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Scientific Name:
Bulbine natalensis (syn. latifolia)
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Common Name:
bulbine, ibhucu, rooiwortel
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A literature search on medicinal plants used for contraception in South Africa by referencing textbooks, scientific databases, government policies and documents on contraception, theses and dissertations, and other web sources identified a minimum of 25 medicinal plants, including B. latifolia. Moroole 2019
History of Record
ORIGINAL RESEARCH BY: J. Mohanasundarum, MD, PhD
February 2016
LATEST UPDATES BY: Oren Rabinowitz, MSc
April 2021