Daniella: One day, a TV show in the Philippines is having an opinion poll about the effectiveness and use of herbal medicine nowadays through phoned-in answers.
Nellen: Now we will be calling some of our televiewers, so better hold on to your phones. All you go to do is to answer our question, and *tantanaran* Our question for today, Are herbal medicines are effective and still in use nowadays? Yes or no?
Daniella: The TV host is dialing a number through a random number generator. The number has been picked, *kring kring* *kring kring*
Nellen: Greetings! This is Mr. Nellen from The Hualda’s TV. May we know your name? Cathy: Greetings too from Pilar, Bataan! I am Catherine Sta. Romana. Nellen: Hello Catherine! Can we ask you a question?
Cathy: Sure, go on.
Nellen: Are herbal medicines effective and still in use nowadays? Yes or No?
Cathy: For me, No. Herbal medicines aren’t quite effective for me and not in use nowadays. There is a lot of modern medicines and technologies for us to use and they are more proven safe. There is no doubt that modern medicine has been highly effective in the prevention and treatment of many illnesses. Nellen: Okay. Thank you for your cooperation and for sharing your opinion. God Bless You Catherine! Let’s call on to our next televiewer.
Daniella: Again, the tv host dialed a number and repeat the same question.
Nellen: Hello. This is Mr. Nellen from The Hualda’s TV. May we know your name, and Can we ask you a question?
Eljay: Hi Nellen! I am Eljay Teopengco from Balanga, Bataan. What is your question? Nellen: Are herbal medicines effective and still in use now a days? Eljay: I think, yes, they are. Because it is common, we can find them everywhere. In our backyard, garden and etc. Our grandparents have...