Phyllanthus isalensis Leandri
Phyllanthus betsileanus is a perennial with more or less woody stems; it can grow up to 50cm tall[
The plant is harvested from the wild for local medicinal use.
Africa - Madagascar.
Rocky ground at elevations from 1,000 - 2,000 metres[
The crushed leaves are applied to eczema and wounds[
]. A leaf decoction is applied as lotion or taken in baths to reduce oedema caused by sprains[
The scraped stem bark is applied as a poultice to abscesses and wounds[
A root decoction is taken to treat syphilis]299].
The powdered root is applied to the forehead of children suffering from dizziness and fainting[
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