Herbal drugs are thought to be safer, affordable and more readily available.About 80% of the world population uses them. This book is an attempt to look at some pharmacological activities of the popular African iron wood, prosopis africana. It is used in folk medicine to treat body pains, diarrhea, dysentry and animal tyrpanosomosis. It was found to have local anaesthetic effect comparable to 2% lignocaine hci and analgesic effect comparable to 10mg/ml of feldine a common analgesic drug. The book will be of help to people interested in herbs and natural product, medical botanist, pharmacist, pharmacologist,enthnopharmacologist, natural product chemist, postgraduate and research students in pharmacology and the drug industry practitionals.