SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY
Lagundi is a shrub that can be easily found and grown in the Philippines. It is said to be and effective and proven herbal medicine that has a reparative value. This plant is often used to treat clods, flu, asthma, bronchitis and pharyngitis. Most parts of the lagundi plant have medicinal value. This experiment will be able to lessen the use of chemicals in the body with curing all kinds of sicknesses in a natural way.
In our time now, the common sicknesses we experience in the Philippines are colds, flu and asthma. There are a lot of medications to treat this but sometimes, too much chemicals in our body can harm our system and make us more sick.
This research will be discussing about the effect of vermiculture to the growth rate of our chosen plant Lagundi (Vitex negundo). Vermiculture is the management of worms and expounds the potential for waste production and most importantly fertilizer production. Vermiculture is also said to enhance the growth of plant.
This research used Lagundi (Vitex negundo) as the experimental subject because of the many benefits this plant can bring to the people. Our experiment aids to study the effect of vermiculture in a certain plant and also experiment on something that will be beneficial to the people.
DEFINITION OF TERMS
Optimum- the amount or degree of something that is most favorable to some end; especially : the most favorable condition for the growth and reproduction of an organism
Bronchitis- When the lining of the bronchial tubes becomes inflamed or infected, the condition is called bronchitis
Pharyngitis- Pharyngitis is a sore throat caused by inflammation of the back of the throat.
Digitate- : having divisions arranged like those of a bird's foot<digitate leaves>
Phosphatase- an enzyme that acts as a catalyst in chemical reactions involving phosphorus. It is present in serum, semen, the kidney, and the prostate.
Aerated- Physiology verb To...
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