Xylopia aethiopica, commonly called African pepper or Guinea pepper belongs to the family Annonaceae.
Xylopia aethiopica, a plant found throughout West Africa, has both nutritional and medicinal uses. The cloves of the plant Xylopia aethiopica, a member of the custard apple family, Annonaceae, are used as a spice in various traditional dishes of Western and Central Africa. The plant is also used in decoction to treat dysentery, bronchitis, ulceration, skin infection and female sterility.
Commonly called goat weed and billy goat weed, Ageratum conyzoides L. belongs to the plant family Asteraceae (formerly Compositae).
Ageratum conyzoides has been used in folklore for the treatment of fever, pneumonia, cold, rheumatism, spasm, headache, and curing wounds. It is gastro-protective, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anti-analgesic, antipyretic, anticoccidial, and anticonvulsant properties have been reported.
Ageratum conyzoides are considered to be antiseptic.
Commonly called scent leaf or tea bush, Ocimum gratissimum is of the plant family Lamiaceae.
Considered cancer-fighting potential of scent leaf extracts and the anti- proliferation activity of prostate cancer (PC-
It’s antibacterial activity and its cytotoxic effects against cancer cell lines. These are related to the traditional uses of bark and fruit extracts for treating diseases caused by micro-organisms and as a remedy for skin cancer.
Coantains compounds from extracts were able to inhibit the growth of breast cancer cells. Bitter l chemical compounds found in the bitter leaf herb are known as steroid glycosides – type vernonioside B1. These compounds possess potent anti- parasitic, anti-tumor, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial effects.
papaya leaf extract and its tea have dramatic cancer-fighting properties against a broad range of tumors, backing a belief held in a number of folk traditions. papaya ’s anticancer effect against tumors of the cervix, breast, liver, lung and pancreas.
cannabis sativa popularly known as Marijuana
Cannabis sativa is useful for psychoactive and medicinal purposes. Its main active ingredient, δ-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (THC).
Cannabis sativa has been used as an antispasmodic to control coughing, as well as an anti-phlegmatic to dry up secretions such as excess phlegm (by acting as a expectorant) and diarrhea. Cannabis sativa is also used this way to relieve intraocular pressure caused by fluid buildup in the eye, and as a diuretic. There is also some evidence that Cannabis sativa may work directly to relieve some symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis