Who is not familiar with fragrant flower such as jasmine. This plant is origin from Mediterranean countries, beautiful flower. This plant has a branching crown, green branches angle and long. This flower grows so fast in the shade and windy place. You’ve heard the famous jasmine extract is expensive. Actually, why jasmine be used by many people?
Jasmine health benefits
In this modern era, people are more clever in terms of technology. To get the benefits of jasmine flower, they have offered in the tea form. Below are benefits of jasmine to health:
Have you ever felt stress for so long? What are you doing? You can relieve stress by using jasmine. Jasmine tea has known so beneficial as a stress reliever. This will help you to cut anxiety and tension.
Keep away from cancer
Jasmine flower can be mixed into tea, it will emit very high antioxidant and fight free radical in the body. These free radicals has been linked to cancer development in the body. So, in other words if you cut free radicals in your body, you will also cut the chances of cancer. Besides antioxidant also give a very important role as throttling the aging process.
Reduce the risk of stroke
Jasmine tea proved to cut cholesterol accumulation and fat in our body. It also proven to prevent bad cholesterol formation. Prevention of bad cholesterol will cut the likelihood of heart disease and even stroke. Therefore, for those who have high cholesterol, it is advisable to drink jasmine tea on a regular basis.
Helps to lose weight
Do you plan to do the diet or lose weight? If so, you need to try the jasmine tea. Many studies prove if there is a correlation between fat cells reduction in the body by drinking jasmine tea regularly. It also helps keep the weight to stay constant.
Remove toxin in the body
Currently jasmine tea has been widely sale in the market. Besides tasty and fragrant, evidently this jasmine flower tea has health benefits, which remove toxins in the body. In addition, this tea is also able to prevent cancer cells and lowers cholesterol.
Jasmine has antiviral and antibacterial properties which is helpful for treating influenza and common cold. If you caught the flu or common cold, you can ease it by making jasmine tea.
Not just the flowers, jasmine leaves are also useful as a remedy for asthma or breath shortness. If your family has asthma, prepare 20 leaves of jasmine and enough salt. Both ingredients are boiled in 3 cups of water, until the water remaining 2 cups, and then filtered. Drink jasmine leaves water twice a day, 1 cup each time.
Fever and headache
Lots of traditional medicine that can be used to relieve fever and headache. One of them is the jasmine. Take 1 handful of jasmine leaves, 10 jasmine flower, these materials kneaded by hand, then soaked with water, use this water to compress forehead.
Insect bites can cause tremendous pain and swelling. To treat it, take 1 handful of jasmine flower and then knead until smooth. Apply jasmine that already pounded on the part of bitten by insects or a bee sting.
There are several types of eye diseases, one of which is red-eye. If it occurs in children usually will be a mockery of their friends in school. To overcome this, 1 handful of jasmine leaves crushed and then placed on the eyelids. Allow to dry and then replace them with new ones. Be careful not to hit the eye.
Insomnia or sleeplessness usually happens because too many thoughts or stress. Lack of sleeps can cause the metabolism disturbed. So, don’t let yourself be protracted in such circumstances. How to treat it is to use a potion made of jasmine flower. Take the jasmine root (4″ length) then washed and mash until smooth. Boiled with a glass of water, then filtered and drink the water.
The jasmine flower is also very good especially be used to overcome inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract such as intestines. Take a handful of jasmine leaves, wash and boiled in 3 cups of water until remaining 1 cup only. After chilling, filter and drink.
The kidney inflammation can be marked by a change in the urine color that becomes more concentrated. This can be overcome by taking water from jasmine leaves. Take 15 leaves of jasmine then wash. Boil those leaves with 2 cups of water until remaining 1 cup only. Drink this water routinely until the urine color returns to normal.
Jasmine is an ornamental plant that has many benefits for health. Jasmine is not only fragrant, but also very help people in traditional medicine.