How to Use Clove Basil (Efinrin) to Cure fever; Piles; Back pain; Diabetes, and Other RemediesClove Basil (Efinrin) Ocimum gratissimum, also call
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How to Use Clove Basil (Efinrin) to Cure fever; Piles; Back pain; Diabetes, and Other Remedies
|Clove Basil (Efinrin)|
Ocimum gratissimum, also called clove basil, African basil, and in Hawaii as wild basil. It is a leaf that is available everywhere in Nigeria and part of Africa too.
The essential oil of Ocimum gratissimum contains eugenol and shows some evidence of antibacterial activity. Also, the herbal preparation of a water extract from the leaves has analgesic properties. The essential oil has the potential for use as a food preservative.
Extracts of the leaves are documented to possess antidiabetic properties, anti-hyperlipidemic effect and recently, it was shown to improve hematological variables in experimental diabetes mellitus via its well reported antioxidant property.
- Ocimum gratissimum
Other Local names of clove basil leave include;
- Ebe-amwonkho in Edo
- Tchayo in Fon
- Efinrin in Yoruba
- Daidoya in Hausa
- Nchuanwu also Arimu in Igbo
- Ntong in Efik
- Nunu Bush in Jamaica (from the Akan language)
- Yerba di holé in Papiamento
- Fobazen in Haiti
- Scent leaves in Nigeria and in the African diaspora
- Mujaaja in Uganda
6 Medicinal Benefits of Scent Leaves (Efinrin)
Extracts of scent leaves have also been reported to have lower blood pressure, strong effects in killing many types of micro-organisms that cause diseases, including candida
1. Aids digestion
These bacteria aid in digestion while breaking down the foods you eat and help prevent infection and reduce chronic inflammation. You can get more probiotics by taking an efinrin soup and some certain foods too.
2. Use for Fever Remedy
3. Antidiabetic properties
4. Remedies for Hemorrhoids or Piles.
5. Anti-hyperlipidemic effect
6. Back pain
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