Alagaw – Scientific name: Premna Odorata Blanco

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Tagalog: Adiyo, Alagaw

Alagaw is a tree that is only found in the Philippines. It grows wild on Mt. Banahaw and in many other places in the Philippines. For many years now, Alagaw has been considered a drug in the Philippines, being used to loosen phlegm and relieve coughs. It is also claimed to benefit tuberculosis and headaches. Its other properties are carminative, parasiticide, sudorific, and pectoral. Alagaw is one of the great medicinal herbs of the Philippines.

7 thoughts on “Alagaw – Scientific name: Premna Odorata Blanco

  1. jun

    base from my experienced yes it is great for anti fugal. i have my athlete foot for almost 25 years and i alreadytried all medicines, all anti biotics, al kinds of cream buy it didn’t cure my feet. But when i tried to drink boiled alagaw in just one week of daily drinking it i was realy amazed it cured my athlete foot it is really miracle for me.

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