Tuesday,18 June,2019
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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 [...]

Surprising Benefits Of “Cermai Fruit” Commonly Known As “Karamay” In The Philippines

Karamay or bangkiling as it called in the Philippines is use in some Filipino dishes as a souring agent. This fruit somehow makes me think of green grapes as they look like clusters of grapes [...]

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 [...]

Common Uses Of “Bird’s-Nest Fern” Commonly Known As “Pakpak-Lauin” In The Philippines

Pakpak-lauin is a huge herbaceous epiphyte at minor or moderate altitudes. Entangled rhizome is a mass of roots below. Leaves are erect and flaring from the crown aggregated in a dense tuft above. Leaves are [...]

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 [...]