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Surprising Medicinal Uses Of “Artillery Plant” Better Known As “Alabong” In The Philippines

Alabong is a small,soft, smooth herb, 10 centimeters or less in height. This plant can be propagated by dividing the root ball, or taking herbaceous cuttings and rooting them with rooting hormone. The plant enjoys [...]

Healing Properties Of “Leopard Lily” Commonly Known As “Abaniko/Palma” In The Philippines

Abaniko is an erect and tufted perennial rhizomatous herb with a thick creeping rootstock. Traditionally considered aperient, purgative, antipyretic, diuretic, expectorant, deobstruent, carminative and resolvent. It’s pulp considered stomachic. Studies have shown anticancer, antifungal, antioxidant, [...]

Philippine Tea Commonly Known As “Tsaang Gubat” Traditional Medicinal Uses

Tsaang gubat is largely used in traditional herbal medicine for various conditions. Tsaang gubat is widely used in the Philippines as herbal medicine for skin diseases and stomach problems where it is available in tablet [...]

Amazing Uses of “White Flower Mangrove” Commonly Known As “Kulasi” In The Philippines

Kulasi also known as “White Flower Mangrove” in the family combretacea. This plant can be found in beach swamps and along tidal streams in Rizal, Bataan and Quezon Provinces; and in Mindoro, Panay, Negros, Cebu [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Surprising Uses Of “Purple Rain” Better Known As “Sanggumay” In The Philippines

Denbrobium anosmum is a tufted epiphytic, occasionally lithophytic herb. Stems are terete, nodose and erect or pendulous. Leaves are coriaceous or entire, flat, often articulate with sheaths. Flowers are borne on leafless stems, each flower [...]

Healthy Ideas That You Should Know About “Musk Basil” Commonly Known As ” Loktokong” In The Philippines

Loktokong is an erect, much-branched, nearly smooth herb. Stems are prominently 4-angled. Leaves are long-stalked, thin, ovate to oblong-ovate,glandular and hairy on both upper and lower surfaces, with both ends pointed and with toothed margins. [...]

The Healing Power Of “Sacred Basil” Better Known As “Sulasi” In The Philippines

Sulasi is an erect and herbaceous branched plant. Stems and younger parts are covered with spreading hairs. Leaves are oblong-ovate with pointed or blunt tips, and somewhat toothed margins. Flowers are pink or purplish. Calyx [...]