Sambong

Scientific Name: Blumea balsamifera

Fever
Sambong Tapalan
Sambong Poultice

Description

Sambong is mashed together to form a poultice for the head and underarms to lower a fever.

Smell

Menthol

Remedy

Application

Time Duration

10 minutes

Preparation

  1. Crush leaves and soak in cold water
  2. Twist and squeeze water out and place between sheets of clean cloth
  3. Place on forehead or armpit to lower body temperature

Sources

Kidney Stones
Sambong Tsaa
Sambong Tea

Description

Sambong’s diuretic property helps your body release water and pass urinary stones.

Remedy

Drink

Time

10 minutes

Taste

Menthol

Preparation

  1. Chop fresh leaves into small pieces
  2. Wash under running water
  3. Toss chopped leaves into a liter of boiling water and steep leaves for 10 minutes
  4. Let tea cool
  5. Can be taken 4 times a day

Sources