Chigomier, also known as Raat in Senegal.
Flavonoid antioxidants, supports healthy respiratory tract,fatigue, cold and flu season.
Scientific name: Combretum glutinosum L.
Vernacular names: Chigomier (French); Raat (Wolof).
Studies of the Chigomier plant have revealed significant properties. The plant is highly valued in traditional medicine. An infusion of the leaves is very popular to promote healthy respiratory tract. The Maninka tribe called it Jambakatan, which means “the leaf which does not deceive”. They take a leaf decoction in baths and by draught against fatigue. Chigomier is distributed throughout the Sahel belt from Senegal to Cameroon, and eastwards to the Sudan. It is particularly resistant to arid conditions, surviving where grasses will not, and it recovers quickly from burning. It often grows gregariously on sandy and degraded soils.
Traditional uses and health benefits:
Supports healthy respiratory tract
Cold and flu season
*This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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