The Benefits Of Grass Jelly

Do you know the leaves of grass jelly? In my country, Indonesia, the leaves are often made grass jelly, a kind of regular food mixed into cold drinks. Grass jelly grass jelly made ​​from the leaves of which knead, then mixed with boiled water. Water had to be the result of mixing colored green, then filtered and precipitated. After the precipitate, will form a layer of chewy like jelly, grass jelly that can be consumed by mixing it into drinks, such as ice. If not mixed with grass jelly drink, then it will taste bland.

Grass jelly proved to have many properties, of which can relieve heartburn. This is because grass jelly contains carbohydrates, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins (A, B1, C), and plenty of water. Abdominal pain, nausea, and indigestion can also be eased thanks to grass jelly.
Nan refreshing thirst-relieving foods is also beneficial to health because there is water soluble fiber (soluble dietary fiber). In the body, soluble fiber can bind to sugar and fat, making it useful for preventing diseases such as diabetes mellitus, heart disease, and stroke.

In addition to leaves, grass jelly plant roots can also be useful. The fresh leaves can be used to treat stomach ulcers, typhoid, and intestinal diseases. The leaves are washed and pounded until pulverized, then mixed with boiled water. The mixture was filtered and allowed to stand until thickened. Add sugar and drink three times a day.

Meanwhile, the rhizomes of this plant can cope with fever grass jelly. Sliced ​​rhizome boiled with water, then squeezed. Apart from boiled, rhizome can be brewed with hot water and then filtered and
be drunk.

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