KUMIS KUCING TINCTURE & TEA|
(tinctura & infusion ORTHOSIPHON STAMINEUS)
from AMAZON HERBS®
This tropical plant, also known as Catís whiskers, is an important plant in traditional folk medicine.
Original from Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, Kumis kucing has antioxidant, antitumor, diuretic, nephroprotective, antidiabetic, antihypertensive, anti-inflammation, antimicrobial, antiobesity and hepatoprotective activity.
The diuretic effect is very strong; stronger than most other natural diuretics.
Monoterpenes, diterpenes, triterpenes, saponins, flavonoids, essential oil and organic acids.
Promise for this herb as a fat burner since the 70% ethanolic extract has been noted to stimulate leptin production in fat cells and increase in leptin have been noted in serum following oral ingestion of the leaf.
Recently, the potent antiangiogenic activity of O. stamineus and its prevention activity against human breast tumors were reported.
O. stamineus also suppressed vascularization and inhibited growth of implanted human colon tumors. The high amount of rosmarinic acid in the ethanolic extract of O. stamineus played a main role in these activities.
Properties & Applications
Cleans the kidneys, urinary tract and bladder; flushes out kidney stones.
Treats Urinary Tract Infections (UTIís); high blood pressure, circulation, diabetes. Used traditionally to treat gout, arthritis, and inflammatory related conditions.
Beneficial for prevention and management of rheumatoid arthritis and other chronic inflammatory disorders.
Tincture: 1 - 3 ml daily (1 - 3 full droppers).
Infusion (herbal tea): 1 - 2 cups daily.
Antihypertensive substance in the leaves of kumis kucing (Orthosiphon aristatus) in Java Island.
Ohashi K, Bohgaki T, Shibuya H.
Catís whiskers (Orthosiphon stamineus) tea modulates arthritis pathogenesis via the angiogenesis and inflammatory cascade.
Yasser M. Tabana, Fouad Saleih R. Al-Suede, Mohamed B. Khadeer Ahamed et al.
The above presentation is for informational and educational purposes only.
It is based on scientific studies (human, animal, or in vitro), clinical experience, or traditional usage.
For many of the conditions discussed, treatment with prescription or over - the - counter medication (OTC) is also available.
Consult your doctor, practitioner, and/or pharmacist for any health problem and before using dietary supplements or before making any changes in prescribed medications.
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