How is drinking perilla leaf water effective and harmful to health?

Perilla is one of the oldest and most widely used folk medicinal plants in our country.

Perilla is one of the oldest and most widely used folk medicinal plants in our country. Drinking perilla leaf water regularly also brings a lot of good effects for health that not everyone knows.

Perilla is a plant whose scientific name is Perilla frutescens var. crispa. This is a tree that can live year round, easy to grow, grows around where we live. Perilla is a herbaceous plant, has a slightly spicy taste, the roots are white. It is suitable for many types of soil, prefer light and moisture.

Substances found in 100g perilla leaves:

  • Energy: 25 Kcal
  • Protein: 2,9g
  • Starch: 3,4g
  • Ash: 1000mg
  • Calcium: 170mg
  • Iron: 3.2mg
  • Water: 88.9g
  • Fiber: 3.6g
  • Phosphorus: 18.3mg
  • Vitamin C: 13mg

The effects of perilla leaves on health should be known

1. Fighting food poisoning

This is the effect of perilla leaves which are used by many Vietnamese people in their daily activities. From vegetable poisoning to seafood poisoning, you can drink perilla leaf juice to eliminate any toxins in the body. In addition to drinking juice, you can also add perilla leaves to cook porridge or soup to detoxify also very effective.

2. Anti-oxidant for the body

Thanks to the Aldehydes found in perilla, this is the anti-oxidant that is caused by free radicals when the body is injured.

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If you have an urticaria, use perilla juice to drink, and apply leaf residue to the itchy area.

3. Supporting the treatment of urticaria, rashes

Itchy rash throughout the body is not uncommon, the cure for the root of this disease is also difficult. To help with the treatment of urticaria, rashes, you can use perilla water to drink, and apply leaves to cover the rash. This will greatly reduce your itchiness.

4. Relieve breast pain and swelling in women

The procedure is similar to cure for urticaria rashes. You can also combine the consumption of perilla leaf juice, as well as applying the leaves to the area where the swelling is painful.

5. Cure gout by shiso leaves

What is the use of perilla leaf water in the treatment of gout? Perilla has up to 4 substances that can significantly reduce the xanthin oxidase enzyme which causes uric acid formation in the blood and causes gout. In addition, perilla leaf water also helps prevent infection when infected, making patients more comfortable in daily life.

6. Treatment of stomach diseases

2 active ingredients called glucosamine and tannin in perilla have anti-inflammatory effects, enhance the ability to heal wounds and scars when you have stomach damage.

7. Ability to treat asthma

This is the result of a study by American scientists. They studied and pointed out that: after only a few weeks of drinking perilla leaf juice, the problem of asthma was significantly reduced in the patients involved in the treatment.

8. Support against allergies and infections

Thanks to the beneficial active ingredients in perilla leaf juice such as Quercetin, Perilla, Luteolin, Acid Rosmarinic, . will help extremely effectively prevent allergies and inflammation occurring in your body.

9. Helping women to diet better

Perilla essential oil contains extremely healthy alpha linolenate, which significantly reduces blood cholesterol levels. Thereby supporting the sister significant weight loss and protection for the cardiovascular system.

10. The effect of perilla leaves on the joints

Drinking perilla leaf water will help reduce pain and significantly reduce the symptoms associated with rheumatoid arthritis as well as a number of other bone and joint diseases caused to your body.

11. The effect of perilla leaves on the skin

So drinking perilla leaf water has no effect in beauty for you. In addition to perilla leaves for face or can be used as a facial, drinking perilla leaf juice will help purify the body, detoxify and help the skin more beautiful, prevent acne.

12. Treatment of cough symptoms

Drinking perilla leaf water in combination with peppermint will help loosen phlegm, reduce sore throat. However, this method should only be used when your condition is still mild and even worse will not bring much benefit.

13. Antipyretic effect with perilla leaves

You can perform the following remedy:

  • Perilla, bare skin, sand wings, can Khuong, myrrh, cajuput, summer sale, 2g each.
  • Giving all decoction into oral medication, use when having a fever to be able to significantly reduce dangerous symptoms.

14. Treatment of phlegm

To treat the appearance of colds can use perilla in 3 ways:

  • Perilla leaves washed and then cooked with porridge to feed the sick.
  • Use perilla leaf juice to steam the whole body.
  • Drinking perilla leaves while it is still hot, after drinking, cover the blanket. Suitable for the elderly and young children.

15. The effect of safe pregnancy

You can use the following remedies:

  • 20g Perilla combined with wormwood, eucalyptus, dong quai, nostalgia, and dragon fruit (16g each); ginseng room, crane area, humiliation, overseas Chinese, licorice (12g each); 10g of bean curd, paint tea; Sinh Khuong 3 slices; Big apple 5 fruits.
  • All ingredients bring up the decoction, each drink a day.

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Drinking too much perilla leaf water can cause you to have high blood pressure.

Harm of perilla leaves if used too much

  • Drinking too much perilla leaf water in a long time can cause you to have high blood pressure and affect the cardiovascular system.
  • High blood pressure is also dangerous if pregnant or young children use continuously for a long time.
  • Bad reactions to the body in case the user is allergic to some components in perilla leaf water.

How to cook perilla leaves daily

You need to prepare ingredients including:

  • Perilla leaves: about 200g
  • Fresh lemon: 3 slices
  • Filtered water: 2.5 liters

Perilla leaves are washed, soaked in dilute salt water for about 10 minutes, then picked out and drained. Bring water to a boil, add perilla leaves for 3-5 minutes, then turn off the heat. Finally, wait until the water cools, you can extract the glass bottle and put a few slices of lemon in, use gradually. Divide into several drinks a day.

Note the use and storage of perilla leaves

  • The effects of drinking perilla leaf juice are usually quite slow, so you need to be very patient in order to recover.
  • Do not drink too much because it will cause you to gas, bloating and cause some bad side effects on the body.
  • Perilla leaf juice should be stored in the refrigerator when not in use, for up to 24 hours. Because the longer it takes, the nutrients in perilla leaf water will lose its effect.
  • Should drink perilla leaves before eating about 30 minutes will be most effective.
  • Children and pregnant women can drink perilla leaf water in moderate doses, which is good for your health.

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