Citrullus lanatus is a medicinal plant belonging to Cucurbitaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Egusi-Baara among other names. it is also commonly referred as Water Melon, Cow Melon.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of womb expeller, diuretic, cystitis, malaria, leucorrhoea, gonorrhoea, hypertension, whitlow. 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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