Collected in Ghana
- D. adscendens
- D. adscendens var adscendens
Scientific/ Botanical Name
- Desmodium adscendens (Sw.) DC var adscendens
- Amor seco, Strong back, Beggar-lice, Hard man, Hard stick, Tick-clover, Asthma herb, Bush groundnut, Spider's groundnut, Crawcraw plant
Akan – Ananse Nkatee, Akwamfanu
Ewe – Anyigba-Zi, Azibge
Nzema – Nwomenle, Ahule
Active components/ Isolated Compounds/ Molecule
- Aerial parts
- KNUST – Department of Pharmacology
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Detailed data for this plant and it's samples is available upon request. We encourage working in collaboration with the institution who has samples for use in your research.
Considered safe with an LD50 value of 1122mg/kg body weight when administered orally. It has a potential to cause herb-drug interaction.
Kofi Busia, (2007)
Addy M.E, (1992)
Baiocchi C, et al., (2013)
Ayoola A.G, et al., (2018)
Quaye O, et al., (2017)
Dr. Cynthia Danquah, Department of Pharmacology, KNUST