University of the Philippines Baguio Herbarium
Tinospora crispa

Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook.f. & Thomson

Family Menispermaceae
Local Name Makabuhay
Habit Shrub (Climbing)
Special Notes the stem part is warty brown in color and leaves are heart-shaped
Ethnobotanical Uses MEDICINAL: used to cure severe itchiness through decoction;
Collected from Kapangan, Benguet, Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR).
Collector(s) BOT 109 cDE: Federico Manalang, Marvin Soria, Denver Walitang, Edelisa V. Reyes
Identification Verified By Jean Faronilo-(2004-02-11)-(Tinospora rumphii Boerl.)-(n/a);Blas F. Hernaez-(2002-11-26)-(Tinospora rumphii)-(n/a)