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Composition of NIRPROMP responsible for identifying, propagating, cultivating the prioritized plants and to establish the gene bank on herbal medicinal plants

Agricultural units

2

NIRPROMP unit that tests on prioritized plants to ensure non-mutagenicity, non-clastogenicity, and isolation of active ingredient

Biochemistry unit

3

NIRPROMP responsible for toxicological and pharmacodynamic studies in animal thus validating folkloric claims

Pre-clinical Pharmacologic Unit

4

Undertake clinical trials in patients using preparations/formulations of medicinal plants which have been shown on pre-clinical animal studies to be safe

Clinical Pharmacology Unit

5

In charge of developing dosage forms of assured quality and stability to beused in the clinical study and ultimately for public use

Pharmacy Unit

6

To undertake extraction of plant materials for bioassay, isolation and identification of the active principles to develop the analytical procedure for chmical analysis

Phytochemistry Unit

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To provide inputs on adequate sample size, experimental design and statistical analyses in the various scientific studies

Biostatistics/Epidemiology

8

Give 6 herbal medicines developed by NIRPROMP

Ampait! LaSAng Tsaang Yerba Buena!
Ampalaya
Lagundi
Sambong
Akapulko
Tsaang Gubat
Yerba Buena

9

What is the common name of Blumea balsamifera?

Sambong

10

What is the common name of Casia alata?

Akapulko

11

What is the approved indication of akapulko?

antifungal; topical for dermatophytes

12

Pharmacologic Action of akapulko include

Bronchial smooth muscle relaxation
Antihistamine
Anti-leukotriene
Anti-inflammatory

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Adverse effects of akapulko

mild pruritius, transient burning sensation

14

What is the common name of Vitex negundo?

Lagundi

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What is the approved indication for Lagundi?

cough
bronchospasm in asthma

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Pharmacologic action of Lagundi include

Bronchial smooth muscle relaxation
Antihistamine
Anti-leukotriene
Annti-inflammatory