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10 herbal medicines approved by the doh


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10 herbal medicines approved by the doh

  2. 2. R.A. No. 8423 – Phil. Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC) LEGAL BASIS:
  3. 3. Plant Name: Lagundi ( Vitex negundo) for: cough, asthma, fever Decoction ( Boil raw fruits or leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes)
  4. 4. Yerba (Hierba) Buena ( Mentha cordifelia) • for: muscle pain, arthritis, rheumatism, cough, headache • Crush the fresh leaves and squeeze sap. Massage sap on painful parts with eucalyptus
  5. 5. Sambong ( Blumea balsamifera) • uses: Anti-edema, Diuretic, Anti- urolithiasis • Boil chopped leaves in a glass of water for 15 minutes until one glassful remains. Divide decoction into 3 parts, drink one part 3 times a day.
  6. 6. Tsaang Gubat ( Carmona retusa) Uses & Preparation: DiarrheaDiarrhea - Boil chopped leaves into 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes. Divide decoction into 4 parts. Drink 1 part every 3 hours StomachacheStomachache - Boil chopped leaves in 1 glass of water for 15 minutes. Cool and strain.
  7. 7. Niyug-Niyogan ( Quisqualis indica L.) • Uses & Preparation: Anti-helmintic - The seeds are taken 2 hours after supper. If no worms are expelled, the dose may be repeated after one week. • (Caution: Not to be given to children below 4 years old)
  8. 8. Bayabas/Guava ( Psidium guajava L.) • Uses & Preparation: For washing wounds - Maybe use twice a day Diarrhea - May be taken 3-4 times a day As gargle and for toothache - Warm decoction is used for gargle. Freshly pounded leaves are used for toothache. Boil chopped leaves for 15 minutes at low fire. Do not cover and then let it cool and strain
  9. 9. Akapulko( Cassia, alata L.) • For: Scabies, Anti-fungal and athlete’s foot, tinea flava, ringworm • Fresh, matured leaves are pounded. Apply soap to the affected area 1-2 times a day
  10. 10. Ulasimang Bato ( Peperonica pellucida • Uses: lowers uric acid, Gout & Rheumatism • One a half cup leaves are boiled in two glass of water over low fire. Do not cover pot. Divide into 3 parts and drink one part 3 times a day
  11. 11. • Uses & Preparation: Hypertension - Maybe fried, roasted, soaked in vinegar for 30 minutes, or blanched in boiled water for 15 minutes. Take 2 pieces 3 times a day after meals. Toothache - Pound a small piece and apply to affected area BAWANG/ GARLIC
  12. 12. AMPALAYA • Uses & Preparation: Diabetes Mellitus (Mild non-insulin dependent) - Chopped leaves then boil in a glass of water for 15 minutes. Do not cover. Cool and strain. Take 1/3 cup 3 times a day after meals
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