Polygala myrtifolia (Bloukappie, Sepember Bush) is not in the Expanded Monograph processing cue. If you want to add it to the cue, or if you can provide any additional information, photos or reliable use records for this muthi plant, please leave a comment below, or in The Muthi Flora of southern Africa Facebook group.
Ethno Medicinal Uses of Polygala myrtifolia
Indications: Administered to people only. Applied in a magical sense. Caution: Harmful to people or animals.
Polygala myrtifolia is an evergreen, tall glossy leafed shrub, bearing masses of magenta-pink pea-shaped flowers all year. It likes full sun or semi-shade. Prune to shape. (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/polygala-myrtifolia/. Accessed on 2020/01/13