August 16, 2018

Sinisan, a common, traditional Chinese herbal medicine, is now being lauded as a probable treatment for nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), according to a recent study by the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine in China. Published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, the Beijing University researchers evaluated the…

July 30, 2018

Alugbati, otherwise known as “Malabar Spinach”, is not really a spinach at all, although it tastes of such when cooked. This green vegetable with the heart-shaped green leaves and red or purple stems is highly popular eaten raw for salads, or cooked in soups and other delectable dishes. According to…

July 23, 2018

Paragis with its scientific name of Eleusine indica is a wayward weed growing in vacant lots, along rice fields and river banks, and practically everywhere in the Philippines. But what a lot of people don’t know is that it also grows in other parts of Asia, such as Indonesia, Malaysia,…