Vernonia oocephala is a medicinal plant belonging to Compositae family. In Africa, it is locally named Zagardemmu among other names. it is also commonly referred as Pumkin Husband.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of antipyretic, cough, dysentery, malaria, aphrodisiac, blood tonic 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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