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Health

Origin, Properties, Uses And Benefits Of “Catmon Fruit”

Before it was called Santa Barbara (a place in Iloilo), historical accounts say it was named catmon, as this variety of trees were landmarks in the route up Central Panay. Katmon (Family: Dilleniaceae, Synonyms: Dilenia [...]

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 [...]

“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 [...]

Common Health Benefits And Uses Of “Yerba Buena” That You Should Know

Yerba buena also commonly called mint posses aromatic properties and flavour that is widely used in varieties of cuisines. It is also used in traditional medicine since ancient times providing a long list of health [...]

7 Top Reasons To Eat Walnuts

Walnuts belong to the tree nut family, along with Brazil nuts, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pine nuts, and pistachios. Each has its own unique nutritional profile. One-quarter cup of walnuts, for instance, provides more [...]

The Healing Properties And Multiple Uses Of Tobacco

Tobacco is a coarse, erect, viscidly-hairy annual herb. Leaves are large, elliptic-ovate to oblong or obovate, narrowed by the base, and sessile or short-stalked. Inflorescences are terminal. Calyx is green, ovoid or tubular, with five [...]

Surprising Health Benefits Of Celery Juice

Crunchy celery isn’t the most obvious superfood vegetable, but it’s actually surprisingly good for you. These celery health benefits are further magnified when you juice it and can receive a much larger dose of its [...]

Good Reasons Why You Need To Have “Katakataka Plant” In Your Home

A rapid growing juicy herb. Leaves are thick, fleshy and simple or compound in pairs on reddish stems. Plantlets grow along the notches of the leaf margins which can develop while still attached to the [...]