iru-Eku, Tsarkiyar Kusuu among other names. it is also commonly referred as Verbain, Brazilian Tea.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of dysentery, syphilis, gonorrhoea, catarrhal conditions, emmanagogue, emetic, cough, anthelmintic, antipyretic, diabetes, malaria. 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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