Indian Oak is a valuable geomancy ornamental species considered bringing good luck. Furthermore, Indian Oak is also used to simply cure hemorrhoids, which has been widely recognized and used effectively.
Indian Oak, also known as Chiec or Loc Mung (scientific name: Barringtonia acutangula), is a species of Barringtonia, has nice roots and body, red flowers which is fragrant when blooming, used as ornamental plant. Some regard Indian Oak as one of four precious ornamentals such as Ficus, Fig, Fir and Indian Oak.
Leaves of Indian Oak are collected all year round. Bark is scraped off the layer of external cork bark, washed, sliced, hayed or dried to be medicine for stomachache, diarrhea, fever due to bark containing plenty of tannin (16%).
Immature fruit of Indian Oak is pressed for mash liquor to apply to cure eczema or crushed, soaked with alcohol, suck and spilt out cure toothache.
Roots of Indian Oak contain saponin with bitter taste, crushed to poison fish.
According to Oriental medicine, Indian Oak has sweet taste, average feature, go into heart, bronchus, spleen and kidney. Its effects are nutritious for kidney, blood, aperient, pulse clean, to innovate and nourish. It is used for cases of depression, hair premature graying, pale skin, anemia, headache, dizziness, tinnitus, ear deafness, hypertension, less milk, constipation, hematuria, hemorrhoids and dysentery.
Indian Oak, geomancy ornamental plant brings good luck
Remedy for hemorrhoids with leaves of Indian Oak.
A pinch of fresh Indian Oak leaves - about 20gram (ornamental plants are everywhere). This plant is also known as Chiec, Ngoc Nhi, Tam Lang, its scientific name of BARRINGTONIA LUZONEIS(P.) VIDAL. We need medium leaves (not too tender, not too old), wash with water several times to clean, wash with cold boiled water at the final time, drain; in the evening, 15 minutes before going to bed, chew leaves, swallow for water, apply trash onto the anus (use a clean piece of Polyethylene for outer lining so that there is no seepage losses from trash)
Effects: to cure constipation, hemorrhoids (internal and external), anti-inflammation, hemostatic. Use in 7-10 consecutive days, then if you can find Indian Oak, directly in 10 days more, you will not suffer from hemorrhoids any more.