Clinacanthus nutans has been traditionally used for a long time in
different regions of Asia due to their different pharmacological
effects. Usually the fresh leaves are boiled with water and
consumed as herbal tea in Malaysia. In Thailand, an alcoholic
extract of fresh leaves is used externally for treatment of skin
rashes, snake and insect bite, HSV, and VZV lesions  .
Sometimes the leaves are consumed as raw material or mixed
with apple juice, sugarcane or green tea and provide as fresh
drink. It is also prominent in Thailand as anti-snake venom
amongst the traditional healers.
How to use?
Fresh leaves are boiled with water and
consumed as herbal tea or mixed and blending with green apple for a drinking juice.