Monday,27 May,2019
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Good Reasons Why You Should Plant More “Jewelweed (Kamantigue)” In Your Yard

The Philippine medicinal herb kamantigue, also known as garden balsam, is native to South Asia and Southeast Asia belonging to the family Balsaminaceae (Touch-me-not family). With little doubt, Philippine national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal [...]

Good Reasons Why You Should Have “Arrowroot (Aroru) Plant” In Your Yard

“Arrowroot” refers to any plant of the genus Maranta, its popular use is to describe the digestible starch from the rhizomes of the Maranta arundinacea. There is evidence to show arrowroot cultivation 7,000 years ago. [...]

Surprising Uses Of “Candlestick Plant ( Akapulko)” That Nobody Might Not Told You About

Akapulko is a coarse, erect, branched shrub. Leaves are pinnate and 40 to 60 centimeters long, with orange rachis on stout branches. Each leaf has 16 to 28 leaflets, 5 to 15 centimeters in length, [...]

Herbal Remedy: Oyster Plant Commonly Known As “Bangka-bangkaan” In The Philippines

Bangka-bangkaan is a stout perennial herbaceous, somewhat fleshy plant, 0.5 meters in height or less, the stem thick and unbranched. Leaves are lanceolate, acuminate, 40 to 60 centimeters long, 4 to 6 centimeters wide, fleshy, [...]

Here’s The Shocking Reason Why You Can Predict Future Events Through Your Dreams

A dream sometimes might show you something unpleasant that might occur if you continue on the path you’re on. You experience the consequences/unpleasantness in your dream, and it allows you to course-correct and make another [...]

The Potential Of Aquatic Farming Using The Fresh-Water Fern Azolla.

Azolla is a native water plant with some seriously exciting attributes for anyone looking to develop closed-loop cycles for organic animal feed. It’s high in protein and minerals, fixes nitrogen, is palatable to chickens, pigs, [...]

Healing Power Of “Siam Weed” Commonly Known As “Agonoi” In The Philippines

Chromolaena odorata is a rapidly growing perennial herb. It is a multi-stemmed shrub to 2.5 m (100 inches) tall in open areas. It has soft stems but the base of the shrub is woody. In [...]

Surprising Medicinal Uses Of “Coconut Roots” That No One May Not Told You About

Normally adventitious root system grows surrounding of the plant and few roots penetrate deep in to soil for the stability of the coconut tree. The number of coconut roots occurs on coconut tree is depending [...]

Numerous Uses And Benefits Of “Cucumber Tree” Better Know As “Kamias” In The Philippines

Averrhoa bilimbi (commonly known as bilimbi, cucumber tree, or tree sorrel) is a fruit-bearing tree of the genus Averrhoa, family Oxalidaceae. It is a close relative of carambola tree. It is a fruit that has [...]

The Healing Power And Uses Of “Scorpion Weed” Commonly Known As “Trompang Elepante” In The Philippines

Plants have been applied and most used for medicinal and pharmacological for a long period of time. Several medicinal plants have been used for treatment of several diseases and have been extensively reported in Ayurvedic [...]