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It is usually used as a special ingredient in fried and jollof rices in Nigeria, but scent leaf can be used to achieve so much more than a nice aroma and great taste in food. Its health benefits are too many to pass on. Check them out:

Cough and phlegm laxative

obtained by squeezing the leaves to remove fluid (or an extract of leaves of Scent). Then take the extract and brew it with hot water. after that, you drink. With drinking extracts Scent leaves water regularly, then your cough will subside gradually.

Fever malaria

Scent leaves contain an effective antipyretic substance to reduce fever and cure malaria. To get this benefit, you can brew Scent leaves as a tea if you’re a tea drinker. Drink it while still warm.


Drink brewing scent leaves as tea able to treat digestive problems such as diarrhea, mules, such as in the stomach and others. The content of the essence in the Scent leaves have a calming effect and cools the stomach.

Lowering blood sugar

These plants are also able to prevent cancer and reduce cholesterol. In diabetes mellitus, especially non-insulin dependent (NID diabetes), Scent may lower blood sugar levels and protect the pancreas cells that produce insulin from damage.

Relieve heartburn

Scent leaves tea is useful for curing heartburn, coughing, feeling unwell, menstrual pain, fever, malaria, respiratory problems, constipation, appetite enhancer, nausea, postpartum treatments, cleansers and boosters heart.

Killing bacteria (antiseptic)

The content contained in the leaves of Scent effective for killing germs. You should take 15 slices of Scent leaves, boiled in two cups boiling water into the remaining one cup. Use boiled water for antiseptic.

By Damilola Faustino

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