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Akapulko, Herbal Medicine

For Skin Disease



Tinea infections,
ringworms,
eczema,
Scabies,
Itchiness,
insect bites.
Akapulko, Herbal Medicine For
Stomach Problems
Laxative to expel
intestinal
parasites,
diuretic
purgative.
Strong decoction
of leaves are also
known to cause
abortion in
pregnant women.

Akapulko, Herbal Medicine For
Lung And Mouth Problems

Expectorant for bronchitis and
dyspnea,
mouthwash in stomatitis,
alleviation of asthma symptoms

Preparation and application of
Akapulko herbal medicine

Pound Akapulko leaves, squeeze
the juice and apply topically on
affected area twice a day until
cured.

For external use

Drink decoction (soak and boil for 10 to 15
minutes) of Akapulko leaves. The same
preparation may be used as a mouthwash,
stringent, and wash for eczema.




As the expectorant for bronchitis and dyspnoea
Preparation and application of
Akapulko herbal medicine

Cut the plant parts (roots, flowers, and the
leaves) into a manageable size then
prepare a decoction.
Note: The decoction looses its potency if
not used for a long time. Dispose
leftovers after one day.
Preparation and application of
Akapulko herbal medicine

As laxative
Preparation and application of
Akapulko herbal medicine

The pounded leaves of Akapulko has
purgative functions, specifically against
ringworms.
Preparation Of Akapulko Herbal
Ointment

1. Wash fresh leaves of Akapulko
thoroughly
2. pounded leaves of Akapulko
3. Squeeze
4. Add one glass of cooking oil or
coconut oil to one glass of juice
from squeezing the Akapulko
leaves.
5. Remove from the heat
6. Cut 2 white candles into small
pieces

7. In a cooking pot, pour the
strained oil together with the
candle pieces; stir until the
candle has melted.

8. Pour the mixture into a clean
container; cover when cool.

9. Apply the Akapulko herbal
ointment to affected areas twice
daily.