Bagauak na Puti

Benefits of Bagauak na Puti

Bagauak na puti is also known in english name “Philippine glorybower, Starburst”, and a scientific name “Clerodendrum minahassae”,  It is one of many species long in included in the verbena family, Verbenaceae but transferred to the Lamiaceae based on molecular studies. It is a species of flowering plant native to New Guinea and the Philippines

This species is still sold in the nursery and landscape trade. People frequently utilize the plant in gardens because it is attractive to bees, butterflies, and birds. It is also used in traditional Philippine medicine to treat wounds and ulcers, and employed in tonic baths

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