Wednesday, July 29, 2020

HERBAL CARE : APIACEAE: GOTU KOLA : EDEMA



EDEMA

Edema (Dropsi) is a fluid accumulation in abnormal body tissues. Swelling can occur locally as in the hands, ankles, feet, face, abdomen and other parts of the body or may also occur in general when affecting the entire body due to illness the kidneys or hearts.Edema is often a secondary symptom associated with the normal changes in a person's physical condition such as pregnancy or menstrual cycle and also a range of other serious disorders. This disease can also be caused by the side effects of any modern medicines purchased from pharmacy.


GOTU KOLA  (CENTELLA ASIATICA LINN)

FAMILY : APIACEAE

PLANT DESCRIPTION

Gotu kola is a common creeping herb with long creeping creatures and a group of roots in its nodes. Its leaves have a shape like kidneys, slightly jagged on the edges and arranged in palmat. Three or four flowers appear in groups. These plants grow in the garden and in wet areas or unlucky swaddling.
PROPOSAL/USABILITY

Juice extracted from gotu kola plants is used externally in swelling or abnormal inflammation caused by the accumulation of fluid in various parts of the body.
Other Medical Uses
Refresh the body
Promote flow of urine
Lactative is not very strong
Cleansing blood
Calm the nerves
It is a kind of stimulant
Treatment for leprosy
Skin disease
Chronic ulcer
Scabies
Chronic rheumatism
Hemorrhoids
Control fever
The disbursement
Improve memory
Hair growth and hair loss control

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