Tawa-tawa is a very common herb in the Philippines which is mainly used for treating dengue. However, this plant is much more than a regular plant because it is loaded with nutrients that can be helpful for the treatment of many other health issues.
Tawa-Tawa contains a high possibility of treating dengue. It has been already proven not only by studies but also with the series of testimonies of people who have been using it already. Based on what those people who have used it testimonies’, this plant can actually treat the late stage of dengue, which is stage four.
Tawa-Tawa or also known in its scientific name as Euphorbia Hirta is not just beneficial in curing dengue but it can also be used in order to soothe common and variety of illnesses.
Aside of treating dengue, here are some of the other health benefits of Tawa-Tawa, an herbal plant:
According to studies, this plant is known to contain an excellent antibacterial and a non-cytotoxic which is important and effective in curing amoeba and even fungal infection.
All you have to do is to prepare 25grams of this plant per two cups of water. Then boil them for a couple of minutes. Taka around three to five cups in a daily basis until you gets your desired result.
Tawa-Tawa is an amazing remedy for people who are suffering from asthma because it has the ability to break up the mucus and to soothe the spams.
Just simple prepare a teaspoon of leaves per cup of water for about 10 minutes. Consume up to three to four glasses regularly or you can form the leaves into cigarettes and burn them, breathe in the smoke from it for a better and more effective result.
3. Anti diuretic
Excessive consumption of alcohol beverages and coffee can actually result to the excretion of fluids in the body, which gives diuretic effect. If a person suffers from diarrhea or loose bowel movement, then, quick loss of fluid in the body may also happen, which can eventually result to too much dehydration that can be deadly.
If you are suffering from dehydration, Tawa-Tawa can actually assist you in order to rehydrate your body because it contains active extracts or phytochemical tannins and flavonoids that help develop water absorption and electrolyte re-absorption.
4. Treatment for Skin Disease
As we have mentioned earlier, this plant can be used not only for dengue but it can also cure different skin diseases which includes sores, fungi, boils and even open wounds. All you have to do is to apply fresh latex to any skin disease that was mentioned and sprinkle dried or fresh powdered leaves of Tawa-Tawa as wound dressings.
This plant is also great in stimulating breast milk for those mothers who lack milk production for their newly born babies. Massage fresh latex to the breast in order to develop and enhance the flow of the milk. Root decoction can also be used with the same preparation with antibacterial.
6. Oral Ulcers
This plant is known to be really effective in the treatment for those people who are suffering from an oral ulcer. You can simple gargle this plant’s tea in order to get rid of those bacteria from your mouth.
7. Relaxing Agent
Aside from treating numerous illnesses, the tea of this plant can also be used as a great relaxing agent that can effectively relieve your anxiety and stress at the same time. All you have to do is to boil up to 50 grams of fresh Tawa-Tawa leaves in 4 cups of water for at least 3 to 4 minutes. After doing so, consume this remedy for about 3 to 5 cups on a daily basis for a better and faster result.
Tawa-Tawa can also be found in some capsules, tea and even powders.
Tawa-Tawa herbal medicine is extremely amazing and truly effective against the said conditions above but you should still consider taking a lot of caution in using this. Excessive dosage of this herbal medicine can result to gastrointestinal reactions, vomiting and even nausea. Prolonged consumption may interfere with iron absorption, too.
Always put in your mind that this herbal is not recommended for pregnant women. Ask your doctor first before using this kind of herbal medicine.