River Pumpkin

Other Names:

Wild Pumpkin, Afrikaans, Wild Rhubarb, Imfeyesele, Uxobo, Uklenya, Riverpampoen

Benefits

  • Anthelmintic
  • Antibacterial
  • Antiparasitic
  • Wound-healing

River Pumpkin


Gunnera perpensa

River Pumpkin (Gunnera perpensa) is a perennial, robust, erect herb that grows in tropical and subtropical regions of Africa. It is an obligate wetland plant that grows in shallow water, found along creeks, marshes and streams.

Antiparasitic: G. perpensa demonstrates significant anthelmintic properties.

References

Mountain Rose Herbs