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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Herbal Lagundi

Lagundi (Vitex negundo) or 5-leaved chaste tree - relief coughs and asthma.

All parts of lagundi can be use as a herbal medicine.

decoction- boil the part of plant and taken orally. but now , you can buy a capsule or syrup of lagundi in bitica ng baranggay.

Lagundi tablets (300 mg) is available in the
Department of Health's Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) and you can contact them at this phone # 632 727 6199
>It can remove worms.
>Alleviate symptoms of Chicken Pox
>Can heal cough,fever, colds, flu and other bronchopulmonary disorders.
>relief rheumatism,dyspepsia,boils and diarrhea.
>Relief of asthma & pharyngitis

>boil 10 to 15 minutes. the half cup of chopped fresh or dried leaves in 2 cups of water. Drink the half cup of lagundi in three times a day.
>Lagundi flowers and leaves are good for diarrhea and fever, all you have to do is boil it together.
>Root- good for treating dyspepsia, worms, boils, colic and rheumatism.

Friday, June 26, 2009


Herbal Medicine: Bayabas

Bayabas-It is a fruit at the same time it is a medicine. We can eat the guava even it is still green, but if it's ripe their color is yellowish-green and turns into soft. The Guava is usable because even the bark and leaves you can use it as astringent. The common use of this is cleaning and disinfect wounds by rinsing the afflicted area. Bayabas (Psidium guajava) contain of high concentration of vitamin C.

>bacteria killers,fungi and amoeba.
>you can use this when your children had a diarrhea.
>also can heal diabetes ,Asthma and lowering our blood preasure.
>Promotes menstruation.Antiseptic, astringent & anthelminthic.


Three cups of water for one cup of bayabas and boil it 8-10 minutes.let it be cool.
>You can use it such as mouthwash,gargle, and wound disinfectant, wash the affeced areas two or three times a day.
>Toothaches(chew the leaves in your mouth.)

Eating excessive guava can cause constipation.
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