The English Name of Sodom Apple is “GIANT MILK WEED” or “CALOTROPIS GIGANTEA”
Calotropis gigantea is a species of Calotropis native to Cambodia, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand, Sri Lanka, India, China, Pakistan, Nepal, Booc Booc in Somalia and tropical Africa.
It is a large shrub growing to 4 m tall. It has clusters of waxy flowers that are either white or lavender in colour. Source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Calotropis_gigantea
- The sodom apple leaves are used as a coagulant. It is use to make cheddar cheese, it coagulates the milk making it to solidify together rather than using alum
- For Nursing Mothers, Soak the leaf inside water for about 10 minutes, blend it to extract the juice, use the extracted juice and wash your breast. It enhances the increase of breast milk flow.
- The leaf is very useful in treating chicken-pox or measles, blend the leaves, add African black soap to it and mix it for a smooth paste. Use the mixture to bath morning and night, it will eliminate the chicken-pox or measles rashes.
- It isn’t poionous, It is utilized for stomarch aches and pains. Absorb it in dry gin and drink.
- When soaked in gin, add milk to it and consume,nut helps in eradicating typhoid.
- When cooked with lemon grass, it helps to treat malaria. It’s useful for treating pile and furthermore for tooth ache. For an existing visible pile, get butter, apply the butter on the leaf and place it on a coal. When the leaf is warm and the buttery oil starts dripping, place it on your anus
Note- Its painful but very effective.
- Cut and drop the whitish juice that spills out of it on the tooth with opening(hole), chew on the root on the affected tooth.
- It can be used to drive away snakes.
- For Diabetes, cut two leaves and place it on the ground, ensure you wear socks and place your feet on it for a few hours. Do it every day for a week,
You can go for a diabetes check-up to ascertain for results.
- For Asthma, take 7 bits of the leaves for males and 9 bits of the leaves for females, wash and organize it in a pot and boil for 15 minutes with little water. When it’s warm, drink 1/2 glass cup both morning and night for 7 days.
Note: in case the water finish up, add another water to it till you see results.
Disclaimer – Always consult your Doctor or seek Medical advice before using herbs.