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Herbal Medicine: Luyang Dilaw -Ginger (Zingiber officinale)

Posted Aug 24 2008 3:44pm 1 Comment
Research by Neill Abayon

As a herbal medicine, Luyang Dilaw or Ginger Root (scientific name: Zingiber officinale) has long been used as a cold, cough, fever and sore throat remedy. It helps in the digestion and absorption of food, lowering of cholesterol, alleviating nausea and vomiting. Luyang dilaw has antifungal, antiseptic, antiviral and anti-inflammatory properties.


• Relieves rheumatic pains & muscle pain

• Alleviates sore throat, fever, nausea

• Intestinal disorders and slow digestion

• Treat intestinal worms

• Hinder diarrhea, gas pains

• Relieve indigestion (dyspepsia), toothaches

• Lower cholesterol levels

• Aids treatment of tuberculosis


• Boil the root in water and drink. The more concentrated the better.

• For sore throat and tooth ache, remove the skin and chew small portions.

• For cuts & bruises, apply the juice directly to the skin.

• For rheumatism and muscle pains, pound the root and apply to painful areas -can be mixed with oil for easy application
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 ang galing mong mng gaya ng sagot ha ?


 juke .

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