Ang kamias o bilimbi ay katulad lang din ng star fruit bit. Ito ay may maasim na lasa kung saan nilalagay din ito sa ulam na pampalasa. Ito ay naglalaman ng Vitamin B at Vitamin C at mga minerals tulad ng Iron, Phosphorus at Antioxidants. Nagbubunga ito sa mga maninipis o maliliit na kahoy na tinatawag na carabola reed, leather back acid, star fruit bottles and star fruit iron. Ang halaman na ito ay kadalasan mayroon o tumutubo sa mga bansa lalong lalo na sa Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka at Pilipinas.
Dahil maraming benepisyo ang dala ng halaman na ito, Mula sa kanilang stem hanggang flower at prutas, maraming gamit din ito sa buhay natin tulad na lang ng mga nakasaad dito.
1. Curing Cough
You can effortlessly soothe cough through mixing a several grains of fennel, 3 pcs. of kamias and sugar. Put the mixture to a simmer then steam for a few hours. Separate the water in two. Consume the first half in the morning before breakfast, and the left half in the evening before you go to sleep.
2. Control Diabetes
Kamias is very helpful for people experiencing from diabetes. Get 6 pcs. Of kamias and crush it. Blend it into water and let it simmer. When ready, strain and consume it two times a day.
3. Remove Acne
Kamias’ acid contents are beneficial in curing acne. Simply crush into fine powder and put it topically as required.
4. Remove the Thrush (Singaw)
As we mentioned above, crush the kamias and put it topically in the affected area. Be cautious, this will be prick.
Easing rheumatic pain can effortlessly done through crushing a several kamias leaves and one piece of kamias and blending the two all together until you finish up with a soft mixture. Blend this with water and put it on the affected parts. Do this method two to three times a day.