|DR. ESTELA CARINGAL-TANO SHOWING BOTTLED OREGANO JUICE|
The organic group, headed by Dr. Estela Caringal-Tano processes various organic oregano products for human consumption as well as for farm animals.
The various oregano products include wine which is said to contain 4 percent alcohol and is said to be good for people with menstrual and prostate problems. people with poor blood circulation and those suffering from asthma. The other products are vinegar, tea and soap. Dr. Tano claims that the oregano soap can dry up pimples, removes body and foot odor, and cures skin asthma.
Aside from oregano products, the Green Rescue Organic Association, Inc. produces also calamansi soap which is a natural skin whitener. Another is native guava soap which is claimed to smoothen the skin.
Another new product is Turmeric natural healing cream which can be applied on wounds, insect bites and psoriasis. Their turmeric multipurpose tea is also claimed to lower uric acid, and detoxifies the liver.
Then there is the multipurpose native ginger tea which can be used to make salabat as well as for cooking tinola. This is in powder form contained in a sachet.
Dr. Tano, a senior agriculture researcher based at the DA's agricultural research station in Tiaong, is a graduate of UP Los Banos and De La Salle-Araneta University. Contact her at 0916-640-7855 or 0922-805-6798.
Aside from Green Rescue Organic Association, the AANI Farm Tour will also visit the Alaminos Goat Farm in Laguna operated by Rene Almeda and his two sons Art and Totie.
Those who would like to join the tour should reserve with Jocelyn of AANI at tel. (02) 935-3146 or (02) 936-6556.