Flaveria bidentis health benefits

Flaveria bidentis health benefits

Flaveria bidentis health benefits Contrayerba / Matagusanos / Dalal Flaveria bidentis (L.) O. Kuntze Vernacular names: contrahierba, matagusanos, heathen herb; dada, dasdaqui, dalal (Mapudungún). Botanical Description Annual grass, 30-90 cm tall, smooth. Opposite, lance late or elliptic leaves, serrated margins, 5 – 8 cm long. by 1 – 3 cm …

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Otholobium glandulosum health benefits

Otholobium glandulosum health benefits

Otholobium glandulosum health benefits Culen Otholobium glandulosum (L.) Grimes Vernacular names: culén, trapilawen (Mapudungun). Botanical Description shrub or small tree, 2 5 m high, evergreen. Slender branches, hairy, with greenish bark. Leaves deciduous, aromatic, composed of three small lance late leaves, with long petiole. Flowers: soft lilac, gathered in inflorescence …

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Chinita health benefits

Chinita health benefits

Chinita health benefits Chinita / Marigold Calendula officinal’s L. Vernacular names: chinita, marigold, merchandise (Mexico), marigold (Spain). Botanical Description Annual or biannual grass of 30-50 cm tall, with thin and soft hair. Leaves in the form of spatulas, 5 – 10 cm in length, with smooth edges or slightly toothed. …

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Cochayuyo benefits – Cochayuyo nutrition

Cochayuyo benefits

Cochayuyo benefits Cochayuyo / Ulte Durvillea antarctica (Chamissso) Hariot Vernacular names: cochayuyo, ulte, cochahuasca, coyofe (Mapundung) Description: alga up to 15 m long, of greenish brown or yellowish brown colour, smooth surface and fleshy consistency, which grows adhered by a wide disk to the rocks submerged in the sea. The …

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Lemon beebrush health benefits

Lemon beebrush health benefits

Lemon beebrush health benefits Lemon beebrush Vernacular names: Lemon beebrush, herb Luisa, verbena fragrant. Botanical Description Shrub 3 – 3.5 m tall, woody stem. Leaves narrow and elongated, rough, thin, 5 – 10 cm long, with a very characteristic bittersweet smell, which fall in autumn. Small flowers, white or pale …

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Chilco health benefits

Chilco health benefits

Chilco health benefits Chilco / Fuchsia magellanica Lam. Vernacular names: chilca, chilco, chilcón, fucsia. Botanical Description Evergreen shrub 1 – 4 m tall, smooth, with thin branches and fragile. Leaves in groups of 2-3, simple, oval-lance late, acute, 2-6 cm in length. Large flowers, 4 – 8 cm in length, …

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Borage plant health benefits

Borage plant health benefits

Borage plant health benefits Borage Borago officinalis L. Vernacular name: Borage. Botanical Description Annual plant covered by stiff and pointed hairs, round stems, about 30 – 60 cm high. Leaves large, rough, dark green, 4.5 – 10 or more cm in length, and about 1.5 – 5 cm wide. Starry …

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