Sekhew can replace coffee or tea at breakfast. It is also used in the treatment of constipation, stimulation of digestive function and appetite. Treatment of gallstones: stimulating action on biliary function. Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial: soothes people suffering from infectious diarrhea.
Combretum micranthum is a species of flowering plant in the family Combretaceae. It is a shrub known as See-haw or Sekhew in Benin, Burkina Faso, Senegal, Mali and the Gambia across multiple regional dialects, where it is often found in tiger bush and on hills in West Africa.
Sekhew leaves which are usually handpicked when they are still green then air-dried is consumed in Africa in the form of an infusion obtained by brewing a handful of leaves for 15 minutes or a decoction obtained by boiling 20 g of leaves in a litre of water for approximately 15 minutes.
Fallaw Health and Wellness have managed to bring you this amazing herb from West Africa to your kitchen with the wonderful women and men from GLOBAL GREENBIZ our partner in West Africa.