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The cabbage tree is one of the most distinct trees in
Botanical Name: Andira inermis.
Family Name: Vouacapoua inermis.
Common Name: Cordyline australis.
Part Used: Leaves, root, stem, fibre.
Properties of Cabbage Tree
- Antibacterial, Anti-inflammatory.
- Antilithic (to prevent or eliminate kidney stones).
- Diuretic, febrifuge (reduces fever), menstrual stimulant.
Uses of Cabbage Tree
∑ Their strong root system helps stop soil erosion.
∑ The fibre is separated by long cooking and these fibres are used to make ropes, baskets and sandals.
∑ Cabbage trees are also planted to mark trails.
∑ The seeds are fermented in rum and used for snakebites.
∑ The durable wood is used for production of construction materials.
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