Amuyon

Benefits of Amuyon

Amuyon (Goniothalamus Amuyon (Blanco) Merr.), goes by many names and is known as Amuyong in Tagalog, and Taiwan goniothalamus in English. It is associated to the Annonaceae family and it grows in areas with tropical and subtropical climates. In Philippines, it grows in forests of Abra, Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Pangasinan, Batangas, Rizal, and Quezon Provinces.

For medicinal purposes, seeds and fruit are used. It is useful in treating Rheumatic complaints. The fruit is effective in strengthening and tones the stomach. It helps in relieving symptoms of cold and reduces fever; the infusion of the roots is effective to cure typhoid fever.

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