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Common Name: buah mahkota dewa, God’s crown, pau
Scientific Name: Phaleria macrocarpa
Family Name: Thymelaeaceae
Mahkota Dewa is poisonous and cannot be consumed raw. It is best suited for cooked applications such as boiling or shredded and dried for use in teas and coffees. One of the most popular methods of preparation is to slice the pulp, sun dry, and add to boiling water. Once the fruit is cooked, strain the pulp from the mixture and consume the hot water as a drink. Mahkota Dewa can also be used dried in a tea form and mixed into coffee sachets. Mahkota Dewa will last for a couple of days fresh when stored in a cool and dry place or the refrigerator if available. Dried Mahkota Dewa pieces will last for months in a sealed container.
Mahkota Dewa fruit has been used in traditional medicine across the world for thousands of years. It is well known in traditional Chinese medicine as an anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal, anti-oxidant, and anti-bacterial. It is widely believed that used in tea, Mahkota Dewa fruit can help reduce symptoms of many health issues and diseases and is still widely used today as a form of alternative medicine.