Uses of  Pandan leaves

  1. Multi-Edible-Phyto-Greens Juicing:  Add 1-2 big leaves into your regular juicing experience.  The chlorophyll and phyto-compounds are defiinitely anti-microbes including anti-fungal.

  2. Poultice: The leaves can be crushed or blended to be uased as a poultice for skin disorders, eruptions, boils, etc.

  3. Decoction: A decoction of pandan leaves is definitely a de-stress drink, calms the nerves, 'cools' the body, and balances blood pH. There are various testimonies that this leaf brings great relief to sufferers of bad cholesterol, high blood sugar, arthritis, asthma, and urinary problems, and even gall bladder problems. Its roots can also be made into a decoction for relieving prostate problems, and some men say it seems to boost semen production.

  4. Herbal tea: Drinking a decoction of the leaves (6-10 fronds) cooked with 2-3 sticks of lemon grass and one ping-pong sized ginger is a traditional diuretic, and a reliever of joint pains, gout, and mild skin discomforts, recovering from a bout of dysentery or digestive disorder.  

  5. Culinary: This is the most common use for pandan leaves.  You can eyeball various ideas by surfing the net using the phrase 'pandan culinary' or 'pandan recipes'.

  6. Flower arrangement, handicraft:  It is used, especially in Thailand, in flower bouquets, floral baskets, and flower arrangements.  The dried leaves can be turned into creative handicrafts.

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