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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Its compact habitat and pretty continuos flowers make it a popular ornamental plant in gardens in the tropics. First, the tri-colour blooms. Usually the odor is noticed when its leaves are crushed or when prune its branches.

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Generally, if the bark is prepared into a natural remedy, a decoction or tincture method is used. It can be grown as a loose flowy bush, but is most attractive on supports, fences, trellises, pergolas, etc.

The Tropical Plant Database. The leaves, tied in bunches, can often maansoa found in local huts and houses for alliacez purpose, or, the leaves are burned as smudge over people or in houses to “cleanse the spirit” or to bring good luck.

In addition, the leaves are also used as a common remedy for coughs, mandoa, flu and pneumonia and as a purgative. Crushed leaves smell like garlic, although of course the plant is not related to the common edible onion or garlic at all. Plants in cm inch pots should be kept them to about 90cm 35 inch height; one way to keep them within reasonable limits is to train new growth around an inverted hoop of rattan cane or wire.

It is especially abundant in the forests near the Amazon, Ucayali and in the Peruvian Amazon. Powered on Amazon cloud. It can either be described as a shrub or a vine since it produces numerous mandoa vines from the root that grow only m tall and form a shrub-like appearance.


Mansoa alliacea

The bark is typically prepared in a tincture or a decoction for these types of conditions but the leaves are used similarly for the same conditions as well. Each stem manaoa have at least nodes manaoa can be stuck into a mixture of sand and compost to start the rooting process, after removing some leaves to reduce water loss. It is these com-pounds which are responsible for the garlic-like odor and taste of ajos sacha.

Most consider the plant to be “magical” or “spiritual” and capable of driving away evil spirits or used for good luck. By pruning away the vines to keep new growth in check, plants will became flowerless.

It is a vigorous grower and establishes quickly. Who’s Online 0 Members. The Shipibo-Conibo prepare the bark into a poultice to use on bumps, swellings and inflammatory conditions of the skin. The information contained in this plant database file is intended for education, entertainment and information purposes only. Reduce watering in resting period.

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. Alluacea Shipibo-Conibo Indians give a tea of bark to dogs to make them good hunters and also drink the tea themselves to bring good luck when hunting or fishing.

The wood of the vine was reported to mabsoa two lapachone chemicals which are well known plant chemicals of the Bignoniaceae family and documented with anticancerous and antimicrobial actions.

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Main Actions in order: Hence it is recommended to grow it on a strong timber trellis in an exposed area where majsoa can receive direct sunshine for most of the day. Mansoa alliacea Common name: 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.


The entire plant — roots, stems and leaves — is used in herbal medicine systems in Peru and Brazil. Other Brazilian researchers wlliacea 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.

Adenocalymma alliaceum Adenocalymma pachypu Adenocalymma sagotii Bignonia alliacea Alpiacea alliacea Pseudocalymma alliaceum Pseudocalymma pachypus Pseudocalymma sagotti. The mahsoa of ajos sacha is just catching on here in the U. Three different colour of flowers can be seen at the same time on the plant. The root is prepared in a cane alcohol tincture as an overall regenerative whole body tonic. It can be grown in containers and should be trimmed after the flowers are gone.

Both the bark and the leaves are used in tinctures and decoctions. Mansoa alliacea is an evergreen climbing plant native to tropical South America, where it grows wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the Guianas and in Costa Rica.

Mansoa alliacea is an ornamental evergreen vine, Herbal Properties and Actions. Outdoors, plant the Mansoa alliacea in full sun position. The leaves are generally prepared as an infusion or decoction. The vine blooms heavily alliaacea a year: Ajos sacha can be found growing wild in the tropical rainforests of Brazil, Ecuador, Peru, the three Guyanas, as well as Costa Rica.

Mansoa alliacea can be propagate from cuttings.