10 DOH Herbs
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Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa)
Banaba, the scientific name of which is Lagerstroemia speciosa,
is a tropical flowery tree. It grows to a height as high as 20 meters. Its
leaves are large, and ranges from the shape of elliptical-ovate to oblong.
These leaves are shed by the plant during the first months of the year,
and are bright orange or red during these times. Various research on Banaba
conducted in Japan prove true the belief that this plant contains high
levels of corosilic acid, a substance known as one of the many treatments
for diabetes mellitus. Besides its medicinal value, banaba is also cultivated
and known for its beautiful flowers.
Benefits and Treatment of Banaba:
Banaba Preparation & Use:
Note: Fresh leaves, dried leaves, flowers, ripe fruit, root and
bark of Banaba can all be used.
Other Herbal & Non-Herbal Medicine: Philippine Plants, Fruits & Trees
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