Trianthema portulacastrum is a medicinal plant belonging to Ficoidaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Akisan among other names. it is also commonly referred as Horse Purslane.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of gonorrhoea, dropsy, emmenagogue, abortifacient, asthma, rheumatism, diuretic, anaemia, vertigo, purgative, wound. 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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