Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Crocodiles Tongues / Aloe Vera (Lidah Buaya)

Crocodiles Tongues  / Aloe Vera  (Lidah Buaya)
(Aloe Vera Linn.)

Aloe barbadensis, Mill. Aloe vulgaris, Lamk.

Wild plants in a temperate place hot pots or planted people in the house and yard as an ornamental plant. Spur-shaped leaves are quite spiky, thick, brittle, jagged edges / small spiny, mottled surface, 15-36 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, long-stemmed flowers 60-90 cm, reddish yellow flower (orange), Many in Northern Africa, West Indies. a. Aloe Vera Plant stem short-trunked. The trunk is not visible as it is covered by dense leaves and partially buried in the soil. Through this bar will appear next shoots that make the chicks. Long-stemmed Aloe Vera which also emerged from the trunk through cracks or axillary panicles. Aloe Vera can also stem cuttings for propagation in plants. Replanting is done by cutting out the leaves and stems, then from the remaining stump of this stem will emerge new shoots or tillers. b. Aloe Vera plant leaf-shaped ribbon with an elongated strand. Fleshy leaves are thick, not reinforced, grayish green, succulent nature (many containing water) and many contain latex or mucus (gel) as raw materials. Aloe vera plants resistant to drought because many stored in the leaves of water reserves that can be used at the time of water shortage. Leaf shape resembles a sword with a pointed tip, leaf surface covered with wax, with weak spines at the edges. Long leaves can reach 50-75 cm, weighing 0.5 kg - 1 kg, leaf tightly coiled around the stem compound. c. Aloe Vera Flowers Flowers are yellow or reddish in the form of pipes that collect, out of the armpit leaves. Flowers are small, arranged in series in the form of bunches, and the length can reach 1 meter. Flowers usually appear when grown in the mountains. d. Aloe Vera plant roots form root fibers are short and located at ground level. Root length ranges from 50-100 cm. To grow plants that require fertile soil and loose at the top.

Local Name:
Aloe vera (Indonesia), Crocodiles Tongues (UK); Jadam (Malaysia), Salvila (Spain), Lu hui (China);
NATURE OF CHEMICAL AND pharmacological effects: Taste bitter, cold. Anti-inflammatory, purgative (laxative), parasitiside. This herb is entered into the heart meridian, liver and pancreas. CHEMICAL CONTENT: Aloin, barbaloin, isobarbaloin, aloe-emodin, aloenin, aloesin.
Curable Disease:
Shampoo, beverages, worm medicine, burns, boils, wounds fester; tonsil, eye pain, sprains, Cosmetics, Acne;
PART USED: Leaves, flowers, roots, fresh consumption,

1. Headache, dizziness.
2. Constipation (Constipation).
3. Seizures in children, malnutrition (malnutrition).
4. Whooping Cough (Pertussis), vomiting blood.
5. Diabetes mellitus (DM), hemorrhoids.
6. Laxative. menstruation.
7. Hair fertilizer.

Leaves .. 10-15 grams, when the form of pills: 1.5 - 3 grams.
Or in the form of powder (flour) for topical use.

The leaves used for sores, eczema, boils, burns, scalded, headache (as pilis), dentis caries (tooth decay), hair fertilizer.
a. Hair fertilizer:
    Taste of fresh aloe vera leaves split, taken part in
    that seems like jelly, rubbed into the scalp after
    evening bath, then wrapped in cloth, the next day
    washed hair. Used every day for 3 months to achieve
    satisfactory results.

b. Wound burns and scalded (lightweight):
    The leaves are washed clean, take the inside, stick in the
    body is exposed to fire / hot water.

c. Boils:
    Crushed leaves plus a little salt, paste on sores.

1. Diabetes mellitus (DM):
    1 stalk of aloe vera is washed, made prickly, cut into pieces
    necessary boiled in 3 cups water to a 1 1 / 2 galas
    Drink a day 3 x 1 / 2 cup, after every meal.

2. Whooping Cough:
    Leaves about 15 - 18 cm, boiled and then added sugar, drinking.

3. Syphilis: Rates plus the meat: Boiling, drinking.

4. Worms, difficult urination:
    15-30 grams of dried root boiled aloe vera, drink.

5. Injuries hit, wound in (vomiting history):
    10-15 grams of dried flowers boiled aloe vera, drink or flowers
    steamed with white wine, for external use.

6. Peeing blood:
    15 grams of aloe vera leaves is squeezed, plus 30 grams of sugar, plus
    rice water to taste, drink.

7. Hemorrhoids:
    1 / 2 aloe leaf bar-prickly thorns removed, washed
    and shredded. Add 1 / 2 cup of boiled water and 2 tablespoons
    eat honey, stir, strain. Drink 3 times a day.

8. Constipation:
    1 / 2 sticks of aloe vera leaves are washed and discarded skin and prickly,
    it chopped, and brewed with 1 / 2 cup hot water
    add 1 tablespoon of honey, warm food, daily
    2 times.

Prohibited use for pregnant women, the disorder in the digestive system and diarrhea.

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