With a distinct aroma and irresistible flavor, it has commanded the attention of the world. The coffee trade is immense, second only to that of oil in its value. The history of coffee is filled with stories of those who sought to control that trade, who exacted high tariffs on coffee roasters and those who found ways to circumvent those controls.

Friday, March 09, 2018

Arabica coffee used in traditional medicine

Arabica coffee prepare font the coffee bean, is the most frequently consumed drink around the world; coffee has medicinal properties.

Reported to be analgesic, anaphrodisiac, anorexic, antidotal, CNS-stimulant, counterirritant, diuretic, hypnotic, lactagogue, nervine, stimulant, coffee is a folk remedy for atropine-poisoning, fever, headache, jaundice, malaria, migraine, narcosis, nephrosis, opium-poisoning, sores, and vertigo.

In traditional medicine, different parts of coffee plants are used for influenza, anemia, edema, rage, hepatitis and externally for nervous shock and as stimulant for sleepiness, an antitussive in flu and lung ailments, a cardiotonic and neurotonic, for asthma and many more.

In Yemen coffea arabica is traditionally use as a stimulant, against headaches and kidney stones. The properties of coffee is stimulant of the central nervous system, has a slightly diuretic effect and lipolytic action when use externally as a cream.
Arabica coffee used in traditional medicine
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