Sambong contains methanolic compounds which might have the ability to slow the progression of liver cancer without toxicity.
Antibacterial and Anti-fungal
Sambong contains cyptomeridiol and icthyothereol acetate which have the ability in laboratory conditions to kill bacteria and fungi such as E. coli, P aeruginosa, B subtilis, S aureus, and C albicans and A niger.
Sambong tea taken orally lowers fevers, and adding sambong tea to your bath also helps to lower fevers.
Oral Pain Relief
Sambong tea helps with the pain associated with dental procedures… just gargle with some sambong tea and the pain will disappear.
Colds and Flues
Because sambong contains methanolic compounds it can also help with the symptoms of coughs, colds, and flues.
Because sambong contains antimicrobial agents using the tea and powders on skin wounds promotes healing.
Sambong can be found as teas, dried leaves, powders, tablets, capsules, and many other forms.
Sambong has a nice menthol taste that’s very soothing to the stomach.
Take a heaping teaspoon of the dried leaves and steep in hot water for 10 to 15 minutes and then let cool and drink.
Drinking 3 to 4 cups of sambong tea daily… and sambong can be used for long periods of time without problems.
To date there are no known side effects to sambong. But as with any medication or herbal remedy women who are pregnant or breast feeding should not use sambong.
Many people swear that sambong is a wonderful herb that will do your body good.