Carqueja is known by several botanical names in Brazil, including Baccharis genistelloides, B. triptera, and B. trimera. It is found throughout the Amazon. What the hell? Crazy piece of leafless angular architecture with jointed stems that are flanged in triplicate with photosynthetic wings which give engineered. Baccharis genistelloides: This little shrub, a native of Brazil, has unusual, highly decorative foliage and produces lightly-scented flowers in summer. It adds.

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The bright green, flat, winged stalks have a fleshy, succulent consistency and the “wings” take the place of leaves.

Baccharis genistelloides Carqueja PFAF Plant Database

They are commonly known as baccharises but sometimes referred to as “brooms”, because many members have small thin leaves resembling the true brooms.

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Baccharis genistelloides

This taxon has not yet been assessed. Carrqueja is considered safe and non-toxic.

Flora of North America. Its antiulcer and pain-relieving properties were reported in a clinical study that showed that carqueja reduced gastric secretions and had an analgesic effect in rats with H. The plant has long been used by the indigenous peoples of the rainforest to cure a wide range of common ailments[ ].

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Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form. Our new book to be released soon is Edible Shrubs. It helps purge obstructions of the liver and gallbladder. Baccharis intermixta Gardner Baccharis juncea Lehm.


Retrieved from ” https: It is gneistelloides in South America. Gray — Desert baccharis Baccharis serrula Sch. Identification of its active constituents. Carqueja is known by several botanical names in Brazil, including Baccharis genistelloides, B. Stomach, Intestine, Liver, Spleen. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles genistelloidew be expanded from October All articles to be expanded Articles using small message boxes Commons category link is on Wikidata Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

Baccharis is related to the genera Archibaccharis and Heterothalamus. Carqueja has also long been used in South America as a natural aid for diabetes, and several studies confirm its blood sugar-lowering effect in mice, rats, and humans in both normal and diabetic subjects.

Several species of Baccharis are of interest for cultivation, as the dense but flexible stem structure makes for a good windbreak. No part of this document may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage or retrieval system, including websites, without written permission.

Several novel plant chemicals called clerodane diterpenoids have been identified in carqueja and, inscientists showed that these chemicals had maximum effects against worms.

Carqueja is a perennial green herb that grows nearly vertical to a height of meters and produces yellowish-white flowers at the top of the plant. Please view the copyright link for more information.

These have supported the traditional uses of the plant to reduce stomach acidity, treat ulcers, reduce inflammation and lower high blood pressure[ ].

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The whole plant has many medicinal uses. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. Purges obstructions of liver and gallbladder.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Studies have shown that hispidulin has a particularly beneficial effect upon the liver, though it is more effective when used in combination with the whole plant[ ].

Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Right plant wrong bacchais. The whole plant is abortifacient, analgesic, antacid, anthelmintic, antiinflammatory, antiviral, bitter, blood purifier, diaphoretic, digestive, diuretic, febrifuge, hepatic, hypoglycaemic, laxative and tonic[ ].

Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. It helps strengthen digestion and the ileocecal valve and fortifies the blood. This could possibly explain carqueja’s long history of use as an agent to expel intestinal worms[ genistelloives. Other popular bacchafis for carqueja in Brazilian herbal medicine today are to treat malaria, diabetes, stomach ulcers, sore throat and tonsillitis, angina, anemia, diarrhea, indigestion, hydropsy, urinary inflammation, kidney disorders, intestinal worms, leprosy, and poor blood circulation.

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The genus Baccharis is named after Bacchus Dionysusthe Roman god of wine. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

The following species are among the many that were considered to belong within Baccharis but are now classified in other genera:. Flowers are usually white or pinkish.

The flowers are pollinated by Bees, Insects. This information is not intended to be used to diagnose, prescribe or replace proper medical care. Baccharis angustifolia Michaux Baccharis articulata Lam. Trojan-Rodrigues, M, et al.