Scientific name: Persea Americana Mill. , Persea gratissima Gaertn.


Other name: Aguacate , Alligator pear, Avocado


It is said to be effective against rheumatism and neuralgia.

You need to pulverize seeds or bark, mix with oil and apply on affected area as counterirritant.


Its decoction (leaves) can be a tea.


The bark of the abukado have volatile fatty acid and methyl chavicol.


Source:Philippine national formulary

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