Common Name: Cockscombs
Scientific Name: Celosia
Family Name: Amaranthaceae
The leaves of the plant have a soft-texture and mild spinach-like taste.It can also be eaten as a side dish when pepped up with things such as hot pepper, garlic, fresh lime, and red palm oil.
The flowers help with handling diarrhea and the leaves help with boils or sores by using it as dressings. The seeds can be used to ease stresses that are in the chest-area and are rendered into poultices that are then applied to broken bones.