January 2006

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Healing Space with Todd Pesek, MD: Applied Ethnobotany and Global …

Posted by on 20 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Philippine Medicinal Plants

The Philippines lost 55% of its forest between 1960 and 1985; Thailand lost 45% of its forest between 1961 and 1985″ (Rainforest Action Network). “The biodiversity of the tropical rainforest is so immense that less than one percent of its … “Local knowledge of medicinal plants can be of both local and global importance, allowing a close targeting of research to develop new drugs…Most of the present economic value of species of tropical forest depends on cumulative …

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Sexual and Women's Health Issues – Cervical Cancer, Cervix …

Posted by on 16 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Cervical Cancer

Gonorrhea offers several treatments that can be prescribed by a doctor. Vaginitis, also called cervicitis, is the inflammation or swelling of the cervix or vagina, which is caused by an infection. Depending on what caused the vaginitis, …

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Pandan – Scientific name: Pandanus odoratissimus L. – Philippine …

Posted by on 05 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Others, Philippine Medicinal Plants

Distribution In thickets along seashores throughout the Philippines . Parts utilized. Leaves and roots. Constituents and characteristics. Essential oil, alkaloids, glycosides and tannin. The prop roots possess diuretic properties. Medicinal uses. Diuretic: Take decoction of fresh or dried prop root as tea. Headache … Poultice of mash of cabbage of plant , mixed with salt and juice of Citrus microcarpa, for abscesses. Others Decoction of roots believed to have aphrodisiac and cardiotonic …

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Banaba – Scientific name: Lagerstroemia speciosa Linn. – Philippine …

Posted by on 02 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Others, Philippine Medicinal Plants

Alternative Herbal Medicine – List of herbal treatments for illnesses and application of common medicinal plants in Philippines for treatments of common ailments. Natural Cure of Water – different kinds of water … Grows wild; widely distributed in the Philippines , in the secondary forests at low and medium altitudes. Cultivated for its beautiful flowers. Propagation … I want to know where i can get seed of the Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa) plant. I'm from South Africa. Thanks. Lito says:.

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Philippines Indigenous Medicinal Plants – Banaba » Parakleto Online

Posted by on 02 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Others, Philippine Medicinal Plants

Philippines Indigenous Medicinal Plants – Banaba. Tagalog: BanabaA deciduous tropical flowering tree, 5 to 10 m high, sometimes growing to a height of 20 meters. Leaves, large, spatulate, oblong to elliptic-ovate, 2-4 inches in width, 5-8 …

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Karot (Carrot) – Scientific name – Philippine Medicinal Plants

Posted by on 02 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Philippine Medicinal Plants

Karot (Carrot) – Scientific name: Daucus carota Linn. English: Carrot Tagalog: Karot. Medicinal properties. Astringent, antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, sudorific. Distribution Introduced in the Philippines and cultivated for its valuable …

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Kanya Pistula – Philippine Medicinal Plants

Posted by on 02 Jan 2006 | Tagged as: Philippine Medicinal Plants

English: Golden shower. Tagalog: Kanya pistula. Moderate-sized, erect deciduous tree. Leaves are pinnate, smooth, 30-40 cm long. Leaflets are ovate, 8-16, about 10 cm long. Flowers are fragrant and bright yellow; borne in long, lax racemes, …

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