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Uses of Jade Plant in Folk Medicine


Jade Plant (Crassula ovata) is recommended for warts in folk medicine. A leaf is cut open and the moist flesh is bound over the wart for a series of days. If the treatment is successful, the wart falls off after prolonged exposure.

Jade Plant is also used as a treatment for nausea, and in Africa it is used to treat epilepsy, corns, diarrhea, and to purge the intestines. The Khoi and other Africans used the roots for food, grated and cooked, eaten with thick milk. They also used the leaves for medicinal purposes. The leaves were boiled in milk and used to treat epilepsy and corns, as a purgative and as a remedy for diarrhea.

The Feng Shui masters believe that Jade Plants have calming effects.

Uses of Jade Plant in Folk Medicine

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