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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, [...]

Surprising Uses 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. Parts used and preparation [...]

Healing Properties Of “Prayer Beads” Commonly Known As “Saga-saga” In The Philippines

Saga is a slender, twining, branched, annual vine that reaches a length of 9 meters or less. It is sparingly hairy or nearly smooth. Properties – Roots are sweet-tasting, neutral in effect, and antipyretic. – [...]

Tuba-tuba (Kasla) Plant And Its Miraculous Benefits

Also known as Tubang Bakod in Tagalog, Physic Nut in English or interchangeably tuba-tuba or Jatropha. The latest craze to hit the agri-business in the Philippines. Cultivated primarily for its oil to produce biodiesel. The [...]

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 [...]

The Numerous Healing Power Of “Blumea Camphor” Better Known As “Sambong” In The Philippines

In the Philippines, where it is most commonly known as sambong, Blumea balsamifera is used in traditional herbal medicine for the common cold and as a diuretic. It is also used for infected wounds, respiratory [...]

Surprising Uses Of “Hedge Euphorbia” Commonly Known As “Soro-soro” In The Philippines

Hedge Euphorbia was introduced as a garden plant prior to 1688. The first record of it growing in a garden was in Amsterdam. It is primarily used as an outdoor garden border plant, but certain [...]

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. [...]

Here Are The Numerous Benefits Of “Tungkat Ali” That Everybody Should Know

Tongkat ali is one of the well-known folk medicines for aphrodisiac effects as well as intermittent fever (malaria) in Asia. Folkloric uses of Tongkat Ali herbal medicine include the treatment for diarrhea, boils, ulcer, tuberculosis, [...]

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 [...]

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