Bamboo treatment for vomiting and more
The common striped bamboo is usually planted in gardens as an ornamental plant. It grows from 30 to 50 feet high. The leafy branches are formed in clusters, at each node. It seldom flowers, and if this occurs, it is at the nodes. From the underground stems new shoots are put forth.
* Softens and gives relief to inflamed plants.
* Promotes the flow of urine.
* Prevents nausea and vomiting.
* Strengthens and gives tone to the stomach.
* In the treatment of respiratory diseases.
* For piles or known as haemorrhoids.
HOW TO USE:
* The decoction of the stem, applied externally to inflamed joints gives relief.
* The decoction of the roots taken internally softens and gives relief to inflamed parts and also promote the flow of urine.
* The edible young shoots strengthen and give tone to the stomach and is used in the treatment of stomach diseases.
The stem, root, bark, young shoots.
20 grams for 1 litre of water.
Use 3 cups a day.
The young shoots of Bambusa arundinacea, also known as spiny bamboo (sometimes also called Bambusa bambos), must not be used internally for it contains poison.