What is Astragalus called in Yoruba?

The plant is widely distributed in tropical Africa. In Nigeria, the plants are known as “Shekan bera” in Hausa and “aluki” in Yoruba (Dalziel, 1956). In traditional medicine, the plant is used for the treatment of headache, backache, stomach pain and as an aid in child birth (Msonthi and Magombo, 1983).

What is Vitex called in Yoruba?

Vitex grandifolia belongs to family Lamiaceae; it consists of flowering plants and it is also called the mint family. The Yoruba people of southwest Nigeria called it “Oriri” or “Efo oriri”.

What is the Yoruba name for King of bitter leaf?

It is sometimes referred to as ewe korobi-jogbo (bitter like jogbo leaf) but popularly called meje meje (seven- seven) among the Yoruba because an average dosage comprises seven leaves eaten raw once or twice daily for about five days.

What is Senna leaf called in Yoruba?

Commonly called bush candle, Cassia alata/Senna alata, which belongs to the plant family fabaceae/ leguminosae is an ornamental shrub.It is called Asunrun Oyinbo in Yoruba and Ogalu in Ibo.

What is Yoruba name for ashwagandha?

The name and In Yoruba is Tamola biya.

What is fenugreek in Yoruba?

In Yoruba, Fenugreek is called Eru in Yoruba while the Hausa people call it Kimba. In this post, we’ve include some other information about cinnamon like its benefits and unique properties. The botanical name of the plant is Trigonella foenum-graecum. It is also known as Greek hay.

What is Moringa leaf called in Yoruba?

Ewe Igbale
It has many names based on its many uses: clarifier tree, horseradish tree and drumstick tree (referring to the large drumstick shaped pods) and in East Africa moringa is known as “mother’s best friend”. Here in the Nigeria, its names include Ewe Igbale in Yoruba, Zogelle in Hasusa and Idagbo monoye in Igbo.

What is Neem called in Yoruba?

Neem leaves, otherwise known as Dogoyaro in Nigeria. Neem leaves popularly known as “Dogoyaro” leaves in Nigeria also known as ‘Wonder leaves’, is a herb known to have numerous health benefits and has been used for beauty regimes for thousands of years now.

What is insulin leaf called in Yoruba?

The CEO, ancient organic herbal enterprise, Mr Oluwafunso Fadele, told me how he uses both dry and fresh leaves of Chamaecostus cuspidatus (also called Costus igneus) known as ‘teteregun’ in Yoruba and also called insulin plant with other herbs to make herbal formulations for lowering blood sugar.

What is Eru seed called in English?

Eru has also been referred to as a form of ‘wild spinach’ in English.

What is dong quai called in Yoruba?

Ewe angeli
Dong quai (dang gui) known as Ewe angeli (Yoruba) is used for gynaecological complaints, such as premenstrual tension, menopause symptoms and menstrual pain.

What is the local name for fenugreek in Nigeria?

It is popularly known as Methi but known as Hulba by the Hausa tribe of Nigeria. Fenugreek seeds have a somewhat bitter taste. The seeds are the most widely used part of fenugreek, which are usually dried and ground.