Meniran ( Phylanthus urinaria, Linn) is scientifically effective to improve body immune system and heals hepatitis, respiratory disorders, diabetes mellitus, jaundice and diarrhea.
Dr. Setiawan Dalimartha, Vice Chairman of Association of Indonesian Doctors Developers Eastern Traditional Health (Perhimpunan Dokter Indonesia Pengembang Kesehatan Tradisional Timur/ PDPKT) said that we can use meniran fresh or dried as medicines.
We can boil 15-30 gram of dried meniran or 30-60 gram of fresh meniran. Drink the concoction. Or we can smash fresh meniran, squeeze the juice and drink it. For external usage, wash fresh leaves, smash them and put the pulp on the injured areas.
1. Swelling because inflammation of kidney
Wash 50 gram of fresh Phylanthus urinaria, Linn, boil them in three glasses of water. Wait until it’s only left 1.5 glass of water. Refine the water and drink it half a glass in the morning, a half a glass in the afternoon and a half in the night.
2. To treat urinary tract stone
Wash 30 gram meniran and two tablespoons of tempuyung (Sonchus arvensis L duwèni). Boil them with 4 glasses of water until it’s only left two glasses. After it’s cold, refine the water and drink one glass in the morning and one glass in the afternoon.
3. To treat pain during urination
Wash 30 gram meniran and cat’s whisker (Orthosiphon aristatus) with 3 glasses of water. Wait until it is only left 1.5 glasses. After it is cold, refine and drink it a half a glass in the morning, afternoon and night.
4. To treat dysentery
Wash 30-60 gram of meniran. Boil it with 3 glasses of water and wait until it is only left one glass. After it is cold, refine and drink at once.
5. To treat hepatitis
Wash 30-60 gram of meniran. Boil it with 3 glasses of water and wait until it is only left one glass. After it is cold, refine and drink at once. It should be done every day for one week.
6. To treat night blindness
Wash 15-20 gram of meniran and steam it with 2 slices of chicken livers. After it is cold, eat the liver and drink the water.
7. To treat rheumatic or gout
Boil one tablespoon of fresh meniran and 7 leaves of cat’s whiskey with one glass of water. Wait until it is only left a half a glass. After it is cold, refine and drink at once.
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