Sunday, April 12, 2009

Baobab as a base ingredient for the medical industry

Here is a list of the multi-purpose use for Baobab as a base ingredient for the Medicinal industry.

In traditional pharmacopoeia the seeds and leaves are anti-microbial against: Bacillus subtilis, Escherichia-coli, mycobacterium leprae, and anti-fungal against penicillium crusto-sum, candida albicans, and saccharomyces cerevisiae. Leaf infusions are used as treatment for diarrhea, fever, inflammation, kidney and bladder diseases, blood clearing and asthma.

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