Alstonia boonei (Nyamedua) bark – 150g

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A deciduous tree up to 35 m high, buttresses deep-fluted high and narrow; slash spotted white and light brown; latex copious.The analgesic and antiinflammatory effects of Alstonia have been shown in many laboratory studies, Extracts of A. boonei have potential antihelminthic effects by the ability to inhibit glutathione S-transferases from parasitic nematodes (Fakae et al., 2000). The indole alkaloid echitamine, which showed several pharmacological activities including hypotensive activity and relaxing activity of the smooth muscles. The bark, leaves and roots are all used to relieve rheumatic pain and other pains.

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Functions

Rheumatoid arthritis; malaria; measles; boils;
wounds; arterial hypertension

Dosage

Decoction: 30-50 g of the stem bark powder per litre of water; drink 3-4 cups a day

Adverse effects
Excessive or prolonged use has been linked to conditions such as Steven Johnson’s syndrome.

Contraindications
Pregnancy and lactation, liver dysfunctions.

 

 

 

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