Wednesday, March 21, 2018

The healing power of Waterleaf

= Healing Powers of Waterleaf =
*Waterleaf, (Talinum triangulare), is one of
those underrated and undervalued plants in
Nigeria. Some even regard waterleaf as a
nuisance, a stubborn weed that grows all year,
though it flourished more during the rainy
*In many scientific studies and trails,
waterleaf showed that it can inhibit
proliferation of cancerous cells and shrink
tumours. Other studies have been focused on
its cerebral-protective potential and it
indicates that consumption of waterleaf
enhances brain activities and protect brain
*Waterleaf is also a good remedy for insomnia
(sleeping disorder).
*Water leaf contains more proteins than
cashew nuts, more pectin (a food fiber that
helps digestion) than apples, and also have
high level of vitamin B, essential amino acids,
omega3-fatty acids, resins, iron, calcium,
copper, lead, manganese and zinc. It is also a
rich source of carotenoids, vitamin C, A,
thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, alpha and beta
*The pounded waterleaf is applied to soothe
inflammations. An infusion of the leaves is
taken as a diuretic. For prostate enlargement,
the roots are boiled. The dosage is half a
glass twice daily. Waterleaf is good and safe
for pregnant women and growing children, as
it boosts their blood levels. Eating waterleaf
regularly as soup helps to regulate
hypertension and diabetes.
*While waterleaf is very beneficial when it is
taken as vegetable, dried herbs and infusion.
However , juicing is the way to go if you want
the best out of waterleaf. What is juicing?
Juicing is a process whereby you extract
vitamins, minerals and liquids from fruits and
*To juice waterleaf, simply chop waterleaf,
both stem and leaves, into pieces, in the same
way as you do if you want to cook it. Then
put two or three handfuls in the blender and
add one liter of water. Blend in same way as
you blend your tomato or fruit. Sieve out the
chaff and you will be left with a dark green
liquid, packed with vitamins and minerals.
Ensure you drink and finish the whole drink
within 10 minutes.
Do you feel tired and weak every time?
Are you battling with diabetes, hypertension
and arthritis?
Are you prone to frequent bouts of malaria?
Have you been diagnosed with cancer or you
want to prevent it?
You want a glowing and youthful skin?
I strongly recommend you take waterleaf juice
twice a week. A trial will convince you.
Courtesy: New telegraph online
In addition, waterleaf is one of the best
medicine against MEASLES in children. Pound
a handful and add warm water. Strain and use
as enema (pump) every morning for about a



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