Benefits of Banago
Banago also known as Hibiscus populneus Linn. (scientific name) where can be found throughout the Philippines along the seashore. It is a pantropic in similar habitats.
The plant is considered astringent, antifertility, antibacterial, anti-diarrheal, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, purgative, hemostatic, and hepatoprotective. Bark is alterative and depurative. Roots are considered tonic while leaves are emollient.