Sugarcane juice is one of the favorite drinks of Brazilians and substances for the production of alcohol are also extracted from it.There is also the possibility of supplying refined sugar, syrups, medicines and a series of other products manufactured using the liquid from the ground sugar cane or through some elements extracted from the drink.

However, what many people are unaware of are the benefits found in the leaves, roots and bulbs of sugar cane. In this way, each of these parts can be used to treat specific problems in the body. Find out what they are and how to use this natural product to promote health.

Functions of this plant for the body

  • Increase lactation;
  • Combat insomnia;
  • Combat poisoning, pneumonia, tuberculosis and fevers;
  • Kidney disorders;
  • Eliminate intestinal parasites;
  • Avoid breast cracks, thrush and pregnancy vomiting;
  • Fatigue;
  • Prevent the appearance of angina and corneal ulcers;
  • Stomach problems.

How to use sugar cane

Whoever wants to improve the urinary system, increasing the elimination of harmful substances to the body, should drink the tea made by decoction of the roots of sugar cane.

This prescription also helps to lower blood pressure, a consequence of its diuretic power already mentioned. Those who wish to have an opposite effect must prepare an infusion with the leaves of the plant.

In addition, it is possible to make a decoction with the cane bulbs. This natural medicine is indicated for those who want to eliminate the disorders that affect the kidneys. The same home remedy is suitable for combating paralysis, both in terms of treating them and in terms of preventing these health problems.

Another way to use the plant

One way to use sugarcane that does not involve boiling processes is to use the juice of the plant. The drink extracted from crushed sugar cane is indicated for women who are in the lactation period, as the liquid contributes to the increase of breast milk. In addition to this benefit, this juice can improve sleep quality and the individual can say goodbye to insomnia.