Lannea discolor ( Mugan’acha )

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Lannea discolor tree known locally as Mugan’acha has two main medical uses below. The tree is also known locally as Chizhenje (Shona) Live-long (English) Muhumbukumbu (Shona) Mumbumbu (Shona) Mupuri (Shona) Mushamba (Shona)

Medicinal Uses

a) The tree fiber is extracted and drunk to reduce the duration of menstrual flow

b) The root extract is used as eye drops for sore eyes

Do you know of any other uses for this tree? Please comment below

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