Pinoy Herbal Remedies That Can Boost Your Family's Health
Natural remedies have been around for years, but it’s only recently that more and more families are becoming open to its benefits. Let’s take a closer look at 10 tried and tested Pinoy herbs for various ailments for the whole family.
Otherwise known as “bitter melon or gourd,” ampalaya can be cooked and is commonly added to the diet of those with diabetes mellitus. As an herbal remedy, it also treats coughs, burns, and hemorrhoids. But its wonders doesn’t stop there. It’s recently being closely examined to prove the effectiveness of its anti-cancer properties.
(Ehretia microphylla Lam)
This herb, which is also called “wild tea,” is effective in treating skin allergies, like scabies, eczema, and it also relieves wound itching after childbirth.
Also widely known as Peppermint, this herb acts as a pain reliever for those with body aches or pain resulting from conditions like gout and rheumatism. Yerba Buena can also be used to treat insect bites as well as cough and colds.
You can enjoy the benefits of these herbs by using it in tea or by applying the leaves directly on the skin as a tincture. But if you have no time to search for or grow actual plants, you can always look for herbal capsules, supplements, and ointments with these herbs as their components to still enjoy the wonders of these ancient herbal remedies!