Rio Health Espinheira SantaProduct Type: Tea
Also known as 'Chuchuwasi'
Health practitioners in Brazil and other parts of South America utilize Espinheira Santa for many kinds of digestive and stomach problems. It is commonly consumed as a leaf tea, after meals. It has a very pleasant taste and supports a healthy digestive system
Espinheira Santa is part of a large genus of plants, many of which are used in traditional Healthian medicine, but in Brazil it has had more extensive use among the modern urban population than with indigenous tribes, due to the fact that it is used to treat what are mainly ‘modern’ ailments.
Today, health practitioners in Brazil and other parts of South America utilize Espinheira Santa for many kinds of digestive and stomach problems. It is commonly consumed as a leaf tea, after meals.
Espinheira Santa has a very pleasant taste – and works very effectively as a simple herbal infusion, and as such it presents a safe and simple remedy for the treatment of many minor digestive complaints.
Espinheira Santa (Maytenus Ilicifolia) is a small, shrubby evergreen tree growing to heights of around 5m, with leaves and berries that resemble those of the European Holly. It is native to Southern Brazil and many other parts of South America.
Infuse teabag in cup of boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Consume 1 cup after each meal or as recommended by your health practitioner.
Nutritional Supplement Ingredients:
Pure shredded leaves of Espinheira Santa (Maytenus Ilicifolia).
Teabag: Unbleached paper.
Espinheira Santa has exhibited oestrogenic activity in research and should therefore be avoided by those with oestrogen-positive cancers. It should also be avoided by women undergoing fertility treatments.
Espinheira Santa is not recommended for use by pregnant or lactating women
Botanical name: Maytenus Ilicifolia
Common names: Espinheira Santa, Chuchuwasi
Espinheira Santa is suitable for Vegetarians and Vegans