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This slideshow showcases the various herbs and roots that Jamaicans use as home remedies. Popular Jamaican Herbs And Plants Aloe vera The versatility of aloe vera, with anti-inflammatory, antibacterial and antiviral, energy-giving properties makes it nature's gift to health. There are over varieties of aloe vera growing in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Click on the link to see the health benefits of aloe vera. Sour sop leaf Annona Muricata The sour sop fruit is versatile and can make juices, jams or ice cream. However, the leaves from the tree are used to make tea for such ailments as diabetes and nervous system problems.
Sour sop leaves help to regulate the nervous system, relieve insomnia, lower blood pressure, aids persons suffering from kidney and gall bladder problems, colds, fevers and even helps persons with worms. Dandelion Cassia Occidentailis Dandelion has been used for medicinal purposes since the 10th century and has proven value as a diuretic flushing excess water from the body.
It also promotes the flow of bile and stimulates the appetite. In folk medicine, dandelion is also used as a remedy for haemorrhoids, gout, rheumatism, eczema, other skin conditions, and diabetes.
Bissy kola nut Bissy is the local name for kola nut. It is widely regarded for its medicinal properties because of its effect as an antidote for poisons. It relieves menstrual cramps, headache, gout, rheumatism, jaundice, nausea, vomiting, and indigestion.
Bissy is further used in birth control preparations, aids in the control of diabetes and weight. Garlic Allium sativum Garlic cloves are used to produce capsules, tablets, oil, powder, syrup, and tea.
In the laboratory, garlic combats some bacteria, fungi, parasites, and viruses, so it is widely used for colds and flu, yeast infections, and viral warts. It has been used as an expectorant, antiseptic and worm medicine. Cerasee momordica charantia This is the most feared tea because of its bitter taste.
It is believed to be a blood cleanser and sugar control agent for diabetes. It is widely accepted that a fair consumption of this weekly will prevent colds, flu, headaches, jaundice, and bellyache.
It is also said to reduce the risk of heart disease, lung cancer, and high blood pressure. Fever grass Andropogon Citratus Cymbopogon Most people in the rural areas of the island drink it to recover quickly from high fever, hence the name. However, some like the taste, therefore, it is consumed day or night.
Fever grass also provides relief from nervous headaches, as well as stomach and urinary problems. For those who suffer from gum ailments and external fungus, this herb can be helpful.
Leaf of life Bryophyllum Pinnatum A succulent plant used in folk medicine, it is a good remedy for hypertension, bronchial problems, colds, bruises, boils, ulcers, insect bites, ear-aches, sprains, swelling, arthritis, tay-tay worm, and cleans bladder.
The tea relieves colds, asthma and shortness of breath. Ginger Often referred to as ginger root, ginger is a spice that contains potent antioxidants such as gingerols and zingerone.
These compounds provide relief for many issues that involve pain, inflammation, digestive disorders, nausea and motion sickness. It is even used topically as an analgesic.Jamaica, NY News Jamaica Woman Missing For A Week, Police Say Jamaica, NY News Year-Old Killed By Multiple Gunshot Wounds Jamaica, NY News .
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