Treating kidney disease and heart with breadfruit leaves HERBAL MEDICINES: Treating kidney disease and heart with breadfruit leaves


Sunday, September 11, 2011

Treating kidney disease and heart with breadfruit leaves

The following is one of the many herbal medicines are not known people turned out for both kidney and heart disease. This plant is called breadfruit. in indonesia, its name SUKUN. SUKUN is a plant that is very popular in the community. Its popularity can be seen from the use of the name of this fruit to tobacco products.
Breadfruit is included in the genus Artocarpus (Moraceae family) consisting of 50 species of woody plants, which only grows in hot and humid areas in Southeast Asia and the Pacific islands.
The fruit is round and thick rough-skinned, with light green and yellow with a weight of about 1.5 - 3 kg. Breadfruit can be used for food.
People commonly use it for snacks, such as boiled, fried, or made chips and compote. There is also use as a raw material of flour and noodles.
Not many people who planted it. Besides lack of "sell" the community was not quite know the benefits of these plants. Frequently encountered is people cutting down trees in his yard, and replace them with other crops such as banana or mango.
But really very useful breadfruit. The leaves have properties for health, effective for treating various diseases such as liver, hepatitis, dental pain, itching, enlarged spleen, heart, and kidneys. In fact, the people of Ambon utilize bark for blood dilute the drug for a woman who had given birth 8-10 days.
The leaves of these plants contain some nutritious substances such as acids hidrosianat, asetilcolin, tannins, riboflavin, and so on. These substances are also able to overcome the inflammation. Saving the Kidneys There is also what makes the leaves as an alternative to save the ailing kidneys. It's easy, but it must be painstaking.
Early step, prepare three pieces of dark green leaves, but still clinging to the branches. Then wash in running water. Furthermore, shredded and then dry in the sun to dry.
Prepare also a container and fill with two liters of clean water. Keep the container made of pottery clay, but if nobody else can also use stainless steel pan. Enter the dried leaves were then boiled, reserving the water until its volume by half. Next, add one liter of clean water, and boil again until the half.
Then strain the decoction of leaves of breadfruit. Water color red, like tea. It feels a bit bitter. Please drink until they run out, should not be left to kesesokan day. So forth.
In order not to bother commute took three leaves, chopped leaves of breadfruit should provide dry for a week. How, to prepare sheets of dark green leaves as much as 3 x 7 = 21 pieces. The next process just like the way above, so we've got some dried chopped leaves of breadfruit, but divided into seven packs. Grab a pack every day, boiled, strain and drink. If you belong to can not stand the bitter, you can add a little honey every time a drink.
Breadfruit leaves also can be used for treating heart disease. The trick, take a sheet of old breadfruit leaves still attached to the tree. Breadfruit leaves parents have maximal levels of chemical substances.
Wash thoroughly and then dried in the sun to dry. Then boiled up with five cups boiling water and leave until the half. Add more water until it reaches the volume of five glasses. Once filtered, boiling water ready to drink and should not be left out for tomorrow.
Some experts doubt the efficacy of traditional medicine are the leaves of breadfruit. But the public already believes and prove the efficacy of breadfruit leaves that can cure heart disease and kidney.
In the book Collection of Plant Drugs Bogor Botanical Gardens, this plant is not included. The only literature that reveals the effects of diuretic and cardiotonic breadfruit only book Indian Medicinal Plants. That was only about the fruit. Do they contain chemicals that merit?
Of course we still need to do further research by the parties concerned, because it is traditional medicine from plants, although initially believed the story only by word of mouth. Thus, the study is very important for the health of the world. (Ari-32)