Medical & HealthMedicinal Plants

The medicinal use of Picralima nitida (Picralima) locally known as Erin, Eso Abere, Osu Igwe.

Picralima nitida is a medicinal plant belonging to Apocynaceae family. In Africa, it is locally named Erin, Eso Abere, Osu Igwe among other names. it is also commonly referred as Picralima.

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

The plant is used for the treatment of fever, dysmenorrhoea, hypertension, herpes, diabetes, anthelmintics, malaria. 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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