Lifestyle April 22, 2016 at 05:00 pm

Strange African Trees With Amazing Health Benefits

Charles Ayitey | Contributor

Charles Ayitey April 22, 2016 at 05:00 pm

April 22, 2016 at 05:00 pm | Lifestyle

(Photo:eng.namonitore.ru)

Photo: eng.namonitore.ru

 Violet tree: Although considered the most poisonous tree in Zambia, the violet tree has a specific medicinal use. The roots, when crushed and powdered, are administered in cases of a snake bite mainly due to its poisonous ingredient, methyl salicylate. The violet tree is often chopped off in areas of dense population following fears of its abuse by ignorant persons.

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