Saturday, June 7, 2014

Akapulko

Scientific Name: Cassiia alata L.
English: Ringworm bush or shrub
Tagalog: Akapulko
Cebuan: Sunting
Ilocano: Andadasi
Pampango: Pakayomkom Kastilla
Visayan: Palochina

Akapulko (Cassia alata) a medicinal plant called "ringworm bush or schrub" and "acapulco" in English, this Philippine herbal medicine is used to treat tinea infections, insect bites, ringworms, eczema, scabies and itchiness.