Indian and Chinese medicine. Betel extract contains compounds that can help treat diabetes, dental infections and cancer side effects. Contrary to popular belief, betel leaf offers several health benefits.
Betel leaf has a positive effect on blood glucose control, dental health, wound healing and viral infections. In addition, it turns out that the betel leaf boiled water is also effective in overcoming these 3 diseases. Here is the explanation:
1. Asthma Asthma or asthma is a very troublesome disease.
Asthma itself will cause effects and symptoms that greatly interfere with activities. Such as shortness of breath, difficulty doing strenuous activities for a long time, the breath feels short and short of breath. For those who experience and feel asthma symptoms, you can take advantage of the betel leaf. Especially betel leaf decoction to treat the symptoms that arise due to asthma.
How: Take 4-5 betel leaves. Boil the betel leaves using 2 cups of water to a boil and the remaining 1 cup of water only. Drink the decoction regularly, 2-3 times a day, whether asthma symptoms appear or not.
2. Sore throat Although it is not a chronic disease, strep throat has very disturbing symptoms.
For people who have sore throat, they can make a decoction of betel leaf, in exactly the same way as asthma treatment. However, drink the boiled water only when you feel a sore throat. Boiled water from betel leaves can soothe the throat. Hoarseness, coughing, sore swallowing and difficulty speaking are guaranteed to be lost.
3. Treating eye irritation
The benefits of betel leaf decoction can be used to treat eye irritation and reduce pain. The eye is one of the organs in the body that is most often affected by infection and inflammation. This is because the eyes are often open and there are many allergens and pollutants that can cause irritation to the eyes. Which can make the eyes itchy, red, sore and sore.
For people who experience eye irritation, natural ingredients of betel leaf can be used to treat it. How: Take 1-2 betel leaves. Boil the betel leaves to a boil with 1/2 – 1 cup of water. Wait until the water feels cold then use the boiled water to compress the eyes.