Medical & HealthMedicinal Plants

The medicinal use of Ceiba pentandra (White Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok, Fuma) locally known as Araba, Egungun, Rimii, Akpu.

Ceiba pentandra is a medicinal plant belonging to Bombacaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Araba, Egungun, Rimii, Akpu among other names. it is also commonly referred as White Silk Cotton Tree, Kapok, Fuma.

The plant’s healing properties are extracted from the flowers, leaves, bark, exudate

The plant is used for the treatment of diabetes, fever, gonorrhoea, emollient, syphilis, emetic, astringent, demulcent, asthma, diabetes, menorrhagia 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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