Saturday, June 28, 2014

Ketapang for laxatives

Ketapang/Pohon ketapang, Latin Name: Terminalia cattapa L
Habitat: Grows in woods and on the beach to a height of 800 m above sea level.
Description of the plant: Plant-trunked large, up to 20 m height over, leaves hands wide, egg-shaped, and two times a year, the leaves collapse. The flowers are fragrant but not colored.
Simplesia Name: Cement Terminaliae.

Plant part used: Seed; Bark; leaf.

Chemical Ingredients: Oil of fat; tannins; saponin.

indications: Laxative; diuretics; diaforetik.

The herbal recipe:

Facilitator milk and laxatives:

Ketapang seeds (powder) 3 seed; 2 tablespoons arrowroot flour; Palm sugar to taste; Enough water, mashed, Eaten like eating porridge; in addition to smooth milk; can also for a mild laxative.

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