Philippine Traditional Knowledge Digital Library on Health

- Philippine plants and natural products used traditionally -

The photos and videos showing the knowledge and practices were obtained with full consent from informants belonging to various communities where the researches were conducted. Any information, photo, or video from this study to be used for further academic research or commercial purposes should have the free and prior informed consent of the knowledge-owners. The knowledge-owners in any of the researches in this website should be properly acknowledged and cited if information, photos, or videos in the research will be used. Any commercial benefits which may arise from the utilization of the people’s traditional knowledge, photos, or videos should be shared with the said knowledge-owners or the community.[1]

Ang mga litrato at bidyo na naglalarawan ng kaalaman at kaugaliang pangkalusugan ay kusang ibinahagi ng mga kinapanayam mula sa ilang mga pamayanan sa mga lugar kung saan ginanap ang pagsaliksik. Kung nais gamitin para sa pananaliksik o komersyal na layon ang anumang impormasyon, litrato, at bidyo rito, nararapat na humingi muna ng pahintulot mula sa tao o pamayanang nagmamay-ari ng kaalaman. Ang indibidwal o pamayanan ay may karapatan sa anumang kalalabasan o komersyal na benepisyo na maaaring magmula sa paggamit ng kanilang minamay-aring kaalaman, litrato, o bidyo. Kung nais gamitin o banggitin sa isang ulat ang anumang impormasyon, litrato, o bidyo na mababasa/makikita rito, nararapat na isulat ang pamayanan o taong pinagmulan ng kaalaman at ang ulat na ito bilang pinagkunan ng datos, litrato, o bidyo.[1]

[1] Batay sa Elisabetsky and Posey (1994) na binanggit sa Posey and Dutfield 1996. Beyond Intellectual Property: Toward Traditional Resource Rights for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities. p.48.

The list below is a compilation of plants and natural products from documented tkdl researches conducted in the various regions in the Philippines.

 
LOCAL NAME SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME INDICATION PLANT PART USED PROVINCE
         
"Anrabuy" Worm (Tau-buid Mangyan)   Rheumatism   Urine Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
(a) Alibhon mix with (b) Buri (c) Lagundi (d) Buyo (e) Tanglad (a) Blumea balsamifera(L) DC (b) Corypha utan Lam. (c ) Vitex negundoL. (d) Piper betleL. (e) Cymbopogon citratus(DC.) Stapf (a) Sambong (Filipino); Blumea camphor; Ngai camphor(English) (b) Buli (Filipino) (c) Lagundi (Filipino); Five-leaved chaste tree; Chinese chastetree (English) (d) Ikmo (Filipino); Betel; Betel pepper (English) (e) Tanglad (Filipino); Ginger grass; Lemon grass (English)  rheumatism  (a) leaves (b) stem (c) leaves (d) leaves South Cotabato
         
(a) Artamisa mix with (b) Kadlum (a) Artemisia vulgarisL. (b) Pogostemon heyneanus Benth. (a) Damong-maria (Filipino); Maidenwort; Common wormwood; Hierba de San Juan; Mugwort; Artemisia (English) (b) Kadlum (Filipino); Indian patchouli (English)  baldness  (a) leaves (b) leaves Sorsogon
         
(a) Bangkero in combination with (b) amuyong (c) alibotbot (d) Lagunoy (e) Cuyo-kogo (f) Sentimiento (g) kaningag (h) abangay (a) Morinda citrifoliaL. (b) Goniothalamus amuyon (Blanco) Merr. (c ) Tabernaemontana pandacaquiPoir. (d) Not provided (e) Not provided (f) Not provided (g) Cinnamomum tamala(Buch.-Ham.) T. Nees & Eberm. (h) Not provided (a) Bankoro (Filipino); Indian mulberry (English) (b) Amuyong (Filipino) (c) Pandakaki (Filipino); Alibotbot (P.Bis.) (d) Not provided (e) Not provided (f) Not provided (g) Kalingag (Filipino); Indian bark (English) (h) Not provided  stomachache  (a) roots (b) roots (c) roots (d) roots (e) roots (f) roots (g) roots (h) roots Romblon
         
(a) Harupay in combination with (b) tambalagisa (c) anonang (d) an-anino (e) alibutra (R. Bis.); (f) lambayong (g) palo-china (a) Mimosa pudicaL. (b) Sophora tomentosaL. (c ) Cordia dichotomaG. Forst. (d) Not provided (e) Arcangelisia flava (L.) Merr. (f) Ipomoea pes-caprae(L.) R. Br. (g) Senna alata(L.) Roxb. (a) Makahiya (Filipino); Touch-me-not; Shameplant (English) (b) Tambalisa (Filipino); Yellow necklacepod; Yellow sophora (English) (c) Anonang (Filipino); Sebestan plum; Fragrant manjack (English) (d) Not provided (e) Suma (Filipino); Alibodra (P.Bis) (f) Bagaswa (Filipino); Goat's foot creeper; Bayhops (English) (g) Akapulko (Filipino); Ringworm shrub; Emperor's candlesticks (English)  anemia  (a) bark (b) bark (c) bark (d) bark (e) bark (f) bark (g) bark Romblon
         
(a) Hinagdong (b) eabnog (c) hinlaumo (a) Not provided (b) Ficus septica Burm.f. (c ) Not provided (a) Not provided (b) Hauili (Filipino); Labnog (P.Bis.) (c) Not provided  headache  (a) leaves (b) leaves (c) leaves Aklan
         
(a) Kaimito (b) abukado (c) tiesa (a) Chrysophyllum cainitoL. (b) Persea americanaMill. (c ) Pouteria campechiana(Kunth) Baehni (a) Kaymito (Filipino); Starapple (English) (b) Abukado (Filipino); Avocado (English) (c) Tiesa (Filipino); Eggfruit tree; Canistel (Engish)  diarrhea  (a) leaves (b) leaves (c) leaves Aklan
         
(a) Kasla mix w/ (b) Buyo (a) Jatropha curcasL. (b) Piper betleL. (a) Tubang Bakod (Filipino); Big purge nut; Physic nut; Barbados nut (English) (b) Ikmo (Filipino); Betel; Betel pepper (English)  sprain  (a) stem (b) leaves South Cotabato
         
(a) lakad-bulan mix with (b) Kadlum (c) Artamisa (a) Blumea balsamifera(L) DC (b) Pogostemon heyneanus Benth. (c ) Artemisia vulgarisL. (a) Sambong (Filipino); Blumea camphor; Ngai camphor(English) (b) Kadlum (Filipino); Indian patchouli (English) (c) Damong-maria (Filipino); Maidenwort; Common wormwood; Hierba de San Juan; Mugwort; Artemisia (English)  abortifacient  (a) leaves (b) leaves (c) leaves Sorsogon
         
(a) Libhon mix with (b) Buri (c) Lagundi (d) Buyo (e) Tanglad (a) Blumea balsamifera(L) DC (b) Corypha utan Lam. (c ) Vitex negundoL. (d) Piper betleL. (e) Cymbopogon citratus(DC.) Stapf (a) Sambong (Filipino); Blumea camphor; Ngai camphor(English) (b) Buli (Filipino) (c) Lagundi (Filipino); Five-leaved chaste tree; Chinese chastetree (English) (d) Ikmo (Filipino); Betel; Betel pepper (English) (e) Tanglad (Filipino); Ginger grass; Lemon grass (English)  rheumatism  (a) leaves (b) stem (c) leaves (d) leaves South Cotabato