Origin: An herb grown in tropical areas
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Overview: Orthosiphon Stamineus is an herb widely grown in tropical areas. It has flowers that bear white or purple flowers with long protruding stamens. It is commonly known as Java tea and is taken as an herbal tea in various parts of Asia.
Phytochemicals isolated from the herb include terpenes, flavonoids, caffeic acid derivatives and essential oils. The polyphenol Sinensetin is also found in Orthosiphon stamineus. The plant exhibits diuretic, hypouricemic, renal protective, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, hepatoprotective, gastroprotective, anti-hypertensive, anti-diabetic, anti-hyperlipidemic, anti-microbial, and anorexic activities
- Improving cognition
- Treating diabetes
- Regulating kidney function
- Reducing weight gain
- Improving vascular function
- Protecting the liver
- Protecting the gut against alcohol-induced ulceration
- Preventing the growth of certain forms of cancer
Common Dosage: Currently there is not enough scientific information to determine the standard dosage for Orthosipon Stamnieus.