Benefits of Anabiong
Anabiong (Trema orientalis Blume), belongs to the family of Ulmaceae. It is known by many common names, including Hagod, Hanadiong, Hinlalaong, Gunpowder tree, Indian charcoal tree, and Pigeon wood. This tree is very common in the Philippines, grows abundantly in open dry brush land at low and medium altitudes.
Anabiong has various uses, like for making string or rope, wooden shoes, fruit boxes, and many more. It has been used for medicinal purposes including the treatment of respiratory, inflammatory, and helminthic diseases.