Healing Power of Waterleaf Plant to Pregnant Women

Waterleaf is common plant in Africa and it is commonly found in Nigeria. To the scientist, its botanical name is called “Talinum triangulare”  as it flourishes more during the rainy season.

Water leaf is not only beneficial to pregnant women but to everyone one as a whole irrespective of age and gender

In many scientific studies and trails, waterleaf showed that it can inhibit proliferation of cancerous cells and shrink tumours. Other studies have been focused on its cerebral-protective potential and it indicates that consumption of waterleaf enhances brain activities and protect brain tissues.

Water leaf is also a good remedy for insomnia (sleeping disorder).

Water leaf contains more proteins than cashew nuts, more pectin (a food fiber that helps digestion) than apples, and also have high level of vitamin B, essential amino acids, omega3-fatty acids, resins, iron, calcium, copper, lead, manganese and zinc. It is also a rich source of carotenoids, vitamin C, A, thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, alpha and beta tocopherols.

The pounded waterleaf is applied to soothe inflammations. An infusion of the leaves is taken as a diuretic. For prostate enlargement, the roots are boiled. The dosage is half a glass twice daily. Waterleaf is good and safe for pregnant women and growing children, as it boosts their blood levels. Eating waterleaf regularly as soup helps to regulate hypertension and diabetes.

While waterleaf is very beneficial when it is taken as vegetable, dried herbs and infusion. However , juicing is the way to go if you want the best out of waterleaf. What is juicing? Juicing is a process whereby you extract vitamins, minerals and liquids from fruits and vegetables.

To juice waterleaf, simply chop waterleaf, both stem and leaves, into pieces, in the same way as you do if you want to cook it. Then put two or three handfuls in the blender and add one liter of water. Blend in same way as you blend your tomato or fruit. Sieve out the chaff and you will be left with a dark green liquid, packed with vitamins and minerals. Ensure you drink and finish the whole drink within 10 minutes.

In case the pregnant woman feel tired and weak every time, or to those battling with diabetes, hypertension and arthritis, and to those prone to frequent bouts of malaria, and to those  being diagnosed with cancer or you want to prevent it, water leaf have what it takes to cure these diseases.
Water leaf  also works for a glowing and youthful skin.

For every pregnant woman,I strongly recommend you take waterleaf juice twice a week. A trial will convince you.

In addition, waterleaf is one of the best medicine against MEASLES in children. Pound a handful and add warm water. Strain and use as enema (pump) every. morning for about a week.

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