Newbouldia laevis

Family Name: 
Bignoniaceae
Local Name: 
Sesemasa
Uses As Per Literature: 

A decoction is used in the treatment of coughs, diarrhoea and dysentery, whilst it is also given to children for treating epilepsy and convulsions. The bark is given in the form of an enema as a treatment for constipation and piles.

Source: Useful Tropical Plants Database 2014

Traditional Uses: 

Bark is used in the treatment of conditions such as fracture, menstrual pains, piles, and body pains.
Leaves are used to treat typhoid.

Plant Category: 
Medicinal Plants
Disease Treated: 
  • Fracture
  • Menstrual pains
  • Piles
  • Body pains
  • Typhoid