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Lannea Microcarpa

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Numerous properties of this tree are recognised. A dressing for wounds, used to treat aphta, sore throats...

Lannea Microcarpa is found from Senegal to Cameroon. It is present in the Great Green Wall of Africa.

In Ghana, the leaves of this tree are used as a dressing for wounds. In Nigeria, the leaves, bark, roots and fruits are used to treat aphta, rhumatism, sore throats and dysentery and they serve as a cathartic as well as a dressing for boils.