Tuesday, June 26, 2018


gandapura - www.healthnote25.com

Gandapura (with the Latin name Gaultheria punctata) is one of the herbaceous species whose leaves are treated as a mixture of medicinal / rubbing oils. These plants usually live in the plateau between 1500 meters to 2700 meters above sea level. This plant has leaves that are violet and dark blue. The color makes various types of insects approach the plant.

The leaves are then used as medicines, most often used as rubbing oil. This rubbing oil is an important remedy to relieve joint pain, muscle spasms, sprains, rheumatism, inflammation, and wound healing.

The use of gandapura as a medicine or rubbing oil was started by Indians in the American mainland and made this leaf as one of the oldest healing systems in the world. By the Indians, these leaves are used as rheumatic drugs, joint pain, toothaches, headaches, and several other diseases.

In contrast to the French people who make this leaf as a basic ingredient to make tea is also efficacious to cure some types of diseases such as respiratory, mouth problems, treat back pain and joint pain. In research conducted in the 1800s, the efficacy of leaves to heal is caused by the content of aspirin is large enough.