Saturday, September 6, 2008


Bronchitis :

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the bronchial tubes, or bronchi, that bring air into the lungs. Inflammation is a chemical reaction in the body that produces redness, swelling, and pain.

The Remedy Plants that can Help you.


OTHER NAMES:Premna curranii H. Lam.,Premna oblongata Miq,
Premna pubescens Blume,Premna serratiflolia Blanco,
Premna vestita Schauer

PREPARATION: Use the leaves, make it dry or fresh leaves can be used.
For cough, cold, gas pains, bronchitis,nervous -
Medication: Boil 3 to 4 dried leaves or fresh in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes.Drink.
Dosage: Adults: 1/2 cup, every 4 hours
Children: (Babies) 1 teaspoon, every 4 hours
(2-6 yrs.) 2 tablespoons, every 4 hours
( 7-12 yrs) 1/4 cup, every 4 hours



Hibiscus: Hibiscus Rosasinensis Linn.

Parts used: flower, leaf

Gumamela is domesticated as an ornamental flower all over the Philippines. It is common on Leyte Province. Gumamela flowers and leaves are used as a medication in bronchitis,mumps,bladder infection,stomach pain, for overall coughs, and as a refrigerating drink in fevers. 6 pieces of flowers or 10 pieces leaves boil in 2 glass of water and drink 2 times a day.


Cyperus brevifuis : Busikad is the Filipino term of Cyperus


Other Philippine name : Pugo-pugo, Estrada, Busikal, Uli-uli, Kulitot.

Make drug minty tasting and neutral-natured.

Decongestant, antipyretic, antiinflammatory, analgesic, antimalarial.

Traditional uses:

a. Colds with fever; when taken internally, has a perspiring

(sudorific) effect.

b. Whooping cough, bronchitis, swelling pain in the throat.Malaria.

Medication: 25 grasp of the dried plant,boil 2 glasses of water drink 3 times a day.
semple idea use the fresh plant 2 or 3 grasp boil 2 glasses of water drink 3 times a day.
Snake bites, furuncles, sprains: Apply poultice of pounded fresh leaves.
Skin pruritus: Decoction may be used as an external wash.

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