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sampagita [sampagíta] n Sampagita bush, which has small white flowers. sampagita [The flowers are applied as a poultice to the breasts of women to reduce the secretion of milk. The flowers are used in China for giving an aroma to their tea. In Malaya women soak the flowers in water to be used for washing the face. A paste compounded with Gardenia flowers and roots of Acacia myriophylla, is applied to the head for congestive headache. They also make eye-lotions by mixing the juice from the flowers with juice from the root of Conocephalus, or with the rhizome of Kaempferia. A decoction of the leaves is given internally for fever.] Jasminum Sambac (sem. domains: 1.5.2 - Bush, shrub.)

tuhog₃ [túhog] v 1To string flowers, beads, fish, etc. together on a string. tuhog Ingpangtuhog ninra kag mga sampagita para isab-it sa mga magradwar. They strung the sampaguitas to put it on those who’ll graduate. (sem. domains: 7.5.1 - Gather.) 2To pierce, place a spike, stick through a whole animal from head to tail ready to roast on a spit (litson). (sem. domains: 5.2.1 - Food preparation.)