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Agapanthus africanus

Agapanthus africanus

Afrikaans: Blou lelie

English :    Blue lily

IsiXhosa:   isiCakathi

Zulu : Ubani


Description and diagnostic features   

   It is      

Part used     

    Whole live plant, placed in fresh water daily.


Uses                

 The water that has help the plant for 24 hours is used.  One glass of this is drunk daily by a pregnant woman who is approaching the last weeks before childbirth.   It eases childbirth and also increases the amount of  amniotic fluid around the baby so it is easier for the child to change its position for birthing.


Warning          


Habitat             

The agapanthus lily grows best where it can get extra water.


Propagation    

Rooted stems can be separated for easy transplanting.