MEXICAN AMERICAN HERBS

FLOR DE TILA         ENCINO         PASSIFLORA

 

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English name: Linden

Botanical name: Tilia spp.

Parts of Plant used: Leaves and Flower

Therapeutic Claims:

Precautions: No adverse side effects are known with the proper administration of designated therapeutic dosages.

Therapeutic dosage/Preparation: The recommended daily dosage is 2-4grams.

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English name: Oak

Botanical name: Quercus spp.

Parts of Plant used: Bark, Leaves, and Acorns

Therapeutic Claims:

Precautions: No adverse side effects are known with the proper administration of designated therapeutic dosages.   Oak should not be applied externally to large areas of damaged skin.   Digestive complaints are common with internal use.  Internally, the use of this herb may reduce or inhibit the absorption of alkaloids and other alkaline drugs.

Therapeutic dosage/Preparation: The recommended daily dosage for internal use is 3grams.

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PASSIFLORAherb2.jpg (52086 bytes)

English name: Passion Flower

Botanical name: Passiflora incarnata

Parts of Plant used: Leaves and Stem

Therapeutic Claims:

Precautions: No adverse side effects are known with the proper administration of designated therapeutic dosages.  

Therapeutic dosage/Preparation: The recommended daily dosage for internal use is 4-8grams in infusions taken 2-3 times throughout the day.

Scientific Evidence:

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