One of nature's unappreciated fruits is the kamias or bilimbi. It has close relations to the balimbing or star fruit. Unlike the star fruit, however, it has a sour flavor that many use as a cooking agent.
Kamias is not as widely known as other tropical fruits, but it fast gaining recognition in many countries.
To Asian countries and islands, especially in the Philippines, its nutritional and medicinal value is common knowledge. It is a natural source of vitamins B and C, iron, phosphorus and antioxidants.
Here's the amazing health benefits of eating kamias:
1. Treating Cough
First you need to prepare a few grains of fennel, 3 grains of kamias, and sugar. Mix all in one container and steamed for several hours. Use the water for two times drink. Drink it in the morning and evening. Because it's the time when our stomach is empty and it can absorb your body faster.
2. Overcome Diabetes
For people suffering from diabetes each grains of kamias is helpful. Just prepare 6 grains of kamias. Then crushed it and mix with a glass of water. Boil the mixture and strain the water after and drink it twice a day for best results.
3. Treats Acne
Acid substances of kamias will help woman very much in treating acne just put crushed kamias on the part where your acne is located.
4. Overcome Thrush
It's effects are extreme. This benefits is only for who have a brave heart. We say it because the acid substances of kamias is painful to overcome thrush. Just crushed kamias and put in in the affected area.
To get this effects is easy. Take a handful of kamias leaves and one grains kamias. Then crushed it until smooth. After that add whiting and mix both of it. After that put in the area of pain for best and fast results take it 2-3 times a day.
6. Stiffening of Muscles
Usually it happened in the muscles of the arms, legs, neck, and shoulders. Just take one handful of kamias leaves, one grain of kaimas fruit, 10 grains of cloves, and last 15 grains peppercorns. Mixed all of that until soften then add vinegar. Put it on the spot of your pain.
7. Treating Toothache
Kamias can overcome that. Better use this natural way than those of the readily available medicine. The way to get this powerful natural tool is easy. Just crushed it and put on the teeth with pain.