L’avantage des plantes médicinales: 50# Bois de hêtre / Bois d’homme / Bois d’orme / Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia)


Guazuma ulmifolia or Jati Belanda is one tribe of plants Sterculiaceae and is known as one of medicinal plants. Guazuma ulmifolia Lamk. this plant has a synonym latin name tamentosa Kunth. In Java, this plant is called jati Londa or Jatos Landi.
Leaves Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) is generally contained in the slimming body herbal and are usually made in the form of tea. From ancient times the people of Indonesia, especially those living on the island of Java, had been familiar with and use the cooking water of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) leaves as a raw material for herbal slimming body. Many studies have shown that leaf identity is useful for weight loss. Later leaves Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) is believed to have more benefits than that, the potential for development as controller of cholesterol herbs.
Chemical Substances
Based on the analysis of phytochemicals contained in contained triterpene leaf of Dutch identity. sterols, alkaloids, carotenoids, flavonoids, tannins, carbohydrates and saponins. In addition to its leaves as a slimming, which is pretty much useful for traditional medicine is the bark as a cure dysentery, hemorrhoids, pneumonia, cough and brochitis.
Research Results
According to the results of research conducted by Yosie Andrews HS at the Laboratory of Biochemistry Institute of Agriculture Bogo, proving that the extract of leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) (in the three forms of water extract, ethanol extract, and active fraction of steroid) effect on blood lipid levels (TPC, triglycerides, LDL, and HDL). Levels of TPC, LDL, and triglycerides in the control treatment (without giving teak leaves) looks very high (significantly different) compared with the levels of TPC, LDL, and triglycerides were treated with teak leaves.
This fact indicates a decrease in levels of TPC, LDL, and triglycerides from the leaves of Guazuma ulmifolia. Percentage decrease in the highest levels of TPC in granting leaves of this herb in the treatment of ethanol extract (62 percent), followed by water extract treatment (55 percent), and the active fraction of steroids (36 percent).
Raise HDL Giving Jati Belanda leaf extract also resulted in increasing HDL. HDL can lower cholesterol levels in the cell by taking excess cholesterol from tissues to then be processed in the liver and then disposed of with bile.
Gan (1987) mentions, HDL has a protective effect against heart blood vessels. Furthermore, from this study can be concluded that the leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) proven to reduce blood lipid levels. This means that the leaves can be used as Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) antihiperlipidemia alternative medicine.
This fact in recent years taken by entrepreneurs to develop medicinal products made from raw leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia). Not surprisingly, many available products processed fitofarmaka this herb-based, such as in powder form in capsules or steeping, like tea.
Explained Setyoko, in principle, this herb is very safe, of course, if treated with pure and clean, without any mixture of chemicals. “To be sure, there’s no harm in trying to sort through and mixes it himself, in order to ensure free from a mixture of chemicals,” he added.
In addition to leaves, other parts of the tree have medicinal Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) which is leather, fruit, and seeds. The inside skin is usually used as a medicine to cure worm disease, swollen legs or feet of an elephant.
The fruit is used as remedies for whooping cough. Decoction of the seeds that have been burned like a coffee can be drunk as a cure constipation. However, it remains necessary prudence in the use of leaves and seeds of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) as a drug. The reason is, if too much can cause intestinal damage. Therefore, besides the leaves, the utilization of other parts of this herb is relatively rare and I have found no toxic test.
How to use Herbs
If you are interested to plant Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia), is actually relatively easy. These plants do not need much water and do not require special care.
Simply Poured Boiling Water Into Concocting leaves Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) is relatively easy. Dried leaves brewed with hot water enough, like making tea. Often these leaves are also made extracts or powders.
Setyoko of Medicinal Plants Garden Sekar, explained that to make the herb can be done with dry leaves. Next milled to make powder.
“After becoming a powder, take 20 grams, and brewed with hot water. Strain and drink two times a day. However, those with kidney problems should avoid this herb, “he said.
Another way of using this herb to decrease fat in the body that is to take 7 pieces of leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) and then boiled in boiling water. After the water change color, remove and filter the water to clean the fibers of the existing leaf. Then pour into a glass and drink while warm.
Here are some examples of ingredients:
Cure cholesterolTake some dried leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia). Brewed with hot water to taste, such as making tea. Strain before drinking. In order not bland, add one tablespoon of honey or sugar cubes.
Relief DiarrheaJati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) leaves dry milled to become powder. Take 20 grams of this powder and brewed with hot water. Then strain and drink twice daily. If you prefer, can be mixed kencur and honey to taste.Note: People with kidney problems should avoid this herb.
SlimmingTake seven pieces of fresh leaves of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) and wash clean. Add a piece of rhizome bangle, ginger, turmeric or white. Boil with one half cup water until the remaining one cup. Once cool, strain and drink. When mixes it should be the same with ginger or turmeric and white in order to reduce the effects of gastric irritation. During taking this herb, keep drinking lots of water.
Herbal Side effects
Side effects for some people there that cause frequent waste
little water, but does not cause dehydration / limp.
Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) is used for slimming has a side effect of irritating the stomach. Therefore, consumption of Jati Belanda (Guazuma ulmifolia) should be the same with ginger or turmeric and white to reduce stomach irritation.


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