Lagundi has been used as herbal medicine by Filipinos which was backed up by the Department of Health and some Philippine-based scientists who made studies about its effectivity as treatment for respiratory ailments. Generally, lagundi is taken to cure coughs, asthma, and other respiratory concerns.
- Relieve asthma and eases pharyngitis
- Reduces discomfort from rheumatism, dyspepsia, boils, and diarrhea
- Cures cough, colds, fever, flue and other brocho-pulmonary ailments
- Lessens signs of chicken pox
- Eliminates worms and boils