6 Medicinal Uses of Bamboo That Will Surprise You

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Did you know that bamboo has medicinal uses too? In this article, we will discuss 6 medicinal uses of bamboo that you may not be familiar with.

Striped bamboo is widely used as a decorative garden plant. Between 30 and 50 feet in height, it is a tall plant. Clusters of leaves develop at each node along the branches. Flowering is unusual and only happens at the nodes. The roots are starting to send up new growth.

Here are the 6 Medicinal Uses of Bamboo

  1. Relaxes tense muscles and soothes irritated tissue.
  2. Accelerates the rate at which urine is released.
  3. Assists in avoiding sick feelings.
  4. Tones and strengthens the abdominal muscles.
  5. To heal conditions related to the lungs.
  6. The treatment of piles.

Methods for effective medical application

  • When the stem is boiled down and the decoction is administered topically to sore joints, it helps.
  • Ingesting a decoction made from the roots reduces inflammation, soothes sore muscles, and encourages urination.
  • You can treat nausea and vomiting with piles by drinking a decoction made from the bark.
  • Young, edible shoots are used to cure respiratory disorders and strengthen and tone the stomach.

Spiny bamboo, also known as Bambusa arundinacea (and occasionally referred to as Bambusa bambos), has poisonous immature shoots that should not be consumed.

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