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posted October 26, 2011 01:13AM
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Mongo Beans for appedicities:

One of the effective remedy for appendidities is mongo beans. Consume 1 tsp 3 x a day.
For mild appedicities: a mixture of 100ml beet juice, 100ml cucuber juice, and 300ml carrot juice.
For Chronic appendicisties: a total of 1 ltr of butter milk to be consume daily in your diet.
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posted October 26, 2011 01:26AM
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oregano,pampawala ng lagnat... :)
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posted October 26, 2011 01:32AM
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aloe vera sa buhok, and bayabas sa sugat heheh
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posted October 26, 2011 01:56AM
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Artichokes medicinal benefits:

 

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High in Antioxidants
A study done by the USDA found that artichokes have more antioxidants than any other vegetable and they ranked seventh in a study of the antioxidant levels of 1,000 different foods. Some of the powerful antioxidants in artichokes are quercertin, rutin, anthocyanins, cynarin, luteolin, and silymarin.

Cancer Prevention and Treatment
Studies done with artichoke leaf extract have found that they induce apoptosis (cell death) and reduce cell proliferation in many different forms of cancer, including prostate cancer, leukemia, and breast cancer. An Italian study found that a diet rich in the flavanoids present in artichokes reduces the risk of breast cancer.

Increased Bile Flow
The pulp of artichoke leaves contains a polyphenol antioxidant called cynarin which increases bile flow.

Good for the Liver
Thanks to cynarin and another antioxidant, silymarin, artichokes are very beneficial to the liver. Studies have found they may even regenerate liver tissue. Artichokes have long been used in folk and alternative medicine as a treatment for liver ailments and the scientific studies are now proving them to be correct.

Better Digestion
Artichokes help the digestive system. They are a natural diuretic, they aid digestion, improve gallbladder function and, as mentioned above, they are of great benefit to the liver.

Hangover Treatment
Thanks to their positive effects on the liver, many people swear by artichokes as a hangover treatment. Instead of the hair of the dog, try the leaves of an artichoke.

Cholesterol Reduction
Ingredients in artichoke leaves have been shown to reduce cholesterol by inhibiting HMG-CoA reductase. They raise good cholesterol (HDL) and lower bad cholesterol (LDL).

High in Fiber
One large artichoke contains a quarter of the recommended daily intake of fiber. A medium artichoke has more fiber than a cup of prunes.

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posted October 26, 2011 02:47AM
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ang naaalala ko ung gaas(kerosene) at luya...pag inuubo ako..yun ang ipinapahid ni lola sa likod at dibdib ko....
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posted October 26, 2011 06:38AM
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Jayjay728 posted on October 26, 2011 12:13AM
Mongo Beans for appedicities:

One of the effective remedy for appendidities is mongo beans. Consume 1 tsp 3 x a day.
For mild appedicities: a mixture of 100ml beet juice, 100ml cucuber juice, and 300ml carrot juice.
For Chronic appendicisties: a total of 1 ltr of butter milk to be consume daily in your diet.


Really Sir? mongo beans...... ano ito boiled mongo beans, tatanggalin ang balat? Mukhang mahirap yung buttermilk ah..... mapupurga tayo niyan kung 1 liter. Id go for the beet, cucumber, carrot na lang although nakakasuya din yan kung araw araw

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great2find posted on October 26, 2011 05:38AM
Jayjay728 posted on October 26, 2011 12:13AM
Mongo Beans for appedicities:

One of the effective remedy for appendidities is mongo beans. Consume 1 tsp 3 x a day.
For mild appedicities: a mixture of 100ml beet juice, 100ml cucuber juice, and 300ml carrot juice.
For Chronic appendicisties: a total of 1 ltr of butter milk to be consume daily in your diet.


Really Sir? mongo beans...... ano ito boiled mongo beans, tatanggalin ang balat? Mukhang mahirap yung buttermilk ah..... mapupurga tayo niyan kung 1 liter. Id go for the beet, cucumber, carrot na lang although nakakasuya din yan kung araw araw


Surpising di ba?, di to lang yan sa thread na ito. hehehe

I expect na marami ang magugulat, but to see is to believe. Green gram and Mongo beans is one and the same beans.

 

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posted October 26, 2011 11:20AM
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ecalmonte posted on October 25, 2011 05:37PM

Onions,  Wish i knew this earler !! Check it out folks..

 

 Bala Krishnan

 A friend of mine told me a story about when he was a kid he was in the hospital & nearly dying. His grandmother came to the hospital & told a family member to go buy her a large onion & a new pair of white cotton socks. She sliced the onion open then put a slice on the bottom of each of his feet & put the white cotton socks on him. In the morning when he awoke they removed the socks. The slices of onion were black & his fever was gone. The following story that someone sent to me might have some truth in it & we are going to try it this winter. 

In 1919 when the flu killed 40 million people there was this Doctor that visited the many farmers to see if he could help them combat the flu. Many of the farmers and their family had contracted it and many died. 

The doctor came upon this one farmer and to his surprise, everyone was very healthy. When the doctor asked what the farmer was doing that was different the wife replied that she had placed an unpeeled onion in a dish in the rooms of the home, (probably only two rooms back then). The doctor couldn't believe it and asked if he could have one of the onions and place it under the microscope. She gave him one and when he did this, he did find the flu virus in the onion. It obviously absorbed the bacteria, therefore, keeping the family healthy. 

Now, I heard this story from my hairdresser in AZ. She said that several years ago many of her employees were coming down with the flu and so were many of her customers. The next year she placed several bowls with onions around in her shop. To her surprise, none of her staff got sick. It must work.. (And no, she is not in the onion business.) 

The moral of the story is, buy some onions and place them in bowls around your home. If you work at a desk, place one or two in your office or under your desk or even on top somewhere. Try it and see what happens. We did it last year and we never got the flu. 

For flu cure:
cut both ends off an onion put one end on a fork and then place the forked end into an empty jar...placing the jar next to the sick patient at night. It said the onion would be black in the morning from the germs...sure enough it happened just like that...the onion was a mess and I began to feel better. 

Onions and garlic placed around the room saved many from the black plague years ago. They have powerful antibacterial, antiseptic properties. 

One more thing, never store cut onions and consume the next day. 


ang dami ko talagang natututunan sau kuya ma try nga iyan hehehe...

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posted October 27, 2011 01:20AM
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Folk medicine has been a part of every culture throughout our history. Many folk remedies have been found to be based upon truth. A lot of the medicines we have today were derived from plants. Unfortunately there were many more folk remedies that just didnt seem to make logical sense.

As folk medicine practices grew over the centuries many treatments were developed that were questionable at best. One may want to think twice about using some of these folk remedies as their adverse side effects could sometimes be worse than the condition they were supposed to heal.

As an example of one highly unlikely cure for lockjaw, one was supposed to make a tea with ground up insects and other bugs, cockroaches for preference, and then drink it. It is not mentioned whether the cure was contained in the drink or in the body´s need to forcefully expel the concoction.

A rather painful “cure” for stuttering was to take the shank bone of a freshly slaughtered calf and hit the stutterer in the mouth with it. One primitive culture´s answer to snakebite was to immediately rip a live chicken in half and place one side of the carcass against the wound. As the chicken meat turned green this was taken as a sign the poison was being drawn out. No one has bothered to test this for any possible real solution.

Then there is this dubious cure for warts. According to one folk remedy all one has to do is rub the wart with a piece of red meat and then bury the meat at the full moon. By new moon, two weeks later, the wart is supposed to have gone away.

As one can see, there are any number of strange and bizarre folk remedies that have been tried over the centuries. Many of them have such a sense of “quackery” and folk “superstition” that it is hardly any wonder that all folk remedies are suspect.

However, many folk remedies, and especially herbal treatments, have proven not only effective but are often the basis that modern medicinal practices have modified and improved upon. There are a wide variety of herbs that have proven effective in the treatment of mild to severe ailments, such as coughs due to a cold, rashes caused by poison ivy, or a bad case of nervous tension.

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posted October 27, 2011 01:45AM
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May advancement na naman tayo. nasa wonder-healing process na, but who knows, if it will work, why not give it a try.


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Early days albularyos and herbalist are adopting such technics.

And speaking about advancement, scientist even turn to manny's coach roach, este cockroach. See below.

 

Cockroaches could help fight deadly infections, say UK scientists

 
 
Cockroach

Cockroaches, such as Heathcliffe, the giant      burrowing cockroach, may actually have health benefits, according to UK boffins. Picture: Cameron Richardson 

COCKROACHES could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard, as their brains contain powerful antibiotic properties which could lead to new treatments against superbugs.

Experts from The University of Nottingham, central England, discovered that the insects - commonly seen as unhygienic pests - contain powerful antibiotic properties in their brain tissue and nervous system which are able to kill more than 90 per cent of MRSA and E coli bacteria, without harming human cells.

Simon Lee, a postgraduate researcher at the university, said his research identified up to nine different molecules in the insect tissues that were toxic to bacteria: "We hope that these molecules could eventually be developed into treatments for E coli and MRSA infections that are increasingly resistant to current drugs. These new antibiotics could potentially provide alternatives to currently available drugs that may be effective but have serious and unwanted side effects."

 

Professor Lee, who was due to present his work at the Society for General Microbiology's northern Autumn meeting, added, "Insects often live in unsanitary and unhygienic environments where they encounter many different types of bacteria. It is therefore logical that they have developed ways of protecting themselves against micro-organisms."

Dr Naveed Khan, who is supervising Professor Lee's work said: "Superbugs such as MRSA have developed resistance against the chemotherapeutic artillery that we throw at them. They have shown the ability to cause untreatable infections, and have become a major threat in our fight against bacterial diseases. Thus, there is a continuous need to find additional sources of novel antimicrobials to confront this menace."

[Sep 7, 2010] COCKROACHES could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard, as their brains contain powerful antibiotic properties which could lead to new treatments against ...

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posted October 27, 2011 08:10AM
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May advancement na naman tayo. nasa wonder-healing process na, but who knows, if it will work, why not give it a try.


Message appended on October 27, 2011 12:57AM

Early days albularyos and herbalist are adopting such technics.

And speaking about advancement, scientist even turn to manny's coach roach, este cockroach. See below.

 

Cockroaches could help fight deadly infections, say UK scientists

 
 
Cockroach

Cockroaches, such as Heathcliffe, the giant      burrowing cockroach, may actually have health benefits, according to UK boffins. Picture: Cameron Richardson 

COCKROACHES could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard, as their brains contain powerful antibiotic properties which could lead to new treatments against superbugs.

Experts from The University of Nottingham, central England, discovered that the insects - commonly seen as unhygienic pests - contain powerful antibiotic properties in their brain tissue and nervous system which are able to kill more than 90 per cent of MRSA and E coli bacteria, without harming human cells.

Simon Lee, a postgraduate researcher at the university, said his research identified up to nine different molecules in the insect tissues that were toxic to bacteria: "We hope that these molecules could eventually be developed into treatments for E coli and MRSA infections that are increasingly resistant to current drugs. These new antibiotics could potentially provide alternatives to currently available drugs that may be effective but have serious and unwanted side effects."

 

Professor Lee, who was due to present his work at the Society for General Microbiology's northern Autumn meeting, added, "Insects often live in unsanitary and unhygienic environments where they encounter many different types of bacteria. It is therefore logical that they have developed ways of protecting themselves against micro-organisms."

Dr Naveed Khan, who is supervising Professor Lee's work said: "Superbugs such as MRSA have developed resistance against the chemotherapeutic artillery that we throw at them. They have shown the ability to cause untreatable infections, and have become a major threat in our fight against bacterial diseases. Thus, there is a continuous need to find additional sources of novel antimicrobials to confront this menace."

[Sep 7, 2010] COCKROACHES could be more of a health benefit than a health hazard, as their brains contain powerful antibiotic properties which could lead to new treatments against ...

  • www.couriermail.com.au/lifestyle/health/cockroaches-could-help...


Uggghh! May basis siya pero kadiri pa rin kung iisipin........

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posted October 27, 2011 08:16AM
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tinta tintahan alam nyo? ilalagay lang yun sa mga sugat halimbawa nahiwa ka.. papaikutin lang yung dahon ng tinta tintahan tapos kapag makatas na itatapal yun sa sugat.
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posted October 27, 2011 09:56AM
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braveheart20 posted on October 27, 2011 07:16AM
tinta tintahan alam nyo? ilalagay lang yun sa mga sugat halimbawa nahiwa ka.. papaikutin lang yung dahon ng tinta tintahan tapos kapag makatas na itatapal yun sa sugat.


You're welcome, thanks for visiting this thread. Yes magaling yan (tintatintahan-from godofredo umali stuart).

at para sa dagdag kaalaman ng iba pa nating readers, here ar more info about ink-ink or tintatintahan (buti na lang hindi naging oink-oink, (laugh).

 

 
Family Asteraceae
 Tintatintahan
 Eclipta alba
 FALSE DAISY
Han lian cao
Other scientific names Common names
Anthemis cotula Higis-manok (Tag.)
Artemisia viridis Higus-manok (Tag.)
Eclipta erecta Hugis-manok (Tag.)
Eclipta parciflora Karimbuaya (Ilk.)
Eclipta philippinensis Karimbuya (Ilk.)
Eclipta prostata Pia (If.)
Verbesina alba Tinta-tinta (Ilk.)
  Tinta-tintahan (Ilk.)
  Tultulisan (Ilk.)
  Vayod (Iv.)
  Bringraja, bhangra (India)
  Verba de tajo (Span.)
  Trailing eclipta (Engl.)
  False daisy (Engl.)
  Han lian cao (Chin.)
   
Tina-tinaan is a common name phonetically and confusingly shared by: (1) Indigofera tinctoria, tina-tinaan (2) Phyllanthus reticulatus, tinatinaan, tintatintahan, malatinta, and (3) Eclipta alba,higus-manok, tinta-tinta

Botany: Tinta-tintahan is a decumbent, spreading or sometimes suberect, succulent annual herb with bristly hairs. Stems are rather slender, usually reddish and up to 30 cm or more in length. Leaves are linear-oblong to lanceolate, 1 to 5 cm long, without petioles, entire or slightly toothed, and pointed or blunt at the tip. Flower receptacles are scaly, bracts all similar, paleae (scale) of receptacle flat and narrow. Ray flowers female, 2-seriate, fertile or sterile, white, ligule small, narrow, entire or 2-toothed. Disk flowers very numerous, perfect, fertile, tubular, the limb 4- or 5-fid. Flowering heads white, 5 to 6 mm long and about 5 mm in diameter. Fruits are achenes, black, about 3 mm long and smooth or slightly hairy at the tip.

Distribution Ubiquitous weed in settled areas , in gardens, in open waste places, ditches, rice fileds and low damp lands.

Parts utilized · Part utilized: whole plant. · Collect when the vegetative parts are in full bloom. Sun-dry, either whole or cut into pieces.

Constituents - Plant contains a large amount of resin and an alkaloid ecliptine. - Studies yielded coumestans, polypeptides, polyacetones, triterpenes and flavonoids. Properties - The crushed leaves and broken surface of the vegetative parts produce a black stain. - Cooling, anodyne, astringent, absorbent, coagulant. - Root is purgative and emetic. - Anti-bleeding. A tonic for kidney organ. Tastes sweet-sour.

Uses Folkloric· In the Philippines, the leaves and tops brewed in decoction are used in cases of hepatitis. Pounded, they are employed for healing wounds. · Decoction of Eclipta (15-30 g of dried material) with equal volume of Morus fruit: Used for weakness of the kidney and/or liver causing dizziness, blurring of vision, hematemosis and lumbar pains. · Decoction of dried or fresh plant material: Used for internal hemorrhage especially bleeding in the respiratory and gastrointestinal tracts (eg, pulmonary tuberculosis, gastrointestinal hemorrhage, hematuria). · For bleeding due associated with superficial injuries - get fresh plant, crush and use as an emollient over wound to aid in coagulation. · For bloody stool and urine of any cause: boil 4 to 9 gms of dried drug to decoction and drink twice a day. · External wash of decoction of 15-30 g dried material: Used for athlete's foot, eczema and dermatitis. · Dysentery: boil dried drug 15 to 30 gms to decoction and smaller dosage for infants. · For sprains, furuncle, dermatitis: 15 to 30 gms of dried material in decoction or use pounded fresh material as poultice. · Fresh plant applied with sesamum oil in elephantiasis; expressed juice taken internally for affections of the liver and in dropsy. · Poultice of leaves for wound healing. · In Ayurveda used for epigastric pains, nausa and vomiting in ulcer paitients. Also, used as a liver tonic, and in a variety of chronic skin ailments. · In Malaya, decoction used for colic.
· In Taiwan, used for bleeding, hemoptysis, hematuria, itching, hepatitis, diphtheria and diarrhea. · In China, leaf extract used as liver tonic. Also, used as astringent, and for checking hemorrhages and fluxes and fro strengthening the gums. Also, used as vulnerary. · In China and Brazil, used as anti-venom against snakebites. · In Brazil, leaves are used as remedy for diarrhea and as black stain for the hair. · In the Gold Coast leaves are ground and mixed with water, and drunk for constipation. · In India, used to treat hepatic diseases and hyperlipidemia. In Bombay, used as tonic and deobstruent in hepatic and splenic enlargements, and for various chronic skin diseases.
Others· Used for tattooing and hair dyeing. · Pounded leaves with coconut oil used for hair growth.

StudiesHypoglycemic: Study shows oral administration of a leaf suspension of E alba for 60 days resulted in significant reduction of blood glusoce, HbA1c and other parameters. Results show the oral administration of E alba possess potent antihyperglycemic activity evidenced by significant reduction of liver enzymes and reduction in histopathological changes. Hepatoprotective: (1)Treatment with ethanol extract of EA protected mice from the hepatotoxic action of paracetamol. (2) Study showed different extracts of E alba have different hepatoprotective effects on injured liver induced by acetaminophen in mice. The hepatoprotective activity of the ethyl acetate extract of E alba showed to be the best. (3) Study of E alba in rats for its hepatoprotective effects on subcellular levels showed the activity is achieved by regulating the levels of hepatic microsomal drug metabolizing enzymes. • Diuretic / Hypotensive / Hypocholesterolemic: Study suggests EA is diuretic, hypotensive, and hypocholesterolemic and helps in alleviating oxidative stress-induced complications of hypertension. • Osteoporosis: Stimulatory Constituents of Eclipta prostrata on Mouse Osteoblast Differentiation : Study isolated one flavonoid, diosmetin, and two isoflavonoids. All three significantly increased osteoblast differentiation and suggests a possible therapeutic potential for the treatment of osteoporosis.Lipid lowering: Study showed a dose-dependent activity in albino rats and supports its traditional use in the treatment of hyperlipidemia. • Antibacterial / Antioxidant: Screening of antibacterial and antioxidant activities of leaves of Eclipta prostrata (L): Study showed EE showed antioxidant and antibacterial activity, and that EP could be used against Salmonella typhi. • Larvicidal: Larvicidal effect of Hemidesmus indicus, Gymnema sylvestre, and Eclipta prostrata against Culex qinquifaciatus mosquito larvae: Study showed leaves of E prostata can be an environmental friendly and sustainalbe source of insecticide for mosquite control. • Wedelolactone / Antibacterial: Wedelolactone is a naturally occurring coumestan isolated from the aerial parts of E alba. The compound showed good activity against s epidermis and Salmonella typhimurium. Results suggest wedelolactone as a promising antimicrobial agent. • Antioxidant: Ethanolic extract of the aerial parts of E alba showed significant free radical scavenging for DPPH and for hydroxyl radical and considerable inhibition of lipid peroxidation. • Analgesic: Study showed both the ethanol extract and the total alkaloids produced good analgesic activity in all the different models of analgesia. • Hypolipidemic / Antioxidant: Study showed the effects of E prostata on serum lipid and oxidative metabolism in rats. The health promotiing effects demonstrated in rats may have implications for atherosclerosis and hypercholesterolemia in humans. • Anti-Inflammatory: Study of methanolic extract showed significant dose-dependent anti-inflammatory activity in carrageenin and egg white induced hind paw edema in rats, with effected comparable with standard drug indomethacin. Results support the traditional use of E prostata in the treatment of inflammatory diseases. • Learning and Memory: Traditionally used for its memory enhancing property, study of extract from shade-dried leaves revealed significant improvement of retrieval memory. Luteolins in the extract may be responsible for minimizing cognitive deficits dues to cholinergic dysfunctioning. The free radical scavenging activity might insulate neuronal tissues from degeneration. E Alba presents a potential as memory modulator. • Anthelmintic: Study showed anthelmintic potential of a methanolic extract of whole plant of Eclipta alba against Pheretima posthuma as a species of earthworm.
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Akapulko or Acapulco in English is a shrub found throughout the Philippines. It is known under various names in different regions in the country. Locals call the plant katanda, andadasi, and palochina in Tagalog, Ilocos and in the Visayas regions, respectively. The shrub belongs to the family ofLeguminosae, and grows about one to two meters tall. It has thick branches and the leaves are embraced with 8 to 20 leaflets that are oblong-elliptical in shape. The flowers of the Akapulko have oblong sepals, and its fruits are tetragonal, which are also winged and glabrous. A medicinal herb that contains chrysophanic acid, a fungicide used to treat fungal infections, like ringworms, scabies, and eczema. Akapulko also contains saponin, a laxative that is useful in expelling intestinal parasites.

The primary part used for herbal purposes are the leaves, although the roots and flowers are also used for certain preparations with medicinal value. The extracts from the Akapulko plant is commonly used as an ingredient for lotions, soaps, and shampoos.

Benefits & Treatment of Akapulko:

 

External Use:

  • Treatment of skin diseases
  • Tinea infections, insect bites, ringworms, eczema, scabies and itchiness.
  • Mouthwash in stomatitis

 

Internal use:

  • Expectorant for bronchitis and dyspnoea
  • Alleviation of asthma symptoms
  • Used as diuretic and purgative
  • For cough & fever
  • As a laxative to expel intestinal parasites and other stomach problems.

Note: A strong decoction of Akapulko leaves is an abortifacient. Pregnant women should not take decoction of the leaves or any part of this plant.

It Preparation & Use: 

  • For external use, pound the leaves of the Akapulko plant, squeeze the juice and apply on affected areas.
  • As the expectorant for bronchitis and dyspnoea, drink decoction (soak and boil for 10 to 15 minutes) of Akapulko leaves. The same preparation may be used as a mouthwash, stringent, and wash for eczema.
  • As laxative, cut the plant parts (roots, flowers, and the leaves) into a manageable size then prepare a decoction Note: The decoction looses its potency if not used for a long time. Dispose leftovers after one day.
  • The pounded leaves of Akapulko has purgative functions, specifically against ringworms.should be noted that the pounded leaves of this plant may be applied thinly on the affected part twice a day. Marked improvement may be expected after two to three weeks of continuous application to the affected area(s) where the prepared Akapulko leaves were applied.
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posted October 29, 2011 01:15PM
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Isa siguro ito sa ingredients na ginagamit pampalaglag. Aywan ko lang kung may mabibili pa tayong seedling nito.


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Ito ang nakagisnan kong gamit ng lola ko para sa kuto, at hindi lang yan, may medicinal effect pa ito,  panlaban pa raw ito sa herpes at HIV. Wow ang galing.

The Health Benefit of Coconut Milk.

 

Mar 28, 2011 | By Jody Braverman

Jody Braverman is a health and fitness professional and writer inSeattle. She has been a personal trainer and yoga instructor for almost a decade and is passionate about movement and helping people lead active, healthy lives.

                       Photo Credit Coconut image by Mario Ragsac Jr. from Fotolia.com

 

For much of the last few decades, coconut oil got a bad rap in mainstream media. Critics said it was high in cholesterol and fat, and so many people did not include in in their daily diets. But island populations around the world have celebrated the coconut for centuries for its health benefits, using the meat juice, milk and oil the fruit provides in everything from cooking to disease prevention. Modern medicine is now jumping on the bandwagon and releasing its own findings on the health benefits of coconut.

 

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Coconut milk contains lauric acid, antimicrobial lipids and capric acid, which have antibacterial, antifungal and antiviral properties. The body converts lauric acid into monolaurin, which is believed to fight the viruses and bacteria that cause herpes, influenza and even HIV. According to Serena Gordon, a reporter with "U.S. News & World Report," one study found children being treated with antibiotics for pneumonia benefited from a complementary program of coconut oil therapy more than those taking the antibiotic alone.

 

Heart Disease

Recent research on the health benefits of medium-chain fatty acids -- saturated fats -- is bringing coconut milk into the spotlight for heart health. According to Katherine Hobson in an article for "U.S. News & World Report," Pacific Islanders and Asians who eat primarily coconut oils, rather than vegetable or animal fats, show significantly lower levels of heart disease. Another link between coconut milk and heart disease is in coconut milk's ability to fight off diseases, which new research shows may cause cardiovascular problems. Medium-chain fatty acids kill the three major types of atherogenic organisms -- bacteria that cause the formation of plaque in the arteries -- that may lead to heart disease, something antibiotics alone are unable to do, says Bruce Fife, N.D., in his article "Coconut Oil and Heart Disease."

 

Healthy Skin and Hair

Coconut milk is highly nutrient when ingested, as well as when used topically on skin and hair. Applying coconut milk to the hair supplies it with necessary nutrients to grow and provides optimal conditioning. Massaging the scalp with coconut oil can treat dandruff and dry, itchy skin. Applied to the rest of the body, coconut milk moisturizes and restores healthy skin and repairs wrinkles and sagging, and can also treat skin infections and wounds as an antifungal and antibacterial.

 

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posted October 29, 2011 02:54PM
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galing, akala ko nga ang coconut milk talaga makes you fat......... hindi pala
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Yerba Buena (Clinopodium douglasii)

Yerba buena has been used can consumed as a pain reliver. The Yerba Buena can be used as a treatment for aches and pains. Studies have also found out that yerba buena has antiseptic, anti-cancer, diuretic, anti-spasm and anti-emetic activities. The plant also have stimulant and restorative effects.

Arthritis, head aches. tooth aches. indigestion and gas build up can be treated using the decoction of yerba buena. The decoction can also be used as mouth wash and for general good health, it is recommended that it is ingested like tea. 

Preparation
The yerba buena leaves must be washed in running water, chopped or crushed for the decoction process. In treating toothaches, the fresh leaves must be pounded, squeezed and juiced and then applied with a cotton ball and then applied to the aching tooth. Headaches can be treated by burning yerba buena leaves over fire and by placing the leaves (cooled of course) on the forehead.
 
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posted October 29, 2011 07:24PM
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murangbahaylupa posted on October 29, 2011 01:54PM
galing, akala ko nga ang coconut milk talaga makes you fat......... hindi pala
thanks for sharing


it is burned directly into energy and not into fat.......  alam ko similar yung structure niya sa peanuts pagdating sa fats. Yung coconut oil and palm oil naman has a high tolerance for heat and does not easily turn into transfats when cooking unlike other types of oil

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Dahon ng Ampalaya, kinakatas para sa ubo.. At dahon ng bayabas para sa sugat. Sambong... at marami pang iba.
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posted October 29, 2011 07:32PM
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carmelita posted on October 29, 2011 06:30PM
Dahon ng Ampalaya, kinakatas para sa ubo.. At dahon ng bayabas para sa sugat. Sambong... at marami pang iba.


Ang mahirap lang sa mga halamang gamot na ito kadalasan ang sasama ng lasa 

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