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Pentaclethra Macrophylla

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The leaves, bark, stems and seeds of Pentaclethra Macrophylla are all used for their anti-inflammatory and anti-parasitic properties.

The Pentaclethra Macrophylla is a large tree which is found on the coast of West Africa, from Senegal to Angola.

The extracts from the leaves, stems, seeds and bark of this tree possess anti-inflammatory and anthelmintic (anti-parasitic) properties. In addition, the oil extracted from the seeds is used to produce soap.