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The dried Ackee leaves are used to make tea for colds, flu, Diarrhea
asthma and mucus congestion. The leaves can also be used as mouthwash and as a treatment for pyorrhoea and gum disease.

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The ackee tree leaf, a significant component of traditional remedies provided by Island Herbs and Spices, is esteemed for its multifaceted medicinal applications. Utilized predominantly in the form of tea, ackee leaves serve as a natural treatment for common ailments including colds, flu, diarrhea, asthma, and mucus congestion. Their versatility extends to acting as a mouthwash, offering a herbal solution for oral health issues such as pyorrhoea and gum disease.

Research underscores the potential health benefits of ackee leaves, highlighting their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and analgesic properties. Ackee leaf extracts are shown to inhibit pro-inflammatory cytokines, signaling proteins involved in the body’s inflammatory response, thus suggesting a promising avenue for reducing inflammation naturally. This property, coupled with their antioxidant capabilities, positions ackee leaves as a powerful tool in combating oxidative stress and supporting overall health​.

Pain relief is another significant benefit attributed to ackee leaves, attributed to compounds such as khellin which exhibit anti-inflammatory and analgesic effects. These compounds interact with the body’s endocannabinoid system, potentially offering relief comparable to, or even surpassing, that provided by over-the-counter medications like ibuprofen or aspirin​​.

Ackee leaves also boast antimicrobial properties, with studies identifying their effectiveness against bacterial and fungal infections. This includes efficacy against pathogens such as Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli, as well as fungi like Candida albicans, which is responsible for yeast infections. Such findings underscore the potential of ackee leaves as a natural, therapeutic agent in the treatment of microbial infections​.

In addition to these benefits, ackee leaves are investigated for their potential in supporting immune function, through mechanisms that may involve the boosting of white blood cell production and antiviral effects. This enhances the body’s natural defense against infections and could potentially offer relief from allergies by inhibiting histamine release​​.

Island Herbs and Spices harnesses these profound natural benefits in their dried ackee leaf product, offering a holistic approach to health that is rooted in traditional herbal medicine. Whether used for making tea, as a mouthwash, or in other medicinal applications, ackee leaves represent a union of traditional knowledge and modern health practices, providing a versatile and effective natural remedy for a broad spectrum of health issues.



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Ackee Leaves

Ackee Leaves 3 Oz. $18.00, Ackee Leaves 5 Oz. $22.50, Ackee Leaves 8 Oz. $32.50, Ackee Leaves 1 Oz. $10.00, Ackee Leaves 16 Oz. $42.00