By Cesar D. Mangawang
Every year a weeklong celebration is held to make the public aware about cancer and its safe and effective care and treatment. This is the national cancer consciousness week celebrated by the Department of Health every third week of January.
By Rafael Castillo
The government program has been actively promoting the use of indigenous herbs with medicinal properties. The Department of Health (DOH) has approved 10 medicinal plants as source of products that could treat common ailments in the country. These 10 are akapulko, ampalaya, bawang, bayabas, lagundi, niyog-niyogan, sambong, ulasimang bato, tsaang gubat and yerba buena.
By Dr. Ned Roberto & Ardy Roberto
Q: we’re in direct selling of herbal supplements in tablet and juice form. We have been doing well, in fact quite well. We’re thinking of distributing via supermarkets, convenience shops and health stores. But our direct sales agents were literally up in arms when we hinted at it in one of our weekly sales meetings. [...]