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Banaba herbal tea is also used for sustained weight-loss management.

The corosolic acid in Banaba leaves and flowers acts by delaying and reducing the absorption of carbohydrates by the body. This reduction causes weight loss without any side effects. In a group study that has been conducted for GlucosolŒ-a US patent drug containing corosolic acid. There was a reduction of weight for diabetic subjects. Similar study was done for nondiabetics and it was found that corosolic acid does not alter either the absorption or clearance of blood sugar in non-diabetic subjects, while retaining its weight-loss effect (Corosolic acid formulation and its application for weight-loss management and blood sugar balance. US Patent Issued on August 31, 2004 ). Preparation and application of Banaba herbal tea for weight loss management Dry Banaba leaves and fruits for about two weeks then cut into peices Boil the dried leaves and fruits in water, one cup of dried banaba leaves and fruits to 2 cups of water. Let it seep for 30 minutes, Strain the leaves and fruits. Take the Banaba herbal tea for 4 to 6 times daily. Although according to studies, there were no known toxic or adverse effect from Banaba. However if discomfort occurs, stop using Banaba herbal tea. Banaba herb has been used in the Philippines for blood sugar control. See
diabetes for information on natural supplements and herbs that have an influence on blood sugar, including lipoic acid. One of the active ingredients in banaba leaf is corosolic acid and there has been some research done with it in Japan. I have not come across any human studies, but there has been at least one human study with corosolic acid that showed improvement in blood sugar control in type II diabetics. At this point it is difficult to predict the blood sugar response to a banaba supplement and it is difficult to know what dosage works best, how often to take it, or how it interacts with other supplements used for blood sugar control. We also don't know how this supplement would interact with oral medicines used in diabetes and how it would interact with insulin. If you are a type II diabetic, discuss with your doctor regarding its use to see if this herbal remedy is appropriate for your particular condition. Blood sugar can be reduced by eating less. If you have an interest in a product that will help you consume fewer calories, consider Diet Rx, a natural appetite suppressant.

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Banaba bears nut-like fruits that are arranged in large clumps. Banaba has large green oblong leaves that is about 3 inches in width and 7 inches in length. The dried leaves and fruits are believed to be more effective. It also lightens freckles and also person having pruritic vulva. dysuria and other urinary dysfunctions Banaba is a tropical flowering tree that grow up to 10 meters high. Banaba is also being studied as a weight-loss supplement for its ability to delay or reduce the absorption of carbohydraes. Banaba is also rich in dietary fibers. Banaba is also used in India in Ayurvedic medicine for centuries for the treatment of diabetes as well. Makablos. Parasabukung. the juice of Calamansi will be applied to eliminate the itchiness and it is also proven to promote hair growth. even if you perspire during any activity. Calamansi .y treatment of fevers and others. Preparation and application of Banaba herbal medicine for lung and mouth problems Banaba herbal medicine is usually taken as tea. Nabulong. Pamarauagon. The flowers are racemes and colored pink to lavender. Pamalauagon. Mitla. It can also be used to banish itchiness and irritation during insect bites. Tauagnau Banaba is used as herbal medicine and is a flowering plant that grows in warm climate like the Philippines. Banaba is widely used in the Philippines as herbal medicine for diabetes. If symptoms persist and irritation occurs. Bugarom. The roots of Calamansi are also given to pregnant women after giving birth. It is usually taken as cough remedy and helps in expelling phlegm. a substance being studied for its insulin like effect of lowering the glucose in the body. As for medicinal purposes: After having your shampoo. Banaba is also rich in vitamins and minerals including zinc and magnesium. inflammation of kidneys. Scientific Names: Lagerstroemia speciosa L Munchausia speciosa Linn. for laundry purposes and food uses. Tabangau. it is assured that it will not give out bad odor. But the roots and the bark are also used. Folkloric uses of Banaba herbal medicine includes the treatment for diarrhea. fruits and bark are cut into pieces and boiled in water for about 30 minutes. Dried leaves. The Banaba leaves and flowers contain corrosolic acid. Calamansi Juice is not just a refreshing drink but also gives us healing wonders and other uses that we can benefit from. Drink Banaba herbal tea 4 to 6 time daily. India and others. It is also used by many as body deodorant. stop the use and consult your doctor. Lagestroemia reginae Roxb Also knows as: Agaro. constipation. Kauilan. Calamansi is very popular in the Philippines with a scientific name of Citrofortunella microcarpa has medicinal uses. Duguam.

The lime is the smallest and probably most widely used fruit amongst the family of citrus. make it a part of your daily routine to drink a glass of warm lemon water in the morning and then open your gateway to enjoy its health benefits. The juice. Vitamin B: Thiamine . it is recommended to store Calamansi in our kitchen in order to achieve the different health benefits and other benefits that this Wonder fruit will give us. larger lemon. It also plays the role of blood alamansi is a vitamin C rich citrus fruit that enhances your beauty. thus preventing discoloration and acting as a preservative. Lime comes from Southeast Asia. Lemon is a fabulous antiseptic bestowed on us by Mother Nature. Lemon water flushes out body toxins and thus is extremely beneficial for the body.bukisa. One of the major health benefits of drinking lemon water is that it paves way for losing weight faster. groin area and elbow. The pulp of the lime taste sour. like a small orange. The lime is a small citrus fruit. by rejuvenating skin from within and thus bringing a glow on your face. Riboflavin: trace Niacin: . a fruit popular for its therapeutic properties. Marinated seafood. Some of the Iced Tea being served on different restaurants is served together with a Calamansi. it can also help remove ink stains from any clothing. Brazil. Mexico and Egypt. thus acting as a great weight loss remedy. Today it is cultivated in many tropical countries such as Florida. with skin and flesh that are green in color. makes one of the best thirst-quenchers. It is also preferred ingredient in making a tart sauce and the extracted juice of Calamansi is also used as emulsifier and then pasteurized to be bought commercially. Limewater juice works wonders for people having heart problem. and the fruit contains twice the amount of juice as the yellow. It is also believed to lighten the dark areas in the body like armpits. So. as a drink. helps promote your immune system and thus.04 mg. Read more: http://www. owing to its high potassium content.1 mg . Calamansi. The acid content of lime is known to slow down the oxidation of fresh-cut fruits and vegetables. The name is of Arabic origin and it is believed that the Arabs most likely introduced it into India and Persia from where it was taken to Europe. protects you from the clutches of most types of infections. considered to be a good source of Vitamin C that helps us to have strong immune system. Nutritive Values: Per 100 gm. fish and meat are squeezed together with a Calamansi to serve as acid juice. For laundry purposes.

The pectin content in fruit pulp is said to be beneficial in lowering blood cholesterol. toothache. Lime contain limonene. Lime juice is a pep-up in cases of listlessness and a rundown feeling due to vitamin deficiency. aids the healing of wounds and prevents damage to the eyes. It contains a volatile oil which is used in medicine for improving digestion and removing wind Lime is considered highly beneficial in the treatment of digestive disorders. Lime juice diluted in warm water was proven valuable in cystitis. It gives relief to burning sensation and also stops bleeding in cystitis. Vitamin C is also helpful in maintaining the health of the teeth and other bones of the body. Its regular use with pure rose water in the ratio of 1:4 is helpful in preventing old-age cataract. bleeding of the gums and fragility of bones. Caramel. The citric acid in limes has an alkaline reaction in the system which can relieve peptic ulcers. It prevents decay and loosening of the teeth. Calcium: 40 mg. Few drops of warm lime-juice diluted with water should be instilled in the eyes in case of conjunctivitis. Fat: . toffee. Iron: 6 mg. Fresh juice' of a lime mixed in a glassful of water and sweetened with honey should be taken every morning on empty stomach in case of obesity. when it is taken first thing in the morning in a glass of warm water. Phosphorus: 22 mg. Lemon peels when rub on dry or scaly skin can restore softness and add moisture to the skin. is a confection made from a heavily concretate solution of sugar in water.1 gm Protein: . Candy types depend on the ingredients used and the duration time the mixture is boiled. The rind of the fruit also has medicinal properties. The potent anti-viral properties in lime can kill cholera bacilli within a very short period of time. this phytochemical are potent detoxifiers with anti-biotic effect that is protective against bacterial poisoning. Candy.Vitamin C: 27 mg.8 gm Calories: 37 Health Benefits: Lime contains by far more vitamin C than the lemon. The lime juice is also excellent for weight reduction. Drink one part juice and one part water regularly. dental caries. A glass of warm water with lime juice and a teaspoonful of honey is an ideal remedy for cold and dry cough. . To this various flavorings and colorants are added tCandy is created by dissolving sugar in water or milk to form a syrup. Candy has an countless varieties of textures from soft and chewy to hard and brittle. The vitamin C content in lime increases the body's resistance to disease. also known as sugar candy. This is then boiled until it reaches the concentration level desired or starts to caramelize. The lime juice is of great value in constipation.

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