AGRACEJO (Vallesia glabra)

Category – Plants

Family – Berberidaceae

Country of origin – Peru

Usable part of the plant – aerial part of the plant and bark

Beneficial organic compounds: flavonoids, lutein, zeaxanthin, tannins, alkaloids (berberine, gentian).

Properties: detoxifying – food poisoning; hypoglycemic, diuretic, hypotensive, choleretic, antipyretic, spasmolytic – intestinal.

Uses in traditional Peruvian medicine:

– internally: digestive diseases, parasites, diarrhoea, reduction of oedemas, detoxification, obesity.

Product form:

Agracejo leaves 100 g

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