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Common Snakeweed

(c) Forest Ang


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Scientific name : Stachytarpheta indica
Malay name : Selaseh Dandi
Chinese name : Long Peng Chao

...for chronic cough and sore throat....

Height : Up to a meter.
Distinguish Features : Blue flowers on long spikes. Leaves toothed edges.
Found : On wasteland and roadsides. Common along trails in Air Itam Dam, Penang.
Commercial: None

Use For : Chronic cough or light sore throat
1. Use the whole plant including the roots.
2. Preferably use dried plant.
3. Boil with brown sugar to taste.
4. Drink the darkish tea instead of consuming water.
 

Always Take Good Care of your health!
Forest Ang

 

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