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Hempudu Tanah

(c) Forest Ang


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Scientific name : Andrographis paniculata
Local name : Hempudu Tanah

...the cure for whooping cough and sore throat....

Height : Up to 3/4 meter.
Distinguish Features : Small white flowers. Long beans with small black seeds.
Found : Usually planted as garden herb. Sometime grows wild along trails.
Commercial: Available in capsules.

Use For : Whooping cough or sore throat

  1. Take some leaves.
  2. Put them on a cup.
  3. Pour boiling water into the cup.
  4. Drink when cool. Bitter to taste.
  5. Continue drinking as tea.

Use For: Open sore or wound

  1. Pound the leaves.
  2. Apply the paste on the sore or wound.
  3. Reapply when necessary until the wound dries.

Use For: High blood pressure

  1. Take a pinch of leaves.
  2. Pour boiling water into the cup with the leaves.
  3. Drink when cool.
  4. Drink thrice per week.

The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you'd druther not."
MARK TWAIN

Always Take Good Care of your health!
Forest Ang

 

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