Bladder disorders, kidney stones, ORTHOSIPHON STAMINEUS

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Bladder disorders, kidney stones, ORTHOSIPHON STAMINEUS D 2 dilution

Active ingredient: Orthosiphon aristatus (homoeoph.)

pack size:20ml Dosage form:dilution

Cat whisker herb also known as Java tea is a popular medicinal herb that is used widely in South East Asia to treat symptoms of  gout , kidney stones , hypertension  diabetes and urinary tract infection. Its scientific name is Orthosiphon stamineus / aristatus.

The plant belongs to the mint family and can be found naturally in South East Asia and in the tropical region of Australia. 

Benefits of Cat Whiskers (ORTHOSIPHON STAMINEUS) herb

  1. Cat whiskers herb is rich in flavonoids which have powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties. Rosmarinic acid present in this herb contributes to many of its health benefits.

  2. The natural diuretic and anti-bacterial properties of Cat whiskers herb helps to irrigate the bladder which helps to flush out invading pathogen and protect the urinary tract from infection.

  3. The diuretic properties of this herb help to prevent the formation of kidney stones (renal calculi) and protect the kidneys from the damaging effect from uric acid crystals.

  4. The anti-inflammatory and diuretic properties of Cat Whiskers herb help in lowering the blood pressure. Rosmarinic acid present in this herb targets a vital enzyme known as Angiotensin Converting Enzymes (ACE), as a result, blood vessels enlarge or dilate, and blood pressure is reduced. 

  5.  Cat whiskers herb is widely used to treat acute and chronic gout symptoms. Its diuretic properties help to flush out uric acid and its anti-inflammatory helps to reduce inflammation in the joints. 

  6. Cat Whiskers herb is a powerful cleansing herb. It has a strong liver protective effect attributed to its powerful anti-oxidant property. Herbal extract of Cat Whiskers herb has been shown to be able to prevent liver damage caused by alcohol and certain medication. It has also been shown to reduce signs of fatty liver and also bilirubin concentration in jaundiced subjects. It is a powerful herb for liver detox. It acts like a natural cleanser that helps to eliminate toxin build up in our system.

  7. The rosmarinic acid present in the Cat Whiskers herb can help to improve memory and also protect against neuronal cell death induced by beta-amyloid in Alzheimer's Disease. It also has a calming effect that can help to reduce mild symptoms of anxiety. 

  8. Cat whiskers herb can also be useful in protecting retinal tissues from damage caused by glaucoma, hyperglycaemia or age-related macular degeneration. This is probably due to its anti-oxidant property.

  9. Cat whiskers herb has been shown to be useful in eliminating oily skin appearance due to over reactive sebum protection. Couple this with its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, it makes a powerful herbal remedy for acne as well as for minor cuts and wounds. Cat Whiskers herb is also useful for a number of inflammatory skin condition such as psoriasis. The high anti-oxidant present in this herb makes it a powerful antiaging herb.

  10. Cat whiskers herb can be a powerful cold remedy. Its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties can help in reducing the symptoms of minor throat and mouth infection. The herb can also help to ease cough and reduce symptoms of hyperthermia. Taking Cat Whiskers herb may help to reduce the severity of cough and cold. It can also help to better manage chronic respiratory problem such as asthma.

  11. Research has shown that certain solvent extract of Cat Whiskers can block a number of important biochemical process that are crucial for cancer growth and metastasis. One of these processes is called angiogenesis which is a process of new blood vessel development that is vital for cancer cells to channel their required nutrients. Cat Whiskers herb has been shown to be able to stop this process making it a useful tool to better manage or prevent this disease.



Orthosiphon stamineus is used traditionally to treat gout, arthritis, and inflammatory related conditions.



Java tea is sometimes taken as “irrigation therapy.” This means it is taken along with lots of fluids to increase urine flow. It is also used for bladder and kidney disorders, including bacterial infections and kidney stones; liver and gallbladder problems, including gallstones; gout; and achy joints (rheumatism).