Senin, 27 Juli 2009

Daun Katuk (Sauropus Androgynous)
Helps increase breast milk production

Katuk Leaf is very recognized in Indonesia, what trusted and believed by society earn to multiply Breast Milk. Even, It has been done research by experts in Indonesia, it is true be proven by Correctness.

About Katuk (Sauropus androgynous)
According to Wikipedia term of katuk leaf for various place in the world is known as following :untuk for the place in Afghanistan, see Katok; for the place in Azerbaijan, see Ağgədik. Sauropus androgynous, also known as katuk, star gooseberry, or sweet leaf, is a shrub grown in some tropical regions as a leaf vegetable. In Chinese it is called mani cai (马尼菜), in Malaysian it is called cangkuk manis or sayur manis, and in Vietnamese, it is called rau ngót.
Its multiple upright stems can reach 2.5 m high and bear dark green oval leaves 5–6 cm long.
It is one of the most popular leaf vegetables in South Asia and Southeast Asia and is notable for high yields and palatability. The shoot tips have been sold as tropical asparagus. In Vietnam, people cook it with crab meat, minced pork or dried shrimp to make soup.
It is among only a few flora containing vitamin K.
Chemical content
Leaf and grow on the Sauropus androgynus contain the saponin, flavonoida and tanin.

Sauropus androgynous
Scientific classification

Kingdom: Plantae

Division: Magnoliophyta

Class: Magnoliopsida

Order: Malpighiales

Family: Phyllanthaceae

Tribe: Phyllantheae

Subtribe: Flueggeinae

Genus: Sauropus

Species: S. androgynous

Binomial name

Sauropus androgynous

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Result of Research :

Giving of Katuk leaf extract at group of bear mother and suckle her baby with dose 3x300mg/day during 15 days continuous start to second or third day after bearing is able to increase breast milk production 50,7 % more amount compared to a group of bear mother and suckle her baby than is which is not given by extract of katuk leaf. Giving of extract of the katuk leaf is able to lessen amount subject, which is less breast milk equal to 12,5%. Giving of extract of Katuk leaf does not degrade breast milk quality, because it does not degrade rate of protein and fat in breast milk.

To increase breast milk production, suggested by pay attention to nutrition food, multiply to drink. If breast milk production felt still less be suggested to take medicine lakta gogum.

(Reference : Transalated by Ari from Effectiveness of The Sauropus Androgynus(L.) Merr Leaf extract in increasing Mother’s Breast Milk Production By : Sa’roni, Tony Sadjiman, Mochamad Sja’bani, Zulaela, Media Litbang Kesehatan Volume XIV Nomor 3 Tahun 2004, ).

Recipe to cook Katuk Leaf
Leaf of Sauropus androgynus to multiply the water of mother milk, also it usefull for
fever medicine,ulcerate and ulcer medicine.
To increase breast milk, take ± 300 grams of fresh leaf of Sauropus Androgynus,then braised by 1 1 / 2 glass of water as long as 15 minutes,after chilled to be filtered. Result of filter drinked at one blow

Sayur Bening Daun Katuk :
This recipe is very simple and cheap. Sweet taste and fresh. I often this recipe to increase my breast milk when I breast feeding to my baby. My husband and first son also like to eat sayur bening daun katuk.

15 – 25 handles of katuk leaf
1 carrot
1 sweet corn

3 shallots/onions
3 garlics
3 spoonfuls of Sugar
2 tea spoon or sufficiently of Salt
Daun salam
1 slice of galingale
250 cc water

Cooking Ways

1.Pare Shallot and garlic then Wash out
Ingredients and flavors cleanly
2.Then katuk leaf is plucked from its handle
and others are shredded by according to
Slice shallots/onions and garlics too.
3.Boil Sweet corn until soft, then include
carrot, katuk leaf and the flavors
4.Ready to serve :


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