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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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Herbal Gallstone Solution

April 4, 2014 Category :Healthy Advocacy 0

Gallstones are hardened cholesterol or any other mineral that accumulates in the bile often cause by excessive bilirubin. It can be as small as a grain of salt or as large as a golf ball. Gallstones cause pain especially when urinating or peeing because as the stone travel through the bile duct, it block or obstruct the duct that transports bile from the liver to the small intestine. The pain results from the building up or pressure or inflammation along the bile.

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Alugbati for Diabetes

March 20, 2014 Category :Healthy News 0

Also known as malabar, vine spinach, arogbati, dundul and grana, alugbati is a common vegetable that can be found practically everywhere in the Philippines. This medicinal herb is so common that it sprouts like a weed almost practically everywhere across the country.

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Costus Igneus Health Benefits

December 7, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

More commonly known as Fiery Costus or Spiral Flag, Costus igneus had been dubbed as the “Insulin plant”, because it was believed to help the body in producing insulin and had since become a popular medicinal herb. In the Philippines, it is known as tabubungiaw.

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Tagulinaw for Diabetics

May 22, 2013 Category :Diabetes Research 0

Tagulinaw is a straight or ascending plant with smooth or frugally hairy branches that can grow from 10 to 40 centimeters long. Its scientific name is Vernonia but is known to some countries as Ironweed. In the Philippines, Tagulinaw is especially recognizable as a weed with small purple flowers. The plant is a typical weed and endemic in the Philippines.

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