ANAMU POWDER TEA (Petiveria  alliacea) -  2 OZ / 60 gr


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Ethnomedical Uses: Anamu has a long history in Brazilian herbal medicine, and it is considered an antispasmodic, diuretic, menstrual promoter, stimulant, and sweat promoter. Herbalists and natural health practitioners there use anamu for edema, arthritis, malaria, rheumatism, and poor memory, and as a topical analgesic and anti-inflammatory for skin afflictions, for cancer and leukemia; for immune disorders (to stimulate immune function and immune cell production); for colds, flu, and viruses; for Candida and other yeast infections and for urinary tract infections. In addition to its documented anticancerous properties, anamu has also been found in both in vivo and in vitro studies to be an immunostimulant.

Properties/Actions Documented by Research: abortive, analgesic (pain-reliever), anti-inflammatory, antileukemic, antibacterial, anticancerous, anticandidal, antifungal, antiprotozoal, antitumorous, antiviral, COX-inhibitor (linked to inflammation), hypoglycemic, immune stimulant, uterine stimulant

Cautions: Extracts of anamu in alcoholic tincture cause uterine contractions, which can lead to abortion. As such, anamu is contraindicated for pregnant women. Anamu has a blood thinning effect. People with blood disorders such as hemophilia and, people on blood-thinning medications or people with hypoglycemia and diabetes should not use this plant without the supervision and advice of a qualified healthcare practitioner.

How to use/ Preparation: A decoction or infusion prepared with 01 oz / 30 grams of anamu in a liter of water; 1/4 cup to 1/2 dosages are taken one to three times daily or used topically, depending on the condition treated.

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