KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Cinnamon boiled water is effective as an herbal medicine that can treat your gout.
For some people, you must be familiar with gout. Understandably, gout is one of the common diseases suffered by people in this country.
Quoting from the official website of the Ministry of Health, generally gout begins to attack a person at the age of 30.
A person suffers from gout because of an increase in uric acid production in the body. Thus, uric acid accumulates and settles in the joints.
This causes a person to feel joint pain in certain parts. Generally, gout sufferers suffer from pain in the big toe.
Patients must feel uncomfortable and have difficulty doing activities when uric acid recurs.
Just so you know, gout is triggered by a number of factors, one of which is eating excessively high-purine foods.
Quoting from the site Kompas.com, some types of foods that contain high purines are offal, beef brains, cauliflower, and beef liver.
Generally, sufferers take prescription drugs to reduce uric acid levels. Another option, gout sufferers can also take herbal medicines to treat their ailments.
Just so you know, there are quite a lot of herbal medicines that are believed to be effective in treating gout, one of which is cinnamon.
Cinnamon gout remedy
Who doesn’t know cinnamon. Yes, cinnamon is widely used as a mixture of food or beverage ingredients.
The special taste and aroma of cinnamon makes the food and drink feel more delicious.
In addition, cinnamon is also useful as an herbal medicine that can relieve gout. Quoting the Indonesian Journal of Fitofarmaka Vol.5 No. 1, cinnamon contains a myriad of active compounds.
Cinnamon bark extract contains tannins and flavonoids. It is the active compound that plays a role in inhibiting uric acid production in the body.
Cinnamon herbal remedy for gout medicine you can make yourself at home. Here are the ingredients and how to make cinnamon herbal medicine as a uric acid remedy which is quoted from a book entitled Medicinal Plants and Their Benefits 2.
- Cinnamon 1 finger
- Red ginger 15 grams
- Cardamom 5 items
- 5 grams of clove flower
- 4-leaf duck sosor leaves
- Air 600 ml
You put all of these ingredients into the water then boil it until it boils and leave about 300 ml of water. You take this herbal medicine once a day while it is warm.
Apart from taking herbal remedies to cure gout, you should avoid foods that contain high purines.
In addition, you must change your lifestyle so that uric acid does not recur.