The simple and traditional medicinal herbs that can be grown in our backyard can be used as a safe and preventive medicine for common fever and body pain. Let’s take a look at the 10 best health benefits of orchid leaves, flowers, buds, tusks, and roots.
Orchids are grown near the street. Even this is grown as an ornamental plant. There are various colors in the orchids namely white orchids, blue orchids, and red orchids. All the parts of orchids namely root, stem and flowers contain medicinal properties. It is loaded with many benefits, it boosts the immune power, it kills worms in the stomach, it strengthens the bone, it prevents from constipation, it helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and energizes the teeth and bone.
Health Benefits of Orchid Leaves
#1 Cures Stomach Ulcer
Using orchids leaves we can prepare medicine for indigestion and stomach ulcer.
Ingredients: orchid leaves, ginger, brown sugar. How to make?
Grind the orchid leaves and extract 10 to 20 ml out of it add ginger and brown sugar and a glass of water and boil it for some time. Filter it and drink it every day. This extract will cure the stomach ulcer, indigestion, and kills the stomach worms.
#2 Cures Menstrual Problems
With the help of orchid flowers, we can prepare medicine for menstrual problems. A few orchid flowers boiled with brown sugar and water for some time, filter it and drink it every day that cures menstrual irregulating and uterus problems. It also dilates the chest cold and expels it out.
#3 For Loss Weight
Take some orchids roots to add a cup of water and boil it till it becomes half of a cup. If you drink regularly this extract, your weight will be reduced to half.
#4 Remedy For Indigestion
It acts as the best remedy for indigestion in children. Generally, children will suffer from stomach pain caused by indigestion hence a tea prepared with Indian pennywort 10 leaves with fenugreek seeds and give it to children twice a day will soothe the stomach and controls diarrhea.
#5 Cures Thyroid Problems
Decreased thyroxin will result in body weight gain, irregular periods, skin toughening, hair loss, constipation, body pain, anxiety. If increased thyroxin results in weight loss, high heart rate, angry, depression, sleeplessness, menstruation problem. But orchids plant has lots of thyroid activating and regulating property thus it helps to maintain the hormone balance in the body.
#6 Cures Urinary Tract Infection
Take 2 kg of orchids buds to add two glass of water and boil it till it becomes one glass. Drink this twice a day that cures many stomach problems especially infection of the urinary tract. It also cures piles and boils in the excretory organ.
#7 Quick Relief Constipation
The red-colored orchid flowers can be dried and powder and mix it with honey and take it once in a day this works as a gentle laxative and greatly helps you to relieve constipation problem.
#8 Cures Respiratory Problems
Orchids tusks are crushed well and boiled well to get the extract if we drink this extract every day it not only boosts the respiratory system, but this extract can heal infections and even cure allergy, asthma, cough, fever, dysentery, etc.
#9 Stimulates The Cell Activity
Orchid leaves contain quercetin, astragalin, isoquercetin, amphoral glucono oxide, amino acids and alkaloids present in the seeds and these chemical compounds that stimulate cell activity. Anthocyanin, nutin, apigenin also present in the plant and it cures the blood clots.
#10 Improves Overall Health
Dry buds will eliminate the worms in the stomach and cures the fungal infection, controls diarrhea and hemorrhoids. The roots taken with curd will cure the blood clots. Roots crushed with dried ginger taken will regulate the problems causing tone deficiency. The tusk of orchids will cure the puss wounds formed in muscles or nerves. It improves overall health by making the body cool and strengthens the hair follicle. Orchid leaves are the best medicine for knee pain, arthritis, and muscle cramps.
By Prema Sitham