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Sambong for Diabetes

March 1, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Alibum, Lakad-bulan, Alimon or Lalakdan; Sambong or Blumea camphor is a shrub or weed that is famous as a natural herbal medicine similar to marijuana because it can also have hallucinogenic effects when excessively consumed. With a scent and taste like camphor, Sambong had been used for cleansing the kidneys to treat kidney stones, wounds and cuts, rheumatism, anti-diarrhea, anti-spasms, colds and coughs and hypertension.

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Top Filipino Snacks for Diabetics

February 8, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Eating healthy is very important when you have diabetes because it is the key way to manage or keep blood glucose (sugar) in a healthy range. This is difficult however because diabetic condition usually makes one feel hungry or deprive of eating certain regular foods. In lieu of which, here are top Filipino snacks that are best for diabetics.

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Check Blood Sugar via Eye Scanner

January 30, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Finger picking to draw blood to test glucose levels is one major obstacle that many diabetics face to regularly monitor blood sugar. Fear of pain and the hassle of performing the rigorous procedure get in the way for successful blood sugar monitoring. This has drive scientists to find noninvasive ways to measure blood glucose levels without drawing blood, puncturing the skin, or causing pain or trauma.

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Health Benefits of Niyog Niyogan

January 11, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as Chinese honeysuckle, Rangoon Creeper and Quiscual, Niyog-niyogan is a large climbing, woody shrub that is native in Southeast Asian countries including the Philippines that grows up to 20 feet with rounded leaves and fragrant and colorful flowers of white, red, reddish purple, pink red to orange. It also has an edible fruit with black seeds.

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Facts about Insulin Spray

January 10, 2015 Category :Healthy News 0

The concept of Insulin Spray was similar to like the ones asthmatic people use finally became a reality in the 1990’s. Like the inhaler, insulin spray is sprayed by a diabetic patient to take in fine insulin powder into lungs that in turn enters the blood through tiny blood vessels. This makes it more convenient for diabetics to administer insulin without the use of needles. Unfortunately, the nasal insulin spray has not received FDA approval for release because it is still under further study.

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Saluyot Health Benefits

November 2, 2014 Category :Healthy News 1

Saluyot, jutes or Corchorus olitorius is an edible leafy vegetable that is widely found Philippines. This plant is so common that it is mistaken as weed in the Philippines. Unknown to many however, saluyot has long been used as food staple since ancient times by Jewish people and Egyptians. It has been grown since 6000 B.C. and accordingly was eaten by Cleopatra for its health and beauty benefits.

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Mabolo Tree Medicinal Benefits

November 1, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

The Mabolo tree is known as kamagong, one of the strongest woods used for making wooden furnitures. The mabolo fruit is also known as velvet apple and Butter fruit.

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Avocado Health Benefits

October 26, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Avocado or Alligator Pear, is an oblong shape fruit which can either be violet or green depending on its variety and has been known good for the skin. While its taste may not be universally palatable to a lot of people, the avocado fruit is a nutritional powerhouse for its many health benefits.

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Herbal Medicines for Cleansing Kidney

October 5, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Kidney cleansing is usually undertaken by people who are prone to kidney stones. Cleaning the kidney is however important to everyone in order to prevent bacterial infections and remove toxin build-ups that can lead to different illnesses.

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Blackseed Oil for Gallstones

September 13, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Gallstones are stones found in the gallbladder, an organ which stores the bile for digesting fats. The stones can be as small as a grain of sand or as large as a pingpong ball. Gallstones form because of too much cholesterol and hence are common among people who are obese. These stones cause problems when it blocks the duct in the gallbladder which causes pains in different parts of the body including the stomach, belly, shoulder area and lead to fever and chills. Aside from surgery to remove the stone, another common approach to treating gallstones is through natural means. Among the most popular natural remedies for gallstones is the black seed oil. This oil is extracted from the seeds of a plant called Nigella Sativa which are known as fennel flower, nutmeg flower and black caraway. This flowing plant is native in South and South West Asia such as India, Bangladesh as well as in Russia, Turkey, Egypt, and the Middle East.

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