FEATURE ARTICLES PLANTS UPDATES
The Comic Failure of Language in Sex Education in the Philippines
MEDICINAL PLANTS
The Story Behind the Medicinal Plant Compilation (May 2021)
The Complete Updated List of Philippine Medicinal Plants in Tagalog and English
List of Understudied Philippine Medicinal Plants
Abuse and Plagiarism of the Compilation on Philippine Medicinal Plants Under the Guise of Fair Use
List of Plants with Known Toxicity
Herb-Drug Interactions
RECENT MEDICINAL PLANT UPDATES
Bulobangkal (Southern bangkal) 6/6 Bankalanan (Chocolate weed) 6/8 Narrra (Rosewood) 6/8 Sampagita (Jasmine) 6/9
Kalumbibit (Nicker tree) 6/15 Abutra (Yellow fruit moonseed) 6/20 Botgo (White fig) 6/23 Biga (Elephant ear) 6/24
Talahib (Wild cane) 7/1 Almaciga (Manila copal) 7/5 Bunga (Betel nut palm) 7/6 Golden candle (Lollypops) 7/7
Payang-payang-gubat (Snakeroot) 7/8 Brokoli (Broccoli) 7/13 Bulak-damo (Blood flower) 7/14 Alimpai (Caudated croton) 7/18
Banaro (Beach gardenia) 7/22 Kalios (Sandpaper tree) 7/25 Balimbing (Star fruit) 7/31 Tsitsirika (Pink periwinkle)   8/2
Bias-bias (Benghal dayflower) 8/8 Zinnia (Youth and old age) 8/10 Sambong (Blumea camphor) 8/11 Guazuma (Bastard cedar) 8/13
A las diyes (Time flower) 8/16 Mansanitas (Jujube plum) 8/17 Abukado (Avocado) 8/19 Agor (Grass-like fimbry) 8/25
Amapola (Confederate rose) 8/27 Thailand shower (Cassod tree) 8/28 Siar tree (Copperpod) 9/1 Pataning-dagat (Bay bean) 9/3
Everlasting (Paper flower) 9/4 Caimito (Star apple) 9/7 Gatasan-layugan (Flase chew stick tree) 9/9 Ponytail plant (Bottle palm) 9/13
Batad (Common wild sorghum) 9/15 Coral tree (Cry baby tree) 9/16 Paayap (Cowpea) 9/16 Kabatiti (Latherleaf) 9/19
Mabolo (Velvet apple) 9/22 Chinese croton (Firestorm) 9/26    
NEW MEDICINAL PLANT ENTRIES
Holarrhena (Tellicherry tree) 9/9 Apulid (Water chestnut) 9/12 Papuang-laparan (Geranium aralia) 9/16 Kayam (Polynesian chestnut) 9/21
Soapberry (Wingleaf soapberry) 9/26 Bañgisi (Aristolochia sericea) 9/28 Malakaturai (False sicklepod) 10/3 Amugis   10/4
Kaliuas (Ironweed tree) 10/8 Ilang-ilang vine (Climbing Ylang-ylang) 10/14 Mayapis (Gurjun oil tree) 10/21 White water lily (White lotus) 10/29
Hairy water lily (Red water lily) 11/5 Anonongkot (Burr mallow) 11/10 Sinampaga (Emetic nut tree) 11/18 Bulak (Cotton) 11/26
Guntapay (Ankol) 12/5 Dikai (Bisudak) 1/3 Malasaging (Aglaia edulis) 1/5 Sukini (Zucchini) 2/2
Tapilan (Rice bean) 2/5 Tuai (Java cedar) 2/22 Palosapis 2/24 Panoan (Wood apple) 3/2
Fish plant (Lizard tail) 3/18 Siar tree (Yellow flame tree) 4/28 Marrango (Philippine neem tree) 5/7 Tayabak (Jade vine) 5/12
Kopag (Tree bean) 5/29 Kadota (Common fig) 6/14 Red balete (?) (Spotted white fig) 6/22 Peanut butter fruit (Fasle guarana) 6/26
Kris plant (Kalis dagger) 6/27 Blood berry (Rouge plant) 7/1 Binukaw (Batuan fruit) 7/5 Cauliflower 7/21
Waling-waling (Sander's vanda) 7/27 Bolo (Poring bamboo ) 8/5 Uyok (Saurauia elegans) 8/14 Paso-paso (Sea bean) 8/17
Fiddle leaf fig (Banjo fig) 8/21 Logwood (Campeche wood) 8/24 Berba (Lemon-drop mangosteen) 8/26 Ayusip (Philippine blueberry) 9/3
Kamagong bundok (Bombay ebony) 9/20      
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The Predicatalbe Failure of HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention in the Philippines  
HIV/AIDS in the Philippines: Window of Opportunity or Predictable ilures / An Opinion
Papaya for Dengue: The Case for Alternative Therapies  
The Dengue Vaccine Fiasco. . . Papaya Leaf Juice, Anyone? (Dec 2017) Shabu
The Case for Medical Marijuana (Oct 2017)  
Deaths from Medical Errors / No. . . Doctors Are Not Allowed To Make Mistakes. (May 2018) Triple Crown
Calling out Mr. Michael Tan: On Medicinal Plants and Nationalism (June 2018)  
Vaccinophobia in the Philippines (April 2021)  
The Case for Ivermectin (April 2021)  
THE WHITE HOUSE IN PULANG LUPA
The White House in Pulang Lupa • 2018
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BOONDOCK STORIES
Medicine in the Boondocks Ompongan Toothless in the Boondocks Asim & the Rural Sexual Revolution
A Cardiac Arrest The Lazy Filipino? . . . Not    
MEDICAL TOPICS / New • Updates •
Beer Calories Potassium Medical Radiation Exposure Bangungot
Trans Fat / A Primer Marijuana Gout Caffeine     Update April 2018
Expiration Dates of Drugs Body Piercing    
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Medical News & Journal Article Finds
Statins Again Linked to Lower COVID19 Mortality
Among patients hospitalized for COVID-19, who had been taking statins, there was substantially greater than 40% rediction in mortality and greater than 25% reduction in risk of developing a severe outcome. (Medscape Medical News)
Dangerous oleander is a deadly plant poison, not a COVID19 cure. / Also read: Adelfa / Nerium oleander
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