CASHEW LEAVES

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Cashew leaves are leaves of the cashew tree. They are oval in shape with fine pronounced veins and midribs.
Cashew leaves are botanically classified as anacardium occidentale. They are reffered to as kasoy leaves, pucuk Gajus and Daun Gajus.
Cashew leaves are rich in antioxidants and have antifungal, antiparasitic, antibacterial, antiseptic, and anti- inflammatory properties.
They also contain vitamin B and vitamin C.
Young cashew leaves may be eaten fresh out of hand, like lettuce leaves.
Cashew leaves can be used medically as antiseptics. In some cultures they can also be chewed as toothpaste to treat toothaches and gum problems. In Africa it can be used as herbs to treat diabetes and malaria.
The cashew tree originated in Northeastern Brazil and now grows in subtropical parts of Africa, India, the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
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