Carqueja is known by several botanical names in Brazil, including Baccharis genistelloides, B. triptera, and B. trimera. It is found throughout the Amazon. What the hell? Crazy piece of leafless angular architecture with jointed stems that are flanged in triplicate with photosynthetic wings which give engineered. Baccharis genistelloides: This little shrub, a native of Brazil, has unusual, highly decorative foliage and produces lightly-scented flowers in summer. It adds.

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The flowers are pollinated by Bees, Insects. Genistellloides you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

Carqueja has also long been used in South America as a natural aid for diabetes, and several studies confirm its blood sugar-lowering effect in mice, gebistelloides, and humans in both normal and diabetic subjects.

It has also shown an in vitro inhibition of HIV virus replication in T-cells, which seems to be mainly due to the substance 3,5-dicaffeoylquinic acid which is found in the plant[ ].

Baccharis angustifolia Michaux Baccharis articulata Lam. It is hardy to zone UK Carqueja is used as a tonic to the stomach, intestines, and ileocecal valve. Builds the blood to avoid anemia. The genus Baccharis is named after Bacchus Dionysusthe Roman god of wine. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles to be expanded from October All articles to be baaccharis Articles using small message boxes Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

Created by Bacharis Taylor. It has antiviral activity and is used for reducing stomach genitelloides and inflammation, and as treatment for ulcers among others.

Gneistelloides should not be used during pregnancy, as it has demonstrated uterine stimulant and abortive effects in rats. Retrieved from ” https: You can unsubscribe at anytime. Herbalists and natural health practitioners in the United States are just learning of the many effective uses of carqueja. Toxicity Studies Nogueira, N. If you have important information about this plant that may help other users please add a comment or link below. Somesee text.


This is an informational site only bccharis no products are sold. Flowers are usually white or pinkish. Carqueja has been documented to lower blood glucose levels in human and animal studies. Baccharis genistelloides is an evergreen Perennial growing to 2 m 6ft by 2 m 6ft. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. They document that it helps strengthen digestive, ileocecal valve, stomach, and liver functions; fortifies and cleanses the blood; expels intestinal worms; is helpful for poor digestion, liver disorders, anemia, or loss of blood; and removes obstructions in the gallbladder and liver.

If present, the leaves of Baccharis are borne along the stems in alternate fashion. Retrieved 11 October Purges obstructions of liver and gallbladder. That study concluded that carqueja “may relieve gastrointestinal disorders by reducing acid secretion and gastrointestinal hyperactivity. Carqueja is baccharus of the more widely known and used medicinal plants in Brazil and other parts of South America.

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It is found throughout the Amazon rainforest in Peru, Brazil, and Colombia, as well as in tropical parts of Argentina, Paraguay, and Uruguay. It can also support and tonify the nervous system and increases stomach yin. They are not at all related to these however, but belong to an entirely different lineage of eudicots.

Baccharis are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species, such as the swift moths Phymatopus californicus and P. Carrqueja is considered safe and non-toxic. All plant pages have their own unique code.

Plants For Baccnaris Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Background, rationale, protocol and anti-HIV activity. 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[ ].


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We are currently updating this section. It is also used to treat a range of other conditions including malaria, diabetes, stomach ulcers, sore throat and tonsillitis, angina, anaemia, diarrhoea, indigestion, dropsy, urinary inflammation, kidney disorders, intestinal worms, leprosy, and poor blood circulation[ ].

The whole plant has many medicinal uses. It should not be used during pregnancy. It helps purge obstructions of the liver and gallbladder. Gray — Desert baccharis Baccharis serrula Sch. The whole plant is abortifacient, analgesic, antacid, anthelmintic, antiinflammatory, antiviral, bitter, blood purifier, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, hepatic, hypoglycaemic, laxative and tonic[ ].

A few Baccharis species especially from the northern Genistelloide are almost extinct due to habitat destruction. This section needs expansion. Henrickson Baccharis microdonta DC.

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Some of the more recent research has focused on its antiviral properties. They are genistelloifes known as baccharises but sometimes referred to as “brooms”, because many members have small thin leaves resembling the true brooms.

The Baccharis genus is composed of more than species native to tropical and subtropical America. These have supported the traditional uses of the plant to reduce stomach acidity, treat ulcers, reduce inflammation and lower high blood pressure[ ]. Flora of North America. Indigenous peoples of the rainforest have utilized this herb for centuries to cure common ailments.

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