Collected in Ghana, Voucher specimen number KNUST/HMI/2014/WP006
- P. niruri
Scientific/ Botanical Name
- Phyllanthus niruri L.
- Gale of the wind, Stonebreaker, Seed-under-leaf, Kidney stone crusher
Twi – Awommaa guwakyi
Ga Adangbe – Ombatoatsi, Ofobiokpabi
Ewe – Lume, Kpavideme
Active components/ Isolated Compounds/ Molecule
- Aerial parts
- KNUST – Department of Pharmacology
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It is considered toxic when consumed at a high dose with a LD50 of 2590.95mg/kg of body weight.
K. Narendra et al., (2012)
Dr. Cynthia Danquah, Department of Pharmacology, KNUST