Tuesday 08 June 2021
Alexandria – Mohamed Amer:
Some people use a plant called “the king’s pill” to help get rid of severe constipation and clean the colon, whether its leaves, roots and even the oil extracted from it.
The love of kings has an oval shape. It is a plant with branches that change leaves continuously, and its smooth texture is dark green from the top surface and light from the bottom. It is often grown in separate areas of the continent of Asia and abundantly in China, and the length of the plant can reach from 6 to 10 meters.
The Poison Center of the Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, had warned against excessive intake of the plant known as the “King’s pill”, which is used to treat severe constipation that affects many citizens.
The center said in a warning statement published on its official page on the social networking site “Facebook”, today, Monday, that the plant of the “King’s Pill” has many benefits, but it is poisonous. So it must not be handled the wrong way.
The center identified several precautions that must be followed while taking the kings pill, most notably not to take excessive doses of pills or use the oil of the kings pill, especially the sediments that contain most of the poison, as well as the need to take it under the supervision of a doctor.
The center added that the symptoms of poisoning after eating the king’s pill are “stress – general deterioration of health – tightness in the chest – delirium – burning in the mouth” that may perish if overeating.
He pointed out that it is necessary to go to the poison center, to do the necessary to receive intravenous fluids, to prevent dehydration and control the symptoms of poisoning as a result of taking the kings pill.
It is mentioned that the kings bean plant helps to get rid of severe constipation and clean the colon, and is used in several ways, the same grains as leaves, roots, or even the oil from which the kings pill is extracted.