Cuachalalate Barks (Amphipterygium adstringens)
In Mexican traditional medicine, the tree bark is decocted and drunk as tea for a myriad of health problems such as gastric ulcers, and liver problems, as a blood purifier, to treat kidney infections, to lower cholesterol, for gall bladder stones, mouth ulcers, toothache, intermittent fevers, varicose veins, diabetes.
Cuachalalate is a legendary plant in Mexico believed to have curative effects. The most sought-after part of the plant is its bark. This bark is believed to cure malaria, stomach cancer, gastric ulcers, and kidney sicknesses. Many people in Mexico also tend to use Cuachalalate to harden their gums.
Cuachalalate or Ampbypteryngium astringent as is commonly known is used to treat gastritis, and gastrointestinal ailments such as ulcers, stomach cancer, and cutaneous wounds.
The name Cuachalalate comes from the name "Cuauchachalatli" which originates from the Nahuatl, Aztec Language, and was later hospitalized to Cuachalalate. It was used during the Mexican Revolution by soldiers to treat their combat wounds, since it's known that barks have healing properties, it may not accelerate the healing process but it helps as the wounds are healing so there will be no ugly scarring afterward. It is also said that Cuachalalate is known for its cleansing properties as well as detoxifying effects within the circulatory system. The bark is the most utilized part of the plant.
To cure ulcers, Cuachalalate should be soaked until the water gets colored, and then consume. Depending on how bad your ulcers are, they might sting at first when you first began drinking the tea. In the case of acne wash the area with water or drink it, for sores and light injuries place the powdered bark or resin on the affected area. In insect bites or blows, and as a skin healer wash the affected area for at least 5 days. If the ovaries or uterus are infected, then boil the bark of Cuachalalate to use as a poultice.
Cuachalalate is used to treat circulatory problems, oral diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, urinary infections, wounds, pimples and skin diseases, Diseases of Women, Liver problems, and lung and respiratory ailments. Consult your physician before using this product.
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