A review by our health desk
Being the concluding part of this article we published last week Friday.
12 Healthy for the heart
Especially for adults, Scent leaves helps to prevent disease and heart problems. Every 100 grams of fresh Scent leaves have 33 grams of protein. In addition to protein, Scent also contains magnesium which helps reduce bad cholesterol and increase blood circulation. Helps stabilize blood circulation.
13. Maintain the health of the eyes and mouth
Scent leave is very rich in vitamin A. As we know vitamin A can deal with various types of eye infections, conjunctivitis, soothing eye stress and also for the prevention of night blindness and other vision problems. In addition Scent leaves also can be used to eliminate bad breath.
Scent plant has anti-inflammatory properties in it. These herbs help to treat arthritis. Scent also contains calcium that can help increase bone density and prevent diseases of the bone such as osteoporosis.
15 Cosmetic Fragrances
Crushed Scent leaves produces fragrance good for essential oils that can be used as cosmetics. The essential oil contains methyl eugenol, eugenol, cineol, linalol and terpineol.
16 Dealing with infertility
Scent leaves is not only useful as part of the fresh vegetables that are delicious when eaten with chilli sauce and chicken or fried fish, but Scent leave is also beneficial for male and female sexual organs. The compounds in Scent can deal with the problem of premature ejaculation in men. The presence of epigenin fenkhona and eugenol in Scent can facilitate erection. Additionally, arginine substances contained in the Scent leaves can strengthen sperm vitality and prevent infertility.
17 High in Vitamin A, calcium and phosphorus
Scent leave is rich in vitamin A. Each 100 grams of Scent leaves contains vitamin A- SI 5000 plus, Scent leaves also contain lots of minerals calcium and phosphorus, as many as 45 and 75 mg per 100 grams of Scent leaves.
18 Women’s reproductive health
It also helps the reproductive health of women. Scent leave is rich in anetol and boron compounds, capable of inducing the hormone estrogen. It’s Eugenol compound is also able to kill the fungus that causes vaginal discharge. In addition stigmaasterol substances in the Scent may stimulate the egg maturation. Tannin and zinc reduce the secretion of vaginal fluid, there is also a substance called tryptophan that can delay menopause
The extracts from the leaves of scent contain anti-fungal properties because the scent of essential oils present in leaves contains anti-fungal elements, and it is contain antiseptics beside too.
Essential oils of Scent leaves can be used for aroma therapy massage, because the essential oils of Scent can relieve and refresh the body. However, pregnant women are prohibited from using it because it feared that it could cause a miscarriage.
However, essential oils can be used as a mixture of various manufacturing of drugs and body treatments such as soap, essence perfumes, body lotions, ointments, lozenges, as well as aromatherapy oils.
- This article is a review of the version published in Blessing Okpala’s blog on April 20, 2015.