VIVA – Cat mustache has long been used and is believed to be a powerful drug to overcome various diseases. In fact, cat whiskers that are consumed regularly can treat kidney stones.
The benefits of cat’s whiskers as an herbal that is efficacious for health are not mere figments. The plant with the scientific name Orthosiphon aristatusa has a variety of compounds that are nutritious for health, including antibacterial to treat kidney stones.
“Cat’s whiskers have been used and proven to overcome kidney stones. It works by widening the urinary tract that leads from the kidneys to the bladder so that the stone can shed and come out,” said herbal expert, Dr. Muthoharrah, M.Sc / Herbalist, in the event Healthy Life, tvOneWednesday 15 July 2020.
The benefits of this cat’s whiskers can be obtained if the kidney stones are still so small that they can be shed with boiled water. The consumption of cat’s whiskers cooking water combined with dry meniran to be able to shed the kidney stones to the maximum.
“Six grams of herbal cat’s whiskers and 10 grams of dried meniran are then boiled. Meniran also helps shed kidney stones out,” he explained.
Doctors recommend that the cooking water is consumed routinely twice a day after eating for 14 days. This herb must also be balanced with the consumption of 2 liters of water per day.
“Small kidney stones under 5 millimeters, can still be used with this cooking water but still need to see a doctor to see how severe,” he said.