Herbal Cures Part 1

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SKIN ITCHINESS AND ALLERGY
Herbal Medications:

1. KAKAWATE LEAVES
Crush or chop young leaves and extract juice
Apply the juice on the skin until the itchiness is relieved.

2. KALATSUTSI SAP
Extract the sap or juice from the leaves and trunk mix with coconut oil
Rub the mixture on the affected skin 2 times a day

3. KANYA PISTULA
Crush young leaves
Rub the crushed leaves on the affected area until relieved from itchiness.

SORE THROAT
Herbal Medications

1. LUYA OR GINGER LOZENGES
Wash and peel a small piece of ginger.
Chew slowly for a few minutes. Swallow the juice or keep a small piece in the mouth, chewing it little by little.

2. SABILA LEAVES
Wash leaves and cut in ? inch sizes
Keep in the mouth all day, swallowing the juice. Take another piece when there is no more juice.

3. KAYMITO LEAVES GARGLE
Boil 1 cup of chopped fresh leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes
Use the decoction as mouthwash or gargle.

4. DUHAT LEAVES MOUTHWASH
Boil 10 chopped fresh leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes
Use the decoction as mouthwash or gargle.

5. TALONG LEAVES MOUTHWASH
Boil 3 chopped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 10 minutes
Use the decoction as mouthwash or gargle.

SUNBURN AND PRICKLY HEAT
Herbal Medications

1. ALUSIMAN LEAVES
Extract juice from the leaves
Apply on the prickly heat after starch bath

2. BAYABAS LEAVES
If there is infection, boil cup of chopped leaves in one gallon of water.
Add 2 gallons of cold water
ACNE
Herbal Medications

1. RIPE PAPAYA WITH CALAMANSI
Mix three tablespoons of mashed ripe papaya with one tablespoon calamansi juice.
Aoply mixture on the face every after washing. Leave it on for 30 minutes, then wash face with warm water.

2. SABILA LEAVES
Get one leaf and peel the outer covering.
Rub the juice on the face every after washing. Leave it on for 30 minutes.

3. ROMERO LEAVES
Crush 5 leaves and extract the juice.
Apply juice on the face after washing it with warm water.
Leave it on overnight.

RHEUMATISM OR RHEUMATIC JOINT PAIN
Herbal Medications

1. KILAW POULTICE
Chop or crush a rhizome and mix with oil.
Apply on the joint as poultice overnight.

2. MANGO BARK HOT COMPRESS
Boil a piece of chopped bark.
Use the decoction as hot compress.

3. MALABULAK LEAVES AND YOUNG STALKS COMPRESS
Chop leaves and young stalks and put it in a cloth bag
Add ? teaspoon salt.
Warm the bag and apply as compress.

4. LUMBANG BATO LEAVES COMPRESS
Heat the leaves.
Apply on the joints directly while still hot for 15 minutes, 2 times a day.

5. HERBA BUENA LEAVES
Boil 4 tablespoons of dried leaves in 2 cups of water for 15 minutes
Dosage: Adulsts ? glass, every 4 hours.

DIABETES
Herbal Medications

1. Darak (new grounded)
Boil the newly grounded darak. Filter the boiled liquid with a piece of cloth
Drink it like tea with sugar or honey.

COUGH COLDS AND FEVERS
Herbal Medications

1. GINGER, KALAMANSI AND SAMPALOK
Boil about 2 inches (thumb size) of luya in 2 cups boiling water for 15 to 20 minutes to make salabat.
Stain and set aside. Strain pulp of 1 to 2 ripe sampalok.
Add juice of 2 to 3 kalamansi fruites.
Add to salabat and sweeten with sugar or honey
Take every four hours or 3 to 4 times daily.

2. GUMAMELA
Boil gumamela flowers to make a tea.
This tea, made from red gumamela flowers, is an expectorant for bronchitis.

3. SAMBONG
Boil sambong leaves to make a tea.
Leaf decoction is an expectorant.
Take one glass every four hours.

4. Oregano
Leaf infusion is a cure for asthma. Juice from leaves with added sugar is given to children with respiratory problems like cough, asthma and bronchitis.
Boil two cups water for every handful of dried material or three handfuls of fresh ones.
Cover for about 15 to 20 minutes, strain and flavor with sugar if desired.

5. KAMPANITULOT
Decoction or wine infusion of the whole plant is prescribed for intermittent fever.
The juice of 20 to 40 leaves, extracted with water and a little wine is good for children with coughs, cols and asthma.

6. DAMONG MARIA
Decoction of leaves and flowers used as expectorant. It should however, not be given to those suffering from gastric ulcers, gastric intestinal inflammation and typhoid fever.
Boil about 40 fresh leaves with flowering tops (10 g) in 3 cups of water, for 15 to 20 minutes until you get 1 glass of the greenish tea solution. Drink while warm; dose good for one day use to be taken twice.

7. ALAGAW
Boil 8 to 10 fresh or dried leaves in 8 glasses water for 15 minutes. Strain. For adults, one glass of the mixture is recommended four times a day.

8. LAGUNDI
Boil 5 to six dried leaves or 8 to 10 fresh leaves in one glass water for 15 minutes or until you get ? glass of the solution. Strain and give ? to ? glasses every four hours to adults.

 

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