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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 [...]

Uses and Benefits of “Rangon Creeper” Commonly Known As “Niyog-niyogan” in the Philippines

Niyog-niyogan is a tropical plant in South East Asian countries including Philippines, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia. Niyog-niyogan became popular to many people in Philippines because of its benefits as an herbal remedy for many different [...]

Tips On How To Regrow Avocado Seeds Again In Your Home

People like avocado so much because it tastes absolutely delicious to them. A nice piece of toast covered in ripe avocado and ripe tomato slices, drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, sprinkled with salt and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]