aka Orthosiphon aristatus , cat's whiskers or java tea
Propagate : cuttings and seedings
Light : sunny
Water : once a day
Soil: good drainage
Fertilizer: twice a month
Weight loss, rheumatic pains and coughs : Consume as a tea. Just add the dried plant into a tea bag and steep in hot water for a few minutes.
Treat tooth cavities and prevention of swelling gums : Leaves of the cat’s whiskers plant can be chewed directly or pounded and stuffed on the infected area to ease the pain.
Difficult urination: Boil a glass of fresh water with ¼ handheld leaf cat whiskers up to ½ cup liquid form. Each ½ cup should be drink 2 times a day.
For colds: Three cats whiskers leaves should be washed and boiled with a glass of water until it is half.
Anti-Fungal : Cat’s whiskers consist of compound which helps to prevent the growth of parasites and foreign hosts that live on a body. They do so by cutting the nutrient supply chain of the fungus. Therefore Cat’s whiskers could be applied to the areas where fungal infection has infected.