Malunggay was named as national vegetable of the Philippines by the House of Representatives last 2017. Under House Bill 2071 also designated November as the “National Malunggay Month.”

“Malunggay is one of the important plants that deserve national and international promotion due to the many biomedical endowment and numerous socioeconomic benefits that can be derived from it,” she added.

The “miracle vegetable,” as some scientists called it, has been promoted by no less than the World Health Organization (WHO) as a low-cost health enhancer in poor countries around the globe.

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