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Orthosiphon Aristatus Tea Benefits To Treat Some Diseases



Orthosiphon Aristatus, other names cat's whiskers, Java tea, or Orthosiphon Aristatus. It believe can cure kidney disease and lumbago. Our parents have long known the Orthosiphon Aristatus tea benefits . Cat's whiskers is a species in the family Lamiaceae/Labiatae, one of the herbs that spread in South China, India, Southeast Asia and Queensland.

Orthosiphon Aristatus Tea

For a long time, our parents have used Orthosiphon Aristatus to cure lumbago related to the kidneys and urinary tract. This plant is powerful in destroying kidney stones and eliminating the pain it causes. Orthosiphon Aristatus known as one of the herbs used by Western and Eastern, and now already produced in industry.

Orthosiphon Aristatus Tea


Orthosiphon Aristatus is serve in tea or mixture of several herbs. This tea is use to cure urinating diseases, destruction of kidney stones, inflammation of the kidney, rheumatism, syphilis, constipation, and diabetes. Orthosiphon Aristatus contains genkosid compounds orthosifonin, fatty acids, essential oils, vegetable oils, saponins, sapofonin, and potassium salts.

Orthosiphon Aristatus tea benefits to treat some of the following diseases:
  1. To treat urination, prepare a quarter of the handheld fresh Orthosiphon Aristatus leaves. Boiled into a cup of water until the water becomes half a glass. Drink your tea, and do it 2 times a day.
  2. To treat kidney stones disease. Provide 6 grams of Arthosiphon Aristatus leaves, and 7 Phyllanthus urinaria. Put all herbs and make it a tea. Do it 2 times a day.
  3. To help and reducing diabetes. Provide 20 leaves of Orthosiphon Aristatus, 20 leaves of Andrographis paniculata. Boiled into 150 ml water with a small flame, wait until water down to 100 ml. Drink it once a day.
  4. Back pain treatment may provide a handful of fresh Orthosiphon Aristatus leaves, and get 4 cm2 of papaya stem. Boiled into 150 ml water and heat it with a small flame until you get 100 ml, then strain. Drink all your herb once a day.

Avoid to using Orthosiphon Aristatus in patients with heart failure, renal failure, because it can cause edema. Also avoid to using herbs for long periods, and it recommended to drink more than 2 liters of water per day.

Reference
  • Orthosiphon Aristatus. Oleh Herawaty, Tety dan Ari Novianti (2006)
  • Obat Herbal Asli Indonesia. Kemenkes RI 2011.
  • Orthosiphon Aristatus, image courtesy of wikimedia commons.



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