Lagenaria breviflorus is a medicinal plant belonging to Cucurbitaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Eso-Ito, Eso-Itagiri, Tagiri among other names. it is also commonly referred as Pseudocolocynth.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of purgative, anthelmintics, cathartic, lumbago, diabetes mellitus, smallpox, chickenpox, abortifaecient. 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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