Group :Angiosperm (Dicotyledon)
Species :cusimbua (D. Don) Moore.
Habit :Succulant tall herb
Parts Used :Stem and Leaf
Mode of Preparation :Fresh leafy shoot is cooked/boiled for soup. Fresh shoot and leaf crushed for extract.
Mode of use :Decoction and Local Application
Ailment Treated:Leafy shoot boiled in water is taken for stomach ulcers. Leafy shoot paste is applied externally as blood coagulant and good for healing.
Source:Very common along roadsides and wasteland areas of valley.