Medicinal Plants

Commelina diffusa
A tisane is made to treat high blood pressure and bladder infection. A suppository of the stem lubricated with castor oil (Ricinus communis) is used infants move their bowels. The plant is fed to chickens and rabbits and the sticky juice was once used by school children for glue. zeb gwa is also used with the juice of a yellow lime (Citrus aurantifolia) (peel it first) as a wash for vaginal rashes