Saturday, September 27, 2014

Ulasimang bato – Pansit pansitan - English

Ulasimang bato – Pansit pansitan   - English
Kung gusto po ninyong mabasa sa Tagalog
 Pumindot lamang po dito! 

Is a herbal medicine known also as ulasiman-bato, ulasiman-ilahas, singaw-singaw, sida-sida, tagulinaw  and tangon-tangon in some part of the Philippines, It’s English name is Peperomia, shiny bush, silver bush, clear weed, rat-ear and clear weed.

It is a wild plants that grows on damp and lightly shaded area, it  has a alternate  heart shaped leaves with a very succulent round steams, a green spikes, dot-like flowers that bear seed which fall of the ground and propagate.

Leaves and steam are edible, often use by some on a salad and can be eaten raw. 

Use as herbal remedy for:

Skin boils,
Skin inflammation,
Abdominal pains
kidney problems
Eye inflammation,
Sore throat,
Prostate problems
High blood pressure
Renal problems
Mental excitement disorder .

How to prepare:
As vegetable
       The leaves and steams may be eaten raw, when freshly harvested and washed.
As drink
  1. Wash the leaves/steams
  2. Measure 2 glasses of water and 1 glass of leaves/steam.
  3. Boil
  4. Set aside, cool and strain.
       Use 2 times a day, 1 cup in the morning and 1 cup in the evening
For skin problems
        Wash and pound the leaves/steams and apply it directly to affected area. 

For headache
        Wash a couple of leaves, bruise the surface and apply on the forehead.