Tugar Enhances digestion, Fortifies blood, Tonifies liver and gallbladder, Aids ileocecal valve functions. Baccharis angustifolia Michaux Baccharis articulata Lam. It is as popular in Brazil as a natural herbal liver aid and digestive aid as milk thistle is in the United States and Europe. Carqueja is a perennial green herb bacchars grows nearly vertical to a height of meters and produces yellowish-white flowers at the top of the plant. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

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Email Summarized Description: Carqueja has a variety of names, like many of the botanicals we work with. However, Baccharis genistelloides is confusion both with its variety of both common and scientific names. Carqueja is a perennial herb, common to tropical and subtropical South America. It may be found in Brazilian pharmacopias for its long-standing use in treating a variety of ailments see below.

The infusion was used for both sterility in women and impotency in men. There are many other medicinal uses for Carqueja, consistent with the "Indications" section below, however, the most common uses involve treatment of liver and kidney ailments, diabetes, gout, and poor blood circulation. Dosage: two capsules, twice a day. Contraindicated for those with hypoglycemia. If you have diabetes, check with your physician before use.

Moreover, diabetics should monitor their blood sugar levels accordingly. Shelf-Life Five years or more. Medicinal Activities Further information for practitioners: World-famous botanist Dr. James Duke attributes the following activities to this plant p.

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Baccharis genistelloides

Baccharis triptera Mart. Conyza genistelloides Lam. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally. The whole plant is abortifacient, analgesic, antacid, anthelmintic, antiinflammatory, antiviral, bitter, blood purifier, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, hepatic, hypoglycaemic, laxative and tonic[ ]. These are considered the main active constituents[ ]. Studies have shown that hispidulin has a particularly beneficial effect upon the liver, though it is more effective when used in combination with the whole plant[ ]. Several novel plant chemicals called clerodane diterpenoids have also been identified and it has been shown that these had maximum effects against worms[ ].

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