Luya herbal medicine

Luya

 

Scientific name: zingiber officinale , ammomum zingiber, zingiber blancoi

 

Also known as:

Agat, basing, gengibre, ginger, laial, laiya, laya, luy-a

 

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Dilaw herbal medicine

Dilaw

Scientific names:

Curcuma longa, Curcuma domestica, curcuma xanthorrhiza naves.

 

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BIO-CONTROL OF CROP DISEASES

BIO-CONTROL OF CROP DISEASES

 

Many of our local plants contain helpful chemicals, particularly alkaloids, that are effective against fungal and bacterial diseases of other plants. Thus, they are mixed with the soil to control the fungus that causes the diseases of seedlings. Allow the leaves to decompose for about one week before transplanting the seedlings. Some of these leaves are as follows:

 

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COUGH CANDY USING LOCAL PLANT EXTRACTS

COUGH CANDY USING LOCAL PLANT EXTRACTS

 

Researchers of ITDI have formulated a cough candy using oils of ginger (Zinigiber

officinale Rosc.) and “kalamansi” (Citrus microcarpa Bunge) and extracts from tamarind

(Tamarindus indica Linn.) and “kalamansi”. The use of local plant products to substitute

for the imported raw materials/ingredients in the manufacture of pharmaceuticals may

help contribute to the reduction of prices of drugs which have become prohibitive.

 

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