“Ran-jued” has been called “the king of detoxification” in Thai traditional medicine for a long time because of its antidote effect. From the ancient times, Thai people often put “Ran-jued” leaves and flowers in wild food which may have been contaminated with toxic substances. Thai hill tribes cook “Ran-jued” for vitality and health. Hunters also bring “Ran-jued” for antidote in case of getting poisoned from the wild. [I II]
In Thai traditional medicine, we use “Ran-jued” for antidote, detoxification, curing fever, drug toxic, menstruations problem, inflammation.
For “Ran-jued” antidote effectiveness and safety, Thai minister of health has approve “Ran-jued” to the national drug list and encourage “Ran-jued” to be antidote in Thai agriculture. [III IV V]
“Ran-jued” properties and its benefits
- Pesticide antidote [VI]
- Anti-diabetic effect [VII]
- Anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and hepatoprotective effects [VIII IX X]
- minimizes the adverse effects of toxicants [XI]
- Lead Induced Acetylcholinesterase Dysfunction and Cognitive Impairment [XII]
- Treat drug addiction [XIII]
Thai research on “Ran-jued”
- 1978: Researchers from “Faculty of medicine, Siriraj hospital, Mahidol University” found that “Ran-jued” can absorb toxicity from strychnine.
- 1980: professor Pani Techasen from “Changmai University” found that “Ran-jued” can reduce death rate of guinea pig that take Parathion methyl from 56% to 5%.
- 2008: Suchasini Kongkrapan, a researcher found that “Ran-jued” can reduce death rate of guinea pig that take Malathion by 30%.
- 2010: Jinbanjong Tangpong from “Walailak University” found that “Rang-jued” component can prevent destruction of nerve cell in lead poison guinea pig. So it should prevent lost of memory as well.
- There are researches in liver protection by “Ran-jued”.
- 2000: a thesis from “Mahidol University” report that “Ran-jued” may reduce toxicity from alcohol in liver.
- 2005: Pornpen Premyothin from “Chulalongkorn University” also report that “Ran-jued” may reduce toxicity from alcohol in liver.