This plant is stated to be amongst the most multi-purpose and useful of the medicinal plants in southern Africa. It is a shrub with bitter, aromatic leaves used to treat cancer. It is one of the most talked about plants in the ethnobotanical world because it has a strong reputation as a cure for cancer and now increasingly as an immune booster in the treatment of HIV/AIDS. Research on its properties is ongoing.
It has long been known, used and respected as a medicinal plant in southern A ...(more)