Health Benefits of Gongolili

Today, we are going to look at the health benefits of Gongolili.

Vetiver called Chrysopogon nigritanus is a herbaceous plant in the family Poaceae (grasses).

Known as the gongoli (dioula) in Côte d’Ivoire, this species has fragrant roots.

Native to India, this herb is very present in tropical areas of the world. Health Benefits of GongoliliMost often introduced by industries using aromatic oil provided by its roots, it grows in India, Reunion, the Caribbean, Africa, South America and the Eastern Mediterranean.

The Health Benefits of Gongolili

Note: Gongolili roots has thesame health benefits as it leaves.

The gongoli has the virtues of disinfectant. It cleans the impurities of the belly, purifies the body of the woman.

This magic product naturally lubricates and scents the vagina and prevents urinary tract infections.

It helps women to boost their libido, gives a good intimate smell and prevents vaginal dryness.


It can be used warm or fresh.

Warm: Boil and drink the decoction. Let cool and pour into a bottle and consume this infusion like your water.

Do not forget to consume at bedtime. You can also use it for your intimate or steam toilet.

Fresh: Wash the roots and put them in a bottle of water and drink the liquid obtained.

How is it used on a wound?

For that, it is just necessary to recover some dry roots and to make a powder, then to apply it on the wound and this one will be disinfected while favouring its healing.

It is also used on women during childbirth.

It is used for this purpose to treat internal wounds of the belly after childbirth.

The same goes for calming and relieving painful periods, removing bad blood and period waste, according to the seller of women’s secrets.

So, a real antiseptic in the daily life of women. “You just have to boil some vetiver and drink its lukewarm water.

It is very efficient. Even more, our investigations have allowed us to know that this plant prevents urinary and vaginal infections.

It makes smelly white discharge and itching disappear, moistens the vagina especially in women approaching menopause.

Vetiver is eaten cold or hot. But the best is to drink it warm.

You can also make a sitz bath by letting the vapour of this decoction penetrate the vagina during the intimate toilet or wash the vagina directly with this water, but lukewarm during the intimate toilet to take advantage of its benefits.

It is accessible to everyone. The price is not expensive. It can be found in the markets, at street vendors. The big stem costs $5 and $3 for the small stem. The gongoli is highly recommended for future and new brides

You can consume the gongolili infusion during the day. Do not exist to use gongolili. It can save your couple!

By Bobvalla

Bobvalla Lesly Fomantum is a Cameroonian from the Northwest part of the country. He is a medical student and the founder of which is a health and fitness website. Bobvalla is kind, humble, hospitable, curious to safe lives. Being a medical doctor for him is not a profession nor a job but the passion he has for the field.

17 replies on “Health Benefits of Gongolili”

Wooow great…. But please I heard people it also increases the boons how true is it!? And as I heard from people that we should add ginger, hibiscus juice nd kimba I dunno it English name

I heard it should be boiled with hibiscus, ginger, and little sugar added how true is it? And pls can men also take it, if yes what is the health benefit for them.

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