Sabah Snake Grass
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Common Name: belalai gajah (Malay), phaya yo (Thai), Sabah snake grass, ki tajam (Sunda), and dandang gendis (Jawa)
Scientific Name: Clinacanthus nutans
Family Name: Acanthaceae
Those who consume the Sabah Snake Grass usually blend the leaves with green apple juice.
“You could also eat it raw,” says Mr Loh, handing this reporter a leaf he had plucked from a potted plant.
There wasn’t any nasty aftertaste.
It is used in treating skin rashes, insects and snake bites, lesions caused by herpes simplex virus, diabetes, and gout in Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and China.