Wild Harvested Carqueja 25g – Loose Leaf Tea – Herbal Tea ★ General Strenghening Herb

£4.95 -36%

Directions:
Add approximately 1-2 tablespoons of herb to 1 liter of mineral water in a stainless steel pan (no non-stick). Bring the water to the boil and let to steep for 5-10 minutes depending on required taste. Repeat and reuse the herb over the next 2 days, up to another 2-4 times. Subsequent brews may get slightly stronger before weaker as all the plants compounds release.

Ingredients:
Pure Loose Leaf Tea – Herbal Tea Made Simple
*Grown without the use of chemicals.

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Carqueja tea, made from Carqueja leaves. Significant benefits for the liver. It is known to lower blood sugar, be anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and lower blood pressure. Also, a diuretic, removing body water. Traditionally used for treating wounds, gut pain, and ulcers. Later used for diabetes. Carqueja lowers blood sugar by preventing sugar absorption in the digestive tract. More recent research shows promise for Alzheimer’s and neurodegeneration.

Used in folk medicine in Latin America, traditionally for soothing wounds by the Guarani Indians of Southern Latin America. Later as a tonic for gut problems and diabetes.

A potential pioneer for health care of varying plant extracts. A powerful medicinal plant showing antioxidant activity and various health benefits, unique properties such treatment of sugar levels.

Dosage and Preparation

Ideal as a herbal tea. Bring 700ml filtered water in a stainless steel pan to a boil.

2 tablespoons of Carqueja and let steep for 10 minutes. Carqueja can be left in the pan and reused 2-3 times over 2 days, with strength increasing as the leaves break down.

Drink the tea and apply leaves directly to problematic skin conditions.

Names

  • Carqueja
  • Baccharis trimera

Medicinal Component

Potent antioxidants, saponins, phenolic compounds, flavones, flavonoids, and diterpenes.

Scientifically Studied Medicinal Effects

  • Liver Health and regeneration – 1-Experimental Surgery. Acta Cir. Bras. 32 (04) Apr 2017
  • Antibacterial Gram-positive – Antibacterial activity of Baccharis trimera (Less.) DC. (Carqueja) against bacteria of medical interest
  • Neurodegeneration protection, Potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, analgesic, antihepatotoxic, and antimutagenic – PMID: 26236426 – Carqueja (Baccharis trimera) Protects against Oxidative Stress and -Amyloid-Induced Toxicity in Caenorhabditis Elegans

Indigenous Historical Uses

  • Wound healing
  • Ulcers
  • Immune system strengthening
  • Hypoglycemic
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antimicrobial
  • Antihypertensive
  • Diuretic
  • Liver Health
  • Decrease gastric secretion
  • Lower cholesterol
  • Appetite-suppressant

Side effects

Not to be used when pregnant or breastfeeding.

Habitat

South and Latin America

Weight 55 g
Dimensions 15 × 2.5 × 22 cm
country-of-origin

Colombia

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Carqueja

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