Different therapeutic properties attributed: Astringent, antiseptic, emollient, antibacterial, antioxidant, expectorant, cicatrizant, Febrifuge, stomachic and scrubbed, and antigonorréico diuretic, laxative, anti-inflammatory, hypoglycemic.
The ground seed is used for measles, smallpox, stomach disease, kidney disease, dysentery, febrifuge, astringent and slightly purgative.
The leaves act against the discomfort of the throat, respiratory, kidney aches, skin and vaginal inflammation, fever, hypertension, vomiting blood, diarrhea, hemorrhoids, angina, abscesses, headache, kidney pains, Skin infections, and conjunctivitis.
In the extractions made from the achiote leaves (Bixa Orellana), chemicals were obtained that make it usable as a medicinal plant. It contains flavonoids, alkaloids, anthraquinones, steroids, saponins, justifying their therapeutic use.
The pharmacological and ethnobotany studies of ACHIOTE in traditional medicine have attracted the attention of the specialists to the laboratory. The presence of steroids in ACHIOTE leaves suggests that they are responsible for the anti-inflammatory attributes of the popular medicine to be used as antirheumatics and inflammation of the prostate. Also due to the presence of flavonoids, it is used as an effective diuretic acting on the urogenital system and regulating renal function.
Presentation: Capsules 500mg. x 100 units.
How to use: 1 or 2 capsules together with food 3 times a day (breakfast, lunch and dinner).
Route of administration: Oral.