- Insect Repellent properties. It lessens insect bites.
- Anti-inflammatory properties. It helps lessen irritation and makes the bites subside faster.
- Relaxation and Sleep Inducement. It calms the mind and the body. It releases bodily tension. Pour some oil into the burner to relieve yourself of headaches, various pains, and insomnia.
- Blood circulation stimulus. It stimulates circulation in the blood. It is a good massage oil option.
- Antiseptic and Antifungal properties. It cleans wounds and it helps clear the skin from fungal infection.
Kang kong is a well-known leafy vegetable used in many Philippine dishes. It is quite easy to grow they say. There was a time when you can find kangkong patches on most streets in the neighborhood. It is also called water spinach or swamp cabbage. It thrives in wet, moist areas. Many grow it solely in water. It quickly grows under sunny spots but carers should keep the soil moist. Else, it may die. Some tips: Not much intstructions on planting. Just bury the seed and keep the soil moist or muddy. Kangkong grows all year round. Cut maybe an inch or two above the soil for continued regrowth and harvesting. Winter may see your plant dying but often, it regrows by spring. You may fertilize with nitrogen twice a month. You may harvest whole plants at about 1 to 2 months. Kangkong has the tendency to spread. Grow in a container for easy maintenance or harvest whole plants to control your supply. It is best to use potting soil for your containers. Putting regular soil in restric