Society garlic

Society garlic

Tulbaghia violacea

Scientific name

Bulb used for many common ailments including colds and flu, infections, headaches, and asthma. (Sustainable Livelihoods Foundation. 2015. Wild harvesting of plant medicines in Cape Town.)

It is also reported to have androgenic, anti-cancer, and antithrombotic properties.

References and further reading

PlantZAfrica profile »

Wikipedia page »

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Important characteristics

This species was selected because it has various important characteristics.

It provides medicinal value

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