Herbal Medicine (Bawang)

Bawang (Allium sativum)
  • Popularly known as “garlic”, it mainly reduces cholesterol in the blood and hence, helps control blood pressure. Also a remedy for toothache
Parts utilized:
  • Garlic Bulb
  • For hypertension: Toothache; to lower cholesterol levels in blood.
  • May be fried, roasted, soaked in vinegar for 30 minutes or blanched in boiled Water for 5 minutes. Take 2 pieces three times a day after meals.
For toothache:
  • Pound a small piece and apply to affected part.

Sources: Cuevas, Francis Public Health Nursing in the Philippines. 10th Edition 2007