uses. The oil extracted from its leaves has been described to be active against
several species of bacteria and fungi.
proved to be useful in the medication for people living with Human Immunodeficiency
Virus (HIV), and Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome virus AIDS.
used for diarrhoea, gonorrhoea infection, vaginal douches for vaginitis and
used in treatment of mental illness.
been reported to have lowered blood pressure, strong insect repellent effects
and kill many micro-organisms that cause diseases, including candida.
treat a variety of maladies, from bacterial infections and diabetes to pain and
treating various conditions after it is condensed into an essential oil. This
is largely credited to the plant’s high concentrations of a phenylpropene
compound called eugenol.
diahrrea and other gastrointestinal infections. Studies suggest that it
effectively combats several types of invasive bacteria. These range from
shigella and salmonella to escherichia and proteus strains. The oils of the
plant also were effective in fighting strains of E. coli, dysentery and