Its leaves are reported to powerfully help alleviate hypertension which is said to be the number one cause of death in the world. So, if you're hypertensive and you want an effective herbal medicine, try taking organic Abang-Abang tea. Organic because this tree grows anywhere in this country without any need for chemical fertilization pest control.
And you might want to go visit the Philippines for an Abang-Abang tea spree for a hypertension and other ailment relief, or else perhaps plan to live there for good? If this PhilAsian herb gets commercialized and packed in tea bags or sachets and exported to your country, it may cost you some. But as among ordinary herbs and plants in the Philippines and Asia, you get it for free!
But Abang-Abang is not just anti-hypertensive. It does a lot more medicinally. Some folks even use it as an anti-epilepsy herb through its anti-convulsant properties and so-called neuro-behavioral effects. It also has anti-tumor and anti-inflammation benefits, which makes it also applicable as an anti-cancer herb. Cancers have to do with tumor growths and inflammation.
Antioxidant and Flavonoid Rich
These anti-hypertensive medicinal leaves are found to be rich in antioxidants and flavonoids. Abang-Abang is said to have three hydrophylic flavonoids that has tremendous free-radical scavenging benefits that make Abang-Abang tea a powerful concoction for fighting free-radical and oxidative damage. This damage is what wreaks havoc on the immune system, making your body susceptible to deadly diseases like cancer. But with this anti-hypertensive medicinal leaves, you get an immune system boost to fight said diseases!