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
         
(a) Acacia mix with (b) saraisa (a) Samanea saman(Jacq.) Merr. (b) Not provided (a) Acacia (Filipino; Spanish); Raintree (English) (b) Not provided  goiter  (a) leaves (b) leaves Nueva Ecija
         
(a) Acacia mixed with (b) bangbangsit roots (a) Samanea saman(Jacq.) Merr. (b) Hyptis suaveolens(L.) Poit. (a) Acacia (Filipino; Spanish); Raintree (English) (b) Suob-kabayo (Filipino); Bush-tea-bush; Pignut (English); Bangbangsit (Iloko)  stomachache dysentery  fresh leaves Ifugao
         
(a) Acasia mix with (b) Sarisa (a) Samanea saman(Jacq.) Merr. (b) Muntingia calaburaL. (a) Acacia (Filipino; Spanish); Raintree (English) (b) Aratiles (Filipino); Strawberrytree (English)  diarrhea  (a) leaves (b) leaves Nueva Vizcaya
         
(a) Acasia mix with (b) Sarisa (a) Samanea saman(Jacq.) Merr. (b) Muntingia calaburaL. (a) Acacia (Filipino; Spanish); Raintree (English) (b) Aratiles (Filipino); Strawberrytree (English)  dysentery  (a) leaves (b) leaves Nueva Vizcaya
         
(a) Achuete (Ilk.) mix with (b) makahiya (c) balimbing (a) Bixa orellanaL. (b) Mimosa pudicaL. (c ) Averrhoa carambolaL. (a) Achuete (Filipino); Annatto (English; Spanish); Lipsticktree; Roucou (English) (b) Makahiya (Filipino); Touch-me-not; Shameplant (English) (c) Balimbing (Filipino); Carambola (English)  late menstruation  (a) roots (b) roots (c) roots Nueva Ecija
         
(a) Adgaw (b) badyawan (c) tagum (d) helba-malepueon (e) kosul bayawas (f) hilba na paningasenga (g) payaw (a) Premna odorataBlanco (b) Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson (c ) Indigofera suffruticosaMill. (d) Not provided (e) Kaempferia galanga L. (f) Not provided (g) Not provided (a) Alagau (Filipino); Fragrant premna (English) (b) Makabuhay (Filipino) (c) Tayum (Filipino); Anil de pasto (English) (d) Not provided (e) Gisol (Filipino); Galanga (English) (f) Not provided (g) Not provided  stomachache  (a) leaves (b) bark (c) leaves (d) leaves (e) leaves (f) leaves (g) rhizome Aklan
         
(a) Adgaw (b) badyawan (c) tagum (d) helba-malepueon (e) kosul bayawas (f) hilba na paningasenga (g) payaw (a) Premna odorataBlanco (b) Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson (c ) Indigofera suffruticosaMill. (d) Not provided (e) Kaempferia galanga L. (f) Not provided (g) Not provided (a) Alagau (Filipino); Fragrant premna (English) (b) Makabuhay (Filipino) (c) Tayum (Filipino); Anil de pasto (English) (d) Not provided (e) Gisol (Filipino); Galanga (English) (f) Not provided (g) Not provided  gas pain  (a) leaves (b) bark (c) leaves (d) leaves (e) leaves (f) leaves (g) rhizome Aklan
         
(a) Adgaw (b) badyawan (c) tagum (d) helba-malepueon (e) kosul bayawas (f) hilba na paningasenga (g) payaw (a) Premna odorataBlanco (b) Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & Thomson (c ) Indigofera suffruticosaMill. (d) Not provided (e) Kaempferia galanga L. (f) Not provided (g) Not provided (a) Alagau (Filipino); Fragrant premna (English) (b) Makabuhay (Filipino) (c) Tayum (Filipino); Anil de pasto (English) (d) Not provided (e) Gisol (Filipino); Galanga (English) (f) Not provided (g) Not provided  indigestion  (a) leaves (b) bark (c) leaves (d) leaves (e) leaves (f) leaves (g) rhizome Aklan
         
(a) Adgaw (b) hinalib-on (c) lampunaya (a) Premna odorataBlanco (b) Blumea balsamifera(L) DC (c ) Plectranthus scutellarioides(L.) R. Br. (a) Alagau (Filipino); Fragrant premna (English) (b) Sambong (Filipino); Blumea camphor; Ngai camphor(English) (c) Mayana (Filipino)  blood vomiting  (a) leaves (b) leaves (c) leaves Aklan
         
(a) Adgaw (b) hinalib-on (c) sampalok (a) Premna odorataBlanco (b) Blumea balsamifera(L) DC (c ) Tamarindus indicaL. (a) Alagau (Filipino); Fragrant premna (English) (b) Sambong (Filipino); Blumea camphor; Ngai camphor(English) (c) Sampalok (Filipino); Tamarind (Engllish)  cough  (a) leaves (b) leaves (c) leaves Aklan