Orthosiphon or Java tea, leaves (Ortosiphon stamineus Benth.)


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    PROPERTIES: the leaves of Ortosiphon are diuretic, hypotensive, cholagogue, good for the kidneys, nephritis, renal colic, arthritis, gout, rheumatism, diseases of the liver and biliary tract.

    PREPARATION: one teaspoon of leaves to steep in a cup of hot (not boiling) water for half an hour and drink more cups a day.

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