Frangipani plant have health benefits, in addition to this flower has a very fragrant aroma. Frangipani is commonly used as an ornamental plant due to its charming flower. Frangipani plant is usually easy to plant and do not require special care. Frangipani plant cultivation can be done in various ways such as vegetative and generative.
Frangipani plant contain many chemical compounds that are beneficial to human health, among other things plumerat acid, acid serotinat, plumierid, and agoniadin. While the bark of the tree has bitter toxic substances and sap that contains resin and plumeria acid. While the roots and leaves contain saponin, alkaloid, phenethyl, polyphenol.
Fulvoplumierin compound found in almost all parts of this plant is useful for treating respiratory inflammation, dysentery, tuberculosis, and hepatitis. People in Bali also use frangipani as an ornamental plant. In addition to plant in a cemetery for the fragrance, the Balinese also use frangipani for various religious ceremonies.
Many people including you may not know that frangipani include flower that can be eaten like other flowers such as papaya flower or banana flower. The benefits of eating frangipani flowers, among others, to relieve fever, stop coughing, launching urine, stop diarrhea, and others. And here are some benefits of frangipani for health:
Frangipani flower tea
Frangipani flower can be consumed by brewing flowers into tea. Frangipani flower tea is very beneficial for your digestion. So you should drink frangipani tea regularly to feel the benefits.
Treating swollen feet
Frangipani stems and leaves can also be used to treat swollen feet and cracked heel. The way is to boil stems and frangipani leaves until boiling then add mineral salt. Then use the leaves and salt decoction to soak the swollen feet twice a day.
Antibiotics and treat toothache
Frangipani sap contains alkaloids, tannins, flavonoids and triterpenoids are very useful for antibiotic, of course with the right dose. Frangipani plant is also very effective for treating the pain of cavities. Take a few drops of frangipani sap using cotton, then place the cotton on a sore tooth. However, note that treatment with sap is only temporary and can not be enabled to complete the toothache. In other words, this is only for the first treatment.
Treating boils (furuncle)
How to use to treat boil is by heating frangipani leaves on fire until wilted, then spread with olive oil. While the leaves are still hot, attach it on top of boils.
Some believe that drinking frangipani tea, people with sexually transmitted disease such as gonorrhea can be treated.
Above some of the benefits of frangipani plant is likely still not much realized and known to the public. From now on, treatment using frangipani plant is feasible to do for cheap and easy reasons to get it. In addition, frangipani also does not offer any side effects unlike chemical drugs that when used prolonged will cause side effects that are harmful to health.