Luya-luyahan herbal medicine


Scientifc names:

 Curcuma zedoaria

Amomum zedoaria

Costus luteus Blanco

C. nigricans Blanco

C. zerumbet Roxb.

C. pandurata Roxb.

Roscoea lutea Hassk. Continue reading “Luya-luyahan herbal medicine”



Scientific name: Eucalyptus globules


Also known as: Blue gum eucalyptus


Antiseptic and deodorant- apply crushed leaves on affected area.

Cough and asthma- take decoction of leaves as tea.

Insect repellant – burn leaves.



Volatile oil , cineol, d-alpha pinene, camphene, fenchene, butyric acid and capronic aldehydes , ethyl, amyl, and iso amyl alcohols, acetic acid, cymol, sesquiterpene, eudesmol, 1-pinocarveol.


Source: National formulary