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Surprising Facts Why Eating Mushrooms Could Prevent A Lot Of Serious Health Diseases

Almost all of us are familiar with mushrooms and its nutrition. Mushrooms protect you against various diseases and infections.Mushroom contains important nutrients, including selenium, potassium (8%), riboflavin, niacin, vitamin D and more.By consuming mushroom you [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]