Acridocarpus (Acridocarpus orientalis)

Products Code : Acridocarpus (Acridocarpus orientalis)

Family : Malpighiales

Origin : native to tropical and subtropical Africa, with one species in New Caledonia

Description

Acridocarpus is a genus of plant in family Malpighiaceae. They are native to Arabia and tropical and subtropical Africa, with one species in New Caledonia. Acridocarpus orientalis (locally known as Qafas) is a good example of such a traditional medicinal plant. It has been used for treatment of inflammatory diseases and may have potential in cancer treatments. Acridocarpus orientalis (locally known as Qafas) is a good example of such a traditional medicinal plant. It has been used for treatment of inflammatory diseases and may have potential in cancer treatments.