An infusion made from leaves is used to treat gonorrhoea.
In Indo-China, the leaves are used for colic.
In Philippines, the leaves are used for leucorrhoea and menorrhagia.
In East Africa, the crushed leaves are used to cure headache.
Leaves are used to treat stomach disorders.
Green leaves with vinegar are used to cure snakebites.
In Rwanda, a decoction made from leaves is used to cure heart problems.
In Democratic Republic of Congo, an infusion made from leaves is used to treat sore throat andtonsillitis.