Uses of Longevity
This medicinal plant has
being extensively studied and used in many parts of the world.
Check it out
in your neighbourhood -- it might be planted in some home compounds,
either in a pot or on the ground.
Juicing: As this leaf is quite large, just add one
leaf to your multi-greens juicing. Its bitterish taste might
be a challenge to some; if that's the case, you have to find an
way to get the goodness of this plant's phyto-compounds into your
body if you exclude this green from your juicing.
- Tea: The leaves can be dried
by sunning or using a slow-cooker (set to low and without water). Use
one dried leaf and simmer with hot water to make herbal tea. For
tea lovers, you can add half-a-leaf or one leaf to your teapot the next
time you make Chinese tea.