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