Tuesday,17 October,2017
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Surprising Uses Of “Poinsettia” That No One Might Not Told You About

The poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima) is a commercially important plant species of the diverse spurge family (Euphorbiaceae). The species is indigenous to Mexico. It is particularly well known for its red and green foliage and is [...]

Vulcanized Rubber: The Goo That Turned Into Something Good.

Imagine turning your pencil upside down and trying to erase a mistake on a very hot day only to find you're rubbing your paper with goo! Or, on a very cold day, you find your [...]

Here’s A Very Important Reason Why You Should Stop Popping A Pimple Accompanied With Blood

Cystic acne happens when a bacterial infection occurs deep in the skin. The infection causes large, red, painful bumps or nodules to form deep under the surface of the skin. The outermost layer of the [...]

Tips On How To Remove Dark Marks On Feet From Footwear

Tight shoes and sandals can cause repeated friction to the skin eventually leading to inflammation, pain and blister formation on feet. The sore can hurt while walking. It can develop into ugly scar which may [...]

Do’s And Don’ts, Common Causes And Treatment Of Nosebleed

Nosebleed (epistaxis) is quite a common complaint. Usually it is an anterior nosebleed, noticed when the blood drains out through the nostrils. A posterior nosebleed is less common; blood can flow from a rupture in [...]

Surprising Uses And Benefits Of “Zedoary Root” Commonly Known As “Luya-luyahan” In The Philippines

Luya-luyahan is a large perennial herb with underground tuberous rootstock. Rhizomes, like that of dilaw (Curcuma longa), are fleshy, aromatic with an odor like that of ginger, pale yellow in color. Leaves are usually in [...]

The Healing Uses Of “Veld Grape” Commonly Known As “Sugpon-Sugpon” In The Philippines

Sugpon-sugpon, a perennial climber, is a smooth vine with fleshy, green stout, four-angled stems, thick and much contracted at the nodes. Internodes, one from each node, are broadly ovate or triangular-reniform, somewhat fleshy, distantly toothed [...]

Surprising Uses Of “Swollen Windmill Grass” Commonly Known As “Korokorosan” In The Philippines

Korokorosan is a annual, tufted, erect grass, growing 0.5 to 1 meter high. Leaves are thin, linear-lanceolate, rounded at the base, acuminate, flat, 8 to 15 centimeters long, with a flowering stalk at the tip [...]

“Stink Beans” Commonly Known As “U’pang”In The Philippines And Its Multiple Uses

Stink bean, also known as parkia speciosa, sataw (สะตอ), petai, peteh, bitter bean, smelly bean or twisted cluster bean is widely consumed in southern southeast Asia. The beans grow hanging from a tree, wrapped in [...]

The Healing Power Of ”Painted Euphorbia” Commonly Known As “Pintado” In The Philippines

Pintado is an erect, branched, smooth, half-woody herb or shrubby plant. Leaves are alternate and extremely variable in shape, most often oblong-ovate, the lower ones usually entire, the upper ones variously lobed, sinuate, dentate, or [...]