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Aristea afra

Aristea afra

Afrikaans:  Maagbossie, moerbossie

English :

IsiXhosa:


Description and diagnostic features   

   It is  the smallest of the Aristea spp and has the same bright blue flowers as the others. It is a lily with its 6 petals.

   

Part used     

 The whole plant is used.

    

Uses                

  It is a superb antibiotic for pain and infection of the  female organs.  I have seen it work where the doctors antibiotics and other herbs I tried did not work.


Warning          


Habitat             

 It grows where there is shallow soil that flows with water in winter in the mountains of the Western Cape.


Propagation    

  It produces lots of seed.