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Awesome benefits of scent leaf

Scent leaves in Igbo is called Nchanwu, in Yoruba it is called Efirin and in Hausa it is called Daidoya.

Also known as Basil and it's botanical name is Ocimum Gratissimum.


For those suffering from malaria and fever; scent leaves contains a substance called antipyretic which is very effective in treating fever and malaria.

- Boil scent leaves as tea and drink the extract while warm before going to bed.

It's also useful as a pain reliever. Scent leaves has the same effectiveness as Ibuprofen and Aspirin. This herb has elements that prevent injury in the body.

Antifungal, Antibacterial and Antiseptic is highly present in the extract of scent leaves. It can be used as an antibiotic, as it treats infections that are caused by bacteria or fungal. Squeezed scent leaves can be applied on skin directly for treatment of ringworm and skin diseases.

Scent leaves can be used to treat oral infections such as bad breath and to also prevent tooth decay.

Scent leaves aids digestion especially to those who eats late at night. It also helps to manage weight.

Regular intake of herbal preparation made with scent leaf and bitter leaf, can help stop the growth of breast, lung and prostate cancers as well as diabetes.

The scent leaves can be used for treatment of severe headache and kidney infections.

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