Feuilles kinkeliba

Benefits of kinkeliba

Another powerful African plant. 😄

What is kinkeliba?

Kinkeliba (combretum micranthum) is a savannah shrub found in the Sahel countries.

Its leaves have great medicinal power, well known to African healers for thousands of years.

They contain in particular:

  • Flavonoids.
  • Gallic acid.
  • Tannins.
  • Terpenoids.
  • Betaine.

The plant is often used in support of fasting, such as for Ramadan.

Its benefits combine particularly well with those of the ash tree.

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How to use it?

It is mainly the leaves that are used in infusion, fresh or dried.

They are intended for a therapeutic action, and not food.


Kinkeliba is appreciated by the liver and the skin.

Therapeutic properties

It has been traditionally used for its action:

  • Depurative.
  • Digestive.
  • Tonifying.
  • Cholagogue.
  • Carminative.
  • Diuretic.
  • Antiseptic.
  • painkiller.
  • Anti-oxidant.
  • Antibacterial.
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For which diseases?

This bush has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Constipation.
  • Fibrosis.
  • Folliculitis.
  • Mononucleosis.
  • Hypertension.
  • Psoriasis.
  • Leukocytosis.
  • Sore muscles.
  • Wilson’s disease.


Medicinal plants do not cure. They participate in the self-healing of the body.

The root causes of diseases are mostly emotional.

I understand how to explore my emotions.

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What are the benefits of kinkeliba?

It is a useful plant for eliminating toxins and supporting the liver.

Associated with introspection, it can have remarkable effects.

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