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DE LA SALLE HEALTH SCIENCES INSTITUTE Bachelor of Science in Nursing RLE Group 1-Bsn 2-6 Alineth Akcicek Czarina Clarin

Dhey Dalmacio Allan Legaspi Margarette Oblanca Rocel Christine Pugay LAGUNDI SYRUP Scientifc Name : Vitex Negundo Also knows as: Dabtan (If.) Dangla (Ilk.) Kamalan (Tag.) Lagundi (Ibn., Tag., Bik., P. Bis.) Ligei (Bon.) Limo-limo (Ilk.) Sagarai (Bag.) Turagay (Bis.) Five-leaved chaste tree (Engl.) Huang Ching (Chin.) Agno-casto (Spanish) Lagundi is a large native shrub that grows in the Philippines and has been traditionally used as herbal medicine. The Philippine Department of Health has conducted research and study for Lagundi and has suggested that the lagundi plant has a number verifiable therapeutic value This plant is native to the swamps of the Philippines, where it can sometimes grow quite tall. It has a single thick, woody stem like a trunk, and the leaves appear palmately, in the form of five pointed leaves which splay out like the fingers of a hand. The leaves, root, flowers, and seeds of lagundi all appear to have medicinal value. Lagundi is also known for its analgesic effect that helps alleviate pain and discomfort. Other traditional benefits that are derived from the use of Lagundi are as follows:

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Relief of asthma & pharyngitis Recommended relief of rheumatism, dyspepsia, boils, diarrhea Treatment of cough, colds, fever and flu and other bronchopulmonary disorders Alleviate symptoms of Chicken Pox Removal of worms, and boils

HOW TO PREPARE LAGUNDI SYRUP Sweetened preparation from the leaves of Vitex negundo L. Materials: cooking pot, ladle, cup strainer,

medicine bottles, labels, lagundi leaves, sugar/honey, water Proportion: 1 cup chopped lagundi leaves to 1 cup water Procedure: 1. In an uncovered pot, prepare a decoction of the lagundi leaves. 2. Cool and strain. 3. Measure the amount of decoction that you produced. One-third of this volume will be the amount of sugar/honey that you are going to use. 4. Add your sweetener, stirring gently. You may put the mixture back on the stove, with low heat, until all he sweetener is dissolved/blended with the mixture. This is your syrup. 5. Transfer the syrup into the sterilized medicine bottles. Seal and label properly. 6. Store your bottled lagundi syrup in a clean, cool, dry place away from light. Source:


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