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Category: Common Diseases and Herbal Cures
Date Posted: 2006-01-31
ABSCESSES AND BOILS
Preparation: Crush two leaves
Application: Apply as poultice twice a day
Crush two Alugbati leaves, apply as pultice twice a day
Preparation: Wash leaves with soap and water. Pound the leaves and extract juice.
Application: Apply on the burn area after soaking in warn salt solution once a day.
Preparation: Pound the rhizomes.
Application: Massage the extracted juice on the scalp and hair. Leave it on over night and shampoo the next morning
CACAO SEEDS POULTICE
Preparation: Roast ten seeds and pound.
Application: Apply as poultice to affected areas after hot foot bath or hot compress.
Preparation: Boil three cups of chopped fresh leaves in two gallons of water for 10 minutes. Strain.
Application: Use this decoction for hot sitz bath.
Preparation: Pound or chop the leaves.
Application: Apply directly as poultice on the swollen gland for 30 minutes, 3 times a day.
Preparation: Extract juice from leaves.
Application: Apply on the affected parts after taking a bath, and at bedtime.
Preparation: Wash one piece and peel.
Application: Keep in the mouth for sometime, chewing it slowly. Swallow juice.
SUNBURN AND PRICKLY HEAT
Preparation: Extract juice from the leaves.
Application: Apply on the prickly heat after starch bath.
Preparation: roll 2 dried leaves
Application: Use as cigarette every six hours.
Preparation: Chop tubers and extract juice
Application: Apply juice on the affected parts, 2 times a day
Preparation: Extract juice from the leaves
Application: Apply directly on the lesions, 3 times a day.
RHEUMATISM OR RHEUMATIC JOINT PAIN
MANGGA BARK HOT COMPRESS
Preparation: Boil a piece of shopped bark
Application: Use the decoction for hot compress
DKIN ERUPTIONS AND DERMATITIS
Preparation: Crush leaves and extract the juice.
Application: Apply the juice on the affected skin, 3 times a day.
Preparation: crush about 10 flowers
Application: Apply directly on the wound as poultice after it has been bled.
Preparation: Crush young leaves
Application: Apply directly on swollen face.
UNDERARM BODY ODOR
BUYO ? KALAMANSI DEODORANT
Preparation: Extract juice from buyo leaves and mix with kalamansi (citrus) juice.
Application: Apply as deodorant every bath and at bedtime.
Preparation: For adults, 10 seeds. For children 4 to 7 yrs old, 4 seeds. For children 8 to 9 years old, 6 seeds. For children 10 to 12 years old, 7 seeds.
Application: Eat raw 2 hours after supper. Repeat after one week if needed.
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