Star fruit against cholesterol

Who doesn't know star fruit? There're two types of carambolas commonly known by community: bilimbi and star fruit. Bilimbi is sour and used as vegetables.

Well, star fruit is used as a dessert or rojak. But the positive side if you regularly eat this star fruit is to pursue cholesterol, cough, and sore throat.

What's the secret of this fruit, so it can expel cholesterol? It turns out a high fiber can prevent the absorption of fat to be able to lower cholesterol and prevent blood pressure. The high fiber also facilitates digestion.

Meanwhile, the high vitamin C is good for anticancer. The water is beneficial to down the heat, diuretic, and produce sputum.

1. Diabetes, cholesterol, cough, sore throat, and fever

Two ripe star fruits are eaten twice a day.

2. Hypertension

Some young star fruits are shredded then drunk the water. Do this twice a day. Or a handful of star-fruit leaves are washed, crushed, squeezed, and taken the water as much as one tablespoon. Mix the juice with one tablespoon lemon juice and one half tablespoon honey. Do this twice a day.

3. Boil

A few fresh leaves of star fruit are washed and pounded with a given rice water. Paste the mixture to a boil and bandage.

4. Rheumatism

Mash star-fruit root with a little aromatic ginger. Mix the rice flour to taste and a little water to the mixture. Stick it to the sick body.

5. Diuretic

A handful of star-fruit leaves are washed, boiled with two cups water until a half. The boiling water is filtered, given a little honey. The potion is drunk twice a day.

6. Malaria

A handful of dried star-fruit flowers are brewed with a glass of boiling water. Strain and drink twice a day.

7. Heartburn

Ten star-fruit leaves, a fingertip of turmeric, and a fingertip of Chinese keys are boiled with one half cup water. Filter after it's cold. The water is taken once a day.

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