The whole plant of wild
Mussaenda is used for cough, bronchitis, fever,
wounds, ulcers, leucoderma, pruritis, jaundice and
anti-inflammatory activity. Leaves make excellent
herbal shampoo it is used in traditional medicine as
anti-diarrhoeal, diuretic, and in lithiasis. It is valued
for cough, as a vermifuge for children, in the
treatment of headache, and in arsenic poisoning. The
herb is also used in malaria and skin diseases and
Flower—diuretic, antiasthmatic, antiperiodic. Leaves and flowers—used in external applications for ulcers. Root—used in the treatment of white leprosy. White petiolate bract—prescribed in jaundice.
The juice of the plant is used to treat eye infections
A decoction of the leaves is used to rid the body of intestinal worms.
The root is used as a treatment for leprosy
The juice of the roots, combined with about 10% by volume of cows urine, is used in the treatment of jaundice. The juice is also used to treat blemishes on the tongue.
The juice of the bark is used in the treatment of body ache, diarrhoea and dysentery
The flowers are diuretic. They are used in the treatment of cough[