Bagawak

Benefits of Bagawak

Bagawak is also known as Toothed philodendron, and Arum lacerum (Scientific name), belongs to Araceae family. It is an aroid climber that may grow many meters high. Introduced and wildly cultivated and propagated by stem cuttings or planting of the lateral bud. It grows both as a soil and water plant..

Leaves of it is the most important, it can use for back pain and muscular strain,for flatulence, abdominal pains, and in the Greater Antilles, leaf used as remedy for caustic sores of the arm.Decoction of stems of Philodendron lacerum mixed with stems of C. nitida, rhizomes of P. aureum, roots of W. indica used for boils

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