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Home Remedies with Life Plant -Bryophyllum pinnatum

Cure coughs, Earache, Insomnia, High blood pressure, External injuries, Baby navel pain, Boil and Pimple with Life Plant (Never Die Leaf).

The scientific name for never die leaf is Bryophyllum pinnatum. The plant is such a powerful plant with a lot of usefulness –health wise. The plant offers a lot of health solutions. Life Plant has other names in English and other languages. Some f the English names are: Life plant, miracle leaf, leaf of life, live forever, love bush, air plant, resurrection plant etc. Never Die Leaf is called various names in local languages. It is called Ewe Abamoda or ewe odundun in Yoruba, Karan masallachi in Hausa, and odaa opue languages.

Never Die plant or life plant has various properties which make the plant potent against various sickness. Its properties include: Antiviral, antibacterial, anti-fungal, antihistamine and anaphylactic properties.

We all know that home remedies that work offer various benefits like quick or faster treatment and healing, reduced burden of costs, etc. You are now ready to learn the various diseases/sicknesses or health problems you can cure with Never Die Leaf.

Home Remedies with Life Plant

Home Remedies with Life plant

Coughs (Photo: Verywell)

  1. Coughs

It is not new to you that cough is one of the most common sicknesses of mankind. Cough may be acute (short term) or chronic (long term). Acute cough is the type that only lasts a few days to 2 weeks while chronic cough is the type that persists over a longer period of time. Normally, cough is a way of getting rid of irritants and infections from the body. One can get cough when exposed to allergies, infectious agents (like virus) or acid reflux.

How to Cure Cough with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch 2-5 fresh Never Die Leaves
  • Wash thoroughly in clean water without squeezing the leaves.
  • Chew the leaves in your mouth and swallow. If you cannot swallow like that, just swallow the juice and spit out the crushed leaf residue.


  • Fetch the fresh leaves
  • Wash clean
  • Put in a clean dry plate e.g. stainless plate and heat mildly on fire/flame
  • Squeeze and collect the juice in a cup
  • Add a pinch of salt, mix thoroughly and drink.

Home Remedies with Life Plant

  1. High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is such a very common disease today. One can have this disease and still not know because it does not really produce symptoms. Only medical checkup can reveal early enough. This is why high blood pressure is also known as silent killer. High blood pressure is dangerous. Other diseases such as stroke, heart attack, kidney disease, hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) thrive easily in patients with high blood pressure. Hypertension is another term used for high blood pressure. Hypertension causes stress on the heart as it makes the heart work harder (over working the heart) than normal in pumping blood out of the body.

How to Treat High Blood Pressure with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch 3 Never Die Leaves in the morning (as from 7:00am)
  • Wash clean
  • Eat raw before breakfast, wait for 20-30 minutes before eating on it.
  • Around 5 pm in the evening, repeat the same.

Caution: Monitor your blood pressure as you do this treatment so you can stop treatment once your blood pressure returns to normal.

Read: Vital Signs: Blood Pressure, Temperature, etc.

Home Remedies with Life plant

Insomnia (Photo: livescience)

  1. Insomnia (Difficulty in Sleeping)

This health condition is the inability to fall asleep or to remain asleep for an adequate length of time. This often results in tiredness which may even be permanent. Most time, insomnia occurs due to worry. It may also occur if a person is suffering from a painful physical disease or depression.

How to Cure Insomnia with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch 3-5 fresh leaves of the plant
  • Wash clean and
  • Eat raw, sound sleep

Note: if 3-5 leaves would not do enough, you may increase to 6.

Read More on: How to Get a Good Night Sleep

Home Remedies with Life Plant

Earache (Photo: verywell)

  1. Earache

Otits is the medical name for earache. It is the feeling of pain in the inner or outer part of the ear. This health condition may occur as a result of ear infection or when excess fluid collects in it. Pain can also occur in the ear as a result of tight head wear, improper use of headphones/headsets, ear piercing, object (e.g. cotton wool) getting stuck in the ear, etc. One may suffer mild earache or severe one, which produces purse and offensive odour.

How to Cure Earache with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch 3-4 fresh leaves of the plant
  • Wash clean
  • Warm the leaves by heating mildly as described earlier
  • Squeeze and collect the juice in the ear, healing is sure.
Home Remedies with Life Plant

External Injury (Photo Source: Deposit photos)

  1. External Injuries

These are open wounds on the body, where the skin or other body tissues break open. The use of the Never Die Leaf to treat wounds only applies in the case of injury that breaks open the skin or other body tissues.

How to Treat External Injuries/Wounds with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch a few fresh leaves of the plant
  • Wash very clean
  • Pound or crush the leaves
  • Wash the wound
  • Apply the preparation on the surface.
  • Repeat treatment till you are healed of the wound.

Read also: First Aid Tips for Cuts and Wounds

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Baby Navel (Photo Source: iStock)

  1. Baby Navel

Babies may experience pain in the navel as belly button takes form. These little babies suffer discomfort by the navel pain and the only way babies of such tender age could express their discomfort is through cry. Now the mother must be experienced enough to know what is wrong with such bay but sometimes, this is often not possible without the help of a qualified medical practitioner, who uses his/her knowledge to figure out the cause of discomfort in the baby. A well experienced older mother such as grandmother great-grandmother might also be able to help in such situation. Trial and error is not advisable on babies at all as this could put such baby’s life at risk.

Now, when it is clear that your baby is experiencing navel pain, some experienced parents have identified with the use of Never Die Leaf for cure of such pain in babies.

How to Treat Baby Navel with Never Die Leaf

  • Fetch fresh leaves of the plant.
  • Wash very clean
  • Warm the leaves as described earlier, in a clean plate, on fire/flame.
  • Squeeze and collect the juice in a very clean container.
  • Apply the juice in drops on the baby’s navel.
  • Also give 1-2 drops in the baby’s mouth.

Caution: Please pay enough attention to hygiene while going through the entire process so you do not put the baby at any risks of infections, -remember that babies have weak immune system that cannot fight most infections.

Other ailments Life plant can treat include: respiratory condition, insect bite, bronchitis, shortness of breath, kidney failure, asthma, menstrual problems chest cold, cancer and prevention of kidney damage.

Another great use for this wonderful plant is making a cup of tea with the fresh leaves.

How to Make Tea from Life Plant

  • Fetch 3-4 fresh leaves of the plant
  • Boil a cup of clean water
  • Off the heat, Add the leaves in the boiled water and keep for about 3 minutes.
  • Remove the leaves and add around 2 teaspoon of pure natural honey.
  • Sit back and sip your tea.

This can help improve the general conditions of the body.

Places you can find Life plant: African countries e.g. Nigeria, India, America, etc.

General Warning

Please be advised that this information is solely for educational purpose and should be used at your own discretion.

Pregnant women should consult with qualified medical practitioner before using the plant.

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Author: Peter A. A.

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