Oncoba spinosa Forssk. Main specimen
{ Human uses | Medicinal }

The fruits and leaves of Oncoba spinosa are used for colds, fever and female infertility.

The seed oil is febrifuge.

The roots powder infusion is drunk to treat headache, diarrhea and dysentery.

The leafy twigs decoction is used as a wash on sores.

Sources :
- Quattrocchi, 2012, CRC World Dictionary of Medicinal and Poisonous Plants
- Useful Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern, 2014 (http://tropical.theferns.info)