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Indonesia is a country rich in various kinds of plants to cure diseases, but unfortunately the people of Indonesia itself rarely, or almost no use of natural resources may be better even safer and more effective for our bodies, they prefer to use modern medicine derived from material that may have side effects to the human body. For that I am trying to provide information about traditional medicines may be safer for our bodies, and I also invite you to try herbal or traditional medicine prescriptions handed down by our ancestors.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Cassava for Health Benefits

Cassava actually has a variety of benefits for our health. Please refer to the following benefits:
1. Cassava good for your low-calorie diet.
Why? This is because cassava is a food with carbohydrate content is lower than rice and bread, with a high fiber content that makes the stomach still felt full for a long time.

2. Cassava good for your digestive health
Cassava is a tuber which contains a lot of Fiber or Insoluble Fiber is not soluble in water. This type of fiber works to smooth the process of defecation, and able to absorb and remove toxins in the intestine, so that you become healthy digestion.

3. Benefits of Yams by Prof.. Hembing Wijayakusuma, medicinal plant expert
According to him, the pharmacological effects of cassava is as an antioxidant, anti-cancer, anti-tumor, and increase appetite. A common part used in this plant is the leaves and tubers.
Cassava tubers contain calories, protein, fat, carbohydrate, calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin B and C, and starch. Leaves contain vitamins A, B1 and C, calcium, calories, forfor, protein, fat, carbohydrate, and iron. While bark contains tannin, peroxidase enzymes, glycosides, and calcium oxalate.
Besides the food, the cassava plant has many medicinal properties. Among other arthritis drugs, headache, fever, wounds, diarrhea, intestinal worms, dysentery, night blindness, beri-beri / leg swelling caused by worms, and can increase stamina.
Overcoming arthritis can be done with the use of inner and external use.
In external use, as many as five pieces of cassava leaf, 15 grams of red ginger, and enough whiting, crushed and added enough water. After stirring, herbs smeared on diseased parts of the body.
On the use of, 100 grams of cassava stems, one stem lemon grass, and 15 grams of ginger boiled in water up to 1000 cc 400 cc left. Then, the water is filtered and drunk as much as 200 cc. Do it two times a day.
Overcoming headaches, pounded cassava leaves and then used to compress. As drug fever, 60 grams of cassava tree, 30 grams of jali which had been soaked until soft boiled with water to 800 cc 400 cc left. Potion and drink filtered water as much as 200 cc. Do it two times a day.
Overcoming fester, fresh cassava stems crushed and then placed on a sick body part. To scratch, grated cassava and then attached to the sick and bandaged.
Drugs affected by injuries since a hot body, and squeezed grated cassava. The water was silenced for a moment until his settles starch, and starch was applied on the injured part.
Addressing diarrhea, seven pieces of boiled cassava leaves with water to 800 cc 400 cc left. Then the water is filtered and drunk as much as 200 cc. Do it two times a day.
Drugs worms, bark 60 grams and 30 grams of cassava leaf china ketepeng boiled with 600 cc of water until the remaining 300 cc. Then the water is filtered and drunk at bedtime.
Overcoming beri-beri / sick elephant foot, 200 grams of edible cassava leaves as lalap / eaten raw.
To increase stamina, 100 grams of cassava, 25 grams kencur, and five grains angco (red dates, buy at drug stores / food china) which has been seeded, blended with enough water added. Then add honey and drink

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