Human beings have resorted to plants to cure their ailments since ancient times.
Our grandparents made use of the great botanical wealth that nature provides,
for medicinal, nutritional and cosmetic purposes. Nowadays we are placing a
new value on phytotherapy and other natural treatments.


Digestive.
Used to treat dyspepsia and leucorrhea.
The leaves and flowers are used in an infusion.


Carminative
Useful as a nervous system relaxant
(anti-stress)

The leaves are used in compresses to heal ulcerated wounds, since they contain alantoin.

Anti-hemorrhagic and anti-inflammatory, used for all kinds of wounds and ulcers. It is boiled before applying.

Antiseptic, analgesic and carminative.
This plant is prescribed for respiratory and digestive ailments.

Expectorant and cough medication.
The leaves are used as a sudorific, pectoral and to relieve coughs.

Mainly the bark of this wild Amazon plant is used, for anti-inflammatory, immunostimulant, antioxidant and antiviral purposes.

Nutritional and energizing supplement. Increases fertility.

Anti-tumour, anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, dermic and diuretic.

Healing agent, immunostimulant.


Long tuber root with a sweet pulp (becomes sweeter when exposed to sunlight).
Contains inuline (fructose polymer) and is recommended in its natural state for diabetes.


Amazon tree currently under research, having been used successfully as an inmunostimulant.


 

 

 

Yacón
Smallanthus sonchifolius

Muña Muña Minthostachys setosa
Ajenjo Artemisia absinthium
Matico Piper angustifolium
Comfrey Symphytum officinale
Salvia Salvia officinalis
Hinojo Foeniculum vulgare

Staple food crops

Salt-wort Beta vulgaris cicla
Sweet beet Beta vulgaris rubra
Broccoli Brassica oleracea
Turnip Eryngium foetidum
Radish Brassica rapa
Wild radish Raphanus sativus