Emilia coccinea is a medicinal plant belonging to Compositae family. In Africa, it is locally named Odundun-Owo, Odundun-Okun, Ogbunizu, Nte -Ana among other names. it is also commonly referred as Tassel Flower, Scarlet Tassel Flower.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of ulcers, craw-craw, abscesses of the breast, yaws, lice, ringworm, febrifuge, syphilis, hernia, gonorrhoea, measles, cough, salad. 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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