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Official name : Lobelia fervens Thunb.
Family : Lobeliaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HW 10
Author(s) : Weiss. E. A.
Title : Some indigenous plants used domestically by East african costal fishermen Economic Botany, 33, 1,. pp. 35-51, (1979)
Symptoms : H(003)
Recipes : H(003) the whole plant of Lobelia fervens is crushed and mixed with coconut oil to form a poultice to reduce swellings
Region : East Africa (Costal regions)
Country : Kenya, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Vernacular name : kinwale, kisambali (Swahili)