Tuesday, 8 March 2011

Guinea hen weed

Guinea hen weed or Devil's Horse Whip,a perennial plant that grows wildly in tropical conditions has a very pungent and long lasting odour that can be observed from a distance or when the earth is wet. Although minimal studies have been done, the plant is said to be very effective in the treatment and prevention of a number of diseases and although many scientists have ravished the claims of the efficacy of its medicinal value, scientists in the region are continuing their research.

The plant is dug up from the root and put to dry. All parts of the plant including leaves, roots and stem can be used to make tea. The tea may be consumed sweetened or unsweetened for three mornings.

The plants is used to treat the following conditions:

Diahorea. In the case of this symptom, the guinea hen weed is combined with a little piece of dried orange skin and put to boil for approximately three minutes. It is then put to cool and consumed by the patient.The tea is known to almost instantly stop the condition.

Cancers.The Tea of this plant can be had every now and then to prevent and to purge the blood of free radicals that can cause cancers.

Sinusitis. The leaves of the plant can be inhaled by a patient suffering from sinusitis. It is said to produce long lasting relieve.

Fever. A handful of the plant is reaped. Separate this into two sections. wrap the smaller portion in a piece of white fabric and tie this around the patient's forehead. The remaining section of the plant should be wrapped in a towel and placed around the persons body to induce sweating.

A picture of the Guinea Hen Weed Plant

How to Make Guinea Hen Weed Tea

Reap the guinea hen weed plant from the roots up
Hang the plant to dry to remove toxins

1. Bring 3 cups of water to a rapid boil
2. Add one stalk of the guinea hen weed, (you may use the leaves only, the roots only or both leaves and roots)
3. Allow to boil for a further three (minutes)
4. Remove from flame and allow to cool.
5. Sweeten as desired. Can also be had unsweetened

The tea may be served hot or chilled.



  1. I hope to get more reading in today off your blog. From now on I am still gaining some useful details herbal blend to keep safe and healthy.

  2. This herb is excellent to relief a headache. I have proven this for over 35 years. It is also great to drink if you have fibroids and want to shrink them. One thing, if you are menstrating and drink this herb, your menstral flow will increase.

  3. I drink the tea now and then and feed my children on it too. It helps their sinuses and fights off the cold.

  4. It is the greatest plant I've came across

  5. Can you add juice from half of a lime to a cup of tea?

  6. We used to play with this as children. I didn't realize that it had so many uses. Thanks for sharing.

  7. www.guineahenaliveagain.com is where I found it. hope it works

  8. My grandma as bone cancer could the guinea hen weed help her.doctor told her they can't do anything for her

    1. I am not a medical nor any kind of doctor and so on this basis I cannot recommend, suggest or give prescription. Your grandma needs to visit a doctor. Information share on this site is solely for information.


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