The medicinal use of Acanthus montanus (Bear’s Breech, White’s Ginger, Leopard’s Tongue) locally known as Ahon-Ekun, Irunmu-Arugbo, Inyinyiogwu, Ogwudurunwashihshi.

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Acanthus montanus is a medicinal plant belonging to Acanthacease family. In Africa, it is locally named Ahon-Ekun, Irunmu-Arugbo, Inyinyiogwu, Ogwudurunwashihshi among other names. it is also commonly referred as Bear’s Breech, White’s Ginger, Leopard’s Tongue.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the stem-twig, leaves, roots

The plant is used for the treatment of syphilis, cough, emetic, urethral discharge, purgative, boils, anaemia, anthelmintics 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.