Olea europaea subsp. africana
Olea europaea subsp. africana is in the Expanded Monograph processing cue. If you want to move it to the top of the cue, or if you can provide any additional information, photos or reliable use records of this muthi plant, please leave a comment below, or in The Muthi Flora of southern Africa Facebook group.
Traditional Medicinal Uses of Olea europaea subsp. africana
Indications: Administered to both people and animals. Applied in a magical sense.
Olea europaea subsp. africana has rough dark bark. Leaves are small and greyish. Good bird and insect tree that also makes a beautiful bonsai subject. It is a neat decorative garden tree that can cope with very adverse growing conditions. A good subject for the smaller garden. (Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.
Wildflower Nursery – https://wildflowernursery.co.za/indigenous-plant-database/olea-europaea_ssp_africana/. Accessed on 2020/01/06