- Volume 27 No. 3 – Some Important Philippine Plants with Therapeutic Value (Diabetes)
- This issue of RISE presents information on some important Philippine plants with therapeutic value specially for diabetes. In fact, some plants in our backyard can be utilized for their medicinal and therapeutic values. Some of the diseases that can be cured and relieved by these plants are diabetes, nervous debility, rickets, anemia, swelling and ulcerations in the mouth and many others.
In this issue, the salient features of the plants with therapeutic value such as ampalaya, avocado, banaba, caimito, patola, etc. are presented. We hope that this will serves as a good reference material for our readers. We encourage people to propagate these plant for health, economic and ecological reasons.