Vernonia amygdalina also called Bitter leaf in Nigeria, West Africa. a member of the daisy family, is a small shrub that grows in tropical Africa.
Vernoniaamygdalina typically growsto a height of 2–5 m. The leaves are elliptical and up to 20 cm long. Its bark is rough. V. amygdalina is commonly called Congo Bololo in D. R.
vernonia amygdalina (Bitter leaf) a staple veggy for soups and other dishes in southern Nigerian.
vernoniaamygdalina (Bitter leaf) usually washed to reduces it betterness before usage in the preparation of meals.
Also use in herbal medicine for Making Convocation for the treatment of ailments like malaria, intestinal parasites, diarrhea and stomach upsets in Igbo land.