Medicinal herbs

Huanarpo macho powder

Huanarpo machoJatropha macrantha

The male huanarpo is a medium-sized tree or shrub native to Peru. It has active components, such as anthocyanins, alkaloids, saponins, tannins and flavonoids, which contribute to its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. According to the chroniclers, the Inca Sinchi Roca used it to improve erectile dysfunction.

Part used: BarkRegion: Jungle
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Huanarpo macho powder
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Uses and applications: Teas and pills.
Origin: Huánuco
Properties: alcaloide, antioxidant, flavonoides