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Snake Gourd Leaves

Other Names: Snake Gourd, Caccinda, Chichinda, Trichosanthes Cucumerina
Traditional Usages: Dandruff, Baldness, Jaundice, Palpitation, Alopecia, Anemia, Acid Reflux, Fever, Stress, Stomach Cramp, Constipation
Resources: India, Australia, China, Nigeria, Sri lanka, Thailand
Parts Used: Leaves, Seeds, Root, Fruit
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding

Snake Gourd Leaves - Herbal remedy for Yellow Fever:  Infuse 15 grams of dried leaves in 250 millilitres of boiling water. Boil one tablespoon of coriander seeds in 500 millilitres of water. Strain and mix with the infusion. This should be given in doses of 30-60 millilitres three times daily.

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