Thanks to all our readers who participated in our Weekend Fun activity.
It is good to know that so many Dominicans have a good knowledge of the medicinal purposes of some of our natural resources.
Our Weekend Fun plant is known by many names but the common ones are Inflammation Bush, Koklaya, Shine Bush, Silver Bush, Wall Cress and Zeb Kouwess.
The scientific name of the plant is Peperomia Pellucida and it belongs to the family Piperaceae.
Many people across Dominica use the leaves for making tea for ‘cooling down’ purposes, for bathing babies (as a guard against prickle heat), for inflamation, for salads and the like.
See you soon on another exciting Weekend Fun installment.
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