Eyinlobe which translates as “seed on back” in the Yoruba language is a very powerful spiritual and medicinal herb used in many of our practices. It’s an amazing liver tonic which strengthens and protects the liver. It’s also known as chianca piedra “stone breaker” in the Amazon and used to dissolve kidney stones.
It is also used medicinally to lower blood sugar, to treat ulcers, asthma, hypertension, erectile dysfunction and hepatitis B. In fact some consider it a cure for hepatitis B. It has anti-cancerous, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory properties making it an absolutely all-around wonderful and powerful natural medicine.
In Ifa, it is one of the herbs some practitioners use to wash and purify Ifa shrine and to make spiritual medicines, thus it’s considered an ewe Ifa.. It’s also effective as a protection against enemies if used correctly.
Some of the ways it’s prepared include as a tea, alcohol extract, a poultice, or squeezed fresh in water.
Available in dry form.