This plant is common and as we were young we used to suck the juice from the flower since it tastes salty. Hope you too have come a cross this plant and you are familiar with it. Even I think you sucked the juice when you were young but you did not know the full benefits of that plant.
This is a plant you've probably seen before. It's conceivable you discovered it when you were younger. The delicious juice from the blossoms of this plant is popular among children, and you may have done it yourself when you were younger. The plant is commonly known as Lion's Ear, or Leonotis Leonurus.
You're not unfamiliar with this plant. It's possible you came upon it as a kid. Children enjoy sucking the sweet juice from the flowers of this plant, and you may have done so when you were younger. The Lion's Ear, or Leonotis Leonurus, is the common name for the plant.
Leonotis leonurus commonly called wild dagga or lion ear is a shrub belonging to the Lamiaceae (mint) family, which comprises of about 3,200 species in 200 genera. Lion ear has many reputed traditional medicinal applications. The leaves and roots are said to have mildly intoxicating effects, causing giddiness or sleepiness. It has a repulsive, nauseating odour when smoked. It is reported to be an emmenagogue (promotes menstrual discharge), purgative and vermifuge. It has been used for all manner of medicinal