Scent Leaf is a popular herbs. It is called Ntong in Efik and Nchawun in Igbo. Effirin which is the Yoruba name for this herb.
Scent leaf crushed and applied to skin infections is a known remedy for their treatment.
The liquid extract can also cure cold and catarrh, food Preservative. Due to its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties, scent leaf oil extract is also used as a food. SOURCE
Scent leaves are the best remedy for treatment of stomach ache, diarrhoea, chronic dysentery and vomiting.
Recipe: Grind the scent leaves
add to a pot of water
allow to boil for 5-10 mins Sieve
Ready to serve!
Pregnant women are advised to stay away from its usage as it is known to cause miscarriage.