Newbouldia laevis P. If you have any useful information about this plant, please leave a comment. Comments have to be approved before they are shown here. If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Home Search Contact. Bignonia glandulosa Schumach. Newbouldia pentandra Hook. Spathodea adenantha G.
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Email Private :. Last update on Now containing plants.This is an article that is long overdue, considering the amount of comments we have had on our article on local fertility concoctions.
I was excited to start and had a few ideas of the people I thought were knowledgeable about herbs, so I got some pictures off the internet of these herbs.
My plan B was my Dad, as if all else failed, I knew he would surely know some names. When I explained to her what I wanted, she said a better person would be a traditional birth attendant, not even someone who sells herbs. So that was how I went off in search of a traditional birth attendant around my area. I finally found him, or rather I found his elder brother, who was more educated, and I thank God I did, else, this article would still be undone.
I still asked him to direct me to a few places, he did and one of the places even looked more dingy than his, so I did not bother. The regulatory board was where I decided to head to, but I decided to do a more extensive search online first.
I hit gold, when I stumbled on a blogwhich talked extensively about fertility according to the Yoruba culture and even gave names, both botanical and Yoruba. Upon closer inspection, I realised it was a new post written by a biochemist and herbal fertility practitioner, Afolabi Adeosun.
And that was when this piece really started. I got his book, Easy Pregnancy, and that literally made my life easy. But here we go to the gist of the matter.
According to the author in his book, Yorubic female fertility herbal medicine revolves around regulating menstrual cycle, removing obstructions in fallopian tube, shrinking growths in the uterus, regulating ovulation cycle, cleansing the uterus, eliminating infertility worms, stopping pathological vaginal discharges, balancing hormones, healing wounds in the uterus, and preventing spontaneous abortions miscarriages.
Fertility Herbs and Their Local Names
This simply means that most of the herbs are multipurpose. Two of the herbs recommended include TudeCalliandra portoricensis and AkoigunAristolochia repens.
According to my research, there are a lot of issues surrounding menstruation that could hinder a woman from getting pregnant. Some of them, orthodox medicine does not recognise as an issue, however, traditional medicine practitioners lay emphasis on them. Irregular menstruation : practitioners of Yorubic Medicine use herbs such as Bara Citrulus lonatisEgbo Tude caltiandra portoricensisLabelabeetc.
Another offshoot of a heavy period is when the same period begins to have blood clots in menstruation eje didi nin uase. According to Adeosun, excess clotted blood in menstruation is a sign of reproductive disorder in female.
Occasionally, clotted blood can come out but when it becomes usual, then attention must be paid to it. Other herbs that can used to treat menstrual issues is the African Cucumber or Bitter Melon Momordica charantia. Fibroids : AsunwonCassia alata is one of the herbs used to treat this condition. This is regarded as normal in modern medicine, but according to Yorubic Medicine, if the sperm emitted by the woman is too much, fertilization will not take place.
Egbesi Nauclea Latifolia. Zingiber officinale is commonly called ginger, and Ipomoea digitata, commonly called sweet potato can help with boosting sperm count. Other herbs which are generally good for fertility treatment include:. Fertility Plant or Indian Cork Tree Newbouldia laevis : This plant is a popular and potent fertility herb that is used to treat all female reproductive disorders including infertility as the name implies.
Conditions such as menstrual disorders, hormonal imbalance, uterine tumors, uterine weakness, miscarriages, endometriosis, etc. Put 1 teaspoon of the dried and powdered bark or root of this herb in a cup of water and bring to boil.
Drink 1 cup twice daily. Indian Kamila Mallotus oppositifolius : This promotes conception in women. Hogweed Boerhavia Diffusa : This plant is used to treat female infertility and menstrual pain. Its main action is to normalize hormones in the body. The leaf is prepared like vegetable soup and eaten.Newbouldia laevis ogilisi is a tropical plant belonging to the family of Bignoniaceae. It is among the most useful plants in Africa and grows up to 10 m height with a cauliflorous habit. It is an ever greenish plant with a height of approximately 7—8 m high in the west Africa and up to 20 m in Nigeria.
The plant has a characteristics shiny dark green leaves with large purple flowers. Different African countries have different names for Newbouldia laevis e. Newbouldia laevis is usually grown as an ornamental tree and planted by cuttings.
It is a very popular plant in the African continent and is highly valuable due to its numerous immense benefits to human race. Some parts of Nigeria commonly regard this tree as the tree of fertility or the tree of life. The wood is pale brown, durable, evenly textured and hard and it tends to remain alive for a long time even after cutting it.
This makes it viable for usage as posts, woodworks, yam stakes, house posts, firewood and bridges. Newbouldia laevis has different symbols and meanings to different countries for example; Some villages in Ivory Coast and Gabon plant the tree near the tombs to act as a protective talisman.
The Ibibio and Efik people of Nigeria regard the tree as a symbol of their deities thus they tend to place it in sacred places. Uterine Stimulant Newbouldia laevis is categorized as an oxytocics which explains why it is effective for inducing labor. This suggests why some traditionalists in the African countries use this leaf to initiate laborfacilitate birth or to protect the young embryo. Newbouldia laevis can also be used to remove the placenta after delivery. Ghanaians believe that when pregnant women take Newbouldia laevis stem, leaves and bark cooked in palmoil soup will help to ease delivery and promote rich milk supply after delivery.
It acts as a painkiller. Laxative Newbouldia laevis can serve as a laxative. Gastrointestinal Treatment Newbouldia laevis can be used for treating patients suffering from diarrhea and dysentery.
Anti-bactericidal Properties Phytochemical screening of the stem bark by Akerele et al. The study revealed that the stem bark of Newbouldia laevis has antibacterial activities. Oedema Newbouldia laevis bark and roots can be used for treating swellings, and oedema arising through dietary deficiency. Anticancerous Newbouldia laevis contains anti-cancerous properties hence it can be used for treating tumors and cancers.
Eye Treatment The leaf extract can be used for both eye and ear treatments. We pledge to keep your email safe. Antidote Newbouldia laevis serves as an antidote for treating venomous stings and bites. Cooking Purposes Newbouldia laevis can be used as firewood for culinary purposes. The leaves and bark can be prepared as a decoction for treating children suffering from epilepsy and convulsions especially in Ivory Coast and Nigeria.
Antibactericidal Newbouldia laevis is antibactericidal in nature thus it can be used as an antibiotic Ornamental and Decoration Some people cultivate the Newbouldia laevis ogilisi plants as an ornamental and decorative plant. It can serve as territory landmarks, fence-posts, hedges, poles, sticks in farming. Dysmenorrhoea Treatment Newbouldia laevis can be prepared as an infusion or decoction for treating dysmenorrhoea and uterine colic.
Constipation Treatment The bark of Newbouldia laevis tree can be used for treating stomachic, piles and constipation.
Analgesic Properties Newbouldia laevis contains analgesic properties thus when the dried bark is ground together with Piper guineense fruits and palm salt K2CO3can be used for treating headache, sinusitis and migraine. The bark can also be boiled and patted on the head with soft cloth for treating headache. Chest Pain The bark can be decocted with chilis for treating chest-pain. Toothache Treatment The Newbouldia laevis extracts can be gargled for treating toothache. Antimalarial Newbouldia laevis can be used for treating patients suffering malaria.
Cough Syrup The Newbouldia laevis bark can be boiled in palm-wine or water and used for treating cough.New Arrivals. Rare Plants. Flowering Trees.🌿Healing Herbs + Flowers🌼 HERBALISM 101 - Practical + Spiritual Uses
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