It is a member of the Crassulaceae family and is known botanically as (Bryophyllum calycinum)(The Taameawu in Akan).It is also known as the Miracle Life plant, Cathedral Bells, Air Plant, Life Plant, and Goethe plant. It is mostly found in Africa, Brazil, parts of Asia, Guyana, and other countries. They can survive in dry climates due to their thick watery leaves and stems.
The leaves are long and broad, measuring 5-25 cm x 2-12 cm. The top has complicated joints, whereas the leaves appear to be simple. It usually has 6-7 leaves on a single tree. The edges of the leaves are jagged, and new seeds usually grow on the edges of the leaves. These seeds (small crops) will naturally fall to the ground and grow into new plants. This plant's flower blooms at the very top of the stem. The color ranges from reddish to greenish. The flowers can reach a length of 7 cm.
1.Useful in Urinary Disorders – Give 5 mL juice of its leaves to a patient suffering from thirst or any urinary system disorder. It's a very good and effective treatment. In the case of a urine-related disorder in men, give 40-60 ml of its decoction mixed with 2 gm of honey. This should be taken twice a day.
2.Pounded leaves are applied as poultices to the soles of the feet to stop hemorrhages.
3.For hypertension-take 5-10 drops of the aerial parts extract. It aids in the control of blood pressure.
4. Curbs Leukemia – Take 5-10 drops of its aerial part extract twice a day. It is beneficial in the treatment of blood cancer.
5.Treats Kidney Stones – For kidney stones, take 40-50 mL of whole plant decoction twice a day. You can also mix 500 mg shilajit and 2 gm. honey into the decoction. Give this twice a day; it easily cures bile stones.
6.Treat ear pain – Apply the juice of the leaves to your ear to get a quick cure for your ear pain.
7.Cure boils by crushing a few leaves and forming a poultice. Apply this to the boils. You can use this to treat skin redness and swelling.
8.It improves heart health.
9.Treat colds and coughs – The juice of the leaves, combined with sugar candy, will help with common colds and coughs. Asthmatics may benefit from this as well.
10.Anti-inflammatory property – By applying a paste of the leaves to the site of the swelling, you can significantly reduce it.
11.Relieves stomach ache – If you have a stomach ache, drink the decoction of the leaves.
12.In the case of vaginal flow (vaginal discharge) in women, give 40-60 ml decoction with 2 gm honey mixed in it. This should be taken twice a day.
13.Snacks Headache – Crush the leaves and apply to the brow. It relieves headaches.
14.Eye pain relief – Extract the juice from its leaves and apply it all around the eyes. It relieves pain in the white part of the eyes.
15.Wound Treatment – Warm the leaves slightly before crushing them and tying them to the wound. It speeds up the healing process and removes the scar.
16.Heals bloody diarrhea – Give 3-6 gm. juice of its leaves mixed with cumin seeds and double the amount of ghee. This should be given to the patient three times per day. It regulates blood flow in diarrhea.
17.Manage leucorrhoea – Use the decoction of the leaves twice daily for women suffering from leucorrhoea. It helps to slow the flow of blood through the blood vessels.
18.To treat piles at home, drink the leaf extract twice daily for an effective cure.
19.Good for the liver – Leaf of life promotes liver health. It has the ability to heal jaundice fast.
20.Constipation relief – You can get relief from constipation by drinking tea made from the dried powder of the leaves.
21.Purifies the blood – Miracle leaf has a blood purifying effect. It helps to improve your health by removing toxins.
22.Warm three leaves and juice them for a chest cold. This should yield approximately 2-3 tablespoons of leaf of life juice. Add a pinch of salt to taste. Take one tablespoon three times per day for as long as you need it.
23.Helps with weight management – Its leaves can help you lose weight.
24.Prevents grey hair – Using the miracle leaf on a regular basis will help to prevent grey hair. It also benefits the health of the scalp.
25.Good anti-oxidant properties – Make tea from the dried leaves and drink it twice or three times per day. This will help you fight free radicals more effectively.
26.Diabetics can benefit from the leaves because they can help them control their diabetes. Take the decoction twice a day and you will notice a significant reduction in your blood sugar levels.
27.Teething issues – Babies who are cutting their first teeth will experience pain relief.
28.Anthelmintic action – It effectively removes worms in the intestine. Take the leaf decoction twice a day with honey.
29.The miracle leaf has antipyretic properties, which means it can help you get rid of a fever.
30.Corrects dysentery – To get relief from dysentery, combine the leaf extract with honey.
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