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Cashew “kasoy”:anti Diabetes and Other Medicinal Uses

For diarrhea and diabetes-Boil the bark; cool and drain the solution before drinking.For Ulcerations in the mouth-Boil the bark:cool and drain the solution before using mouthwash.For Dysentery-Pour boiling water on the leaves of cashew placed in a container.Cool and drain before drinking.Juice from the cashew apple or pericarp increases the amount of urine and also induces sweating.

Medicinal Uses of Cashew “kasoy”

1.  For diarrhea and diabetes-Boil the bark; cool and drain the solution before drinking.

2.  For Ulcerations in the mouth-Boil the bark:cool and drain the solution before using mouthwash.

3.  For Dysentery-Pour boiling water on the leaves of cashew placed in a container.Cool and drain before drinking.

4.  Juice from the cashew apple or pericarp increases the amount of urine and also induces sweating.

5.  For toothache  and sore gums-the solutions used for dysentery can also be used for gargle to relieve toothache and sore gums.

Nutritive Value of Cashew

1.  The juicy cashew apple, pedicel or receptacle may be eaten when ripe and is used for sweet preserves.

2.  Wine, alcohol and vinegar can be made from  the cashew apple.

3.  The meat of the cashew nuts are used in the preparation of confectionery and in the preparation of cakes, pastries,ice cream and candles.

4.  Edible oil can be made from the meat of the cashew nuts.

5.  The cashew fruit has the highest amount of vitamin C content among all fruits.

6.  The cashew apple is a fair source of Vitamin A.

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Spiritual Healing LInks:

Matthew 4:23 (New International Version) Jesus Heals the Sick

 23Jesus went throughout Galilee, teaching in their synagogues, preaching the good news of the kingdom, and healing every disease and sickness among the people.

James 5:16 (New International Version)

16Therefore confess your sins to each other and pray for each other so that you may be healed. The prayer of a righteous man is powerful and effective.

Reference:

Philippine Herbs (Medicinal Plants for Barangay Herbal Garden), Editha M. Alcodia and Rolando E. Cabanting, R. Obed’s Enterprises, Philippines 1996

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  1. I like cashews dry roasted.

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