This vine eliminates intestinal parasites like the Trichina and Ascaris. To expel these parasites, the seeds of the niyog-niyogan are dried and taken through the mouth, with a recommended dosage of around 4 to 7 dried seeds for children, and around 8 dried seeds for adults.
The key here is to make sure that you only take dried, matured seeds. Otherwise, you may experience adverse reactions like diarrhea, hiccups, and stomachache, among other.
How does it work?
The niyog-niyogan plant is commonly found in the forests of various Southeast Asian countries. You can also plant it in your backyard.
Aside from being an ornamental plant, it has numerous medicinal benefits for illnesses like rheumatism, headache, and intestinal parasites.
The parts of the plant that provide medicinal benefits are the:
The seed of the niyog-niyogan plant is considered anthelmintic, which means that it has the capability to get rid of intestinal parasites, even in children. Remember that only mature dried seeds are used. These dried seeds are normally taken orally at least 2 hours after dinner.
If at first try, the worms are not expelled, the dosage may be done again after a week. If nothing happens even after the second dose, seek medical help as there may be other underlying conditions.
You can also buy dried niyog-niyogan seeds, fruits, and leaves at Asian and Chinese herbal shops.