Randu Leaf Tea to Relieve Heatiness

"Having a hot meal does taste better. However, if too often, it can trigger heatiness which causes inflammation of the throat. Heatiness will have an effect on the throat to feel hot, uncomfortable, painful when swallowing, chapped lips, and sprue. Heatiness can be relieved by drinking randu leaf tea"

Published by : administrator  -  10/02/2020 08:19 WIB

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Trees of Randu/kapok (Ceiba pentandra) are often found in yards and are used as animal feed. This plant can grow up to 30 meters high, with seven finger leaves in a slightly oval shape. It has long-round green fruits. The fibers in randu fruits are used as a base for making pillows and bolsters.

So far, you probably are more familiar with the kapok fruits, which are sources of cotton-like fibers. But other parts of the tree, namely the leaves, turns out having properties to treat panas dalam or heatiness. The leaves contain compounds that can reduce inflammation in the throat due to the poblem.

You can make a randu leaves tea to relieve heatiness. It’s easy! Take a few leaves and wash them clean, then boil them in water. Filter the water and drink 3 times a day for 3 days.

As an addition, you can also avoid heatiness by not consuming too-hot foods, drinking lots of water, and maintaining a healthy diet.


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