Uses of Mimosa Hostilis

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The Mimosa hostilis has long been used by very old Mayans from Mexico for relaxing external wounds. The poultice made from the bark of this plant was applied to wounds to help healing.

The bark of the tree has a venerable status to treat a big range of skin issues. The is a best source of antioxidant flavonoids, it is also contains trace minerals like manganese, zinc, copper, iron and magnesium. No wonder, the tree bark, in the powder form, offers lots of medical advantages. Medical uses

Curbs nicotine cravings

Quitting smoking has never been simple, thanks to the withdrawal symptoms that force the person to resume his/her habit. A natural way to drive away this sore feeling of nicotine cravings would be to have Mimosa hostilis leaf tea. Drinking this tea is trusted to calm down cigarette cravings, which may improve your efforts to quit smoking. So, those struggling with nicotine cravings, baking on this herbal remedy prove to be best decision.

Alleviates toothaches

Having tea from the leaves and teas of this tree can also help alleviate dental pain. Toothache may indicate dental abscess or any other gum issue. The leaves are said to have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory features, and hence, their intake in the type of a tea may help relieve tooth pain.

Used as a cosmetic agent

Mimosa hostilis powder made from the plant bark is generally included in cosmetic formulations to better skin health. This is because it shows promising antiseptic activity. Hence, tropical ointments containing this powder may be supportive in treating skin issues like psoriasis and acne.

Used for treating ulcers and burns

The Mimosa hostilis powder is thought to have analgesic features, it works as a natural painkiller. So, applying the creams or powder containing extracts of Mimosa hostilis can help relax minor to extreme burns.

Stop bleeding

One of the excellent ways to treat a bleeding wound, would be to apply Mimosa hostilis root bark powder. The plant bark contains big amount of antioxidants and tannins that help promote blood coagulation and prevent bleeding. So, using its powder can advantage to accelerate blood clothing in wounds and cuts.

One little double-blind study advises that applying gel with active ingredients of Mimosa hostilis extracts may also contribute in healing leg ulceration linked with varicose veins. On the other hand, vitro studies have presented that bark of the tree is three times stronger in containing bacteria cultures than the antibiotic streptomycin.