Medicinal use of sampalok



For Colds


Boil the choppped leaves in 2 glasses of water for 15 minutes, or until the water is

reduced to half its volume. Allow to cool and strain.

Divide the decoction into 3 parts and drink 1 part every after each meal.


The following measurements should guide you:


Condition of leaves

Dried leaves, Fresh leaves of Patient (crushed) (chopped)




Adult 8 tbsp. 10 tbsp.

7-12 years 4 tbsp. 5 tbsp.

2-6 years 2 tbsp. 2½ tbsp.


For wounds and itchiness:


Boil one to two handfuls of the chopped plant material in a pot of water for 15 minutes.

Let cool and strain. Use the decoction twice a day for washing the wound or itchy



Source: Mga Halamang Gamot, No. 4

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