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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Medicinal Uses and Benefits of Betel Pepper (Ikmo)

This article is filed under: Herbal Plants, Medicinal Plants, Health, Herbal Medicine, Medicinal Plants And Their Uses


Ikmo or betel pepper is a small, climbing vine that is usually used for medicinal purposes. Leaves are usually Oblong-elliptic, while its flowers are often seen in a bunch in one of the stems. It often inhabits the lowlands of Luzon. Its medicinal leaves can be chewed-on like Nganga. It is known in the Philippines as a potent herbal medicine used by our ancestors to cure many health problems and diseases. It is also featured in many health websites and articles about health.

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Ikmo or betel pepper is a small, climbing vine that is usually used for medicinal purposes. Leaves are usually Oblong-elliptic, while its flowers are often seen in a bunch in one of the stems. It often inhabits the lowlands of Luzon. Its medicinal leaves can be chewed-on like Nganga. It is known in the Philippines as a potent herbal medicine used by our ancestors to cure many health problems and diseases. It is also featured in many health websites and articles about health. Advertisement         Sponsored Links      What Are The Nutrients And Chemicals That We Can Acquire From Ikmo? The Ikmo plant can be a source of various nutrients and chemicals that can be used for medicinal purposes.   Betel oil can be extracted from the leaves. The oil contains chemicals such as; chavicol, betelphenol, eugenol, allyl pyrocatechin, terpene, cineol , caryophyllene, cadinene, and menthone.     The plant also contains hydroxychavicol, hydroxychavicol acetate, allypyrocatechol, chavibetol, piperbetol, methylpiperbetol, piperol A and piperol B   What are the parts that can be used as medicine, and how do you utilize it? The leaves are often minced and reduced into oil. It can also be chewed-on like "nganga" or "moma". The leaves can also be oiled and applied to problem areas. It can also be used as a tea.     What are the conditions and illness that can be treated by Ikmo?  1. Wounds. Ikmo can be utilized as a wound healer if minced and applied to the area where the wound is located.      2. Constipation. The oil can be applied to the stomach and the person can drink Ikmo tea.      3. Flatulence. The oil can be applied on the stomach.      4.Breathing difficulties. Leaves smothered in oil can be applied on the chest area where the lungs are.     5. Diphtheria. The oil can be gargled to ease the pain.    6.Headache. Leaves can be applied to the temples and the forehead.    7. Eczema. Minced leaves can be applied to the problem area.    8. Bad Breath. Chew on the leaves of Ikmo.    READ MORE:  Find Out Which Country Has The Fastest Internet Speed Using This Interactive Map      Find Out Which Is The Best Broadband Connection In The Philippines   Best Free Video Calling/Messaging Apps Of 2018    Modern Immigration Electronic Gates Now At NAIA    ASEAN Promotes People Mobility Across The Region    You Too Can Earn As Much As P131K From SSS Flexi Fund Investment    Survey: 8 Out of 10 OFWS Are Not Saving Their Money For Retirement    Can A Virgin Birth Be Possible At This Millennial Age?    Dubai OFW Lost His Dreams To A Scammer    Support And Protection Of The OFWs, Still PRRD's Priority

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What Are The Nutrients And Chemicals That We Can Acquire From Ikmo?
The Ikmo plant can be a source of various nutrients and chemicals that can be used for medicinal purposes.

Betel oil can be extracted from the leaves. The oil contains chemicals such as; chavicol, betelphenol, eugenol, allyl pyrocatechin, terpene, cineol, caryophyllene, cadinene, and menthone.


The plant also contains hydroxychavicol, hydroxychavicol acetate, allypyrocatechol, chavibetol, piperbetol, methylpiperbetol, piperol A and piperol B

What are the parts that can be used as medicine, and how do you utilize it?
The leaves are often minced and reduced into oil. It can also be chewed-on like "nganga" or "moma". The leaves can also be oiled and applied to problem areas. It can also be used as a tea.

What are the conditions and illness that can be treated by Ikmo?
1. Wounds. Ikmo can be utilized as a wound healer if minced and applied to the area where the wound is located.


2. Constipation. The oil can be applied to the stomach and the person can drink Ikmo tea.


3. Flatulence. The oil can be applied on the stomach.

4.Breathing difficulties. Leaves smothered in oil can be applied on the chest area where the lungs are.


5. Diphtheria. The oil can be gargled to ease the pain.



6.Headache. Leaves can be applied to the temples and the forehead.


7. Eczema. Minced leaves can be applied to the problem area.

8. Bad Breath. Chew on the leaves of Ikmo.

This article is filed under: Herbal Plants, Medicinal Plants, Health, Herbal Medicine, Medicinal Plants And Their Uses





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