Meniran has a height of about 10-20 cm. Although sometimes disturbing, this plant is very useful. Meniran known as medicinal plants. People often use these plants for treating various diseases.
Meniran's latin name is Phyllatus urinaria, Linn. These plants are: astringent, paved the urine (inhibit formation of calcium oxalate crystals), fever-lowering, anti-hepatotoxic, anti-bacterial against Escherichiacoli, staphylococcus aureus, bacillus subtilis, hypoglycemic. Meniran extract can inhibit aldosereductase (AR) due to ellagic acid compounds have inhibitory power six times more powerful than quercitrin known as inhibitors of AR (aldose reduction process became diabetic). In Chinese pharmacology called this plant has a slightly sour taste and cool.
This plant is rich with various chemicals, such as lignans (Filantin, hipofilantin, nirantin, lintetratin), flavonoids (quercetin, quercitrin, isoquercitrin, astragalin, rutin, kaempferol-4, rhamnopynoside), alkaloids, triterpenoids, fatty acids ( ricinoleat acid, linoleic acid, linolenic acid), vitamin C, potassium, resin, tannins, geraniin, phyllanthin and hypophyllanthin. Disease that can be treated using meniran are malaria, epilepsy, fever, dysentery, hepatitis, diabetes, cough, acne, etc.
Here's how to cure fever using meniran.
Ingredients: 3-7 complete meniran plant (roots, stems, and leaves)
Procedure: wash the ingredients, then pour boiling water with 1 cup hot water.
How to use: filterit, and then drink it as well.