Benefits: Relieves flatulence and coughs. Increases breast milk for mothers. It can stop dermatosis and bleeding from the gums and teeth. The leaves which contain Vitamins B2 and C, calcium and iron can also be used as natural laxative. Use: Young leaves are preferred. They are served fresh as an accompaniment to kanom jeen, and rice vermicelli. Thanks to their spiciness, they are often added to gaeng liang and northeastern-style soups like gaeng hed and gaeng normai, as well as curries. The leaves can also be mixed with syrup in a refreshing drink that helps clear the throat and settles your heart rate.