Parts Used: Leaves and fruit
Leaves: fragarine, tannin. Fruit: sugars, citric and malic acid, vitamins A, B, C and E, pectin, volatil oil, iron, calcium and phosphorous.
- Refrigerant (used to provide cooling)
- Parturient (brings upon labour)
- Uterine Stimulant (stimulates the uterus)
Major Safety Issues:
- An excessive dose of the herbal leaves in early pregnancy should be avoided as they may exert an unwanted effect on the womb and cause abortion.