- ORIGIN: BRASIL
- EXCEPTIONAL AND DELICIOUS TEA
- APPRECIATED FOR ITS VERSATILITY
Use of the herbal tea Maytenus ilicifolia
South America abounds with large quantities of important plants. Maytenus ilicifolia, an evergreen bush-like tree, is one of them. It grows in the forests and grasslands of Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay and Argentina. The Indians of the Guarani tribe were the first people to begin using this plant.
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Dried and shredded stem/leaf of the espinheira santa plant (Maytenus ilicifolia)
Preparation and Suggested Use
Drop 3 teaspoons of Maytenus ilicifolia into ¾ litre of boiling water; boil for 3 minutes and strain. Divide ¾ litre of the infusion into 2-3 daily doses. After three weeks, interrupt the application for one week. Do not exceed recommended daily dose!
Do not take during pregnancy and nursing. Keep out of the reach of children.
Consult your practitioner prior to use if you are taking medication or have a medical condition.