Friday, November 23, 2012

Central Kalimantan Dayak medication for insect bites and snake bites


Lai that's the name of Central Kalimantan Dayak people to plant ginger. One of the herbs that are very familiar in Indonesia. Ginger is often present in a variety of dishes, it has many health benefits. Ginger is the scientific name (Zingiber officinale Rosc).
Local Name: Jae (Java), ginger (Sunda); jae, Jahya (Bali); sipodeh (Minang); Melito (Gorontalo); jhai (Madura); lia (Flores), Goroka (Ternate) and late (East)General Characteristics of Ginger:It is a herbaceous plant annuals, erect and 40-50 cm high. Pseudo stem, grooved, forming rhizomes and green. Single leaf, lancet-shaped, flat edge, pointed tip, base obtuse, and colored hijua old. Compound interest, in the form of grain, narrow, pointed tip, 3.5 to 5 cm long, 1.5-2 cm wide, funnel-shaped crown with a 2 to 2.5 cm long, and purple. Fruit boxes, elliptic, and brown. Seeds are round and black.Chemical Ingredients Ginger:Ginger contains essential oils around 1-3 percent. The main components of the essential oil of ginger aroma is causing zingiberen and zingiberol. Oleoresin content of ginger causes a bitter taste. Ginger oleoresin contains many components of a spicy flavor that does not evaporate. Components in ginger oleoresin consists of gingerol and zingiberen, shagaol, essential oils and resins. Ginger flavored spicy in the main is zingerol.Efficacy of Ginger:Since the first Ginger is used as a medicine, or herbs and various other purposes. Ginger can stimulate the digestive glands, both to arouse the appetite and digestion.Ginger is used as a spice in cooking especially efficacious to increase appetite, strengthen the stomach, and improves digestion. This is possible because the mucous membrane terangsangnya entrails removed by essential oils of ginger rhizome.Oil ginger contains gingerol a typical aromatic ginger, efficacious to prevent and treat nausea and vomiting, such as motion sickness or in young pregnant women. Also felt a sharp stimulates appetite, strengthen the intestinal muscles, help remove intestinal gas and help the heart function. In traditional Asian medicine, ginger is used to treat colds, coughs, diarrhea, arthritis and bone diseases such as arthritis. Ginger is also used to enhance the cleansing of the body through sweat.
Modern research has scientifically proven benefits of ginger, among others:• Lowers blood pressure (hypertension). This is because ginger stimulates the release of adrenaline and widens blood vessels, resulting in blood flow more quickly and smoothly and lighten the heart pumps blood.• Helps digestion, because ginger contains digestive enzymes protease and lipase, which digests each protein and fat.• Prevents blockage of blood vessels. Gingerol in ginger are anticoagulants, which prevent blood clotting. So to prevent blockage of the blood vessels, a major cause of stroke, and heart attack.• Prevent nausea, because ginger can block serotonin, a chemical that can cause the stomach to contract, causing nausea. Including nausea caused by motion sickness.• Creating a comfortable stomach, relieve stomach cramps and helps remove the wind.• Neutralize free radicals. Ginger also contains antioxidants that help neutralize the damaging effects caused by free radicals in the body.Ginger as Medicine Practice• a natural pain reliever and can relieve arthritic pain, headaches, and migraines. The trick, ginger drink 3 times a day. Can also take rounds wedang, ginger candy, ginger or add time to the soup, stew, or rendang.• Leaves ginger is also efficacious as a compress on headache medicine and can be sprinkled into the faces of people who are shivering. The trick to the ground and given little water can be used as a compress on headache medicine and can be sprinkled into the faces of people who are shivering.• Strengthen digestion and expel gas in it, treating a swollen liver, cough and fever. You do this by mashing ginger and boil in boiling water for about ½ hour, then drink the water.• Treating arthritis. Prepare 1 or 2 ginger rhizome. Heat the rhizome above the fire or coals and then ground. Ginger paste impact on the body of arthritic pain. Another way is dengam mashing with cloves, and pasted on the body of rheumatism.• Treating wounds abrasions, sharp objects stabbed, hit by spikes, falls, and snake bites. How red ginger crushed and added a little salt. Put on the injured body part.• Treat itching due to insect stings. You do this by mashing and rhizomes are used as a liniment.• Treating wounds poisonous snake bite. You do this by mashing ginger and a little salt, then placed on a poisonous snake bite wound (just as first aid before the patient was taken to the doctor)taken from various sources

3 comments:

Dadang Supriadi said...

Banyak nih manfdaat jahe

zainal abidin said...

trims atas kunjungannya

sai krupa said...

The post which you had given is very useful to have it for the natural medication which helps in the treatment of poisonous bites, Really it's innovative... Thanks a lot for sharing.

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