Pandanus amaryllifolius is a tropical plant and it’s widely used in Sri Lanka since ancient times, it is called “rampe” and it is grown almost in every household. It is like a long-standing Sri Lankan identity. It has fragrant leaves which are used widely for flavouring in the cuisines. Rampe is an essential spice that is often used with curry leaves among local people. It is also commonly known as pandan.
The leaves have a number of local medicinal uses. Pandan has properties of adding visual and olfactory pleasure to humans. The leaves are used as a medicinal bath for women after childbirth. The leaves aroma is also used as natural air fresheners. Pandan is also used for preparing lotion along with other herbals to treatment. It has antioxidant properties in the leaf extract.
01. Increases appetite
02. Reduces fever
03. Works as a diuretic
04. Relieves indigestion
05. Beneficial flatulence
06. Relieves insomnia
07. Anti-diabetes properties
08. Beneficial for skin diseases
09. Prevents hair loss
10. Treats for dandruff
11. Controls for high blood pressure
12. Beneficial for nerves system health