Benefits of A las doce
With its scientific name pilea muscosa, alabong is also known as military plant or gunpowder plant in English. It is known to originate in tropical America and is now grown in and about towns and on damp walls throughout the Philippines. Alabong is now also found in most tropical countries.
The entire plant infusion is used as diuretic, and is used to treat diarrhea and asthma. In Jamaica, the entire plant is used for women in labor, or to treat infertility and inflammation. Also, it is used in Guatemala to treat urinary problems.