Benefits of Ayong-kabayo
With its scientific name cissus adnata, this plant is also known as endeavor river vine in English. It grows in thickets from Northern Luzon to Mindanao at low and medium altitudes. It also occurs on India to Indo-China and Timor. Ayong-kabayo has alterative and diuretic effects.
It is believed that the root of ayong-kabayo is a good blood-purifier. Also, a cold infusion of pounded roots is used to treat coughs. Juice made from its stem can also be effective as a cough treatment as well as diarrhea. This plant can be propagated through its seeds.