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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It is considered analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic and anti-pyretic. It is especially abundant in the forests alongside the Amazon, Ucayali and Madre de Dios rivers in the Peruvian Amazon.

The leaves are generally prepared as an infusion or decoction.

Other Brazilian researchers reported in that an ethanol leaf extract of this plant demonstrated vasodilator actions in rats and attributed this action, at least in part, to the leaves’ antioxidant chemicals.

Ajos sacha produces bright green leaves up to 15 cm long and beautiful deep lavender flowers with a white throat that fade to a pale lavender, then to almost white. Alliqcea sacha can be found growing wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the three Guyanas, as well as Costa Rica. Please refer to our Conditions of Use for using this plant database file and web site.

Created by Leslie Taylor. A leader in creating a world-wide market for the important medicinal plants of the Amazon since Hippeastrum hybrids Agave americana. The plant is a climbing vine that turns woody and heavy over time. The information contained in this plant database file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only.

Ajos sacha is also quite well known and popular in the cities and towns in the Amazon and has a long history of use in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil. It is considered analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and antirheumatic and widely allliacea for arthritis, rheumatism, body aches and pain, and muscle aches, injuries and pain.


In addition, the leaves of ajos sacha are also a common remedy for colds, flu, pneumonia, coughs, fever, and headaches.

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The entire plant — roots, stems and leaves — is used in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil. 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. Please read the Conditions of Useand Copyright Statement for this web page and web site. Powered on Amazon cloud. This plant is even used as substitute for garlic in food. Main Actions in order: This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care.

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Apply standard liquid fertiliser once every two weeks during the active growth period. Adenocalymma alliaceum Adenocalymma pachypu Adenocalymma sagotii Bignonia alliacea Pachyptera alliacea Pseudocalymma alliaceum Pseudocalymma pachypus Pseudocalymma sagotti. All three flower colors can be found on the plant simultaneously. It is one of the most rewarding flowering vines, bearing beautiful lavender hued bell shaped flowers.

The plant described herein is not intended to treat, cure, diagnose, mitigate or prevent any disease. Both the bark and the leaves are used in tinctures and decoctions.

Outdoors, plant the Mansoa alliacea in full sun position. Two special features makes this plant pretty unique: The Wayapi put the leaves in a bath to treat feverish conditions. Mansoa alliacea serves a two in one purpose of air purification and treatments as will be mentioned bellow.

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.

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Researchers in Brazil tested 32 plants for their anti-inflammatory actions, citing new evidence supports that chronic inflammation can lead to cancer and plants with anti-inflammatory actions could be cancer-preventative. Ajos sacha is well used and respected by most of the indigenous Indian tribes of the Amazon and almost all parts of the plant are used; the leaves, vine bark, and root.


Some capsule products of the leaves mamsoa 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. 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.

Mansoa alliacea is an ornamental evergreen vine, First, the tri-colour blooms. Mansoa alliacea is a vine with a moderate growth rate. Requires regular watering, especially during the flowering period.

Ajos sacha is also used mansla a medicine by the Indian tribes in the Amazon. Each stem should have at least nodes and can be stuck into a mixture of sand and compost to start the rooting process, after removing some leaves to reduce water loss.

Mansoa hirsuta which is found predominately in Brazil and the two plants share many of the same active plant chemicals. Although the plant accept half-shade, but positioning them in a totally shaded location, should be avoided. Generally, if the bark is prepared into a natural remedy, a decoction or tincture method is used.

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Crushed leaves smell like garlic, although of course the plant is not related to the common edible onion or garlic at all. It said allixcea this houseplant pushes out all the bad luck from the house. Mansoa alliacea is great for chain link fences or any fenceor mansla large trellis.

The vine blooms heavily twice a year: It is especially abundant in the forests near the Amazon, Ucayali and in the Peruvian Amazon.

In addition, the leaves are also used as a common remedy for coughs, colds, flu and pneumonia and as a purgative.