Pterocarpus osun (African padauk): Important Medicinal Benefits

Pterocarpus osun (African padauk) Medicinal Benefits

Pterocarpus osun, or African padauk is a plant belonging to the Dalbergieae tribe of Papilionaceae subfamily. It is also called camwood, black camwood, bloodwood, Akwara in Igbo, Osun dudu, Gbingbin in Yoruba, Ukme in Edo, Lagos camwood. However, it should not be confused with the true camwood (Baphia nitida) Pterocarpus osun is an evergreen or … Read more