EUPHORBIA HIRTA - DENGUE - PDF

This indigenous plant is considered as one of the most popular folkloric treatment for dengue in the Philippines. The study aimedtoverify the effects of tawa-tawa decoction to a dengue hemorrhagic fever DHF patient showing a symptom of thrombocytopenia low platelet count due to excessive bleeding. In the study, the students used chloramphenicol, ethanol and heparin to induce thrombocytopenia on rat models, mimicking dengue hemorrhagic fever. They administered tawa-tawa decoction to the sample groups and collected blood samples to check for platelet count, bleeding time duration of bleeding , and blood clotting times in several stages of the experiment.

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This indigenous plant is considered as one of the most popular folkloric treatment for dengue in the Philippines. The study aimedtoverify the effects of tawa-tawa decoction to a dengue hemorrhagic fever DHF patient showing a symptom of thrombocytopenia low platelet count due to excessive bleeding. In the study, the students used chloramphenicol, ethanol and heparin to induce thrombocytopenia on rat models, mimicking dengue hemorrhagic fever.

They administered tawa-tawa decoction to the sample groups and collected blood samples to check for platelet count, bleeding time duration of bleeding , and blood clotting times in several stages of the experiment. Based on the results, students concluded that administering tawa-tawa decoction to animal models help improve their healing mechanism.

Tawa-tawa was able to promote cell production, and prevents platelet destruction. Likewise, the improvement in the cell bleeding time and clotting time provided evidence that the indigenous plant can preserve and promote the hemostatic function of platelets. The students also discovered phenolic compounds in tawa-tawa, active ingredients suspected to be responsible in the increased platelet counts of tested animals.

In an interview, Mr. Raynes said. PCHRD — Gruppo Medica Award is given to undergraduate students engaged in herbal medicine research that have potential for practical or commercial applications.

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les Utilisations Médicales de Euphorbia Hirta

E-mail: moc. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Abstract Aim: Euphorbia hirta is the most widely used plant in the folkloric treatment of dengue in the Philippines. This study documents the anecdotal uses of E.

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Tawa-tawa contains active ingredients that may help dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) patients – study

Thus, E. Table 1 Summary of studies conducted on antidengue activity of Euphorbia hirta. Ethnobotanical Survey The two ethnobotanical surveys conducted on E. A survey conducted in 3 different indigenous communities in the island municipality of Anda, Mt. Balungao, and Mt. Colisao municipal park found that mostly females 60—80 years of age with primary and secondary education generally use E. It was found that both topical application and oral treatment are recommended for symptom management of dengue [ 19 ].

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Euphorbia hirta Medicinal Uses For Dengue Treatment

Top 10 amazing movie makeup transformations Euphorbia hirta, or asthma weed, has been used medicinally in various cultures for centuries. The entire plant can be used as a natural medicine whether it is collected during its dried, fruiting, or blooming stage. Each part of the plant is effective for treating different ailments. For example, the leaves can be used to treat skin disorders while the milky sap can be used to speed the healing of chapped or cracked lips. A decoction made from the flowers can aid in healing eye infections and inflammations, such as conjunctivitis or pinkeye. In the Philippines, this plant is known as tawa-tawa and has long been the natural treatment of choice for dengue disease. Dengue fever is an infectious disease that is spread by mosquitoes in tropical areas.

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