Cincau most widely used as a major component of beverages (eg in ice grass jelly or ice mix). Reported grass jelly also has the effect of conditioning and laxative (diuretics).
Cincau essentially no calories at all, because it is not digested soluble fiber component. Calorific value is determined calorie ingredient is added when we eat them, such as coconut milk, sugar syrup. Therefore, grass jelly diet would make a great meal for filling the stomach when should limit calorie intake.
Although enough nutrient-rich grass jelly leaves, after being turned gelatin that remains is mineral, ie calcium and phosphorus. In every 100 grams of leaves of grass jelly stored 100 mg of calcium and 100 mg phosphorus. After becoming a gelatin calcium content of 50 mg and 15 mg of phosphorus per 100 grams.
Traditionally, native grass jelly has been used around the world as a medicine. In Indochina, especially Laos and Vietnam, grass jelly is used to relieve pain (gastritis) and other stomach disorders such as constipation, flatulence, diarrhea. Peninsular Malaysia use it as a fever remedy. In Papua New Guinea, in addition to down the heat, grass jelly is used as a cough remedy and headache. In Java, grass jelly is often called cao or provisional-believed to cool the womb, which is believed to accelerate the occurrence of pregnancy in infertile couples.
Cincau often used to whet your appetite. India's population recognize grass jelly for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, abdominal pain or heartburn, and flatulence due to colds. The habit of giving to people with fever grass jelly tyfus expected to help reduce fever and reduce adverse effects due to increased body temperature.
Either the green grass jelly or black, quite popular as one of the foods to relieve high blood pressure. Usually taken with a little honey or syrup, so it's not bland.
cincau leaf green grass jelly plant C. Kurin-1 compounds, particularly dimethyl-1 dimetoidida Kurin, are efficacious relax muscles. Nothing wrong with this material is also used in Chinese herb, usually with leaves of bitter melon, and herbs jejamuan repellent stress.
Isokandrodendrin anti-tumor compounds were also found in the leaves of grass jelly, but most in the roots.
Grass jelly is also stored in the plant alkaloid bisbenzilsokuinolin and s, s-tetandrin are efficacious inhibit the growth of malignant tumors of the kidney (neoroblastoma). As well as being anti-inflammatory, the compound can prevent and treat cardiovascular disease (kardiova secular), including high blood pressure and stomach disorders.
Compound R, S-isotetrandrin efficacious to prevent allergic diseases and malignant tumors. Together with R, S-kondokurin that there are also in the green grass jelly, these compounds also prevent the formation of nitric oxide. If it reacts with air and stomach gas, nitric oxide will turn into nitrogen dioxide and nitrogen tetroxide foul-smelling, toxic, and can cause pneumonia.
Premnazol and phenyl butazon abundant in leaves of black grass jelly p.serratifolia. Besifat both anti-inflammatory and can suppress tumor cell growth. In addition, these compounds can decrease the activity of the enzyme that would limit the production of stomach acid. With such a mechanism, grass jelly is often used to relieve stomach pain.
In the black grass jelly leaves stored terpenoid compounds known to many beta-sitosterol and flavonoids luteolin. Both are hipolipoproteinemik, which can reduce excess levels of fat and protein in the blood.
Luteolin is another form of vitamin p bioflavonoid complex, which is efficacious to prevent the emergence of allergies.
Thus, both the fresh leaves and grass jelly gelatin actually equally diverse properties store. If it is difficult to get the leaves, Her consuming gelatin is beneficial.