Ramuan is the age-old Mayaysian tradition of using botanicals collected from the country’s rain forests to help people look and feel their best. Modern science is showing that these healing plants are very effective and most are easy to get.
Turmeric prevents Alzheimer’s Disease. Not only is it effective for the sypmtoms of Alzheimer’s, it is also used on wounds and blemishes and sipped as a tea after childbirth. Turmeric is an excellent source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. You can sprinkle the spice on just about anything or brew yourself a cup of hot tea.
Coriander removes toxins. The leaves of the coriander plant act as a metal chelator that binds with heavy metals and carry them out of your body. Especially helpful if you eat alot of mercury-rich fish or have high levels of iron in your tap water. Sprinkle on food or brew as a hot tea.
Roselle protects your heart. The dried fruit of this flower can be used as tea to protect your heart. Roselle contains 16 amino acids to improve circulationand regulate muscle activity. An extra bonus, it’s also packed with vitamin C to help lower blood pressure. Roselle is also sold under the name hibiscus.
Coconut makes hair healthier and shinier. Coconut oil can be used as a conditioner to make your hair beautiful. After shampooing rub in a spoonful of coconut oil and leave on for 15 minutes, rinse well.
Star anise boost immunity. This licorice like spice can be used to flavor food and aid in digestion. It may even help fight against the flu.
Tongkat ali revs energy. This plant is shown to boost libido and promote vitality. It also increases production of testosterone in both men and women. Simply take 25 mg daily to reap the results.
Gotu kola improves memory. Also known as pegaga, this herb can be eaten in salads. It can even increase collagen production, making skin look and feel younger.
Black tea protects your smile. This tea is full of antioxidants and can even prevent cavities. It helps the body use the naturally occurring flouride it contains. For the best benefits sip 1 or 2 cups daily.