A – Z of Herbal Remedies

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Snake Gourd Remedy

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 - Herbal remedy for Jaundice: Boil a quantity of dried leaves in half a litre of water.  Boil four tablespoons of ground coriander seeds in half a litre of water. Mix the two and drink as much as possible daily. Available from Asian greengrocery shops.

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