Descriptions and articles about the Garlicvine, scientifically known as Mansoa alliacea (Lam.) A. H. Gentry in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; D. It is cataloged under two main Latin names, Mansoa alliacea and Pseudocalymma alliaceum, although several other synonyms are used as well. Its Spanish. Mansoaalliacea (Lam.) is used for fevers, colds, cough, and upper respiratory condition. In present study, phytochemical analysis of different.

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Some capsule products of the leaves are sold in stores in Brazil and Peru, and it can be found as an ingredient in other various multi-herb formulas for cold and flu, pain, inflammation and arthritis in general.

Secondly, its specific garlic-like odor when parts of plants are crushed.

The Ese’eja Indians prepare a leaf tea for colds, while the Amuesha use a leaf tea to aid fertility. It is a vigorous grower and establishes quickly. The bark is typically prepared in a tincture or a decoction for these types of conditions but the leaves are used similarly for the mnasoa conditions as well.

Ajos Sacha Plant Summary. Mansoa alliacea does well in compost-enriched soil that is well-draining. Mansoa alliacea is an evergreen climbing plant native to tropical South America, where it grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Guianas and in Costa Rica.

Water just enough to make the potting mixture moist, but allow the top centimeter 0. Powered on Amazon cloud. During the active growing period water plentifully โ€” enough to keep the potting mixture thoroughly moist, but do not overwater.

All three flower colors can be found on the plant simultaneously. Although the plant accept half-shade, but positioning them in a totally shaded location, should be avoided. Ideally for subtropical regions only, when grown outdoors. The plant is a climbing vine that turns woody and heavy over time.


They prepare the bark in an infusion or the leaves in a decoction for rheumatism, arthritis, colds, uterine disorders, inflammation and epilepsy. Mansoa alliacea is a vine with a moderate growth rate. The Shipibo-Conibo prepare the bark into a poultice to use on bumps, swellings and inflammatory conditions of the skin.

The Tropical Plant Database. Mansoa alliacea is an ornamental evergreen vine, Foliage โ€” green Shape โ€” climbing and trailing Height: Ajos sacha is a very common and well respected plant remedy in the Amazon for the pain and inflammation of arthritis and rheumatism, as well as, colds, flu, and fever.

Deep lavender flowers with white throat are fading to a paler lavender as they mature. Researchers confirmed ajos sacha’s long standing use for arthritis and rheumatism when they reported that the plant was capable of inhibiting COX an enzyme required in the inflammatory process and well as reduced ear edema in a study with rats in Ajos sacha contains several of the main sulfur compounds that garlic does.

It is one of the most rewarding flowering vines, bearing beautiful lavender hued bell shaped flowers. Its Spanish name, ajos sachameans “false garlic” and refers to the strong garlic smell and flavor of the leaves when crushed.

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The leaves are generally prepared as an infusion or decoction. The root is also prepared in a tincture or a cold maceration soaking it in cold water for days and taken as a general whole-body tonic.

It can be grown in containers and should be trimmed after the flowers are gone. The wood of the vine was reported to contain two lapachone chemicals which are well known plant chemicals of the Bignoniaceae family and documented with anticancerous and antimicrobial actions.

The Mansoa alliacea species of ajos sacha is found mostly in Peru. It is cataloged under two main Latin names, Mansoa alliacea and Pseudocalymma alliaceumalthough several other synonyms are used as well. The root is prepared in a cane alcohol tincture as an overall regenerative whole body tonic.


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Reduce watering in resting period. The sulfur compounds the predominate ones being alliin and various allyl sulfides in both garlic and ajos sacha have been studied by many and reported over the years to be able to lower cholesterol. Created by Leslie Taylor. The leaves are thought to have best the broad spectrum actions and generally they are prepared into decoctions, tinctures, and capsules.

A partial listing of the published research on ajos sacha is shown below:. Hence it is recommended to grow it on a strong timber trellis in an exposed area where it can receive direct sunshine for most of the day.

Mansoa alliacea can be propagate from cuttings. Main Actions in order: Ajos mansa is an evergreen tropical shrubby vine that is native to the Amazon rainforest.

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Move the young plants of Mansoa alliacea into pots one or two size lagers in summer. The leaves are bright green. Mansoa alliacea Common name: Apply standard liquid fertiliser once every two weeks during the active growth period.

Outdoors grown Mansoa alliacea should not be overly pruned as flower buds appear on new growth. Hippeastrum hybrids Agave americana.

Who’s Online 0 Members. There has not been any new research published on it recently. It is added to the brew to drive away evil spirits, or to purify the blood and body to make the ayahuasca more readily accepted.

Ajos sacha is also used as a medicine by the Indian tribes in the Amazon. Both the bark and the leaves are used in tinctures and decoctions.