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Other Names: Drumstick Leaves, Drumstick, Drumstick Leaf, Moringa Oleifera Leaf
Traditional Usages: Hypertension, High Blood Pressure, Diarrhea, Dysentery, Headaches, Fevers, Bronchitis, Eye and Ear Infections, Intestinal Worms, Asthma, Obesity, Aphrodisiac, Erectile Dysfunction
Resources: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Himalayas, Africa, Cambodia, Indonesia, Mexico, South America
Parts Used: Leaves, Flowers, Stem Root, Bark, Seeds
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking Drumstick Leaves.
Coconut Water is the clear liquid inside coconuts. it has a refreshing, sweet, nutty taste. Not to be confused with coconut milk or coconut oil.
Coconut Milk is traditionally made by grating the white inner flesh of brown coconuts and mixing the shredded coconut flesh with a small amount of water in order to suspend the fat present in the grated flesh.
Coconut Oil, or copra oil, is the edible oil extracted from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts harvested from the coconut palm. It contains mostly saturated fat, which is also found in large quantities in butter and red meat.
Drumstick Leaves, moringa and Coconut Water - Herbal remedy for Diarrhea: Crush some fresh drumstick leaves with a little water. Add one teaspoon of honey and some fresh coconut water. Take this three times a day. Drumstick leaves can be obtained from Indian stores.
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