Sambong As A Diuretic And Treatment Of Urinary Tract Stones

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Sambong (Blumea balsifera) is a coarse, woody, and strongly aromatic shrub found in open grasslands, waste places and clearings in most provinces in the Philippines. Its medicinal properties have been recognized by Filipino herbolarios and have been […]

Ampalaya For Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Ampalaya (Momordica charantia) is also known as bitter melon or bitter gourd. In the Philippines, traditional uses include those for cough, colds, asthma, as emetic especially in the newborn, for colic, stomach ache diabetes, anemia, fever, malaria, […]

Tsaang Gubat tablet for Relief of Gastrointestinal and Biliary Colic

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Tsaang gubat [Carmona retusa (Vahl) Masamune] is a shrub found in the Philippines. Its leaves have been utilized by our ancestors as a tea for stomach problems and loose bowel movement. It contains α-amyrin, β- amyrin and […]

Akapulco for Fungal Skin Infections

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Akapulco (Senna alata) is a woody bush found throughout the Philippines. Traditionally, the leaves have been used to treat fungal infections, from which it got its common name “ringworm bush.” The leaves are traditionally pounded, the juice […]

Ulasimang bato as Antihyperurecemic Agent

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Peperomia pellucida is also commonly known as Ulasimang bato or pansit-pansitan. Folklorically, the leaves have been used as a decoction to treat gout, arthritis and urinary tract infections. VALUE PROPOSITION Completed Clinical Trials Phase 1-3 Decreases the […]

Yerba Buena Tablet for Pain

INVENTORS National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants Institute of Herbal Medicine University of the Philippines Manila DESCRIPTION Yerba Buena (Mentha cordifolia Opiz) is an aromatic herb also known as mint, spearmint or marshmint found in the Philippines. Its leaves have been used by our ancestors as a tea for headaches, toothaches, arthritis and dysmenorrhea. […]

Technology Presentation for Ulasimang Bato

  On February 11, 2019 the National Integrated Research Program on Medicinal Plants (NIRPROMP), through the UP Manila Technology Transfer and Business Development Office (UPM-TTBDO), and in partnership with the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care (PITAHC), held the Technology Presentation of Ulasimang bato (Peperomia pellucida) as Antihyperuricemic Agent for various members of the private […]