Not many know that the bangle plant can be used to treat many disease problems such as headaches, laxatives, and fever. Not only that, it turns out that this plant can also be used by Mother to get rid of fat in the body.
This plant that is often found around the yard of the house belongs to the Zingiberaceae family which is often used in traditional medicine.
Bangle also includes rhizome plants and medicinal plants because they have properties to cure various diseases.
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Summarizing from the book 40 Benefits of Medicinal Plants Around You by Sicilia Diva Irawan et al, the benefits of the bangle rhizome itself are due to the contents of the bangle, namely saponins, flavonoids, essential oils, triterpenoids, and antioxidants.
The ingredients in these plants can also treat coughs with phlegm, loss of appetite, stomach feeling full, jaundice, and can also be used as an ingredient for making mushrooms for women after giving birth.
Benefits and benefits
Bangle can be used to treat all kinds of diseases and help mothers lose weight.
In addition, summarizing from the book Herbal Nusantara Series JAVA HERBAL by Ibunda Suparni and Ari Wulandari, here are some of the properties and benefits of bangle plants for traditional medicine:
1. Cleanse the blood
You only need to cut the bangle leaves and wash them thoroughly. Boil bangle leaves together with honey, salt and water. After that, filtered and drink when conditions are warm. Do it every day for at least one week in a row.
2. Coping with coughs
To get this benefit, Mother needs to cut bangle leaves. Mash until smooth and squeeze the water. Add honey, stir until evenly distributed. Drink every day before bed. Do it every day until the cough heals.
3. Overcoming bruises
Bangle leaves are cut into pieces and pounded until smooth. Paste the bangle leaves on the bruises. Let the leaves dry on their own. After that, replace it with new leaves. Do it continuously until the bruise is gone.
4. Heals scars
Bangle leaves cut into pieces and wash clean. Then, also cut the leaves of iodine and wash it clean. Finely grind the two ingredients. Then, stick it on the scar. Leave it until it dries. Do it every day before bed. Keep going until the wound heals.
5. Cures myopia
Bangle leaves cut into pieces, wash, and boil until boiling. After that, filtered. When the water is warm, use it to wash your eyes. Do it every morning when you wake up and every night before going to bed. Do it regularly until myopic is reduced, yes, Mother.
Harvest bangle crops
Bangle plants have a physical form that is almost similar to ginger. This plant can be cultivated in a location that has an altitude of 700 to 1,300 meters above sea level with a lot of sunlight.
Summarizing from the book Success in Producing Essential Oils by Dr. Meika Syahbana Rusli, Bangle rhizome harvesting is done when the plants are one year old. To prevent damage to the rhizomes during harvest, moisten the soil around the rhizomes before harvesting.
You can do this by sprinkling water around the plants. After harvesting, cut the rhizomes into small pieces. After that, dried bangle rhizomes can be distilled to get essential oils.
So, those are some things you can know about bangle plants that can help you slim down. Hopefully useful, yes, Mother.
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