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 / AREA
         
Bagong labas na dumi ng baka (Cow's fresh dung)   Cracked heel  Cow's fresh dung Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Asin (Tau-buid Mangyan) Salt (English), Asin (Filipino)  Congested nose  Salt Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Tubig (Tau-buid Mangyan) Water (English), Tubig (Filipino)  Sore eyes  Water Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Sardinas (Tau-buid Mangyan) Sardines (English), Sardinas (Filipino)  Oral thrush   Sauce Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Asin (Tau-buid Mangyan) Salt (English), Asin (Filipino)  Stroke, "pasma", high blood pressure  Salt Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
"Anrabuy" Worm (Tau-buid Mangyan)   Rheumatism   Urine Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Abo (Tau-buid Mangyan) Ash (English). Abo (Filipino)  Any kind of ailment  Ash Oriental Mindoro (Tribe Tau-Buid)
         
Bugang tapol (Bis.)   Kidney trouble  Stem Siquijor, Mount Bandilaan
         
Bolongang kahoy (Bis.)   Pasmo sa kaon (failed to eat on time); bughat (a little more than relapse)  Siquijor, Mount Bandilaan
         
Bolongang balagon (Bis.)   Bughat (a little more than relapse)  Leaves Siquijor, Mount Bandilaan