Old Fashioned Miniature Houses and Wood crafts

My arts is non-traditional.  This time, I am desiring for a craft that is also a potential business:

  • Birds House
  • Miniature Toy House
  • Cabinet House
  • Other related

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They maybe old fashioned but this kind of craft are close to the heart of people, especially the children and promote values.  As such, there is a market for these and if given the fund grant, it will take a long way in terms of income and return on investment.

Yes, machine made Christmas decors from China are cheaper but handcrafted are still prefer by many as they are natural and heartwarming.  If given the chance, I intend to establish a store for such soon.  If I will be supported by a grantee or investor, online shop is also possible.

I do not claim ownership to the actual designs and photos.  Images are excerpted.

 

 

People will still buy Philippine Cavendish Bananas no matter what

Packing14Can’t believe the crazy pricing and fluctuation in Cavendish Banana import-export industry.  Buyer still buy even price is crazy high.

We now seek new long term buyers.  Interested buyers can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com for further details.  See below for actual operation video clips

 

 

 

 

Cheap Creative Services

Help me help youI am more of an entrepreneur now than an artist.  Come to think of it, I was able to 1nestablished an export-trading business through just capitalizing on my skills and experience in the arts, corporate admin and basic international exposure.  I am willing to offer my services to those who need it:

  • Feasibility Study (my work has been requested in Asia, African countries and selected European countries for years now)
  • Business Plan
  • Product Sourcing
  • Business Registration (Preferably in the Philippines)
  • Creative Sales or Services (e.g. basic website development, brochures, pamphlet, logo, company profile, Trademark, Letterhead, other related)
  • Sales Support or List of Buyers for a particular products
  • Brand/Trademark design and/or Registration
  • Boosting of Sales through online Sales through online Trade Sites (e.g. Alibaba, tradekey, etc.)
  • Finding buyers from China and other countries
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Critical Areas in Business Losses Prevention
  • I do the sales myself most of the time.
  • Export Sales List and Mapping to counter cheating and non-compliance to agreement
  • Presentation or Video clip.
  • Investment opportunities
  • Others (you may mention your requirement; I will reply if workable on my part)

“Help me help you!”

You may inquire at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

We Seek New Long Term Buyers

We are capable to deliver Fresh Quality Cavendish Banana.

email us directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

Pineapples

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Interested buyer/importer can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

Cav Banana, et al

We export all-in pack

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You can email me directly at sembawangtrading.co@gmail.com

We also offer Banana Chips, Coconurt  Sugar, Banana Chips, Pineapples, etc.

We Care for Cancer Patients

am formulating a Feasibility Study for a client but I stopped for a while to give way to an idea of establishing a Cancer Support Group.   I have to admit that I am starting from scratch as I have nothing except a vision and care.  The idea started when my wife was diagnosed with breast cancer early this year.   Since then, I began to incubate care for the cancer patients as I found out how hard it is for them to go through that stage due to so many factors affecting them:

  • Required treatment and medications
  • Physical and emotional stress
  • Mental drain
  • Physical limitations
  • Complete diet shift from cooked to raw vegetables
  • Financial
  • Other factors

We are fortunate to find a Christian Church that truly cares.  Aside from prayers, my wife recently received financial donation in support of her medications and diet.  Although I am already in support of various ministries, the Pastor’s wife brought to our attention how she is burdened with the growing number of ill members’ medical and care needs, which concerns me a lot. I told her, “why not establish a care ministry for cancer patients?”  I smiled after that but the idea did not leave my mind till to this day.  I hope somebody out there would help and support this endeavor… we wish to help organize and find support for Cancer Care Group, who will not just pray but also raise funds for the benefit of cancer patients in and outside of the four walls of our church.  We are in Tagaytay Philippines and we need both an advise and support in any form.

Allow me to thank Optimox Corporation (manufacturer of “Iodoral” – cancer medicine/supplement) as they donated 12 bottles in support of my wife.  I also would like to thank  Breast Cancer Choices (non-profit organization) who donated 2 bottles of Iodoral. Out of those blessings we received, we shared a number of bottles to other breast cancer patients attending the same church we attend (International Christian Fellowship of Tagaytay). The countless blessings also comes from family and friends who supported us in any kind.  I know that God will bless them a hundred fold in His right time.

In the near future, my wife and I would like to ask the church board to allow separate Sunday School gathering for cancer patients and those will ailment.  I am also thinking of sponsoring other projects and programs as awareness seminar-workshop, livelihood, fund raising, art exhibit and partnering with Non Governmental Organization or other Local and International Cancer Care Group.

In this modern times, a cancer patient should not lose hope because there are number of options that provides treatment or cure whether it’s conventional/traditional or alternative/natural treatment and medicines.  We both accept medicines and sponsorship donations for either of the two.

Others:

Above is a juicer highly recommended for cancer patient as natural juice from fruits and vegetable is far greater than almost all food intake.   Another effective therapy is the coffee enema (please see and ask your Doctor about it).

Cancer Treatment through Alternative Medication and Healthy Diet

For more information on this matter, kindly visit your doctor and professional counselor who is credible to give advises on this matter.

If in any case you are in support of Cancer Treatment/Prevention, I am willing to be your channel in the Philippines to help patients who are unfortunate and cannot afford the high cost of the treatment and medicines/vitamins/therapy.  I my self has a wife who is undergoing treatment.  I can both be utilized to reached both those who are undergoing conventional cancer treatment or the modern alternative wellness medication.

Thank you very much.

Cancer Patient Wellness

Never in my wildest dream that one from my immediate family member will be in a cancer situation.  I am not prepared.  I believe none is, how rich he/she may be or whatever the status in society he/she belongs.

Although  this may not be believable to some, I was amazed when my wife’s Doctor explain that most cases, breast ailment on the left has its connections with resentments with siblings or parents.  Breast ailment on the right are connected to resentment or emotional problems with spouse.   I brought this out because I learned that money and medications prescribe by doctors is not enough no matter how rich you are.  It was explained to us that healing is a process and the process demands that you also correct the wrong not just in your diet but also in your emotional and spiritual aspect of your life.   I also shared this because I have been in constant support with my wife’s medication and needs for a year now but it seems the suggestions of friends and doctors is not that effective until we were referred by our Pastor’s wife to a Non-traditional Doctor specialized in alternative medicines.  We found out that she is very effective in patients as cancer and other related hard to cure ailment.  Her style is non-traditional because she rather strengthen’s the ailing person’s natural ability to heal herself rather than usual chem o therapy, biopsy and the like.  Her suggestion is we change diet from pure clean vegetables and fruits and natural juices while regular cleansing and detoxification (coffee enema with in take of natural medicines and supplements and dextrose type of natural fluid with natural anti-cancer content and mega doze of vitamins).  We were also suggested to invest on buying a Juicer machine and thermometer.  My wife is not ask to be confined but was only required to visit twice a week treatment with natural  therapy.  What amazes me is the place is so relaxing.  I can compared it to a spa rather than a traditional clinic or hospital, although the attending physicians are genuine Doctors and Nurses.  The approach is just different – personalized care with logs and advises.  Another difference I noticed is that the Doctor and Nurses themselves practice what they preach (e.g. coffee enema or what we call in the Philippines as “labatiba).

In just a matter of days/weeks, I began to noticed some developments in my wife’s health.   I can confidently say that one big factor is the change diet … pure vegetable at the moment… no more meat, no processed food, no canned goods food, no restaurant/fast foods diet, no dairy products, no fish pond fish or cultured sea foods, no chemical base foods or those with high content of preservatives and chemical fertilizer, no condiments, and other related…. only pure fresh  vegetable and fruits and natural juices.  Hard at first but we are beginning to cope up and starting to like them as it feels good in our body.

Hard to eat pure vegetable at first especially when you grew-up eating in fast foods and or likes the taste of processed foods as canned goods, noodles and commonly bought or seen in commercial establishments as Malls and Restaurants.

This type of banana is called cardaba or “saging na saba” as called in the Philippines.  Nutritionist believe that just one piece of this kind of banana is equivalent to 3 pcs. of the common types of bananas one can find.  But Doctor’s advise is it should be eaten as raw or the way you eat other kind of bananas.  One reason is the enzyme is affected if cooked.

We were told that a cancer patient or someone with ailment has more chance of healing if he regularly drink natural juice from fruits or vegetable because a body needs Vitamin C to naturally battled and heal diseases and bacteria.

Something to put taste or spice to vegetable diet the safer way

 

We were ask to regularly record our actions, seen development and other matters related to treatment and medication.

Our Doctor suggested this type of Juicer but I won’t mention the brand as there are other types and brand out there in the market.  It’s up to you.

The medicines from 3 month treatment. I suggest you do not follow what I shown you unless you consult first a specialist Alternative (wellness) Medical Doctor.  I only share our own personal experience other’s hope.

I now realize that someone’s experience is somehow the benefit of others who are willing to learn from it.

Medicinal Plants Common to Philippine Soil

The most famous and highly demanded at this point as far as I know is…

  1. Moringa also called as Malunggay andHorse Radish (Moringa Oleifera Lam)

Leaves

  • Human Food
  • Animal Feeds
  • Natural Medicine
  • Better source of mother’s milk
  • Fertility enhancer
  • Natural pesticide
  • Viand and Delicacy ingredients

Pods

  • Human Food
  • Natural Medicine
  • Source of Seeds

Seeds

  • Edible Oil/Biofuel/Perfume Oil
  • Source of moringa seedling
  • Cosmetics and skin care ingredients
  • Fertilizer
  • Water Purifier
  • Medicine
  • Animal feeds

Flower

  • Medicine
  • Health Drink

Roots, Bark and Gum

  • Medicine
  • Alley Cropping

To those who have not known of moringa’s nutritional value, below is miracle like benefits…

= 7 x more Vitamin C than Orange

= 4 x more Vitamin A than Carrots

= 4 x more Calcium than Milk

= 3 x more Potassium than Banana

= 3 x more Iron than Spinach

= 3 x more Vitamin E than Almond

More on Health Benefits

  • Dietary benefits in response to increased health consciousness in US/EU, moringa being low in trans-fatty acids
  • High oleic acid content good emollient
  • Nutritional benefits ideal particularly for dietary supplements

Moringa Oil Benefits

  • Low iodine value (better than diesel)
  • Low cetane (ignition) number (better than both coconut fat and diesel)
  • Cost is comparable to alternatives (e.g. Soybean oil)
  • Could potentially obtain carbon credits in future, which would further enhance value of planting Moringa

On my own observation and opinion, having a farm or manufacturing for moringa products is one of the most profitable and fulfilling among other medicinal plants.   Employment and income potential will reach as far as distant rural areas and native’s locations. It will even benefit other functions: truck drivers, port operators, others. As to our study, this will benefit 100 plus direct and indirect workers in its 1-3 years of start-up operations, not to mention the number of people to work for suppliers, logistics, health workers to provide medical support for our workers, etc.

Moringa also helps purify water and offer cheaper alternative to mechanical filtration.  Study shows that moringa is better than in bio fuel source and technology. Moringa trees grow easily from seeds or cuttings. They grow quickly even in poor soil and bloom 8 months after planting.

I currently desire to put up a farm in Tagaytay Philippines.  I can provide a credible business plan for enthusiast or if you are willing for a joint venture investment.   My business plan and proposal is available upon request at my direct e-mail denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

2.Balanoi also called as Sweet Basil (Ocimum Basilicum L.) 

Good alternative cure for cough and dizziness

Preparation and use:  For dizziness, crush enough fresh leaves with our fingers and sniff them.  As a decoction for cough, boil eight tablespoons of fresh leaves in two glasses of water for 15 minutes or until the liquid is reduced to half.  Divide the decoction into eight parts and take of part, three times a day.

3. Oregano also called as Broad Leaf Thyme (Coleus Amboinicus Lour)

Good alternative cure for Respiratory ailments like cough, asthma and bronchitis

Preparation and use:  Squeeze juice of the leaves.  Take one teaspoon every hour for adults. For children above 2 years old, 3 to 4 teaspoons a day.

4. Banaba (Lagerstroemia Speciosa L.)

Good alternative cure for Abdominal pains and known effective for those with stones or problems with urine

Preparation and use:  It is prepared and taken as a tea as a general tonic.  Exact dosage for other uses not yet available.

5. Makabuhay (Tinospora rumphi Boerl)

Good alternative cure for Indigestion, diarrhea, fever, skin wounds and as an ointment for rheumatism.  It should not be given to patients with cardiac disorders and those suffering from fever due to typhoid and pneumonia; pregnant women, children below weak individuals.

Preparation and use:  Wash and chop ½ glass of stem.  Sauté chopped stem on low fire for about five minutes in one glass of coconut oil.  Remove the stems then and half a glass of grated white candle wax.  When the wax is melted, pour into clean bottle and label.  Use the ointment over the whole body, save the face area, for three consecutive nights.

6. Balbas pusa also called as Cat’s whiskers (Orthosiphon Aristatus [Blume] Mig)

Good alternative cure for Gout and Renal Disorders

Preparation and use:  Dosage for decoction and other crude drug preparation has not yet been established.

7. Tanglad also called as Lemon Grass (Andropogon Citrus DC)

Good alternative cure for Stomach discomfort, toothache, sprain, vomiting and ringworm

Preparation and use:  To make a liniment, boil equal amounts of chopped leaves and roots with freshly made coconut oil.  This can also serve as insect repelant to make an infusion, mix four ounces of the grass to one pint of boiling water.  To keep away  mosquitos, plant it around your house or place crushed leaves on your window sills.

8. Luyang Dilaw also called as Turmeric (Curcuma Longa L.)

Good alternative cure for Wounds and Swelling

Preparation and use:  To make an ointment, wash the ginger.  There is no need to peel it.  Chop the rhizomes to fill half a glass of water.  Sauté with one glass of coconut oil on low heat for five minutes.  Place in a clean bottle and label.  To use as an antiseptic for wounds, extract juice of the fresh rhizome and apply directly on the wounds or swelling.  For gas pain in adults, boil a thumb-sized rhizome in a glass of water until it becomes ½ glass.  Drink the decoction.

9. Saluyot (Corchorus Capsularis L.)

Good alternative cure for Chronic Inflammation or urinary bladder

Preparation and use:  Incorporate the leaves in vegetable dishes and soups.  Dosage for decoction and other crude drug preparation has not yet been established.

10.  Takip Kuhol also called as Asiatic Pennywort (Centella Asiatica L.)

Good alternative cure for Wounds and skin Sores

Preparation and use:  The sap of the leaves is used on wounds and skin sores.  Rich in Vitamin B, it can be eaten as a salad or vegetable dish.  Dosage for specific conditions not yet established.

Other known medicinal plants

11.  Lagundi (Vitex negundo)

12.  Yerba Buena (Mentha cordifolia opiz)

13.  Sambong (Blumea balsamifera)

14.  Tsaang Gubat (Carmona refusa)

15.  Ampalaya (Momordica charantia)

16.  Niyug-niyogan (Quisqualis Indica)

17.  Bayabas (Psidium Guajava)

18.  Akapulko (Cassia alata)

19.  Ulasimang bato (Peperomia Pellucida)

20.  Bawang (Allium sativum)

A Philippine pharmacopeia released in 2004 lists 30 priority crude plant drugs backed up by validated studies here and abroad.  Excluding the first 10 DOH approved plants.  The list includes:  Dita bark, sinta herb, kintsay leaf, sampaguita flower,  ipil-ipil seeds, makahiya herb, apatot fruit, malungay bark, ikmo leaf, paminta, oregano leaf, mayana leaf, Granada rind, romero leaf, akasya leaf, duhat bark, sampalok pulp, maabuhay stem, ginger and banaba.  The list will be updated every five years.  There are also ongoing studies in university laboratories for atis, for possible bio-pesticide use; gmamela, a skin salve and rejuvenator; alibunyog, antibacterial; banago, anti fungal; and mangagaw, a possible treatment for dengue fever among others.

Philippines host some of the most diverse flora in the world.  About 1,500 of over 13,000 plant species in the county have identified medicinal value.

I desire to propagate some of the plants but lacking on capital and own farm to do such.  If given the break and chance, we want to joint venture with investor grantee so we can lease a farm lot of our own.  Our business plan proposal is available upon request at our e-mail  denissalvatierra@yahoo.com

Thank you to Monica Feria for his writings, to where my inspiration in coming up with this blog came.

Photos are excerpt from Google Images