November 29, 2017

Sarawakian Local Delights : Bitter Vine

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This bitter vine grows wild around many homes in Miri. The leaves are heart shaped.

This is a bitter vine sold in local indigenous markets. According to many people, including the Chinese, this vine can be easily planted in our backyards.

Boil small slices of the vines as a drink and your high blood pressure can be lowered.

This is also sold in many Chinese shops in Bekenu, Niah, Miri and Marudi.

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