Hemp is known as a popular herb in the treatment of liver diseases. However, whether it is really effective to detoxify the liver is still a concern of many patients. To help readers better understand the use of this medicinal herb, refer to the article below.
1. WHAT IS THE PRICKLY PEAR?
Scientific name: Solanum procumbers Lour, Solanum hainanense Hance.
Other names: Canh Canh, Beads, Canopy, Cauliflower, Ca Lu…
Last name: Ca
Cauliflower is a small climbing plant, with an average length of about 60-100cm. The leaves are green, alternate, oblong in shape. At the base, the leaves are ax-shaped or slightly rounded, the underside is white, hairy on the upper surface.
The flowers of the plant are white, out from September to December. Berries, glossy, red, size and diameter range from 7 to 9mm.
This wild herbs is found everywhere, from the low mountains to the midlands or plains. The most popular are the northern provinces such as: Ha Nam, Thai Binh, Thanh Hoa, Nghe An… Some countries distribute this medicinal herb such as: Laos, Cambodia, China…
2. CHEMICAL COMPOSITION
The whole body and especially the medicinal roots contain alkaloids. In particular, the roots also contain starch, saponozites, flavonoids solasodin, solasodinon, glycoalkaloids…
3. WHAT IS THE EFFECT OF PRICKLY PEAR?
According to traditional medicine, medicinal herbs of prickly pear are known for many uses such as:
- Snake bite treatment
- Cure rheumatism, pain in tendons and bones
- Cure cough, whooping cough, allergies
- Help with alcohol
- Treatment of periodontitis, toothache
- Cure liver diseases
4. PASSION FRUIT – A PRECIOUS HERBS TO TREAT LIVER DISEASES
This medicinal plant has been interested by scientists since 1980, so far there have been many research topics. Scientific studies have proven the use of Cayenne pepper very well in the treatment of liver diseases, specifically:
- Support the treatment of viral hepatitis, especially hepatitis B
- Slow the progression of cirrhosis
- Anti-oxidant effect, inhibiting some cancer lines
5. IS PRICKLY PEAR LIVER DETOX RIGHT?
In addition to the use of supporting the treatment of liver diseases mentioned above. Active ingredients in the extract of this herb also have the effect of detoxifying the liver and protecting the liver.
In 1998, the doctoral thesis of Medicine by Nguyen Phuc Thai researched that: Extracts of prickly pear have a protective effect on the liver under the toxic effects of TNT (Trinitrotoluene). This is clearly shown through limiting damage to liver cells, limiting liver toxicity with TNT. At the same time, improve symptoms of liver damage on microscopic specimens.
Besides, prickly pear is also known as a herb with absolute superiority in alcohol detoxification. In the book “Medicinal plants and Vietnamese herbs” by Prof. Dr. Do Tat Loi recorded the anti-drunk effect of this herb. Before drinking, just suck or chew the root of the prickly pear to be able to drink a lot of alcohol. After drinking alcohol, just take the sharp dried prickly pear to drink will quickly improve the condition of headache and dizziness caused by drunkenness. This proves that prickly pear can effectively detoxify alcohol in the liver.
6. Objects should not use prickly pear
Although this herbs is considered beneficial for health, especially the liver. However, not everyone can drink it. Here are the cases where you should absolutely not drink Cayenne pepper:
- Pregnant women and children under 5 years old;
- People with low blood pressure;
- People with kidney diseases;
- People who are being treated according to the doctor’s regimen.
7. REMEDIES FROM CA PRICKLY PEAR
Since ancient times, our folk have known to apply this precious medicinal herb to medicines such as:
Remedies for hepatitis, cirrhosis
Ingredients: 30g Ca thorns, dog trees (Diep Ha Chau), periwinkle 10g each.
How to do: Every day use a ladder, wash, star yellow and then sharpen with 500ml of water until there is 250ml, then stop. Use up during the day.
Remedies for rheumatism, back pain, body aches
Ingredients: Cauliflower, brocade rope, Tho Phuc Linh, Blood cockle, guise leaves, 10g each.
- The above ingredients are washed, yellow stars.
- Sac drink day 1 ladder, use continuously from 10-30 ladders will see progress.
Remedies to treat flu, whooping cough, rheumatism
Ingredients: Cauliflower, Thien Mon, Mach Mon, 10g each.
Sac every day a ladder, divided into 3 parts to drink throughout the day.
Remedy for alcohol
According to folk experience, prickly pear is known as a very good herbal remedy for alcohol poisoning. To apply this remedy, it is necessary to prepare 100g of dried herbs.
Add 100g of dried bitter gourd with 400ml of water until it is 150ml, then stop. Drink throughout the day, use immediately while still warm. Use until sober.