Medicinal Plants: Biriba

Biriba (Rolina mucosa)

Part Used: Fruit, Root, Bark, Seed, Leaves

Uses:
Bark:
The decoction used to quell diarrhea.
Leaves: Helps to expel intestinal worms. A paste of crushed leaves used externally for skin ulcers, abscesses and boils.
Root: The decoction is used to reduce fever.
Fruit: An expectorant or the lungs, stimulating to the nervous system and can help relieve anemia.
Seeds: Insecticide and abortifacient properties.

CAUTION: DO NOT use during pregnancy.