Natural Medicines of Ecuador

Antoinette Cavagnolo - Ecuador


February 1, 2017

Advantages of Natural Medicine

Lower cost

Widespread availability

Less side effects

Natural and non-toxic

 

History of Natural Medicine

People have used natural medicine long before recorded history. The first recordings of natural medicine goes back to 3,000B.C. In the 19th century scientist began extracting active ingredients from plants. Chemist began making their own version of plant compounds then the use of natural medicine declined.

 

Llantine

For Anxiety

Make into a tea

Boil for 15min.

Lluagita

(red and green leaf bottom left corner)

Helps with itchy bug bites

 

Picco

For stomach aches

Put in soup

 

Manzanilla

For itchy bug bites

Cook for 15min in

boiling water

Place on affected area

Or drink in tea

To help with stomach aches

 

Romero

Headaches

Cook in boiling water

Drink a small glass

And place herbs on forehead

Menta

Colds,Chills

& stomach aches

Make into a tea

 

Higo

For women on their Period.

Helps with cramps and bleeding.

 

Papaya

For Cancer & Stomach aches (Men)

Make into a juice

 

Oregano

Give to babies with Diarrhea

Put into a soup with potatoes

 

Doroquiel

Stomach aches

Make into a tea

 

Saniora

For pregnant woman

With stomach cramps

And vaginal pain

 

Aji

For cough and

sinus congestion

Eat pepper

little by little

Or in soup

 

Jodas

For fever

Make into a tea

Wash yourself with

Herb water

And drink a small

glass

Granadilla

For fever

Put a small glass

Of breast milk

On leaf

And place on

Forehead

 

Malba

For body aches

Make into a tea

Drink a glass

And bathe

In the herb water

 

Mamita’s Scorpion Oil

For Bug bites

And sore muscles

Made with scorpions

Ginger and rubbing alcohol

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