It has been domesticated and cultivated in Central America and the Amazon, since pre-Hispanic times. Its cultivation has great importance due to the use that is given to its leaves, seeds and root for diverse medicinal, nutritional, dying, cosmetic, ceremonial and magico-religious purposes.
Scientific Name: Bixa orellana
- Helps fight hypertension, diseases of the prostate, attributed to aphrodisiac properties.
- The leaves are used to fight throat discomfort, respiratory conditions, kidney pains, dermal, vaginal and prostatic inflammations, fever, hypertension, blood vomiting, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, angina, abscesses, headache, skin infections and conjunctivitis.
- Its seeds have stimulating and digestive properties.
- Its root decoction acts against malaria and asthma.
- Juices and Smoothies
- Bakery and Pastry
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