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Polyantha Garcinia

Polyantha Garcinia

Edible Uses:

  • Root Bark: While the primary focus is on its medicinal benefits, the root bark of Polyantha Garcinia also holds potential for various traditional uses.

Medicinal Uses and Consumption:

  • Root Bark Latex: The bright yellow, sticky latex derived from the root bark is a versatile natural remedy. It is used as a wound dressing due to its healing properties and is instilled into the eyes to treat ophthalmia.

  • Root Bark Decoction: To prepare a decoction, boil a few pieces of the root bark in water for about 20-30 minutes. This decoction acts as a potent purgative, aiding in the treatment of female sterility and serving as an effective antidote for various types of poisoning. For external use, apply the decoction as a wash for skin infections, followed by an application of the latex to promote healing.

Consumption Instructions:

  • For Internal Use:

    • Decoction: Drink a small cup of the root bark decoction once a day to benefit from its purgative and detoxifying properties. Always consult with a healthcare professional before starting any new herbal regimen.
    • Purgative Treatment: For purgative purposes, consume the decoction as directed by a healthcare provider, ensuring proper dosage to avoid any adverse effects.
  • For External Use:

    • Wound Dressing: Apply the latex directly to wounds to aid in healing.
    • Eye Treatment: Carefully instill a small amount of the latex into the eyes to treat ophthalmia, ensuring it is done under the guidance of a healthcare professional.
    • Skin Infections: Use the decoction as a wash on affected areas, followed by an application of the latex to promote healing and prevent infection.

Discover the powerful benefits of Polyantha Garcinia root bark, from its wound-healing latex to its potent decoctions, and incorporate this remarkable natural remedy into your holistic health practices.

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