In the Philippines, Tsaang Gubat is one of the recommended herbal medicines by the Philippine’s Department of Health for safe use and as an antispasmodic for the abdominal (Stomach) pains.
This medicinal herb is also registered as an herbal medicine at the Philippine Bureau of Food and Drug (BFAD).
Tsaang Gubat or Ehretia Microphylla Lam is a small tree that grows abundantly in the Philippines. The leaves of this herb have been used as a disinfectant wash during childbirth, cure in diarrhea, and as a tea for general good health.
Research and tests have proven the efficacy of Tsaang Gubat as an herbal medicine.
Tsaang Gubat is known as the Wild tea, Forest tea, Alibuyog, putputai, and Maragued in the Philippines.
In the Philippines, this herb is widely used as an herbal medicine for skin disease and stomach problems.
Tsaang gubat were studied for possible anti-allergic properties. The studies also show that it has anti-bacterial, antinociceptive and anti-inflammatory properties.
The herb is commonly prepared in pills capsules and in herbal tea bags form.
Here are the remarkable healthy benefits of Tsaang Gubat.
Used as a Body Cleanser/Wash.
Good treatment for Diarrhea or LBM.
For Intestinal motility.
Used as a Mouth gargle. Because tsaang gubat has a high fluoride content, it is used as a mouth gargle for preventing tooth decay.
Preparation and use:
Wash the leaves of Tsaang Gubat in a clean water. Chop to a desirable size and boil in two cups of water. Make sure that you boil the 1 cup of chopped leaves in low heat for 15 to 20 minutes and drain.
Take a cupful every four hours for diarrhea, gastroenteritis and stomach pains.
Drink as tea daily for general good health!
Tsaang gubat is not known to be harmful when taken in recommend dosage. However, individuals should always take caution before using any treatment.