Giloy is one of the many medicinal plants originating from Asia especially in Indonesia. Giloy stems are usually boiled, and then the cooled water is used as medicine to overcome various health problems. Although it is very bitter giloy has excellent benefits for your health.
Giloy grew in the home garden, and many also grow wild in gardens and forests. This plant includes shrubs plant and lives in a hot area; its stems reach up to 2.5 meters. Giloy leaves add a single sheet that resembles a tapered heart with a display of about 7-12 cm and 5-10 cm wide. Giloy flowers are small and light green.
Giloy stems contain some active compounds that offer benefits to overcome various diseases.
If untreated, diabetes can be life-threatening. Diabetes is a metabolic disorder caused by many factors. Diabetes is one of the most incurable diseases. The diabetes treatment is only controlling the effects, including reducing the risk of complications. To overcome this condition can be used antidiabetic herbs such as giloy.
How to make a giloy potion to treat diabetes? The way is quite simple. Prepare some giloy stems that have been cut into pieces, cat’s whiskers, and also green chiretta. After washing it clean, boil it by using about 3 glasses of water until the remaining approximately 1.5 glasses. After a cold boiled water, strain and drink as much as 2 times a day ½ cup only. You should routinely do it to get the most out. In addition to treating diabetes, giloy can also be formulated to address various other diseases such as below.
What giloy is good for?
To relieve fever
Take 1 giloy rod, wash it thoroughly, then slice it into small pieces. Boil the slices together with 3 glasses of water and leave until the water is left half. Strain boiling water, add honey to taste and drink 2 times a day.
Prepare 1 giloy stem that has been washed clean. Cut into small pieces and then boil together with 3 glasses of water and wait until the water is left half. After that, strain water and add honey to taste. Drink this water 3 times a day.
Prepare 2 tablespoons of the giloy stem that have been crushed, 2 tablespoons of neem leaves, 1 tablespoon of sulfur powder, and 12 tablespoons of coconut oil. Cooking the oil, then add giloy and neem leaf and stir. Then add the sulfur powder and mix again until everything is mixed. This topical medication can affix to the skin of infected scabies. Apply in the morning after bathing and at night before bed.
Here are some of the benefits of giloy that you can try yourself at home. Giloy is famous for its bitter taste, but this plant has the advantage to control diabetes.