5 leaved-chased free A shrub growing wild in vacant lots and water land. Matured branches are planted. the flowers are blue and bell-shaped. The small fruits turn black when ripe, is better to collect the leaves when are in bloom
USES: anti-edima, diuretic, anti-urolithiasis. boil chopped leaves in water for 15 minutes until one glassful remains. Cool and strain. Divide decoration into 3 parts.Drink one part 3 times a day. Take note sambong is not a medicine for kidney infection.
Ringworm bush, bayas bayasan. this plant is about 1 to 2 meters tall. The leaves are embraced with 8 to 20 oblong-elleiptical shaped leaflets. It has flowers with oblong petals.
Yerba Buena for cough and cold, get about 10 fresh leaves and soak in a glass of hot water. Drink as tea, Acts as an expectorant. For toothache, cut fresh plant and squeeze sap. Soak a piece of cotton in the sap and insert this in aching tooth cavity. Mouth should be rinsed by gargling salt solution before inserting a cotton. To prepare salt solution: add 5g of table salt to one glass of water.