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Sabah Snake Grass

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SKU: 0005

Description

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

Edible Usages:

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.

Medicinal Usages:
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.

References:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinacanthus_nutans

https://www.asiaone.com/health/can-sabah-snake-grass-cure-cancer

 

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