Alugbati is a common backyard plant in the Philippines where it is used as vegetable and source of herbal medicine. They either propagate the green or the purplish red variety.
Farm Wastes And Biomass – Sources of Alternative Energy
Farm wastes and biomass are significant sources of alternative energy in the Philippines. Based on a United Nations Development Programme and World Bank estimate, the country can sustain an annual biomass yield of 105 million tons of wood equivalent to 270 million barrels of oil fuel.