Agas-moro

Benefits of Agas-moro

Agas-moro (Vernonia cinerea (Linn) Less.), belongs to Asteraceae family and has various names such as Magmansi, Tagulinai, Ironweed, and Ash colored fleabane. It is widespread in Philippines, in open waste places, and roadsides. It is a common weed, propagation by seeds and it is flowering and fruiting throughout the year.

The whole plant can be used for medicinal purposes. The juice of the plant can be used for urinary incontinence. Plant possess anti cancerous property. Seeds cure diseases like coughs and other chronic skin-diseases. And the leaves are eaten as a potherb.

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