This plant belongs to the Polygonáceas family and is of the Polygonum Sanguinaria Rémy class. In Venezuela this plant is used to treat rubella, lechina or chikungunya, it is used as a blood restituter, to raise hemoglobin and other ailments. Their baths are refreshing as well as taking their infusion. This plant is a shrub with brown or pink flowers, blooming in summer.
Properties and benefits of Chinchina Chinchina (bloodthirsty)
This plant is widely used natural medicine, in very small doses and both its root and its leaves are used. Its root has properties to treat heart problems, inhibit dental plaque, treat migraines. The root turns out to be a great anesthetic, cathartic, expectorant, diuretic, sedative febrifuge and stimulating tonic.
The leaves or flowers can be used to treat skin diseases such as warts and tumors. Through cataplasms placing them in the place of the affection. , as well as for ringworm where the use of the fluid extract is recommended.
Other benefits of the Chinchamochina:
-. It is an excellent insect repellent and effective fungicide.
-. The tea of this plant helps raise the hemoglobin. The cold, sweet infusion is a trigger of red blood cells.
-. This plant helps prevent and stop the formation of kidney stones, generally favors the functioning of the urinary tract. . Regulates and relieves menstrual pain.
-. Helps reduce joint pain, either with poultices or infusion.
-. It has antibiotic properties, due to its high content of Acetylisalicylic Acid.
-. Helps fight asthma, bronchitis and laryngitis.
-. It has antiproliferative and proapoptotic properties against cancer cells.
-. It helps digestion.
-. Eliminates intestinal parasites
-. It is recommended to treat headaches and fever.
-. It has the ability to combat constipation.
-. It helps the healing of wounds caused by burns.
-. It is an excellent expectorant.
This plant has oxalic acids and silicic acids, it is rich in resins, gums, some glycosides and tannins, these chemical components allow it to have purifying and diuretic properties.
Another component is berberine, this substance, according to studies, is of great help to fight against brain tumors and many other types of cancer.
-. To prepare the tea you should: boil water and place some leaves of the plant. Then strain and eat hot. This tea is recommended as a depurative and diuretic. It is recommended to remove grit and kidney stone. It can also be ingested to relieve menstrual pain.
.- In a mortar the leaves or flowers are placed to make poultices.
-. To relieve the itching that produces the lechina or rubella. The leaves are grabbed, crushed and thrown in a pot of boiling water, left one or two minutes and then the flame goes out. Allow to cool and then the affected person takes a bath.
It is very important to ask a professional for help in the intake of this or other medicinal plants, since many have components that can be harmful to your body.
In the case of the chinchamochina has toxic alkaloids such as opium, which could irritate the mucous membrane.
It is not indicated for pregnant or lactating women.